Posts under Open Source tag.

Open365: A free Open Source Office 365, Google Docs alternative

Open365 is a free open source alternative to Microsoft’s Office 365 and Google Docs. It features a complete online interface that lets you edit documents online and sync them with the cloud. Open365, a Office 365, Google Docs alternative This […]

Microsoft loves Open Source

Why is Microsoft hearting Linux & Open Source now?

There was a time when Microsoft was totally against Open Source software and considered many of them, including Linux, as opponents. However, 2014 saw an event where the stage backdrop said Microsoft loves Linux (with a heart symbol). In the […]

Share files and chat with friends with Ares Galaxy

Maybe you are not too interested in sharing files through a web browser via a website, so how about doing so with an application called, Ares Galaxy. Ares Galaxy is an open source BitTorent and Chat program that allows users […]

How do Open Source Companies and Programmers make money?

Open Source software is nothing new to many. It is free computer software that is made available along with its code. The person or organization that created the open source software makes it available under license to use, modify and/or […]

Avidemux – An Open Source Video Editor

Avidemux is a free video editing software designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. If you’re looking an an advanced video editor, then this is not the software you want. Avidemux offers a lot of basic video editing capabilities for […]

Free Software Downloads for Windows

Best Free Software Downloads for Windows 10/8/7

From time to time, we have been covering good freeware and free software in our Downloads section. We have also been posting about ‘Best 5’ or ‘Top 10’ software in various categories. I am, in this post, listing links to […]

Popular Free Open Source Operating Systems

An Operating System remains the soul of any computer. We have seen many over time, but the one that has stood out strong is Microsoft Widows. Windows occupies around 90 % of the total operating system market. And why shouldn’t it? […]

5 Open Source Database: Overview, Comparison and Features

Earlier we have talked about SQL Database. In this post I am going to list some of the popular open source, free database software. Before starting any service online it is much necessary to choose a database that can guarantee […]

Cygwin : UNIX shell for Windows

Cygwin is a free application that provides a UNIX like environment on Windows operating system. Cygwin consists of UNIX system call libraries along with many GNU application. Compilers, development tools, development tool kits, GNU emacs, TeX and LaTeX, OpenSSH (client […]

Pencil Animation and Cartoon Software for Windows

If you are an animation lover and want to do get started with something very simple, then this animation application called Pencil is for you. With the advancements in the development tools, animation is now a fairly simple and standardized task. Visual effects, special […]

Create Professional Slideshows with IMGDissolver

If you are a person who likes creating professional slideshows by yourself then IMGDissolver is the right software for you. The program is a cross-platform slideshow/DivX/DVD maker for photos and videos. IMGDissolver features a simple to use interface with many added […]

Difference between Eclipse and Netbeans

Earlier we had talked about some of the most popular IDE’s (Integrated Development Environment) out there viz, Eclipse and NetBeans. Most of us agree these two are widely used in programming world especially while working on Java. If you haven’t come […]

Areca: An Open Source File Backup Software for Windows

Areca Backup is an Open Source file backup software that runs on Windows and Linux. It allows users to select and create backup copies of files (which can be encrypted and compressed) or directories for storing them on external drives, […]

TORCS: An Open Source Car Racing Simulator Game

Those of you who like car racing simulator games may want to check out an open source game called TORCS. TORCS features more than 50 different cars, more than 20 tracks, and 50 opponents to race against. The gameplay allows […]