Some Usefull Links

Books + Tutorials:
http://forum.gfxnews.ru/viewtopic.php?t=12824 (link to various graphic tutorials ) Video tuts
http://www.video-tutes.com/ ( video tut. Search engine )
http://tutorialvid.com/ ( lots of video tuts, any programm )
http://www.cgtrade.net/ (GFX tutorials – Photoshop , After effects , Cinema 4d, Houdini, Autocad, etc etc all video tutorials )
http://www.guerrillacg.org/ ( CG tutorials , streaming on website )
http://www.vimeo.com/psdtuts ( photoshop tutorial channel on Vimeo )
http://www.duber.tv (3ds Max, Syntheye, Pftrack video tutorials )
http://wikivid.com ( seems to be down at the moment, used to have all kind of video tutorials for all programs )
http://www.wikivideo.it/en/ (italian wikivid site, also got english vids)
http://www.apple.com/ilife/tutorials ( iLife tuts, imovie, idvd, iphoto, garageband … )
http://www.blender.org/education-help/video-tutorials/ ( blender video tuts )
http://sixrevisions.com/graphics-design … tutorials/ ( GIMP video tuts )
http://meetthegimp.org/ ( Gimp vide podcasts with some instructions )
http://mivid.net/video/2101/Maya-Dynami … ust-part-1 ( Maya dynamics dust efects tut part 1)
http://mivid.net/video/2102/Maya-Dynami … ust-part-2 ( Maya dynamics dust efects tut part 2)
http://mivid.net/video/2103/Maya-Dynami … rt-3-Final ( Maya dynamics dust efects tut part 3)
http://www.digitalarttutorials.com/tuto … .php?id=14 (Digital Painting: Photo Real video tut for Photoshop )
http://www.digitalarttutorials.com/tuto … .php?id=15 (Digital Painting: Sketch Painting video tut for photoshop ) Photoshop tuts
http://psdtuts.com/ ( some nice photoshop tutorials )
http://luxa.org/ (Photoshop tuts)
http://psdfan.com/ ( PS tuts )
http://pshero.com/ ( Photoshop tuts )
http://www.abduzeedo.com/tutorials ( PS tuts )
http://www.mickm.com/tutorials ( PS tuts )
http://www.3dtotal.com/ps100/pstut100.html (100 Photoshop tutorials for creating beautiful art )
http://www.vimeo.com/psdtuts ( photoshop tutorial channel on Vimeo )
http://www.tutorial9.net/ ( Photoshop / Illustrator / photography tutorials )
http://www.designvitality.com/blog/2007 … -tutorial/ ( 51 text effects tutorials for PS )
http://photojojo.com/content/tutorials/ … photoshop/ ( 11 movie effects tutorials for photoshop )
http://www.carloscabrera.com.ar/tutorials/ (Photoshop painting tutorials from carlos cabrer )
http://photojojo.com/content/tips/photoshop-tips-video/ (Deke McClelland’s 101 Photoshop Tips in 5 Minutes)
http://abduzeedo.com/tutorials (photoshop tutorials)
http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/09 … ter-drops/ ( Photoshop tutorials on rain drops and other water effects )
http://www.digitalarttutorials.com/tuto … .php?id=14 (Digital Painting: Photo Real video tut for Photoshop )
http://www.digitalarttutorials.com/tuto … .php?id=15 (Digital Painting: Sketch Painting video tut for photoshop )

Illustrator tutorials
http://vectortuts.com/ (illustrator tuts)
http://vectips.com/ ( illustrator tuts )
http://www.tutorial9.net/ ( Photoshop / Illustrator / photography tutorials )
http://www.vectordiary.com/illustrator/ … n-30-days/ ( illustrator tuts, “learn it in 30 days” )
http://vectortuts.com/web-roundups/40-c … tutorials/ ( 40 challenging illustrator tuts )
http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/10 … of-part-2/ ( over 50 best illustrator tuts ) Gimp tuts
http://gimp-tutorials.net/ ( Gimp tutorials )
http://sixrevisions.com/graphics-design … tutorials/ ( GIMP video tuts )
http://meetthegimp.org/ ( Gimp vide podcasts with some instructions )
http://gimpology.com/ ( gimp tuts )
http://www.gimptalk.com/ ( lots of tuts )
http://gimp-savvy.com/BOOK/index.html ( gimp tutorial book ) mixed programm tuts
http://www.scribd.com ( the youtube of documents, you can also search for tutorials )
http://www.newtek.com/forums/showthread.php?t=77002 (lightwave tuts)
http://www.tutorialsphere.com/ ( 3d apps, photo editing apps, audio tutorials, huge list )
http://www.vast.ws/resources/xsi/tutori … rials.html (XSI tuts )
http://toi.bk.tudelft.nl/toi-pedia/inde … =Main_Page (Maya, Rhinoceros, Autocad, PS, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Premiere tuts )
http://cg-hq.com/shop/cart/index.php?ac … &c=1&page= ( Maya modeling tutorial , creating cartoon character )
http://www.good-tutorials.com/ ( tuts for various different programs )
http://www.houseoftutorials.com/ (zbrush, maya , 3dsmax & PS tuts )
http://www.tutorialguide.net/ ( tutorial search engine ) other tutorials
http://www.awn.com/tooninstitute/lessonplan/lesson.htm (animation basics tutorials)
http://lazyfoo.net/SDL_tutorials/index.php ( game programming tutorials )

Colour related
http://www.colourlovers.com/ ( inspirational colour patterns and other stuff )
http://kuler.adobe.com/
http://pic2color.com/ ( upload photos and convert them into colour schemes)
http://www.colourlovers.com/blog/2007/0 … tterflies/ (A Collection of 18 Beautiful Butterflies & Their Color)
http://www.handprint.com/LS/CVS/color.html (collection of pages on the theme of color vision)
http://www.downloadsquad.com/2008/10/09 … lor-tools/ ( top 10 colour tools )
http://www.colr.org/ ( get the colour scheme from websites, images and more )
http://livelabs.com/blog/pull-down-the- … ar-gadget/
http://garmahis.com/reviews/color-match … ine-tools/
http://www.colorspire.com/color-schemes/creator/ ( create colour schemes for websites )
http://www.colorschemer.com/schemes/ (schemes for webdesign etc )
http://thisissand.com/ ( virtual coloured sand on your screen )
http://www.colorjack.com/ ( colour scheme creator and other online tools )
http://beta.dailycolorscheme.com/ ( colour scheme creator )
http://www.colorschemer.com/online.html ( colour scheme online )
http://www.degraeve.com/color-palette/?src=rss ( get the colour pallete from images online )
http://cre8tivecontrol.com/cre8tive3/to … lorer.html ( color explorer tool )

Traditional art + Drawing:
http://www.posemaniacs.com/blog/pose/ ( for drawing poses , in case you don’t have a real model Smile )
http://www.anime-model-sheets.com/ (Lots of free anime model sheets)
http://www.artgraphica.net/ ( some free tutorials and guides )
http://www.fromoldbooks.org/ (traditional engravings and illustrations from old books)
http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/dl_crosscollex/ ( Yale Digital Images Online )
http://www.elfwood.com/farp/art.html (fantasy art tutorials and technique resources)

