| Open source alternatives for educational and science software |
Osalt.com launches a new category for educational and science related software. This new category will list free open source software alternatives to proprietary products.
The software listed will...
| PSPP |
PSPP is an alternative to SPSS, a program used to analyze data. PSPP doesn't impose limits on the variables you use and you don't have to acquire different versions in order to access advanced...
| PlanetaMessenger.org 0.2|
PlanetaMessenger.org is an open source universal Instant Messenger (IM) developed fully in Java. PlanetaMessenger.org has plug-in based support for the different IM networks. Among the supported...
| Nvu 1.0|
Nvu is a web development system primarily developed for Linux but is now also available for windows and mac. The project aims to be an open source alternative for the major commercial web authoring...
| Quest Software Toad for Oracle |
Toad is one of the most populare and widely used database development and administration tools. This feature-rich product is a must-have for everyone working with Oracle. Features include query... Alternatives: TOra SQLTools SQuirreL SQL Client
| Quanta Plus 3.5|
For quick and effortless web development - Quanta Plus is steadily becoming a worthwhile competitor to the commercial web editors on the market. Quanta Plus's features include multi-document...
| GNU Privacy Guard 2.0|
GnuPG is a command line tool mainly used by other applications to meet encryption demands. Supports many different encryption schemes such as AES, 3DES, etc. Among the frontend applications using...
| Osalt.com now in Spanish |
(read this announcement in Spanish below)
The popular Open source directory Osalt.com (Open Source as Alternative) is now available in Spanish
- How do you avoid paying for a Final Cut or...
| KompoZer 0.7.7|
Kompozer is an open source web development tool built on NVU. The project strives to fix bugs in the NVU project and added new features to it. Both the HTML editor as well as the CSS editor has so...
| Aptana 2|
| Today the future of internet begins - and open source is ready |
Companies world-wide start to embrace the new standard for communication on the internet; the Internet Protocol version 6 - also known as IPv6. IPv6 will at some point replace existing IPv4 which...
| Komodo Edit 5|
Komodo Edit is an open source editor by ActiveState that is different from your run-of-the-mill editor in that it has many features that are usually absent in editors, but you might find in IDEs...
| Moodle 1.9|
Moodle, an open source course management system, that uses pedagogical principles to create online learning communities. Briefly, pedagogical principles theorize that people construct new knowledge...
| Adobe Dreamweaver CS5|
This product is the most widely used and professional web editor available. Capable of designing, developing and maintaining websites and web-based applications - Dreamweaver is the most advance... Alternatives: Nvu SeaMonkey Bluefish Quanta Plus KompoZer Aptana Amaya
| Symantec Norton Ghost 15.0|
Norton Ghost is almost the ultimate solution when it comes to backing up your data. It backs up everything on your harddisks including operating system. Even if you have a complete harddisk failure -... Alternatives: Ghost for Unix (G4U) Partition Image Clonezilla FOG
| Bluefish 1.0|
Eventhough Bluefish is not a WYSIWYG editor - it is still considered a strong tool, however, mainly for experienced web developers/designers. Has support for unicode - and provides wizards for -...
| TrueCrypt 6.0a|
TrueCrypt is an open source security tool that allows you to encrypt all data on each of your harddisk partitions and an external storage device like an usb drive. TrueCrypt also lets you create a...
| Qt Creator 1.2.1|
When you want to build applications with state of the art GUI interfaces you may want to look at Nokia's Qt Creator. It is focused on the idea of providing Qt users the features they need to get up...
| Xen |
Xen is state-of-the-art virtualization on the PC - and it is even open source. With a high performance mainly due to it's architecture with the hypervisor and it's support for hardware virtualization...
| Mumble 1.1|
Mumble is voice chat software that can be used by any type of group but is tailored for gamers who enjoy chatting while gaming. It has an ingame overlay for DirectX9 and OpenGL based games and shows...
