Selected Freeware that makes your computer and internet experience more user friendly.
Updated January 05, 2010
Ad / Pop Up Killers
Pop This! Popup Disabler is a small, effective, and intelligent anti-popup software product that can kill annoying popup windows automatically. The software is completely free, easy to install and easy to use. Pop This! was developed by Jim Mathies, an independent Windows software developer.
GoGoData AdBuster combines both an IE toolbar and a desktop tray applet to give you 360 degree ad blocking!
PopupsNuker is designed to block all advertisements. It is completely customizable, from blocking nothing to turning off images, ActiveX controls, and many other potentially annoying techniques.
Gasanov.net (Shahin Gasanov) PopOops is a small and easy to use program that blocks popup windows in Internet Explorer. It runs in system tray and optionally plays sound and/or shows balloon tooltip (Windows 2K/Me/XP only) every time popup is blocked. If blocking caused a script error message box, it will be automatically closed.
Video Ads Blocker Video Ads Blocker is designed to block the most
annoying Internet ads that are almost impossible to ignore. It can block
advertisement in the forms of:
TrueSuite - TrueBlock (PopUp Blocker) If you are tired of those annoying unwanted windows that pop up without warning when you surf the internet, then try TrueBlock. It is a Pop Up Blocker for Internet Explorer that will stop Pop Ups that are not only annoying but actually slow down your internet speed by taking up valuable bandwidth.
PopUp Killer - Kill all annoying pop-up windows from appearing as you surf the web. Xavier's PopUp Killer is an aggressive pop-up stopper preventing all annoying pop-up windows from appearing as you surf the web. The popup killer has full support for both pop-ups and pop-under ads and will kill them even before they appear on the screen. Each time a pop up is closed you will hear a cute sound effect. To allow pop-up windows you can temporarily disable the pop-up killer by holding Control, Shift or 'a'.
Stop-the-Pop-Up Lite is a free pop-up blocker preventing all annoying pop-up windows from appearing as you surf the web. Stop-the-Pop-Up Lite is a free pop-up blocker preventing all annoying pop-up windows from appearing as you surf the web. The popup stopper has full support for both pop-ups and pop-under ads and will kill them even before they appear on the screen. Each time a pop up is closed you will hear a cute sound effect. To allow pop-up windows you can temporarily disable the pop-up killer by holding Control, Shift or 'a'.
Free PopUp Blocker - Stop Popup with CleanMyPC Free Popup Blocker! Completely Free! It is completely free! You need pay nothing to use the product! This is the best free popup blocker available, just enjoy it!
Horse Messenger Utility Product Marketers are now using WEBPOPUPs
to target home users, trying to sell anything from university diplomas to
access to X-rated material.
2.0 Great for clobbering runaway pop-ups, or quickly
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SpeedyFox - Boost Firefox in One Click! Boost Firefox in a single click with SpeedyFox absolutely for free!
SlimBrowser is a tabbed multiple-site web browser software. It incorporates a large collection of powerful features like built-in popup killer, skinned window frame, form filler, site group, quick-search, auto login
Music Browser is a light-weight web-based browser and streamer for you music collection. It is runs on most operating systems, and is light enough to run flawlessly on NAS devices like the Linksys NSLU2 or Freecom FSG3.
SourceForge.net Web Page Fixer + Fixes broken web pages and other internet annoyances, such as "Internet Explorer Only" pages. You can view Microsoft Office Web Components pages, and other inaccessible pages in Firefox! Other features include Symbol-font fix and downloader fix.
Customize Google Browsers & Clients If you're a big user of Google (and face it, who isn't?), you'll want to install this Firefox add-on. It customizes Google in just about any way you can imagine, and no doubt in many ways you've never imagined. For a starter, it will block Google's ads as well as Google analytic cookies, which some people believe invades their privacy. Additionally, it anonymizes your Google userid.
Download AOL Explorer AOL has built upon Microsoft® Internet Explorer technology-the world's most widely used-and raised it to the next level. AOL Explorer has enhanced security and more time-saving features than any other browser.
Flock Browser Flock is an award-winning browser, built on Mozillas Firefox technology and designed for the way we use the web today.
Google Chrome - Download a new browser Google Chrome is a browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.
IFocus is a unique web browsing utility that lets you clip and monitor the
content of your favorite websites.
Magic Bookmarks It allows the user to save his favorite sites in very organized way and allow opening multiple sites from the same category in one click only! (Instead of opening each site at a time). Another important value is that each user got its own Bookmarks organized in its personal file under its user, and the switching of the user is done by two mouse clicks! Also Magic Bookmarks keeps the favorites organized without any bind to any Browser (at any time you can open the bookmarks in FireFox and a second after you can open them in Internet Explorer), its simply keeps all the data to it self
Repair IE - Internet Explorer Repair for Windows with Repair IE you can safely clean, repair and optimize the Internet Explorer registry with a few simple mouse clicks! By using this repair tool regularly and fixing registry errors your IE browser should not only be more stable but it will also help improve your IE browser performance.
Torrent Finder Firefox Toolbar Torrent Finder Torrent Search Engine enables all Torrent Finder search functions from your own Firefox browser. You can search single or multiple search engines opening them in Torrent Finder search tabs, small frames or in your Firefox tabs,
SMART FAVORITES Can you imagine the modern world without the Internet? No? Me either. Every single day most of us spend some time surfing the net. We all find something useful and interesting in the immense knowledge depository that we call the web. But sooner or later we face the problem of repletion; the information is so diverse and available at various sources, that after a while we create a reasonably big list of favorite web links, which later may become duplicated or irrelevant. And what if you change the browser or connect from another PC? Do you have to gather the list again? Our portable bookmark manager brings the solution for topical problems of web users.
SourceForge.net Gutenbrowser is a cross platform application to easily search, download and read free classic literature, in the form of electronic etexts.
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5 Lights Browser is a revolutionary browser that combines a host of new features into one package that allows for a simplified and much more productive browsing experience.
HydraBrowser.com Innovative, beautiful and free! These are the keywords that best describe Hydra. If you are overwhelmed with wealth of information the web offers these days (just like I was the moment I started developing Hydra), then you've found your solution. Hydra will make your browsing more comfortable and enjoyable than ever, and all this packaged into a visually atractive interface, thus making your browsing experience even better and more exciting experience!
Mini Map Sidebar -- Firefox Add-ons gives you a suite of in-built maps and mapping tools for your web browser. Create and save a sidebar map using the addresses or address links you find on web pages (highlight then drag and drop), or by manually adding locations. Import/Export KML, GPX, minimap xml file, CSV (export only).
Newspapers-Toolbar It is an add-on to Internet Explorer or FireFox web
browsers that keeps in hand *thousands* of
Soft191 Bookmark Converter Program for converting Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Opera browser bookmarks (also known as "favorites") from one format to another.
YouTube Browser This
program is a great utility for who use the YouTube.com services and searching
videos, whith "YouTube Browser" you will be
Foxmarks Bookmark Synchronizer automatically synchronizes your bookmarks between two or more computers running Firefox. It also lets you access your bookmarks from any computer anytime via my.foxmarks.com. An easy-to-use wizard guides you through the quick startup process. Then Foxmarks works silently in the background to keep your bookmarks up-to-date on all your computers
AM-DeadLink - Download FavIcons and detect dead links in your browser bookmarks detects dead links and duplicates in browser bookmarks and text files. If a bookmark has become unavailable you can verify and delete it permanently. Additionally you can download FavIcons for all your Favorites and Bookmarks.
ToolbarBrowser - Toolbar Manager, free Custom Toolbar Builder Imagine if you could take the best features from all your favorite toolbars and combine them into your own super toolbar. Or even better, make a feature that you have always wanted. Because the ToolbarBrowser is also a complete authoring tool, that is exactly what you can do. Designing a new toolbar is a simple as creating HTML pages. Toolbars can be written in XML, HTML, Java or even Flash.
Apple - Safari Safari for Windows XP or Vista
Browsers Cleaner Your browser records detailed record of every website you've ever visited. It's easily accessible from your browser window and simply by pressing a button anyone can see where you've been browsing on the web! Revo Uninstaller erases web site history of web browsers including Firefox, Internet Explorer, Netscape and Opera. With Browsers Cleaner you can also delete temporary internet files which are all the pictures you've seen, all the online videos you've watched and all the web pages you've visited. Deleting Temporary Internet Files will free a lot of space on your hard disk.
phaseout web browser, phaseout internet browser Download the most alternative free web browser with the latest integrated security tools and outstanding graphic interface. Add life to your browser, your web navigation will be more exciting.
BookmarkDD is a very useful extension that helps you manage your bookmarks. It notices you when duplicate bookmark is added, specify where is the previous URL and give you the choice to change the parent folder of duplicate bookmark. There is also a window to manage all duplicate bookmarks already in your bookmarks.
IE Homepage Changer This application was created when a request was made in the forum for software that changes Internet Explorer's default homepage on a regular basis. Enter as many website addresses into the list as you like, set the change timer interval and then click on Enable. IE Homepage Changer will then change IE's homepage when the interval has been reached, and will continue to work its way through the list where it'll wrap when it gets to the end.
Microsoft(R) Firefox - Full Features Microsoft Firefox presents a noticeably simpler, more streamlined, less cluttered interface than all other browsers. The introduction of the Cut Away Effect™ randomly disables the rendering of 9/10 of Microsoft Firefox helps to reduce the strain on system resources. This also maximizes the area of the screen devoted to the Desktop that you want to see and makes performing the most common computing tasks easy.
TheWorld Home TheWorld Browser provides a fast, safe, and easy way to browse the Web. It will max out your internet experiences with many useful features than the others could ever offer. Give it a try, and we guarrentee that we will never ship our browser with mal-wares.
