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Audacity

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Audacity imports sounds and music, puts sound effects against individual tracks and mixes things like music tracks and podcasts together. Audacity comes with many professional editing and recording functions. It’s possible to create both live recordings as well as cut tracks. In addition, Audacity has an audio toolbox with countless effects, an equalizer and frequency analysis on board. Audacity is a digital audio editor with 1500+ stars on GitHub and is present in Software Repositories of major Linux distributions.

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darktable

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darktable is a free and open-source photography workflow application and raw developer. Rather than being a raster graphics editor like Adobe Photoshop or GIMP, it comprises a subset of image editing operations specifically aimed at non-destructive raw photo post-production. It is primarily focused on improving a photographer’s workflow by facilitating the handling of large numbers of images. All editing is fully non-destructive and only operates on cached image buffers for display.

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GIMP

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GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a free and open-source raster graphics editor used for image retouching and editing, free-form drawing, converting between different image formats, and more specialized tasks. GIMP allows to create images with tools for airbrushing, penciling, cloning, and creating gradients. Power users can create their own brushes and patterns to use later. It also allows users to manipulate images imported into the program, further allowing to crop, add text, resize, and create nested layers.

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Inkscape

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Inkscape is professional quality vector graphics editor software which runs on Windows, Mac OS X and GNU/Linux. Inkscape is widely used for both artistic and technical illustrations such as cartoons, clip art, logos, typography, diagramming and flowcharting. It can import and export various file formats, including SVG, AI, EPS, PDF, PS and PNG. It has a comprehensive feature set, a simple interface, multi-lingual support and is designed to be extensible; users can customize Inkscape’s functionality with add-ons.

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OpenCV

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OpenCV (Open Source Computer Vision Library) is an open source computer vision and machine learning software library. OpenCV was built to provide a common infrastructure for computer vision applications and to accelerate the use of machine perception in the commercial products. It has C++, Python and Java interfaces and supports Windows, Linux, Mac OS, iOS and Android. OpenCV was designed for computational efficiency and with a strong focus on real-time applications.

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7-Zip

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High compression ratio: 7-Zip can create archives with a high compression ratio, which means smaller file sizes and less disk space usage. It supports its own 7z format, as well as other common formats like ZIP and TAR. Supports multiple formats: Un/packing: 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP and WIM file formats Unpacking: AR, ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO, CramFS, DMG, EXT, FAT, GPT, HFS, IHEX, ISO, LZH, LZMA, MBR, MSI, NSIS, NTFS, QCOW2, RAR, RPM, SquashFS, UDF, UEFI, VDI, VHD, VMDK, WIM, XAR and Z file formats Encryption: 7-Zip can protect archives with AES-256 encryption, which is a very secure cipher.

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Accord.NET

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Accord.NET is a framework for scientific computing in .NET. The framework is comprised of multiple libraries encompassing a wide range of scientific computing applications, such as statistical data processing, machine learning, artificial intelligence, pattern recognition, including but not limited to, computer vision and computer audition. The framework offers a large number of probability distributions, hypothesis tests, kernel functions and support for most popular performance measurements techniques. The framework comprises a set of libraries that are available in source code as well as via executable installers and NuGet packages.

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AForge.NET

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AForge.NET is a computer vision and artificial intelligence library originally developed by Andrew Kirillov for the .NET Framework. The source code and binaries of the project are available under the terms of the Lesser GPL and the GPL (GNU General Public License). Another (unaffiliated) project called Accord.NET was created to extend the features of the original AForge.NET library. News Archive I Forum I Documentation

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Apache Hadoop

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Apache(TM) Hadoop(R) is a library framework that facilitate using a network of many computers to solve problems involving massive amounts of data and computation providing for distributed storage and processing of big data using the MapReduce programming model. It is designed to scale up from single servers to thousands of machines, each offering local computation and storage. Rather than rely on hardware to deliver high-availability, the library itself is designed to detect and handle failures at the application layer, so delivering a highly-available service on top of a cluster of computers, each of which may be prone to failures.

