Ultimate List of Open Source Software: Page 6

Posted December 21, 2010

Cynthia Harvey

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Ultimate list of open source software:

Accounting to Audio Tools // Backup to Cloud Infrastructure // Cloud Desktop to CRM // Databases to Developer Tools // Dictionary to Encryption // Emulators to Foreign Language // Forensics to Graphics Editors // Healthcare to Modeling // Multimedia to Network Simulation // Office to POS // Portable Apps to Smoking Cessation // Speech to Typing // Utilities to Web Editors

Open Source Software: Emulators

310. ZNES

ZNES lets you play your Super Nintendo games on your PC. Some games work better than others, and it’s very much a work in progress. Operating System: Windows, Linux, FreeBSD, and DOS.

311. VisualBoy Advance

If you’d like to play Gameboy or GameboyAdvance games on your PC, give VisualBoy Advance a try. In addition to offering most of the functions you would find on a Gameboy system, this app also makes it easy to find and use cheats. Operating System: Windows, Linux/Unix, OS X.

312. DOSBox

Miss the old programs and games from your x86 system? DOSBox allows newer Windows machines and other operating systems to run literally thousands of older games. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.

313. WineHQ Its name stands for "Wine is not an emulator." While that may be technically true, Wine does let you run Windows programs on x86-based Unix systems—just like an emulator. It also includes a toolkit for porting Windows code to Unix. Operating System: Linux/Unix, OS X, Solaris, All BSD Platforms

Open Source Software: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

314. EdgeERP

A fork of WebERP (below) with a more community-oriented approach, EdgeERP also boasts about its reliability and accessibility. Key features include multi-currency, multi-language, multiple warehousing, banking, recurring orders and more. Operating System: OS Independent.

315. Neogia

Unlike most ERP apps which are designed primarily for large enterprises, this ERP/CRM/eCommerce app is specifically aimed at small to midsize companies. Its modular design helps make it very customizable. Note: Although the application is available in English, much of the documentation is in French or badly translated English (for example, the word for "server" gets translated as "waiter"). Operating System: Windows, Linux.

316. Openbravo ERP

The "leading web-based open source ERP solution," Openbravo is available either as a cloud appliance or in a Ubuntu stack. You can download the community edition from the site, but for either of the professional versions you'll need to contact one of the company's business partners. Operating System: OS Independent

317. Open ERP

Open ERP offers modules for CRM, purchasing, manufacturing, warehouse management, project management, accounting, human resources and marketing, and it has been compared to SAP and Microsoft Dynamics. The online version comes with a free 30-day trial and starts at $39 per user per month. Operating System: Windows, Linux

318. ]project-open[

Used by more than 3000 companies in 80 countries, project-open combines project management and ERP for businesses with 3 to 3,000 employees. Note that the full software is released under a mixed license, that is, parts are open-source, parts are available under a free commercial license, and parts are only available under a fee-based commercial license. Operating System: OS Independent

319. Postbooks/xTuple ERP

The PostBooks version of this popular business management software is available for free as an open source download. All of the most recent editions, including PostBooks, can be run in the cloud through Amazon Web Services. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.

320. webERP

Downloaded 5,000 times per month, this Web-based ERP offers a good alternative to NetSuite. Particularly suited to wholesalers and distributors, it prides itself on its security, reliability and ease of use. Operating System: OS Independent.

Open Source Software: File Managers

321. muCommander

This Java-based file manager is lightweight and fast with an interface that looks like Norton Commander. It also includes built-in compression and decompression tools to make it easy to work with archived files. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X

322. PCMan

The default file manager for LXDE, PCMan can also be used with other Linux desktop environments. It's very fast and features a user-friendly, tabbed interface. Operating System: Linux

323. SurF

SurF offers several features that you won't find on Windows Explorer, like the tree-based tab views and highlighting of new and recently changed files. However, it also gives you access to all the regular Windows Explorer options on the right-click menu, offering the best of both worlds. Operating System: Windows

324. TuxCommander

Linux-only TuxCommander features a vertical, two-panel, tabbed interface that's available in several different language. It's extensible, portable, and supports large files (greater than 4 GB). Operating System: Linux

Open Source Software: File Sharing

325. ABC (Yet Another BitTorrent Client

This app for connecting to the BitTorrent network offers multiple downloads from a single window. Other features include a prioritized queuing system, super-seed mode, and a customizable interface. Operating System: Windows 326. ANts P2P

Inspired by the behavior of ants, this P2P clients puts a premium on privacy and security. It encrypts all traffic and utilizes unique technology that makes users difficult to track. Operating System: OS Independent

327. Ares Galaxy

In addition to connecting you to the Ares P2P network, this client also connects to BitTorrent and Shoutcast radio stations. It includes a file organizer, multi-media player and filesharing chat rooms. Operating System: Windows

328. BitTornado

This alternative BitTorrent client gives users additional options that the original client doesn't. The latest version also offers encryption capabilities. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X

329. BitTorrent

The self-proclaimed "global standard for accessing rich media over the Internet," the BitTorrent client provides access to the P2P network that shares its name. It's both fast and easy to use. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.

330. BT++

This app aims at improving the original BitTorrent client. Current features include multiple downloads in a single window, minimize to the system tray, and automatic re-starting of interrupted torrents. In the future, developers plan to add enhanced bandwidth throttling and better OS/browser integration. Operating System: Windows, Linux/Unix.

331. Burst!

This BitTorrent client uses less memory and other resources than the original client. Key features include a torrents manager and super-seeding mode. Operating System: Windows.

