Open Source Alternatives

You know what you want to do.. you know which commercial software does it.. but some fool (maybe you or maybe a ‘Linux’ or ‘OS X’ friend) has got you on an operating system that doesn’t run it, or you don’t want to shell out more money..

What you need is free open source software.. but it’s all crap innit?

No! Much of it is brilliant, so what this site does is map a commercial programme you may know with the FOSS alternatives: so I want iMovie.. this will suggest Kino or various others..

This is a great resource and worth keeping whatever operating system you run to be able to save money, avoid piracy and support FOSS:

http://www.osalt.com/

Oh and while I am at it, a site just for OS X freeware software:

http://www.freesmug.org/

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