Multimedia & Design
Design and make in 3D like never before! DesignSpark Mechanical is a free mechanical CAD software, enabling users to rapidly prototype or reverse engineer any physical object. An effective solution for both practicing engineers and hobbyists alike, it can be YOUR gateway to the exciting world of 3D Printing.
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Netgen is an automatic 3d tetrahedral mesh generator. It accepts input from constructive solid geometry (CSG) or boundary representation (BRep) from STL file format. The connection to a geometry kernel allows the handling of IGES and STEP files. Netgen contains modules for mesh optimization and hierarchical mesh refinement. Netgen is open source based on the LGPL license. It is available for Unix/Linux and Windows.
LPub 3D is WYSIWYG editing application for creating LEGO style digital building instructions. Features: Integrated 3D Viewer powered by LeoCAD; Set ROTSTEP (step rotation) meta using 3D Viewer; Fade previous step's parts; Unlimited PLI part annotations; Split the BOM (divide parts over number of BOM occurrences); Automatically generate formatted cover pages; POV-Ray/L3P high-quality rendered instructions; Customizable content page header and footer; Text and picture (e.g. logo) front and back page attributes.
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123D Design is a free, powerful, yet simple 3D creation and editing tool which supports many new 3D printers. 123D Design got a facelift, and you're going to like the way it looks. With a new UI, new features, and so much more, 123D Design makes it easier than ever for beginners, novices, and experts to get in on the fun that is 3D printing.
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Meshmixer is the ultimate tool for 3D mashups and remixes. Mash, mix, sculpt, stamp or paint your own 3D designs, or start from over 10,000 models in the Gallery. Now includes direct 3D print support. Features: Design your own creations by combining two or more models with a few simple steps; Create beautiful overlay textures using a variety of simple grid and pattern options; Mold and refine surfaces real-time like virtual clay; Printing your 3D model has never been easier.
VisualSFM is a GUI application for 3D reconstruction using structure from motion (SFM). The reconstruction system integrates several of my previous projects: SIFT on GPU (SiftGPU), Multicore Bundle Adjustment, and Towards Linear-time Incremental Structure from Motion. VisualSFM runs fast by exploiting multicore parallelism for feature detection, feature matching, and bundle adjustment.
Alice is an innovative 3D programming environment that makes it easy to create an animation for telling a story, playing an interactive game, or a video to share on the web. Alice is a freely available teaching tool designed to be a student's first exposure to object-oriented programming. It allows students to learn fundamental programming concepts in the context of creating animated movies and simple video games. In Alice, 3D objects (e.g., people, animals, and vehicles) populate a virtual world and students create a program to animate the objects.
Gmsh is a free 3D finite element grid generator with a build-in CAD engine and post-processor. Its design goal is to provide a fast, light and user-friendly meshing tool with parametric input and advanced visualization capabilities. Gmsh is built around four modules: geometry, mesh, solver and post-processing. The specification of any input to these modules is done either interactively using the graphical user interface or in ASCII text files using Gmsh's own scripting language.
Slic3r is the tool you need to convert a 3D model into printing instructions for your 3D printer. It cuts the model into horizontal slices (layers), generates toolpaths to fill them and calculates the amount of material to be extruded. It includes real-time incremental slicing, 3D preview, toolpaths preview, 3D honeycomb, customizable bed shape, integration with OctoPrint, pressure regulation and much more!
LuxRender is a physically based and unbiased rendering engine. Based on state of the art algorithms, LuxRender simulates the flow of light according to physical equations, thus producing realistic images of photographic quality. The program runs on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. Fully functional exporters are available for many popular 3D packages.
Wings 3D is an advanced subdivision modeler that is both powerful and easy to use. Features: Context sensitive interface; Configurable interface and hotkeys; Wide range of Selection and Mesh tools; Exports to common 3d file formats like .obj; UV mapper, Vertex Colors, Materials, and Lights.
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MeshLab is an open source, portable, and extensible system for the processing and editing of unstructured 3D triangular meshes. The system is aimed to help the processing of the typical not-so-small unstructured models arising in 3D scanning, providing a set of tools for editing, cleaning, healing, inspecting, rendering and converting this kind of meshes.
Microsoft Windows and Apple OS X application to visualize various types of image data, including hyperspectral images, 3D models, and 3D CT medical images.
