Tag Archive: freeware

Jul 04

Kings’ Quest II: Romancing The Stones

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ADGI remade Kings Quest II as a free rewritten version. Unlike a lot of fan remakes, this one actually has a licence from Sierra Online, the original creators – it’s the version they would have written, if they had the time! (Found via cracked.com.) Download: from ADG interactive

Jul 03

Happy July 4th!

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Why not celebrate Independence Day with this little American flag screensaver? Courtesy of Microsoft, it’s a 299K download (which means it would fit, about five times, on a floppy disk) and adds… well, a screensaver of the American flag to your computer. Microsoft claim it works on Windows 2000, 98, ME and XP, but we …

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Apr 25

WirelessKeyView

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Here’s a clever little piece of software, and it really works well at what it does. Have you ever got a wireless router for your Internet connection? Most Internet Service Providers give them out these days, but you can still buy slightly-better-than-average ones from electronics shops. And most laptops include wireless these days, so almost …

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Feb 21

Serif Photo Plus

Photo Plus

Every so often, my PC gets a problem. This one was quite serious, however – more so than usual. Basically, the network stopped working altogether. Not good. So, as usual, out came the setup CDs. And when it came to graphics software, I thought – why not have a look what else is free? And …

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Feb 15

Unlocker

Unlocker

If you’ve ever tried to safely remove a USB flash drive and been told it’s in use, you’ll know how frustrating that message can be. Short of turning off the PC, or pulling the drive out anyway and risking losing everything on it, you’ll need Unlocker.

Dec 17

CD Burner XP

CD Burner XP

CD Burner XP is a freeware CD, HD-DVD and Blu Ray burning program for Windows. It can create and burn compilations, ISO image files, and pre-created DVD video discs.

Dec 04

Opera

Opera

The Opera web browser has been around for a long while. Originally a shareware product, it went free a few years ago after raising enough money from purchases to become self-sustaining. Since then, Opera have added a few more tools to its arsenal, including Unite, allowing you to share items directly from your computer, and …

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Nov 27

Flock

Flock logo

Flock is a social web browser. Built around Facebook and Twitter, and available in over 2 dozen languages, Flock is designed to keep you up to date with your social networks, your email accounts, and your RSS feeds, all within your browser.

Nov 21

Recuva

recuva

Have you ever deleted a file and didn’t mean to? Well, no problem – you can find it in the Windows recycle bin, right? No? Well, that’s where Recuva comes in handy…

Nov 18

Free Commander

Free Commander

For those of us who remember the ancient Norton Commander of much fame in the DOS days, or those who remember Directory Opus on the Amiga (now itself open source), there is a free version for Windows in the form of Free Commander.

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