| IceBB 1.0-rc8|
IceBB is an upcoming bulletin board/forum software. Since its initial release in 2004 IceBB has slowly gained in popularity and features. Today it is a feature rich forum software package that...
| Apple QuickTime 7|
QuickTime is digital media software that lets you view pre-recorded or live video and/or audio. On the first viewing, QuickTime immediately shows its superior video quality. Users like the clear,... Alternatives: VLC media player MPlayer
| Rhino |
It's important to effectively communicate your ideas, no matter what profession you are in. Your designs have to reach people in an attractive and understandable form. Rhino gives you to tools to... Alternatives: K-3D
| Photomatix Pro 3.2|
There are so many times that your photos don't come out like you want them to, especially outdoors. The brightness of all those objects is more than the camera can deal with; colors, textures and... Alternatives: Qtpfsgui
| FreeCAD |
FreeCAD is general purpose CAD (computer aided drawing) software that targets product design and mechanical engineering. It can be easily used for any engineering specialty, featuring tools that are...
| RedNotebook |
RedNotebook is an electronic journal that allows you to do much more than old-fashioned analog journals used to. As well as keeping track of your thoughts, important events and all the daily notes...
| vtiger CRM |
VTiger CRM (customer relationship management) is software intended for small and medium sized businesses that have a need to manage their customer base, customer service, marketing department and...
| Amaya 10|
Amaya, developed by W3C, is a web editor/browser that creates and updates documents directly on your website. W3C (WWW Consortium) needed a framework that could include as many of their technologies...
| Grisbi 0.5.9|
Grisbi is open source personal accounting software for practically any platform/operating system. The project strives to provide simple and easy to use software for managing your accounts. Grisbi...
| Jokosher |
Jokosher is a multi-track music editor. The interface uses familiar concepts to musicians rather than relying on their knowledge of multi-track recorders. Guitarists and other players who don't...
| Sage 4.1|
SAGE is open source mathematics software that can be used to studying elementary to advanced number theory, algebra, cryptography, group theory and so much more. It includes interfaces to many other...
| WinZip 14.5|
WinZip is what most computer users think of when they want to compress files to send or to save on their own computers. As well as saving space, WinZip is easy to use and is so common that nearly... Alternatives: 7-Zip PeaZip
| Ghost Solution Suite 2.5|
Ghost is easy to use, high performance software used to deploy operating system images to servers and workstations as well as management of both Linux and Windows systems. It's so well known and... Alternatives: Clonezilla FOG
| TeamSpeak 2.0|
TeamSpeak is software that allows people to talk to each other over the internet. It works equally well whether it's used for gaming, families staying in touch or inter-office communication. It has... Alternatives: Mumble
| K-3D |
K3-D is a 3D modeling and animation software. Configured for optimal visualization, its flexible plugins and versatile tools make it a real asset for artists.
This software adapts to your...
| UltraStar Deluxe 1.0|
UltraStar Deluxe is a karaoke game inspired by the SingStar game played on PlayStation. The point of the game is to match the pitch of the music. One or several players score points by singing along...
| Microsoft Visio 2010|
Microsoft Visio is one the the latest additions to the Microsoft Office suite. Visio is drawing software package that helps you with all of your drawing and graphing needs - from organization and... Alternatives: Dia OpenOffice Draw Kivio StarUML ArgoUML
| Cinelerra 4.0|
Cinelerra is a highly advanced and professional video editing, but still remains open source. Cinelerra solves three main tasks: capturing, editing and compositing. There is virtually no limit to the...
| GnuCash 2.3|
GnuCash is open source personal and small-business financial accounting software. Keep track of income and expenses from all of your accounts. The small-business features allow you to keep track of...
