An award-winning drawing program for children ages 3 to 12
Tux Paint is a free, award-winning drawing program for children ages 3 to 12. It combines an easy-to-use interface, fun sound effects, and an encouraging cartoon mascot who guides children as they use the program. Kids are presented with a blank canvas and a variety of drawing tools to help them be creative. Along with paintbrush, shapes and text, Tux Paint includes a "stamp" feature to add pre-drawn or photographic imagery to pictures, and a set of "magic tools" that provide filter effects (like blur, tint and waves) and interesting drawing tools (like train tracks, bubbles and grass). Tux Paint includes a collection of "starter" images, both coloring-book style and photo-realistic, and a large collections of stamps are available as a separate download. Additional content can be added by parents and teachers, or downloaded from 3rd parties. Tux Paint is available for Linux, BSD, Windows, Mac OS X and Haiku operating systems.
A planetarium software that shows a 3D simulation of the night sky
Stellarium renders 3D photo-realistic skies in real time with OpenGL. It displays stars, constellations, planets, nebulae and others things like ground, landscape, atmosphere, etc.
A circuit simulator with graphical user interface (GUI)
Qucs is a circuit simulator with graphical user interface. The software aims to support all kinds of circuit simulation types, e.g. DC, AC, S-parameter, Transient, Noise and Harmonic Balance analysis. Pure digital simulations are also supported.
An interactive viewer for three-dimensional chemical structures.
Over 10,000,000 page views! Jmol/JSmol is a molecular viewer for 3D chemical structures that runs in four independent modes: an HTML5-only web application utilizing jQuery, a Java applet, a stand-alone Java program (Jmol.jar), and a "headless" server-side component (JmolData.jar). Jmol can read many file types, including PDB, CIF, SDF, MOL, PyMOL PSE files, and Spartan files, as well as output from Gaussian, GAMESS, MOPAC, VASP, CRYSTAL, CASTEP, QuantumEspresso, VMD, and many other quantum chemistry programs. Files can be transferred directly from several databases, including RCSB, EDS, NCI, PubChem, and MaterialsProject. Multiple files can be loaded and compared. A rich scripting language and a well-developed web API allow easy customization of the user interface. Features include interactive animation and linear morphing. Jmol interfaces well with JSpecView for spectroscopy, JSME for 2D->3D conversion, POV-Ray for images, and CAD programs for 3D printing (VRML export).
A very efficient tutor.
A touch typing tutor very flexible, supporting customizable keyboard layouts. You can edit and save new or unknown keyboard layouts, as the basic course was designed to not depend on specific ones. Also, there are some charts about the learning process.
Cross platform GUI for Maxima
wxMaxima is a cross-platform graphical front-end for the computer algebra system Maxima based on wxWidgets. It provides nice display of mathematical output and easy access to Maxima functions through menus and dialogs.
Real-time 3D visualization of space
Celestia is an application for real-time 3D visualization of space, with a detailed model of the solar system, over 100,000 stars, more than 10,000 galaxies, and an extension mechanism for adding more objects.
"Tux, of Math Command" is a math drill game starring Tux, the Linux Penguin. Lessons are included from simple number typing through addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of positive and negative numbers. It is intended for kids ~4-10.
Free music notation & composition software
MuseScore is the leading free & open source music notation software for Windows, Mac and Linux. It is easy to use and makes beautiful sheet music. MuseScore is often praised as a cost effective alternative for Sibelius and Finale. Support MuseScore at http://musescore.org/en/donate Like MuseScore on Facebook: http://facebook.com/musescore
eLearning XHTML editor
eXe, the eLearning XHTML editor, is a freely available authoring application that assists teachers in the publishing of web content without the need to become proficient in HTML or XML markup. Resources authored in eXe can be exported to the web or LMS.
Standards Compliant Learning Management System
ATutor is an Open Source Web-based Learning Management System (LMS), designed with accessibility and adaptability in mind. Author interoperable e-learning content, provides social networking, and adheres to standards. Put your courses online.