Favorites Management Master, Book Mark Software - search your bookmarks instantly allows you to check your favorite links with adjustable threads (Settings Panel). It has powerful searching functions, even allows you to search keywords among all favorite links directly on their webpages.
FavoriteSync Today most people use the Internet at home, school, work and at other places. The result is often that you have your Favorites spread out across many computers and not always at hand. FavoriteSync solves that problem and will keep all your Favorites in sync. It runs in the background on your computer and detects whenever you make a modification to your Favorites and syncs your Favorites against a central server.
Searching Favourites - QFS & FSS Here are two freeware tools that may help one find a favourite. Both enable one to search for a favourite without browsing. The first, Quick Favorites Search searches on one PC, the other, Favourites Server Side, enable one to search a set of favourites from any computer that has Internet Web access.
IEradicator - the Internet Explorer Hitman! is a tiny, script that uses the Windows setup engine to surgically remove Internet Explorer versions 3 through 6.0 from Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition, Windows Millennium and Windows 2000(sr1).
SearchStatus - Firefox SEO Toolbar Extension is a toolbar extension for Firefox and Mozilla that allows you to see how any and every website in the world is performing. Designed for the highly specialised needs of search engine marketers, this toolbar provides extensive search-related information about a site, all conveniently displayed in one discreet and compact toolbar.
Firefox Portable customized to run from a USB drive lets you have your bookmarks, passwords and history on any Windows PC.
More Browser Apps HERE
ClipX is a tiny clipboard history manager. It is sweet, it is free, use it.
lClipboard Recorder is a free tool used to record what you have copied/cut to the clipboard. You can paste the same item by selecting from the list of records without repeating copying/cutting the same item from its original place.
CLIPTRAY is a small taskbar application that maintains a history of all the Clipboard operations. Then you can recover an old or previously copied element and re-use it with your own way.
ClipTrak saves the text you copy to the Windows clipboard, and gives you easy access to it for later use. It maintains two lists. The Cache contains the most recent 100 clips that you've copied to the clipboard. The Saved list contains only those clips you've selected from the Cache for saving.
CLIP ALL This is a Clip Board Utility, used for Making Multiple Pastings Possible.
Karen's Clipboard Viewer Peek inside your Windows clipboard. See what's waiting for your favorite application, in any of four different data formats (TXT, BMP, WMF and DIB). This handy tool can also erase the clipboard. New with version 2.0: Now runs from the Windows System Tray!
Total Copy- Total Copy is a improved version of Windows' copy-function
More Clipboard Apps HERE
Business / Finance Apps
MS Office Type Apps
Load and Help 2009 SoftMaker SoftMaker Office 2008 for Windows and Linux as a free download.
AceMoney Lite (exe) is free account-management software. It will help you keep a tight rein on your spending habits, your stock portfolio, your 401(k), and your bill payments. With more than 100 transaction categories, support for password protection, 150 currencies, and more than 20 supported
Adminsoft Accounts, Free Accounts Software With Adminsoft Freeware you can record all your customer details, print sales invoices, keep track of who owes you money, record all your supplier details and keep track of who you owe money to, and so much more.
Software @TheZeal.com - Money Manager Money Manager Ex© is a free, open-source, cross-platform, easy-to-use personal finance software. It primarily helps organize one's finances and keeps track of where, when and how the money goes. It is also a great tool to get a bird's eye view of your financial worth.
Free Pennypincher A program that helps you manage your money by providing an easy and convenient format for tracking all money earned and spent. Keep track of your cash flow and categorize spending on groceries, entertainment, gas, rent, laundry, bills, donations, and car payments.
Business Functions - freeware Excel modelling library Free Excel templates are available in a number of categories.
APSC Spell Checker With APSC Spell Checker, spelling correction is made easy for just about any document that you display on your computer. With just a few mouse clicks, you can correct that spelling in your Web mail, simple text editor, or anywhere where a spell checker is needed (like a spelling bee :) ) that doesn't have one already!
Free Spreadsheet Software for Windows Why waste money and over 180MB of disk space to get feature-bloated Excel? With the Sphygmic Software spreadsheet you get all the functions you need in less than 4MB! And all this for free!
Portable Office Exec
I was thinking about having some kind of portable office with me, on an USB-key,
which would give me the ability to start different applications from one central
point, without having to install them first. I also wanted to have the ability
to scan computers for viruses and spyware. All utilities used are freeware.
AbiWord is a free word processing program similar to Microsoft® Word. It is suitable for a wide variety of word processing tasks.
PowerPoint Viewer 2007 Microsoft Office PowerPoint Viewer 2007 lets you view full-featured presentations created in PowerPoint 97 and later versions.
Open Source Accounting Software - GnuCash
GnuCash is personal and small-business financial-accounting software, freely
licensed under the GNU GPL and available for GNU/Linux, *BSD, Solaris and Mac
OpenOffice.org- is a multiplatform and multilingual office suite and an open-source project. Compatible with all other major office suites, the product is free to download, use, and distribute. To help build the community, join us.
KeyNote is a flexible, multi-featured tabbed notebook, based on Windows standard RichEdit control. It's always accessible with a single keypress, even if you work in another application.
Download details 2007 Microsoft Office Add-in Microsoft Save as PDF This download allows you to export and save to the PDF format in eight 2007 Microsoft Office programs. It also allows you to send files as e-mail attachments in the PDF format in a subset of these programs.
More Business Apps HERE
Calculator / Converter Apps
Precise Calculator You can adjust a precision of this calculator (for example to 1000 digits). It knows all usual mathematical functions, statistical functions, prime numbers, PI, matrices, complex numbers, integral and it is programmable (commands if, goto, print, return, ...).
Free Portable Unit Converter Software - PicoConverter It is a powerful unit converter utility, that can convert more than 1,600 various units of measure in 26 categories. It comes with an easy and intuitive design that allow easy conversion while you type and quick swap between base and destinated unit.
Sheep Friends - kelly How simple can a calculator be? I tried to build the simplest one without any garbage. Don't get distracted by it's size. I am doing all my tax on it :) It stays on top and works well with Excel.
SheetCalculator Have you ever wished for a more powerful calculator utility to be included in your operating system? Have you ever been frustrated when using traditional calculators? Want calculators to be as intuitive as using pen and papers? Sheet Calculator is your answer. It is a powerful yet easy to use tool, meant for both advanced and casual users.
Freeware Feet and Inches Calculator And Tools Absolutely the best and easiest to use feet and inches (Architectural / Engineering) calculator. The feet and inches calculator accepts all commonly used types of foot and inches input including fractions. The simple interface makes it extremely easy to use.
English2metric is a unit converter designed especially for non-technical users. The program can convert between any pair of units used in everyday life. Such features as special design, auto complete and the ability to choose visible units make the speed of all conversions lightning fast. In most cases, you need to type just the first letter of the unit. Whether you are a tourist, an immigrant, a chef, or anybody else, you will find English2metric very useful.
Dator - Gregorian-Islamic date converter Dator enables you to convert Gregorian dates into Islamic (Hijri) dates and vice versa. Simply enter a date in one calendar to obtain the equivalent date in the other calendar.
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Thin calendar is an application which displays a transparent, linear calendar on your desktop, with your appointments from Google Calendar. Its look was inspired by DateLine, a similar freeware application for Mac OS X.
Wallpaper Master - Freeware! Keeping your desktop fresh everyday. is a powerful and highly customizable desktop wallpaper manager and cycler.
Wallpaper Randomizer is a small system tray wallpaper changer.
Wallperizer Automatically change your desktop wallpaper
ZeroIdeas - Ideas out of Nothing Change Wallpaper Timely, with shuffle you will have a new wallpaper every login.
Desktop Takeover Take back over your desktop add photos to your background wallpaper visually add photos to wallpaper backgrounds by simple drag-and-drop - no image editing required.
360desktop Get almost unlimited desktop space; make desktop widgets from your favorite pieces of the web, plus create & share 360° interactive wallpaper.
Analogue Vista Clock Analogue Vista Clock is an outstanding quality alarm clock for your desktop. This awesome clock is a desktop extension - it will stay on your desktop ignoring all mouse and keyboard input, so it won't interfere with any other application.
Desktop Effects Change your boring, static wallpaper in a fully dynamic, living and moving background.
Desktop Magic is a desktop wallpaper rotator, it will periodicly change the image displayed on your desktop as well as managing other enhancments to your desktop.
Desktop Media is small application for Windows (any flavor) that automatically adds drive icons to your desktop. It will detect USB drives, fixed drives (ie. your hard drives), CD/DVD drives, network drives, and even RAM disk drives. For removable media (such as USB drives and CD/DVD drives), it will only add the drive to your desktop if it is present. So if you have a CD/DVD drive, but no disc is present, you won't see the icon on your desktop.
Start Menu Manager is a simple, smart and reliable tool that can organize the Windows start menu. Start Menu Manager has an easy to use interface with undo/redo support, batch organization, and can associate start menu items with installed programs to ease management of start menu.
ChimingClock Your PC becomes a pendulum clock : chose among five clocks, four very British chimes, every hour or quarter of an hour ... Uses PC clock. Of course, among options, clock can be hidden and/or chime switched off.
Desktop Earth is a wallpaper generator. It will generate a high-resolution, accurate representation of the Earth. The imagery is based on NASA's Blue Marble Next and Earth's City Lights.
TrayURL Info A "portable" bookmark program. It is small, fast, and simple. The program supports categories. Have all your favorite bookmarks right at your fingertips in the system tray. Works with most browsers and with your flash drive.
txtDrop.com - Windows Vista Gadget Download Free Text Messaging Gadget For Windows Vista
StickyNotes is a program that adds a program icon to your taskbar. Left clicking the icon by your clock, or right clicking and choosing add allows you to add a note that stays below all other Windows on your desktop. It was built to remind you to do something, and can be extremely useful.
