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#1 cancer10

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Posted 25 June 2005 - 12:57 PM

Here's a list of useful freeware applications, arranged alphabetically by category. Please post your favourite software to this thread....

Antivirus:
AVG - http://www.grisoft.com/us/us_index.php
Avast - http://www.avast.com/
AntiVir - http://www.free-av.com/
Panda ActiveScan - http://www.pandasoft....com/activescan

Audio Players:
Foobar2000 - http://www.foobar2000.org/
Sonique - http://sonique.lycos.com/
iTunes - http://www.apple.com/itunes/
jetAudio - http://www.jetaudio.com/
QCD - http://www.quinnware.com/
Winamp - http://www.winamp.com/

Audio Utilities:
CDex - http://cdexos.sourceforge.net/
dbPowerAMP Music Converter - http://www.dbpoweramp.com/dmc.htm

CD Recording:
ASPI Drivers - http://www.adaptec.c...pi_v470_exe.htm
CD/DVD Burner XP - http://www.cdburnerxp.se/
Burn 4 Free - http://www.burn4free.com/

CD Utilities:
Daemon Tools - http://www.daemon-to...rtal/portal.php

Download Managers:
WackGet - http://millweed.com/projects/wackget/
LeechGet - http://www.leechget.net/en/
wget for Windows - http://xoomer.virgilio.it/hherold/

Encryption:
PGP Freeware Edition - http://www.pgp.com/p...s/freeware.html
Axcrypt - http://axcrypt.sourceforge.net/
GnuPG - http://www.gnupg.org/

Firewall:
ZoneAlarm - http://www.zonelabs.com/
Sygate Personal Firewall - http://smb.sygate.co...pf_standard.htm
Kerio Personal Firewall - http://www.kerio.com/kpf_home.html
Outpost - http://www.agnitum.c...d/outpost1.html

GUI Utilities:
Tclock - http://homepage1.nif...lock/index.html
IconPhile - http://www.virtualpl...row/iphile.html
PowerMenu - http://www.veridicus...ming/powermenu/
Glass2k - http://www.chime.tv/...s/glass2k.shtml
D-Color XP - http://dliboon.frees...color/index.php
CursorXP - http://www.stardock....p/download.html
MobyDock - http://www.mobydock.com/
Samurize - http://www.samurize.com/

Image Viewers:
IrfanView - http://www.irfanview.com/
iBrowser - http://ibrowser.fcodersoft.com/
AhaView - http://www.aha-soft....haview/free.htm

Instant Messaging:
Miranda IM - http://www.miranda-im.org/
Gaim - http://gaim.sourceforge.net/
Trillian - http://www.ceruleans....com/downloads/
Yahoo Instant Messenger - http://messenger.yahoo.com/
MSN Messenger - http://messenger.msn.com/
AOL Instant Messenger - http://www.aim.com/
ICQ - http://www.icq.com
Jabber - http://www.jabber.org/

Networking:
Putty Telnet/SSH Client - http://www.chiark.gr...sgtatham/putty/
IP Tools - http://www.ks-soft.net/ip-tools.eng/
Ethereal Protocol Analyzer - http://www.ethereal.com/
HyperTerminal Private Edition - http://www.hilgraeve...e/download.html
RealVNC - http://www.realvnc.com/
Nmap - http://www.insecure.org/nmap/

Programming:
ActivePerl - http://www.activesta...cts/ActivePerl/
jEdit - http://www.jedit.org/
Dev-C++ - http://www.bloodshed.net/
MySQL - http://www.mysql.com
SciTE - http://www.scintilla.org/SciTE.html

Publication/Document Manipulation:
OpenOffice.org - http://download.open....org/index.html
AbiWord - http://www.abisource.com/download/

Spyware Protection:
Ad-Aware - http://www.lavasoft....ftware/adaware/
Spybot: Search & Destroy - http://spybot.safer-networking.de/
CWShredder - http://www.spywarein.../downloads.html
Hijack This - http://www.spywarein.../downloads.html
IE-SPYAD - http://www.staff.uiu...rce.htm#IESPYAD
SpywareBlaster - http://www.javacoolsoftware.com

