jKiwi – Free Beauty Transformer

jKiwi Open Source Virtual Makover

Beauty is an incredible weapon. A right haircut makes us self-confident. When we go to a hairdresser to change hairstyle, we may feel uncertainty. A new haircut is a long-term investment in appearance. If it doesn’t go well, you may feel ill at ease and less self-assured. Did you ever dream to change your look or try new haircut, but uncertainty in successful outcome stopped you from something new?

Give a try to jKiwi, free desktop software that casts away all doubts. jKiwi is a virtual appearance makeover that helps you try various haircuts, makeup and eye colors. There are over 35 hair tints among them ash pearl blond, medium gold cooper, light cocoa brown or exotic blue, violet and green. Besides, you may pick up one of 30 highlights colors for a sophisticated style. You can put on diverse mascara from the rich palette of blush, eye shadows, lip glosses and toners. jKiwi application makes easy and funny personal style change.

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GIMP – Adobe Photoshop for Open Source Community

GIMP Free Open Source Photo EditorI love open source software. My open source photo software review section would be incomplete without GIMP overview, an exemplary open source photo editor. GIMP stands for GNU Image Manipulation Program. At first sight, the engineering-sound name makes you feel that GIMP is not invented for shopping (photo shopping) or profit-making interest. On the contrary, open source GIMP is a pure brainchild of coding and high-tech.

Launched in the 90-s by university students as photo editing software with open code, GIMP was cordially welcomed by the whole open source community. Many freelancers contributed to GIMP code, translations and bug fixing. Now GIMP is acknowledged as the leader of open source photo software.

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Scribus: A Brief Review of a Compact Print Shop For Your Computer

Scribus logo
A magazine, a brochure, a booklet, good-looking business cards – these are the items that are vital for any small and not very small business. These branded items serve as a trademark and there are several applications that you could use to prepare them.

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Greenshot – Speedy Open Source Screenshot Maker

Greenshot

Screenshots are ordinary satellites of work life. It’s the best way to show and explain things to your colleagues. Besides, screenshots help remember information quickly and get back to it later on.

There are many tools to make screenshots on Windows. For example, you can create screenshots with the “Print Screen” button and Microsoft Paint. Or you may download a special app for screenshot making called Greenshot.
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WordPress History [INFOGRAPHIC]

WordPress is one of the most popular web platforms for blogging. Since the first release in 2003, WordPress has evolved into a full-featured website building tool. Thanks to its open-source background, WordPress is enriched with tons of plugins, themes and widgets. Here is a glimpse of WordPress history.

WordPress History
 

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Halloween Pumpkins: Create Animated GIFs

Ray Villafane's Halloween carved pumpkin

To create an animated pumpkin GIF pic for Halloween, you need a few images of the pumpkin, a link to an online GIF-animator and your fantasy. And read the rest of the tips in the article.

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