Top 100 Free Linux Downloads

Freeware is the popular type of download because, well, its free. Below is a list of the top 100 Linux freeware downloads.

You will find the top utilities, security programs, video converters, players, converters and games available for Linux computers. These Linux freeware titles are ranked according to how many times they have been downloaded in the last two weeks from the Tucows Downloads freeware library.

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1 kturtle
This is a simple fractal generator for Koch-like fractals.
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2 PuTTY for Linux
PuTTY is a terminal emulator application which can act as a client for the SSH, Telnet,...
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3 Ardour
Ardour is a digital audio workstation. You can use it to record, edit and mix multi-track...
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4 Simulator for Arduino Free
Simulator for Arduino is the most full featured Arduino Simulator available at the present...
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5 VLC for Linux (VideoLAN)
VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video...
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6 Chromium 32-bit
Chromium is an open-source browser project that provides a safer, faster, and more stable...
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7 ktouch
KTouch is a touch-typing tutor with levels and support for different keyboard languages.
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8 unRAR
The unRAR utility is a freeware program that is distributed with source code and developed...
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9 Wine
Think of Wine as a compatibility layer for running Windows programs.
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10 BlackHole
This program is set up by an individual user on a mail server through the .forward or...
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11 Xeoma Video Surveillance Software for Linux
Get complete video surveillance solution with construction-set principle and unlimited...
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12 GV
GV allows you to view and navigate PostScript and PDF documents on an X display by...
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13 KOffice
This powerful office suite integrates into KDE 2.0.
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14 Grace
Grace is a WYSIWYG 2D plotting tool for X Window System and OSF Motif.
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15 g3data
This is a rather unusual utility that allows you access to information contained on a...
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16 InterBase
InterBase is a cross-platform structured query language relational database management...
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17 WebMail
WebMail is a complete server-side Web-based e-mail system that gives all of your mail...
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18 Acrobat Reader
This program allows you to view, navigate and print PDF files.
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19 myHouse
Think of myHouse as a framework for collecting statistics and automating your house.
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20 LuxCal Web Based Event Calendar SQLite
LuxCal is an innovative web based event calendar for home use and small businesses.
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21 SysLinux
This Linux boot loader operates from MS-DOS floppies.
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22 Express Scribe For Linux
Free digital transcription software for typists on Linux - Express Scribe is professional...
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23 Nero Linux
The Ultimate burning application for Linux, Nero Linux 4 is fast, comprehensive and easy...
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24 USB View
USB View is a gtk+ program that displays the topography of the devices that are plugged...
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25 Samba
Samba is a suite of programs that work together to allow clients to access a server's file...
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26 SLAX
Slax is a Slackware-based bootable CD containing a Linux operating system, designed with a...
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27 SFM
This file manager attempts to implement all of the most needed features.
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28 Kino
This captures video to disk in RawDV and AVI format, in both type-1 DV and type-2 DV...
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29 Kaffeine
Kaffeine is a full-featured multimedia player for Linux.
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30 XSane
XSane is a GTK-based X-11 front end for SANE. It works as either a stand-alone program or...
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31 Pioneers
Pioneers is an emulation of the board game The Settlers of Catan, which can be played over...
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32 Cajun
Cajun is a program that allows you to turn any computer (>75mhz) into a massive audio...
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33 GQmpeg
GQmpeg is an X Windows front end to the mpg123 MPEG audio player.
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34 CDR Dialog
CDR Dialog is a front end for CD burning with standard Linux programs.
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35 imp3sh
This application has great features like full playlist control, support for many standard...
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36 XV
This is the classic image viewing program for UNIX systems.
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37 Chromium 64-bit
Chromium is an open-source browser project that provides a safer, faster, and more stable...
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38 KMid
KMid is an X11 and KDE-based MIDI player for Linux and FreeBSD.
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39 cdred
Cdred is a Linux driver and two programs that enable any CD player application to use...
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40 BroadWave Streaming Audio Server Linux
BroadWave is an audio streaming server for Linux. It is designed to broadcast any audio...
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41 NAT
NAT is a free universal braille translator
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42 SocialNetwork like Facebook website
Including Plugins: Audio / Video Chat, Video, Music, Polls, Employment, Events, GMap,...
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43 GNU GRUB
GNU GRUB, the GRand Unified Bootloader, is intended to provide important bootloader...
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44 Tomboy Notes
Tomboy is a desktop note-taking application for Linux and Unix.
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45 textutils
The textutils package resembles the GNU text file processing utilities.
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46 wchat
Wchat was originally based on chatC code, but it was then expanded to be a...
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47 dcd
Dave's CD player is a very simple command line CD player.
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48 RealPlayer
RealPlayer lets you download YouTube videos and other web videos with one mouse click and...
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49 mp3serv
