Tag Archives: cross-platform

Snackr – Cool RSS news rolling ticker & reader on desktop

Snackr – Cool RSS news rolling ticker & reader on desktop

Getting news and information via RSS (Really Simple Syndication) subscriptions is a very simple and fast way. With the benefit of fast Internet, this is superior to the traditional media in the aspect of timeliness. For many users working in front of a computer all day long, if they could read scrolling latest news and information on computer desktop, that would be a very cool and efficient thing.

[v1.4.1760] GameMaker Studio – Ultimate 2D game IDE for both amateurs and professionals

[v1.4.1760] GameMaker Studio – Ultimate 2D game IDE for both amateurs and professionals

GameMaker Studio (GMS for short, formerly called: Game Maker, Animo) is a very powerful and popular cross-platform, multi-genre game development engine (GDE)/game creation system (GCS) for both entry-level novices/amateurs and seasoned game development professionals. It was written in Delphi by Mark Overmars from Netherlands and first published in 1999.

[v3.5.0] uTorrent – Smallest and fastest BitTorrent client

μTorrent (also called microTorrent or uTorrent, short for "µT" or "uT") is a freeware BitTorrent download client, written in C++. It is the most widely used BitTorrent client now, outside China (where XunLei is more popular and has the has the largest number of users in the world).

[v7.34] Skype – Best free VOIP and video/audio chatting tool

[v7.34] Skype – Best free VOIP and video/audio chatting tool

Skype is currently the world's most popular free HD instant messaging software (and VoIP) for all kinds of desktop and mobile platforms. Low system resource requirement, high-quality voice communication and high stability have won its hundreds of millions of users around the world. After acquired by Microsoft in 2011, it became an independent department of Microsoft. And in 2013, if finally replaced Microsoft's own instant messaging tool MSN. In 2014, it released an embedded web version.

[v1.4.2] PPSSPP – Best and free PSP emulator for multiple platforms

[v1.4.2] 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.

FreeCAD – Free and full-featured alternative of commercial CAD software

AutoCAD is undoubtedly the most popular and powerful CAD modeling software. But as a commercial software, it is really, really expensive. FreeCAD is a free, open-source, cross-platform and general-purpose 3D CAx (CAD, CAM, CAE), PLM modeling tool specially designed for home user/hobbyist, experienced CAD user, programmer or educator.