GNU TeXmacs is a free wysiwyw (what you see is what you want) editing platform with special features for scientists. The software aims to provide a unified and user friendly framework for editing structured documents with different types of content: text, mathematics, graphics, interactive content. TeXmacs can also be used as an interface to many external systems for computer algebra, numerical analysis, and statistics. New presentation styles can be written by the user and new features can be added to the editor using Scheme.
Geiser is a generic Emacs/Scheme interaction mode, featuring an enhanced REPL and a set of minor modes that improve Emacs' basic major mode for Scheme. The main features provided are evaluation of forms in the namespace of the current module, macro expansion, loading of files and modules, namespace-aware identifier completion, automatic documentation, jumping to the definition of an identifier, access to documentation, listings of identifiers exported by a given module, and rudimentary support for debugging. Geiser supports Guile and Racket.
Halyard is a scriptable multimedia engine with support for video, audio, graphics, and user interaction. It currently runs on Windows, and has a preliminary Macintosh port. It is based on PLT Scheme, wxWidgets, and the Quake 2 Engine. It includes a rudimentary IDE based on Scintilla.
Kipt (Kizome's ISA Piercing Tool) is an HTTP proxy server and proxying name server with the ability to forward requests to other HTTP proxies or to get the documents directly from hosts. It can go through MS ISA Server or MS Proxy doing NTLM authentication. If you're stuck behind a restrictive firewall or proxy with at least one port open for outgoing connections and you have access to a machine outside, you can have nearly full Internet access by using this proxy and the socksify program from dante.
Meep is a free finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) simulation software package to model electromagnetic systems. It supports distributed-memory parallel simulations, nonlinear, anisotropic, and dispersive media, PML absorbing boundaries, and 1D/2D/3D and cylindrical problems. It is completely scriptable from either C++ or a Scheme (GNU Guile) interface.
Scsh is a systems-programming environment for POSIX systems and Win32, embedded in the Scheme programming language. It includes a high-level process notation for writing shell-script like programs, with pipelines and redirections. Scsh additionally provides low-level access to POSIX primitives, plus important non-POSIX extensions such as sockets. Scsh is implemented on top of Scheme48, a portable bytecode implementation of Scheme. A number of user-contributed extensions are available, including an extensible HTTP and FTP server, a socket-level PostgreSQL interface, a programmable text formatting language, and a Postscript generation language.
Sepp is a version of the classic sliding puzzle game in which the properly ordered tiles form a picture. The picture is user-selectable, as is the tile-grid geometry. Additionally, Sepp implements an innovative kind of player aggravation: based on a user-configurable degree of evil, it decides, during each animation frame, whether it will disturb a tile while the game is in progress. Sepp is written for the DrScheme enviroment, which is available for all major platforms.
Thousand Parsec is a turn-based space empire building game, as well as a framework for creating a similar group of games, which are often called 4X games (eXplore, eXpand, eXploit, and eXterminate). Some examples of games from which Thousand Parsec draws ideas are Reach for the Stars, Stars!, VGA Planets, Master of Orion, and Galactic Civilizations. Unlike commercial alternatives, it is designed for long games supporting universes as large as your computer can handle. It allows a high degree of player customization, and features a flexible technology system where new technologies may be introduced mid-game.
TwistedWave is a very easy-to-use and powerful audio editor. It supports Audio Unit plug-ins and many file formats, including wav, aiff, caf, mp3, mp4, FLAC, and Ogg Vorbis. It has good multichannel support, so you can apply Audio Units to a selection of channels. It supports unlimited undo and redo, which work instantly. Zooming in and moving around the waveform is very fast, even with very large files. All the effects are applied in the background, saving a lot of time.