Thursday, June 30, 2005

*Top Pick*

Time and Chaos 5.6.10 - Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP
(FileSize: 3.47 mb) [Freeware] ScreenShot

Special Note: The Chaos Software Group has released their award winning Contact Manager as Freeware. However this is an older version from the 5.6 series. Time and Chaos 6 and above is still Shareware. This Freeware version has many of the features of the newer Shareware version. If you are looking for a good Freeware Contact Manager, this is it.

Time & Chaos gives you an important advantage!

Since 1992, Time & Chaos has provided great contact manager and time management features to people just like you! We invite you to download a fully-functional version to try with no missing or disabled features. Give us a chance and we'll prove to you that Time & Chaos is better than anything else out there because. . .

Everything is on one screen! There aren't missed appointments or tasks just because you were on a different page.
Easy Networking and Real-Time Sharing! Everyone on the network can use the same databases at the same time and see changes immediately! No additional and expensive server software is required, either!
Drag and Drop functionality! Just drag a contact from the phonebook to the appointments or to do area to make a new entry.
Easy to learn! You'll pick it up almost as soon as you turn it on and won't need to go to a class just to get started. Time & Chaos is real world tested by real users, just like you!
Use what you already know! Time & Chaos 5 works with Microsoft Word for letter writing and mail merging. T&C also works with your default web browser and email software. You can keep the other programs you already bought, learned and use!

Go to: Time and Chaos Freeware version

Alt-Tab Thingy 3.1.3 - Windows 98/NT/Me/2000/XP/2003
(FileSize: 402 kb) [Freeware] ScreenShots

Alt-Tab Thingy is not just another alt-tab replacement.

Loads of features and settings to help you switch tasks faster and more efficiently than ever before!

Speed up the way you use Windows XP!

What's New in This Release:

? Added preview generation delay (this can greatly speed up selection). Improved task enumeration for greater stability.
? A brand new settings applet! Let me know if you like it. It took weeks to create!
? Mouse wheel integration: Move the scrollbar with the mouse wheel. Clicking the wheel (middle mouse button) toggles between moving the scrollbar and the highlighted selection.
? Right-click menu: Sort the task list into different orders: Z-order, Alphabetical, Description, or Window Size. The taskbar and start menu can also be accessed from here. Handy if your the sort of user that has the taskbar on autohide and beneath other windows.
? Holding the SHIFT key whilst selecting a resizable window (e.g. explorer) toggles between normal and maximized views.
? Corrected task enumeration! Now all your games show in the task list. Windows Media Player now shows correctly in Skin Mode.
? The preview pane can now be either to the left (default) or to the right of the task list. Similarly, the caption bar (icon view) can be top or bottom.
? Clicking the Alt-Tab Thingy icon will now open the task list (if there are no tasks running, the settings applet appears). If the Settings applet is already open, clicking the short-cut icon, or clicking Settings on one of the menus will cause it to re-appear.

Go to: Alt-Tab Thingy Website

Monday, June 27, 2005

FireTune 1.05 - Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP
(FileSize: 1 mb) [Freeware] Small ScreenShot

FireTune for Mozilla Firefox v1.x was developed for an easy and fast optimization of your browsing experience with Firefox. It is based on a collection of popular and well working optimization settings used and tested by the experts. Usually you have to optimize Firefox manually, which can be time consuming and difficult for the novice user. FireTune helps you here - it includes all the performance optimizations. The only thing you must do is: make your selection. FireTune does the work for you.

According to your specific computer speed and internet connection speed, FireTune will optimize several internal settings of Firefox for better performance. FireTune does NOT modify the Firefox executable, or any other Firefox binary file. Everything can be undone easily provided you saved your original profile configuration file with FireTune's profile backup feature before.

What's new in this version:

* The 'Performance tweaks common to all configurations' feature has been optimized once again. Please do re-apply the tweak
* Updated helpfile
* Added 'Chinese traditional' language file

Go to: FireTune Webpage

FileZilla 2.2.14b - Windows 95/98/NT/2000/ME/XP
(FileSize: 3.3 mb) [Freeware] ScreenShot

FileZilla is a FTP-client for Windows 9x, ME, NT4, 2000 and XP. It has been designed for ease of use and with support for as many features as possible, while still being fast and reliable. The main features of FileZilla are:

* Ability to resume Uploads/Downloads (if the server supports it)
* Custom Commands
* Site Manager with folders
* Keep Alive system
* Timeout detection
* Firewall support
* SOCKS4/5 and HTTP1.1 Proxy support
* SSL secured connections
* SFTP support
* Upload/Download Queue
* Drag&Drop
* Multi-language support
* GSS authentication and encryption using Kerberos

