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Useful and Free Downloadable Programs

 
Wouldn't it be great if someone put together a page of fun and/or useful downloadable programs that are also free? We thought so too. And then decided to be the ones to do it. If there is something you think ought to be here Contact Us and let us know. We are looking for more high quality, useful and free downloads to share with our visitors.

Communications

   
Skype
Skype is the next phenomenon from the people who brought you KaZaA. Just like KaZaA, Skype uses P2P (peer-to-peer) technology to connect you to other users not to share files this time, but to talk and chat with your friends. Click Here to learn more & then download.

Trillian
Trillian consolidates all the major chat clients -- IRC, AIM, ICQ, MSN, and Yahoo! Messenger -- letting you use all of them at once. Trillian supports the unique features of each, from skinnable emoticons to file transfer. Click Here to learn more & then download.

Entertainment

   
Celestia
Celestia is a free real-time space simulation that lets you experience our universe in three dimensions. Unlike most planetarium software, Celestia doesn't confine you to the surface of the Earth. You can travel throughout the solar system, to any of over 100,000 stars, or even beyond the galaxy. Click Here to learn more & then download.

Stellarium
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. Click Here to learn more & then download.

Webshots
Webshots Desktop, a free photo management application, combines wallpaper and screensaver functionality with tools for managing and sharing photos. The application offers slideshows, one-click photo uploads from digital cameras to online photo albums, and a feature that allows users to track and view the photo albums of their friends and family. Click Here to learn more & then download.

WinComics
WinComics lets you select from about 100 different comic strips (Garfield, Dilbert etc.) and then connects to the web and downloads the latest comic strip. It will create a custom page with all the comics you selected and launch it in your browser ready for you to enjoy.
Click Here to learn more & then download.

Vibe Streamer
Vibe Streamer is a free MP3 streaming server that allows you to connect and stream your music using only a standard web browser. - Play your music anywhere! Click Here to learn more & then download

Google Pack

   
Google Pack
Google Pack is a free collection of essential software from Google and other companies. The software in the Google Pack helps you browse the web faster, remove spyware and viruses, organize your photos, and more.

Media

   
Audacity
Audacity is a free, easy-to-use audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems. You can use Audacity to:
  • Record live audio.
  • Convert tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs.
  • Edit Ogg Vorbis, MP3, and WAV sound files.
  • Cut, copy, splice, and mix sounds together.
  • Change the speed or pitch of a recording.
  • And more!

Click Here to learn more & then download.

Avid Free DV
Avid Free DV is feature-streamlined, standalone software which includes basic video and audio editing capabilities, up to two streams of real-time effects and support for both Windows XP and Macintosh OS X platforms.

Democracy Player
There's an opportunity to build a new, open mass medium of online television. We're developing the Democracy internet TV platform so that watching internet video channels will be as easy as watching TV and broadcasting a channel will be open to everyone. Unlike traditional TV, everyone will have a voice. Click Here to learn more & then download.

iPodder
iPodder is the premier Podcasting application, allowing users to capture and listen to Internet audio programs anytime, anywhere. It allows users to select and download shows and music and to play whenever they want on their iPods, portable digital media players, or computers automatically, after specifying which music or shows they want to listen to. Click here to learn more & then download.

Steamripper
With the emergence of file sharing protocols, the average Internet user can download nearly any mp3 he wants in a matter of no time, but many times people don't know what they want. Streamripper allows you to download an entire station of music. Many of these mp3 radio stations only play certain genres, so you can now download an entire collection of goa/trance music, an entire collection of jazz, punk rock, whatever you want. Click Here to learn more & then download.

Tales Animator
Tales Animator is the best software animator for making cartoons. It allows you to develop high quality animations and save them in AVI and animated GIF formats. You can animate your favorite fairy tales. You can animate your presentations. You do not need to be an artist or advanced user. Tales Animator takes a screenplay in very simple format and converts it into high quality cartoons with sound and titles. Click Here to learn more & then download.

Winamp
Winamp plays music and video files. It runs seamlessly in the background. No invasive commercials. Community radio stations in all genres programmed by enthusiasts. Click Here to learn more & then download.

