Important Software for ICT in Education

Here is a list of most popular and widely used software that are used as ICT tools for education! These software can be used by teachers and students to improve the understanding of a topic and also for efficient assessment.

Use these tools and enter Next Generation of Education!!!

Digital Graphics and Animation


Free Digital Painting Software

Fast and easy open-source graphics application for digital painters.
It is easy to draw with it and make portraits. 
It has both “Line and Curves” and “Inking” to create line art…read more


Free, Powerful Design Tool

Whether you are an illustrator, designer, web designer or just someone who needs to create some vector imagery, Inkscape is for you!
Inkscape has Bezier and spiro curves…read more


Free Raster Graphics Editor

GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is used for image manipulation (retouching) and image editing, free-form drawing, transcoding between different image file formats etc…read more


Free Online Photo Editor

Pixlr Online Photo Editor lets you edit photos right in your browser for Free. Experience next level, intuitive photo editing with AI-powered tools for quick yet professional edits. Editor opens almost any image…read more

Programming Software

MSW Logo

Very simple Logo programming environment

MSW Logo is a rare, Logo-based programming environment intended for educational purposes. There are tons of tutorials and even video guides to get you started with Logo, so you’ll be able to build your own square or graph in no time…read more

Turtle Art

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TurtleArt is a microworld for engaging with art through code. It allows you to explore artturtle geometry, and math. It brings programming and art together. The main focus of TurtleArt is to create static, two dimensional images…read more


Free Programming Language

Scratch is a free programming language and online community where you can create your own interactive stories, games, and animations. Scratch is provided free of charge by MIT…read more


Powerful Programming Language

Python is an interpreted, object-oriented, high-level programming language with dynamic semantics. Its high-level built in data structures, combined with dynamic typing and dynamic binding, make it very attractive for Rapid Application Dev…read more 

Data Representation & Processing: Spreadsheets

Microsoft Excel

Spreadsheet Editor Software

Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet developed by Microsoft for Windows, macOS, Android and iOS. It features calculation, graphing tools, pivot tables, and a macro programming language called Visual Basic for Applications…read more

Google Sheets

Web-Based Spreadsheet Software

Google Sheets is a spreadsheet program included as part of the free, web-based Google Docs office suite offered by Google within its Google Drive service. The service also includes Google Docs and Google Slides, a word processor and presentation program respectively…read more

Data Representation & Processing: Text Files

Microsoft Word

Text Processing Software

Microsoft Word or MSWORD is a Graphical  text processing program that users can type with. It is made by the computer company Microsoft. Its purpose is to allow users to type and save documents. Similar to other word processors, it has helpful tools to make documents…read more

Google Docs

Web-Based Text Processing Software

Google Docs is a very powerful real-time collaboration and document authoring tool. Multiple users can edit a document at the same time, while seeing each others’ changes instantaneously. Users can produce text documents, slide presentations, spreadsheets, drawings, and surveys…read more

Data Representation & Processing: Presentation

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft’s Presentation Software

Microsoft PowerPoint is a software application which is used to present data and information by using text, diagrams with animation, images, and transitional effects in the form of slides…read more

Google Slides

Web-Based Presentation Software

Google Slides is a presentation program included as part of a free, web-based Google Docs office suite offered by Google since 2006 within its Google Drive service…read more

Data Representation & Processing: Mindmap


Tool to create Mind Maps

Flexible concept mapping tools for managing and integrating digital resources in support of teaching, learning and research…read more


Online Mindmap Creation Tool

Coggle is a freeware mind mapping web application. Coggle produces hierarchically structured documents, like a branching tree…read more

Audio-Visual Communication


Free Digital Audio Editor

Audacity is a free and open-source digital audio editor and recording application software, available for Windows, macOS, Linux, and other Unix-like operating systems…read more


Free Video Editor

OpenShot Video Editor is a free and open-source video editor for Linux, macOS, and Windows. The project was started with the objective of providing a stable, free, and friendly video editor…read more

Maps, Globe and Universe

Google Earth

Free 3-D Earth Viewing Tool

Google Earth is a computer program, that renders a 3D representation of Earth based primarily on satellite imagery. It is free and safe to download….read more


Free Planetarium Software

Stellarium is a planetarium software that shows exactly what you see when you look up at the stars. It’s easy to use, and free. It shows a realistic star map, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope….read more

Mathematics/ Geometry


Free Tool for Geometry Practice

GeoGebra is an interactive geometry, algebra, statistics and calculus application, intended for learning and teaching mathematics and science from primary school to university level. GeoGebra is available on multiple platforms, with apps for desktops, tablets and web….read more


Free Study Material Library

The CK-12 Foundation is a California-based non-profit organization which aims to increase access to low-cost K-12 education in the United States and abroad. CK-12 provides free and customize aligned to state curriculum standards….read more