Computer Software, Freeware, Shareware And Downloads

Freeware

Aadsoft.com - Programs for webmasters, investors, and news-group users.

AB Labs - A program that greets the user after loading the operating system. [Win32]

AB-Tools - Musik-Menü and Search Backups. Site in English and German.

AddUp 1.2 by Orefa.com - A simple calculator designed to process non-trivial arithmetic expressions. [Win32]

Advanced Biorhythms - A biorhythms calculator with charts, printable monthly calendar and partners' compatibility reports. Free and paid versions available. [Windows]

Advanced Clock - Analog clock program. Its features include alarm function, screen saver, and full customization options.

allSnap - A free system tray program for Windows that makes all top level windows snap to the edge of the screen (or screens) and each other while moving or sizing.

Amazing clock - Analog and digital, electronic and mechanical, modern sporting and antique clocks. Available in Russian or English.

Anna-Lyse Ros 2000 - A virtual secretary and announcer for Windows that can do announcements and help remember things.

Auto Window Manager - Resize programs automatically, adjust transparency of windows, minimize to tray, and stay on top.

AVImedic - A tool that fixes AVI video freezes. [Win32]

AviSynth - A powerful video programming language for post-production editing.

BareGrep - An interactive, windowed version of the Unix Grep tool. The results are presented in a table for easy navigation and sorting.

Batprint - A batch printing tool for Microsoft Excel.

Benfold - Original Java and Windows games, screensavers, math, and science programs with screenshots.

Bexonsoft - A bulk file renamer.

Binary Modular DataFlow Machine - A Parallel Programming Environment. [Linux, SunOS]

BMP EMF Grapher - A 2-D mathematical package that exports to BMP, EMF, CSV and imports to CSV.

Bret Johnson - DOS TSR (Terminate/Stay Resident) keyboard and screen utilities . Some can also be used in Windows. Source Code is available for most.

Burn to the Brim - Windows Utility which takes the group of files or directories and selects those which optimally fill a cdr.

Calculator - Windows utility that lets you add, subtract, divide, and multiply.

Calendar Magic - A program that compares 23 different calendar systems and other calendar related tools.

CamStudio - Records screen activity from the Windows desktop into standard AVI movie files. It is an ideal tool for creating software demonstrations and active presentations. [Freeware/Opensource]

CCleaner - A simple program that removes unused and temporary files from Windows machines.

CDAY Calendar Almanac - Displays historical anniversaries (birthdays, events) and date in multiple calendar systems, including Gregorian, Hebrew, Mayan, Julian, JDN, and Shire (Lord of the Rings), and Great Underground Empire (Zork).

CDOrg - A program that helps sort CD into various different categories. Requires .NET runtime. [Win32]

Chris Oldwoods Stuff - Various network and database tools for Windows, DOS and Java. Source and binaries available.

CJ's Den - Freeware with source code available, by Chad Ross. Offers Webtime, an alarm tool designed specifically for time notification. [Requires .NET runtime]

Clickie - Utility that can add two new features to the right click context menu of Windows Explorer: Copy Path Name, and Open MS-DOS Prompt.

Click-N-Type Virtual Keyboard - On-screen virtual keyboard for anyone with a disability who can't type on a physical computer keyboard, but can use a pointing device like a mouse.

Console Calculator - A scientific calculator has a UNIX-like interface and many advanced mathematical functions. [Win32]

Copy Path to Clipboard - Adds a new command "Copy Path to Clipboard" to the context menu for files and folders.

Craig's Software Download Page - Offers the Editor2 test editor for Windows, and several screensavers.

The Crispen Family - Programs are provided without charge under the terms of the GNU General Public License. The software consists of Windows, general purpose, VRML, Website and Internet tools and programming tools.

Ctrl Freak Freeware - Some TI-83+ Programs and Chem Assistant.

Cupid info Systems - Offers various software including programs for cybercafes and various simple games.

Darnell's WebSite - Several P2P applications and an Unofficial Yu-Gi-Oh PC game.

DataMonkey - Open Source Windows data translation and conversion application.

Date utility for the Windows Tray - A program that displays the day of the month next to the clock in the system tray.

DB Tool - A simple database viewing utility implemented in Java with JDBC. It provides client-side sorting and allows you to see the table structure information. Available for Windows, Solaris and FreeBSD.

