Friday, 2 March 2012

Windows software and the Linux equivalents and alternatives.

Alternatives

3D Home Architect
   

  •     Sweet Home 3D (http://sweethome3d.sourceforge.net/index.html)

3D Studio Max
   

  •     Art of Illusion (http://www.artofillusion.org/)
  •     Blender (http://www.blender.org/)
  •     K-3D (http://www.k-3d.org/)
  •     Wings 3D (http://www.wings3d.com/)

ACDSee
   
  •     Eye of GNOME (http://www.gnome.org/projects/eog/)
  •     Geeqie (http://geeqie.sourceforge.net/)
  •     GQview (http://gqview.sourceforge.net/)
  •     Gwenview (http://gwenview.sourceforge.net/)
  •     KuickShow (http://kuickshow.sourceforge.net/)
  •     ShowImg (http://www.jalix.org/projects/showimg/)

Adobe Acrobat Reader
   
  •     ePDFView (http://trac.emma-soft.com/epdfview/)
  •     Evince (http://www.gnome.org/projects/evince/)
  •     okular (http://okular.kde.org/)
  •     Xpdf (http://www.foolabs.com/xpdf/)

Adobe Audition
   
  •     Audacity (http://audacity.sourceforge.net/)

Adobe Illustrator
   
  •     Inkscape (http://www.inkscape.org/)
  •     Karbon14 (http://www.koffice.org/karbon/)
  •     sK1 Project (http://ww.sk1project.org/)
  •     Skencil (http://www.skencil.org/)
  •     Xara Xtreme for Linux (http://www.xaraxtreme.org/)

Adobe Lightroom
   
  •     Darktable (http://darktable.sourceforge.net/)

Adobe PageMaker
   
  •     Scribus (http://www.scribus.net/)

Adobe Photoshop
   
  •     CinePaint (http://www.cinepaint.org/)
  •     GIMP (http://www.gimp.org/)
  •     Krita (http://www.koffice.org/krita/)

Ant Movie Catalog
   
  •     Moviefly (https://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/lmc/)

AOL Instant Messenger (AIM)
   
  •     Instantbird (http://instantbird.com/)
  •     Kopete (http://kopete.kde.org/)
  •     Pidgin (http://pidgin.im)
  •     PSI (http://psi-im.org/)

APC PowerChute
   
  •     Apcupsd (http://www.apcupsd.com/)
  •     Network UPS Tools (http://www.networkupstools.org/)
  •     PowerD (http://power.sourceforge.net/)

Collectorz
   
  •     Alexandria (http://alexandria.rubyforge.org/)
  •     aviManager (http://avimanager.sourceforge.net/)
  •     GCstar (http://www.gcstar.org/)
  •     Griffith (http://griffith.cc/)
  •     Katalog (http://salvaste.altervista.org/)
  •     Tellico (http://tellico-project.org/)
  •     vMovieDB (http://vmoviedb.sourceforge.net/)

DAMN NFO Viewer
   
  •     NFO Viewer (http://home.gna.org/nfoview/)

Dreamweaver
   
  •     Bluefish (http://bluefish.openoffice.nl/index.html)
  •     BlueGriffon (http://bluegriffon.org/)
  •     Geany (http://geany.uvena.de)
  •     KompoZer (http://www.kompozer.net/)
  •     Nvu (http://www.nvu.com/)
  •     Quanta Plus (http://quanta.kdewebdev.org/)
  •     Screem (http://www.screem.org/)

DVDShrink
   
  •     AcidRip (http://untrepid.com/acidrip/)
  •     dvd::rip (http://www.exit1.org/dvdrip/)
  •     k9copy (http://k9copy.sourceforge.net/)
  •     OGMRip (http://ogmrip.sourceforge.net/)
  •     qVamps (http://vamps.sourceforge.net/)
  •     Thoggen (http://thoggen.net/)
  •     xdvdshrink (http://dvdshrink.sourceforge.net/)

Everest
   
  •     HardInfo (http://hardinfo.berlios.de/web/HomePage)

Evernote
   
  •     BasKet (http://basket.kde.org/)
  •     Chandler (http://chandlerproject.org/)
  •     QuickFox Notes (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/13572/)
  •     Tomboy (http://live.gnome.org/Tomboy/)
  •     Zim (http://zim-wiki.org/)

