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shedko Badges 1.5 – unique way to identify folders

Imagine a program, which will forever change your notion of desktop icons. A program, which in a blink of an eye will assist you in searching lost files or imperceptible folders. A program, so simple and clear to use, and in the same time functional and innovative.

Shedko Software in association with Va-deam’s Lab presents "Badges".

Badges – the program, allowing placing handy emblems upon familiar Windows icons. From now there is no need to invent sophisticated file names, to drag icons to different corners of the screen or to seek new ico-files for having fast access to a folder with recent projects or with latest images. Place a badge on the desired icon and you will notice it immediately!

10 different kinds of badges, each represents its own semantic category: certified, cool, danger, delete, distinguished, favourite, important, new, personal and web. This will satisfy even exacting users. The quantity of the placed badges is unlimited.’

Key Features:

· Custom themes support. Badges uses special format SBZ as themes. These files are automatically associated with the program and are fully-processed (intuitive drag’n’drop). Want to create your own theme? You are welcome! Check out the "Badges Icon Design Guidelines", delivered in English and Russian languages.


· Seamless integration with Windows Explorer and core services. Badges adds handy items both to contextual menus and also to the file/folder properties tab. You can use simultaneously both options, but there is an opportunity to turn off unwanted one.

· Interaction with all Windows applications. If you place a badge upon a file, it can be seen not only in Explorer. Your badge will be shown in any "Open, "Save" etc. dialogue window.

· Exquisite design. Badges can brag of the refined interface and corporate identity by Va-deam’s Lab. The style will not disappoint both Vista Aero fans and Mac OS X Aqua adherents. The "Mellow" badges theme was specially created and is exclusively distributed with Badges. Mellow features bright colors, glass shine, clear lines and contrast. It looks brilliant at any size.

· Convenient manager for maintenance and control over all the badges you placed. If you put a lot of badges and moreover in various places, and then want to remove them, the built-in manager will come to the help! Use fully functional sorting for comfort display of the library and removal of unwanted badges.

· Unlike other programs, which operate with icons, Badges can place a badge even on removable disks, hard disks and network drives! Any badge can be shown even in the system tray if your storage device appears to be full.

Download : Here

Themes : Here

Create Your Own Themes : Here

Must Try : XYplorer [Explorer Replacement with Custom Scripting]

XYplorer is a multi-tabbed file manager for Windows, featuring a very powerful file search, versatile preview facilities, a highly customizable interface, and a large array of unique ways to efficiently automate frequently recurring tasks. It’s extremely fast and light, it’s innovative, and it’s fun!

Why XYplorer?

  • XYplorer is a portable file manager. It doesn’t require any installation, nor does it ever change your system or registry. Ideal for a USB drive.
  • Here’s cutting-edge file management using a true multi-tabbed interface. If you like dual pane, you will love multi-tabs!

  • XYplorer features a high-end file search with tremendous power and truly amazing speed. It fully supports Boolean logic, Regular Expressions, content search, and more…
  • Folder View Settings. Save and auto-restore the view settings of any particular folder. Great feature, saves a lot of time. Learn more…
  • Reduce your daily routines to simple keystrokes with User-Defined Commands!
  • Scripting. Advanced solutions for advanced tasks. Learn more…
  • One-click previews of all important image, audio, video, web, office, and font file formats.
  • No other file manager offers a favorites panel that’s nearly as powerful as XYplorer’s Catalog.
  • Who else offers an easily configurable New Items menu? Major time saver!
  • Portable File Associations: Home is where your double-click is!
  • Customizable Keyboard Shortcuts for more than 300 functions. Have it your way!
  • XYplorer is continuously enhanced and users are taken seriously. Visit the Forum…
  • A clean and user-friendly interface makes working with XYplorer easy and intuitive.

HomePage :
Tour :
Screeshots :
XYWiki :

Some things which i liked about this software
+ Easy To Use
+ Folder Color Highlighting
+ Custom Scripting [Maintain Scripts in a Side Catalogue Menu]
+ User Commands Manager
+ Sleek and Simple Uncluttered Interface
+ Multi Tabs
+ Copy Multiple Folder Name\Folder Path\Filename\File Path
+ Preview Audio and Video Files
+ The Management Interface
+ Does not interfere with Windows Explorer , runs as seperate app
+ Very Lite and less memory requirement [Max went to 15 MB]

There is much more.

