My top linux software


  • Wine

    Free Mac Linux Android Android Tablet BSD Website

    Wine is a free, open source application for running Windows software on operating systems that are normally not supported. With Wine, you can install and run these applications just like you would in Windows.

    Go here to check whether a specific application is compatible with Wine: http://bit.ly/7jTCwU

     

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  • PlayOnLinux

    Free Mac Linux BSD Wine FreeBSD Website

    PlayOnLinux (PlayOnMac at http://www.playonmac.com ) is a tool to help Linux (and Mac) users run games and programs for Windows on Linux (or Mac, FreeBSD), via the use of (as a front-end for) Wine. Few games are compatible at the moment and it certainly is a factor preventing the migration to this system. PlayOnLinux brings an accessible and efficient solution to this problem, cost-free and respectful of the free software.

     

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  • Manjaro Linux

    Free Linux Arch Linux Website

    Manjaro is a user-friendly Linux distribution based on the independently developed Arch operating system.

     

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  • Quelea

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    Quelea is an open source lyrics projection package aimed at churches. It can import songs from a variety of sources, including the survivor songbook series, and as well as lyrics contains support for almost any type of video you can throw at it, powerpoint, DVDs, images and more. It's powerful, easy to use, cross platform and most of all 100% free.

     

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  • DaVinci Resolve

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Website

    DaVinci Resolve combines the world’s most advanced color corrector with professional multi track editing, so now you can edit, color correct, finish and deliver all from one system!.

     

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  • LibreOffice

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android Android Tablet ... BSD Website

    LibreOffice is a powerful office suite – its clean interface and feature-rich tools help you unleash your creativity and enhance your productivity.

     

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  • LibreOffice - Writer

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com ... ReactOS Website

    Writer has all the features you need from a modern, full-featured word processing or desktop publishing tool.

    It's simple enough for a quick memo, but powerful enough to create complete books with contents, diagrams, indexes, etc. You're free to concentrate on your message, while Writer will make it look great.

     

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  • Lutris

    Free Linux Web Website

    Lutris is an open source gaming platform for GNU/Linux. It allows you to gather and manage (install, configure and launch) all your games acquired from any source, in a single interface.

     

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  • TeamViewer

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Windows S Windows Phone iPad Blackberry 10 Chrome PortableApps.com Kindle Fire Website

    TeamViewer lets you establish a connection to any PC or server within just a few seconds.

     

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  • Google Chrome

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Chrome OS Android Tablet BSD iPad PortableApps.com Website

    A free web browser developed by Google from the open source Small Chromium iconChromium project with a focus on speed and minimalism. Chrome offers fast start-up and web page loading, supports a minimalist user interface, automatically updates in the background, and offers syncing of browser bookmarks, extensions, passwords, and history between multiple computers by your Google account.

    Additionally, Chrome has Flash and PDF support built into the browser for better speed and security.

    Chrome Web Apps and Extensions are available on Small Chrome Web Store iconChrome Web Store .

    Available in more than 50 languages.

     

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  • Proton

    Free Mac Linux Steam Website

    Proton is a tool for use with the Small Steam iconSteam client which allows games which are exclusive to Windows to run on Small Linux kernel iconLinux kernel and Small macOS iconmacOS operating systems. It uses Small Wine iconWine to facilitate this.

    Most users will prefer to use Proton provided by the Steam client itself. The source code is provided to enable advanced users the ability to alter Proton. For example, some users may wish to use a different version of Wine with a particular title.

    Getting Started with Proton from Steam Play
    Make sure you are opted into the Steam Client Beta!
    Proton requires graphics drivers that are more recent than what is typically packaged in most distributions; please read the list of requirements and quickstart for Ubuntu 18.04 users: https://github.com/ValveSoftware/Proton/blob/proton_3.7/PREREQS.md
    Install and play games! Please refer to this post for more information: https://steamcommunity.com/games/221410/announcements/detail/1696055855739350561

     

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  • Thunderbird

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com ... Haiku Website

    Thunderbird is a free, open source, cross-platform e-mail, news and instant messaging client. The project strategy is modeled after Small Mozilla Firefox iconMozilla Firefox.

    It supports POP (storing mail locally on your hard drive so that it can be accessed without an internet connection), and IMAP. It features excellent mail filter capabilities and management.

    Thunderbird has strong support for using multiple accounts and identities, including automated signature features.

    Chat functionality is built in, so you can enjoy real-time conversation with your contacts, right from your favorite messaging application, with multiple supported networks. Thunderbird makes it easy to search through both past conversations and received emails.

    Thunderbird can also function as an RSS/Atom feed reader, and has a large selection of add-ons that extend it with calendar support, PGP support, integration with online services and much more.

    Available also as portable app: http://portableapps.com/apps/internet/thunderbird_portable

     

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  • FileZilla

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com ... ReactOS Website

    FileZilla is a powerful FTP-client. It has been designed for ease of use and with support for as many features as possible, while still being fast and reliable.

     

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  • SMPlayer

    Free Windows Linux BSD mpv PortableApps.com ... Haiku MPlayer Website

    SMPlayer intends to be a complete front-end for MPlayer, from basic features like playing videos, DVDs, and VCDs to more advanced features like support for MPlayer filters and more. SMPlayer remembers the settings of all files you play. So you start to watch a movie but you have to leave... dont worry, when you open that movie again it will resume at the same point you left it, and with the same settings: audio track, subtitles, volume...

