The follow list of links was provided to us courtesy of new media artist Julie Freeman after her Unplugged talk, to encourage MzTEK and her crew to seek out and use open source software wherever possible. Thanks Julie!!!
Desk top publishing/document layout for print
Visual programming language (similar to Max/MSP)
Photo and bitmap graphic manipulator
Vector graphic drawing package for illustrations etc
3D graphic package
Simplified Java based programming language for artists
An OS Flash equivalent doesn’t exist yet but people are beavering away at it…
I also haven’t listed an OS equivalent of Final Cut Pro or Premier, but this sit has links – would be interested in any feedback if anyone has used any of these.
Mentioned by others:
Flash player (I’ve not checked this out)
CanvasPaint – an online version of MS Paint
And of course – there are LOADS more…
Other useful links:
Questions? Comments? Please comment if you have experience with the above software you would like to share, or futher suggestions.