| Microsoft Money 2007|
Microsoft Money (MSMoney) an accounting software application that helps you keep track of all of your accounts both banks, credit and even investments. Its budget feature keeps track of bills due and... Alternatives: GnuCash Grisbi jGnash GFP
| QuickBooks 2010|
QuickBooks by Intuit (who also make Quicken) is an accounting software package for small and medium-sized businesses. One of its strongest assets is its ease of use, allowing responsible record... Alternatives: PostBooks
| Microsoft Powerpoint 2003|
Powerpoint is the most used presention software on the market. It comes as part of the Microsoft Office suite as one of the core applications. Powerpoint has many advanced features but is not always... Alternatives: OpenOffice Impress KPresenter
| Serna Free 4.2|
Serna Free is an open source, powerful XML editor. It is geared toward those with no experience and uses WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) for ease of use. Its appearance is a lot like a word...
| Octave 3.3|
Octave, a freely redistributable software, is used for numerical computation with an interactive environment. Students pick up the basics quickly, comfortably using it within just a few hours....
| phpBB 3.0.0|
phpBB is open source flat style forum software written in PHP programming language. It supports most major database systems, enabling smooth and problem-free installation. Once installed, the forum...
| Alfresco 2.1|
Alfresco (Italian for "outdoors") is an open source, less expensive alternative to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server. The plentiful ECM (enterprise content management) features of Alfresco rival the...
| FreeMind 0.8.0|
FreeMind is a great open source for all steps of project management. From simple note taking at project meetings - over brainstorming for new projects and keeping track of projects and time...
| xvidcap 1.1.4|
xvidcap is a screencast application for Linux. It allows you to capture either parts of the full screen of your Linux desktop. This makes it an ideal tool for making either demonstrations of software...
| Mathcad |
Mathcad is a Windows-based system from MathSoft, Inc. that handles text, graphs and mathematics. It features internet access, Lotus Notes and Email compatibility and has QuickSheets for common... Alternatives: Maxima
| vBulletin 4.0|
vBulletin often seen used on a wide variety of sites and is consider a popular commercial forum software package. The first version of vBulletin was released in 2000 and since then many years of... Alternatives: IceBB phpBB
| Code::Blocks 8.02|
Code::Blocks is an C++ IDE which makes it easy for experienced as well as new developers to create applications. Application made with Code::Blocks and based on wxWidgets - are portable between Linux...
| XMind 3|
Mind mapping is the new approach to preparing big projects or organizing functions among a group or just helping you get things done in a timely manner. XMind is an open source program that helps...
| OpenOffice Writer 3.0|
Writer is the word processor part of the OpenOffice suite. Its a full featured word processor with all of the advanced features found in commercial word processors. Also Writer exports directly to...
| WIPFW 0.2.8|
WIPFW is a firewall for Windows based on IPFW for FreeBSD unix and it provides virtually the same features, functionality and user interface. Please note when downloading WIPFW remember to get the...
| Anime Studio 5|
Anime Studio is a professional software package for creating 2d animations. Everything from short cartoons to feature length animations can be done using the rich feature set of Anime Studio. Whether... Alternatives: Synfig KToon Pencil
| Sony ACID Pro 6|
ACID Pro, a loop-based music creation tool, is a favorite of users worldwide. Combining loops, multi-track recording and MIDI, this is a full-featured music workstation that will produce... Alternatives: Audacity Traverso DAW
| SilverStripe 2.2|
SilverStripe is an easy to use content management system (CMS) based on PHP. Not only does SilverStripe offer an very cool looking user interface, but is is really simple to get started with and...
| Sibelius 6|
Sebelius is notation software for students, composers, educators, arrangers and musicians of all disciplines. There are new improvements and features that make Sebelius a one-stop composing and... Alternatives: MuseScore
| Nullsoft Scriptable Install System 2.37|
NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional open source tool for the development of Windows installers. It is designed to be as small and flexible as possible and is therefore highly...
| MuseScore 0.9.5|
MuseScore is an open source cross platform music notation program that has a lot of very good features. Simple to operate, notes are entered on a virtual note sheet with your mouse, MIDI or keyboard....
