Here you will find some of the open and free tools we propose.
Mozilla Firefox (browser)
Mozilla is a proudly non-profit organization dedicated to keeping the power of the Web in people’s hands. It is a global community of users, contributors and developers working to innovate on your behalf. When you use Firefox, or any Mozilla product, you become a part of that community, helping build a brighter future for the Web. Read the Mozilla Manifesto to learn even more about the values and principles that guide the pursuit of the mission.
Fedora (operating system)
Fedora, formerly Fedora Core, is an RPM-based, general purpose collection of software, including an operating system based on the Linux kernel, developed by the community-supported Fedora Project and sponsored by Red Hat. One of Fedora’s main objectives is not only to contain software distributed under a free and open source license, but also to be on the leading edge of such technologies.
FileZilla is free and cross-platform FTP software, consisting of FileZilla Client and FileZilla Server. FileZilla was started as a computer science class project in the second week of January 2001 by Tim Kosse and two classmates. Before they started to write the code, they discussed on which license they should release the code. They decided to make FileZilla an open-source project, because there were already many FTP clients available and they didn’t think that they would sell even one copy if they made FileZilla commercial.
LibreOffice is a free and open source office suite, developed by The Document Foundation. It is designed to be compatible with other major office suites, including Microsoft Office, though some Microsoft Office layout features and formatting attributes are handled differently or unsupported. LibreOffice is available for a variety of computing platforms, including Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger or newer, and Linux-based systems running Linux kernel version 2.6.18 or newer. Between January 2011 (its first stable launch) and October 2011, LibreOffice was downloaded approximately 7.5 million times.
GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a free and open source software image retouching and editing tool and is freely available in versions tailored for most popular operating systems including Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac OS X, and Linux. GIMP has tools used for image retouching and editing, free-form drawing, resizing, cropping, photo-montages (combining multiple images), converting between different image formats, and more specialized tasks. The developers and maintainers of GIMP have a product vision for GIMP to strive to be a free software graphics application for the editing and creation of original images, photos, icons, graphical elements of web pages and art for user interface elements.
Mozilla Thunderbird is a free, open source, cross-platform email and news client developed by the Mozilla Foundation. The project strategy is modeled after Mozilla Firefox, a project aimed at creating a web browser. On December 7, 2004, version 1.0 was released, and received over 500,000 downloads in its first three days of release, and 1,000,000 in 10 days.
An Open Source vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, CorelDraw, or Xara X, using the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format. Inkscape supports many advanced SVG features (markers, clones, alpha blending, etc.) and great care is taken in designing a streamlined interface. It is very easy to edit nodes, perform complex path operations, trace bitmaps and much more. It aims to maintain a thriving user and developer community by using open, community-oriented development.
Blender is the free open source 3D content creation suite, available for all major operating systems under the GNU General Public License.