Stop Screen Saver Have you ever wanted to control the running of the screen saver from the click of a button?
Magnify - Magnify a portion of the Windows desktop from 2 to 5 times.
Magnifixer- Advanced Screen Magnifier is a screen magnifier utility. You can place it anywhere on your screen, make it any size you want and select a zoom level. Magnifixer will always show the area of your screen where the mouse cursor resides.
GalCiv2 - Calendar by RomanDA DesktopX is a desktop utility designed to enable users to build their own desktops, widgets, and gadgets.
Free Gadgets for Windows - Discover AOL The AOL Search Gadget allows you to easily search the Web from your Windows Vista desktop.
LClock - free Longhorn systray clock program LClock also comes with a simple but configurable popup calendar that opens when the systray clock is clicked.
Desktop Events Planner This program is very useful for entering and viewing any events that you want to keep handy on your Desktop. It can be viewed easily and yet stay out of your way if necessary.
Animated Desktop Wallpaper
DreamRender is a (FREEWARE) Windows desktop wallpaper animation utility that
can replace your desktop wallpaper with stunning animations, and visual
effects. You can choose from 1000's of different effects ranging from slow
and peaceful through to chaotic, and manic.
GoToMyWebServer is a free and complementary BarracudaDrive product. With GoToMyWebServer you can easily and securely remote control your office or home PC from anywhere. GoToMyWebServer allows you to display a screen of another computer and to use your keyboard and mouse to control the other computer remotely.
PCalGen - A Semi-Perpetual Calendar Generator is an easy to use program that automatically creates "on-the-fly" calendar pages using the current month and images from your "My Picures" folder and then displays the resulting image as your desktop background. If you are fed up with floating over the clock on the taskbar to get the date... or worse, double clicking the thing to ge a glimps of what the current month looks like... this program is for you! PCalGen is FREE for personal use.
Virtual Magnifying Glass Virtual Magnifying Glass is a free, open source, screen magnification tool for Windows and Linux. It is simple, customizable, and easy-to-use.
Flash Wanted - Labs - Snow effect Snow Flash Effect is a component creating the effect of falling snowflakes or space flight.
slim apps » World Display World Display is a fun new way to automatically update your Desktops Wallpaper to beautiful pictures from all across the globe! Using Google Maps and Panoramio images, World Display lets the user choose and add locations from all over the earth to display images from. Simply drag the Google Map to a location, type in a tag name, hit the add button and World Display will begin to display random photos from that region!
WallpaperQ- A Wallpaper Management Tool - The Code Project - Free Tools WallpaperQ (short for Wallpaper Queue), is an application which will change your Windows wallpaper at system startup or after a configurable timer interval. The next wallpaper image is retrieved from a list or "queue" of valid image files in sequential order or randomly per the program's configuration.
Any Wallpaper Try Any Wallpaper now, the free wallpaper changer that rotates your wallpapers automatically.
Custom Skin Clock Custom Skin Clock is a FREE customizable analog clock located on the desktop. This elegant modern clock will make your desktop more interactive. You can easily move the clock on the desktop, adjust the scale, customize the clock face, change the color of clock hands and manage the clock position settings. It's FREEWARE.
More Desktop Apps HERE
Web Site Video Downloader Download
videos from websites you choose
Download Crawler Download Manager Gain control with FREE Crawler download manager! Perform fast and efficient downloads. Start, pause/resume, stop and set options of the selected download, and get an overview about the download progress. Comes with a free customizable Crawler Toolbar that has games, ecards, weather, fun ball, WSG, and more! Get current weather information for forecasts, maps, storms and traffic news for your hometown or anywhere else in the world. Enjoy screensavers like 3D aqua marine, 3D aqua tropical, 3D fire, 3D earth, and 2D slideshow.
Free Download Software Need to download files quickly?
Star Downloader - Accelerate, Resume, Schedule and Organize Downloads Comes with all basic functions needed in a download manager/accelerator.
WellGet is a download manager for a new
freeware version) OS: Win95/98/NT
More Download Managers HERE
Education / Hobby Apps
Stellarium is a free open source
planetarium for your computer. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like
what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope.
Marble is a Virtual Globe and World Atlas that you can use to learn more about Earth: You can pan and zoom around and you can look up places and roads. A mouse click on a place label will provide the respective Wikipedia article.
Spelling Bee -- Spelling Bee is a program that enables you to memorize spelling of words and phrases.
TypeMeFast is a complete typing tutor. It's usefull for anybody interested in learning to type fast, and in improving his typing speed. It will teach you to start typing using all of your ten fingers. Its easy step by step lessons provide you with a proven way of conquering the keyboard. TypeMe Fast has integrated mechanism that finds the trouble keys with an option to review those keys. Practice includes practice with keys, words from the database, texts from the database or any other .txt texts. Games are made in order learning to be easier.
Geneabase - Andree's 1899 Atlas Page This atlas was published in the Kingdom of Saxony in the year 1899 by the map-making firm of Velhagen and Klasing and their master-cartographer Albert Scobel, under the direction of Richard Andree (1835-1912), chief of the Geographische Institut of Leipzig. The fourth fully-revised edition after fully twenty years of focused labor, it represented the highest level of cartographic art and fidelity in the world at that time, and these wonderful maps may be enjoyed as much for their beauty as for their usefulness.
NASA Free Software In an effort to foster hands-on, inquiry-based learning in science and math, the NASA Glenn Research Center has developed a series of interactive computer programs for students. All of the programs are Java applets which run in your browser, on-line, over the World Wide Web. The programs can also be downloaded to your computer so that you can use them without being on-line. The programs are in the public domain and are constantly being modified and upgraded based on your input.
Encyclopedia Galactica web site is a freeware planetarium program that allows the creation of different types of sky maps in which practically any element is customizable.
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GmailAssistant is a notifier for multiple Gmail and Google Apps email accounts. It accesses your accounts securely using IMAP over SSL.
Outlook Attachment Remover - Free Outlook add-in to save and extract attachments [Freeware] Free Outlook add-in for saving and extracting attachments, decreasing the size of your Outlook files. Easy-to-use. Plenty of features. Does the same as the concurrents do, but for free.
AgileMail A simple and handy emailer is an email sender which is slim, powerful and easy to use. You can import messages from text files. You can easily add/remove attachments with a simple attachment management interface.
Xobni Learn more about Xobni for Outlook is the Outlook plug-in that saves you time finding email conversations, contacts and attachments.
eM Client E-mail client with Calendar is Windows based e-mail client that enables users to send and receive e-mail, manage calendars, contacts and tasks. It is developed as a user friendly option to existing e-mail clients.
is an application that alerts you when you have new Gmail messages.
MozBackup - Backup tool for Firefox and Thunderbird is a simple utility for creating backups of Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla Thunderbird, SeaMonkey, Mozilla Suite and Netscape profiles.
Auto Backup Outlook is a tiny program to start Outlook Express and program will be sent to systray and wait to you exit a Oulook Express and will take a backup of all files in Oulook folders to another safe place (disk) this will take a backup every time you exit your email program.
Abuse is a simple
program which will help you fight back spam.
GetByMail - Remote Access & File Sharing by Mail With GetByMail you can stay at home and have access to your office computer and vice versa simply through your e-mail accounts. You can get remote directory listings and tree view, download/upload files and directories, perform change dir, make dir, rename and delete operations, capture remote computer desktop screens, run remote applications, shutdown, reboot and logoff remote computer. During download/upload operations files and directories are automatically compressed and split into small pieces to assure reliable transmission.
ComBOTS A kind of 'All Over Communication' with the integrated functionality of e-mail, instant messaging and VoIP ...
Popp - Popp
is a simple and free POP3 email client. It features:
Yahoomail Folder is an utility that will let you use Yahoomail like a folder on your computer.
Sheep Friends - natty Natty is a very small system tray application which runs in the background. It silently checks for new mail. The amount of new mail is displayed in the system tray. Double click opens your mail program.
Linux's free, open-source answer to Microsoft Outlook comes to Windows
at last, in beta form.
Mobility Project - Simple Secure Communication. The Mobility Email client allows you to send and receive secure emails as well as read news and RSS feeds. It supports industry standards like IMAP, POP3, SMTP, S/MIME and OpenPGP. The Mobility Email client is mobile: you don't have to install it on computers to use it. You can take it with you on a USB stick and use it with virtually any email account, including webmail accounts from Hotmail, Yahoo!, AOL and Gmail.
Outlook Extras When you open attachments in Outlook such as Word documents, the files are stored in a hidden location and are not removed. I created this small utility to change the default path so you can easily find and delete them. Also, if the Outlook Security Patch is installed, many attachment file types are blocked and you are not allowed to open them. This utility will allow you to unblock the extensions you wish.
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File Utilities / BackUp Apps
Greenfish DataMiner This program recovers lost files from a damaged optical disc (CD or DVD).
www.koma-code.de - USB-ToolBox 2 (Win 982000XPVista) is a program with many
functions.Just load it on your USB-stick and have many useful Tools in one
program always at hand.
viksoe.dk - GMail Drive shell extension is a Shell Namespace Extension that creates a virtual filesystem around your Google Mail account, allowing you to use Gmail as a storage medium.
Roadkil.NetUnstoppable Copier Recovers files from disks with physical damage. Allows you to copy files from disks with problems such as bad sectors, scratches or that just give errors when reading data. The program will attempt to recover every readable piece of a file and put the pieces together. Using this method most types of files can be made useable even if some parts were not recoverable in the end.
