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Though Linux is an open-source operating system and usually comes bundled with free and open source software, proprietary software for Linux does exist and is available to end-users.

The following is a list of proprietary software for Linux:

Contents

Networking

Web Browser/s

  • Netscape — freeware, last Linux version is 7.2
  • Opera — desktop versions free of charge, multiplatform since version 3.0 in 1998

E-mail Client/s

  • Bynari Insight Connector

E-mail Client / PIM in MS Outlook Style

Newsreader/s

  • Netscape — freeware, Linux version until 7.2
  • Opera — free of charge for desktop systems, multiplatform since version 3.0 in 1998.

FTP Client/s

  • IglooFTP PRO for Linux
  • Pro:Atria Ltd SFTPPlus
  • Xellsoft.com SynchronEX+

Firewall (packet filtering)

  • SmoothWall Corporate — A closed fork of SmoothWall, targeted at enterprise and corporate users

Visual traceroute

P2P File Sharing

  • MetaMachine eDonkey2000 — latest release from 25.07.2005.
  • Loophole (WinMX protocol) — WinMX servers down since 09.2005.

"Hotline" P2P protocol clients/servers

  • GHX

Multifunction sound modem program/s

  • PrimaFax

Fax software

Network maintenance

Routing

  • GateD

Distributed Computing

Desktop/System software

Work with files

Console Archiver/s

Desktop search

PDF viewer

PDF Authoring

Cryptography

Scanner utilities

Antivirus

Bootloading

  • Acronis OS Selector

Hard disk partitioning

  • Paragon Partition Manager
  • Acronis PartitionExpert

Backup software

PIM / DB / Hierarchical notebook with tree view

  • TreePad Lite

Multimedia

Audio/Video

MP3 Encoding

Multimedia Player

Graphics

Graphics viewers/editors

Professional Graphics Editors

Digital imaging

Vector Graphics Editor/s

Flash Player

3D Graphics

Video, etc.

Simple/Professional Video Production Environment

  • iMira Editing
  • MainActor
  • IFX Piranha
  • Autodesk/Discreet Smoke
  • Autodesk/Discreet Flint/Flame/Inferno

Creation of 2D and 3D Effects

Miscellaneous

Office/Business

Office suites

Word Processor

Spreadsheets

Presentations

Local database

E-Commerce and Web Business

Personal Finance Manager

Financial Accounting

  • Global: Hansa Business Solutions
  • India & Asia: Kalculate

Enterprise Automation (Russian)

  • Keeper
  • Oblik

Collaboration Software

  • Kerika

Project Management

  • Cando Projects Server

Communications software

  • EasyIVR Call processing (IVR, CTI, ACD) for Linux

Games

Programming and development

C++ IDEs

CASE

CASE-facility for UML

  • Together ControlCenter

Top-level CASE System

  • Rational Rose

Compilers

CVS

HTML/DHTML Editor

InterBase/Firebird IDE

  • IBAdmin

Java IDE

  • Sun ONE Studio

Memory Leak Tracing

  • BoundsChecker
  • Insure

Object Pascal IDE

Perl/Python/Tcl IDE

Prolog

  • SICStus Prolog

WYSIWYG HTML Editor

Servers

WWW

DB Engine

E-mail / PIM / GroupWare Servers

Product data/product lifecycle management (PDM/PLM)

Proxy

Cluster Filesystems

  • Matrix Server

Miscellaneous applications

Mathematics

3D Modelling

CAD/CAM/CAE

Diagram and Chart Designing

HDD testing/benchmarking

Emulators

Video game console emulators

Virtual Machine Emulator

Windows Compatibility Layer

See also

  • Wine (software), a "compatibility layer" that allows many windows software to run on Linux (both proprietary and free)

References

  1. ^ See Lotus Notes 8.0 trial download
  2. ^ See Lotus Notes 8.5 feature list, and download link
  3. ^ http://www.tummy.com/xvscan/
  4. ^ Debian Bug report logs - #364034. Accessed on: January 12, 2009.
  5. ^ TrueCrypt licensing concern Accessed on: April 20, 2009
  6. ^ Bug #109701 in Ubuntu. Accessed on: April 20, 2009
  7. ^ non-OSI compliant packages in the openSUSE Build Service. Accessed on: April 20, 2009
  8. ^ Gentoo bug 241650. Accessed on: April 20, 2009
  9. ^ http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/ForbiddenItems#TrueCrypt
  10. ^ "Teamcenter 2005 Delivers Comprehensive PLM Offering". Siemens PLM Software. 2006-06-20. http://www.plm.automation.siemens.com/en_us/about_us/newsroom/press/press_release.cfm?Component=25352&ComponentTemplate=822. Retrieved 2009-06-25. 
  11. ^ "UGS Ships NX 4 and Delivers Industry’s First Complete Digital Product Development Solution on Linux". 2009-04-04. http://www.plm.automation.siemens.com/en_us/about_us/newsroom/press/press_release.cfm?Component=25399&ComponentTemplate=822. Retrieved 2009-06-20. 
This list is based on The Table of equivalents / replacements / analogs of Windows software in Linux, which is licensed under GNU FDL.

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