- Freedom of choice, with a mix of FOSS (free open source software) and 3rd-part, legally licensed, proprietary software.
- Multimedia support of MP3, Windows Media, QuickTime, Real, Java, Flash, etc. You should be able to use all of these files, right out of the box, without doing anything: http://linspire.com/filetypes
- Plug-N-Play hardware support from nVidia, ATI, Intel, and many others, right out of the box, without installing anything.
If you are skeptical about trying it out then maybe you should take a look at the screenshot gallery that OSDir.com has put up. I think that it is a great operating system especially for those people who have a tough time transitioning from Windows. Once you checkout the screenshots you will definitely start to see the similarities between Windows and Freespire. Remember that this is Beta software and playing around with it could lead to unexpected results. They recommend that you use it on a test machine just to make sure nothing bad happens to your valuable data!