Free Art and Music Software Downloads
Please be aware that some of these downloads are quite large and may not be possible, or may take many hours, using a dialup connection.
All of the programs listed on this page are offered as-is, with no warranties, expressed or implied.
The GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. This is a very powerful photo and graphics editor that rivals commercial programs costing many hundreds of dollars. It is not easy to learn, but it is well worth the effort.
The GIMP is licensed under the GPL.
Audacity is a full-featured music editor licensed under the GPL. You can record sounds, play sounds, import and export WAV, AIFF, and MP3 files, and more. Use it to edit your sounds using Cut, Copy and Paste (with unlimited Undo), mix tracks together, or apply effects to your recordings. It also has a built-in amplitude envelope editor, a customizable spectrogram mode and a frequency analysis window for audio analysis applications. Built-in effects include Bass Boost, Wahwah, and Noise Removal, and it also supports VST plug-in effects.
CDex is a tool to do all sorts of things audio related. Mainly focused on ripping and converting, things like turning your home Compact Disc collection into an mp3 collection on your hard drive become extremely easy. With built in support for many encoders you wont find any shortage of options for your media files. Licensed under the GPL.
LeoCAD is a 3-D CAD program that uses bricks similar to those found in many toys (but they don't represent any particular brand). Currently it has a library of more than 1000 different pieces. A tutorial can be found here.
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