All-In-One: Free Software You Can't Live Without

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All-In-One Threads:

All-In-One threads is something I'm starting here where we as a group try to list damn near everything known about the subject of the thread. When you see an All-In-One thread feel free to speak up. It can be a 'secret', just a technique you happen to use or even something you haven't used, just heard about - whatever. Feel free to join in.

Please do not use the term All-In-One anywhere on this board. It will be saved for these threads specifically so at some point all one will have to do is search for the term "All-In-One" and all these threads will be easily found. At some point these will become some of the most sought after threads on the forum so it might be a good idea to participate if you have something to say people are going to really like.

If you have a great idea for an All-In-One thread please send me a PM and let me know about it.

To Find All All-In-One Threads Just Click Here: WarriorForum - Internet Marketing Forums - Threads Tagged with allinone

Thank you..
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I've had a lot of requests for this one. Free software you can't live without. Or, just great free software :-)

List what you know about..

Thanks!

Allen


#main internet marketing discussion forum #allinone #free #live #software
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  • Profile picture of the author Akky
    1. Grabup
    2. Google Talk
    3. MSN
    4. Yahoo
    5. Safari
    6. Google Chrome

    and some more, i can't remember...
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    • Profile picture of the author Jennienbr
      Evernote ... my other brain!!
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    • Profile picture of the author Randy Daugherty
      1. Grabup
      2. Google Talk
      3. MSN
      4. Yahoo
      5. anti virus

      and more..
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    • Originally Posted by Akky View Post

      1. Grabup
      2. Google Talk
      3. MSN
      4. Yahoo
      5. Safari
      6. Google Chrome

      and some more, i can't remember...
      Thanks for the reminder. The only one that I am hear8ng for the first time is Grabup..
      Would love to know more about it. What is " Grabup?"
      What is it useful for ?
      How does it work?
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      • Profile picture of the author spearce000
        Originally Posted by Patrick Vassell View Post

        Thanks for the reminder. The only one that I am hear8ng for the first time is Grabup..
        Would love to know more about it. What is " Grabup?"
        What is it useful for ?
        How does it work?
        It's screengrab software for macs. The Windows equivalent is Greenshot.
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  • Profile picture of the author Shrinivas
    1) AVG antivirus (Free edition)
    2) Filezilla FTP software
    3) Adobe Acrobat Reader
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    • Profile picture of the author Harvey Segal
      1. NoteTab
      2. ShortKeys


      Harvey
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      • Profile picture of the author vicone
        As mentioned in the reports thread, I love using OpenOffice, especially Writer, as it is so easy to use, is compatible with Microsoft Word and produces PDFs with a single click.

        Ivan
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        • Profile picture of the author Susan Hope
          Roboform - I do have the paid version but you can get a free version

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          • Profile picture of the author rosetrees
            Pixie - from nattyware - colour picker
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            • Profile picture of the author tommorow
              1. Firefox
              2. Roboform
              3. Winamp
              4. The google toolbar
              5.BBC Radio 1
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            • Profile picture of the author Hackbridge
              Originally Posted by rosetrees View Post

              Pixie - from nattyware - colour picker
              I like that one too!

              One of my absolute favourites is Adsen Image Grab. Type in the url of the web page you might want to capture images, say a Google Image search, and you can download the images to a chosen place like "My Pictures".

              You have to observe copyright laws though.

              I've used it when promoting people's products, so I've used their images to promote them, for example to make a banner. Or I've used free images for certain niches.

              Brian
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          • Profile picture of the author Joe Giannetti
            Originally Posted by SusanneUK View Post

            Roboform - I do have the paid version but you can get a free version

            Sue
            Roborm.....I agree....Can't live livout it..
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          • Profile picture of the author tourdogg
            I can't live without ROBO! Have to many websits to visit and its the perfect thing for it!

            Why didn't i think of that!
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          • Profile picture of the author Paul Burr
            I agree the very best program ever Roboform YEA!
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            • Profile picture of the author Chucksta
              I've got a site that has free to use web based tools that are useful for IMers.

              There are 5 tools so far, and more on their way. I'm a bit of a coding geek, and decided to try and create as many useful tools that anyone, no matter what their computer system is, can make use of.

              The GUI is very basic, but that's not really my strong point.

              The live tools are:

              GENNIT - this takes in an article that contains spin syntax and generates up to 1000 unique version, which are zipped up and downloaded to the user's computer.

              SHUFFLEIT and FEEDIT which are used in RSS Feed creation

              BOOSTIT, which is used to create tons of backlinks (mostly temporary) to give your site a boost with the search engines.

              And PINGIT, which notifies the search engines that your site or RSS Feed exists.

              Yes, I know, some spam tools, but I could not help myself, I could see I could write them and did, oops

              I'm aiming to go to the University of Edinburgh at the end of next year (not applied, as yet), to do an MSc in Artificial Intelligence. I finished a BSc last year in the same subject at Sussex. I'm hoping to have as my project a really advanced form of the spinning software. It will be a LOT more than just swapping out synonyms oo, I can just feel the hate from the SEO pure

              If anyone has any ideas for tools that would be useful, please let me know, then I'll write them.

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          • Profile picture of the author radar9628
            I LOVE ROBOFORM!!!
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          • Profile picture of the author sunilrana
            Dear inform enter is better then robo form. I used both but i like inform enter because it is very fast .
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          • Profile picture of the author Jonathan Joseph
            Right on Allen, great creative post!

            @SusanneUK - I completely agree with you, RoboForm ROCKS!

            Originally Posted by SusanneUK View Post

            Roboform - I do have the paid version but you can get a free version

            Sue
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            Jon

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        • Thank you much vicone for that useful information.
          I am sure that I will find it most useful.
          PATGVAS
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      • Profile picture of the author wantoo
        thanks, excellent,bob
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      • Profile picture of the author jeresteem99
        Originally Posted by Harvey Segal View Post

        1. NoteTab
        2. ShortKeys


        Harvey
        I will try this
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      • Thank you very much for the information Harvey.
        This is the first time that I am actually hearing about these two pieces of software.
        I wlll have to go look them up to find out what they are for and how to use them!
        PATGVAS.
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    • Profile picture of the author zexypress
      I recommend Avast Free over AVG after working tech support for Comcast high speed internet.
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    • Originally Posted by Shrinivas View Post

      1) AVG antivirus (Free edition)
      2) Filezilla FTP software
      3) Adobe Acrobat Reader
      Thanks for the usefu linfo. I have used and own Adobe Acrobat Reader.
      Never used Filezila! Tho.!


      Patrick Vassell.
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  • Profile picture of the author mywebwork
    Great idea for a thread, there are lots of great free applications for web developers:

    PS Pad Text Editor - Lots of great features for editing PHP, CSS and HTML.

    editor PSPad - freeware HTML editor, PHP editor, XHTML, JavaScript, ASP, Perl, C, HEX editor


    GIMP - Graphics Editor. For those of us who can't afford PhotoShop

    GIMP - The GNU Image Manipulation Program


    7 - ZIP - The best unarchiving utility for Windows

    7-Zip


    WIN SCP - An FTP and SFTP utility for Windows

    WinSCP :: Free SFTP and FTP client for Windows


    PuTTY - An SSH and Telnet Client

    PuTTY: a free telnet/ssh client


    Kompozer - a WYSIWYG HTML Editor

    KompoZer - Easy web authoring


    MySQL GUI Tools - For those developing on a local MySQL Database

    MySQL :: MySQL GUI Tools


    WINK - Camtasia for poor people!

    Wink - [Homepage]



    And this is just the tip of the iceberg!

    Bill
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    • Profile picture of the author rbr451
      Originally Posted by mywebwork View Post


      Kompozer - a WYSIWYG HTML Editor

      KompoZer - Easy web authoring
      Bill,

      Thanks for the tip. I've been using Frontpage for years and have ALWAYS hated it. Kompozer is so much easier and FREE! Who woulda thought?

      Randy
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    • Profile picture of the author zexypress
      In my experience Gimp is more convenient than Photoshop for every day editing. The reason being that Adobe wants you to buy the whole suite so they make it hard to open PNGs in Photoshop so you will have to buy Fireworks. Gimp opens pretty much everything.

      For Vector editing try Inkscape instead of Adobe Illustrator. It works in a format called .svg instead of .eps

      There is a plugin that is supposed to allow you to import Adobe files to Inkscape but I couldn't get it to work. $5 on Fiverr is more affordable and convenient to get anything converted to an infinitely scalable SVG. Once you've scaled it to whatever size you want then you can convert it to a raster file such as .png for manipulation in other programs and printing.

      I learned both of these programs after spending 20 minutes watching tutorials on Youtube.

      In Gimp I mainly just resize, crop and color correct. When you first install it you don't need all the windows that pop up. Just the main file window and the tool box.

      To resize an image go to "image" and "scale image."

      This program was designed by a phd with some ideosyncratic tendencies.

      Like starting you off with the brush tool so you accidentally paint all over your image. (Just go to edit and undo) I usually switch to the move tool first: a little cross with arrows.

      And then you try to move a layer and the layer underneath moves instead. (in the tool box click "move active layer")

      Or you do the paint bucket and only part of the intended selection is affected. (in the tool box click "fill whole selection"

      Just a few pointers to prevent any unnecessary frustrations on your Gimp honeymoon.

      The best logo program for a clean professional look is GreenBox Logomaker. It's not free ($29) unless you grab the old version on bit torrent. (not recommended)
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    • Profile picture of the author samariddin
      Thank you for good information!
      Sam
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  • Profile picture of the author micron
    core ftp
    simple search and replace
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  • Profile picture of the author Bev Clement
    Firefox and many of the plugins

    Open Office

    Tweet Deck

    Thunderbird

    RoughDraft
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  • Profile picture of the author Amanda Craven
    Clipta Converter - excellent multimedia converter and very useful when combined with Clipta Video search
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  • Profile picture of the author John Taylor
    I can't believe that noboby has mentioned..

    Skype - Superb messenger and VoIP software that is enhanced when used with Pamela.biz

    Audacity - excellent audio editing software

    CamStudio - the free version of Camtasia

    John
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    • Profile picture of the author zerofatzreturns
      Originally Posted by John Taylor View Post

      I can't believe that noboby has mentioned..

      Skype - Superb messenger and VoIP software that is enhanced when used with Pamela.biz

      Audacity - excellent audio editing software

      CamStudio - the free version of Camtasia

      John


      Agreed John. Great programs all of them. Camstudio is kinf od funny though in that it really does get a little tricky on the install (trying to install all kinds of extra stuff on your system), probably confuses a lot of people and deters them away from it.
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  • Profile picture of the author ramkarthik
    Google Talk (for chat)

    Postbox (mail client)

    FileZilla (FTP)

    StumbleUpon (toolbar)

    WordPress (Would I be blogging with ease if this wasn't there?)

