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Ultimate List of Free Essential Software

Ultimate List of Free Essential Software
Note:If you enjoy this list of software you might find these FREE online applications & tools helpful. No need to install or download anything, they work in your browser. Free software can save you hundreds and possibly thousands of dollars. The software listed below is completely free, doesn’t have malware or adware, is completely legal, and I use each of them personally. Most of them are Open Source. If you aren’t familiar with what Open Source is please read The Free Software Definition. This list includes the most popular software within their categories. Operating System Ubuntu – Designed as a Linux alternative to Windows or Mac operating systems. If you are thinking about upgrading to Windows 7 or getting a new computer Ubuntu is a great alternative. Anti Virus AVG Anti-Virus – the most popular free solution available at no cost to home users and provides the high level of detection capability that millions of users around the world trust to protect their computers. Personal Firewall

Reinstall Windows and outfit your system with all freeware programs I recently clean installed Windows XP on my laptop, and this meant that I had to re-install all the essential software that I use. It also presented an opportunity to write a posting about how you can outfit your computer with all the essential (and non-essential) software you need using strictly 100% freeware and/or open source titles.This posting could have been titled any of the following: Pre-installation: before reformatting my hard drive, I used the following programs: Installation: re-installed Windows XP on the re-formatted primary partition. Post installation: now the fun begins. Best Free and Freeware Software for Windows™ What I Use (Software and Sites) Here are some of my favorite sites and software that I visit and use every day: (Click on the screenshots to see the full-size image) 2. Object Dock {The best dock for windows) 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Here are some of my favorite web sites that I visit often divided into categories based on my interests: Technology, Graphics/Web-Design, Software and Web-Apps/Browsers/Filehosting. (Some of the sites’ descriptions by their authors) Technology: 1.PCWorld {a lot of useful articles based on computers and technology} 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Graphics/Web-Design 1. 2. 1stWebDesigner {Inspiration, Resources and Tools for Graphic and Web Designers} 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Software 1. 2. 3. 4. 6. 7. Web-Apps/Browsers/Filehosting 1. 2. 3. 5. 6. 7. P.S. Wisconsin became our thirtieth state on May 29, 1846. second largest state in the United States in land mass (Ling, 7). many farms that produce milk, Wisconsin is called the Cheese Capital of the Nation. badger. and motto. maple. play baseball.

Open Source Living Cool Open Source Games you should contribute to | Shinnok's Rants [Update1 20-07-2011] As per numerous requests, the games list has been updated with some more cool games that I’ve missed. They have been prepended to the top of the list and as before, they are in no particular order. While the popular conception when it comes to games for Linux is that they are almost non-existent, this is only true when it comes to big and popular commercial franchises that are backed up by giant video game studios and publishers like EA Games, Blizzard and Konami. On the other hand, Linux(and other platforms like *BSD) benefits from a myriad of open source and free games, some smaller for casual gaming and others more impressive like MMORPG’s and FPS’s that could compete with some of the commercial games out there in their branch either in the current state or given some fresh amount of contribution. 1. 2. 3. If you’re the CEO or have influence over a hosting or isp company you could help Open Source Gaming by donating resources to those games that need it. Xonotic

99 of the best Windows freeware programs you may not know of Due to the popularity of my previous article on Help Desk Geek entitled 99 ways to make your computer blazingly fast, I’ve decided to write another list post with 99 items, but this time on Windows freeware programs that you may have not heard of. If you search for “best freeware programs” or “top freeware apps”, you’ll get lots of lists, but mostly with programs everyone has already heard of: AVG anti-virus, 7-zip, Firefox, OpenOffice, etc., etc. That’s all nice and fine, but what about all those little gems programs that work great, but don’t get all the headlines? These are written in no particular order! Additionally, some of the programs I mention have free versions that have a few restrictions or are limited in some way. Note: Lastly, it should be noted that I have gone through the entire list and run every executable file through VirusTotal (as of Feb 2018) to ensure that the programs do not have malware or spyware. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18.

Best Windows Software The best PC software won't bog your Windows computer down. It's clean, free, and gets the job done. Consult this list for ideas and discover apps you didn't know existed. Note that some installers pack bloatware, useless adware that's pre-selected to install. Jump Ahead: Antivirus | Audio Tools | Backup and Sync | Browsers | Communication Tools | Defragging | Download Tools | Email Clients | Files Management | File Recovery | File Storage | Image Editors | Image Viewers | Maintenance | Miscellaneous | Optical and Disc Image Tools | PDF Tools | Productivity | Reading | Text Editing | Uninstallers | Video Tools Antivirus, Malware, and Firewalls Antivirus software is a cornerstone in protecting your computer from external attacks. Please see our dedicated guide to a full list of antivirus and security tools you should install to protect your Windows computer. Audio Tools foobar2000 Advanced cross-platform audio player with customizable user interface. Download: foobar2000 (Free) MusicBee Spotify

Welcome to | Who needs to pirate software with a list like this? [Archive] 3D Graphics: 3Delight Free - Anim8or - Aqsis - Blender - Houdini (Free Edition) - Now3D - OpenFX - POV-Ray - SOFTIMAGE|XSI EXP - Terragen - Toxic - Wings 3D - Anti-Virus: a-squared - AntiVir - Avast - AVG - BitDefender - ClamWin - Audio Players: 1by1 - Billy - Defrag Software: DIRMS & Buzzsaw - OpenVMS - Media Purveyor - Description Driven Image, Media and Digital Asset Management Software Free Software [ Home | What's New | Public Pages | Tell Friends | Privacy Policy | FAQ | Help | About myHq ] Questions?/Suggestions?/Enquiries? myHq was created by eMason, also the creator of bookHq

:: :: Send To Toys 2.7 Description Send To Toys is an enhancement of the Send To system menu. - Send To Toys Control Panel Applet allows you to manage the Send To system menu content, and configure the various Send To Toys settings. - "Add to Send To menu" and "Remove from Send To menu" allows you to personalize the Send To system menu for drives, folders, and programs. - Send To "Clipboard (as content)" copies the content of the file to the clipboard. - Send To "Clipboard (as name)" copies the name of the file or files to the clipboard. - Send To "Clipboard" command line utility copies the output of a command to the clipboard. - Send To "Command Prompt" opens a DOS console window, setting the current directory to the selected folder. - Send To "Default Mail Recipient" creates a new e-mail with attachments and predefined defaults for the recipients, subject, and message. - Send To "Favorites" adds a shortcut to your Favorites list. Freeware.

1 Hour Software by Skrommel LiPs v1.2 - 1KB Maxthon plugin or Internet Explorer bookmarklet that opens all linked movies and pictures in the same page, and adds easy image viewing. Features: - Shows movies at the top of the page, and images below Installation: As a Maxthon plugin: - Click the Maxthon icon , download and unzip it into Maxthon's Plugin folder. As a Local IE favorite: - Click the Internet Explorer icon Changes: - 20060606 - v1.1: Added support for Firefox, better handling of QuickTime and RealMedia. - 20060612 - v1.2: Converted into a Maxthon plugin with easy image viewing. Thanks to t2 at DonationCoder Forum for the idea!