Open Disk version 10.12 Released

OpenDisc is a high quality collection of open source software (OSS) for the Microsoft Windows operating system. You can grab the .ISO image file of the latest version of OpenDisc, and a MD5 checksum if you’d like to verify your download - obtain your copy here. Opens a new browser window

The updated programs include: 7-Zip 9.20, Avidemux 2.5.4, CaRMetal 3.5.4, ClamWin 0.96.4, FileZilla, Firefox 3.6.12, Freeciv, 2.2.3, FreeCol 0.9.5, GIMP 2.6.11, Inkscape 0.48, Miro 3.5, Pidgin 2.7.7, PokerTH 0.8.1, RSSOwl 2.0.6, Scribus, SeaMonkey 2.0.10, Sokoban YASC 1.551, Songbird 1.8.0-1800, Stellarium 0.10.6, Sumatra PDF 1.2, Thunderbird 3.1.6, TrueCrypt 7.0a, TuxMath 1.9.0, TuxType 1.8.1, VLC 1.1.5, Battle for Wesnoth 1.8.5, Workrave 1.9.2.

OpenEducationDisc 10.10 is also available here and includes:

Office and Design – Fully compatible office software for your school work, DiaMake technical diagrams and flowcharts, ScribusCreate professional looking posters and magazines, GanttProjectPlan your school projects with this project management software, FreeMindCollect your ideas with this mind mapping Software, PDF Creator – Make PDF documents from any program, Sumatra PDFRead PDF files quickly and easily.


FirefoxA safe, secure and fast web browser, ThunderbirdManage your emails better than ever – Reclaim your inbox!, Pidgin – Talk to your friends whatever instant message client they use, KompozerCreate web pages easily, without having to code, RSSOwlKeep up with your favourite internet news feeds on your desktop.

Art and Graphics

GIMP – Edit digital photos and create graphics, GIMP animation – Create animations, InkscapeMake professional looking vector graphics, Pencil – Animate your own cartoons, Blender3D graphic modeling, animation, rendering and playback, TuxpaintDrawing program for children ages 3 to 12.


VLCPlay music, videos and DVDs, Audacity – Record, edit and mix music, TuxGuitar – Compose your own music, Piano Booster – Teach yourself the piano, AvidemuxEdit movies and add special effects, Infra Recorder – Burn your own CDs and DVDs, CamStudioRecord your actions on a computer, Really Slick ScreensaversGreat looking screensavers.

Science and Mathematics

Nasa Worldwind - Discover the earth and other planets, Greenfoot – Teach yourself how to program, GraphCalcA graphical calculator, Guido Van Robot – Learn how computer programs work, CarMetalCool mathematical modelling tool, Maxima – University standard computer algebra system, Celestia – Explore the universe in three dimensions, StellariumA planetarium on your PC.


FreeCiv - Control the world through diplomacy and conquest, FreeColDiscover the ‘New World’ and build an empire, Numpty Physics – Solve puzzles using physics, TuxTyping 2 – Learn to type like a pro, Tux of Math Command – Test your mathematical skills, Winboard Chess – The classic game of chess.


GTK+, 7zip, Abakt, Clamwin, HealthMonitor, Workrave.

Advanced Internet

Httrack, Tight VNC, Filezilla, Azureus, WinSCP.

If you’d prefer not to download the entire disc, you can buy copies of all the programs, including the educational version (currently available as a DVD) from DOT-COMmunications for £2.50 plus P&P

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