    Ccleaner

    FreeMind (mind mapping tool)

    Windows Live Writer

    Plus a lot more
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  • Profile picture of the author Kurt
    Audacity - Great audio editing software

    CCleaner - Cleans the "crap" out of your Windoze system

    LeechFTP - Super fast, multi-threaded. I like it better than the more popular free FTP clients, especially when uploading a lot of pages.

    iTunes - Love it for all my audio files.

    Tweetdeck - Great for managing Twitter streams

    WordPress - Someone will bring it up, may as well be me.
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    • Profile picture of the author zexypress
      I wish someone would post an audacity tutorial
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    • Profile picture of the author philrich21
      Ccleaner
      Firefox plus plugins
      Notepad++
      Filezilla FTP
      GSA indexer
      WordPress
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  • Profile picture of the author Jag82
    Launchy - find all your files, folders, documents in a snap - whatever you want, whenever you want. I can't live without it.

    Launchy: The Open Source Keystroke Launcher
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  • Profile picture of the author Kim Roach
    1. Firefox
    2. Skype
    3. FileZilla (FTP)
    4. YouConvertIt.com - Converts Microsoft Word files to PDF's for Free!
    5. Mindomo.com (for Mindmapping)
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  • Profile picture of the author nate6791
    Services
    Evernote - Manage notes and To-Do lists.
    Remember The Milk - Manage notes and To-Do lists.
    Jing - collaboration using pics and video
    BrowserShots - We have to make peace with the fact that not all browsers are made the same and everyone tends to use different browsers. Check your site here and you can see for which browsers your site is not appearing correctly.
    Down for everyone or just me? - Your site is not coming up in your browser? Run your site through this tool to see if it's down for other people too.

    Windows Programs/Utilities
    Paint.NET - Image editing.
    VLC media player - watch pretty much any downloaded video
    PortableApps.com - A suite of apps that you can run from a USB thumb drive. Great for portability.
    TrueCrypt - Free encryption software to protect your drives and files.
    Space Sniffer - Find out what's taking up all your hard drive space.
    Bulk Rename - Rename a bunch of files quickly
    SlickRun - Launcher app
    Humanized Enso - Launcher app and dictionary

    Firefox extensions:
    FireBug - developer focused tool but you need it for the next extension
    YSlow for FireBug - analyzes your website for 13 different rules for high performance web sites. A great tool to identify some potential bottlenecks in your site's performance.

    Misc:
    Baby Smash! - For those that have a small child that likes to smash on a keyboard.
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    • Profile picture of the author GJG
      1. Jing - great for screenshots
      2. GIMP - ideal image editor alternative to Photoshop
      3. HootSuite - free version
      4. WordPress - to mention the obvious
      5. Screenshot Captor - another screenshot tool but with more options
      6. Small SEO Tools
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  • Profile picture of the author Jesus Perez
    • WinMerge (Compare any text document side by side. Perfect for HTML, PHP, text, etc)
    • LogMeIn Free (Lets me log into PC remotely...even through iPhone)
    • Thunderbird (Desktop Email that Leaves Emails on Server via IMAP)
    • CDBurnerXP (Free CD/DVD Burning Utility...works great..cheaper than Nero)
    • TVersity (Stream movies/audio straight to your iPhone over Wifi/3G with on-the-fly conversion)
    • DropBox (Local PC Backup to 2gb, Access your files from anywhere: web, iphone)
    • ToodleDo (Task Management...I Pay $14/yr for Subtasks. Access via iPad and iPhone, too)
    • ShoeBoxed (Email or Scan/Upload your receipts, they auto-categorize them for tax time, Mail-in service costs $$)
    • FreshBooks (Client Invoice heaven)
    • 14Dayz (Time Tracking Heaven)
    • Evernote (Email them anything, handwritten or printed, and they'll run OCR and keep an archive...perfect for receipts, notes, photos, signs...anything. Access it via desktop, web or iPhone. You must check this out.)
    • OSTicket (Open Source Help Desk Software)
    • Deskaway (Online Team Collaboration Heaven)
    • ClickTale (Literally "see" what your visitors are doing on their website + heatmaps)
    • DomainsBot (Blazing-Fast Domain checking using Ajax)
    • Loopsound (Royalty-free Music)
    • ScreenPrint32 (Screen Captures - Good alternative to SnagIt)
    • Zoho Meeting (Free meetings...works great)
    • Zoho (MUST SEE - Hosted, Free Online Apps for CRM, Docs, Notebook, Sharing, Writer, Mail, Meetings, Discussions, Recruiting, Chat, Wiki, Slideshow, more)
    • TokBox (Video Chat and Web Meetings w/ 20 People for Free)
    • FreeConferenceCalling (Free conference calls with 500 participants, mp3 recordings provided)
    • ScreenToaster, CamStudio, BB Flashbank, Jing (Recording Video Demos and Tutorials -Camtasia Alternatives).
    • Open X (Your Own, Free Web-Based Ad Server - Let's you track clickthroughs, impressions)
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    • Profile picture of the author Trummer
      Hi
      For Screen Capturing and recording videos from my screen i can recommend jing.
      Easy to use tool!
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  • Profile picture of the author CmdrStidd
    Incredimail A great Email client with loads of great backgrounds, smileys, animations and even e-cards. I love mine. I have the paid version but they have a free version too.

    Desktop Weather This little baby sits in your taskbar down by the clock and lets you know if there is any warnings weatherwise you should know about. It does require a constant internet connection but it is sweet. I love it.

    There are others but those are the ones I can think of right off the top of my head.
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  • Profile picture of the author NewBeing
    Foxit Reader, I prefer it to Adobe Reader...

    Foxit Software - Foxit Reader 3.0 for Windows
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  • Profile picture of the author motivated
    xheader.com - Really easy free software to create headers. From Paul Smithson - XSitePro creator but you can create headers for Wordpress with it or anything really. Comes with 50 built in headers and you can download 500 more if you register for free. I find it a lot easier and quicker to use than Photoshop. You can use your own photos if you want in the headers which you save as JPG's.

    Timeleft - A time management application from TimeLeft - Countdown, reminder, clock, alarm clock, tray clock, stopwatch, timer, sticker, auction watch and time synchronization utility. . I use it for the timer which I set to one hour and then record what work I've done. During a normal day I get the usual interruptions - phone, children, someone at the door or whatever - so I just pause the timer and restart afterwards so only work is timed. Sounds simple but it's been invaluable to productivity.
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    • Profile picture of the author Saywhaaa
      Originally Posted by motivated View Post

      xheader.com - Really easy free software to create headers. From Paul Smithson - XSitePro creator but you can create headers for Wordpress with it or anything really. Comes with 50 built in headers and you can download 500 more if you register for free. I find it a lot easier and quicker to use than Photoshop. You can use your own photos if you want in the headers which you save as JPG's.
      I like Xheader, only thing I find a prob is with the interface. This really becomes I problem when I want to create larger header or graphics. I can't resize the workspace, so I have to constantly scroll or constantly preview my work before I get my designs right. Is there a solution to this? I tried contacting them several times and no response at all.
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  • Profile picture of the author Scott Ames
    Format Factory Format Factory - Free media file format converter

    Format Factory is a multifunctional media converter.
    Provides functions below:
    All to MP4/3GP/MPG/AVI/WMV/FLV/SWF.
    All to MP3/WMA/AMR/OGG/AAC/WAV.
    All to JPG/BMP/PNG/TIF/ICO/GIF/TGA.
    Rip DVD to video file , Rip Music CD to audio file.
    MP4 files support iPod/iPhone/PSP/BlackBerry format.
    Supports RMVB,Watermark, AV Mux.

    Format Factory's Feature:
    1 support converting all popular video,audio,picture formats to others.
    2 Repair damaged video and audio file.
    3 Reducing Multimedia file size.
    4 Support iphone,ipod multimedia file formats.
    5 Picture converting supports Zoom,Rotate/Flip,tags.
    6 DVD Ripper.
    7 Supports 50 languages
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  • Profile picture of the author Greg Jacobs
    TextPad - If you do webwork (all of you do) you should NEVER use windows notepad as it can corrupt your files.
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  • Profile picture of the author mikestenger
    Skype
    GIMP Image Editor
    Open Office (export PDF feature is AWESOME)
    MWSnap for screenshots
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  • Profile picture of the author geoffcruz
    Google Notebook - its the best, unfortunately its no longer available for new users
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  • Profile picture of the author shekhar
    I can't live without..

    My Google Account (for all its services)
    Roboform
    Ace FTP Freeware (the best free ftp till date)
    Pixie (color picker) from Nattyware
    Notepad++ (Simply the best text editor ever)
    FoxitPDF Reader (extremely lightweight)
    Witzend Search Library (Use it to believe how fast it searches the docs)
    Wordpress
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  • Profile picture of the author Aljiro
    StarDock Fences
    Mozilla Firefox and Plugins
    7Zip!
    Open Office.
    Skype
    Gimp
    NVU or KomPozeR
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  • Profile picture of the author Scott Ames
    I will add:

    PhotoFiltre - PhotoShop like editing http://photofiltre.free.fr/frames_en.htm
    PS Pad - Text Editor http://www.pspad.com/
    EasyCleaner - like CCleaner but it seems to get stuff that CCleaner doesn't http://personal.inet.fi/business/toniarts/ecleane.htm
    Eraser - overwrites slack space and empty hd space for security http://eraser.heidi.ie/
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  • Profile picture of the author devilishsaint
    Dreamweaver
    Appserv (Php5, MySql, PhpMyadmin, Apache)
    FireFox 3.5
    Photoshop
    Adobe Reader
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  • Profile picture of the author Josh Anderson
    Thunderbird - Reclaim your inbox - Email client

    MediaInfo - Media file spec viewer

    GSpot Codec Information Appliance - codec finder tool

    Pixel Ruler: Your free virtual screen ruler | Mioplanet

    Yahoo! Messenger - Use it for working with partners and developers almost every day.

    CamStudio - Free Screen Recording Software

    http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ - Audio editing software

    Apple - iTunes - Download iTunes Now - for the free internet radio

    The home of Spybot-S&D! - Best free anti spyware/adware

    CCleaner
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  • Profile picture of the author ConnorMRR
    Firefox
    Skype
    FileZilla
    Thunderbird
    Openoffice
    Gmail
    Wordpress

    I'm probably forgetting some more I use
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  • Profile picture of the author Andy
    Lots of good stuff already mentioned...

