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Useful Free Software
« on: October 25, 2006, 10:18:43 AM »
Spyware and adware removal tools
Adaware - http://www.lavasoftusa.com/software/adaware/

SpyBot Search and Destroy - http://www.safer-networking.org/en/index.html

SpyWare Blaster - http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/spywareblaster.html

HiJackThis - http://www.spychecker.com/program/hijackthis.html


Anti-spam programs:
K9 - http://www.keir.net/k9.html

MailWasher- http://www.mailwasher.net/

SpamBayes - http://spambayes.sourceforge.net/


Anti Virus
AVG - http://free.grisoft.com/freeweb.php/doc/2/

Avast - http://www.avast.com/eng/avast_4_home.html

AntiVir - http://www.free-av.com/


Firewall
Zonelabs - http://www.zonelabs.com/store/content/company/products/znalm/freeDownload.jsp

Commodo - http://www.personalfirewall.comodo.com/

Safety Net - http://www.netveda.com/consumer/safetynet.htm Seems dead, now - K@


Pop-up Blockers:
NoAds - http://www.southbaypc.com/NoAds/

PopUp Stopper - http://www.panicware.com/product_psfree.html Seems dead, now - K@

Proxomitron - http://www.proxomitron.info/


File repair and recovery:
PC Inspector File Recovery - http://www.pcinspector.de/file_recovery/UK/welcome.htm


FTP Clients:
Filezilla! - http://sourceforge.net/projects/filezilla

SmartFTP - http://www.smartftp.com/
 

FTP Servers:
FileZilla - http://filezilla.sourceforge.net/

SlimFTPd - http://www.whitsoftdev.com/slimftpd


Defrag Software:
DIRMS & Buzzsaw - http://www.dirms.com/


Best Free Software Suite
Ubuntu - http://www.ubuntu.com/download/ubuntu/download

AbiWord - http://www.abiword.com/

Open Office - http://www.openoffice.org/download/index.html

If you know of something that can be added to the list, pm me and i will modify this post.
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Re: Useful Free Software (locked)
« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2006, 16:07:32 PM »
Free Image Software
Paint.net - http://www.getpaint.net/index.html

Picasa -  http://picasa.google.com/


Image viewers:
Ahaview - http://www.aha-soft.com/ahaview/ahaviewfree.exe

Irfanview - http://www.irfanview.com/

XNView - http://www.xnview.com/


3D Graphics:
Anim8or - http://www.anim8or.com/

Blender - http://www.blender3d.org/

Now3D - http://digilander.libero.it/giulios/Eng/homepage.htm


Photo manipulation and image design:
ColorPic - http://www.iconico.com/colorpic/

The Gimp - http://www.gimp.org/

Photo Plus - http://www.freeserifsoftware.com/ not free, now, by the look of it - K@

Tuxpaint - http://www.tuxpaint.org/


CD/DVD Burning:
Burn4Free - http://www.burn4free.com/

CDRDAO - http://cdrdao.sourceforge.net/

CDR Tools Frontend - http://demosten.com/cdrfe/

Deepburner - http://www.deepburner.com/


Audio Players:
Foobar 2000 - http://www.foobar2000.org/

iTunes - http://www.apple.com/itunes/

Jet Audio Basic - http://www.jetaudio.com/

Musik - http://musik.berlios.de/ No longer, it seems - K@

QCD Player - http://www.quinnware.com/ No longer, it seems. Shame, coz that was a good one. - K@

Winamp - http://www.winamp.com/

 
Audio Tools:
Audacity - http://audacity.sourceforge.net/

CDex - http://cdexos.sourceforge.net/

dBpowerAMP Music Converter - http://www.dbpoweramp.com/dmc.htm

EAC - http://www.exactaudiocopy.de/

GermaniXEncoder - http://www.germanixsoft.de/ It's dead, Jim! - K@]/i]

