johnjohnston + software   65 / os x
list of very small app.. logos of their interesting pages on the site.
app  mac  software 
july 2017 by johnjohnston
IOGraph — is an application that turns mouse movements into modern art. The idea is that you have the program running in the background while doing your usual daily stuff at the computer. Go back to IOGraph after a while and grab a nice picture of what you’ve done! It’s fun, useless and totally free!
art  mouse  software 
december 2013 by johnjohnston
Scratch Wiki - Scratch Wiki
The Scratch Wiki is a free, collaboratively-written wiki that provides information about the Scratch programming language and its website, history, and phenomena surrounding it. The wiki is supported by the Scratch Team, but is primarily written by Scratchers. The Scratch Wiki is a popular source of information for scripts and tutorials, and it continues to grow as Scratchers use it as their primary source of information.
programming  scratch  software  wiki  classroom 
may 2013 by johnjohnston
Hypercard : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive
An introduction to Apple's Hypercard. Guests include Apple Fellow and Hypercard creator Bill Atkinson, Hypercard senior engineer Dan Winkler, author of "The Complete Hypercard Handbook" Danny Goodman, and Robert Stein, Publisher of Voyager Company. Demonstrations include Hypercard 1.0, Complete Car Cost Guide, Focal Point, Laserstacks, and National Galllery of Art. Originally broadcast in 1987.
video  mac  software  design  apple  hypercard  from delicious
august 2011 by johnjohnston
Tiny Tiny RSS - WikiStart - Tiny Tiny RSS
Tiny Tiny RSS is an open source web-based news feed (RSS/Atom) aggregator, designed to allow you to read news from any location, while feeling as close to a real desktop application as possible.
php  software  rss  from delicious
july 2011 by johnjohnston
Stellarium is a free open source planetarium for your computer. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope.
It is being used in planetarium projectors. Just set your coordinates and go. x-platform & open source.
education  freeware  opensource  osx  linux  space  software  science  Visualization  windows  astronomy  planetarium  sky  stars 
october 2010 by johnjohnston
X Lossless Decoder: Lossless audio decoder for Mac OS X
X Lossless Decoder(XLD) is a tool for Mac OS X that is able to decode/convert/play various 'lossless' audio files. The supported audio files can be split into some tracks with cue sheet when decoding. It works on Mac OS X 10.3 and later.
apple  converter  freeware  mp3  tool  osx  opensource  software 
august 2010 by johnjohnston
iMovie 09 - Ken Stone
Comprehensive iMovie09 review, from FCP guru, including information on: iMovie Interface, iMovie Preferences, Acquiring Video, Projects and Events, Project Library, Event Library, Event Browser, Clip Selection, Crop & Rotate, Clip Adjustments, Video Adjustments, Audio Adjustments, Precision Editor, Transitions, Titles, Photos, Cutaway & Picture in Picture, Music & Sound Effects, Maps and Backgrounds, Voiceovers, Markers, Green Screen, Themes and Sharing!
imovie  imovie09  tutorial  video  osx  software  mac  apple 
june 2009 by johnjohnston
Servoy - smart technology for smart clients
"Create iPhone Apps Without Writing Code.
We've created a Servoy example file that you can use to create iPhone web applications with zero lines of code. "
iphone  development  apps  free  software 
may 2009 by johnjohnston
“Slowmation” (abbreviated from ‘Slow Motion Animation’) is a new yet simplified form of stop-motion animation that engages university and school students in using technology to create their own animations of science concepts. These learner-generated digital animations can be enhanced with narration, labels and real-life photos.
video  software  howto  animation  classroom  stopmotion 
may 2009 by johnjohnston
PhotoRec - CGSecurity
PhotoRec is file data recovery software designed to recover lost files including video, documents and archives from Hard Disks and CDRom and lost pictures (thus, its 'Photo Recovery' name) from digital camera memory. PhotoRec ignores the filesystem and goes after the underlying data, so it will still work even if your media's filesystem has been severely damaged or re-formatted.
PhotoRec is free, this open source multi-platform application is distributed under GNU Public License.
--looks handy for pulling files of duff drives--
free  software  opensource  tool  unix  utility  backup 
may 2009 by johnjohnston
SAM Animation Home Page
"SAM Animation is a software platform that allows the user to make stop-action movies using a USB or fire-wire real-time (i.e. web camera or webcam) and whatever props the user desires. The software is both Mac and PC compatible and free to all users willing to register with SAM originally stood for "Stop-action Movies", but we now refer it exclusively as SAM Animation. " --looks like a good tool has green screen facility.--
software  animation  stopmotion  classroom 
may 2009 by johnjohnston
Array 1.3
Array is an easy to use animation program. If you know the children's toy Lite Brite, where you poke colored pegs through a back lit screen, Array is the same idea using multiple screens to create animation.
The simple interface makes it easy for anyone to create at least simple animation. You can export your creation as a Flash file.
software  art  animation  classroom  flash 
march 2009 by johnjohnston
Sugar Labs—learning software for children
The award-winning Sugar Learning Platform promotes collaborative learning through Sugar Activities that encourage critical thinking, the heart of a quality education. Designed from the ground up especially for children, Sugar offers an alternative to traditional “office-desktop” software.
Sugar is the core component of a worldwide effort to provide every child with equal opportunity for a quality education. Available in 25 languages, Sugar’s Activities are used every school day by almost one-million children in more than forty countries.
