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Links to Free Software & Online Utilities
« on: August 02, 2006, 05:32:23 PM »
WWW Clients and Utilities

Browsers
Mozilla Firefox
Opera
Maxthon
Avant
K-Meleon

Handy FireFox Extensions
FireFTP
Web Developer Toolbar
Snapper
Screen Grab

Browser Protection Utilities
Sandboxie (win2000, winxp)
SpywareBlaster (adjusts settings such as ActiveX)

Bookmark Cleanup Utility
AM-DeadLink

Anonymisers
JAP
Tor

PopUp Blockers
Proxomitron

Password Utilities
PasswordSafe - Keep your passwords organized and secure!


System Security & Maintenance

Anti-Virus
AVG Free Edition
Avast!
AntiVir Personal Edition
BitDefender
VCatch
AOL antivirus powered by Kaspersky IMPORTANT: do NOT install the security toolbar!
Anti-Spyware
Windows Defender
Ad-Aware SE
SpyBot Search & Destroy

Anti-Trojan
Ewido (win2000 & winxp)
a2 (a-squared) (win9x)
CounterSpy - NOT free, but has fully functional trial.  Excellent anti-trojan and anti-keylogger program. It has found stuff that the others have missed (and thus it's listed here, despite not being fully free).

Worm/Virus/Trojan-Specific
Tool to remove Bagle Worm
Tool to remove MS Blast Worm
Tool to remove BADTRANS Worm
Tool to remove NIMDA Worm
Tool to remove SirCam Worm

Online Scanners
TrendMicro Housecall
Panda ActiveScan
Kaspersky
Authentium
MicroWorld Toolkit
Freedom Online Virus Check
TrojanScan
PC Flank - Test your firewall, scan for trojans, more
ShieldsUp - Asst tests

FireWalls
Kerio Personal Edition
Comodo (win2000 or xpsp2)
Jetico Firewall
NetVeda Safety.Net
Sygate Personal Firewall - No longer supported.  You can still download it and use it, but no security updates available and product is no longer supported.
ZoneAlarm Free Personal Firewall

Registry Cleaners
jv16
EasyCleaner
Eusing Free Registry Cleaner
RegClean Registry cleaner by Microsoft

Port Probes
GRC ShieldsUP!! - Probe your ports to check for vunerabilities

E-Mail Clients and Utilities

EMail Clients
Thunderbird
FoxMail

Thunderbird Extensions
Access WebMail through Thunderbird

WebMail Utilities
YPOPs! - d/l Yahoo! webmail using Outlook, etc
FreePOPs - d/l most webmail using Outlook, etc
MrPostman - d/l most webmail using Outlook, etc - requires Java
POP Peeper - alerts you when new webmail has arrived

SPAM Filters
Mailwasher Free Edition
XTerminator
POPFile
SpamBayes
K9


SSH Clients
PuTTY
OpenSSH
LSH
Ganymed
Dropbear


File Transfer Clients

BitTorrent Clients
Azureus - requires Java
uTorrent

FTP Clients
Core FTP
FileZilla
CoffeeCup Free FTP
FreeFTP

SFTP/SCP Clients
WinSCP


File Utilities

File Archivers
IZArc
7-Zip

File Management/Managers
xplorer�
XYplorer
Eraser - File Shredder (make your sensitive data unrecoverable)
PC Inspector - Recover deleted files
Smart Recovery - Recover deleted files on memory cards

File Synchronization Utilities
MS SyncToy v1.0 - WinXp SP2 Only - requires MS.net v1.1
SyncBack - win98 and later


Digital Photography Utilities

Photo Organizers
Picasa

Photo Editors
GIMP
GIMPShop
Paint.net
PhotoPlus
IrfanView
ASquareImage - make images square

Digital Image Viewers
IrfanView
XNView
FastStone Image Viewer


Productivity and System Utilities

ClipBoard Replacements
Clipboard Recorder
Ditto Note: requires DAO

NotePad Replacements
EditPad
Notepad++
Crimson Editor (Source Code Editior with Syntax Highlighting)

Desktop Search Clients
X1
Exalead
Copernic

Remote Desktop Utilities
TightVNC - Remotely control your computer.

Hotkey Utilities
PS Hot Launch VVL - Windows 9x+
qliner's hotkeys - WinXP
SlickRun

Screenshot Capture Utilities
Screenshot Pilot
Screenshot Utility

HTML Editors
Nvu
Evrsoft 1st Page 2000

Word Processing/Spreadsheets/etc.
OpenOffice - an MS Office clone

System Info
Belarc Advisor - Detailed info about system & software incl. your installation keys

Portable Applications
PortableApps.com - Assorted applications that run on your thumb drive, including portable versions of OpenOffice, FireFox, Thunderbird, and more!
The Portable Freeware Collection - More portable apps.
Wiki List of Apps - Wiki entry with list of known portable applications
« Last Edit: May 18, 2007, 10:12:42 PM by wayoutwest »



  

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