Krishnakant Mane says that the freedom and flexibility provided by open source software enables him to work with a variety of interfaces and is integral to his work at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.

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Free software is not necessarily cheap

> Not being employed, a visually impaired person cannot afford to pay huge sums of money, every time something needs to be modified, he argues

It is fortunate if you manage to find someone skilled enough to modify software and will do so for free but not everyone is this fortunate. Sometimes, the only way to get software modified is to pay a programmer the market rate which is not cheap.