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ClearOS calls itself a "next-generation small business server." It incorporates networking, VPN, server capabilities, and enterprise-grade security into a single package with an easy-to-use Web-based interface. It serves a long list of well-known customers, including Google Maps, Cadillac, Samsung, Toyota, Hilton Worldwide, Xerox, Chevrolet, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Princeton University, Greenpeace and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
The ClearOS software is available in several different editions. The Home and Business editions are available with a paid subscription, or you can download the Community edition for free. The company also offers a wide variety of pre-configured hardware appliances with prices ranging from $1,199.00 to $34,832.17. In addition, it also offers paid support packages. Operating System: Linux.
Based on the CentOS distribution of Linux, SMEServer is designed for small and medium enterprises. Key features include a file and print sharing, email server, firewall, remote access, RAID storage, backup, remote access and more. Operating System: Linux.
Made by the WordPress team, BuddyPress offers "social networking in a box." Its used by thousands of organizations to create social networks for a variety of different groups. Operating System: OS Independent
If you'd rather avoid the potential privacy problems on Facebook by avoiding the social network altogether, you might want to check out Diaspora. It's an open source social network designed with privacy in mind. Operating System: OS Independent
1216. LiveStreet CMS
Similar to BuddyPress, LiveStreet is a content management system for creating blogs or social networks. It boasts easy installation, extensibility and multilingual functionality. Operating System: Linux
NPR created this suite of tools to make it easier for journalists to share images on social media. It includes three tools: Waterbug, which creates watermarked, attributed images; Factlist, which creates a bulleted list of points about news stories; and Quotable, which turns newsworthy quotes into images. All can be customized to suit different organizations. Operating System: Windows, OS X
Mcrouter was first released by Facebook on September 15, 2014. The company describes the project as "a memcached protocol router that is used at Facebook to handle all traffic to, from, and between thousands of cache servers across dozens of clusters distributed in our data centers around the world." It can reportedly handle up to 5 billion requests per second. Operating System: Linux.
1219. Open Daylight
Open Daylight describes itself as "an open platform for network programmability to enable SDN and NFV for networks at any size and scale." Its first release is called Hydrogen, and it comes in three versions: Base, Virtualization and Service Provider. Operating System: Linux.
Although not as human-sounding as some other text readers, eSpeak provides clear audio of the text on your screen. It supports dozens of different languages, as well as several different English accents. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X
A joint project supported by Facebook, Fujitsu, Intel, the Linux Foundation, Netgear, Novell, Oracle, Red Hat and others, Btrfs is a copy on write (CoW) filesystem for Linux. It focuses on "fault tolerance, repair and easy administration." Operating System: Linux
Owned by Red Hat, Ceph combines object and block storage capabilities. It's a distributed storage solution that boasts excellent performance, scalability and reliability. Operating System: Linux
CoprHD is an open-source version of EMC's ViPR Controller. According to the website, it "enables management and automation of storage resources for block and file storage platforms." Operating System: Linux
DRBD is an open source solution for building high-availability storage clusters based on RAID-1. Commercial products based on the same technology are available through LinBit. Operating System: Linux
Included in most popular Linux distributions, Ext4 supports file systems up to 1 EB in size with up to 16 TB per file. Other key features include extents, multiblock allocation, delayed allocation, Fast fsck, journal checksumming and more. Operating System: Linux
This open source network attached storage (NAS) software says it is "loved by" the United Nations, Disney Interactive Media Group, Reuters and Dr. Phil. It can be installed on nearly any hardware, and &TrueNAS offers pre-built appliances based on the technology. Operating System: FreeBSD
Gluster is a highly scalable network filesystem that is suitable for cloud computing environments. Red Hat offers a paid product based on the technology, and its users include Casio and Intuit. Operating System: Linux
Short for "Interplanetary File System," IPFS is an unusual project that uses peer-to-peer technology to connect all computers with a single file system. According to the project owner, "In some ways, IPFS is similar to the Web, but IPFS could be seen as a single BitTorrent swarm, exchanging objects within one Git repository." Operating System: OS Independent
