Software for Linux Devices


Google2SRT by Komz is a free utility that lets you download, keep and convert several subtitles off Google Video and YouTube into SubRip (.srt) format. SRT is a format that majority of media players recognize, so if you play and edit videos a lot this tool will be very convenient.


TestDisk is an open source data recovery program designed to run on multiple platforms. Developed by the TestDisk Development Team, it is capable of recovering partitions and let you boot disks again if they appear to be faulty. While there are a lot of powerful features on the program, it is straightforward to use.


JStock is a multiplatform open source program that enables you to make a stocks database. You can download these and deliver charts and data. This is done in real time and you can do it in more than 20 stock markets in the world. The software also helps you configure stock portfolios. Using this feature you can easily calculate your loss and profits.

MusicBrainz Picard

MusicBrainz Picard is a cross platform music tag editor that provides support for a wide number of formats. It’s not difficult to use and provides advanced options and plugins that you can add. On its own the program runs fine however, and makes tagging music files easy.


Bluefish is an open source programming and web development application. Developed by the Bluefish team, it gives you plenty of options for writing scripts, websites and even code. While the program is powerful, it is lightweight and loads quickly even on a netbook. However, don’t mistake the compactness for lack of features, as this is packed.


Kompozer is a free web authoring tool that offers a complete set of features for WYSIWIG editing of web pages, web file management and performing other tasks. As envisioned by the Kompozer team, it’s a fully furnished system but easy to use, and ideal for non-technical people who want to produce a professional looking site without needing to learn coding.