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Best Free And Open Source Software For Windows In 2019

On this page you will find a list of the Best Free And Open Source Software For Windows In 2019, throughout time I have worked with or at least I have tested each software present in the below list, the list is sorted alphabetically.

Audacity - audacityteam.org - Audio Editor And Recorder

Audacity, one of the best, if not, the best audio editor and recording application software for Windows, is an easy-to-use free and open-source program, useful if you want to edit, modify and / or record, audio tracks on your computer. Audacity can be installed on many operating systems, such as: Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other...

Blender - blender.org - 3D Computer Graphics

This amazing free and open-source 3D computer graphics software it is used on many projects for different purposes, with this computer program you can create interactive 3D applications, 3D printed models, 3D models for video games, visual effects, animated films and more... Blender has many essential features used in 3D graphics, such as: modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking. The Grease Pencil option provided by Blender, enables users to use the 3D computer graphics software as a 2D computer graphics software with ease. Blender can be installed on many operating systems, such as: Windows, Mac OS, Linux and other...

Google Chrome - google.com/chrome - Web Browser

Nowadays, regardless of the device (computer, smartphone, tablet), the well-renowned free web browser developed by Google is a must have piece of software. Google Chrome can be installed on many operating systems, such as: Windows, Mac OS X, iOS, Linux and Android.

eSpeak - espeak.sourceforge.net - Speech Synthesizer

If you need a speech synthesizer, then eSpeak is what you are looking for, this open source software provides a speech synthesizer for English and many other languages, the computer program was developed with the help of native speakers. eSpeak can be installed on Windows and Linux.

Fusion 9 - blackmagicdesign.com/products/fusion/ - Visual Effects And Compositing

This software is a high quality program that is used in Hollywood blockbuster movies, television shows and commercials. The freeware version of Blackmagic Fusion 9 gives you everything you need to create amazing visual effects, motion graphics and animations, even if you are a beginner, the node base interface helps you quickly and easily create sophisticated effects. The freeware version of Fusion 9 has many features, but if you want more advanced features, you can easily upgrade to the paid pro version of the software. Blackmagic Fusion 9 can be installed on Windows and Linux.

GIMP - gimp.org - Image Manipulation Program

GIMP, the best alternative of a paid image manipulation program, has many tools and features that can be used with ease by beginners and even by professionals, the software is free and open-source. GIMP has useful features, such as: image editing, image retouching, free-form drawing, converting between different image formats, and more. I installed GIMP on every computer I have used since I discovered the program, until now I do not have any complaints, this amazing image manipulation program, has done its job every time. GIMP can be installed on many operating systems, such as: Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other...

Godot - godotengine.org - 2D And 3D Game Engine

If you want to create 2D and / or 3D video games then this game engine can help you do that, after your game is completed, you own it entirely, no strings attached, no royalties, nothing - that's the beauty of creating something with a free open source software.

HandBrake - handbrake.fr - Video Transcoder

A free and open-source transcoder for digital video files, with this computer program you can convert videos from nearly any format to a selection of modern and widely supported codecs. HandBrake is available on many operating systems, such as: Windows, Mac OS and Linux.

Inno Setup - jrsoftware.org/isinfo.php - Installation System

If you want to create an installer for an application, then Inno Setup is a must have computer program, this free software equals and even surpasses many commercial rival products. Inno Setup software is only available on devices that have Windows operating systems.

Mozilla Firefox - mozilla.org - Web Browser

Mozilla Firefox, a well-renowned free and open-source web browser created by a global non-profit, is the biggest rival of Google Chrome. Mozilla Firefox is available on many operating systems, such as: Windows, Mac OS, Linux and other...

Open Broadcaster Software - obsproject.com - Streaming and Recording

This program is a must have piece of software for any YouTube and / or Twitch streamer, Open Broadcaster Software is a free and open source software used for live streaming and / or video recording, the program is maintained by the OBS Project. Open Broadcaster Software is available on : Windows, Mac and Linux.

OpenOffice - openoffice.org - Office Suite

OpenOffice, the free and open source computer program is one of the biggest rivals of the Microsoft Office product line. OpenOffice is available on : Windows, Mac and Linux.

OpenShot - openshot.org - Video Editor

If you want to create or edit videos then I recommend you OpenShot, is a free and open-source friendly to use video editor with many features useful for any type of projects that involve video creation or video editing. OpenShot can be installed on many operating systems, such as: Windows, Mac, Linux and other...

PDFCreator - pdfforge.org/pdfcreator - Converting Documents Into PDF

If you work with documents then PDFCreator is a must have tool, this free computer program allows you to convert files to PDF, you can also merge, rearrange and create digital signatures for your PDF files. PDFCreator is only available on Windows operating systems.

Pencil2D - pencil2d.org - 2D Animation

Pencil2D, a free and open-source 2D animation software, this drawing and painting computer program lets you create traditional hand-drawn animation. Pencil2D is available for Windows, Mac and Linux.

ShareX - getsharex.com - Screen Capture

ShareX, a free and open source utility that lets you take screenshots or screencasts of any selected area with a single key. ShareX is only available on Windows operating systems.

Synfig - synfig.org - 2D Animation

Synfig, a free and open-source 2D animation software, used by many in various 2D projects for features like vector graphics and timeline-based animation, this computer program is a very capable and stable tool. Synfig is available for Windows, Mac and Linux.

Unreal Engine 4 - unrealengine.com - Game Engine

Unreal Engine 4, is a free game engine developed by Epic Games, this suite of integrated tools is used by many game developers today to build games, simulations, and visualizations. Unreal Engine 4 is a high quality computer program that is used in many top games of today, such as: Fortnite, Smite, Injustice, Tekken, Street Fighter, Mortal Kombat, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater, Mass Effect and more... The engine is free, but after you finished and launched the game you need to pay royalties (5% of all gross revenue after the first $3,000 per game or application per calendar quarter). Unreal Engine 4 is available for Windows and Mac.

VLC - videolan.org/vlc - Media Player

VLC, a free and open source multimedia player that plays a large variety of multimedia files. VLC is available on many operating systems and mobile platforms, such as: Windows, Mac OS, Linux, iOS, Android and other...

VSDC - videosoftdev.com - Video Editor

This free video editor is also an audio converter, voice recorder and CD grabber. VSDC has many features, effects and transitions, but if you want more advanced features, you can easily upgrade to the paid pro version of the software. VSDC is available only on Windows operating systems.

If you think that there is a free and / or open source software that deserves to be on our list, but it isn't, you can leave a comment in the comment section below or contact edvog.com via the contact page, every consideration will be taken very seriously.

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