VLC (initially VideoLAN Client) is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats (MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, mp3, ogg, ...) as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. It can also be used as a server to stream in unicast or multicast in IPv4 or IPv6 on a high-bandwidth network.
For additional information, please refer to: VLC Media Player: LSU Overview
Linux Users: VLC Media Player can be downloaded on the VLC Media Player download page on the provider's website.
Run virtual machines on your Windows or Linux PC with VMware Player. This free desktop virtualization software application makes it easy to operate any virtual machine created by VMware Workstation, VMware Server or VMware ESX Server, as well as Microsoft virtual machines and Symantec LiveState Recovery disks.
Linux Users: To download VMware Player, go to the VMWare Player download page and choose the bundle appropriate for your machine.
If you would like to download WebStorm for free, please see the following TigerWare article: JetBrains Student Pricing
WinDirStat is a disk usage statistics viewer and cleanup tool for Microsoft Windows (all current variants). WinDirStat reads the whole directory tree once and then presents it in three useful views: the directory list, the treemap, the extension list.
The Windows Automated Installation Kit (Windows AIK) is designed to help corporate IT professionals customize and deploy certain families of the Microsoft Windows operating systems. By using Windows AIK, you can perform unattended Windows installations, capture Windows images with ImageX, and create Windows PE images.
Please read the Getting Started, Release notes and deployment services for proper usage.
To read more about Windows AIK for Vista click here
To read more about Windows AIK for Windows 7/Server 2008, click here
Windows 7 has several built-in tools to help with application compatibility and Windows XP applications should be installed directly on Windows 7. Windows XP Mode runs some older productivity applications that may not run otherwise on Windows 7.
Xcode provides everything developers need to create great applications for Mac, iPhone, and iPad. It has unified user interface design, coding, testing, and debugging all within a single window. The Xcode IDE analyzes the details of your project to identify mistakes in both syntax and logic, it can even help fix your code for you.
Xcode can be downloaded from the Mac App Store
XFCE embodies the traditional UNIX philosophy of modularity and re-usability. It consists of a number of components that together provide the full functionality of the desktop environment. They are packaged separately and you can pick and choose from the available packages to create the best personal working environment.
To get the latest version of XFCE, please go to the XFCE download page on the provider's website.
XMind’s mission statement is to create, as a community, the leading international mind mapping and brainstorming software that will run on all major platforms and raise users' work efficiency. The XMind open source project is sponsored by XMind LTD, which is the primary contributor of code to the project. Developers are welcome to work with the XMind project code to improve the overall product, develop new functions, or augment other software products..
Xpdf is an open source viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF) files. (These are also sometimes also called 'Acrobat' files, from the name of Adobe's PDF software.) The Xpdf project also includes a PDF text extractor, PDF-to-PostScript converter, and various other utilities.