The following weblinks will take you to some very useful Open Source Software/Freeware.


1 Image Processing


AutoScreenRecorder 2.0 (Screen capture to AVI or MPEG video)
http://www.wisdom-soft.com/products/autoscreenrecorder_free.htm
BIMP Lite (Small and simple batch processor for image files)
http://cerebralsynergy.com/download.php?list.10
Bobyte AviScreen Classic (Capturing screen activity in AVI video or bitmap images)
http://www.bobyte.com/
Blender (3D modelling, animation, rendering, post-production, interactive creation and playback)
http://www.blender.org/cms/Home.2.0.html
Genetica Viewer (Texture generation and storage)
http://www.spiralgraphics.biz/viewer/download_viewer.htm
GIMP (Image Manipulation Program)
http://www.gimp.org/windows/
Kodak EasyShare (Image edit and storage for Kodak digital cameras)
http://www.kodak.com/eknec/PageQuerier.jhtml?pq-path=2/3/9/150/130&pq-locale=en_GB
Photostory 3 (Movies from collection of images)
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/digitalphotography/photostory/default.mspx
ScreenHunter 5 (Still image screenshots to BMP, JPEG or GIF)
http://www.wisdom-soft.com/products/screenhunter_free.htm
WinTopo (converting raster images to vector data)
http://softsoft.net/wintopo/wintopo-free.htm
Windows Movie Maker (Load and edit movies)
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/updates/moviemaker2.mspx
Wink (Tutorial and Presentation creation by screen capture)
http://www.debugmode.com/wink/


2 Image & Document creation


ArtRage2 (Stylish painting package)
http://www.ambientdesign.com/artrage.html
Block CAD (3D visualisation using Lego blocks)
http://web.telia.com/~u16122508/proglego.htm
Google SketchUp 6 (Easy-to-learn 3D modelling program)
http://sketchup.google.com/index.html
LEGO Digital Designer (Virtual LEGO modeller)
http://ldd.lego.com/
OpenOffice Draw (Powerful graphics package)
http://www.openoffice.org/
OpenOffice Impress (Create effective multimedia presentations)
http://www.openoffice.org/
Scribus (Desktop publishing)
http://www.scribus.net/index.php

3 Utilities



Audacity (Sound recorder and editor)
http://audacity.sourceforge.net/download/windows
Avery DesignPro 5 Lite (Label maker)
http://www.avery.co.uk/uk1/downloads/software.jsp
Cortona (3D VRML viewer)
http://www.parallelgraphics.com/products/cortona/
iTunes (Store and manage digital music, podcasts and video)
http://www.apple.com/itunes/download/
PopUp Maker 5 (Pop-up windows for web pages)
http://www.codelifter.com/pop5index.html
PrimoPDF (Create PDFs from MS Word etc.)
http://www.primopdf.com/
Sizer (Re-size a window without changing screen resolution)
http://www.brianapps.net/sizer.html
Swiff Player (Plays swf movies)
http://www.globfx.com/products/#swfplayers
Swiff Point Player (Allows swf movies to play in PowerPoint)
http://www.globfx.com/products/#swfplayers


4 Design and Technology Courseware



Injection Moulding
http://www.protomold.co.uk/
Chip Factory
Logic System (Digital electronic circuit diagrams and PIC programming)
http://www.tep.org.uk/Frames/_f_millennium_electronics.html
Crocodile Clips Elementary (Simulation for teaching the first principles of electricity,)
http://www.crocodile-clips.com/s3_4.htm
Programming Editor Software (Programming environment for generating PICAXE programs, includes BASIC to assembler code compiler)
http://www.rev-ed.co.uk/picaxe/
Easy Sense (Datalogging (evaluation))
http://www.data-harvest.co.uk/downloads/software.html
IKEA Kitchen Planner (Drag and drop kitchen units and appliances into layouts and view them in 3D)
http://www.ikea.com/ms/en_GB/complete_kitchen_guide/planner_tool/download/index.html
IKEA Office Planner (Planning tool for offices - drag and drop into a layout and view in 3D)
http://www.ikea.com/ms/en_GB/rooms_ideas/office/download1.html
GanttProject (A tool for creating a project schedule by means of an interlinked Gantt chart and resource load chart)
http://ganttproject.biz/
MindManager Smart (Icon based mind map creator)
http://www.illuminesoftware.co.uk/mm/trialdownloads/index.htm
FreeMind (Mind mapping software with hyperlinking)
http://freemind.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/Main_Page
West Point Bridge Designer (Model, test, and optimize a steel highway bridge)
http://bridgecontest.usma.edu/
Wild Things (Design and Print Patterns for Hats, Bags & Other Fun Stuff)
http://www.wildginger.com/products/wildthings.htm
Swiff Player (Plays swf movies)
http://www.globfx.com/products/#swfplayers
Swiff Point Player (Allows swf movies to play in PowerPoint)
http://www.globfx.com/products/#swfplayers