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ANTI VIRUS

 

AVAST!

Virus scanner, freeware

www.avast.com/

 

AVG

Virus scanner, freeware

http://free.avg.com/ww-en/download?prd=afg#tba2

 

ANTIVIR PERSONAL EDITION CLASSIC

Small but powerful virus scanner, freeware

www.free-av.com/

 

EAV ANTIVIRUS SUITE FREE EDITION

Lightweight but effective anti-virus program

http://www.brothersoft.com/eav-antivirus-suite-free-edition-60703.html

 

MICROSOFT SECURITY ESSENTIALS MSE

Well specified antirus scanner, freeware

http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/

 

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MALWARE CLEANERS & SCANNERS

 

ADAWARE

Malware scanner, freeware

www.lavasoftusa.com/software/adaware/

 

ADWCLEANER

Free and Effective malware cleaner

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/adwcleaner/

 

A-SQUARED FREE

Malware cleaner, freeware

http://www.emsisoft.com/en/software/free/

 

AVG ANTI-SPYWARE

Malware cleaner, freeware

http://free.grisoft.com/doc/20/lng/us/tpl/v5

 

AVIRA ANTIROOTKIT TOOL

Rootkit removal tool, freeware

http://www.free-av.com/en/tools/4/avira_antirootkit_tool.html

 

CWSHREDDER

Cool Web Search malware removal tool, freeware

http://www.spywareinfo.com/~merijn/programs.php#cwshredder

 

HIJACK THIS

Homepage hijacker and malware detection tool, freeware

www.spywareinfo.com/~merijn/downloads.html

 

HIJACKFREE

Detects and removes most malware, spyware, adware & trojans, freeware

http://www.hijackfree.com/en/

 

MALWAREBYTES ANTI MALWARE

Powerful malware and rootkit cleaner, freeware

http://www.malwarebytes.org/

 

MICROSOFT MALICIOUS SOFTWARE REMOVAL TOOL

Malware cleaner and remover, freeware

http://goo.gl/p4UG

 

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ROGUE REMOVER

Removes rogue malware cleaners, freeware

http://www.malwarebytes.org/rogueremover.php

 

SOPHOS ANTI-ROOTKIT

Rootkit detection and removal tool, freeware

www.sophos.com/products/free-tools/sophos-anti-rootkit.html

 

SPYBOT SEARCH AND DESTROY

Malware Cleaner, freeware

www.safer-networking.org/en/index.html

 

SuperAntiSpyware

Malware cleaner, freeware

http://www.superantispyware.com/

 

 

XRAY PC

Malware detection and removal tool, freeware

www.x-raypc.com/

 

WINDOWS DEFENDER

Previously Windows Antispyware, malware cleaner, freeware

www.microsoft.com/athome/security/spyware/software/default.mspx

 

 

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FIREWALL, SECURITY & PRIVACY

 

AUTORUN EATER

Removes suspicious auto-run entries and malware, freeware

http://oldmcdonald.wordpress.com/

 

BHODemon

Find, check & Remove  IE plug-ins, freeware

http://www.definitivesolutions.com/bhodemon.htm

 

XP-ANTISPY

Disable Windows XP auto update services, freeware

www.xp-antispy.org/

 

CCLEANER (CRAP CLEANER)

Web history & hidden file eraser, freeware

http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner

 

CLICK&CLEAN

Browser Toolbar Add-on for CCleaner (above), freeware

http://www.hotcleaner.com/index.html

 

COMODO

Personal firewall, freeware

www.personalfirewall.comodo.com/

 

COOKIE MONSTER

Cookie manager, freeware

www.ampsoft.net/utilities

 

ENCRYPTONCLICK

Simple but powerful compresison and encryption utility, freeware

http://www.2brightsparks.com/onclick/eoc.html

 

ETB EMAIL TRACKING BLOCKER

Blocks email receipt requests, freeware

http://www.wizard-industries.com/

 

FCLEANER

Sophisticated privacy tool, index.dat cleaner and utility suite, freeware

http://www.fcleaner.com/

 

