Software (mostly free)

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Witness
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Software (mostly free)

Post by Witness » Wed Nov 13, 2019 4:01 am

A repository for useful or interesting stuff, and questions about same.


I'll start with NASA's software catalog:

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https://software.nasa.gov/

Not that I really need "crew and life support", but I've started looking into the image processing stuff. Perhaps you'll find something for your own interests.

You can download the catalog: https://software.nasa.gov/NASA_Software ... 019-20.pdf

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Re: Software (mostly free)

Post by shemp » Wed Nov 13, 2019 4:31 am

Hot damn, I'm gonna build me a spaceship!
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Re: Software (mostly free)

Post by Witness » Thu Nov 21, 2019 9:39 pm

Free Photoshop in your browser, sorta: https://www.photopea.com/

From a quick test:
  • very similar UI and shortcuts;
  • all the layer stuff;
  • only 8 bit images;
  • no ads with an adblocker;
  • has even Fourier transform to get rid of repeating patterns:
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Manual: https://www.photopea.com/learn/

If you have privacy concerns, once the page/js is loaded you can disconnect from the Web.

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Re: Software (mostly free)

Post by Witness » Sat Dec 14, 2019 3:55 am

A nice hack I got from Reddit: to watch YT videos, just drag & drop the link on VLC (then you'll have all its features).

:)

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Re: Software (mostly free)

Post by Rob Lister » Sat Dec 14, 2019 8:50 am

That worked! Coolest tip this year.

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Re: Software (mostly free)

Post by Witness » Sun Dec 15, 2019 12:16 am

Yeah, thanks, but for some reason it doesn't want to work on my laptop (desktop is OK). :x

There's a guide here, if somebody needs it: https://www.vlchelp.com/play-youtube-vi ... ia-player/