dvipng makes PNG or GIF graphics from DVI files obtained from TeX and its relatives. Its benefits include speed; it uses very fast bitmap-rendering code for DVI files. Furthermore, it does not read the postamble, so it can be started before TeX finishes. It supports PK, VF, PostScript Type1 (via FreeType or t1lib), and TrueType fonts (via FreeType), color specials, can render CJK fonts, and more.
Synergy is a tiny Cocoa application for Mac OS X 10.2 (and later) that puts three buttons to control iTunes in your menubar: previous track, next track, and play/pause. It also provides you with visual feedback about the currently playing tune and allows you to control iTunes via system-wide hot key combinations. These features provide a very fast way of skipping between songs when using the keyboard or the mouse, without having to switch to iTunes or access its Dock menu.
The Noble Ape Simulation is a collection of a number of autonomous simulation components including a landscape simulation, biological simulation, weather simulation, sentient creature (Noble Ape) simulation, and a simple intelligent-agent scripting language (ApeScript). Noble Ape also contains a social simulation where the Noble Apes can be tracked in terms of social groups and also over many generations to explain social phenomenon to users looking to study this kind of interaction. It has been in development for more than a fifteen years.
NewsMac is like an Internet news agent. It brings together all your favorite news Web sites into one place, and lets you view the current headlines for whichever sites you choose. When you see something that interests you, you're just one click away from reading that news story in your favorite Web browser.
Webdata Pro creates relational database solutions online, and requires no technical, programming, or SQL knowledge. It runs on any server that has MySQL. While many have mastered the HTML skills necessary to publish a Web page, integrating a database into a Web site remains a daunting task for most non-programmers. Webdata Pro solves this problem. Its Web interface provides the administrator a point-and-click path through building tables, designing search pages/reports/forms, managing records, and defining member accounts. All functions are accessed through a browser with simple, non-technical instructions. It has a built-in shopping cart, and can easily import data from other programs and upload images or documents through the browser. The program has powerful member privileges, allowing the administrator to control each member's access to the data. Calculation fields such as SUM, AVG, COUNT, ESCAPE, IF-ELSE, and more are included. Further, the software creates complex JOIN queries automatically. The administrator just selects the fields and Webdata Pro does the rest. It is designed with speed in mind, and is able to search millions of records quickly. Individually customized reports and forms can be generated using any HTML editor.
Platform Independent Petri Net Editor (PIPE) creates and analyses Petri Nets quickly, efficiently, and effectively. A key design feature is the modular approach adopted for analysis, enabling new modules to be written easily and powerfully, using built-in data layer methods for standard calculations. Six analysis modules are provided, including Invariant Analysis, State-Space Analysis (deadlock, etc.), and Simulation Analysis and Classification. PIPE adheres to the XML Petri net standard (PNML). The file format for saving and loading Petri Nets is extensible through the use of XSLT, the default being PNML.
Php-ZeroNet is a content management system which features addons which can be disabled and enabled at the administrator's discretion. They include Clubs, User Registration, Online Statistics, Polls, News, an Administrative Tracker, etc. Php-ZeroNet uses multiple database classes to interface with many databases, including MySQL, mSQL, msSQL, Interbase, FrontBase, Sybase, PostgreSQL, and Oracle.
Radiance is a set of tools which provide an advanced lighting simulation software package. It allows very detailed definition of materials' and light sources' properties through the use of advanced techniques like brdf and ies files, as well as a powerful mathematical scripting language, resulting in accurate renderings of scenes which are usually imported from CAD and 3D modelers. It uses the hybrid approach of Monte Carlo and deterministic ray tracing to achieve a reasonably accurate result in a reasonable time.