    Ashampoo - cd/dvd burning software
    zipGenious - unzipper - I recommend this instead of "winzip" which is NOT free.
    Trellian Web Page - WYSIWYG html editor
    Paint - okay not really "free" in the truest sense of the word but great for making quick text link graphics.
    Theophilos - excellent bible software - has great search features
    Note Tab Light - I like the second window feature

    Okay that's about all I can think of - not that I'm a fan of free software or anything ;-)

    God bless,

    Andy
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    • Profile picture of the author mbphoenix
      There are so many.. where to start.

      Roboform & Goodsync
      Thunderbird (with Xnotes addon)
      GIMP
      Pixie
      Camstudio
      Miro
      Xmind (mindmap)
      Comment kahuna
      Zip995
      Ccleaner
      Glary Utilities
      Skype
      xheader
      Logmein - fantastic remote control ap with iphone
      Defraggler
      Paint.net
      SugarSync - save me several times
      filezilla
      Toodledo sync todo's with iphone
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  • Profile picture of the author Michael Mayhew
    Treepad: Personal Information Manager, Notes, organise thoughts, etc.
    Treepad: Personal Information Manager, Notes Organizer, Word Processor, PIM, Database and more!

    Crimson Editor: a professional source code editor for Windows.
    Homepage of Crimson Editor - Free Text Editor, Html Editor, Programmers Editor for Windows

    Fireshot for Firefox: Awesome screenshot plugin for firefox. Captures full pages. Alot like Techsmiths SnagIt. Captures, edits, annotates, organizes, exports and prints screenshots of web pages.
    Capture web pages and take screenshots of Firefox and Internet Explorer with FireShot!
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    • Profile picture of the author Blase
      Google Base
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      "Nothing Happens Until Something Is Sold"
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  • Profile picture of the author funlosingweight
    ReadIris Pro- Scanning software
    VLC player - Will play anything out there
    Windows Movie Maker
    FileZilla
    NVU
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  • Profile picture of the author hotlinkz
    PluginCentral

    Can be found at: WordPress › WordPress Plugins

    Kind of like a one-stop solution for quickly activating multiple Wordpress plugins. It currently is able to activate the following plugins.

    AddThis - Social Bookmarking Widget
    Add to any - RSS reader
    Add to Any Share/Save/Bookmark Button
    Akismet
    All in One SEO Pack
    Broken Link Checker
    Category Icons
    cformsII - contact form
    Google Analytics for WordPress
    Google XML Sitemaps
    HeadSpace2
    Members Only
    My Category Order
    One Click Plugin Updater
    Platinum SEO Pack
    Plugin Central
    Plugin Manager
    podPress
    Register Plus
    SEO Smart Links
    SEO Friendly Images
    ShareThis
    Simple Tags
    Smart Youtube
    Sociable
    Subscribe to Comments
    Twitter Tools
    Wordpress Automatic upgrade
    WordPress.com Stats
    WP-Affiliate
    Yet Another Related Posts Plugin
    WP to Twitter
    WP-EMail
    WP-Print
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    • Profile picture of the author warfore
      Maybe it's listed already but I didn't see it. The Firefox plugin Firebug is invaluable for inspecting the code of websites.
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    • Profile picture of the author radhika
      Wink video creating software.

      Wink - [Homepage]

      I like it very much. Simple to use and edit the already created tutorials.

      .
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    • Profile picture of the author Stephen Meyer
      I have to get into the main forum more often, this is a great idea and I've bookmarked it.

      I've already found some information mI was looking for.
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    • Profile picture of the author Kevingators
      Jing - screen capture
      Kompozer - webpage editor
      Skype - talk for free
      Filezillia - ftp
      Windows movie maker

      Great idea for this thread.

      Kevin
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    • Profile picture of the author jjay52
      PrimoPDF

      Irfanview

      VLC Media Player

      PDF Power Brand 3.3
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    • Profile picture of the author Peter Nguyen
      1. Roboform
      2. Mozilla Firefox
      3. AVG Free edition
      4. Google chrome
      5. foxit pdf reader
      6. pdf creator
      7. skype
      8. windows live messenger
      9. google toolbar
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      • Profile picture of the author Lee Wilson
        Ditto

        ditto-cp.sourceforge.net

        Couldn't be without it. I use it everyday. Anyone who does a lot of copy and pasting should have it.

        It stacks your clipboard entries in a little window, double click on anyone of them and it brings it back to the clipboard.
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        • Profile picture of the author Liam Hamer
          Open Office
          Article Tool Chest
          SEO Quake
          Dupe Free Pro
          Link Assistant SEO Tools(SEO Spyglass, Link Assistant etc)

          Edit: Almost forgot about Notepad - I use it a LOT every single day
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        • Profile picture of the author rbr451
          Originally Posted by L Wilson View Post

          Ditto

          ditto-cp.sourceforge.net

          Couldn't be without it. I use it everyday. Anyone who does a lot of copy and pasting should have it.

          It stacks your clipboard entries in a little window, double click on anyone of them and it brings it back to the clipboard.
          Thanks, L

          I used to have a similar program, but lost it, somehow. I've been looking for one like this ever since. I like the drag and drop feature from ditto to whatever.
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          • Profile picture of the author rbr451
            MP3 Skype Recorder

            A free alternative to Pamela
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            Easy sudoku stategies: sudokook.com
            Free Texas Holdem Guide: texasholdemtipster.com

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    • Profile picture of the author koolphoto
      PsPad Text Editor - I code all my Wordpress Themes with this
      Firefox and all the great plugins
      Chrome for speed
      Filezilla - For me this is the best FTP
      Webshot - grabs a photo of a website
      Audacity
      Wordpress - Made me a good living. But mostly I just have lot's of fun with it.
      iTunes and Winamp - Keeps me sane when I am on the computer for many hours. I love internet radio.
      RocketDock - Desktop Dock for Windows. Like the Mac Doc.
      Bulk Rename - renames lots of files at once. Really handy.
      Avira Antivirus - Saved my butt a few times.
      Windows Movie Maker - Imagine, something useful and free form Microsoft.
      Windows Music Maker
      Quicktime
      Real Player
      xampp lite - Server for your computer. Test all my Wordpress Themes with this.
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      Celebrity Portrait Photgapher - My Photography Portfolio.

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    • Profile picture of the author dbolton
      One of my favorites:

      PDF exchange viewer. Even the free version lets you highlight, mark text, and many other things as well
      .
      After trying Acrobat Reader, and Foxit (free versions), I then tried this one, and it easily beats the others!

      Here's a download link:

      Download

      David Bolton
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    • Profile picture of the author Katie Wang
      For me:
      Notepad (comes with Windows)
      Thunderbird
      Skype
      Lastpass
      Object Dock
      Wordpress and all the plugins
      Firefox + plugins
      FileZilla
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    • Profile picture of the author SeanFromSoCal
      Firefox (free) - dozens of extensions to help development/seo work
      Internet Explorer (free) - faster browser than my developer/seo'd out super extended Firefox
      SyncBack (free/paid) - best synchronization program
      SPB Wallet (paid) - password keeper, works on PCs and mobile phone
      TrueCrypt (free) - encrypts entire drive, have to protect my precious code
      JDownload (free) - best automated rapidshare/megaupload/etc downloader
      Sandboxie (free) - sandbox to install/run software that keeps it seperate from other programs, easy to wipe it totally clean
      Notepad++ (free) - best HTML/PHP/text editor
      Filezilla (free) - best FTP client
      Dropbox (free/paid) - great program to sync multiple PCs and provide online backup too
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    • Profile picture of the author software248
      Firefox

      IE

      Google Chrome

      Thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author john_kennedy
    The program I use the most is a FireFox plugin called FireFTP. You launch it from your Tools menu. It is probably one of the nest FTP programs out there. It is always ready to go, no need to launch another program when you need to FTP.

    Second to that is TextWrangler. This is a Mac text editor and is very powerful. It has a built in FTP program. I can open a file right from the server, edit it and save it right bak to the server.

    John
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    • Profile picture of the author James Pateman
      I'm using many of these:

      - 25 Sites We Can't Live Without - TIME

      (Disclosure: I have no commercial interest through this link)
      Regards,
      James Pateman
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    • Profile picture of the author TamarBoy
      1: Bandwidth Vista
      2: FireBug
      3: Notepad
      4:AlleyCode
      5:Firefox


      James
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    • Profile picture of the author ibuyhomz
      Animoto.com - turns photos into a video that transitions with music.

      Screentoaster - free screen recordings & tutorials with no downloads

      Sketchcast - draw out an idea on screen with audio

      Picasa - google photo editing & sorting

      Google Web Album - store and share photos online with slide shows, embed in other sites, etc.

      Weebly.com - free wysiwyg editor and hosting of your own website - super easy and pro version
      is super cheap with a few more features like password protected pages, etc.

      TollFreeNumbers.com - search for available vanity numbers and purchase vanity numbers

      PhoneSpell.com - find out what your number spells

      TubeMogul.com - post videos on several video sites at one time

      Craigslist, Postlets, Backpage - free online classifieds & great lead generators for products,
      services, real estate or personal property.

      Several others mentioned earlier:
      Joomla, Skype, Jing
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      www.SellIn48Hrs.com \"Sell Your unwanted property fast!\"
      www.SuperSafeReturns.com \"Win big and beat the stock market!\"

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    • Profile picture of the author MelodyChristie
      Firefox Add Ons
      Search for the names in Google or https://addons.mozilla.org/
      Google Global - switch the google SERP into a country specific results eg: Canada / UK / USA / Australia / Ireland so that you can see the adverts etc. as if you are googling from within the country.. excellent for non-residents!

