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100 of the Best (Useful) OpenSource Applications

100 of the Best (Useful) OpenSource Applications
The following is a list of about 100 of the best OpenSource Applications, that actually help make Linux more usable for people. It is my hope that this list shows potential Linux users that there really is a large, effective, productive and usable range of free, OpenSource applications. For existing Linux users (like myself), I think this will provide a great resource in finding applications that may better suit your needs, or just for fun! Needless to say, this is just some of the thousands of applications available! I develop web sites, so this list tends to focus on applications which support that type of work. The majority of these applications can be installed by either apt-get or synaptic, however I’ve included the web site addresses of these applications so that you can obtain more information. This list took a long time to put together and I tried to keep it in alphabetical order for you. – You might want to bookmark this and come back later. Enjoy! Ardour: ( Related:  saturSoftware/Freeware Lists

LMMS: free, open source music sequencer & multitracker LMMS is a free, open source music production software inspired by commercial apps such as FL Studio (FruityLoops) . It enables you to create melodies and beats and to create, mix, and arrange sounds and samples, and will even import Fruityloops project files. It allows access to LADSPA effects and is compatible with many standards such as SoundFont2, VST(i), and GUS Patches, and offers full MIDI/MIDI project files support. LMMS is multiplatform (Windows, Linux). If you’re a musician or just curious about creating music, and if you’ve been looking for a viable freeware/open source alternative to paid music creation software then take a look at this one. LMMS (short for Linux MultiMedia Studio, but yes it runs on Windows) is an ambitious open source project that, although still in its early stages, nonetheless manages to deliver a complete music authoring platform that comprises the following: Me: tell me what you like about this program. Diablo: that it’s free :). This program supports both.

5 External Hard Drives For iPad 1, iPad 2, iPad 3 Whether you own an iPad 1, 2, the new iPad 3 or 4th generation you’ll get maximum 64 GB of memory storage and right now not many external hard drives ( HDD ) support Apple tablet but still there are few very good products in the market which can help you increase the storage of your tablet at quite reasonable price. Unlike many other tablets in the market, you can’t use SD card to increase memory of your iDevice neither it supports USB 2.0 or 3.0 but you can use Wireless Network Interface for Wireless transfer of files and Apple Camera Connection Kit for USB interface. Here we’ve listed some external hard drives for iPad which use technologies mentioned earlier to store and transfer your important data among different mediums. Kingston Wi-Drive 32 GB USB 2.0 Portable Kingston Wi-Drive provides pocket-sized flash storage for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and Kindle Fire. Price: Check More Info Seagate GoFlex Satellite Mobile Wireless Storage 500 GB USB 3.0 Price: Check More Info

Freeware Top 30 The following is a list of 30 freeware programs that I cannot live without. I wanted this to be the one page a reader can turn to get all the essential free programs they need to install on a new computer. This list doesn’t cover the best free program in every conceivable category, but for those categories that are represented the programs showcased here in most cases, I would argue, are best-in-class. This list last updated July 17th 2010: 1- Everything: desktop file search that will transform the way you use your PC 2- Launchy: my favorite launcher 3- LastPass: centralized, cloud-based password manager 4. Some notes before proceeding: 1- Everything: desktop file search that will transform the way you use your PC Sounds hyperbolic, perhaps, but I stand by it 100%. Right clicking “search everything” on folders will soon become your method of choice when seeking, well, anything. “Everything” is relatively low on resource consumption (11 megs on my PC). > Go here to download.

Top 10 Ubuntu app downloads for September 2012 Here’s another installment of our monthly app charts. Stay up to date with all that’s new in the Software Centre and check out last month’s top 10 Ubuntu app downloads! Top 10 paid apps Top 10 free apps Would you like to see your app featured in this list and on millions of user’s computers? It’s a lot easier than you think: If you’re just getting your feet wet, check out how to get started with your first app in Ubuntu ›If you’ve got an existing app you’d like deliver to the world, submit it to the Ubuntu Software Centre › Notes: The lists of top 10 app downloads includes only those applications submitted through My Apps on the Ubuntu App Developer Site. Follow Ubuntu App Development on: Social Media Icons by Paul Robert Lloyd

