Backing up your Microsoft Outlook
(2000/2002) information is quick and easy with the Personal Folders
Backup program. This will create backup copies of your .PST files at
regular intervals, making it easy to keep all of your Outlook folders
safely backed up. Simply choose which of your .PST files you wish to
back up, and how often you wish to have them archived.
The only jpeg editing softwear
that does not recompress your jpeg file! Why damage your image needlessly?
All other imaging programs uncompress and recompress, and that is BAD!
Create smaller, faster downloading images! Compress images regionally
for better quality! Recompress your images without recompression loss!
Oriens Enhancer GOLD is an advanced
digital image editing and processing environment with vast arrays of
filters, special effects, artistic colorizing, tools, optimizers etc.
It is not merely an editor, and it serves all your desktop and digital
processing needs from creation of screensavers to creating executables
of an image, to text layers tools with frequently used utilities like
integrated thumbnail browser, image/icon extractor and a PDF generator.
Don't let the name fool you, CDBurner
works in all versions of Windows. The program can write to CD-R and
CD-RW discs, write discs directly from an ISO image file, save an image
as an ISO image file (*.iso) and erase CD-RW discs. Other features include
support for all major buffer protection technologies such as Just Link,
Burn Proof, and PowrBurn, works with most IDE, SCSI, USB 1.0/2.0, and
1394 Fire wire CD/CD-RW drives, writes ISO images for raw writing by
other applications, can import ISO images from other applications, import
multi-session data tracks. It also supports creation of multi-session
This allows you to use a single
(available) drive letter to specify a path which could be any number
of folders deep, e.g. c:\folder1\folder2\folder 3....\foldern (it's
been tested to 10 levels). For CD-ROM users just copy the contents of
a CD to a folder on you hard drive, create a virtual drive pointing
to that folder, install the CD using the virtual drive letter, and like
magic you can run the CD from your hard drive.
ZipGenius is a compression/decompression
program similar to WinZip. It has support for TWAIN devices (scanners
and digital cameras), file extraction to CD-R writer, a FTP client (FTPGenius)
and more. A nice feature is the ability to encrypt the archive history
file. The most recently used files list can be enabled (always or per
session) or disabled, and CryptoZip 2.1 gives better encryption algorhythms
to lock your archives. There are also self-locking/self-erasing archives
and you can choose to encrypt files with one among four algorhythms
(CZIP, Blowfish, Twofish, Rijndael AES). Plus, CZIP files don't depend
anymore from ZipGenius because you can create an executable CZIP (.EXE)
file which will allow you to send your encrypted archives to people
don't use ZipGenius 5.
OpenOffice is both an Open Source
product and a project. The product is a multi-platform office productivity
suite. It includes the key desktop applications, such as a word processor,
spreadsheet, presentation manager, and drawing program, with a user
interface and feature set similar to other office suites. Sophisticated
and flexible, OpenOffice.org also works transparently with a variety
of file formats, including those of Microsoft Office.
KNOPPIX is a bootable CD with
a collection of GNU/Linux software, automatic hardware detection, and
support for many graphics cards, sound cards, SCSI and USB devices and
other peripherals. KNOPPIX can be used as a Linux demo, educational
CD, rescue system, or adapted and used as a platform for commercial
software product demos. It is not necessary to install anything on a
hard disk. Due to on-the-fly decompression, the CD can have up to 2
GB of executable software installed on it.
ClarkConnect is a software package
that transforms standard PC hardware into a dedicated broadband gateway
and easy-to-use server. The software is a great solution for businesses,
organizations, home offices, and networked homes. Every ClarkConnect
system can take advantage of integrated Gateway Services such as, 24/7
port and resource monitoring, DNS services, including dynamic DNS, antivirus
protection, antispam tools, daily security audits, intrusion detection
updates, e-mail/MX backup and more.
This is a really awesome program.
Search a single directory or compare two directories for duplicate images.
It searches for duplicates by analyzing image pixel data. I have a large
amount of wallpaper (about 800 pictures) and it searched through and
found duplicates I thought I had deleted. A great program!
This is a tool that helps you
maintain your privacy by cleaning up all traces of your internet and
PC activities. It will erase data you may have entered like personal
information in online forms, URLs in your browser address bar, files
you searched for, etc. Data that otherwise would be exposed to other
users of your computer. It also helps you clear the files from both
the Temp and the Temporary Internet Explorer folders.
