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    Free software

    Here's a list of some freeware programs that are available on the net for just about everything. It's not exclusive so feel free to add to this thread with any others worthy of inclusion.

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    3D Graphics:

    Anim8or http://www.anim8or.com/
    Blender http://www.blender3d.org/
    gmax http://www.discreet.com/products/gmax/
    Now3D http://digilander.libero.it/giulios/Eng/homepage.htm
    SOFTIMAGE|XSI EXP http://www.softimage.com/products/exp/v3/


    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/

    Anti Spyware:

    Ad aware http://www.lavasoft.de/software/adaware/
    Diet K http://www.dietk.com/
    SpyBot Search & Destroy http://spybot.safer-networking.de/
    SpywareBlaster http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/spywareblaster.html
    SpywareGuard http://www.wilderssecurity.net/spywareguard.html


    AntiVirus

    AntiVir http://www.free-av.com/
    Avast http://www.avast.com/
    AVG http://www.grisoft.com/
    BitDefender8 http://www.bitdefender.com/PRODUCT-1...-Edition.html#

    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/
    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/


    Benchmark tools

    3d mark 2001 / 3dmark 2003 http://www.futuremark.com/
    Aquamark http://www.aquamark3.com/
    Sandra http://www.sisoftware.demon.co.uk/sandra/


    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/


    Compression / Decompression:

    7-zip http://www.7-zip.org/
    bzip2 http://sources.redhat.com/bzip2/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.com/freeware/freeware.asp


    Download managers:

    Fresh Download http://www.freshdevices.com/freshdown.html
    LeechGet http://www.leechget.net/en/
    Net Transport http://lycos26486.l78.lycos.com.cn/default.htm
    Star Downloader http://www.stardownloader.com/downloads.php
    wackget http://millweed.com/projects/wackget/
    wget http://xoomer.virgilio.it/hherold/


    DVD tools

    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/
    DVD shrink http://www.dvdshrink.org/
    Dvd2avi http://arbor.ee.ntu.edu.tw/~jackei/dvd2avi/
    Easy Burning, DropCD & Audio CD http://www.paehl.de/cdr
    Nero burning rom http://www.nero.com


    Emulators

    Gamecube Emulator Dolwin http://dolwin.emulation64.com/
    Mac emulator Basilisk II http://www.unimainz.de/~bauec002/B2Main.html
    Playstation Emulator Epsxe http://www.epsxe.com/
    Xbox emulator cxbox http://www.caustik.com/cxbx/news.htm
    MAME http://www.mame.net/


    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-shield.com/fileshredder.htm
    GnuPG http://www.gnupg.org/
    PGP Freeware http://www.pgp.com/products/freeware.html
    WindowsCleaner http://www.winnowsoft.com/internet-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.pcinspector.de/file_recovery/UK/welcome.htm


    Firewalls:

    Kerio Personal Firewall http://www.kerio.com/kpf_home.html
    Sygate (FREE for personal use) http://smb.sygate.com/products/spf_standard.htm
    Zone Alarm http://www.zonelabs.com/
    Comodo http://www.comodogroup.com/


    FTP Clients:

    AceFTP http://freeware.aceftp.com/
    Filezilla! http://sourceforge.net/projects/filezilla
    SmartFTP http://www.smartftp.com/


    FTP Servers:

    FileZilla http://filezilla.sourceforge.net/
    Quick 'n Easy FTP Server http://www.pablovandermeer.nl/ftp_server.html
    SlimFTPd http://www.whitsoftdev.com/slimftpd
    WarFTPD http://www.jgaa.com/


    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.editpadpro.com/editpadlite.html
    Inno Setup http://www.jrsoftware.org/isinfo.php
    Karen's Replicator http://www.karenware.com/powertools/ptreplicator.asp
    Memtest 86 http://www.memtest86.com
    MWSnap http://www.mirekw.com/winfreeware/mwsnap.html
    NetTime http://nettime.sourceforge.net
    Nullsoft Installer http://www.nullsoft.com/free/nsis
    Peerguardian http://xs.tech.nu/
    QuickSFV http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Mouse/4668/
    png2ico http://winterdrache.de/freeware/png2ico
    Stickies http://finiteloop.org/~btaylor/software/stickies/
    Sysinternals http://www.sysinternals.com/
    Vim http://vim.sourceforge.net


    HTML Editors:

    1st page 2000 http://www.evrsoft.com/download.shtml
    AceHTML http://freeware.acehtml.com/download.html
    Aracnophilia http://www.arachnoid.com/arachnophilia/
    HTML Kit http://www.chami.com/html
    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.com/ahaview/ahaviewfree.exe
    Irfanview http://www.irfanview.com/
    SlowView http://www.slowview.at/
    XNView http://www.xnview.com/


    Internet Browsers

    Avantbrowser http://www.avantbrowser.com/
    Firebird http://texturizer.net/firebird/index.html
    Firefox http://getfirefox.com
    K Meleon http://kmeleon.sourceforge.net/
    Mozilla http://www.mozilla.org/
    MyIE2 http://www.myie2.com/
    Netscape http://channels.netscape.com/ns/browsers/default.jsp
    Opera http://www.opera.com
    SlimBrowser http://www.flashpeak.com/sbrowser/sbrowser.htm

