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Useful Freeware Utilities

Discussion in 'Windows & Other Software' started by jbloggs, Mar 6, 2007.

  1. jbloggs

    Soldato

    Joined: Sep 4, 2005

    Posts: 6,960

    Location: NI

    Below are a few utilities that you may find useful.

    If you have any please add them into the thread for others.

    Many thanks to MarcLister for his help in updating the list with new utilities.

    NOTE: Utilities in BOLD can be considered as being particularly good!

    The tools are as follows:

    Antispyware\Antivirus\Firewalls\Rootkit (Removal) etc:
    Audio/Radio Players/Streamers etc:
    Audio Tools (CD Ripping/Recording/Editing etc):
    CD/DVD Burning/Mounting/Tools:
    Compression/Decompression:
    Defrag/HDD Monitoring/Benching Software:
     
    Last edited: May 20, 2014
  2. jbloggs

    Soldato

    Joined: Sep 4, 2005

    Posts: 6,960

    Location: NI

    Useful Freeware Utilities:

    Desktop Enhancements:
     
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  3. jbloggs

    Soldato

    Joined: Sep 4, 2005

    Posts: 6,960

    Location: NI

  4. jbloggs

    Soldato

    Joined: Sep 4, 2005

    Posts: 6,960

    Location: NI

    Useful Freeware Utilities:

    HTML/Text/CSS Editors etc:
    Image (Design)/Photo Editors/Viewers/3D etc:
    Instant Messengers:
     
    Last edited: Mar 25, 2014
  5. jbloggs

    Soldato

    Joined: Sep 4, 2005

    Posts: 6,960

    Location: NI

    Useful Freeware Utilities:

    Network/Internet Tools:
     
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  6. jbloggs

    Soldato

    Joined: Sep 4, 2005

    Posts: 6,960

    Location: NI

    Useful Freeware Utilities:

    Office Suite/Finance Management etc:
    Partition/HDD Backup/Management:
    PDF Utilities:
    Programming:
    Recovery Software:
    Registry/(Unwanted) Data Removal Software:
    RSS Readers/Podcatchers
    System Information and Monitoring etc:
    Video/Audio Codecs:
     
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  7. jbloggs

    Soldato

    Joined: Sep 4, 2005

    Posts: 6,960

    Location: NI

    Useful Freeware Utilities:

    Video/DVD/Bluray Players:
    Video/DVD Editing/Encoding/Video Streaming Tools:
    Webcam/Web Conferencing/Capture/Security & Surveillance Software:
     
    Last edited: Aug 19, 2014
  8. jbloggs

    Soldato

    Joined: Sep 4, 2005

    Posts: 6,960

    Location: NI

    Useful Freeware Utilities:

    General Utilities And Other Applications:
     
    Last edited: Jun 15, 2014
  9. jbloggs

    Soldato

    Joined: Sep 4, 2005

    Posts: 6,960

    Location: NI

    For more Freeware Utilities have a look at:

    Download.com
     
  10. jbloggs

    Soldato

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    Posts: 6,960

    Location: NI

  11. jbloggs

    Soldato

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    Posts: 6,960

    Location: NI

    Reserved...
     
    Last edited: Dec 21, 2009
  12. jbloggs

    Soldato

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    Posts: 6,960

    Location: NI

    Purpose:

    File Hippo

    Then use Update Checker to check for newer releases.
     
  13. jbloggs

    Soldato

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    Posts: 6,960

    Location: NI

  14. jbloggs

    Soldato

    Joined: Sep 4, 2005

    Posts: 6,960

    Location: NI

    Have now done as you suggested. ;)
     
  15. gumbald

    Sgarrista

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    Magic :)
     
  16. Hen_Dawg

    Mobster

    Joined: Dec 3, 2006

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    Location: Brisbane, Australia

    Megasuperbigultrawickedgood impressed. Will come back to this list time and time again
     
  17. MarcLister

    Capodecina

    Joined: Mar 7, 2005

    Posts: 18,744

    Location: LU7

    Hi. Can I suggesterate this for the video codec zone? http://www.cccp-project.net/

    Combined Community Codec Pack. I don't actually use this, I have VLC. But if I did need a codec pack I'd use this.
     
  18. sajtion

    Hitman

    Joined: Jul 2, 2005

    Posts: 798

    thanks some nice apps there
     
  19. Bad-Co

    Associate

    Joined: Jan 3, 2006

    Posts: 35

    Cheers, Now sticky me...
     
  20. gumbald

    Sgarrista

    Joined: Aug 26, 2006

    Posts: 9,725

    Location: 62.156684,-49.781113

    Noticed nothing like on the list, what about some freeware HTML editors? Nvu is the only one I know of, anybody can tell me an alternative?

    And bump :)
     


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