1. Gimp - Just like Adobe Photoshop, but free.

  2. iTunes - organize your music, access podcasts and get your music on, of course.

  3. IPTV - With your fast internet connection, you can watch TV on your computer. Check out the democracy player.

  4. Skype - With this VoIP you can chat with your friends online for free.

  5. Firefox - tabbed browsing, and it's safer to use than Internet Explorer.

  6. OpenOffice - A free alternative to Microsoft Office with spreadsheets and word processing.

  7. FileZilla - A free FTP program for transferring files between computers.

  8. DivX - High quality Video Player.

  9. Picasa - Share and Manage your photos.

Also check out the Best Web 2.0 tools for students.

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