FileClonePro is a real-time folder monitoring backup tool that synchronizes files or folders. Easy configuration, no skills needed. Atomatically starts with Windows and instantly makes copies of the files that have changed. File cloning backups can be done automatically or manually, and you can select the sensitivity of the file monitor.
Ultra Defragmenter is powerful Open Source defragmentation tool for Windows NT. It's engine is very fast, because it is created as kernel-mode driver. They are three interfaces to them: graphical, console and native. First is very useful, because it use cluster map visualization. Console is good for task scheduler, and native tool
Fat32Formatter is freeware and written by TOKIWA to format drive larger than 32GB to FAT32, which means it can walk around the OS restriction that you can format drive to FAT32 only the size up to 32GB on Windows2000/XP/Vista.
Glary Undelete is a free and easy-to-use yet powerful file undelete solution for FAT and NTFS file systems. It will bring back files emptied from the Recycle Bin, in a DOS window, from Windows Explorer with the SHIFT key held down. It will even recover files that have been deleted by bugs, crashes and viruses!
File Shredder With File Shredder you can remove files from your hard drive without fear they could be recovered. There are quite a few software tools today for retrieval of deleted files under Windows OS. Those tools, often referred to as "file recovery" software, are taking advantage of shortcoming of WIndows "delete" command that we all use regularly to delete files. Actually, the "delete" operation in Windows only removes bits of information from files so they appear deleted in OS. It is easy to retrieve those files using aforementioned specialized file recovery software.
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CopySpot - Coping files from one computer to another is as easy as drag-and-drop
DiskSweeper FREE - is a disk space cleanup software. It helps you remove unwanted junk and temporary files from your PC.
Syncro is a user friendly, versatile and useful backup (we call it synchronizing) application that will greatly simply and streamline backing up important files. Allow Syncro to automatically synchronize your files to a backup location on the same drive, or even another removable medium for safe storage of your important data. Using Syncro couldn't be more simple - just give Syncro a source and destination, and Syncro does the rest! Of course, in the grand Quantrix tradition, many customizable features in Syncro provide for a unique and flexible synchronization experience.
Undelete Plus. Free file recovery software. Retrieve accidentally deleted files. is a quick and effective way to retrieve accidentally deleted files, files removed from the Recycle Bin, in a DOS window, from a network drive, from Windows Explorer with the SHIFT key held down.
is a powerful hard
disk partitioning tool.
DLL Archive --- AnalogX Everyone has uninstalled programs at one point or another, just to be presented with that wonderful dialog asking whether or not we want to delete some 'shared' Windows resource... Do we? Does something else use that DLL file it's asking about? Help!!! That's where AnalogX DLL Archive comes in - it searches through all the files on your system and lets you know if any of them contain references to the DLL's in question!
files securely, bypassing the recycle bin!
Backup Forever Backup Forever
program makes backup copies and restores them safely.
Download details- Microsoft USB Flash Drive Manager (Standard) Use this application to backup and restore presentation, pictures, songs and applications from and to USB Flash Drive devices and take them with you. Use USB Flash Drives to store personal data, to keep your network configuration and to share information with your friends. Microsoft USB Flash Drive .
files Close Outlook for backup If you've ever tried to backup Outlook PST files, you know that you must close down Outlook first. Since I tend to leave Outlook running I needed a way to programatically close it down so my automated backup utility could backup my PST file. Just download the closeoutlook.exe utility to your hard drive and use the Windows Task Scheduler to run it just before your backups occur.
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FotoSketcher turns digital photos into beautiful pencil sketches or paintings in seconds.
creative side is a group of projects designed to unleash creativity through multimedia, allowing you to easily create digital content and share it with friends.
Snapact Photo Sharing - One program wraps organization and online sharing in one package. Snapact makes it easy to manage your photo collection. It also ties in nicely with SnapAct's online photo-sharing service.
Microsoft Research Image Composite Editor (ICE) is an advanced panoramic image stitcher. The application takes a set of overlapping photographs of a scene shot from a single camera location and creates a high-resolution panorama incorporating all the source images at full resolution. The stitched panorama can be saved in a wide variety of formats, from common formats like JPEG and TIFF to multi-resolution tiled formats like HD View and Silverlight Deep Zoom.
ArtRage 2 the easy to use, stylish painting software for Windows and Mac OS X!
Photomania is a comprehensive application ideal for acquiring, organizing, viewing, enhancing, and sharing your images.
PhotoMerge is easy to use tool for text inserting into your digital photos.
Google SketchUp is a deceptively simple, amazingly powerful tool for creating, viewing, and modifying 3D ideas quickly and easily. Google SketchUp was developed to combine the elegance and spontaneity of pencil sketching with the speed and flexibility of today's digital media.
Logo Creator is a utility used to create images from text input using virtually any font installed on your system. You can specify the font properties, color and a background color. You also have the option to apply a gradient effect to the background choosing the primary and secondary colors of the gradient. If you chose, you may load your own background image. The final image can be saved as a bitmap (.bmp), jpeg, (.jpg), or tiff (.tiff) image
Resize JPEGs Resize JPEGs is a simple, easy to use photo resizing utility. You can resize a single photo or resize an entire directory. We did not include any useless features in our product, we wanted something easy for anyone to understand. Other vendors provide features to convert, rotate, grayscale, thumbnails, print, email, publish, watermark, color correct, filter, and more! With Resize JPEGs you get just that, a program that will resize your jpegs, nothing more.
Text to Pic Creator allows you to create a bitmap image from text input, using any font installed on your system. You can specify the font properties, color and a background color and then save the result as a bitmap image or copy it to the clipboard.
BuibuiPhoto - is a nice freeware for managing your digital photos. BuibuiPhoto allows you to resize, crop, correct red-eyes of all your pictures very easily in "batch-mode". It allows you to create automatically some beautiful photo galleries (sample here) and upload them on your website without having any knowledge in website creation.
pixbook - digital photo developing services - digital photo print service - online photo album - digital photo album service - photobook and whishcard It provides you with a clear and simple way to arrange your digital photos in a virtual photo album. The package has a number of standard backgrounds and page styles. The photo frames and text frames can be dynamically adjusted within the page styles, so the final result depends only on your creativity.
Font Book Find a collection of fonts for Windows and Macintosh. Select the Alphabet to view the fonts of that category.
Phoenxsoftware - Download details 36-image converter A tool that can convert .bmp,.gif and .jpeg and more than 20 other image types into 36-other types o.a. icons, .tiff, .pdf, .pii and much more.
Inkscape. Draw Freely. Inkscape is an Open Source vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, Freehand, CorelDraw, or Xara X using the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format. Supported SVG features include shapes, paths, text, markers, clones, alpha blending, transforms, gradients, patterns, and grouping. Inkscape also supports Creative Commons meta-data, node editing,
WebShot - Website and webpage screenshot thumbnailing WebShot allows you to take screenshots of web pages and save them as full sized images or thumbnails. Screenshots images can be output in the JPG, GIF, PNG, or BMP formats.
FastStone Image Viewer, Screen Capture, Photo Resizer ... An image converter / resizer intended to enable users especially digital camera owners to convert, rename, resize, crop, rotate, change color depth, add text and watermark to images in a quick and easy BATCH mode.
Graphic text generator - Download - Custom graphic text font generator lets you write high impact website headings or sentences using elaborate graphic text fonts instead of the limited range of installed fonts.
Xpounded Auto3D (Automatic Single Image 2D to 3D image conversion) Here is a simple Anaglyph creation tool (Formerly RHS2D23D) that will automatically convert a 2D image into an Anaglyph based on the images visual features.
ImageConvert converts all or several images in a selected directory from one image format into another. ( BMP, PNG, JPG, GIF, ICO, TIFF, WMF ). Addtional the image resolution is changeable.
Photobie is a free image editing software with multiplayer support. Photobie includes many embedded filters and supports many Photoshop filter (.8bf) plug-ins. Photobie featured with advanced screen capture tools; It also supports photo framing, and image directory browsing; It can create/edit high quality gif animation with/without transparency. A compact flash player is also included. Photobie can generate true color icon.Photobie is full feature packed, which enables you to create eye-catching images and animations.
Oriens JPEG - process digital raw photos in batch with ease A productivity and automation platform to convert your raw photos into optimized *JPEG documents, web albums, screensaver, greeting images in batch mode. Integrates a full-featured EXIF/IPTC editor, a photo editor and various enhancement presets - frame, shadow, mask, watermark and text to give another dimension to your photos. Replicate and batch process tasks performed on a photo to multiple photos in a single-click. With ease of use and less learning curve, complex tasks are superseded by user-friendlier tools which take care of all the sophisticated processing of your raw photos without needing to a professional. A must have tool for every casual and hardcore photographers, graphic designers, webmaster alike.
Freeware to fine-tune Facial Images for Perfect Photos We have all taken photos spoilt with a less than perfect smile or expression. The revolutionary FaceFilter Xpress from Reallusion enables you to enhance and adjust facial images and provides the improvement your photo needs.
Free Software For Tiff Files Tiff Suite is a free collection of applications designed to aid in the production and manipulation of images with .tif file extensions. It also includes several file and directory functions that are intended to save with time and effort. Details of each individual application
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Keyboard / Typing / Mouse / Hardware Apps
Mr Memory (686Kb) is very simple. It provides a quick check of how your system memory is doing at any time. Once running. there will be a new icon in the Windows Taskbar for Mr. Memory. Move your mouse pointer over this and the Mr. Memory window will appear on your screen, move your pointer away and the window will disappear. Double click this icon if you want to exit Mr. Memory.
PC Wizard is a powerful utility designed especially for detection of hardware, but also some more analysis. It's able to identify a large scale of system components and supports the latest technologies and standards. This tool is periodically updated (usually once per month) in order to provide most accurate results.