System Utilities:
BootVis - http://www.majorgeek...oad.php?det=664
Resource Hacker - http://www.users.on....resourcehacker/
PC Inspector File Recovery - http://www.pcinspect.../UK/welcome.htm
Motherboard Monitor - http://mbm.livewiredev.com/
Sysinternals Utilities - http://www.sysintern...utilities.shtml
WCPUID - http://hp.vector.co....c/download.html

Video Players:
BSPlayer - http://www.bsplayer.org/
Core Media Player - http://www.tcmp.org/
Media Player Classic - http://sourceforge.n...?group_id=82303
VideoLAN - http://www.videolan.org/
Zoom Player - http://www.inmatrix...._download.shtml

Video Utilities:
KVCD - http://www.KVCD.net
TMPGEnc - http://www.tmpgenc.net/
VirtualDUB - http://www.virtualdub.org/

Web Browsers:
Mozilla FireFox - http://www.mozilla.org/download.html
Mozilla - http://www.mozilla.org/
Netscape - http://channels.nets...ers/default.jsp
MyIE2 - http://www.myie2.com/
Avantbrowser - http://www.avantbrowser.com/
SlimBrowser - http://www.flashpeak...er/sbrowser.htm

Web/FTP Servers:
SlimFTPd - http://www.whitsoftdev.com/slimftpd/
Filezilla - http://filezilla.sourceforge.net/
Xitami - http://www.xitami.com/
Apache - http://www.apache.org/
Savant - http://savant.sourceforge.net/

Some more

3D Graphics:
Anim8or - http://www.anim8or.com/
Blender - http://www.blender3d.org/
gmax - http://www.discreet.com/products/gmax/
Maya Personal Learning Ed. - http://www.alias.com...ple/index.shtml
Now3D - http://digilander.li...ng/homepage.htm
SOFTIMAGE|XSI EXP - http://www.softimage...roducts/exp/v3/

Anti-Virus:
AntiVir - http://www.free-av.com/
Avast - http://www.avast.com/i_idt_1018.html
AVG - http://www.grisoft.com/

Anti Spyware:
Ad-aware - http://www.lavasoft....ftware/adaware/
CWShredder - http://www.download....4-10301586.html
Diet K - http://www.dietk.com/
HiJackThis - http://www.spychecke...hijackthis.html
SpyBot Search & Destroy - http://spybot.safer-networking.de/
SpywareBlaster - http://www.javacools...areblaster.html
SpywareGuard - http://www.wildersse...ywareguard.html

IRC Clients:
BersIRC - http://www.bersirc.com/
BitchX - http://bitchx.org/download.php
HydraIRC - http://www.hydrairc.com/
TinyIRC - http://www.tinyirc.net/
XChat - http://www.xchat.org/

Audio Players:
1by1 - http://www.rz.uni-frankfurt.de/~pesch
Foobar 2000 - http://www.foobar2000.org/
iTunes - http://www.apple.com/itunes/
Jet Audio Basic - http://www.jetaudio.com/
Musik - http://musik.berlios.de/
QCD Player - http://www.quinnware.com/
Sonique - http://sonique.lycos.com/
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/
Encounter 2003 - http://www.waschbusch.com/
GermaniXEncoder - http://www.germanixsoft.de/
K-MP3 - http://www.katarncorp.com/
KraMixer - http://www.kramware.com/
ModPlug Tracker http://www.modplug.com/
MP3 Book Helper - http://mp3bookhelper.sourceforge.net/
MP3 Tag - http://www.mp3tag.de/
mp3DirectCut - http://www.rz.uni-frankfurt.de/~pesch/
MP3Gain - http://www.geocities.com/mp3gain/
mp3Trim - http://www.logiccell.com/~mp3trim/
MusicBrainz - http://musicbrainz.org/
Rarewares - http://rarewares.hydrogenaudio.org/
SoundEngine Free - http://www.cycleof5th.com/en/index.htm
TagScanner - http://xdev.narod.ru/tagscan_e.htm
The GodFather - http://users.otenet.gr/~jtcliper/tgf/

CD/DVD Burning:
Burn4Free - http://www.burn4free.com/
Burnatonce - http://www.burnatonce.com/
CDBurnerXP - http://hem.bredband.net/cdburnerxp/
CDRDAO - http://cdrdao.sourceforge.net/
CDR Tools Frontend - http://demosten.com/cdrfe/
Deepburner - http://www.deepburner.com/
DVD Decrypter: http://www.dvddecrypter.com/
Easy Burning, DropCD & Audio CD - http://www.paehl.de/cdr

