Software Used by Hayao Miyazaki’s Animation Studio Is Now Officially Ready to Download

≡ Category: Animation, Software |1 Comment

FYI: Early last week, Colin Marshall gave you a heads up that Studio Ghibli, the animation studio behind Hayao Miyazaki’s My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Mononoke, and Spirited Away, was preparing to release an open source version of the animation software used to create its films.

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Google Makes Its $149 Photo Editing Software Now Completely Free to Download

≡ Category: Photography, Software |38 Comments

Google’s Nik Collection, a photo editing software package designed for professional photographers, once retailed for $149. Today it’s absolutely free to download, for both Windows and Mac users.
Here you can read Google’s announcement, which includes more information on the software package and its capabilities.

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Software Used by Hayao Miyazaki’s Animation Studio Becomes Open Source & Free to Download

≡ Category: Animation, Software |3 Comments

By now we all know the name of Studio Ghibli, the operation responsible for such animated-feature-film-redefining productions as Grave of the Fireflies and Hayao Miyazaki’s My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Mononoke, and Spirited Away.

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Download the Software That Provides Stephen Hawking’s Voice

≡ Category: Neuroscience, Physics, Science, Software, Technology, Web/Tech |Leave a Comment

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Creative Commons image via NASA
Ah to be possessed of a highly distinctive voice.
Actress Katherine Hepburn had one.
As did FDR…
And noted Hollywood Square Paul Lynde…
Physicist Stephen Hawking may trump them all, though his famously recognizable voice is not organic.

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Download Free NASA Software and Help Protect the Earth from Asteroids!

≡ Category: Astronomy, Science, Software |1 Comment

Yes, you can help save the world. And just by downloading some free software. Writes NASA:
Protecting the Earth from the threat of asteroid impacts means first knowing where they are. NASA is harnessing the incredible potential of innovators, makers and citizen scientists by opening up the search.

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Run Vintage Video Games (From Pac-Man to E.T.) and Software in Your Web Browser, Thanks to Archive.org

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Note: If you’re having difficulties getting this software running in your browser give Firefox a try. It seems to work the best.

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Calibre’s Open Source Software Makes It Easy to Read Free eBooks (and Much More)

≡ Category: Amazon Kindle, e-books, iPad, iPhone, Software |4 Comments

We at Open Culture have discovered a handy piece of software that will make it easier to use our collection, 600 Free eBooks for iPad, Kindle & Other Devices. Calibre is a free e-book library management software that lets users convert e-books from one format to another.

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