Project 252

AlternativeTo

Contributed by Enda (@donenda)
EdTech Tool Name:AlternativeTo
Bref Description:Find similar and alternative options for existing software
Type of EdTech Tool:
  • Web (access through web browser)
Website/Weblinks:
EdTech Tool Usage Keywords:alternative, open source, cross platform, software
EdTech Tool Uses:AlternativeTo is a useful service for finding an alternative to a current piece of software. For example - if you know of a piece of software that is only available for one platform (e.g: Mac) and you want to find a software package for another platform (e.g: Windows) that does a similar job. Or if you know of an expensive piece of software and want to try find a free or less expensive option that does a similar job, etc. From the AlternativeTo website: "Our main focus is to give you alternatives to software you already know and want to replace. Based on our users recommendations we list great alternatives to the applications you want to replace. By joining the site you can participate in the process of making these recommendations better, so please join in!"
Education Level(s):
  • Primary (Junior)
  • Primary (Senior)
  • Primary (SEN)
  • Post-Primary (Junior)
  • Post-Primary (Senior)
  • Post-Primary (SEN)
  • Third Level/Higher Education
  • Other: Useful as an option to source software for all of these education levels.
Academic Subjects:
EdTech Tool Pricing Structure:Completely, 100% free
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