Compression / Decompression:
7-zip - http://www.7-zip.org/
bzip2 - http://sources.redha...zip2/index.html
FilZip - http://www.filzip.com/
IZArc - http://www.florida.plus.com/izarc/
QuickZip - http://www.quickzip.org/
TUGZip - http://www.tugzip.com/
UltimateZIP - http://www.ultimatezip.com/
UPX - http://upx.sourceforge.net/
Zip&Go - http://www.handybits.com/zipngo.htm
Zipgenius - http://www.zipgenius.it/

Defrag Software:
DIRMS & Buzzsaw - http://www.dirms.com/
OpenVMS - http://www.execsoft....re/freeware.asp

Desktop Enhancements:
CursorXP - http://www.stardock....p/download.html
MobyDock - http://www.mobydock.com/
tclock2 - http://home.inreach....ck2/tclock2.htm

Download managers:
Fresh Download - http://www.freshdevi.../freshdown.html
LeechGet - http://www.leechget.net/en/
Net Transport - http://lycos26486.l7....cn/default.htm
Star Downloader - http://www.stardownl...m/downloads.php
wackget - http://millweed.com/projects/wackget/
wget - http://xoomer.virgilio.it/hherold/

Encryption and data security:
Axcrypt - http://axcrypt.sourceforge.net/
Blowfish Advanced CS- http://web.bsn.ch/lasse/bfacs.htm
Eraser - http://www.heidi.ie/eraser/default.php
File Shredder - http://www.sys-shiel...ileshredder.htm
GnuPG - http://www.gnupg.org/
PGP Freeware - http://www.pgp.com/p...s/freeware.html
WindowsCleaner - http://www.winnowsof...rnet-eraser.htm

File Managers:
2xExplorer - http://netez.com/2xExplorer/
A43 - http://www.shawneelink.net/~bgmiller/
Gyula's Navigator - http://www.wanari.com/
JExplorer - http://home.megapass.co.kr/~woosjung/
MeeSoft Commander - http://meesoft.logicnet.dk/

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

Firewalls:
Kerio (Kerio Personal Firewall is FREE for home and personal use) - http://www.kerio.com/kpf_home.html
Outpost Firewall (version 1 is free) - http://www.agnitum.c...d/outpost1.html
Sygate (FREE for personal use) - http://smb.sygate.co...pf_standard.htm
Zonealarm Basic firewall - http://www.zonelabs....reeDownload.jsp

FTP Clients:
Filezilla! - http://sourceforge.n...jects/filezilla
SmartFTP - http://www.smartftp.com/

FTP Servers:
FileZilla - http://filezilla.sourceforge.net/
GuildFTPD - http://www.totalshar...pplication=8334
Quick 'n Easy FTP Server - http://www.pablovand...ftp_server.html
SlimFTPd - http://www.whitsoftdev.com/slimftpd
WarFTPD - http://www.jgaa.com/

HTML Editors:
1st page 2000 - http://www.evrsoft.com/download.shtml
AceHTML - http://freeware.aceh...m/download.html
Aracnophilia - http://www.arachnoid.../arachnophilia/
HTML-Kit - http://www.chami.com/html-kit/
Selida - http://www.amaryllis.8m.com/
Trellian webPAGE - http://webpage.vendercom.com/
TSW WebCoder - http://www.tsware.net/

Image viewers:
Ahaview - http://www.aha-soft....ahaviewfree.exe
Irfanview - http://www.irfanview.com/
SlowView - http://www.slowview.at/
XNView - http://www.xnview.com/

The freeware list continues....

