SIMD-accelerated libjpeg-compatible JPEG codec library
libjpeg-turbo is a JPEG image codec that uses SIMD instructions (MMX, SSE2, NEON, AltiVec) to accelerate baseline JPEG compression and decompression on x86, x86-64, ARM, and PowerPC systems. On such systems, libjpeg-turbo is generally 2-6x as fast as libjpeg, all else being equal. On other types of systems, libjpeg-turbo can still outperform libjpeg by a significant amount, by virtue of its highly-optimized Huffman coding routines. In many cases, the performance of libjpeg-turbo rivals that of proprietary high-speed JPEG codecs. libjpeg-turbo implements both the traditional libjpeg API as well as the less powerful but more straightforward TurboJPEG API. libjpeg-turbo also features colorspace extensions that allow it to compress from/decompress to 32-bit and big-endian pixel buffers (RGBX, XBGR, etc.), as well as a full-featured Java interface.
High-speed, 3D-friendly, TightVNC-compatible remote desktop software
TurboVNC is a high-performance, enterprise-quality version of VNC based on TightVNC, TigerVNC, and X.org. It contains a variant of Tight encoding that is tuned for maximum performance and compression with 3D applications (VirtualGL), video, and other image-intensive workloads. TurboVNC, in combination with VirtualGL, provides a complete solution for remotely displaying 3D applications with interactive performance. TurboVNC's high-speed encoding methods have been adopted by TigerVNC and libvncserver, and TurboVNC is also compatible with any other TightVNC derivative. TurboVNC forked from TightVNC in 2004 and still covers all of the TightVNC 1.3.x features, but TurboVNC contains numerous feature enhancements and bug fixes relative to TightVNC, and it compresses 3D and video workloads much better than TightVNC while using generally only 5-20% of the CPU time of the latter. Using non-default settings, TurboVNC can also be made to compress 2D workloads as "tightly" as TightVNC.
3D Without Boundaries
VirtualGL redirects 3D commands from a Unix/Linux OpenGL application onto a server-side GPU and converts the rendered 3D images into a video stream with which remote clients can interact to view and control the 3D application in real time.
A Linux ext2/ext3 file system driver for Windows
Ext2Fsd is an open source Linux ext2/ext3 file system driver for Windows systems (2K/XP/VISTA/WIN7/WIN8, X86/AMD64).
This project was originally designed to provide an open-source replacement for PPJoy. The product, at this point, consists of virtual joystick devices that is seen by the system as a standard joystick but its position-data is written to it by a feeder application. An existing feeder application that takes advantage of this product is SmartPropoPlus. If you are an application writer you can very easily write an application that controls a joystick (e.g. mouse-to-joystick, keyboard-to-joystick). If you are a beginner in device drivers you can take this code and enhance it to support more (or less) axes, buttons or POVs.
Audio converter and CD ripper for various formats
fre:ac is a free audio converter and CD ripper for various formats and encoders. It features MP3, MP4/M4A, WMA, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, AAC, and Bonk format support, integrates freedb/CDDB, CDText and ID3v2 tagging and is available in several languages.
Windows X-server based on the xorg git sources (like xming or cygwin's xwin), but compiled with Visual C++ 2012 Express Edition. Source code can also be compiled with VS2008, VS2008 Express Edition and VS2010 Express Edition, although current project and makefile are not fully compatible anymore. Versions starting from 184.108.40.206 are not compatible with Windows XP anymore.
View and manage processes, services and more with this powerful tool.
Process Hacker is a free and open source process viewer. This multi-purpose tool will assist you with debugging, malware detection and system monitoring.
Open Source Monitoring System for performance and availability.
Pandora FMS is an enterprise-ready monitoring solution that provides unparalleled flexibility for IT to address both immediate and unforeseen operational issues, including infrastructure and IT processes. It uniquely enables business and IT to adapt to changing needs through a flexible and rapid approach to IT and business deployment. Pandora FMS consolidates all the needs of modern monitoring (ITOM, APM, BAM) and provides status and performance metrics from different operating systems, virtual infrastructure (VMware, Hyper-V, XEN), Docker containers, applications, storage and hardware devices such as firewalls, proxies, databases, web servers or routers. It's highly scalable (up to 2000 nodes with one single server), 100% web and with multi-tenant capabilities. It has a very flexible ACL system and several different graphical reports and user-defined control screens.
X Window System Server for Windows
Xming is the leading X Window System Server for Microsoft Windows 8/7/Vista/XP (+ server 2012/2008/2003). It is fully featured, small and fast, simple to install and because it is standalone native Microsoft Windows, easily made portable (not needing a machine-specific installation).
The virtual serial port driver for Windows.
