Tag Archives: cross-platform

mGBA – Free and open-source new generation of Game Boy Advance emulator

mGBA is an excellent new generation of Nintendo Game Boy Advance emulator with very high degree of completion (most games can be simulated perfectly) and pretty fast running speed. It was thoroughly written in C language by Jeffrey Pfau, and first released in 2013 as an open-source freeware for multiple platforms (Windows, Mac OS X, Nintendo 3DS, Wii, PlayStation Vita and many other Unix-like OS). Continue reading mGBA – Free and open-source new generation of Game Boy Advance emulator

[v1.5.4] PPSSPP – Best and free PSP emulator for multiple platforms

PPSSPP (short for PlayStation Portable Simulator Suitable for Playing Portably) is a cross-platform and open-source emulator originally created by Henrik Rydgård (AKA: hrydgard, one of the main members in the development team of the renowned NGC/Wii emulator – Dolphin) from Sweden, in 2012. It can perfectly run the vast majority of PSP games, supports Windows, Linux, Mac OX, Android, iOS and many other mainstream computer and mobile device operating system. Continue reading [v1.5.4] PPSSPP – Best and free PSP emulator for multiple platforms

Blender – Free, open-source, cross-platform and full-featured 3D creation suite

If you are a 3D animation enthusiast, you probably have tried many 3D production software such like Maya, 3ds Max, most of which are extremely expensive for individuals and small businesses. Fortunately, there is an alternative that can compete with them on functionality and performance, and is free, open-source, cross-platform, very lightweight and full-featured 3D creation program – Blender (from Holland), which provides a series of solutions for producing animated short films, including modeling, animations, materials, rendering, audio processing, video clipping, and more.
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MeshLab – Free, open-source, portable and extensible 3D geometry processor

MeshLab is a free, open-source, portable and extensible three-dimensional geometry (3D meshes) processing system that was developed by the ISTI-CNR research center from Italy, and first published in late 2005. It is mainly used to perform interactive processing and unstructured editing to three-dimensional triangular meshes on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X, and has become popular in many technical fields of 3D development & data handling. Continue reading MeshLab – Free, open-source, portable and extensible 3D geometry processor

[v10.0.6.3] Thinkbox Deadline Repository, Client, Unlocked Files AIO

ThinkBox Deadline (full name: Deadline Render Farm Management System) is a simple and easy to use manager for rendering toolkit, which is responsible for the distribution of rendering tasks in the render farm. Its function is so powerful that it is capable of supporting almost all rendering tools at present.

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MediaInfo – Detect and display technical & tag data for video/audio files

All relevant information of a audio/video file is stored in the file’s header area, including duration, codec id, aspect, frame rate, bit rate, sample rate, channels, bit depth, language, etc. MediaInfo can obtain and utilize these info from the header of a media file with ease, which is very helpful for media software developers. If you just want to know the codec info of some movie or music file that could not be recognized or played correctly, you can use MediaInfo to check its technical & tag data. Continue reading MediaInfo – Detect and display technical & tag data for video/audio files

SMPlayer – Free media player with simple UI and elaborate design

Although the MPlayer from Hungary is extremely powerful, for most common users, its command-line operation mode is really inconvenient, even though it comes with a graphical user interface called GMPlayer. While most often the features of a media player that we require are nothing more than concise user interface, smooth playback, support to as many media formats as possible, and some customizable functions for advanced users. All these requirements are implemented in SMPlayer.
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