| Useful System Applications Links
|Free - easy foreign language accents, and much more!
|Free - a versatile audio capture and edit package from the the open source community.
|AVG Virus Protection
|Free - Grisoft try hard to make you buy the 'upgraded' version but the free version can be found with a bit of patience.
|Free - clean out and spruce up your Windows machine. This utility can scrub hard so make a restore point before using - just in case.
|Core FTP LE
|Free - a full function file FTP package for managing web site files.
|Free - install this to add a PDF document generator to all your packages that can print.
|Free - presents disk/folder usage as a pie chart. Find out what happened to all that disk space you thought you had.
|Free - the 'other' web browser of note.
|Buy - an invaluable and powerful text editor. A delight to use.
|Free - does more or less whatever Microsoft's Office package does, and is compatible with Office. In my opinion, easier to use too.
|Free - a very useful batch photo size convertor.
|Free - email handler for those who still have pop-based email rather than web based email such as Yahoo or Googlemail.
|Free - you'll be amazed how many people are monitoring your internet activity - and slowing your machine. Clean up your act with this utility.
|Free - a quirky but extremely powerful and useful file format convertor. Invaluable for all manner of audio and video conversions.
|Free - not a package as such, rather a web site that you use to use text in an artistic way - useful as well as good fun.
|Free - a very smart file backup control software package
|Free - compress files into a zip archive or unzip any archive received.
| Multimedia Software Links
|Free - this software allows you to design your own quality books with photos and text. Unfortunately you do then have to pay for any book(s) you order!
|Buy - a really powerful multitrack video editor with HD capability. Excellent value.
|Buy - use to generate top quality AVs - like PhotoStory above but far more powerful.
|Buy - PSP is now at version 12 but I think this is by far the best value release. Not current so try eBay. It's really fast and provides 99% of what you would want from any photo-editor, Elements/Photoshop included!
|Free - a simple but effective slide/music/commentary generation package from Uncle Bill.
|Buy - Generate Flash animations in no time at all (well, almost) with this cost effective Flash substitute.
|Buy - realistic 3D figures for stills or animation.
|Free - programable 3D for amazing stills or animation. A very slick piece of software and a good way to learn your way into programing as you get instant results.
|Free - the Processing language is ideal for generating interactive audio-visuals. Easy to get into. You can even generate Android phone Apps with it!
|VLC media player
|Free - a no-nonsense player that handles most video & audio formats - HD included!
|Buy - create your own virtual 3D world. The Vue 8 Pioneer intro package is free!