2011 / April / 7 (30 releases)

7 April 2011

Download Website 07 Apr 21:53 SpatiaLite 2.3.1

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SpatiaLite is a library for geographic information systems (GIS) that implements the core OpenGIS specification. It provides SQLite with basic support for spatial data is intended for lightweight GIS projects.

Release Notes: This release enhances the GUI tool v1.2.1. It updates PROJ.4, GEOS and SQLite. Extensive debugging has taken place. A RasterLite library and a spatialite GIS tool have been added.

Download No website 07 Apr 21:48 Redo Backup and Recovery 0.9.8

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Redo Backup and Recovery is an extremely easy point-and-click rescue live CD with a suite of tools for system backup and recovery, partition editing, deleted file recovery, drive management, data protection, and more. The backup tool stores an image of the entire hard drive, so recovery from viruses, malware, or disc failures takes minutes. It boots from a CD or USB drive. It automatically locates local drives, USB drives, and network-shared drives to make backup storage and retrieval as simple as possible for anyone. The menu-driven GUI includes a Web browser for downloading drivers and a terminal with advanced command line tools.

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Release Notes: This release begins the planned conversion to an updated Ubuntu 10.10 live CD base, built from scratch, to provide more complete hardware support for more devices, a better upgrade path for future releases, and easier ability to customize the live CD or add features and patches.

Download Website 07 Apr 21:44 phpdigikam 2.0.0-beta

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phpdigikam is a Web interface for browsing your Digikam photos. It allows you to quickly share your Digikam photo collection with navigation by albums or tags. You will need a PHP5-enabled server and a few lines of configuration. Features include slideshow, play movies, and re-use of freedesktop thumbnails.

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Release Notes: Initial freshmeat announcement.

No download Website 07 Apr 21:41 Ivan Post 07apr11

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Ivan Illich proposed Peer Matching facilities where people could come to find other people to do specific things together with. Ivan Post is a single CGI script that creates an individualized Peer Matching site just by writing one HTML file.

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Release Notes: This release has an improved decode method that no longer needs to use a temp file.

Download Website 07 Apr 21:28 Mahotas 0.6.4

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Mahotas is an image processing library for Python. It includes a couple of algorithms implemented in C++ for speed while operating in numpy arrays. The main algorithms are watershed and Otsu thresholding.

Release Notes: This release fixes compilation on Mac OS. It includes tests in source distribution (run them with `python setup.py test`). It fixes cwatershed().

No download Website 07 Apr 21:27 Illich Post 07apr11

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Ivan Illich proposed that there be Skill Exchanges where students can come to find lists of teachers. Illich Post is a single CGI script that creates an individualized Skill Exchange just by writing one HTML file.

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Release Notes: This release updates the decode method so that it no longer needs a temp file. It has improved handling of City input.

Download Website 07 Apr 21:26 qooxdoo 1.4

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qooxdoo is a universal JavaScript framework that enables you to create applications for a wide range of platforms. With its object-oriented programming model you can build rich, interactive applications (RIAs), native-like apps for mobile devices, traditional Web applications, or even applications that run outside the browser. Its integrated tool chain allows you to develop and deploy applications of any scale, while taking advantage of a comprehensive feature set and a state-of-the-art GUI toolkit.

Release Notes: This is a regular minor release with substantial improvements in almost the entire range of the framework. It introduces mobile enhancements.

No download Website 07 Apr 21:25 Exchanges 07apr11

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Exchanges is a Bash CGI script for collaborative creation of manuscripts. It allows new entries to be injected between existing entries. Owners of entries may edit or delete them. Anyone may comment on them. By default, one views the entire document. Exchanges are directory-based, with a single CGI handling multiple writing projects.

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Release Notes: This release has an updated decode function that no longer needs a tmp file and better handles decoding.

Download Website 07 Apr 21:24 Qsynth 0.3.6

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Qsynth is a GUI front-end application for Fluidsynth. Fluidsynth is a command-line software synthesizer based on the Soundfont specification. Qsynth was built with the Qt4 toolkit using Qt Designer. Eventually it may evolve into a softsynth management application that allows the user to control and manage a variety of command line softsynths, but it currently just wraps the excellent Fluidsynth program.

Release Notes: The main window layout and sizing has been fixed. Channels list items are now activated by double-clicking. Desktop environment shutdown has been fixed for graceful application exit when minimized to the system tray icon. There are a few more bugfixes and enhancements.

Download Website 07 Apr 21:20 Pyrseas 0.1.0

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Pyrseas provides a framework and utilities to upgrade and maintain a relational database. It currently includes the dbtoyaml utility to create a YAML description of a PostgreSQL database's tables, and the yamltodb utility to generate SQL statements to modify a database to match an input YAML specification. It also aims to develop data administration tools to supplement an agile database development process.

