The Akonadi framework is responsible for providing applications with a centralized database to store, index and retrieve the user’s personal information. This includes the user’s emails, contacts, calendars, events, journals, alarms, notes, etc. In SC 4.4, KAddressBook became the first application to start using the Akonadi framework. In SC 4.7, KMail, KOrganizer, KJots, etc. were updated to use Akonadi as well. In addition, several Plasma widgets also use Akonadi to store and retrieve calendar events, notes, etc. …(more)

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Apper (originally named KPackageKit) is a free and open source Linux front-end application for the PackageKit package management service by KDE …(more)

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Calligra Suite is a graphic art and office suite by KDE community, forked from KOffice in 2010. It is available for desktop PCs, tablet computers, and smartphones. It contains applications for word processing, spreadsheets, presentation, databases, vector graphics, and digital painting. …(more)

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digiKam is an advanced digital photo management application for Linux, Windows, and Mac-OSX …(more)

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Homerun is a fullscreen launcher with content organized in tabs. A tab is composed of several “sources”. A source can provide one or more sections to a tab. Homerun comes with a few built-in sources, but custom sources can be written using libhomerun …(more)

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Kate (short for KDE Advanced Text Editor) is a text editor made by KDE. It has been a part of K Desktop Environment 2 since 2001. Geared towards software developers, it features syntax highlighting, code folding, customizable layouts that can be recalled via presets, regular expression support and extensibility …(more)

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KDE is a cross-platform desktop environment designed to run on Linux, FreeBSD, Solaris, Microsoft Windows, and OS X systems. KDE also serves as an umbrella project for many standalone applications and smaller projects that are based on KDE technology …(more)

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Kdenlive is an intuitive and powerful multi-track video editor, including most recent video technologies. …(more)

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KDevelop is a free, open source IDE (Integrated Development Environment) for Linux, Solaris, FreeBSD, Max OS X and other Unix flavors. It is a feature-full, plugin extensible IDE for C/C++ and other programming languages. It is based on KDevPlatform, and the KDE and Qt libraries and is under development since 1998 …(more)

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KDiff3 is a graphical text difference analyzer for up to 3 input files, provides character-by-character analysis and a text merge tool with integrated editor. It can also compare and merge directories …(more)

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KGraphViewer is a GraphViz dot graph viewer for KDE. The graphviz program suite is a free software set of layout engines for graphs. They are commonly used in scientific domains and particularly in computer science. But until now there was a lack of a modern GUI to look at the graphs …(more)

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KMyMoney is the personal finance manager by KDE. Its operation is similar to Microsoft Money and Quicken. It supports different account types, categorisation of expenses and incomes, reconciliation of bank accounts and import/export to the “QIF” file format. Through plugins, direct download using the OFX and HBCI formats is also possible …(more)

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Konversation is a user-friendly Internet Relay Chat (IRC) client built on the KDE Platform. Features: standard IRC features, SSL server support, bookmarking support, easy to use graphical user interface, multiple servers and channels in one single window, DCC file transfer, multiple identities for different servers, text decorations and colors, OnScreen Display for notifications, automatic UTF-8 detection, per channel encoding support, theme support for nick icons, highly configurable …(more)

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KPhotoAlbum (previously known as KimDaBa) is an image viewer and organizer for Unix-like systems created and maintained by Jesper K. Pedersen. The core philosophy behind its creation was that it should be easy for users to annotate images and videos taken with a digital camera. Users can search for images based on those annotations (also called categories) and use the results in a variety of ways. Features include slideshows, annotation, KIPI plugin support for manipulating images, and Boolean searches …(more)

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Krecipes is a program that lets you to manage your recipes, create shopping lists, choose a recipe based on available ingredients and plan your menu/diet in advance. KRecipes was designed to make organizing your personal recipes collection fast and easy. Features include: shopping lists, nutrient analysis, advanced search, recipe ratings, import/export various formats, and more. …(more)