Go to: Filezilla Website

Friday, June 24, 2005

Express Talk 1.0 - Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/2003
(FileSize: 440 kb) [Freeware] ScreenShot

Express Talk is software that works like a telephone to let you make calls from your PC. With Express Talk you can call anyone on the internet who has installed Express Talk (or any other SIP voip softphone). Calls are free. You can also call ordinary telephone numbers anywhere in the world if you sign up to a gateway service. It uses the SIP protocol and is compatible with most major VoIP SIP service providers. See below for some recommended telephone gateway companies. Express Talk is designed to be very easy and intuitive to use. Within minutes you will be able to setup the software and start making phone calls. A full list of Express Talk's features follow but a quick way to try it out is to download and install now. You don't need to purchase and it only takes a couple of minutes to complete the process. Express Talk is free. Features: ~ Lets you make internet phone calls free direct PC to PC, or PC to phone via a VoIP SIP gateway provider. ~ Supports up to 4 lines on the one phone with the ability to put calls on hold. ~ Works with a headset or in speakerphone mode with just a standard microphone and set of speakers. ~ Includes data compression (GSM, uLaw, ALaw and PCM), echo cancellation, noise reduction comfort noise and more. ~ Uses the standard SIP protocol so it can link to a broad range of telephone gateways, SIP system or other internet phone software. ~ Can be configured to work behind NATs and Firewalls. ~ Supports caller ID display and logging. ~ Includes a phone book with quick dial.

Go to: Express Talk Website

MP3 Repair Tool 1.5 - Windows 98/ME/2000/XP
(FileSize: 746 kb) [Freeware] ScreenShot

Repair your MP3 files within a second!

You are currently working with your MP3 files and suddenly one file does not play anymore. This sounds familiar to you?
Then we may have help for you: MP3 Repair Tool

MP3 files are very sensitive. Just a single modified byte can make the whole file unreadable for several MP3 player. Thus it's not hard that an accident or bug in a mp3 editor corrupts a file.
But this doesn't mean that the file is lost. In most cases only the beginning of the file is corrupted and audio information is still existing.

MP3 Repair Tool is your rescue!

With our MP3 Repair Tool you can cut the corrupt beginning of this file. Audio information consist of single frames, each 26 milliseconds long.
MP3 Repair Tool enables you to delete the whole beginning of the file included a few frames to ensure that the whole corrupt header has been cleaned. Thus you can ensure* that your file can be played again.

MP3 Repair Tool is 100% freeware and produces no costs for you!

*In tests 87% of all files could be played after using MP3 Repair Tool. Anyway it is possible that some files can't be fixed.

Go to: MP3 Repair Tool Webpage

Tuesday, June 21, 2005

Futuris Imager 5.1 - Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP/2003
(FileSize: 1.6 mb) [Freeware] Small ScreenShot

Futuris Imager is a compact and simple image viewer. It is capable of opening more then 30 graphical formats, including all popular ones (GIF, JPEG, PNG, TIFF, JPEG2000 and so on).

Imager can also print, scan, e-mail, perform basic edits, capture screens, show camera metadata (EXIF), generate histograms for your photos, and much more!

Futuris Imager 5.1 runs on WindowsXP / 2003 / 2000 / Me / 98SE and WindowsXP x64 (as 32-bit application).

Go to: Futuris Imager Website

ESBUnitConv 5.0.1 - Windows 98/ME/NT4/2000/XP
(FileSize: 761 kb) [Freeware] ScreenShot

ESBUnitConv is a Free User-friendly Win32 Utility to easily convert between units of measurement. Includes Units for Temperature, Distance, Mass, Area, Volume, Pressure, Velocity, Acceleration, Force, Energy, Power, Fuel Consumption, Flow, Torque, Angles, Luminous Intensity, Illumination, Time & Radioactivity.
Works on Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Millennium, Windows NT4, Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows 2003.
The visual appearance of ESBUnitConv has been optimised for 800x600 (or better) with 16-bit colour (or better). It looks really great under Windows XP with its 32-bit colour. You will also get the "nicer" buttons on Windows XP and above.

Go to: ESBUnitConv Website

Saturday, June 18, 2005

WinPatrol - Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP
(FileSize: 1.1 mb) [Freeware] ScreenShot

Note: WinPatrol is freeware. WinPatrol Plus is Shareware.

WinPatrol and Scotty the Windows Watch Dog will expose worms, trojan horses, cookies, adware, spyware and other malicioius programs. WinPatrol's goal is to help you better understand what programs are running on your computer, and alert you to any new programs that might be added without your permission. WinPatrol will ask you to confirm any new programs which have been set up to always run when you start your computer.

