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Discussion in 'Software' started by Booga, 4 May 2011.

  1. Booga

    Booga Cuppa tea anyone?

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    The information below has been collated from the following thread Free software that you cannot live without and Must have Freeware for your PC and eventually any votes added to THIS thread.

    The number at the far right indicates the number of times it has been suggested in all 3 threads, including this one.
    Non-Windows programs have been removed.

    Results below taken from 299 programs suggested and a total of 809 votes.

    Firefox - Internet Browser - x86, x64* - 40
    VLC - Media Player - 29
    CCleaner - Optimization & Cleaning - 25
    Chrome - Internet Browser - 25
    Steam - Game Platform - 23
    7-Zip - File Archiver - 21
    Open Office - Office Suite - 18
    Gimp - Image Manipulation Program - 17
    Winrar - File Archiver (not free but 40 day trial) 16
    Notepad ++ - Source code editor and Notepad - 15
    iTunes - Play, buy, sync, music, movie and more - 13
    uTorrent - Torrent Client - x86, x64* - 11
    Handbrake - Video Transcoder - 10
    Malwarebytes - Antimalware, antivirus, antispyware - 10
    MS Security Essentials - Antivirus - 10
    Flash player - Browser based application runtime - 9
    Skype - Internet Phone Calls - 9
    Spybot S&D - Antispyware - 9
    Winamp - Media Player - 9
    Adobe Reader - PDF Reader - 8
    avast! Free - Antivirus - 8
    AVG - Antivirus - 8
    Core Temp - CPU Temperture Monitor - 8
    Defraggler - File & Disc Defragmentation - 8
    HW monitor - Hardware Monitoring - 8
    CPU-Z - System Monitoring - 7
    FileZilla - Free FTP client and server - 7
    Audacity - Audio Editor and Recorder - 6
    Fraps -Video Capture & Benchmarking - 6
    Irfanview Graphical Viewer - 6
    Windows Media Player Classic Home Cinema - Err what is says on the tin - 6
    MSI Afterburner - GPU Performance Booster - 6
    Opera - Internet Browser - 6
    Daemon Tools - Optical Media Emulation - 5
    DVD Decrypter DVD Ripper - 5
    Img Burn - Lightweight Burning Application - 5
    K-lite Codec pack - Codec Pack for Audio and Video - 5
    OCCT - Over Clock Checking Tool - 5
    Recuva - File Recovery - 5
    Avira - Antivirus - 4
    CD BurnerXP - Burning Application - 4
    Foobar2000 - Audio Player - 4
    FreeNAS - Storage Platform - 4
    Google SketchUp - 3D Modelling Package - 4
    GPU-Z - GPU Information Utility - 4
    Oracle VM VirtualBox - Virtualization Software - 4
    Riva Tuner - Graphics Tweeking Tool - 4
    TeamSpeak - Voice Communication - 4
    Thunderbird - Email Thingy - 4
    Trillian - Instant Messenger - 4
    X-Fire 4
    Azureus/Vuze -BitTorrent Client - 3
    BitTorrent - BitTorrent Client - 3
    COMODO - Firewall, Antivirus, Internet Security - 3
    CPC Benchmark - System Benchmarking - 3
    Divx Player - Media Player - 3
    EVGA Precision EVGA Graphics Tuning - 3
    Fox It Reader - PDF Reader - 3
    Furmark - GPU Stress Test - 3
    Google Earth The world on your PC - 3
    KMPlayer Media Player - 3
    Paint.Net - Image & Photo Editing - 3
    Prime95 - OC Stress Tool - 3
    Rainmeter - Customizable Resource Meter - 3
    Speedfan - Voltage, Fan Speed, Temperature Monitor - 3
    TeamViewer - Remote Access - 3
    TrueCrypt - Disc Encryption Software - 3
    Cdex 2
    Chromium 2
    Crystal Disk Info 2
    CutePDF 2
    DOSbox 2
    DropBox 2
    DVD Shrink 2
    Eclipse 2
    Everything 2
    Exact Audio Copy 2
    Fastone Image Viewer 2
    Fedora 2
    ffdshow 2
    Game Booster 2
    Inkscape 2
    JDownloader 2
    Libre Office 2
    Mame 2
    Media Monkey 2
    MP3TagTools 2
    My defrag 2
    NetBeans 2
    Picasa 2
    Power ISO 2
    Rocket Dock 2
    Samurize 2
    Space Monger 2
    Speccy 2
    Spotify 2
    Teracopy 2
    Tight VNC 2
    UFRaw 2
    Ultra VNC 2
    Windows Live Messenger 2
    XBMC 2
    Yahoo Messenger 2



    I have only included those that got more than 1 suggestion. Full list is available.
    64bit* denotes available in 64bit Beta only.

