Freeware Links

Archiving / Back-up

Macrium Reflect - Reflect creates a single-file snapshot of everything on your system

SyncBack - Easily backup and synchronize your files

XXClone - The simple way to clone a Windows disk

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Email

Boomerang for Gmail - Read receipts for Gmail to help you track email opens and clicks.

KLS Mail Backup - KLS Mail Backup is an easy to use backup program that allows you to back up and restore your Windows Mail, Outlook Express, Thunderbird, Firefox profile files.

Thunderbird - A Powerful Email Client

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File / Folder Tools

7-Zip - File archiver with a high compression ratio

Clover Explorer Tabs - Clover is an extension of the Windows Explorer, to add multi-tab functionality similar to Google Chrome browser. After install Clover, you will be able to open multiple folders within the same window, and you can also add folder bookmarks.

CubicExplorer - A file manager which is aimed to replace Windows Explorer

DupKiller - Indentify duplicate files by name or content

FileTypesMan - FileTypesMan is an alternative to the 'File Types' tab in the 'Folder Options' of Windows.

My Lockbox - Password protect any folder on your computer

PrintFolder - Handy utility to print or save a list of files located in any folder.

WizTree - Find the files and folders using the most space on your hard drive - QUICKLY!

xplorer2 - Free file management power

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Font Tools

AMP Font Viewer - An easy to use but powerful font manager, which allows getting a quick overview of both installed and non installed fonts

FastFontPreview - FastFontPreview is Freeware font manager for Windows. It contains basic functions for font management - VERY fast preview both uninstalled or installed fonts by folder from Hard drive,CD's or USB drive and quick one - click font installing.

FontExplorer - Font management from the font experts

FontFrenzy - Font Manager. FontFrenzy allows you to remove and backup all fonts that were not originally installed with Windows

FontList - Use FontList to view all installed fonts in your web browser

FontNetExplorer - Are you tired of browsing fonts on Internet site by site? The solution is in FontNetExplorer. This software is specially designed to make this searching less painful.

Print My Fonts - List all of your installed fonts as well as arbitrary fonts from your hard drive or disk.

The Font Thing - A freeware program for managing TrueType fonts in Windows

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Image Editors / Viewers

FastStone Image Viewer - A fast, stable, user-friendly image browser, converter and editor.

FastStone Max View - A fast, compact and innovative image viewer that supports all major graphic formats.

FastStone Photo Resizer - An image converter / resizer intended to convert, rename, resize, crop, rotate, change color depth, add text and watermarks to images in batch mode.

Gimp - GNU Image manipulation software

GimpShop - Gimpshop is a FREE, downloadable photo and image editing software program built to rival Adobe Photoshop.

GreenFish Icon Editor Pro - A professional, yet easy to use tool for designing and retouching icons, cursors, animations and static images, and assembling icon libraries

IcoFX - An award winning freeware icon editor. It is an all-in-one solution for icon creation, extraction and editing

Irfanview - One of the most popular viewers worldwide!

Paint.NET - Free image and photo editing software for computers that run Windows.

PaintStar - PaintStar is a versatile digital image processing software suitable for such tasks as retouching of photographs, composing and authoring images, image morphing, screen capture, and displaying image thumbnail in Windows Explorer context menu.

Serif PhotoPlus SE - Image manipulation software

Zoner Photo Studio - Manage, edit and share your photos faster and more easily than ever before!

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Multimedia

Any-Video-Converter - The most renowned free video converter for converting video files between various formats

Audacity - The Free, Cross-Platform Sound Editor

Auto-Movie-Thumbnailer - Auto-Movie-Thumbnailer is an automation GUI to batch create ScreenCaps, Thumbnail Index Pictures, Preview Pictures or Contact Sheets for any given number of movies.

Avidemux - A free video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks.

BitRipper - Software that allows you to back-up your DVD's as AVI files on the hard drive

Cam Studio - records activity from your screen and audio from a microphone into AVI video files

DVD Flick - DVD Flick aims to be a simple but at the same time powerful DVD Authoring tool.

FairUse DVD Ripper - Convert your DVD to DivX for free

FFDShow Tryouts - ffdshow tryouts is a DirectShow and Video for Windows codec with support for a wide range of audio and video formats, such as Xvid, DivX, and H.264.