FREE HIDE FOLDER

Makes selected folders invisible

http://www.cleanersoft.com/hidefolder/free_hide_folder.htm

 

INDEX.DAT ANALYZER

Open, examine and delete index.dat files, freeware

http://www.systenance.com/indexdat.php

 

INDEX DAT SPY

Index.dat file viewer, freeware

http://www.stevengould.org/software/indexdatspy/

 

JPHS FOR WINDOWS

Secet message Steganography utility, freeware

http://linux01.gwdg.de/%7Ealatham/stego.html

 

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KERIO PERSONAL FIREWALL

Simple free effective firewall

www.sunbelt-software.com/kerio.cfm

 

OUTPOST

Advanced Firewall, shareware

http://www.agnitum.com/products/outpostfree/index.php

 

PASSWORD FOLDER

Hides and blocks access to files, freeware

http://www.iobit.com/password-folder.html

 

PREY

Laptop,& phone security alert program, freeware

http://preyproject.com/

 

PRIVAZER

Privacy cleaner and space recovery, freeware

http://www.privazer.com/

 

R-FIREWALL

Advanced two-way firewall, freeware

http://www.r-firewall.com/

 

SNADBOY REVELATION

Displays Hidden Passwords in Windows Apps, freeware

http://www.snadboy.com/

 

VISTA FIREWALL CONTROL

Enable two-way protection in Vista Firewall, freeware

http://www.sphinx-soft.com/Vista/index.html

 

WINTINKER EASY PASSWORD GENERATOR

Simple Password Generator, online & freeware

http://www.majorgeeks.com/WinTinker_Password_Generator_d6403.htm

 

USB SAFEGUARD

Portable drive and file encryption utility for flash drives, freeware

http://usbsafeguard.altervista.org/index.html

 

WIPE

Web history cleaner and privacy tool, freeware

http://privacyroot.com/software/WIPE-info.php

 

ZONE ALARM

Firewall program, freeware

www.zonelabs.com/

 

 

 

AUDIO & MULTIMEDIA

 

AUDACITY

Sophisticated audio editor and recorder, freeware

http://audacity.sourceforge.net/

 

CAMSTUDIO

Video and Audio screen capture utility, freeware

http://camstudio.org/

 

CCCP COMBINED COMMUNITY CODEC PACK

Collection oif popular multimedia codecs, freeware

http://www.cccp-project.net/

 

DVD Slideshow GUI

DVD Slideshow authoring program, freeware

http://download.videohelp.com/tin2tin/download.html

 

DVD Author for GUI

Companion DVD burning program for DVD Slideshow, freeware

http://download.videohelp.com/gfd/#Downloads

 

DVD FLICK

Fast multi-format DVD Authoring and burning tool, freeware

http://www.dvdflick.net/

 

DVD SHRINK

DVD ripping, backup and re-encoding program, freeware

http://www.dvdshrink.org/

 

EAZYVCD

Simple to use DVD to VCD ripping program, freeware

www.eazyvcd.tk/

 

EXPSTUDIO AUDIO EDITOR FREE

Simple to use audio editing program, freeware

http://www.expstudio.com/audioeditorfree.htm

 

FREE AUDIO EDITOR 2009

Powerful multi-format audio recorder and editor, freeware

http://www.free-audio-editor.com/index.htm

 

FREE Hi Q Recorder

Multi-format audio recorder with timer facility

http://www.roemersoftware.com/free-sound-recorder.html

 

GSPOT

Multimedia codec identification utility, freeware

http://www.free-codecs.com/download/GSpot.htm

 

JETAUDIO BASIC

Multimedia player, file converter, CD Ripper &  burner, freeware

http://www.cowonamerica.com/download/

 

K-LITE CODEC PACK

Comprehensive collection of audio and video codecs, freeware

http://www.free-codecs.com/download/K_Lite_Codec_Pack.htm

 

MEDIA MONKEY

Music Library Organiser, duplicare finder etc, freeware

http://www.mediamonkey.com/

 

MEDIA PLAYER CLASSIC 6.4

Lightweight but versatile open source media player, freeware

https://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=82303

 