Sometimes it is difficult to think
of good passwords -- the type that wouldn't be easy for others to figure
out. Using your name, the name of a pet, an anniversary date, etc. are
not good choices. By using the Atory Password Generator you can specify
how many characters your password should be and which types of characters
to include. The program then generates a random password using the parameters
SlimBrowser is a multiple-site
browser based on tab-page interface. It incorporates a large collection
of wonderful features like recoverable popup killer, form filler, site
group, quick-search, auto login, hidden sites, built-in commands and
scripting, online translation, script error suppression, blacklist/whitelist
This program will resize and move
partitions without data loss. This version is now more complete, with
support for disks up to 2TB in size. It is a small DOS executable, which
requires no installation.
Use this program to print the
contents of selected directories, sub-directories, and their contents.
Choose from 16 different formatting options. The program gives you the
ability to print the listing or save the listing as a tab or comma delimited
file so that it can be opened by Excel.
This simple but powerful utility
cleans JPG files. It will remove anything that is not picture data.
Commonly used programs such as Adobe Photoshop write additional information
into JPG files that isn't needed for correctly displaying the picture.
Create accurate thumbnail images
and scaled-down/up copies from a wide range of popular picture formats.
Select images for processing individually, in groups, or in whole folders.
Adjust their contrast, brightness, sharpness and quality, and see the
results with a convenient built-in viewer.
Hide all the icons on your desktop,
including Recycle Bin, My Computer, Network Neighbourhood, etc. DeskSweeper
is always visible in the system tray for easy access. A single mouseclick
is all you need to hide or view your desktop icons.
This is a must-have program for
web surfers. EMS Free Surfer is an intelligent popup stopper, cache
cleaner and surfing companion which works with Internet Explorer. Free
Surfer does not use white lists or block lists, just start it and surf
in peace. There is no return to 'old style' popup stoppers after trying
Free Surfer. This is another program which ranks very high on my list
of freeware favorites.
SpyBot scours your hard drive
for small files which are responsible for the ads many programs display.
Many of these files also transmit information, including your surfing
behavior on the internet. SpyBot finds these files and then safely removes
them from your system. It can also remove usage tracks which is a list
of recently visited websites, opened files, started programs and internet
LeechGet is my new favorite download
manager. It is similar to Download Accelerator, Star Downloader, GoZilla
and the rest. You can schedule downloads, pause and/or resume aborted
downloads, and set it to automatically disconnect from the internet
and shut down your computer when the files have finished transferring.
AudioCrusher is a program which
allows you to extract digital audio from audio CDs and save the data
in various sound formats such as MP3 and WAV for example. The audio
is extracted digitally without any loss of quality. AudioCrusher supports
on the fly normalization and a wide range of sound formats such as RAW
Audio, WAV, MP3 via LameEnc, BladeEnc or the Frauenhofer Codec, Ogg
Vorbis and WMA. AudioCrusher can also retrieve information on audio
CDs through the freedb database.
This easy-to-use program allows
the user to place watermarks on image files. Some of Picture Shark's
features include: a wizard-like interface, ability to choose the transparency
color, opacity and position of the watermark, a 'feather' feature to
make the edges of the mark blend smoothly into the image, WYSIWYG preview-mode,
and several more.
Don't pay hundreds of dollars
for an image editing program, just download VicMan's Photo Editor. With
this free image editor you will be able to refine your digital photos,
draw artwork, and create images for a web site. The program also has
a skinnable interface so you can change it's look to something other
than the default view.
If you do a lot of on-line purchasing
or visit web sites which require you to log in, then RoboForm is for
you. RoboForm is a one-click web form filler and password manager. You
no longer need to remember all the various login names and passwords
for various sites. Here are some of RoboForm's features: it memorizes
online passwords, automatically logs you into a web site, generates
random secure passwords, fills long registration forms from personal
profiles, encrypts password-protected info using 3DES, allows easy backup
and restore of passwords.
Convert is an easy to use conversion
program. It will convert the most popular units of distance, temperature,
volume, time, speed, mass, power, density, pressure, energy and other
units. It even allows the user to create custom conversions!
This is a program which many MP3
users will appreciate. How many times have you had to adjust the volume
when a new MP3 file begins playing because the volume is either higher
or lower than the previous song? MP3 Gain analyzes and adjusts mp3 files
so they have the same volume. MP3Gain does statistical analysis on the
files to determine how loud the file actually sounds to the human ear.
If this doesn't save you time
it will at least score big on the 'WOW' factor. This program allows
the user to assign a series of mouse movements to whatever file the
user chooses. Then, to launch a particular program, the user just repeats
the chosen mouse movements pattern and the program is launched.
The developer describes Medusa
as a crossover between a search engine and an offline explorer. It allows
you to search for music, images, movies, programs and any other kind
of file. Simply supply Medusa with a URL to start at. The program then
follows all the links on that site to new pages and then lists the files
it found for you.