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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.


  • Additioner
    The Additioner enables you to browse, install and remove your Mac OS X scripting additions. It is especially useful when you need to switch between multiple versions of the same scripting addition without deleting any of the versions.
  • Agate Rule Tester
    The Agate Rule Tester is an attempt to lessen the pain involved when building agate translations for Digital Technology International's WireSpeed system.
  • AliasInfoCM
    AliasInfoCM is a simple context menu plugin. It shows the original volume of an alias file in the context menu.
  • Aliwal Geocoder
    Aliwal Geocoder pins your data onto a map, helping you visualize the "where" factor. Start with global satellite images and then zoom in to street level details. Each map pin has a label and a popup balloon filled with the information you choose.
  • APOD Viewer
    APOD Viewer is a widget for displaying the "Astronomy Picture of the Day" from NASA's web page. Each day a new image is presented along with a description by a professional astronomer.
  • ASCII Viewer
    ASCII Viewer allows you to display the full ASCII table and the ASCII code of pressed keys.
  • Barcode Automator
    (commercial) a specialized barcoding suite designed for batch barcode generation and automation. The software supports every major barcode symbology, includes vectorized EPS, JPEG, and TIFF export capabilities, and comes bundled with OCR fonts
  • Barcode Producer
    (commercial) barcode creation software from Intelli Innovations. Barcode Producer offers a wide array of easy-to-use tools including vector EPS barcode generation, PDF stamping, inventory lists, and asset tag creation
  • Binary Translator
    Binary Translator puts a little menu in your "Services" menu, and will translate any text to and from 5-bit binary.
  • Biorhythm
    Biorhythms are a method to predict three cycles in your life based on your birthday.
  • BitPim
    BitPim is a program that allows you to view and manipulate data on many CDMA phones from LG, Samsung, Sanyo and other manufacturers.
  • Celtx
    Celtx is a comprehensive software package designed for people who work in the Film, TV, Theatre and New Media industries. It combines full-feature scriptwriting with media rich pre-production support and enables online collaboration. Read more
  • Code Barre X
    This software allows you to draw and create bar codes (EAN13, EAN8, UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN13 Addon, UPC-A Addon, Code39, ISBN, MSI) and to save them.
  • Color Averager
    Color Averager averages 4 colors via Red Green and Blue.
  • Color Oracle
    Color Oracle takes the guesswork out of designing for color blindness by showing you in real time what people with common color vision deficiencies will see. Color Oracle applies a full screen color filter to art you are designing ? independently of the software that you are using.
  • ColorNamePicker
    The main purpose of this colorpicker is to give the name of the color you selected. It analyzes the RGB value and gives the name of the (closest) color.
  • copyrightInserter
    This program takes one image and composites it over a folder full of images, with user selectable position and transparency.
  • CornerWeight
    CornerWeight is a Dashboard Widget that enables quick and convenient calculation of a car?s relative weight distribution.
  • dead.licious
    dead.licious is a tool for verifying that all of your bookmarks in your accounts are still valid and gives you the option of removing those dead links.
  • DeleteCTX
    DeleteCTX is a simple droplet for removing HFS type and creator codes. Doing so forces Mac OS X to interpret a file's type by looking at its file extension.
  • Display Overlord
    Display Overlord adds methods and classes to gather video device capabilities and capture displays, providing full screen environments suitable for games, multimedia presentations, or kiosk applications.
  • FMMenulet
    FMMenulet is a Free Tool for FileMaker Pro Developers on Macintosh. It reflects the current state of the Debug Scripts check mark with an icon in the system menu-bar.
  • Gedcom2Geneweb
    This application allows you to convert a GEDCOM File and produce a new file suitable for any Geneweb application.
  • Greenstone
    Greenstone is a complete digital library creation, management, and distribution package for Unix, Windows, and Mac OS X. Users create collections by gathering a set of input documents, specifying a configuration file, and running the build script. It provides full-text and fielded searching, browsable indexes, customised formatting, metadata extraction (acronyms, languages, etc), a Z39.50 client, and many other features. It supports many input formats, the interface is configurable and multi-lingual, and collections can be distributed on the Web or on CD-ROM. Read more
  • GrowlHUD
    GrowlHUD - display style for Growl
    GTAMS Analyzer is a complete coding and analysis package. It is a "port" of TAMS Analyzer for Macintosh OS X.