MP3 DIAGS

MP3 diagnostic and repair tool, freeware

http://mp3diags.sourceforge.net/

 

MP3 MY MP3 RECORDER

Lightweight MP3 & Wav recorder, freeware

http://www.mp3mymp3.com/

 

MP3 TOOLKIT

MP3 Converter Recorder, Editor and more, freeware

http://www.mp3toolkit.com/

 

MPEG STREAMCLIP

Multimedia FIle Format Converter, freeware

http://www.squared5.com/

 

QUICK MEDIA CONVERTER

Movie and multimedia file converter, freeware

http://www.cocoonsoftware.com/

 

RAD VIDEO TOOLS

Multimedia FIle Format Converter, freeware

http://www.radgametools.com/bnkdown.htm

 

REAL ALTERNATIVE

Compatible and uninstrusive payer for Realmedia files, freeware

www.free-codecs.com/download/Real_Alternative.htm

 

SHAREPOD

Simple iPod manager, add/remove music, video, playlists and images, freeware

http://www.getsharepod.com/

 

SWITCH SOUND FILE CONVERTER

Converts to and from most popular audio formats, freeware

http://www.nch.com.au/switch/

 

WINAMP

Multimedia music and video player, freeware

www.winamp.com/

 

VIDEO DVD MAKER FREE

Fast and simple movie to DVD utility, freeware

www.protectedsoft.com/

 

VIDEO INSPECTOR

Investigative and diagnostic tool for video files, freeware

http://www.kcsoftwares.com/index.php?vtb

 

VLC MEDIA PLAYER

Versatile multi-format media player

http://www.videolan.org/vlc/

 

VOLUME TRAY

One-click Volume control, freeware

http://glorysoft.omsk.ru/

 

WILDVOICE STUDIO

Audio recorder and mixing utility with sound effects, freeware

www.download.com/WildVoice-Studio/3000-2170_4-10619413.html

 

YAWCAM

Webcan streaming, FTP upload, motion detection, freeware

http://www.yawcam.com/

 

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BACKUP & RECOVERY

 

CD RECOVERY TOOLBOX FREE

Rescues lost or corrupt files on CD, DVD & BluRay, freeware

http://www.oemailrecovery.com/cd_recovery.html

 

FILEHAMSTER

Simple backup utility, ideal for graphic files, freeware

www.mogware.com/FileHamster/Downloads/

 

KAREN'S REPLICATOR

Powerful and easy to use backup utility, freeware

www.karenware.com/powertools/ptreplicator.asp

 

LICENSE CRAWLER

Licence key retreival tool, freeware

http://www.klinzmann.name/licensecrawler.htm

 

MAIL PASSVIEW

Lost Email program password recovery

http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/mailpv.html

 

MY DRIVERS

Driver, IE Favourites & OE Backup utility, freeware

 

NLITE

Windows backup and deployment tool

http://www.nliteos.com/

 

PC INSPECTOR

Well specified data recovery for FAT & NTFS files, freeware

www.pcinspector.de/Sites/file_recovery/info.htm?language=1

 

RECUVA

Recover deleted files and folders, freeware

http://www.piriform.com/recuva

 

RESTORATION

Recover and permanently erase deleted files, freeware

http://www3.telus.net/mikebike/RESTORATION.html

 

SMART RECOVERY (now FILE RECOVERY)

Memory card Image file recover, freeware

www.pcinspector.de/smart_media_recovery/uk/welcome.htm

 

TESTDISK

Powerful recovery tool for damaged partitions, freeware

http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk

 

TRINITY RECOVERY KIT

Linux based boot disc with password recovery, freeware

http://trinityhome.org/Home/index.php?wpid=5&front_id=12

 

 

CALCULATE & CONVERT

CONVERT

Conversion utility for many units of measurement, freeware

http://joshmadison.net/software/convert/

 

ENGLISH2METRIC

Simple common units conversion utility, freeware

http://msosno01.tripod.com/english2metric.htm

 

 

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DESKTOP UTILITIES

7ZIP

Multi format file compression and decompression utility, freeware

http://www.7-zip.org/

 