2D graphics

Graphics design
http://www.travelbrochuregraphics.com (Graphic Design from the 1920s and 1930s, mostly travel posters )
http://www.timetableimages.com/index.htm ( a site devoted to the collecting of airline timetables )
http://www.timetableimages.com/maritime/index.htm (Maritime Timetable Images )
http://digilander.libero.it/adretichette/ ( Luggage labels graphics design )
http://www.flickr.com/photos/wavesjax/ ( Art of the Luggage Label’s photostream )
http://ffffound.com (bookmark manager for graphics design related images)
http://logopond.com/ (get inspirations for logo design )
http://www.scalenine.com/ (Collection of skins and themes created for Flex and Adobe AIR)
http://www.fairspot.com/ (online resource dedicated to giving the creative industry a spot to find inspiration, share work and stay updated with the community)
http://thisissand.com/ ( virtual coloured sand on your screen )
http://arje.net/rasterbator (application which creates rasterized versions of images, for poster creation )
http://www.bookscans.com/ ( Graphically illustrating the evolution of Vintage American Paperbacks )
http://thevisualdictionary.net/ ( collection of words in the real world , typography in photos -> signage, graffiti, advertising, tattoos )
http://adsoftheworld.com/ ( collection of ad posters )
http://colorburned.com/ ( graphics blog, with lots of free patterns, textures and other useful stuff )

Vector graphics ,Clip art and icons:

Icons
http://www.icofx.ro/ ( application for creating icons )
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Crystal_Clear ( various icons )
http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2007/08 … icon-sets/ ( some nice icons )
http://www.iconfinder.net/ ( icon search engine )

Vectors
http://vectips.com/ ( vector tips, lots of free stuff and tutorials )
http://www.vecteezy.com/ ( “ stupid name cool vectors “ )
http://qvectors.com/ ( free vector graphics, similar to vecteezy )
http://www.brandsoftheworld.com/categories/ ( company logos )
http://www.vectorportal.com/
http://www.logotypes.ru/ ( more logos )
http://vectortuts.com/articles/web-roun … -art-pros/ ( 60 Free Vector Graphics for Digital Art Pros )
http://www.adobe.com/svg/viewer/install/main.html ( Adobe SVG viewer )
http://www.allfreelogo.com/ ( company logos )
http://www.freevectors.net/
http://vector4free.com/
http://vectormagic.com/ (convert bitmap images to vector graphics online, not free anymore -> still possible to save them as .bmp / check under applications for some opensource programms )
http://www.colortracer.com/ ( convert images to vector – requires registration, its in beta so free for the moment )

Graphics & illustrations
http://createsk8.com/category/freebies/ (hand drawn Illustrator graphics)
http://etc.usf.edu/clipart/sitemap/sitemap.htm (25.000 B&W tiffs )

Textures:

Large textures
http://www.textureking.com/ (high res, 2mb file size, 1600x 1064 @ 300p/i )
http://www.texturewarehouse.com/gallery/index.php ( 1360 x 1024 @ 300p/i )
http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/05 … t-results/ ( high res, 700 MB of total textures, some about 3456 x 2304px )
http://www.defcon-x.de/textures ( high res , 720 dpi, 3388x2186px )
http://textures.vertx.ca/ ( 2832×2128. res )
http://texturez.com/ ( high res, 3072×2304px )
http://www.freetexturemaps.com/ ( high res, 2848 x 2136 )
http://www.pixelperfectdigital.com/free … hp/cat/506 (good res , 3264 x 2448)
http://www.openfootage.net/ ( high res texture packs , 2048 x 2048)
http://free-textures.got3d.com/index.html ( 2560 x 1920)
http://www.autofx.com/utc.asp ( good res , 2920px x 1930px ; requires registration texture preview currently doesn work , but textures online )
http://www.art-dept.com/artists/rankin/ … source=20i ( high res eye textures )
http://www.grungetextures.com/gallery/ ( really nice high res ones , 3136 x 2204 )
http://www.artssphere.com/textures.php (panoramic cloud shots in high res, from 4285 x 2252 to 13002 x 2201 )
http://forums.luxology.com/discussion/t … x?id=23983 ( link to FORMICA IMAGE CD 2006 , with textures A4 @ 72dpi )
http://free3dstextures.com/ ( some textures hosted on flickr, some up to 3072px / 2048px )
http://www.flickr.com/groups/textures/ ( various sizes, up to 3872 x 2592)
http://www.morguefile.com/archive/index … splay=1164 ( high res textures, some up to 3872 x 2592 )
http://urbandirty.com/ ( some grunge textures, great selection at 3072 x 2304 – 180 p/i )
http://colorburned.com/2008/06/colorbur … undup.html ( high res beach / sand related textures)
http://www.freerangestock.com/ ( needs registration , also has textures 2304 x 1728 )
http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/view_rec.php?id=7109 ( earth satellite images, some 21600 x 21600 JPEG 11.4MB)
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/BlueMarble/ ( high res earth image maps, earth globe @ 4096×4096 and other high res earth images )
http://www.sxc.hu/category/1001 ( high res textures, various sizes , around 3264×2448 )
http://gimp-tutorials.net/GMIP-Free-Textures ( old paper, book cover textures , links to various sites, around 2207×3133 )
http://www.mayang.com/textures/ mid sized
http://www.yourdailytexture.com/ ( 1611×1239 @ 72p/i )
http://www.photoshopgoodies.com/textures.html ( between 1600×1009 and 2000×1330)
http://www.2textured.com/ ( 1804 x 1920 )
http://www.yourdailytexture.com/ (1647×1233 res )
http://www.cgtextures.com/ ( lots of categories in Small (1024×1024), 498Kb Large (2030×2030), 1121Kb )
http://www.davegh.com/blade/davegh.htm ( various hand drawn textures, 1000 x 1000 )
http://www.texturenwelt.de/texturen.php ( german page / 1024 x 1024 high res )
http://translate.google.de/translate?u= … e&ie=UTF-8 ( translation of texturenwelt )
http://www.bencloward.com/resources_textures.shtml (various good res textures, some 1536x 1024 ) small sized
http://www.freefoto.com/browse/33-00-0?ffid=33-00-0 ( need to type in email address for watermarkless image download, 900 x 600 )
http://www.noctua-graphics.de/english/Tex/metal_01.htm (low res metal textures 500 x 500 )
http://www.texturearchive.com/ ( requires registration, curently only small and some med sized images, small : 500×370 )
http://www.amazingtextures.com/textures/ ( need to register to download, most are tilable , also got tree shadows 500 x 431, need to pay for high res textures )
http://www.rabbarien.de/ ( photostock and textures 1600x 1066px German page “Vollbild” to get full seize picture )
http://translate.google.com/translate?u … n&ie=UTF-8 (rabbarien.de translate ) patterns & seamless textures
http://squidfingers.com/patterns/ (just patterns)
http://patterns.ava7.com/ ( seamless pattern collection)
http://grsites.com/textures/ ( low and reasonable ok res tilable textures, good for web design 200 x 200 )
http://www.pixelperfectdigital.com/free … hp/cat/603 ( seemless , tilable textures, good res 1024 x 1024 )
http://graphicssoft.about.com/od/freedo … Patterns-/ ( 125 free seamless patterns, 288 x 288 )
http://www.photoshopgoodies.com/patterns.html ( flower patterns in .psd format )
http://www.freeseamlesstextures.com/ ( 1024 x 1024 , small selection )
http://colorburned.com/2008/11/25-seaml … ttern.html ( 25 seamless polka dot patterns )
http://www.obsidiandawn.com/micro-patte … p-patterns ( patterns for PS or Gimp ) applications
http://www.mapzoneeditor.com/index.php?PAGE=HOME (application for creating textures)
http://www.spiralgraphics.biz/ww_overview.htm (seamless texture editor that specializes in the creation of seamless wood textures) not working sites, might be back some time
http://textures.forrest.cz/ (down at the moment )

