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You will receive a CD containing the following free software or open source software:

7-zip

7-Zip is a file archiver with a high compression ratio. Used to zip and unzip files.

Audacity

Audacity is an audio editor for recording, slicing, and mixing audio.

Blender

Blender is a 3D content creation suite which is used for animation production. You can create your own Shrek.

CamStudio

Camstudio records screen activity from the Windows desktop into standard AVI movie files. It is an ideal tool for creating software demonstrations and active presentations.

FileZilla

FileZilla is a FTP client to upload files to your service providers computers such as websites.

FireFox

Firefox is a robust and standards compliant web browser.

FreeMind

Freemind is mind mapping software; can be used for brainstorming sessions.

GIMP

GIMP is used for photo retouching, image composition & authoring. GIMP is similar to Photoshop.

Greenshot

Greenshot allows quick creation of screenshots, easy annotation, highlighting and obfuscating using the built-in image editor and sending the screenshot to a file, the clipboard, a printer or as e-mail attachment.

Inkscape

Inkscape is a vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, CorelDraw, or Xara X, using the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format.

Inkscape supports many advanced SVG features (markers, clones, alpha blending, etc.) and great care is taken in designing a streamlined interface. It is very easy to edit nodes, perform complex path operations, trace bitmaps and much more.

Moodle

Moodle is a free, open-source PHP web application for producing modular internet-based courses that support a modern social constructionist pedagogy.

OpenOffice

OpenOffice is office productivity software and has Writer, Calc, Impress, Base, Math, and Draw. OpenOffice is similar to MS Office.

Open Workbench

Open Workbench is project management and project scheduling software. Open Workbench is similar to MS Project.

OrangeHRM

OrangeHRM is human resource management software.

Scribus

Scribus is professional layout and publishing software and is similar to CorelDraw

Thunderbird

Thunderbird is e-mail client software and is similar to Outlook Express.

TurboCASH

TurboCASH is accounting software and is similar to Pastel

VirtualDub

Virtualdub is a free video tool for basic editing and encoding, including batch processing, mainly geared to AVI files.

VLC

VLC is a powerful media player.

vtigerCRM

vtigerCRM is customer relationship management software.

WampServer

Wampserver is used to set up a local webserver.