KraMixer - http://www.kramware.com/ Not any more. - K@

ModPlug Tracker http://www.modplug.com/

MP3 Book Helper - http://mp3bookhelper.sourceforge.net/

MP3 Tag - http://www.mp3tag.de/

MusicBrainz - http://musicbrainz.org/


Video codes :
DivX Codec - http://www.divx.com/divx/?src=toptab...rom_/index.php

FFDSHOW - http://sourceforge.net/projects/ffdshow

Nimo Codec Pack - http://www.divx-digest.com/software/nimo_pack.html

 
Video players :
BsPlayer - http://www.bsplayer.org/

VideoLan - http://www.videolan.org/

 
Video tools:
DVD Shrink - http://www.dvdshrink.org/

DScaler - http://deinterlace.sourceforge.net/

FlasKMPEG - http://www.flaskmpeg.net

GSpot - http://www.headbands.com/gspot/

VirtualDub - http://www.virtualdub.org/

Burn DVD from AVI files -  http://www.dvdflick.net/

Avidemux - http://fixounet.free.fr/avidemux/

Format Factory - http://www.formatoz.com/ Beware of nasties, with this, now (Sadly) - K@

DVD Styler - http://portableapps.com/apps/music_video/dvdstyler_portable
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Re: Useful Free Software
« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2006, 07:51:10 AM »
IRC Clients:
BitchX - http://bitchx.org/download.php

HydraIRC - http://www.hydrairc.com/ It's a stiff! It is, no more! - K@

TinyIRC - http://www.tinyirc.net/ Anuvver dead un! - K@

XChat - http://www.xchat.org/

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

bzip2 - http://sources.redhat.com/bzip2/index.html

FilZip - http://www.filzip.com/

QuickZip - http://www.quickzip.org/ Account suspended - K@

TUGZip - http://www.tugzip.com/

UPX - http://upx.sourceforge.net/

Zip&Go - http://www.handybits.com/zipngo.htm Redirects to ShowBox, a free streaming Android app - K@
 
Download managers:
Fresh Download - http://www.freshdevices.com/freshdown.html

Star Downloader - http://www.stardownloader.com/downloads.php Site is now for sale. - K@

 
Encryption and data security:
Axcrypt - http://axcrypt.sourceforge.net/

Blowfish Advanced CS- http://web.bsn.ch/lasse/bfacs.htm Dead site, now - K@

Eraser - http://www.heidi.ie/eraser/default.php

File Shredder - http://www.sys-shield.com/fileshredder.htm Dead site, now - K@

GnuPG - http://www.gnupg.org/

 
File Managers:
JExplorer - http://home.megapass.co.kr/~woosjung/ Still exists, but not updates since 2006 - K@

 
HTML Editors:
SuperEdi - http://www.wolosoft.com/en/superedi/index.html

1st page 2000 - http://www.evrsoft.com/download.shtml

Aracnophilia - http://www.arachnoid.com/arachnophilia/

HTML-Kit - http://www.chami.com/html-kit/

Selida - http://www.amaryllis.8m.com/ Something which, now, seems to be Chinese - K@

Trellian webPAGE - http://webpage.vendercom.com/

TSW WebCoder - http://www.tsware.net/

 
Instant Messenger:
Pidgin - http://www.pidgin.im/

Miranda IM - http://www.miranda-im.org/

PSI - http://psi-im.org/

Trillian Basic - http://www.trillian.im/ Seems to be only a "Try for free", now - K@
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Re: Useful Free Software
« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2006, 07:53:52 AM »
Internet Explorer Front-Ends:
Avantbrowser - http://www.avantbrowser.com/ Seems dead, now - K@[/]

MyIE2 - http://www.myie2.com/ 404 - K@

 
Mail programs:
i.Scribe - http://www.memecode.com/

Mahogany Mail - http://mahogany.sourceforge.net/

Pegasus Mail - http://www.pmail.com/

Thunderbird - http://www.mozilla.org/projects/thunderbird/
 

Network Tools:
CMDTime NTP Utility - http://www.softshape.com/download/

Ethereal Protocol Analyzer - http://www.ethereal.com/ Summat else, now, methinks - K@

