Last post we have come across some of the booming opportunities to start freelance as a career. That post was completely to sort out some of the booming freelancing jobs of 2012. You know how to start freelance ? Then that post if for you. So now i have decided to sort out some of the best and very useful freelance tools and freelance apps which are open source.
One of the common question arises for any new freelancer to start freelance is that where to start and with which tools he can go ahead. I think this post will resolve some of the needs of budding freelancers. Let me come to the point. Here is the list of some of the best open source freelance tools.
1. Ubuntu ( Open source Operating System)
Ubuntu is a open source operating system which is really a fantastic tools for programmers and product developer. It has variety of advanced tools inbuilt with it. So no need to install each and every software application most of them are inbuilt.
2. NetBeans Java IDE
Are you hard core java developer or a web developer then net beans is for you. It is a wonderful tool to develop J2Me,J2EE ..etc So only thing is to install java sdk and jdk first to run NetBeans. It is available for both Windows and Linux platform.
3. Eclipse (Web Developers IDE)
It is one of the commonly used IDE for all kinds of Software’s, Web applications and Mobile Applications are developed. Start freelance using this tool because i use it regularly. It plays a vital roles in every aspect.
4. Android SDK.
One of the booming technology is none other than Android Gadget. After Apple it is mostly recommended because it is Open Source used to develop mobile application which are really awesome. To start freelance by developing android apps use Eclipse and Android SDK.
Time is one of the precious thing which never comes back. Most of us lack to perform task at time which may overtake deadline which is not fair. So SlimTimer can be used to track your time properly. Its is a Time Management Application
Notepad++ is a source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages. It runs on Windows and is governed by a GPL License.
Krita is an graphic application which is use to produce graphic for your personal as well as business freelance.
Its is a vector graphic generation tool just like Adobe Illustrator.
Its is a file transfer software which is capable of connecting to server and transfer the data to server very fast and reliable way.
10. Audacity: A complete sound editing suite
Audacity is a free audio editor that makes it easy for anyone to record, convert, import, export, edit and mix audio files of many formats. The simple Cut, Copy, Paste and Delete options make it very user-friendly and the Undo/Redo options quickly correct any errors.
10+ Flock: Manage your social network
Its a tool used to manage your social media networks