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  • 3CX PHONE
      3CX Phone : 3CXPhone is a free SIP Phone client with an extremely user-friendly and intuitive interface. Available for Windows, Android or iPhone.3CXPhone features: Download 3XC Phone v6.0 for Windows here and follow instructions here.
  • DROPBOX
      Dropbox : Dropbox is a free file sharing service that allows you to mainatin synchronized files between devices or share a files in a public folder simply by creating and sending a link to friends, family, or colleagues.
  • EXPRESS RIP
      Express Rip CD Ripper : NCH Software's classic Express Rip CD Ripper is the best CD ripping software I've ever used. Convert all your favourite CDs to MP3.
  • FILEZILLA
      FileZilla : FileZilla Client is a fast and reliable cross-platform FTP, FTPS and SFTP client with lots of useful features and an intuitive graphical user interface.
  • FREE FILE VIEWER
      FreeFileViewer : Download and install FreeFileViewer and you will be able to view documents like DOC, DOCX, PDF, TXT, XLS, XLSX, images like JPG, PNG, GIF, PSD, videos like FLV, MP4, MOV, MPG, audio files like FLAC, MP3, OGG, WMA, and various other formats like BIN, CFG, DAT, DIZ and and many many other file formats.
  • JING
      Jing : Jing is the always-ready program that allows you to instantly capture images and videos. Jing is a great tool for adding basic visual elements to your work or online conversations.
  • KODI
      Kodi : Kodi is an award-winning open source (GPL) software media player and entertainment hub that can be installed on Linux, OSX, Windows, iOS, and Android. It allows users to play and view most videos, music, podcasts, and other digital media files from local and network storage media and the internet.
  • LIBRE OFFICE
      LibreOffice : LibreOffice is the power-packed free, libre and open source personal productivity suite for Windows, Macintosh and GNU/Linux, that gives you six feature-rich applications for all your document production and data processing needs: Writer, Calc, Impress, Draw, Math and Base. Support and documentation is free from our large, dedicated community of users, contributors and developers.
  • NVDA
      NVDA : Non-Visual Desktop Access (NVDA) is a free and open source screen reader for the Microsoft Windows operating system. Providing feedback via synthetic speech and Braille, it enables blind or vision impaired people to access computers running Windows for no more cost than a sighted person.
  • OBLYTILE
      OblyTile : OblyTile is specifically designed to help users create tiles to their Windows 8 Start screens. The user-friendly program does not require any learning curve to apply effectively.
  • OPEN HARDWARE MONITOR
      Open Hardware Monitor : Open Hardware Monitor is a free open source software that monitors temperature sensors, fan speeds, voltages, load and clock speeds of a computer.
  • OPEN OFFICE.ORG
      OpenOffice.org : OpenOffice.org is the leading open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more. It is available in many languages and works on all common computers. It stores all your data in an international open standard format and can also read and write files from other common office software packages. It can be downloaded and used completely free of charge for any purpose.
  • ORACLE VM VIRTUALBOX
      Oracle VM Virtualbox : VirtualBox is powerful Cross-platform Virtualization Software for x86-based systems. "Cross-platform" means that it installs on Windows, Linux, Mac OS X and Solaris x86 computers. And "Virtualization Software" means that you can create and run multiple Virtual Machines, running different operating systems, on the same computer at the same time.
  • PDFCREATOR
      PDFCreator : Create PDF files from nearly any application. PDFCreator is free for companies and private users.
  • PUREVOICE
      PureVoice : Qualicomm's Purevoice is an open source alternative to the Micorosoft Voice Recorder. PureVoice Voice Recorder provides high-quality voice recording that operates at variable encoding rates in order to take advantage of natural pauses in human speech. The high-quality, high-compression solution results in better performance for real-time applications.
  • Q DIR
      Q Dir : Q-Dir is a multi-pane file manager for Windows that makes file management more convenient and above all, far more comfortable for you. Having several windows pointing to different locations on your hard drive makes it much easier to move or copy data from one folder to another, and also makes browsing faster. Q-Dir supports different layouts with 2, 3 o 4 panes and each one of them can be configured separately.
  • RECUVA
      Recuva : Accidentally deleted an important file? Lost something important when your computer crashed? No problem! Recuva recovers files deleted from your Windows computer, Recycle Bin, digital camera card, or MP3 player. And it's free!
  • SKYPE
      Skype : The Skype software program allows you to make free voice and video calls to any other Skype user over the Internet. It's free and considered easy to download and use, and works with most computers. A subscription is also available which allows the user to call regular telephone subscribers.
  • STARTISBACK
      StartIsBack : StartIsBack provides Windows 8 with a full featured start menu behaving exactly like the one in Windows 7. It radically improves desktop usability and makes new Start screen clutter-free. It is a fully native, lightweight zero-privilege program, which is both stable and secure. It is precisely what Microsoft left out of Windows 8.
  • STUDIO TAX
      Studio Tax : Free Canadian Personal Income Tax Preparation Software: Developer's notes: We hope that you will make StudioTax your tax preparation software and help in making StudioTax Canada’s number one tax preparation software.
  • SYNCTOY
      SyncToy : SyncToy is a free application that synchronizes files and folders between locations. Typical uses include sharing files, such as photos, with other computers and creating backup copies of files and folders.
  • TAILS
      Tails : Tails is a live operating system which, when used as boot media from a DVD, USB stick, or SD card, helps to preserve your privacy and anonymity.
  • TEXT 2 SPEECH
      FromText to Speech.com : Provides a free online Text To Speech (TTS) service with natural sounding voices. Convert any English text into MP3 audio file so it may be played on any portable device.
  • TOR
      Tor : The Tor network is a group of volunteer-operated servers that allow people to improve their privacy and security on the Internet. Tor's users employ this network by connecting through a series of virtual tunnels rather than making a direct connection, thus allowing both organizations and individuals to share information over public networks without compromising their privacy. Along the same line, Tor is an effective censorship circumvention tool, allowing its users to reach otherwise blocked destinations or content. Tor can also be used as a building block for software developers to create new communication tools with built-in privacy features.
  • UBUNTU
      Ubuntu : Super-fast, easy to use and free, the Ubuntu operating system powers millions of desktops, netbooks and servers around the world. Ubuntu does everything you need it to. It'll work with your existing PC files, printers, cameras and MP3 players. And it comes with thousands of free apps.
  • VLC MEDIA PLAYER
      VLC Media Player : VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and various streaming protocols.
  • VMWARE PLAYER
      VMWare Player : VMware Player v7.0 is the easiest way to run multiple operating systems at the same time on your PC. With its user-friendly interface, VMware Player makes it effortless for anyone to try out Windows 8, Windows 7, Chrome OS, the latest Linux releases, or create isolated virtual machines to safely test new software. Version 7 here
  • ZORIN OS
      Zorin OS : Zorin OS is a multi-functional operating system designed specifically for Windows users who want to have easy and smooth access to Linux. Based on Ubuntu, the most popular desktop Linux operating system in the world, Zorin OS gives users more flexibility allowing you to use Zorin OS alongside your current operating system and run Microsoft Windows programs in Zorin OS with the help of WINE and PlayOnLinux.

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