This little audio server builds a Web site with your MP3 files, and you can select files...
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50 Verbose Text to Speech Software
This professional text to speech application is designed to assist in listening to text.
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51 Awesfx
Awesfx includes a couple of utilities for the AWE32 sound driver.
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52 Blog Script for PHP
Easy to install blogging system for PHP and MySQL. Sinlge and multy-user modes.
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53 RadioDJ
This is a radio device controller with unlimited stations, station-editing and scanning...
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54 Napsack
A list of target servers is retrieved from www.napigator.com.
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55 DengerinRadioFM
This is an FM radio tuner that uses the video4linux interface.
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56 fische
This turns your CDs, MP3s and other audio into an optical experience.
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57 Xmms
This multimedia player looks like Winamp. Currently, it plays MPEG layers 1, 2 and 3,...
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58 pmidi
This is a straightforward command line program that plays MIDI files through the ALSA...
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59 Hydrogen
Hydrogen is an advanced drum machine for GNU/Linux.
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60 Efficient Documents Management System (eDMS)
This is a Web-based electronic documents management system.
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61 my iChef
The free chef, my iChef, generates on its own a varied menu and a shopping list.
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62 Xpad for Linux
Xpad is a sticky note application for jotting down notes.
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63 Krio
Krio is a graphical interface to your Diamond Rio. It uses the KDE and Qt libraries and...
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64 kappradio
This application is for WinTV/Rad and other TV cards that work under the KDE2 desktop.
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65 mp3riot
This is a command line utility that searches recursively through directories, builds a...
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66 RealPlayer
Play Windows Media files: Now RealPlayer for Linux allows you to play more video,...
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67 GRIP
Grip is a cd-player and cd-ripper for the Gnome desktop.
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68 dvgrab
dvgrab receives the audio and video data from a digital camcorder by way of the ieee1394 ...
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69 Advanced Web Ranking
This is a tool that helps check your web site position on all major search engines.
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70 Gtk Guitar Effects Processor
GtkGEP turns your computer into a real-time effects processor.
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71 CDRDAO
Recording in disk-at-once mode writes the complete disc, i.e.
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72 Jaikoz
This Java-based audio tagger uses a spreadsheet view to allow you to edit information with...
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73 ZZplayer
ZZplayer is a MPEG-1 video player for the KDE environment.
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74 RCS for Oracle/Developer 2000
The aim of this program is to maintain all files and all versions developed with DEV2K.
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75 OpenX Ad Server
OpenX is the world's most popular independent ad server, used by more than 150,000...
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76 FaxMail
FaxMail is a small program to help you send free faxes through e-mail.
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77 FCheck
Fcheck is a script written in Perl that provides intrusion detection and policy...
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78 MuSE
This is a unique mixing program with which you can play up to eight MP3s and mix them with...
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79 Transcribe! for Linux
Transcribe! is an assistant for working out a piece of music from a recording.
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80 ripperX
ripperX is a graphical interface for cdparanoia and 8hz-MP3, which respectively perform CD...
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81 Bomb
Bomb produces animated organic graphics in response to a keyboard, audio music or on its...
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82 XAwTV
XawTV is a simple Xaw-based TV program that uses the bttv driver or video4linux.
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83 CDDOIT
This is a utility for MP3 to WAV conversion, audio recording, playing audio files and...
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84 Jazz++
Jazz++ is a full-featured, audio-capable MIDI sequencer for Linux.
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85 XHippo
XHippo is a GTK-based program designed to control command-line audio programs and provide...
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86 RecordPad Sound Recorder for Linux
RecordPad is a sound recording program for Linux PCs.
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87 VRS Telephone Call Recorder
The VRS is a multiple channel voice recording application typically used for telephone...
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88 Freevo
This is an open source digital video jukebox used to play audio and video files.
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89 Rasca
Rasca is an audio player that currently supports MP3s and WAVs.
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90 Ogg Vorbis
Ogg Vorbis is a general purpose compressed format for high-quality audio.
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91 Sonata
Sonata is an elegant GTK+ music client for the Music Player Daemon (MPD).
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92 kmp3db
kmp3db lets you search through all of your MP3 files easily.
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93 Bifrost
This is a firewall management interface to iptables.
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94 MpegTV Player
MpegTV Player is a real-time MPEG Video Player that provides access to MpegTV's real-time...
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95 Axon Virtual PBx System for Linux
Axon is a virtual PBX for Linux with a browser based interface designed to manage calls...
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96 Snd
Snd is a sound editor modeled loosely on Emacs and an old, sorely-missed PDP-10 sound...
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97 LiViD
The LiViD project is an attempt to create a DVD player for Linux.
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98 XAnim
XAnim is a program for playing a wide variety of animation, video and audio formats under...
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99 GuiTuner
This tuning utility for GNOME monitors the microphone to help you tune a guitar.
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100 GnomeTV
GnomeTV is a TV and Teletext viewer for the GNOME environment that supports video4linux.
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