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Revision as of 05:31, 18 September 2008

KDE Applications Catalogue

Your one-stop shop for all your application needs


Applications
The KDE projects ships over a hundred applications for almost every need and interest. There are applications for viewing and editing images as well as organizing your photo collection. There are programs for playing videos and managing your music collection. There are also educational programs for students and teachers, as well as games to entertain you for hours. KDE even comes with its own office and productivity suites!


And if that's not enough, there are literally hundreds of KDE applications that are available from KDE-Apps.org for you to try out and use.

This page gives an overview of the different kinds of application that KDE offers, grouped by function or use. If you want to see a full list of these applications, go over to the Full List.


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The Desktop
These applications provide the core functionality of a basic KDE desktop, giving you the power to manage and customize your desktop to your liking. These are probably the most common programs you'll be using for day-to-day tasks.
 
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Internet & Networking
No computer is an island these days. KDE has some apps that let you receive and send data to other computers, whether it be on the Internet or on a local network, giving you access to the world.
 
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Graphics & Imaging
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then hundreds of images would say millions. KDE provides programs that let you view and manage your images and photos, view different kinds of documents, as well as to create your own images.
 
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Multimedia
Transform your desktop into a mini-media center. Play your music, watch your videos, manage your collections, or backup them up on CDs and DVDs. Liven up your experience with KDE's multimedia selection.
 
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Office & Productivity
Get organized with KDE! With a standards-compliant office, productivity and groupware applications, as well as other useful tools, KDE helps you take control not only of your computer, but your life and work as well.
 
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Education
KDE isn't only for the big guys and gals. Whether it be in between atoms, or across the globe, or even beyond the stars, KDE helps strive for a brighter future with a whole bunch of educational applications for kids and students, as well as aids for teachers and parents.
 
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System Administration
Be the king or queen of your own castle as KDE gives you the tools to take be the master of your own computer. From system monitors to consoles to system settings, KDE lets you take control.
 
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Utilities & Tools
KDE provides dozens of tools that add value to your desktop. They may not be big or sophisticated, but these KDE utilities are a class of their own, providing convenience and power to your everyday computing.
 
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Games & Toys
All work and no play makes for a stressful life. That's why KDE provides a variety of games to keep you entertained and even occupied for hours. Pick a card, avoid bouncing balls, or even conquer the world, all from the convenience of your computer. Be careful though, you might become addicted.
 
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Development
A Free Software project such as KDE wouldn't be complete without tools to create software. KDE's rich software ecosystem includes applications to make programmer's lives a lot easier, from simple file comparison tools to a full-blown Integrated Development Environment.

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