Free and Open Source

Completely Free and Open Source Software for You to Use Everyday in Windows


  • Rufus

    Free Windows PortableApps.com Website

    Easily format and create bootable USB flash drives, such as USB keys/pendrives, memory sticks, etc.
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  • WinCDEmu

    Free Windows PortableApps.com Website

    WinCDEmu is an open-source CD/DVD/BD emulator - a tool that allows you to mount optical disc images by simply clicking on them in Windows Explorer. If you have downloaded an ISO image and want to use it without burning it to a blank disc, WinCDEmu is the easiest way to do it.

    Features:

    • One-click mounting of ISO, CUE, NRG, MDS/MDF, CCD, IMG images.
    • Supports unlimited amount of virtual drives.
    • Runs on 32-bit and 64-bit Windows versions from XP to Windows 10.
    • Allows creating ISO images through a context menu in Explorer.
    • Small installer size - less than 2MB!
    • Does not require rebooting after installation.
    • A special portable version is available.
    • Translated to more than 20 languages.
    • Does not occupy drive letters when not used.
    • Supports data, DVD-video and BD-video images.
    • WinCDEmu is free for any kind of use - it is licensed under LGPL

    Translations:
    WinCDEmu supports various UI languages through the LNG files maintained by the community. You can download the latest language files or submit your own translation in the Online Translation System.

     

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  • BleachBit

    Free Mac Windows Linux Blackberry PortableApps.com Website

    BleachBit deletes unnecessary files to free valuable disk space, maintain privacy, and remove junk.

    Rid your system of old clutter including cache, cookies, Internet history, localizations, logs, temporary files, and broken shortcuts.

    Designed for Linux and Windows systems, it wipes clean Small Adobe Acrobat Reader DC  iconAdobe Acrobat Reader DC , APT, Bash, Small Beagle iconBeagle, Small Chromium iconChromium, Epiphany, Small Mozilla Firefox iconMozilla Firefox, Flash, GIMP, Google Chrome, Google Earth, Internet Explorer, Java, KDE, OpenOffice.org, Opera, RealPlayer, Safari, Second Life viewer, Small Skype iconSkype, VIM, XChat, Yum, and more.

    BleachBit has never bundled any junk like browser toolbars.

     

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  • 7-Zip

    Free Windows BSD PortableApps.com ReactOS Website

    7-Zip is a file archiver with a high compression ratio.

    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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  • KeePass

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com Website

    A free and open source password manager that keeps all of your passwords safe in one place.

     

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  • LibreOffice

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com 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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  • GitMind

    Free Web Website

    GitMind is a free online mind map maker for brainstorming, project planning, development, action, and other creative tasks. This tool lets you share mind maps with tons of users and collaborate with them. GitMind's mission is to become the leading global platform for digital content in order to enable customers to do their jobs with maximized productivity, little effort and minimal time.

     

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  • Thunderbird

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

    Free email application that’s easy to set up and customize - and it’s loaded with great features!.

     

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  • Mozilla Firefox

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet BSD iPad Snapcraft PortableApps.com Haiku Fire TV Gecko Website

    Mozilla Firefox (known simply as Firefox) is a free and open source web browser descended from the Mozilla Application Suite. Firefox is highly extensible, with thousands of third-party add-ons available.

    Firefox version 60+ (Quantum) is presently faster than Google Chrome and use less memory than Chrome. Compare to previous versions of Firefox, the Quantum version is twice as fast, promote parallelism, and has more intuitive user interface.

     

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  • ProtonVPN

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad F-Droid Website

    Security-focused VPN developed by CERN scientists from the ProtonMail team. Enabling Internet without surveillance.

     

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  • Free Download Manager

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android PortableApps.com Website

    FDM accelerates downloads by splitting files into sections and then downloading them simultaneously.
    In addition, Free Download Manager allows you to adjust traffic usage, organize downloads, control file priorities for torrents, efficiently download large files and resume broken downloads.
    FDM can boost all your downloads up to 10 times, process media files of various popular formats, drag&drop URLs right from a web browser as well as simultaneously download multiple files!

    [With version 5.0 and newer the source code is not available and the GNU General Public License agreement has been removed from the app.]

     

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  • VLC Media Player

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Chrome OS Windows S Android Tablet BSD Windows Phone iPad Blackberry 10 Apple Watch Apple TV Kindle Fire Haiku Website

    VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework. Owned by the non-profit organization VideoLAN.

     

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  • Shotcut

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    Beginner friendly video editor (OpenShot user should change into this)

     

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  • OBS Studio

    Free Mac Windows Linux PortableApps.com FreeBSD Website

    Full-featured screen recording and live streaming software for Mac, Windows and Linux.

     

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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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  • LMMS

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com Website

    LMMS is a free cross-platform alternative to commercial programs like Small FL Studio iconFL Studio , which allow you to produce music with your computer. This includes the creation of melodies and beats, the synthesis and mixing of sounds, and arranging of samples. You can have fun with your MIDI-keyboard and much more; all in a user-friendly and modern interface.

     

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  • GIMP

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD Snapcraft ... FLATHUB 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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  • Inkscape

    Free Mac Windows Linux Windows S BSD ... Snapcraft FLATHUB PortableApps.com X11 MacPorts XQuartz Website

    Inkscape is a professional vector graphics editor for Linux, Windows and macOS. It's free and open source.

     

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  • Krita

    Free Mac Windows Linux Windows S Android Tablet ... PortableApps.com Steam Website

    Krita is a professional Free and open source (FOSS) painting program. It is made by artists that want to see affordable art tools for everyone withith concept art, texture and matte painters, illustrations and comics.

     

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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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