1229. Kinetic Open Storage
Backed by companies like EMC, Seagate, Toshiba, Cisco, NetApp, Red Hat, Western Digital, Dell and others, Kinetic is a Linux Foundation project dedicated to establishing standards for a new kind of object storage architecture. It's designed to meet the need for scale-out storage for unstructured data. Operating System: Linux
A Red Hat Emerging Technology Project, Libvirt is a storage pooling and virtualization API. Check out the website for a list of applications developed using the API. Operating System: Linux
Intended to support high-performance computing (HPC) environments, Lustre is another highly scalable file system. Some of its earliest adopters included the national laboratories at Lawrence Livermore, Sandia, Oak Ridge and Los Alamos. Operating System: Linux
Another option for DIY NAS, NAS4Free claims to be "the simplest and fastest way to create a centralized and easily-accessible server for all kinds of data easily accessed with all kinds of network protocols and from any network." Key features include the ZFS file system, software RAID (levels 0, 1 or 5) and disk encryption. Operating System: FreeBSD
Short for "Online Hierarchical Storage Manager," OHSM can automatically move data between high- and low-cost media depending on how often it has been accessed. It allows enterprises to set up and enforce policies for where storage should be allocated and when it should be relocated. Operating System: Linux
OpenATTIC aims to be "the only storage system you'll ever need" and provides software-defined storage capabilities. It can unify cloud and on-premise storage and it can connect NFS, CIFS or iSCSI clients with FibreChannel ESX or OpenStack KVM hosts. Operating System: Linux
Openfiler aims to combine the best features of NAS storage with the best features on SAN storage. Its users include Motorola, Pratt & Whitney, Bill Me Later and the London Metropolitan Police. A paid commercial edition is available. Operating System: Linux
Based on Debian Linux, OpenMediaVault was designed to provide NAS for home users or small offices. It offers a Web-based administration console and includes software RAID capabilities. Operating System: Linux
This is another option for building your own NAS/SAN appliance—this time based on OpenSolaris. It uses the ZFS file system. Operating System: OpenSolaris
This software-defined storage solution promises "zero downtime, zero touch, zero backup, zero copy, zero overhead and zero technology lock-in." It's being used by several storage vendors around the world. Operating System: Linux
With oVirt, IT can manage virtual machines, virtualized networks and virtualized storage via an intuitive Web interface. It's based on the KVM hypervisor. Operating System: Linux
Storj (pronounced "Storage") is a new type of cloud storage built on blockchain and peer-to-peer technology. The DriveShare app allows users to rent out their unused hard drive space for use by the service, and the MetaDisk Web app allows users to save their files to the service securely. It is currently in beta testing. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X
1241. Turnkey Linux
This project offers images for setting up Linux-based servers for a variety of purposes, including a simple NAS device. There are also options for content management, ecommerce, bug tacking, collaboration, Web servers, messaging and more. Operating System: Linux
Also incorporated into many Linux distributions, ZFS is another highly scalable file system. Originally developed for Sun Solaris, it is now owned by Oracle. It includes compression, protection against data corruption, snapshots, RAID support and more. Operating System: Solaris, OpenSolaris, Linux, OS X, FreeBSD
1243. Agentless System Crawler
This IBM tool helps monitor log data for cloud and containerized environments. It provides visibility into what is happening with systems and enables analytics. It's one of the many projects include in IBM's developerWorks Open website. Operating System: Linux, OS X
Now owned by Red Hat, Ansible describes itself as "a radically simple IT automation engine that automates cloud provisioning, configuration management, application deployment, intra-service orchestration, and many other IT needs." Technology firms that use it include Cisco, Juniper Networks, Evernote, Twitter, Verisign, GoPro, EA Sports, Atlassian and Verizon. It comes in both free and paid versions. Operating System: Linux
Another automation tool, Chef supports DevOps practices while improving speed, collaboration and security. Free and paid versions are available. Its website lists Target, Nordstrom, Facebook, Etsy, IGM, Yahoo and Bloomberg among its users. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X
Difio tracks the open source code behind your applications. When that code changes, it lets you know what's different so that enterprise IT can make informed decisions about upgrading to the latest version. Supported languages include Python, Ruby, PHP, Perl, Node.js and Java. Operating System: Linux.
