Free Links

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Here are a few links to useful computer and web tools.

Free programs

VLC media player is multimedia player for various audio and video formats (MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, mp3, ogg, …) as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.

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. It works on many operating systems, in many languages. Inother words it is a free Photoshop.

OpenOffice is an open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more. NeoOffice is its equivalent for Macs.

Other Goodies

Zedge offers free ring tones, themes, wallpapers, videos and games for your cell phone.

FreeFoto.com is the largest collection of free photographs on the Internet.

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3 thoughts on “Free Links

  1. I looked at GIMP, and if it’s a GNU product, it’s probably good stuff. I knew the people that started GNU many moons ago at MIT.

    Freefoto sounded good, but 1) too many ads 2) too long to load 3) too many stipulations about photo usage. Ah, well, there’s always good ole Wikimedia Commons.

  2. Leora: I am glad one person read this post! I have downloaded GIMP but haven’t had the time to look at it seriously. I like Wikimedia Commons too but sometimes can’t find what I am looking for in certain areas.

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