Tuesday, 30 June 2009

Linux & Open Source - Alternative Software

Here we present a table comparing the chances of finding software on Windows and possibilities to find on Linux. It can be used as a practical tool for find alternatives to Windows software on Linux.

The software recommended by us are highlighted in the text.














































































































































































































































































Windows Linux
3D Studio Max Blender (http://www.blender.org/)
K-3D (http://www.k-3d.org/)
Wings 3D (http://www.wings3d.com/)
Art of Illusion (http://www.artofillusion.org/)
ACDSee Eye of GNOME (http://www.gnome.org/projects/eog/)
GTKSee (http://gtksee.berlios.de/)
gthumb (http://gthumb.sf.net/)
KuickShow (http://kuickshow.sourceforge.net/)
ShowImg (http://www.jalix.org/projects/showimg/)
Gwenview (http://gwenview.sourceforge.net/)
GQview (http://gqview.sourceforge.net/)
Adobe Acrobat Reader okular (http://kpdf.kde.org/okular/)
Xpdf (http://www.foolabs.com/xpdf/)
Evince (http://www.gnome.org/projects/evince/)
ePDFView (http://trac.emma-soft.com/epdfview/)
KPDF (http://kpdf.kde.org/)
Adobe Audition Audacity (http://audacity.sourceforge.net/)
Adobe Illustrator Skencil (http://www.skencil.org/)
Inkscape (http://www.inkscape.org/)
Karbon14 (http://www.koffice.org/karbon/)
Xara Xtreme for Linux (http://www.xaraxtreme.org/)
Adobe PageMaker Scribus (http://www.scribus.net/)
Adobe PhotoAlbum F-Spot (http://f-spot.org/Main_Page)
KPhotoAlbum (http://www.kphotoalbum.org/)
digiKam (http://www.digikam.org/)
Adobe Photoshop GIMP (http://www.gimp.org/)
CinePaint (http://www.cinepaint.org/)
Gimpshop (http://www.gimpshop.com/download.shtml)
Krita (http://www.koffice.org/krita/)
Adobe Premier LiVES (http://lives.sourceforge.net/)
PiTiVi (http://www.pitivi.org/wiki/Main_Page)
Kino (http://www.kinodv.org/)
Cinelerra (http://cvs.cinelerra.org/)
kdenlive (http://kdenlive.sourceforge.net/)
Jahshaka (http://www.jahshaka.org/)
Ant Movie Catalog Moviefly (https://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/lmc/)
AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) Kopete (http://kopete.kde.org/)
Pidgin (http://pidgin.im)
APC PowerChute Network UPS Tools (http://www.networkupstools.org/)
Apcupsd (http://www.apcupsd.com/)
CDex Sound Juicer (http://www.burtonini.com/blog/computers/sound-juicer)
Rubyripper (http://wiki.hydrogenaudio.org/index.php?title=Rubyripper)
ripperX (http://ripperx.sourceforge.net/)
Grip (http://nostatic.org/grip/)
KAudioCreator (http://www.icefox.net/programs/?program=KAudioCreator)
Collectorz Tellico (http://periapsis.org/tellico/)
aviManager (http://avimanager.sourceforge.net/)
GCstar (http://www.gcstar.org/)
Alexandria (http://alexandria.rubyforge.org/)
Griffith (http://griffith.vasconunes.net/)
vMovieDB (http://vmoviedb.sourceforge.net/)
Katalog (http://salvaste.altervista.org/)
Dreamweaver Quanta Plus (http://quanta.kdewebdev.org/)
Geany (http://geany.uvena.de)
Nvu (http://www.nvu.com)
Screem (http://www.screem.org/)
KompoZer (http://www.kompozer.net/)
Bluefish (http://bluefish.openoffice.nl/index.html)
DVDShrink k9copy (http://k9copy.sourceforge.net/)
OGMRip (http://ogmrip.sourceforge.net/)
Thoggen (http://thoggen.net/)
xdvdshrink (http://dvdshrink.sourceforge.net/)
DVD Rip-O-Matic (http://dvdripomatic.sourceforge.net)
qVamps (http://vamps.sourceforge.net/)
dvd::rip (http://www.exit1.org/dvdrip/)
AcidRip (http://untrepid.com/acidrip/)
Everest HardInfo (http://hardinfo.berlios.de/web/HomePage)
Finale Lilypond (http://www.lilypond.org)
Denemo (http://denemo.sourceforge.net/index.html)
Rosegarden (http://www.rosegardenmusic.com/)
NoteEdit (http://noteedit.berlios.de/)
Brahms (http://brahms.sourceforge.net/)
Flash F4L (http://f4l.sourceforge.net/)
Forte Agent Pan (http://pan.rebelbase.com/)