Photostock:
http://www.allgraphicdesign.com/graphic … n-the-net/ ( list of some links to free photostock pages )
http://www.paintbits.com/2008/09/03/25- … -websites/ ( list of 25 more free photostock weblinks )
http://www.fredzone.org/50-banques-d-im … es-et.html ( list of 50 further free photostock links, in french )
http://translate.google.com/translate?u … n&ie=UTF-8 ( translation of 50 links ) Photostock
http://www.sxc.hu/
http://www.morguefile.com/
http://www.cepolina.com/freephoto/
http://www.flickr.com/
http://www.freephotosbank.com/
http://www.photocase.com/en/
http://www.free-pictures-photos.com/
http://www.stockvault.net/ (Registered users can download 7 free images weekly)
http://www.openfootage.net/ ( various stuff also video footage )
http://www.pixelperfectdigital.com/free_stock_photos/
http://characterdesigns.com/ ( human photo reference )
http://www.pixelperfectdigital.com/free_stock_photos/
http://www.spectralogue.com/textures/index.php ( also got human figures )
http://www.free-pictures-photos.com/
http://www.freerangestock.com/ ( needs registration , also has textures )
http://www.bigfoto.com/ ( good res )
http://www.photocase.com/en/ ( photo community, high res , needs registration )
http://www.rabbarien.de/ ( photostock and textures 1600x 1066px German page “Vollbild” to get full seize picture )
http://translate.google.com/translate?u … n&ie=UTF-8 (rabbarien.de translate )
http://www.imageafter.com/ ( between 1600 x 1200 and 2560 x 1920 also got textures)
http://www.pixelio.de/ ( free high res pics, needs registration and its in german )
http://translate.google.de/translate?u= … e&ie=UTF-8 ( pixelio translation )
http://www.openphoto.net/ ( high res )
http://www.photogen.com/ ( need to register , high res )
http://www.twicepix.net/
http://www.nationsillustrated.com/ (worldwide landscapes )
http://www.pixelgalerie.com/ (small selection in german )
http://translate.google.de/translate?u= … e&ie=UTF-8 (pixelgalerie transl.)
http://www.freepixels.com/ ( high res ) vintage/ historic photos
http://images.google.com/hosted/life ( LIFE photo archive, historic photos from 1860s till 1970s )
http://www.vintagepixels.com/ ( vintage photos, needs registration ) vehicle / automobile images
http://www.supercars.net ( nice photos of cars )
http://www.dieselstation.com/ ( car wallpapers )
http://seriouswheels.com/ ( cars )
http://www.autogaleria.pl/tapety/ ( just cars )
http://www.infocoches.com/fotos/ (cars)
http://www.desktopmachine.com/ ( cars again )
http://www.planepictures.net/ ( planes )
http://www.planespotting.net/search/index.php (planes )
http://www.jetphotos.net/ ( planes )
http://www.airliners.net/ (planes )
http://www.railpictures.net/ (trains )
http://www.train-photos.com (trains )

Wallpapers
http://forum.gfxnews.ru/viewtopic.php?t=17750 (GFxnews wallpapers 1600 X 1200, thanks to mail.masoud and other contributors)
http://interfacelift.com ( free wallpapers, icons and photos )
http://www.desktopnexus.com/ ( lots of wallpapers in various categories , most 1600 x 1200 px )
http://www.dieselstation.com/ ( car wallpapers )
http://adsoftheworld.com/ ( collection of ad posters )

Blueprints:
http://www.suurland.com
http://www.the-blueprints.com/
http://www.airwar.ru/other/drawe.html ( in russian )
http://www.combataircraft.com/ ( aviation pictures and blueprints and some 3d rotating gifs )
http://world.guns.ru/main-e.htm ( guns pics )
http://www.stormloader.com/alexbard/ ( starwars blueprints )
http://www.architecturalhouseplans.com/ ( floor plans )
http://www.amazingplans.com/index.php ( more floor plans )
http://www.theplancollection.com/ ( floor plans )
http://www.housemouse.net/ebooks/ebooks.htm ( some samples of ebooks about historic floor plans)
http://www.3dsn.com/ ( next to the search bar change the search results to blueprints, then sort by price )
http://istockpack.com/v2/index.php ( cardboard templates )

Software

Programs + Applications (mostly cross platform, just mac/ linux apps further down)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_op … e_packages ( great list of open source software )
http://portableapps.com/ ( portable opensource programs for the USB stick ) graphics editing
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:F … s_software ( list of free graphics software )
http://www.gimp.org/ ( open source PS )
http://www.getpaint.net/ ( open source PS )
http://www.gimphoto.com/ (GimPhoto is GIMP modification with new menu layout, great selection of plugins)
http://thegimpshop.net/index.php ( gimp with PS like layout )
http://plasticbugs.com/?page_id=294 ( Gimpshop , gimp with photoshop layout )
http://portableapps.com/apps/graphics_p … hop_layout ( GIMP portable with Photoshop layout )
http://www.cinepaint.org/ ( graphics editor )
http://www.wizard-tools.de/index.php/co … le/54-jpeg ( JPEG Batch Resizer)
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ascgen2/ ( convert Photos to ASCII art )
http://arje.net/rasterbator (application which creates rasterized versions of images, for poster creation )
http://www.fotoview.nl/ ( pop art studio – convert images to andy warhol / roy lichtenstein style )
http://www.memecode.com/image.php ( quick and small graphic editor ) painting / drawing apps
http://www.artweaver.de/index.php?en_version ( free painting software )
http://www.tuxpaint.org/ ( free painting software aimed for children )
http://www.thebest3d.com/dogwaffle/free/ ( free paint program )
http://www.anandavala.info/TASTMOTNOR/c … PD5_1.html ( particle drawing programm )
http://www.smoothdraw.com/product/freeware.htm ( SmoothDraw NX -> easy yet powerful freehand drawing tool )
http://www.ne.jp/asahi/mighty/knight/ ( painting tool )