Dedert Net - The Specchio Favorites program can organize and syncronize bookmarks and favorites across multiple computers. [Requires .NET runtime]

Delta Software Technology - ANGIE Generation Now, and Pattern By Example.

Dienhart Freeware - Site contains PERL scripts, graphics and CAD drawings.

DigiMode - Offers various tools, games and music related downloads.

dir2html - A tool that creates a html file of directory contents with links.

DJ Lotos Web - Icons, skins and other files for Miranda IM.

Don's PhoneGuard - A program that checks the name/number of phone callers against a personal database of banned name/numbers and hangs up on banned callers. [Windows 2000/XP]

Downloads.ch - Swiss portal with large archive of freeware and shareware. In German and English.

Downup Meter Lite - Provides an accurate account of the data which is flowing through your computer's network connection at any given moment.

Dutch's Software - Unit conversions, HTML body tag colors, an image viewer, and a sound player.

EasyCleaner - Small program which searches Windows registry for entries that are pointing nowhere. Also lets you delete all kinds of unnecessary files like temps, backups, can search for duplicate files and view some information about your disk space usage.

EasyQD - A tool for the creation of Confirmit online surveys.

e-books Tools by Vangelis Dimou - Offers various ebook related tools including a book sorter, an html merger, a list maker, a list comparer, PowerGet, and PowerGet.NET.

eflo.net commerce Software - Credit card number Mod10 and type validator, and an automated clearing house(ACH) routing number lookup.

Electronic Shop Assistance (ESA) - ESA is a POS, price quote software for computer stores or any shop front business that enables the business to professionally prepare a quote for a customer on the spot. [Win 95/98/NT]

Execute Query - A java based database utility. Requires Java VM. [Open Source; GPL]

Finance Database - Database for people in any kind of business. Software descriptions, screenshots, download, and contact details.

Fitarelli.org - Offers free software projects for information engineering, process modeling, data modeling and other software projects issues.

Five Trees Nokia Phone Manager - Allows one to use a PC to manage the address book and SMS messages on a Nokia phone and send SMS quickly and easily using the computer keyboard. [Win95/98/2000/XP/2003]

Flashpaste Lite - A utility for qucickly pasting and entering text. [Win32]

Flashware - Offers num2text, smsware, smstraffic, autores which are all written by Franky.

Food File - Displays the proportion of fat, protein and carbohydrate contained as well as total calories and more detailed nutritional information for thousands of food products.

Forb.Software - Offers QK Copy, WinMesa, and a CD-key manager.

Free Dezign - Desktop and internet utilities, games, and screen savers for MS Windows 95/98 and MS DOS.

Free Launch Bar - Replacement for the standard MS Windows Quick Launch Bar that allows for menus in the quick launch toolbar.

Free Software Downloads - Provides links to software that is tried and tested.

FreeRAM XP - A popular program to optimize and defragment RAM for Windows XP.

The Freeware Publishing Site - Reviews of new and popular freeware for Windows.

Gadwin PrintScreen - Easy to use freeware utility that allows you to capture any portion of the screen, save it to a file, copy it to Windows clipboard, print it or e-mail it to a recipient of your choice.

Google Earth - Offers maps and satellite images for complex or pinpointed regional searches.

HandyFind - A tool that finds the words in a document as you type in Internet Explorer, Microsoft Word, Notepad, Outlook Emails, and other programs. [Windows NT, 2K, XP]

Health Software - A body mass index calculator. [Win98+]

HELP Read - Text-to-speech software for Windows 3.1 or later. Supports English and Hawaiian languages. Different characters read aloud, allows correction of pronunciation, highlights text.

HelpNDoc - A simple tool to create HTML help files.

HotKicks - Allows the user to automate tasks through hotkeys. [Win32]

Indirect Group - 3D file managers, games, logo producers, and bar builders for Windows.

Information Organizer - Organize digital photos, digital music, daily calendars, business meeting minutes, diaries, in such a way that it is easy to access, browse, compare and share with others. (Java)

IP Detective - A simple tool that displays the current IP address.

the jackol's den - Drive Cleanup Wizard gets rid of useless temporary files.

JAppRun - A Java Application Launcher written in C++ for Windows. Flexible and configurable.