    Plays almost all formats without the need to download and install any codecs yourself due to it being based on Small MPlayer iconMPlayer. Now SMPlayer supports Small MPV iconMPV as well.

     

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  • 7-Zip

    Free Windows BSD PortableApps.com ReactOS Website

    The main features of 7-Zip

    High compression ratio in 7z format with LZMA and LZMA2 compression
    Supported formats:
    Packing / unpacking: 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP and WIM
    Unpacking only: AR, ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO, CramFS, DMG, EXT, FAT, GPT, HFS, IHEX, ISO, LZH, LZMA, MBR, MSI, NSIS, NTFS, QCOW2, RAR, RPM, SquashFS, UDF, UEFI, VDI, VHD, VMDK, WIM, XAR and Z.
    For ZIP and GZIP formats, 7-Zip provides a compression ratio that is 2-10 % better than the ratio provided by PKZip and WinZip
    Strong AES-256 encryption in 7z and ZIP formats
    Self-extracting capability for 7z format
    Integration with Windows Shell
    Powerful File Manager
    Powerful command line version
    Plugin for FAR Manager
    Localizations for 87 languages

    7-Zip works in Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP / 2012 / 2008 / 2003 / 2000 / NT. There is a port of the command line version to Linux/Unix.

     

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  • Tor

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD Website

    Tor is free software and an open network that helps you defend against traffic analysis, a form of network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy, confidential business activities and relationships, and state security.

     

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  • Ubuntu

    Free Windows Linux Windows S Website

    Ubuntu is a Debian Linux-based open source operating system for desktop computers.

     

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  • Avidemux

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com Website

    Avidemux is a free video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. It supports many file types, including AVI, DVD compatible MPEG files, MP4 and ASF, using a variety of codecs. Tasks can be automated using projects, job queue and powerful scripting.

     

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  • Audacity

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com ... LAME Website

    Audacity is free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. You can use Audacity to record live audio, convert tapes and records, edit sound files, change the speed or pitch of a recording and much more.

     

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  • Double Commander

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD Website

    Double Commander is a cross-platform open source file manager with two panels side by side. It is inspired by Total Commander and features some new ideas.

    Features

    • Unicode support
    • Tabbed interface
    • Multi-rename tool
    • Custom columns
    • Built in file viewer (F3) to view files of in hex, binary or text format
    • Internal text editor (F4) with syntax highlighting
    • Archives are handled like subdirectories. You can easily copy files to and from archives. Supported archive types: ZIP, TAR GZ, TGZ, LZMA and also BZ2, RPM, CPIO, DEB, RAR.
    • All operations working in the background
    • Extended search function with full-text search in any files
    • Configurable button bar to start external programs or internal menu commands
    • Total Commander WCX, WDX, and WLX plug-ins support

    Written in Small Lazarus iconLazarus

     

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  • GIMP

    Free Mac Windows Linux Chrome OS BSD ... PortableApps.com Haiku AmigaOS Website

    GIMP is a free program for such photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. Essentially it's the closest thing to Photoshop you can get for free.

     

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  • Steam

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Android Tablet iPad Website

    Steam is a digital distribution, digital rights management, multiplayer and communications platform developed by Valve Corporation. It is used to distribute a wide range of games and related media entirely over the internet, stretching from one-man independent efforts to some of the worlds most popular games. Steam is set apart from its peers in terms of functionality primarily by its residency in the system tray, and the desktop tasks that the client software performs to make use of that position.

    Features:

    Small Steam Chat iconSteam Chat
    Talk with friends or groups via text or voice without leaving Steam. Videos, Tweets, GIFs and more are supported; use wisely.

    Game Hubs
    Everything about your game, all in one place. Join discussions, upload content, and be the first to know about new updates.

    Steam Broadcast
    Stream your gameplay live with the click of a button, and share your game with friends or the rest of the community.

    Small Steam Workshop iconSteam Workshop
    Create, discover, and download player-created mods and cosmetics for nearly 1,000 supported games.

    Available on Mobile
    Access Steam anywhere from your iOS or Android device with the Steam mobile app.

    Early Access to Games
    Discover, play, and get involved with games as they evolve. Be the first to see what's coming and become part of the process.

    Multilingual
    Creating a global community is important to us, that's why our client supports 28 languages and counting.

    Purchases Made Easy
    Our storefront supports 100+ payment methods across over 35 currencies, giving you the flexibility to pay how you want.

    Controller Support
    Steam encourages developers to include controller support in their games including PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo controllers.

     

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  • WordPress

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Android Tablet iPad Self-Hosted PHP Cloudron Website

    WordPress is open source software you can use to create a beautiful website, blog, or app.

     

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  • Blender

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com ... Haiku Steam Website

    Blender is the free and open-source 3D creation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing, video editing, and motion tracking.

     

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  • HandBrake

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD Xfce Website

    HandBrake is an open-source, multithreaded video transcoder: it converts and compress digital media from one format to another.

     

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  • Kdenlive

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD KDE Website

    Kdenlive is an intuitive and powerful multi-track video editor compatible most recent video technologies. It is completely free, and open-source as defined by the GNU foundation.

     

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