IZArc - IZArc2Go is
portable version of IZArc.
Rain For keeping my 35 micron AMD K6-233 (O/C'd to 3X83) cool, I have found no program that works better." Those were my words after my initial testing of "Leading WinTech's" new program in May of 98. That system is now working harder than ever in my son's room and Rain still helps keep that processor from becoming a smoke emitting device.
HD Tune is a hard disk utility which has
the following functions:
Portable USB Apps - TheInfoBox.com Although a lot of people use their USB Flash Drive to take files around with them, you can also load up some cool programs and utilities. You can turn your drive into a portable toolbox filled with all sorts of goodies.
ClearTweak allows you to
change the contrast setting of the ClearType setting for Windows XP.
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Golden FTP server - download free ftp server software for windows is extremely easy to use personal FTP server for Windows and can be run by any person who has the most basic computer skills. The program loads automatically on Windows startup and you can identify the files you want to share with two mouse clicks via the dialog window that works in the same way as the standard Windows
Yawcam - Yet Another Webcam Software is a webcam software for windows written in java. The main ideas for Yawcam are to keep it simple and easy to use but to include all the usual features.
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WordPress is a personal publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, Web standards, and usability. WordPress was born out of a desire for an elegant, well-architectured personal publishing system built on PHP and MySQL and licensed under the GPL. It is the official successor of b2/cafelog. WordPress is fresh software, but its roots and development go back to 2001. It is a mature and stable product.
VSC Software - About LinkCollector is a bookmark manager for capturing and storing links. The program can effectively work with a large number of addresses, group Internet links into categories and is distinguished by a good set of features and a nice intuitive interface. After you start the program for the first time, it creates the "Captured" category where all links captured from the browser and imported from Internet Explorer Favorites will be added. The program captures links from the active browser window (Mozilla, Firefox, Opera, IExplorer), it is enough for the browser to be above all windows for some time for that.
Free Web Cam Watcher Watch up to 24 webcams simultaneously! Save any frame as a picture, or use any webcam as your screensaver. You can zoom in and zoom out of any webcam. You can even set the refresh rate of each webcam. See the world from your desktop. 100% free with no limitations for life.
Photo Desktop for Flickr — foxtrot_xray-software Increased functionality: The Photo Desktop for Flickr allows you to edit images before upload. Rotate, flip, tag, name, batch resize, and then batch upload your photos. All from one simple application.
Free Internetcam Free-Internetcam
allows you to share your webcam with everyone who knows your IP.
Roxio - Roxio Labs -- Media Ticker Features
Azureus - Java BitTorrent Client Azureus implements the BitTorrent protocol using java language and comes bundled with many invaluable features for both beginners and advanced users
RSS Bandit - This is the homepage of RSS Bandit: an RSS/Atom aggregator (also known as an RSS Reader) for your desktop written with the .NET Framework.
SaleHoo Alert - Wholesale Alerts Direct From eBay SaleHoo Alert brings wholesale eBay searching to your desktop. It can be used to search for wholesale items, save your favorite wholesale searches for Buy-It-Now auctions, regular auctions and eBay stores.
RSSMate a free RSS and Podcast reader, has been designed for maximum simplicity and compactness.
eBay Downloads Take advantage of the buying and selling tools that eBay has to offer! If you use eBay a little or a lot, eBay has a tool that can help you save time and make repetitive tasks much easier.
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LicenseCrawler Do you recognize this problem? You are sitting at home on the weekend and want to reinstall your system. But you are missing the serial numbers / license keys. That happened to me. So, I created this small utility, LicenseCrawler, which will enable you to find the license keys and serial numbers for Windows [all versions] and many of your programs.
Weezo - Remote access and file
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Shortcut Key Explorer We created Shortcut Key Explorer to help you manage the list of shortcut keys you have loaded on your computer. Simply run Shortcut Key Explorer and it will automatically load the existing shortcut keys and display them in an easy to read list. From this list you can double-click on any item and edit the properties of the Windows shortcut. This is great for troubleshooting duplicate shortcut keys or shortcut keys you did not even know existed.
Windows Product Key Viewer Windows Product Key Viewer is great if you ever need to find out your Windows product (CD) key. Windows does not provide a way to view the installed product key. If you have lost your key or the registration card that it is printed on, you are out of luck. Re-installing Windows requires you to have the original product key. Fortunately there is Windows Product Key Viewer.
FlowerThinger is a virtual gardening program. Plant, tend, and enjoy 11 different types of flowers. Watch your garden grow as you weed and water it.
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Modem Dial Up / Broadband Apps
is a powerful utility that dramatically increases the speed that you surf the
HomeNetMagic - Home Networking
Products is all about efficiently managing your home network.
CableNut Software is a tool for optimizing your Internet Connection. We have provided a way to tweak any option you may want to in the adjuster. You can load "CableNut Custom Setting" files that are included with the program to tweak your Internet connection.
Emsa Bandwidth Monitor utility is program that allows monitoring your inernet connection speed, total traffic, average download/upload speed, etc. It is very simple to use; runs as system tray icon and shows a small, transparent-able, repositionable window that you can place on your desktop.
is the best program to speed up your internet connection.
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Free MP3 Apps
Web Cam Apps Etc.
DVD Apps / Ipod Apps
TubeMaster++ Internet Tools The Internet is chock-full of sites that stream video and audio to your PC; YouTube's the most notable, but it has plenty of company. The problem, though, is that those sites don't let you capture that multimedia content so that you can store it on your PC and watch or listen to it later. That's where TubeMaster++ comes in. It saves those files, and converts them into an easy-to-use format as well.
iPodME iPod Media Encoder converts video into an iPod-compatible format, the easy way. As I was bored with the already existing converters like Videora, Xvid4PSP etc, I made this simple & efficient video converter. The profiles should be easy enough to figure, keeping in mind that slower encoding also means better video quality.
GB-PVR mediacentre. TV, Music, Video, Pictures, DVD is a mature, robust, full-featured Personal Video Recorder (PVR) or Media Center which runs on Microsoft Windows. It's main function is scheduling tv recording and watching live tv, but it can also playback a wide variety of media types across music, videos and photos.
Nexus Radio Nexus Radio is a free all-in-one application for all of your music needs. Search and download over 15 million songs directly to your PC, or listen to and record over 8000+ radio stations free of charge! You can play downloaded songs directly within Nexus Radio,
RadioLine freeware! Best RadioLine download! is a sound editing software for sound contents such as a net radios or podcasts. Multitrack editing (mixdown) is available, which is unavailable on SoundEngine: It is possible to record or paste sounds on 4 tracks.
Video Publishing Webcasting Software Video Caster A complete video publishing package makes sharing your videos and photos on the Web, easy
DVD Flick aims to be a simple but at the same time powerful DVD Authoring tool. It can take a number of video files stored on your computer and turn them into a DVD that will play back on your DVD player, Media Center or Home Cinema Set. You can add additional custom audio tracks, subtitles as well as a menu for easier navigation.
DVDslideshowGUI offers a very simple way to make your own slideshows. Just import photos and burn them as a slideshow on a DVD!
Froddle Pod Free iPod Manager the coolest, COMPLETELY FREE iPod Manager around. Froddle™ Pod is feature rich, easy to use and simple to navigate. It has many of the same features as iTunes and other iPod managers but also includes many extras.
HearWho is an online web application that
will work with your internet browser.
iTunesControl is a free, light-weight program designed to add useful features to iTunes. It adds visual feedback, a sleep timer, over 40 customizable global hotkeys, and more.
Livestation Interactive live TV on your computer that works! Download the free Livestation player Watch the world's leading TV channels in the highest quality plus your favourite web channels, all in one free player
Transfer Music from iPod to Computer and iTunes batch copy your iPod music and videos back to your computer folder or iTunes with just few clicks.
UsefulUtils TM UsefulUtils Discs Studio Full-functional compact application for burning data, DVD-Video (miniDVD) and AudioCD on optical discs in Windows 98/NT/ME/2000/XP/2003/Vista/2008
Truveo Video Manager is an desktop application that lets you search videos from not one but various video databases worldwide. It gets you the latest videos from Youtube, MYSPACE, Dailymotion, MSN Videos, CNN, CNBC and many more. In one line, the results you get are much more better than searching through each site for the videos you need.
iTunes Export Audio Tools exports playlists defined in your iTunes Music Library to standard .m3u, .wpl (Windows Media), or .zpl (Zune) playlists. iTunes Export is open source and freely available for use.
Video Thumbnails Maker allows you to make thumbnails (caps, previews) of video files. The utility can be used for home-video cataloging and for network video sharing support.
small and portable player for listening and recording webradio-streams.
AmoK DVD Shrinker
shrinks DVDs up to one fifth of the original size without any
noticeable quality reduction.
CubedLabs - software to the power of 3 YouTube Download&Convert, as the name suggests, allows users of the program to download any video from youtube and convert it into most formats - ready for sharing in emails or putting on an iPod (there are many more uses, these are just a couple).
Digital Video Repair small utility for repairing (fixing) AVI files. You can repair partly damaged or corrupted AVI file in these cases
Download Google videos from to
your local computer. Download and save Google videos ( google.com ) to your
PC, Ipod, Iphone, PSP, Mobile Phone with one-click.
iPod -- Folder Backup your
iPod Music to a folder on your Mac
iTunes Sync - Do you have iTunes? Do you have an iPod? I guess you don’t have an iPod, otherwise you probably wouldn’t be reading this. I have iTunes, I don’t have an iPod, but I wanted to be able to sync my MP3 player with iTunes, regardless of what brand it was… and so iTunes Sync was born. In just a few easy steps you can synchronize any iTunes playlist with any MP3 player that shows up as a drive letter in Windows. You can use either a standard playlist or a dynamically updating smart playlist to synchronize your MP3 Player. It’s as simple as 3 easy steps:
Sheep Friends Billy is a lightweighted no nonsense audio player that allows you to quickly play an entire directory of MP3 files.
wmr80.zip - Windows Media Recorder
DVDStyler - is a cross-platform DVD authoring application that makes possible for video enthusiasts to create professional-looking DVDs.
