Avidemux is a free video editor designed for simple cutting,
filtering and encoding tasks. It supports many file types, including
AVI, DVD compatible MPEG files, MP4 and ASF, using a variety of codecs.
Tasks can be automated using projects, job queue and powerful scripting
Avidemux is available for Linux, BSD, Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows under the GNU GPL license.
Avidemux 2.6.19 Changelog:
Filter : All filters with preview have better navigation dialogs
Storybook is an open source software for writers, essayists, authors.
Used from the draft to the final work, with oStorybook you can never
lose the history of the field of view. oStorybook helps you to maintain
control over the various developments of your story.
Except for the usual schedule, version 5.00.02 is available. The version of April 2017 presented some serious anomalies which justified this publication of urgency.
The new version 5.00.03 is now available. You will find the following changes:
resolution of the order in the ComboBox (characters in particular)
simplification of messages for internationalization
Shotcut is a free, open source, cross-platform video editor for
Windows, Mac and Linux. Major features include support for a wide range
of formats; no import required meaning native timeline editing;
Blackmagic Design support for input and preview monitoring; and
resolution support to 4k.
MPV is a free and open-source media player forked from MPlayer2. It
was started to modernize MPlayer by adding modern features, and removing
unmaintainable code and dropping support for very old systems.
MPV 0.25 changelog Added
add automatic libavfilter bridges to option parsing
Arduino is an open-source prototyping platform based on easy-to-use
hardware and software. Arduino boards are able to read inputs - light on
a sensor, a finger on a button, or a Twitter message - and turn it into
an output - activating a motor, turning on an LED, publishing something
online. You can tell your board what to do by sending a set of
instructions to the microcontroller on the board.
Arduino IDE 1.8.2 Changelog [ide]
Fix command line: works again with relative paths (regression)
Fix command line: "--save-prefs" works again (regression)
AVR toolchain has been updated with a tentative fix for the ld-returned-5-exit-status bug
Wine (originally an acronym for "Wine Is Not an Emulator") is a
compatibility layer capable of running Windows applications on several
POSIX-compliant operating systems, such as Linux, Mac OSX, & BSD.
Instead of simulating internal Windows logic like a virtual machine or
emulator, Wine translates Windows API calls into POSIX calls on-the-fly,
eliminating the performance and memory penalties of other methods and
allowing you to cleanly integrate Windows applications into your
Wine 2.0.1 changelog:
DirectDraw games (Jojo's Fashion Show 2: Las Cruces demo, The Chosen: Well of Souls) try to lock surface with invalid dwSize
Black & White: DXTC to ARGB converter not implemented
Open dialog crashes if the desktop folder is at a Unicode path that cannot be represented in the current locale
Brackets is a lightweight, yet powerful, modern text editor. We blend visual tools into the editor so you get the right amount of help when you want it without getting in the way of your creative process.
What's New in Release 1.9
Reverse inspect in Live Preview : Brackets 1.9 ships with Reverse-inspect in Live Preview. Now clicking on an element in Live Preview highlights the corresponding tag in the source code.
Support for “Replace All” action in Find & Replace : Brackets now supports “Replace All” in Find & Replace along with batch operation.
Mozilla Firefox web browser has reached the 53 stable release makes Firefox faster and more stable with a separate process for graphics compositing (the Quantum Compositor). Compact themes and tabs save screen real estate, and the redesigned permissions notification improves usability.
Firefox 51 Changelog : New
Improved graphics stability for Windows users with the addition of compositor process separation (Quantum Compositor)
Two new 'compact' themes available in Firefox, dark and light, based on the Firefox Developer Edition theme
Fotoxx is a free Linux program for editing photos or other images
and managing a large collection. Image directories (folders) can be
viewed as a scrolling gallery of thumbnail images. Navigating
directories and subdirectories is simple and fast. Click on a thumbnail
for a full window view of the image. The image can be zoomed, panned and
scrolled using the mouse. Gallery thumbnails can vary from small to
huge. Popup windows can be used to view multiple images at any scale.
