Songbird is being developed as “a non-proprietary, cross platform, extensible tool
that will help enable new ways to playback, manage, and discover music.” it promises
to be the “Firefox of Media Players”
Pencil is a great application to produce a wide range of animations. It lets you
create traditional hand-drawn animation (cartoon) using both bitmap and vector graphics.
Pencil is straightforward and easy to use but can produce great results.