Popular with enterprises using Agile and DevOps practices, Hudson is an extensible continuous integration server that can monitor the execution of repeated jobs. The project is sponsored by The Eclipse Foundation, Oracle, Atlassian and YourKit. Operating System: OS Independent
1248. OCS Chassis Manager
Designed for IT administrators, this Microsoft project helps manage cloud computing servers at the rack level. It's part of the Open Compute Project. Operating System: Windows.
Developed by Facebook, OSQuery makes it possible for sysadmins to monitor hardware performance using interactive SQL queries. It's ideal for intrusion detection, tracking infrastructure reliability or ensuring compliance. Operating System: Linux, OS X
This tool allows IT staff to create identical machine images that can be deployed on multiple platforms. Microsoft's GitHub repository includes plug-ins for using Packer with Azure and Hyper-V. Operating System: Windows, Linux, Unix, OS X.
The "most widely used open source IT management system," Puppet includes more than 40 open source projects for infrastructure management. It comes in a paid enterprise version as well as the open source edition. It boasts that its users include more than 25,000 enterprises, such as Disney, Walmart, 1-800-Flowers.com, Heartland Payment Systems, Getty Images and Yelp. Operating System: Windows, Linux, Unix, OS X
Another option for IT operations automation, Salt calls itself "the most intelligent, powerful and flexible open source software for remote execution, configuration automation, cloud control and event-driven orchestration." First released in 2012, it's used by tens of thousands of organizations, and it has won numerous awards, including the Best of VMworld 2014 award for virtualization management, an InfoWorld 2014 Technology of the Year Award, and being named a Gartner Cool Vendor in DevOps in 2013. The open source version is often referred to as Salt Open, and it also comes in a paid enterprise version called SaltStack Enterprise. Operating System: Windows, Linux, Unix, OS X.
If your organization uses Puppet, Chef, CFEngine or another configuration management tool, Serverspec can double-check to make sure your servers are configured the way you want them to be. It's currently a beta release with a second beta due in October. Operating System: Linux.
This interface allows you to set up Unix user accounts, change passwords, and perform other system admin tasks from any Web browser. You can perform more than 100 different functions. Operating System: Unix
This enterprise-class systems monitoring solution can keep track of up to one million metrics on up to 100,000 devices. Microsoft recently released a plug-in for using Zabbix to monitor Azure deployments. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.
Designed for developers who prefer working in a text editor rather than a full-fledged IDE, ATPad offers a tabbed environment, line numbering, bookmarks, a snippet system, unlimited undo/redo and more. Operating System: Windows.