Galleries are also used to display image search results and albums.
Fotoxx 17.04.1 Changelog: Bug Fixes:
Crash in thumbnail gallery of RAW files if thumbnail size is large.
Sharpen Image: error message if [apply] and no method was chosen.
Retouch Combo: [reset] omitted reset of "amplify" slider.
VirtualBox is a general-purpose full virtualizer for x86 hardware,
targeted at server, desktop and embedded use.Not only is VirtualBox an
extremely feature rich, high performance product for enterprise
customers, it is also the only professional solution that is freely
available as Open Source Software under the terms of the GNU General
Public License (GPL) version 2.
Virtualbox 5.1.20 Changelog:
GUI: don't check if the Extension Pack is up-to-date if the user is about to install a new Extension Pack
GUI: fixed a possible crash when switching a multi-monitor VM into full-screen or seamless mode
HandBrake is a free and open-source video transcoder, originally
developed in 2003 by Eric Petit (aka "titer" from his SVN repository
username) to make ripping a film from a DVD to a data storage device
easier. Since then, it has undergone many changes and revisions. HandBrake is available for Linux, macOS, and Windows. It uses third-party libraries such as Libav, libvpx, and x265.
HandBrake 1.0.4 Changelog:
Fixed H.264 decoding using Libav where the initial GOP was dropped
Fixed 2-pass x265 encoding where the source header incorrectly specifies frame rate
Ubuntu 17.04, code named Zesty Zapus, is the future release that will succeed Ubuntu 16.10 and even though it’s End of life date has been scheduled for January 2018, the development team aims to bring a lot of upgrades, fixes, and additions in this release.
Its final release has been scheduled for the 13th of April 2017.
Upgrade to Ubuntu 17.04 from Ubuntu 16.10
Before getting started, you need to do some preparations: 1. Backup of important data, bookmarks, and other user documents.
Flowblade 1.12 is a multitrack non-linear video editor for Linux.
Flowblade has some operational advantages over other video editors which
make it faster. Simple tweaks in the latest version which make it more
precise and it is robust and stable by design.
Flowblade 1.12 Features Editing:
4 move tools
3 trim tools
4 methods to insert / overwrite / append clips on the timeline
PhotoFilmStrip creates movies out of your pictures in just 3 steps.
First select your photos, customize the motion path and render the
video. There are several output possibilities for VCD, SVCD, DVD up to
PhotoFilmStrip 3.0.2 Features: Simple user interface
The user interface is kept simple, to let the user do the important things - customizing the slideshow.
On the left hand side the user can set the motion start point. The
motion end point can set up on the right hand side. In the center you
can see tool buttons that gives acces to convenience functions to
customize the motion path.
ClipGrab is a free downloader and converter for YouTube, Vimeo,
Metacafe, Dailymotion and many other online video sites. It converts
downloaded videos to MPEG4, MP3 or other formats in just one easy step.
Which sites are supported by ClipGrab?
YouTube is the most popular video website in the world. This is
also why it is the most important site supported by ClipGrab. Videos can be downloaded in HD (1080p und 720p) as well as in standard definition (480p, 360p and 240p). Additionally, ClipGrab provides an integrated and easy-to-use search function for YouTube videos.
Create a 3D picture from photographs taken with an ordinary camera
Take a set of photos of a subject and the software will create a 3D image from each pair of photos in the set, so that you can choose the best. Formats available are anaglyph (red/cyan), side-by-side and crossover. Several sets of photos can be processed at once.
The GetDeb repository contains the latest packages of Popout3D, available for Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10, and derivatives.
FileZilla is a free, cross-platform and full-featured FTP (File Transfer
Protocol) solution for the Linux and Open Source ecosystems. It is also
compatible with the Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X operating systems.
FileZilla 3.25.1 changelog
OS X: Fixed a crash if connecting to old servers not supporting UTF-8
Fixed timeout detection
The GetDeb repository contains the latest packages of FileZilla, available for Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10, and derivatives.