[Essentials] Freeware

Discussion in 'Computer Software and Operating Systems' started by Guild McCommunist, Dec 5, 2009.

  1. Mazamin

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  2. kgvelkov

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    http://www.libreoffice.org/download/ <-- LibreOffice instead of OpenOffice. The latter has been stagnating in development for quite some time

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  3. Futurdreamz

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    I just use qbittorrent. Everyone should switch
     
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  7. hobbledehoy899

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    This thread mixes up free software that's also free of price (free as in both speech and beer) and legitimate freeware (free as in beer only.)
     
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  9. VitaType

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    Every open source software also can be treated as freeware, but not every freeware can be treated as open source software. This is a thread about freeware and therefore it can includes both.
    Beside that get along with the fact that everyone expect you GNU evangelist calls it open source and not freeware ;)
     
  10. Futurdreamz

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    Obviously this thread is about free for use (free for the end user to use). Most users don't give a shit about whether or not the software is open source or not as long as it work. And GNU is really a flawed idea, it puts philosophy over practicality and still runs into the occasional problem.
     
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    Discord.
     
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    True. I forgot to add it earlier and I saw your post so I thought i'd give it another vote. (the more votes, the higher it is in the list)
     
  15. Gameboyandwatch

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    Ah kk.
     
  16. RoseyDreamy

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    qBittorrent should also be on the list, it's a much better client than μTorrent. I also give a +1 to 7-Zip and Discord.

    Also, yay, 100th post.
     
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  18. HamBone41801

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    terracopy. not well known but SUPER useful.
     
  19. banjo2

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    I had to use that for when explorer.exe kept crashing every minute, disrupting my file transfers. Great tool, though it's a little confusing.
    +1 TeraCopy
     
  20. TheDarkGreninja

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