Where can you find free alternatives to high end premium software like Adobe Acrobat, Rosetta Stone, QuickBooks Pro and QuickBooks Point of Sale, Sage Peachtree, FL Studio, Apple LogicPro, AutoCAD, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign CS5 and QuarkXPress, Photoshop CS5, AutoDesk and Adobe Premiere Pro CS5, Adobe Coldfusion, Mathematica, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access), Windows 7, Microsoft Visual Studio, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Dynamics, Check Point Security Gateways, Oracle Business Intelligence, DBxtra, Microsoft SQL Server, FileMaker Pro 11, Microsoft Project Professional, Primavera P6 Professional Project Management, and much more?
Name any kind of software out there, from QuickBooks Pro for Accounting to InDesign CS5 for Desktop Publishing to Apple LogicPro for Sound Recording and Editing, you can save thousands of dollars by getting equivalent open source alternatives. There are free versions of premium software in those areas as well as Business Intelligence, Business Process Management, CAD, Customer Relationship Management, Database Management, Desktop Publishing, Software Development, Collaboration Software, Enterprise Resource Planning, Foreign Languages, Security Gateways, Graphics and Drawing, Office Productivity (also see our list of essential web 2.0 tools available for free) Operating Systems, PDF creation, Project Management, Screenplay, Video Creation, and Web Design.
We are not talking crippled or time-bound shareware, inferior software that only does a piece of what fully functioning software suites can do, nor do we mean nulled, pirated software filled with viruses and spyware. Rather you can get fully functioning quality open source alternatives to software that professionals and hobbyists alike use every day below:
[sociallocker] Get the full list and links to 67 Open Source Alternatives for High End Premium Software at this link.