OrganDesigner is a graphical tool for editing and configuring virtual pipe organs. OrganDesigner can read SoundFont files and can both read and write organ description files for use by the virtual organ MIDI player GENPO. OrganDesigner users can copy, move, and delete stops, both within and between divisions; use the Stops Editor to change a stop's name, MIDI bank, program, and velocity; use the Divisions Editor to make new divisions, change a division's name and MIDI channel, change the order of divisions, and delete divisions; use the Couplers Editor to add, modify, and delete couplers; use the Pistons Editor to add, modify, and delete combinations, and to store and recall the stops set for each piston.
fdmsfs is a FUSE filesystem which can read fostex FDMS-3 volumes. When mounted, the songs (programs) appear as directories and the tracks appear as WAVE files within those directories. This allows songs to be played or mixed-down directly off the disk (e.g. using Audacity). Supported devices: FD-4, FD-8, VF160, and D2424.
TiVo File Decoder software converts a .TiVo file (produced by the TiVoToGo functionality on recent TiVo software releases) to a normal MPEG file. This has the same functionality as using TiVo's supplied DirectShow DLL on Windows with a tool such as DirectShowDump, but is portable to different architectures and operating systems, and runs on the command line using files or pipes. The conversion still requires the valid MAK of the TiVo which recorded the file, so it cannot be used to circumvent their protection, simply to provide the same level of access as is already available on Windows.
Twibright Luminaplex and Hyperluma 2 are two algorithms and an example implementation developed to encode (chroma subsample) Y'CbCr video at 4:2:0 and 4:2:2 scheme with higher quality than was currently possible. Ordinary encoding introduces errors, while Luminaplex eliminates virtually all error by finding the values of minimum error. It is published as a prior art to prevent coverage by a software patent.
genmpeg.pl is a Perl script that generates a simple MPEG-2 program stream file, which consists of a single customizable image repeated in all the video frames, and two simple sine wave sounds in the two audio channels. Both PAL and NTSC and many aspect ratios are supported. The generated MPEG-2 file is suitable for direct DVD authoring with dvdauthor, without the need for reencoding. ffmpeg is required.
AKVIS Sketch is a program for conversion of photos into pencil sketches and watercolor drawings. It can make any photo look like a black-and-white or color drawing, and it can imitate the techniques of graphite or color pencils, charcoal, or watercolor painting. The program works in an entertaining way. It allows you to observe the conversion of a photo into a drawing or watercolor in real time, and even lets you interrupt the process when the required result is achieved. Its special effects can be used to create a blend of a drawing and a photo, imitate motion, or add a "time machine effect" by swirling the background. It can accentuate certain parts of an image by blurring the rest of it.