Scripting Help : Scripting – XYwiki

Play Videos from .RAR without extracting them

Dziobas Rar Player Portable lets you play AVI, MPGE, RMVB, OGG, MP3, RAR, MKV, MKA and some not popular formats even if you don’t have the proper codecs installed. Other than that, it also supports subtitles and automatic downloading subtitles from using hash. The name already tells you that it is PORTABLE as there is no need to install.

Just download, extract and run DziobasPlayer.exe.

To play RAR movies without extracting:
1. Download Dziobas Rar Player
2. Extract and run DziobasPlayer.exe
3. You can either drag and drop RAR files to Dziobas RAR Player window or go to File and select Open RAR.

Here are Dziobas Player advantages:
1. Preview partial downloaded movie
2. Watch downloaded movie without extracting
3. Watch downloaded movie even if RAR is corrupted
4. Don’t need to worry about installing the correct codec to watch video
5. Stream from torrent
6. Support automatic download subtitles using hash
7. Portable

Source : Link
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Manage Your Collections with Libra

Freeware application Libra  is a collection-management software designed to help you keep track of your DVDs, CDs, books, or video games. Just enter in or use your computer’s webcam to scan the barcode of anything in your collection, and Libra automatically retrieves the information for that product, including a nice picture to display on your virtual shelf. You can use Libra to manage your collection, track items you’ve loaned out, or print catalogs of your stuff. Currently in beta (and possibly a touch unstable), Libra is a free download, Windows only.

SendShield Detects Outlook Attachments with Private Data

Never email another Microsoft Office document from Outlook that includes private hidden data again with the SendShield Outlook plug-in. We’ve all heard the horror stories of revisions, comments and author notes revealing more than the document sender intended, like when a Google employee inadvertently published internal secrets in the notes of a PowerPoint slideshow. The SendShield Outlook plug-in scans office documents you attach to new messages for hidden data and alerts you if there’s potentially sensitive info included, listing each item within Outlook’s interface. You can even delete the hidden data right within SendShield’s list, without modifying the original file, and scan documents attached to incoming messages as well. SendShield is a free download and works with Outlook 2003 and 2007—Windows only, of course.

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Get Notified of New Gmail in Multiple Accounts with GmailAssistant

Free, open source application GmailAssistant monitors multiple Gmail accounts and alerts you of new mail. The application can monitor anything from your inbox to specific labels, so you can get very granular about what you want to be notified of. The biggest drawback is that GmailAssistant does not support Google Apps on your domain, but if you’ve only got accounts, that won’t matter. Aside from that, GmailAssistant is highly customizable for individual accounts and works like a charm. GmailAssistant is free, Windows and Linux only, requires Java. If you prefer to keep your alerts in the browser or you want support for Google Apps addresses, check out the Gmail Manager Firefox extension.

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Customize Your Login Screen with LogonStudio

Freeware application LogonStudio brings full login screen customization to your Windows XP or Vista PC. Last week we showed Mac users how they can match their desktop and login images, so if you were a Windows user looking for similar functionality, LogonStudio can do that for you and so much more. The app comes with several built-in login screens and images, but you can customize practically ever section of your login screen to your heart’s content.

LogonStudio is freeware, Windows only.

Get Mac-Like Window Tabs in Windows with Nubs

Windows only: Like the Mac shareware tool Sticky Windows, free Windows utility Nubs allows you to hide your inactive windows to the sides of your desktop using stylish, theme-able tabs. We’ve shown you pseudo-Sticky Windows apps before, but Nubs lets you choose which windows to tab on the fly, and customize how your tabs look. I should note that I had a few .NET bugs upon first running Nubs, and that tab titles have somehow disappeared on me, but that (hopefully) shouldn’t be the norm. Nubs is a free download for Windows systems with .NET 2.0 and above only.

Browse Your Digital Photos in 3D Stacks with PicMe

Windows only: Freeware application PicMe scans your digital photo library and displays your pics in a flashy 3D-ish stacked interface. PicMe is primarily an image browser, and that’s what it’s best at, but you can also use it to share photos, either with photo sharing webapps like Flickr, Picasa Web Albums, or Facebook, or with PicMe contacts. The free version allows you to share 200 print-quality photos, so that’s probably not your best choice for uploading your pics to the internet unless you really don’t post that many photos. Either way, the interface itself brings a fresh way to browse your photos that may help liven up the way you interact with your photo library.

