Looking for free and open source software? You might want to take a look at Open Source Living.
Whether you are interested in audio players, project management, blogging, .pdf creators, video editing, e-commerce, or many other types of software applications, OSL has links and reviews of dozens of open source products.
The site is community-driven, so the number of applications grows regularly.
Open source software might be a good alternative for some of your applications, during tough economic times.