      SEO Quake - shows the stats for each site in the SERP

      ScreenGrab - takes a screenshot of the entire webpage in one click

      FireFTP - ftp client from within firefox

      ShortenURL - shorten urls direct from firefox

      TwitterBar - tweet right from your address bar in firefox

      Last Pass - saves your passwords, form filler etc

      Fast Video Downloader - Save whatever video was detected on the webpage

      AdBlock Plus - block advertisements on a website

      Shareaholic - share a site with numerous services

      Flash Got Link - works with Free Download Manager

      Copy as Plain Text - copy text without any formatting in firefox

      Software

      ClipX you can copy how every many things you want, and all are accessible from your taskbar [http://bluemars.org/clipx/]

      Free Download Manager - Keeps track of all downloads, start / pause / resume downloads [http://www.freedownloadmanager.org/]

      VLC - video player which plays almost any format [VideoLAN]

      Universal Viewer - able to open many different types of files [ http://www.uvviewsoft.com/]

      Disk Space Fan - Shows you which files / folders are taking up the most disk space on your computer in a pretty chart

      Powertoy Clone – Free photo & image resizer

      Oxelon Media Converter - converts media files to different formats

      Cute PDF Printer - adds a PDF printer so that you can "print" anything into PDF

      Services

      http://www.Sendspace.com - easily send large files to other, no registration required

      MediaFire save files online, accessible from anywhere

      Zamzar - Free online file conversion + YouTube video ripper and converter -

      Neevia - Online Document Converter, Batch Convert to PDF or Image, Doc Converter, PDF Printer

      Splashup - Online Graphics Editor

      http://www.picnik.com - Online Photo Editor

      Screen Recorder + Audio Voiceover

      Screenjelly

      Screenr
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    • Profile picture of the author JoinedBro
      Traffic geyser
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    • Profile picture of the author Jon Whitehead
      InboxQ - Firefox and Chrome plugin feeds questions from Twitter based on Keyword campaigns - marvellous way to monitor and interact on Twitter
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    • Profile picture of the author JudeS
      My Favorites are
      • Joomla- the most powerful Open Source Content Management Systems it boasts a fantastic extension base Home - Joomla! Extensions Directory and carries the spirit of free software.
      • phpBB -PHP Bulletin Board is a leading Open Source forum software. (an alternative to vBulletin on which WarriorForum runs)
      • WordPress - One of the best blogging apps around
      • Moodle - a Course management system (CMS) that uses pedagogical principles to help educators create effective online learning communities. Scalable from single teacher to 50000 university

      Some others that may be useful are
      1. Site Analytics - gives you vital data about your visitors
      2. SQLyog Enterprise - a MySQL management tool
      3. Noah's Classifieds -PHP Mysql customizable classified ad application that allows users to post advertisements to unlimited categories and subcategories.
      4. OpenX - ad server ,is a powerful ad serving solution that puts control over online advertising back in the hands of publishers.
      5. BlogEngine.NET -is an open source .NET blog platform with less complexity, easy customization and one that is beat square by Word Press
      6. dasBlog- is an ASP.NET 2.0 blogging application. It runs on ASP.NET 2.0, (all versions 1.9x and prior run on ASP.NET 1.1 & ASP.NET 2.0) and is developed in C#. dasBlog is an evolution of the BlogX weblog engine initially written by Chris Anderson and contributors.
      7. Geeklog -a PHP/MySQL blogging tool that enables you to set up and manage a fully functional dynamic Web site.
      8. LifeType -an open-source blogging platform with support for multiple blogs and users in a single installation.
      9. reBlog - is an open source web-based RSS aggregator which allows you to filter and republish content within one application.
      10. Serendipity - a PHP-powered weblog application which gives the user an easy way to maintain an online diary, weblog or even a complete homepage.
      11. anyInventory is the Web's most flexible inventory system. Features include categories and subcategories, user-defined fields, file uploads, and advanced search functionality.
      12. DotNetNuke - an open-source Web Application Framework ideal for creating and deploying projects such as commercial websites, corporate intranets and extranets, online publishing portals, and custom vertical applications.
      13. Drupal - CMS software that allows an individual or a community of users to easily publish, manage and organize a great variety of content on a website.
      14. Mambo - a full-featured content management system (a predecessor to Joomla )
      15. MODx - is an open source PHP Application Framework that helps you take control of your online content.
      16. Nucleus is a content management tool that enables you to set up and maintain multiple
      17. Pligg is an open source CMS (Content Management System) that you can download and use for free. Pligg CMS provides social networking software that encourages visitors to register on your website so that they can submit content and connect with other users.
      18. SilverStripe is an intuitive content management system atop a powerful programming framework.
      19. Tandem Server CMS is a website management solution for small businesses and personal websites.It requires only a basic window’s hosting plan.
      20. XOOPS - is a content management system (CMS) that allows administrators to easily create dynamic websites. It is an ideal tool for developing small to large dynamic community websites, intra company portals, corporate portals, weblogs and much more.
      21. Fotolia - not a software but becomes a great bundle with the above- offering millions of creative high-quality stock images some are free some are payaable.Its better to have royalty Free images on your blog before you infringe on copyrighted work.
      22. Simply Hired-Job-a-matic is a great way to earn additional revenue from your existing website and provide valuable content for your users. It is a free, hosted and completely brandable job board for your website.
      23. nopCommerce-an open source e-commerce solution(shopping cart) that contains both a catalog frontend and an administration tool backend.
      24. osCommerce - a leading Open Source online shop e-commerce solution(shopping kart)
      25. Pinnacle Cart - an extremely powerful php shopping cart and website builder application. Designed from marketing perspective, this eCommerce application is feature-packed, robust, scalable and easy to use.
      26. ShopSite - a shopping cart software for small to medium-sized businesses.
      27. Zen Cart -free, user-friendly, open source shopping cart system.
      28. 4images is an image gallery management tool. Visitors can register and post comments about pictures in your gallery. 4images is free for non-commercial use;
      29. Coppermine is a photo gallery tool that enables you to arrange pictures in categories and albums, create thumbnails of images, search for pictures, and view slideshows.
      30. Gallery is the next generation of open source photo sharing Web applications. Gallery gives you an intuitive way to blend photo management seamlessly into your own Web site whether you're running a small personal site or a large community site.
      31. SMF - an advanced community software package that enables you to set up and manage
      32. Vanilla Forums -a lightweight and extensible open source forum software using PHP scripting language and MySQL database management system.
      33. YetAnotherForum.NET (YAF) is a Open Source discussion forum or bulletin board system for web sites running ASP.NET.
      34. OpenDB (Open Media Lending Database) is a PHP/MySQL inventory application that allows you to easily catalog different media types such as DVDs, VCDs, CDs, VHS tape, games, books, and laser disks.
      35. OrangeHRM aims to be the world’s leading open source HRM solution for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) by providing a flexible and easy to use HRM system affordable for any company worldwide.
      36. phpFreeChat is a free, simple to install, fast, customizable and multi languages chat that uses a simple filesystem for message and nickname storage. It uses AJAX to smoothly refresh (no flicker) and display the chat zone and the nickname zone.
      37. Brim is a personal information manager which provides online management of your bookmarks/favorites, your calendar, tasks, notes, recipes, passwords and much more!
      38. dotProject is a web-based project management application, designed to provide project layout and control functions. dotProject aims to provide the project manager with a tool to manage tasks, schedules, communication and sharing.
      39. Mantis is a free popular web-based bugtracking system.
      40. phpCollab is a collaboration and project management system that enables you to set up and manage a projects and share files.
      41. PHProjekt is a modular application for the coordination of group activities and to share informations and documents via the web.
      42. Elgg is a social networking engine, designed to run at the heart of any socially-aware application.The engine handles common web application and social functionality for you, you can concentrate on developing your idea.
      43. jQuery is a fast, concise, JavaScript Library that simplifies how you traverse HTML documents, handle events, perform animations, and add Ajax interactions to your web pages. jQuery is designed to change the way that you write JavaScript.
      44. script.aculo.us provides you with easy-to-use, cross-browser user interface JavaScript libraries to make your web sites and web applications fly.
      45. PHCDownload -content management and manipulation system with unique innovations, tools, design, customizing your database.
      46. phpMyFaq - a multilingual, database-driven FAQ management system that you can use to create and manage a FAQ on your Web site.
      47. phpMyVisites - an anlytics software for websites statistics and audience measurements. phpMyVisites gives a lot of information on websites visitors, visited pages, software/hardware utilization,
      48. google analytics - dont need to tell you about this one. Recently real time analytics has been offered foc.
      49. WebCalendar - a PHP-based calendar application that can be configured as a single-user calendar, a multi-user calendar for groups of users, or as an event calendar viewable by visitors.
      50. WWW Paint Board (Wpb) is a tool where users can draw dynamically on the web with VML (Vector Markup Language) technology.
      51. YOURLS is a small set of PHP scripts that will allow you to run your own URL shortening service.
      52. MediaWiki is a free software wiki package originally written for Wikipedia. It is now used by several other projects of the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation and by many other wikis.
      53. PmWiki is a system for collaborative creation and maintenance of websites. Pages created with pmWiki look and act like normal web pages, except they have a link that makes it easy to modify existing pages and add new pages into the website.
      54. TWiki is a flexible, powerful, and easy to use enterprise wiki, enterprise collaboration platform and knowledge management system
      Further there is a sea of applications at http://code.google.com/more my favorite is google friendconnect (there used to be labs.google.com seems to be restricted), it enables you to add social networking capability to your website. It also enables you to blast (read spam) your gmail contact base.
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    • Profile picture of the author Ranjveer
      Firefox
      Skype
      Gmail
      Wordpress

      I use this Software.
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      • Profile picture of the author Scott Nelson
        Firefox
        Speed Dial
        Download Them All
        Open Office
        FireFTP
        A variety of Linux flavors
        Wordpress
        xming
        PuTTY
        Gimp
        Nvu
        Handbrake
        Adobe Reader
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    • Profile picture of the author RB
      Any calculator. Revenue - expenses = profit (at least we hope).
      RB
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    • Profile picture of the author Heartbeat
      Firefox
      Ccleaner
      Notepad++
      Photoshop 04-16-2012 10:55 AM
      gmail
      Media player

      These software is very much needed for a humane life..
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    • Profile picture of the author DoubleOhDave
      1. Google Books Downloader

      4. PDX Toolbar Lite
      5. Google Chrome
      6. Roboform
      7. Jing
      8. Microsoft Snipping Tool
      9. Paint.net


      2. DRM Remover
      3. ABBYY Fine reader - removed when I noticed the "free" bit...
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    • Profile picture of the author marketingdynasty
      Open Office
      Firefox
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    • Profile picture of the author Carzz
      Google Chrome, Google, but the best I think is Skype.
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    • Profile picture of the author Pradeep Bhagwat
      I think till now no one has suggested

      http://www.onlywire.com

      It is for submitting your stuff to almost over 40 social media.It also has paid and free version.

      I also use TubeMogul | Video Advertising Built for Branding for submitting videos.

      - Pradeep
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    • Profile picture of the author David Mansfield
      Jing !

      Jing, screenshot and screencast software from TechSmith

      Let's you grab images and videos from your screen and share instantly - really useful!
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    • Profile picture of the author VikkY1
      1). Notepad++
      2). Photoshop
      3). Skype
      4). Ammy Admin
      5). Roboform
      6). Dropbox
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  • Profile picture of the author seasoned
    Winmerge is great for comparing text files.
    cygwin is good to make windows behave a BIT like linux/unix so you can better test some things, etc... ALSO, unix, and cygwin, have builtin features windows may never have.

