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resource page from source forge
OSSwin now also has a separate games page.
CCleaner is a freeware system optimization, privacy and cleaning tool. It removes unused files - allowing Windows to run faster and freeing up valuable hard disk space. It also cleans traces of your online activities such as your Internet history. Additionally it contains a fully featured registry cleaner. Download CCleaner now...
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Open Source Windows
Free and open-source software is good for you and for the world. This is the best Windows software that we know of.
No adware, no spyware, just good software.
Google Software Pack
* Google Desktop
* Google Earth
* Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer
* Picasa (photo organizer)
* Google Pack ScreenSaver
* Mozilla Firefox with Google Toolbar
* Norton AntiVirus 2005 Special Edition
* Ad-Aware SE Personal (anti spyware program)
* Adobe Acrobat Reader 7
* GalleryPlayer HD Images
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|ReactOS www.ReactOS.com an opensource windows-like operating system that is FREE. Yes, it seems to be stable so far... NOTE: We have not fully finished testing our systems with Reactos.|
see also: our Ubuntu page for how to rip, etc...
is an amazing FREE distribution of debian linux and is available via
download or a free mailing. Just visit
www.ubuntu.com and join to be
able to download and burn it or
receive a mailing. It
comes in 32 bit or 64 bit versions to see which your machine is:
disk once burned or received also has some opensource programs for
windows on it. Just put it in a drive while windows is running to see
some GREAT free programs, ie. Firefox browser. It is a "live cd" which
means you can boot with it to run Ubuntu WITHOUT changing
operating system and IF(when) you decide to you can install Ubuntu.
Sweet Home 3D 1.2.1
It's a downloadable program that lets you re-arrange or arrange your home in a 2d setting but looks 3d. If your remodeling or such, or just like to move your furniture around without the lifting
What is Fix8?
It's a fun, free way to animate yourself! 3D avatars and accessories track your facial expressions and movements for an awesome twist to IM chat and video. Choose a 3D avatar head to place on your shoulders or a full body 3D avatar! Try using your own face and dress up with fun accessories! Disguise your voice - surprise your friends! Create the coolest video blogs or share your animations live, in real time on AIM, Windows Live, Skype, and Yahoo IM! The possibilities are endless!
Free Microsoft DreamSpark for Students
DreamSpark is simple, it's all about giving students Microsoft professional development and design tools for free so you can chase your dreams and create the next big breakthrough in technology - or just get ahead on your career.
Free Online Typing Tutor
Also has typing games and speed tests. Good stuff here.
181 Free Tools For Your PC
More stuff to help your PC stay healthy.
Free Photoshop Express
Anyone ever wanted Adobe Photoshop? Here's their brand new free online version.
Tux Paint - Open Source Drawing Software For Children
This is a nice program that you can download for free.
Giveaway Of The Day
Every day, a new software title for you to download and enjoy. Whats the catch? You have to download and activate it the same day.
Free "Jing Project" Screen Capture Software
You can create screen captures of anything and take some videos of what you are doing online.
Free PC Tuneup At PCPitstop.com
This site will run your computer through a whole bunch of tests to see how it performs. It also gives you suggestions and advice on how to fix problems that it might detect. I really love this site and use it about once every couple of weeks.
Free Family Tree Builder Software From My Heritage
* Put together your family tree * Bring your family tree to life with photos * Publish your family tree into your Family Pages * Share your family tree online with your relatives
15 Free Security Programs For Your PC
Includes, ZoneAlarm, Avast, Spyware Blaster, and more.
Free Home Inventory Software
"Welcome to KnowYourStuff.org, where you can download the I.I.I.'s new home inventory software for free! This software makes creating a home inventory fun and easy. Once you have completed your inventory, this software is designed to make it easy to keep this information up to date."
Free Holiday Card Photo Design Software From 3M
With the easy to use software, you can create your own personalized card and print it out conveniently at home.
Pod City Guides - Put 300 Cities On Your iPod
* Detailed descriptions and address info for thousands of hotels, restaurants, attractions, events, and more! * Guides that detail neighborhoods, accomodations, tours, etc.
Free Google "Sketchup" - Its A Free 3D Modeling Program
Google SketchUp (free) is an easy-to-learn 3D modeling program that enables you to explore the world in 3D. With just a few simple tools, you can create 3D models of houses, sheds, decks, home additions, woodworking projects - even space ships. And once you've built your models, you can place them in Google Earth, post them to the 3D Warehouse, or print hard copies. Google SketchUp is free for personal use. No registration is required.
* Seeing the big picture With Google Calendar, you can see your friends' and family's schedules right next to your own; quickly add events mentioned in Gmail conversations or saved in other calendar applications; and add other interesting events that you find online. * Sharing events and calendars You decide who can see your calendar and which details they can view. Planning an event? You can create invitations, send reminders and keep track of RSVPs right inside Google Calendar. Organizations can promote events, too. * Staying on schedule You can set up automatic event reminders, including SMS notifications, and instantly bring up anything on your calendar with the built-in search tool. Click on "learn more" to see their entire list of features.
How do I explain this.... Its a "shell" for your desktop where you can download over 500 "widgets" that get placed on your screen where and when you want. I have my local 5 day weather, a nationwide weather map, a little notepad, a clock (they have a LOT of different clocks), a little darth vader guy, and some computer system info programs. I really likes it! =)
You can get a whole lot of cool computer related programs here. Anti virus, spyware removal, computer tweaks, etc.
Free Weather Watcher Software For Your Computer
Weather Watcher is your personal Windows desktop weather station. Automatically retrieve the current conditions, hourly forecast, daily forecast, detailed forecast, severe weather alerts from the National Weather Service (US only), and weather maps for over 77,000 cities world-wide.
Free Download Of PrintMaster Express Software
PrintMaster Express is a free downloadable print creativity application that lets you add personality and flair to any occasion! It is modeled after the award-winning PrintMaster brand of software that has been recognized by Family PC Magazine as being "Top-Rated" and "Family Tested and Recommended." With PrintMaster Express you can easily create Greeting Cards, Note Cards, Banners, Calendars, Photo Projects and so much more. Other features include an address book complete with event reminders for birthdays and anniversaries, plus mail merge capabilities that let you send personalized letters, invitations, and newsletters. The interface is easy enough for kids to learn and use, but flexible enough, providing full functionality for creating a wide variety of projects.
Ad-aware 2007 Personal Edition
This is a good spyware removal program. If you get all kinds of weird popups on your computer. get this program.
Adobe Acrobat Reader 8
Download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print PDF and newsgroup files on all major computer platforms.
Random Wallpaper Changer
Tired of the same wallpaper? Then have it select random wallpaper at user specified intervals!
Without a Trace
If you want to use the Internet without anyone knowing who you are or leave an untraceable phone number, then these tools are for you.
If you want to browse the Internet in privacy, these tools will help you do just that. Use these to do the actual browsing or to check the security of your browsing privacy.
Using the Internet is a huge open door for people to stick their nose in your business. Use these tools to slam that door tightly shut.
If someone makes off with your laptop, know how to stop them with these tools.
Spying on Those Out to Get You
If you know someone is trying to get to you, then turn the tables on them with these tools that will help you get the dirt on them.
Maps for Monitoring Occurrences
Whether you are looking for evidence for your conspiracy theory or trying to put all the pieces together on a plot you know is about to be hatched, then these maps will help you get all the information you need.