All the software listed here is free to use
Firewalls, Registry and Spyware Cleaners
- Spybot - Gets rid of spyware.
- CC Cleaner - A tool that makes your computer run more efficiently (optimizes it).
- Comodo - A good firewall.
- AVG - Another recommended firewall.
- CamStudio - Software that allows you to take videos of the screen. Used a lot by YouTube users to make up video tutorials.
- Faststone Capture - Lets you capture scrolling windows and the cursor.
- Audacity - Allows you to make podcasts and to record sounds from your computer.
- Lame Encoder - A plugin required for Audacity to allow wav files to be converted in to MP3s
- NBX MP3 to WAV - A MP3 to WAV converter
Video File Converters
- Pazera FLV to AVI - Allows you to convert FLV (flash files) to AVIs. This allows your video to be edited in Windows MovieMaker.
- Pazera Video to IPOD - Allows MOV files (the result of downloading from YouTube) to be converted in to MP4s (they can be played on a Nano). Click
here to download the tutorial.
- VLC Player - A player that allows most videos types (avis, flvs) etc to be played.
- Domain Name Analyzer - Allows you to see if someone has registered a domain name.
- Photostory - Allows you to display pictures in an innovative way.
- Urban Fonts - Lots of interesting free downloadable fonts
- PowerPoint Viewer - Software that allows you to view but NOT EDIT PowerPoints
- Open Office - Freeware alternative to Microsoft Office. Impress and Writer are the equivalents to PowerPoint and Word applications respectively.
- Wordle - Allows you to make word clouds
- MovieMaker - Video editing software. Click here to download the tutorial.
- Cacoo - design software. Click
here to download the
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