Freeware List

The Freeware List

Audio Editors

  • Audacity – Record or edit sound files (think ring tones and MP3s)

Cell Phone Tools

  • BitPim – view and manipulate data on many CDMA phones from LG, Samsung, Sanyo and other manufacturers

Compression Tools

  • 7zip – Fast and efficient compression for .zip and .7z files

File Rename Utility

  • CKRename – Rename a directory of files with ease. Great for photos.

File Synchronization

  • Treecomp – Compare and sync two directories

Icon Editor

  • icofx – Edit icon filess for programs, tool bars, and web pages

Image Editors

  • Paint.net – Easy Editor with near Photoshop power
  • Irfanview – Photo viewer with lots of conversion and cleanup features
  • The GIMP – The power and complexity of Photoshop (at no cost)

Office Suite (Word Processing/Spreadsheet/Presentation)

PDF Creator

  • PDF Creator – Anything you can print to a printer can be captured in a PDF document

Photo Resizing Tools

  • PIXresizer – Batch resize tool (for galleries and thumbnails)

Photo Tagging Tools

(good site –http://www.photo-freeware.net/)

  • Exifer – Older software. It’s still the best for batch editing EXIF info.
  • Panorado Flyer – assign GPS coodinates in batch mode from Google Earth

Photo Thumbnail Generator

  • TNGEN – Thumbnail Generator that creates HTML page for gallery and slideshow



mRemote at http://www.mremote.org/wiki/
WinDirStat at http://windirstat.info/
Windows Sysinternals at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/default.aspx
USBDeview at http://www.download.com/USBDeview/3000-2094_4-10614190.html
CClean at http://www.ccleaner.com/
Recuva at http://www.recuva.com/
Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder¬ at http://sourceforge.net/projects/keyfinder/

Paint.net at http://www.getpaint.net/index.html

The GIMP at http://www.gimp.org/
CamStudio at http://camstudio.org/
Audacity at http://audacity.sourceforge.net/
SQL Server 2008 Express at http://www.microsoft.com/express/sql/default.aspx
GNS3 (Cisco emulator) at http://www.gns3.net/
Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) at http://www.wireshark.org/
VMWare Server at http://www.vmware.com/download/server/
Ubuntu Linux at http://www.ubuntu.com/
Ultimate Boot CD at http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/
Clonzilla at http://clonezilla.org/