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OpenOSX Launches OpenOSX ReadyStream 1.0(February 16, 2005)
OpenOSX today launched a new product, ?OpenOSX ReadyStream 1.0.0, an easy-to-use solution for configuring, installing and utilizing numerous proven multimedia open source tools and libraries. ?OpenOSX ReadyStream includes two combined previous OpenOSX products: ?OpenOSX Gimp and ?OpenOSX FilmGimp (now called ?CinePaint), along with the addition of a suite of ready-to-use multimedia applications, including audio/video editing and streaming software, encoding utilities, and a host of audio tools with dozens of filters and plug-ins.
In addition to ?The Gimp 2.2.3 and ?CinePaint 0.19, some of the configured applications included are: ?Blender 3D modeling and animation program with Radiosity and Raytracing, ?MPEG4IP providing an end-to-end system for streaming multimedia, ?FreeJ offering real-time manipulation of video layers with live special effects, ?ReZound a multi-track recorder with editing, effects and plugins, ?jMax the visual programming environment for building interactive real-time multimedia applications, ?GDam a real-time music mixing and remixing system.
OpenOSX compiled an extensive set of multimedia applications and tools delivering them fully configured by their single-click installation. OpenOSX ported some of the included applications to Mac OS X for the first time including ?ReZound, and yet more are not yet available via ?Fink.
OpenOSX claims that there is not a faster, or simpler way to install the same software on Mac OS X. The OpenOSX product is complete with online help, documentation, limited-support, configured source code and much more.
?OpenOSX ReadyStream product is available immediately for us$40 on CD-ROM, with download-only delivery available for US$30. ?OpenOSX ReadyStream requires Mac OS X 10.3 or a more recent operating system, and 1 GB free hard disk space on the system disk. Visit the OpenOSX web site for more details at: http://OpenOSX.com/readystream
OpenOSX is a company dedicated to serving, and expanding, the Macintosh community. Founded on the premise that many computer users are intimidated by the UNIX command-line, OpenOSX committed itself to one mission- bringing popular Unix software to both the ?Unix-challenged and the seasoned Mac-inclined system administrator in a friendly Mac environment.
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