ADVANCED UNINSTALLER PRO

Program uninstallation utility & registry optimiser, freeware

http://www.advanceduninstaller.com/

 

ALARM

Sinple and highly confiugurable alarm clock, freeware

http://bluefive.pair.com/alarm.htm

 

BRICOPACK VISTA INSPIRAT ULTIMATE 2

XP to Vista themes and styles

http://www.crystalxp.net/galerie/en.id.130.htm

 

CAPSUNLOCK

Disables CapsLock and Insert keyboard functions, freeware

http://www.brainsystems.com/capsunlock/

 

COPERNIC

Advanced PC Search Engine, freeware

http://www.copernic.com/en/products/desktop-search/

 

DKOSD

On-screen Caps Lock Indicator

http://www.dkpcode.com/html/downloads.html#DKOSD

 

EXP PRINT

Dirtectory Listing and printing utility, freeware

http://www.jddesign.co.uk/products/expprint/expprint.htm

 

FIRST CAP

Caps Lock Indicator with audible alert Freeware

www.softpedia.com/progDownload/FirstCap-Download-39254.html

 

FREECOMMANDER

Smart alternative to Windows Explorer, freeware

http://www.freecommander.com/

 

FRESH UI

Hundreds of tweaks for Windows 95/98/SE/ME/2k/XP, freeware

http://www.freshdevices.com/

 

GOOGLE DESKTOP

PC search tool, freeware

http://desktop.google.com/

 

GOOGLE PACK

Collection of essential freeware utilities

http://pack.google.com/intl/en/pack_installer.html?hl=en&gl=us

 

FOLDERSIZE

Displays folder size in Windows Explorer, freeware

http://foldersize.sourceforge.net/

 

KARENS DIRECTORY PRINTER

File and directory printer utility, freeware

http://www.karenware.com/powertools/ptdirprn.asp

 

KEYBOARD LEDS

On Screen keyboard indicator, freeware

http://www.karpolan.com/SOFTWARE/KEYBOARD-LEDS/

 

KEYTWEAK

Keyboard manager and remapper, freeware

http://webpages.charter.net/krumsick/

 

MARXIO TIMER

Versatile multi-function timer, freeware

http://www.marxio-tools.net/en/marxio-timer.htm

 

MOUSE OFF-ROAD (A!K)

Mouse distance monitor

www.sixfiles.com/dbase/mof

 

REVO UNINSTALLER

Powerful Uninstaller Utility, Freeware

http://www.revouninstaller.com/revo_uninstaller_free_download.html

 

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RJH EXTENSIONS

Add on utilities for Windows Explorer

http://rjh-software1.software.informer.com/

 

SCREEN RULER

On-screen multi-format measuring device

www.spadixbd.com/freetools/jruler.zip

 

SUPERKEYS

Highly configurable keyboard shortcut and hotkey generator. freeware

http://www.avbrand.com/software/superkeys/

 

TCLOCKEX

Windows clock display customisation, freeware

http://www.rcis.co.za/dale/tclockex/index.htm

 

TITLEBARCLOCK

Time date and disc free space display in Titlebar, freeware

http://www.freewareweb.com/cgi-bin/archive.cgi?ID=1563

 

TWEAK UI (XP)Advanced Windows configuration tool

www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/powertoys/xppowertoys.msp 

 

UNIVERSAL FILE VIEWER

Multi format file viewer

http://www.uvviewsoft.com/

 

ULTIMATE WINDOWS TWEAKER

Tuning and tweaking tool for Vista and Windows 7, freeware

http://www.winvistaclub.com/Ultimate_Windows_Tweaker.html

 

VISUAL TOOLTIP

Vista-like thumbnails view of Taskbar icons, freeware

http://www.chrisnsoft.com/visual-tooltip/

 

WINFLIP

Clone of Vista 3D Flip feature for XP, freeware

http://winflip.stylekings.de/

 

WINKEY

Create and customise Windows Key shortcuts, freeware

http://www.sharewareplaza.com/winkey-downloads_4080.html

 

