OSS for Windows updates since February 3rd, 2009

Open source software for Windows updates as of 19th March 2009 since February 3rd, 2009 when TTCS OSSWIN CD 1.98 was released :

Desktop Applications

  • AbiWord 2.6.8 Free Word processing program similiar to commercial products
  • 7-Zip 4.65 file archiver with high compression ratio.
  • WinMerge 2.12 WinMerge is a Win32 tool for visual difference display and merging, for both files and directories.




  • GIMP 2.6.5 bitmap editor suitable for photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. (Gimp 2.6.6 is available for GNU/Linux distros)
  • Dia 0.97 pre2 A diagram creation program program similiar to “Visio”


Sound and Video


TTCS OSSWIN CD v1.98 released

The TTCS OSSWIN CD v1.98 (a CD of open source software for Windows) is available for download.

Changelog summary :

  • Date created : February 3rd, 2009
  • File name : ttcs_osswin_cd_v1.98.iso
  • File size : 693 MB (726,781,952 bytes)
  • MD5 checksum : bd995787bd8c9e2c02494facae7e569d / bd995787 bd8c9e2c 02494fac ae7e569d
  • SHA-1 : 4fc17df1 fff099e0 497d9e47 4ce276e4 5162f360
  • SHA-256 : bf5d02b0 eb1321f8 e3ef2d9e 6829cc3a 52bf88ab 71672c9c 94441cba f67b4ffa

Changes from v1.97

  • updated : OpenOffice.org, Abiword, GanttProject, 7-zip, WinMerge, Wikidpad, Treeline, Tux Typing 2, TuxMath, Maxima, Portable Puzzle Collection, Sokoban YASC, GIMP, Dia, Mozilla Thunderbird, Filezilla, Miranda IM, Hmailserver, VirtualDub, UltraVNC
  • corrected : Grisbi download to include the GTK version.

Although the web based interface looks no different from previous versions, the method of updating and generating the web pages interface was rewritten. Now, the TTCS can generate different versions of open source CDs and DVDs, as discussed before.

TTCS OSSWIN CD v1.97 released

The TTCS OSSWIN CD v1.97, a collection of over 100 Free/Open Source software for Windows is available for download.


  • Date created : December 23rd, 2008
  • File name : ttcs_osswin_cd_v1.97.iso
  • File size : 690 MB (724,363,264 bytes)
  • MD5 checksum : cc6005d61b83b214d6d22e2f9a492ab7 / cc6005d6 1b83b214 d6d22e2f 9a492ab7
  • SHA-1 : d03e25a4 f8fa4790 1ed55996 e1b2291e b32d2ea6
  • SHA-256 : 9cd7e94c c8f8bf3a 58b8a710 7cc06f7b b8b8aafb 2bd3fd38 7507789a a0100d38

Changes from v1.96

  • updated : Abiword, 7-zip, Wikidpad, Tux Typing 2, TuxMath, Portable Puzzle Collection, GIMP, Blender, Mozilla Firefox, Filezilla, HTTrack Website Copier, Miranda IM, XAMPP Lite, VideoLAN, VirtualDub, InfraRecorder, Virtual Magnifying Glass, Truecrypt

Currently available at  Filefront mirror with other download mirrors to have it soon.

TTCS OSSWIN CD v1.96 available ; note regarding translations

The TTCS OSSWIN CD v1.96, a collection of over 100 Free/Open Source software for Windows is available for download.

  • Date created : November 19th, 2008
  • File name : ttcs_osswin_cd_v1.96.iso
  • File size : 689 MB (722,694,144 bytes)
  • MD5 checksum : 35da602a6687be450d44439a9acbab8a / 35da602a 6687be45 0d44439a 9acbab8a
  • SHA-1 : 85c32d4e d5fddbd8 a618e609 bef931dc ee6b8513
  • SHA-256 : ec06766f 439a4258 ffd2091a aaec9f97 a69e5f25 38843273 5e74d988 016e2591

Changes from v1.95

  • removed : Win9X version of Notepad2
  • updated : GanttProject, Notespad2, WinMerge, Wikidpad, Treeline, Portable Puzzle Collection, GIMP, Blender, Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla Thunderbird, Filezilla, Miranda IM, Hmailserver, VideoLAN, ClamWin Free Antivirus, InfraRecorder, Truecrypt, Keepass.

The Filefront mirror has TTCS OSSWIN CD v1.96 ; other mirrors at http://ttcsweb.org/osswin-cd/ should have the latest version soon.

Now, regarding translations, I’m aware that the TTCS OSSWIN CD is being translated in different languages. I’ll will be posting an article on how the CD interface is generated, and would make the source files available to those who wish to translate the CD.

TTCS OSSWIN CD v1.95 released

The TTCS OSSWIN CD v1.95, a collection of over 100 Free/Open Source software for Windows is available for download. This versions features OpenOffice.org v3, Gimp 2.6.1, Mozilla Firefox v3.0.3 and more. Head to the download page or read below for the changes

Screenshot of OpenOffice.org v3
Screenshot of OpenOffice.org v3

TTCS OSSWIN CD v1.95 file details

  • Date created : October 14th, 2008
  • File name : ttcs_osswin_cd_v1.95.iso
  • File size : 690 MB (723,947,520 bytes)
  • MD5 checksum : 9e5954e32ded61234eee7436721a18da / 9e5954e3 2ded6123 4eee7436 721a18da
  • SHA-1 : 69a81c86 91a53ab6 4a227ebb 85048a2c 9450e78c
  • SHA-256 : a8eff099 0e0aaf29 a046228c ca309016 68c342a6 8ac6a45e f3b64ffe 80c69d09

The increased size of the OpenOffice.org v3 installer means more programs had to be cut from the CD. The following were removed from TTCS OSSWIN CD v1.95 :

  • Freeciv, SANS, Wackget, Win9x versions of Media Player Classic and Miranda IM

List of programs on the TTCS OSSWIN CD v1.95 :

BTW, Blender 2.48 has been released. Hate it when there are software updates just hours after uploading the new version of the TTCS OSSWIN CD.