This is Adobe Flash Player’s big brother, with even more functions. It plays Flash animations and can be used to display more complex, interactive presentations and for games. Like the Flash Player, it’s also available as a browser plug-in for Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari.
MP3 internet streaming server for saving audio files. Provides managing, editing and listening to files via a frontend. Supports playlists and sorting by band or song title. Also available as iPhone client iAmpache and Android client Amdroid, Just Player and Lullaby.
Audioplayer for Linux with a multitude of functions. It not only supports a wide range of playing formats but can also rip audio CDs and burn MP3 and audio CDs. It can create and manage playlists, and synchronise iPods and standard portable music players. Can be extended with plug-ins.
Tool for centralised access to locally stored or online media content. Browses the hard disk for videos, images and audio files. Adds album titles, song lyrics or movie trailers from the internet. Offers direct access to web services such as Youtube, Hulu, Last.fm and Flickr. Displays what friends are currently watching. Requires registration on the developers web site.
Software synthesiser modelled on the WASP (VST plug-in) that requires a VST or AU host such as Cubase or Logic. In addition to the free download version, a donation of $9 will get you an upgrade for Intel Mac OS X 1.5+ and 1.6+ and also an update for XP and Vista (32- and 64-bit). Fast and secure download from The H
Use this player when you want to work with loops and samples. It includes a browser for accessing loaded sound libraries and a search function for finding the exact sound you want. Supports the VST, Audio Units and RTAS interfaces.
Video player for SWF and FLV files. Offers fast-forward and rewind, pausing and zooming. Displays Flash videos frame by frame in a preview, replays online videos and can save them on hard disk. Pro version with larger functional scope also available.
Downloads FLV videos from web sites, such as YouTube, Yahoo, Google, Break, Metacafe, MySpace, Gofish and other video-sharing sites. Automatically identifies video files and stores them on the hard disk.
LAN and WLAN remote control for Samsung TVs. Supports all C and D models from Series 6 onwards. In addition to the standard desktop platforms, the tool is available for WeTab, MeeGo and Nokia Maemo devices.