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Anti-Spyware/Anti-Virus/Anti-Rootkit Freeware Utilities : I want to ...

  1. protect the computer against viruses : ClamWin Free Antivirus
  2. protect the computer against viruses : The OpenAntivirus Project
  3. protect the computer with a firewall : PktFilter
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Audio/Music/MP3/Real/Wav Freeware Utilities : I want to ...

  1. adjust sound volume of mp3 files : MP3Gain
  2. burn an audio CD : Easy Burning
  3. burn an audio CD : cdrtfe
  4. burn an audio CD : jCDWriter
  5. copy an audio CD : CDRDAO
  6. correct/edit tags of mp3 files : Mp3 Tag Tools
  7. correct/edit tags of mp3 files : MP3 Book Helper
  8. correct/edit tags of mp3 files : MusicBrainz Tagger!
  9. correct/edit tags of mp3 files : MP3-Info Extension
  10. cut/edit/mix/record/remix sound files : Audacity
  11. manage CD collection : Ant Movie Catalog
  12. mix audio files : Mixere
  13. play an audio file : Coolplayer
  14. play an audio file : LongPlayer
  15. play an audio file : SnackAmp
  16. play an audio file : NotifyCD
  17. play an audio file : musikCube
  18. play an audio file : Delphamp
  19. play an audio file : Zinf
  20. record save/ audio/video from screen : Krut Computer Recorder
  21. record/save an internet audio broadcast : Juice
  22. record/save streaming music : ASFRecorder
  23. record/save streaming music : Streamripper for Winamp
  24. record/save streaming music : StationRipper
  25. rip music from a CD : MediaCoder
  26. rip music from a CD : CDex
  27. rip music from a CD : CD-DA X-Tractor
  28. split an mp3 file into smaller parts : Mp3splt
  29. split an mp3 file into smaller parts : split3pm
  30. stream audio files on the web : GNUMP3d
  31. stream audio files on the web : PeerCast
  32. tag and upload creative commons audio : ccPublisher
  33. turn PC into a media center : MediaPortal
  34. update firmware on mp3 device : Rockbox
  35. wrap mutiple mp3 files into one playable album file : Alba
  36. wrap mutiple mp3 files into one playable album file : Mp3Wrap
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Business/Office/Access/Excel/Word Freeware Utilities : I want to ...

  1. annotate a pdf : Jarnal
  2. automatically speak the powerpoint slides : PowerTalk 1.2.4
  3. capture screen action into SWF file : Vnc2swf
  4. capture the screen : ScreenCopy
  5. convert .doc files into pdf files : PDF Tools
  6. convert a pdf document into html : pdftohtml
  7. create PDF files : qvPDF
  8. create/edit html file : Bluefish
  9. design a database : DBDesigner
  10. display a desktop calendar : Sunbird from Mozilla
  11. manage (merge/split/fill) PDF files : Pdftk
  12. manage customer relationships (CRM/ERP) : Compiere
  13. manage customer relationships (CRM/ERP) : ERP5
  14. manage customer relationships (CRM/ERP) : GNU Enterprise (GNUe)
  15. manage customer relationships (CRM/ERP) : Open For Business Project
  16. manage customer relationships (CRM/ERP) : SugarCRM
  17. manage customer relationships (CRM/ERP) : webERP
  18. open DjVu documents : WinDjView
  19. open PDF files faster : Xpdf
  20. replace Microsoft Word : AbiWord
  21. store data in a database : Firebird
  22. store data in a database : InterBase
  23. store data in a database : MySQL
  24. store data in a database : MaxDB
  25. store data in a database : Base
  26. store data in a database : PostgreSQL
  27. store data in a spreadsheet : Gnumeric
  28. track support-desk trouble-tickets : SimpleTicket
  29. track time spent on a project : Time Stamp
  30. type faster (auto-finish words) : LetMeType
  31. use a business intelligence package : Pentaho BI
  32. use a desktop publishing package : Scribus
  33. use a dictionary : Babiloo
  34. use a dictionary : jDictionary
  35. use a dictionary : Podo
  36. use office suite (writer, calc, impress, draw base) : OpenOffice
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Communication Freeware Utilities : I want to ...