FLV Player - An easy way to play FLV (Flash Video) files downloaded from YouTube and other video sites

FormatFactory - Multifunctional media converter

HandBrake - Open-Source DVD to MPEG-4 Converter

Image Grabber - Image Grabber is a free tool that can grab screenshots from any video file and save the screenshot as customized thumbnails to a single file or multiple files.

JLC's Internet TV - JLC's Internet TV is a FREE program for watching and browsing thousands of TV channels freely available on the internet.

K-Lite Codec Pack - is a collection of DirectShow filters, VFW/ACM codecs, and tools

KMPlayer - An exciting free multi-format media player

Livestation - World news and more for free

MediaCoder - A free universal media transcoder since 2005.

MediaInfo - MediaInfo is a convenient unified display of the most relevant technical and tag data for video and audio files.

Miro - A super simple way to convert almost any video to MP4, WebM (vp8), Ogg Theora, or for Android, iPhone, and more.

mp3Tag - A powerful and yet easy-to-use tool to edit metadata of common audio formats where it supports ID3v1, ID3v2.3, ID3v2.4, iTunes MP4, WMA, Vorbis Comments and APE Tags.

Orb - Orb makes it easier than ever to stream music to your stereo and video to your TV.

PlayOn - Never pay outrageous cable bills again! Free movies, TV shows, sports and more from your computer to your TV!

Plex - The solution for your local and online media

Quicktime - Media Player

Screengrabber.NET - Scenegrabber.NET is freeware and provide you an easily way to create sceneshots from movies.

Sprink - A WPF-based mini YouTube client app for Windows which brings video content from YouTube data servers right to your desktop

TagScanner - A multifunction program for organizing and managing your music collection

Thumbnail me - Thumbnail me lets you convert your favorite media into thumbnails in a few seconds.

Video Thumnails Maker - Allows you to make thumbnails of video files.

VLC media player - A highly portable multimedia player

Winamp - The Ultimate Media Player

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Networking / Internet

DNS Jumper - Increase your browsing speed or improve your security by replacing the DNS provided by your provider , DNS Jumper is a tool which makes it easy for you to find the fastest DNS or to switch between different ones.

Fiddler - The free web debugging proxy for any browser, system or platform

Google Namebench - Namebench hunts down the fastest DNS servers available for your computer to use.

NetWorxs - Free Bandwidth Monitoring and Usage Reporting

SpiceWorks - Spiceworks is the complete network management software, helpdesk, PC inventory tools & IT reporting solution designed to manage everything IT.

UltraSurf - Encrypt online communications. Hide your IP from websites visited.

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PDF

Adobe Acrobat Reader - The original PDF reader

DoPDF - PDF converter

Foxit PDF Reader - NO BLOAT PDF Reader

Ghostscript - GhostScript for Windows supports PostScript (.ps) and Encapsulated PostScript (.eps) files.

PDFCreator - PDFCreator easily creates PDFs from any Windows program

PrimoPDF - Totally free PDF creation...because it's everybody's PDF

Sumantra PDF - A slim, free, open-source PDF viewer for Windows

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Scan Tools

Free OCR - FreeOCR is a free Optical Character Recognition Software for Windows and supports scanning from most Twain scanners and can also open most scanned PDF's and multi page Tiff images as well as popular image file formats.

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Security

Adaware - Spyware detector

Avast - Free anti-virus

AVG - Free anti-virus used by millions

BitDefender - Great if you want a strong, silent, and free antivirus solution.

Clam Anti-vurus - "Open-Source anti-virus protection."

Comodo Internet Security - "Safe computing on the Internet should be a right, not a privilege."

Firewall App Blocker - Firewall App Blocker makes it very easy to set the Windows Firewall to block outgoing program communications.

GhostWall - Firewall by Ghost Security

MalwareBytes - Malwarebytes can provide the needed assistance to remove malware infections and restore the machine optimum performance

McGruff Safeguard - We help you see and understand exactly WHAT your kids are doing on the Internet.

PC Tools Anti-virus - Free anti-virus

SandBoxie - Runs programs in an isolated space which prevents them from making permanent changes to other programs and data in your computer

SpyBot - Search & destroy adware / malware

WinPatrol - Take command of YOUR Windows

ZoneAlarm - Award winning PC firewall

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Security - Family

KidRocket - Kids Web Browser. Protect Your Kids...Protect Your Computer

KidZui - The Internet for Kids

ZAC Browser - The first internet browser designed specifically for children living with variants of autism spectrum disorders

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System Information

Advanced Windows Service Manager - Advanced Win Service Manager is the specialized software for smarter analysis of Windows Services.