| Sakai 2.5|
Sakai is an open source learning system, an online collaboration to support teaching, learning and research collaboration. Many of the developers come from the organizations that are using Sakai; an...
| KeePass 2|
KeePass is an open source password manager. Once you begin using this KeePass you'll need only one master password to unlock its database and you don't even have to remember that one. If you...
| Liferay Portal 4.4.0|
Liferay Portal is enterprise quality portal software. A major focus is usability - allowing users to get started right away without spending too much time buried in thick manuals. However, being an...
| Clam AntiVirus 0.93|
Clam AntiVirus is a GPL anti-virus toolkit for UNIX. The main purpose of this software is the integration with mail servers (attachment scanning). The package provides a flexible and scalable...
| Quantum GIS |
Quantum GIS (QGIS) is a geographical information system (GIS) that works with many platforms and with other commercial software packages. It has all of the common GIS functions and features. Its...
| Things 1.2|
There are a lot of GTD (getting things done) applications flooding the market today, trying to make our lives easier and more organized. One of the latest is called "Things" and is both available... Alternatives: ThinkingRock
| Babylon |
Babylon is translation software equipped with over 75 languages. You can translate Word, PDF and other documents as well as web pages or other online text. By selecting the text and opening Babylon... Alternatives: StarDict
| Ventrilo 3.0|
Ventrilo is a scalable VoIP designed to solve problems with packet loss, uptime, network latency and administration. Although Ventrilo is popular with gamers, it is good for home and personal use... Alternatives: Mumble
| StarDict 3.0|
StarDict is international dictionary software with more than 1000 dictionaries available. It features Glob-style pattern matching, scan selection word, fuzzy query and more to aid you in looking up...
| Corel Painter |
Corel Painter, a drawing and painting program created mainly for use on a tablet or digitizer, is software for use as an art studio. It has hundreds of "brushes" in more than 30 mediums. You can... Alternatives: MyPaint
| SuperTux |
SuperTux is Antarctica's answer to Super Mario Bros., a lively game that you can download at no charge and play on your computer. You can use a joystick or the keyboard to control Tux, a penguin...
| Lemmings |
Lemmings is a multi-port game introduced in 1991 by DMA Design, also known as Rockstar North. It was and still is popular with gamers of all ages. It is now configured for PlayStation Portable,... Alternatives: Pingus
| Foxit Reader |
Foxit is a free, multilingual PDF reader that provides an alternative to Adobe Acrobat Reader that is lightweight and easy on your resources. Many people who use Adobe need a reader but would prefer... Alternatives: Xpdf Sumatra PDF
| Dynamic Photo HDR 4|
Dynamic Photo HDR (high dynamic range imaging) is software that adjusts photos and smoothes out imperfections such as focus problems and distortions. The bane of most amateur photographers,... Alternatives: Qtpfsgui
| iPhoto |
Even people who have never used a photo editing program before will have fun with iPhoto. Apple's photo software will take the drudgery out of organizing your digital photos. It will even do it for... Alternatives: digiKam
| Games on osalt.com |
Today we launch a new category - Games - here on Open Source Alternative. This has long been requested by our users - and we and now finally able to go live.
We hope that this new addition to...
| Photoshop plug-ins for Gimp - now also for Linux |
In March, a Photoshop plug-in interface (Photoshop 8bf filters loader) was developed, which made it possible for you to use all your favourite Photoshop plug-ins in Gimp on - not only Windows - but...
| Adobe Photoshop CS5|
Photoshop is the most well known and widely used graphics editing software. Recognized by most professionals as the single most important tool. Photoshop has since it's introduction always been a... Alternatives: Gimp CinePaint Krita Gimpshop Seashore Pinta
| OpenOffice Draw 3.0|
Open Office Draw, part of the Open Office package, wasn't designed to compete with high-end graphics packages but is an easy to use, effective drawing tool that makes it simple to create flowcharts,...