    I WAS going to list many more, and better ones, but others beat me to it. 8-(

    Steve
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  • Profile picture of the author zapseo
    Ack! People who are recommending NVU should move up to its (reported) successor: KompoZer !
    Note that KompoZer has built-in "ftp" -- so you can set up the link to where a given html page lives and it will upload it for you.

    (The biggest objections I have to KompoZer is that it doesn't edit .php files, and refuses to edit a page that has iframes in it. Sigh.)

    And Steve, yah, cygwin is like the FIRST thing I install on any new Windows machine I buy. A bit too geeky for this crowd, though, I think. LOL.

    freemind -- free opensource mindmapping software -- from sourceforge

    keynote -- Windows outliner software -- last modified in 2002 and STILL WORKS BEAUTIFULLY on Windows. Another sourceforge citizen.
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  • Profile picture of the author Steve Steinitz
    Mailsmith
    TextWrangler
    XCode
    Handbrake
    Time Machine
    XMind
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  • Profile picture of the author itcoll
    windows live writer - blog from the desktop
    snippely - for saving little pieces of information and organizing for easy access- this is a must for article writers
    Doomi - to do lists
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  • Profile picture of the author Clint
    RememberTheMilk.com. I use it. It's great! It's free & has iPhone/ iPod touch app integration. I do not have much of a memory.

    NaturalReader is a good one do to the fact that i can not read lol

    DNS10 . I cant typo

    Clint S.
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  • Profile picture of the author TimGross
    Notepad++ -Notepad for programmers. Other notepad editors have been listed here, but this one's my favorite.

    CutePDF -Installs as a printer driver, select instead of your physical printer and anything you can print is turned into a PDF, couldn't be easier.

    WinRAR is my preferred zip/unzip program. Theoretically it's shareware/free trial, but there are no nag screens, no limited functionality, etc, ever.

    MailWasher Free Version -Delete spam off server before downloading... Free version only allows you to use 1 POP account. Learning curve is fairly high I suppose; I've been using the pro version for years, have all my filters perfected, and it does a great job for me.

    AutoHotkey -Hot Key / Macro Record / Shortcut program. There's no front-end user interface, just lots of tips and examples on how to create your own, and a busy forum of people sharing their macros. It does a lot, but not the easiest to learn.
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  • Profile picture of the author George Wright
    I Love UnFREEZ for whenever I want to make a quick animated banner or anything animated

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  • Profile picture of the author JesseT
    FileZilla for FTP
    Firebug for helping create my sites
    Joomla for a CMS system
    Magento for ECommerce sites (Yes I like php over .net!)
    Avira Antivirus is ranked rather high for a free antivirus and caught viruses my AVG didn't.
    Spybot search & destroy
    Hijack this
    Ad-Aware
    Quakelive! Its free and tons of fun
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    Short Sale Extraordinaire!

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  • Profile picture of the author Michael Oksa
    DupeFreePro is an amazing little piece of software. Check for dupe content - useful for writers AND those outsourcing.

    Check for LSI keywords.

    % of originality - and you set the parameters.

    See if it is published online, OR compare two documents side by side.

    Really nice.

    If I remember correctly, you have to give your email address, but they do not send a lot of emails (maybe a few per year).

    DupeFree Pro - Avoid Duplicate Content and Online Content Plagiarism

    Hope you all find it useful.

    All the best,
    Michael
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    "Ich bin en fuego!"
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  • Profile picture of the author intromaster
    I love Irfanview!!! use it all the time for viewing graphics and .swf files!

    IrfanView - Official Homepage - one of the most popular viewers worldwide
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    PLR99 Announcement Club. Private label rights special offers EXCLUSIVELY to PLR99 club members only. My Own Material. You wont see anywhere else. FREE to join www.plr99.com


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  • Profile picture of the author secretjustin
    1. Notepad
    2. Excel Spread Sheet
    3. Keyword tools
    4. MS Word
    5. Irfan View
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    What?
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  • Profile picture of the author foxtrot3
    One of the best freeware sites on the web -

    Gizmo's Freeware Reviews
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  • Profile picture of the author Tracy Yates
    Well, I've seen others mention a couple of my most favorites, so I know those will be dupes, but Allen did say "list free software you can't live without", so here goes:

    1. OpenOffice Writer

    2. FireFox

    3. Iconico's Free Color Pic Tool

    4. FTP995

    5. Notepad ( great for jotting ideas down when browsing around online )

    6. Add Ons For FireFox ( I can't do without 'Download Status Bar', ' FoxyTunes ', and 'FireShot' )

    7. WinZip ( yes, I know this one is shareware/free trial, but I love it and have used it for years now! )

    8. WordPress and Free WordPress Themes


    Those are my all time "cannot live without" free tools. Hope you find this list useful


    Tracy
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    • Profile picture of the author seasoned
      Originally Posted by Tracy Yates View Post

      7. WinZip ( yes, I know this one is shareware/free trial, but I love it and have used it for years now! )
      Want to hear a stupid little secret? WINZIP can NOT work with ZIP files!

      Yeah, I hear you saying WHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAT!

      What you THOUGHT was winzip was really INFOZIP!

      Info-ZIP Home Page

      SURE, you don't get the nice gui, but you get some more capability and it works on a TON of systems! Oh yeah, it is FREE!!!!!

      Steve
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  • Profile picture of the author Robert Puddy
    Here is a free version of LFM (launch formula marketing) its the original version1 which Allen was one of the launch partners for. Its since moved on to version 3.5 and we
    have a limited give away for the lite V1

    if you use the main site url
    http://lfmgiveaway.com you will see a blank page, its not really for the general public

    However for warrior members who want to use this if you use this link
    http://lfmgiveaway.com?rid=2

    You should get free access to this membership software

    Robert
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    • Profile picture of the author TheHappy4
      Didn't work for me.

      Originally Posted by Robert Puddy View Post

      Here is a free version of LFM (launch formula marketing) its the original version1 which Allen was one of the launch partners for. Its since moved on to version 3.5 and we
      have a limited give away for the lite V1

      if you use the main site url
      http://lfmgiveaway.com you will see a blank page, its not really for the general public

      However for warrior members who want to use this if you use this link
      http://lfmgiveaway.com?rid=2

      You should get free access to this membership software

      Robert
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  • Profile picture of the author rapidscc
    WebCEO - complete search engine optimization tool, available for free. Option for small business and large business also available. The most complete SEO tool in my opinion. Includes keywords analysis, site rank checker, directory submission tool, etc. etc.

    Google Chrome - The fastest browser in the Planet. I've used more than 5 browsers already and nothing comes close to chrome when it comes to speed.

    Firefox - for browser automation put an add-in Imacros and you can automatically do what takes you hours to perform. Though you'll have to learn some scripting.

    bubbl.us - fantastic for mind maps. After trying it out for a few hours I got hooked. Now I'm creating mind maps for the most important plans I have in mind. It keeps my mind focused.
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  • Profile picture of the author ntarvin
    A little gem called "Unlocker" - ever tried to move or copy a recently used file in XP? This adds itself to your right-click menu and lets you "unlock" the file so it can be moved or copied...

    UNLOCKER 1.8.7 BY CEDRICK 'NITCH' COLLOMB
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    ebook & template designer - http://www.ebookgraphics.com

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  • Profile picture of the author candirose
    Banned
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  • Profile picture of the author BradCarroll
    Statcounter's tracking software service (and WordPress plugin).
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    • Profile picture of the author Neil
      Action Outline - outline software to organize your research & key bits of info in a tree outline format, with topics in the left window and details in the right window.

      Topics are "drag-able" "nest-able." Very user friendly, very flexible.

      Opens with two windows: outline description in the left pane and whatever details you want for that description in the right pane.

      Besides flexible and user friendly - its strong points are these:

      1) you can manage all actions from the key board;

      2) hot keys for inserting date/time stamps (in any format your want);

      3) hot key for inserting links to files on your hard drive or the internet;

      4) topics in the left pane can be reorganized by moving them up, down, in,
      or out with keystrokes (no need to be constantly reaching for the mouse);

      5) website links in the right pane are hot and will open in your browser;

      6) copy an image from a document and paste it into the right pane
      (charts, graphs, designs, illustrations);

      7) can nest topics at least 7 deep (more gets unruly);

      8) SEARCHABLE!

      9) topic contents can be highlighted, formated, and printed;

      10) create unlimited outlines (I've got about 20 business & personal outlines)

      The Lite version is free. I used it for awhile and then bought the full version. I use it to track all of my business research and personal topics of interest.

      Download link: actionoutline[dot]com/lite/ao-lite[dot]exe
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  • Profile picture of the author Success2020
    My favorite software i can't just live without...

    Adobe Photoshop CS
    Macromedia Dreamweaver
    Macromedia Fireworks
    COMODO Firewall Pro
    FreeMind
    Google Earth
    CCleaner
    Mozilla Firefox
    CamStudio
    Screenshot Captor
    Mozilla Thunderbird
    Google Chrome
    Search Warrior Pro
    Search Warrior Pro
    Search Warrior Pro
    Search Warrior Pro
    Search Warrior Pro......
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  • Profile picture of the author emigre
    Umm...above post...this is about FREE software...photoshop, dreamweaver, fireworks, all not free.

    Any knows if there is a mass RSS submitter - that submits to many directories? Either online or mac version. The Rss submitter site submits to only 6 directories with only 3 being successful.
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  • Profile picture of the author Randy Meirndorf
    Spybot search and destroy -- To get rid of and prevent spy,mal,adwarez

    Google Alerts -- Never ending content delivered whenever you need it.

    Seo Quake -- See PR, Backlinks, wois etc for everysite you visit, and on the serps.

    Google AdWords: Keyword Tool -- Easy keyword research
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  • Profile picture of the author Debbie_L
    I like the following:

    Apture for adding links in wordpress (though it works in some other formats as well
    Kompozer
    Maxblogpress Ping Optimizer Stops mega-pinging of Wordpress, only pings when new content added, not when any editing is done. Prevents you getting banned for over-pinging. I'm a crazy post editor.

    -Debbie
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    Is Bulletproof Business Blueprint the "silver bullet" that slays the internet cash vampire? Do you have "silver bullets"?
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  • Profile picture of the author devilishsaint
    Firefox
    Skype
    FileZilla
    Thunderbird
    Openoffice
    Gmail
    Wordpress
    Gimp
    Joomla
    PHP
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  • Profile picture of the author Mark Collard
    I love using...

