Tux Paint is a simple and entertaining drawing program geared towards young children. It has a simple interface, sound effects, and a cartoon character (Tux, the Linux penguin). Along with drawing brush strokes, lines and shapes, you can also enter text and place "rubber stamp" (or "sticker") images on the picture. Tux Paint is extensible, and could be useful in an educational environment (such as a grammar, elementary, or grade school). It's portable across numerous platforms, and runs well even on slower systems like the Pentium 133MHz.
MuseScore lets you notate and compose music easily with your keyboard, your mouse, or a MIDI keyboard. You can print beautifully engraved sheet music or export it as PDF or PNG. You can play your score, transpose it, and save it as audio or MIDI file. MuseScore also supports MusicXML to let you share your composition with other scorewriters. MuseScore is often advertised as a cost effective alternative for Sibelius and Finale.
mtPaint is a simple GTK+1/2 painting program designed for creating icons and pixel-based artwork. It can edit indexed palette or 24 bit RGB images and offers basic painting and palette manipulation tools. Its main file format is PNG, although it can also handle JPEG, GIF, TIFF, BMP, TGA, XPM, and XBM files.
AKVIS Coloriage is a plug-in for colorizing B&W photos and replacing colors in color photos. It works equally well for coloring of portraits, landscapes, fashion,and still life. The skin, sky, verdure, and tree color patterns help users to select realistic colors for their picture.
Panorama2Flash helps you publish panoramic images in batch with Flash. It is meant for people who already have panorama stitching software. It supports spherical and cylindrical panoramic images in JPEG, PNG, TGA, TIFF, and BMP formats. It can play the Flash panorama in full screen. Ceiling and floor images can be added to panoramas.
AKVIS Chameleon is an efficient tool for photo collage creation. It eliminates the tedium of selecting an object with a complicated shape for pasting into a new background. The software has three modes: montage, chameleon, and blend. Montage mode fades the irrelevant parts of an object into the background. Chameleon mode adjusts the inserted object to the target image's color range and smooths the object's borders. Blend mode both adjusts the color range and smooths the object's borders and also makes the object semi-transparent.
AKVIS LightShop helps you create various light effects in digital images. It can apply sparkles, reflections, glows, and much more. Hints are provided to help the user decide on the many complex parameters that can be adjusted to create a particular effect. Many preset effects can be applied.
Shape Collage is an automatic photo collage maker that lets you create picture collages in less than a minute with just a few mouse clicks. Shape Collage creates collages using an intelligent machine learning algorithm that automatically places the photos in the collage and can arrange the photos to form different shapes. You can even save the collage as an Adobe Photoshop PSD file, and edit the collage afterwards in Photoshop or GIMP.