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Open Source Technologies

List of selected free and open source software packages:
Category  Open Source Software  Commercial Equivalent
 Office productivity suite  Open Office  Microsoft Office
 Image manipulation  GIMP  Adobe Photoshop
 Vector graphics editor  Inkscape  Adobe Illustrator
 Audio editor/recorder  Audacity  Apple Garage Band,
 Acoustica Mixcraft*
 Desktop publishing  Scribus  Microsoft Publisher
 Interactive paint program  Tuxpaint  Kidpix
   WinCamp Tools (Camp)  Inspiration
 3-D content creator  Blender  
 Drawing  Dia  
 Web authoring  NVU  Dream Weaver
 Image view/edit  Picasa  
 Real time 3-D space simulation  Celestia  
 Web browser  Mozilla Firefox  Microsoft Internet Explorer
 Web browser  Google Chrome  
 Screen Capture  Jing  Camtasia
 Ed software (age 2-10)  GCompris