Software

Yo Frankie! – a great 3D Blender-based game with a cute but evil squirrel

Imagine this: a cute but evil & angry-looking flying squirrel picking up acorns, attacking sheep, and throwing bones? Are you having a hard time imagining? Well then stop imagining and check out Yo Frankie! Yo Frankie! is a 3D game where you play as this mean squirrel, jump over rams and sheep, and throw bones and acorns. Based on Blender and Crystal Space 3D, it's a game that you and your little siblings will surely enjoy.

BumpTop – transform your desktop into a real 3D workspace!

Tired of staring at your plain, same old desktop for hours? Or you can't seem to find a perfect way to organize all those icons which cover almost half of your desktop? Or you want to put sticky notes on your desktop but they all look so boring? Here's one solution for you - BumpTop! BumpTop transforms your bland desktop into a real 3D desktop. Pin notes on your desktop's floor or bang them up against the wall - you'd surely love playing with your desktop!

Sweet Home 3D – decorate your home using Windows, Mac or Linux

Redecorating your room or your home can be a headache, especially if you don't know which goes with what, or if this furniture would fit in a small space. But here's a software that home interior designers, decorating enthusiasts and home/apartment owners would definitely like: Sweet Home 3D. Sweet Home 3D helps you visualize whatever floor plan you may have. Available for all platforms, it allows you to add and modify furniture, make rooms, configure size adjustments and preview them all in 3D as if you are a professional interior decorator or a seasoned architect.

SuperTuxKart – a vrooming free 3D racing game

Don't you just love that rush of adrenaline when you are driving or racing a car to beat somebody? You could get just that - plus more. How about the sight of cute characters rushing around in their cute little go-karts? Whether you're racing on the beach, or towards the lighthouse, SuperTuxKart will surely give you hours of fun. With dozens of characters and tracks to choose from, your every race is definitely different from the others.

Secret Maryo Chronicles – a fun and free open-source 2D game

Are you itching to play those 2D games that were once your favorites when you were a child? Here's something that you'd feel nostalgic about - the Secret Maryo Chronicles. Although it might sound like a rip-off from Super Mario Brothers, you'd find it very entertaining. All the similarities to Mario make the game a pleasant journey to your childhood, but the differences and additional features (like uploading your own backgrounds) make it a fresh experience. From collecting mushrooms to stepping on top of enemies' heads, you're sure to enjoy this game whether you are 13 or 30.

Avidemux – free and open-source video editing software

Do you need to edit some of your videos but you don't have the proper software? Don't worry - here comes Avidemux to the rescue. Avidemux is an open-source video editor software which allows you to digitize/capture video files using FireWire, cut clips, add filters & effects, fix colors and do so much more. With Avidemux, making your own home movies or editing your simple movie and video projects is as easy as 1-2-3. And best of all? You get it for free.

SharePod – change, back-up & share the files on your iPod

Have you ever found yourself needing to back-up files from your iPod? I mean, admit it, most of us donít really like storing large music and video files in our hard drive. And since most of the new iPod models contain large memory (to date, up to 160 GB) that we tend to rely on its capacity. I have personally experienced losing 50 GB worth of files in my iPod and Iím telling you it wasnít an experience I want to remember; I havenít recovered everything until now. So, to avoid file loss and to have extra perks than that of other iPod-reader softwares, download SharePod.