Finale
   
  •     Brahms (http://brahms.sourceforge.net/)
  •     Denemo (http://denemo.sourceforge.net/index.html)
  •     Lilypond (http://www.lilypond.org)
  •     MuseScore (http://musescore.org/)
  •     NoteEdit (http://noteedit.berlios.de/)
  •     Rosegarden (http://www.rosegardenmusic.com/)

FL Studio
   
  •     Ardour (http://www.ardour.org)
  •     Jokosher (http://www.jokosher.org/)
  •     LMMS (http://lmms.sourceforge.net/)

Fontographer
   
  •     FontForge (http://fontforge.sourceforge.net/)

foobar2000
   
  •     Amarok (http://amarok.kde.org/)
  •     Aqualung (http://aqualung.factorial.hu/misc.html)
  •     aTunes (http://www.atunes.org/)
  •     Banshee (http://banshee-project.org/Main_Page)
  •     Decibel Auto Player (http://decibel.silent-blade.org/)
  •     Exaile (http://www.exaile.org/)
  •     gtkpod (http://www.gtkpod.org/)
  •     Listen (http://listengnome.free.fr/)
  •     minitunes (http://flavio.tordini.org/minitunes)
  •     Quod Libet (http://www.sacredchao.net/quodlibet)
  •     Rhythmbox (http://www.gnome.org/projects/rhythmbox/)

Forte Agent
   
  •     Pan (http://pan.rebelbase.com/)

Fraps
   
  •     recordMyDesktop (http://recordmydesktop.sourceforge.net/)
  •     Yukon (https://github.com/wereHamster/yukon/)

FreeRIP
   
  •     Grip (http://nostatic.org/grip/)
  •     KAudioCreator (http://www.icefox.net/programs/?program=KAudioCreator)
  •     ripperX (http://ripperx.sourceforge.net/)
  •     Rubyripper (http://wiki.hydrogenaudio.org/index.php?title=Rubyripper)
  •     Sound Juicer (http://www.burtonini.com/blog/computers/sound-juicer)

FruityLoops
   
  •     Hydrogen (http://www.hydrogen-music.org/)

Google Desktop Search
   
  •     Beagle (http://beagle-project.org/)
  •     Google Desktop (http://desktop.google.com/linux/index.html)

Google Earth
   
  •     Earth 3D (http://www.earth3d.org/)
  •     Marble (http://edu.kde.org/marble/)

Guitar Pro
   
  •     DGuitar (http://dguitar.sourceforge.net/)
  •     kguitar (http://sourceforge.net/projects/kguitar/)
  •     TuxGuitar (http://www.tuxguitar.com.ar/home.html)

Legacy Family Tree
   
  •     GRAMPS (http://gramps-project.org/)

LimeWire
   
  •     FrostWire (http://www.frostwire.com/)

Meal Master
   
  •     Gourmet Recipe Manager (http://grecipe-manager.sourceforge.net/)
  •     krecipe (http://krecipes.sourceforge.net/)

Microsoft Access
   
  •     GNOME-DB (http://www.gnome-db.org/)
  •     Kexi (http://www.koffice.org/kexi/)
  •     knoda (http://www.knoda.org)

Microsoft Excel
   
  •     Gnumeric (http://www.gnome.org/projects/gnumeric/)
  •     KSpread (http://www.koffice.org/kspread/)
  •     Open Calc (http://www.openoffice.org/product/calc.html)

Microsoft HyperTerminal
   
  •     GtkTerm (http://freshmeat.net/projects/gtkterm/)
  •     minicom (http://alioth.debian.org/projects/minicom/)

Microsoft Internet Explorer
   
  •     Epiphany (http://www.gnome.org/projects/epiphany/)
  •     Firefox (http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/)
  •     Konqueror (http://www.konqueror.org/)
  •     Opera (http://www.opera.com/download/)

Microsoft Money
   
  •     Gnofin (http://gnofin.sourceforge.net/)
  •     GNUcash (http://www.gnucash.org/)
  •     Grisbi (http://www.grisbi.org/)
  •     HomeBank (http://homebank.free.fr/)
  •     KMyMoney (http://kmymoney2.sourceforge.net/)
  •     Skrooge (http://skrooge.org/)

Microsoft Office
   
  •     GNOME Office (http://www.gnome.org/gnome-office/)
  •     KOffice (http://www.koffice.org/)
  •     OpenOffice (http://www.openoffice.org/)

