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  1. F-Droid, UptoDown, AppImageHub, UD: freely download Android, MacOS, Windows packages, no registration required

popular Free & Open Source Software (with Windows & MacOS availability)

  1. Firefox, Falkon Browser (true OSS), Google Chrome
  2. Thunderbird (OSS-Emailing)
  3. handy little freeware progs (not necessarily oss): TinyWow
  4. LibreOffice word processing, spreadsheet, presentations (Linux, Win, MacOS, OS/2)
  5. VLC video, internet TV & radio player & converter, screen video capture, video photos
  6. media player for windows: WinAmp (non oss, but popular)
  7. Gimp paint & foto editing, Inkscape vector graphics, OpenShot video editor, ↑more on creativity page
    font viewers: FontBase, Opcion (Java), Fontmatrix: Win/Tux (+extract/inst. f.), Linux: font-manager, fontpreview
  8. CherryTree note taking app
  9. FreeCAD - 3D modeler, Sweet Home 3D
  10. GCompris educational, playful software for children
  11. Marble 3d globe with OpenStreetMap
  12. Pidgin (many protocols, OMEMO plugin), Gajim (OMEMO plugin), Psi, Miranda (Win only, GPL, many protocols): OSS instant messengers, Jabber/XMPP: ↑register account
  13. Quassel Internet Relay Chat (IRC)
  14. Jitsi mobile+desktop audio/video conferencing, messaging (Mac/Win: search it with UptoDown)
  15. Telegram (all distros, server side non-oss), Signal (+secure): instant messengers for mobile & desktop
  16. 7-zip file compression utility
  17. Etcher load a bootable CD/DVD image onto USB-stick (freeware)
  18. OpenVPN: Windows, MacOS, Linux/BSD: packaged with your distro for sure, get .ovpn filesVPNs
  19. TV-Browser tv program preview/search
  20. MediathekView (de) search tv mediathek of ZDF, Arte, 3Sat, etc.
  21. Oracle: Java SE (Java programming language, Java virtual machine)
  22. Activestate Python, Perl, Tcl: Windows, non-oss (under Linux, BSD and MacOS python is a system component already installed on your computer)
  23. FlightGear OSS Game like ExtremeTuxRacer
  24. de: linux-redaktion: Gaming & mehr unter Linux

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