Posts by Category: Free Software

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Free Software November 14, 2005 posted by

Public Domain Torrents.

Public Domain Torrents. A selection of free and legal public domain movies coded in DivX available for download via BitTorrent.  Classic Movies and B-Movies Movies For FREE! PDA/SMARTPHONE/PPC versions! AND SOON IPOD VERSIONS!


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Free Software November 11, 2005 posted by

Sitehound malware fighter.

The Firetrust SiteHound Toolbar. Freeware browser plug-in that warns about potentially dodgy phishing, spyware or other malware attacks. Internet Explorer only (Firefox coming?) and you have to pay $19.95 to get all the bells and whistles, but maybe still worth a look?  With SiteHound, when you browse the Internet, you’re shown a warning page every time you go to a site which is a known scam, potentially loads viruses or spyware on to your computer, has questionable content or anything you…


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Free Software November 11, 2005 posted by

Photo restorer.

Exif Untrasher. You don’t hear of many photo undelete programs for the Apple Mac, so it’s nice to see a piece of freeware surface offering just that. Enjoy!  Have you ever deleted images from your digital camera’s memory card and needed them afterwards?…I found out how to restore the images using a hex-editor, but it turned out to be pretty tedious. This was the moment when the idea for “Exif Untrasher” was born.


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Free Software November 9, 2005 posted by

GSpot.

GSpot. Having trouble playing video? Then use this clever free utility which analyses the problem and tells you what you need to do to correct it. Cool tool.  Establishes what video codecs (audio and video) are required to play an AVI file. Determines whether these codecs are installed on your system. solates problems associated with these codecs. Simple operation – Basic use: “File > Open”, then read results


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Bookmark This! November 7, 2005 posted by

Open Street Map.

Open Street Map. The free wiki world map. Ambitious project at point zero right now, so don’t expect to see much on the site. But definitely worth watching/supporting, don’t you think?  OpenStreetMap is a project aimed squarely at creating and providing free geographic data such as street maps to anyone who wants them. This is because most maps you might think of as free actually have legal or technical restrictions on their use, holding back people from all walks of life…


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Free Software November 4, 2005 posted by

Blogbridge.

Blogbridge. Open Source blog and feeds organizer, designed for compulsive info junkies. Probably overkill if you only follow two sites a week. But still definitely worth a look, if only for the funky, non Open Source interface.  BlogBridge is a blog, feed and RSS aggregator for “info-junkies.” While there are other aggregators out there, BlogBridge is designed for people who are required to follow lots of feeds, not 10 or 20, but 200 or 400. You can’t read that much,…


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Free Software November 3, 2005 posted by

PIM free.

Essential PIM. It’s free, it’s a Personal Information Manager program. It’ll schedule, contact, to-do, note and speak multiple languages.   Organize your day’s tasks and events by category, priority, completion status, due date, reminder. Find your To Do’s easily using the fast and powerful search. Sort and categorize as you see fit the with easy sorting and categorizing tools. Print exactly what you see on your screen. Take your To Do list with you as you run out the door.


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Bookmark This! November 1, 2005 posted by

The Wikipedia Open Source Software entry.

The Wikipedia Open Source Software List. There’s lots here. Lots. Definitely worth a bookmark if you want to impress at your geeky dinner parties.  This is a list of open-source software packages: Computer software licensed under an open-source license. Software that fits the Free software definition may be more appropriately called free software…


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Free Software October 31, 2005 posted by

CD & DVD data cop.

ICE ECC. Worried about losing your precious CD or DVD data as the discs degrade over time? Then you might like to try this bit of freeware and see if it provides some valuable protection. Seems like a neat idea.   Did you know that a typical CD-R/DVD-R disk can hold its data intact for only a few years? ICE ECC is the perfect solution to this problem – before you store your data, protect it against corruption with ICE…


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Free Software October 28, 2005 posted by

Assassin.

Assassin malware fighter. Free as in ‘get off my machine, and don’t ever come skulking back.’ I haven’t had a chance to test it, so if anyone has any feedback, let us know purlease.  With the release of Assassin version 1.0.1, anyone operating a personal computer can recover a hijacked network based Windows operating system within minutes and all without rebooting or changing the system configurations. Now includes ADS detection and removal!


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Free Software October 27, 2005 posted by

Windows shortcuts to go.

