when we buys a new PC gets security and most useful software’s demo version for a month or six and that’s the reason we starts searching for the same softwares on the Internet to download and ofcourse gets to use on our machine but that is not legal and we makes us cyber criminal using pirated softwares for what we may be jailed or fined or both.
So what should be our preference for these softwares without what our machine is lifeless and we may be slow as hell. Check these softwares available as open source and you may count as best alternatives to most downloaded (pirated) softwares like Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office, DreamWeaver and many more.
Best Open Source Softwares to Download
1.). Microsoft Office
Alternate Listing – Open Office :- With the ability to create text documents, spreadsheets, presentations and databases, OpenOffice is an accomplished rival to Microsoft Office, which clearly influenced OpenOffice’s design. Microsoft Office users will feel completely at home and find that OpenOffice performs just as well, if not better.
2). Windows OS
Alternate Listing – Ubuntu :- Named after an African philosophy of community, sharing and generosity, Ubuntu is a free operating system for Linux that’s quick and easy to use. Recent figures suggest that around 50% of Linux users have Ubuntu installed. With its focus on usability, Ubuntu comes with OpenOffice, Firefox Empathy, Pidgin, GIMP and other tools pre-installed.
3). Adobe Photoshop
Alternate Listing – GIMP :- Just like sound editors, industry standard image editing software is prohibitively expensive for a lot of people, but GIMP provides a free alternative. It performs every major function you could desire, except for, vitally, CMYK separation functionality necessary for prepress work.
4). AVG Antivirus
Alternate Listing – CalmWIN :- ClamWin is an Open Source GPL virus scanner for Windows. It has following features
- High detection rates for viruses and spyware.
- Scheduler for Scanning.
- Auto downloader for regular Virus Definition Update.
- Its a standalone virus scanner application and you can integrate with Microsoft Windows Explorer.
- Available with Outlook Add-on to scan emails and attachments.
5). Download Manager
Alternate Listing – uTorrent :- Almost all BitTorrent clients like uTorrent, Azureus etc are open source so the list will be incomplete without inclusion of one from torrent family. Highly targeted download from the users who downloads movies, ebooks, softwares or else frequently.