Office packages
http://www.openoffice.org/ ( opensource Office )
http://www.koffice.org/ ( opensource office )
http://opengoo.org/ ( online office )
http://eyeos.org/en/ ( online office, very nice GUI ) photo apps
http://bluemarine.tidalwave.it/ (open source application for the digital photo workflow )
http://www.rawworkflow.com/instant-jpeg … w-utility/ ( instant jpeg from RAW utitlity )
http://www.photoscape.org/ps/main/index.php ( photoediting software )
http://hugin.sourceforge.net/ ( panorama sticher )
http://www.geosetter.de/en/index.html ( program for showing and changing geo data of image files )
http://www.bergphoto.org/ ( RAW image developer for single images )
http://www.photoonweb.com/en/ ( creates online photoalbum, alternative with free 20MB hosting space )
http://www.cs.ubc.ca/~mbrown/autostitch/autostitch.html ( automatically stiches photos to panoramas )
http://qtpfsgui.sourceforge.net/index.php ( HDR image application )
http://www.shiftn.de/ ( correct converging lines automatically in photos )
http://www.pictomio.com/Default.aspx?LangLCID=1033 ( manage, categorize, search, and archive photos )
http://www.photoscape.org/ps/main/index.php ( photo editing software ) vector editing
http://www.inkscape.org/ ( open source illustrator )
http://www.koffice.org/karbon/ ( vector graphics programm )
http://www.goosee.com/ ( Vector editor )
http://autotrace.sourceforge.net/ ( convert bitmaps into vector graphics )
http://potrace.sourceforge.net/ ( convert bitmaps into vector graphics )
http://linetracer.sourceforge.net/ ( convert sketches to vector format )
http://www.wintopo.com/ ( convert images to vector )
http://www.skencil.org/ ( vector drawing programm ) video apps & animation
http://jahshaka.org/ ( open source video editing )
http://www.digilab.uni-hannover.de/docs/manual.html (free camera tracking program)
http://www.xiberpix.net/SqirlzReflect.html (animated water reflection and water ripples effects freeware)
http://www.geocities.com/peter_bone_uk/pivot.html ( stick figure animation tool )
http://www.onyxbits.de/giftedmotion ( Gif animation program )
http://www.les-stooges.org/pascal/penci … hp?id=Home ( traditional 2D animation program )
http://synfig.org/Main_Page ( 2D animation program )
http://ktoon.toonka.com/ ( flash animation tool , site currently offline )
http://www.animpixels.com/ ( create pixel animations )
http://avidemux.sourceforge.net/ ( simple video editor )

Web apps
http://www.kompozer.net ( open source dreamweaver )
http://jalbum.net/ ( free web album creator )
http://stegmann.dk/mikkel/porta/ ( convert an Image directory into a web photoalbum ) other apps
http://www.scribus.net/ (page layout publishing, open source indesign )
http://www.beranek.de/lineal ( Desktop ruler )
http://www.mapzoneeditor.com/index.php?PAGE=HOME (texturing tool)
http://pic2color.com/ ( for creating colour schemes )
http://stellarium.sourceforge.net/ ( opensource planetarium )
http://www.ampsoft.net/utilities/FontViewer.php ( Font viewer program )
http://www.yworks.com/de/products_yed_about.htm ( Graph editor)
http://www.plm.automation.siemens.com/e … ndex.shtml ( 2D drafting application, requires registering )
http://qtpfsgui.sourceforge.net/index.php ( HDR image application )
http://www.spiralgraphics.biz/ww_overview.htm (seamless texture editor that specializes in the creation of seamless wood textures)
http://www.openrp.com/products/index.htm ( free rapid prototyping plugins and viewer. requires registration )
http://www.shadermap.renderingsystems.com/ ( only the command line tool is free – crazy bump alternative )
http://www.xnormal.net/ ( opensource displacement, normals mapping tool)
http://www.icofx.ro/ ( application for creating icons )
http://sourceforge.net/projects/jaxodraw/ ( graph plotting tool )

CAD + 3D programs:

3D packages (modeling animation and other functions)
http://www.blender.org/ (3d modeling and animation program )
http://www.amabilis.com/ ( 3d modeling and animation program )
http://cart1.caligari.com/web/Truespacemainreg.aspx ( caligari truespace , need registering to be able to download)
http://www.moonlight3d.eu/cms/ ( 3d modeling and animation tool )
http://www.misfitcode.com/misfitmodel3d/main.html ( OpenGL-based 3D model editor + animation tool aimed for game creation )
http://www.jpatch.com/ ( spline based 3D modeling and animation tool )

CAD
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:F … n_software ( list of free CAD )
http://archimedes.incubadora.fapesp.br/portal ( open source CAD )
http://www.opencascade.org/ ( open source CAD + numerical simulation )
http://brlcad.org/ ( CAD )
http://woodgears.ca/gear_cutting/template.html ( gear template generator , also allowes you to export to CAD )
http://avocado-cad.sourceforge.net/ (open source CAD software for Mac Linux and Windows )
http://autoq3d.ecuadra.com/index.php ( CAD [Community version = free] )
http://www.edrawingsviewer.com/ (freeware CAD viewer)
http://www.ar-cad.com/products/freecad.html (free CAD application)
http://www.alibre.com/xpress/software/a … xpress.asp (free CAD version of Alibre Design)
http://www.ar-cad.com/products/freecad.html ( free CAD with motion simulation )
http://www.ptc.com/appserver/mkt/produc … jsp?k=4029 ( Pro Engineer model viewer )
http://www.solidworks.com/sw/products/f … nloads.htm ( solidworks free tools, DWG viewer etc )
http://www.infograph.com/products/dwgviewer/ ( free DWG , DWF + DXF viewer ) FEA / CFD
http://openfvm.sourceforge.net/ (CFD)
http://sourceforge.net/projects/openflower/ ( open source CFD code )
http://www.opencfd.co.uk/index.html (open source CFD )
http://www.csc.fi/english/pages/elmer ( Open Source Finite Element Software for Multiphysical Problems )

