Free Software Resources

Open Source, Freeware and Others

You will find Office and Productivity Software, Tools for Web Design; at SnapFiles and PortableApps.

Here is a free Small Office Software Tool Kit for you. The OS could be Win-10 or Ubuntu.

LibreOffice — Enhance desktop productivity — A comprehensive, professional-quality productivity suite that you can download and install for free.

OpenOffice — Multilingual Office Suite — is a multiplatform and multilingual office suite and an open-source project. Compatible with all other major office suites,

WordWeb — English thesaurus and dictionary — A one-click English thesaurus and dictionary for Windows that can look up words in almost any program. It works off-line, but can also look up words in web references such as the Wikipedia encyclopedia.

Artha — English thesaurus on WordNet — A free cross-platform English thesaurus that works completely off-line and is based on WordNet.

Some of the tools are part of SOFT — Small Office Foss Toolkit. (my own acronym)

AbiWord — Cross platform Word processor

AbiWord is unique among word processors in its drive to become a fully cross-platform word processor. Our source code is carefully written so that AbiWord will run on virtually any operating system with a minimum of time spent on porting.

Gnumeric — Spartan Spreadsheet Software

Gnumeric is a spreadsheet, a computer program used to manipulate and analyze numeric data. Gnumeric can help you keep track of information in lists, organize numeric values in columns and rows, perform and update complex calculations by defining each step of the calculation and modifying particular steps subsequently,

Free Business and Office software — Listing of many free and opensource office tools. Even Web Apps for Office is being added, This is a professionally made list by the creator of Treepad a versatile text snippet organizer.

The Quick Reference Site — A huge pile of documents that deal with almost every aspect of software development. The purpose of this site is to centralize this information and to make it available to everyone who may need it. Free Programmers’ Resources, Free Webmasters resources, free security and privacy resources.

calibre — E-book management — A free and open-source e-book computer software application suite which runs on multiple platforms, allows users to manage e-book collections as well as to create, edit, and read e-book

Windows Things

When you setup Win 10 on a Computer it automatically creates a Outlook email and OneDrive storage. Make an alias like later from that account.

xplorer of ZABKAT — Windows File Manager

All the shell goodies from windows explorer — none of the hassle! The free lightweight version of xplorer² offers dual panes and folder tabs for efficient and trouble-free desktop file management.

tinySpell — a tiny spell checker for Windows

It is a small utility that allows you to easily and quickly check the spelling of words in any Windows application.

tinySpell can watch your typing on the fly and alert you whenever it detects a misspelled word. It can also check the spelling of text that you copy to the clipboard.

Dia Diagram Editor — Dia supports more than 30 different diagram types like flowcharts, network diagrams, database models. More than a thousand readymade objects help to draw professional diagrams.

Task Coach — A simple open source todo manager to keep track of personal tasks and todo lists. It is designed for composite tasks, and also offers effort tracking, categories, notes and more.

Stickies — Zhorn Software — A PC utility, Tom Revell of Zhorn Software wrote to try to cut down on the number of yellow notes he was leaving stuck to his monitor. It is a computerised version of those notes.

7-Zip File Archiver — Open source Windows utility for manipulating archives. Formats 7z, ZIP, GZIP, BZIP2 and TAR are supported fully, other formats can be unpacked. file archiver with a high compression ratio.

Treepad Lite — Personal Tect database PIM organizer — Small and powerful personal database programs, Organize and store Text snippets and code.

Evince — PS PDF Document Viewer — A document viewer for multiple document formats. It currently supports pdf, postscript, djvu, tiff and dvi. An eBook reader too.

VideoLAN or VLC — Free multimedia solutions — A free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and various streaming protocols.

Make Magazines Brochures and Manuals with Scribus An Open Source program that brings professional page layout to your desktop with a combination of press-ready output and new approaches to page design.