New Free/Open Source Resource Editor for Windows
Tue, 02 Aug 2022 04:18:28 GMT

A new Windows resource editor has been added to the Free Resource Editors, Compilers and Icon Editors. For those unfamiliar with what this is, a resource editor (in this context) is a type of software that lets you create dialog boxes, icons, cursors and other "resources" needed in a Windows program. They are usually used by programmers when they create a program, but can also be used by (say) webmasters to create icons (sometimes known as favicons) for their website.

New Free Eiffel Compiler: write computer programs in the Eiffel programming language
Tue, 07 Jun 2022 04:42:14 GMT

A new Eiffel compiler has been added to the Free Compilers and Interpreters for Miscellaneous Programming Languages page.

New Free Amiga Emulator: run old Amiga games and software on your modern system
Tue, 31 May 2022 06:24:41 GMT

A new open source Amiga emulator has been added to the Free Amiga Emulators page. This one runs on ARM-based boards like the Raspberry Pi, but if you can also find emulators for Windows, macOS, and Linux on the page.

New Open Source Content Management System (CMS): no setup or database needed
Fri, 04 Feb 2022 05:56:01 GMT

A new open source script has been added to the Free Content Management Systems (CMS) PHP Scripts page. This is a CMS that does not depend on any database server but saves its data in a text file. Amazingly, the entire download is only 48 KB and has only 7 files.

New Free Open Source Password Manager: store your online passwords securely
Thu, 13 Jan 2022 05:27:57 GMT

A new open source software has been added to the Free Password Managers and Password Savers page. This latest one is a Windows program, but there are other programs on the page for macOS and Linux if you use those systems.

New Open Source Social Networking Software: start your own social media site
Tue, 02 Nov 2021 04:30:33 GMT

If you are thinking of starting your own social networking website, take a look at the Free Social Network / Media Software page, where a new open source program has been added. This one lets you create a microblogging platform (like Twitter) where your users can post text, pictures, videos, and audio.

New Open Source Video Transcoder: Convert video files from one format to another
Thu, 07 Oct 2021 05:26:23 GMT

Another open source program for Windows and macOS has been added to the Free Video Converters or Transcoders. Such software lets you convert video or movies between different formats.

New (Open Source) Parser Generator: for those who want to create your own programming language
Mon, 20 Sep 2021 10:50:28 GMT

A parser generator (used by programmers who want to create language compilers and interpreters) that generates C# and Java source files has been added to the Free Compiler Construction Tools: Lexer and Parser Generators page.

4 New Open Source XML Libraries: don't reinvent the wheel if your program has to read/write XML config/data files
Fri, 20 Aug 2021 05:14:54 GMT

4 new open source XML parsing libraries have been added to the Free XML Parser/Generator Libraries page. These programming libraries make it easier for you to write computer programs that handle XML files (whether they are configuration or data files).

New Free/Open Source Web Hosting Control Panel
Tue, 17 Aug 2021 07:56:02 GMT

A new web hosting control panel has been added to the Free Web Hosting Control Panel Software page. Note that such software are only useful if you are running your own web server and want something convenient to manage it. If you merely want to start a website, see How to Set Up a Website instead.

Another Free BASIC Interpreter: write computer programs in the BASIC programming language
Thu, 08 Jul 2021 05:43:42 GMT

Another open source BASIC interpreter for Windows, Linux and Unix-like systems has been added to the Free BASIC Compilers and Interpreters page.

2 New Open Source CentOS (Linux) Replacements with Binary Compatibility with Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Thu, 24 Jun 2021 05:02:39 GMT

Two replacement distributions for CentOS (with ready-to-use downloads) have been added to the the Free Linux Distributions page. These, like the CentOS of old, let you install systems that are binary compatible with the commercial Red Hat Enterprise Linux, thus letting you run programs (etc) that were designed for that system.

[New] Free EPUB Readers (Ebook Viewing Software)
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 06:04:19 GMT

If you have obtained ebooks in the EPUB format, you are not restricted to reading it on your hardware ebook device or mobile phone. This page lists many free (and open source) EPUB viewers that you can install on your computer to read them.

