Essential Applications 3.0 (Freeware)
- 2007-06-23 19:37:05 GMT
- Info Hash: C4F5DB1327D2E536A268F8C154277444B1E3C9F1
All Apps are tested on Microsoft's Windows XP. Windows Vista compatability for each individual App is unknown, but generally they will work. [Anti-Spyware] Category: Anti-Spyware App Name: Ad-Aware 2007 App Website: www.lavasoftusa.com/ App Description: Scans for Adware, then removes it. Similar Programs: Category: Anti-Spyware App Name: AVG Anti-Spyware App Website: www.grisoft.com/ App Description: Scans for Spyware/Adware, then removes it. Similar Programs: Category: Anti-Spyware App Name: Spybot App Website: www.safer-networking.org/ App Description: Scans for Spyware, then removes it. Similar Programs: [Anti-Virus] Category: Anti-Virus App Name: AVG Anti-Virus App Website: www.grisoft.com/ App Description: Scans for Virus's, then removes them. Similar Programs: McAfee Category: Anti-Virus App Name: Clamwin App Website: www.clamwin.com/ App Description: Scans for Virus's, then removes them. Similar Programs: McAfee [CD-DVD] Category: CD-DVD App Name: CD Burner XP Pro App Website: www.cdburnerxp.se/ App Description: Burns digital data to CD's and DVD's. Similar Programs: Nero Category: CD-DVD App Name: Daemon Tools App Website: www.daemon-tools.cc/ App Description: Emulates a CD/DVD drive and allows you to mount disk images. Similar Programs: [Cleaning] Category: Cleaning App Name: CCleaner App Website: www.ccleaner.com/ App Description: Scans and deletes temporary files, un-needed files, ect. Similar Programs: Category: Cleaning App Name: nCleaner App Website: www.nkprods.com/ App Description: Scans and deletes temporary files, un-needed files, ect. Similar Programs: [Compression] Category: Compression App Name: 7-Zip App Website: www.7-zip.org/ App Description: Adds one or more files to a compressed archive. Similar Programs: Winzip [Dockbar] Category: Dockbar App Name: RocketDock App Website: www.punksoftware.com/ App Description: Application launcher, similar to the 'Start' menu, but in a bar. Similar Programs: ObjectDock [Email] Category: Email App Name: Thunderbird App Website: www.mozilla.com/ App Description: Your basic email retrieval program, with advanced features. Similar Programs: Outlook [Encryption] Category: Encryption App Name: AxCrypt App Website: www.axantum.com/ App Description: Similar to 7-Zip, but this is for making sure people cannot view your personal files than compressing them. Similar Programs: [File management] Category: File Management App Name: xplorer² lite App Website: http://zabkat.com/ App Description: Much like Windows default Explorer, this is made for quicker access to folders when moving files. Similar Programs: Explorer [Firewall] Category: Firewall App Name: PeerGuardian App Website: http://phoenixlabs.org/ App Description: More of an aid to your firewall, made for protecting you from those evil Anti-Pirate organizations. Similar Programs: Category: Firewall App Name: Sygate Personal Firewall App Website: App Description: Basic firewall, stops connections from coming in or going out of your computer without you allowing them. Similar Programs: ZoneAlarm Firewall [Image Editing] Category: Image Editing App Name: Blender App Website: www.blender.org/ App Description: For 3D modeling. Similar Programs: Category: Image Editing App Name: The Gimp App Website: www.gimp.org/ App Description: A powerful image manipulation program. Similar Programs: Photoshop [Instant Messaging] Category: Instant Messaging App Name: Pidgin App Website: www.pidgin.im/ App Description: It's and Instant Messaging program... Supports 15 IM protocols. Logging into several accounts at once is a highlight (no known limit). Similar Programs: Trillian, Windows Live Messenger, AIM. Category: Instant Messaging App Name: Ventrilo App Website: www.ventrilo.com/ App Description: VoIP. Good for talking to people when playing games and the like. Similar Programs: Skype [Office] Category: Office App Name: CuteWritter App Website: http://www.cutepdf.com/index.htm App Description: Allows you to 'Print' files to PDF format, virtual printer, if you will. Similar Programs: Category: Office App Name: Foxit Reader App Website: www.foxitsoftware.com/ App Description: Allows you to veiw PDF files, ONE HUNDRED MB smaller than Adobe's PDF viewer. Makes you wonder what Adobe is doing... Similar Programs: Adobe Reader Category: Office App Name: OpenOffice App Website: www.openoffice.org/ App Description: A complete office suite, I'm using it to write this very text. Similar Programs: Microsoft Office [P2P] Category: P2P App Name: Ares App Website: http://aresgalaxy.sourceforge.net/ App Description: Basic P2P program, let's you download files from other Ares users. Similar Programs: LimeWire, Napster. Category: P2P App Name: eMule App Website: www.emule-project.net/ App Description: Slightly more advanced than Ares. I recommend this over Ares, but take your pick. Similar Programs: LimeWire, Napster. Category: P2P App Name: uTorrent App Website: www.utorrent.com/ App Description: Used for opening .torrent files, and downloading then. It's much smaller than Azureus and uses less memory/processor. Similar Programs: Azureus [Video Playback] Category: Video Playback App Name: K-Lite Mega Codec Pack App Website: App Description: Installing this will allow you to watch many video/audio formats. Similar Programs: [Web Browsing] Category: Web Browsing App Name: FlashGet App Website: http://www.flashget.com/ App Description: A download manager, makes it a but more easy to download files. Similar Programs: Category: Web Browsing App Name: Opera App Website: www.opera.com/ App Description: You can veiw web pages with this. It has quite a bit of nice features, low memory is needed for it, do good for slow PC's. Similar Programs: Internet Explorer, Firefox, OffByOne, Safari, Dillo, Netscape, SeaMonkey.