25 amazing open source Java desktop applications, 16 June 2016, M. Schulenburg
The article is giving an overview of my 25 favorite JAVA desktop applications. I am sure that there are some that you do not know yet. It comprises awesome software like the music education software Jalmus, image editing software like Pixelitor, the SQuirreL SQL Client, an interactive environment for scientific computation called Datamelt, the Angry IP scanner, mind mapping software, a subtitle editor, UML editing tools, an applications that computes the space consumption on hard drives including network shares, a QRCode generator, a Sudoku generator, a music notation tool for producing monophonic lead sheets, an interior design application that helps you to quickly draw the floor plan of your house and many more. All of them are open source and platform independent.
15+ free music composition, notation and learning software products, 21 June 2016, M. Schulenburg
The article is giving an overview of 17 amazing open source software products for music writing, learning (solfège) and composition. There are products like Jalmus, Musescore, Canorus, Nootka, ScoreDate, LilyPond and many more.