    OpenOffice (Writer & Calc)
    AVG Internet Security
    CD Burner XP
    Skype
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  • Profile picture of the author Allen Graves
    Article Submitter - Brad Callen’s Free Article Submitter

    The free version is PLENTY!
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    Every day I check the obituaries. If I don't see my name there, then I know it's going to be a good day!
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  • Profile picture of the author showpage
    1. Opera
    2. Winamp
    3. Gom Player
    4. Notepad2
    5. Avast
    6. uTorrent
    7. Zone Alarm
    8. FileZilla
    9. PHP
    10. nginx
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    • Profile picture of the author prorec
      I use quite a bit of the software already mentioned but I also can't live without:

      NoScript - Firefox plugin that blocks website scripts to prevent malware. You can optionally allow any script you chose. Can be annoying at times but I think it's worth the protection.

      Malwarebytes - This will scan your drives thoroughly and remove viruses, rootkits, etc. It finds quite a bit more than other such programs that I've tried.

      Yankee Clipper - A clipboard extender that stores the last 100 clipboard entries. It features a scroll area to allow viewing of each entry completely.

      Fineprint - Printer software that let's you print up to 8 pages on a single sheet of paper, plus you can make booklets, etc.. The free version places an ad at the bottom of the paper.

      Synchback - Fantastic back up program for archiving to external media. Very fast and accurate. Never had it fail.
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  • Profile picture of the author Sonomacats
    iMovie
    Avast Anti Virus
    Argente Registry Cleaner
    freekeywords.Wordtracker.com (does this count?)
    Paint
    Hijack This
    Opera (beats the hell out of bloated Firefox)
    Thunderbird - not great, but beat Outlook - still waiting for the release of Eudora
    Audacity
    Game Studio
    WordPress (I know this has already been mentioned, but it's so frickin' GREAT!)
    All the free WordPress themes
    A-Squared Free
    Open Office
    eFax (receiving only)
    EZ-tracks.com (free royalty free music)
    All the Public Domain sites with free stuff

    There's more, but my brain just ran out of gas
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  • Profile picture of the author MattSteel
    FireFox/Moxilla
    SEC-For-Firefox
    Open Office
    AVG
    DoubleCad (Drafting Software for engineers ans architects who can't afford AutoCAD right away)
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  • Profile picture of the author Kneb Knebaih
    Great stuff on this thread...


    I would add Visual Tesaurus:

    Thinkmap Visual Thesaurus - An online thesaurus and dictionary of over 145,000 words that you explore using an interactive map.


    And TED (free killer seminars):

    TED: Ideas worth spreading


    And this Open Source tool just kick ass:

    SugarForge: Open Source CRM, CRM software, CRM Open Source, opensource CRM, SugarCRM

    It´s one of the best CRM tools (Customer Relationships Management).

    Keep track of your customers. Save time sorting through e-mails and contact lists to see when was the last time you talked to a customer (or JV partner) and about what.

    You can also increase sales, tweak conversions, and of course, improve customer satisfaction x10.



    : )
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  • Profile picture of the author Instructor
    The best free software...YOUR BRAIN!

    But you have to use it to maximize its capabilities...No 30 day free trial available.
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  • Profile picture of the author mike66
    Advanced system care and rambooster
    both helping me cleaning my pc.
    works very good.
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  • Profile picture of the author AmyBrown
    Online stopwatch: Online Stopwatch

    I use it or a kitchen timer to keep me on task and on track.
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    "Test fast, fail fast, adjust fast."
    Tom Peters

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  • Profile picture of the author Andrew_Wardle
    Most of these have been mentioned already but there are some new ones -

    Open Office - for a writer the most important tool of all - exports directly to PDF with clickable links

    PageFour - Another great program for writers to prepare content in sections

    Alleycode HTML Editor - my favourite tool for building HTML pages

    Wordpress - A content management system anyone can understand and use

    Firefox and Thunderbird

    FileZilla FTP Program

    Skype IM and free speech calls to the whole world


    AUDIO AND VIDEO

    foobar2000 - the best audio player

    VLC media player - plays anything you can throw at it

    MediaJoin - Combine audio and video files into one file

    Jing - Create short videos and take screenshots

    Audacity - I use this all the time, not just for creating marketing audios, but also for digitizing my huge collection of music on stone age tapes, vinyl records and even 78rpm records (trendy I am not).

    GRAPHICS (Not my strong point!)

    Paint.NET - Graphics creation and editing program which even I can (just about) understand

    Irfanview - Combine pictures and graphics into one file

    XHeader - Create simple page headers - Easy to Use

    UTILITIES

    Spybot Search and Destroy

    CCleaner

    Avast Antivirus

    FilZip - Zips and unzips not just zip files but .rar files and a lot more

    Andrew
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  • Profile picture of the author steveblum
    Gimp is by far my favorite. I am very hands on when it comes to my material and this program allows me most of the benefits of Photoshop without the hefty sticker price.
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  • Profile picture of the author moneycometh
    I discovered this really cool screen capture and I think it is so cool and very easy to use. It's call JingProject and you download it here:

    Jing | Add visuals to your online conversations

    Window or Mac.
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  • Profile picture of the author GopalG
    Just adding to the list.I don wanna repeat,

    *Google analytic s , this is an handy tool to get to know the status of the traffic for your site.

    cheers
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  • Profile picture of the author dgoldie
    Mikogo - free online meeting/screen sharing software
    Syncback - backup and synchronize your files
    FreeCommander - alternative to the standard windows file manager
    AT Notes - create sticky notes on the desktop
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    • Profile picture of the author JAIDEEP2959
      1) FileZilla FTP Program

      2) Roboform

      3) Symantec Antivirus

      4) SnagIt 7
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  • Profile picture of the author Ryan Roxas
    google apps
    firefox
    avast antivirus
    digsby
    filezilla
    roboform
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    • Profile picture of the author 1937dougal
      I trust the Comodo suite
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      • Profile picture of the author duanecwilson
        Try Glary Utilities at Glary Utilities | Glarysoft

        When my computer starts bogging down, I run a quick scan with this easy to use utility and it lists any problems and lets you fix them all with one click.

        I've never had problems with it and it is free. There is a paid version, but I can't tell any difference between the two except that the free version says for private use only.
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    • Profile picture of the author WD Mino
      Originally Posted by Ryan Roxas View Post

      google apps
      firefox
      avast antivirus
      digsby
      filezilla
      roboform
      hey ryan don't forget about JAM that is one fantastic program friend. free version available

      -WD
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      "As a man thinks in his heart so is he-Proverbs 23:7"
      Coming Soon http://graphicsdon.com

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  • Profile picture of the author sashagrey
    WOW! There are some amazing tools listed here

    Gonna take some time to look through all of these but I already see a few things that I can really use.
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  • Profile picture of the author Chris Worner
    utorrent for when you wish to share your own files with your friends when you live a fair distance apart for each other on your own private torrent
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  • Profile picture of the author Ken Snowdon
    So many to list-HERE GOES
    Itunes
    VLC
    Photo Shop
    Open Office
    Tweet Deck
    Light Room 2
    Wordpress
    Skype
    C cleaner
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  • Profile picture of the author brainworker
    User FireFox Plugin "LastPass" (lastpass.com) to store your login data. It's server based and fully encrypted... of course free
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    My nonstop rant!

    AricleWritingReviews.com Help me make this website more useful to everyone by participating.
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  • Profile picture of the author Alexchan338
    google, google keyword, msn, yahoo,
    avg 8.5, CC cleaner, adaware
    coffee cup software
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  • Profile picture of the author scarpet1
    I still cannot believe that Wordpress is un paid for..... Greatest invention of the internet for me.
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    Quote" The goal of education is to replace an empty mind with an open mind."Malcolm Forbes

    Straight Talk Wireless
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    • Profile picture of the author SDenham
      Originally Posted by scarpet1 View Post

      I still cannot believe that Wordpress is un paid for..... Greatest invention of the internet for me.
      I drive limos in Panama City Beach, and the other night, I picked up a bunch of "vacationers" and they were all wearing Wordpress gear. I had to ask.

      It was THEM! The developers and customer service team members from Wordpress and the parent company, Automatik. I couldn't help but make an ass of myself, asking for pictures, and drilling them about stuff, LOL.

      They're sending me a T-shirt in the mail. LOL
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  • Profile picture of the author goliathseo
    Outright.com - Simple and basic book keeping perfect for freelancers. Not too hard to learn.

    http://www.outright.com
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    Do you want to make successes or excuses? Success? Alright then... See what's in store for you....
    - The AC Assassin

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  • Profile picture of the author Kneb Knebaih
    MINT - 100% FREE Personal Finance Software

    Free Personal Finance Software, Budget Software, Online Money Management and Budget Planner | Mint.com

    - Understand Your Money

    - All your accounts in one place

    - Easy Budgeting Tools

    - Find Instant Savings

    - Safe & Secure


    100% Knebaih Recommended, take look.


    Really Great : )
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  • Profile picture of the author Oje
    Firefox
    Google
    Avast Home edition
    AVG
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  • Profile picture of the author peetred
    Firefox and these addons:

    fire.fm (like pandora.com on your browser, no ads, free!)
    roboform
    CBnotify (Clickbank daily balance on browser)
    quick to-do
    wordtracker SEO blogger

    Other Software:

    Xmind (mind mapping)
    Skype
    Open Office
    Market Sneaker & Market Samurai
    Tweetdeck
    ConTEXT
    GIMP
    Jing

    and... Second Life (anyone up for virtual IM meetings? LOL)
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  • Profile picture of the author YouTuma
    1. Firefox
    2. Roboform
    3. Winamp
    4. The google toolbar
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  • Profile picture of the author spearce000
    I'd also add:

    Sea Monkey and NVU for basic HTML editing
    Avira Anti-virus software (free version)
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  • Profile picture of the author kool
    Came across this cool list of freeware utilities

    99 of the best Windows freeware programs you may not know of

    Karuna
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  • Profile picture of the author keithng
    Wordpress
    Firefox
    Thunderbird
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    Now You Can Stay and Sleep Soundly! >> "Budget Hotel in Bukit Bintang" <<

    Professional Ecover Design
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  • Profile picture of the author WD Mino
    Hi Friends,
    Here is a site disclaimer i developed you can download both versions one is if your paid and the other is if your not

    http://memberprods.com/mpsd.exe
    http://memberprods.com/mpsdp.exe

    Hope they help
    -WD
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    "As a man thinks in his heart so is he-Proverbs 23:7"
    Coming Soon http://graphicsdon.com

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  • Profile picture of the author Steve Powers
    Skype,putty,some ftp clients,ssh and etc...Just as you said,we can't live without free software.That's a kind of resource sharing.
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  • Profile picture of the author reynic
    Try free Malwarebytes software. It's better than most paid malware removal programs. Malwarebytes.org
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    http://visualimguide.com
    Internet marketing visually explained...