Noiser is a free application that allows you to easily create textures using various image generating algorithms and 3D noise parameters. This technique of dynamically rendering images, rather than using precompiled static pixel bitmaps, is often used by 3D artists to create natural looking textures. The colors of the image are taken from a gradient for which you specify the red, green, blue, and transparency values at specific control points.
GroIMP (Growth Grammar-related Interactive Modelling Platform) is a 3D-modelling platform. As such, GroIMP contains features known from modelling software:
- Interactive editing of scenes
- Rich set of 3D objects, including primitives, NURBS curves and surfaces, height fields
- Material options like colours, textures
- Real-time rendering using OpenGL
- Export to POV-Ray, a free ray-tracer
- Export to DXF, partial export to VRML/X3D
- The built-in raytracer Twilight renders the scene
- A light-model based on the built-in raytracer computes the distribution of light within a scene.
Synfig Studio is a free and open-source 2D animation software, designed as powerful industrial-strength solution for creating film-quality animation using a vector and bitmap artwork. It eliminates the need to create animation frame-by frame, allowing you to produce 2D animation of a higher quality with fewer people and resources.
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NeuralStyler Artificial Intelligence converts your videos into art works by using styles of famous artists: Van Gogh, Wassily Kandinsky, Georges Seurat etc.
- Style videos, gif animation and photos
- No need to upload videos (Offline processing)
- Faster AI styling algorithm
- Extensible styling system (Plugin).
Sigil is a multi-platform WYSIWYG ebook editor. It is designed to edit books in ePub format. It provide full Unicode support: everything you see in Sigil is in UTF-16 and full EPUB spec support, WYSIWYG editing, support Multiple Views: Book, Code and Split View, include Metadata editor with full support for all possible metadata entries with full descriptions for each, table of contents editor, perform advanced automatic conversion of all imported documents to Unicode.
TEBookConverter is a multithreaded and easy to use ebook converter. It uses reliable Calibre. Features: Supported input formats: cbz, cbr, cbc, chm, djvu, docx, epub, fb2, html, htmlz, lit, lrf, mobi, odt, pdf, prc, pdb, pml, rb, rtf, snb, tcr, txt, txtz; Supported output formats: azw3, epub, fb2, oeb, lit, lrf, mobi, htmlz, pdb, pml, rb, pdf, rtf, snb, tcr, txt, txtz; Max. parallel convertion count: 16.
Calibre is program to manage your eBook collection. It acts as an e-library and also allows for format conversion, news feeds to eBook conversion, as well as e-book reader sync features and an integrated e-book viewer. It features library management, format conversion (all major eBook formats), syncing to e-book reader devices, fetching news from the Web and converting it into eBook form, viewing many different e-book formats, and giving you access to your book collection over the internet using just a browser.
AnyBurn is a light weight but professional CD / DVD / Blu-ray burning software that everyone must have. It provides a free and complete solution for burning. Main Features: Burn all CD / DVD / Blu-ray disc image files; Burn files and folders in your hard drive to CD, DVD, or Bluray disc; Burn Audio CD which can be played in regular CD player from mp3, ape, flac, wma files...; Rip Audio CD to MP3, FLAC, APE, WMA files; Copy disc using sector by sector method; Create image files from hard disk files or CD / DVD / BD discs; Convert disc image files between various formats.
InfraRecorder is a free CD/DVD burning solution for Microsoft Windows. It offers a wide range of powerful features; all through an easy to use application interface and Windows Explorer integration.
The unique and comprehensive range of features in this software will transform your design process and allow you to work more quickly and accurately than ever. Through features such as the huge built in parts library, automated wire and device numbering, real time configuration checker, automated reports and integrated procurement channels you can expect overall time saving of at least 50% with accuracy and integrity of design guaranteed.
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BRL-CAD is a powerful cross-platform Open Source combinatorial Constructive Solid Geometry (CSG) solid modeling system that includes interactive 3D solid geometry editing, high-performance ray-tracing support for rendering and geometric analysis, network-distributed framebuffer support, image and signal-processing tools, path-tracing and photon mapping support for realistic image synthesis, a system performance analysis benchmark suite, an embedded scripting interface, and libraries for robust high-performance geometric representation and analysis.
rattleCAD supports bespoked bicycle frame builders with a fully parametric bicycle model inside. rattleCAD guides you through the design process by configure the base geometry before refining the bicycle frame itself. Based on this refinement rattleCAD creates workshop drawings including the main miters of round tubes and settings for different frame jigs. rattleCAD also provides a set of components to build a bicycle mockup and supports different export formats to print and reuse all drawings generated inside rattleCAD.