Instant Messenger:
Gaim - http://gaim.sourceforge.net/
Miranda IM - http://www.miranda-im.org/
Rhymbox - http://www.rhymbox.com/
PSI - http://psi.affinix.com/
Trillian Basic - http://trillian.cc/downloads

Internet Explorer Front-Ends:
Avantbrowser - http://www.avantbrowser.com/
MyIE2 - http://www.myie2.com/
SlimBrowser - http://www.flashpeak...er/sbrowser.htm

Mail programs:
i.Scribe - http://www.memecode.com/
Mahogany Mail - http://mahogany.sourceforge.net/
Pegasus Mail - http://www.pmail.com/
Thunderbird - http://www.mozilla.o...ts/thunderbird/

Anti-spam programs:
K9 - http://www.keir.net/k9.html
MailWasher- http://www.mailwasher.net/
POPFile - http://popfile.sourceforge.net/
SpamBayes - http://spambayes.sourceforge.net/

Network Tools:
CMDTime NTP Utility - http://www.softshape.com/download/
Ethereal Protocol Analyzer - http://www.ethereal.com/
NMap - http://www.insecure.org/nmap/
Ntop - http://www.ntop.org
PingPlotter - http://www.pingplotter.com
PuTTY - http://www.chiark.gr...~sgtatham/putty
RAS Graph & Stats - http://forum.flashfx...=&threadid=2400
RealVNC - http://www.realvnc.com/
TightVNC - http://www.tightvnc.org/
UltraVNC - http://ultravnc.sourceforge.net/
WinSCP - http://www.winscp.com/

Office Suite:
602PC Suite free edition - http://www.software6...s/download.html
AbiWord - http://www.abiword.com/
Open Office - http://www.openoffice.org/

Partition Managers:
Partition Resizer - http://zeleps.com/
Ranish Partition Manager - http://www.ranish.com/part/
TestDisk - http://www.cgsecurit...l?testdisk.html

PDF Utilities:
Free PDF - http://www.webxd.com...guy/frpdfdl.htm
Ghostscript/GSView - http://www.ghostscript.com/
PDF 995 - http://www.pdf995.com/
PDFCreator - http://sourceforge.n...cts/pdfcreator/

Photo manipulation and image design:
ColorPic - http://www.iconico.com/colorpic/
Pixia - http://www.ab.wakwak.com/~knight/
Sodiodi - http://www.sodipodi.com/
The Gimp - http://www.gimp.org/
Tuxpaint - http://www.newbreeds...re.com/tuxpaint

Programming:
ActivePerl - http://www.activesta...ucts/ActivePerl
Dev C++ - http://www.bloodshed.net/
Dev Pascal - 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/
Ruby - http://www.dm4lab.to...y/index_en.html
SharpDevelop - http://www.icsharpco.../opensource/sd/

Pop-up Blockers:
Google Toolbar - http://www.google.com/
NoAds - http://www.southbaypc.com/NoAds/
PopUp Stopper - http://www.panicware...uct_psfree.html
Privoxy - http://www.privoxy.org/
Proxomitron - http://www.proxomitron.info/


System Information and monitoring:
AIDA32 - http://www.aida32.hu/
CPU-Z - http://www.cpuid.com/cpuz.php
Gkrellm - http://bill.nalens.com/
Motherboard monitor - http://www.majorgeek...oad.php?det=311
WCPUID - http://hp.vector.co....c/download.html

Video codes :
DivX Codec - http://www.divx.com/...from_/index.php
FFDSHOW - http://sourceforge.n...rojects/ffdshow
Kazaa Lite Codec Pack - http://www.k-litecodecpack.com/
Nimo Codec Pack - http://www.divx-dige.../nimo_pack.html
Quicktime Alternative - http://www.k-litecodecpack.com/
Real Player Alternative - http://www.k-litecodecpack.com/

Video players :
BsPlayer - http://www.bsplayer.org/
Cygwin MPlayer - http://armory.nicewa...projects/cygmp/
MaximusDVD - http://www.maximusdvd.com/
Media Player Classic - http://sourceforge.n...?group_id=82303
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/
VirtualDubMod - http://sourceforge.n...?group_id=65889
xviD - http://www.roeder.go...oepi/xvid.shtml
Zwei-Stein Video Editor - http://www.thugsatba...ware/index.html

Web browsers:
Firefox - http://www.mozilla.o...oducts/firefox/
Internet Explorer - http://www.Mcft.com/ie
K-Meleon - http://kmeleon.sourceforge.net/
Mozilla - http://www.mozilla.org/
Netscape - http://channels.nets...ers/default.jsp

