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Old 05-28-05, 03:39 PM   #126
Aspasia
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Default Re: Useful Software

Here's some software I use that I haven't seen mentioned yet:

7-zip file (un)compressor
- Freeware/Open Source distributed under the GNU LGPL
- High compression ratio in new 7z format with LZMA compression
- 7-Zip is free software distributed under the GNU LGPL
- Supported formats: 7z, ZIP, CAB, RAR, ARJ, GZIP, BZIP2, Z, TAR, CPIO, RPM and DEB
- For ZIP and GZIP formats 7-Zip provides compression ratio that is 2-10 % better than ratio provided by PKZip and WinZip
- Self-extracting capability for 7z format
- Integration with Windows Shell
homepage: http://www.7-zip.org/


SharpDevelop .Net IDE
- Freeware/Open source Integrated Development Environment for .Net or MONO
- C# and VB.NET support
- Forms designer for C# and VB.net
- Code completion
- Much more.
homepage: http://www.icsharpcode.net/OpenSource/SD/


Nvu web authoring system
- Freeware/Open Source software based on Mozilla
homepage: http://nvu.com/index.html


Terragen photorealistic landscape renderer
- Freeware for personal/non-commercial use, otherwise its a commercial licence
- Absolutely gorgeous output!
example renders: http://www.planetside.co.uk/terragen...allerymain.php
homepage: http://www.planetside.co.uk/terragen/


BTW I've been a long time reader of nVNews, but this is my first post!
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