- Gimp - Just like Adobe Photoshop, but free.
- iTunes - organize your music, access podcasts and get your music on, of course.
- IPTV - With your fast internet connection, you can watch TV on your computer. Check out the democracy player.
- Skype - With this VoIP you can chat with your friends online for free.
- Firefox - tabbed browsing, and it's safer to use than Internet Explorer.
- OpenOffice - A free alternative to Microsoft Office with spreadsheets and word processing.
- FileZilla - A free FTP program for transferring files between computers.
- DivX - High quality Video Player.
- Picasa - Share and Manage your photos.
Also check out the Best Web 2.0 tools for students.