Free alternatives to commercial software

Over then next few weeks I'm bound to get my brain picked to shreds on a near infinite number of tech-related subjects. One subject that came up extensively over the holiday period last year was what free software was available to replace commercial software. Last year I was ill-prepared, this year I won't be.

Over then next few weeks I'm bound to get my brain picked to shreds on a near infinite number of tech-related subjects.  One subject that came up extensively over the holiday period last year was what free software was available to replace commercial software. 

Last year I was ill-prepared, this year I won't be.

Here's the list I've got so far:

Free Commercial
7-Zip WinZip
CDBurnerXP Nero
OpenOffice.org Microsoft Office
Thunderbird Outlook
Paint.NET/GIMP Photoshop
AVG Free Symantec/McAfee etc
UBCD4Win Norton SystemWorks
Any Linux distro... Windows/Mac
What am I missing?

Here's more alternatives, thanks to the readers of this blog (cheers!):

Software Description
FoxIt PDF reader
Real   Alternative RealPlayer/Real One alternative
avast!   4 Home AV Anti virus
ZipGenius Compression tool
ImgBurn ISO burning tool
Serif   software DTP software
Google   Pack Misc
CCleaner System optimizer/privacy
Inkscape Vector drawing tool
AdAware Antispyware
Spybot   S&D Antispyware
Audacity Sound editor
FreeMind Mind mapping
Gantt   Project Project manager
Open   Workbench Project manager
Scribus DTP
Blender 3D creation
SoftMaker   Office Office suite
Timidity++ MIDI sequencer
PDFCreator PDF creator
Hugin Panorama creator
OpenDisc ISO crammed with high quality apps

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