OpenCD

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OpenCD
OpenCD splash screen
OpenCD splash screen
Stable release
7.04[1]
Operating systemMicrosoft Windows
LicenseOpen source
Websitetheopencd.org

The now defunct OpenCD project aimed to introduce users of Microsoft Windows to the benefits of free and open-source software (FOSS). It is a CD image that can freely be downloaded and copied. The OpenCD team screened programs for stability, quality, and ease of installation, and only distributed programs available under an OSI-approved open-source license,[2] which allows users to freely use and distribute the disc as they wish. It was sponsored by Canonical Ltd., for a period.

The project was started in April 2002 in response to an article on linux.com by astrophysics student Henrik Nilsen Omma.[3]

In September 2007, project lead Chris Gray left the project to pursue his own open-source disc, called OpenDisc, citing numerous difficulties[4] which he believed were negatively affecting the progress of the OpenCD project. As of September 27, 2007, the OpenCD project is no longer under active development.[5]

Version 07.04[edit]

Version 07.04 includes the then-latest versions of the following:

Inkscape program page

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