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Ardour

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Ardour is a hard disk recorder and digital audio workstation application. It runs on Linux, macOS, FreeBSD and Microsoft Windows. Its primary author is Paul Davis, who is also responsible for the JACK Audio Connection Kit. Ardour is intended to be digital audio workstation software suitable for professional use. Released under the terms of the GNU General Public License (version two or any later version), Ardour is free software. Users who download from the project’s website are asked to pay at least $1 for downloading prebuilt binaries of Ardour; those users then have the right to obtain minor updates until the next major release.

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Avast Secure Browser

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Avast Secure Browser is a free Chromium based web browser developed by Avast that focuses on internet security and privacy. Avast Secure Browser was originally called “SafeZone” before being revamped and rebranded as ‘Avast Secure Browser’ in early 2018. Before the revamp and rename, SafeZone’s design was similar to that of the Opera browser. It has features such as Ad Block, Bank mode, Passwords, Video downloader, Anti-tracking & Anti-fingerprinting, Anti-fishing, etc.

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Blender

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Blender is a professional, free and open-source 3D computer graphics software toolset used for creating animated films, visual effects, art, 3D printed models, interactive 3D applications and video games. Blender’s features include 3D modeling, UV unwrapping, texturing, raster graphics editing, rigging and skinning, fluid and smoke simulation, particle simulation, soft body simulation, sculpting, animating, match moving, camera tracking, rendering, motion graphics, video editing and compositing. It also features an integrated game engine.

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Brave (Web Browser)

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Brave is a free and open-source privacy-focused web browser developed by Brave Software, Inc. based on the Chromium web browser. It uses Blink browser engine and V8 JavaScript engine. The browser blocks ads and website trackers, and provides a way for users to send cryptocurrency contributions in the form of Basic Attention Tokens to websites and content creators. It allows users to surf the web using TOR, to protect their privacy.

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Chromium (Web Browser)

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Chromium is an open-source web browser project by Google that forms the basis for Google Chrome. While Chrome is based on Chromium, Google also adds a number of proprietary features to Chrome like automatic updates and support for additional video formats. The Chromium source code is also widely used by other parties to create their own browsers, in a similar manner as Google, while others simply build it as-is and release browsers with the Chromium name.

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Evince

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Evince is a document viewer for PDF, PostScript, DjVu, TIFF, XPS and DVI formats. It was designed for the GNOME desktop environment. The developers of Evince intended to replace the multiple GNOME document viewers with a single and simple application. The Evince motto sums up the project aim: “Simply a Document Viewer”. GNOME releases have included Evince since GNOME 2.12 (September 2005). Evince code consists mainly of C, with a small part (the code that interfaces with Poppler) written in C++.

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FontForge

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FontForge is a font editor which supports many common font formats. To facilitate automated format conversion and other repetitive tasks, FontForge implements two scripting languages: its own language and Python. FontForge can run scripts from its GUI, from the command line, and also offers its features as a Python module so it can be integrated into any Python program. FontForge supports Adobe’s OpenType feature file specification (with its own extensions to the syntax).

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Google Chrome

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The Google Chrome Web browser is based on the open source Chromium project. Google released Chrome in 2008 and issues several updates a year. It is available for Windows, macOS, Linux, Android and iOS operating systems. The Google Chrome browser takes a sandboxing-based approach to Web security. Each open website runs as its own process, which helps prevent malicious code on one page from affecting others (or the computer operating system at large).

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HandBrake

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HandBrake is a free and open-source video transcoder to convert video from one format to another, and to rip CD/DVD to popular video formats. It transcodes video and audio from nearly any format to a handful of modern ones, but it does not defeat or circumvent copy protection. Its developers removed libdvdcss (the open-source library responsible for unscrambling DVDs encrypted with the Content Scramble System (CSS)) from the application in version 0.