DWG FastView is easy to get started, even for those with no prior CAD experience. You could open multiple 2D/3D drawings and get faster response when performing zoom, pan, highlight objects, control layers, arrange drawing windows, full screen, switch model and layout space, arrange plot settings, and much more...
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A free, standalone, professional-grade 2D CAD product for professional CAD users, students and educators to create, edit, and view DWG files. The free version (standalone license, activation required) of DraftSight now includes: Search in Options; Standard Compliant Drawings; Quick Group; ...
The LDPartEditor is the platform independent CAD tool for LDraw™ parts. Features: Edit your LDraw™ parts simultaneously in a text and a 3D editor; Constructive Solid Geometry (CSG); What You See Is What You Get (WYSIWYG).
FreeCAD is a general purpose feature-based, parametric 3D modeler for CAD, MCAD, CAx, CAE and PLM, aimed directly at mechanical engineering and product design but also fits a wider range of uses in engineering, such as architecture or other engineering specialties. It is 100% Open Source and extremely modular, allowing for very advanced extension and customization.
ZCAD is simple CAD program with dxf2000 file format support.
- Fast OpenGL rendering
- Cross Platform
- Support DXF files
- SHX, TTF fonts support
- Polar tracking
- Object snap
- ToDo: Dimension entities
- ToDo: Rendering backends (GDI,DX?)
Creo Elements/Direct Modeling Express
Creo Elements/Direct Modeling Express is a popular 3D CAD choice for leaders in product design who have short design cycles and frequent one-off designs. Its speed, flexibility and responsiveness to change also make it the ideal tool for short-series production runs. Download this free 3D CAD software and create assemblies with up to 60 unique parts. Use it as long as you like. Once you’ve registered and downloaded the software, it’s yours to use indefinitely.
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LayoutEditor is a program to design and edit layouts for MEMS/IC fabrication. It is suitably for Multi-Chip-Modules (MCM), Chip-on-Board (COB), Low temperature co-fired ceramics (LTCC), Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits (MMIC), printed circuit boards (PCB), GDS Editor thick film technology, and thin film technology. It has sophisticated functions like all angles, font generator, macros, Boolean operations, design rule checker, OPC, netlist driven layout and LVS. The Calma GDSII file format is used as the primary file format. Also OASIS, DXF, CIF and Gerber are full supported.
DipTrace is an affordable PCB design solution with easy-to-learn user interface. DipTrace Free has many features, such as: PCB Layout with powerful autorouter, Schematic Capture, Pattern Editor, Component Editor. DipTrace is the most user friendly software for PCB Designers.
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LAV Filters are a set of open-source DirectShow filters, aimed to eventually replace the better part of the playback chain required to play all and any modern media. LAV Splitter is a Souce Filter/Splitter required to demux the files into their separate elementary streams. LAV Audio and Video Decoder are powerful decoders with a focus on quality and performance, without any compromises. All LAV Filters are based on the FFmpeg multimedia libraries.
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InstalledCodec is a small utility displays the list of all Codec drivers and DirectShow filters currently installed on your system. For each component the following information is displayed: Display Name, Type, Disabled Status, Installed/Modified Time, Description, Company Name, Filename, and more... It allows you to easily disable or enable any Codec/DirectShow component or export the list into text/xml/html file.
Windows 8 Codecs
Windows 8 Codecs is an audio and video codec package for Windows 8. The installer will automatically remove most other popular codec releases from your computer before installing this concise yet comprehensive package. You won't need to make any adjustments or tweaks to enjoy your media content immediately. Windows Media Player and Media Center will instantly recognize all your media files as playable.
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MS Camera Codec Pack
Microsoft Camera Codec Pack enables the viewing of a variety of device-specific file formats in Window Live Photo Gallery as well as other software that is based in Windows Imaging Codecs (WIC). Installing this package will allow supported RAW camera files to be viewable in Windows Explorer.