The Top 50 Proprietary Programs that Drive You Crazy and Their Open Source Alternatives

Not every proprietary program can drive a person crazy, right? Some, like Norton Ghost, are superb tools for anyone to use. But, the fact that these tools are proprietary can drive open source fanatics up a wall. It’s not the price of the software that makes the real difference (although it’s a reason to migrate from one software to another for many people); it’s the idea that proprietary software comes with boundaries that keeps the user experience confined to…well, being the user. That’s enough to drive any developer crazy.

The following fifty proprietary programs are listed in no particular order within broad categories along with their open source alternatives. In some cases you could probably write your own book on frustrations with the proprietary programs shown here. In other cases, you’ll discover that the open source alternative isn’t quite up to snuff yet. And, in other cases still, you’ll learn that some proprietary programs are real gems, but that the open source advocate can replace those gems with equally shiny objects from the open source repertoire.

Category Of Software

  • Basic
  • Office
  • Productivity
  • Graphics
  • WebEditors
  • Publishing
  • Communications
  • Media
  • Utilities
  • Security
  • Financial

Complete List : The Top 50 Proprietary Programs that Drive You Crazy — and Their Open Source Alternatives | WHDb

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Huge List Of Freewares

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General Computing

AAA Web Album 2.0
Create cool web photo album from your digital photos and upload it to the Web
AAA Web Album Software allows you to create smooth web photo albums out of your digital photos, and upload them on the Web.

You can apply different styles to change the look and feel of your web albums. Now you can create great looking web photo albums from your digital photos and upload on your own website.

Home Page : Link
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AmoK Exif Sorter
AmoK Exif Sorter enables you to copy, move and rename your photos based on information contained in the EXIF and IPTC data. The program can automatically generate folder structures and file names based on dates, camera model, exposure and other technical details. You can create custom profiles for multiple cameras, preview the new file paths in real-time, and process sub-directories. The prgram can be used to copy images from your camera or memory card and automatically organize them on your hard drive, or to re-organize existing images in your local folders.

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CataThumbs 0.02z
A free tool that allows you to print a catalogue of thumbs directly on printer or create documents
CataThumbs is a free tool that allows you to print a catalogue of thumbs directly on printer.
With CataThumbs you can also create documents such as eMail, HTML, RTF (Word) and PDF.

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ConTEXT Programmers Editor
ConTEXT is a small, fast and powerful text editor, developed mainly to serve as secondary tool for software developers. It offers syntax highlighting support for the most popular scripting languages, inclding HTML, PHP, Java, VB, SQL, Python, Perl and many others – and of course plain .txt files. It also includes a macro recorder, project support, bookmarks and much more. ConTEXT is highly customizable and allows you to change syntax highlighting colors, cursor shapes, right margin, gutter, line spacing as well as user definable execution keys and other things. Additional features include find/replace, compiler support, code templates, file explorer and others.

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Data Crow 3.1.30
Data Crow is a music (audio CD´s and mp3, ogg, flac, ape, .. files), book, software and movie cataloguer. It is platform independent and easy to install. Data Crow uses internet services like, and to retrieve information. It´s platform-independent and is easy to use..

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Free Loan Calculator 4.2.1
This software utility is a free payment calculator for Windows
This free loan payment calculator for Windows allows you to quickly calculate loan payments based upon variable payment frequency!
Free Loan Calculator is a useful finance utility that will calculate loans for you.
Offers Daily 365/year, Daily 360/year, Weekly, Biweekly 26/year, Bimonthly 24/year, Monthly, Quarterly, Biannual, and Annual payment periods.
Free Loan Calculator is a financial calculator designed for Win9x/ME/NT/2000/XP systems.
Free Loan Calculator offers integrated help, provides automatic hints, and offers Wheatworks’ integrated Upgrade Center for easy, free, online updates.

Home Page : Link
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Greenfish Painter
Greenfish Painter is a painting program that allows you to paint with virtual brushes, calligraphic pens, charcoal, or chalk instead of the standard pain brushes. The results will look more like a real painting, created with traditional paint tools. Greenfish Painter provides a variety of ready-to-use brush presets (crayon, oil paint, marker, aquarel etc.) which can be customized or (with some effort) you can create your own brush presets. The result can be exported to BMP or JPG format.