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Kronometer is a stopwatch application built for the KDE Desktop Environment. It features the basic stopwatch actions (pause/resume/reset/laps), as well as the ability to save the times on a file and resume them later. Kronometer is part of the KDE Extragear collection, within the Utils sub-module …(more)

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Real time Communication has traditionally been a detached feature of Desktop Computing, provided via stand-alone Instant Messaging clients with poor integration into the desktop experience. One of the primary goals of the KDE 4 series is to tighten integration between different components of the environment. The KDE Telepathy (KTp) project aims to tackle just this. …(more)

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The KXStitch projects aim is to produce software to allow the creation and editing of cross stitch patterns. Although software for this type of application has existed on the Windows platform for many years, there has never been one for Linux …(more)

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LibQApt is a Qt wrapper around the libapt-pkg library as well as an APT implementation using libapt-pkg. The aim is to provide a sane API for package management to ease the development of package managers written in Qt and C++ …(more)

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Massif Visualizer

Massif Visualizer is a tool that visualizes massif data. You run your application in Valgrind with –tool=massif and then open the generated massif.out.%pid in the visualizer. Gzip or Bzip2 compressed massif files can also be opened transparently …(more)

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The Muon Package Management Suite is a collection of several package management tools based on the QApt package management library for Debian-based systems …(more)

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The Oxygen Project was created to give a visual refresh to KDE Plasma Workspaces. It consists of a set of computer icons, a window decoration for KWin, widget toolkit themes for GTK and Qt, two themes for Plasma Workspaces, and a TrueType font family …(more)

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Phonon is a multimedia, multi-platform sound framework for the application developer. Phonon also provides several features and benefits for the end user …(more)

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Plasma Media Center

KDE’s Plasma Media Center (PMC) is aimed towards a unified media experience on PCs, Tablets, Netbooks, TVs and any other device capable of running KDE software. PMC can be used to view images, play music or watch videos. Media files can be on the local filesystem or accessed with KDE’s Desktop Search …(more)

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prison is a Qt-based barcode abstraction layer/library and provides uniform access to generation of barcodes with data …(more)

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WebKit is an open source web browser engine. WebKit’s HTML and JavaScript code began as a branch of the KHTML and KJS libraries from KDE. As part of KDE framework KHTML was based on Qt but during their porting efforts Apple’s engineers made WebKit toolkit independent. QtWebKit is a project aiming at porting this fabulous engine back to Qt …(more)

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SFLphone is a robust, standards-compliant enterprise softphone, for desktop and embedded systems. It is designed to handle several hundred calls a day. Features highlight: UI-independant telephony core, enterprise scalability functions, GNOME, KDE and CLI clients, SIP and IAX2 protocols support, multi-line, call transfer, call hold, call recording, multi-way conferencing, high definition audio codecs, signalling and voice encryption (TLS, SRTP), Pulseaudio support, automatic opening of incoming URL, central server providing free SIP/IAX account, locale settings: translated in 25+ languages, configuration system based on YAML serialization format …(more)

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Skanlite is a simple image scanning application that does nothing more than scan and save images, based on the KSane backend. Skanlite can open a save dialog for every image scanned or save the images immediately in a specified directory with auto-generated names and format. The user can also choose to show the scanned image before saving. Skanlite replaced Kooka in KDE 4. …(more)

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Skrooge is a personal finances application for KDE. Thanks to its many features, it is one of the most powerful way to enter, follow, and analyze your expenses. Skrooge runs on Linux, BSD, Solaris, Mac OS, and Windows …(more)

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SymbolEditor is a program that can create libraries of QPainterPath objects with hints on how to render them. It was originally designed to create symbol libraries for the KXStitch application, but other applications using similar functionality could also make use of them.There are a number of tools to aid the designing of symbols, including lines, bezier curves, rectangle and ellipse. Text characters can be selected from any font and the symbols can be mirrored or rotated. Symbols can be filled or unfilled, the line end type and joining style can be changed and the line thickness can be varied …(more)

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