Windows software and its Linux alternatives

If you are thinking of switching to linux from microsoft windows based operation system then this article is for you. Most Windows users fear because they think that they won’t get a proper windows alternative in linux to perform their work. Here you will find some popular windows software and its linux alternatives. Here we will list only free and open source linux softwares.

Microsoft Office                                – libreoffice and openoffice
Microsoft Outlook                            – Thunderbird and Geary
Adobe Photoshop                             – Gimp
Autodesk 3ds Max                            – Blender
Microsoft paint                                 – mtPaint
Adobe Illustrator                              – Inkscape
ccleaner                                              – Ubuntu Cleaner
Notepad++                                        – Atom and Brackets
Abobe Premiere Pro                        – KdenLive Video Editor, Flowblade, Pitivi
SoundForge,Adobe Audition          – Audacity, ocenaudio
CyberLink YouCam                          – QtCAM WebCam, cheese webcam
camtasia studio                                 – Green Recorder
Windows Media Player                   – VLC, SMPlayer media player, mpv
Internet Download Manager(IDM) – uGet, XDM Xtreme Download Manager
WinISO, Magic ISO Maker              – ISO Master
DAEMON Tools, WinCDEmu         – CDemu
Autodesk sketchbook                       – Krita
Microsoft onedrive                           – Dropbox
Winamp                                               – Qmmp, Lollypop, Clementine, Museeks
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom          – Darktable and Photivo
Microsoft Notepad                            – gedit, Kate and Leafpad
Nero Burning ROM                           – Brasero and GnomeBaker
Snagit                                                  – Shutter
Windows Defender Antivirus          – BitDefender Antivirus Scanner, Clam Antivirus, Sophos Antivirus for Linux, Comodo Antivirus for Linux 

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