Soft Icon tools
of many kinds including Any-to-Icon
a tool that creates icons
from any bmp, gif or jpeg image. You can also create icons in the
new Windows XP icons.
This software will enable you to get
high search engine placing.
Archie was the way to get files
on the Internet. Now we use the download sites and programs like Copernic
BIOS Wizard is a simple and easy to use program that will examine
and identify the BIOS and Chipset on your system. The results you
get back after running the BIOS Wizard are then sent to their HQ and
any bios upgrade can then be obtained. A great idea that saves a
great deal of time.
is the PC emulator for the play
An excellent tool for managing your
memory cache. Always recommended in the magazines.
Explorer Favourites into Netscape Bookmarks and back the other way.
This software will search your
hard drive then search the web for updates. It is a quick way to do
the job but not all software is covered.
System: This program gives
you secure file deletion, making sure that deleted files cannot be
undeleted again. Deleting a file normally just removes the file's
directory entry, but the data itself remains on the disk. This
program completely eliminates the contents of deleted files. The
highly acclaimed Gutmann disk cleaning method is now available as an
option. This program can also clean the Window's swap file, and can
optionally clean unneeded temporary files from your hard disk, such
as your Internet browser cache, files in your system's Recycle Bin,
and can clear the "recent files" list. Comes with a direct
disk viewer for discovering exactly what is on your hard disk.
catalogs your music collection, with no typing! Save months of
tedious work. Just insert and remove each CD in your computer.
The artists, album and song titles, music genres and more are then
gathered automatically and loaded into your own database, for easy
access. Quickly find any song or album. Print reports to
show friends your collection for trading. Print jewel case
inserts with song lists and cover images. Keep track of loaned
or borrowed albums, rate them, and keep lyrics and notes. Stop
buying duplicates, and have a list of your collection for
insurance purposes. Even organize your
computer CDs, cassettes, vinyl LPs, or other tapes and discs.
CD Trustee also plays CDs and identifies the album and songs
Internet Tools: CyberKit is
a collection of network tools for Windows 9x/NT/2000/ME. The following
tools are included: Ping, TraceRoute, Finger, WhoIs, Quote of the
Day, NSLookUp, Time Synchronizer, PortScanner, NetInfo and
File recovery: is
a quick and effective way to recover data lost due to Fdisk,
Format or deletion. Fast Fast File Recovery is a true 32 bit file
recovery application. Recover lost directories and sub-directories
with three clicks of your mouse. Runs in a Windows environment.
Soft: A software utility for
searching the Internet in order to find something, fast. A superb
Explorer: a new and
revolutionary font management program. Need to find a perfect font
for best friend's birthday card? Want to get a detailed overview of
all the fonts installed on your system? Or find that font
installation in Windows is too difficult for you? Want to
print professionally designed sample sheets listing all your fonts?
Font Explorer comes to the rescue. Designed for both beginners and
professionals, this new font tool should find a place in every
Automatically fills in forms on
the Internet. It unfortunately also adds spyware to your system so
use with caution.
This is the best tool for
managing downloads. It will resume a download and manage the files.
Version 4.0 is out but I am still a fan of V3.
Metal Pro. Iis the most versatile Website
development tool. Powerful, customizable and extensible, it has the
power you need to quickly create great sites. With unrivaled editing,
site management and publishing tools, HoT MetaL PRO 6.0 is the ultimate
Website development environment
Favourites: Instant Favorites gives
you a whole new view of your favorites that's optimized for
performance! Even if you have thousands of favorites, you'll see
them all instantly, automatically in Internet Explorer.
Specializing in software
navigation tools. Mp3 sorting and Bookmark sorting tools.
- Karen's tools
Welcome to Karen Kenworthy's web site. Karen is the author of the popular Power Tools, free programs that make life with Windows a lot easier.
One such excellent tool is the
that backs up full or renewed files. Many good
Power tools well worth a visit.
the content of a Web site exciting? Ask Memo Web to make you a
private copy before the site disappears!
Match: Play and copy
music with this superb rival to Win Amp or Media Player.
A really superb tool for Internet
surfing. Not only will it pre-fetch pages but it will also connect to
Atomic clock and keep your PC's clock up to date. A most useful tool.
Net accelerator is a good piece
of software that helps speed up your Internet connection.
introduction needed for thje first browser, and it can be found here. It
is still up there with Explorer 6.0 and with the new interface it looks
as good as well.
can replace the Admin password of your Windows NT, Windows 2000 or Windows XP
system by rebooting your computer with a special set of boot disks. NTAccess
will make these disks for you, it is easy and fast. This product is a
must if you forgot the administrator password and cannot get into
your machine anymore.
a browser with an array of new and improved features, including a
completely new default user interface, skins, buttons and panels.
pc Anywhere™ 10.5 supports all 32-bit Windows operating systems, including
Windows XP. It's the No.1 seller for fast, secure, and easy remote
access. I use Laplink however my technical department swears by PC
Desk: Now there are two versions
of Ontrack PowerDesk! PowerDesk® 4 is a free download with no
time or usage limits. PowerDesk 4 Pro includes even more features
and functions! Both help you make Windows work the way you do!
is our flagship product. It is a hacker protection system for
your PC. Whilst loaded, it constantly monitors your PC on the
specified ports, and if anyone tries to connect, you are notified by
an alarm, and their IP address is logged. The user will then be
disconnect from your computer. ProtectX can also trace malicious
users Internet Service Provider, including address, phone number and
e-mail. Logs can be created to send to your ISP if anyone attempts
to hack into your system so that further action can be taken.
