Links to Free Software

Below are links to free software that I've found to be very useful as a computer user, computer administrator, and general computer geek!



General user

  • Adobe Reader - Display PDF files
  • CutePDF - Create PDF files from any print enabled program
  • PrimoPDF - Another PDF creator with some unique features
  • - Computer remote control
  • WS_FTP - FTP client
  • 7Zip - File compression/decompression (zip/unzip) utility
  • ExtractNow - File compression/decompression (zip/unzip) utility
  • RSSOwl - RSS reader/aggregator
  • IceChat - IRC client
  • Google Earth - See satellite imagery from around the world
  • TreeSize - Shows disk space taken up by folder
  • Agent Ransack - File searching tool
  • SyncBack Freeware - Sophisticated file synchronization utility
  • Jing - Screen capture software and screen image sharing capabilities
  • Greenshot - Very flexible screen capture program
  • CamStudio - Screen recording software
  • Skype - Free voice calls and video to other Skype users
  • Multimon taskbar - puts a task bar on your secondary monitor
  • NetWorx - Bandwidth monitoring and usage reporting
  • Dropbox - 2G free storage on the synchronized from your PC or PCs
  • ManyCam - Virtual camera driver. Also allows multiple programs to access a single webcam
  • OpenOffice - Free word processor, spreadsheet, etc. suite. Mostly compatible with Microsoft Office
  • Notepad++ - Free text editor with advanced capabilities
  • Dia - Diagram creation program
  • ShowMyPc - Great ad-hoc computer session sharing solution to have someone you know remotely assist you.


Computer protection and virus cleanup

System Admin and Geek software

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