FastKake. Creates a bunch of Windows shortcuts for your pleasure, doing things like shutdown, lock machine, empty recycle bin, launch programs…etc…etc.. You get the picture. If you’re lazy, you might enjoy.  FastKake will create a set of handy and useful shortcuts which will give you full control of your Windows operating system and simplify your computing life.


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Free Software October 24, 2005 posted by

Abiword.

Abiword. Free word processor program. Word compatibility, mail-merge, plug-ins, and wonder of wonders, a word counter. What’s not to like? Windows, Mac and Linux.  AbiWord is unique among word processors in its drive to become a fully cross-platform word processor. Our source code is carefully written so that AbiWord will run on virtually any operating system with a minimum of time spent on porting. This combined with our support for internationalization (the ability to run AbiWord in many languages) gives…


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Free Software October 20, 2005 posted by

iWay, myWay.

iPod-iWay. Use your iPod + Yahoo! Maps as a route mapper. A rather cool application for a music player, isn’t it?  iPod-iWay is a powerful step-by-step directions saving tool that will export online driving directions from results by Yahoo Maps and import them into your iPod Photo. It’s an easy solution for getting Yahoo Map directions saved and displayed onto any iPod Photo or Nano, and without the need of additional software!


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Category Archive

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Phat video.…

Thu 09 Dec 2004

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Bit.ly Creator - Firefox plugin lets you…

Tue 30 Jun 2009

Bit.ly Creator is a neat Firefox plugin that lets you quickly turn a long page URL into a short one, […]

Sea Hero Quest – the mobile game…

Tue 24 May 2016

Sea Hero Quest – the mobile game that is fighting back against the monster of dementia
As we get older, we sometimes start to lose parts of ourselves. Our minds start to just sort of go. […]

Adobe offering complete CS2 software suite...FOR FREE!…

Tue 08 Jan 2013

Adobe offering complete CS2 software suite…FOR FREE! [Freeware]
Adobe is turning off the authentication servers used with its Creative Suite 2 (CS2) software of several many years ago. […]

JPEG Lossless Rotator - freeware lets you…

Fri 06 Nov 2009

JPEG Lossless Rotator is a free program which lets you rotate your images without losing image quality. What, you mean […]

TwitPic now has video sharing support…

Wed 09 Feb 2011

TwitPic now has video sharing support
TwitPic is our beloved media sharing service for Twitter. If youve been using twitter for a while, youve likely been […]

Automatically unlock your PC with a Bluetooth…

Thu 14 Jul 2011

Automatically unlock your PC with a Bluetooth phone
Don't you hate sitting down at your computer and having to enter a password just to log on? You'd think […]

VisaPort - generate a travel visa application…

Wed 22 Apr 2015

VisaPort – generate a travel visa application in under 2 minutes with your phone [Freeware]
Frequent travelers to exotic places will know that one of the biggest hassles comes from applying for the different visas […]

BB Flashback Express - free screen recorder…

Tue 05 May 2009

BB Flashback Express is a free screen recorder program for Windows which records screen activity, sound and webcam footage on […]

Laptop Alarm - protect your laptop in…

Thu 27 Nov 2008

Laptop Alarm. Software emits a piercing alarm if the power cable is unplugged, the laptop is shut-down or the mouse […]

MJPEG Surveillance - cool free motion sensing…

Tue 11 Mar 2008

MJPEG Surveillance. Nice free security webcam program comes with motion sensing technology which starts the recording when it senses movement […]

Generate a random password on your Android…

Thu 02 Jun 2011

Generate a random password on your Android phone using PicshaPass
Here's a fun little fact for you, computers can't actually generate a completely random number on their own. This is […]

Party With A Local – the app…

Tue 13 Dec 2016

Party With A Local – the app that will hook you up to the happening scenes
There are many options in the app world for meeting people who share the same hobbies or who want to […]

Paul - your friendly video buddy makes…

Fri 26 Apr 2013

Paul – your friendly video buddy makes sure you get your fill of mobile fun [Freeware]
You know how you were wishing that it was easier to find video content you enjoyed, and how you would […]

5 Excellent Tiny Freeware Programs Under 1…

Mon 17 Dec 2012

5 Excellent Tiny Freeware Programs Under 1 mb in Size [Freeware]
There's a ton of software out there for Windows, ranging from sophisticated and amazing programs like Libre Office (if you're […]