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The 70 coolest free applications in existence

The 70 coolest free applications in existence
Posted on Sunday 16th of September 2007 at 14:37 in SoftwareAt the end of August I created a list of the 40 coolest free applications around which proved quite popular. As with all lists of this type the wisdom of the crowds brought forward numerous other suggestions that I'd overlooked for one reason or another - so here is the revised list. As with the original list, the purpose is to collate some of the best free applications (and sometimes online services) that can be found on the Internet. Image, Image Editing and GraphicsOfficeWeb and web developmentDevelopment Applications (IDE's)Operating SystemsVideo PlaybackAudioAnti-Virus and SecurityDownloading and Download ManagersRemote AccessUseful Applications that don't get their own categoryGames Image, Image Editing and Graphics GIMP – The GNU Image Manipulation Program is a Photoshop replacement that doesn’t have "quite" as much functionality but it’s excellent for free. Office Web and web development Video Playback Related:  Software/Freeware Lists

Best Open Source Software The promise of open source software is best quality, flexibility and reliability. This is the best open source software in the world. Firefox delivers helpful new features to make your online experience more productive. Chose from over a thousand useful add-ons to personalize and make it your own. Miro – free, open source internet tv and video player. Pidgin – is a multi-protocol Instant Messaging client that allows you to use all of your IM accounts at once: AIM, Bonjour, Gadu-Gadu, Google Talk, Groupwise, ICQ, IRC, MSN, QQ, SILC, SIMPLE, Sametime, XMPP, Yahoo! FeedReader – is a news aggregation solution that provides robust, state-of-the-art features in an intuitive, user-friendly environment. FileZilla – is a fast and reliable FTP client and server with lots of useful features and an intuitive interface. OpenOffice – is a multi platform and multi lingual office suite and an open-source project. Rubrica - is an address book manager for the GNOME Environment. Joomla! BBurst!

The Best Free Software of 2010 Get what you DON'T pay for: Here are 196 programs that cost nothing but will make your computing life richer—all while keeping your wallet fat. We don't want to make you feel bad, but, uh... are you really still paying for software? Wow. Well, we're here to spread the word: There's no lack of free software to be found online. Knowing all this, every year PCMag puts together a fresh look at the Best Free Software. In addition, we know there's plenty of free software available for smartphones, so we've made a notation if the app has a mobile component, but we'll leave the full list of no-cost apps for your phone to our mobile experts (See "The Top 100 Free Apps for Your Phone.") Many of the apps rounded up here are also "portable," meaning that they have versions that can be placed on a USB Flash Drive and run without installation, sometimes as part of the platform; we've marked them as such. Did we miss any great no-cost programs? In This Story:

23 Lesser known but Incredibly useful Windows Shortcuts Sponsored Links Keyboard Shortcuts are a great way to increase productivity as they save a lot of time and also relieve hands from that pain caused by using mouse repetitively. Here are 23 lesser known Windows Shortcuts categorized into their area of use that are incredibly helpful in increasing productivity as they make common daily tasks a lot easier. Windows Explorer 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9 SHIFT:To prevent a CD/DVD from running automatically press and hold Shift while inserting CD/DVD into your optical drive. 10. 11. 12. 13. Windows Management 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. Miscellaneous 21. 22. 23. If you know some more lesser known but useful windows shortcuts, you can discuss in comments below.

Gmail Backup | Safer is better 100 of the Best (Useful) OpenSource Applications | Ubuntu Linux Help The following is a list of about 100 of the best OpenSource Applications, that actually help make Linux more usable for people. It is my hope that this list shows potential Linux users that there really is a large, effective, productive and usable range of free, OpenSource applications. For existing Linux users (like myself), I think this will provide a great resource in finding applications that may better suit your needs, or just for fun! Needless to say, this is just some of the thousands of applications available! The majority of these applications can be installed by either apt-get or synaptic, however I’ve included the web site addresses of these applications so that you can obtain more information. This list took a long time to put together and I tried to keep it in alphabetical order for you. – You might want to bookmark this and come back later. Enjoy! Ardour: ( Ardour is a digital audio workstation. Audacity: ( Grip: GIMPshop:

ZePy - Collecting best of Internet Tips! Organizarte Magazine Freeware Top 30 The following is a list of 30 freeware programs that I cannot live without. I wanted this to be the one page a reader can turn to get all the essential free programs they need to install on a new computer. This list doesn’t cover the best free program in every conceivable category, but for those categories that are represented the programs showcased here in most cases, I would argue, are best-in-class. This list last updated July 17th 2010: 1- Everything: desktop file search that will transform the way you use your PC 2- Launchy: my favorite launcher 3- LastPass: centralized, cloud-based password manager 4. Some notes before proceeding: 1- Everything: desktop file search that will transform the way you use your PC Sounds hyperbolic, perhaps, but I stand by it 100%. Right clicking “search everything” on folders will soon become your method of choice when seeking, well, anything. “Everything” is relatively low on resource consumption (11 megs on my PC). > Go here to download.

Simple Help - Common questions, simple answers Guía no aburrida para hacer un presupuesto anual — Blog y Lana finanzas personales que se entienden Pasos para realizar un presupuesto – Guía no aburrida para hacer un presupuesto anual Hace poco andaba revisando mi presupuesto para este año y Planeatusfinanzas me preguntó si hacía uno anual. En realidad, a menos que seas una empresa y estés a cargo del dinero, no es necesario hacer uno anual. Más bien es como un mapa de lo que será tu presupuesto mes a mes. Paso 1 Revisar el gasto del año anterior. También me di cuenta de que nuestros gastos mensuales son más de lo que quisiera. Paso 2 Las metas financieras importantes. Paso 3 Pasos para quitar lo que no nos gustó. Paso 4 Agenda todos tus gastos anuales. Como ven, hay meses menos pesados que otros y es ahí donde tenemos que hacer un esfuerzo por no gastar de más para tener liquidez a la hora de los trancazos. Una vez que ya hicimos este mapa, solo hay anotar en el presupuesto-tamagochi mensual los gastos corrientes (que no vulgares) del mes, y los anuales que toquen. Happy budgeting!

The Best Free Software of 2009 - Video The best things in life often actually are free. Here, a list of 173 of the best things in life—free software, for launching apps, networking, backup, synchronization, entertainment, and more. Video 169. CamStudiowww.camstudio.orgWindows This open-source program for capturing videos of your screen turns what you do on your desktop, as well as the audio to go with it, into a movie, suitable for future demonstrations. 170. 171. 172. 173. The festival of free software doesn't have to end! • The Best Free Software '08 • Free iPhone apps

15 Online Tools that You Will Come to Love as a Tech · I have compiled a list of 15 free online tools that will help you greatly as a tech. I’m sure that there are other good ones that I have left out so please feel free to post the ones that you like as well. IPTools offers a wide variety of online networking tools. With this site you can look up IP address information, check spam databases, run pings, run traceroutes, lookup WHOIS information and much more. BugMeNot allows you to find and share logins for sites that require you to register. allows you to test your Internet connection speed. is a social bookmarking site that allows you to bookmark sites and view them from any computer. Omnidrive is an online storage service that allows you to upload large files, access them from any computer, and share them with other people. 10 Minute Mail allows you to create temporary email addresses that expire after 10 minutes. Free Password GeneratorFree Password Generator generates very strong and unique passwords.

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