Tag Archives: open-source

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.

[v1.4.2] 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.

SharpDevelop – Best free, super lightweight alternative of Visual Studio

SharpDevelop – Best free, super lightweight alternative of Visual Studio

For learning or formal development of C#, there are only two best IDE for choice at present: either the 10+ GB size of Visual Studio or SharpDevelop with only 10+ MB file size. The latter is an open-source IDE with layout similar to IDEA for Java and high flexibility & extensibility, which lets a user find everything new and fresh. It never wants to be an IDE that tries to support everything as Eclipse. Instead, it just gives you an interface, and you can do all the rest by yourself.

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.

Java Decompiler – Fast access, browse source code of Java .class file

Java Decompiler – Fast access, browse source code of Java .class file

Decompiler and disassembler are essential tools for any sharp-sighted programmers. No matter which programming languages, they have their corresponding decompilers. For compiled Java binary class file, there are two excellent decompilers: they are freeware Java Decompiler and commercial software DJ Java Decompiler (AppNee will release its related resources later).

Subtitle Edit – Create/adjust/sync/translate any formats of video subtitles

Subtitle Edit – Create/adjust/sync/translate any formats of video subtitles

People who like to watch movies probably have encountered such a situation: the cineframe or sound track is not synchronized with the subtitles. Watching films like this is wasting the film itself and our time, and that's really a mental torture at the same time! While don't worry, we can use some software to easily adjust/correct the movie subtitles.