Finding the right software to play and organize your multimedia files can be quite frustrating - especially if nothing seems to work the way you want it. It can even get more frustrating when you actually use your PC as a home theater. Sure, you have the media player that comes with your operating system, but you want more than that.
Don't you wish you can just fly outside of Earth and into the universe? Explore the other planets and the nearby stars, and maybe even catch a glimpse of a comet or an asteroid? It might not be possible now to tour the Solar System or the universe (unless you are a billionaire!), but you can do this in the comforts of your home right in front of your computer.
Celestia is an open-source space simulation software that lets you explore the universe in 3-dimension - stars, galaxies, planets, asteroids and a whole lot more! And the best part? It runs on Windows, Linux and Max OS X.
For those people who loved Gimp, a powerful open-source image retouching and authoring software, then you will love GimpShop. Think of it as a revamped version of Gimp, giving a Photoshop feel to the software. GimpShop is a hacked version of Gimp. Since most people are used to having an Adobe Photoshop interface, Scott Moschella did what a usual 'hardcore graphics geek' might do: change the interface of Gimp so that people are more comfortable using it.
You've probably sung in the bathroom at least once in a month because you just couldn't sing in front of your friends or other people. You shiver at the thought of singing on stage or- heaven forbid - in karaoke. While other people sing shyly in karaoke bars, others sing in the comforts of their home - all thanks to Ultrastar Deluxe!
One day, I wanted to use my webcam for two instant messaging programs even though I knew that wasn't possible. Frustrated, I stumbled upon ManyCam a few days later, and we were a match made in heaven.
ManyCam is the answer to the problem most people who want to use their webcam in several applications have. It acts as a virtual camera for multiple applications at the same time offering many additional features on top of it. You can change your background, appear as if it's snowing in your room, put on funny masks, draw on your webcam and many more.
Are you looking for good, uncomplicated antivirus software to protect your computer, but don't want to cough up the dough for it? Then Avast! Home Edition is the free antivirus, anti-spyware software solution for you. This full-featured antivirus software package is made exclusively for non-commercial home use only. Avast! is free, but you must register the software before the end of the initial 60 day trial period. Don't worry, because registration is also FREE! After registering, you will receive by e-mail a license key valid for one year.
Orblitz, a fast-paced and dynamic puzzle game, is the brainchild of The Yakuza: a group of four comprising Josh Bell, Jason Runta, Jesse Kvatek and Marc ten Bosch. Each has a distinct role in the making of the game, from being a technical director to being the marketing manager. What was originally an idea by Marc and Josh to create a game that involves mazes featuring different art textures proceeded to become the 2006 Winner Student Showcase of the Independent Games Festival. It’s not hard to understand why.
Have you ever spent too much time at your computer that you forget about your other commitments? Have you ever been so distracted by social networking or online gaming that you end up ignoring other things you need to do? Have you ever scheduled your appointments in a planner, but end up forgetting them once you log on to your computer? Then Rainlendar can help you out. Rainlendar is a customizable desktop calendar that allows you to set up tasks and events as well as alarms reminding you when to do them. It doesn't take up much space on your desktop either.
For a free game, Intense Racing is undeniably self-assured. It challenges players like you to take the game on and become the world’s fastest racer. All you have to do is download the game, choose from among 12 cars, and race on one of the 15 race tracks available. The mechanics sound easy enough, until you get to the real meat of the game: the actual race. Although controlling the car is easy enough, maneuvering past the opponents can be problematic.