  1. chat on IRC (internet relay chat) : BoxedIrc
  2. chat on IRC : X-Chat 2
  3. chat on IRC : HydraIRC
  4. chat on IRC : KVIrc
  5. chat on IRC : ChatZilla
  6. chat on IRC : SeaMonkey
  7. chat with MSN Messenger clients : aMSN
  8. chat with a white board : Coccinella
  9. chat with different messenger clients : Ayttm
  10. chat with different messenger clients : Pidgin
  11. chat with different messenger clients : BuddySpace
  12. chat with different messenger clients : Centericq
  13. chat with different messenger clients : Psi
  14. chat with different messenger clients : SIM-IM
  15. chat with different messenger clients : Tkabber
  16. chat with different messenger clients : Spark
  17. chat with different messenger clients : Miranda IM
  18. filter spam in email/outlook : Mailfilter
  19. filter spam in email/outlook : SpamBayes
  20. filter spam in email/outlook : Spamihilator
  21. monitor email from multiple accounts : Magic Mail Monitor 3
  22. phone free using the internet : SIPp
  23. phone free using the internet : Speak-Freely
  24. phone free using the internet : Asterisk
  25. phone free using the internet : Ekiga
  26. phone free using the internet : SIP Communicator
  27. read/send email : Althea
  28. read/send email : Mahogany
  29. read/send email : RoundAbout
  30. read/send email : Unixmail for Windows
  31. read/send email : Thunderbird
  32. read/send email : Mutt
  33. send email : Blat
  34. send email to multiple people : MailReactor
  35. sort email and check for spam : POPFile
  36. telnet/ssh to a site : PCMan
  37. telnet/ssh to a site : PuTTY
  38. use POP-3 to access hotmail account : Blue HttpMail
  39. use POP-3 to access hotmail account : HotPOP3
  40. use POP-3 to access webmail account : FreePOPs
  41. use a better AOL instant messenger : TerraIM
  42. use groupware application : Evolution for Windows
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Desktop Freeware Utilities : I want to ...

  1. connect two different destops on two systems : Win2VNC
  2. display a desktop calendar : Sunbird from Mozilla
  3. launch applications with shortcut names : Dave's Quick Search Deskbar
  4. launch applications with shortcut names : Launchy
  5. see an active desktop : Vital Desktop
  6. see desktop objects thru a magnifying glass : Virtual Magnifying Glass
  7. synch clock to exact time : NetTime
  8. synch clock to exact time : NIST Internet Time Service
  9. use virtual desktops in windows : Virtual Desktop
  10. use virtual desktops in windows : Virtual Dimension
  11. write sticky (post-it) notes on the desktop : A Note
  12. write sticky (post-it) notes on the desktop : HandyNotes
  13. write sticky (post-it) notes on the desktop : e7NoteIt
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Editors/Notepad Replacements Freeware Utilities : I want to ...

  1. edit programming source code : Notepad++
  2. edit programming source code : SynEdit
  3. edit programming source code : jEdit
  4. edit programming source code : Jext
  5. edit programming source code : SciTE
  6. edit rich text : Turbo Pad
  7. edit rich text : LyX
  8. edit scientific text : GNU TeXmacs
  9. edit text : Jarnal
  10. edit text : UniRed
  11. edit text : Emacs
  12. edit text : Vim
  13. edit text : WinVi32
  14. edit/view/analyze executables : HT
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Files and Folders Freeware Utilities : I want to ...

  1. archive (zip) files : BiGZiP
  2. archive (zip) files : Zzip
  3. archive (zip) files : 7-Zip
  4. backup files and folders : Amanda
  5. backup files and folders : BackupPC
  6. backup files and folders : NasBackup
  7. compare/differentiate/merge different files/folders : KDiff3
  8. compare/differentiate/merge different files/folders : WinMerge
  9. convert ASCII files between Win and Unix : Tofrodos
  10. copy a data CD : CDRDAO
  11. display size/space of folders on a drive : WinDirStat
  12. encrypt a file : AxCrypt.
  13. encrypt drives/folders/files : TrueCrypt
  14. grep in windows : GREP for Windows
  15. rename multiple files : Ant Renamer
  16. search HTML and office documents : DocSearcher
  17. search file/text on the computer : The File Seeker
  18. search file/text on the computer : Wilma
  19. search files on the computer/intranet : MaxFisher
  20. search text within files : AstroGrep
  21. securely exchange files via p2p : Waste
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Financial Freeware Utilities : I want to ...

  1. manage business financial accounts : Quasar
  2. manage business financial accounts : SQL-Ledger
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Graphics/Images/Photographs Freeware Utilities : I want to ...

