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TribbleZA

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Bhoza

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Free software for Image Manipulation, Drawing and Photo Editing...

Try Krita...
http://kritastudio.com/desktop.html
Try the Gimp...
http://www.gimp.org/
... and the Gimp now comes with Themes...
http://gimper.net/index.php?topic=626.0
or Paint.net...
http://www.getpaint.net/redirect/wp/index.html
or Photofiltre...
http://photofiltre.free.fr/
or Serif Photo Plus...
http://www.freeserifsoftware.com/software/PhotoPlus/default.asp
(Serif has a few other free programs there on their site too)
Inkscape is for Vector Drawing...
http://www.inkscape.org/
Faststone has some nice freeware graphics viewing and resizing programs...
http://www.faststone.org/
Blender is a free 3D creation suite...
http://www.blender.org/
Maya Personal Learning Edition is made by Autodesk...
http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/index?siteID=123112&id=7639525
ArtWeaver is for Digital Painting with realistic reproduction...
http://www.artweaver.de/index.php?en_version
Edit your Photos Online...
http://www.picnik.com/
2D animation and Drawing software...
http://www.pencil-animation.org/
Photo ID Creation software...
http://www.advancedidcreator.com/

Not really image manipulation, but a Free 3D graphical environment Engine complete with Source Code...
http://g3d-cpp.sourceforge.net/

and a nice list of all the best programs out there...
http://www.maa.org/editorial/mathgames/mathgames_08_01_05.html
Here are the best 50 freeware programs for Design and Manipulation...
http://www.persiancultures.com/pictures/top/best_50_freeware_for_design_and_developing .htm
Free Wallpaper and digital software...
http://www.jezz.us/
http://mybroadband.co.za/vb/showthread.php?t=72581

Free Open Source Alternatives for Adobe Creative Suite...
http://www.graphicdesignforum.com/forum/showthread.php?t=33457
Best Thread in the History of threads...
To the creator and all who added value Thank You!
 

ronald911

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Free Software for Office Suites, Accounting and Productivity...

LibreOffice is an Open Source Office Suite from The Document Foundation.
It is a fork of Open Office (below)
It is compatible with other major office suites, including Microsoft Office.
http://www.libreoffice.org/
OpenOffice.org started out as StarOffice, but has advanced into another great ODF Office Suite.
http://www.openoffice.org/
Or Lotus Symphony?
http://symphony.lotus.com/software/lotus/symphony/home.nsf/home
Or AbiWord?
http://www.abisource.com/
Google Apps are a suite of online document tools that are installed as part of the Google Pack.
Free for private users (with limitations). Business subscriptions are also available.
http://pack.google.com/intl/en/pack_installer.html
Marcus Schiesser's Easy Office....
http://easyoffice.sourceforge.net/

Gnumeric is Gnome's Free Spreadsheet program...
http://www.gnome.org/projects/gnumeric/

LyX is a document processor that encourages an approach to writing based on the structure of your documents (WYSIWYM), and not simply their appearance (WYSIWYG).
http://www.lyx.org/Home

OpenProj: OpenSource Project management replacement for Microsoft Project
http://www.dzone.com/links/rss/openproj_opensource_replacement_for_microsoft_pro.html

Dia is organisational chart software...
http://live.gnome.org/Dia/Download

and a nice free Accounting package as well...
http://sourceforge.net/projects/turbocash/

Cubit also has a Free Accounting Package and Point of Sale Software...
http://www.cubit.co.za/

and a free Money Manager...Money Manger Ex...
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=163169&package_id=184394&release_id=555079

Free Vector Clipart and Images...
http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/50-websites-for-free-vector-images-download/

Free PDF Tools...
http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/mastering-pdf-80-free-tools-tips-and-resources/

Mind Mapping and Brainstorming Software...
http://www.xmind.net/
What is Mind Mapping?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mind_map
 
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