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Free SoftwareWeb Browsers
The award-winning Web browser. One of the most popular of the IE alternatives.
Another award-winning Web browser.
"The browser for people who like to be connected."
Easy to use and powerful web browser.
Apple's industry leading browser.
Google Chrome is a browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.
An advanced e-mail and newsgroup client, IRC chat client, and HTML editing made simple - all your Internet needs in one application.
Mozilla's excellent e-mail client.
The Internet's longest-serving PC e-mail system
The leading open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more.
A free word processing program similar to Microsoft® Word.
Just like OpenOffice and Microsoft Office except that it comes free with the Google Pack. (Worth around $70.00 if you buy from Java).
Office productivity software that is intuitive, easy to use and provided at no charge. For Linux or Windows Operating Systems.
XPS Annotator is an advanced XPS Viewer that allows you to add notes or comments to flag information or to highlight items of interest for later reference. XPS Annotator also support security features, such as digital signatures.
Instant Messengering Clients
A fully-featured, stand-alone, skinnable chat client that supports AIM, ICQ, MSN, Yahoo Messenger, and IRC.
A clean, easy to use and highly extensible Internet Relay Chat (IRC) client.
Another chat client. This one allows you to use multiple chat accounts at the same time.
The instant messenger for gamers!
X-Chat 2 for Windows
A Free X-Chat (UNIX IRC client) build for Windows.
A multi protocol instant messenger client for Microsoft Windows. It's smaller, faster, and easier!
A MSN Messenger clone that comes with features similar to MSN Messenger. Available on multiple platforms.
The GNU Image Manipulation Program.
The free open source 3D content creation suite, available for all major operating systems.
A free image and photo editing software for computers that run Windows.
Photo and Image Editing
Graphic Design and Vector Drawing
3D Animation and Modelling
Basic image editing and management software by Google. It allows you to show your photos through the email, prints or via the web.
A utility for creating accurate thumbnail images and scaled-down/up copies from a wide range of popular picture formats.
Powerful 3d modelling software for3dgraphics, animations, rendering, NURBS, web design, games design.
Open-source software for recording and editing sounds.
This program allows you to synchronise your iPod with Linux.
Universal batch media transcoder, which nicely integrates with the most popular audio/video codecs and tools into an all-in-one solution.
An advanced audio player for the Windows platform. Some of the basic features include full unicode support, ReplayGain support and support for several popular audio formats.
A highly customizable alternative to traditional desktop media players.
A Digital Audio Workstation.
Denemo is a music notation program for Linux and Windows that lets you rapidly enter notation for typesetting via the LilyPond music engraver.
Easy-to-use firewall, blocks hackers and other unknown threats.
A full-featured anti-virus package for non-commercial home use only.
Basic protection against viruses and spyware.
Comodo Firewall Pro
Rated by PC Magazine Online as an Editor's Choice, constantly monitors and defends your PC from internet attacks. It's easy to use and passes the industry's most stringent firewall "leak" tests.
Free open-source disk/ partition/ storage device encryption software for Windows Vista/XP, Mac OS X, and Linux. Encryption is automatic, real-time (on-the-fly) and transparent.
A powerful archive manager.
A robust archive manager that can handle many archive formats: zip, rar, tar.gz, and of course, the 7z format.
A powerful and reliable compression utility. jZip is based on proven and reliable 7-Zip archiving technology by Igor Pavlov. jZip sports an elegant, easy to use yet powerful user interface.
TUGZip is a powerful award-winning freeware archiving utility for Windows® that provides support for a wide range of compressed, encoded and disc-image files, as well as very powerful features; all through an easy to use application interface and Windows Explorer integration.
A very popular FTP client. There is also a Filezilla FTP server.
Web Server Software
One of the most popular and common open-source HTTP servers. (x10Hosting use Apache on all their servers)
PHP is a widely-used general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for Web development.
The complete, ready-to-install Perl distribution.
A free version of the SSH connectivity tools that technical users of the Internet rely on.
An easy to install Apache distribution containing MySQL, PHP and Perl.