Often the words “software”, “applications” and “programs” are off-putting. They are simply tools that you use to perform a task like a screw-driver.
Many of them do so much it can worry users to the point they can get lost or worse, lose their work.
We can help with that…
Below is a list of software that is tried and trusted and free that does many, if not all, the things you might want to do.
(Unless otherwise noted, these packages are available for PC [Windows], MAC and Linux).
Free software to download: (all links open a new browser tab)
- Free office suit package – LibreOffice
- Free office suit package – OpenOffice
- Free inline referencing tool –Zotero (download)
- Free GIS<alt “Graphic Information System”> system – GRASS (download)