Interesting Software (FREEware)

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Selected FREE Software (Freeware)

FREE Software is not always bad, but it is free !!
… but please be careful and read the instructions anyway, before downloading, installing and using.

Operating Systems:

Anti-Virus Software:

Office Tools:

Office Software: (OpenSource Software - widely MS Office compatible)

- Also see Office Suite Overview for more details

  • LibreOffice - A free Multi-Platform, Multi language Office Software derived from OpenOffice
  • - A free Multi-Platform, Multi language Office Software (derived from StarOffice)
  • OxygenOffice Professional (This is an enhanced OpenOffice, edtended with extra Fonts, Clip Arts and Graphics)
  • Lotus Symphony Suite
  • StarOffice - The first free Office Suite, originally developed by StarDivision, founded in 1984 by the 16-year old, Marco Börries, the 'German Bill Gates'.
  • Neo Office - for Mac OS X
Extensions and Add-Ins available for extra features (usable in, LibreOffice and OxygenOffice Pro)

Text Editing / Programming & Coding Tools:

  • Notepad++ This Editing Tools understands various Natural Languages and Computer Languages and is also customisable.

File Format Convetors:

  • doPDF is a PRINTER DRIVER, to convert any printable output into PDF format and save the resulting file on your Hard disc Drive for later use or eMailing. The advantages of this is that by printing to this PRINTER DRIVER, you can also include non standard Type Fonts, which the receiver does not have and it will ensure that the document looks like you set it up.

Graphics / Photo Editing Software:

  • IrfanView (FREE for private use!) - The ideal tool to edit & enhance your pictures, convert and create Slide Shows, Burn to CD/DVD and upload to the Internet in HTML format and more, conversions and file renaming numbering, inclusive Batch Processing. It is worth getting used to this great tool, even tough it might take some time getting used to it !!

- Please don't forget to also download and install the Add-Ins for even more features.

Internet Tools:


Add-Ons to customize Browsers:
Firefox Add-Ons
  • NoScript Script Blocker !! - The best security you can get in a web browser! Allow active content to run only from sites you trust, and protect yourself against XSS and Clickjacking attacks.
  • Dictionaries & Language Packs - Dictionaries are needed for the Spelling Checker and Language Packs will enable your browser to use another Language in its Menu
  • Wikidot Toolbar Button - Add-Ons for Firefox and Opera. - A must for all Users !!!
  • FEBE (Firefox Environment Backup Extension)** allows you to quickly and easily backup your Firefox extensions. In fact, it goes beyond just backing up — It will actually rebuild your extensions individually into installable .xpi files.
  • CLEO (Compact Library Extension Organizer) is a Firefox extension that works with FEBE* to package any number of extensions/themes into a single, installable .xpi file.
  • OPIE Import/Export extension preferences
  • YouTube Downloader
Opera Add-Ons

eMail Client / Software:


  • OrbitDownloader - Multi-Thread Download with Restart Capability. Can download almost any file and movies, too.

Communication & Instant Messengers:

  • ICQ Chat Program (One of the first around, and still going!!)
  • Online Version of ICQ - no download necessary !!
  • Skype - Chat, Audio Calls, Video Calls (2 users), File Transfers, Desktop Sharing
  • ooVoo - Chat, Audio Calls, Video Calls (3 users), File Transfers, Desktop Sharing
  • Google Talk (needs a Google eMail Account to link to)
  • InSpeak Communicator - The All-in-One Messenger !! (Chat, Audio Calls, Video Calls & more)

Other Internet Tools:

Programming Languages

Audio / Video / Multimedia Tools:

CD / DVD / BD Burning Software

Audio/CD Ripper:

  • CDex - customisable CD Ripper, Quality (bitrate), Output Formats (MP3, WAV, OGG, etc.), many Title Options possible

MP3 Editing and Cutting Tools:

  • mp3DirectCut - A fast, non-destructive and lossless MP3 cutter without any reconverting of the original MP3 file.

Audio / Video Players:

  • VLC (VideoLAN) - plays almost any Audio and Video file and brings all necessary Codecs to do that.
  • WinAMP - the good and trusted player
  • 1by1 Tired of handling playlists? - Play the contents of all your folders!

Audio / Video Conversion Software:

  • SUPER The best Audio and Video Converter I have come across - and all for FREE !! It can do more for free as others can for money !! ;-)

Network Setup Manager:

  • NetSetMan (FREE for private use!) Quick and easy Network Setup Tool, all in one Window/Screen !!

Network Monitor:

  • NetMeter - keeps track of your data volume (Downloads/Uploads) and keeps daily, weekly and monthy totals as well as calculated estimates for the day/month.

Packers (ZIP Programs):

System Tools:

Renaming Tools:

  • Bulk Renaming Utility Change selected or all names offiles and directories.. Many Options available. Customizable.

HDD Tools:

  • HDD Thermometer - Keeps tabs on your HDD's Temperature and logs it. Warnings and PC Shutdowns can also be set when it gets too hot, to protect your HDDs and valuable Data!

Other System Tools:

  • The Synergy Project Free and Open Source Software that lets you easily share your mouse and keyboard between multiple computers, where each computer has its own display. No special hardware is required, all you need is a local area network. Synergy is supported on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. Redirecting the mouse and keyboard is as simple as moving the mouse off the edge of your screen.

Online Tools and Activities:

Online Video Streaming Bit-Rate Calculator:

Games (online):

  • Mühle (German) Online Board Game, originating from the 1600's, which is similar to 'Tic-Tac-Toe'

All the above Software was carefully selected and tested/used over several months - some of it for years.
The related software is to be used on your own risk and we are not to be held liable for any problems arising from the use whatsoever. Please read the instructions of the relative service/software providers.

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Please note this is just a service we give to you and we do not endorse any of the related software at any stage and are also not to be held liable for any problems arising from the use whatsoever. Please read the instructions of the relative service providers.

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