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101 FREE DOWNLOADS

By Sean Mitchell
Thu 1 Jul 2010
FYI, this story is more than a year old

Here at NetGuide we are all about two things: awesome things on the internet and free stuff. And if you’re reading this  magazine then you probably are too. So without further ado, here are 101 100% absolutely free downloads for you to  enjoy. Who said there was no such thing as a free lunch? One thing to note however: things can change quickly on the  internet. While all of these downloads come from reputable sources, good links can turn to bad overnight, so we highly  recommended scanning any file you download with good quality anti-virus software before you open it. Happy downloading!

SECURITY

1. My Lockb ox 1.6

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/2vgy796

Keep your files in a safe, secure location on your PC.

2. SpywareBlaster 4.3

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/25hfbca

A comprehensive spyware blocker.

3. Panda USB Vaccine 1.0.1.4

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/3y66k3y

Disable the autorun feature to prevent malware from gaining a foothold on your PC.

4. Spybot - Search & Destroy 1.6.2

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/25vmfm7

A well known virus detection program.

5. lastpass 1.68.2

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/35dwu67

A password manager to make sure your browsing is safe and secure.

6. Predator 2.2.0.523

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/2b7bhk4

Lock your PC using nothing but a USB flash drive.

7. Rising PC Doctor 6.0.1.58

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/lntpxt

Smart security tool for PC users.

8. Random Password Generator 1.1

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/2elbaew

An easy-to-use password management tool.

9. Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool [05.14.2010]

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/mvz7ol

Scanner and virus detection software.

10. Privatefirewall 7.0.20.40

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/24mzy6j

Multi-layer intrusion protection.

11. Remove Fake Antivirus 1.65

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/ygsvv88

Remove scareware from your system at the click of a button.

12. Autorun Eater 2.5

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/35xcey5

Detect and disable malicious autorun software.

NTERNET TOOLS

13. SlimBrowser 4.12 build 026

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/3x4ra4o

Conveniently customisable internet browser.

14. Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer

6.2.1815.1002

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/mafygv

A toolbar giving you full Google functionality.

15. Opera 10.53

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/387dslo

The latest version of the full-featured browser.

16. TheWorld Browser 3.1.4.0

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/2ubmqs9

A fast, safe, easy way to browse the net.

17. Lunascape 6.1.3.21383

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/2abkfht

A triple-engine web browser.

OPTIMISATION

18. Temp File Cleaner 3.0.4

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/2v7ba92

Eliminate accumulated temp files.

19. Genie Timeline Free 2.0.241.301

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/36fs3qn

Automate backups of your computer’s data.

20. TreeSize Free 2.4

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/363a9lk

Find out the size of your files’ contents at a glance.

21. UltimateDefrag Freeware Edition 1.72

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/396wk2x

Defrag and arrange files for maximum performance.

22. TweakN ow PowerPack 2010 2.1.0

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/336boyo

Tweak, modify and personalise your PC to your heart’s content.

23. JaBack 8.39

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/353lthz

Advanced backup automation software.

24. BootR acer 2.3

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/24h6p2g

Speed up your Windows startup.

25. FC leaner 1.3.0.427

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/23f46rf

All-in-one Windows cleaner and optimisation tool.

26. Glary Ut ilities (No Toolbar) 2.22.0.896

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/2bbtuj2

One-click-a-day PC maintenance.

27. Wise Registry Cleaner 5.32

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/249ka2p

Find and fix obsolete information in your registry.

28. Puran Defrag Free Edition 7.1

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/24unjz8

Defragment files and move frequently used files to faster parts of your hard drive.

29. NoClone Free Edition 4.2.21

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/28rlfo7

Locate similar and duplicate files, including Outlook messages.

30. Advanced SystemCare Free 3.51

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/2e2vadx

A one-stop-shop for overall system maintenance.

31. CC leaner 2.31.1153

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/2cgnwa9

Clean your internet and PC tracks with a few clicks.

FILE SHARING

32. eMule 0.49c

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/34fvxc7

A large and reliable peer-to-peer client.

33. FrostW ire 4.20.6

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/24v9vk7

A peer-to-peer client under the GNU licence.

34. uTorrent 2.0.2.19648

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/242megc

An efficient and feature-rich BitTorrent client for Windows.

35. BitC omet 1.20

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/2e7pt4n

All the usual features plus chat and an Internet Explorer toolbar.

MEDIAPLAYERS/CONVERTORS

36. My MP 3 Recorder 3.0

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/37o5eyz

Record any sound you hear on your computer.

37. Mobile Media Converter 1.6

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/36gu8gp

Covert audio and video to be compatible with your mobile phone.

38. Media Cope 1.0.1

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/2wtuhdd

Multi-function multimedia software

39. Pazera Free MP 4 to AVI Converter 1.3

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/323ovsd

Convert MP4, M4V, and MP4V to AVI or MPEG.

40. YouTube Downloader 2.5.5

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/24s759h

Download and convert files from YouTube.

41. Video DVD Maker Free 3.28.0.72

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/2774crd

Burn DVDs from all major formats.

42. Foobar 1.0.3

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/yk9j353

Low-footprint advanced audio player.

43. CD BurnerXP 4.3.2.2140

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/ykrlmhq

Burn Blu-ray, HD DVD, DVD and CD.

44. DVDSt yler 1.8.0.3

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/236tha5

A DVD authoring application that lets you create professional-looking DVDs.

45. Mp3 Ripper 6.0.6

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/2eh4je2

Powerful all-round audio CD extracting software.

46. Zortam Mp3 Center 2.05

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/26wjau5

Mp3 organiser, ID3 tag editor, mp3 player, CD ripper, Wav/mp3, mp3 normaliser and more.

