Sometimes we have these apps that are a must to have installed and we always forget to mention them because we assume everybody already knows about them…
I realized that Audacity is one of these fantastic apps…so I am going to break the cycle of not mentioning the basics…right now.
Audacity is a powerful music editor, recorder and player (also it’s free open source). You can either record your music, edit your tracks for DJs or wannabe sound editors or even for the newest millennial podcastor! A lot of features that you would probably pay big bucks with other apps (that you’d have to purchase), you end up getting for free with Audacity.
So get your PowerPC out of the closet and start playing with Audacity. It’s really fun and maybe we can find yourself with a new hobby or even a new profession.
For my first post, since awhile I don’t add anything here I had this tab opened since forever and here is to share with you all.
What is TSclientX?
TSclientX is a Windows Terminal Services client for Mac OS X. It
appears to be a regular Mac OS application but is in fact an assembly
of free software working in concert to provide similar (better?)
functionality to the official Remote Desktop Connection from Microsoft.
What makes TSclientX interesting compared to other Mac RDP Clients?
- SeamlessRDP is brought to you by Cendio's SeamlessRDP component.
It was originally introduced in rdesktop 1.5 and just simply rocks.
With just a few simple tools, you can create 3D models of houses, sheds, decks, home additions, woodworking projects, etc.. And once you’ve built your models, you can place them in Google Earth, post them to the 3D Warehouse, or print hard copies.
Sketch Up 7.0 is a powerfull application that it will make our friends designers very happy about it. It’s a new whole reason to keep your Mac PowerPC anywhere in the house for any idea you might have. Simple and powerfull sketch up pro app makes 3D drawing much easier, lots of tips, user friendly, export CAD format and add text and graphics to designs.
Happy New Year to all of us and 2016 just started and I think from now only the strongest PowerPC users will keep on keeping on.
viJournal 2.3.9 Lite – PowerPC friendly (10.5 (Leopard) It is a free lightweight version of viJournal. It’s designed as an old-fashioned page-a-day bound diary. You write your entries under dated headers and save them collectively by month and year. ViJournal has many powerful features, all added in such a way that they do not clutter the interface or detract from the original purpose of having viJournal work like a traditional bound diary. It’s simple and light, runs very good on 10.5 and It a definitely an app to have installed.
Panorama Maker is an awesome small app that it will changes your pictures to a panorama format, it’s totally compatible with Mac OS X Leopard. I didn’t tried out on Tiger, so please if you have a chance to try share with us your comments.
Super easy to use and very powerfull application. If you are a photo lover and like to modify your pictures this is an application you must have installed in you Mac.
SJphone® is a VOIP softphone that allows you to speak with any other softphone running on a PC/PDA, any stand-alone IP-phone, or using Internet Telephony Service Provider (ITSP) with any traditional wired or mobile phone. It supports SIP and is fully inter-operable with most major VOIP vendors and ITSPs.
I didn’t receive a good news right in the beginning of 2015 to PowerPC community. Recently I found out that the great application/cloud storage Dropbox is dropping the support for PowerPC machines. This will leave us behind for good, not being able to sync devices with PowerPC computers will drop us down.
I really hope Dropbox will reconsider the decision and I believe many users of dropbox are PowerPC users due other computers/devices has their own cloud applications.
I want to point out the people from VivaPowerPC wrote a letter to Dropbox team and let’s hope they will supporting us.
We can always use the social media to let @dropbox know we are using the app.
I would say that djaying is one of the most time consuming thing to do with your computer if you are into music and throw party to friends.
Sad news to get the newest Macbook Air or Macbook Pro just to djaying is very expensive, so why not look for an old cheap option like PowerBook or iBook, most of people won’t know the different unless you are using a very cool colour iBook G3 or a PowerBook Pismo/Wallstreet that the Apple logo is upside down.
Either way you can install a old version of Djay (3.1.2) totally compatible with Mac OS X 10.5. Of course there are some limitations when you compare the most recent 4.2.3, but the application run just fine and you will rock the party… …as long as your music rocks, of course.
Have fun guys.
* Djay 3.1.2 – Download here: http://adf.ly/tpP1G (Please wait 5 seconds and skip on top right corner).