|Name||Type||Compare To||Description||Operating Systems||Free or Open Source|
|7-Zip||Utility||WinZip||Feature-rich compression utility to zip and unzip files of nearly every file extension.||Windows, Linux, Mac OS||Open Source and Free|
|Open Office||Office Productivity||Microsoft Office||Suite of productivity software for documents, spreadsheets, databases, and more.||Windows, Linux, Mac OS||Open Source and Free|
|VLC Media Player||Utility||Windows Media Player||VLC is a lightweight, yet powerfull media player that can play almost anything without the need for finding codecs. Also has a good playlist feature for audio or videos. A must-have for playing video.||Windows, Linux, Mac OS||Open Source and Free|
|FileZilla||Utility||CuteFTP||Powerfull and easy-to-use FTP solution for uploading and download files from a server.||Windows, Linux, Mac OS||Open Source and Free|
|Microsoft Security Essentials||Antivirus||Norton Antivirus||A trusted tool to keep your Windows computer safe from viruses and spyware. Updates frequently and is rated equal to competing paid products.||Windows||Free|
|Windows Live Movie Maker||Video Editor||Adobe Premiere||Lightweight and easy-to-use movie creation and video editor already installed on Windows machines. Easily slice clips, add transitions, create DVDs, and more.||Windows||Free|
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