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Greenfish Relief Map Generator
Greenfish Relief Map Generator is a unique program that enables you to create fake map images that resemble real relief maps, but are completely random. You can customize the map colors, load city names from a text file and also set the map size and amount of water to use. The result can be exported to a BMP image. The program is useful if you need map displays for demonstration without infringing on any copyrights.

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nDroid 2.1.3
This software was created to enable you to easily open your programs, regardless of their type.
Basically nDroid is a blazing fast keyboard based application launcher. But not just that, it can open documents, play songs, open browser bookmarks, lookup web references, find torrents, do online searches, find your files .. plus a lot more.

nDroid uses an open plugin based infrastructure, so anybody can add to its functionality by bringing anything to its searchable domain, and doing anything with the result, and not just launch an application.

Forget using your mouse to fiddle with Start Menus, Application Docks and Favorites Menus. There is no need to organise your files. You simply need to launch nDroid and it will help you open
them in an instant.

Home Page : Link
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Off4Fit 2.0
Friendly interface, 3D graphics, a number of exercises for your eyes, hands and body.
You work by the PC daily, and proceed working at home? This software is just for you then! Organize the breaks with Off4Fit! It will remind you of the breaks periodically and very softly give a hint on a distraction time. Perfect interface, 3D graphics, a number of exercises for your eyes, hands and body – just follow the instructions of a pretty girl.

You will have a rest to go on with your work with fresh efforts! Set the program autostarted and in a few days you will realise that it is red-hot for you! All in all, you need to keep in mind that your health is the only thing you cannot buy.

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RealWorld Cursor Editor
RealWorld Cursor Editor enables you to create and edit static or animated Windows cursors. You can create new cursor by editing existing .cur files or create new cursors from scratch by importing an image file. The program provides a variety of tools to draw lines, curves, rectangles and other shapes as well as predefined filters for color correction, sharpening, drop shadows and other effects. Other features include support for animations with custom frame sequence, batch processing of filters, cursor hot spot editing and more.

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SunTimes – Geographical Time Calculator
SunTimes displays an animated map of day and night moving across the world`s time zones. It calculates and tabulates sunrise, sunset, dawn and dusk times for more than 10,000 locations in the world and also displays the current local time for each, along with daylight saving adjustments and local event times that are based on the position of the sun. In addition to the main functionality, the program also includes several climate, aviation and astronomy related map features that display current temperatures, commercial airline routes and movements of the moon, sun and planets. Other features include integration of local photos (where available), support for custom locations, climate statistics, and a lot more. The location database include almost all of the places with populations greater than 100,000 and the capital cities of countries.

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Shock Sticker
Shock Sticker enables you to place virtual sticky notes on your desktop to keep track of notes or to be reminded of upcoming events. The stickers can be customized in size and color, support text formatting, and can be minimized to a small title bar. The program supports password protected stickers, allowing you to keep private notes that can only be viewed with the proper password. Notes can also be hidden from view and send to other Shock Sticker users on the network. Other features include customizable color schemes, a recycle manager, adjustable transparency, note printing, alarm notes and more.

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Teach2000 is a personal teaching assistant that enables you to create custom Qamp;A quizzes to memorize vocabulary, science knowledge, history or any other topic that you want to be tested on. The program supports simple question/answer quizzes, as well as more complex multiple choice or Yes/No tests. You can also attach images and sound files to a question, record questions via microphone, assign labels and add remarks. Other features include support for phonetic symbols, import/export of lists, multi-line questions and answers, rich formatting, export to HTML (for online quizzes), foreign symbols, statistics and more.

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WorkTime Express 1.13r
A timesheet manager by project
WorkTime Express application is a timesheet manager by project.

WorkTime Express computes the total time spent to the different projects/customers of your company.
WorkTime Express consists of 2 modules : Administration and Encoding.

Here are some key features of “WorkTime Express”:

· Treeview of projects (including several levels of sub-projects)
· Friendly
explorer type interface
· Personnalisation of the user, the tasks and costs by projects
· Definition of justificatory of absence
· Managing of costs and amounts to invoice
· Encoding of services
· Encoding of costs linked to a task
· Encoding in real time, by second (chrono)
· Detection of overlapping
· Printing of different reports and exports of them in various formats: Excel, Word, XML et PDF. Possibility to send them directly by email.
· “To do list” by project

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Calgoo Calendar
Calgoo Calendar is a calendar application that can synchronize it`s data with Google Calendar, Outlook Calendar and iCal format. It enables you to manage multiple calendars and schedules, contacts and tasks online and offline. Furthermore, you can also share your agenda and schedule with your Facebook friends. Calgoo Calendar provides a drag&drop interface with daily, weekly and monthly views, as well as a task list. You can maintain up to 3 calendars in the free version calendars and combine them in the same view area with color coded event fields.

