Hasciicam makes it possible to have live ASCII video on the Web. It captures video from a TV card and renders it into ASCII, formatting the output into an HTML page with a refresh tag or in a live ASCII window or in a simple text file as well, giving anyone that has a bttv card, a Linux box, and a cheap modem line the ability to show a live asciivideo feed that can be browsable without any need for a plugin, Java, etc.
Dyne:bolic GNU/Linux is a live bootable operating system equipped with a wide range of multimedia applications: editors and streamers of audio and video, 3D modelers, image processors, P2P file-sharing tools, Web browsers, an office suite, and full encryption of storage and communication. Dyne:bolic is optimized to run on old computers, runs the Linux-Libre kernel, and omits all non-free software. It can be well used without a network connection, and it comes with all the tools and libraries needed to customize the OS.
Blender is a free 3D animation studio. It includes tools for modeling, sculpting, texturing (painting, node-based shader materials, or UV mapped), UV mapping, rigging and constraints, weight painting, particle systems, simulation (fluids, physics, and soft body dynamics and an external crowd simulator), rendering, node-based compositing, and non linear video editing, as well as an integrated game engine for real-time interactive 3D, and game creation and playback with cross-platform compatibility.
VideoDB is a database to manage your personal video collection. It's designed for videofiles but you can also put your DVDs, games, and VHS tapes in it. It features fetching movie data/covers from the Internet Movie Database (IMDb), Amazon, Allocine, DVDInside, DVDPlace, Google, OFDB, and TV-Tome, local caching of cover images, an option to mark movies as seen, a search by genre or title/subtitle/plot/cast data, a filter for TV episodes, a random movie function and a simple borrow manager. Optionally, it features user management and authentication for sharing the database with others and adding custom fields. The design is completely customizable by templates. There is PDF and XML export, RSS support, and online help.
Getcontrol is a GNOME 2 multimedia frontend. It aims to play DivX, DVD, MP3, Ogg, and Shoutcast streams,and also provide digital photo viewing, video conferencing, etc., all connected with your remote control and running on your TV out. It relies on Gstreamer for multimedia playback.
Fetchgals is a Web spider that locates and optionally downloads free pictures and movies from the internet. It comes with an extensive list of Web sites that are visited to locate thumbnail galleries, and the pictures or movies from these galleries can then be downloaded or linked to from local HTML pages. The list of downloaded galleries is kept so that downloads can be resumed after interruption and so that nothing is ever downloaded twice. Disk space is monitored to avoid overruns.