The Noble Ape Simulation is a collection of a number of autonomous simulation components including a landscape simulation, biological simulation, weather simulation, sentient creature (Noble Ape) simulation, and a simple intelligent-agent scripting language (ApeScript). Noble Ape also contains a social simulation where the Noble Apes can be tracked in terms of social groups and also over many generations to explain social phenomenon to users looking to study this kind of interaction. It has been in development for more than a fifteen years.
BackupLoupe helps you analyze the time and space used by Apple's Time Machine facility and gives you greater control over the backup process. It can quickly identify the items which take up the most space. Its history feature shows how many versions of an item are available and when they were saved, as well as allowing quick navigation between versions. Drag and drop can be used to restore items to any location. Backed up items can be revealed in the Finder. File types are instantly identified. Files can be previewed and opened. Items can be excluded from future backups without opening Time Machine's preferences. Multiple Time Machine disks can be handled, as can backups in non-standard locations.
Downloadermac is a Cocoa application for downloading items from the Internet. It frees up your browser for other tasks by reducing the load on your Web browser's process by creating a thread just for downloading items.(e.g. firefox-bin, safari). It is tested on both Panther (10.3.9) and Leopard (10.5).
Notational Velocity is a Mac OS X desktop application that stores and retrieves notes. The same area is used both for creating notes and searching. I.e., in the process of entering the title for a new note, related notes appear below, letting users file information there if they choose. Likewise, if a search reveals nothing, one need simply press return to create a note with the appropriate title.
Keynesis Lockngo is a security application that runs directly from a portable drive. Lockngo encrypts and password-protects data against loss or theft. When protected, the drive appears empty (data is hidden) and will not allow new data to be written onto it. Lockngo has Military Grade 256-bit AES Encryption, FIPS 140-2 Certified. Lockngo also comes in a cross-platform version for Mac and Windows. This version allows you to lock a drive on a Macintosh and open it on a computer running Windows and vice versa.
OFXKit is an Objective-C framework for parsing OFX files into a class hierarchy. Since OFXKit is a native Cocoa framework, Mac OS X development technologies can be easily used with OFXKit. Its main features include OFX 1.x and 2.x support, banking, loan, and investment message sets, and creation of OFX request documents for the "Direct-Connect" feature of many banking Web sites.
BackPlay a program that plays music files from a folder in the background. At login, it scans a directory called "BackPlay" under the user's Music directory, and begins playing any music files it finds there in random order. BackPlay is independent from iTunes. It can be paused from an icon in the status area.
KeyBoards is a cross-operating system platform that synchronizes short text messages or URLs. It is designed to be used for composing messages on a desktop system with a real, comfortable keyboard, and then sending them to a mobile device for transmission as an SMS. It is ideal for use with non-Latin character sets.