Alternatives

Please see the following list of Alternatives to use Free Software for public awareness and use. 

Graphical User Interface

Desktop Environment

[Alt. to Explorer, Aston, GeoShell]

Office Suite

Alt. to MS Office, Adobe Reader, etc

Calendar

[Alt. to Ms Outlook]

Text Editors GUI

Audio

Audio Player

[Alt. to Winamp; Windows Media Player]

Audio Editor

[Alt. to SoundForge; Adobe Audition]

Stream Browser

CD Ripper

Video

Video Player

[Alt. to BSplayer; Windows Media Player]

Video Editor

[Alt. to Adobe Premiere]

DVD Ripper

Screen Capture

Video/Audio format converter/transcoder

[Alt. to FormatFactory, Total Video Converter, etc.]

Graphics & Design

Image editor

[Alt. to Adobe Photoshop]

Image Organizer

[Alt. to Picasa]

Vectorgraphics editor

[Alt. to CorelDraw]

3D Modeler

[Alt. to 3D Max; Maya]

Computer Aided Design

[Alt. to AutoCAD; MathCAD]

Internet & Network

Internet Browser

[Alt. to Internet Explorer]

E-mail

[Alt. to Outlook Express, Outlook]

Usenet/Newsreader

[Alt. to Outlook Express, Forte Agent]

RSS Feed Reader

FTP Client

[Alt. to FileZilla; WS_FTP]

Instant messenger

[Alt. to AIM; ICQ; MSN; Yahoo!; Jabber; Gadu-gadu]

Internet Relay Chat

[Alt. to mIRC]

Torrents

Download Manager/Accelerator

VoIP

[Alt. to Skype]

Development

Web [Alt. to Dreamweaver]

IDE [Alt. to MS Visual studio]

System tools

File managers

[Alt. to Total Commander]

CD Burners

[Alt. to Nero]

Partition Managers

[Alt. to Partition Magic]

X Terminal Emulator

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