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Old 09-27-2012, 09:47 AM   #1
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Default The Free Software Thread!!!

It's been suggested that I start a Free Software thread, so that all free software is located in one thread, rather than many.

If anyone out there sees what looks like a quality piece of software for free, please list it in this thread, with an appropriate link. It will benefit everyone.

This will start things off,... here's Auslogics Disk Defrag Pro. It normally sells for $14.99 to around $19.99, yours FREE TODAY ONLY!

Giveaway of the Day - free licensed software daily. Today: Auslogics Disk Defrag Pro - The professional edition of Auslogics
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Old 09-27-2012, 10:03 AM   #2
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Good catch Ham-n-Eggs!
There's also a free version of auslogics Disk Defrag I've been using for years -- never caused a problem and works much faster than Windows defrag. So, when your subscription to the pro version runs out, just start using the free version.

For overclockers:
CPU-Z
GPU-Z
Prime95
MSI Afterburner
EVGA Precision X
Realtemp
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Old 09-27-2012, 10:14 AM   #3
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Yo Wiz, something we need to research.

This new Pro version says that there is a special set of algorithms for defragmenting solid state drives. These new protocols are supposed to dramatically limit writes, thereby having little, or no effect on drive life.

I'll need to do some research when I have time. It's the first I hear of this.
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Yo Wiz, something we need to research.

This new Pro version says that there is a special set of algorithms for defragmenting solid state drives. These new protocols are supposed to dramatically limit writes, thereby having little, or no effect on drive life.

I'll need to do some research when I have time. It's the first I hear of this.
Yup, read about this awhile ago but dismissed it thinking access time on an SSD is so faster already, why put wear on the SSD with a defrag tool. But, yes, I'll look into it too.
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Old 09-27-2012, 02:40 PM   #5
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My favorite disk defragmenting utility. You can schedule it to run automatically.

MyDefrag v4.3.1
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This sounds interesting guys, thanks for sharing!
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Old 09-27-2012, 02:50 PM   #7
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This sounds interesting guys, thanks for sharing!

Anything for you Mr. Bad_Guy!
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Heaven, one of the best free 3D Tessellation DX11 benchmarks out there!

Heaven DX11 Benchmark | Unigine: real-time 3D engine (game, simulation, visualization and VR)

3dMark11, another excellent benchmark for free!

3DMark11 for Windows 7

A long time favorite, 3dMark Vantage

3DMark Vantage for DirectX 10 video card benchmark tests

These are a must have, for serious graphics card users, or just for testing for the proper performance of a new card.
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Some of my favorite freeware:

SECURITY RELATED:
Avast Free Antivirus - CNET Download.com
Firewall ? Download Free Firewall Software From Comodo
Virus-fighting utilities
Sandboxie - Download Sandboxie
http://www.qfxsoftware.com/ks-window...yscrambler.htm
Beta Software | Spybot
https://www.torproject.org/download/...d-easy.html.en
http://www.surfright.nl/en/home/

OTHER:
SourceForge.net: 7-Zip 9.22 beta
Sysinternals Suite
CamStudio - Free Screen Recording Software
CCleaner - Builds
CCEnhancer | SingularLabs | SingularLabs
CleanMem Free/Pro | PcWinTech.com
ComboFix: A guide and tutorial on using ComboFix
Core Temp
CPUID - System & hardware benchmark, monitoring, reporting
Download Center - Crystal Dew World
Cubic Reality Software
CUETools wiki
Disc-Tools.com
DeskSave -* Save and restore the positions of the icons on your desktop
MyNikko.com - Dummy File Creator
EVGA | Software | EVGA Precision
Download
File Shredder
Mozilla Firefox, Portable Edition | PortableApps.com - Portable software for USB, portable and cloud drives
FLAC - download
Stone Oakvalley Studios - One Crazy Multi Talent
Better than Adobe PDF Reader and Acrobat
techPowerUp! :: Downloads
Tools and utilities for Windows
IntelBurnTest - The new stress-testing program
Download - IObit (some freeware there)
ImgBurn Portable 2.5.7.0 Online Installer Development Test 1 | PortableApps.com - Portable software for USB, portable and cloud drives
Junction Link Magic 2.0 Download - Freeware Files.com - Utilities Category
mkvtoolnix -- Matroska tools for Linux/Unix and Windows
Monkey's Audio - a fast and powerful lossless audio compressor
mp3DirectCut - editor to cut, fade, split and record compressed mpeg audio
MP3Gain Downloads
Home :: MPC-HC ::
Apache OpenOffice - Download tested and stable builds
OpenOffice.org Portable | PortableApps.com - Portable software for USB, portable and cloud drives
http://www.technipages.com/download-...si-editor.html
downloads
UNetbootin - Homepage and Downloads
Releases
Arcadia Software -*Download
Picasa
techPowerUp! :: Downloads
Windows Updates Downloader (WUD)
RT Seven Lite - Downloads
Shark007.net - Windows 7 Codecs - WMP12 Codecs
Simple Socket File Transfer 1.0 - WhitSoft Development
Skype Portable 5.10.0.116 (chat and voice calling) Released by PortableApps.com | PortableApps.com - Portable software for USB, portable and cloud drives
SSD Tweaker by Elpamsoft.com
SSDLife download page - freeware, professional and portable version downloads.
Subtitle Edit
The Ultimate TagScanner: Download
Turbo Services Manager
SoftHardware: TweakPrefetch
Downloads | ToolWiz Software
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Old 09-27-2012, 03:53 PM   #10
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Whoa!!!

If there was a prize for the most quality free software listed, you'd win for sure!
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