3d modeling
http://homepage3.nifty.com/escargot/MCLFrm.html (Japanese modeling tool)
http://www.makehuman.org/blog/index.php ( free 3d character modeling tool )
http://www-viz.tamu.edu/faculty/ergun/r … /topology/ ( topological mesh modeler)
http://www.k-3d.org/wiki/Main_Page ( 3D modeling )
http://www.zmodeler2.com/ ( 3d modeling tool aimed for computer games )
http://gsculpt.sourceforge.net/index.html ( sub-D modeller )
http://gooseegg.sourceforge.net/ (3d modeler aimed for games)
http://www.3dvia.com/software/3dvia-shape/ (3d modeling tool for beginners)
http://ldd.lego.com/download/default.aspx ( virtual LEGO builder )
http://www.ayam3d.org/ (free 3D modelling environment for the RenderMan interface)
http://sourceforge.net/projects/sharp3d (3D painting program, Zbrush like modeling) other 3d programs
http://www.glc-player.net/index.php (.obj .3ds and .stl model viewer, really good app )
http://assimp.sourceforge.net/ (Open Asset Import library – free library for .3ds , .obj and other 3d file formats)
http://vrmlengine.sourceforge.net/view3dscene.php ( 3d model viewer, VRML 1.0/ 2.0, 3DS, MD3, OBJ and GEO )
http://graphics.uni-konstanz.de/~luft/ivy_generator/ ( an Ivy generator )
http://www.treegenerator.com/download.htm ( tree generator )
http://www.world-machine.com/download.html ( next gen terrain generation software, free version with little limitations )
ftp://ftp.uniovi.es/pub/mirrors/avalon.viewpoint.com/ ( old avalon viewpoint application and 3d objects )
http://www.sweethome3d.eu/index.html ( interior design application )
http://mysite.verizon.net/sfg0000/ ( converts 3d models into POV-ray scenes, Moray objects or wavefront objects )
http://www.looxis.com/en/k75.Downloads_ … wnload.htm ( create a 3D face from 2 photos )
http://sourceforge.net/projects/arbaro/ ( implementation of the tree generating algorithm )
http://www.visualizationsoftware.com/3dem.html ( 3d Terrain Visualization and Flyby Animation )
http://www.jsingler.de/software/crosssections/ (program that visualizes polyhedra and their cross-sections with a plane)
http://www.ikea.com/ms/en_GB/rooms_idea … nners.html ( IKEA room planner , for kitchen, wardrobe, bedroom and office design )
http://skullydoo.sourceforge.net/description_en.html ( 3D digital image segmentation and visualization)
http://www.csc.fi/english/pages/elmer ( Open Source Finite Element Software for Multiphysical Problems )
http://www.nextd.com/bonelab.asp ( free skeleton anatomy tool ) animation
http://home.gna.org/cal3d/ (3d character animation library)
http://www.anim8or.com/main/ ( free 3d animation software )
http://www.visualizationsoftware.com/3dem.html ( 3d Terrain Visualization and Flyby Animation ) 3d plugins
http://www.itoosoft.com/english/menu.php?id=news ( free 3ds max Plugins )
http://code.google.com/p/sketchyphysics/ ( Physics library for Google sketchup )
http://highend3d.com/ ( maya, 3ds max , xsi , zbrush scripts, plugins )
http://developer.nvidia.com/object/phys … ugins.html (physx plugins for maya and 3dsmax )

OSX applications
http://coge.lovqc.hu/ ( open-source semi-modular VJ app based on Quartz Composer )
http://seashore.sourceforge.net/ ( open source image editor )
http://wakaba.c3.cx/s/apps/xee.html ( open source image viewer, supports .iff and various other )
http://www.neooffice.org/neojava/en/index.php ( Office for OSX)
http://skim-app.sourceforge.net/ ( PDF viewer + editor )
http://www.apple.com/downloads/macosx/i … izeit.html ( resize multiple images at once or convert them )
http://www.getdrawit.com/drawit/ ( Lite version = free Leopard vector drawing application)
http://www.mac-fun.com/ipaint/index.html ( simple painting application )
http://www.raw-photo-processor.com/RPP/Overview.html ( RAW photo editor )
http://oxidizer.sourceforge.net/Site/Oxidizer.html ( fractal flame editor )
http://web.mac.com/philipp.brendel/Soft … Frame.html ( stop motion creator )
http://www.chocoflop.com/home_en.html ( image editor – free as long as its in beta version )
http://bricksmith.sourceforge.net/ ( virtual LEGO modeling tool )
http://www.terafractal.com/ ( fractal image creator )
http://www.shinyfrog.net/en/software/img2icns/ ( ICON creator )
http://www.photonator.com/ ( Photo organizer )
http://www.rhapsoft.com/ ( Photo retouching for OSX )
http://opensword.org/Pixen/ ( graphics editor )
http://projects.digitalwaters.net/index.php?q=cocopad ( Sketch pad program )
http://ipalette.info/ ( Color palette )
http://www.digiteyeocr.free.fr/ ( optical character recognition program, converts scanned in text )
http://raifra.fh-friedberg.de/Mac/index-en.html ( RAW image converter )
http://www.osirix-viewer.com/index.html (image processing software dedicated to DICOM images produced by imaging equipment and confocal microscopy )

Linux applications
http://cinelerra.org/ ( Linux non-linear video editor and compositor )
http://www.kinodv.org/ ( Linux non-linear video editor )
http://www.winehq.org/ ( Windows emulator )
http://lmms.sourceforge.net/home.php ( Digital audio workstation, also available as windows binary )
http://www.reptilelabour.com/software/flow/index.htm ( particle animation application )
http://www.highend3d.com/downloads/tool … ow-99.html ( flow download alternative )

Online applications
https://www.photoshop.com/express ( online PS, 2GB free storage)
http://www.flauntr.com/ ( free online photoeditor )
http://www.picnik.com/ ( free online photoeditor )
http://fotoflexer.com/ ( another online photoeditor )
http://www.drpic.com/ ( online photoeditor )
http://rsizr.com/ (online photoeditor )
http://www.easycropper.com/ (crop images online )
http://www.splashup.com/ ( yet another online PS, need free registration , nice GUI)
http://mydeco.com/plan-my-room/ ( upload photo and change the interior design )
http://www.onlinephototool.com/
http://www.fixpicture.org/
http://vectormagic.com/ (convert bitmap images to vector graphics online, not free anymore -> still possible to save them as .bmp / check under applications programms for some opensource programms )
http://draw.labs.autodesk.com/ADDraw/draw.html ( online drawing application )
http://www.imaginationcubed.com/ ( online drawing application )
http://goanimate.com/go/ ( online animation program )
http://flashface.ctapt.de/ ( create a face online )
http://www.text-image.com/ ( online Ascii art generator , matrix effect etc )
http://www.typorganism.com/visualcomposer/index.html ( Visual composer )
http://www.litha-paint.com/demo.html ( online vector graphics drawing application )
http://www.mikons.com/ ( online vector graphics drawing application )
http://www.queeky.com/ ( online drawing application , also got multi-draw -> drawing one picture together with the community)
http://make3d.stanford.edu/ ( convert 2d images to a 3d shockwave animation, requires registration )
http://www.colortracer.com/ ( convert images to vector – requires registration, its in beta so free for the moment )
http://www.pixer.us/ ( simple easy online image editor )

Scripts + plugins:
http://www.fxshare.com/nuke/ ( for nuke)
http://www.scriptspot.com/ ( 3ds max + Sketchup )
http://blenderartists.org/forum/showthread.php?t=101635 (demolition script for blender)
http://www.indigosm.com/modoscripts.htm ( scripts for modo)
http://www.vertexmonkey.com/ ( modo scripts , plugins etc )
http://www.smustard.com/news/ ( sketchup scripts)
http://www.crai.archi.fr/RubyLibraryDep … _Depot.htm ( sketchup plugins and scripts)
http://park7.wakwak.com/~oxygen/lib/scr … index.html ( modo scripts , in Japanese )
http://research.animationsinstitut.de/ ( Maya facial animation plugin )
http://www.itoosoft.com/english/menu.php?id=news ( free 3ds max Plugins )
http://vectips.com/tricks/10-free-and-e … r-scripts/ ( 10 illustrator tips)
http://tutorialblog.org/free-photoshop-plugins/ ( some free PS plugins )
http://www.ltplus.de/ ( DXF/3DS/VRML/STL-Plugin for Google sketchup / its under download _ main page > Download)
http://www.adobe.com/products/photoshop/cameraraw.html ( Photoshop Camera Raw plug-in )
http://www.openrp.com/products/rp_plugins.htm ( Rapid prototyping plugin for AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Solid Edge, Inventor, Alibre Design, SpaceClaim and Rhinoceros, requires registration )
http://www.carbodydesign.com/archive/20 … ontroller/ ( Photoshop brush controller )
http://www.digimation.com/home/Downloads.aspx?sm=ds ( 12 formerly commercial 3ds max plugins )
http://developer.nvidia.com/object/phys … ugins.html (physx plugins for maya and 3dsmax )

