- Freedom to adapt: convert to a mobile format
- In some cases there may be libre software available that can work with non-free formats. The free/libre and open source software communities work hard to produce software which works with non-free file formats. Examples include Libre Office which generally uses the Open Document Formats but can handle others, Gnash and Lightspark can play some Flash files.
- Educators should educate about general principles with examples and not train students in the use of one commercial product.