My Free Software List

This is a list of software that I have compiled from various websites that I thought would be useful here. I will be changing the list alot when I can catch up with everything else going on. So if there are duplicate entrys or if anyone has software recommendations just let me know and I will update.

3D Graphics:
Blender – http://www.blender3d.org/
gmax – http://www.discreet.com/products/gmax/
Houdini (Free Edition) – http://www.sidefx.com/apprentice/index.html
Maya Personal Learning Ed. – http://www.alias.com/eng/products-services…_maya_ple.shtml

Anti-Virus:
Trendmicro HouseCall – http://housecall.trendmicro.com/ "Free scanning and cleaning, no download required."
AntiVir – http://www.free-av.com/
ClamWin – http://www.clamwin.com/

Anti Spyware:
Ad-aware – http://www.lavasoft.de/software/adaware/
Hijackthis – http://www.spywareinfo.com/~merijn/downloads.html
SpyBot Search & Destroy – http://spybot.safer-networking.de/

Malwarebytes – http://www.malwarebytes.org/

Audio Players:
Foobar 2000 – http://www.foobar2000.org/
iTunes – http://www.apple.com/itunes/ (Personally I think this sucks but it's free)
Winamp – http://www.winamp.com/

Audio Tools:
Audacity – http://audacity.sourceforge.net/

CD/DVD Burning:
Burn4Free – http://www.burn4free.com/
Burnatonce – http://www.burnatonce.com/
CDBurnerXP – http://www.cdburnerxp.se/
Free Easy CD Burner – http://www.koyotesoft.com/indexEn.html

Compression / Decompression:
7-zip – http://www.7-zip.org/

Defrag Software:
JKDefrag or MyDefrag – http://www.kessels.com/Jkdefrag/

Desktop Enhancements:
TaskSwitchXP Pro – http://www.ntwind.com/taskswitchxp/

Download managers:
Free Download Manager – http://www.freedownloadmanager.org/

Encryption and data security:
TrueCrypt – http://www.truecrypt.org/

File Managers:
ExplorerXP – http://www.explorerxp.com

File repair and recovery:
PC Inspector File Recovery – http://www.pcinspector.de/file_recovery/UK/welcome.htm

Firewalls:
None

FTP Clients:
Filezilla – http://sourceforge.net/projects/filezilla
SmartFTP – http://www.smartftp.com/

FTP Servers:
FileZilla – http://filezilla.sourceforge.net/

HTML Editors:
Notepad++ – http://notepad-plus.sourceforge.net/uk/site.htm

Viewers:
Irfanview – http://www.irfanview.com/
Picasa – http://www.picasa.com/content/download.php
XNView – http://www.xnview.com/

Instant Messenger:
Gaim – http://gaim.sourceforge.net/
IM2: http://www.im2.com
Miranda IM – http://www.miranda-im.org/
Pandion – http://www.pandion.be/
PSI – http://psi.affinix.com/
SIM – http://sim-icq.sourceforge.net/
Trillian Basic – http://trillian.cc/downloads

Mail programs:
Foxmail – http://fox.foxmail.com.cn/english/
i.Scribe – http://www.memecode.com/
Mahogany Mail – http://mahogany.sourceforge.net/
Pegasus Mail – http://www.pmail.com/
PopTray – http://www.poptray.org/
Thunderbird – http://www.mozilla.org/projects/thunderbird/

Network Tools:
CMDTime NTP Utility – http://www.softshape.com/download/
Ethereal Protocol Analyzer – http://www.ethereal.com/
hamachi – http://www.hamachi.cc/
NetMeter – http://readerror.gmxhome.de/
NetProfiles – http://netprofiles.danielmilner.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
RAS Graph & Stats – http://forum.flashfxp.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=2400
RealVNC – http://www.realvnc.com/
TightVNC – http://www.tightvnc.org/
UltraVNC – http://ultravnc.sourceforge.net/
WinSCP – http://www.winscp.com/

Office Suite:
602PC Suite free edition – http://www.software602.com/products/pcs/download.html
AbiWord – http://www.abiword.com/
OpenOffice.org – http://www.openoffice.org/

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:
Foxit PDF Reader – http://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf/rd_intro.php
PrimoPDF – http://www.primopdf.com/

Photo manipulation and image design:
ColorPic – http://www.iconico.com/colorpic/
Paint .NET – http://www.eecs.wsu.edu/paint.net/
The Gimp – http://www.gimp.org/

Programming:

ActivePerl – http://www.activestate.com/Products/ActivePerl
Crimson Editor – http://www.crimsoneditor.com/
Context – http://www.context.cx/
Dev C++ – http://www.bloodshed.net/
Dev Pascal – http://www.bloodshed.net/
Digital Mars C++ – http://www.digitalmars.com/download/freecompiler.html
Eclipse – http://www.eclipse.org/
ExamDiff – http://www.prestosoft.com/ps.asp?page=edp_examdiff
Freepascal – http://www.freepascal.org/
JCreator LE – http://www.jcreator.com/download.htm
jEdit – http://www.jedit.org/
Metapad – http://www.liquidninja.com/metapad/
Notepad++ – http://notepad-plus.sourceforge.net/uk/site.htm
Notepad2 – http://www.flos-freeware.ch/
Pelles C – http://www.smorgasbordet.com/pellesc/index.htm
PHP Hypertext Parser – http://www.php.net/
PSPad – http://www.pspad.com/
Python – http://www.python.org/
Ruby – http://www.dm4lab.to/~usa/ruby/index_en.html
SharpDevelop – http://www.icsharpcode.net/opensource/sd/
WinMerge – http://winmerge.org/

System Information and monitoring:
CPU-Z – http://www.cpuid.com/cpuz.php
Everest – http://www.lavalys.com/products/overview.p…ang=en&pageid=1
Gkrellm – http://bill.nalens.com/
Motherboard monitor – http://www.majorgeeks.com/download.php?det=311
SpeedFan – http://www.almico.com/speedfan.php
Sysmetrix – http://www.xymantix.com
WCPUID – http://hp.vector.co.jp/authors/VA002374/src/download.html

Video codecs :
DivX Codec – http://www.divx.com/divx/?src=toptab_divx_from_/index.php
FFDSHOW – http://sourceforge.net/projects/ffdshow
XviD – http://www.xvid.org/

Video players :
BsPlayer – http://www.bsplayer.org/
Crystal Player – http://www.crystalplayer.com/index.php?page=downloads
Cygwin MPlayer – http://armory.nicewarrior.org/projects/cygmp/
DivX Player – http://www.divx.com/
MaximusDVD – http://www.maximusdvd.com/
Media Player Classic – http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=82303
VideoLan – http://www.videolan.org/
free ZOOM player standard: http://www.inmatrix.com/zplayer/

Video tools:
DVD Shrink – http://www.dvdshrink.org/
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/showfiles.php?group_id=65889
Zwei-Stein Video Editor – http://www.thugsatbay.com/software/index.html

Web browsers:
Firefox – http://www.getfirefox.com
K-Meleon – http://kmeleon.sourceforge.net/
Mozilla – http://www.mozilla.org/
Netscape – http://channels.netscape.com/ns/browsers/default.jsp
Opera – http://www.opera.com
Avant Browser – http://www.avantbrowser.com/
AM Browser – http://www.ambrowser.com/

Web servers:
Firefox – http://www.mozilla.org/products/firefox/
Abyss – http://abyss.sourceforge.net/
Apache – http://httpd.apache.org/
Sambar – http://www.sambar.com/
Savant – http://savant.sourceforge.net/
SimpleServer:WWW – http://www.analogx.com/contents/download/network/sswww.htm
TinyWeb – http://www.ritlabs.com/tinyweb/index.html

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/

Cleaners:
RegScrubXP – http://www.majorgeeks.com/download.php?det=2048
CCleaner – http://www.ccleaner.com/
RegCleaner – http://www.majorgeeks.com/download.php?det=460
Cleanup – http://cleanup.stevengould.org/

Stress testing

Prime95 – http://www.mersenne.org/freesoft.htm
Processor stress-test. Useful for overclocking or seeing how well your heatsink performes under load.
Memtest86 – http://www.memtest86.com
Standard memory stress-test. This will certainly evaluate your RAM to see if you bought a lemon or not.
3DMark 2003 – http://www.futuremark.com/download/?3dmark03.shtml
3D Performance benchmark utility. Useful for stress-testing pretty much every component of your computer.

Internet/Networking

LSP-Fix – http://www.cexx.org/lspfix.htm
Winsock XP Fix – http://www.spychecker.com/program/winsockxpfix.html

Data backup and recovery
SyncBack – http://www.2brightsparks.com/syncback/syncback-hub.html
CasperXP – http://www.fssdev.com/products/casperxp/
RescuePro – http://www.lc-tech.com/software/rprowindetail.html
PC Inspector Recovery – http://www.pcinspector.de/file_recovery/UK/welcome.htm
(Best thing about it – it’s 100% free!)




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