Photoshop/Illustrator and Zbrush brushes:
http://www.cgindia.org/2008/04/free-pho … ushes.html ( for PS )
http://forum.gfxnews.ru/viewtopic.php?t=25289 ( Venton’s Zbrushes )
http://gnomonology.com/tutorial/113 (free Zbrushes by gnomonology )
http://gnomonology.com/tutorial/114 ( more free Zbrushes)
http://www.brusheezy.com/brushes (Ps brushes)
http://www.psbrushes.net/
http://getbrushes.com/
http://www.photoshopbrushes.com/brushes.htm
http://www.photoshopgoodies.com/brushes.html ( flower brushes )
http://www.brusheezy.com/ ( Photoshop brushes search engine )
http://qbrushes.com/ ( similar to brusheezy )
http://www.freephotoshop.com/html/free_brushes.html ( some free ones )
http://speckyboy.com/2008/05/12/top-50- … rce-sites/ ( a link list to all kind of PS brushes sites )
http://www.brushking.eu/
http://vectortuts.com/freebies/brushes/ … r-brushes/ (illustrator watercolour brushes )
http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/10 … photoshop/ (splatter and watercolour brushes )
http://www.fudgegraphics.com/2008/08/fr … -textures/ (fabric brushes )
http://www.photoshopgoodies.com/ ( some PS brushes, faces/ flowers/ animals etc, also got textures and patterns )
http://www.obsidiandawn.com/brushes-categories ( lots of brushes in different categories )
http://browse.deviantart.com/resources/ … psbrushes/ ( brushes at deviantart )
http://dezignus.com/fingerprints/ ( finger and footprint brushes )
http://www.tutorial9.net/category/resources/brushes/ ( over 250 high res brushes for PS )
http://www.photoshopsupport.com/tools/brushes.html ( huge list to various brushes webpages )
http://websitetips.com/graphics/photoshop/brushes/ (another list to various brush links )
http://www.carbodydesign.com/archive/20 … ontroller/ ( Photoshop brush controller , PS script )
http://highend3d.com/zbrush/downloads/a … ush_shapes)/ ( some Zbrushes )

3D / HDR

Renderers + Shaders
http://www.indigorenderer.com/joomla/ ( indigo render )
http://www.nvidia.com/gelatozone ( nvidia gelato Pro )
http://mymentalray.com/ ( great link for mental ray users )
http://www.vray-materials.de/ ( great link for vray users )
http://sunflow.sourceforge.net/ ( open source renderer )
http://www.toxicengine.org/ ( open source renderer )
http://www.aqsis.org/xoops/modules/news/ ( open source renderer )
http://www.kerkythea.net/joomla/ (open source renderer)
http://www.yafray.org/ (another renderer)
http://www.renderpixie.com/ (opensource renderman)
http://www.povray.org/ (renderer)
http://drqueue.org/cwebsite/ (open source renderfarm manager also used by ILM)
http://www.3dsn.com/ ( next to the search bar change the search results to shaders , then sort by price)
http://www.luxrender.net/ ( open source renderer with exporters for MAya, XSI and Blender, for Windows, Linux, Mac)
http://www.horde3d.org/home.html ( opensource renderer )
http://www.unparent.com/ ( some HDR probes, go to Photography -> HDR probes )
http://randomcontrol.com/index.php?opti … 31&repid=1 (fryrender material shaders )
http://www.nathan.kopp.com/patched.htm ( Pov-ray alternative )
http://www.pixero.com/downloads_mr.html ( some mental ray shaders )

3D Models _ .3ds, .obj , .lwo etc:
http://www.3dsn.com/ (3d model search engine, list the result by price to get the free stuff , you can also just search for shaders and blueprints etc )
http://dmi.chez-alice.fr/freemodels.html (huge list to various transportation models , cars, ships , planes etc in various formats)
http://www.scifi3d.com/ ( Science fiction movie figures )
http://www.vanishingpoint.biz/freestuff.asp ( more sci-fi poser figures)
http://blender-archi.tuxfamily.org/Main_Page ( blender architecture models and also textures )
http://features.cgsociety.org/story_cus … ry_id=1115 ( free character models .lwo + .obj)
http://www.3dxo.com/page/36.htm ( some models and textures )
http://www.3dvia.com/home.php ( the youtube for 3d models)
http://www.sharecg.com/ ( big search engine for 3d models and textures )
http://archive3d.net/ (lots of architecture models in .3ds)
http://sketchup.google.com/3dwarehouse/ (models for sketchup and google earth)
http://www.archibase.net/ (architectural models, quite similar to archive3d
http://artist-3d.com/ (lots of models in different categories )
http://www.blendermodels.org/ ( 3d models for Blender )
ftp://ftp.uniovi.es/pub/mirrors/avalon.viewpoint.com/ ( old avalon viewpoint application and 3d objects )
http://www.adobe-tools.com/content/3dmodells.php (various 3ds max architecture models )
http://www.arif3dtutorial.com/category/free-3d-models/ ( lots low poly models )
http://www.3dxtra.cygad.net/de/list/44/1.htm ( huge list to various free 3d model pages )
http://www.sixus1media.com/freebies.html ( free human model figures, poser & obj format )
http://www.sweethome3d.eu/importModels.html ( free .obj furniture models )
http://3delicious.net/ ( .3ds models )

HDRI +HDR :