  • High-Light
    High-Light is a RapidWeaver plugin aimed at the user who wants to include sourcecode on his webpages. This plugin extends the available formatting options for Styled Text areas in RapidWeaver. It generates properly syntax colored, or CSS tagged, XHTML output for text pasted into a Styled Text area that is marked with High-Light.
  • Hybrid CD Kit
    Hybrid CD Kit is a CD-ROM that has both a Mac and a Windows file system, so that it looks like a Mac CD when mounted on a Mac and looks like a Windows CD when mounted on a Windows machine.
  • iBench
    iBench is constitued by 21 tests (12 of integer workload and 9 of floating point) of real usage that allow to check and compare the CPU and memory performance of your Mac.
  • iHello
    iHello is a very simple application written in Applescript that will greet you everytime you launch it.
  • IntelliSwipe CC
    (commercial) IntelliSwipe CC is an easy-to-use credit card reader solution built for your Mac or PC.
  • Java Embedding Plugin
    The Java Embedding Plugin allows other web browsers than Apple's Safari to use the most recent versions of Java (1.4.X) on Mac OS X.
  • Keynote Bingo
    Keynote bingo for MWSF 2008 with randomly generated boards.
  • Lego Digital Designer
    With the free Digital Designer software you can build absolutely anything with virtual LEGO bricks right on your computer.
  • Licensed
    Licensed offers a place to put your software licenses.
  • lipServiceX
    lipServiceX is a Cocoa service that generates "greeked text" or "Lorem ipsum" text that is can be used as placeholder text in page or web layout application
  • Lottery Picks
    Lottery Picks was written to assist picking of random lottery numbers.
  • MacCaching
    MacCaching is a geocache manager supporting Garmin and Magallen GPS receivers. Caches can be managed into their own "Cachelist" for found, owned, and different areas.
  • MacSAC
    MacSAC is a small freeware application that tracks deals on the Steep and Cheap (SAC) website from
  • Med-Center
    Med-Center is a multi-user cross platform medical practice billing and medical record system for small to medium size offices and clinics. It tracks patients and their visits, handles scheduling and post visit follow up, incorporates electronic claim submittal to clearinghouses or direct to payers (HIPAA compliant 4010A1 professional), and stores a multitude of patient encounter information.
  • Menulicious
    Menulicious is an easy way to view your posts and tags in your menu bar. Tags are organized alphabetically, with the ability to optionally display the number of posts for each tag.
  • Mickey's IceCream
    Mickey's IceCream is a simulation of a Point-of-Sale cash register at an ice cream parlor. User is the manager who sets prices and decides when to have a sale. After all items have been entered, click on the "Total" button and tax is added.
  • myFMbutler DoScript plug-in
    myFMbutler DoScript is a free FileMaker Pro plug-in for Windows and Macintosh that allows you to easily trigger scripts within your FileMaker solutions, e.g. on entering or exiting a field.
  • Next Bus
    Next Bus is a small application that holds the timetable for your bus (or train, or whatever) to and from work (or wherever). It automatically updates its display to show when the next bus departs.
  • Nudge Contextual Menu
    This Contextual Menu "nudges" the Finder to update the information it displays about a file or folder.
  • OmniGrowl
    OmniGrowl is an expandable framework for sending Growl Notifications for applications that do not natively support Growl, generally which have to be polled for changes.
  • OpenGL Extensions Viewer
    OpenGL Extensions Viewer displays the vendor name, the version implemented, the renderer name and the extensions of the current OpenGL 3D accelerator.
  • OrariFS
    OrariFS is a small, unobtrusive widget to start a search on italian trains timetables right on your desktop.
  • P!Mark
    P!Mark is a screen prompting solution, which presents instructional text using a global system window, which permanently stays in front of all other running applications. Thus P!Mark is well suited to add instructional information to screen movies, product or support presentations.
  • Package Tracker
    (commercial) a complete, multi-carrier package management solution available for the Mac. Featuring an intuitive, award-winning user interface and dozens of helpful features, Package Tracker can help you manage shipments, customers, and your time
  • PerlPad
    PerlPad is a Cocoa application that lets users run Perl from other apps using System Services. Perl code can be evaluated from any TextInput, current selection can be processed with some Perl code (nice to test some regex), or users can process the system pasteboard in the same way. Buttons can even be defined for favorite Perl snippets along with add-on services for the service menu.
  • PJ and Supreme4 components
    (commercial) The PJ and Supreme4 components provide over 150 text effects for Macromedia Flash MX with customizability and unrestricted editing.
