Freeware Utilities List

Here’s a list of useful freeware applications, arranged alphabetically by category.
Freeware means it is free to access and use.
The following list is checked on May 03, 2006, all free.
Antivirus:
Avast avast! 4 Home Edition – http://www.avast.com/
AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic – http://www.free-av.com/
Panda ActiveScan – http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan
Audio Players:
Foobar2000 – http://www.foobar2000.org/
iTunes – http://www.apple.com/itunes/
jetAudio – http://www.jetaudio.com/
QCD – http://www.quinnware.com/
Winamp – http://www.winamp.com/


Audio Utilities:
CDex – http://cdexos.sourceforge.net/
dbPowerAMP Music Converter – http://www.dbpoweramp.com/dmc.htm
CD Recording:
CD/DVD Burner XP – http://www.cdburnerxp.se/
Burn 4 Free – http://www.burn4free.com/
CD Utilities:
Daemon Tools – http://www.daemon-tools.cc/dtcc/download.php?mode=ViewCategory&catid=5
Download Managers:
WackGet – http://millweed.com/projects/wackget/
LeechGet – http://www.leechget.net/en/
wget for Windows – http://xoomer.virgilio.it/hherold/
Encryption:
Axcrypt – http://axcrypt.sourceforge.net/
GnuPG – http://www.gnupg.org/
Firewall:
ZoneAlarm – http://www.zonelabs.com/store/content/catalog/products/sku_list_za.jsp?dc=12bms&ctry=&lang=zh&lid=nav_za
GUI Utilities:
Tclock – http://homepage1.nifty.com/kazubon/tclock/index.html
IconPhile – http://www.virtualplastic.net/scrow/iphile.html
PowerMenu – http://www.veridicus.com/tummy/programming/powermenu/
Glass2k – http://www.chime.tv/products/glass2k.shtml
D-Color XP – http://dliboon.freeshell.org/?view=software
CursorXP – http://www.stardock.com/products/cursorxp/download.html
MobyDock – http://www.mobydock.com/
Samurize – http://www.samurize.com/
Image Viewers:
IrfanView – http://www.irfanview.com/
iBrowser – http://ibrowser.fcodersoft.com/
AhaView – http://www.aha-soft.com/ahaview/free.htm
Instant Messaging:
Miranda IM – http://www.miranda-im.org/
Gaim – http://gaim.sourceforge.net/
Trillian – http://www.ceruleanstudios.com/downloads/
Yahoo Instant Messenger – http://messenger.yahoo.com/
MSN Messenger – http://messenger.msn.com/
AOL Instant Messenger – http://www.aim.com/
ICQ – http://www.icq.com
Jabber – http://www.jabber.org/
Networking:
Putty Telnet/SSH Client – http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/
IP Tools – http://www.ks-soft.net/ip-tools.eng/
Ethereal Protocol Analyzer – http://www.ethereal.com/
HyperTerminal Private Edition – http://www.hilgraeve.com/htpe/download.html
RealVNC – http://www.realvnc.com/
Nmap – http://www.insecure.org/nmap/
Programming:
ActivePerl – http://www.activestate.com/Products/ActivePerl/
Dev-C++ – http://www.bloodshed.net/
MySQL – http://www.mysql.com
SciTE – http://www.scintilla.org/SciTE.html
Publication/Document Manipulation:
OpenOffice.org – http://download.openoffice.org/index.html
AbiWord – http://www.abisource.com/download/
Spyware Protection:
Ad-Aware – http://www.lavasoft.de/software/adaware/
Spybot: Search & Destroy – http://spybot.safer-networking.de/
CWShredder – http://www.spywareinfo.com/~merijn/downloads.html
Hijack This – http://www.spywareinfo.com/~merijn/downloads.html
SpywareBlaster – http://www.javacoolsoftware.com
System Utilities:
BootVis – http://www.majorgeeks.com/download.php?det=664
Resource Hacker – http://www.users.on.net/~johnson/resourcehacker/
PC Inspector File Recovery – http://www.pcinspector.de/file_recovery/UK/welcome.htm
Motherboard Monitor – http://mbm.livewiredev.com/
Sysinternals Utilities – http://www.sysinternals.com/index.html
Video Players:
BSPlayer – http://www.bsplayer.org/
VideoLAN – http://www.videolan.org/
Zoom Player – http://www.inmatrix.com/files/zoomplayer_download.shtml
Video Utilities:
KVCD – http://www.KVCD.net
TMPGEnc – http://www.tmpgenc.net/
VirtualDUB – http://www.virtualdub.org/
Web Browsers:
Mozilla FireFox – http://www.mozilla.org/download.html
Mozilla – http://www.mozilla.org/
Netscape – http://channels.netscape.com/ns/browsers/default.jsp
MyIE2 – http://www.myie2.com/
Avantbrowser – http://www.avantbrowser.com/
SlimBrowser – http://www.flashpeak.com/sbrowser/sbrowser.htm
Web/FTP Servers:
SlimFTPd – http://www.whitsoftdev.com/slimftpd/
Filezilla – http://sourceforge.net/projects/filezilla/
Xitami – http://www.xitami.com/
Apache – http://www.apache.org/
Savant – http://savant.sourceforge.net/