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  • Profile picture of the author juzanobo
    adobe reader
    winamp
    google
    yahoo
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  • Profile picture of the author WD Mino
    ^ Webpage maker is cool but it is not free.
    -WD
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    "As a man thinks in his heart so is he-Proverbs 23:7"
    Coming Soon http://graphicsdon.com

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  • Profile picture of the author bizwebwriting
    DeskPins - Simple but very useful in keeping an application always on top of everything else, save wasted time and mouse clicks going back and forth between windows.

    Can be downloaded from Cnet

    Prior to DeskPins, I used another similar application, (I think called OnTop) but had to get rid of it because of malware problem.

    Tiffany
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  • Profile picture of the author jjay52
    PrimoPDF

    Irfanview

    VLC Media Player -

    PDF Power Brand 3.3 -
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  • Profile picture of the author Online Bliss
    No one mentioned:
    RocketDock
    a great way to access files & folders instantly
    from your desktop.
    Free of course and looks cool!

    About RocketDock - RocketDock.com
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    You've got it Made
    with the Guy in the Shades!
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  • Profile picture of the author frankstar
    I find Alzip to be much lighter and less hassle then winzip, and foxit better then adobe for PDFs.

    Open office was really helpful recently in converting a word document to a PDF, especially when it comes to transfering hyperlinks into your PDF!
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  • Profile picture of the author Justin Wheeler
    Skype

    Numerous firefox addons Notably:
    Colorzilla, finds out color codes anywhere on a webpage
    Measureit, allows you to measure pixels on a site
    Firebug Makes it easy to figure out how websites are created
    SEO Firefox for useful SE Information

    Traffic Travis for backing up keyword research ideas
    Filezilla for uploading to my server

    And quite a lot of the others already mentioned
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    I review products and offer bonuses at www.wantabonus.com
    I blog personally, infrequently and a little randomly at www.justinwheeler.net
    And I run a Web Development and Social Media Consultancy at www.vashonmedia.com
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  • Profile picture of the author spearce000
    Further to my earlier post:

    Spotify for audio streaming (although I think you can only get it in the UK at the moment).

    I also found a neat site the other day that lists lots of Open Source alteratives to commercial products. I can't vouch for all of it, but it might be worth checking out.
    Find Open Source Alternatives to commercial software | Open Source Alternative - osalt.com
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  • ok, I see a few that I use that havent been mentioned.

    Mediafire - used for storing files. Great with autoresponder.
    Pixlr - online photo editor like Adobe Photoshop
    Warrior Forum! - Some of it is free!
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  • Profile picture of the author sanssecret
    Picnik.com - free image editing Picnik - Photo editing the easy way, online in your browser
    SlideRocket.com free online presentations - SlideRocket
    FreePDFConvert.com - free conversion from and to PDF - PDF Converter - Convert to PDF Online Free
    Myecovermaker.com - got this from here, easy to make ecovers online - Online eBook Cover Software - Generate eCover for eBooks and Softwares
    IFrame Generator - I'm biased on this one. Created by a friend of mine, totally awesome link cloaker. Btw, she does ask for an email but worth handing it over cos u get free updates for life.
    iFrame PHP Redirect Generator Software | Mask or Cloak your URL's and Affiliate Links
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    The man who views the world at fifty the same as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life. ~Muhammad Ali
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  • Profile picture of the author jasondinner
    This is not in any particular order, but listing as they comes to my mind...

    Jing (screen capture imags and videos on the fly)

    Gmail

    Gmail - G-Chat

    Google Analytics

    Google Adwords Keyword Tool

    Google Webmaster Tools

    Skype (i guess, it's come in handy every now and then)

    YouTube for video streaming

    I'll post more as they come to me.

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  • Profile picture of the author Edie47
    My favorite are:

    FileZilla (FTP)
    Zemanta
    Google Analytics
    Google Keyword Tool
    Gmail
    Notepad
    ColorZilla (FoxFire)
    Blogger - got me started when I knew absolutely nothing about blogging.

    That's it for now.
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  • Profile picture of the author mine1718
    xsitepro

    avg

    adobe

    wp
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    • Profile picture of the author vneely
      1. Avira AntiVir - Antivirus software (offers free version)
      2. NoScript Firefox Add-on - Prevents website scripts from running unless they're added to a whitelist. Helpful for avoiding viruses, if you're willing to put up with a bit of inconvenience.
      3. Filezilla - Free FTP
      4. WordPress - Real comfortable with this blogging platform, and there are oh-so-many themes and plugins to choose from.
      5. CCleaner - Cleans the "crap" from your machine that gathers from installing and uninstalling programs over time.
      6. Metapad - Like Notepad, but capable of more.
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  • Profile picture of the author TheJedi
    I don't want to repeat those already mentioned, so:

    Pidgin - an open-source universal Instant Messenger.

    Comodo Anti-Virus and Firewall - self-explanatory

    Belarc Advisor - builds a detailed profile of your installed software and hardware, missing Microsoft hotfixes, anti-virus status, Center for Internet Security benchmarks, and displays the results in your Web browser

    Free Hide Folder - a free computer security tool to hide and password-protect your private folders.

    Notepad ++ - a text-based HTML editor.

    Software Informer - creates a list of programs installed on your PC, and then gives you notifications about relevant updates.

    xplorer2lite - a free windows explorer replacement.
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  • Profile picture of the author mbphoenix
    Candy Store time... I can't wait to see what shows up in this thread.
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  • Profile picture of the author freedomforall
    What a nice listing of all-in-one software. There were many here that I had not thought about. Thanks so much for this thread.
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  • Profile picture of the author richporr
    PolyEdit Lite (Notepad Replacement with links and images)
    FastStone Capture 5.3 (the freeware version-Snagit replacement)
    FastStone Photo Resizer (freeware)
    Gom Player
    Free Monitor for Google (rank monitor)
    Microsoft Photo Editor (quick transparent GIFs)
    Eyedropper (color picker)
    CoreFTP Lite
    Zoho (mentioned earlier)
    iGoogle for browser frontpage
    Lastpass.com (mentioned earlier--can't live without it)
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    • Profile picture of the author Gindes
      Audacity
      Media Player classic
      KM Player
      CCleaner
      Foxit reader
      AbiWord
      Blender
      Revo Uninstaller
      smart Defrag
      Malwarebytes anti-malware
      Avira antivirus
      Format factory
      Kompozer
      Scribus
      Easy Thumbnails
      Winrar
      Opera
      Google Chrome
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  • Profile picture of the author WendyWebbe
    There is a ton of great input here, but one thing I didn't see (though I may have just overlooked it) are Open Source eCommerce Platforms such as Magento and OSCommerce. If you have the knowledge are background to work suck products then these are hands down some of the best free software systems out there.

    Best Wishes,

    Wendy
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  • Profile picture of the author mjhult
    OpenOffice, Filezilla, NVU, Avira Antivira
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  • Profile picture of the author work
    always google products , i think it's enough.
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  • Profile picture of the author Nic Lynn
    TeuxDeux.com (a to-do list web app). Simply awesome!
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  • Profile picture of the author Shardul Doshi
    A great list here -

    Here are some free once I always need :-
    uTorrent
    Opera Browser and Opera Mail
    Alexa Toolbar
    Digsby
    TwitterFox (Ecofon)
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    • Profile picture of the author povchef
      1. Kompozer (NVU) - WYSIWYG HTML editor
      2. FileZilla - FTP client
      3. All of the free Google apps.
      4. Firefox and addons like NoScrip, Adblock plus....
      5. AVG anti virus
      6. Ad-Aware
      I could probably list another 100 but they are the best
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  • Profile picture of the author Jimian
    JING
    ALL Google
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  • Profile picture of the author AJHunter
    microsoft.com/security_essentials/
    iobit.com/ascdownload.html
    link-assistant.com/seo-spyglass/
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  • Profile picture of the author Richard Martin
    Primo PDF...free PDF creation software

    7-Zip...love this zip file handling program...fast and simple to use

    Big thumbs up for FileZilla/Komposer/Roboform/MalwareBytes/CCleaner as well
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  • Profile picture of the author leschwaar
    I'm not sure if these have been mentioned yet:

    Aptana studio: a free open-source FTP client, WYSIWYG and code editor comparable to ColdFusion studio

    Blender: Open-source video editing and 3-d modeling software

    Pinnacle: They offer a free limited version of their video editing software (I liked it so much that I bought one of their $15 extension packs, but it functions completely free I believe)

    Flash editor: There may be an open-source flash editor/creator at osflash.org

    Evernote: An AWESOME notes program by apple that's accessible via desktop application that saves your note database locally or by logging in at evernote.com. I have almost 1000 notes in my database. The program is often updated as well. Also, it is capable of really nice screen shots and searching text within images

    Mint.com and Wasabe.com: Online-based applications for budget and bank account monitoring (comparable to Quicken)

    CutePDF Writer: A print driver that allows you to print web pages directly to PDF -- I have used this many times for my swipe file

    PortableApps: An application that allows you to run programs from a USB drive (I run firefox, my password manager, and thunderbird from my drive when I do work at other computers like at my school)

    Great post. I practically live off open-source software and applications, including those mentioned above in addition to FileZilla, Open Office, Thunderbird, Firefox/Safari/Chrome, Audacity, Tweetdeck, and many others. Thanks.
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  • Profile picture of the author jcoon
    WOW!! what a list, but I did not see "ASPELL"

    GNU Aspell is a free spell checker designed to be used as a library or as an independent spell checker. aspell.net

    Because it is free and open source, Aspell is commonly used to implement spell checking features within a variety of applications.

    and my fav antivirus program AVAST < Download Free Antivirus software with anti-spyware technology or buy avast! Internet Security with a firewall for full desktop protection. @ www.avast.com >

    Not an affiliate link in this post. just a FYI
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  • Profile picture of the author Online Bliss
    Rocket Dock
    is a cool way to add shortcuts
    and access them quickly.
    I have many external hard drives
    and many folders and this one click software
    is a life saver and free of course.
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  • Profile picture of the author Hyphen
    Skype
    CCleaner
    Firefox
    Feed Notifier
    Dropbox
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  • Profile picture of the author Ronak Shah
    I use:

    http://digsby.com

    http://twitterfeed.com

    http://amplify.com

    http://posterous.com

    Xilisoft Powerpoint to Video converter free

    Orbit downloader

    Getright downloader

    http://flock.com
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  • Profile picture of the author website design
    Firefox - seobook, webdeveloper
    google - gmail, keyword tool, webmaster tools
    netvibes
    evernote
    openoffice
    Photoshop
    notepad
    CMS - Modx, Drupal, Magento
    Filezilla
    avg zonealarm malwarebytes ccleaner
    itunes quicktime
    skype

    and a bunch of marketing/research software...
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  • Profile picture of the author Fallen_Angel
    greasemonkey
    i-macro
    seo book
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  • Profile picture of the author BenBrandes
    Ah good lists here

    For me

    greasemonkey - pop 3 checker (checks my gmail pop3 accounts every 8 minutes instead of 60 minutes)
    skype - helps me keep in touch with IMers
    audacity - audio editing
    Google docs - keep training and outsourcing info here
    Drop Box - free version to sync folders between my laptops
    Fusion HQ - Build my online empire using it
    Gmail - gotta love being able to search and check emails on any computer
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  • Profile picture of the author tyroneshum
    All in One Free...
    Converter: Super
    Screen Recording: ScreenToaster
    Video Submission: TubeMogul
    Analytics: Google Analytics
    Teleconference Service:
    Skype
    Password Vault: LastPass
    Backup/Storage Service: ADrive

    Enjoy!
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  • Profile picture of the author Jawshh
    1. Skype

    2. Xampp

    3. Format Factory

    4. VLC Media Player

    5. Windows Movie Maker

    6. Mozilla Thunder Bird

    7. uTorrent

    8. Adobe PDF Reader

    9. Firefox(Duh)

    10. FileZilla FTP Client

    11. CCleaner

    12. Free Mind Mind Mapping
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  • Profile picture of the author Janice Sperry
    RoboForm

    I am in and out of 50+ sites throughout a typical day. If I had to delete every free software program except one I would keep RoboForm.