Open Source Learning Management System
Claroline is collaborative learning environment based on PHP/mySQL. It allows teachers or education institutions to create and administer courses through the web. The software provides group management, forums, document repositories, calendar, SCORM,...
Cybera is an Internet cafe administration system. It works with prepaid cards or client accounts or in a post paid Self Service mode. Features include workstation control, user rights lockdown, accounting, stats and screen replication for CAI.
forma.lms is a Learning Management System (LMS), opensource lms
forma.lms is an open-source, web-based elearning platform (learning management system - LMS), used to manage and deliver online training courses. It's focused on corporate training needs. The projects forma.lms ((aka formalms) was originally created as a fork of Docebo CE v 4.0.5. The support comnunity of forma.Lms is active on http://www.elearningcommunity.net
Graph is a program used for drawing graphs of mathematical functions. It is easy to use while having a lot of features and settings. Official web site is located at http://www.padowan.dk
Authoring and Learning management system
Dokeos is an elearning and course management web application (LMS), translated in 34 languages, already helping thousands of organisations worldwide to manage learning and collaboration activities.
ILIAS is a web base learning management system (LMS, VLE). Features: Courses, SCORM 1.2 and 2004, mail, forum, chat, groups, podcast, file sharing, authoring, CMS, test, wiki, personal desktop, LOM, LDAP, role based access, see http://www.ilias.de/
A Logo interpreter and programming environment specialized for schools
A Logo interpreter and programming environment specialized for schools. It is a revised version of XLogo, published on http://xlogo.tuxfamily.org/. The Logo dialect is almost the same as Xlogo's, but some Logo commands were reimplemented to fit with the new programming environment and workspace. Some commands which were buggy in the original XLogo have been fixed. The interpreter works now more efficient due to the usage of more suitable data structures. The output of turtle graphics is now smoother and more appealing due to different rendering settings. Various features have been added to support better user experience and satisfaction in schools. @Translations: The new GUI parts are available in * English * German * French * Italian If you would like to make the application available in your language and if you would like to contribute, please contact us. * * * * * * * * * * * News * * * * * * * * * * The X4S Manual is now available on the files page.
ScoreDate is a software to learn music reading and ear training
ScoreDate is your date with the music ! It is an open source software written in Java that helps musicians to learn music reading. It also helps you with ear training. It is suitable for any skill, from beginners to professional users. From slow training to first sight reading.
WebAPP: Web Automated Perl Portal is easily installed on virtually any UNIX-based server which is provided by all modern hosting plans. WebAPP is the most fully-featured, versatile, free and open-source, flat-file Perl portal script available today! ----
TuxWordSmith uses XDXF dictionaries to play in 88 languages
Similar to the classic word game 'Scrabble', but with unicode support for multiple languages and character sets. The game is currently distributed with eighty-eight (88) dictionary resources for playing Language[i]-Language[j] 'Scrabble'. For example, if configured to use the French-English dictionary, then the distribution of available tiles will be computed based on frequency of occurance of each character of Language[i] (French), and for each submission the corresponding definition will be given in Language[j] (English).
This is an attempt to port the famous Cybera software to .NET.
Cyber.NET is an attempt to port the famous Cybera Cyber Cafe software to the Microsoft .NET platform. Cybera is written in Visual Basic 6 and needs to be ported to Visual Basic .NET to get ready for the future. The first step is to port the Cybera client to .NET. In the second step the Cybera server will be ported. There will be no new features in the first two steps. If the ports are stable, feature enhancements can taken into account. Help is appreciated as for every open source project :-)
The future of information technology will be based on controlling the flow of natural light. This project is an attempt to establish the code (or software) that will enable this to happen. It involves rewriting an OS from the ground up.
GeoGebra is free and multi-platform dynamic mathematics software for learning and teaching geometry, algebra, statistics, and calculus. Download the free software at http://www.geogebra.org. Find the source code at http://www.geogebra.org/trac