Useful Programs for your Computer

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  1. P.KID

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    These days people find that they're pockets are being squeezed too much so they cant get what they really want so I thought I'd give you lot a list of free software which you can download without a hustle for your pockets! ;)

    enjoy.

    Anti-Virus:
    Free antivirus - Avira AntiVir
    AVG Free - Télécharger antivirus gratuit | Anti-Virus gratuit pour utilisation personnelle
    Panda Cloud Antivirus, The first free cloud antivirus against viruses, spyware, rootkits and adware
    http://www.avast.com/eng/free_virus_protectio.html
    Microsoft Security Essentials

    Graphics:
    Paint.NET - Free Software for Digital Photo Editing
    FreeSerifSoftware – free software downloads
    FotoMix
    IrfanView - Official Homepage - one of the most popular viewers worldwide

    Back-up and disk clean up:
    Free Backup Software: Paragon Backup & Recovery Free Edition - Overview
    The Official ImgBurn Website
    Free Backup Software for Hard Drive System Backup and Restore. Backup freeware for data backup and disaster recovery in Windows 7/XP/Vista and Linux - EASEUS
    Registry Life - Free Registry Cleanup and Optimization Utility
    CCleaner

    Compression:
    7-Zip
    FreeZip - zip and unzip for free
    http://www.zipgenius.it/
    jZip - a free WinZip alternative

    Anti-Spyware and Ad-ware:
    jZip - a free WinZip alternative
    Search And Destroy - Top 2009 Anti-Spyware Software
    Spyware Doctor Starter Edition downloads - Free software downloads and software reviews - CNET Download.com
    SpywareBlaster | Prevent spyware and malware. Free download.

    Internet Programs:
    Firefox web browser | Faster, more secure, & customizable | Mozilla Europe
    Opera Web Browser | Faster & safer | Download the new Internet browsers free
    Google Chrome - Download a new browser

    Media:
    XBMC
    Media Player Classic
    Boxee
    VLC
     
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    Thanks, nice list!

    Your missing media related applications so here are a few free ones, all open source as it happens too. :)

    Media:


    XBMC
    Media Player Classic
    Boxee
    VLC - I dont like it but its great for people who mess up there codecs or are just too lazy to bother ;)
     
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    Added ty chief! (Y)
     
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  5. Dark Scyth

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    Here is another for disk-cleanup.

    CCleaner
     
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    Here's another one for the disk clean up:

    Defraggler

    Disk drive benchmarking and diagnostics:

    HD Tune

    And another browser, this one is based on Google Chrome, but without the tracking, and it has the ability to block ads:

    SRWare Iron

    Text editor (Notepad Replacement)

    Notepad++

    MS Office Replacement:

    OpenOffice.org
     
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  7. Wandsbek

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    I have some nice tools :D

    Tune Up Utilities
    TuneUp Utilities 2010
    Make your Computer faster and tune him with your own Design's.
    (Best Tool ever)

    WinRaR
    WinRAR download and support. WinRAR is a powerful Windows tool to compress and decompress zip, rar and many other formats: Homepage
    The best compression's tool ever! Support's .RaR .Zip .Iso and many other's.

    ImgBurn
    The Official ImgBurn Website
    Burn your File's for free.

    CPU-Z
    CPU-Z - Info-Tool fr Prozessor & Mainboard
    Learn more about your Computer with this Tool!
     
  8. Dark Scyth

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    Another program for Media. Its like VLC as it gets all the codecs you need but I find it to be way better then VLC in my opinion.
    SMPlayer
     
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