If you've ever wanted to write code from your iPhone or iPad, Edhita can help. It's a text editor written in Swift. Operating System: iOS
Since the 1970s, generations of developers have used Emacs for writing code. It offers content-sensitive editing, syntax coloring, full Unicode support, customization capabilities and a large library of extensions. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X
This Java-based text editor supports more than 200 programming languages. It includes a built-in macro language with hundreds of pre-written macros and extensions available. Operating System: OS Independent
Based on Scintilla, Notepad++ was updated earlier this month with a new Ghost typing feature. Other capabilities include syntax highlighting and folding, a customizable GUI, document map, auto-completion, tabbed interface, WYSIWYG printing, bookmarking, macros and more. Operating System: Windows
This fast, cross-platform text editor boasts hundreds of supported functions. Despite its lightweight size, it includes a spellchecker, tabbed layout, syntax highlighting for dozens of languages, support for code snippets and templates, bookmarks, a calendar and more. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X
For Macs only, this text editor says it wants to bring code and markup into the 21st century. Note that it is open source but not necessarily free; commercial licenses are sold on the site. Operating System: OS X
Vim is a mature text editor with many die-hard fans and a long-time rivalry with Emacs. It's highly configurable and is sometimes called a "programmer's editor" because it has many of the features of full IDEs. It is charityware, so those who use it are asked to donate to an organization that helps needy children in Uganda. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X
1265. XML Copy Editor
This fast, lightweight editor is good for just one thing—writing valid XML code. It features syntax highlighting, folding, tag completion, spell and style check and import and export from Microsoft Word. Operating System: Windows, Linux
Short for "Zile is Lossy Emacs," Zile is a small text editor that looks very similar to the popular Emacs editor. It packs many features into just 100KB, including multi-level undo, multi-window display, killing, yanking, register, and word wrap. Operating System: Linux/Unix
1267. A Time Tracker
Based on TimeTracker+, this tool helps freelancers, contract workers and other professionals keep track of the time they spend on various projects. It comes in four languages in addition to English. Operating System: Android
This web-based tool tracks projects, clients and time spent, making it easy to generate invoices. It's a good option for freelancers, SMBs and teams within a larger organization. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X
The latest version of this employee time tracking system includes a facial recognition feature that allows workers to clock in just by looking at a smartphone or tablet. Besides the open source version, it comes in professional, corporate or enterprise versions, and cloud hosting is available. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.
Todomoo combines a hierarchical task manager with a time tracker that allows you to bill for your time on multiple projects. It's also available in a portable edition that you can run from a USB drive. Operating System: Windows
1271. Cheddar for iOS
This open source iOS app makes it easy to track your to-do list on the go. The app is free for one or two lists, but requires a subscription for additional lists—or you can download the source code and create your own similar app. Operating System: iOS
Makagiga offers the same schedule/journal functionality as RedNotebook, plus it adds a sticky notes widget and a feedreader. Other optional add-ons are also available. Operating System: Windows, Linux
1273. NoNonsense Notes
Another note-taking option, NoNonsense Notes aims to be simple and beautiful. Key features include to-do lists, notifications, widget support, password support, synchronization with Google Tasks and more. Operating System: OS Independent
1274. Omni Notes
This popular and highly rated note-taking app is both simple and lightweight. However, it doesn't skimp on features and includes tools like batch editing, full-text search, sorting and Google Now integration. Operating System: OS Independent
1275. Open Tasks
OpenTasks features a clean, Material-Design based interface and provides basic task management capabilities. The developer has many more advanced features planned, but the app is already very useful. Operating System: OS Independent
A free alternative to Evernote, RedNotebook combines a calendar, journaling and word clouds. Features include hashtag support, spell-check, live search, automatic saving, templates, export and more. Operating System: Windows, Linux
1277. Task Coach
This to-do list manager comes in both desktop and mobile versions. It can handle composite tasks, and includes effort tracking and categorizing features. Support is free. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X, iOS, Android
This app has nothing to do with Ted Talks or with the movie Ted. Instead, it's a simple, lightweight text editor. It's meant for typing short files, not for writing code. Operating System: Android
This app helps you put into practice the "Getting Things Done" methodology featured in books by David Allen. Different screens help you collect your thoughts, process thoughts, then organize, review, and do. Operating System: Windows, Linux
This project aims to make it easy for government entities to communicate information about public transit schedules, walking and biking routes and other travel-related information. Portland's TriMet, one of the sponsors of the project, currently has a working demo of the software in action. Operating System: OS Independent
1281. Font Awesome
Developed for Bootstrap, Font Awesome is a set of icons related to Web activities. They're vector graphics (meaning they're easy to scale) and they look good on high-resolution screens. Operating System: OS Independent
Released earlier this year, Hack is an open source typeface designed for use in writing source code. It aims to make it easy to distinguish between similar characters like 0/O and 1/l, event at very small sizes. Operating System: OS Independent
Roboto is the font that Google uses for Android and ChromeOS, and the company released it under an open source license earlier this year. It's also the recommend font for developers who want to build apps that support Google's Material Design. Operating System: OS Independent
Humble Klavaro describes itself as "just another free touch typing tutor program," but it's actually quite unique for its keyboard- and language-independent operation. In addition to the familiar "QWERTY" keyboard layout, it supports six other built-in layouts, or you can use the keyboard editor to create your own. It's also available for 25 different languages, making this a good choice for users outside the U.S. Operating System: Windows, Linux
This helpful app keeps your system "awake" during downloads, file transfers, etc. It's very helpful if you don't want your system going into standby mode while it completes a particular activity. Operating System: Windows
1286. Copy Handler
CopyHandler improves on the built-in file moving and copying features in Windows, adding task queuing, filtering, pause, resume and other features. It's highly customizable and makes it easier to clean up or organize stored files. Operating System: Windows.