Belarc Advisor - Free Personal PC Audit

Microsoft Process Explorer - Shows you information about which handles and DLLs processes have opened or loaded

PC Wizard - PC WIZARD is a powerful utility designed especially for detection of hardware, but also some more analysis

Process Explorer - Process Explorer shows you information about which handles and DLLs processes have opened or loaded.

Process Hacker - Process Hacker is a feature-packed tool for manipulating processes and services on your computer

Speccy - Speccy is an advanced System Information tool for your PC.

SpeedFan - A program that monitors voltages, fan speeds and temperatures in computers with hardware monitor chips.

System Information for Windows - An advanced System Information for Windows tool that gathers detailed information about your system properties and settings.

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System Maintenance

Boost - Boost helps you gain back control of your PC. Improve performance and stability with one click, and it's 100% FREE.

CCleaner - CCleaner is a freeware system optimization, privacy and cleaning tool

Glary Utilities - The #1 free, powerful and all-in-one utility in the world market!

Glarysoft Registry Repair - performs comprehensive and deep analysis for Windows Registry, and repair invalid entries or references that cause computer freezing, system crashes, instability, blue screen, and PC slowdowns.

SlimCleaner - Clean and optimize your PC.

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Text Editors

Notepad++ - An excellent source code editor and Notepad replacement

TotalEdit - A powerful editor and notepad replacement

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Vector Drawing

Inkscape - Open Source Scalable Vector Graphics Editor

Serif DrawPlus SE - Vector drawing software

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Web Browsers

Avant Web Browser - Avant Browser's user-friendly interface brings a new level of clarity and efficiency to your browsing experience

FeedDemon - Best RSS Reader for Windows

Chrome - A browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier

GreenBrowser - GreenBrowser is your best choice of easy and powerful web browse software!

K-Meleon - The Browser You Control

Maxthon - Seize the Web

Microsoft Internet Explorer - Web Browser

Mozilla Firefox - Web Browser

Opera - Simply the Best Web Experience

Safari - See the web in a whole new way

Seamonkey - An all-in-one internet application suite

SlickScreen - View More, Browse Better, Work Smarter. View multiple webpages simultaneously

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Web Tools

Amaya - W3C's Editor/Browser

CoffeeCupFTP - FTP Client

CoreFTP - FTP Client

FileZilla - The free FTP solution

HTML-Kit - Editor/Browser

NVU - Complete WISIWYG Web Authoring System

SmartFTP - FTP Client

URLVoid - Scan Websites for Viruses.

UTorrent - Speedy, efficient and free. �Torrent is the world's most popular BitTorrent client for a reason.

WAMP Server - Apache, MySQL, PHP on Windows

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Windows Customization

Desktops - Desktops allows you to organize your applications on up to four virtual desktops.

Free Alarm Clock - Free Alarm Clock has a clean and simple user interface, combined with useful functions such as loop and snooze, repeat alarm, wake up the computer from a sleep mode, turn on monitor power and adjustable volume.

Karen's Alarm Clock - Set up to five different alarm times. Wake up to a beep, any wave or MIDI file, even a track from your favorite audio CD. Great for travellers, or the executive who likes to sleep on the job.

RocketDock - A smoothly animated, alpha blended application launcher

ZBar - ZBar is a utility for those who use multiple monitors. It allows individual taskbars and wallpaper for each monitor.

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Windows Tools

Absolute Uninstaller - Uninstall your unwanted applications easily and completely

AutoRuns - This utility has the most comprehensive knowledge of auto-starting locations of any startup monitor

DeviceRemover - The Ultimate Free Device Manager for Windows!

Elevated Shortcut - ElevatedShortcut for Windows 7 and Windows 8 allows you to bypass the UAC prompt for selected applications and run them elevated without any confirmation via the special shortcut.

Nokia Monitor Test - Nokia Test is a collection of tests that can be used to check CRT monitor performance.

Partition Wizard - A Windows based server partition manager software

PC Decrapifier - Remove unwanted software from a new computer

Quick Gamma - QuickGamma is a small utility program to calibrate a monitor on the fly without having to buy expensive hardware tools.

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Word Processing

AbiWord - Word processing for everyone

LibreOffice - The free office suite the community has been dreaming of for twelve years.

OpenOffice - The free and open productivity suite

Scribus - Open Source Desktop Publishing

Serif PagePlus SE - Word processor with advanced features

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