| Avidemux 2.4.1|
Avidemux offers simple video editing for your PC, but packs many more features than that. This open source project is great for DVD/DivX converting and editing. Avidemux also has scripting support...
| Clonezilla |
Clonezilla is an open source solution to computer backup, restoration and "ghosting". It is based on partition imaging and allows you to backup and recover your system should it be taken out by a...
| Microsoft Project 2007|
As one of the most used project planning tools on the market Microsoft Project solves your work and people managements needs. Microsoft Project allows you to create projects and add tasks and task... Alternatives: Open Workbench GanttProject OpenProj
| Corel Draw X5|
Corel Draw part of the CorelDRAW Graphics Suite has a long history of being one of the most popular vector drawing software applications around. Wheter you are designing graphics for print, web or... Alternatives: Inkscape OpenOffice Draw Skencil Xara LX
| Gimp 2.6|
Probably the oldest and most well-known open source graphic application - GNU Image Manipulation Program or Gimp was started in 1995 and has since then grown to the status it has today. Gimp is a...
| Mozilla SeaMonkey |
SeaMonkey settles all of your internet application needs in own package. Its a web-browser, email and newsgroup client, HTML authoring program and IRC chat client all-in-one. In most areas -...
| Macromedia Flash Professional CS5|
Macromedia Flash has been one of the most innovative technologies on the web - and today it is even more widely deployed than ever. Flash was originally made to create multimedia for the web where... Alternatives: OpenOffice Impress OpenLaszlo
| zNotes |
zNotes is a note management application. It has a user friendly, attractive interface and has vertical tabs that can be placed on any side of your text area. Use it to organize your daily tasks as...
| Adobe After Effects 7.0|
After Effects is the most advanced and visually impressive effects tool on the market. Used for television and movie production After Effects provides some of the best 2D and 3D features for both... Alternatives: Jahshaka
| CinePaint 0.23|
Started as a fork of the Gimp project, the goal is to create a more professional graphical editing application aimed at the movie industry. One of the major differences from Gimp is that CinePaint...
| Filemaker Pro 9|
Using Filemaker Pro users can easily and fast create databases - and even share them over the web. Customize the applications you build to get the look-and-feel you or your organization require. Once... Alternatives: OpenOffice Base Kexi Glom
| BleachBit |
BleachBit is an application that frees disk space and guards your privacy. It cleans the cache, clears internet history, deletes cookies and logs, shreds temporary files and gets rid of junk that...
| Quicken 2007|
Quicken is one of the most well-known personal finance/accounting software packages on the market. Quicken lets you manage your accounts including checking, banking and credit cards. Information can... Alternatives: GnuCash Grisbi jGnash GFP
| MathWorks MATLAB 7.6|
MATLAB is the most popular software package when is comes to numerical computing. With it's own programming language you can work with numbers in any ways imaginable - and the easily visualize them.... Alternatives: Scilab Octave Sage
| Pingus |
Pingus is a game created in 1998 as a free clone of Lemmings for Linux, Windows, MacOSX and more. It is a puzzle game that tests your strategy and planning skills as much as your reflexes.
| ZScreen |
Many people enjoy captures images to share with their friends and family or use in their blogs or on their websites. ZScreen is a capture program for Windows that allows region, window or full...
