Linux software

  • zpaq

    Free Windows Linux Website

    zpaq is a free and open source incremental, journaling command-line archiver for Windows, Linux and Mac OS/X.
    Documentation can be found at:

    The ZPAQ archive format is described by a specification - . The compression algorithm is described here - .

    The source code includes the libzpaq API providing compression and decompression services for applications in C++. Developers may be interested in the zpaqd development tool and sample configuration files found on the utilities page - .

    zpaq is written by Matt Mahoney and released to the public domain. It includes code from libdivsufsort 2.0 (C) Yuta Mori, 2003-2008, MIT license, public domain code for AES from libtomcrypt by Tom St Denis and public domain code for salsa20 by D. J. Bernstein.

    When compression ratio is important. ZPAQ is based on the top ranked PAQ context mixing algorithm.

    zpaq.exe is a ZPAQ compatible multithreaded compressor and decompresser with 4 compression levels. The latest version can be found at

    For quick help, run zpaq with no arguments.
    For detailed usage, see zpaq.cpp.


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  • LibreOffice

    Free Mac Windows Linux 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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  • Ventoy

    Free Windows Linux Website

    Ventoy is an open source tool to create bootable USB drive for ISO files. With ventoy, you don't need to format the disk again and again, you just need to copy the iso file to the USB drive and boot it. You can copy many iso files at a time and ventoy will give you a boot menu to select them (screenshot). Both Legacy BIOS and UEFI are supported in the same way. 200+ ISO files are tested (list).
    A "Ventoy Compatible" concept is introduced by ventoy, which can help to support any ISO file.

    • 100% open source (license)
    • Simple to use (Get started)
    • Fast (limited only by the speed of copying iso file)
    • Directly boot from iso file, no extraction needed
    • Legacy + UEFI supported in the same way
    • UEFI Secure Boot supported (since 1.0.07+) Notes
    • ISO files larger than 4GB supported
    • Native boot menu style for Legacy & UEFI
    • Most type of OS supported, 200+ iso files tested
    • Not only boot but also complete installation process
    • ISO files can be listed in List mode/TreeView mode Notes
    • "Ventoy Compatible" concept
    • Plugin Framework
    • Readonly to USB drive during boot
    • USB normal use unafftected
    • Data nondestructive during version upgrade
    • No need to update Ventoy when a new distro is released


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  • balenaEtcher

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    balenaEtcher is a free and open-source image burner with support for Windows, macOS and GNU/Linux. It makes USB and SD card image burning as simple and fast as possible.


    • Validated Burning - No more writing images on corrupted cards and wondering why your device isn't booting.
    • Hard Drive Friendly - Makes drive selection obvious to avoid wiping your entire hard-drive
    • Beautiful Interface - Who said burning SD cards has to be an eyesore.
    • Open Source - Made with JS, HTML, node.js and Electron. Dive in and contribute!
    • Cross Platform - Works for everyone, no more complicated install instructions.


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  • scrcpy

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android Android Tablet Website

    This application provides display and control of Android devices connected on USB and WiFi. It does not require any root access. It works on GNU/Linux, Windows and MacOS.


    • Lightness (native, displays only the device screen)
    • Performances (30~60fps)
    • Quality (1920×1080 or above)
    • Low latency (70~100ms)
    • Low startup time (~1 second to display the first image)
    • Non-intrusiveness (nothing is left installed on the device)


    • The application executes a server on the device. The client and the server communicate via a socket over an adb tunnel.
    • The server streams an H.264 video of the device screen. The client decodes the video frames and displays them.
    • The client captures input (keyboard and mouse) events, sends them to the server, which injects them to the device.


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  • Clonezilla

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    Open-source partition and disk imaging, cloning and recovery solution with multicast support to clone 40+ computers simultaneously.


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  • PeaZip

    Free Windows Linux BSD Website

    PeaZip is free file archiver utility, based on Open Source technologies of 7-Zip, p7zip, FreeArc, PAQ, and PEA projects.


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  • FreeTube

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    FreeTube is an open source desktop YouTube player built with privacy in mind. Use YouTube without advertisments and prevent Google tracking from you with their cookies and JavaScript. Available for Windows, Mac & Linux thanks to Electron.


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  • PhotoGIMP

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    A simple Patch for GIMP 2.10+ to help all Photoshop Users.

    Tool organization to mimic the position of Adobe's Photoshop;

    Hundreds of new fonts by default;

    New Python filters installed by default, such as "heal selection";

    New Splash Screen

    New default settings to maximize space on the canvas;

    Shortcuts similar to the ones on Photoshop,

    following Adobe's Documentation;

    New icon and Name from custom .desktop file.

    The new default language is English (you can still change in the Settings if you want)


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  • Stremio

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

    Media center allowing to watch movies, series, YouTube channels instantly. You can watch in HD, with subtitles, and easily cast any file to TV through DLNA, Chromecast, AppleTV!

    Stremio also gives you notifications for new episodes / movies.


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  • WPS Office

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Chrome OS Android Tablet iPad Website

    The perfect free office suite that includes updated versions of WRITER, SPREADSHEET, PRESENTATION and build-in PDF readers. Highly compatible with MS Office. The new WRITER support for converting PDF to DOC/DOCX, plus split and merge PDF file.


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  • Green Tunnel

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    Deep Packet Inspection blocker that defeats censorship and DPI against large nation-state regimes.


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  • GIMP

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD Snapcraft ... FLATHUB 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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  • Office Online

    Free Web Microsoft Edge Website

    Office Online is an online office suite offered by Microsoft, which allows users an easy way to access, view, create and edit documents using lightweight, web browser-based versions of Microsoft Office applications:

    Small Word Online iconWord Online ;
    Small Excel Online iconExcel Online ;
    Small Powerpoint Online iconPowerpoint Online ;
    Small OneNote Online iconOneNote Online ;
    Small Microsoft Office Sway iconMicrosoft Office Sway .

    The offering also includes Small , Small People iconPeople , Small Calendar iconCalendar and Small Microsoft OneDrive iconMicrosoft OneDrive , all of which are accessible from a unified app switcher. The on-premise version of this service called Office Web Apps Server can be installed in private clouds in conjunction with Small Microsoft SharePoint iconMicrosoft SharePoint and Small Microsoft Exchange Server iconMicrosoft Exchange Server .

    Office Online works great with Small Microsoft 365 iconMicrosoft 365 .


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  • Steam

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad SteamOS Website

    Steam is a digital distribution, digital rights management, multiplayer and communications platform developed by Valve Corporation.


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  • SoftMaker FreeOffice

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android Android Tablet Website

    SoftMaker Office for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android – the fast, powerful and compatible office suite.


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  • MellowPlayer

    Free Windows Linux Website

    MellowPlayer is a free, open source and cross-platform desktop application for music streaming.


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  • Shutter Encoder

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    Open source software without any restriction - converter all formats video|audio|image professionnals codecs and standards - swiss knife tool Windows and OSX.


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