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PC World lists 101 Fantastic Freebies for the Internet age

By Mauricio Freitas, in , posted: 29-Mar-2007 10:06

Interesting list put out by PC World (no, not the New Zealand one, the other one). PC World's 101 Fantastic Freebies article includes a wide range of free services, downloads, web sites, and more.

Here is the 101 Fantastic Freebies, broken out into 23 categories:

Desktop Search

Google Desktop (winner)
Copernic Desktop Search
Windows Desktop Search
Yahoo! Desktop Search

Windows XP Tweaks
Fresh UI (winner)
Microsoft PowerToys for Windows XP
Tweak and Tune

Windows Vista Tweaks
TweakVI Basic (winner)
VistaBootPRO
Easy BCD

Instant Messaging, Voice, and Video
Meebo (winner)
Jajah
Skype
Gizmo
Yahoo! Messenger
Trillian
Windows GAIM
Google Talk

Security
Avast (winner)
ZoneAlarm
AVG Anti-Virus Free
SMAC
Microsoft Windows Defender
Spybot Search & Destroy

Entertainment
VLC Media Player (winner)
iTunes
Foobar2000

Image Editing
Google Picasa (winner)
Snapfire
Irfanview
StudioLine Photo Basic
Microsoft Photo Info
FastStone MaxView
Media Purveyor
GIMP-GNU Image Manipulation Program
Paint.Net

Email for Free
Gmail (winner)
Yahoo! Mail
Microsoft Windows Live Mail
Spamato
Thunderbird
Eudora
IncrediMail

File Sharing
AllPeers (winner)
Pando
uTorrent

Backup and File Synchronization
Mozy (winner)
MediaMax
XDrive
Microsoft SyncToy
Everyday Auto Backup
Microsoft Foldershare

Office Productivity Software & Services
Zoho (winner)
Portable Apps
Google Docs and Spreadsheets
Num Sum
Ajax 13
OpenOffice.org

Time Management
Backpack (winner)
Google Notebook
Sticky Notes
Easy To-Do

Registry Cleaner
TweakNow RegCleaner Standard (winner)
Clean My Registry

Hardware Utility
Belarc Advisor (winner)
SpeedFan
M2 Information

Personal Web
Pageflakes (winner)
Netvibes
Protopage
Google Personalized Home
Windows Live

Blogging
Google Blogger (winner)
WordPress
LiveJournal
Microsoft Windows Live Spaces
AOL People Connection
Yahoo! 360

RSS Reader-Online
Bloglines (winner)
NewsGator Online
Google Reader

RSS Reader-Software
Sage (winner)
Active Web Reader
Tristana RSS Reader
MCE RSS Reader

Web Video Site
YouTube (winner)
Blinkx
Yahoo! Video
Google Video

Notepad Replacement
NoteTab Light (winner)
Crimson Editor
EditPad Lite

Multimedia Tools and Toys
Audacity (winner)
Free iPod Video Converter
PSP Video 9
DVD Shrink

Business Productivity
Google Apps for Your Domain (winner)
Microsoft Office Live
FreeCRM.com

Other
Craigslist
Google Earth
Last.fm
MySpace
PureVolume






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