Hundreds of applications are available for GNOME. They enable people to engage in a vast range of activities, including everything from playing media and editing photos to system administration. And the vast majority are freely available. Here are just some of the great applications that you can use on GNOME.

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Banshee media player allows you to play your music and videos. Stay entertained and up to date with podcasts and video podcasts. Sync your Android, iPod, and other devices.

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Cheese allows you to take photos and videos with a webcam. Gather all of your friends around, have some fun! When you’re done, share your photos and videos with ‘em!

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Draw freely! A vector illustration application, Inkscape allows you to produce stunning graphics in the web standard SVG format.

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Can be used as a simple paint program, an expert quality photo retouching program, an online batch processing system, a mass production image renderer, or even an image format converter.

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Simple Scan

A really easy way to scan both documents and photos. You can crop out the bad parts of a photo and rotate it if it is the wrong way round. You can print your scans, export them to pdf, or save them in a range of image formats.

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Organize, edit and publish your photos. It’s easy to crop, sharpen and fix the colors on your photos. You can also set multiple photos to desktop background slideshow.

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Tomboy is a note-taking application. Simple and easy to use, but with potential to help you organize the ideas and information you deal with every day.

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Organize and listen to your music, rip CDs. Browse, preview, and download albums from Magnatune and Jamendo. Features Internet radio and Has good support for mass storage music players.

Batteries included

GNOME 3 includes all the essential utilities you need, including a web browser,
image viewer, movie player, text editor, calculator and more.

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