Originally developed for the One Laptop per Child XO-1 netbook, Sugar runs on most computers. Sugar is free and open-source software. Try it with a child today.
more information for learners / parents / teachers / contributors
software  children  opensource  olpc 
march 2009 by johnjohnston
Phun - 2D physics sandbox - Home
Phun is a free game like 2D physics sandbox where you can play with physics like never before. The playful synergy of science and art is novel, and makes Phun as educational as it is entertaining.
physics  Software  classroom 
january 2009 by johnjohnston
XMind - Social Brainstorming and Mind Mapping
Using XMind/XMind Pro with's sharing service is a revolutionary way to enable both team brainstorming and personal mind mapping. With this major upgrade, we bring Web 2.0 concepts on community sharing into a popular desktop application. Our new Gantt chart view is a must for both junior and senior project managers. You'll find many more pleasant surprises with the new XMind product family.
OSX  Software  mac  opensource  mindmap 
november 2008 by johnjohnston
Atmosphir - Free Video Game / Creation Tool for Mac and PC
Atmosphir is a free video game / creation tool for Mac & PC. Design mode lets you create enormous 3D platforming levels filled with fun gameplay elements like power-ups and fireballs, while Play mode lets you explore through the thousands of diverse user-created challenges being uploaded every day.
free  Software  Games  3D  gaming  game 
september 2008 by johnjohnston
Quest Atlantis
uest Atlantis (QA) is an international learning and teaching project that uses a 3D multi-user environment to immerse children, ages 9-15, in educational tasks.
community  3D  Games  Software  technology  teaching 
july 2008 by johnjohnston
Better Living Through Technology Homepage
Better Living Through Technology is a non-commercial web site designed to promote the use of technology to help people with a range of disablities
Software  tutorials  accessibility 
march 2008 by johnjohnston
educationalsoftware » home
wiki about edu software from NZ teacher --very comprehensive--
education  Software  teaching  tools  Web2.0  wiki  classroom 
october 2007 by johnjohnston
The Great Flickr Tools Collection
Huge collection of browser and desktop apps for doing alsorts ofthings with flickr, most of the ones I've seen and a ton more.
flickr  web2.0  software  tools 
july 2007 by johnjohnston
Lifelong Kindergarten :: MIT Media Lab
Scratch and a ton of other grat projects from MIT
education  kids  learning  software  mit  web2.0  classroom 
july 2007 by johnjohnston
ForkLift - File manager and FTP/SFTP client for Mac OS X
Dual pane file manager and FTP/SFTP client for Mac OS X beta going to be shareware
OSX  file  Software 
may 2007 by johnjohnston
Übercaster makes it easy for you to produce your podcast show in 4 simple steps.
Each step has its own layer which bundles various functions in an easy to use yet powerfull user interface. This makes Übercaster suitable for both, newbies and advanced p
audio  mac  OSX  podcast  software 
july 2006 by johnjohnston
About ibiblio
Home to one of the largest "collections of collections" on the Internet, is a conservancy of freely available information, including software, music, literature, art, history, science, politics, and cultural studies. is a collabora
books  opensource  Software 
july 2006 by johnjohnston
The Lyceum Project » About Lyceum
Developed by, Lyceum is a stand-alone mutli-user blogging application, designed for the enterprise. Utilizing the fantastic, intuitive WordPress blogging engine at its core, Lyceum enables stand-alone, multi-user blog services for small and hi
blogging  free  Software  wordpress  webdev 
july 2006 by johnjohnston
Airtight News
Flash developers site nice image viewer among other good looking things
flash  design  blog  photo  Software 
march 2006 by johnjohnston
podblogger project homepage
'podcatcher on a stick' has all the basic functions to receive podcasts like the other podcatcher-software (e.g. iPodder, Nimq, ...). But instead of installing the software to a personal computer, 'podcatcher on a stick' is installed directly on your audi
audio  hardware  mp3  podcasting  RSS  software  player 
march 2006 by johnjohnston
Desktop Blogging for Everyone Thingamablog is a cross-platform, standalone blogging application that makes authoring and publishing your weblogs almost effortless.
free  software  blogging  web  blog 
january 2006 by johnjohnston
Ning | Home: Front Page
Ning is a free online service - or Playground - for you to build and run your own social applications. Social apps let anyone match, transact, and communicate with other people.
social  software  web  blogging  blog 
november 2005 by johnjohnston
Bricksmith allows you to createvirtual instructions for your Lego creations. The magic is based on the LDraw library, a collectionof 3D models of Lego building blocks created by enthusiasts from aroundthe world. Bricksmith's goal is to make virt
design  free  mac  OSX  software  for_children 
october 2005 by johnjohnston
Eduforge: Welcome
Eduforge is an open access environment designed for the sharing of ideas, research outcomes, open content and open source software for education.
education  free  software  opensource 
august 2005 by johnjohnston - web 2.0 javascript
The Web is changing. The 30-year-old terminal-like technology it was originally is gradually giving way to new ways of doing things. The power of AJAX allows for rich user interaction without the trouble that has bugged traditional web applications. Build
web  software  snippets  scripting  programming  html  howto  css  code  javascript  ajax 
june 2005 by johnjohnston
RELOAD Project
Welcome to the RELOAD web site, home to the RELOAD Editor and SCORM Player.
education  software  mac 
february 2005 by johnjohnston

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