NewsForge: Free Software's Killer Applications
Apr 26, 2004, 20:30 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tobias Glaesser)
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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