Users of the iOS are very familiar with AssistiveTouch, the tool that floats onscreen which you can drag and use for taking a screenshot, adjusting the sound and perform other functions. Android doesn’t have such a native feature built in, but with EasyTouch it’s now possible.
Filebot by Rednoah is a free open source tool for renaming your favorite anime, TV shows and movies alongside the ability to download subtitles. The program is small and streamlined so it’s very easy to use. Also, there’s full support for Mac, Windows and Linux, with a full use of a command line interface.
Here we have something for all the users out there, who would like to get a taste of video editing without burning a huge hole-in-the-pocket. Kdenlive is an open source video editing software created on the MLT (Media Lovin Toolkit) Framework, which heavily focuses on flexibility and ease of use.
Initially developed by Jason Wood in 2002, the development of the app is now looked after by small developers. Kdenlive is a very easy-to-use software package and packs-in a lot of features that will satisfy all of the newbies and amateur video editors.
Lomotif is an app that allows you to edit music videos for Instagram. Developed by Lomotif Private Limited, it’s the simplest, most efficient way to not just add music, crop and edit them. Unlike other full blown video editors, Lomotif is easy to pick up and learn.
Bluefish is an open source programming and web development application. Developed by the Bluefish team, it gives you plenty of options for writing scripts, websites and even code. While the program is powerful, it is lightweight and loads quickly even on a netbook. However, don’t mistake the compactness for lack of features, as this is packed.
Aquamacs is a distribution of the well-known and powerful Emacs text editor. Developed by David Reitter, it looks just like a Mac app and runs like one. However, it retains the power of GNU Emacs. In short, it brings you the power of Emacs as well as the configurability but with an easier to use interface.
Kompozer is a free web authoring tool that offers a complete set of features for WYSIWIG editing of web pages, web file management and performing other tasks. As envisioned by the Kompozer team, it’s a fully furnished system but easy to use, and ideal for non-technical people who want to produce a professional looking site without needing to learn coding.
Brackets is a free open source web development tool designed for front end developers and professional web designers. While there are plenty of web editors around, Brackets differs because it combines all the essential tools in the editor as you’re coding. It also saves all the changes you make automatically without the need to reload, but there’s more.
VSDC Video Editor from Flash Integro is a free video editing program but with features that rival those of pricey, professional applications. If you are looking for powerful software to edit videos, this is for you. While there is a learning curve, it is worth investing time here since there’s a lot you can do with it.
Zim is an open source text editor that you can use to take down notes and gather your thoughts. Developed by the Zim Wiki Team, it is easy to use and powerful editor that lets you to set up and link wiki pages. If you're tired of the very basic notepad that comes with your OS, then give this a try.
XCode is a free application from Apple that will give programmers and developers all the tools they need to create quality apps for the Mac, iPad and iPhone. There are a lot of interesting and useful features here, but the integrated user interface makes coding, debugging and testing a breeze. And that is just for starters.