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MiniLyrics is a popular plugin that can turn your PC into a karaoke machine. Minilyrics will search your nowplaying song lyrics automatically and play it just like karaoke machine. Unfortunately, MiniLyrics only avalaible in Windows. So you can’t use it with Rhythmbox, Amarok, or another Linux music player. Read the rest of this entry »

XMP is an extensible schema (proposed by Adobe) so your EXIF, IPTC, JFIF,.. metadatas could still live XMP. the main advantage is that it is extensible and xml based so if you need more fields you haven’t reinvent the wheel, or another incompatible standard, but just a new schema. That’s why XMP files (files with extension xmp) is very important. But how to manage XMP metadatas (maybe in a format of file with extension XMP) in Linux?

The answer is XMP Manager. With this free software you can manage files with extension XMP and/or embed them into your image. You can edit, add or remove any metadatas stored in your image files. XMP Manager supports features, such as support ‘title’, ‘description’, ‘creator’ fields (but It is very easy to add new fields), writes metadatas on-the-fly, and support multiple image editing.

To use XMP Manager, you can download it from here. It’s still in sources file. So you must compile it by yourself to make it run. You can see my tutorial here to compile source code in linux and install it to your system.

23 March

[Free Software] Play Flash Movie in Linux

“How to play file with extension swf in Linux?” I think that question often asked when someone using Linux. Maybe you have a presentation file with extension swf and you want to play that file in your linux PC. Now, you don’t have to install wine + Adobe Flash to play the file with extension swf. Read the rest of this entry »

When i want to watch my 3gp videos in my Linux Mint, i’ve got some problem. I’ve got no sound ! No matter what player i used, the sound still didn’t show up. I’ve searched in google to solve this problem. But none of them works. And then i found this great software. This software can help me convert my 3gp files into another format, so the sound show up. Read the rest of this entry »

Did you have thousand, or maybe million photos created by your digital cameras saved in your harddisk? Didn’t you confuse how to manage, search, and view them? Now, there is a great free and open source software that can help you to manage, view, and search your photo or picture collection. With this free software, you can manage all files in you harddisk in a single application. What is this? Read more here

In my previous post, i told you about a free and open source software to open a corel draw file, edit it and then save it into another format, like svg. But if you just want to convert your corel draw file into another format without open it, maybe using the software which i told you before is taking too much time. Now, i’ll tell a story about another free and open source software that can convert your corel draw file into another format without open it. Read the rest of this entry »