The OSSwin project: Open Source for Windows!

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Cheers,
Bart Vandewoestyne

Audio editing tools

Tag tools:

Business Software

CAD software and Electronic Design Automation (EDA)

CAD
Electronic Design Automation (EDA)

Calendar Software

CD Writing

Compression/ZIP

Databases

Desktop Environments & Windows shell replacements

Dictionaries

Drivers/Hardware

Educational

Emulators

Amiga:
Apple:
Atari:
DOS:
GameCube + Wii
IA-32
Sega Master System:
Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
PowerPC
Sega Genesis / Sega CD / Sega 32X:
Sega Dreamcast:
Sega Saturn:
Super Nintendo
Nintendo 64
ZX Specrum
Other

Encyclopedia

Filesharing

Ares
BitTorrent
Direct Connect:
eDonkey2000 - Overnet
Gnutella
Gnutella2/Shareaza
HeavyMole
IRC:
Kazaa/Fasttrack:
MUTE
NetMess:
OpenFT:
OpenNap/Napster:
Soulseek:
Others:

FTP clients

Firewall & NAT

Firewall:
NAT:

File systems (drivers)

Games

See this separate page and don't hesitate to organise the first Open-Source-Games-Only LAN-party in your neighbourghood!

Games

GPS:

Graphics

2D animation:
3D modeling, animation and rendering:
Image editors:
Image viewers:
Paint-alike programs:
Vector graphics:

Instant Messaging

Internet Voice chat

SIP VoIP:

IRC clients

Mail & News

Accessing HTTPMail services like Hotmail, Yahoo,... (I need testers for this software, please mail me your experiences!)
Anti-Spam

Media Players (audio)

Media Players (video)

Media Players (codecs)

MC303 utilities

(only Linux, sorry... but i had to add this one ;-)

Networking tools

NTP clients

Office tools

Operating Systems

PostScript viewers

Programming

Ada:
Assembler:
Basic:
C:
D:
Delphi:
Eiffel:
Fortran:
GUI prototyping:
Haskell:
Java:
Lua:
Mercury:
.NET
Pascal:
Perl:
PHP:
Prolog
Python:
Ruby:
Scheme:
IDE's:
Debuggers:
Installer systems:
CVS:
Subversion:
Git:
Decompilers:
GUI toolkits
Computer Graphics libraries
Libraries
Modeling tools:

Remote access

Sciences and Math

Mathematics:
Biology:
Geographic Information Systems:

Maybe there's more on the FreeGIS site, if you find stuff, please report it.

General:

Security, Privacy, Protection,...

Server software

CVS:
DHCP:
DNS:
FTP servers:
Identd:
Jabber servers:
Java/XML application server
Mail and News:
Webservers:
Napster servers:
NFS servers:
SSH-servers:
Other:

SCP (SecureCoPy) clients

Stream Downloaders

Text editors

Utilities

Backup:
Uninstall and cleanup:
System tools:
Checksumming:
base64 encoding/decoding:
Data recovery:
Disk utilities:
Grep-alike tools
Mobile phone utilities:
Notes:
Photo album software:
Printing:
Shells:
To be classified:

Video capture/processing

VJ Software

Web browsers

Webcam

Web editors

Webgrabbers and Download Managers

X-servers

Others

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Last Update: December 23st, 2016