Have you noticed that your PC gets slower and slower. This is because
RAM (random access memory). System resources are taken away by applications.
Windows can be a real memory
hog! It uses up lots of your memory and system resources. Ram Optimiser enables you to free this RAM.
- Real Player: Is
the best known Internet video streaming software. With Windows XP the re
will be a real battle as this comes with a rival system built in. At the
moment though Real Player offers excellent tool for the job. They do have
annoying adverts and try to add software you don't want so be warned!
Many of us have a collection of music that pre-dates Madonna by at least ten
years (sometimes much more). But it's on vinyl LPs, cassettes, or even
reel-to-reel tapes, so we can only listen to it in the living room, where our
trusty old turntables and tape decks reside. But, with Easy CD Creator Deluxe,
if you want to listen to classic rock while driving to work, you no longer have
to be a slave to the whims of the local disc jockey: you can move your old music
onto CD and have it your way.
Suite: Ontrack System Suite 4.0 is
a comprehensive collection of essential PC utilities designed to maintain
and protect your PC to keep it running just like the day you bought it.
With Ontrack System Suite you can improve system performance, protect your
system against viruses and from hackers, diagnose computer problems,
recover lost data, and much, much more!
- Top Style
tap into the power of cascading style sheets (CSS)
and XHTML with TopStyle Pro 3.0! Written by Nick
Bradbury, creator of HomeSite, TopStyle Pro contains powerful
tools for building standards-compliant sites.
anonomiser. Tor is a toolset for a wide range of organizations and people that want to improve their safety and security on the Internet. Using Tor can help you anonymize web browsing and publishing, instant messaging, IRC, SSH, and other applications that use the TCP protocol. Tor also provides a platform on which software developers can build new applications with built-in anonymity, safety, and privacy features.
most effective, elegant and inexpensive way to locate, view, edit, print
and organize your images, metafiles, fonts and movies. It will even build
web pages for you. An excellent program for picture management.
All: A similar program to Tweak
UI. Very good indeed.
Tweak All has been rated 6 out of 6 on NoNags and has also featured
in numerous publications around the world. PC Answers magazine in
the UK ran a round up of 200 of the top utilities on the internet,
and out of these 200 gave Tweak All the accolade of saying "If
you only install one piece of software from this entire list, make
sure it's this".
I-3: Your ultimate Windows
configuration tool. Set security, prohibit access to web sites, customize
your Desktop, tweak Office, save operating system settings, manage
startup applications, prevent companies from tracking your surfing
habits --and much, much more! This latest version of Tweak I adds
250 additional tweaks for your Windows operating system --bringing
the total to roughly 500!
Bios: Tired of your useless
BIOS, that won't let you tweak your machine for maximum performance?
Wishing you had a MR-BIOS, or even Award? This shareware program lets
you tune your chipset, CPU and video card probably more
than any 'real' BIOS. And using it is simple; you don't have to worry
about 'flashing' your BIOS, you can run it from the DOS prompt! And
you can change the settings on the fly! No need to reboot your machine!
DVD: WinDVD combines the best
picture and sound with advanced features only possible on a PC - time
stretching lets you watch movies faster with natural audio, thumbnail
bookmarks to instantly find your favorite scenes, fully-adjustable
zoom and pan, and much more.
DVD: DVD software first used
by Panasonic on their DVD RAM drive. Now they have their own.
- Word Tracker
Some people's web sites achieve a top 10 placement in a major search engine and get plenty of
traffic. Others do the same but get nothing. Why? Simple.
first group selected keywords that many people are searching on, and the second
did not! Word Tracker helps you achieve this with a simple program.
Pro is a file transfer application that is used to transfer files
between your local PC and a remote FTP server. With WS_FTP Pro, you
can connect to any FTP server and transfer files in either direction
(upload or download). It is the perfect way to upload Web pages and
images to the Internet. "One
Stop" WS_FTP Pro Information Center where you can find
answers to your questions on everything from installation and
technical issues to features of WS_FTP Pro and pricing WS_FTP
Pro Interactive Transfer Tutorial - Walks you through
connecting, downloading, modifying, and uploading an actual file
using your WS_FTP Pro. WS_FTP
Pro Getting Started Guide for an introduction to FTP and an
overview on how you use it WS_FTP
Pro User's Guide (HTML) - Easy to view product info. about
Pro User's Guides (PDF) - Downloadable and printable
product info. about WS_FTP Pro. WS_FTP
A complete reference center for WS_FTP
is a community site dedicated to FTP with helpful articles, in-depth
guidebooks, and over 500 resources rated and reviewed by users of
FTP. It shows you what you can do with WS_FTP and where to find good