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Flickr Downloader
Flickr Downloader enables you to download series of photos from Flickr. You can download photos by Flickr username, tags or group name, and also limit the download by image dimensions. The program can optionally create a Flash slideshow from the downloaded images that can be published on your personal website or set as screensaver. No HTML or Flash experience is needed to create the slideshow.

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Nexus Radio v2.2.2
Nexus Radio is a free full featured radio player for listeners who want to record their favorite radio content for playback on their PC, or any portable device that supports MP3s.

With over 7000+ radio stations and support for thousands more, Nexus Radio delivers the content radio listeners yearn for. Search through a rich variety of radio stations with a straightforward interactive guide that can be updated daily with more content than XM and Sirius radio combined.

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Transporter Peer to Peer
Transporter Peer to Peer is a software for personal file sharing across local networks or the Internet. It uses non-server based P2P connections with customizable encryption and password protection for added security. You can use the program to text chat, transfer files via drag&drop and also share local folders and browse shared folders of the remote contact (if enabled). Transporter Peer to Peer supports direct IP connection as well as dynamic DNS services. Other features include transfer resume, contact notifications, auto-connect and more.

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TV v2.1
Now you can watch hundreds of LIVE worldwide channels on your PC, free of charge. TV is an extremely easy to use application and anyone can find their own favorite stations on TV. Music, news, educational, sports & shopping channels are sorted in a very easy to find way, together with TV in English, Spanish, German, French, Portuguese & Arabic sections.

You may also browse world TV by regions or by country name. No configurations or settings are needed. The intuitive & user friendly interface will give you a pure Plug n´ Play! Experience. All you have to do is easily find your desired station, click on the station´s name, then sit back & relax…

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WOT for Internet Explorer
WOT for Internet Explorer is a browser add-on that can warn you of potential security or privacy issues related to the website you are visiting, as well as sites that are returned in search engine results (Google, Yahoo, AOL, MSN and others). It adds a button to your browser toolbar and next to search engine results that indicates the assessed security level for the site, based on trustworthiness, vendor reliability, privacy and child safety. The security level is based on ratings from other WOT users as well as a database of harmful sites, maintained by WOT. Unfortunately the program does not provide any reasons or explanation for the security rating it provides, so you have to take their word for it without any facts to back up the claim.

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Media Players

ClassicPro 1.00
ClassicPro is a plugin for Winamp that enables you to use use, easy to make, ClassicPro skins.

The objective for this Modern Skin platform was to enable “Winamp Classic” skinners to make their own Modern skins just as easy as they made Classic skins. The ClassicPro layout is based on the bundles Winamp skin, Big Bento.

ClassicPro make use of a singl-user-interface (SUI) to show all the Winamp components (Video, Playlist, ..) Unlike some SUI skins, ClassicPro can be used with the Playlist in the main area witch should be useful for the Winamp users that don´t make use of the Media Library. ClassicPro skins can also be resized smaller until it hides all of the Winamp components.

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SMPlayer 0.6.0 RC2
SMPlayer, is a new multimedia player. It uses the award-winning MPlayer as engine, so it´s able to play the most known video & audio formats without the need of external codecs: avi, mkv, ogm, mpeg, vob, 3gp, asf, mov, wmv, mp3, ogg… You can also play DVD discs and Internet streams.

Special care have been taken with subtitles. It supports srt, sub, ssa, embedded subtitles in Matroska files, DVD subtitles… SMPlayer subtitles can be very nice, you can choose font and size, and even colors for the subtitles.

One of the most interesting features of SMPlayer: it remembers the settings of all files you play. So you start to watch a movie but you have to leave… don´t worry, when you open that movie again it will resume at the same point you left it, and with the same settings: audio track, subtitles, volume…

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Xion Audio Player 1.0.93 Beta
Xion is a high fidelity, deliciously sweet, out of this world audio player.

Xion features a new standard in skin support. Baffled by script syntax? Pulling your hair out over slicing up skin elements? Crying over spilt milk?

Xion has arrived and it brings style, candy and sanity back to your desktop.


