Free. Libre. Open Source.

Professional, feature rich, stable software that is 100% free for personal and commercial use. These programs have been developed by hundreds of talented designers, programmers, and developers from all over the world, and continue to be actively developed and improved. The code for these programs has been made freely available for anyone and everyone to use and modify, with very open and transparent licenses that give you, the end user much more freedom than you get when using paid/closed/proprietary software.

Krita

Digital painting and illustration.
Built-in animation tools.

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Gimp

Image/photo editing and compositing.
Similar to Adobe Photoshop.

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Inkscape

Digital illustration and vector graphics.
Similar to Adobe Illustrator.

Kdenlive

Easy to use, full featured, video editing. Supports all major file types.

Shotcut

Full featured video editing and effects. Supports all major file types.

Davinci Resolve

Video editing, color correcting, compositing. Similar to Adobe Premiere.

Ardour

Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) for music creation, mixing, mastering.

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Audacity

Audio recording, editing, mixing, special effects, multi-track.

LMMS

Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) for composing with synthesizers and VSTs

Darktable

Edit and organize photos, including RAW. Similar to Adobe Lightroom.

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Scribus

Desktop publishing and page design for printed media like books, magazines, newspapers.

Blender

Create 3D art, objects, scenes, Supports 3D printing, animation, compositing, game dev.

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Natron

Visual effects, cinematics, animation, composting. Similar to Adobe After Effects.

OpenToonz

Draw and animate characters/scenes.
Similar to Adobe Animate.

Handbrake

Trans-code and resize video for any device. Supports DVD and Blu-ray copy.

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Sweet Home 3D

Draft 2D/3D floor plans with photo realistic rendering and virtual visits.

OBS

Screen capture and live video streaming for Youtube, Facebook, gaming, etc.

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Nextcloud

Access your files from anywhere with your own, private cloud.

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Dia

Create diagrams and flow charts.

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Aegisub

Create, edit, translate, and time video subtitles and karaoke lyrics.

LaTeX

Industry standard type setting.

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