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[v5.666] Winamp – Most classic music player with little chance to roll over

Winamp was first released in 1997, and had taken the world since Version 2 (released in 1998). From Version 3 (released in 2002), Winamp started losing a lot of users. The subsequent V5 and V5.x are both powerless. We can see that, even now, Winamp still hasn’t given up the hope of rebirth! While the key to its fate is its frequent owners’ change hands (being acquired by AOL was a fatal mistake) and indecisive business pattern and profit model (free -> commercial -> free) – reduced to a pure trade good, which made iTunes perfect. Continue reading [v5.666] Winamp – Most classic music player with little chance to roll over

[v62.0] Latest Portable Versions of Google Chrome & Chromium

The research supported by real statistics indicates that, Chrome, its source Chromium and countless homologous varieties browsers have overwhelmingly occupied the market of web browsers. Although this is true and not always a good thing.
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[v12.0.10] Navicat Premium – Award-winning universal database manager

Navicat Premium is an award-winning universal database managing tool that is enough to meet professional database developers’ all requirements. In particular, for newcomers to database servers, it is also quite easy to learn and use. Continue reading [v12.0.10] Navicat Premium – Award-winning universal database manager

[v2017.1.0] Unity – Currently most popular multi-platform 3D/2D games universal IDE

Unity (AKA: Unity3D/Unity2D, U3D for short) is currently the most popular multi-platform free game engine developed by Unity Technologies from Denmark (mainly written in C, C++ and C#, and first released in 2005). Users with C# and JavaScript programming experience can get started more quickly.

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VeraCrypt – TrueCrypt’s only best successor or alternative

VeraCrypt is a free and open-source disk on-the-fly encryption (OTFE) software with strong security for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux platforms. It was developed by IDRIX from France, born as a branch of the highly-acclaimed but discontinued TrueCrypt project in 2013, but more outstanding than TrueCrypt.

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Rapid GUI Programming with Python and Qt HD PDF

Many people feel very difficult when learning how to create a GUI application. One of the most important reasons is that they don’t know where to start. In the search of PyQt relevant learning resources, I discovered this Rapid GUI Programming with Python and Qt. After a cursory glance at this book, I think it is very suitable for beginners who completely first contact with Qt and PyQt.
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TestDisk – Only best tool to repair damaged partition table, MBR, boot sector, MFT

On hard disk, when you delete some folders, files or even an entire partition, all data is still existing in the same place where it was, and will always be there until overwritten. In fact, the deleting operation is just delete the pointer to the data on disk from MFT (Master File Table), so as to allow the operating system to perform writing operation there. Any data recovery software use this principle to work. Of course, you can delete the data truly and completely. But that requires you to ask special data eraser for help.

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