You won't find a lot of fancy graphics or animations in WinPatrol. We've optimized the program to be as small as possible so it can be used constantly without interfering with the speed or memory of other programs.
Updating WinPatrol
Exit your current WinPatrol before running the new wpsetup.exe!

If you already have WinPatrol, we recommend you install this new version in the same folder you're currently using and preserve your settings. If you choose to Uninstall your previous version of WinPatrol you must reboot before installing the new WinPatrol.

PLUS members make a note of their PLUS Name and Registration code and should download the newest free version to upgrade. This information is displayed when you click on the PLUS tab. In most cases, WinPatrol will auto detect that you're a PLUS member but if you've forgotten your code Email your name to and we'll send you your code.

Go to: WinPatrol Download

Multi-Timer 1.0 - Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP
(FileSize: 1.9 mb) [Freeware] Small ScreenShot

This super multiple Timer Software will get the job done. 16 fully controllable Timers with Pictures, Titles, Start, Stop, Resume and Reset Buttons. All this in an easy to read large display with excellent graphics and complete control over the screen size! All Timers can be running simutaneously or independently. If you have ever had the need for Timing anything this FREE Software is for you.

Download Link: Multi-Timer 1.0

Tuesday, June 14, 2005

ActiveXHelper 1.01 - Windows 98/NT/2000/XP
(FileSize: 41 kb) [Freeware] ScreenShot

ActiveXHelper is a small utility that allows you to view essential information about ActiveX components installed on your computer.

You can view the entire (and very large !) list of ActiveX components by loading it from HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTCLSID Registry key, or alternatively, display only the ActiveX components that you specify.

In addition, you can temporarily disable specific ActiveX components.

When ActiveX components are disabled, they cannot be used by any software, until you enable them again.

Go to: ActiveXHelper Webpage

TrackerV3 4.00.0017 - Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP
(FileSize: 669 kb) [Freeware] ScreenShot

TrackerV3 is an advanced file system explorer, that provides detailed file information, customizable reports, advanced file search, file management and more - all from an Explorer-style interface. It provides instant preview for image files, fonts and media files including MP3 and videos, as well as direct editing of MP3 tags. The various right-click options allow you to copy all or part of the file information to the clipboard, rename files using various schemes, copy/move/backup selected files and more. Additional features include a built-in hex viewer, icon extraction, favorite files, file age display and many other useful options.

Go to: TrackerV3 Website

Friday, June 10, 2005

MediaMonkey 2.4 - Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP
(FileSize: 4.3 mb) [Freeware] ScreenShot

Note: There are two versions. Standard is Freeware, and Gold is Shareware.

Organize music and edit tags in your audio library with a powerful, intuitive interface
Automatically lookup and tag Album Art and other metadata
Manage 50,000+ files in your music collection without bogging down
Play MP3s and other audio formats, and never again worry about varying volume
Record CDs into OGG, MP3, and WMA files Convert MP3s, OGG, and WMA files into other formats with the Audio Converter
Create playlists and music mixes quickly and easily to suit any occasion
Synchronize with iPods and portable MP3 players effortlessly Plus much more

Go to: MediaMonkey Website

BadBlue PE 2.64a - Windows 98/ME/2000/XP
(FileSize: 698 kb) [Freeware] ScreenShot

BadBlue (Personal Edition) is an easy way to share files and publish on the web. It transforms your PC into a search-enabled web server that let's you specify files or directories you want to share including sharing of Excel and Word data. BadBlue provides searching, sharing, peer-to-peer (P2P) and customizability in a tiny footprint. In addition, PE can be used for web application development and deployment with its full-featured support of tools like CGI, ISAPI and PHP. Starting with BadBlue 1.7, Word documents display in WYSIWYG (rich text) format with images, tables and full formatting is also supported. Not for NT/95.

Go to: BadBlue Website

Wednesday, June 08, 2005

Unstoppable Copier 1.9 - Windows 98/NT/ME/2000/XP
(FileSize: 47 kb) [Freeware] ScreenShot

This program is great for recovering files from scratched CD's or defective floppy/hard disks. Normally when your computer is unable to copy a file from a damaged disk it will abort and delete the portition of the file it has copied. This program however will continue to copy the file right to the end. Any data that is not recoverable after many retries is replaced with blanks. This will allow you to truely recover every byte of information that is available for recovery. The program allows you to specify a single file, a group using wildcards (* and ?) or if you wish, select a starting folder and the program will copy all data from it and any sub folders it may contain. This program doesnt just need to be used for copying files form defective disks, it can be used to transfer any files!