WINRAR

RAR file compression/decompression utility, shareware

http://www.rarlab.com/download.htm

 

WINZIP

File compression/decompression utility, shareware

www.winzip.com/

 

XTWEAKER

Simple tweaker makes WIndows run faster and easier to use, freeware

http://masrooraijaz.deviantart.com/#/d2rke5q

 

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DIAGNOSE & REPAIR

AUSLOGICS TASK MANAGER

Displays all running applications, Services and Processes, freeware

http://majorgeeks.com/Auslogics_Task_Manager_d6211.html

 

BOOTRACER

Boot Up Timer, freeware

http://www.greatis.com/bootracer/

 

CPU-Z

Motherboard, CPU & memory analyser tool, freeware

www.cpuid.com/cpuz.php

 

DEAD PIXEL TESTER

LCD Screen checker utility, freeware

http://www.dps.uk.com/freeware_DTP.htm

 

FILEMON

Real time CPU & processes viewer, freeware

www.microsoft.com/technet/sysinternals/FileAndDisk/Filemon.mspx

 

GLARY UTILITIES

Optimise and clear out Windows clutter, freeware

http://www.glaryutilities.com/

 

GLINT

Real time system performance displays, freeware

http://sites.google.com/site/glintutility/

 

HWINFO32

Hardware and system diagnostics and benchmark, freeware

http://www.hwinfo.com/

 

KNOPPIX Bootable Linux distribution for PC rescue

www.knopper.net/knoppix/index-en.html

 

MOTHERBOARD MONITOR

Check temperature, fan speed, voltage amd much more, freeware

http://mbm.livewiredev.com/

 

NT REGISTRY OPTIMISER

Defrag tool for Windows Registry, freeware

http://www.larshederer.homepage.t-online.de/erunt/

 

REGMON

Real time Registry monitoring Tool, freeware

http://www.sysinternals.com/Utilities/Regmon.html

 

REGSEEKER

Registy editor and cleaner

www.hoverdesk.net/freeware.htm

 

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SHELLEXVIEW

Powerful investigative tool for Windows Explorer problems, freeware

www.nirsoft.net/utils/shexview.html

 

SHERLOCK THE CODEC DETECTIVE

Diagnose Media Player Problems, freeware

 http://www.updatexp.com/sherlock

 

SISOFT SANDRA LITE

Advanced diagnostic tools, freeware

www.sisoftware.co.uk/

 

SYSTEM EXPLORER

Powerful Windows analysis and diagnostic tool, freeware

http://systemexplorer.mistergroup.org/

 

WISE REGISTRY CLEANER

Advanced Registry cleaner with analysis and backup, freeware

http://www.wisecleaner.com/download.html

 

WINDOWS MEMORY DIAGNOSTIC

Powerful memory test and troubleshooting utility, freeware

http://oca.microsoft.com/en/windiag.asp

 

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DISC UTILITIES

 

ACTIVE KILLDISK

Hard disc eraser and data destroyer, freeware

www.killdisk.com/

 

ATF CLEANER

Clears temporary files, cookies and other detritus, freeware

http://www.atribune.org/content/view/25/2/

 

AUTODELETE

Automatically delete files older than a specified date, freeware

http://cyber-d.blogspot.com/2005/10/cyber-ds-auto-delete-101.html

 

BURNAWARE FREE EDITION

CD/DVD/BluRay burner for audio, video & data, freeware

http://www.glorylogic.com/index.html

 

DECRAPIFIER

Remove unwanted apps and demons from new PCs, freeware

http://www.pcdecrapifier.com/home

 

DOUBLEKILLER

Duplicate file finder and eraser, freeware

http://www.bigbangenterprises.de/en/doublekiller/

 

EASEUS PARTITION MASTER HOME EDITION

Advanced partition manager, create, resize, copy, hide, freeware

http://www.partition-tool.com/personal.htm

 

EASY UNINSTALLER

Fast and efficient program uninstaller, freeware

http://www.tucows.com/preview/362527

 

FILEMON

Real time system monitor for tracking rogue processes, freeware

www.sysinternals.com/Utilities/Filemon.html

 

