Psdfposter can be used to create a large poster by building it from multple pages and/or printing it on large media. It expects as input a PS or a PDF file, printing on a single page. The output is again a PS or PDF file, which may contain multiple pages that together build the poster. The input page will be scaled to obtain the desired size. It is much like poster for Postscript files, but works with PS and PDF, since sometimes pspdfposter does not like your PS files. Psdfposter is a bash script with a Zenity GUI, and requires pspdftool.
QuartzCrystal is an application for rendering Quartz compositions to QuickTime movies and image sequences. It supports third party plugins (using both the official and unofficial API), as well as unsafe patches. It also supports spatial supersampling (antialiasing) and temporal supersampling (motion blur).
retypar converts photos, drawings, etc. into text. The result can be saved as text, HTML, ANSI,or as an image (JPEG or GIF). You can influence the conversion by altering certain options (font, font size, scale factor, color etc.). This program is translated into German, English, French, Spanish, and Italian. In addition to the graphical interface, there is a batch mode that allows you to convert a number of pictures with a single command.
Sugar provides a simple yet powerful means of engaging young children in the world of learning that is opened up by computers and the Internet. With Sugar, even the youngest learner will quickly become proficient in using the computer as a tool to engage in authentic problem-solving. It promotes sharing, collaborative learning, and reflection, developing skills that help children in all aspects of life.
The GradeCalculator is a tool to calculate your personal final study grade (for a bachelor's or master's degree). The GradeCalculator helps you easily compute your average grades per semester, to monitor your academic performance, and to check your final grade calculated by the university. It's available in 15 different languages and can be customized for your university by editing XML files.
The eLesson Markup Language (eLML) is an XML framework for creating structured eLessons using XML. For easier lesson authoring, the Web-based WYSIWYG Firedocs eLML Editor is available, and to create eLML template layouts without any XSLT knowledge, you can use the Template Builder.
JLearnIt is a thematic dictionary that allows you to learn vocabulary with a questionnaire. You can also translate text (word by word), search for incomplete words, sort the languages in alphabetical order, rearrange the order of the languages, save your score, save as HTML, and show only the languages you're interested in. Each word is rated according to frequency of use. You can choose to see only the words of a certain range of frequencies or to be asked for words of that level. You can also add and delete your vocabulary and categories, and cut/copy/paste between a spreadsheet program and JLearnIt. You can change the language and the skin of JLearnIt. You can get more information about the word on the Internet and save your configuration. JLearnIt won't ask you the same word if you know the word. It won't ask you for the word that starts with the same letters as the translation. You can edit words and set properties for this word.