Open source software

Advantages of open source software

Open source software is free, so the initial purchase price is always better value for money than a commercial package. Open source software is famous for the wealth of assistance available via the approprate internet support groups.

Linux is currently the most widely known open source software. Linux is a free computer operating system in the style of Unix and is a potential rival to Microsoft Windows on home and business PCs.

Open source software availability

We are delighted to be able to supply the following open source software on CDR at nominal cost – typically £5 per CD including postage and packing to addresses in the UK.

OpenOffice.org

OpenOffice.org is a complete office suite which is compatible with all major commercial packages like Microsoft Office, Lotus Smartsuite and Star Office. OpenOffice.org has components similar to Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint.

 

The Open CD

TheOpenCD is a collection of high quality Free and Open Source Software. The programs run in Windows and cover the most common tasks such as word processing, presentations, e-mail, web browsing, web design, and image manipulation.

osCommerce

osCommerce is an online shop e-commerce solution under on going development by the open source community. Its feature packed out-of-the-box installation allows store owners to setup, run, and maintain their online stores with minimum effort and with absolutely no costs or license fees involved.