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xPad is the ultimate notepad, TextEdit and Stickies replacement for Apple’s OS X. With a simple, easy-to-use interface and powerful multi-document features, xPad will quickly become your daily text editor of choice.
With xPad you can create as many documents as you like, all of which are managed in one window. Attached to that window is a drawer containing a list of all the documents you’ve created. Any document can be selected and loaded instantly – at any time – allowing you to easily create and manage hundreds of documents without cluttering your desktop.
Staying organized with xPad is easy. With the category editor you can create and color-code categories, then quickly assign documents in the drawer. Documents can be sorted by name, date or category. Now you can efficiently manage limitless documents with color coding that provides a constant reminder of your organizational scheme.
You can quickly rename documents, delete one or many, and export a single, multiple, or all your documents in both Rich and Plain Text formats using both drag and drop or conventional panels. You can also instantly export to your iPod, allowing you to read your documents when you are away from your computer.
xPad automatically saves your work, so you never have to worry about manually saving what you’re working on or accidentally closing something without saving???‚???and losing all your information.
The best of all is that the xPad is now available for free, the author has released a free registration code that you can use to register the xPad and have it fully functional…
Here’s a code for free use
Name: xPad User
Finally, high-quality streaming for the rest of us. Using Apple’s revolutionary Rendezvous technology, you can make your movies available on the network for everyone to watch together, or even password protect them for private showings. Broadcast family movies, student films, or class lectures without ever having to worry about multicast addresses, SLP announces, or port numbers: Tryst puts all the power of streaming at the touch of a button.
Tryst handles the complexities of streaming in the background while offering you a wide array of practical choices. Tryst Options Set time delays to give peers the opportunity to discover your movie and “subscribe” to see it. Limit the amount of connections you allow for more intimate screenings or to simply reduce stress on slower networks. Password protect your broadcasts to screen whom sees your movie and whom doesn’t.
Tryst was developed by Francisco Tolmasky, currently a sophomore at the University of Southern California, using Apple’s XCode IDE. Tryst uses the Cocoa frameworks, utilizing Rendezvous to handle the “broadcasting”. The actual streaming is handled by the VLC back end.
Tryst is free application for OS X.
Create breathtakingly realistic 3D landscapes and animations with DAZ Bryce 5. Striking an optimum balance between power and ease of use, this innovative software is an ideal way to integrate 3D technology into your creative process. Smooth network rendering saves valuable time by letting you render images on multiple computers. The Light Lab gives you robust control over lighting direction, and the Tree Lab ensures a more accurate depiction of real-world environments. Plus, an intuitive user interface simplifies the design process.
At the moment the latest version of DAZ Bryce is 5.5 and 6.0 seems to be coming soon, which is probably the cause of this promotion to release version 5.0 for free download… 😉
You can download Bryce 5.0 for free until September 6, so don’t wait any longer! The offer is available for both PC and Mac versions of Bryce.