FREE SOFWARE DOWNLOAD- 3GP PLAYER 2008 3GP Player 2008 is a Free 3GP player for your PC. Supports all mobile phone video formats including 3GP, 3G2 (3GPP2) and MPEG-4, most of the video and audio codecs are supported. Now you can watch all your 3GP videos on your PC with this free and easy to use program
Watch TV Episodes on PC Streaming TV
Current Rockbox Builds These builds are provided fresh after every source code change. If builds are not currently showing, wait 5-10 minutes and then refresh the page
Cool DVD to AppleTV - is a powerful easy to use DVD to Apple TV Converter software, Faster convert DVD to Apple TV MP4 format and convert DVD to Apple TV audio formats MP3, AAC, WAV, put DVD on Apple TV with great quality and super fast converting speed
Free Sound Recorder- Freecorder Toolbar is a revolutionary new browser-based audio recording program, combining state of the art recording technology, ease-of-use, and some great browser enhancements. And best of all, it's 100% FREE!
Recordster a powerful audio recorder that allows you to record from any source your system supports (i.e. microphone, stereo mix/ speaker output, line-in, etc...). Records "on the fly" in real time: no temp files created.
You Tuber It's main function is to download (and save on your system) any video featured on youtube.com plus allows you to view/ play on your PC desktop. All functions are contained within a "web browser" type interface.
AxisAccess TV. is a free service that offers 3000+ channels of live, streaming television. This program requires no installation, and is completely free - forever! The channels are seperated by country, with over 140 countries to choose from.
DVD Cutter Cut part of DVD movies. It can be used to cut down your favorite scenes and songs from a DVD movie.
TubeMe By the
name of the tool you can understand it has to do with www.YouTube.com.
Best MP4 Video Converter + DVD to MP4 Pack This product offers convert all popular formats to iPod, PSP, Zune, iPhone, MP4 video/ movie, Easy Convert DVD, VCD, SVCD, AVI, MPEG, WMV, MOV, MP4, RM, RMVB, DivX, ASF, VOB, 3GP and etc. Best MP4 Video Converter + DVD to MP4 Pack helps you watch your music videos and movies on your iPod, PSP, Zune, iPhone.
Free Sound Recorder Software for Windows- Sound Recorder does exactly as it sounds -- it is an easy-to-use FREE software program that lets you record any sounds from your sound card and save the recording directly into MP3, WMA or WAV files.
iPod Desktop Manager Download ipodconverter.com can classify and manage ipod mp4 files in your computer easily. No matter under which disk, no matter under the deep table of contents, all can be extremely easily inquired, classified and managed. ipodconverter.com a shareware product for free. It takes extremely few system resources when it is running, achieving practically exquisitely, with high efficiency.
MyVideoBookmarks MyVideoBookmarks is a Windows Media Player (WMP) plug-in which allows you to create bookmarks for a movie. This free, easy to use plug-in can automatically create bookmarks and continue movies. This way, you don't have to keep remembering the position of the movie and seek to that position when a movie is interrupted.
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Wildgrape NewsDesk Wildgrape NewsDesk is a fast, convenient, and easy to use RSS headline reader for Windows. NewsDesk reads headlines from thousands of sources, including popular websites and weblogs.
awasu If you're like
most people, you have at least a few web sites that you go to on a regular
basis. Whether it be BBC World News, Wired or Slashdot, there's a wealth of
information out there, constantly changing.
AceStock is a FREE personal stocks monitor. You can't afford not to have this tool if you own any stock, participate in Stock Options plan or want to know what's happening on the market with your 401k today. AceStock brings realtime stock quotes right on your desktop. You don't have to watch it all the time, AceStock works in the completely automatic mode. From time to time AceStock is downloading the latest stock quotes from the Net and issues an alert if the stock is out of your defined range. This is it, nothing else, but isn't that all you want to know about your invesments?
HoverNews is a free standalone news grabbing application that is based off of the plug-in of the same name for HoverDesk. It is designed to work with custom backend files, RSS and RDF feeds as well as parsing the HTML of any website. HoverNews will scroll the headlines from your favorite website so that you can be kept abreast of a variety of news. Some of the websites that HoverNews works with are DeviantART, CNN, ABCNews, Slashdot, kuro5hin and more.
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eDoc Organizer Free Document Management
Software for Home and Small Business Users Do you feel like you can never
find that piece of paper that you're looking for?
Web Calendarindex.html Bob's Web Calendar Program
Rainbow Folders Easy to use and yet very powerful program which allows you to change color of the icon representing chosen folder to any color you like. This can dramatically increase your computer usage speed. You can also protect folders from being deleted by mistake, unshare them and even add a custom hint.
WorkWeek is an easy and functional calendar, which allows you to organize your life. You can create and sort notes by date, time, category. Notes wizard helps you to create complicated notes such as annually, monthly or weekly notes
TimAlosi.com - iCatalog is an application that will help you keep track of your digital pictures and music. If you are like many people, you have hundreds or thousands of digital pictures and music file on your computer. Over time, some of the files have been duplicated, changed, copied to new locations, and unfortunately, lost (even if you try to keep good backups). iCatalog helps by searching your computer for digital pictures and music and performing a digital fingerprint on the file. Using this digital fingerprint (the technical term is message digest), iCatalog can locate duplicate files, regardless of whether the file name is the same or different. iCatalog can also help to ensure that you have your digital pictures and music backed up sufficiently by allowing you to verify that ALL the files on your computer are actually on your various backup CD's, External Drives, etc.
Address Book Manager This is an application that will allow you to easily manage multiple Address Books in the default folder. It eliminates the need for creating folders and groups in your main Address Book. Using the normal Address Book you will lose the folder and group structure if you attempt to Import or Export the data. Separate Address Books will do away with that problem And you can even use it to change the default Address Book which will be used in Outlook Express and other applications
ReminderCube - ReminderCube is
a desktop calendar with many functions.
Movie Organizer Get your movie
collection organized with the OXD Software Movie Organizer.
Mozilla Sunbird™ is a cross-platform calendar application, built upon Mozilla Toolkit. Our goal is to bring Mozilla-style ease-of-use to your calendar, without tying you to a particular storage solution.
DeltaCalendar will display a small calendar on your desktop. The appearance of the calendar is completely customizable, you can change the fonts, colors, sizes, effects, borders and margins for each of it's zones. You can also choose on which day the calendar's week starts and also if you wish week numbers and week days to be displayed or not. The calendar can also show you future or past month by using the inovative calendar control bar to quickly navigate thru them.
Calendar Program Pro is a small but powerful calendar application which allows you to store all your information in one place. It is a freeware and no installation is required.
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Printer / Copier Scanner Apps
EasyScan is an acquisition interface for flatbed scanner using Twain standard interface capabilities from scanners drivers. So it allows to use all Twain version 1.6 or higher compatible scanners (most of flatbed scanners are). His goal is to standardize the using of scanners which interfaces are all different, and above all to promote a powerful interface with multiple possibilities. This software allows to scan in 256 colors, 16 colors...
FreeKapture Try our new FREEWARE TWAIN Image capture scanner software (FreeKapture) that is also integrated with MidWavi Pro v 2.98
PDF Pad is a comprehensive online destination where you can download and print the high quality documents you need for work, school and play, free of charge or registration hassles.
Pirmasoft - Dieter Schmeer With PSCopier you can use your scanner and printer as a copy machine. You can adjust brightness and scaling. In comparison to other programs of this kind, PSCopier achieves a much better quality.
With PrinterAnywhere you can print documents and photos on other people's printers as easily as on the local one connected to your machine. No special technical knowledge is required from both - printer owner and user. It just works!
Copy to Printer is a simple utility program that will send any file directly to any printer Windows knows of. A typical use of this is to send a PostScript file to a laser printer, which knows how to handle it. You can also send to any printer the .prn file generated when printing something after selecting the option “Print to a file”.
Home and Home Entertainment › Card printer - This set of 50
color-coordinated designs have a 3-D look, and includes
IMANDIX Print is a tool for printing digital fotos. You can add several fotos to one page and change their size and position to efficiently use your fotopaper when printing. Just 1 click can convert standard formats from 4:3 digitalformat to the 2:3 filmformat such as 9x13cm. You can assign the size of border around an image.
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WiseCleaner.com - Have
you noticed that the longer you have your computer, the slower it runs and the
more it crashes?
Eusing Free Registry Cleaner- Safely scan and repair registry problems - Spyware FREE. is a free registry repair software that allows you to safely clean and repair registry problems with a few simple mouse clicks. The Windows Registry is a crucial part of your PC's operation system.
EasyCleaner is a small program which searches the Windows registry for entries that are pointing nowhere. EasyCleaner also lets you delete all kinds of unnecessary files such as temps and backups. You can search for duplicate files and you can view some interesting info about your disk space usage! You are also able to manage startup programs, invalid shortcuts and add/remove software list. ToniArts may not be held accountable in any way if EasyCleaner affects your computer in a negative way
Registry Jumper - freeware registry navigation utility is a small utility that makes system registry navigation easier. This tool allows you to open desired registry keys in Windows® Regedit by one click. Works in two modes: GUI mode and command-line mode (open registry key supplied as command-line parameter). Additionally, Registry Jumper handles custom protocol "regjump://", which, for example, can be used in links in HTML pages to point to specific registry locations.
