Just as with HTML editors, various open-source software programs have sprung up to provide an alternative to the dominant player, Dreamweaver in the case of website editors and Microsoft office in the case of office application suites. Whereas in the webpage authoring arena you have NVU, SeaMonkey and KompoZer, in the office application suite you have LibreOffice (formerly called OpenOffice) and NeoOffice.
Computers have only really become a widely accepted medium for art within the last twenty years, and in the field of movies and animation, most people couldn‘t live without it. It has made editing a much easier and faster process, and has completely revolutionized the way animation is created. There are many digital artists appearing more and more often that use various computer programs to help them to create their art work, and people are now trying to push the envelope on what programs can actually be used to create viable pieces of art.