  1. convert .png file into .ico format : png2ico
  2. convert bitmap to vector graphics : AutoTrace
  3. convert bitmap to vector graphics : Potrace
  4. convert scanned text into text : GOCR
  5. create a flash based photo album : zphoto
  6. create schematic drawings : XCircuit
  7. create schematic drawings : gEDA
  8. create/edit 3d graphics : Irrlicht Engine
  9. create/edit 3d graphics : Nebula
  10. create/edit 3d graphics : Art of Illusion
  11. create/edit 3d graphics : Blender
  12. create/edit 3d graphics : Cinefx
  13. create/edit 3d graphics : OGRE v1.2 [Dagon]
  14. create/edit 3d graphics : OpenFX
  15. create/edit 3d graphics : POV-Ray
  16. create/edit 3d graphics : Wings 3D
  17. create/edit 3d graphics : Xara Xtreme
  18. create/edit bitmap images : ImageMagick
  19. create/edit diagrams : Dia
  20. create/edit graphics : GLE
  21. create/edit vector drawings : Skencil
  22. draw circuit diagrams : TinyCAD
  23. edit an image (for kids) : Tux Paint
  24. edit an image : GIMP
  25. edit an image : Paint.NET
  26. edit vector graphics : Inkscape
  27. extract useful imformation from digital photographs : jhead
  28. model using computer-aided-design : BRL-CAD
  29. model using computer-aided-design : Sailcut CAD
  30. model using computer-aided-design : PythonCAD
  31. organize photos in albums : ctPhotoBook
  32. restore an old image/painting : restoreInpaint
  33. stitch panoramic photographs : hugin
  34. view images in an album folder : IMGV
  35. view images in an album folder : Cornice
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Information/Fun/Misc Freeware Utilities : I want to ...

  1. chart planetary movements : ORSA - Orbit Reconstruction, Simulation, and Analysis
  2. see 3d space simulation : Celestia
  3. see the sky/stars/planets : Stellarium
  4. write an outline : Tkoutline
  5. zoom onto the Earth from space : World Wind by NASA
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Internet Freeware Utilities : I want to ...

  1. add ecommerce to website : osCommerce
  2. add mouse gestures to Internet Explorer browser : Mouse Gestures for Internet Explorer
  3. block IP addresses : PeerGuardian 2
  4. browse the web anonymously : Tor
  5. browse the web fast : K-Meleon
  6. browse the web safely : Firefox
  7. browse the web safely : SeaMonkey
  8. browse the web safely : Opera
  9. conect via a VPN : SSL-Explorer
  10. conect via a VPN : OpenVPN
  11. download a file via a torrent / p2p site : Ares
  12. download a file via a torrent / p2p site : Azureus
  13. download a file via a torrent / p2p site : BT++
  14. download a file via a torrent / p2p site : Cabos
  15. download a file via a torrent / p2p site : eMule Morph
  16. download a file via a torrent / p2p site : eMule Plus
  17. download a file via a torrent / p2p site : G3 Torrent
  18. download a file via a torrent / p2p site : HeavyMole
  19. download a file via a torrent / p2p site : Krimpy
  20. download a file via a torrent / p2p site : MLDonkey
  21. download a file via a torrent / p2p site : MUTE File Sharing
  22. download a file via a torrent / p2p site : MyNapster
  23. download a file via a torrent / p2p site : Phex
  24. download a file via a torrent / p2p site : ABC
  25. download a file via a torrent / p2p site : Qtella
  26. download a file via a torrent / p2p site : TorrentSpy
  27. download a file via a torrent / p2p site : BitTornado
  28. download a file via a torrent / p2p site : eMule
  29. download a file via a torrent / p2p site : Gnucleus
  30. download a file via a torrent / p2p site : Shareaza
  31. download a file via a torrent / p2p site : XNap
  32. download all files on a webpage : leech
  33. download an entire website : Getleft
  34. download an entire website : webfetch
  35. download an entire website : HTTrack
  36. download/upload files via FTP : FileZilla
  37. download/upload files via FTP : JFtp
  38. easily install Apache/MySQL/PHP/Perl : XAMPP
  39. edit html files : SeaMonkey
  40. edit html files : Amaya
  41. encrypt email : Stunnel
  42. encrypt email messages : GnuPG for Windows
  43. kill popup ads : AKiller
  44. manage bookmarks : Bookmark Manager
  45. manage download from the web : FlashGot
  46. manage passwords : Password Safe
  47. manage passwords : PINs
  48. read rss feeds : Feedreader
  49. read rss feeds : RSSOwl
  50. read usenet / newsgroups : Mahogany
  51. read usenet / newsgroups : MicroPlanet Gravity
  52. read usenet / newsgroups : Pan
  53. read usenet / newsgroups : slrn / s-lang read news
  54. read usenet / newsgroups : AmphetaDesk
  55. read usenet / newsgroups : SeaMonkey
  56. read usenet / newsgroups : XanaNews
  57. run a jabber server : ejabberd
  58. run a jabber server : jabberd2
  59. run a jabber server : Wildfire
  60. run a jabber server : Java Jabber
  61. run a java/xml server : Enhydra.org
  62. run a proxy server : DeleGate
  63. run a proxy server : Privoxy
  64. run a server on any windows : Uniform Server
  65. run an application server : Zope
  66. run an ftp server : AnomicFTPD
  67. run an web/http server : Apache
  68. run an web/http server : Savant
  69. run an web/http server : Jigsaw
  70. run an x window system server : WeirdX
  71. search for open-source code : Koders
  72. synch bookmarks between browsers : BookmarkBridge
  73. use a content management system (CMS) : Drupal
  74. use a content management system (CMS) : eZ publish
  75. use a content management system (CMS) : Plone
  76. use a content management system (CMS) : OpenCms
  77. use pretty good privacy : GnuPG
  78. view html documents : Amaya
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Keyboard Freeware Utilities : I want to ...

