The xattr command lists, writes (sets), prints (displays), and deletes the extended attributes of file system objects. An extended attribute is a name:data (key:value) pairing arbitrarily associated with a file system object (e.g. file, directory, or symbolic link). The name of an extended attribute may be any null-terminated UTF-8 string. The data associated with it may be either textual or binary. This implementation of the xattr command is designed to be backwards-compatible with the Python script that shipped as /usr/bin/xattr in Mac OS 10.5.0 (Leopard).
OpenMKS is a tool for searching and navigating multimedia collections of images, video, 3D models, and textual descriptions. It allows you to semantically integrate content from various sources and then expose the result using standards so it can be explored by users through their Web browsers or by other software applications over the Web as a servlet or Web Service.
ExifTool is a platform-independent Perl library plus a command line application for reading, writing, and editing meta-information in image, audio, and video files. It supports many different types of metadata including EXIF, GPS, IPTC, XMP, JFIF, GeoTIFF, ICC Profile, Photoshop IRB, FlashPix, AFCP, and ID3, as well as the maker notes of many digital cameras.
Tagsistant is a semantic filesystem for Linux and BSD kernels. It uses directories as tags and allows file tagging by simply putting files inside desired tag directories. The path you are walking by is your query, e.g. tagsistant/tag1/AND/tag2/OR/tag3/AND/tag2/. Being a low level interface, a filesystem can be instantly used by shell users, file managers, or CGI. A plug-in architecture is under development to add autotagging functionality for common files like .mp3, .ogg, .jpeg, .html, and .xml. A transparent ontology engine is also under development to allow users create a relationship schema between directories.
The McNucle server software turns your Mac into an easy to use fileserver. Choose a file, generate the link, and send it to your friends. Your folder is presented to them in a handy Web page. You and your friends can now browse, preview, and download the files on your Mac from any Internet-enabled computer. Since you don't upload files up front, the amount of files you can present is virtually unlimited.
Advene (Annotate Digital Video, Exchange on the NEt) is aimed at providing a model and a format to share annotations about digital video documents (movies, courses, conferences, etc.), as well as tools to edit and visualize the hypervideos generated from both the annotations and the audiovisual documents. Teachers, moviegoers, etc. can use them to exchange multimedia comments and analyses about video documents. The project also aims at studying the way that communities of users (teachers, moviegoers, students, etc.) will use these self-publishing tools to share their audiovisual "readings", and to envision new editing and viewing interfaces for interactive comment and analysis of audiovisual content.
Autodia is a command line Perl application that generates UML class diagrams from source code, SQL, and database connections. It supports multiple programming languages including SQL, and can output images (using GraphViz/VCG/SpringGraph), Dia XML and Umbrello XML, or custom formats using templates.
K.E.T.T.L.E (Kettle ETTL Environment) is a meta- data driven ETL (Extraction, Transformation, Transportation, and Loading) tool. This means that no code has to be written to perform complex data transformations. It is possible to create plugins to do custom transformations or access proprietary data sources. Kettle supports most databases on the market, and has native support for slowly changing dimensions on most database platforms.
Red-Piranha is a search system that can actually learn what you are looking for. It can be used as a Web page, command line, or XML-WebService, so it will work with most languages, including Java, Perl, C#/.NET, and PHP. It includes learning abilities for the Desktop/Internet search functionality. All feedback from the user is stored in (editable) XML and RDF, and is used by the system to improve the quality of searches.