Software for starving students

ramen.jpgBeing not far from my Ramen noodle-eating, credit card-maxing days, this neat software package really captured my heart. Software for Starving Students is a package of free applications designed to help you get through school without plunking down change for expensive Microsoft products.

While I haven’t delved into all the software that comes on the downloadable CD file, here’s the list:

  • 7-Zip
  • Ant Renamer
  • Audacity
  • Blender
  • BZFlag
  • Celestia
  • ClamWin
  • DeepBurner Free
  • Dia
  • Enigma
  • Eraser
  • old woman and young guy
  • Freeciv
  • Gaim
  • GIMPShop
  • GLtron
  • GNU Chess
  • Icebreaker
  • Inkscape
  • Juice Receiver
  • KeePass
  • MozBackup
  • NVU
  • Paint.NET
  • PDFCreator
  • Portable Apps
  • POV-Ray
  • PuTTY
  • SolarWolf
  • Spybot S&D
  • Stellarium
  • SuperTux
  • The GIMP Toolkit
  • Thunderbird
  • Tortoise SVN
  • Tux Paint
  • Tux Racer
  • Tux Typing 2
  • VLC
  • WinDirStat
  • Wink
  • winLAME
  • WinSCP
  • µTorrent
  • [Via Lifehacker, Ramen photo by pain_amp1013]

    Author: Danny Sanchez

    Danny Sanchez is the Audience Development Manager at Tribune's and Danny has been with Tribune since 2005 in a variety of editorial, digital and product development roles in Hartford, Orlando and Fort Lauderdale. He has also previously worked in the newsrooms of the Tampa Bay Times and The Miami Herald.

    One thought on “Software for starving students”

    1. Always glad to see the free software promoted! I like to remind folks that includes an excellent drawing program. Combine it (Draw) with Gimp or Gimpshop and you’ve got a lot of graphics power.

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