Go to: Unstoppable Copier Webpage

eXPert PDF Reader - 1.2.7 - Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP/2003
(FileSize: 6.5 mb) [Freeware] ScreenShot

eXPert PDF Reader is a free pdf viewer software that lets you view and print pdf documents on windows operating systems. The reader will also allow modification of existing documents. You may modify document outlines, insert rubber stamps and modify any annotation that has been created from eXPert PDF or any other pdf creation software. eXPert PDF Reader is the ideal solution for viewing pdf documents. Fast, reliable and skinable gives all you need for been the pdf viewer of your choise.If you need additional pdf editing functionalities you may take a look on what eXPert PDF Editor can offer. eXPert PDF Reader is a piece of software designed for Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP/2003.

Go to: eXPert PDF Reader Webpage

Saturday, June 04, 2005

BySoft StayAlive Pro - Windows 95/98/NT/2000/2003/XP
(FileSize: 648 kb) [Freeware] ScreenShots

StayAlive Pro is freeware windows 95/98/NT/2000/2003/XP program that simulates Internet activity so you don't get disconnected from your ISP.


- Works with modem, adsl or cable connections
- Simulates Internet activity through HTTP or PING
- Nag window removing (when ISP informs you that you are inactive too long)
- Automatically start/stop activity when online/offline (DialUp)
- Automatically start the program with Windows
- Always on top
- HTTP proxy support
- Stop simulating activity at specific time
- Disconnect at specific time
- Skin support
- Freeware!

Go to: StayAlive Pro Webpage

*Top Pick* updated

CDCheck - Windows 98/NT/Me/2000/XP
(FileSize: 1.1 mb) [Freeware] ScreenShots

CDCheck is a utility for the prevention, detection and recovery of damaged files on CD-ROMs with an emphasis on error detection. With CDCheck you can check your CDs and discover which files are corrupted. By using the program proactively, you can insure that your data on CD-ROMs are safe -- before it's too late! CDCheck provides the following features: readability verification, binary compare, CRC file creation (and verification) and file recovery. For more information see Info.

CDCheck is known for its stability, ease of use and good support.
To download the latest version, go to the download area.

CDCheck does support DVDs!

Go to: CDCheck Website

Friday, June 03, 2005

Quicknote 5.1 - Windows 98/NT/Me/2000/XP
(FileSize: 1.58 mb) [Freeware] ScreenShots

Sometimes what you need is not an advanced text processor but a virtual scrapbook to write down an occasional thought, a plan for the day or an Internet URL. With a plain text editor, which can be used for this purpose, you have to run the program first, then create a new file, then type a line or two and save the file. Too many things to do in order to simply write down a thought? Get rid of them with JC&MB Quicknote.

Quicknote is an always-available notepad tool that lets you type or copy/paste bits of text anytime, demanding no space on your taskbar and as little memory as it can. The program is accessible via shortcuts or via a small line on the top edge of your desktop - move your mouse over it and the tool will 'wake up' and display its resizable window in which you can jot down your notes or sketch small drawings.

But this tiny tool has more possibilities than it seems on the first thought! Beneath the normal text functions, it can convert units, let you directly access frequently run programs, encrypt secret texts, change the system volume by hotkeys and even send notes through a network.

It has also an integrated Task-Manager, and a reminding tool, which can remind you of your notes at certain times, run programs or shutdown automatically your PC. The program is absolutely free, so download this handy tool today and concentrate on content rather than form.

What's New in This Release:

New languages, new encryption window and safer format, Possibility to export reminder tasks, double click opens internet URLs, option whether to show Quicknote in task bar, automatic text receiving, cursor is located at the same position as before wakeup

Go to: Quicknote Website

*Top Pick* Updated

Spybot - Search & Destroy 1.4 - Windows 98/ME/2000/XP
(FileSize: 4252 kb) [Freeware] ScreenShot

Spybot - Search & Destroy is an adware and spyware detection and removal tool. This includes removal of certain advertising components, that may gather statistics as well as detection of various keylogging and other spy utilities. In addition, it also securely removes PC and Internet usage tracks, including browser history, temporary pages, cookies (with option to keep selected) and more. The program offers an attractive outlook-style interface that is easy to use and multi-lingual. SpyBot-S&D allows you to exclude selected cookies, programs or extensions from being reported, allowing you to prevent false positive messages for items that you dont want to be alerted of every time. It can even scan your download directory for files that have been downloaded, but not yet installed, allowing you to detect unwanted programs before you even install them. SpyBot produces a detailed and easy to understand report before it deletes any files and allows you to deselect any item that you do not want to be processed. In addition, a recovery feature allows you to restore your settings if needed. Very nice.

Go to: Spybot - Search & Destroy Website