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Java

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Java is a set of computer software and specifications that provides a system for developing application software and deploying it in a cross-platform computing environment. It is used in a wide variety of computing platforms from embedded devices and mobile phones to enterprise servers and supercomputers. As an open source platform, Java has many distributors, including Oracle, Amazon, IBM, Azul Systems, and AdoptOpenJDK. Distributions include Oracle JDK, OpenJDK(by Oracle), Amazon Correto, Zulu, AdoptOpenJDK, and Liberica.

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LMMS

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LMMS (formerly Linux MultiMedia Studio) is a free and open source digital audio workstation application program, release under GPL v2 license. It allows music to be produced by arranging samples, synthesizing sounds, playing on a MIDI keyboard and combining the features of trackers and sequencers, when run on appropriate hardware. It allows users to sequence, compose, mix and automate songs in one interface, note playback via MIDI or typing keyboard, consolidate instrument tracks using Beat+Bassline Editor, fine tune patterns, notes, chords and melodies using Piano Roll Editor.

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LuaTeX

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LuaTeX is a TeX-based computer typesetting system which is an extended version of pdfTeX using Lua as an embedded scripting language. From the user perspective we have pdfTeX as stable and more or less frozen 8 bit engine, XeTeX as unicode input and font aware engine using libraries for font handling, and LuaTeX as engine that is programmable and delegates as much as possible to Lua, with the objective to keep the core engine lean and mean.

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Mozilla Firefox

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Mozilla Firefox (or simply Firefox) is a free and open-source web browser developed by The Mozilla Foundation and its subsidiary, Mozilla Corporation. Firefox is available for Windows, macOS, Linux, BSD illumos and Solaris operating systems. Its sibling, Firefox for Android, is also available. Firefox uses the Gecko layout engine to render web pages, which implements current and anticipated web standards. In 2017, Firefox began incorporating new technology under the code name Quantum to promote parallelism and a more intuitive user interface.

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NumPy

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NumPy is a library for the Python programming language, adding support for large, multi-dimensional arrays and matrices, along with a large collection of high-level mathematical functions to operate on these arrays. NumPy is the fundamental package for scientific computing with Python. It contains among other things: a powerful N-dimensional array object sophisticated (broadcasting) functions tools for integrating C/C++ and Fortran code useful linear algebra, Fourier transform, and random number capabilities Besides its obvious scientific uses, NumPy can also be used as an efficient multi-dimensional container of generic data.

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pandas

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pandas is a software library written for the Python programming language for data manipulation and analysis. In particular, it offers data structures and operations for manipulating numerical tables and time series. - Wikipedia Documentation I Stack Overflow Q&A I Mailing list - Developers I FAQ I IRC

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Proton VPN

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Proton VPN is a VPN service that offers a collection of features and a good free subscription option. Features and Pricing: Proton VPN has different subscription plans and features to suit your needs. The free plan offers unlimited bandwidth, no-logs policy, access to servers in five countries, and one VPN connection. It is suitable for basic usage and privacy protection. The premium plan (Proton VPN Plus) offers faster speeds, access to servers in over 70 countries, up to 10 VPN connections, Netshield ad and malware blocker, streaming service support, Secure Core servers, Tor over VPN, and more.

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PyTorch

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PyTorch is an open-source machine learning library for Python, based on Torch, used for applications such as natural language processing. One can also reuse Python packages such as NumPy, SciPy and Cython to extend PyTorch when needed. PyTorch provides two high-level features: Tensor computation (like NumPy) with strong GPU acceleration Deep neural networks built on a tape-based autodiff system - README.md on GitHub repo Automatic differentiation is done with a tape-based system at both a functional and neural network layer level.

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Rufus

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Rufus is a free and open-source portable application developed by Pete Batard of Akeo Consulting for Microsoft Windows that can be used to format and create bootable USB flash drives or Live USBs. Rufus supports a variety of bootable .iso files, including various Linux distributions and Windows installation .iso files, as well as raw disk image files (including compressed ones). If needed, it can install a bootloader such as SYSLINUX or GRUB onto the flash drive to render it bootable.

