Although some BSD distros are mostly free software, they all contain binary firmware programs. Some contain other nonfree programs as well.
You may want to check the Runs-on/BSD category for more software.
|Type||Free program||Replacement for|
|3D computer graphics software||Blender|
|Email client, news aggregator||Claws Mail|
|Multimedia communication||Gajim, GNU Ring, Linphone, qTox|
|Instant messaging client||Pidgin (pidgin-otr)||Yahoo! Messenger|
|Media player||VLC media player (VLC)|
|Online storage||ownCloud (client only)|
|Raster graphics editor||GIMP|
|Text editor||Emacs, Vim|
|Vector graphics editor||Inkscape|
- This is a selection of the more common free software applications available for BSD distributions, and is nothing like a comprehensive list.
- Mozilla branded programs such as Firefox and Thunderbird are not free software unless their names are changed. This is due to Mozilla's trademark policy that forbids selling copies of unmodified executables.
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