Microsoft Outlook (Express)
   
  •     Evolution (http://www.gnome.org/projects/evolution/)
  •     Thunderbird (http://www.mozilla.com/thunderbird/)

Microsoft Powerpoint
   
  •     EASE Presentation Editor (http://www.ease-project.org/index.html)
  •     KPresenter (http://www.koffice.org/kpresenter/)
  •     Open Office Impress (http://www.openoffice.org/product/impress.html)

Microsoft Project
   
  •     GanttProject (http://ganttproject.sourceforge.net/)
  •     KPlato (http://www.koffice.org/kplato/)
  •     OpenProj (http://openproj.org/openproj)
  •     Planner (http://live.gnome.org/Planner)
  •     TaskJuggler (http://www.taskjuggler.org/)

Microsoft Visio
   
  •     Dia (http://www.gnome.org/projects/dia/)
  •     Kivio (http://www.koffice.org/kivio/)

Microsoft Windows Media Center
   
  •     Boxee (http://www.boxee.tv/)
  •     Freevo (http://freevo.sourceforge.net/)
  •     LinuxMCE (http://www.linuxmce.com/)
  •     Moovida (http://www.moovida.com)
  •     MythTV (http://www.mythtv.org)
  •     XBMC Media Center (http://xbmc.org/)

Microsoft Word
   
  •     AbiWord (http://www.abisource.com/)
  •     Kword (http://www.koffice.org/kword/)
  •     Open Office Writer (http://www.openoffice.org/product/writer.html)

mIRC
   
  •     BitchX (http://www.bitchx.org/)
  •     ChatZilla! (http://chatzilla.hacksrus.com/)
  •     irssi (http://www.irssi.org/)
  •     Konversation (http://konversation.kde.org/)
  •     KVIrc (http://www.kvirc.net/)
  •     Pidgin (http://pidgin.im)
  •     Xchat (http://www.xchat.org/)

Mp3tag
   
  •     Audio Tag Tool (http://pwp.netcabo.pt/paol/tagtool/)
  •     Cowbell (http://more-cowbell.org/)
  •     EasyTAG (http://easytag.sourceforge.net/)
  •     Kid3 (http://kid3.sourceforge.net/)
  •     Pinkytagger (http://pinkytagger.sourceforge.net/)

MS Paint
   
  •     KolourPaint (http://kolourpaint.sourceforge.net/)
  •     Pencil (http://www.pencil-animation.org/)
  •     Pinta (http://pinta-project.com/)
  •     TuxPaint (http://tuxpaint.org/)

MSN messenger
   
  •     aMSN (http://amsn-project.net/)
  •     Kopete (http://kopete.kde.org/)
  •     Mercury Messenger (http://www.mercury.to/)
  •     Pidgin (http://pidgin.im)

Mudbox
   
  •     SharpConstruct (http://sourceforge.net/projects/sharp3d/)

Nero Burning Rom
   
  •     Brasero (http://perso.orange.fr/bonfire/index.htm)
  •     GnomeBaker (http://gnomebaker.sourceforge.net/)
  •     Graveman! (http://graveman.tuxfamily.org/)
  •     K3b (http://www.k3b.org/)
  •     X-CD-Roast (http://www.xcdroast.org/)

NetMeeting
   
  •     Ekiga (http://www.gnomemeeting.org/)

NetStumbler
   
  •     Kismet (http://www.kismetwireless.net/)
  •     SWScanner (http://www.swscanner.org/)

NewzCrawler
   
  •     Akregator (http://akregator.kde.org/)
  •     BasKet (http://basket.kde.org/)
  •     Blam (http://www.cmartin.tk/blam.html)
  •     Liferea (http://liferea.sourceforge.net/)
  •     RSSOwl (http://www.rssowl.org/)
  •     Straw (http://www.gnome.org/projects/straw/)

Notepad
   
  •     gedit (http://www.gnome.org/projects/gedit/)
  •     jEdit (http://www.jedit.org/)
  •     Kate (http://kate-editor.org/)
  •     leafpad (http://tarot.freeshell.org/leafpad/)
  •     NEdit (http://www.nedit.org/)
  •     Scribes (http://scribes.sourceforge.net/)
  •     tpad (http://tclpad.sourceforge.net/)

OrangeCD Catalog
   
  •     GWhere (http://www.gwhere.org)

