Best OS X Open Source and Shareware Software
On the occasion of upgrading a laptop and desktop to OS X Tiger, I thought it would be a good idea to create a list of some of the best open source and shareware software. The list is mainly open source but also includes shareware less than $100 in price. If the software costs more than $100 it really no longer fits into the low cost spirit of shareware. The software is free (as in price) unless noted with a ($$).
The best browser you can get, period.
For those old school people who like everything in one package, you can still get the Mozilla Suite.
A cool cross-vendor chat client that supports AIM, Yahoo, Goole and just about any IM client out there.
Java based BitTorrent client.
An open source VNC client for OS/X that is compatible with TightVNC protocol and regular VNC.
A nice open source FTP client.
OS X VNC Server
The best e-mail client on the planet along with an RSS Reader and a Usenet news client all rolled into one.
NeoOffice - Open Office for OS X
Here are some other Mac software lists worth checking out.