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What's your favourite Freeware, OpenSource Progz?

PostPosted: Sat Oct 11, 2014 4:17 pm
by Zeropainter
Hey dear Ververs,

what are your favourite Freeware, OpenSource Programs (not only GFX)?

In Graphics
VERVE (it even top Krita) - KRITA (OpenSource, it runs very fine in Ubuntu) and APOPHYSIS (Freeware?)

Office/Internet
LibreOffice (why I should use Microsoft Office?)
Keepass V1.x and Keepass-X for Linux* (very good Safe vor passwords, I really know only my master-password,)
Firefox (the best Internetbrowser for me, I use ist since October 2004 - 10 Years!!!!! One of my first OpenSource Software in action)

POTPLAYER (Windows only) - better like VLC Player and PotPlayer is from the same Korean-Devolper of the KMplayer - but KMPLAYER is since some years full of adware

Games - I don't play Games since some years, but BZFLAG also for free, was very funny for me :ob

Some other Tools for Windows
7z / 7zip (Windows only) ... the best tool for zip, rar and other archive file formats
HDD Tune, checking HDDisks
Prime95 nice tool for checking CPU or RAM* Errors

Rescatux and/or Ultimate Boot CD (it include MEM86) - if you have serious Problems, e.g. booting - or RAM checking

OS
Linux Ubuntu & Lubuntu, Windows 7 I need only for Graphic-Tools :oops: :oops: :oops: and Lubuntu works fine for my very old Laptop, IBM T30 :ob :ob - Ubuntu I use as dualboot with my PC ....

Re: What's your favourite Freeware, OpenSource Pr

PostPosted: Sat Oct 11, 2014 8:44 pm
by Pilou
I can't say because i participate of yet 77 pages to promote this sort of thing! (only free or open source) ;)
But the more easy and serious/funny is maybe Chaoscope :beer:
Every day at the breakfast a new one! :lol: No time losted: 3 keys - less 5 seconds! :ob
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Re: What's your favourite LowBudget, Freeware, OpenSource Pr

PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2014 7:37 am
by Zeropainter
Flamepainter is not free, but I own it and I forget that to mention that - you can try a free java-sandboxversion here
http://www.escapemotions.com/experiments/flame/index.php c:!

Re: What's your favourite LowBudget, Freeware, OpenSource Pr

PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2014 4:14 pm
by Pilou
Cool indeed! c:!

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Re: What's your favourite LowBudget, Freeware, OpenSource Pr

PostPosted: Mon Oct 13, 2014 8:38 am
by Lemivision
Hey, good topic, indeed!

Of course Verve right now :) And Gimp, VLC, Unity 3D, VirtualBox, XMplay, werkkzeug4..

I like to play games but donĀ“t have much free time and I cannot remember good free game. Maybe some logic games like gomoku, chess, parking cars..
But what I can recommend to play is: Dear Esther. it is not a typical game and it takes only about 2,5hrs to complete but its atmosphere will persist inside you for looong time..
http://dear-esther.com/
And Alan Wake (PC version) for example.

Re: What's your favourite LowBudget, Freeware, OpenSource Pr

PostPosted: Mon Oct 13, 2014 9:58 am
by Taron
Oh dear, don't start with games!!! :PP
There some stunning games out there F2P (free to play). I stumbled across warframe, tanki, stupid miniclip and that stuff...can eat up your time bitterly, but- dear me- it can be fun.
With great distance to everything else, my favorite free "toys" are Sculptris and Musagi. :D

Re: What's your favourite LowBudget, Freeware, OpenSource Pr

PostPosted: Mon Oct 13, 2014 10:20 am
by Pilou
Ah yes, just the oldest and more aesthetic best game ! I am fan! :ob
(and the more difficult to program ! ) ;)
The Go Game! :beer:
Five minutes to learn the rules, many lives for increase your level! :mrgreen:
Have fun! :D
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You can play free in 9*9 with IGowin :ob
No time losted: a play is like 2 minutes! :mrgreen:

Sure normal way is 19*19 with a cup of thea is a little more longer! :bow:
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Look how this can be cool! :)


Re: What's your favourite LowBudget, Freeware, OpenSource Pr

PostPosted: Mon Oct 13, 2014 10:30 am
by Pilou
In other way another cool thing : Game of Life! Created by John Conway :ob
Free with Golly
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Some own derivation :)
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Re: What's your favourite LowBudget, Freeware, OpenSource Pr

PostPosted: Thu Oct 16, 2014 6:14 pm
by Zeropainter
One Freeware lost my trust in the last time, thats FILEZILLA - it includes spyware, even on sourceforge :PP ... but now I use FireFTP ... great Firefox Plugin for linux & windows (in one compatible firefox-profile).
Uh thunderbird is also great, I never used outlook or other software ... - also since 2005 or 2004 I use Thunderbird. :ob

Re: What's your favourite LowBudget, Freeware, OpenSource Pr

PostPosted: Fri Oct 17, 2014 7:21 am
by Taron
Oh, I think, I even donated to FireFTP. It's PRECIOUS! So easy, luv it! :bounce: