[ILUG-BOM] Comprehensive list of open source education tools

Raghavendra Kamath raghu at raghukamath.com
Thu Aug 23 11:17:57 IST 2018

On Thursday 23 August 2018 10:51:27 AM IST Rushabh Mehta wrote:
> Unable to unzip it on a mac 😅. Maybe a web list will be awesome :)

Pasting the content here since it will be archived in mail and may also be 
included in web searches.

Some of the Free and Libre software used in Education :

1) ArtiKulate
Artikulate is a pronunciation trainer that helps improving and perfecting a 
learner's pronunciation skills for a foreign language.

2) Audacity
Audacity, an open source audio editor

3) Blender 

4) Blinken
Memory Enhancement Game

5) Cantor
Cantor is a free software mathematics application for scientific statistics 
and analysis

6) Gcompris
Educational Games and Activities From KDE

7) GeoGebra
Draw different geometrical shapes using the features of GeoGebra software

8) Gespeaker
Gespeaker is a free GTK+ frontend for espeak. It allows you to play a text in 
many languages with settings for voice, pitch, volume and speed. The text read 
can also be recorded to WAV file for future listening.

9) Ghemical
prepare models of molecules with the help of Ghemical Software

10) GIMP
GIMP is a graphic editor software used for editing digital pictures and 

11) GNUCash/GNUKhata
Accounting for Higher secondary

12) Gplates
Gplates is a Free software has the facility to observe the formation of 
tectonic plates over the years, the reconstruction of tectonic plates and 
their shifting through different periods, with the help of simulation.

13) Inkscape
Inkscape is a free and open-source vector graphics editor; it can be used to 
create or edit vector graphics such as illustrations, diagrams, line arts, 
charts, logos and complex paintings.

14) Kalzium
Find out the facts behind the scientific names of elements and other features 
with the help of Kalzium software

15) Kbruch
Practicing fractions and percentages

16) Kdenlive
Video editor

17) kgeography
KGeography is a geography learning tool, which allows you to learn about the 
political divisions of some countries (divisions, capitals of those divisions 
and their associated flags if there are some).

18) KIG
Interactive geometry

19) Kletters
App for learning alphabets

20) Kolorpaint
Mspaint alternative

21) Krita
Digital painting

22) Kstars
Desktop Planeterium

23) Ktouch
KTouch is a program to learn and practice touch typing.

24) Kturtle
Logo Based programing environment for kids

25) Libre Logo
Libreoffice based logo programing environment

26) Libre Office Suite
Office Suite

27) Marble
Marble is a virtual globe application which allows the user to choose among 
the Earth, the Moon, Venus, Mars and other planets to display as a 3-D model.

28) Minuet
Music education

29) Mypaint
Painting application

30) Parley
Vocabulary trainer

31) PhET
Free science and math simulations for teaching STEM topics, including physics, 
chemistry, biology, and math

32) RasMol
We can observe molecules with a complex structure using RasMol Software.

33) Scratch
Scratch is a free programming language and online community where you can 
create your own interactive stories, games, and animations

34) Scribus 
Scribus is a Desktop Publishing application.  

35) Stellarium
Stellarium that produces a virtual reality of the sky. By adjusting the 
location and time in this software, you can observe the sky from any location 
at any time. You can reproduce interesting and wonderful stellar aspects in a 
clear and simple manner through Stellarium software.

36) Synfig Studio,
Vector animation tool

37)	Tuxpaint	

Raghavendra Kamath
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