JExplorer - Dual-panel "Commander"-style file manager, web browser, FTP client, compression/decompression utility, and mail monitor based on Explorer. [Windows 95/98/ME/NT 4/2000/XP]

JFileChecker - A java application used to check delimited and fixed width data files to ensure they contain properly formatted data.

JHead - A Exif Jpeg camera setting parser and thumbnail remover for Windows, Linux, SunOS, and MacOSX.

Joe LeVasseur's Freeware - Includes Yankee Clipper - a Win9x/NT Clipboard stacker/memory, a Win95 screen-saver starter, a simple loan calculator, a Visual Basic messagebox constructing utility, and other utilities.

JShift Consulting Group - Offers a free tool that translates objects between C, HTML, Java, SQL, and XML.

JSquiggle - A peer-to-peer sketch program written for Sharp Zaurus SL series PDA, iPAQ PDA with Jeode VM, Mac OS X 10.2+, Windows, and all UNIX that support Java.

JSummer - A java-implementation of the MD5Sum-HASH-Algorythm that features calculation of md5sum-hashes, checking of md5sum-hashes, GUI and console version, recursion of directories. Packages for Windows and Linux.

K-Free Find Files N Replace - A tool that can find and replace recursively in multiple files and directories. Includes full report of changes and backup - restore of any file changed.

KnightSoft - KnightSoft Anti-virus and the Thor Operating System.

Koala_xs - Puts a button in the Windows task bar tray that opens and closes the CD-ROM drive with one click.

Krapplets.org - Free applications for Windows 95 and NT4.

LargoRecipes - A Java/Swing application for managing recipes including sophisticated ingredient parsing, and generates recipe web pages. [Open Source; GPL]

LineCounter - Free command line tool that counts the number of source code lines. It counts individual files or integrates with your favorite IDE.

Linspect.com - Linux network server monitoring and management software for Windows, featuring a secure SSH connection and a visual user interface (GUI).

Little Guard - Protects Windows machines from small children by disabling your mouse and 98 percent of keyboard functions.

Loan calculator - An amortization tool for loan payments on homes, cars and refinances.

LoanCalc - A simple and powerful loan calculator. [Win32]

Loan*Calculator! Plus - A collection of 7 financial calculators that deal with all aspects of a loan.

LuckyMe Software - Mom's Calendar b3.1.4 is a free simple printable calendar that helps people keep organized for Macintosh or Windows.

MacExplorer - Windows program allowing to analyze Macintosh files stored on a Windows NT Server. Site includes download and a general information page on the software. [Windows 95/98/NT/2000]

Masterhard Software - Linux Resurrector, a bootable CD which provides some tools for restoring crashed Linux and Windows based systems.

Mawaqit - An Islamic prayer time schedule reminder that can provide information about Qiblah direction, moon phases, and solar eclipses.

Meazure 1.0 - Measure, magnify and capture arbitrary portions of the screen in a number of different ways. [Windows 95/98/ME/NT 4/2000/XP]

MediaMan - A personal media catalog manager that can categorize your collection of music CDs, movie DVDs, books and VHS tapes.

MeD's Movie Manager - Customizable movie manager with add, edit, delete database functions, imports movie information from IMDb. [Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000]

MickSmith's Mix - Newsletter with brief reviews of a variety of utilities.

Microsug - Information about Mozilla products and a small directory of other freeware.

MouseSoft - MouseSoft Directory Size, a directory size tool. [Win32]

Movie Organizer - Get organized with the OXD data movie organizer. It's easy-to-use, and fun.

Multi-string search-and-replace utility and other file utilities - Provides free plug-ins for Word and Excel to help perform multi-replacement operations. Also provides other utilities.

MultiTrack Stopwatch - Clock multiple elapse times with ten parallel counters. Multiple timers also act as lap holder or just for keeping results of past clocking.

The Open Technology Portal - An extensive web resource for open source software news, products, discussion, tools and licenses. Most freely available code from open source projects is cataloged.

OpenUniverse - 3D solar system simulator for Linux, OpenGL, or Windows that uses NASA data.

Oxpus file manager - Free software program for Windows and Linux / Unix. [Requires Java VM]

Passreminder - An open-source secure password manager. [Requires Java VM]

PDF Explorer - A program to catalog pdf files and extract images from them. Includes support for multiple disks and scanning for pdf's in compressed archives.

