Fedora is a stable, fast, and strong operating system for everyday use developed by a worldwide community of friends. It's fully free to use, study, and share.
Calendar, Evolution Email and More
Evolution is a strong and full featured email tool. Additionally to email, Evolution includes a calendar, memo system, task manager, and an address book for your contacts.
Evolution supports exploring and synching to calendar, address, and task services like Yahoo! Calendar, Google Contacts, Google Calendar, and Remember the Milk, so it can bundle accurately in your pre-existing online world. You can even install an RSS reader plugin if you choose so.
You can add many accounts to Evolution and search beyond them in case you are not sure which account that message you are looking for is in.
Empathy Video and Text chat
Empathy is an instant messaging client that can access MSN, Gmail, Yahoo!, AOL, Jabber, and other IM and chat networks. Empathy is also compatible with Jabber-based VoIP calls and video chat granted by services like Google Talk.
Empathy is very strong and you can adjust it very easily. For example, Empathy works with many Adium chat themes, so you can easily customize up your conversation windows. Empathy also hooks into Rhythmbox so you can allow your currently playing music song to be listed in your personal status in Empathy and share your musical passion with your buddies.
Entertainment and Media Features
Totem Video Player
Totem Movie Player plays movies of many different formats, as well as CDs, DVDs and VCDs. Many great plugins are available for Totem that allow you to expand your experience: a YouTube plugin so you can watch YouTube videos without the difficulty of a web browser; a UPNP and DLNA plugin so you can stream files off of a home media server; and a publisher that allows you to share your playlists with other users on your network.
Rhythmbox Music and Podcast Player
Rhythmbox plays CDs, podcasts, internet radio, and it is also a music collection administrator. Not only can you play music on your PC's hard drive; you can also share from and stream from other PCs on the network via DAAP or UPN and /DLNA sharing. Want to play songs from your Fedora laptop on your PlayStation 3 device? Totally available via UPNP. Rhythmbox also has plugins for Last.fm, Jamendo (Creative Commons-licensed music), and Magnatune.
Gimp Image Editor
The Gimp is fully featured and bitmap image editor tool. Simply use it for simple image resizing, cropping, red-eye correction, or explore its strong advanced photo manipulation, animation, digital painting, and special effects abilities.
Inkscape Vector Graphics Editor
Inkscape is a professional vector graphics creation and editing tool. It's wonderfully adapted for cartooning and logo design. It may also be used for single page document layout, pattern generation, icon creation, and text effects.
Scribus is a strong multipage layout application. Prepare print ready newsletters, posters, and more with this important tool.
Office and Productivity Features
Hamster Time Tracker
Tell Hamster what you are working on, and it'll track your progress and will alert you at regular intervals to make sure you are not distracted! It also creates weekly reports so you can analyze how you have spent your week.
Neatly bundled into the desktop, Gnote is a taking notes application that you can use to develop a personal database of notes and to track your to-dos tasks. It directly saves your notes with no interference from you and has a great search interface.
LibreOffice Writer is a free to use word processor that enables you to open, modify, create, and print digital files. It has an integrated PDF exporter, and it can save and open in Microsoft (R) formats as well as open formats.
- Comes with a decent collection of apps and tools pre-installed
- The configuration of communication services is easy.
- The installation process can be confusing for new users.
- Does not let you batch rename files.
|Developer||RedHat | see all products from this developer|
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|OS Support||Linux, Unix|