Readme 1st - Freeware Utilities

  Pesala 23:37 30 Mar 2008

Updated 31/3/2008

These programs can resolve many problems. Check for compatibility before downloading.

DISCLAIMER: Always make backups and set a restore point before installing new software. No guarantee is implied by inclusion on this list. PC Advisor is not responsible for the selection, which is my own.

*** Anti-virus-Privacy-Security ***

Ad-aware click here Removes spyware and data-mining programs.

AVAST click here Free antivirus

Spybot S&D 1.3

click here Removes spyware from your system

TrueCrypt click here Disk Encryption

*** Font Tools ***

AMP Font Viewer click here

Babel Map click here Unicode character map

Fix Fonts Folder click here Fix Fonts Folder locates and fixes font related problems.

Letter Database (Characterset Information) click here

*** Graphics Viewing and Conversion ***

FastStone Capture 5.3 click here

FastStone Viewer click here

Iconsushi click here 32-bit icon extractor/editor

Inkscape click here SVG and Vector graphics

Irfan View 4.10 click here Tips and Tutorials click here

Sequoiaview click here

Serif Freeware click here (DrawPlus 4.0, PhotoPlus6.0, PagePlus S, WebPlus 6.0, 3D Plus)

*** System Tools ***

7-zip click here Best Compression AAvailable

Audacity click here Sound-recorder, MP3 Editor

Auslogics Disk Defragmenter click here

Belarc Advisor click here System information

Bios Agent click here Identify your BIOS and other system information.

ExamDiff click here File comparison

FreeOCR click here

FTP Commander click here

IZarc click here Popular Archiver

Jarte click here Free Wordpad replacement

Magic Mail Monitor click here Spam-blocker

Motherboard Monitor click here Monitors temperatures etc.

Note Tab Lite click here Powerful Notepad replacement with spell-check, autocorrect, etc. (Direct Download)

OpenOffice Suite click here

PDF-XChange Viewer click here

PrimoPDF click here Free PDF Printer

Tclock click here Enhanced Windows clock and calendar.

Tiny Spell click here Freeware spell checker

VLC Media Player click here

Wordweb click here Free Dictionary/Thesaurus

  johnnyrocker 23:39 30 Mar 2008



  rossgolf 23:48 30 Mar 2008

not really advertising is it? not one product or company. more of a information point. like the one skidzy did not long ago.

  Pesala 23:54 30 Mar 2008

click here

Inspired by a recent thread in Speaker's Corner click here

  Pesala 07:29 31 Mar 2008

Autohotkey click here Keyboard macros

Font Properties Extension click here View detials of fonts from Windows Explorer

Foxit Reader click here A lightweight PDF reader

IrfanPaint click here Get the latest paint plugin for IrfanView 4.10

Keyboard Layout Creator click here Make your own Windows keyboards

Notepad 2 click here Text editor

  steve stifler 07:52 31 Mar 2008

A few freebies to consider..
Dvd shrink compress&re author video
click here
dvd flick-dvd authoring tool
click here
imgburn- iso burner and more
click here
Super-encoder and renderer
click here
sothink-video converter
click here

  steve stifler 08:11 31 Mar 2008

other good freebies
ccleaner-clear junk
click here
Deepburner-cd/isos etc
click here
cdburner xppro audio dvd tool
click here
Eusing reg cleaner
click here
jetaudio media player
click here
diver magician lite-backs up drivers to location of choice.
click here

  steve stifler 08:32 31 Mar 2008

power menu 1.51-adds "always on top" to windows
useful to keep bbci player and 4od streams always on top whilst surfing.
click here

  sunny staines 09:26 31 Mar 2008

moving to vista soon looking for any vista only ones people find useful.

got a good selection on my xp, most of which i will move over.

  Graham. 09:45 31 Mar 2008

Link, please. I googled for one, but it wouldn't install.

  old fogey 10:27 31 Mar 2008

for ref

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