| Microsoft Frontpage 2003|
Microsoft Frontpage is a wysiwyg HTML editor - well-know mainly through Microsoft's brand and massive advertising. However, Frontpage has never really been the choice of professionals, but remained... Alternatives: Nvu SeaMonkey Bluefish Quanta Plus KompoZer Aptana Amaya
| Corel PaintShop Photo Pro X3|
PaintShop Photo Pro (previously known as Paint Shop Pro or just PSP) has a long history of being the best low cost bitmap and today vector graphics editor. PSP was originally developed by Jasc... Alternatives: Gimp CinePaint Krita Gimpshop Seashore Pinta
| VMware Server ESX|
VMware was one of the first virtualization software available for PC. With the ability to run almost any x86 based operating system as a guest operating system on top of another - it provides new... Alternatives: Xen OpenVZ Cooperative Linux VirtualBox
| SolidWorks |
SolidWorks 3D CAD is designed to let ideas be transformed quickly into products. Its powerful toolsets and virtual prototyping generates manufacture-ready drawings in record time with accuracy and... Alternatives: QCad Community Edition BRL-CAD Archimedes FreeCAD
| DataVision 1.1|
DataVision is an open source reporting tool for almost any database available e.g. Access, Oracle, MySql, Information and more. The reports generated can be easily customized in a drag-and-drop user...
| Skype |
Skype, founded in 2003, is a fairly new type of telephone and instant message service that is becoming a preferred method of free communication. It provides free VoIP calls from one personal... Alternatives: WengoPhone Ekiga
| Zim 0.48|
Zim-Wiki is a very useful open source application that allows you to organize your notes and thoughts. Simple to use and easy to learn, it supports inline images so that you can insert images from...
| PostBooks 3.2|
PostBooks is an open source business software package that offers a total solution for managing your business, including fully-integrated accounting, CRM and ERP modules. Designed for businesses...
| Xming 7.3|
Xming is a small and fast X-Windows Server for Microsoft Windows. But even though it is small - it is still simple to use and has the full set of features your would see in commercial products. Used...
| Pentaho Report Designer 1.2|
Pentaho Report Designer is a graphical front-end to the JFreeReport reporting library. Using the Report Designer creating layouts for you reports is a simple task. Separate tools help select data...
| Winamp 5.24|
Winamp has been and is still on of the most downloaded mp3 players on the internet. However, today Winamp does much more than just play mp3s - it supports a wide number of audio and video formats.... Alternatives: VLC media player MPlayer Amarok Miro Songbird musikCube
| VirtualBox 3.0|
Originally a commercial product VirtualBox is now also available in an open source edition. The open source version is, however, always a version behind the commercial version and thus lacks some...
| Songbird 1.1|
Songbird is a new audio player on the internet with unique features. It is, however, not a mature project yet - but for the enthusiast it is definitely worth a try. Songbird is built around the...
| JasperReports 2.0|
JasperReports is a powerful open source Java reporting tool that has the ability to deliver rich content onto the screen, to the printer or into PDF, HTML, XLS, CSV, XML and even flash (swf) files....
| Scilab 4.1.2|
Scilab is a toolbox for all of your numerical computing needs. It is a great software package for people working in engineering or scientific areas. Linear algebra, matrices, polynomials - everything...
| GFP 0.6|
GFP is a free open source personal finance manager written in Java, which allows it to run on virtually any operating system. It's designed to help people with little financial knowledge managing...
| Evernote |
Evernote provides a means to capture just about anything you would want to save whether it is notes to yourself, something you saw or heard or even just things that you like. It works with nearly... Alternatives: RedNotebook NeverNote
| Wireshark |
Wireshark (formerly known as Ethereal) is a top open source product that allows you to capture (or sniff) packets on a LAN (local area network) in order to analyze the network traffic. Once you turn...
| CyberLink PowerDVD 9|
PowerDVD was one of the first software based DVD players on the market. It gained enormous momentum by being bundled with many DVD-ROM drive manufactures products - and today offers many more... Alternatives: VLC media player MPlayer
| QuarkXPress 7|
QuarkXPress has for many years been the preferred desktop publishing (DTP) tool for professional designers using Mac. But today Quark is also releasing their software for the Windows platform - and... Alternatives: Scribus KWord
| Snagit 9.1|
TechSmith Corporation's Snagit has already won awards for its ease of use in capturing images from a computer. Not only can you capture images from webpages, video games or movie clips, you can edit... Alternatives: Greenshot ZScreen
| LMMS 0.4.5|
Linux Multimedia Studio (LMMS) is a free DAW (digital audio workstation) created for Linux & Windows. Although it has a rather steep learning curve, there are many tutorials and it includes several...
| FOG |
FOG is an imaging solution for Vista and Windows XP that makes use of some open-source tools and a PHP based web interface. It is unique in that it requires no boot disks or CDs, using TFTP and PXE...
| Greenshot |
Greenshot is a screenshot tool, supports several image formats as well as saving part or all of a screen into a file within one second's time.