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scikit-learn

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scikit-learn is an open source machine learning library featuring classification, regression, clustering, dimensionality reduction, model selection and preprocessing. It has tools for data mining and data analysis, and is built on NumPy, SciPy, and matplotlib. As per official website , it features: Classification : Identifying to which category an object belongs to Regression : Predicting a continuous-valued attribute associated with an object Clustering : Automatic grouping of similar objects into sets Dimensionality reduction : Reducing the number of random variables to consider Model selection : Comparing, validating and choosing parameters and models Preprocessing : Feature extraction and normalization Documentation I Wiki I Mailing list I Stack Overflow I FAQ I IRC

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SciPy (library)

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SciPy a free and open-source Python library used for scientific computing and technical computing. The SciPy library is one of the core packages that make up the SciPy stack. It provides many user-friendly and efficient numerical routines such as routines for numerical integration and optimization. - Official website SciPy refers to several related but distinct entities: * The SciPy ecosystem, a collection of open source software for scientific computing in Python.

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Sumatra PDF

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Sumatra is a document viewer for Windows with support for PDF, eBook (ePub, Mobi), XPS, DjVu, CHM, Comic Book (CBZ and CBR). It is considered to be a lightweight and portable alternative to Adobe Reader. Forum I News I Documentation I Manual

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TestDisk

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TestDisk is an open source data recovery utility that runs exclusively from the command-line interface and allows users to check and undelete partitions from a given disk drive. It is primarily designed to help recover lost data storage partitions and/or make non-booting disks bootable again; when these symptoms are caused by faulty software, certain types of viruses or human error (such as accidentally erasing a partition table). It can also be used to collect detailed information about a corrupted drive.

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TeXworks

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TeXworks is free and open-source TeX editor, available for Windows, Linux and OS X, released under GPL v2. It is a Qt-based graphical user interface to the TeX typesetting system and its LaTeX, ConTeXt, and XeTeX extensions. TeXworks is targeted at direct generation of PDF output. It has a built-in PDF viewer using the poppler library; the viewer has auto-refresh capability, and also features SyncTeX support (which allows the user to synchronize the PDF viewer position with the source, and vice versa with a single click).

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Torch

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Torch is a scientific computing framework with support for machine learning algorithms. It provides N-dimensional arrays, with support for routines for indexing, slicing, transposing, etc. Torch puts GPU first. It has an interface to C via LuaJIT, linear algebra & numeric optimization routines, neural network and energy-based models. It is embeddable, with ports to iOS and Android backends. Documentation I Wiki I Mailing list I Gitter chat

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VLC Media Player

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VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework, developed by the VideoLAN project, that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. It can read a large number of popular video and audio formats, such as MPEG, MKV, MP4, MOV, WMV, H.264, WAV, FLV, AVI, etc. It can also convert media into many of the same formats that it is able to read, including the MPEG, ASF, AAC, and MP3 formats.

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XeTeX

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XeTeX is a TeX typesetting engine using Unicode and supporting modern font technologies such as OpenType, Graphite and Apple Advanced Typography (AAT). - Wikipedia XƎTEX is an extension of TEX that integrates TEX’s typesetting capabilities with (a) the Unicode text encoding standard (supporting most of the world’s scripts) and (b) modern font technologies (TrueType and OpenType) and text layout services (AAT, OpenType layout, SIL Graphite) provided by the host operating system and available libraries.

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Xpdf

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Xpdf is a free and open-source PDF document viewer for operating systems supported by the Qt toolkit. Versions prior to 4.00 were written for the X Window System and Motif. Xpdf runs on nearly any Unix-like operating system, but binaries are also available for Windows. Xpdf can decode LZW and read encrypted PDFs. The official version obeys the DRM restrictions of PDF files, which can prevent copying, printing, or converting some PDF files.

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