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the gimp







  • Gimp - The GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring.
  • Inkscape - Inkscape is an open source drawing tool with capabilities similar to Illustrator, Freehand, and CorelDraw that uses the W3C standard scalable vector graphics format (SVG).
  • blender3d - Blender is a full functional integrated 3D creation software suite. It lets users create high quality 3D graphics, movies and replay real-time, interactive 3D content.
  • Nvu-Composer - speak "N view" - is a stand- alone further development of the mozilla suite component Composer, based on the Gecko-Engine of Mozilla.
  • JEdit - jEdit is a mature and well-designed programmer's text editor with 7 years of development behind it.
  • - is both a multi-platform and multi-lingual office suite and an open-source project.
  • Eclipse - Eclipse is a kind of universal tool platform - an open extensible IDE for anything and nothing in particular.
  • Audacity - Audacity is free, open source software for recording and editing sounds.

All listed programs are open-source and cross plattform (Windows, Linux/Unix and sometimes MacOS).