Productivity and Creativity

  • Adobe
    Expansive selection of top-tier development and creativity applications.
    adobe.com/products
  • Audacity
    Free, easy-to-use audio editor with robust recording, editing, and conversion tools.
    audacity.sourceforge.net
  • FastStone
    Free image browser, converter, and editor with outstanding red-eye removal.
    faststone.org
  • GIMP
    Free open source software for drawing, photo retouching, and image authoring.
    gimp.org
  • Google Docs
    Create and share online documents, forms, presentations, and spreadsheets.
    docs.google.com - Also see: Google Drive, Forms, Sheets, Slides
  • Microsoft Office
    Leading, de facto standard productivity suite from Microsoft.
    office.microsoft.com - Also see: Office Live
  • Open Office
    Apache open-source productivity suite sponsored by Sun Microsystems.
    openoffice.org
  • TechSmith
    Inexpensive, easy-to-use screen capture and recording software.
    techsmith.com
  • Thinkfree
    Online platform for document storage and collaboration.
    thinkfree.com
  • ZOHO
    Provider of free online productivity and collaboration apps.
    zoho.com

Personal Organization

  • Evernote
    Index and search text, images, and media clipped from local documents and the Web.
    evernote.com
  • Zotero
    Firefox extension for collecting, managing, and citing resources.
    zotero.org

Web Browsers

  • Chrome
    Leading broswer by Google with a minimalist design and many free extensions.
    google.com/chrome
  • Internet Explorer
    Classic web browser from Microsoft.
    microsoft.com/ie - Also see: Microsoft Edge
  • Firefix
    Popular browser with thousands of available add-ons. Developed by Mozilla.
    mozilla.com/firefox
  • Opera
    Feature-rich browser with tightly integrated web services.
    opera.com/browser
  • Safari
    Default browser on Apple platforms with a very simple user interface.
    apple.com/safari

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