Open Source Software

Digital audio editor and recording application software, available for Windows, macOS, Linux, and other Unix-like operating systems – alternative to Adobe Audition, GarageBand, Logic Pro etc.

Bloatbox is an Open Source tool by the developer of Spydish, Cloneapp, and others that will help you remove unwanted Windows 10 apps.

Calibre is a cross-platform open-source suite of e-book management software. Calibre supports organizing existing e-books into virtual libraries, displaying, editing, creating and converting e-books, as well as syncing e-books with a variety of e-readers. Editing books is supported for EPUB and AZW3 formats

CloneApp provides easy backup of all your most needed app settings from the registry and the Windows directories

digiKam is a free and open-source image organizer and tag editor

Graphics editor used for image manipulation and image editing, free-form drawing, transcoding between different image file formats, and more specialized tasks. GIMP is released under GPLv3+ license and is available for Linux, macOS, and Microsoft Windows. – alternative to Adobe Photoshop

Gramps is a free software project and community. A genealogy program that is both intuitive for hobbyists and feature-complete for professional genealogists. It is a community project, created, developed and governed by genealogists.

A free and open-source transcoder for digital video files, originally developed in 2003 by Eric Petit to make ripping a film from a DVD to a data storage device easier. Since then, it has undergone many changes and revisions. HandBrake is available for Linux, macOS, and Windows. – alternative to Media Encoder CC, Compressor, VideoLan

Inkscape is a free and open-source vector graphics editor used to create vector images, primarily in Scalable Vector Graphics format. Other formats can be imported and exported. Inkscape can render primitive vector shapes and text. – alternative to Adobe Illustrator, CorelDraw, etc.

KeePass is a free open source password manager, which helps you to manage your passwords in a secure way. You can store all your passwords in one database, which is locked with a master key. So you only have to remember one single master key to unlock the whole database. Database files are encrypted using the best and most secure encryption algorithms currently known (AES-256, ChaCha20 and Twofish).

Libre Office
LibreOffice is a free and open-source office suite, a project of The Document Foundation. It was forked in 2010 from, which was an open-sourced version of the earlier StarOffice. – alternative to Microsoft Office Includes: Base | Calc | Draw | Impress | Math | Writer

OBS Studio
Open Broadcaster Software is a free and open-source cross-platform streaming and recording program built with Qt and maintained by the OBS Project. As of 2016, the software is now referred to as OBS Studio. There are versions of OBS Studio available for Microsoft Windows, macOS, and Linux distributions.

Open-Shell continues the Classic Shell Open Source project giving you access to the classic style Start Menu for Windows 7, 8.1, and 10. Customize your Windows 10 Start Menu look to like Windows 7, and more.

OpenShot Video Editor is a free and open-source video editor for FreeBSD, Linux, Haiku, macOS, and Windows. The project was started in August 2008 by Jonathan Thomas, with the objective of providing a stable, free, and friendly to use video editor.

Privatezilla integrates the most critical Windows 10 privacy policies into a graphical user interface (GUI) and allows you to perform a privacy check against these policies quickly.

Raw Therapee
RawTherapee is application software for processing photographs. It comprises a subset of image editing operations specifically aimed at non-destructive post-production of raw photos and is primarily focused on improving a photographer’s workflow by facilitating the handling of large numbers of images – alternative to Adobe Lightroom

Scribus is free and open-source desktop publishing software available for most desktop operating systems. It is designed for layout, typesetting, and preparation of files for professional-quality image-setting equipment. Scribus can also create animated and interactive PDF presentations and forms – alternative to Microsoft Publisher