Light probes
http://www.c4dcafe.com/ipb/index.php?showtopic=6790 ( big list to various link, tutorials, resources, info, galleries etc )
http://www.hdrimaps.com/downloads.html ( 3 interior light probes HDRi )
http://www.cgindia.org/2006/08/hdrshop- … h-res.html ( some links to free HDRI light probes )
http://www.evermotion.org/index.php?unf … =exclusive ( free HDRi collection from Evermotion)
http://www.yboo.net/hdri/ ( small selection)
http://hdri.3dweave.com/library/ ( big selection )
http://gl.ict.usc.edu/Data/HighResProbes/
http://www.unparent.com/photos_probes.html (1,600 x 1,600)
http://www.lightworks-user.com/hdri_sta … exture.htm Lightworks Realtexture HDRI files )
http://www.lightworks-user.com/hdri_sta … chform.htm (LightWorks HDRI Starter Collection – Sachform )
http://www.aversis.be/hdri/index.htm ( some HDRI maps )
http://debevec.org/Probes/ ( small selection )
http://hdri.3dweave.com/library/ ( hemispherical HDR images 512 x 512 )
http://www.hdrmill.com/Freebies.htm ( tiny selection )
http://www.openfootage.net/?cat=15 ( some high res panoramas )
http://smashmethod.deviantart.com/art/H … -1-9597501 ( 30 high res HDRI maps )
http://pogon.deviantart.com/art/Light-P … 1-25795163 ( smaller selection )
http://www.cs.kuleuven.ac.be/cwis/resea … S/envmaps/ ( environement maps )
http://hyperfocal.vismasters.com/catalo … =Downloads (VM Store – Hyperfocal Design HDRI samples)
http://dativ.at/lightprobes/ ( interior light probes , good quality )
http://www.dbki.org/hdr/index.html ( hdri volume 1 )
http://www.cs.kuleuven.be/cwis/research … index.html ( environment maps )
http://www.aversis.be/hdri/hdri-free.htm ( some free ones by aversis )
http://www.clarac.net/nataz/hdr.html ( hdr )
http://www.hello-napalm.com/hdri.html ( some custom made ones )
http://smashmethod.deviantart.com/art/H … b-10036562 (HDRI map pack 2 )
http://smashmethod.deviantart.com/art/H … 3-10152791 (HDRI map pack 3 )
http://www.hdrmill.com/Freebies.htm (hdrmill freebies )
http://www.evermotion.org/index.php?unf … =exclusive ( some free ones from evermotion – sky textures )
http://www.lfgrafix.com/grafix/Skies_Fr … sic-1.html ( some free 360 degree sky maps )
http://www.digitalin.fr/index.php?page=goodies ( some HDRI 512×256 )
http://www.orkron.com/downloads_hdri.html (orkon studio hdri )
http://www.deviantart.com/download/2579 … ertke_.zip (light probe pack 1 by Nick Bertke )
http://www.3dsn.com/#keywords=hdri&cate … ortOption=[[price,0]] ( some free turbosquid freebies) wall papers/ images
http://hdrcreme.com/ (HDR photo gallery )
http://hdrwalls.com/ ( wallpapers )
http://interfacelift.com ( free wallpapers, also HDR images ) applications
http://www.debevec.org/FiatLux/hdrview/ (hdrview , view .hdr files , small programm )
http://qtpfsgui.sourceforge.net/index.php ( HDR image application ) broken links
http://www.spectralogue.com/textures/index.php?path=50 ( link broken ? might be back)

Motion Pics

Mocap + Animation + Video:
http://mocapdata.com (mocap)
http://mocap.cs.cmu.edu (mocap)
http://www.mocapclub.com/ ( some more Mocap )
http://www.animazoo.com/Free_downloads.aspx (mocap)
http://accad.osu.edu/research/mocap/mocap_data.htm (more mocap)
http://gl.ict.usc.edu/animWeb/humanoid/sampleData.html (mocap)
http://audiomotion.com/downloads.html ( small selection of mocap )animation
http://www.aniboom.com/ ( youtube for animation, also HD channel )
http://www.mytoons.com/ ( same as aniboom )
http://www.animationlibrary.com/ ( a selection of cliparts and gif animation )
http://pptheaven.mvps.org/ ( Powerpoint animation guides etc )
http://www.spacetelescope.org/videos/index.html ( NASA and ESA animations, some in HD)
http://www.movietools.info/ ( free animated background animations and video loops ) video footage
http://www.bbcmotiongallery.com/Customer/index.aspx (although all the clips are royalty free, still good if you need some reference for animation or something else. Clips can be downloaded, but have a watermark)
http://www.creative-content.de/de/produ … _stuff.htm ( some video footage and animations )
http://www.openfootage.net/ ( timelapse and other nice stuff )
http://www.movietools.info/ ( free animated background animations and video loops ) motion graphics
http://idents.tv/blog/ ( TV channel intro and logos )
http://mmbase.submarinechannel.com/titl … /index.jsp ( movie title sequences and intros )
http://www.trailersfromhell.com/ ( grindhouse, B- movies trailers )

HD Video
http://vimeo.com/ (HD video host 500 MB upload limit per week)
http://crackle.com/ (HD video host unlimited upload)
http://www.mytoons.com/ (HD video host specific for animations)
http://www.archive.org/ (allows you to upload videos uncompressed and unlimited in size, video will be hosted uncompressed as well as converted into a web preview)
http://www.hdshare.tv/ (HD video host, videos should not exceed 4GB, fast upload)
http://exposureroom.com/ (HD video host, unlimited file size)
http://www.shareview.us/ (HD video host)

Web design +Html stuff:
http://www.forwebdesigners.com/ ( anything to do with web )
http://www.flashmo.com/ ( free flash templates and some more stuff )
http://www.flasheezy.com/ (free flash templates etc )
http://webdesign.org ( webdesign, photoshop, illustrator, 3D etc. )
http://www.html.net/ (free Html + CSS tutorials )
http://members.freewebs.com/index.jsp ( free website creator and host, good for beginners )
http://browsershots.org/ ( view your webdesign in various browsers, free and online )
http://www.izzymenu.com/ ( create CSS menus )
http://btemplates.com/ (templates for blogs )
http://blogskins.com/ ( templates for blogs )
http://vandelaydesign.com/blog/design/free-icons/ ( some resources to free icons )
http://www.cssplay.co.uk/menus/ (Css menus )
http://www.favicongenerator.com/ ( create favicons )
http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2007/02 … vent-seen/ ( 83 wordpress templates)
http://www.oscaralexander.com/tutorials … h-css.html ( css button tut )
http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2007/01 … e-without/ ( 53 CSS techniques)
http://jalbum.net/ ( free web album creator )
http://www.photoonweb.com/en/ ( application for online photoalbum, alternative with free 20MB hosting space )
http://stegmann.dk/mikkel/porta/ ( convert an Image directory into a web photoalbum )
http://sproutbuilder.com/ (online tool to create rich media web content , good for ads )
http://osflash.org/ ( opensource flash developing community )
http://osflash.org/open_source_flash_projects ( some open source flash applications, scripts etc )

Games and development:

3d engine
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_game_engines ( list of 3d engines )
http://www.ogre3d.org/ (3d engine)
http://crystalspace3d.com/main/Main_Page (Blender friendly engine )
http://sourceforge.net/projects/crystal/ (crystal space 3d sdk )
http://www.apgardner.karoo.net/retrib/index.php (first person shooter engine)
http://globe3d.sourceforge.net/ (open source realtime 3d engine)
http://irrlicht.sourceforge.net/ (open source 3d engine)
http://panda3d.org/ (free engine developed by Disney)
http://g3d-cpp.sourceforge.net/ ( C++ 3D engine)
http://monsterengine.sourceforge.net/ (game engine)
http://sourceforge.net/projects/dmlw/ ( 3D engine and markup language based on XML )
http://www.horde3d.org/home.html ( next- gen 3d rendering engine )
http://www.sio2interactive.com/HOME/HOME.html (opensource iphone & ipod 3d engine)
http://www.neoengine.org/ ( 3d engine )
http://www.kajala.com/ka3d/ (a scene graph based 3D-engine with a tool-chain for 3dsmax)
http://apocalyx.sourceforge.net/ ( open source 3d engine )
http://www.exocortex.org/3dengine/ (C# 3D game engine for Microsoft .NET based upon OpenGL and NVIDIA’s Cg)
http://www.delta3d.org/ ( 3d engine )
http://www.genesis3d.com/ ( 3d engine )

