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Great Free Appz

By 29 Nov ’09 No Comments

Everyone likes a freebie so here’s a list of some great free appz that do various different things.

Yay for free!

  1. Firefox (see also: Power User’s Guide to Firefox 3, Top 10 Firefox 3.5 Features)
  2. VLC (see also: Master Your Digital Media with VLC, VLC Hits 1.0 with Better Playback and File Support)
  3. CCleaner (see also: Five Best Windows Maintenance Tools)
  4. Dropbox (see also: Use Dropbox for More Than Just File Syncing, Sync Files and Folders Outside Your My Dropbox Folder)
  5. 7-Zip (see also: Five Best File Compression Tools)
  6. OpenOffice.org (see also: OpenOffice.org 3.1’s Usability Tweaks, OpenOffice.org Screenshots Preview a Ribbon-Like Toolbar)
  7. Google Chrome (see also: The Power User’s Guide to Google Chrome, 2009 Edition)
  8. Notepad++ (see also: Five Best Text Editors, AutoSave Adds Reassurance to Notepad++ Editing)
  9. Gmail (see also: Our full Gmail coverage)
  10. GIMP (see also: Gimp 2.7 Beta Improves Text Editing, Streamlines Saving)
  11. Microsoft Security Essentials (see also: Microsoft Security Essentials Free Antivirus App Leaves Beta, Stop Paying for Windows Security; Microsoft’s Security Tools Are Good Enough)
  12. Revo Uninstaller (see also: Lifehacker Pack 2009: Our List of Essential Free Windows Downloads)
  13. Evernote (see also: Evernote 3.5 Beta Brings Tons of Tiny Fixes to Windows, Expand Your Brain with Evernote)
  14. Thunderbird (see also: Thunderbird 3 Release Candidate Available for Download)
  15. Audacity (see also: Geek to Live: Make a ringtone from any MP3)
  16. ImgBurn (see also: Turn Your PC into a DVD Ripping Monster, Five Best CD and DVD Burning Tools)
  17. Picasa (see also: Picasa 3.5 Organizes Your Photos with Facial Recognition)
  18. Skype (see also: Our full Skype coverage)
  19. Pidgin (see also: Ten Must-Have Plug-ins to Power Up Pidgin, Five Best Instant Messengers)
  20. iTunes (see also: iTunes 9 Improves Syncing, Network Sharing, More)
  21. Foxit Reader (see also: Five Best PDF Readers, Lifehacker Pack 2009: Our List of Essential Free Windows Downloads)
  22. FileZilla (see also: Five Best FTP Clients, Build a Home FTP Server with FileZilla)
  23. VirtualBox (see also: The Beginner’s Guide to Creating Virtual Machines with VirtualBox)
  24. TrueCrypt (see also: Geek to Live: Encrypt your data, Five Best Portable Applications)
  25. Avast! (see also: Five Best Antivirus Applications)
  26. Defraggler (see also: Five Best Disk Defragmenters)
  27. KeePass (see also: Eight Best KeePass Plug-Ins to Master Your Passwords, How to Use Dropbox as the Ultimate Password Syncer)
  28. AVG (see also: AVG 9 Free Now Available for Download)
  29. Digsby (see also: Five Best Instant Messengers, Digsby Sees the Light, Removes (Some) Bundled Crapware)
  30. Google Reader (see also: Our full Google Reader coverage)
  31. Winamp (see also: Win7shell Adds Windows 7 Jump List Support to Winamp)
  32. Google Earth (see also: Google Earth 5.1 Speeds Up Your World Browsing)
  33. TeraCopy (see also: Five Best Alternative File Copiers)
  34. Launchy (see also: Our full Launchy coverage)
  35. Transmission (see also: Lifehacker Pack 2009: Our List of Essential Free Mac Downloads)
  36. Eclipse IDE
  37. SpyBot Search & Destroy (see also: Five Best Malware Removal Tools)
  38. Adium (see also: Adium Updates with Security Fixes, Better Facebook Integration)
  39. PuTTY (see also: Add Tabs to PuTTY with PuTTY Connection Manager)
  40. Songbird (see also: Songbird 1.0 Release Official, Fixes Bugs, Plays iTunes Purchases, Killer Add-ons Make Songbird So Much Better)
  41. Sumatra PDF (see also: Sumatra 1.0 is a Blazing Fast Replacement for Adobe Reader)
  42. XBMC (see also: Build a Silent, Standalone XBMC Media Center On the Cheap, Customize XBMC with These Five Awesome Skins, Turbo Charge Your New XBMC Installation)
  43. Blender (see also: Learn Blender with free e-book)
  44. CDBurnerXP (see also: Five Best CD and DVD Burning Tools)
  45. Everything (see also: Everything Finds Windows Files As You Type, Top 10 Tiny & Awesome Windows Utilities)
  46. HandBrake (see also: HandBrake Updates to 0.9.4 with Over 1,000 Changes, 64-Bit Support)
  47. Rainmeter (see also: Rainmeter 1.0 Brings the Enigma Desktop to Everyone)
  48. AutoHotkey (see also: Turn Any Action into a Keyboard Shortcut, Hack Attack: Knock down repetitive email with AutoHotKey)
  49. Google Calendar (see also: Our full Google Calendar coverage)
  50. MediaMonkey (see also: MediaMonkey 3.2 Syncs with More Devices, Adds Auto Folder Watching)
  51. Quicksilver (see also: A beginner’s guide to Quicksilver)
  52. Google Voice (see also: Make Unlimited Free Calls on Your Cellphone with Google Voice, How to Ease Your Transition to Google Voice)
  53. Boxee (see also: Build a Cheap But Powerful Boxee Media Center, Boxee to Launch Beta with Loads of New Features)
  54. AdBlock Plus (see also: Top 10 Must-Have Firefox Extensions, 2009 Edition)
  55. Media Player Classic (see also: Five Best Video Players)

source: lifehacker

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