* Full layered skins
* Complete animation support
* Powerful playlist support
* Gapless playback
* 10 band equalizer with presets
* MP3/OGG internet file streaming
* Customizable global hotkeys
* Auto play and position saver
* Single click play/pause
* Volume and balance controls
* Full system tray functionality

Supported file formats:

* Audio Interchange File Format (.Aiff)
* Advanced Streaming format (.Asf)
* Free Lossless Audio Codec (.Flac)
* Impulse Tracker (.It)
* MIDI music (.Mid)
* Protracker / Fasttracker (.Mod)
* MPEG I/II Layer 2 (.Mp2)
* MPEG I/II Layer 3 (.Mp3)
* Ogg Vorbis (.Ogg)
* MIDI music (.Rmi)
* Scream Tracker 3 (.S3m)
* Microsoft Wave files (.Wav)
* Windows Media Audio (.Wma)
* FastTracker 2 (.Xm)

Supported playlist formats:

* M3u
* Pls
* Wpl

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TestDisk 6.9
TestDisk is a powerful free data recovery utility. TestDisk was primarily designed to help recover lost partitions and/or make non-booting disks bootable again when these symptoms are caused by faulty software, certain types of viruses or human error (such as accidentally erasing your Partition Table).

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UndeleteMyFiles 2.1
UndeleteMyFiles is a free tool to recover accidentally deleted files from hard disks, USB flash drives, CF and SD cards and other storage media.

UndeleteMyFiles is a quick and easy way to find and recover deleted media and digital devices.It employs a simplified two-step process that enables you recover any files that used to reside on your system.

The interface is very easy to use, just select the device that contains the files that need to be recovered and specify the folder to save the files to.

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Comodo Firewall Pro
Comodo Firewall Pro – Secure your system against internal attacks such as Trojan viruses / malicious software and external attacks by hackers. Safeguard your personal data through a simple user friendly single click interface offering full immunity to attack. Comodo Firewall Pro helps you connect in a secure way to the internet and global networks. Total peace of mind is FREE!!

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Passweerd 1.09b
A free password manager utility that allows you to categorise passwords
Passweerd is a free password manager utility that allows you to categorise passwords. Passweerd is fully portable on USB key.

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Secure Cam
Secure Cam is a motion detecting web cam surveillance software that can automatically capture a series of images whenever motion is detected in the monitored area. You can adjust the detection sensitivity, automatically archive captured still images and playback the images in sequence with the supplied viewer application. Secure Cam can monitor and display up to 99 cameras and automatically organizes captures based on the device. Other features include support for multiplexing, time stamps, text overlay and more. The program works with webcams, as well as DVR cards.

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Belarc Advisor
Belarc Advisor shows all the hardware and software installed on your PC right in your Web browser. You will see personalized advice on how well software and hardware products will work with your computer, along with a detailed description of your computer profile. All of your profile information is kept in privacy on your PC and is not sent to a Web server. The program also keeps your software serial numbers.

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GVG Info (formerly PC Info) 3.7
This program is used mainly by administrators or by people, who make computer installations as their job or they do that for friends and want to have summary in one place of all installed machines. This will help to make your work effective and thanks to this program, you will not lose a lot of money when discovering who have what installed. If problem occurs, you will know all about installed computer by clicking few steps.

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Video Encoding

Free Video Dub
The fastest way to edit AVI (DivX, Xvid, MPEG 4), MPEG 1 and 2 video!
This utility provides you with the fastest way to edit acy, xvid, divx and mpeg vides.

Free Video Dub is the free video editing software that lets you delete unwanted parts from video files without re-encoding.

And “without re-encoding” means without loosing original quality!!! This is a lossless conversion, which is very fast.

Supports many MPEG files: MPEG 1, MPEG 2 and even MPEG 4 AVI, MOV, MP4, M4V, MPG and FLV files including DivX and XviD.

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MediaCoder Beta
MediaCoder is a free audio/video batch transcoder, putting together many excellent audio/video softwares from the open source community into one friendly GUI. On video side, MEncoder is used as back-end, which provides support for nearly all known video compression and container formats as well as rich and useful video filtering features (e.g. post-processing, 3D de-noise). On audio side, MPlayer and Winamp input plugins used as decoders, various encoders integrated, MediaCoder can simply batch transcode among any known audio formats, with tags transferred, file names generated, and even performing audio filtering (e.g. resample, normalize) on the fly.