The Null-modem emulator (com0com) is a kernel-mode virtual serial port driver for Windows. You can create an unlimited number of virtual COM port pairs and use any pair to connect one COM port based application to another. The HUB for communications (hub4com) allows to receive data and signals from one COM or TCP port, modify and send it to a number of other COM or TCP ports and vice versa.
Open Source Solid Modeling CAD
BRL-CAD is a powerful cross-platform constructive solid geometry solid modeling system that includes an interactive geometry editor, ray-tracing for rendering & geometric analyses, network distributed framebuffer support, image & signal-processing tools.
Ramdisk for Windows and mounting of image files
This tool will let you mount image files of hard drive, cd-rom or floppy, and create one or several ramdisks with various parameters. This all-in-one package includes the ImDisk Virtual Disk Driver (2.0.9), the DiscUtils library that extends the number of supported image file formats, and adds several GUIs and features. 64-bit: https://sourceforge.net/projects/imdisk-toolkit/files/20170706/ImDiskTk-x64.exe 32-bit: https://sourceforge.net/projects/imdisk-toolkit/files/20170706/ImDiskTk.exe Requirements: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 or 10 (32 or 64-bit). Some image file formats also require .NET Framework 4 (included in Windows 8 and later) to be mounted with the DiscUtils library.
Mpxplay is a commander-style console audio player for DOS and Win32 operating systems. MMC is a GUI version of Mpxplay for Windows 7 with FFmpeg audio&video playing and translucent windows. x265vfw is a H265/HEVC video encoder/decoder codec for Windows, based on x264vfw and x265 library, usefull with VirtualDub.
eGuideDog project develops free software for the blind. Currently, we focus on WebSpeech, Ekho TTS and WebAnywhere.
An open-source emulator for the 3DO Game Console.
Artha is a handy thesaurus based on WordNet with distinct features like global hotkey look-up, passive desktop notifications, regular expression based search, etc.. Artha may be used as a free open-source replacement to the proprietary WordWeb Pro.
Windows binaries for the GNU Linear Programming Kit (GLPK)
GLPK 4.64 (GNU Linear Programming Kit, http://www.gnu.org/software/glpk/) is a solver for large-scale linear programming (LP), and mixed integer programming (MIP). This project supplies the most recent Windows executables - 2017-12-02 Linux and OSX users should download the source distribution from http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/glpk
OpenNX is an OSS drop-in replacement for Nomachine's nxclient.
Game Editor is the game design software that gives you the power to create the games of your dreams, and gives you the chance to get the source code of the game creator and develop 2D games for personal computers as well as mobile devices like iPhone
Xinmapper, input mapping software for the Xbox 360 controller. Allows mapping of controller input to simulated keyboard and mouse input. Windows only supported.
A bandwidth meter, for monitoring internet connection speeds and usage.
Encrypted UDP based FTP with multicast
UFTP is an encrypted multicast file transfer program, designed to securely, reliably, and efficiently transfer files to multiple receivers simultaneously. This is useful for distributing large files to a large number of receivers, and is especially useful for data distribution over a satellite link (with two way communication), where the inherent delay makes any TCP based communication highly inefficient. The multicast encryption scheme is based on TLS with extensions to allow multiple receivers to share a common key. UFTP also has the capability to communicate over disjoint networks separated by one or more firewalls (NAT traversal) and without full end-to-end multicast capability (multicast tunneling) through the use of a UFTP proxy server. These proxies also provide scalability by aggregating responses from a group of receivers.
Mostly OBDII-compliant scantool and diagnostic software
Vehicle diagnostic program including OBDII Scantool and support for certain manufacturer-specific controllers.
A loudspeaker phase linearization, EQ and filtering tool
rePhase is a FIR generation tool for building fully linear-phase active crossovers with arbitrary slopes. It also let you manually compensate for the phase shifts of your loudspeakers and existing crossovers, be it active or passive. Once generated, the FIR can be applied using any hardware (openDRC, miniSHARC, Najda, ...) or software (foobar, convolver, JRiver, ...), stereo or multi-way convolution engine. Donate: rePhase is free software. If you like it you can support its development with a donation. - paypal: https://goo.gl/v44mmD Tutorials: - miniDSP application note: http://goo.gl/9krGT8 - Pat Brown's prosoundweb article: http://goo.gl/gJG1Of - mwillems' tutorial: http://goo.gl/oKgmhx - Jimmy Thomas' tutorial (in French): http://goo.gl/7kBt7Q Support: - diyaudio forum thread: http://goo.gl/KA5ilz - miniDSP forum section: http://goo.gl/U78IXD - direct email: http://scr.im/rePhase rePhase - Copyright © 2012-2016 Thomas Drugeon