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Software Suggestions

The following programs and sites were compiled from suggestions by IIT students. If you would like to make more suggestions, please forward them to Matthew Bauer.

Websites for Open Source/Free Software

Other Resources

Suggested Software

Operating Systems

Web Browsers

  • Firefox - Linux, Mac OS X, Windows
  • Opera - Free BSD, Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris, Windows
  • SeaMonkey - Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris, Windows

Word Processors/Spreadsheet/Presentation/Office Software

Instant Messaging Programs

Multimedia Programs

Data Compression Utilities

Email Clients

Compilers and Development Environments

Graphics Design Programs

Webpage Editors

  • Quanta Plus - KDE
  • Amaya - Linux, Mac OS X, Windows
  • SeaMonkey (Composer module) - Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris, Windows
  • Kompozer (unofficial Nvu bugfix) - Linux, Mac OS X, Windows

Antivirus Utilities

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