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Dec 4, 2013 (3 years and 11 months ago)

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Karianne Roti and Silje Ganger

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Free software


Photo editing programs
:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_raster_graphics_editors#List


GIMP

www.gimp.org



GIMP is an acronym for GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed program for
such tasks as photo retouching, image
composition and image authoring.



It has many capabilities. It can be used as a simple paint program, an expert quality photo
retouching program, an online batch processing system, a mass production image renderer, an
image format converter, etc.



GIMP is
expandable and extensible. It is designed to be augmented with plug
-
ins and extensions
to do just about anything. The advanced scripting interface allows everything from the simplest
task to the most complex image manipulation procedures to be easily scrip
ted.



GIMP is written and developed under X11 on
UNIX

platforms. But basically the same code also
runs on
MS Windows

and
Ma
c OS X
.


IRFANVIEW

http://www.irfanview.com



IrfanView is a very fast, small, compact and innovative FREEWARE (for non
-
commercial use)
graphic viewer for Windows 9x/ME/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista.



It is trying to be simple for beginners and powerful for profes
sionals.



IrfanView is trying to create new and/or interesting features in its own way
.



IrfanView was the first Windows graphic viewer
worldwide

with
multiple

(animated) GIF
support.



One of the first graphic viewers
worldwide

with Multipage TIF support.



The

first graphic viewer
worldwide

with Multiple ICO support.


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PHOTOFILTRE

http://photofiltre.free.fr/frames_en.htm



PhotoFiltre is a complete image retouching program.



It allows you to do simple or advanced
adjustment to

an image and apply a vast range of fi
lters on
it. It is simple and intuitive to use, and has an easy learning curve.



The toolbar, giving you access to the standard filters with just a few clicks, gives

PhotoFiltre a robust look.


Vector programs:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_vector_
graphics_editors


INKSCAPE

http://www.inkscape.org/



Inkscape is an open
-
source vector graphics editor similar to Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw,
Freehand, or Xara X.



What sets Inkscape apart is its use of
Scalable Vector Graphics

(SVG), an open XML
-
based
W3C

standard, as the native format.



Inkscape supports many advanced SVG features (markers, clones, alpha blending,
etc.) and great
care is taken in designing a streamlined interface.



It is very easy to edit nodes, perform complex path operations, trace bitmaps and much more.


KARBON

http://www.koffice.org/karbon/



Karbon is a

vector
-
based

drawing application for KOffi
ce.



It allows artists to create complex drawings without losing image quality when zooming in on, or
resizing the drawing.



Graphic design ideas can be quickly and easily transformed into high quality illustrations with
Karbon.


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Karianne Roti and Silje Ganger

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DRAW



open office

http://
www.openoffice.org/product/draw.html



DRAW
-

from a quick sketch to a complex plan, DRAW gives you the tools to communicate with
graphics and diagrams. With a maximum page size of 300cm by 300cm, DRAW is powerful tool
for technical or general posters, etc.



'Park' your most commonly used drawing tools around your screen ready for single
-
click access.



Use
Styles and Formatting

to put all your graphics styles at your finger tips.



Manipulate objects, rotate in two or three dimensions; the
3D controller

puts sphe
res, rings,
cubes, etc. at your disposal.



Arrange objects
:

group, ungroup, regroup, and edit objects while grouped. Sophisticated
rendering

let you create photorealistic images with your own texture, lighting effects,
transparency, perspective, and so on.



Smart connectors

make short work of flowcharts, organisation charts, network diagrams, etc.
Define your own 'glue points' for connectors to 'stick' to.



Dimension lines

automatically calculate and display linear dimensions as you draw.



Use the picture
Galle
ry

for clipart; create your own art and add it to the Gallery.



Save your graphics in Open

Document format, the new international standard for office
documents. This XML based format means you're not tied in to DRAW. You can access your
graphics from any Op
en

Document compliant software.



Import graphics

from all common formats (including BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG, TIFF, and WMF).



Use DRAW's free ability to create Flash (.swf) versions of your work.



Video Editing Software
:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_vid
eo_editing_software


MICROSOFT MOVIE MAKER

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/updates/moviemaker2.mspx

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Already installed on newer computers that are running Windows XP, Movie Maker has drag and
drop features to make creating and editing your movi
e easier.



Microsoft has many add
-
ons for this software, and upgrades are available through the website.



This is one of the best free video editing software programs available.


APPLE IMOVIE

http://www.apple.com/ilife/imovie/



Apple iMovie is comparable to

Windows Movie Maker, but Apple iMovie is used on the MAC
operating system.



Apple iMovie has many advanced features and add
-
ons.



Unfortunately, the software is only free if you buy a new MAC system. If you want the software
without buying the system, it
is available for purchase.



One of the best free video editing programs available for MAC users.


AVID FREE DV

http://www.avid.com/freedv/



Avid FreeDV is available for both Windows and MAC operating systems, and includes basic
video and audio editing capab
ilities, as well as up to two streams of real
-
time effects.



On the whole, a solid video editing program that is slightly hard to use, but very powerful once
you learn its ins and outs.


WAX

http://www.debugmode.com/wax/



Wax is a high performance and flexi
ble free video editing software program.



Wax is good for both
home users and professionals. It can be used as a stand
-
alone application, or

as a plug
-
in to other video editors.



The software also features unlimited video and audio tracks with top
-
down co
mpositing.


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Open Source CMS
:

http://www.freewebsoftware.org/


JOOMLA

http://www.joomla.org



Joomla! is one of the most powerful Open Source Content Management Systems on the planet.



It is used all over the world for ev
erything from simple websites to complex corporate
applications. Joomla! is easy to install, simple to manage, and reliable.