We live in an incredible age of technology and innovation. Concepts and ideas from all around the world are able to be shared in seconds, and the possibilities are endless. No matter what you’re into, there’s bound to be software out there that can give you an edge you hadn’t even imagined having. You don’t need to break open your wallet, either, because we’re showing off some of the best software you won’t believe are completely free.
GIMP has been around for quite a few years now, but it is by far and away one of the best photo editing software out there. Comparable to Photoshop in its abilities, you can do just about everything you need to professionally enhance your photography and make it shine.
An open source, cross-platform audio software. This multi-track audio editor allows you to record live audio, splice and mix audio, convert recordings into digital formats, adjust pitch and speed, and so much more. If you’re serious about creating or mixing some of your own audio productions, this is the software for you.
3. OBS Studio
With the rising popularity of online streamers, it’s truly incredible that a broadcasting software such as OBS is free to use. This cross-platform software is just what you need for live streaming and includes features such as audio mixing, multiple source captures, and more.
If you’re a podcast lover, then Juice is the software for you! This program is a podcast receiver and organizer, allowing you to capture and listen to podcasts anytime you want. They have a large directory of podcasts to get you started, and after selecting your content it’s just a matter of scheduling when and where you want your podcasts downloaded for your listening convenience.
Used to make a staggering amount of games every year, Unity has a free version to use for people wanting to step into the world of game design. It supports both 2D and 3D development, has basic A.I. rendering, a dependable physics engine, and a boatload of other features to help you form an engaging and immersive virtual experience.
Would you believe the editing software behind films such as The Wolf of Wall Street, Pulp Fiction, Hugo, and The King’s Speech is completely free? That’s Lightworks for you, and while they do have a Lightworks Pro option available for purchase, you’ll most likely find you have every tool you could want for video editing with the basic free to use download.