ScriptSpot | Outliner

Outliner 2.0 is a fast and easy to use scene management tool for 3ds Max. It has a wide range of features, including selecting, hiding, freezing, linking and grouping objects in the “Hierarchy Mode”. In the “Layer Mode” you can organize your scene by dragging and dropping objects from one layer to the other. The Outliner offers support for nested layers to manage scenes more efficiently. The interface is nimble enough to keep it open constantly.

See the video for features, click the link for further information.

YouTube | How to set up BUTT for streaming into Second Life

butt (broadcast using this tool) is a lightweight, easy to use, multi OS streaming tool. It supports ShoutCast and IceCast and runs on Linux, MacOS and Windows. This video will show you how to set up butt on Windows to stream into Second Life.

You can find butt here: http://butt.sourceforge.net/

RainDance | Filmmaking Tips, Zero Budget Software

A list of open-source software packages to get you up in business for your machinima projects. An entire office set up for every stage of the filmmaking process, from drawing up budgets and schedules, writing your script right through to advanced editing and special effects. All for a most reasonable price: free.

Hat tip to Toxic Menges for the lead.