New free font editor for Windows, macOS, Linux, etc. Create your own TrueType or SVG fonts.
Fri, 30 Apr 2021 05:12:25 GMT

A new program has been added to the Free Font Editors page. This software lets you create your own TrueType or SVG fonts, and it runs on Windows, macOS, Linux, OpenBSD and FreeBSD.

New free program to create ISO files, copy CD/DVD/BD, etc
Tue, 06 Apr 2021 05:44:01 GMT

Another Windows program has been added to the Free CD, DVD and Blu-Ray Burning Software page. This one lets you create ISO files from files/folders on your computer, burn them to CD, DVD or Blu-Ray media, copy discs, among other things.

New free/open source DarkBASIC Professional: write computer games/apps in the BASIC programming language
Tue, 16 Mar 2021 04:44:00 GMT

The formerly-commercial DarkBASIC Professional, now free and open source, has been added to the Free BASIC Compilers and Interpreters page. If you are interested in writing computer games in the BASIC programming language, or any other type of program for that matter, check it out.

New Portable (Open Source) C Library from the GNOME Project
Tue, 02 Mar 2021 05:12:50 GMT

A portable, open source C library that provides utility functions dealing with data structures, thread management, character set conversion, internationalization, and lots more, has been added to the Free C/C++ Libraries page. The library comes from the GNOME project, but is written to be independent of GNOME, and can be used on Linux, macOS, Windows and Unix-like systems.

2 New Free/Open Source Lexical Analyzer Generators
Thu, 18 Feb 2021 05:10:30 GMT

Two new lexical analyzer generators for Java have been added to the Free Compiler Construction Tools: Lexer and Parser Generators page. For those wondering, these are tools that make it easy for you to write computer programs that have to parse text input.

Four New Email Software for Windows, macOS, Android, Linux
Wed, 27 Jan 2021 04:19:50 GMT

Four new email software for Windows, macOS, Android, and Linux have been added to the Free Email Clients page. These programs allow you to send/receive email directly from your own computer (or phone), without having to log into a web mail service.

New Free C/C++ Compiler from NVIDIA: write computer software with the C or C++ programming language
Tue, 19 Jan 2021 04:23:24 GMT

A C/C++ compiler suite from NVIDIA, offering support for parallel computing that use NVIDA GPUs, and full C++17 support, has been added to the Free C/C++ Compilers page. (C and C++ are popular programming languages used by many to write computer programs.)

New Free Modula-2 Compilers: write computer programs in the Modula-2 programming language
Tue, 29 Dec 2020 02:40:47 GMT

Two compilers have been added to the Free Modula-2 Compilers page. (For those wondering what the previous sentence means, Modula-2 is a programming language that you can use to write computer programs. And loosely speaking, compilers are the software that translate your programs, written in a particular language, into a form that can run on the computer.)

New Free File Sharing Service
Fri, 11 Dec 2020 05:20:47 GMT

Another service has been added to the Free File Sharing and Storage page. This site lets you share files of up to 2 GB, without the need to sign up for an account.

New Free/Open Source Atari Falcon Emulator: run old Atari games/software on Windows, macOS, Linux, etc
Tue, 08 Dec 2020 04:30:09 GMT

A new emulator has been added to the Free Atari Emulators page. The Atari referred to here was a series of personal computers sold in the early days of computing, and is fondly remembered by those used it then. This software emulates an Atari Falcon (among others), and lets you run your old Atari programs on a modern computer.

New Free Fortran Compiler (Open Source): write software in the Fortran programming language
Tue, 17 Nov 2020 06:33:54 GMT

A Fortran compiler has been added to the Free Fortran Compilers page. It handles the Fortran 2003 language (as well as some features of Fortran 2008) but the next version will support the Fortran 2018 language specifications. This compiler only works on Linux but you can find Fortran compilers for other systems, such as Windows and macOS, on that page as well.