A free course management system (CMS) to create online learning sites
Moodle is a Course Management System (CMS), also known as a Learning Management System (LMS) or a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). It is a Free web application that educators can use to create effective online learning sites. https://moodle.org/
An award-winning drawing program for children ages 3 to 12
Tux Paint is a free, award-winning drawing program for children ages 3 to 12. It combines an easy-to-use interface, fun sound effects, and an encouraging cartoon mascot who guides children as they use the program. Kids are presented with a blank canvas and a variety of drawing tools to help them be creative. Along with paintbrush, shapes and text, Tux Paint includes a "stamp" feature to add pre-drawn or photographic imagery to pictures, and a set of "magic tools" that provide filter effects (like blur, tint and waves) and interesting drawing tools (like train tracks, bubbles and grass). Tux Paint includes a collection of "starter" images, both coloring-book style and photo-realistic, and a large collections of stamps are available as a separate download. Additional content can be added by parents and teachers, or downloaded from 3rd parties. Tux Paint is available for Linux, BSD, Windows, Mac OS X and Haiku operating systems.
A planetarium software that shows a 3D simulation of the night sky
Stellarium renders 3D photo-realistic skies in real time with OpenGL. It displays stars, constellations, planets, nebulae and others things like ground, landscape, atmosphere, etc.
Cross platform GUI for Maxima
wxMaxima is a cross-platform graphical front-end for the computer algebra system Maxima based on wxWidgets. It provides nice display of mathematical output and easy access to Maxima functions through menus and dialogs.
cross-distribution software installation system
Zero Install is a decentralised cross-distribution software installation system. Create one package that works everywhere! With dependency handling and automatic updates, full support for shared libraries, and integration with native package managers
Free music notation & composition software
MuseScore is the leading free & open source music notation software for Windows, Mac and Linux. It is easy to use and makes beautiful sheet music. MuseScore is often praised as a cost effective alternative for Sibelius and Finale. Support MuseScore at http://musescore.org/en/donate Like MuseScore on Facebook: http://facebook.com/musescore
eLearning XHTML editor
eXe, the eLearning XHTML editor, is a freely available authoring application that assists teachers in the publishing of web content without the need to become proficient in HTML or XML markup. Resources authored in eXe can be exported to the web or LMS.
Dictionary for Mobile Information Devices and PCs
DictionaryForMIDs is an dictionary application for cell phones, tablets and PCs. The dictionary is completely installed on the device ("offline dictionary"), i.e. after installation there is no need for an internet connection. DictionaryForMIDs can be set up for any dictionary, for any language, or for any other lookup-purpose. The DfM-Creator tool is used to set up a dictionary for use with DictionaryForMIDs.
"Tux, of Math Command" is a math drill game starring Tux, the Linux Penguin. Lessons are included from simple number typing through addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of positive and negative numbers. It is intended for kids ~4-10.
Wikipedia offline & more
Kiwix is an offline reader for Web content. It's especially intended to make Wikipedia available offline. With Kiwix, you can enjoy Wikipedia on a boat, in the middle of nowhere... or in Jail. Kiwix manages to do that by reading ZIM files, a highly compressed open format with additional meta-data.
VYM (View Your Mind) is a tool to generate and manipulate maps which show your thoughts. Such maps can help you to improve your creativity and effectivity. You can use them for time management, to organize tasks, to get an overview over complex contexts
A viewer for Microsoft Help "CHM" (aka Compiled HTML) files on Mac OS X 10.3 using Cocoa, WebKit and chmlib.
Software designed for remediation of dyscalculia (or mathematical learning disabilities) in children aged 4-8 and for teaching number sense in kindergarten children. For more information, visit the unicog lab website using the link below. NOTE: To use The Number Race, you may need to download TWO files, the main program (above), AND a language pack. To get to the language packs, click on "Files" on the menu bar above, and select version and the appropriate language. If you are lucky there might be an installer + language pack available as one download. Check "Files" -> version -> Language
a free cross platform checksum utility, supports 58+ hash algorithms
Jacksum is a platform independent checksum utility (written entirely in Java) for computing and verifying (integrity check) checksums, CRC and hashes (fingerprints). It supports 58 popular hash algorithms and a lot of unique features.
Pauker is a generic flashcard program written in Java. It uses an innovative combination of ultra-shortterm, shortterm and longterm memory. You can use it to learn all the things you never want to forget, like vocabularies, capitals, important dates,
eAdventure (formerly <e-Adventure>) is an authoring tool for the creation of point-and-click games, especially designed for educational purposes. eAdventure is SCORM compatible so eAdventure games can be integrated with LMS like Moodle. More info at: http://e-adventure.e-ucm.es
A collection of interactive educational exercises
eduActiv8 is a free Open Source multi-platform educational application that aims to assist in learning various early education topics - from learning the alphabet and new words, colours, time to a range of math related subjects. eduActiv8 is a continuation of the development of the pySioGame project just under a new name. It is being developed on GitHub at: https://github.com/imiolek-ireneusz/eduActiv8 but 'compiled' releases are published here. Currently, it is available for Windows, MacOS and Linux.
a race scenario drawing tool
a free cross platform precise unit converter, supports 5300+ units
The NC is a free, open source, cross platform software in order to convert units. It converts numbers with a precision of up to 1000 significant figures. It supports more than 5300 units in 94 categories. It has been localized in 10 languages.
Cross-platform application aimed at helping users to learn vocabulary from any foreign language(s). Add/Edit/Delete vocab words (w/ translation, category, sentence, notes, picture). Review (Quiz) vocabulary words.
a Bible study tool
BibleTime is a powerful cross platform Bible study tool. It uses the SWORD programming library to work with Bible texts, commentaries, dictionaries and books provided by the CrossWire Bible Society (http://www.crosswire.org).
show and edit eulumdat files
Eulumdat_3D the better Eulumdat viewer and editor. You can view ldt files as 3D ,compare two luminaires, print a simple datasheet. From given light distribution you can create different ldt files depending on light flux and CCT
GUI Application to Search and Count the Pure King James Bible
Study and analyze the Fingerprint of God in the mathematical structure, known as the King James Code, of the King James text of the Holy Bible. Allows instant real-time searches, with an autocompleter droplist to assist with words which come next. Jump to specific words, verses, or chapters by number, and see all possible count statistics of phrases within the text. Graphically visualize search results, cross-reference sources and word lexicons, and search foreign translations derived from the same Divine Masoretic/Textus Receptus Vine of Scripture. For more info and downloads, see http://www.purebiblesearch.com/ For details on the King James Code, see http://visitbethelchurch.com/
Learning programming language for kids
Calculate Sunrise, Sunset and dawn times. The calculation based on sunriset by Paul Schlyter. 64 bit windows users: There are 64 bit windows binarys in the file section.