    Internet Filters:
    NAOMI http://www.radiance.m6.net/

    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


    IRC Clients:

    BersIRC http://www.bersirc.com/
    *****X http://*****x.org/download.php
    HydraIRC http://www.hydrairc.com/
    TinyIRC http://www.tinyirc.net/
    XChat http://www.xchat.org/


    Media players

    BSPlayer Free version at end of page
    Core Media Player - http://www.corecoded.com
    Quick Time player http://www.apple.com/quicktime/
    VideoLAN Client http://www.videolan.org/vlc/


    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/


    Math Graphing Tool

    Graphmatica http://www8.pair.com/ksoft/


    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.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty
    RealVNC http://www.realvnc.com/ <<<Security issue: Avoid compromise of port 5000 by installing latest version>>>
    TightVNC http://www.tightvnc.org/
    UltraVNC http://ultravnc.sourceforge.net/
    WinSCP http://www.winscp.com/


    Office Suite:

    Adobe Reader http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readermain.html
    602PC Suite free edition http://www.software602.com/products/pcs/download.html
    AbiWord http://www.abiword.com/
    Open Office http://www.openoffice.org/
    Open Workbench http://www.openworkbench.org


    Overclock

    Prime95 http://www.mersenne.org/freesoft.htm
    Riva tuner http://www.guru3d.com


    Operating Systems

    Linux http://www.linux.org/dist/list.html
    Media Portal http://www.team-mediaportal.com/ - Open Source Media Centre (wasn't sure where to put it)
    Mandrake Linux http://www.mandrake.com/
    Red Hat Linux http://www.redhat.com/
    SuSE http://www.opensuse.org
    Ubuntu http://www.ubuntu.com


    Partition Managers:

    Partition Resizer http://zeleps.com/
    Ranish Partition Manager http://www.ranish.com/part/
    TestDisk http://www.cgsecurity.org/index.html?testdisk.html


    PDF Utilities:

    Free PDF http://www.webxd.com/zipguy/frpdfdl.htm
    Ghostscript/GSView http://www.ghostscript.com/
    PDF 995 http://www.pdf995.com/
    PDFCreator http://sourceforge.net/projects/pdfcreator/
    Foxit PDF Reader - http://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf/rd_intro.php


    Photo manipulation and image design:

    ColorPic http://www.iconico.com/colorpic/
    Paint.net http://www.getpaint.net/index2.html
    Pixia http://www.ab.wakwak.com/~knight/
    Sodiodi http://www.sodipodi.com/
    The Gimp http://www.gimp.org/
    Tuxpaint http://www.newbreedsoftware.com/tuxpaint


    Programming:

    ActivePerl http://www.activestate.com/Products/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 P****r http://www.php.net/
    Python http://www.python.org/
    Ruby http://www.dm4lab.to/~usa/ruby/index_en.html
    SharpDevelop http://www.icsharpcode.net/opensource/sd/


    Pop up Blockers:

    Google Toolbar http://www.google.com/
    NoAds http://www.southbaypc.com/NoAds/
    PopUp Stopper http://www.panicware.com/product_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.majorgeeks.com/download.php?det=311
    WCPUID http://hp.vector.co.jp/authors/VA00...c/download.html


    Tweak tools

    tweakUI http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/...s/powertoys.asp
    memtest http://www.memtest86.com/


    Video codecs :

    DivX Codec http://www.divx.com/divx/?src=topta...from_/index.php
    FFDSHOW http://sourceforge.net/projects/ffdshow
    Kazaa Lite Codec Pack http://www.k-litecodecpack.com/
    Nimo Codec Pack http://www.divx-digest.com/software/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.nicewarrior.org/projects/cygmp/
    MaximusDVD http://www.maximusdvd.com/
    Media Player Classic http://sourceforge.net/project/show...?group_id=82303
    VideoLan http://www.videolan.org/


    Video tools:

    DScaler http://deinterlace.sourceforge.net/
    FlasKMPEG http://www.flaskmpeg.net
    GSpot http://www.headbands.com/gspot/
    VirtualDub http://www.virtualdub.org/
    VirtualDubMod http://sourceforge.net/project/show...?group_id=65889
    xviD http://www.roeder.goe.net/~koepi/xvid.shtml
    Zwei Stein Video Editor http://www.thugsatbay.com/software/index.html


    Web servers:

    Abyss http://abyss.sourceforge.net/
    Apache http://httpd.apache.org/
    Sambar http://www.sambar.com/
    Savant http://savant.sourceforge.net/
    TinyWeb http://www.ritlabs.com/tinyweb/index.html


    Webcam Software:

    booruWebCam http://www.booru.net/
    Pryme http://www.hilo.dk/pryme/
    Last edited by Dennis; March 5th, 2019 at 07:44 AM.
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