Wondering how in the world you managed to fill up 300 GB worth of hard drive space? HD Graph lets you see the reasons in a flash by drawing a multi-level pie chart that details how much space each directory and subdirectory is consuming. Operating System: Windows
Need to turn off, turn on, or restart your computer at a later time? This app lets you schedule all those functions so they happen automatically and adds several other features as well. Operating System: Windows, Linux
This emulator can run applications made for any operating system on any other operating system. In other words, you can use it to run Windows XP software on Linux systems or to run Linux applications on Windows (in case you want to try them out before you install Linux on your hard drive). It's best for more experienced users; less technically savvy folks should probably stick with Wine.
Need to defrag your hard drive? Unlike the defragmenter tool that comes with Windows, UltraDefrag lets you defrag on startup for maximum speed. You can also configure it to shut down your system when it's finished, so you can leave it working at night after you go to bed. Operating System: Windows
WINE (which stands for "Wine is not an emulator") allows users to run Windows programs on Unix-based systems, including Linux distributions and OS X. It offers very fast performance and excellent stability. A supported version known as Crossover Linux is also available for sale.
WiKID promises to take the hassle out of two-factor authentication. The link above will take you to the free community version, but the company also offers paid products. Operating System: OS Independent.
Managed by Canonical, Bazaar is used by a lot of open source projects, including Ubuntu, the GNU Foundation, the Linux Foundation, MySQL, Bugzilla, Debian and Maria DB. It's easy to learn, supports any workflow and workspace model, and promises high storage efficiency and speed. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X
This version control system has become incredibly popular thanks in part to the growing use of the GitHub service. Companies and projects that use it include Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, LinkedIn, Netflix, Perl, PostgreSQL, Android, Rails, QT, Gnome and Eclipse. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X
Mercurial is a distributed source control management tool focused on helping teams work together more easily and more quickly. Its users include large projects like OpenJDK and NetBeans. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X
Supported by Apache, this enterprise-class version control system was first released in 2000. Organizations that use it include the Apache Software Foundation itself, Hobby Lobby, Mono, Plone and GNU Enterprise. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X
For Windows only, TortoiseSVN is based on Subversion but provides an alternative, easy-to-use interface. It works with any type of file and any IDE. Operating System: Windows
This free tool focuses on making it fast and easy to create or edit subtitles. It includes built-in real-time preview capabilities. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.
1299. AHD Subtitles
AHD creates subtitles automatically without the need for scripts. It provides "an extensive range of editing options and a large list of subtitle formats." Operating System: Windows.
This award-winning app aims to make it easier to create subtitles and translations for digital video. In addition to the open source subtitling software, the project also sponsors a collaborative subtitling website and an open protocol for subtitles. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.
While less full-featured than some of the other options on our list, Avidemux handles simple editing, filtering and encoding tasks with ease. It also offers some automation capabilities, including a job queue. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X
1302. Subtitle Workshop
Subtitle Workshop supports more than 60 different formats and has an easy-to-use interface. Key features include style tags, integrated video player, multiple undo/redo and multi-language support. Operating System: Windows.
