The year is 2019 and if you have a thought process in any way similar to mine, you’d most likely prefer to start the year on a clean slate. Formatting and reinstalling only the essentials. With time, one’s workspace gets cluttered with ‘one-time-use’ softwares, ‘no-longer-needed apps’ and apps you might have forgotten about.
This is a listing of Apps that can and do succesfully replace sold/proprietary apps.
This will be updated when new ones are discovered. You could also submit PR’s to this repo with suggestions.
|Sold/Proprietary||Open Source Alternative|
|Document Editor||Libre Office|
|Media Players||VLC, IINA|
|Flash OS’s to SD||balenaEtcher|
|FTP Client||Cyber Duck|