Registry Saver makes backups of your Windows registry, and stores them in uniquely named directories. It can also shut down your PC or put it to sleep mode afterwards.
FileAsoc File Association Editor Make Explorer right click context menu items. Restore damaged file associations. The registry entries and how they are used.
RegSeeker is a perfect
companion for your Windows regsitry !
Registrar Lite is a powerful and flexible freeware registry editor. It offers an explorer style interface which supports the clipboard and allows you to drag and drop registry keys and values.
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Screen Saver Build your custom screensaver; select a folder and use its
images files as screensaver.
Phota CD-Screensaver Builder The Phota CD/Screensaver Builder program makes this process simple, allowing you to package your album so that it can be easily copied to and viewed from a CD, or even built into a single executable install file.
WG ScreenSaver Creator
Version WG-ScreenSaver allows you to create your Scren Saver personalizes
using images JPG, GIF, and Animated GIF, BMP, ICO and SWF (file flash).
FREE Director Screensaver Creator - In a nutshell, DirSaver creates a screensaver and an installer from your Macromedia Director projector. DirSaver takes care of all the details and lets you take care of your real work!
Rain Screensaver simulate the blob effect in your desktop. This screensaver work under the Windows 9x/ME/NT/2000/XP platforms and don't require any hardware acceleration library like DirectX or OpenGL. The speed of the blob movement is connected to the computer power and to the video resolution used
Video Screensaver Put your favorite videos and mp3 songs as screen saver.
Free screensavers - slide
show screensavers These slide show and special effects screensavers are
created from high quality photos. All they are installable EXE files, that can
be easily installed on your computer system. An uninstallation procedure is also
Dark Solar System is a new 3d screensaver for Windows. This screensaver shows all planets of our solar system, uncluding Saturn's rings. It makes you able to know about dark matter and dark energy in our planet system.
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Search / Reference Apps
WebFerret - Fast and powerful Web search software for Windows. Get comprehensive results from multiple search engines and search the Web faster using WebFerret search software.
Everything Search Engine Locate files and folders by name instantly.
KallOut - Where Search Begins
The new way to search using only your mouse
Surf Canyon Improves your search on Google, Yahoo!, MSN and Craigslist
OrangeBlue - Software - QuickFind Quick and easy access to all your desktop and startmenu shortcuts, recently opened documents and all your Internet Explorer bookmarks
Windows Desktop Windows Desktop Search helps increase the productivity of information workers by enabling them to quickly and easily find what they are looking for.
Index Your Files Easy & Fast
Search Engine - Easy & Fast Index Engine
JustFind Results, given from search engines contain much junk information, furthermore, most of search engines often interpret your query not what you have expected. This software helps you to approximate the scope of your search by using search engine query language terms and its own engine to compose clauses that make your search more purposeful.
Cognatio will be a modern application for genealogical research and presentation. It is based on one of the most advanced data models of any genealogy application.
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Start / Launch / Shut Down Apps
Quick Startup Browse all
startup entries in an elegant list view.
Fast Launcher - Overview is replacement for Quick Launch and Start Menu! This application has several features which make this program far more powerful, useful and convenient than Quick Launch.
Easy StartUp View and delete Windows startup programs with a click
Timed Shutdown If your
computer is ATX (which most now are) then
Shutdown This program can be setup to shutdown, logoff, turn off or restart a user's machine. Very easy to use and distribute, no is installation required. By default (with no command line options), Shutdown will simply shutdown Windows. With the command line options, you can manipulate the functionality of this program. There is NO user interface for this program, when you run shutdown, it will execute the commands passed.This utility works well in combination with our Message Manager Deluxe login script utility.
Autoruns This utility, which has the most comprehensive knowledge of auto-starting locations of any startup monitor, shows you what programs are configured to run during system bootup or login, and shows you the entries in the order Windows processes them. These programs include ones in your startup folder, Run, RunOnce, and other Registry keys. You can configure Autoruns to show other locations, including Explorer shell extensions, toolbars, browser helper objects, Winlogon notifications, auto-start services, and much more. Autoruns goes way beyond the MSConfig utility bundled with Windows Me and XP.
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System Resource Apps
Advanced WindowsCare Personal Get rid of system slow down, freeze, crash and keep your system more stable with this advanced tool that provides an all in one single click solution
IObit SmartDefrag - Optimize and Defrag Hard Disk Find out how to eliminate PC crash and speed up your PC performance up to 500%, Without Any Cost
Windows fills up your computer's memory (RAM)
SIW - System Information for Windows Everything you want to know about your PC.
Advanced WindowsCare 2 Advanced WindowsCare v2 Personal is a comprehensive PC care utility that takes an one-click approach to help protect, repair and optimize your computer. It provides an all-in-one and super convenient solution for PC maintenance and protection. This fantastic program is available free of charge. Compared with its nearest competitor, Advanced WindowsCare v2 Personal provides the more essential and practical formula for Windows maintenance: Removing Spyware and Adware Preventing Security Threats Privacy Protection Fixing Registry Errors Temporary Files Cleanup Startup Cleanup Repairing Windows Speeding up System One-click Per Day Benefits Super Easy to Use Finishes all Work with one click. Scans and cures your whole system within one minute. Protects Your PC Scans and removes spyware and adware with the latest definition. Prevents spyware, hijackers and bad websites from being installed. Erases the history of all activities in your computer.
Cacheman You don't need to purchase expensive computer memory in order to speed up your PC - download Cacheman instead! The Cacheman utility is designed to improve the performance of your computer by optimizing the disk cache, memory and a number of other settings. Cacheman prevents frequent paging to the hard disk caused by poor memory management, so you get improved performance, faster system reaction time and greater stability. Wizards and predefined profiles make it suitable for novices and yet it is also powerful and versatile enough for the more experienced user. Cacheman also corrects generic problems on systems with more than 512MB of RAM.
WinCleaner Memory Optimizer will clean, optimize and free up your computer's memory. Specifically designed to free ram on XP systems. Memory is vital to the computer and that is why this software can help boost your system's performance. WinCleaner Memory Optimizer is set-and-forget software that will automatically optimize memory as you use your computer.
UBCD for Windows UBCD4Win is a bootable CD which contains software that allows you to repair, restore, or diagnose almost any computer problem. Our goal is to be the ultimate free hardware and software diagnostic tool. All software included in UBCD4Win are freeware utilities for Windows®. UBCD4Win is based on Bart's PE©. Bart's PE© builds a Windows® "pre-install" environment CD, basically Windows® booted from CD. We include many free hardware and software diagnostic tools that allow you to fix almost any problem you will face with your computer.
CleanUp! Free disk space, make your computer run better/faster and protect your privacy - all in one easy solution. All for free!
Font Frenzy tames the frenzy of fonts that can clutter and slow down Windows. The DeFrenzy function removes and stores all fonts except those that were present when Windows was first installed. In short, it cleans up your font folder so that Windows boots quicker and runs smoother.
ProcessLibrary.com - The online resource for process information! Get the latest definitions and exhaustive advice on all the processes running on directly in the Windows Task Manager by downloading the Quick Access InfoBar from ProcessLibrary.com.
RyanVM's Windows XP Post-SP2 Update Pack This pack is designed to bring a Windows XP CD with SP2 integrated fully up to date with all of the latest hotfixes released by Microsoft since SP2's release. It accomplishes this task via direct integration, where files on the CD are directly overwritten by the updated files. This method has numerous advantages over other integration techniques:
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CopyWriter - No nonsense editor since 2001 is a basic editor for all day use. As a lightweight general purpose editor it is capable of opening *.txt, *.rtf, *.doc and binary files.
Microsoft Reader is a free, downloadable software application that allows you to read eBooks on Windows-based devices you may already own. Take advantage of a growing marketplace of over 60,000 eBook titles while enjoying the convenience and features of Microsoft Reader.
PDF Plain Text Extractor(P2T) is a tool that can extract plain text from PDF files without any PDF SDK or other third party lib's help. You don't need any products from Adobe (neither Adobe Acrobat Reader nor Adobe Acrobat) installed on your computer. P2T focus on text extraction from pdf file. It analyzes the raw pdf file directly and extract plain text from it. The layout of the document is reserved. Performance and precision are our goal.
Tesseract OCR installer for Windows FreeOCR is a complete scan and OCR program including the Windows compiled Tesseract free ocr engine V2.00. It includes a Windows installer and It is very simple to use and supports multi-page tiff's, fax documents as well as most image types including compressed Tiff's which the Tesseract engine on its own cannot read .It now has Twain scanning included and support for multipage Tiff documents. Best of all it is totally free !
Free download ABC Amber
Sony Convertor, convert LRF files to PDF, HTML, CHM, DOC, RTF, TXT, HLP
documents ABC Amber Sony Converter is an advanced utility which converts
your LRF (Sony) files to any format you wish (PDF, HTML, CHM, RTF, HLP, DOC,
TXT, and more) easily and quickly.
AM-Notebook - note-taking program for notes and formula based spreadsheets is a multi-featured tabbed note-taking program that provides an easy and reliable way to save notes and formula supported spreadsheets in a light weight tray icon tool.
PageFour - Software for writers is a tabbed word processor and outliner for creative writers. Where other word processors were designed with the business user in mind, PageFour aims to meet the needs of a different class of writer. It does not improve your prose or make you a better writer - only you can do that, but PageFour does make your job just that little bit easier.
Notepad2 The original Notepad shipped with Windows is probably the handiest program of all times, small, fast, without frills! Notepad2 tries to follow this principle, it's a small, fast and free text editor with syntax highlighting for HTML and other common languages.
