Project 252


Contributed by Enda (@donenda)
EdTech Tool Name:Osalt
Bref Description:Find open source software alternatives to well-known commercial software
Type of EdTech Tool:
  • Web (access through web browser)
EdTech Tool Usage Keywords:directory, search, software, open source
EdTech Tool Uses:Osalt (Open Source as ALTernative) is a useful website to find open source software alternatives to well-known commercial software. It provides easy access to high quality open source alternatives to well-known commercial products. The handy search facility allows you to search for a commercial product in order to find an open source alternative. You can also view by category and by Top 10 Open Source and Top 10 Commercial tables, as well as suggest or request applications that you were expecting to find (either open source or commercial).
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
Comment:Not an edtech tool per se but a gateway to many such tools.