• VLC Media Player

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

     

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  • Mozilla Firefox

    Mozilla Firefox (known simply as Firefox) is a free and open-source web browser developed by the Mozilla Foundation and its subsidiary, the Mozilla Corporation.

     

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  • Dropbox

    Worlds leading online storage and file sync service. You get 2GB free. Apps for all major platforms.

     

    Freemium $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux Web Android iPhone Blackberry Chrome OS ... Windows S Windows Phone iPad Kindle Fire

  • Google Chrome

    A free web browser developed by Google from the open source Chromium project with a focus on speed and minimalism.

     

    Free Mac OS X Windows Linux Android iPhone Chrome OS Android Tablet BSD ... iPad

  • GIMP

    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.

     

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com Haiku AmigaOS Xfce

  • TeamViewer

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

     

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  • CCleaner

    Cleaner tool for your system - protects your privacy, makes your computer faster and more secure.

     

    Freemium Mac OS X Windows Android Android Tablet

  • VirtualBox

    VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use.

     

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Solaris

  • Skype

    An instant messaging app that provides online text message and video chat services.

     

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  • Evernote

    Evernote is a cross-platform, freemium app designed for note taking, organizing, and archiving.

     

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  • LibreOffice

    LibreOffice is a free and open-source office suite that is compatible with other major office suites, and is available on all operating systems. It is an independently-developed version of the OpenOffice.org suite.

     

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux Android BSD

  • Google Drive

    Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service which enables user cloud storage, file sharing and collaborative editing.

     

    Freemium $ $ $ Mac Windows Web Android iPhone Chrome OS Android Tablet iPad

  • Audacity

    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.

     

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com LAME

  • Thunderbird

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

     

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  • Adobe Photoshop

    Photoshop is a professional image editor and the de-facto industry standard. It supports layers, non-destructive-editing, vector graphics and color management and plugIns.

     

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows

  • FileZilla

    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.

     

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com

    • Bundleware The installer may contain adwares. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
  • Steam

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

     

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • Sublime Text

    Sublime Text is a sophisticated text editor for code, html and prose - any kind of text file. You'll love the slick user interface and extraordinary features.

     

    Freemium $ $ $ Mac OS X Windows Linux

  • Adblock Plus

    Adblock Plus is a free extension that allows you to - among other things - block annoying ads, disable tracking and block domains known to spread malware.

     

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  • Picasa

    Picasa is a software download from Google, that helps you organize, edit, and share your photos. The local application usage and the online storage up to 1 GB is free, and it is easy to use. The online version is called Picasa Web Albums.

     

    Freemium Mac OS X Windows Linux Chrome OS Wine

    • Discontinued Google retired Picasa in favor of https://alternativeto.net/software/google-photos/ .
  • Inkscape

    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.

     

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  • Opera

    Opera is a browser with innovative features, speed and security. Opera’s vision is to deliver the best Internet experience on any device and the company is committed to support and contribute to open standards.

     

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  • LastPass

    Password Manager, Auto Form Filler, Random Password Generator & Secure Digital Wallet App.

     

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  • Last.fm

    Last.fm is a music community website that offers personalized internet radio, using a recommendation system called "Audioscrobbler" to build a detailed profile of users based on their music tastes and interests.

     

    Freemium Mac OS X Windows Linux Web Android iPhone BSD Kindle Fire

  • HandBrake

    HandBrake is an open-source, multithreaded video transcoder: it converts digital media from one format to another, compressing the files in the process.

     

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD Xfce