Downloaded more than a million times, Cinelerra is a full-featured video editing suite, and it boasts that it was the world's first free 4K editor. Key features include real-time processing, render farm support, floating point imaging, 64-bit compliance, support for most codecs and more. Operating System: Linux
1304. DVD Flick
DVD Flick boasts support for more than 45 file formats, more than 60 video codecs and more than 40 audio codecs. It can burn DVDs, create menus and add subtitles. Operating System: Windows.
With DVDx, users can copy most DVDs and Blu-ray discs to their hard drives. It can also transcode movies from one format to another, reformat video with an incorrect aspect ratio, add or remove subtitles, extract audio and remove letterbox black borders from movies. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.
This codec decodes numerous file formats. It provides excellent video quality while consuming few computing resources. Operating System: Windows
HandBrake is a free tool for converting video files using a wide variety of codecs. It promises fast, simple, easy operation. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.
This tool uses Google Street View images to creating time-lapse videos that also move from one location to another. The results can be truly amazing. You can play with the tool online or download the code to incorporate similar capabilities into your own website. Operating System: OS Independent
Winner of several awards, Jubler can author new subtitles or edit, convert, transform or correct existing subtitles. It supports most popular subtitle formats. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.
Kaltura is home to a number of video-related projects, including a player, editor, widgets, processing, and much more. Their latest release is a Joomla extension that makes it easy to add video to your Joomla-based Web site. Operating System: OS Independent.
This video editing tool describes itself as "an intuitive and powerful multi-track video editor, including most recent video technologies." An update was released in August with new features like OpenGL support, an improved color correction interface, and a new effect preview capability. Operating System: Linux, OS X
LiVES can be used to edit regular video or to create professional VJ performances. It supports the latest standards and is frame- and sample- accurate. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.
1313. OpenShot Video Editor
Suitable for amateurs and hobbyists as well as more advanced users, OpenShot is a simple but powerful video editing tool. Its capabilities include 3D animation, curve-based camera motion, compositing, transitions, audio mixing, vector titles, subtitles, special effects, chroma-key and more. Operating System: Linux, OS X
If you're looking to create a slideshow video for a wedding, graduation, anniversary or other special event, PhotoFilmStrip is a good option. It supports HD video and offers the "Ken Burns" effect where the camera pans across the photos. Operating System: Windows, Linux.
The developers behind this video editing tool want to allow "everyone on the planet to express themselves through filmmaking, with tools that they can own and improve." It boasts a beautiful interface and hundreds of animated effects, transition and filters. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X, others
1316. Subtitle Workshop
With support for more than 60 different subtitle formats, Subtitle Workshop is a versatile, easy-to-use subtitle creator and editor. It supports style and color tags, and it includes an integrated video player. Operating System: Windows.
Another streamlined option, VirtualDub is a Windows-only tool for video capture and processing. It is primarily useful for cleaning up AVI files. Operating System: Windows.
This tool allows you to download clips from more than 93 different websites, including YouTube, Yahoo Video, Vimeo, Boing Boing and others. It can also convert clips among popular formats. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.
Short for "kernel-based virtual machine," KVM is a full virtualization stack for Linux systems. It is included in the mainline Linux kernel. Operating System: Linux.
Released under an open source license last November, MidoNet is highly scalable network virtualization software. It is designed for use in cloud computing environments, particularly those running OpenStack. Operating System: Linux
OpenVZ takes a different approach to virtualization: unlike VMware, VirtualBox and many other virtualization solutions which use VMs, OpenVZ offers container-based virtualization through VEs or VPSs. Commercial products based on OpenVZ are sold as Parallels Virtuozzo Containers. Operating System: Linux
VirtualBox offers virtualization for x86 and AMD64/Intel64 servers and desktops. Pre-built VirtualBox appliances are available for download from Oracle. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X, Solaris, others
Xen boasts that it powers "the largest clouds in production," including those run by Amazon Web Services and Rackspace. It is a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project, and it has been integrated into many other open source cloud computing projects, including OpenStack. Operating System: OS Independent.
