Best Open Source Software

The promise of open source software is best quality, flexibility and reliability. This is the best open source software in the world.


Firefox
delivers helpful new features to make your online experience more productive. Chose from over a thousand useful add-ons to personalize and make it your own.


Miro
– free, open source internet tv and video player. Miro gives you access to more free HD content than any other video player.


Pidgin
– is a multi-protocol Instant Messaging client that allows you to use all of your IM accounts at once: AIM, Bonjour, Gadu-Gadu, Google Talk, Groupwise, ICQ, IRC, MSN, QQ, SILC, SIMPLE, Sametime, XMPP, Yahoo!, Zephyr

FeedReader – is a news aggregation solution that provides robust, state-of-the-art features in an intuitive, user-friendly environment. FeedBurner offers advanced, cutting-edge capabilities, including the most comprehensive podcasting support available today, as well as unique smart feed technology that puts the information you need right at your fingertips.


Azureus
– implements the BitTorrent protocol using java and comes bundled with many features : Multiple torrent downloads, Upload and download speed limiting, both globally and per torrent, Advanced seeding rules, Adjustable disk cache, Only uses one port for all the torrents, UPnP sets the forward on your router and more…


FileZilla
– is a fast and reliable FTP client and server with lots of useful features and an intuitive interface.


OpenOffice
– is a multi platform and multi lingual office suite and an open-source project. Compatible with all other major office suites, the product is free to download, use, and distribute


Thunderbird
help you better manage your unruly inbox, scales to the most sophisticated organizational needs while making it easy to find what you need.


Pant.Net
– is free image editing and photo manipulation software for computers that run Windows. It features an intuitive and innovative user interface with support for layers, unlimited undo, special effects, and a wide variety of useful and powerful tools

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Top Thunderbird Addons

Mozilla Thunderbird has lots of great features including search, customizable views, IMAP, RSS support and more.


Contacts Sidebar – displays the address books in Thunderbird sidebar. This lets you easily access all your contacts from the main window, quickly edit contact details, drop files on top of a contact to send it as an attachment and more.

 

GMailUI – is an extension to Thunderbird which add concepts inspired by GMail to Thunderbird, like archiving mail and powerful message searching across all folders. a folder to be your sole “archive” folder, or choose to have an archive folder in each of your multiple accounts.

Quicktextis an extension for Thunderbird that lets you create templates that can be easily inserted into your own emails. Quicktext is the perfect tool to help you quickly answer routine, repetitive emails. The program can insert different signatures into your emails depending on whom you are sending the email to.
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