PDF-Analyzer - Allows one to find out various information about pdf-files. [Win32]

PDL Hider - Allows one to hide videos/movies/files without deleting them.

Peupeu Software - Offers a script interpreter, a key press generator, a pacman clone, and a html metatage tool.

Photo ID Card Program - A program that prints simple Photo ID's. Source code included.

PhraseExpress - Manages frequently used text phrases in a taskbar icon and pastes them into any application with a single mouse click.

PhySci software suite - Provides cross platform programs for the physical sciences.

Plop - Plop Linux and Plop bootmanager.

Point-N-Click - On-screen virtual mouse for anyone with a disability who can't click a mouse, but can otherwise move a pointing device like a mouse or trackball.

PolyGlot - Allows one to learn or to teach multiple foreign languages.Users work with personal parameters, own dictionaries and games. Available in English and French.

PrimeColor Software - Computational chemistry tools to study molecular structure, crystal structure, electronic structure and band structure.

PrintDeskTop - Free screen print utility for Windows.

Programs For All - Free for all software directory for Windows and other operating systems.

PublicWare - A small danish spare time company that makes free software including music management software called Music Archive and a file renamer.

PUC Unit Conversion - Java programm that converts units of acceleration, angle, area, energy/work, force, coefficient of heat transfer, length, mass, mass density, mass concentration, power, pressure/stress, time, velocity, viscosity, volume and temperature.

QuickStart - Quickly finds items in the Start Menu, Favorites, Recent Files, Desktop and History, that match a typed keyword. [Win32]

Radio3000 - Various utilities for radio stations and broadcasters including a broadcast calendar generator and ad scheduling software.

Real (video) Join - A Windows32 GUI frontend to join Real Video (*.RM) files together. Real Producer (freeware) required.

Registry Explorer - A Windows system tool that is intended to replace regedit.

Reminder Program - A simple medication reminder.

Roger Smith Software - Free software.

Salonmaster - A salon management system that is currently beta testing.

SAM - A small business CRM/Sales Automation/Project Management software package.

The Sasquatch Realm - A collection of popular freeware, some games, and a Gmail invite exchange program.

ScoreExtractor - Program that can help to manually convert wav files to midis. The idea is to draw notes on a time-frequency picture, then test yourself, and save the results. [Windows 95/98/Me/2000]

Script and Graph - Program to plot or graph any mathematical function in two-dimensional Cartesian space. The user has the ability to alter the script variables when the graph is already computed and visible. [Windows 98/95/NT]

Sensible Freeware - Utilities for network management, web-site monitoring, and computer-based paging.

Sergey Zorin's software - Diff_ext, a file difference extension for Windows Explorer.

Shadowcraft homepage - Home to iNFERNO and other freeware software.

Site Journal - A program is intended to help site-supervising architects, engineers, and construction companies document site inspections. [Win32]

Sitemap Creator - Exports directory structure to an html file that can be used to create sitemap of a website or to print the contents of a folder.

SlavaSoft Inc. - HashCalc - Calculator to compute message digests, checksums and HMACs for files, as well as for text and hex strings.

snsware.net - Author's site. A collection of useful Visual Basic freeware programs, including a small HTML editor.

Songwave - Includes ISA Server site blocker and blocklists.

SpeedFan - A program that can control fan speeds according to system temperatures.

Spell Checker for Edit Boxes - A near-universal spell checker for Windows edit boxes; free for private use.

SphereTV - An international TV listings management program that offers the ability to get reminded about favourite programs whenever they are about to be broadcast.

SpiraClock - Small Java program that continuously displays upcoming events from schedules and time-tables inside a desktop clock.

STecHome - Offers a small file splitting tool.

Stefan Partusch - Author of freeware programs, products are Japtra (a Japanese Trainer), and DevCont(a program to test internet protocols and server applications).

STG FolderPrint - Print and visualize Windows folders with disk space indicators, file filters, and display customization.

Subliminal messaging programs - Two different programs, Subliminal Flash and Mind Coder, that create subliminal messages. [Requires .NET Runtime]

Switch Window - MS Windows application that allows the user to switch to or close the any desired window by a contextual menu from the desktop.

Systray Shortcuts - A program that creates shortcuts in the MS Windows systray.