  • Precipitate
    Precipitate lets you search for and launch your cloud data from within Spotlight or Google Desktop for Mac.
  • PSCafePOS
    PS Cafe is a POS (Point of Sale) designed for a school cafeteria, it integrates with SIS Systems like PowerSchool 5.0 (replaces Powerlunch), and Pentamation Student Information System. It takes into account free and reduced lunches and student credit.
  • PSITest
    PSITest is a test of the subjects psychic abilities.
  • Quick Pallet Maker
    Quick Pallet Maker is an easy to learn pallet loading/ package design software application that allows the user to calculate the optimal secondary package dimensions and pallet arrangements, thus reducing shipping costs. The user enters primary package or box dimensions and rapidly assembles optimal pallet and container configurations that can be viewed with easy-to-understand graphics.
  • quickWebAlbum
    (shareware) quickWebAlbum creates photo-album websites.
  • RAGE SEKeyword
    RAGE SEKeyword is a free application for web site owners to discover profitable and niche keywords that can be used to rank at the top of search engines.
  • reacTIVision
    reacTIVision is an open source, cross-platform computer vision framework for the fast and robust tracking of fiducial markers attached onto physical objects, as well as for multi-touch finger tracking.
  • selfQuit
    selfQuit, as its name implies, quits immediately after you launch it.
  • Shared Menus Enhancer
    The Shared Menus Enhancer adds Shared Menus to applications which itself do not have Shared Menus capability.
  • ShowOff Widget
    ShowOff is a small widget to display your uptime and keep track of the record uptime.
  • Sim Daltonism
    Sim Daltonism is a color blindness simulator for Mac OS X. It filters in real-time the area around the mouse pointer and displays the result ? as seen by a color blind person ? in a floating palette.
  • SplitBrowser
    a Cocoa app allows you to display multiple HTML pages on single window. You can customize the size of each frame and display window into full screen mode
  • Survex
    Survex is an open source cave-surveying software package, licensed under the GPL. It is designed to be portable and can be run on a variety of platforms, including Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, and Unix. Read more
  • Tennessee Traffic Cameras
    The Tennessee Traffic Cameras widget provides a simple and easy way to view traffic cameras from across the state of Tennessee, all in one place. The traffic widget ties into the TDOT Smartway Information System, the city of Brentwood, the city of Franklin and the city of Murfreesboro.
  • TeXMLMate PlugIn
    TextMate Plug-in: Check XML and XHTML documents for Well-Formedness and Validity while editing them in TextMate with support for DTD, W3C XML Schema, RELAX NG and XInclude.
  • Thinking Rock
    Thinking Rock is a free software application for collecting and processing your thoughts following the GTD methodology.
  • Thucydides
    Thucydides presents your Safari history file as a sortable, searchable table.
  • Tofu
    Tofu is a novel application to address the common problem that people don't like reading text on the screen.
  • TrailRunner
    TrailRunner is a route planning software for all kinds of long distance sports like running, biking, hiking, inline-skating, skiing and more. If you ever asked yourself how long your workout routes are and what route you should choose for this evening ? then TrailRunner should be your training-partner.
  • TuttoCitta
    TuttoCitta is a small, unobtrusive widget to start a search on italian streets and roads right on your desktop.
  • Twittereeze
    Twittereeze is a SIMBL (Smart InputManager Bundle Loader) extension for Twitterific (freeware), a Mac OS X client for the Twitter service.
  • Twitterrific
    Twitterrific is a fun little application that lets you both read and publish posts or "tweets" to the Twitter community website.
  • VoteWatch
    VoteWatch is a widget for OS X Dashboard (10.3 and later), showing recent votes in the United States Senate and House of Representatives.
  • webSafeName
    webSafeName will replace any "unsafe" url character of your selected files with a correspondent "safe" value.
  • WebVideoManager
    (commercial) WebVideoManager manages your customers and videos and allows access to the system from any computer connected to your intranet. Designed for video stores of all sizes.
  • whatStateUSA
    whatStateUSA puts a drop down list of all states and state codes right in the menu bar.
  • xCHM
    xCHM is a cross-platform GPL frontend for CHMLIB written with the wxWidgets framework.
  • XRG
    XRG is an open source system monitor. XRG allows you to monitor CPU activity, memory usage, battery status, machine temperature, network activity, disk I/O, current weather, and stock market data. The goal of XRG is to be a functional system monitor that has a clean and flexible interface, so it doesn't intrude on the rest of your Mac experience.

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