Origin
   
  •     SciGraphica (http://scigraphica.sourceforge.net/)

Partition Magic
   
  •     GParted (http://gparted.sourceforge.net/)
  •     Palimpsest (http://library.gnome.org/users/palimpsest/)
  •     Partimage (http://www.partimage.org/Main_Page)
  •     QtParted (http://qtparted.sourceforge.net)

PhotoME
   
  •     FotoTagger (http://sourceforge.net/projects/fototagger/)

Picasa
   
  •     digiKam (http://www.digikam.org/)
  •     F-Spot (http://f-spot.org/Main_Page)
  •     flPhoto (http://www.easysw.com/~mike/flphoto/)
  •     gThumb (http://live.gnome.org/gthumb/)
  •     jBrout (http://jbrout.manatlan.com/)
  •     KPhotoAlbum (http://www.kphotoalbum.org/)
  •     Shotwell (http://www.yorba.org/shotwell/)

SoulSeek
   
  •     Nicotine (http://nicotine.thegraveyard.org/)
  •     Nicotine-Plus (http://nicotine-plus.sourceforge.net/)

SoundForge
   
  •     ReZound (http://rezound.sourceforge.net/)

Total Commander
   
  •     GNOME Commander (http://www.nongnu.org/gcmd/)
  •     Krusader (http://krusader.sourceforge.net/)
  •     Midnight Commander (http://www.ibiblio.org/mc/)
  •     Tux Commander (http://tuxcmd.sourceforge.net/)
  •     xfe (http://roland65.free.fr/xfe/)

Traktor DJ
   
  •     Mixxx (http://mixxx.sourceforge.net/)
  •     terminatorX (http://www.terminatorx.org/)

TweetDeck
   
  •     Choqok (http://choqok.gnufolks.org/)
  •     Gwibber (http://gwibber.com/)
  •     Pino (http://pino-app.appspot.com/)

uTorrent
   
  •     qBittorrent (http://qbittorrent.sourceforge.net/)
  •     Transmission (http://www.transmissionbt.com/)

Videora
   
  •     thin liquid film (http://thinliquidfilm.org/)

Winamp
   
  •     Amarok (http://amarok.kde.org/)
  •     Audacious (http://audacious-media-player.org/Main_Page)
  •     XMMS (http://www.xmms.org/)

Windows Media Player
   
  •     KPlayer (http://kplayer.sourceforge.net/)
  •     mplayer (http://www.mplayerhq.hu/design7/news.html)
  •     VLC Player (http://www.videolan.org/vlc/)
  •     xine (http://xinehq.de/)

Windows Movie Maker
   
  •     cinefx (http://www.cinefx.org/)
  •     Cinelerra (http://cvs.cinelerra.org/)
  •     Kdenlive (http://kdenlive.sourceforge.net/)
  •     Kino (http://www.kinodv.org/)
  •     LiVES (http://lives.sourceforge.net/)
  •     Lombard (http://yorba.org/lombard/)
  •     Open Movie Editor (http://www.openmovieeditor.org/)
  •     OpenShot (http://www.openshotvideo.com/)
  •     PiTiVi (http://www.pitivi.org/wiki/Main_Page)
  •     VideoLAN Movie Creator (http://trac.videolan.org/vlmc/)

WinIso
   
  •     KIso (http://kiso.sourceforge.net/)

WinMerge
   
  •     KDiff3 (http://kdiff3.sourceforge.net/)
  •     Kile (http://kile.sourceforge.net/)
  •     Meld (http://meld.sourceforge.net/)
  •     xxdiff (http://furius.ca/xxdiff/)

WinTV
   
  •     KWinTV (http://www.kwintv.org/)
  •     tvtime (http://tvtime.sourceforge.net/)
  •     xawtv (http://linux.bytesex.org/xawtv/)
  •     XdTV (http://xawdecode.sourceforge.net/)
  •     Zapping (http://zapping.sourceforge.net/Zapping/index.html)

WS_FTP
   
  •     FireFTP (http://fireftp.mozdev.org/)
  •     gFTP (http://gftp.seul.org/)

ZoneAlarm
   
  •     Firestarter (http://www.fs-security.com/)
  •     Guarddog (http://www.simonzone.com/software/guarddog/)

Zscreen
   
  •     Shutter (http://shutter-project.org/)