NMap - http://www.insecure.org/nmap/

Ntop - http://www.ntop.org

PingPlotter - http://www.pingplotter.com Only free for two week's use - K@[/]

PuTTY - http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty

RealVNC - http://www.realvnc.com/ [Another that's only a free trial, now - K@


TightVNC - http://www.tightvnc.org/

UltraVNC - http://ultravnc.sourceforge.net/

WinSCP - http://www.winscp.com/ Another one that's toast - K@[/]
 
Partition Managers:
Ranish Partition Manager - http://www.ranish.com/part/

TestDisk - http://www.cgsecurity.org/index.html?testdisk.html

 
PDF Utilities:
Foxit PDF Reader - http://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf/rd_intro.php

Ghostscript/GSView - http://www.ghostscript.com/

PDF 995 - http://www.pdf995.com/

PDFCreator - http://sourceforge.net/projects/pdfcreator/
 
 
Programming:
ActivePerl - http://www.activestate.com/Products/ActivePerl

Dev C++ - http://www.bloodshed.net/

Eclipse - http://www.eclipse.org/

Freepascal - http://www.freepascal.org/

jEdit - http://www.jedit.org/

PHP Hypertext Parser - http://www.php.net/

Python - http://www.python.org/

SharpDevelop - http://www.icsharpcode.net/opensource/sd/
 

System Information and monitoring:
CPU-Z - http://www.cpuid.com/cpuz.php

Motherboard monitor - http://www.majorgeeks.com/download.php?det=311 Not updated sinnce 2004! - K@


Web browsers:
Firefox - http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new/

Internet Explorer - http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/internet-explorer/products/ie/home

K-Meleon - http://kmeleon.sourceforge.net/
 

Web servers:
Abyss - http://abyss.sourceforge.net/

Aprelium Abyss - http://www.aprelium.com/

Apache - http://httpd.apache.org/

Savant - http://savant.sourceforge.net/

TinyWeb - http://www.ritlabs.com/tinyweb/index.html
 

Checksum Utilities:
fsum - http://www.slavasoft.com/fsum/

hksfv - http://www.big-o-software.com/products/hksfv/

md5sum - http://www.etree.org/md5com.html

md5summer - http://www.md5summer.org/

 
General Utilities And Other Applications:
AnalogX - http://www.analogx.com/

AppRocket - http://www.candylabs.com/approcket/

Celestia - http://www.shatters.net/celestia

Cygwin - http://www.cygwin.com

Dirkey - http://www.protonfx.com/dirkey/ As the dodo - K@

EditPad Lite - http://www.editpadpro.com/editpadlite.html

Inno Setup - http://www.jrsoftware.org/isinfo.php

Memtest-86 - http://www.memtest86.com

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

NetTime - http://nettime.sourceforge.net

png2ico - http://winterdrache.de/freeware/png2ico

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals

TClockEx - http://www.rcis.co.za/dale/tclockex/index.htm EEK! - K@

Vim - http://vim.sourceforge.net

Stellarium - http://www.stellarium.org/
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Re: Useful Free Software
« Reply #4 on: January 24, 2012, 13:09:51 PM »
Useful websites

CNet - www.cnet.com/downloads

UpToDown - http://en.uptodown.com/ Redirects to some crap Amazon site, now. Kindle add-ons, by the look of it - K@

SumoPaint - http://www.sumopaint.com/start/

DropBox - http://www.getdropbox.com/pricing

NoNags - http://www.nonags.com/ Sadly, this site is now something quite nasty. Avoid! - K@
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Re: Useful Free Software
« Reply #5 on: November 02, 2017, 12:35:32 PM »
Portable Freeware

http://www.alexnolan.net/

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Re: Useful Free Software
« Reply #6 on: November 03, 2017, 12:34:18 PM »
mmmm... portable...

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Re: Useful Free Software
« Reply #7 on: November 03, 2017, 14:10:50 PM »
Had a bit of a clear-out, of Lisa's links.

Let me know if I've buggered any up. :)
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