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A Beginner’s Introduction to Linux
Welcome to the wonderful world of Linux. You’ll embrace a plethora of free open source software, with more choices than you could possibly imagine. There are hundreds of actively-maintained Linux distributions, dozens of different desktop environments, and tens of thousands of open source applications covering the whole gamut: games, multimedia and graphics tools, internet apps, utilities, development environments, and much more.

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(commercial) DicePlayer is a popular video player for the Android platform. The application differentiates itself from most rival free and commercial video players by offering hardware acceleration for certain video and audio containers. This enables dual core Android devices to be able to play high definition (720p but not 1080p) MKV and AVI files which would otherwise not be playable.


  • Absird
    Absird is an application that generates Single Image Stereograms (SIS) or Single Image Random Dot Stereograms (SIRDS).
  • AKVIS Frame Suite
    AKVIS Frame Suite is a collection of edge effects for decoration of photos. The software offers a great variety of photo frame versions (from classic to most fancy frame samples) and also gives an opportunity to generate a frame out of user patterns.
  • Attractor Explorer 3D
    Attractor Explorer 3D allows the exploration and rendering of 3D strange attractors on Mac OS X using the Cocoa API.
  • BJ cropmarks
    This Xtra creates cropmarks around bounding box of selected object (or multiple objects) and allows you to define length, width and offset of cropmarks in a dialog box.
  • BJ place
    BJ place is aimple imposition utility for Freehand - create layouts of same elements, calculate page size and generate it, use custom crop marks and registration marks.
  • Candor Gallery
    The Candor Gallery Widget provides artists and viewers alike with a rotating display of artwork which is submitted by their peers. Candor Gallery offers an always changing source of inspiration as well as exposure for artists of all types.
  • CatEye
    CatEye provides retro webcam effects for photo booth and ichat.
  • CocosBuilder
    CocosBuilder is a free tool for graphically laying out sprites, layers and scenes for Cocos2D iPhone and Mac
  • Color Picker Pro
    Color Picker Pro is an easy to use color detection tool for developers and designers.
  • CRW Splitter
    CRW Splitter is a utility application to extract the embedded jpeg image from a Canon CRW file.
  • Duplicate Annihilator
    Duplicate Annihilator takes on the time consuming task comparing the images in your iPhoto library using effective algorithms to make sure that no duplicates escapes.
  • eDrawings Viewer
    View, print, and review all types of eDrawings files, AutoCAD and SolidWorks parts, assemblies and drawings.
  • ExifRenamer
    ExifRenamer is a tool for renaming digital photos, movie- and audio-clips of almost every camera vendor.
  • FastIcns
    Pick your favourite file, folder or image and drag it over the cube; check the preview and then double-click the cube to save as an icns file or as a resource?fork?only file.
  • FrameAway
    FrameAway is a transparent composition guide that helps you frame your photographs in different sizes, aspect ratios, and layouts.
  • HoudahGeo
    (commercial) HoudahGeo is a one-stop geocoding application. It lets you "pin" photos to the locations where they were taken. The information created this way may be exported to EXIF tags as well as to Google Earth KML files. Such a file allows you to browse your photos within Google Earth. It doesn't require a digital camera with a built-in GPS or any other kind of GPS device.
  • IconBuilder
    (commercial) IconBuilder is a filter for use with Adobe Photoshop or Macromedia Fireworks that makes creating icons for either the Macintosh or Windows operating systems a snap. IconBuilder has been enhanced for increased compatibility for use with Photoshop CS / Fireworks MX and Mac OS X.
  • iPhoto To SQL
    iPhoto To SQL is an export plugin for iPhoto that will create an SQL dump file with all picture metadata in addition to creating scaled images and thumbnails.
  • iPhotoToGoogleEarth
    iPhotoToGoogleEarth is a plugin for iPhoto 6 that will export photos for viewing in Google Earth. To make the most of iPhotoToGoogleEarth you'll need to have GPS infomation stored in the Exif tags.
  • iTreo
    (shareware) iTreo is a Mac OS X companion application for your Treo, Zire, Tungsten, or other palmOne handheld. It allows you to retrieve the pictures taken with your handheld, and to copy them to iPhoto, the Finder, or any other application.
  • JPEGCleaner
    (shareware) JPEGCleaner removes meta-data from jpegs.
  • MacLorem
    MacLorem generates random filler text for artists, graphic designers, typesetters and others who need to generate mock-ups or spec art for clients, publishers or employers.
  • NodeBox
    NodeBox is an application that lets you create 2D visuals (static, animated or interactive) using Python programming code and export them as a PDF or a QuickTime movie. NodeBox is free and well-documented.