Task Plus - Appointment calendar that runs in the Windows system tray allowing instant access to alarms and notes.

Tedium Compensator - Sets a random background, startup wave file and shutdown wave file on Windows bootup.

Thomas Mitch Franey - Offers a talking Freecell game and a manufacturing costing program for download.

Timed Command - A program that performs a user specified command after a chosen number of days, hours, minutes and seconds.

Timelord Timetabling - A Timetabling program for Windows

Tingan's Homepage - 3D Solar System, various games, and screensavers.

Tinnes Software - Various useful programs like Desktop Calendar, Timed Shutdown and 10. Slide Show.

Tray Commander Lite - Multifunctional utility that sits as an icon in the system tray, to execute many different commands, such as: launch program file, open folder, launch screensaver, make screenshot, open or close CD door and many others.

TrID - A binary file identifier tool that can identify file types and provide information about the file type. Site available in English and Italian.

TurboNote - Sticky note program that includes network and email sending, alarm, search, and quick launch feature to easily open files, email and URLs.

3twists Software - Products include virtual dice, image resizer and image viewer. Requires .NET 2.0 runtime. [Windows]

uasoftware.it - creators of Virtual secretary. Available in Italian and English.

UCmore - A free Internet navigational tool that simplifies and organizes your web browsing by showing you relevant links without having to use search engines.

Ulfwood - Freeware Utilities - Text utilities for file searching, content modifying and word translating. For personal use.

unearthed java - A few simple java applets and some thoughts on java development.

Userhealth - Measure your active computer time and take regular pauses. [Win32]

Utilities developed by Mercury - Hosts eMailer, a personalized group mailer.

VAMP Media Center - Listen to Mp3s, organize media, edit clips, make screen savers, wallpaper, calendars, and photo albums. Enjoy photo sharing and download new materials every day. Play On-line games.

Video Caster - Software to easily capture a video file, upload it to a Windows Streaming Server and distribute video clips through an e-mail link to friends or stream the videos directly from the web site.

Video Spark - An HTML to Javascript converter.

Vocabulary Builder - A tool to practice vocabulary for the SAT, GRE or other vocabulary intensive examinations. Requires .NET runtime.

Ware-Lords - Original programs and games for Windows including an MP3 player, a picture puzzle, and a Tetris clone.

Wasanka's Portal - Creator of Iview, a simple image and slide show viewer.

William's Home - Simple games for daVinci and Palm.

WinIndexer project - Allows on to index HTML documents and make them searchable by your visitors.

WinMac - Macintosh style menubar that can be used in Windows 95/98/NT4/2000.

Wireless Messaging Freeware - SNPP based wireless messaging from Windows.

XCalc - A Reverse Polish Notation calculator. [Win32]

Xconnect - A Xming Xwin GUI

YMPEG - An MPEG Codec which integrates itself with Windows and offers seamless encoding from your favorite applications.

Yoshi-Gamata - Offers MagicBin a "throw the file into the bin" game and Mathburst, the simple and powerful calculator. [Win32]

Yue Hong's Freeware - Offers iTweak for windows, a tweaking tool, and Winwall, a wallpaper changer. [Win32]

Zipdy - Program for Linux to calculate the distance between two zip codes. [Open Source, GPL]

Zipoid - A ZIP Code verification, look-up and distance calculator tool.

ZoomOut: TV Capture - A VCR plugin for KastorTV. It allows one to record television in AVI, Xvid, DivX and also control various other features such as time programming, and image resolution.

Open Source

SourceForge  - Thousands of open source projects hosted. offering access to CVS, mailing lists, bug tracking and message boards/forums.

AcademicEdge - A college and university administration software suite for student recruitment, admission, registration, financial aid, and bursar functions. Includes product overview and technical information.

Business Readiness Rating - A new standard model for rating open source software, with the goal of giving companies a source for determining whether the software they are considering is mature enough to adopt.

DaveSource Marginal Hacks - Collection of utilities, most of which are written in Perl. Includes HTML photo album generator, Web invitation system, basic HTTP server, and an 'extensible' mail filter.

Debrief - Submarine maritime tactical analysis application. Used for analysis of maritime vessel tracks in 2 and 3 dimensions.