Release Notes: Initial release. Base versions of dbtoyaml and yamltodb handle PostgreSQL schemas, sequences, tables, columns, check constraints, primary keys, foreign keys, unique constraints, and indexes.

No download Website 07 Apr 21:20 Blink 07apr11

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Blink is a small public-access blog engine. It supports running multiple blogs, displays a main page and links for accessing older posts, and supports searching. Each blog can be oldest post first or newest post first. Any blog can be set to take public posts or allow comments. Admin functions include archiving all blogs, and viewing and deleting posts and comments. Posts can also utilize a semiotic bolding of definitions and automatic linking to all definitions. Anti-spam functionality is included, with an IP-based block list. All functionality is in one CGI file smaller than 15 KB.

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Release Notes: The decode function no longer uses a temporary file. A problem in some environments with conversion of "+" to " " is fixed.

Download Website 07 Apr 21:19 phlyMail 4.00.58 (4.1 beta 3)

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phlyMail is a groupware, webmailer, and PIM. It offers unlimited nested groups, unlimited POP3/IMAP profiles, quotas, an integrated address book, a calendar with multiple reminders and event repetitions, a file manager with an integrated WebDAV server, the ability to send faxes, SMS support (which lets you send SMS, get reminded of events via SMS, and get email notification via SMS), a bookmark manager, themes, and multilingual support. It uses either sendmail or SMTP to send email, and can handle MIME and SSL connections. Support for IDN (Internationalized Domain Names) is included. Through its modular design, it's easy to add completely new features as modules, which can be plugged into the system.

Release Notes: Most of the issues regarding WebDAV and thumbnail generation should now be fixed, as well as some other minor bugs and typos.

Download Website 07 Apr 21:17 Prosody IM Server 0.8.0

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Prosody is a server for Jabber/XMPP written in Lua. It aims to be easy to use and light on resources. For developers, it aims to give a flexible system on which to rapidly develop added functionality or prototype new protocols.

Release Notes: Support for authentication and storage modules to integrate Prosody with 3rd-party databases, directories, and other systems. The first new storage plugin is for SQL databases and supports MySQL, PostgreSQL, and SQLite3. Also included is a migrator to move data between the file-based and SQL storage. Ad-hoc command support is now included by default to allow configuration and control of Prosody remotely from an XMPP client. Multi-user conferences now support members-only, invite-only, and password-protected rooms.

No download Website 07 Apr 21:16 TRIP 1.1.12

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TRIP is a general computer algebra system dedicated to celestial mechanics. It includes a numerical kernel and has interfaces to gnuplot and xmgrace. Computations can be performed with double, quadruple, or multi-precision. Users can dynamically load external libraries written in C, C++, or Fortran. Parallel computations on multivariate polynomials can be performed.

Release Notes: The scalability on computers with more than 32 cores was improved. Several bugs and memory leaks were fixed.

Download Website 07 Apr 14:59 TCExam 11.1.027

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TCExam is Web-based assessment software for generating and managing online tests and exams. It simplifies the exam cycle, including generation, execution, evaluation, presentation, and archiving.

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Release Notes: This version includes a new Bulgarian translation and an updated version of the TCPDF library.

Download No website 07 Apr 14:58 Orchestra 4.7.1

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Orchestra is a complete solution to handle long-running, service oriented processes. It provides out of the box orchestration functionality to handle complex business processes. Its objectives are improvement and control of processes, services interaction, and improving the productivity and agility of the company. It provides a powerful engine to execute processes and a set of graphical tools to design, deploy, administrate, and monitor them. It is based on leading standards of the BPM market: BPMN (Business Process Modeling Notation) for Process design and WS-BPEL (Business Process Execution Language) for Process execution.

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Release Notes: Important performance improvements and bug corrections were made, especially on the clustering and versioning combined functionalities.

Download Website 07 Apr 14:55 Eero 2011-04-06

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Eero is a binary-compatible variant of Objective-C 2.0, implemented with a patched version of the Clang/LLVM compiler. It features a streamlined syntax with improved readability and reduced code clutter, as well as new features such as Python-like indentation and a limited form of operator overloading. It is inspired by languages such as Smalltalk and Ruby.

Release Notes: The "@" prefix for Objective-C keywords ad directives is no longer needed. Bugs were fixed.

No download Website 07 Apr 14:22 HerculesPostman 3.0.4

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HerculesPostman is an effective and extremely easy-to-use mailing list manager designed to send advanced designed mail for as many users as your server can handle. HerculesPostman was designed with marketing members in mind.

Release Notes: All the features expected from a bulk mailer have been implemented.

No download Website 07 Apr 14:15 StepSim 0.4.0

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StepSim is a lightweight step-based simulation module written in Python. It can do simple real-time simulations of discrete systems. StepSim supports step-by-step simulation or can run until a break condition occurs. Simulations are made up of containers and converters. A container stores a discrete amount of units of a certain type. A converter draws units from one or more containers and delivers the result to another container. StepSim does not even attempt to do any parallel processing. It processes converters round-robin in a fixed order.

