About this page
Here are a few links to software that is available free under open source or General Public License. This software either is used on campus or may provide acceptable substitutes for commercial software that is used at SJSU. Links are provided without warranty or guarantee of the suitability or quality of the products mentioned. Software was free at the time this was posted, but may become not be free after the post. If you find this to be the case, please report it to us so we can remove the link. All the software listed here is provided without warranty. Use this software at your own risk!
Free Software Links
Audacity is a free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. It is available for Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems.
KompoZer is a complete Web Authoring System for Microsoft Windows, Apple Macintosh and Linux desktop users to rival programs like FrontPage and Dreamweaver. KompoZer was developed from Nvu (which stands for "new view".) KompoZer makes managing a web site a snap. Using KompoZer anyone can create web pages and manage a website with no technical expertise or knowledge of HTML.
SourceForge.net is the world's largest Open Source software development web site. SourceForge.net provides free hosting to Open Source software development projects with a centralized resource for managing projects, issues, communications, and code.
Ubuntu is a community developed, Linux-based operating system that is perfect for laptops, desktops and servers. It contains all the applications you need - a web browser, presentation, document and spreadsheet software, instant messaging and much more.
LibreOffice is a free and open source office suite, developed by The Document Foundation. It is descended from OpenOffice.org, from which it was forked in 2010. The LibreOffice suite includes a word processor, spreadsheet, graphics editor, slideshow creator, database and math formula writer. It is designed to be compatible with other major office suites, including Microsoft Office.