The "world's most used penetration testing software," Metasploit is well-known as a vulnerability assessment tool. The website also includes a lot of general information about penetration testing and security. Operating System: Windows, Linux.
Easily scan your Web server for more than 6700 potentially dangerous files and programs. It also checks for insecure configurations and outdated software. Operating System: Windows, Mac, Linux, Unix, BSD.
This popular network mapper has been featured in numerous movies, including Elysium, G.I. Joe: Retaliation and The Matrix. In addition to helping with security audits, it's also useful for network management purposes. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.
OpenVAS claims to be "the world's most advanced open source vulnerability scanner and manager." It provides a framework for vulnerability management and more than 33,000 vulnerability scans. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.
1328. OWASP Zed Attack Proxy
Also known as ZAP, this penetration testing tool is easier to user than some of the other options, making it a good choice for those who are new to this type of security testing. It's an award-winning tool designed to find vulnerabilities in web applications. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.
Samurai is a Linux-based live CD that brings together many different penetration testing tools in a single framework. It includes resources for reconnaissance, mapping, discovery and exploitation. Operating System: Linux.
This Web application security auditing framework searches for more than 200 different kinds of vulnerabilities, includes cross-site scripting, PHP misconfiguration and SQL injection. Numerous add-ons are available. Operating System: Windows, Linux.
Another option for finding vulnerabilities in Web applications, Wapiti does black box scanning of apps. It can detect XSS, SQL and XPath injections, file inclusions, command execution, XXE injections, CRLF injections and other security flaws. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.
DansGuardian filters out objectionable content using phrase matching, PICS filtering and URL filtering. It allows users to customize the settings to block as much or as little as desired. Operating System: Linux, OS X.
Managed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Amaya integrates web browsing and editing. It supports HTML, CSS, XML, and some related tools like XHTML, MathML and SVG. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X
Aimed at developers creating more advanced Web applications, Bluefish supports numerous programming languages. It boasts fast startup and performance, the ability to open hundreds of documents at once, project support, powerful search and replace, snippets sidebar, unlimited undo/redo, programming language-aware spell checker and more. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X
Like SeaMonkey, BlueGriffon is also powered by Firefox's rendering engine. It includes a WYSIWYG content editor that simplifies the process of creating websites. Operating System: Windows, Linux
This "complete web authoring system" offers a WYSIWYG page editor or the option to directly in the page code. It's a good option for beginners as well as more advanced Web developers and designers. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X
In addition to Webpage editing, this complete Internet suite also includes a browser, email client, IRC chat and more. Closely aligned with Mozilla, it is based on a lot of the same code as the Firefox browser and Thunderbird email application. Operating System: Windows, Linux
1340. XML Copy Editor
For XML only, this editor is lightweight and fast. It validates your code as you type and offers a simple, basic interface. Operating System: Windows, Linux
1341. Apache HTTP Server
Now more than 20 years old, Apache claims to have been the most popular Web server on the Internet since 1996. According to W3Techs, it currently powers 55.3 percent of all websites. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X
The goal of the App Serv project is simple: allow users to set up a Web server with Apache, MySQL and PHP in one minute or less. Note that this project originated in Thailand so some of the English documentation reads a little strange. Operating System: Windows, Linux
EasyPHP lets you set up a WAMP (Windows, Apache, MySQL and PHP) environment on a system or a thumb drive in just minutes. It also includes optional modules for WordPress, Spip, PrestaShop, Drupal, Joomla, and other apps. Operating System: Windows
Also extremely popular, Nginx (pronounced like engine X) is used by about a quarter of all the websites on the Internet. Its users include Netflix and WordPress.com, as well as many high-traffic sites in Russia. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X
Most of them time when you want to install the Apache Web server, you'll also need other tools, like MySQL, PHP and Perl. This group of downloads bundles together all of those tools—along with a variety of other open source software that's helpful for running a Web server—in an easy-to-deploy package customized for each of the major operating systems. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X, Solaris
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