47. DarkWave Studio 3.0.2

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/24fuhhj

Open source, Digital Audio Workstation for Windows.

48. MP 3Gain 1.2.5

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/379mg69

Normalise your mp3s without volume loss.

COMPRESSION AND EXTRACTION

49. IZA rc 4.1

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/333e43a

The ultimate archiving utility.

50. ExtractN ow 4.4.2.0

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/2fzp363

Extract multiple files at the touch of a button.

51. ZipGenius 6.3.1.2580

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/26hxx96

A powerful document unzipper.

52. PeaZip 3.1 Final

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/29hurro

Compress, split and encrypt files at the press of a button.

53. Free RAR Extract Frog 1.8

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/33ufdau

Extract RAR files with a single click.

IMAGE EDITORS

54. Photobie 7.1

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/36tn2jm

Capture screenshots, create animations and more.

55. Pixia 4.70e

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/29uqudq

Powerful painting and retouching software.

56. Photostage Slideshow Software 2.02

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/2dopxtb

A slideshow creator for your digital images.

57. Fotosizer 1.28.0.486

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/2bwcl4m

A freeware batch image resizer tool.

58. WildBit Viewer 5.7

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/2d8u397

Slide show creator and image editor.

DOWNLOAD MANAGEMENT

59. St ar Downloader Free 1.45

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/2uy2ayq

Split files into several parts and download.

60. RapidShare Downloader 4.23

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/39ehv2s

Download from rapdishare.com no wait times.

61. Download Accelerator Manager 4.2.1

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/3229xdb

Download multiple files quickly.

62. Free Download Manager 3.0 build 852

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/32xm2ay

A full-featured download manager.

63. Fresh Download 8.50

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/leyk43

Download multiple files, pause and resume broken downloads and turbo charge your downloads.

GAMES/GOODIES

64. Space Invaders 1978 2.0

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/33c8p6f

Authentic reproduction of the arcade classic.

65. St reet Fighter 3 1.0

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/36s4qy4

Play the arcade classic on your PC.

66. Pure Sudoku 1.52

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/3a8dknr

Play Sudoku on your desktop.

67. Jardinains 1.2

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/3aa6sb4

An addictive Breakout clone.

68. Icy Tower 1.4

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/2785kzc

A no-brainer way to kill time.

69. Super Mario Bros 3 : Mario Forever 4.4

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/273o93o

A faithful reproduction of the old-school classic.

70. MAME 0.138s

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/27c7kpv

Reproduce old-school games on your PC using ROMs

and a Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator.

71. Alien Arena 2010 7.40

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/39gqnfc

Multiplayer online deathmatch.

72. Crazy Kart 04.05.2009

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/37p79wl

The ultimate online racing game.

OFFICE STUFF

73. OpenOffice.org 3.2.0

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/2u6uept

The holy grail of free office software – create and

convert a number of document types.

74. File Shredder 2

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/2wd8l8k

Completely delete any file from your system.

75. WordWeb 6.1

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/253v7rt

Find definitions, synonyms and antonyms in any

word processing program.

76. Visual Database Creator 3.1.8

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/2ab7rkr

A powerful database application.

77. Calibre 0.6.53

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/2bke6d6

Free, open-source e-book solution.

78. AceMoney Lite 4.01

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/2b7qrzd

Create and manage your budgets.

ALL THE REST

79. Auto Shutdown 1.0.0.42

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/33nop9h

Automate your computer’s shutdown times.

80. PicPick 2.2.9

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/2c833xc

All-in-one software for software developers,

graphic designers and home user.

81. DiskGetor Data Recovery Free 2.5

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/2aoz4pl

Recover deleted files.

82. MyPaint 0.8.2

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/2b44n9j

Open-source graphics application for digital painters.

83. FBackup 4.4.205

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/274pv2y

A free backup program for Windows.

84. Fresh HTML 3.47

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/2fang6x

A full featured HTML designer.

85. novaPDF Lite 7.0 Build 334

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/2dz8hqk

A PDF creator with advanced features.

86. K-3D 0.8.0.1

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/2d5r5e6

3D modeling and animation software.

87. SPAM fighter 7.0.96

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/y5a7nm

Remove spam from Outlook and Outlook Express.

88. FlexTk Express 3.8.60

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/295qgew

Search and classify files with this sophisticated

management software.

89. Download Accelerator Plus 9.4.0.6

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/2a75k7l

Boost download speeds by up to 400%.

90. Fences 1.0

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/34yj4ds

Organise your desktop into separate windows.

91. Power Tab Editor 1.7 build 80

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/2wconnk

Create and play guitar tablature from your PC.

92. Pandora Recovery 2.1.1

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/36qk872

An easy way to recover lost or deleted files.

93. TypingM aster Typing Test 6.3

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/34ega9g

Boost your typing speed and accuracy.

94. Free Fire Screensaver 2.00.120

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/37qxfg5

Screen saver to set your monitor ablaze.

95. Sweet Home 3D 2.3

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/3xt8j76

Design a 3D model of your house.

96. Speakonia 1.3.5

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/32ushxo

Software which reads text aloud.

97. Switch Off 3.2.0.450

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/356w9ls

Set your computer to shut down, hibernate or log off.

98. MailWasher Free 6.5.2

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/36gcn93

Eliminate spam before it gets to your inbox.

99. Pando 2.5.0.12

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/37f6lkx

Send, receive and publish files up to 1GB in size.

100. Random Password Generator 1.1

Licence: Freeware

tinyurl.com/33dy6th

Create difficult-to-crack passwords at the push of a button.

101. Vocal Remover (Winamp) 1.03

Licence: Freeware tinyurl.com/2vd4uss

Remove vocals from music (Winamp required).

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