Great Free Software for Your Laptop

I recently got a new laptop, nothing fancy, but it needed some tools to be really useful. This is the list that I came up with and it’s just as useful for desktops:

  • PC Decrapifier – Get rid of the preloaded junk so we can make room for the good stuff

  • – You have to have Firefox right?
  • Notepad++ – Great replacement for Notepad, particularly good for programmers
  • Open Office – It’s not MS Office, but it’s amazingly close and amazingly free

  • GIMP – It’s not Photoshop, but still very powerful and useful, and again free
  • Picasa – Easy and free photo organization if you plan to store pictures on your laptop
  • Itunes – Even if you don’t have an Ipod it’s a good organizer and makes burning easy
  • Filezilla – Free and secure FTP program, if you like that kind of thing
  • UltraVNC – Computer Remote Control and Vista compatible
  • IZArc – Free zip/unzip program
  • AVG -Free antivirus
  • XAMPP – Free WAMP webserver. Easy to setup to build and test webpages locally.
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  • http://www.belhard.com/ BelHard

    Thanks for the list. By the way if you say Mozila Firefox I think you can include Seoquale product in the list too. It’s very useful to control the progress of your Internet project…

  • http://www.belhard.com/ BelHard

    Thanks for the list. By the way if you say Mozila Firefox I think you can include Seoquale product in the list too. It’s very useful to control the progress of your Internet project…

  • http://www.mikepost.nl/ Mike Post

    Great article, man. Keep up the good work and please do keep sharing.

    Thanks in advance!

    Mike

  • http://www.gossipsandstars.info Iv

    I like it!

  • L Whittaker

    thanks for the help with the efw file ext.