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#1 yonton228

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Posted 09 September 2006 - 03:26 PM

Everthing I am linking to yall here is free and great! I will add things as I remember them, I will try to organize them in catagories for easy searching and viewing as they are added. Also most of the links will be to the direct download of the app. If there is a program that you have became fond of and you would like it to see it on this list, post it and it will be added.


Free Software Every 24 Hours (100% legit)
Give-A-Way Of The Day


COMPUTER SECURITY SOFTWARE:

AVG ANTIVIRUS FREE EDITION
EWIDO ANTI SPYWARE Owned by the same folks that own AVG
ZONE ALARM FIREWALL
SPYBOT SEARCH AND DESTROY
AD-AWARE SE PERSONAL EDITION
MICROSOFT WINDOWS DEFENDER
SPYWARE BLASTER
HIJACK THIS
AVAST ANTI VIRUS
BIT DEFENDER 8
ANTIVIR PERSONAL EDITION
MCAFEE SITE ADVISOR FOR IE
MCAFEE SITE ADVISOR FOR FIREFOX
NETVEDA
BELARC ADVISOR Analyzes your computers security, and tells you where to improve


ALTERNATE WEB BROWSERS/EMAIL CLIENTS:

OPERA
FIRE FOX
THUNDERBIRD
IE7 well not like any sane person uses ie anymore :D however i guess i can post this....
FIRE FOX 2 RC1 SEE BOTTOM OF POST FOR MORE INFO


FREE WORD PROCESSORS/VIDEO-AUDIO/PHOTO EDITING:

OPEN OFFICE
GIMP Photo editing
GOOGLE PICASA
DVD SHRINK
PSP VIDEO 9
FASTSTONE IMAGE VIEWER
FASTSTONE PHOTO RESIZER


AUDIO/VIDEO PLAYERS/ ORGANIZERS


MEDIA MONKEY
WINAMP
VLC MEDIA PLAYER
ITUNES 7.0.1
JET AUDIO
EAC AKA EXACT AUDIO COPY Use this with Lame
LAME
AUDACITY
K-LITE CODEC PACK FULL
K-LITE MEGA CODEC PACK
XP CODEC PACK
QUINTESSENTIAL MEDIA PLAYER


SYSTEM BENCHMARK/SYSTEM INFO/OVERCLOCKING:

EVEREST ULTIMATE EDITION TRIAL
SPEED FAN
PRIME95
SISOFT SANDRA
SUPER PI
MEMTEST 86
3D MARK/PC MARK 03/05/06
CPU-Z
CPU BURN IN
ATI TOOL
RIVATUNER
RTHDRIBL RTHDRIBL... The best free software to literally set ur graphic card on fire to test that brand-spanking new HSF


SYSTEM MAINTANCE:

PERFECT DISC 7 40 Day trial
PERFECTDISK 8 30/150 Day trial
SYNCBACK Backup software
CCLEANER AKA CRAP CLEANER
ABEXO FREE REGISTRY CLEANER
CD BURNERXP
DRIVER CLEANER PRO
GPARTED Linux based partitioning program
EXPLORER XP Like windows explorer.....but WAY BETTER
NLITE Customize a XP install by removing things that you dont want
WINDOWS BOOTVIS Speeds up your boot time
ULTIMATE BOOT CD
MANY UPDATED DRIVERS HERE


ENCRYPTION/PASSWORD GENERATORS

TRUECRYPT
PASSWORD COMMANDER PRO Creates passwords as well as encyrpts files.
STEGANOS LOCKNOTE Encrypted Notepad basically
FINECRYPT
PASSWORD GENERATOR
BLOWFISH ADVANCED
LAMEGEN


MESSAGING AND CHAT

YAHOO MESSENGER WITH VOICE
WINDOWS LIVE MESSENGER
AIM TRITON
GAIM Allows you to chat with multiple other chat clients using this single client
GOOGLE TALK
ICQ 5
TRILLIAN Allows you to chat with multiple other chat clients using this single client
XFIRE Awesome program that allows you to join servers that your freinds are playing with one click, as well as many other nifty features. Check it out.
VENTRILO
TEAMSPEAK


MISC:

FOXIT PDF READER A much faster and better PDF veiwer than the dreaded Adobe.
GOOGLE EARTH
GOOGLE SKETCHUP 3D modeling program
GOOGLE TRANSLATOR A translator from google. It's not a program but its very very handy.
http://www.gersic.com/zulupad/ Personal Wiki notepad
GADWIN SCREEN SHOT PROGRAM
FRAPS Kick butt screenshot/frame per sec/video recorder for games
DEAMON TOOLS A cd/dvd virtual drive that will let you mount iso files that you make with your favorite cd burning software so you can put the cds back in there case.
UNDEAD PIXEL Helps find dead pixels in LCD screen, linked to both a .EXE and Zip.
GOOWY Its kinda like a desktop but on the web..Can link mutiple im clients, link upto 3 pop3 email accounts w/ 1 gig of space, 1 gig of free file storage @ the box.net which you can set up for sharing...limited to 10mb upload @ a time...rss feeds,calendar,link mp3's from file storage......it goes on and on...chekc it out...
NMACRO RECORDER
AUTO HOTKEY Macro program
XP CD KEY EXTRACTOR Finds out your windows cd key
YAHOO WIDGETS Ermmmm...does about anything you can think of.
WEATHER WATCHER
DRIVE KEY BOOT UTILITY Turns a USB key into a bootable device
FILEZILLA
FREE DOWNLOAD MANAGER
Download ACCELERATOR PLUS 8.1


LINUX DISTRIBUTIONS AND INFORMATION SITES:

UBUNTU
OPENSUSE
FEDORA
MEPIS
MANDRIVA
PCLINUXOS
DAMNSMALL LINUX
DEBIAN
SLACKWARE
GENTOO
KNOPPIX
KUBUNTU

NOW THE INFO SITES:

DISTROWATCH
LINUXJOURNAL
LINUXBASICS
REALLYLINUX
LINUXREALITY




GAMES

AMERICAS ARMY
RETURN TO CASTLE WOLFENSTIEN ENEMY TERRITORY
FEAR MULTIPLAYER Requires a validation code
TRACKMANIA NATIONS
A WHOLE BUNCH OF FREE GAMES







Hope y'all enjoy.





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#2 shatteredsteel

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Posted 09 September 2006 - 03:52 PM

Can we make suggestions as to additions?

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Posted 09 September 2006 - 04:00 PM

RGR that mate, forgot to add that in the top.




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Posted 09 September 2006 - 04:15 PM

OK...
CDBurnerXP
http://www.majorgeek...ad.php?det=4242

DAEMON TOOLS http://www.daemon-to...ategory&catid=5

CPU-Z
http://www.cpuid.com/cpuz.php

Abexo Registry Cleaner
http://www.download....tml?tag=lst-0-6

#5 yonton228

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Posted 09 September 2006 - 04:33 PM

Updated with tons and tons of free programs.





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Posted 09 September 2006 - 05:03 PM

old versions of AIM, since triton sucks IMO. also has MANY other versions of various programs..great site.

http://www.oldversio...ogram.php?n=aim

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Posted 09 September 2006 - 06:09 PM

Might be a better idea to link the the program's home page instead of download sites. that way newer editions don't mess up the links or what not.

Thanks for this info! definatly planning on adding to what I don't allready use :cool:

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Posted 09 September 2006 - 06:15 PM

Put foobar2000 in the media list. I love it as a simplistic, very configurable music player. Love it, period.

http://www.foobar2000.org/

DL here:
http://www.foobar200...000_0.9.3.1.exe

#9 yonton228

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Posted 09 September 2006 - 06:30 PM

Might be a better idea to link the the program's home page instead of download sites. that way newer editions don't mess up the links or what not.

Thanks for this info! definatly planning on adding to what I don't allready use


I have thought about this as well, however since I am online alot I check for updates in these programs quiet often. So whenever a newer version comes out I will update the list. Thanks for the input everyone.




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Posted 09 September 2006 - 06:48 PM

Free games:

Narbacular Drop: Have you seen Valve's Portal game? This is the precursor

http://www.nuclearmo...aculardrop.html

Americas Army: I can't beleive this game is still free!!

www.americasarmy.com

Wolfenstein Enemy Territory: If you like class based team games, you should like this. Originally it was going to cost money but in the end they released it for free.

Download

F.E.A.R Combat: The multiplayer component from monolith popular shooter

Download


And a whole page full of other full games available here
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#11 boo_masters

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Posted 09 September 2006 - 07:19 PM

Another free game:

Trackmania Nations

Very awesome, especially in Online play. But GOD is it addictive!!! Be warned LOL

Great topic BTW! :)

boo

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Posted 10 September 2006 - 08:36 AM

My favorite CD ripping program is CDex
http://www.download....0-10226370.html

For mp3 tag editing with freedb lookup, I use The Godfather
http://www.softpedia...load-13809.html

For batch renaming of files, I use RenameFiles
http://www.it-falke....description.php