Release Notes: The Simulation.check() was added to conveniently check a condition of the simulation using a string. Simulation.estimate_finish() was added, which creates a copy of the Simulation instance and runs it until a break condition occurs. The function be_quiet() was added to stop logging to stderr and stdout.

No download Website 07 Apr 14:14 PeaZip 3.7

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PeaZip is a cross-platform file archiver utility that provides a unified portable GUI for many open source technologies like 7-Zip, FreeArc, PAQ, UPX, etc. Creates 7Z, ARC, BZ2, GZ, *PAQ, PEA, QUAD/BALZ, TAR, UPX, WIM, XZ, and ZIP files. It extracts more than 150 archive types: ACE, ARJ, CAB, DMG, ISO, LHA, RAR, UDF, ZIPX, and more. Features of PeaZip include extracting, creating, and converting multiple archives at once, creating self-extracting archives, split/join files, strong encryption with two factor authentication, an encrypted password manager, secure deletion, find duplicate files, calculate hashes, and export job definitions as scripts.

Release Notes: The address bar was simplified and the address field is now available as a breadcrumb. The navigation bar's modes can be toggled. The file manager's icon mode was improved. Hints about file details are displayed in the file manager. Performance of the file browser when browsing paths containing thousands of files was improved. When creating archives containing multiple files or folders, the archive is given the name of the parent folder of the items, unless the "add to separate archives" option is flagged.

Download Website 07 Apr 12:47 Visualization Library 2011.04.1135

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Visualization Library is C++ middleware for high-performance 2D and 3D graphics applications based on the industry standard OpenGL 1.x-4.x, designed to develop portable applications for the Windows, Linux and Mac OS X operating systems. It supports advanced features like OpenGL Shading Language, Volume Rendering, Isosurface extraction, Frame Buffer Objects, Multiple Render Targets, Vertex and Pixel Buffer Objects, KdTree/AABB frustum culling, a multilingual Unicode-based text engine, advanced texturing, DDS cubemaps, mipmaps, compressed textures, and much more. Visualization Library can be especially useful in 3D/2D scientific visualization, virtual reality, augmented reality, visual simulation, data visualization, presentations, multimedia applications, special effects, and 3D/2D games.

Release Notes: This release added multi-sample texture support and a demo, texture buffer support, a tessellation shader demo, a new directory layout, new building scripts, and the ability to compile to a DLL. There were many bugfixes and enhancements to both GUI bindings and VL.

No download Website 07 Apr 12:44 TEA 29.0.1

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TEA is a powerful and easy-to-use Qt4-based editor with many useful features for HTML, Docbook, and LaTeX editing. It features a small footprint, a tabbed layout engine, support for multiple encodings, code snippets, templates, customizable hotkeys, an "open at cursor" function for HTML files and images, miscellaneous HTML tools, preview in external browser, string manipulation functions, Morse-code tools, bookmarks, syntax highlighting, and more.

Release Notes: Various fixes.

No download Website 07 Apr 12:43 FireBreath 1.4.3

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FireBreath is a cross-platform plugin architecture, targeting NPAPI browsers on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux (Gecko/Firefox, Google Chrome, Apple Safari, Opera) and ActiveX Control hosts, including all versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer. It is designed to make it easier to get started than even doing an NPAPI plugin by hand. A Python-based "fbgen" tool generates a template skeleton and makes it possible to have a functioning browser plugin up and running in 20 minutes.

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Release Notes: This release includes a fix for a major memory leak affecting all plugins returning JavaScript objects to the page or interacting with the DOM from the plugin, as well as improved support for IE9.

Download Website 07 Apr 07:32 ECMWF GRIB 1.9.9

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The ECMWF GRIB API is an application program interface accessible from C and FORTRAN programs developed for encoding and decoding WMO FM-92 GRIB edition 1 and edition 2 messages. A useful set of command line tools is also provided to give quick access to GRIB messages.

Release Notes: Memory leaks were fixed. libtool is now used.

Download Website 07 Apr 07:32 din is noise 1.5.7

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din is a software musical instrument and audio synthesizer. Bezier curves are used to draw and sculpt waveforms, create gating and modulation (FM and AM) patterns, and create delay feedback and volume patterns. You can also create an unlimited number of drones and sculpt their waveforms. It uses JACK to output audio, and supports MIDI, OSC and IRC bot for input. din can be extended and customized with Tcl scripts.

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Release Notes: A timenow variable was added for use with the integrated Tcl/Tk interpreter. A new loop procedure was added for running a custom Tcl/Tk script at every audio rendering loop. list-patches and load-patch commands were added. Pitch intervals can now be accessed as variables, e.g., $1, $2b, $2, etc. Piano notes can now be accessed as variables, e.g., $C, $F, $A, etc. Documentation was added for most user facing commands.

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