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Old 06 August 2002, 18:45   #1
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Exclamation What are your TOP FREEWARE Programs

I was reading this link: http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?s=&threadid=4344 and there was URL's to 2 programs

1. AbiWord
2. Open Office

I was interested to know if anyone else had come accross some GREAT freeware and if so what it was ??

I know there is alot of FREEWARE around but to be honest some is not so good.

So I thought I would ask what you think the TOP FREEWARE Programs are.
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Old 06 August 2002, 18:47   #2
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IrfanView
http://www.ultimatezip.com/
http://www.bigfix.com
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Old 06 August 2002, 18:52   #3
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Amiga freeware tools

Without hesitation :

Scalos (WB enhancer)
YAM (mailer)
PPaint
Delitracker

+ lot of others such as HrtMon, DCTelnet, AmitradeCenter (ATC), Xopa, Snoopdos, Track2file, Visage...
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Old 06 August 2002, 19:30   #4
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Modplug plugin
Modplug tracker.
Ad aware.
Daemon tools.
Zonealarm.
vIRC is a great freeware IRC client.
Litestep for those who are tired of Explorer.
Sasami2K Mediaplayer, bit bloated though.
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Old 06 August 2002, 20:05   #5
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PeCe :

- Bloodshed Dev-C++
- RapidQ
- IrfanView
- Jana2
- XPdf

Amiga :

- YAM
- AWebII
- FreeCiv
- dynAMIte
- BlazeWCP
- SKick
- Birdie 2000

and many many more ......
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Old 06 August 2002, 22:38   #6
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The Gimp - the best image editing & creating program ever
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Old 06 August 2002, 23:49   #7
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Amiga stuff:

BootManager
Env-Handler
Image2Icon
JoyTest (mailware)
RndWbPix (emailware)
SysSpeed
WBReboot (emailware)
WBWelcome (written with help from the author of Crazy Eights, the one game that sneaks into my little list... )

@Frog: PPaint is freeware now? Wow! Didn't know that.
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Old 07 August 2002, 00:35   #8
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@blackcornflakes : You can find PPaint7.1b on aminet !
You can also find Colortype (font editor who looks like PPaint) on aminet.
CloanTo decide to upload this 2 tools in full version on aminet
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Old 07 August 2002, 15:56   #9
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Thanks for the info, Frog, but I already have that very version of PPaint, from a way back. The font editor I did not have, though...

Attention all peeps! If you have never heard of P(ersonal) Paint, try it! It makes DPaint look really shabby. IMO.

Proper gfx card support, wide variety of file formats, cool convolution operations, ARexx scripts, better animation, true 24-bit printing and other nice features.
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Old 07 August 2002, 15:58   #10
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I think DPaint is better
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-SmartFTP
-Ad Aware
-Winamp
-Rambooster (this really change the way your PC runs)
-Zone Alarm
-Mp3 Trim
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Old 07 August 2002, 22:58   #12
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Here are collections of some very fine freeware utilities, my personal favorites.

Sysinternals Freeware
http://www.sysinternals.com/

Foundstone - Free Tools
http://www.foundstone.com/knowledge/free_tools.html

Native Win32 ports of some GNU utilities
http://unxutils.sourceforge.net/

AnalogX Software
http://www.analogx.com/contents/download.htm

Fluid Studios - Various Free software
http://www.fluidstudios.com/freeware.html

GRC.COM - Internet Security related tools
http://grc.com/freepopular.htm
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Old 07 August 2002, 22:59   #13
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I preffer DPaint myself too, but I cannot stop using PPaint i nconjunction with DPaint. I think everybody needs both

PPaint is tops if only for its better gfx modes support adn the file support too (datatype loading rocks)
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Slightly off topic guys but I HAD to say:

@ žane

Gotta Admire your Avatar ( Shower Curtain Ring Guy ).

The Late GREAT John Candy what a actor what a funny Guy
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PeeCee...

WinUAE - surely i'm allowed this!!!
Agent Ransack - allows to search through txt files, great for checking off amiga games
Adfview - view/manage the contents of an ADF
Zone Alarm - Firewall
TimeLeft - really handy for Ebay

Amiga...

Protracker - erm... need i say more
TetraCopy - copy a floppy disk and play tetris while you wait

-strangley i didn't use too much FREE Amiga software
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Packmaster: GUI for file compression/decompression
Taskbar
Tools Daemon: Customize your Amiga menu
AFCopy: Fantastic freeware file manager
ADMS: Best text adventure programming language

and many, many more.
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Old 08 August 2002, 12:26   #17
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Dopus 4
Scalos (WB3)
Magic Menu
AmiDock
OctaMed
VideoTracker

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Old 09 August 2002, 15:35   #18
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Ok, my favourite freeware programs (emulators aren't listed):

Opera
Ok ok... it's adware actually.
Winamp
Impatiently waiting for v3.0 =|
Gfx2
DPaint-like oldschool drawing program.
AVPersonal
Freeware virus killer.
LeechFTP
FTP client.
IrfanView
...
Mozilla
Standards-compliant browser.
CDex
Audio-CD ripper, MP3<->Wave converter.
Lavasoft Ad- Aware
...
WinMX
File sharing program.
Modplug Player
MOD player. Can also convert them to Wave.
Mail Warrior
Best e-mail program =)
Modplug Tracker
Music Tracker with VST support.
OpenCanvas
FUCKING GREAT drawing program with recording function and possibility for "multiplayer-drawing" Only v1.0 is freeware.
GameMaker
Make your own games, quick and easy.
eFX
Change the look of your Windows-windows.
DivFix
Watch incomplete AVI/DivX movies.
QuickNotes
Why fiddle around with Post-It notes when you have this handy program? Skinnable.
Kaufman Pravda
Newsgroups-reader.
SkinMem
Shows how much RAM is left/CPU usage. Skinnable.
Transparent
Makes the icon text transparent. Handy if you have colourful wallpapers.
ZoneAlarm
Firewall.
OpenOffice.org1.0
Office-pack.
Weaverslave
Non-WYSIWYG HTML-editor.
HexaGreat3D
English version of the japanese 3D program "'Rokkaku-Daioh".
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Is there a link for transparent? Sounds like something I could use.
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Old 09 August 2002, 18:05   #20
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@ Drake1009

Transparent is like a program called TRANSTEXT

Transtext does this also and can be downlaoded from the URL below

Download from here

Hope this Helps
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