Opensource Windows ApplicationBy Opensource, most of us naturally mistake it only as Linux based softwares. Almost all softwares for Linux operating system are free and they are quite capable to stand next to commercial windows Application in terms of their performance,usuability and stability.
Now, for them who don't want to dive into the world of Linux to taste those opensource programs, they can still enjoy using Opensource Windows Application. We know few of them OpenOffice,Gimp etc.
http://www.opensourcewindows.org is one such location for free opensource windows application.
In their words:
"Open Source Windows is a simple list of the best free and open source software for Windows. We aren't trying to be a comprehensive listing of every open-source Windows application, instead we want to showcase the best, most important, and easiest to use. This page should be a handy reference and a useful tool for getting more people to start using free and open-source software. If you think we're missing any great apps, please let us know. "
Free and open-source software is good for you and for the world. This is the best Windows software that we know of.
No adware, no spyware, just good software.
Some of the glipmse of excellent Opensource softwares you can find at www.opensourcewindows.org are:
Open Source Anti-Virus. Very good at detecting viruses. Can be plugged into hMailServer for e-mail protection
Network Protocol Analyzer, formerly called Ethereal
Host Creative Commons video or audio files for free on archive.org with this easy uploader.
Open-source 3D planetarium software. Akin to traveling through space (outer space).
Simple, easy to use application for managing personal finances.