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Apr 26, 2004, 20:30 (3 Talkback[s])
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"While GNU/Linux has gained popularity as an operating system, many criticize it for lacking 'killer applications' capable of competing with their Windows and Mac OS X proprietary counterparts. Some killer applications, however, haven't received the recognition they deserve. Here's a short overview of some professional-quality Free Software applications that run under Linux.

"Blender is a 3D modeling, animating, rendering, post-production 'killer' application, licensed under the GNU GPL. Since being set free from its proprietary license, Blender development has gained momentum, adding, among other things, video and audio sequencing features..."

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