FruityLoops
LMMS (http://lmms.sourceforge.net/)
Hydrogen (http://www.hydrogen-music.org/)
Google Desktop Search Google Desktop (http://desktop.google.com/linux/index.html)
Beagle (http://beagle-project.org/)
Guitar Pro TuxGuitar (http://www.tuxguitar.com.ar/home.html)
Itunes Amarok (http://amarok.kde.org/)
Banshee (http://banshee-project.org/Main_Page)
aTunes (http://www.atunes.org/)
Quod Libet (http://www.sacredchao.net/quodlibet)
SongBird (http://www.songbirdnest.com)
Exaile (http://www.exaile.org/)
Listen (http://listengnome.free.fr/)
Rhythmbox (http://www.gnome.org/projects/rhythmbox/)
gtkpod (http://www.gtkpod.org/)
Legacy Family Tree GRAMPS (http://gramps-project.org/)
LimeWire FrostWire (http://www.frostwire.com/)
Meal Master krecipe (http://krecipes.sourceforge.net/)
Gourmet Recipe Manager (http://grecipe-manager.sourceforge.net/)
Microsoft Access Kexi (http://www.koffice.org/kexi/)
GNOME-DB (http://www.gnome-db.org/)
Microsoft Excel KSpread (http://www.koffice.org/kspread/)
Open Calc (http://www.openoffice.org/product/calc.html)
Gnumeric (http://www.gnome.org/projects/gnumeric/)
Microsoft Frontpage Quanta Plus (http://quanta.kdewebdev.org/)
Nvu (http://www.nvu.com)
KompoZer (http://www.kompozer.net/)
Bluefish (http://bluefish.openoffice.nl/index.html)
Microsoft HyperTerminal minicom
(http://alioth.debian.org/projects/minicom/)

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

KMyMoney (http://kmymoney2.sourceforge.net/)
GNUcash (http://www.gnucash.org/ )
Gnofin (http://gnofin.sourceforge.net/)
Grisbi (http://www.grisbi.org/)
Microsoft Office OpenOffice (http://www.openoffice.org/)
GNOME Office (http://www.gnome.org/gnome-office/)
KOffice (http://www.koffice.org/)
Microsoft Outlook (Express) Evolution (http://www.gnome.org/projects/evolution/)
Thunderbird (http://www.mozilla.com/thunderbird/)
Microsoft Powerpoint Open Office Impress (http://www.openoffice.org/product/impress.html)
KPresenter (http://www.koffice.org/kpresenter/)
Microsoft Project KPlato (http://www.koffice.org/kplato/)
OpenProj (http://openproj.org/openproj)
GanttProject (http://ganttproject.sourceforge.net/)
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 Freevo (http://freevo.sourceforge.net/)
Elisa Media Center (http://www.fluendo.com/elisa/)
MythTV (http://www.mythtv.org)
LinuxMCE (http://www.linuxmce.com/)
Microsoft Word Open Office Writer (http://www.openoffice.org/product/writer.html)
AbiWord (http://www.abisource.com/)
mIRC Pidgin(http://pidgin.im)
Konversation (http://konversation.kde.org/)
KVIrc (http://www.kvirc.net/)
BitchX (http://www.bitchx.org/)
Xchat (http://www.xchat.org/)
ChatZilla! (http://chatzilla.hacksrus.com/)
irssi (http://www.irssi.org/)
Mp3tag Kid3 (http://kid3.sourceforge.net/)
Musicbrainz (http://musicbrainz.org/)
Pinkytagger (http://pinkytagger.sourceforge.net/)
EasyTAG (http://easytag.sourceforge.net/)
Cowbell (http://more-cowbell.org/)
Audio Tag Tool (http://pwp.netcabo.pt/paol/tagtool/)
MSN messenger Mercury Messenger (http://www.mercury.to/)
Kopete (http://kopete.kde.org/)
Emesene (http://www.emesene.org)
aMSN (http://amsn-project.net/)
Pidgin (http://pidgin.im)
Mudbox SharpConstruct (http://sharp3d.sourceforge.net)
Nero Burning Rom X-CD-Roast (http://www.xcdroast.org/)
Brasero (http://perso.orange.fr/bonfire/index.htm)
GnomeBaker (http://gnomebaker.sourceforge.net/)
Graveman! (http://graveman.tuxfamily.org/)
K3b (http://www.k3b.org/)
NetMeeting Ekiga
(http://www.gnomemeeting.org/)
NetStumbler Kismet (http://www.kismetwireless.net/)