332. DC++

Downloaded more than 50 million times, DC++ is an extremely popular client for connecting to the Direct Connect and Advanced Direct Connect Networks. It's ad-free and comes with some helpful tutorials for new users. Operating System: Windows

333. eMule/eMule Plus

This app boasts that its "one of the biggest and most reliable peer-to-peer file sharing clients around the world." The GUI is very user-friendly and the latest versions support Windows 7. Operating System: Windows.

334. Mute

Using similar routing technology as Ants, Mute also works to protect users' privacy. The Web site includes excellent articles that explain some of the technical details in P2P networks and P2P security in terms that non-geeks can understand. Operating System: OS Independent

335. PeerGuardian

PeerGuardian protects your privacy while you’re using P2P filesharing networks. It supports multiple lists, list editing, automatic updates, and IPv4 blocking. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.

336. RevConnect

Derived from DC++, RevConnect allows file sharing through the Direct Connect network. Primary improvements include multiple source downloading, automatic recycle for excessive sources, Kademlia, and partial file sharing. Operating System: Windows.

337. Shareaza P2P

Calling itself the "most luxurious and sophisticated file sharing system you'll find," Shareaza supports multiple networks, including Gnutella2, Gnutella1, eDonkey2000, and BitTorrent. Key features include movie previews and ratings, a media player, multiple results tabs and sophisticated file hashing. Operating System: Windows

338. Vuze

One of the most popular BitTorrent clients, Vuze makes it easy for novices to get started downloading hi-def video while offering plenty of features for advanced users. Operating System: Windows, Linux/Unix, OS X.

339. Waste

Waste allows small groups of users to chat and download files securely and anonymously. Transmissions are encrypted using RSA and Blowfish algorithms. Operating System: Windows, Linux, BSD, OS X.

Open Source Software: File Transfer

340. cURL

Powered by libcurl, cURL transfers files using URL syntax. It supports SSL certificates, FTP uploading, proxies, cookies, password authentication, proxy tunneling, and more. Operating System: Windows, Linux/Unix, OS X, Solaris.

341. FileZilla

This app offers a multi-platform file transfer client and a Windows-only FTP server. IPv6 compatible, it supports FTP, FTPS and SSH. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X

342. FireFTP

Unlike the other apps on our list, FireFTP is a browser add-on, not a standalone app. It makes it easy to access FTP servers via Firevox. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X

343. WinSCP

This file transfer client recently hit a milestone—it's 40 millionth download. It supports FTP, SFTP and SCP protocol. Operating System: Windows

Open Source Software: Flashcards

344. Anki

This flashcard/study tool lets you create flashcards on virtually any subject, using text, graphics, video, audio, or scientific markup. And it tracks your study sessions and progress so you can see how you're doing. Anki supports virtually every OS available, and you can access the online version from your smartphone. Operating System: OS Independent.

345. FlashQard

Based on the Leitner Method, FlashQard lets you create "different card types for different purposes" and presents the cards in a manner designed to optimize learning. It also includes a handy "e-speak" feature that pronounces vocabulary words for you. Operating System: Windows, Linux.

346. Genius

Genius can help you memorize almost anything—foreign language phrases, vocabulary words, historical events, legal definitions, even formal speeches. It uses a "spaced repetition" method that takes your previous answers into account when quizzing you on the material to be learned. Operating System: OS X.

347. jMemorize

Like Pauker, jMemorize is Java-based so it works on any system, and like FlashQard, it uses the Leitner System for presenting cards and tracking progress. The interface isn't as attractive as some similar commercial apps, but it's still very functional. Operating System: OS Independent.

348. jVLT

Designed primarily for learning a foreign language, this Java-based program includes the capabilities to track a vocabulary word's gender, part of speech, and examples of the word in use in a sentence. Other jVLT users have created pre-existing vocab lists that you can download, including English-Czech, German-French, Thai-English, French-English, practical Chinese, and several others. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.

349. The Mnemosyne Project

This app is both a memory tool and a research project into the nature of long-term memory. It offers a number of pre-made card sets contributed by users, and it's recently been updated with a plug-in that allows you to use it on Android phones. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X, Android.

350. Parley

This flashcard program for the KDE desktop offers multiple quizzing options to help you learn new vocabulary in English or another language, including anagrams, multiple choice, written (typed) tests, fill in the blank, conjugations and more. You can make your own list, or use one of the numerous user-created lists. (Note that in order to use Parley on Windows, you'll have to download KDE for Windows. Operating System: Windows, Linux.

351. Pauker

This flash card app exercises your ultra-short-term, short-term, and long-term memory to help you memorize virtually any set of facts. And because it's Java-based, you can use it online or offline on nearly any system, including smartphones. Operating System: OS Independent.

Open Source Software: Foreign Language Instruction

352. Step Into Chinese

Like ZWDisplay, Step Into Chinese helps English-speaking Chinese learners recognize Chinese characters. It also includes a screensaver and flashcard mode. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.

353. Zkanji

Zkanji includes a kanji dictionary and several other helpful functions. It offers multiple search methods (including drawing characters with a mouse or tablet), a built-in study program, a tool that teaches you to draw the characters and more. Operating System: Windows.

354. ZWDisplay Learning to read Mandarin? Input Chinese characters, and this app will show you how to pronounce them (in pinyin) and what they mean in English. Like a flashcard application, it also remembers which words you have already learned. Operating System: Linux.

Ultimate list of open source software:

Accounting to Audio Tools // Backup to Cloud Infrastructure // Cloud Desktop to CRM // Databases to Developer Tools // Dictionary to Encryption // Emulators to Foreign Language // Forensics to Graphics Editors // Healthcare to Modeling // Multimedia to Network Simulation // Office to POS // Portable Apps to Smoking Cessation // Speech to Typing // Utilities to Web Editors

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