Text Recorder is our program which reads e-text aloud. It records either WAV or MP3 files which you can transfer to a portable player to listen to anywhere. You can get through all your computer-based reading, even when you are not at the computer. You can listen to electronic books, web pages, email and other text-based documents on your pocket MP3 player. While listening, you can commute, cook, exercise or just relax.
EXP Systems Home of PDF reDirect
Create PDF files and save them to your hard drive or network.
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1st Clock Light enhances the taskbar clock to show time and date in any format you wish, supports calendar, time zones and more...
Easy Timer - InspireSoft a simple alarm clock. Just set the time or in how many minutes it should alert and press activate - done!
ADVANCED CLOCK is a very useful program in your desktop. Its features include alarm function, screen saver, full customization options, ability to load with Windows startup and many more. In addition, it can shut down Windows and turn off your computer automatically after a period of inactivity. Perfect to leave running all day.
Downstairs With Time Sync you can keep your computer in time by synchornizing it's time and calendar with the atomic clock servers trough nts, time or htp protocol. You can define time servers on Time Sync configuration window and make it start when windows is started, also minimized if you wish to.
Alarm - free software Tired of forgetting things...
Alarm! ...never miss a date again!
ClockWorks This program handles a wide variety of time-related functions, from an alarm clock to a timer and a stopwatch. This is the basic shell of the program, I hope to elaborate on it if enough people believe it is useful and/or worthwhile.
Daytime retrieve the current time from daytime servers on the Internet and optionally adjust the clock of your PC.
Clock- a nice clock for your desktop at gljakal - free small utilities for you What you need is a clock! Not the tiny clock that is shown by windows in the right-bottom corner of your screen, but a more powerful, intelligent variation! What? Did you just say you also want it to be beautiful?
Be Punctual is a simple tool which includes Alarm Clock,Reminder and Human voice time teller(Both male and female). With alarm clock you can set alarm for different days of the week , With reminder you can set reminders for entire year and never forget anything and with human voice time teller you can listen to the current time in natural human voice.You can also set alarm tone as any of your favorite mp3 or wav files.
JWorld Time Clock This program shows the time of five different timezones, with analog and digital clocks. Choose from a list of 150 countries and 400 cities or define up to 5 countries and cities of your own. Implemented daylight savings time rules, 8 available time formats (12/24 hours, with weekday, date, month, seconds), configurable colors. Alarm clock with user defined message and sound signal plus a little calendar. Always on top mode and hide in system tray mode.
Easy MP3 Alarm Clock The days of your annoying alarm clock noises are over. Now you can use this Easy MP3 Alarm Clock which supports MP3 and other audio files to wake up to the pleasant sound of your favorite audio clip. Simply choose your audio file, set the time, and... go to sleep!
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Magic Bookmarks It allows the user to save his favorite sites in very organized way and allow opening multiple sites from the same category in one click only! (Instead of opening each site at a time)
utility runs in the system tray, and displays a list of all current drives.
JetStart - System Tray Toolbar - Application Launcher Software for Windows Tired of digging into crowded Start Menu? JetStart offers you a quick access to categorized Start Menu shortcuts, recently launched programs and system commands.
Powerclick is a small free utility that provides you with fast access to all commonly used power management features available in Windows. Those are shutdown, restart, standby, hibernate, log off and station lock (Windows 2000/XP only). Additionally it can disable Windows screensaver and power saving features when they are not desirable.
Right StartMenu Goes in
the Systray and makes another Start Menu, add up to 66 items now.
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Tweak UI For Windows Vista Ultimate Windows Tweaker From WinVistaClub is a freeware Tweak UI Utility for tweaking and optimizing Windows Vista, 32-bit & 64-bit.
Vista4Experts is kind of a treat for computer experts who don't want security center notifications, User Account Control dialogs, automatic Windows Defender scannings, automatic update installations (which cause you to reboot your system if you don't react quickly enough). People who want MSDN (or google) set as default search engine in the Internet Explorer search bar, who want the start menu power button to shut down the system instead of hibernating it, etc. These and many more fixes are included in Vista4Experts. All of these changes can be discarded, enabled or reversed. Vista4Experts is the first expert utility of its kind and works on every platform.
VistaTweaker I know
there are tons of free programs for tweaking windows, but i noticed that many of
them were a little bit outdated and with ackward interfaces. Also only a few
offer guidance on every tweak so many people don't know what every tweak is
supposed to do.
Speed It Up FREE for Windows Vista - XP.
THE PROBLEM: Over time, your once fast computer becomes slow due to several
iTweak for windows is a software designed to tweak some of your windows hidden settings for easier use, increase security and improve performance. iTweak content more than 73 powerful tweaks to customize your computer. iTweak is a freeware and it is created for the education purpose.
CrashDoctor - Crash Protection Program is a program developed to recover crashing programs. It works as a JIT windows debugger and activates when a windows program crashes. It then attaches to the program and tries to recover the program from crashing state by careful analysis of the program.
Game XP optimizes the performance of your computer, corrects problems and helps you to set up your system to match your gaming needs. Game XP extends your operating system's capabilities and makes Windows faster and comfortable for maximum gaming experience.
Safe XP improves your system
performance and makes Windows to run faster, more secure and more stable!
Tweak UI v1.33 Free yourself from the tyranny of ordinary Windows with this extra set of tools (also called PowerToys) created by Microsoft developers. Adjust menu speed and window animation. Move the StartUp folder up the Explorer hierachy, or move the My Documents folder to another drive. If you get the "No Help topic is associated with this item" message when you access the help menu, Tweak UI may have answers. The tool set also offers quick fixes for adding and removing items to your right-click New menu. And you may get a second chance at recovering lost uninstall options (but only if you've installed the program while the original uninstall list in Control Panel is intact).
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1Click Uninstaller - free tool to uninstall software quickly and easily is freeware designed to allow uninstalling programs quickly and easily. The program facilitates the uninstall process and eliminates the need for a standard time-taking way to remove software. Now you can forget about opening My Computer or Start Menu, then looking for Control Panel
Handy Uninstaller the powerful FREEWARE uninstaller! is a simple, but powerful FREEWARE uninstaller. It helps you to uninstall and remove unwanted programs installed on your computer.
One Click App Killer With this very small utility you can kill your frozen programs with one click. For example when you double-click on a program's icon, the target-like cursor will show-up. Then on the next program you click it will be terminated. The idea was based on Xkill. from the UNIX world. Basically, this utility is a Windows clone of Xkill.
ozZoom is an utility that zoom mouse pointer area with multiple zoom levels (move cursor over ozZoom window and define the level 2x 4x 6x 8x)
AntiFreeze AntiFreeze offers a last recourse when you find your computer in a hung state. Because programs consume too much CPU or too much memory or too many programs have been started, your computer has become unresponsive. The mouse still moves but no programs are responding, you cannot switch to other programs or even close them. You have even tried to start the Windows Task Manager even that won’t work because it does not get enough attention from the scheduler to respond to your mouse clicks and keyboard presses. You are ready to press the reset button, instead you can press the hotkey of AntiFreeze. It will put to sleep all running programs except the most critical ones, giving you the opportunity to close down the programs which are causing problems. You may even be able to save or recover your work.
Task Killer This process manager allows you to quickly terminate applications, processes, windows, to start/stop Windows services and etc. ie. you may "kill" a frozen (hanged up) application, process or service by clicking on the windows taskbar's Task Killer icon and choosing application (process) from the menu list. You will forget clumsy key combination Ctrl-Alt-Del and standard Task Manager window forever!
Professional (FREE) A suite of essential applications:
WinToolsXP WinTools Vista is a freeware application that provides quick and easy access to Windows Vista's built-in system utilities such as Command Prompt, Device Manager, Disk Cleanup, Registry Editor, User Accounts, and more - from one convenient spot.
CD-Door Guard Sometimes it happens, that CD/DVD drive's door breaks. It is not very pleasant, is it? So it's better prevent such situation. What to do? Just download install CD-Door Guard right now! CD-Door Guard will close the door of a CD/DVD device if it is opened too long. Also it checks disks left inside when Windows is shutting down and allows easily lock/unlock device's door. Also you can open or close it using CD-Door Guard by two mouse clicks.
is a free powerful and featureful monitoring tool for Windows.
Stop Screen Saver Have you ever wanted to stop your screen saver from running during that all important presentation? Do you have restricted access to your computer and you are not allowed to disable the screen saver yourself? Have you ever wanted to control the running of the screen saver from the click of a button? If you have answered YES to any of the questions above, then Stop Screen Saver is for you.
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ZipFast Zip multiple files of the same extension into their own seperate zips with ZipFast. This can be very handy for people who need to distribute lots of files of the same extension on a web-page, for instance loads of .bmp pictures which are huge can be zipped very easily and placed on a site. Also, if a program such as an emulator will read its data files from zips, then this can be used to save disk space.
7-Zip is a file archiver with highest compression ratio.
Zipfusion A free but versatile zip self-extractor (sfx) A self-extractor is
a program that is attached to a compressed archive (typically a zip file) to
allow files to be extracted without using an archive reader such as Winzip
(tm). Self-extractors are often used to distribute
software. In this case, files are typically extracted into a temporary directory
before a command is issued to initiate program installation. When installation
is complete (or when the computer is restarted) the temporary directory should
ZipCentral is a free and easy to use zip file manager with all the utilities you need to manage your zip files. The goal of ZipCentral is to be the most robust freeware zip-package you can find today. It is a great tool for the beginner as well as the expert. Working with zip files has never been easier!
UnzipThemAll is a program designed to help you to extract your archive files (zip, rar and ace format) in one operation.
Zip Self-Extractor is a freeware .zip self-extractor stub (fsx.exe 160K) that allows you to create self-extracting .zip archives that are run as an executable .exe file.
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