ABBYY FineReader Express Edition for Mac is an easy-to-use yet powerful OCR application designed specifically for Macintosh computers. With just one click, it converts scanned papers, PDF files, and digital photos of documents into editable and searchable formats, keeping original formatting and layout. Based on ABBYY`s intelligent OCR technologies, it enables Mac users to avoid manual retyping of text and increase every-day productivity when working with documents.
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.
AKVIS HDRFactory creates HDR images from a series of photographs taken at different exposures or from a single photograph. This technique generates stylized images with fabulous colors and unique effects. The software also includes an efficient deghosting tool for removing artifacts that sometimes appear when combining photos with moving objects. It can also be used for photo correction.
AKVIS Sketch is a program for conversion of photos into pencil sketches and watercolor drawings. It can make any photo look like a black-and-white or color drawing, and it can imitate the techniques of graphite or color pencils, charcoal, or watercolor painting. The program works in an entertaining way. It allows you to observe the conversion of a photo into a drawing or watercolor in real time, and even lets you interrupt the process when the required result is achieved. Its special effects can be used to create a blend of a drawing and a photo, imitate motion, or add a "time machine effect" by swirling the background. It can accentuate certain parts of an image by blurring the rest of it.
The ATK Framework is a PHP business framework. It is targeted at developers who wish to focus on business logic instead of coding HTML. ATK provides a complete framework that requires only small amounts of code to get usable applications, while maintaining full flexibility. ATK has a model driven approach, but is 100% customizable.
Achievo is a Web-based project management and tracking tool for small- to medium-sized companies, aiming to become a fully featured ERP-like system in the future. Features include a time registration module, scheduler, project management, todo's, and several statistical tools. Achievo is multi-language, fully customizable, and uses a modular system to allow future extensions.
Adapro is a customizable multi-user word processor originally geared towards users with a learning disability or developmental disorder, such as dyslexia or autism. Hence its array of assistive features, including inline representation of words through pictograms, a virtual keypad with configurable phrase buttons, a dyslexia-friendly font, PBDQ, and high-contrast modes. The editing interface can be customized on a per-user basis, and documents produced with it can be exported to RTF for further editing in OpenOffice or other software. If Java 6 is on the system, it doesn't even require installation.
Adianti Framework provides an architecture for developing PHP applications, reducing development costs, and helping developers write less code. It is a component-based and event-driven framework which uses commonly-known enterprise design patterns like MVC (Model View Controller), Front Controller, and ORM (Object-Relational Mapping) design patterns like Active Record and Repository. It provides two different widget toolkits, one for Web applications (HTML/CSS) and another for graphical applications (with a Graphical User Interface) which uses Gtk internally. The developer can write one set of code, and it can run in a Web environment and also as a graphical application.
The Advanced Bash Scripting Guide is both a reference and a tutorial on shell scripting. This comprehensive book, the equivalent of 1,032 print pages, covers almost every aspect of shell scripting. It contains 382 profusely commented illustrative examples, a number of tables, and a cross-linked index/glossary. Not just a shell scripting tutorial, this book also provides an introduction to basic programming techniques, such as sorting and recursion. Included scripts are the Game of Life, a Perquackey variant, a Morse code trainer, and an implementation of the Gronsfeld Cipher. This book is suited for both individual study and classroom use. It covers Bash, up to and including version 4.2. Note that users of miniaturized single-board computers running Linux, such as the Raspberry Pi and the Beagle Bone, would find this Guide useful for learning and running Bash scripts to explore and expand the capabilities of these small, but powerful machines.