Hello All


Quote Originally Posted by Michael Gartenberg
Yep. At the end of the day Apple’s willing to sacrifice the tens of thousands for the hundreds of millions. (Although of course the company would love to keep both groups as loyal customers.)
I think this could be a good argument for open source for niche software needs/user cases. To summarise, Apple have produced a new version of Final Cut, their video editing program, that is a lot cheaper than the old one but misses out some features that are important for production work flows.

I've noticed that the 'sound art/live coding' niche tends to operate on open source platforms (supercollider, ChucK, PureData and so on) with some Mac OS X only developments often on the MSP commercial ancestor of PureData.

Anyone have other examples of niche software that is open source and that has a major following? Blender?