HDCleaner

Powerful disk cleaning tool, freeware

http://home.tiscali.de/zdata/hdcleaner_e.htm

 

HD Clone

Hard drive copy/clone utility, freeware

http://www.miray.de/products/sat.hdclone.html

 

HD Tune

Hard disk performance analyser and health checker, freeware

http://www.hdtune.com/

 

INFRARECORDER

Easy to use CD/DVD Burner for Windows, freeware

http://infrarecorder.sourceforge.net/

 

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IMGBURN

CD and DVD ISO Image burning utility, freeware

http://www.imgburn.com/

 

ISO Recorder

CD & DVD image and copy facility on XP & Vista, freeware

http://isorecorder.alexfeinman.com/isorecorder.htm

 

NLITE

Windows XP pre-installation tool for removing excess software, freeware

http://www.nliteos.com/

 

PROCESS LASSO

Automatically controls Windows services and processes, freeware

http://www.bitsum.com/prolasso.php

 

PARTITION ASSISTANT

Multi-function partition tool and manager, freeware

http://www.extend-partition.com/download.html

 

RAINBOW FOLDERS

Colourises folders icon for easy identification, freeware

http://www.freewarefiles.com/Rainbow-Folders_program_5495.html

 

SCANNER

Graphical hard disc space analyser, freeware

http://www.steffengerlach.de/freeware/

 

SIMPLYZIP

Multi-format file extraction, archiving and encryption, freeware

http://www.dpaehl.de/

 

SPACEMONGER

Hard disc space analyser, freeware

www.werkema.com/software/spacemonger.html

 

STARTUP MONITOR

Registry protection tool, freeware

http://www.mlin.net/StartupMonitor.shtml

 

TRAY DISK FREE

System Tray utility for displayign free disc space, freeware

http://sourceforge.net/project/platformdownload.php?group_id=211071

 

UNLOCKER

Deletes, moves & renames  files that won't go away, freeware

http://ccollomb.free.fr/unlocker/

 

WINDIRSTAT

Graphical hard disc management tool, freeware

http://windirstat.sourceforge.net/

 

ZSOFT UNINSTALLER

Advanced program uninstaller, freeware

http://www.zsoft.dk/index/software_details/4

 

 

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INTERNET,  EMAIL & NETWORK

 

Alternative Browsers

 

APPLE SAFARI

http://www.apple.com/safari/

 

GOOGLE CHROME

http://www.google.co.uk/chrome

 

MOZILLA FIREFOX

http://www.mozilla-europe.org/en/firefox/

 

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AMIC EMAIL BACKUP

Message and settings backup for popular email programs, freeware

http://www.amictools.com/v-amic_email_backup.html

 

BITMETER

Highly visual and informative Internet useage monitor, freeware

http://codebox.no-ip.net/controller?page=bitmeter2

 

THE DUDE

Network Monitor and Mapping utility, freeware

http://www.mikrotik.com/thedude.php

 

THE GIZMO PROJECT

VOIP Internet Telephone with free overseas calls, freeware

http://www.gizmoproject.com/

 

GOOGLE EARTH

Stunning interactive world map

http://earth.google.com/ 

 

GOOGLE TOOLBAR

Google Toollbar for Mozilla Firefox

 

IESPELL

Outllook Express spellchecker, freeware

www.iespell.com

 

LITTLEFOX

Firefox add-on for reducing icon size, ideal for mininotebooks, freeware

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/307

 

MAILWASHER

Spam detector and blocker, shareware

www.mailwasher.net/

 

MAILSTORE HOME

Email message archiving and backup program, freeware

http://www.mailstore.com/en/mailstore-home.aspx

 

MOZILLA FIREFOX

Fast powerful & secure browser, freeware

www.mozilla.org/products/firefox/

 

 

MOZILLA THUNDERBIRD

Email program, fast easy to use, OE friendly, freeware

www.mozilla.com/thunderbird/

 

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NETMETER

Real-time net useage logging and reports, freeware

http://www.metal-machine.de/readerror/index.php?page=10

 

OPERA

Stylish web browser, many useful features, freeware

http://www.opera.com/

 

