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Morgan’s list of great (free) applications and utilities

So I thought I would put together a list of the stuff I use. Mostly as sort of a memo to myself, but if anyone finds this useful, so much the better.

Name Description
Audacity Sound file editing
Paint.NET Image editing
HashCheck Checksum verification/creation
MyDefrag Defragmentation
VirtualDub Video edition
Foxit Reader PDF Reader/PDF Ifilter
7-Zip File archiver
Putty Telnet/SSH client
FileZilla FTP client
Simp Instant messaging encryption
VLC Media player
Wireshark Network protocol analyzer
Notepad++ Text editor
Bullzip PDF Printer
CDBurnerXP CD/DVD Burning Application
Folder2ISO ISO file creation
Exact Audio Copy (EAC) CD Ripping
Nmap Network mapping
MailSend SMTP command line sender
VHD Resizer Resizes VHD files
VMDK to VHD Converter Convert VMware VMDK disk files to VHD
Angry IP Scanner IP address scanner
WinSCP SFTP, FTP and SCP client
Fiddler HTTP Debugging proxy
Stellarium Planetarium
TFTPD32 TFTP client and DHCP, TFTP, DNS, SNTP and Syslog server
RawWrite Disk image writer
WinTail Tail application for Windows
Cygwin Linux environment for Windows
Free Download Manager Like the name says…
uTorrent Tiny BitTorrent client
MediaCoder Transcode files for portable devices
Frhed Free Hex Editor
OpenSSL Open Source toolkit for SSL/TLS and cryptography
MediaInfo Supplies technical and tag information about a video or audio file
Cuttermaran Cut program for MPEG1 or MPEG2 video streams
iCopy Turn you scanner and printer into a free photocopier
Synergy Keyboard, mouse and clipboard sharing across computers on a LAN
Unetbootin Cross-platform for creating bootable flash drives with various Linux distributions on them.
VirtualBox Cross-platform hosted-hypervisor virtualization software from Oracle.
Xbox Media Center (XBMC) The world’s best Media Center for HTPCs.
Pandora Recovery Recover deleted files
HWiNFO Hardware inventory