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  • Encryption
    • TrueCrypt - Free open-source disk encryption software for Windows Vista/XP, Mac OS X, and Linux.
  • File Compression
    • FreeZip - FreeZip is a small, fast and efficient Zip utility for compression and decompression of files and directories.
    • PkWare - Home of PkZip and PkZip for Windows.
    • RARLAB - Home of WinRAR and RAR archivers. WinRAR is sweet with small archives and a self-extractor that adds very little size! Highly recommended.
    • The Unarchiver - Nice utility for Apple OS X.
  • Graphics and Desktop Publishing
    • Adobe - Home of PageMaker, FrameMaker, InDesign, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Flash and Shockwave.
    • Corel Corporation - Home of CorelDraw!, Painter and other excellent illustration and image software.
    • Digital Workshop - Home of Illuminatus Opus, an extremely powerful, yet intuitive, multimedia development tool. It simply leaves the others in its dust.
    • Equilibrium - Home of DeBabelizer. Awesome graphics and palette optimization.
    • Hash, Inc. - Home of Animation:Master. You may not have heard of Animation:Master, but you should check it out. You won't find better bang for the buck.
      • A:M Films - Have a look at some fantastic animation created with Animation:Master
    • Inkscape - Open Source Vector Graphics Editor
    • KompoZer - Complete web authoring system that combines web file management and easy-to-use WYSIWYG web page editing.
    • Microangelo™ - The "Grand-Daddy" of icon software.
    • QFX - combines the features of both a paint and a draw program in a single integrated graphics environment.
    • Quark Incorporated - Home of QuarkXPress
  • Music, Sound and Video
    • Adobe - Home of Adobe Audition (formerly Cool Edit Pro)
    • Audacity® - Open source software for recording and editing sounds
    • Cakewalk - Home of Sonar and Project 5
    • RBF Software - Home of Med Sound Studio
    • Reaper - Complete multitrack audio and MIDI recording, editing, processing, mixing, and mastering environment.
    • Sony - Home of Acid Pro, Sound Forge and Vegas
    • XMP - Extended Module Player
  • Must Have Utilities
    • Acronis - Home of Acronis True Image. An excellent way to backup your system. It also has a cool disk cloning feature that makes upgrading your hard drive a snap.
    • CCleaner
    • CROA - Clear Read-Only Attributes
    • Disable/Remove Windows Messenger
    • Disk State - From GeekCorp. This valuable utility shows you the size of the folders on your drives, helps you delete duplicate files and cleanup temporary/unnecessary files. We use this to keep our computers clean and smooth.
    • Eraser
    • Gibson Research Corporation - Home of the Spinrite Hard Drive Utility (the BEST) and the ChromaZone Screen Saver (the COOLEST). You'll also find some interesting security and computing information here.
    • IE HistoryView
    • IMAPSize
    • Kookaburra Software - Home of Cookie Pal and 'Net Pal. We use Cookie Pal to take control of those cookies!
    • Magical Jelly Bean Software - Home of Keyfinder, a freeware utility that retrieves the Windows and MS Office Product Keys (cd keys used during installation) from your registry.
    • MetaProducts Corporation - Home of Mass Downloader (we use it AND it doesn't spy on you!) and some other small, cool utilities.
    • Microsoft PowerToys
    • Nullsoft WINAMP - Music player with many plugins for different music file types. Version 5 is excellent and uses old-style plug-ins.
    • Petges.com - Home of Attribute Changer. This utility allows you to change date/time stamps and other file attributes on groups of files. Very nice.
    • Power Quest Corporation - Home of PartitionMagic. You may be Wasting some of your Storage Capacity, Optimize those Hard Drive Partitions!
    • RAXCO Software - Home of the PerfectDisk defragmentation utility. This program is part of our regular system maintenance.
    • Removal Tool to Fix .NET Framework Install Failures
    • ShellExView - Displays the details of shell extensions installed on your computer. It also allows you to disable/enable each shell extension.
    • Startup Control Panel - A nice program that allow you to configure that programs that automatically start with Windows.
    • ToniArts - Home of EasyCleaner and many other cool programs. EasyCleaner is highly recommended.
    • Unlocker - Allows you to delete Windows XP files and folders when you get that annoying "cannot delete: in use by another person or program" message.
    • V-Com - Home of Partition Commander, System Commander and the new home of SystemSuite.
    • AppCleaner
    • AppZapper
    • Calibrate - Create and batch process iCal events
    • FUSE for OS X - FUSE for OS X allows you to extend OS X's native file handling capabilities via third-party file systems.
    • Yasu - Yet Another System Utility
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