    Great thread - lots of good suggestions and a few programs I had forgot about.
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  • Profile picture of the author Oscar D
    For me its Thunderbird, I tried Outlook and hated it.

    Thunderbird is amazing
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  • Profile picture of the author BriannaZachary
    online free storage,25 GB skydrive.live.com
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  • Profile picture of the author Danny_C
    Great tool to organize desktop: Stardock.com - Your Edge In Software

    My favorite site for installing freeware apps: Ninite Easy PC Setup - Silent Unattended Install Multiple Programs At Once (This one link covers most everything you could need)

    I also use ActionComplete - ActionComplete | Gain Control of Your Life and Feel Accomplished
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  • Profile picture of the author schu31
    1. google toolbar.com : easy to search
    2. budurl.com: great for tracking
    3. Gmail.com: great for mail comes straight to inbox
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  • Profile picture of the author Fl_Broker
    I've tried different password programs but I personally used and not sure what I would do without it is Roboform and it's Free unless you need to upgrade.
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  • Profile picture of the author steve883
    Thanks for the great lists and suggestion. It's amazing
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  • Profile picture of the author ipwperia
    Firefox
    Microsoft Word
    Notepad
    Photoshop
    Product of Adobe
    ...
    let me think the others.. Haha
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  • Profile picture of the author Rob Perks
    Google Maps Tool - Locates listings for specific KWDs. Not an affiliate link or anything.

    Thanks for sharing.
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  • Profile picture of the author alniches
    MSNotePad
    Filezilla
    Wordpress
    MSWordPad
    Firefox
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  • Profile picture of the author jaratvit
    Blogger,
    Avast (free antivirus, home edition),
    Zedge.net free software for mobile.
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    • Profile picture of the author Chuck Evans
      Originally Posted by timesolve View Post

      Hi,
      I would like to share all about Time Billing Softwares.
      TimeSolv, online time tracking and billing software has been used since 1999 by small to medium sized law firms, management and marketing professional service firms, engineering and IT consultants, and health service providers throughout the world.
      For details one can contact them at:
      timesolv.com/
      TimeSolv Corporation
      3432 Denmark Avenue, # 105
      Eagan, MN 55123
      The name of this thread is "All-In-One: FREE Software You Can't Live Without!" Your link is NOT a free service.

      chuck
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  • Profile picture of the author MsMotivation1
    Oh WOW... I have to come back to this thread and take serious notes. Thanks everyone!
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  • Profile picture of the author subhub-mark
    Seesmic Desktop
    Toms Planner
    Thunderbird
    Google Chrome
    FileZilla
    Notepad
    SumoPaint
    Mockflow
    Dropbox
    MSN/Skype
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  • Profile picture of the author rapidscc
    LastPass - free equivalent of roboform.

    It takes some getting used to but once you learn it's intricacies you'll get hooked.
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  • Profile picture of the author Stuart S
    Keyword Tool
    Traffic Travis
    Wordpress
    IMAutomator
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  • Profile picture of the author BobV
    It has been seven months since I had my computer reformatted after it kept on crashing. The silver lining is that I had a fresh start when downloading “free softwares”. On top of my list are:

    Google Earth *– Consumes 69 MB on disk space, I could visualize any place I find interesting.

    Yahoo Messenger and Skype –36.5MB and 47MB, respectively, I could send message and calls to my contacts.

    uTorrent – 315 Kb file size, I could download movies.

    vDownloader –11.8 MB file size, I could download you tube videos in my PSP.

    iTunes – 121 MB file size, I could sync apps to my iPhone and iPad.

    Chikka - 5.43 MB file size, I could send messages from my pc to other people’s cp.
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  • Profile picture of the author InternetM39482
    Google Chrome
    Audacity
    Skype
    Handbrake
    Tweetie

    All those are free. I use quite a few paid that are essential, too.

    Photoshop
    Market Samurai
    MindNode Pro
    iWork
    Screenflow
    Speed Download
    Transmit

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    • Profile picture of the author bettybakebake
      The only one I use that I did not see on the first page-I look at most recent to the earliest but only looked at first page to like march '10 was a time management and project compiler.

      ActionMethod.com It is free for the first 50 projects.

      I use it to store my purchased software and PLR articles etc. Along with download links, purchase price, date, from who. key codes or activation codes etc. And I can catagorize the purchases by what subject or domain I was using it for. comes in really handy.

      I really like the part where the program lets me know that I am getting close to a resubscribe time or something with a membership site, I keep track of those there too. otherwise I would forget and just keep on going and paying and forgetting....

      I really wish i could find the spell checker on these input forms...

      michele
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  • Profile picture of the author Willmarathon
    AvantBrowser
    CamStudio
    CCleaner
    Facebook
    HosyMyRSS
    Onewaytextlink
    OnlyWire
    OpenOffice
    PingDevice
    RoboForm
    Skype
    SpyBot S & D
    WordPress
    SpywareBlaster
    SpywareGuard
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  • Profile picture of the author Norma Rickman
    Keyword pad--A great little free tool that lets you sort your keywords by descending word count, can automatically capitalize the first letter in your keywords, and export your sorted keywords either to text or to comma separated value.

    I use it extensively with the SEO Smart Links plug in for WordPress.

    Speaking of free software, I cannot even begin to explain my love of WordPress, the best content management system available to a non-coder. WP 3.0 is amazing.
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  • Profile picture of the author Grace26
    Gmail
    Skype
    Jing
    Antivir - antivirus
    Spyboat
    Wordpress
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  • Profile picture of the author wizcom
    I know that AJHunter mentioned it before, but Advanced System Care is a great product. Does the work of SpyBpt, AdAware and CCleaner plus more.

    Advanced SystemCare Free | Windows 7 Registry Cleaner | Free Registry Repair for Windows 7, Vista, XP, and 2000

    H. J. Brubaker
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  • Profile picture of the author bioinfosachin
    Hi,
    The list of best free softwares i suggest are:
    1) Open office
    2) Mozzila Firfox
    3) Pea Zip
    4) Gom Player
    5) Notepad++
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  • Profile picture of the author luvtrees
    Irfanview

    Light application for viewing and resizing images. Saves me from opening Photoshop for small tasks.
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  • Profile picture of the author austyno1
    lastpass
    audacity
    comodo free firewall
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  • Profile picture of the author biggsy
    Roboform
    Digsby
    Audacity
    Skype
    Firefox
    Any type of screen capture software -- Camtasia / PrintKey
    Anything ADOBE!!!
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  • Profile picture of the author Nightowl
    I posted this in a separate topic, but another member advised me to put it here as well.

    The site below lists 50 programs of various kinds, from accounting to database to video and graphic editing. Even a PDF creator. All free, because they're open source. Check it out, especially if money is tight these days.

    50 Open Source Replacements for Really Expensive Software &mdash; Datamation.com
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  • Profile picture of the author FrankPDF
    I love Firefox! I stopped using IE for a long time because it suffers a lot of problems.. websites even do not work well and videos give error messages! That all ended soon when I turned to Firefox, now it is my my first choice internet browser.

    I also like using Yahoo messenger, but now eBuddy is looking to be a good alternative to it when u wanna just chatting
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  • Profile picture of the author GeoJ
    Clipboard Recorder - free multi use clip board

    GeoJ
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  • Profile picture of the author Super Affiliate
    Advanced System Care 3
    AVG
    Firefox SEO Plugin
    Google Keyword Tool
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  • Profile picture of the author Serious Workers
    1. Firefox
    2. Google Talk

    The most used pieces by me
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  • Profile picture of the author dagaul101
    Free software I can't live withoutVLC Video lanPlays avis dvds and music tooMust have
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  • Profile picture of the author tma
    Pingler firefox bookmark.
    Pingler wordpress plugin.
    Get it free at http:/pingler.com
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  • Profile picture of the author rajivkumar900
    best tool to share screen
    Team Viewer
    You can view and handle anyone computer through this free tool
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    Skpe: rajivkumar900
    Email id : rajivkumar900@gmail.com

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  • Profile picture of the author vishalduggal
    The only free one is Firefox and open office(which I never use) for me.Because I use most of the paid versions like
    AVG,Camtasia,market samurai,keyowrd elite etc etc.
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  • Profile picture of the author alsmith1
    Definitely, Roboform is software that I couldn't live without, I have the paid version and it is a lifesaver. Also, for Wordpress: simple link cloaker, all in one seo.


    Allen
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  • Profile picture of the author Mission0ps
    I love xmarks too it's great for saving all your bookmarks if you work on different computers
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  • Profile picture of the author jimmynickel
    For the Mac users.

    1password
    SizeUp
    Google Quick Search Box
    Microsoft Outlook 2010 (Huge improvement over entourage)
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  • Profile picture of the author jacktackett
    Just found this link for another thread. Some of these items have paid componets so caveat emptor.

    This is a link of seveal free/open source screen capture programs;
    Screen Capture at Opensource Software Informer

    best,
    --Jack
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  • Profile picture of the author generaleet
    Google Chrome w/Chrome SEO extension
    Google keyword tool
    Gmail
    Microsoft Security Essentials
    Skype
    Openoffice
    Filezilla
    Windows Movie Maker
    VUZE
    Dropbox
    VLC media player
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  • Profile picture of the author anilkirad
    hi,
    Skype - Superb messenger and VoIP software that is enhanced when used with Pamela.biz
    cc cleaner
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