Tag Archive: open source

Mar 24 2012

Free Alternatives to Photoshop

Is there an alternative to Photoshop? A valid question, given the hefty price tag behind the popular image editing application. Hands down – Photoshop is the best image editing application out there but for those who wish to do minor image editing, there are some other free solutions out there for all platforms including PC, …

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May 24 2010

Put Down that Cocktail and Try Handbrake for Video Encoding

For many years, I have used Handbrake for optimizing my movies for my iPod and iPad. Handbrake is a FREE, open-source video transcoder application that makes the process of video conversion an easy task. Available for Mac, Linux and Windows, the interface is really easy with the ability to export to a multitude of video …

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Jan 18 2010

Free Alternative to Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is a fine product and is used by millions of users to create spreadsheets, manage email, write letters and create Powerpoint presentations. However, with all that functionality comes a hefty price tag and there are many alternatives to MS Office. For years, I have used OpenOffice, one of the best open source and …

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