  • omnidea Rulers
    omnidea Rulers allows to create on whole screen area a set of rulers, like most common graphic editors allows on their working areas only.
  • Photo Grabbr
    Photo Grabbr makes it easy to download photos and photosets from a Flickr account.
  • PhotoBooth
    (commercial) PhotoBooth is an easy way to print pictures on your Mac. Features include: Non Destructive cropping, borderless printing, iPhoto integration, preview, and more.
  • PhotoGPSEditor
    PhotoGPSEditor is an easy to use meta-data editor for JPEG (photo) files, plus it can match data from GPS (gpx) files.
  • PhotoInfoEditor
    hotoInfoEditor is an easy to use meta-data editor for JPEG (photo). With PhotoInfoEditor you can add location and summary details to a JPEG files. Location information consists of latitude and longitide data, as well as town, area/region, and country.
  • Photopolis
    Photopolis is a new way to experience your photo collection. Photopolis extracts the date you took your photo. Then it assembles the photos that were taken in a week as a "house". Out of 4 houses a month is created and so on. The result is a checker-board arrengement of houses in a city
  • PhotoRescue
    (commercial) PhotoRescue will undelete pictures and other files lost on erased or corrupted media such as Compact Flash, Smartmedia, memory sticks, MMD, XD, MultiMedia, or Secure Digital memory cards. PhotoRescue supports the recovery of all file types, but its algorithms are particularly optimized for images in the JPEG, TIFF, GIF, and BMP formats. It also offers support for CRW, NEF, ORF, MRW, and many types of movie files. In some cases, it can rebuild pictures that have suffered minor corruptions.
  • PhotoStickies
    (commercial) Use PhotoStickies to put all your favorite pictures on your desktop in the form of floating (even borderless) stickies.
  • Pipette
    Pipette is a handy utility for digital artists and web designers. It allows you to quickly and easily grab the colour of any pixel on the screen and copy it in hex format, as used in CSS files, or in most paint programs, such as Adobe Photoshop.
  • Pixadex
    (commercial) Pixadex lets you import, organize and search huge numbers of icons quickly and easily. Pixadex lets you store all of your icons in a single place, organized into collections that you create.
  • PixelStick
    PixelStick is a tool for measuring distances and angles on the screen.
  • PixSteward
    (commercial) PixSteward downloads pictures and metadata from your Flickr accounts and archives them in a relational database on your computer, allowing offline searches and image exporting.
  • PNG Utilities Plugin
    PNG Utilities Plugin, load and save PNG format images with or without transparency information. Methods are also provided to deal with strings of binary PNG data, which is ideal when storing or retrieving images from databases, virtual volumes, zip archives, etc.
  • Provel Carve
    Provel Carve is a tool for sending data to a Provel Carver. Data in the .aop file format is loaded and displayed. There are options for adding a transition region to the bottom of sockets.
  • RedGreen
    (commercial) RedGreen can be used to easily create 3D images which can be viewed with red-green or red-blue 3D glasses. All you need is a digital camera (a simple web cam will also work) to shoot two photos (one photo from the view of the left eye and one from the view of the right eye).
  • Rotate Files
    Rotate Files is an Automator Action designed to work with the Rename Finder Items Action; in particular it works with files generated by the Make Sequential option.
  • Scaletron!
    Scaletron! is a scaling calculator ? an electronic replacement for the old graphic arts proportion wheel, used for calculating enlargements and reductions of artwork.
  • shootShifter
    shootShifter helps to redate and rename complete folders of images based on the EXIF-data or finder-dates. With the preview-timeline its quite easy to synchronize several folders that were taken with differing camera-dates.
  • SmugMugExport
    SmugMugExport is an iPhoto plugin that uploads images to your SmugMug galleries from within iPhoto.
  • Sync Buddy
    Sync Buddy is a backup, install and photo management tool for Mac OS X users with Palm OS handhelds. Providing worry-free backups, installs and pictures management, Sync Buddy lets you reclaim control of your handheld. It complements the standard synchronization by giving you direct access to your handheld?s contents.
  • Thumbscrew
    Drag images onto this application and create rotated thumbnails with borders and drop shadows.
  • WebArchive Folderizer
    WebArchive Folderizer is a drop-launch utility to extract the content from Safari webarchives.
  • xScope
    (commercial) xScope is a powerful set of tools that are ideal for measuring, aligning and inspecting on-screen graphics and layouts. Always quickly available via the menu bar, xScope's flexible tools float above desktop windows and UI elements making measuring a breeze.

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