SWScanner (http://www.swscanner.org/)
Notepad leafpad
(http://tarot.freeshell.org/leafpad/)

NEdit (http://www.nedit.org/)

jEdit (http://www.jedit.org/)

Kate (http://kate-editor.org/)

gedit
(http://www.gnome.org/projects/gedit/)


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/)


QtParted (http://qtparted.sourceforge.net)
Picasa Linux Picasa (http://picasa.google.com/linux/download.htmlcd)

F-Spot (http://f-spot.org/Main_Page)

KPhotoAlbum (http://www.kphotoalbum.org/)


digiKam (http://www.digikam.org/)
Pro Tools Ardour (http://www.ardour.org)
Quicken KMyMoney (http://kmymoney2.sourceforge.net/)


GNUcash (http://www.gnucash.org/
)

Gnofin (http://gnofin.sourceforge.net/)

Grisbi (http://www.grisbi.org/)
SoulSeek Nicotine
(http://nicotine.thegraveyard.org/)

Nicotine-Plus (http://nicotine-plus.sourceforge.net/)
SoundForge Audacity (http://audacity.sourceforge.net/)

ReZound (http://rezound.sourceforge.net/)
Total Commander GNOME Commander
(http://www.nongnu.org/gcmd/)

xfe (http://roland65.free.fr/xfe/)

Tux Commander (http://tuxcmd.sourceforge.net/)

Midnight Commander (http://www.ibiblio.org/mc/)

Krusader (http://krusader.sourceforge.net/)
Traktor DJ Mixxx
(http://mixxx.sourceforge.net/)
Videora thin liquid film
(http://thinliquidfilm.org/)
Winamp Amarok (http://amarok.kde.org/)

banshee(http://www.banshee-project.org/)
Audacious (http://audacious-media-player.org/Main_Page)


XMMS (http://www.xmms.org/)
Windows Media Player VideoLAN (http://www.videolan.org/)

KPlayer (http://kplayer.sourceforge.net/)


xine (http://xinehq.de/)


totem (http://www.gnome.org/projects/totem)

mplayer (http://www.mplayerhq.hu/design7/news.html)
Windows Movie Make PiTiVi (http://www.pitivi.org/wiki/Main_Page)


LiVES (http://lives.sourceforge.net/)


Avidemux (http://fixounet.free.fr/avidemux/)


Cinelerra (http://cvs.cinelerra.org/)


kdenlive (http://kdenlive.sourceforge.net/)
WinISO ISO Master (http://littlesvr.ca/isomaster/)


KIso (http://kiso.sourceforge.net/)
WinMerge

Meld (http://meld.sourceforge.net/)


xxdiff (http://furius.ca/xxdiff/)
WinTV XdTV (http://xawdecode.sourceforge.net/)


tvtime (http://tvtime.sourceforge.net/)


- Mihir Patel.

Ref: Sebastiano Merlino

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