Jan 212014
 

I received this article from Saska Dasgupta and gladly publish it.

I discovered the Linux and open source world around 4 years ago, and from that date I’m trying to know more open source software or projects.

I must say that they changed my life both as I started to use different software but the most important thing, in my opinion, is that I’ve discovered a different way to think to software and collaboration, or should I say understand what really means Free software ?

There are different open source software and projects, that I use in my work or at home and that in some way changed (in better) my life:

List of my top 10 open source software

  1. Miro Video Converter:If you want to switch over videos of any format to different formats, then this open source known as Miro Video Converter will be very useful for you. Miro is absolutely free and it is an open source video player and open source TV player where you can access the maximum number of HD content as compared to any other video player. It is also suitable for the Android devices or the iOS.I like this software as it’s really simple to use and allow me to change format of the video to see them on my mobile devices or my TV.
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Jan 032011
 

dark resurrectionI know that is not related to items usually presents on this blog about Linux and open source, but today I want to present to you the project “Dark Resurrection“.

Dark Resurrection is an experimental Non-Profit movie inspired by Star Wars and split into two episodes lasting 60 minutes each.
Even if it has been realized with limited means and with a very low budget (approximately 7000 Euro) the LucasFilm itself, after having watched the trailer, defined it “Truly Amazing”.
Result of both digital technology and creator’s passion, this project has attracted the attention of the most important italian magazines (Ciak, Jack, XL, Panorama etc etc).

The cast is mainly composed by amateurs, but there are also several professionals who have been attracted by all the rumors generated by the trailer on the web. These professional actors decided to offer their collaboration for free.”

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