This program takes only a small amount of memory, a...
| Autodesk Maya 8|
Maya is the best known 3d modeling and animation products for professionels. It's high quality rendering combined with it's advanced modeling features makes it a unique tool for people working in the... Alternatives: Blender
| Microsoft Flight Simulator X|
Many people in their forties remember the first Microsoft Flight Simulator, which seemed a miracle of technology when introduced in 1983. Their latest version of Flight Simulator has new aircrafts... Alternatives: FlightGear
| Adobe FrameMaker 7.2|
For writing books whether manuals, fact or fiction - FrameMaker is the product to use. FrameMaker is one of the most advanced typesetting programs on the market and is used by many enterprises for... Alternatives: Scribus KWord
| Borland Delphi 2006|
Borland Delphi is a software development platform based on the delphi programming language (derived from pascal). Due to its simple language, IDE and GUI/forms editor - Delphi has been one of the top... Alternatives: Lazarus
| Toon Boom Studio 3.5|
For state of the art 2d vector animation, especially for cartoons - Toon Boom Studio is the product to get. Used for some of the most popular cartoons on TV as well as in the movies Toom Boom... Alternatives: Synfig KToon Pencil
| Drupal 6.2|
Drupal is an open source software package for individuals or communities of users that need to publish, organize and manage a website's content also know as a content management system (CMS). ...
| OSXvnc |
OSXVNC is an open source implementation of the remote desktop server software VNC. This edition of the original VNC project has focused on making a complete and full features VNC server for MacOS....
| Adobe Encore DVD 2.0|
Encore DVD is one of the top professional DVD authoring suites. This software package lets you build anything from simple slideshows to advanced interactive menus for DVDs. Slidshows can be created... Alternatives: DVDStyler
| Tomboy |
Most of us have experienced searching through piles of notes trying to find that number we jotted down or the idea we want to finally use. Tomboy allows you to go paperless and organize your notes. ...
| Check Point VPN-1 |
VPN-1 from Check Point Software has evolved from their well-known Firewall-1 product. VPN-1 provides highly secure connection to your office network with statefull inspection of all traffic. The... Alternatives: OpenVPN
| Pixie 2.2.3|
Pixie is a RenderMan like photo realistic renderer. It is being developed in the hope that it will be useful for graphics research and for people who can not afford a commercial renderer. Pixie is an...
| CCleaner |
CCleaner from Piriform is a small application that cleans your Windows computer, protects your privacy and keeps your personal information more secure. Most computers that have slowed to a snail's... Alternatives: BleachBit
| HydraIRC 0.3|
Hydra IRC, an open source chat client, is quickly gaining a stellar reputation. Internet Relay Chat (IRC) used to be only for the computer literate but Hydra makes it easy for anyone to enjoy it. ...
| MonoDevelop 2.0|
MonoDevelop is an open source free Gnome integrated development environment (IDE) for C#. Eventhough MonoDevelop has a short history it has some of the same features you would find in any...
| OpenSTA 1.4.3|
OpenSTA is a distributed software testing architecture. The main feature of OpenSTA is web (HTTP and HTTPS) performance and load/stress testing. It allows you to record different usage patterns on...
| XChat 2.8|
XChat is an IRC (internet relay chat) client. IRC is a world wide chat systems that has existed since the 80s. Based on multiple networks of servers where each network lists it's own topics (aka...