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Quick Media Converter
Quick Media Converter enables you to convert between most audio and video formats, including AVI, DVD, Quicktime, Flash, Xvid, DivX, MPEG, MP3, WMA, MP4, 3GP and many others. You can convert multiple files (of different formats) in a single process and optionally customize the output settings in Expert Mode. In addition to media conversion, the program also includes CamStudio, which allows you to record desktop acxtivity to video, as well as a WebCam capture feature that enables you to record video directly from your webcam device. Quick Media Converter uses open source code from softwares such as FFmpeg and FFplayer.

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Fill Out PDF Forms Online with PDFescape

PDFs tend to be the preferred format of HR managers and others who you have to fill out forms for, leaving you to print, write out, and mail or fax the paper document back to them. Skip all that unnecessary writing and printing with PDFescape, a free web app that lets you fill in PDF forms, add custom text and re-save them to your own computer. The site makes it clear that PDFescape isn’t intended as a full-fledged PDF editor, but it does provide a pretty extensive toolkit for modifying other people’s documents. In addition to text, you can throw in custom images, shapes, and links, and you can store the finished product on your own computer or keep it on PDFescape’s server. Those basic features are free, but it seems as though PDFescape adds a logo mark to any documents you export from the site, which can be removed by purchasing “premium credits.” Either way, it’s significantly less expensive than buying a $300 Adobe suite.

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Universal Spell Check and Dictionary with Enso Words

Windows only: Freeware application Enso Words adds an always-accessible universal spell checker and dictionary to Windows. Enso Words is very similar to the much-maligned (by me, mainly) Enso Launcher, but focuses on, obviously enough, words. Highlight any text on your computer, invoke Enso Words, and type the spellcheck command for a quick spell check and autosuggest corrections. Enso Words also integrates with web searches at to provide definitions or synonyms of either selected words or words you type into the define command.

For other universal spellcheck alternatives, check out tinySpell and CleverKeys.

Remember Anything with Ubernote

Store notes about anything with productivity webapp UberNote. Keep a journal, manage to-do lists, store recipes, or sort your contacts within a handy rich-text editor that can be accessed from within any web browser. Easily add tags to your notes to easily find an item when you need it, and the search feature also works quite well. Notes are private, though the service aims to offer collaboration tools in the future.

UberNote is free to use, requires an email address to set up an account.

Firefox 3 Beta 3 : Now Available

Mozilla has just published the latest iteration of Firefox 3, Beta 3. Intended for testers and early adopters who are willing to live on the edge, Firefox 3 has fewer memory issues than its predecessor, but most likely your most important extensions aren’t yet compatible with it. Our previously posted Firefox 3 Beta 1 screenshot tour doesn’t include Beta 3 changes, but this in-depth review of Beta 3 does show off Firefox 3’s newest look, buttons, dialogs, and features. Update: Here’s a summary of the improvements over Beta 2:

  • One-click site info: Click the site favicon in the location bar to see who owns the site and to check if your connection is protected from eavesdropping. Identity verification is prominently displayed and easier to understand. When a site uses Extended Validation (EV) SSL certificates, the site favicon button will turn green and show the name of the company you’re connected to.
  • Malware Protection: malware protection warns users when they arrive at sites which are known to install viruses, spyware, trojans or other malware.
  • New Download Manager: the revised download manager makes it much easier to locate downloaded files, and you can see and search on the name of the website where a file came from. Your active downloads and time remaining are always shown in the status bar as your files download.
  • Podcasts and Videocasts can be associated with your media playback tools.
  • Integration with the Mac: the new Firefox theme makes toolbars, icons, and other user interface elements look like a native OS X application. Firefox also uses OS X widgets and spell-checker in web forms and supports Growl for notifications of completed downloads and available updates.
  • Integration with Linux: Firefox’s default icons, buttons, and menu styles now use the native GTK theme.
  • Star button: quickly add bookmarks from the location bar with a single click; a second click lets you file and tag them.
  • Location bar & auto-complete: type in all or part of the title, tag or address of a page to see a list of matches from your history and bookmarks; a new display makes it easier to scan through the matching results and find that page you’re looking for. New in Beta 3 is an improved search algorithm which calculates the recency and frequency of a visit to come up with a frecency score that is used to determine the most relevant results.
  • Download & Install Add-ons: the Add-ons Manager (Tools > Add-ons) can now be used to download and install a Firefox customization from the thousands of Add-ons available from our community add-ons website. When you first open the Add-ons Manager, a list of recommended Add-ons is shown.
  • Speed: Major architectural changes (such as the move to Cairo and a rewrite to how reflowing a page layout works) put foundations in place for major performance tuning which have resulted in speed increases that continue to increase page drawing speed in Beta 3. This release also features over 90 changes that improve performance over the previous beta.
  • Memory usage: Over 350 individual memory leaks have been plugged, and a new XPCOM cycle collector completely eliminates many more. Developers are continuing to work on optimizing memory use (by releasing cached objects more quickly) and reducing fragmentation. Beta 3 includes more than 50 improvements to memory use over the previous beta.