Productivity

   

AbiWord
A word processor. Leaner and quicker than OpenOffice. Compatible with Microsoft Word documents and OpenDocument Format. Download Page

A Calculator of Strength and Speed
Bored in your Pre-Calculus class? Here's a super-easy way to graph and evaluate functions along with happy calculator conversions. This free download comes from Microsoft. Calculator of Strength and Speed download.

Convert
Convert is an easy to use unit conversion program that will convert the most popular units of distance, temperature, volume, time, speed, mass, power, density, pressure, energy and many others, including the ability to create custom conversions! Click Here to learn more & then download.

GIMPShop
Photo editing application that rivals Photoshop in features.  Download Page

Google Deskbar
Google's latest tool lets you search the web from any application without opening a browser window. All you need is an internet connection. Click here to learn more & then download.

IrfanView
IrfanView is a very fast graphic viewer. It supports thumbnails, image previews, dragging and dropping, scanning, slide shows, batch conversions, cutting and cropping, image effects, and more. Click Here to learn more & then download.

Mozilla Firefox
Mozilla Firefox is a web browser with pop-up blocking, tabbed browsing, and privacy and security features.

OpenOffice.org
OpenOffice.org is an Open Source, community-developed, multi-platform office productivity suite. It includes the key desktop applications, such as a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation manager, and drawing program, with a user interface and feature set similar to other office suites. Sophisticated and flexible, OpenOffice.org also works transparently with a variety of file formats, including Microsoft Office. Click Here to learn more & then download.

Rainbow Folders
Rainbow Folders (RF) is an easy to use program, which allows you to change color of the icon representing chosen folder to any color you like. This is a wonderful way to make it easier to find the files you work with regularly. Click Here to learn more & then download.

SyncBack
SyncBack lets you easily backup or synchronize your important files to another drive, directory, or network. Highly configurable, but extremely simple to use! Integrated with Windows Scheduler to automate backups. Detailed HTML log files are produced. Best of all, this is free software. Click Here to learn more & then download

Weather Watcher
Ad-free, spyware-free, hassle-free... Your weather, your way.  View current conditions, hourly forecast, daily forecast, detailed forecast, severe weather alerts, and weather maps for almost any city world-wide! Click Here to learn more & then download.

Protection

   
Ad-aware
With its ability to comprehensively scan your memory, registry, hard, removable and optical drives for known datamining, aggressive advertising, and tracking components, Ad-aware will provide the user with the confidence to surf the Internet knowing that their privacy will remain intact. Let Ad-aware protect your privacy. Click here to learn more & then download.

AVG Anti-Virus
A first class anti-Virus for free to individual users is available from AVG.

  • AVG Resident Protection
  • AVG e-mail Scanner
  • AVG On-Demand Scanner
  • Free Virus Database Updates
  • Automatic Update feature
  • Automatic Healing of infected files
  • AVG Virus Vault for safe handling of infected files

Click Here to learn more & then download.

Cryptainer LE Encryption Software
Secure your data and ensure absolute privacy with Cypherix's powerful encryption software
Additionally, Cryptainer LE allows you to send encrypted email files. Click here to learn more & then download.

Hijack This
Hijack This is a tool, that lists all installed browser add-on, buttons, startup items and allows you to inspect, and optionally remove selected items. This tool safely removes browser hijackers. Intended for advanced users. Click Here to learn more & then download.

iISystem Wiper
iISystem Wiper allows you to clear the history of your activites from you computer. Many programs store information about your activieties on the computer. Some of this information is easy to clear, such as the History, but other information can be hard to locate and clear, for example the cookie index file. Click Here to learn more & then download.

POW
If You hate pop ups, and who doesn't, POW from Analog X will help out by closing them. You choose the popups to delete and then POW remembers them and zaps them as you surf. Click Here to learn more & then download.

Spybot - Search & Destroy
Spybot - Search & Destroy can detect and remove spyware of different kinds from your computer. Spyware is a relatively new kind of threat that common anti-virus applications do not yet cover. If you see new toolbars in your Internet Explorer that you didn't intentionally install, if your browser crashes, or if you browser start page has changed without your knowing, you most probably have spyware. Click Here to learn more & then download.

TrueCrypt 4.2a
Protect your sensitive data with this free open-source disk encryption software. Creates a virtual encrypted disk within a file and mount it as a real disk. Encrypt an entire hard disk partition or a device, such as USB flash drive. Automatically and transparently encrypt in real time.

 
 

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