| KPresenter 1.6.1|
KPresenter is the open source presentations part of the KOffice suite. Excellent for combining text and graphics into slides either for on-screen presentation and handouts. With KPresenter you can...
| ArcGIS |
ArcGIS is a GIS (Geographic Information Systems) for your desktop that comes with ArcEditor software, ArcGIS help system and Esri Data and Maps. You'll have access to the ArcGIS Desktop Resource... Alternatives: Quantum GIS
| 1Password 2.9|
With all the passwords we have to remember, most of us need a little help. 1Password from Agile Web Solutions is an application that installs a plug-in into your browsers and gives you the option of... Alternatives: KeePass
| Finale 2010|
Finale is notation software that is feature-rich and versatile, allowing the user to compose, notate, arrange and even print sheet music of engraver quality. And one of the best features is the more... Alternatives: MuseScore
| Typo3 4.2|
Typo3, a content management system (CMS), is feature rich and yet is one of the easiest systems to learn. With new functions being created by more than 300 registered developers on a frequent basis,...
| Ingres 2006 Community Edition |
For many years Ingres has been a well-known names in the database business. Now it is available as open source. Ingres is a high performance and highly scalable database systems, which also features...
| Concrete5 |
You might want to consider Concrete 5 if you need a simple CMS (Content Management System) that can be used by both web developers and designers. This open source CMS has a few speed bumps but its...
| Opera 9|
Opera is a freeware web browser with lots of features such as: integrated BitTorrent client, ad and pop-up blocker, mail client and irc chat and many other features. Opera has always focused on... Alternatives: SeaMonkey Firefox Amaya Chrome
| FrostWire 4.18|
FrostWire is an alternative peer-to-peer file sharing service on the Gnutella network that is modeled after LimeWire and in fact, derived its code from LimeWire Pro. You'll find it a bit different...
| Autodesk SketchBook Pro |
Autodesk SketchBook Pro is paint and drawing software that makes your laptop, desktop computer or even iPad or smartphone into a sketchbook. It allows you to access professional quality sketching... Alternatives: MyPaint
| RSSOwl 1.2.3|
RSSOwl is a great news reader that runs on virtually any platform. First you have to add feeds to RSSOwl - this can of course be done by manually adding the exact URL of the feed. However, RSSOwl...
| RSS Bandit 188.8.131.52|
RSS Bandit is a RSS and Atom reader that allows you to keep track of all of the news feeds you follow on the net. It's newspaper view lets you get a quick overview of unread posts across the blogs...
| Alien Arena |
Alien Arena is rather unique in the world of first person shooter games, first because of its 1950's science fiction-type atmosphere. Secondly, the AI (artificial intelligence) in single player mode...
| MyPaint |
If you enjoy using drawing and painting software but need an open source program for your tablet or digitizer, you may want to check out the features of MyPaint. This program supports pressure...
| OpenRA |
OpenRA, as the name implies, is a real-time strategy (RTS) game engine that supports Command & Conquer: Red Alert. The developers of OpenRA maintain a website with a FAQ, downloadable code and a...
| MusicBrainz |
MusicBrainz is a project that is creating an open content music database, a type of "Wikipedia for music" and software for auto-tagging your music. The base contains information about artists, their...
| TuneUp |
Whether your music library is total chaos or just needs some organization, TuneUp can save you a lot of time, work and aggravation.
TuneUp is software that replaces missing track names and album... Alternatives: MusicBrainz
| New features on osalt.com |
From now on we will be able to post any article along side with our open source product news on osalt.com's frontpage and through our popular RSS feed. We will be posting information about the...
| aMSN - a simple MSN clone |
Here on osalt.com we recieve many hits for people looking for alternatives to MSN Messenger. And while many of the alternatives we present are valid and great products - only one of them strives to...
| GnuCash for Windows |
After a long periode of time GnuCash is finally available as a binary for Windows. However, this is still a very preliminary version - so don't expect everything to work just yet. But this is still a...
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