Here you will find a directory of free, libre and open source software for the RedHat platform. Schools and educators may find open educational resources in the form of RedHat software that is useful in the classroom.

Platform Icon: 


Full Description: 

Comprehensive 2D CAD application. LibreCAD started as a project to build CAM capabilities into the community version of QCad for use with a Mechmate CNC router.


Full Description: 

LibreOffice is a freely available, fully-featured office productivity suite. Its native file format is OpenDocument, an open standard format that is being adopted by governments worldwide as a required file format for publishing and accepting documents. LibreOffice can also open and save documents in many other formats, including those used by several versions of Microsoft Office.


Full Description: 

toMOTko is a small flashcard application for learning foreign language vocabulary. It's specifically designed for people learning one or more foreign languages. Unicode support is convenient for japanese, korean or chinese characters, etc. It's available for multiple platforms: Windows, MacOS, Linux, Zaurus and some Nokia phones. The interface is available in French, English, Spanish, and partially in German and Japanese.


Full Description: 

SVG-edit is a fast, web-based, JavaScript-driven SVG editor that works in any modern browser.

CWM Draw Tool, alternative interface for svg-edit, available at:

Java Stencil Report

Full Description: 

Java Stencil Report is a tool that makes writing grades, students evaluations, and school reports faster. A set of pre-defined sentences speeds up the writing process. It has a small vector graphics editor for creating a fully customizable print model, which allows you to print over any kind of school report format, but also export to PDF or PostScript. It is designed for schools, but can be used to write any kind of judgement.


Full Description: 

It's a unique wiki that people love using to keep ideas and information organised.
TiddlyWiki is written in HTML, CSS and JavaScript to run on any reasonably modern browser without needing any Server Side logic. It allows anyone to create personal Self-Contained hypertext documents that can be published to a Web Server, sent by email, stored in a DropBox or kept on a USB thumb drive to make a WikiOnAStick. Because it doesn't need to be installed and configured, it makes a great GuerillaWiki.


Full Description: 

Commonly referred to as GRASS, this is a Geographic Information System (GIS) used for geospatial data management and analysis, image processing, graphics/map production, spatial modeling and visualization. GRASS is currently used in academic and commercial settings around the world as well as by many government agencies and environmental consulting companies.


Full Description: 

imgSeek is a collection of free open source projects for searching a collection of images using visual similarity. The image you are looking for can be expressed either as a rough painted sketch or as another image you supply.

  • Desktop version - a photo collection manager and viewer with content-based search and many other features
  • Server version - for integrating a content-based image database into your own software or image-related web site.


Full Description: 

Antiword is a free MS Word reader for Linux and RISC OS. Antiword converts the binary files from Word 2, 6, 7, 97, 2000, 2002 and 2003 to plain text and to Postscript, PDF and XML/DocBook (experimental). There are ports to FreeBSD, BeOS, OS/2, Mac OS X, Amiga, VMS, NetWare, Plan9, EPOC, Zaurus PDA, MorphOS, Tru64/OSF, Minix, Solaris and DOS.


Full Description: 

It converts a variety of file formats including text to Postscript format. It processes plain text files, but also pretty prints quite a few popular languages. It is highly configurable.

The GnuWin32 project provides a Windows version at


Subscribe to RSS - RedHat