Top 10 Open Source Softwares
Wine is an awesome open source implementation of the Windows API on top of X, OpenGL, and Unix,reflects to be most strong, powerful and easy to use software to run Windows applications. With Wine, you can run a lot of Windows programs on Unix-based operating systems.In Short it seduce you with some of your windows applications and game.I personally played many games with the help of WINE
Some time it get closed with unexpected errors but its overcome by the features it have 🙂
Firefox – No need to describe the firefox,it proved to be the best open source web browser software. The award-winning web browser is faster, secure, and fully customizable.So much customizable by large no of addons
Hints and Tricks on Firefox
Some times uses so much system utility but overall experience is awesome
The GIMP – It is well known as best alternate of Photoshop and also known as the GNU Image Manipulation Program, it is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring.Can do all the professional works required by a designer
Amarok – Being able to compete with iTunes and other popular music player applications, amarok is the music player for Linux and Unix systems. It has an intuitive interface and makes playing the music you love easier than ever before – and looks good doing it!
OpenOffice.org – Its is the next to Windows Office,it is the powerful and unshakable open source office suite that proved to be the best in its category. It is a multilanguage office suite that will run on all major platforms. It best known to be compatible with all other major office suites.
Deluge – a late entry this year, but it proved to be quite popular in a short time period, this BitTorrent client is very lightweight and cross-platform. Its features include full BitTorrent protocol encryption, anonimizing web browser, WebUI, mainline DHT, local peer discovery, µTorrent peer exchange, UpnP, NAT-PMP and proxy support. Deluge still has some flaws, but we strongly believe that it will conquer the torrent clients in 2008
K3b -Its is next to the Nero and proved to be the best CD and DVD burning application for Linux-based operating systems. K3b provides an easy to use, but powerful and comfortable user interface to perform most CD/DVD burning tasks. It can deal with any CD/DVD format that exists today. It can create Audio CDs, Video CDs, eMovix CDs, rip DVDs and encode DivX/XviD video files.
Thunderbird – Do you know Outlook? Thunderbird make you forget it with a full-featured email, RSS and newsgroup client that makes emailing safer, faster and easier than ever before. It offers some advantages over other mail clients, including junk mail classification. It sure is one of the best E-mail/RSS open source and multiplatform applications.
Reconstructor – a Live CD creator for Ubuntu OS. In other words, Reconstructor allows you to create your own Ubuntu operating system. It can change the boot splash, splash screen, login manager, wallpaper, fonts, theme and included software. This is indeed, one of the best applications of 2007
Super Grub Disk – a bootable CDROM/USB that is oriented towards system rescue, specifically for repairing the booting process. In other words, it will repair your GRUB faster than any other open source or closed source application. It can activate partitions, boot partitions, boot MBRs, boot your former OS (Linux or another one) by loading menu.lst from your hard disk, automatically restore Grub on your MBR, swap hard disks in the BIOS, and boot from any available disk device.