Software Category: Instant Messengering Clients
Software Name: Digsby
Short Description: An IM that integrates popup alerts when email arrives chat while multitasking.
Software Category: Audio Playing
Software Name: Songbird
Short Description: A audio player + web browser that runs on both Windows and Mac.
Software Category: System Tools/Maintenance
Software Name: Defraggler
Short Description: Supports NFTS and FAT32 File system defragmentation. Runs only on Windows.
Software Category: Graphics
Software Name: Inkscape
Short Description: An Open Source vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, CorelDraw, or Xara X, using the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format.
Software Category: FTP Clients
Software Name: CoffeeCup FreeFTP
Short Description: The free version of CoffeeCup DirectFTP; the differences between the 2 version are minimal, it's very good
Software Category: HTML/CSS Editors
Software Name: CoffeeCup FreeHTML Editor
Short Description: The free version of CoffeeCup HTML Editor; the differences between the 2 version are minimal, it's one of the best free editors I've tried.
Software Category: Torrents / Media Server
Software Name: VUZE
Short Description: A Great Torrent Download Software full of features! also I Personaly Love the It's Media Server! I Use it constantly to stream my downloaded Media to my PS3!
Software Category: Game Tools Software Name: Photon GameManager Short Description: GameManager is designed to automate the process of downloading game artwork, screenshots, info, official patches and organise it in a functional and sleak interface, allowing you to browse, sort, filter, patch, mount and run your games.
Software Category: Software Development / Programming Software Name: Netbeans IDE Short Description: A Link:http://netbeans.org
Software Category: Software Development / Text Editor Software Name: Geany Short Description: a text editor using the GTK2 toolkit with basic features of an integrated development environment. Link:http://www.geany.org/
I found this useful in the early days for designing the site
Software Category: Web Design
Software Name: Web+ Starter Edition
Short Description: WISYWIG takes the fun out of html