Free Software

Below is a list of free software for anyone to use.  Some of these are good alternatives to Gallaudet-licensed software, (such MS and Apple office suites-- perfect for users who are not eligible for Gallaudet-licensed software).  Note:  If you need to download and install free (eligible) software on Gallaudet-owned computer, please make a request at the Help Desk.

Legend:
W:  MS Windows
M:  Apple Mac OS X
L:  Ubuntu Linux  (or Linux Mint)

Antivirus
W: Windows 10 has anti-virus built-in
W/M: Sophos Home (sign-up for free) - http://www.sophos.com
L: ClamAV (ClamTk GUI) - available via Software Center app

CD/DVD Burning:
W: CDBurnerXP - http://cdburnerxp.se
M: Burn - http://burn-osx.sourceforge.net
L: Brasero - available via Software Center app

Desktop Publishing:
W/M: Scribus - http://www.scribus.net
L: Scribus - available via Software Center app

Flash Player:
Edge and Chrome browsers have Flash built-in
Firefox, Safari and Opera: http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer
L: available via Software Center app

Image Editor:
W: Paint.NET - http://www.getpaint.net
W/M: GIMP -  http://www.gimp.org
L: GIMP or Pinta - available via Software Center app

Java Runtime:
W/M/L: Sun Java Runtime Edition (JRE) - http://java.com

Media Player: (plays almost all formats)
W/M: VLC Player - http://videolan.org
L: VLC - available via Software Center app

Office Suite:
W/M: LibreOffice - http://www.libreoffice.org
L: LibreOffice - available via Software Center app

PDF Creation:(basic)
W-7: pdf24 - http://en.pdf24.org
W-10/M/L: built-in

PDF Reader:
W/M/L: Adobe (Acrobat) Reader - http://get.adobe.com/reader
W-10/M/L: built-in

Subtitles/Captions Creator:
W/M: Aegisub - http://www.aegisub.org
L: Aegisub - available via Software Center app
Convert to other formats, use 3PlayMedia's Captions Format Converter  (web-based app)

Text Editors:
W: Notepad++ - http://notepad-plus.sourceforge.net
M: built-in (TextEdit)
L: gedit - available via Software Center app

Vector Graphics Editor (SVG, AI, etc.) 
W/M/L: Inkscape - http://inkscape.org

Video/Audio Annotation:
W/M/L:  ELAN - http://tla.mpi.nl/tools/tla-tools/elan/

Web Authoring:
W/M/L: Mozilla SeaMonkey - http://www.seamonkey-project.org
W/M/L: Amaya - http://www.w3.org/Amaya/
W/M: Bluefish - http://sourceforge.net/projects/bluefish
L: Bluefish: available via Software Center app

Web Browser Alternatives:
W/M/L: Google Chrome - http://www.google.com/chrome
W/M: Mozilla Firefox - http://www.mozilla.com
L: Mozilla Firefox - available via Software Center app

Useful Apps:

Apps Update Checker:
W: FileHippo - http://www.filehippo.com
M: built-in (via Mac App store, limited)
L: built-in

Cleaning and Optimizing:
W: CCleaner - http://www.ccleaner.com
M: Onyx - http://www.titanium.free.fr
L: BleachBit - available via Software Center app

Dictionary/Thesaurus
W: WordWeb Free Dictionary  - http://wordweb.info/free
M: Built-in
L: Built-in or Artha - available via Software Center app

Maps/Geography
W/M/L:  Google Earth - http://earth.google.com

Remote Desktop: (access or share computer from anywhere)
W/M/L:  Teamviewer - http://www.teamviewer.com
W/M/L:  Chrome Remote Desktop (requires Chrome web browser)  -  http://chrome.google.com/remotedesktop

Decompress/Compress Files: (zip, 7z, etc)
W: 7-Zip - http://www.7-zip.org
M: The Unarchiver - http://wakaba.c3.cx/s/apps/unarchiver.html
L: built-in

Virtualization: (running OS inside OS)
W/M: Oracle VirtualBox - http://www.virtualbox.org
L: VirtualBox - available via Software Center app