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|  _| '__/ _ \/ _ \ / __|/ _ \|  _| __\ \ /\ / / _` | '__/ _ \ 
| | | | |  __/  __/ \__ \ (_) | | | |_ \ V  V / (_| | | |  __/ 
|_| |_|  \___|\___| |___/\___/|_|  \__| \_/\_/ \__,_|_|  \___|
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this a list of free/open source software that you can use instead of paid/proprietary software

web browsers

video editors

video players

image editors

text editors

web servers

animation software

audio recording and editing

video conversion software

office software

encryption software