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x264 Video Codec
x264 Video Codec is a free library for encoding H264 or AVC video streams. Some key features include CAVLC or CABAC, Multi-references, Intra: all macroblock types (16x16, 8x8, and 4x4 with all predictions), Inter P: all partitions (from 16x16 down to 4x4), Inter B: partitions from 16x16 down to 8x8 (including skip or direct), Rate control: optional VBV, single or multipass ABR, constant quantizer, Scene cut detection, Adaptive B-frame placement, B-frames as references or arbitrary frame order, 8x8, and 4x4 adaptive spatial transform, loss-less mode, custom quantization matrices, parallel encoding of multiple slices, and interlacing.
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StarCodec is a codec pack, an installer of codecs for playing media files, which is distributed for free. You can change audio environment option, video quality option during installation. StarCodec x64 is a version for 64-bit Editions of Windows and include 64-bit codecs for 64-bit Media Players. StarCodec x64 can be installed and used with StarCodec 32-bit version. StarCodec x64 can be used in 64-bit Media Players such as Windows Media Player (x64) or Windows Media Center (x64).
MediaCoder is a free universal media transcoder. It integrates most popular audio/video codecs and tools in an elegant and transparent manner into an all-in-one transcoding solution.
K-Lite Codec Pack 64-bit
This is a bundle of 64-bit DirectShow filters that can be used together with 64-bit players, such as Windows Media Center. This pack can co-exist without problems with the regular (32-bit) K-Lite Codec Pack.
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Windows 7 x64 Codecs. This release is designed to compliment the 32bit codec packages. The installation requires the 32bit codec release to be installed as a prerequisite.
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Adobe Flash Updater
A simple standalone exe utility that will grab the latest flash versions from Adobe's site, and install the Flash Player for Plugin based browsers, and Internet Explorer. Utility will first close any browsers and processes and automatically download FlashPlayer. The Update nag/service is also removed. Automatically designed to get the 'latest' version of Flash. Utility will also remove any lingering flash installs in the windows Macromedia folders.
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Adobe Flash Player
Adobe Flash Player (formerly Macromedia Flash Player) is a cross-platform, browser-based application runtime that provides uncompromised viewing of expressive applications, content, and videos across browsers and operating systems.
Note: The 64-bit Flash Player installer includes both a 32-bit and 64-bit version of Flash Player.
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A tabbed document interface, cross-platform fractal explorer written in Qt. Emphasis is on ease of use and a fluid, non-blocking interface. Features include animated zooming and panning, arbitrary precision, and antialiasing.
A version of the fractal flame editor Apophysis which is ready to take advantage of modern versions of Microsoft Windows, provides a big set of new features and has a polished user interface. Features: Multilanguage support; Extended plugin interface; Thousands of GUI improvements and bugfixes...
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Mandelbulber is an experimental application that helps to make rendering 3D Mandelbrot fractals much more accessible. A few of the supported 3D fractals: Mandelbulb, Mandelbox, BulbBox, JuliaBulb, Menger Sponge, Quaternion, Trigonometric, Hypercomplex, and Iterated Function Systems (IFS). All of these can be combined into infinite variations with the ability to hybridize different formulas together.
Fractals are infinite complex images defined by a finite definition. The images are usefull when they are applied as textures and backgrounds. Double Fractal is a program that creates fast and easily high complex images. No specific knowledge is needed to use this program, it is a program that can be run just for fun!
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Mandelbrot is a program that allows you to view and zoom in and out of the mandelbrot set. The mandelbrot set is a mathematic representation of a subset of the complex plane. Put simply, the mandelbrot set is a picture generated by a math formula. It was discovered in the 1970s by Benoit Mandelbrot. The mandelbrot set itself is not a fractal, but it's boundary is a fractal.
FreeSizer is an easy to use tool to quickly create resized copies of your pictures that can be sent by email or uploaded to the web. Simply drag and drop one or more photos into the list, select a resizing profile and click a button! No need to fiddle with height, width and compression settings - FreeSizer comes pre-configured for most popular uses. Advanced users can create a custom profile and also change file renaming options.
This is a clone of the Image Resizer Powertoy for Windows XP - a PowerToy that allows you to right-click on one or more image files in Windows Explorer to resize them.