OUTLOOK EXPRESS EXTRACTION

Opens and repairs damaged or deleted OE mailbox folders, freeware

http://pagesperso-orange.fr/macallan/

 

Outlook Express Mail Alert

On-Screen message indicator for Outlook Express, freeware

http://www.accuratesolution.net/products.htm

 

 

PAMELA

Add on for Skype Internet phone, freeware

www.pamela-systems.de/products/

 

SAFARI

Apple Mac browser for Windows, freeware

http://www.apple.com/safari/

 

SKYPE

Internet telephone, freeware

www.skype.com/

 

SPAMIHILATOR

Spam FIlter, compatible with most email programs, freeware

http://www.spamihilator.com/

 

SPELL CHECKER FOR OE

Outlook Express spell checker, for PCs without Word or Office, freeware

http://www.geocities.com/vampirefo/

 

 

TAB EFFECT (For Firefox)

3D Tab Switcher for Firefox, freeware

https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/4258/

 

TAUTOLOGY BANDWIDTH METER

Broadband and network bandwidth meter and logger, freeware

http://file.xtreme.googlepages.com/bm.html

 

TOOLBAR COP

Browser add-on manager and cleaner

http://windowsxp.mvps.org/toolbarcop.htm

 

URLBAREXT

Firefox add-on, useful URL handling and browsing features, freeware

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/8758

 

WMUTIL

Repair utility for Windows Mail in Vista, freeware

http://www.oehelp.com/WMUtil/Default.aspx

 

ZAPMESSENGER

Windows/MSN/Live Messenger Removal Tool, freeware

http://messengergeek.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!E3785B1281BBDA1!1118.entry

 

 

 

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PICTURE & IMAGE VIEWERS & EDITORS

 

AUTOSTITCH

Seamless panoramic shots from multiple images, demo/freeware

www.cs.ubc.ca/~mbrown/autostitch/autostitch.html

 

DUCKCAPTURE

Screen captiure Tool, freeware

http://www.ducklink.com/p/free-screen-capture-tool/

 

EASY PICTURE ICON

Quick and simple multi-size icon maker, freeware

http://www.picture2icon.com/

 

FASTSTONE IMAGE VIEWER

Well specified image viewer with some useful extras, freeware

http://www.faststone.org/

 

FIRST IMPRESSION

Super-simple image viewer, freeware

http://www.utilhaven.com/fi/features.htm

 

FOTOSKETCHER

Turn pictures into paintings and pencil shetches, freeware

http://www.fotosketcher.com/

 

GIMP (THE)

Advanced drawing and image editing program, freeware

http://gimp-win.sourceforge.net/

 

GIMPHOTO

Improved, more user-friendly version of The Gimp (above (freeware

http://www.gimphoto.com/

 

INKSCAPE

Advanced graphics design, Adobe Illustrator alternative, freeware

http://www.inkscape.org/

 

KESTREL GX

Simple to use photo editor and organiser, freeware

http://www.kestrelfly.com/

 

IMAGE TUNER

Batch resize, format convert, rename and watermark, freeware

http://www.glorylogic.com/

 

IRFANVIEW

Image viewer and basic picture editor, freeware

www.irfanview.com/

 

JPEG ENHANCER

Enhances and sharpens old or low-res JPEGS, freeware

http://www.vicman.net/jpegenhancer/index.htm

 

iKNOW BATCH CROP

Batch image resizer with time stamp and watermark, freeware

http://globalsoftwaredirect.com/tridentwebsolutions/downloads.html

 

MWSNAP

Screen capture utility, freeware

http://www.mirekw.com/winfreeware/mwsnap.html

 

 

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PAINT.NET

Easy to use picture editor, based on Windows Paint, freeware

http://www.getpaint.net/

 

PICASA

Advanced image manager and viewer, freeware

http://picasa.google.com/index.html

 

PhotoPerfect Express

Image optimisation utility, freeware

http://www.arcadiasoftware.com/photoperfect-express.html

 

PHOTOFILTRE

Digital photo editing and retouching, freeware

http://photofiltre.free.fr/frames_en.htm

 