rosegarden Rosegarden est un logiciel libre de création musicale. Il permet notamment d'éditer des partitions et de s'interfacer avec des instruments de musique via le standard MIDI. C'est un séquenceur complet au même titre que Wired ou seq24. Pré-requis Disposer d'une connexion à Internet configurée et activée. Installation Configuration/Lancement Ce logiciel permet de lire et d'éditer des fichiers MIDI. Avec Timidity, pour simplement pouvoir écouter les midi et utiliser le logiciel confortablement. Avec TiMiDiTy Au choix, vous pouvez : Configurer rosegarden pour qu'il lance timidity Allez dans "Settings ⇒ Configure Rosegarden ⇒ Séquenceur ⇒ Démarrage" Cochez la case "Démarrer JACK en même temps que Rosegarden" (attention ! La case se situant en dessous permet de régler la commande. Lancer timidity vous-même Tapez juste (dans un terminal) : timidity -iA -B2,8 -Os1l -s 44100 (Jaunty) Il semble que Rosegarden ne fonctionne plus sans jackd. (Natty) jackd est lancé automatiquement, mais pas de son. Utilisation

iPad Apps for Autistic Students Apps on portable devices such as the Apple iPad can help non-verbal children to communicate basic needs. Intuitive apps that employ colorful images and sounds can also hold a child's attention long enough to learn and offer effective tools to build vocabulary and reinforce word knowledge. The following iPad apps are designed to augment self-expression among children with autism spectrum disorders and other cognitive impairments. Becoming more comfortable with language may also encourage more safe social interaction among family members and classmates. 1. Apple iTunes Store Autism Xpress is a free app that encourages people with autism to recognize and express emotions. 2. Grace is a picture exchange system designed to encourage independent social interaction among people with autism. 3. iConverse iConverse is designed for children with autistic and other communicative disabilities who have not yet mastered basic speech. 4. 5.

The 70 coolest free applications in existence - Software - Posted on Sunday 16th of September 2007 at 14:37 in SoftwareAt the end of August I created a list of the 40 coolest free applications around which proved quite popular. As with all lists of this type the wisdom of the crowds brought forward numerous other suggestions that I'd overlooked for one reason or another - so here is the revised list. As with the original list, the purpose is to collate some of the best free applications (and sometimes online services) that can be found on the Internet. I spend a lot of time on the Internet (through my work as a web developer) so it's always worth pooling a decent list of resources to those who are more fortunate to have time away from computers. Image, Image Editing and GraphicsOfficeWeb and web developmentDevelopment Applications (IDE's)Operating SystemsVideo PlaybackAudioAnti-Virus and SecurityDownloading and Download ManagersRemote AccessUseful Applications that don't get their own categoryGames Image, Image Editing and Graphics Office Audio

10 Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 12.10 After the thrill of downloading it, and the jagged nerves from installing it, you may be wondering what to do next with your freshly installed copy of Ubuntu. That question is especially true if you’re new to Ubuntu or haven’t used it for a while. So, to help get you settled, we’ve listed our top 10 post-install must-dos… 1. Whether you’re new to Ubuntu or are already a fan, the latest version of the OS sports some slick new features that are worth knowing about. To bring you fully up-to-speed we’ve primed a video run-down of the 10 most exciting new features in Ubuntu 12.10… 2. You may have a fresh install of a brand new release but that’s doesn’t mean it’s a finished product; there may be a few last-minute bug fixes ready and waiting to be installed. Typically Ubuntu will automatically check for new updates every few days but as this is ‘day one’ for you we’ll need to do this manually. Open the Dash (by clicking the button at the top of the screen) and search for ‘Software Updater’. 3. 4.

SoundTracker educreations teacherswithapps Educreations Interactive Whiteboard, by Educreations, Inc, is an incredible, yes that’s right, INCREDIBLE app. This newly released app comes with the huge bonus of being FREE! We think this app has the edge needed to push education in the right direction and to begin modernizing teaching as we know it. Educreations Inc had the wherewithal to realize the need to add the option to use multiple pages for the same lesson; this is another feature that makes this app a standout. This revised Bloom’s Taxonomy pyramid shows classification of levels of intellectual behavior that is important in the learning process. It is obvious that the developers in this new start-up company spent much time and consideration while incorporating user-friendly features into this app.