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Snipaste is a simple but powerful snipping tool, and also allows you to pin the screenshot back onto the screen. Download and open the program, then press F1 to start a screentshot, choose 'Copy to clipbroad', then press F2 to paste it as a floating window. That's it! You can also convert text or color info in the clipboard into a floating image window. Such windows can be zoomed, rotated, made translucent, and even made click-through! If you are a programmer, a designer or whoever works much time before the computer, you will be surprised how it can help you get your work done more efficiently!
Gadwin PrintScreen captures the contents of the screen with a single keystroke. The captured screen can then be sent to the printer, or saved to disk as a file in 6 different graphics file formats. Gadwin PrintScreen can capture the entire Windows screen, the active window, or a specified area, when the hot key is pressed. The hot key defaults to the PrintScreen key, but users may also define other keys to initiate a capture. Gadwin PrintScreen allows you to e-mail the captured images to recipients of your choice.
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Screen Sniper is a fast, simple, and reliable program designed to take bulk screenshots easily and instantly. Features: Take bulk screen shots by hotkeys; Clipboard support; Captured files can instantly get copied to clipboard, using this feature you can paste them anywhere; Audio-Visual capture notifications.
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Image Thumbnail Generator
Image Thumbnail Generator
Whether you design websites or are an amateur photographer creating a gallery, this software is for you. Quickly and easily create thumbnails for many photos at the same time by dragging and dropping the photos on the utility. There is no other way, and the photos will also be web-optimized for the best performance.
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SageThumbs is a powerful shell extension allowing to preview enormous amount of image formats directly in Windows Explorer by using Pierre-e Gougelet's GFL library (XnView's author).
- Extended thumbnail image view of Explorer folder
- Thumbnail image in explorer context menu (right-click menu)
- Extended info tips
- Support 162 image formats (224 extensions)
- One-click conversion to popular image formats support.
Video Frame Explorer
Video Frame Explorer allows you to make thumbnails (caps, previews) of video files. It supports of practically any videos-formats (even MP4, MKV, MOV if you have appropriate codecs).
- Make video thumbnail and save it on your computer
- Working with video frames: Automatically generating frame(s); Manually generating frame(s); Delete frame(s); Change frame video resolution to make good looking your thumbnail; Save frame(s) on your computer
- Simple and intuitive interface.
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Fed up with Windows Explorer not always showing thumbnails for all of your video files? Then get Media Preview for free.
By default, Windows only supports the media file formats developped by Microsoft or for Quicktime, and ignores other popular media formats. Third-party media players fill the gap in terms of playback but usually let the preview functionality on the side-road. Media Preview is here to bring to your computer the full preview capabilities for all of your media files.
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Mystic Thumbs 1.98 (last freeware version)
The definitive image thumbnail generator for Windows Explorer.
MysticThumbs generates thumbnails of many image types not natively supported by Windows. It does this transparently and in the background for Explorer so you don't have to run a seperate application to preview your images.
It is a native Windows Explorer plugin which means you don't have to do anything other than install it. This means you don't have any new interfaces to learn, think about or otherwise deal with.
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Progetto Video Manager
Progetto Video Manager (PVM) is a free 'performer centric' software born to manage your collection of clips, movies, TV series and pictures. Starting from your multimedia files PVM will try to retrieve movie infos, covers, backdrops and performers from themoviedb.org database. PVM works greatly with short clips and 'slices' of movies searching for performers from the file's title also. For every artist found PVM will generate a profile containing all multimedia files stored in your pc drives and from wich you'll can find other contents in the Web (thanks to customizable search buttons). PVM allows to generate video previews, and capture (commentable) snapshots to load a video from a wanted frame.
The Photo, Image and Video Organization Tool - Pivot - is a tool for the first step of the image (and video) processing tool chain. Pivot can organize your images from the hard drive or directly from the camera. It allows you to specify destination folders and filename patterns for the copying process. The organization is mainly based on the creation date and time of the images.
Movie Explorer is a program that allows accessing a large database where hundreds of movies are stored. Once IMDB Movie Explorer installed on the computer, it offers its user the ability to access the IMDB web services. Various collections of films are available on this online database for free viewing or downloading.
