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Linux Replacements for Your Favorite Windows Apps

You may be intrigued by the idea of switching to Linux. But how will you get your job done without your favorite Windows programs? These 18 great open-source apps make life with Linux easier.

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crazy250003514d ago

Awesome picture, I need to get that

JoelR3514d ago (Edited 3514d ago )

Lists like these have been floating around the internet for years...
oh look here's another one!

:-/

Windows to Linux Equivalent
Here are popular Linux applications and the Windows app that they replace:

Windows Software Linux Equivalent
Adobe Audition
Audacity ( http://audacity.sourceforge... )
Adobe Illustrator
Karbon14 ( http://www.koffice.org/karb... )
Inkscape ( http://www.inkscape.org/ )
Xara Xtreme for Linux ( http://www.xaraxtreme.org/ )
Adobe PageMaker
Scribus ( http://www.scribus.net/ )
Adobe PhotoAlbum
F-Spot ( http://f-spot.org/Main_Page )
digiKam ( http://www.digikam.org/ )
Adobe Photoshop
Krita ( http://www.koffice.org/krit... )
GIMP ( http://www.gimp.org/ )
Adobe Premier
LiVES ( http://lives.sourceforge.ne... )
Cinelerra ( http://cvs.cinelerra.org/ )
kdenlive ( http://kdenlive.sourceforge... )
AOL Instant Messenger (AIM)
Kopete ( http://kopete.kde.org/ )
Gaim ( http://gaim.sourceforge.net )
CDex
Sound Juicer ( http://www.burtonini.com/bl... )
Grip ( http://nostatic.org/grip/ )
Dreamweaver
Quanta Plus ( http://quanta.kdewebdev.org... )
Nvu ( http://www.nvu.com/index.ph... )
Bluefish ( http://bluefish.openoffice.... )
DVDShrink
k9copy ( http://k9copy.sourceforge.n... )
OGMRip ( http://ogmrip.sourceforge.n... )
xdvdshrink ( http://dvdshrink.sourceforg... )
qVamps ( http://vamps.sourceforge.ne... )
dvd::rip ( http://www.exit1.org/dvdrip... )
AcidRip ( http://untrepid.com/acidrip... )
iTunes
Banshee ( http://banshee-project.org/... )
Amarok ( http://amarok.kde.org/ )
Microsoft Frontpage
Quanta Plus ( http://quanta.kdewebdev.org... )
Nvu ( http://www.nvu.com/index.ph... )
Bluefish ( http://bluefish.openoffice.... )
Microsoft HyperTerminal
minicom ( http://alioth.debian.org/pr... )
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Firefox ( http://www.mozilla.com/fire... )
Konqueror ( http://www.konqueror.org/ )
Microsoft Office
KOffice ( http://www.koffice.org/ )
OpenOffice ( http://www.openoffice.org/ )
Microsoft Windows Media Center
Freevo ( http://freevo.sourceforge.n... )
Elisa Media Center ( http://www.fluendo.com/elis... )
MythTV ( http://www.mythtv.org )
mIRC
Xchat ( http://www.xchat.org/ )
ChatZilla! ( http://chatzilla.hacksrus.c... )
irssi ( http://www.irssi.org/ )
Gaim ( http://gaim.sourceforge.net )
Mp3tag
EasyTAG ( http://easytag.sourceforge.... )
Nero Burning Rom
X-CD-Roast ( http://www.xcdroast.org/ )
GnomeBaker ( http://gnomebaker.sourcefor... )
K3b ( http://www.k3b.org/ )
Notepad
tpad ( http://tclpad.sourceforge.n... )
Quicken
KMyMoney ( http://kmymoney2.sourceforg... )
GNUcash ( http://www.gnucash.org/ )
Gnofin ( http://gnofin.sourceforge.n... )
Grisbi ( http://www.grisbi.org/ )
SoulSeek
Nicotine ( http://nicotine.thegraveyar... )
Winamp
mplayer ( http://www.mplayerhq.hu/des... )
XMMS ( http://www.xmms.org/ )
Windows Movie Maker
LiVES ( http://lives.sourceforge.ne... )
Cinelerra ( http://cvs.cinelerra.org/ )
kdenlive ( http://kdenlive.sourceforge... )
WS_FTP
gFTP ( http://gftp.seul.org/ )
FireFTP ( http://fireftp.mozdev.org/ )