  1. automatically send defined keystrokes : Qliner hotkeys
  2. use a single keybord/mouse for multiple systems : Synergy
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Performance/Recovery/System Freeware Utilities : I want to ...

  1. access ReiserFS partitions in Win : rfstool
  2. analyze network traffic : Analyzer
  3. analyze network traffic : BO2K
  4. analyze network traffic : Show Traffic
  5. analyze network traffic : Ethereal
  6. analyze network traffic : WinDump
  7. analyze server log files : Analog
  8. analyze/audit network security : Nmap/Network Mapper
  9. change directory fast : WCD
  10. check md5 checksums : MD5summer
  11. completely wipe/delete a hard disk : Darik's Boot and Nuke
  12. completely wipe/delete a hard disk : Eraser
  13. display free RAM : RAMpage
  14. graphically view linux partitions and files : YAReG
  15. log network traffic : daSniff
  16. monitor smart hard drives : smartmontools
  17. partition a hard disk : Partition Logic
  18. recover lost partitions : TestDisk
  19. recover lost partitions on a drive : TestDisk
  20. remotely access event log information : Snare Agent for Windows
  21. remotely control another computer : EchoVNC
  22. remotely control another computer : UltraVNC
  23. remotely control another computer : TightVNC
  24. remotely see network properties : NetBIOS
  25. run a linux-like environment in windows : Cygwin
  26. scan TCP security ports : Knocker
  27. search network traffic : ngrep
  28. synch files between win and unix : Unison
  29. test memory : Memtest86
  30. use a dynamic DNS / fixed hostname address : Dynksys Dynamic IP Updater
  31. use a dynamic DNS / fixed hostname address : MyDyndns
  32. use a dynamic DNS / fixed hostname address : DeeEnEs
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Productivity Freeware Utilities : I want to ...

  1. be notified when email arrives : PopTray
  2. keep multiple html-free snippets in the clipboard : HovText
  3. listen to text in a file : Sayz Me Text
  4. manage a project : GanttProject
  5. manage a project : dotProject
  6. manage a project : Open Workbench
  7. mind-map an idea/subject/project : FreeMind
  8. mind-map an idea/subject/project : vym
  9. store/manage my passwords : KeePass
  10. use a personal information manager : TreeLine
  11. write notes : KeyNote-nf
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Programming Freeware Utilities : I want to ...

  1. create installation programs : NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System)
  2. create installation programs : Ultimate Packer for eXecutables
  3. create installation programs : Inno Setup
  4. create xml installation programs : Windows Installer XML (WiX)
  5. maintain version control : CVSNT Open Source
  6. program .NET applications : DotGNU Portable.NET
  7. program .NET applications : Mono
  8. program applications : Suneido
  9. program in Ruby : Ruby
  10. program in c# : SharpDevelop
  11. program in c++ : Dev-C++
  12. program in c++ : Code::Blocks
  13. program in visual c# : C# Open Source
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Video/TV/DVDs Freeware Utilities : I want to ...

  1. backup a DVD : AutoGK
  2. burn VCD : cdrtfe
  3. capture video : Virtual VCR
  4. convert DVD into RealMedia : FilmShrink
  5. convert a DVD to VCD or DivX : DVDx
  6. convert AVI to MPEG : TMPGEnc
  7. convert video files : AVI-Mux
  8. display AVI file information : YAAI - Yet Another Avi Info
  9. edit an AVI file : VirtualDub
  10. edit video files : AviSynth
  11. encode DivX/XviD : Gordian Knot
  12. join/slice MPEG files : mpgtx
  13. manage DVD collection : Ant Movie Catalog
  14. play multimedia files : GPAC
  15. play multimedia files : Media Player Classic (MPC)
  16. play multimedia files : MPlayer
  17. play multimedia files : VLC media player
  18. repair corrupt divx files : DivXRepair
  19. rip a DVD : MediaCoder
  20. rip a DVD into MPEG format : HandBrake
  21. stream video files on the web : PeerCast
  22. tag and upload creative commons video : ccPublisher
  23. watch internet TV and Video shows : Miro // Democracy Player
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