GASP: GAming Services Platform - News, information and downloads for this Java based mobile gaming platform. (Java)

GNU Project and Free Software Foundation - Home of the GNU operating system, the GNU General Public License, and the Free Software Foundation. The Open Source Movement branched off from the Free Software Movement in 1998. The Linux kernel is normally used together with GNU.

GnuWin32 - The project provides various GNU tools and software for Win32.

H2O Project - Community-based development of educational software. Contains code for the projects and a mission statement.

Abandonware

AbandonGames  - Offers a search engine for classic games and an active forum.

The Abandonware Ring - The original Abandonware Ring. With a FAQ and a resources section.

Dan's 20th Century Abandonware - Application software from a time not quite forgotten.

Free Oldies - Search engine covering many sites. Search by name or sort by genre.

Macintosh Garden - Dedicated to preserving abandonware games for the Mac OS.

The Ultimate Oldgames Linkpage - A large ring with many sites and a resources section.

Warez, Abandonware, and the Software Industry - An article looking at the issues involved in abandonware from both sides.

Abandonwarez: The pros outweigh the cons - Article on abandonware from The Adventure Collective. (June 24, 2000)

Consultants

AETEA Information Technology Inc. - IT consulting business that supports technical and Internet development initiatives.

AIA Aplicaciones en Informática Avanzada - AIA provides software and consulting services to the financial sector and the energy industry.

AMI Visions - Software development and consulting firm, offering full life-cycle development and implementation with service listings, vertical markets, company vision, and employment opportunities.

Amity Soft Consulting - Was born to provide you with green solutions enabled by our unique values and tested methods.

Androidal Systems, Inc. - Has discovered a universal grammar explaining the basic structure of knowledge & the nature of our expression of language.

AnhBach Technology, Inc. - Solutions provider specializing in software and system development including business system applications and Web-based solutions for small and medium scale systems.

Answerport - Web-enabled e-business consulting company specialized in SCM, ERP and CRM software package evaluation, selection, migration and conversion.

Applied Knowledge Inc. - Strategic business solutions. Total solution approach aligns technology with business objectives using Internet, e-commerce, b2b, web, back office software tailored to meet your unique needs.

Baseline Business Geographics - Geographically enable your business with our range of MapInfo software and data. 85% of businesses can benefit directly from our location-based analysis systems.

Baywood Technologies, Inc. - Provides technology business solutions and systems outsourcing services to clients in a variety of industries.

BdM Development - Provides an integrated approach to activities that contribute towards enhancing the knowledge, skills and abilities of staff.

Beacon Hill Software, Inc. - Boston-based consulting firm specializing in the development of applications that satisfy user needs.

Software Development Companies

A-1 Technology, Inc. - Providers of offshore software development, website design, and web application development. Clients include financial services, ecommerce, healthcare, and media companies.

Aalayance - US and Indian software application development company, most programming languages and platforms.

ABPC Ltd - Specializes in bespoke multi-user systems, with new desktops, servers, upgrades, and repairs. Provides details of services available and contact information.

Accelerated Design - Develops and supports database-driven applications with expertise in transportation systems.

Access Softek - Custom Windows software development, including MAPI, personal finance, multimedia, and Windows CE. Also produces import and export filters.

Accolade Systems - Development outsourcing and project management services.

ACE Technologies - Engineering consulting firm located in Rochester Hills, Michigan, specializing in the development of custom software applications and websites, and the support of PC hardware.

Active Data Corporation - Software development consulting firm for mission critical information systems. ADC specializes in SQLWindows, Gupta Team Developer, SQLBase, Oracle, VB.Net, ASP.Net and SQLServer.

Advanced Programming Concepts - Christian software & Web development company. Consultation, consulting, programming, analyst, analysis, since 1987, FoxPro, business, church, data conversions, management, managerial consultation.

AFH Systems Group - A small group of systems programming consultants that specialize in the development of Intel x86 architecture compilers, assemblers, linkers, and debuggers.

Aitken Scientific Ltd - Specialists in the bespoke development of software for engineering and scientific applications. UK-based.

AksharMaya - India-based offshore software development services.

Alonso Consulting - Offering software development, networking, web site development and support services. We are a Microsoft Solution Provider and can install and service all Microsoft software products.

Amalgamated Binaries - Applications software, custom software development, web site development and enhancement services, and Java and JavaScript programming - from the authors of the shareware programs Tiny Elvis and Klingon Klock.