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Open Source Software

We are strong supporters of OpenSource and free software. You might wonder, "What is OpenSource software". In the most simplest of terms its free software . . . yes, we said free! It has a much greater purpose than that though.

Open-source software (OSS) is computer software that is available in source code form for which the source code and certain other rights normally reserved for copyright holders are provided under a software license that permits users to study, change, improve and at times also to distribute the software. Some open source licenses meet the requirements of the Open Source Definition. Some open source software is available within the public domain. Open source software is very often developed in a public, collaborative manner.

PHOTO EDITING

  • Paint.NET - A program very similar to Photoshop™.
  • Irfanview - A simple photo editor that yet is very powerful.
  • GIMP - An OpenSource very powerful photo editing suite like Photoshop™.

OFFICE SUITE

  • OpenOffice.org - OpenSource office suite almost identical to Microsoft™ Office Suite®.

PDF

  • Adobe Reader® - The industry standard PDF (Portable Docment File) reader.

VIDEO PLAYBACK

  • QuickTime™ - The Industry standard .mov format player.
  • VLC Media - Player that will playback most all video formats and DVDs. Includes many other powerful tools.

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Technology Department
934 South 100 East
St. George, Utah 84770
T: (435) 634-4300
Lawrence Esplin
Director of Technology
lawrence.esplin@washk12.org
(435) 634-4300
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