Tag Archives: cross-platform

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.

qBittorrent – Free, fast and reliable alternative of uTorrent & BitTorrent

qBittorrent – Free, fast and reliable alternative of uTorrent & BitTorrent

It was originally written in C++ by Christophe Dumez (from France) in 2006 when he was a student. Now it's maintained by worldwide volunteers on their spare time. qBittorrent is a free, open-source and cross-platform BitTorrent client (torrent file downloader) with nice UI based on Qt and built-in search engines.

[v11.2.16] Navicat Premium – Award-winning universal database manager

[v11.2.16] 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.

Aegisub – Extensively-used advanced subtitles editor

Aegisub – Extensively-used advanced subtitles editor

Aegisub (successor of the original SubStation Alpha and Sabbu) is a free, open-source and cross-platform advanced subtitles creating & modifying tool. Recognized as an industry standard of all subtitle editors, it is widely used by numerous subtitle groups and subtitling fans for the subtitling and translation of concert, OP, PV, TV, animation and some other aspects like video post-production.

[v4.0.8] Home Design 3D – Cross-platform 3D home design app

[v4.0.8] Home Design 3D – Cross-platform 3D home design app

There is no doubt that occasional rearrangement of home furnishings or update of furniture can bring our monotonous life a lot of freshness and fun. However, the traditional design method using drawings or large industry software (such as AutoCAD, SketchUp) is obviously too much troublesome. In this case, we need to turn to specialized interior design software for help.

JDownloader – Only best file hosting automatic downloader in the world

JDownloader – Only best file hosting automatic downloader in the world

Free online file hosts are good place to share our resources. However, these websites generally use the browser's built-in downloader to download files, and their download methods are widely different. Even a few ones support multi-threaded downloading, you often need to enter verification code, wait dozens of seconds to tens of minutes, and have to fight with the flying ads, popups first for finding out the real download button. More exasperating is, once the Internet connection is broken, all has to start from scratch (because many file hosts do not allow you to continue file transferring from breakpoint)... Therefore, for most of us, downloading files from online storage space has become a painful thing. As a consequence, JDownloader came into being many years ago.