Other engines, python scripts , SDKs, libraries etc
http://fxpression.com/ (free particle plugin for ogre)
http://www.goldenstudios.or.id/index.php ( Java based game engine )
http://www.havok.com/ (free to try game physics solution and animation SDK )
http://www.libsdl.org/ ( 2d game library C++ )
http://ode.org/ (open dynamics engine)
http://www.tokamakphysics.com/ (open source physics engine)
http://www.bulletphysics.com/Bullet/wordpress/ ( open source physics SDK )
http://www.h3dapi.org/ (open source software development platform for multi-sensory applications)
http://www.pygame.org/news.html ( Pygame is a set of Python modules designed for writing games – freeware )
http://www.qcake.org/ (QCake (GPL) is a programming environment as well as a scene editor for 3D games)
http://opencv.willowgarage.com/wiki/ ( Open Source Computer Vision library )
http://www.wxwidgets.org/ ( GUI library )
http://www.stack.nl/~dimitri/doxygen/ ( documentation generation tool )
http://python.org/ ( programming language )
http://www.lua.org/ ( programming language )
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/deta … laylang=en (DirektX SDk)
http://code.google.com/p/sketchyphysics/ ( Physics library for Google sketchup )
http://www.ambiera.com/irrklang/index.html (cross platform audio library to be used in games etc)
http://www.scalenine.com/ (Collection of skins and themes created for Flex and Adobe AIR)

Tutorials
http://www.gamedevelopertools.com/ ( a website full of book, tools , engines and other resources, good info also some free stuff)

Games
http://www.rockstargames.com/classics/gta.html ( GTA 1 + 2 for free )
http://www.yofrankie.org/download/ ( opensource game created with Blender)

Miscellaneous things:

Fonts:
http://fonts101.com/
http://www.1001freefonts.com/
http://www.sketchpad.net/freefonts.htm
http://www.abstractfonts.com/
http://www.dafont.com
http://www.creamundo.com/index.php?lang=en ( great preview )
http://www.typetester.org/ (compare screen type )
http://www.showfont.net/
http://www.ampsoft.net/utilities/FontViewer.php ( Font viewer program )
http://moorstation.org/typoasis/designe … /index.htm ( old book fonts , mostly German classical fonts)
http://reinhold.kainhofer.com/rk_fonts/ ( ancient fonts , Sanskrit Hieroglyphics, Ugaritic, Persian Cuneiform )

Sound:
http://www.freesound.org/
http://www.soundsnap.com/
http://www.jamendo.com/en/ (creative common licensed music )
http://ardour.org/ (free audio workstation)
http://audacity.sourceforge.net (open source audio recorder and editor)
http://www.speex.org/ ( open source audio compression codec for speech )

Hardware
http://www.lenshoods.co.uk/ (free lens hoods for photo cameras , printable pdfs. )
http://istockpack.com/v2/index.php ( cardboard packaging templates )

Photography
http://www.pbase.com/magazine (12 issues of PBASE Magazine – photography/Photoshop tips)
http://www.photographybb.com/ ( photography community )
http://www.photographyblog.com/ ( reviews , portfolios, gallery, buyers guide, forum and more )
http://www.rawworkflow.com/instant-jpeg … w-utility/ ( instant jpeg from RAW utitlity )
http://jalbum.net/ ( free web album creator )
http://www.photoonweb.com/en/ ( application for online photoalbum, alternative with free 20MB hosting space )
http://www.geosetter.de/en/index.html ( program for showing and changing geo data of image files )
http://www.bergphoto.org/ ( RAW image developer for single images )
http://images.google.com/hosted/life ( LIFE photo archive, historic photos from 1860s till 1970s )

Other Forums
http://www.productdesignforums.com/ ( Product Design forum )
http://www.realflowforum.com/ ( RF forum )
http://www.steeldolphin-forums.com/ ( graphics design forum )
http://www.thephotoforum.com/ ( photography forum )
http://www.phototakers.com/ ( photography forums )
http://highend3d.com/boards/ ( CGI + 3d forum )
http://forums.cgsociety.org/ ( CGI + 3d forum )
http://www.photoshopgurus.com/forum/ ( PS forum )
http://photoshoptechniques.com/forum/ ( PS forum )
http://www.drawingboard.org/index.php ( drawing illustration forum )
http://www.conceptart.org/forums/ ( concept art / illustration )
http://www.gamedev.net/community/forums/ ( game development forum )
http://blenderartists.org/forum/ ( Blender forum )
http://www.cinematography.com/forum2004/index.php? ( cinematography forum )
http://www.gfxvoid.com/forums/ (GFX / art forum )
http://sketching.cc/forum/ ( sketching forum )
http://www.designerstalk.com/forums/ ( design, motion graphics, graphics forum )
http://www.designwire.org/ ( design, motion graphics, graphics forum )

Blogs / webpages
http://www.linesandcolors.com/ ( art blog / traditional art, cartoons, illustrations, animations etc )
http://www.geeks3d.com/ ( 3d blog / hardware, software , anything about 3d )
http://motionographer.com/ ( motion graphics blog )
http://www.guru3d.com/ ( 3d hardware blog / graphic cards and other hardware )
http://www.yankodesign.com/ (design blog / interior architecture, product design , concepts etc )
http://www.joystiq.com/ ( gameing blog )
http://www.cartoonbrew.com/ ( cartoon , illustration blog )
http://www.cardesignnews.com ( all about car design, forums, portfolios etc )
http://drawn.ca/ ( illustration, drawing art blog )
http://www.tuvie.com/ ( industrial design, concept design blog )
http://www.toxel.com/ ( product design, illustration, art blog )
http://www.carbodydesign.com/ ( automotive design news )
http://www.photographyblog.com/ ( photo blog, mainly hardware )
http://www.gamedev.net/ ( game dev community )
http://www.filmsound.org/ ( news about film/movie sound )
http://www.skineart.com/ ( Sketching, pencil drawing, art blog )
http://www.urbansketchers.com/ ( architectural sketches and drawings )
http://www.glossyinc.com/ ( advertisement blog )
http://www.designspotter.com/ ( design blog )
http://www.core77.com/ ( design resource, portfolios, design firms etc )
http://coroflot.com/ ( design portfolios )
http://www.creativereview.co.uk/crblog/ ( UK design blog )
http://thevisualdictionary.net/ ( collection of words in the real world , typography in photos -> signage, graffiti, advertising, tattoos )
http://bibliodyssey.blogspot.com/ ( drawings , illustrations, historic material from books etc )
http://typographica.org/ ( typography webpage/ blog )
http://www.frederiksamuel.com/blog/ ( advertisement, motion graphics etc )
http://adsoftheworld.com/ ( collection of ad posters )
http://drawlogic.com/ ( Game dev and Web dev blog )
http://one1more2time3.wordpress.com/ (traditional animation illustration and art blog )
http://parkablogs.blogspot.com/ (art, illustration and graphics book reviews )

non_GFX related, but usefulonline applications

http://www.media-convert.com/ ( convert various file formats online )

http://zamzar.com/ ( online file conversion )

http://webpdf.net/ ( pdf creater / converter )

http://www.youconvertit.com/convertfiles.aspx (online converter)
http://pdfmenot.com/ (online pdf viewer )
http://www.gliffy.com/

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