Media Companion is the original free to use Movie/TV Show manager and organizer that offers full XBMC integration. Simply put, Media Companion offers the facility to gather information from the Internet and make this information available to you in an organized manner. The information collected includes such things as posters, backdrops, plot summary, actors and actor images, ratings etc, and are placed with your video files for easy addition to your library.
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Movie Info Search
Movie Info Search is as its name indicate a client software looking up the Internet for finding information about a movie or a serie with a given title. The Information generated, if any, are: Type (Movie, Serie, ...), Year, Genre (Sci-Fi, Thriller, ...), Rated, Released, Duration, Director, Writer, Actors, ...
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Double Feature is a simple movie organizer for Windows, designed for small and medium-sized collections. Features:
- Clean and simple interface
- Automatic info
- Lists and smartlists...
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PhotoDonut brings artistic effects to your photos. Choose from hundreds of styles, or create your own. Bake up some drama with PhotoDonut: transform your photos into art with the standalone program, or use as a plug-in. Channel your visions into stunning artisitc creations that give different feelings. From pencil, ink and watercolor effects, to magna and light leaks, taste the many possibilities and play with settings until you create something you truly love.
Scanned Image Extractor
Scanning albums is not an easy task, since the extraction of actual photographs within scans is a tedious task. Scanned Image Extractor is a tool for efficiently extracting rectangular photographs from album or (multiple) photograph scans. It is semi-automated, hence it tries to suggest recognized photographs but you have to verify, delete bad suggestions and possibly add missing photographs manually.
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RawTherapee is an advanced raw image processor with a wide range of powerful features for processing the raw photos from your digital camera. Demosaicing, advanced color handling, exposure and tonality tools, denoising methods, and more are right at hand in the configurable interface. It supports JPEG, BMP, TIFF and PNG, among other file types.
XnSketch allows you to turn your photos into cartoon or sketch images.
- 18 different effects (black strokes, white strokes, pastel, pencil sketch, colored sketch, ...)
- Edge strength, and opacity adjustement
- Contrast, brightness, saturation adjustement
- Save or share the result.
XnRetro allows you to create stunning images with vintage or instant effect on your Desktop.
- 20 color effects
- 15 light effects such as bokeh, leak
- 28 frame borders
- Adjustement like contrast, gamma, saturation, ...
- Save or share the result.
DenoiseMyImage allows you to remove digital noise from your photos while preserving edges. Noise can be caused by low light conditions, high iso, small (and dense) camera chip. DenoiseMyImage eases your work, as it does not require a noise profile to get a perfect photo. The control of the application is straight forward, simple and intuitive. Freeware version - one core support, no GPU acceleration, no batch denoising.
AmoK Exif Sorter
AmoK Exif Sorter is the easy but powerful solution for renaming your photos. All pictures of a digital camera can be renamed by AmoK Exif Sorter based on the pictures' metadata (EXIF and IPTC). Meta data are stored in every picture automatically by the camera. The data include information about the date when the picture was taken (year, month, day, hour, second) but also information about camera model, aperture, exposure, picture's size, and many more.
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ffDiaporama is an application for creating video sequences consisting of
- titles, fixed or animated,
- images or photos, fixed or animated,
- movie clips,
Motion Man is an open-source video conversion tool that converts video between multiple file formats such as AVI, MOV, FLV, MPEG, VOB, WMV, RM, MKV, etc.
Features: multiple video conversion (multi-threading); multiple video file formats supported (AVI/MOV/FLV/MPEG/VOB/WMV/RM/MKV/etc); multiple audio file formats supported (AAC/MP3/WAV/OGG/WMA); 25+ video presets for multiple devices; burn to disc (CD/DVD); video playback.
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VirtualDub is a video capture/processing utility for 32-bit and 64-bit Windows platforms, licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL). It lacks the editing power of a general-purpose editor such as Adobe Premiere, but is streamlined for fast linear operations over video. It has batch-processing capabilities for processing large numbers of files and can be extended with third-party video filters. VirtualDub is mainly geared toward processing AVI files, although it can read (not write) MPEG-1 and also handle sets of BMP images.
FAVC is a GUI that enables you to easily make DVDs from video files. It takes one, or more, video files and produces a dvd folder ready to be burned to a dvd disc that should play in any regular dvd player. FAVC uses several pieces of free software to accomplish its task.