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20 FOSS applications for Education

Links to a list of Free and Open Source Software in our Open Source Options presentation.

  1. http://libreoffice.org - office productivity suite
  2. http://www.mozilla.com/firefox - web browser
  3. http://www.mozilla.com/thunderbird/ - email client
  4. http://inkscape.org - scalable vector graphic editor
  5. http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ - sound editor
  6. http://www.geogebra.org - maths, geometry, algebra
  7. http://gimp.org - photo and image editor
  8. http://gcompris.net/ - early learning literacy and numeracy
  9. http://tux4kids.alioth.debian.org/ - maths, typing, painting
  10. http://synfig.org - vector based 2d animation
  11. http://scratch.mit.edu - programming and animation
  12. http://celtx.com - story board and creative development tool
  13. http://freemind.sourceforge.net - mindmapping
  14. http://musescore.org - music notation and composition
  15. http://moodle.org - learning management system
  16. http://mahara.org - eportfolio server software
  17. http://koha-community.org - library automation software
  18. http://drupal.org - content management software
  19. http://status.net - microblogging engine
  20. http://mediawiki.org - the wiki software that runs wikipedia

For more Free Software for Schools see the Open Source Victoria Catalog
http://cc.com.au/free-software-for-schools

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holey dooley.... waiting waiting waiting to hear back re your connections! Sounds like it was BRILLIANT.... watch out world, we have the tools!