    Can I kindly suggest that you no longer post your list in either of the other threads but here instead and only if you have not done so in the other threads.
    If you have already posted lists and wish to add further software then please do so here.

    I will keep this list updated as frequently as I can.
    Things to do: Add links for software and a brief description of the software and add 64bit availability.
    Thanks to Lysol for advice and links. :D
     
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  2. Booga

    Booga Cuppa tea anyone?

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    Reserved for stuff.
     
  3. lp rob1

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    Ok, I will add my share:
    OpenOffice
    Firefox
    Thunderbird
    MSE
    CCleaner
    Malwarebytes
    7z
    Gimp
    Steam (of course)
    VLC
    Notepad++
    CPU-Z
    uTorrent
    OCCT
    HWMonitor
    FurMark
    Alcohol 120%
    Power Defragmenter (using Contig)
    FileVerifier++
    ffdshow (tryouts)

    MMSSTV is fun sometimes, just for a laugh. Decoding the Portal radio Transmission Received files makes some interesting images... :eeek:
     
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  4. N17 dizzi

    N17 dizzi Multimodder

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    k lite codec pack should have more than 3 next to it. Best most useful codecs all in one place
     
  5. lp rob1

    lp rob1 Modder

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    What about ffdshow?
     
  6. Toga

    Toga What's a Dremel?

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    Good list, thanks for that :)
     
  7. Booga

    Booga Cuppa tea anyone?

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    It probably will when the rest of the votes get counted, just be a little patient :D

    I don't know did you suggest it?

    As I said this is still wip and is based on the software suggested in those threads and eventually this thread.
     
  8. lp rob1

    lp rob1 Modder

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    I have now :hehe:
     
  9. Booga

    Booga Cuppa tea anyone?

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    Yep it will be added heeeventuaallyy. :thumb:

    Just updated to include all the votes from the first thread. Please do not add any to it as I will no longer be adding the results from there.
     
  10. N17 dizzi

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    Sorry Booga wasn't havin a go! Great idea to do this :thumb: +rep
     
  11. IvanIvanovich

    IvanIvanovich будет глотать вашу душу.

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    firefox
    java
    flash
    reader
    7zip
    mpc
    ffdshow
    itunes
    steam
    resourcehacker
    rainmeter
    boxee
    easus todo backup
    mp3tag
    dvdshrink
    handbrake
    occt
    utorrent
    ghostscript
    mysticthumbs (older version still freeware)
    sdelete
    uxthemepatcher
    asio4all
    ccleaner
    dosbox
     
  12. Booga

    Booga Cuppa tea anyone?

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    No worries mate I didn't think you were, thanks for the rep.
    Did you notice it now has 4 votes :D
     
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    Nice collection
    Well i like mozilla and vlc most....
    There are many softwares i have not used ill give them a try
     
  14. Booga

    Booga Cuppa tea anyone?

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    First post updated to include all votes from both linked posts.
    I will only incorporate votes added here.
    Please enter in the same format as lp rob1 and iysol as it makes it so much easier for me to copy into my spreadsheet.
    Thanks.
     
  15. Jimbob94

    Jimbob94 What's a Dremel?

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    Where is Advanced System Care? :(
     
  16. Booga

    Booga Cuppa tea anyone?

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    It only has 1 vote, yours. :)

    I will update the list with the votes cast in this thread shortly.

    Mods any chance this could get stickied?
     
  17. Torin

    Torin What's a Dremel?

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    Thanks for taking time make this nice collection
     
  18. N17 dizzi

    N17 dizzi Multimodder

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    IObit Gamebooster temporarily shuts down background processes and some other cool stuff for those of us with older PCs!
     
  20. Booga

    Booga Cuppa tea anyone?

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    Thanks for the bump.
    You can now see some new entries thanks to all the votes in this thread.

    I have also added votes for;

    Notepad++
    KompoZer
    Fire FTP

    Brilliant if you are starting out in web design, like I have. :thumb:
     
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