100 Essential Free Apps

We can all admire the vast number of open source apps and tools that are available on modern operating systems. They come in all shapes and sizes. Small console tools that can be easily integrated into large projects, feature-rich apps that offer everything bar the the kitchen sink, well designed tools, and eye catching candy. Open source software holds numerous compelling advantages over proprietary software.

The 100 applications are divided into 5 sections: Work, Internet, Multimedia/Games, Tools, and Development/Science. You will probably have heard of many of the applications, but I’m pretty sure there will be many absorbing projects for you to discover.