We would like the final release tomorrow, please. The Firefox 3 Beta 3 is a free download for all platforms.

Post to Flickr in a Flash with Sendto Flickr

Windows only : Sendto Flickr adds one-click photo uploading to your Windows right-click “Send to” menu, making it easier to post photos instantly to your account and worry about the details later. While Flickr’s home- grown uploader already adds a “Send to Flickr” to your context menus, it still requires opening its interface and confirming the upload and photo details. Sendto Flickr, after a first-run authorization, just gets one or more selected photos up there. The program doesn’t seem to play well with .BMP files, but that shouldn’t be an issue for most any user. Sendto Flickr is a free download for Windows only.

Understand HijackThis Results with HijackReader

Windows only: System optimizer and browser add-on pruner HijackThis remains a powerful tool for streamlining your Windows computer, but only if you can understand exactly what it’s telling you is running. Free utility HijackReader does the leg work of checking with trusted web databases and providing Google search links to help you understand what’s running on your system and whether you can safely get rid of it. It works by taking a HijackThis log file (by browsing or cut-and-paste) and analyzing its contents, then producing an HTML file with descriptions and relevant links to more information. Even if you don’t quite grasp every process it reports on, seeing the “OK” next to something you’re suspicious of can be a big relief. HijackReader is a free download for Windows systems only.

Stream Netflix “Watch Now” Movies, Manage Queue in Media Center with MyNetflix

Windows only : Manage your Netflix Queue and stream Watch Now videos directly through Windows Media Center with freeware Media Center plug-in MyNetflix. Just install, provide it with your credentials, and voilà—you can tackle all your Netflix management from the comfort of your couch. Probably the most exciting feature of this plug-in is the integration of Watch Now movies with Media Center, meaning you can stream any Watch Now movie on demand directly through Media Center without going through your browser. Unfortunately the Watch Now feature doesn’t yet work with Media Center extenders (like your Xbox 360), but the rest of the features should. MyNetflix is freeware, Vista Media Center only. SageTV users can get similar functionality from this plug-in.

nDroid – Blazing Fast Keyboard based Application Launcher n Search Engine

Formerly 320MPH 


– Starts with your recently launched items, so to launch one of these you won’t even have to search a bit.

– Indexes your start menu, desktop, documents and favorite websites, and can launch all these with just a few keystrokes.

– Finds web references, does web searches, looks up online encyclopedias, finds movie reviews.. and lots more.

– Advanced fuzzy search positions the most likely matches closest available.

– Can also serve as the Start Menu ‘Run’ option

– Universal Open With – Right click on any file in explorer and select nDroid. Select any application in nDroid and the file will open in that application.

– Though its interface is sleek, it doesn’t expend system resources on looking good. Its purpose is to find what you’re looking for, with minimal effort and do it fast. And that’s what it does.

– Though the memory used by nDroid is minimal, it can be used in Not-Always-Running mode. Here its launched by hotkey as needed, and exits right after launching an app.

– Calculator : Type a ‘?’ followed by a mathematical expression and nDroid calculates the answer.

– It supports plugins to extend its action and search capabilities.

Usage / Tips

– The default launch hotkey is Ctrl+Alt+Z or CapsLock+A. – Calculator : Type a ? followed by a mathematical expression and nDroid calculates the answer.

– Pressing Shift+Enter on any selection opens the application’s parent folder in explorer.

– Pressing Ctrl+Enter anytime runs the currently entered text as a full command just like the Start Menu ‘Run’ option. eg. type ‘regedit’ and press Ctrl+Enter

– To remove an item from recently used item list, press Ctrl+Delete.

– The settings can be edited by right clicking the system tray icon of nDroid.

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