PHOTO STORY 3

Sophistictated but easy to use slideshow viewer from Microsoft, freeware

http://tinyurl.com/4f869

 

QUICK EXIF Editor

Edit hidden Exif data (date camera settings etc) in digital pictures, freeware

http://www.kiwiczech.net/index.php?menu=353&sub=4

 

RADICAL IMAGE OPTIMIZATION TOOL (RIOT)

COmpare before and after effects of image compression, freeware

http://luci.criosweb.ro/riot/

 

SCREENHUNTER FREE EDITION

Versatile Screen Capture utility, freeware

www.wisdom-soft.com/products/screenhunter_free.htm

 

SKETCHUP

Sopisticated yet easy to use 3D modelling program, freeware

http://sketchup.google.com/index.html

 

VIEWER 2

Slick image manager and viewer utility, freeware

http://kometbomb.net/projects/viewer2/

 

VISIPICS

Duplicate image finder and file manager, freeware

http://www.visipics.info/index.php?title=Main_Page

 

VSO IMAGE RESIZER

Picture resizing, file management and watermarkign utility, freeware

http://www.vso-software.fr/products/image_resizer/

 

XNVIEW SHELL EXTENSION

Right click image editing utilities for Windows Explorer, freeware

http://pagesperso-orange.fr/pierre.g/xnview/endownload.html

 

XNVIEW IMAGE VIEWER

Versatile multi format viewer, editor and converter, freeware

http://pagesperso-orange.fr/pierre.g/xnview/enfeatures.html

 

 

WEB EDITING & UTILITIES

 

FILEZILLA

Reliable, fast and easy to use FTP CLient, freeware

http://filezilla-project.org/

 

 

NVU

Fully featured Web page editor, Open Source Freeware

www.nvu.com/

 

 

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WORD PROCESSING, OFFICE & PRESENTATION

 

ABIWORD

Word processor, freeware

www.abisource.com/

 

doPDF

PDF Converter , creates PDF files, freeware

http://www.dopdf.com/

 

FREEOFFICE

MS Office compatible office suite, freeware

http://www.freeoffice.com/

 

FOXIT READER

Fast, reliable pdf reader, alternative to Adobe Reader, freeware

http://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf/reader/download.php

 

JARTE

Versatile Word-compatible word processor, freeware

http://www.jarte.com/

 

OPEN OFFICE,

Office Suite, Open Source/freeware

www.openoffice.org/

 

LIBREOFFICE

Office Suite, developed from OpenOffice, Open Source/freeware

http://www.libreoffice.org/download/

 

NOVA PDF LITE

PDF creator software, installs as printer, freeware

http://www.novapdf.com/download.php

 

PDF995

Portable document format (PDF) utiliies, freeware

www.pdf995.com/

 

PDF CREATOR

Creates PDF files in most Windows applicaitons, freeware

http://www.pdfforge.org/products/pdfcreator

 

PDF XChange

Pdf viewer with many advanced features, freeware

http://www.tracker-software.com/product/pdf-xchange-viewer

 

PORTABLE APPS SUITE

Complete set of office programs for Pen Drives, freeware

http://portableapps.com/suite

 

PRIMITIVE WORD COUNTER

Document analyser, word frequency, freeware

http://www.primitivezone.com/primitive-word-counter.html

 

REPAIR MY WORD

Word document recovery tool, freeware

http://www.repairmyword.com/

 

SAVEREMINDER

Automatic backup Macro for Word, freeware

http://www.gmayor.com/Zips/SaveReminder.zip

 

SHORTKEYS LITE

Sinple text entry/replacement utility, freeware

www.shortkeys.com/lite.htm

 

TEXTER

Auto-correct and text substitution, freeware

http://lifehacker.com/238306/lifehacker-code-texter-windows

 

TOPOCR

Optical Character Recognition for cameras and smartphones, freeware

http://www.topocr.com/

 

ZOOMIT

Presentation tool with zoom, drawing and timer functions, freeware

www.sysinternals.com/Utilities/ZoomIt.html

 

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