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The Era Of Free Software Is Not Far

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Once the market was over crowded with stuff which copyright for each and every thing.Now the situation has changed with more people indulged in software development combined with the ethic of serving the soceity everything has changed upside down.Now we hear of Linux and Free Software very often.The sentence "live in a world with out walls "had never been so true.ok,Let us consider some of the cases in the field of softwares.

Linux is becoming so popular that it is a common word in our life.Even small children are aware of linux.It is becoming a great rival over windows.Take a look at various distros to see how much they have evolved .See nimblex that definitely blew my mind.Internet Browser world has been taken over by firefox taking IE* to behind the curtains.Gimp is slowly replacing Photoshop.I will not say it is at present as advanced as photoshop it is evolving fastly that one day it will get over photoshop.The multimedia world have been taken over by Vlc player.It is so stunning that in their website the no of downloads are uncountable.It plays almost everything and much more advanced than its competitors.Notepad in all computers have been replaced by much advanced notepad++ which is simply magnificient.Torrent clients are now replaced by Bittorrent.The world of virtualization is available to everyone with sun virtual box.

Microsoft office is having a hard time with openoffice.Much better and what you say ,it is a free bear.Consider the wikipedia with almost everything you have to know or you need to know.Consider source forge where you can find every thing you need to develop something.Let me say one thing frankly i cant list all the advancements and alternatives it is because the list never ends.The time i have finished this article new one might have released.Foxit reader replacing adobe reader ,7zip replacing winrar etc,are some of the few advancements.What to say antivirus will be replaced by Clamwin antivirus .The case is not different for other stuff.Databases are replaced by mysql and much more.

If interested take a look at 10 free softwares for windows you shouldnt miss.

Yes the world is going to change everything we see now is being changed with time .....

SOURCE:reviewglitz.com

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