Remember VideoLAN Movie Creator (VLMC)? Many people (including myself) got really exited on the news that the VLC team is working on a video editor but then everything seem to fade away and there weren't any news about it. That until now, when a blog post from one of the VLMC developers
The application has many great features such as using photo EXIF data or mp3 ID3 tags for renaming, undo renaming operation in case of mistakes, preview every item to be renamed before applying changes and of course basic features like adding a prefix, suffix, etc to files, mass replace, insert or modify [...]
Psi is a free, open source instant messaging application designed for the Jabber IM network (including Google Talk) compatible with Windows, Linux and Mac OS X.
If you're tired with the Jabber functionality of Empathy or Pidgin, both lacking lots of important features for this protocol, you should give Psi a try.
Sikuli is a visual technology to search and automate graphical user interfaces (GUI) using images (screenshots) which we've covered not so long ago but which at the time of our post didn't work on Linux (but did work on Windows and Mac OS X)
If yesterday we wrote about installing Paint.NET under Ubuntu Karmic, today we will talk about Pinta, a modified Paint.NET for Linux (drawing / editing tool) but which also works on Windows and Mac OS X.
The VLC team has been working (or actually, they call it "support" so they might not do this entirely on themselves) on a new project for quite some time, called VideoLAN Movie Creator, a free video editing software offering features to realize semi-professional quality movies, but with the aim to stays simple and user-friendly.
Heroes of Newerth (or HoN) requires an invite to play, but it's developers created an HoN Holiday Open Registration form so you can sign-up for Heroes of Newerth for free - for the next 83 hours
Grsync is an open source rsync GUI (Graphical User Interface) which works on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. Rsync is the well-known and powerful command line directory and file synchronization tool.
You can use it for easily data backup alongside Dropbox.
Tonido is an extensible personal web application platform (I guess you could call it a "home server" or your own personal 'cloud'), that offers an set of rich and powerful browser based applications. The files are hosted on your computer and you (or somebody else if you allow it) can access them remotely, through these web apps.
qBittorrent is a multi-platform lightweight but fully featured BitTorrent client. It's authors claim it's the closest open source (GNU GPL v2 license) equivalent to µTorrent.
Jajuk, a fully-featured cross-platform (works on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X) music player written in Java was recently updated to version 1.8.3 which is basically a bug-fixing release, but since a lot of versions were released since we last posted about Jajuk, I though I'd update you with it's current featu
HandBrake is a free, open-source video transcoder for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. It supports any DVD-like source and most multimedia files and can convert into the following formats:
Inkscape, a SVG-based vector graphics editor for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X has finally reached version 0.47.