Software

Software for all platforms, free as in speech. Creative and autonomous tools to broadcast to the masses, communicate privately, veejay at parties and more..

Android/Linux

All devices can grow beards.

ZSHaolin :: power console terminal

YingYang
Console terminal, command line applications and a power-user shell prompt: ZSH! ZShaolin installs an interactive and scriptable ZSH console terminal on your Android device. It comes with a fully featured prompt (colors, completion etc.) and several command line applications to edit and convert images, audio and video in different formats, also using batch processing.
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Vidiom video capture and publish

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You can publish recorded videos to Facebook, YouTube, videobin.org, and video CMS sites like Plumi that allow FTP publishing. You can also email the recorded video as an attachment, or email or tweet the hosted video URL. Vidiom allows you to import previously recorded videos from other applications, from the SD card and publish them to hosting services.
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GNU/Linux

The Free Software platform.

Multimedia

Software useful to artists.

VeeJay

blendkey2
VeeJay is a visual instrument and realtime video sampler that can do live or scheduled sequencing of videos and effect processing, chroma key effects and video mapping. While playing, you can record the resulting video directly to disk (video sampling), all effects are realtime and optimized for use on modern processors.
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LiVES video editor

livesmt
LiVES is a Video Editing System designed to be simple to use, yet powerful, by reusing several components present in GNU/Linux systems that are already dealing with image composition. This application is aimed at the digital video artist who wants to create their own content, the video editor who wants to create professional looking video, and the VJ who wants to captivate with spectacular images.
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DarkSnow – Audio streamer on GNU/Linux

DarkSnow
DarkIce is a live audio streamer for GNU/Linux. It records audio from an audio interface (e.g. sound card), encodes it and sends it to a streaming server. DarkSnow is a GUI (Graphical User Interface) for DarkIce. This software is recently implementing a solution for OPUS codec streaming.
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FreeJ vision mixer

ipernav-trans
FreeJ is a vision mixer: a digital instrument for realtime video mixing and manipulation used in the fields of dance teather, veejaying, medical visualisation and TV.
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Frei0r video plugins

out-sobel
Free video plugins Frei0r is a minimalistic plugin API for free video effects. The main emphasis is on simplicity for an API that will round up the most common video effects into simple filters, sources and mixers that can be controlled by parameters. It’s our hope that this way these simple effects can be shared between many applications, avoiding duplicate efforts.
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MuSE radio streamer

MuSE internet radio streamer
MuSE is a software to stream your own internet radio: it mixes your voice and fades in multiple music playlists, streaming the resulting mix to the internet in MP3 or OGG format. It is a free application to make your own radio in an easy and direct way.
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Text

Simplicity is a virtue.

Jaro Mail

nyanmailcat-circle-512
An E-Mail framework for GNU/Linux and Apple/OSX, no-nonsense as only geeks can be, to keep feet on ground and data off the clouds. Jaro Mail lets you download your email and filter it, send encrypted messages, whitelist your addressbook, organize old emails in backups and compute statistics about your traffic.
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HasciiCam

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ASCII For The Masses HasciiCam makes it possible to have live ASCII video on the web. It captures video from a tv card and renders into ascii letters, formatting the output into an html page with a refresh tag, or in a live ascii window, or in a simple text file. It gives the possiblity to anybody that has a bttv card, a unix box and a cheap modem line to show live (h)ascii video can be viewed without any need for extra applications, plugins, java etc
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TBT Time Based Text

tbt-wheel
TBT explores a new use for old media: written text. To carry more information in text we record the performance of writing it, with real-time accuracy for every little hesitation, correction and pause employed to write poetry.
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Tomb :: the Crypto Undertaker

tomb private storage
Tomb is 100% free and open source software for file encryption, to protect user’s privacy. Its code is easy to review and links peer reviewed components. Tombs are encrypted folders that can be opened only using a key file and its password, securing their transport. Tomb helps GNU/Linux users to store data in a safe way.
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AutOrg :: autonomous and extensible editor

AutOrg
AutOrg is a powerful and extensible text editor for Mac/OSX based on Emacs and Org-mode, it is growing in the direction of becoming a personal information organizer that works off-line on your computer and supports easy publishing, encryption and sharing of selected parts of information.
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MS/Windows

Use a liveCD to try!

Puzzlelinux

puzzlelinux
Puzzle is a hybrid Openbox-XBMC-KDE operating system distribution packed with features. It runs simultaneously several interfaces: XBMC on the desktop root, Openbox as window-manager and several KDE applications.
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dyne:bolic operating system

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Dyne:bolic GNU/Linux is a live bootable operating system, containing a whole set of applications working straight from boot, without the need to install or change anything on the hard disk. This operating system is a grassroot effort to share independent knowledge, keeping away from commercial speculations and the mega-corporations that limit people’s freedom.
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WebNomad :: website and slideshow generator

webnomad logo
WebNomad is a set of shell scripts to generate websites and image galleries fit for desktop as well mobile and tablet browsing. It can be operated on any device running ZShell, its themes are based on Bootstrap CSS, pages can be written in Markdown interlaced into HTML, while it uses JQuery to make slideshows. WebNomad aims to be just like an artichoke: functional and pretty.
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Mac/OSX

Since MacOS 10 many things were ported.

Jaro Mail

nyanmailcat-circle-512
An E-Mail framework for GNU/Linux and Apple/OSX, no-nonsense as only geeks can be, to keep feet on ground and data off the clouds. Jaro Mail lets you download your email and filter it, send encrypted messages, whitelist your addressbook, organize old emails in backups and compute statistics about your traffic.
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FreeJ vision mixer

ipernav-trans
FreeJ is a vision mixer: a digital instrument for realtime video mixing and manipulation used in the fields of dance teather, veejaying, medical visualisation and TV.
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MuSE radio streamer

MuSE internet radio streamer
MuSE is a software to stream your own internet radio: it mixes your voice and fades in multiple music playlists, streaming the resulting mix to the internet in MP3 or OGG format. It is a free application to make your own radio in an easy and direct way.
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TBT Time Based Text

tbt-wheel
TBT explores a new use for old media: written text. To carry more information in text we record the performance of writing it, with real-time accuracy for every little hesitation, correction and pause employed to write poetry.
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AutOrg :: autonomous and extensible editor

AutOrg
AutOrg is a powerful and extensible text editor for Mac/OSX based on Emacs and Org-mode, it is growing in the direction of becoming a personal information organizer that works off-line on your computer and supports easy publishing, encryption and sharing of selected parts of information.
Read More

WebNomad :: website and slideshow generator

webnomad logo
WebNomad is a set of shell scripts to generate websites and image galleries fit for desktop as well mobile and tablet browsing. It can be operated on any device running ZShell, its themes are based on Bootstrap CSS, pages can be written in Markdown interlaced into HTML, while it uses JQuery to make slideshows. WebNomad aims to be just like an artichoke: functional and pretty.
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