So, here’s a random (I suppose that’s pseudo-random, since Perl did it) selection of projects that know where the future is, and want to get on board.
IMDbPY is a Python package useful to retrieve and manage the data of the IMDb movie database about movies, people, characters and companies. Platform-independent, it can retrieve data from both the IMDb’s web server and a local copy of the whole db.
Subsonic is a web-based media streamer, providing ubiquitous access to your music and video collection.
More than 20 apps are available for Android, iPhone, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, Roku, Chumby, Sonos etc.
Supports virtually all media formats, converting files on the fly.
Also includes a Podcast receiver and jukebox feature allowing you to control what’s playing on your computer from your mobile phone.
- UNetbootin, Universal Netboot Installer
UNetbootin allows you to create bootable Live USB drives for Ubuntu, Fedora, and other Linux distributions without burning a CD. It runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. You can either let UNetbootin download one of the many distributions supported out-of-the-box for you, or supply your own Linux .iso file.
- Solar Calendar
Solar Calendar is a package for Persian Developers and specially for Delphi Developers. The package has got set of components for showing and selecting Solar date in Persian and Christian(gregorian) interface and many more functions.
phpLDAPadmin is a web-based LDAP administration tool for managing your LDAP server. With it you can browse your LDAP tree, view LDAP schema, perform searches, create, delete, copy and edit LDAP entries. You can even copy entries between servers.
- Nuxeo Platform
Nuxeo EP is an open source platform for building Enterprise Content Management (ECM) applications. It is based on modern Java EE technologies, highly modular thanks to its OSGi plugin architecture, and provides most of the services expected for ECM.
- Redo Backup and Recovery
Easy rescue system with GUI tools for full system backup, bare metal recovery, partition editing, recovering deleted files, data protection, web browsing, and more. Uses partclone (like Clonezilla) with a UI like Ghost or Acronis. Runs from CD/USB.
Qtractor is an Audio/MIDI multi-track sequencer application written in C++ around the Qt4 toolkit. The target platform will be Linux, where the Jack Audio Connection Kit (JACK) for audio, and the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) for MIDI,
- Dual Monitor Taskbar
A taskbar for the second monitor. (Only tested on Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7)
PreviSat is a satellite tracking software for observing purposes. Very easy to use, it shows the positions of the satellites in real-time or manual mode. PreviSat is able to make predictions of their passes and also predictions of Iridium flares.
- Psychology Experiment Building Language
PEBL (Psychology Experiment Building Language) is a system designed for creating psychology and neuroscience experiments and tests. It is cross-platform, with the intention to run the same experiment, unchanged, on Linux, Windows, and Macintosh PCs.
- VLC media player
VLC media player is a free and open source media player and multimedia framework written by the VideoLAN project. VLC is a portable multimedia player, encoder, and streamer supporting many audio and video codecs and file formats as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. It is able to stream over networks and to transcode multimedia files and save them into various formats.
Ophcrack is a Windows password cracker based on a time-memory trade-off using rainbow tables. This is a new variant of Hellman’s original trade-off, with better performance. It recovers 99.9% of alphanumeric passwords in seconds.
- iText®, a JAVA-PDF library
This library contains classes that generate documents in the Portable Document Format (PDF).
- Al-Anvar: Quran Research Software
Al-anvar is an open source freeware dedicated for Quranic study and research. Some of its features are: Advanced search , Commenting tool , Indexing and Grouping , Add-ons for different translations and commentaries in many languages , Online and offline recitation
- iText® XML Worker
XMLWorker is an extra component for iText®, a Free/Open Source PDF library. The first XML to PDF implementation, is a new version of the old HTMLWorker that used to be shipped with iText.
- Python Control Systems Library
The Python Control Systems Library, python-control, is a python module that implements basic operations for analysis and design of feedback control systems.
- ClamWin Free Antivirus
Looking for free Open Source Antivirus for Windows? Download ClamWin Free Antivirus and get free virus scanning and free virus definition updates. Free Antivirus software for Windows, using the well-respected ClamAV scanning engine. Includes virus scanner, scheduler, virus database updates, context menu integration to MS Windows Explorer and Add-in to MS Outlook. Also features easy setup program.
- MGB OpenSource Guestbook
JACK Audio Connection Kit – Qt GUI Interface: A simple Qt application to control the JACK server daemon. Written in C++ around the Qt4 toolkit for X11, most exclusively using Qt Designer. Provides a simple GUI dialog for setting several JACK server p