Web servers:
Abyss - http://abyss.sourceforge.net/
Aprelium Abyss - http://www.aprelium.com/
Apache - http://httpd.apache.org/
CIS WebServer - http://webserver.cisindia.net
Sambar - http://www.sambar.com/
Savant - http://savant.sourceforge.net/
TinyWeb - http://www.ritlabs.c...yweb/index.html

Webcam Software:
booruWebCam - http://www.booru.net/
Pryme - http://www.hilo.dk/pryme/

Checksum Utilities:
fsum - http://www.slavasoft.com/fsum/
hksfv - http://www.big-o-sof...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/
EditPad Lite - http://www.editpadpr...ditpadlite.html
Inno Setup - http://www.jrsoftware.org/isinfo.php
Memtest-86 - http://www.memtest86.com
MWSnap - http://www.mirekw.co...are/mwsnap.html
NetTime - http://nettime.sourceforge.net
Nullsoft Installer - http://www.nullsoft.com/free/nsis
Peerguardian - http://xs.tech.nu/
QuickSFV - http://www.geocities...ley/Mouse/4668/
png2ico - http://winterdrache....reeware/png2ico
Stickies - http://finiteloop.or...tware/stickies/
Sysinternals - http://www.sysinternals.com/
TClockEx - http://www.rcis.co.z...ockex/index.htm
Vim - http://vim.sourceforge.net

I hope u all would like it



#2 Afghan Admin

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Posted 25 June 2005 - 01:01 PM

Thanx for the links Cancer 10. :D

#3 Flash848

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Posted 25 June 2005 - 01:31 PM

More not listed GUI Utilities:
Docks: ObjectDock, Mobydock, RK Launcher, RocketDock

Widgets: AveDesk, Kapsules



Rainlendar Skinnable Calendar
Logon Loader For changing the Logon Screens

#4 iqbal0786

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Posted 25 June 2005 - 01:41 PM

wow so many

#5 AppleXY

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Posted 26 June 2005 - 11:09 PM

One Good Encryption Application:

Cypherix Cryptainer LE (128 Bit Encryption)

http://www.cypherix....on misspellings

#6 garonshanks

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Posted 26 June 2005 - 11:36 PM

My eyes burn.

Thanks for the link though, this should be pinned or something.

#7 cancer10

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Posted 27 June 2005 - 03:57 AM

Thanx for the links Cancer 10. :D

Anytime :)

#8 cmkumar2k

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Posted 27 June 2005 - 04:15 AM

OMG..... gr8 colln of "required" freewares with ready to download link!!! thanks to all (Y)

#9 south_anger

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Posted 27 June 2005 - 04:42 AM

thanx for the useful links... :D ;)

#10 cancer10

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Posted 28 June 2005 - 04:04 PM

*Post merged by moderator*

#11 iqbal0786

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Posted 28 June 2005 - 04:37 PM

wow... i've downloaded many... just if softimage|xsi wasn't a trial version... i think a lot of people use that software... especially those good at 3d rendering

#12 Aqua Structure

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Posted 01 July 2005 - 10:50 PM

This must be stickied.

#13 Jatin

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Posted 05 July 2005 - 02:57 PM

Thread moved to Software Help & Discussion and Pinned
Please try to improve this thread and make it more informative. Thanks

#14 cancer10

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Posted 05 July 2005 - 05:14 PM

Thanx Jatin :)

#15 Areus

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Posted 05 July 2005 - 05:20 PM

Added your additional lists to the first post.

#16 SEIKO

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Posted 01 January 2006 - 12:22 AM

now opera is free ^^

#17 trapoeraba

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Posted 13 January 2006 - 07:26 AM

VLC Media Player
Excelent and free open source multimedia player and streaming. A lot of audio and video formats (DVD's, VCD's, Dvix...). B)

#18 kho

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Posted 13 January 2006 - 03:39 PM

Free Download Manager is a wonderfull download manger (and believe me i tried alot before it)
check it out here

#19 Phas0r

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Posted 27 February 2006 - 11:39 AM

Geez i got pain in my finger from scrolling ! :lol: But great work ! (Y)

You guys forgot one nice free program or i looked over it :P ... Google Earth : http://earth.google.com/

#20 Tech

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Posted 27 February 2006 - 03:32 PM

Somebody needs to clean up these lists...they are many double posted links...

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