Hanzim ("Hanzi Master") is an interactive visual dictionary for learning and seeing relationships between Chinese radicals, characters, and compounds. All the characters with a given radical, phonetic component, or pronunciation can be displayed, and all words containing a character, with English meanings. All data is stored locally. Either simplified or traditional characters can be used.
hfsutils is a comprehensive software package being developed to permit manipulation of HFS volumes from UNIX and other systems. HFS is the ``Hierarchical File System,'' the native volume format used on modern Macintosh computers. The software reads and writes HFS (but not HFS+) volumes with several command-line programs and optionally an X interface. The software can also be used as a C library.
jMax is a visual programming environment for building interactive real-time musical and multimedia applications by allowing the user to interactively design dataflow circuits. The basic data types that can go through are integers, symbols, lists, etc. It is an event-driven system and has been used for MIDI processing. A second part of the system (DSP) allows a continuous signal to flow through a circuit, which is most useful for PCM sound (ie. microphone, sound files, etc.). The system is extensible by using shared libraries, you may add data processor types, data types, GUI elements, device types, and more. Data processors may also be designed as circuits and reused.
tk5 is a configuration tool for the ICOM IC-R5 portable radio receiver. It lets you read a memory image from the radio, manipulate settings using a graphical user interface, and save the result to a file or back to the radio. Memory channel information can be imported from and exported to CSV files. tk5 can read ICF and native tr5 files, too.
Xapian is a search engine library, scalable to collections containing hundreds of millions of documents. It's written in C++ with bindings for Perl, Python, PHP, Java, Tcl, C#, Ruby, and Lua. It is a highly adaptable toolkit that allows developers to easily add advanced indexing and search facilities to their own applications. It supports the Probabilistic Information Retrieval model and also a rich set of boolean query operators. Omega is a Web search application built upon the Xapian library. It can index a Web server's document tree (including HTML, PDF, OpenOffice, MS Word/Excel/Powerpoint/Works, WordPerfect, RTF, PS, etc.), or data exported from arbitrary sources (e.g. SQL databases).
Msort sorts files in sophisticated ways. Records may be fixed size, newline-separated blocks, or terminated by any specified character. Key fields may be selected by position, tag, or character range. For each key, distinct exclusions, multigraphs, substitutions, and a sort order may be defined or locale collation rules used. Comparisons may be lexicographic, numeric, numeric string, hybrid, random, by string length, angle, domain name, date, time, month name, or ISO8601 timestamp. Keys may be reversed so as to generate reverse dictionaries. Optional keys are supported. Unicode is supported, including full case-folding. Msort itself has a somewhat complex command line interface, but may be driven by an optional GUI.
MacPorts makes the world of open source software available to your Mac. There are over 5600 software titles ("ports"), each one installable with a single command. This is probably the biggest, most up to date open source software collection for Mac OS X. MacPorts works much like the ports collections of the major BSD operating systems.
Sudokut is a command line solver for Sudoku puzzles. When supplied with a Sudoku string or file, it returns all possible solutions. It takes approximately half a second to solve a medium force Sudoku by using an efficient algorithm that is guaranteed to find all the solutions. It accepts many options that implement various features (validity check, diff, suggestions, and probing).
syncpasswd is an Expect script that synchronizes passwords via SSH on multiple platforms (Linux/BSD, OS X, and Solaris). It takes hostnames as a list of arguments and changes the specified user passwords on those hosts. It outputs results to stdout and logs to /var/log/syncpasswd.log (by default).