Free Software Suggestions

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  1. TechAsh

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    Use this thread to post idea & suggestions for programs that you think should be added to the 'Free Software' list.

    Please post your suggestions in this format:

    Software Category: ...........
    Software Name: ...............
    Short Description: .............
    Link: .............................
     
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    Software Category: FTP Client
    Software Name: Filezilla
    Short Description: A sweet ftp client
    Link:www.filezilla-project.org
     
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    Added.
    Thanks, I'd forgotten about Filezilla.
     
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    Software Category: Instant Messengering Clients
    Software Name: Pidgin
    Short Description: Allows you to use multiple chat accounts at the same time.
    Link: http://www.pidgin.im/
     
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    @verbsite - Thanks. I've added it.
     
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    Some more:

    Category: Operating System
    Name: Ubuntu
    Desc: An easy-to-install, easy-to-use GNU/Linux operating system 'for humans' based on Debian. One of its prime features is the Debian package management system - installing new software is only a click away. Comes preinstalled with many of the free software listed.
    Link: http://www.ubuntu.com/

    Category: Archive / Compression
    Name: 7-zip
    Desc: A robust archive manager that can handle many archive formats: zip, rar, tar.gz, and of course, the 7z format.
    Link: http://7-zip.org/

    Category: Directories / Listings
    Name: Open Source Alternative
    Desc: Lists free / open source software alternative for many popular proprietary products.
    Link: http://www.osalt.com/

    Category: Directories / Listings
    Name: Linux Alternative Project
    Desc: Similar to OSALT, but lists software that's specifically supported on Linux. Most of them, however, are cross-platform.
    Link: http://www.linuxalt.com/
     
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    OOOOHHHH!!!! I got one. :biggrin:

    Category - Instant Messenger
    Name - X-Fire
    Description - X-Fire is the instant messenger for gamers! It has in-game chat, allowing you to messenge your friends whileplaying a FULL-SCREEN GAME! It's compatible with over a thousand games, lets you organize gaming clans, lets you take screenshots, has voice chat, and lots of other koolio stuff. =D

    Link - http://xfire.com



    It's so ownage!!! I have even my X-Fire miniprofile on my signature!!! Envy it!!! :eek4:
     
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    @deadimp - Added your first two suggestions to the list, I'll look at those two other sites.

    @psgalaxy91 - Added your suggestion
     
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    I've added Avast to the list.
     
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    Software Category: Messaging/IRC
    Software Name: X-Chat 2 for Windows
    Short Description: free X-Chat (UNIX IRC client) build for Windows
    Link: http://www.silverex.org/
     
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    I've added X-Chat. Thanks koyut.
     
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    Added your suggestion Alex Mac.
     
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    Software Category: Anti-Virus
    Software Name: AVG Free
    Short Description: Best free anti-virus ever :p
    Link:http://free.grisoft.com/
     
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    I've added AVG-Free. Although I used the description from their website instead.
     
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    Software Category: Audio/Video transcoder
    Software Name: MediaCoder
    Short Description: (copied from the site)
    MediaCoder is a free universal batch media transcoder, which nicely integrates most popular audio/video codecs and tools into an all-in-one solution. With a flexible and extendable architecture, new codecs and tools are added in constantly as well as supports for new devices. MediaCoder intends to be the swiss army knife for media transcoding in all time and at this moment, it already has millions of users from 170+ countries all over the planet.
    Link: http://mediacoder.sourceforge.net/
     
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    I've added MediaCoder. Thanks.

    I have been looking for a good free Media Transcoder for a while, I'm definitely going to try this one.
     
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    Software Category: Video Convertors
    Software Name: iSquint
    Short Description: FLV Convertor for Mac. Conversions can be used on iPods as well as computers.
    Link: http://www.isquint.org/
     
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