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100 Free downloads

Here at NetGuide we are all about two things: awesome stuff on the internet and free goods. And if you’re reading this magazine then you probably are too. So without further ado, here are 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 recommend scanning any file you download with good quality anti-virus software before you open it.
Happy downloading!
OPTIMISATION
1) EnhanceMySe7en Free 2.18
tinyurl.com/4xque85
You will get everything needed for maintaining Windows 7 in a perfect condition. The program offers tools that take care of the registry, disk space and its defragmentation, installed software, HDD temperature and all sorts of things related to system’s health.
2) VMware Player 4.0.0 Build 471780
tinyurl.com/43l6yg4
Get more out of your existing computer hardware. Use the free VMware Player application to run multiple operating systems simultaneously on a single PC.
3) BootVis
tinyurl.com/6nrvta2
Microsoft tool to provide faster XP boot and resume times
4) Win7codecs 3.2.4
tinyurl.com/nntq62
Win7codecs is an audio and video codec package for Windows 7. The installer will automatically remove most other popular codec releases from your computer before installing this concise yet comprehensive package.
5) Windows Firewall Notifier 1.6.1
tinyurl.com/885xme7
Windows Firewall Notifier extends the default Windows embedded firewall behaviour, allowing it to handle outgoing connections.
6) StoragePoint
tinyurl.com/7z9jkrs
Collect similar files into a single location.
7) System Restore Remover Pro
tinyurl.com/7c8lhuy
Remove System Restore and various ME features.
8) Ultimate Boot Disk 9x
tinyurl.com/75ludpr
Fast and easy menu-driven PC startup disk
SECURITY
9) McAfee Fake Alert Stinger 10.2.0.361
tinyurl.com/3dsceb2
Fake-Alert software, also called fake AV or rogue anti-virus software, is malware that masquerades as a legitimate security application. The Fake Alert Stinger uses "Super Scan” mode for detection and remediation targeted specifically at fake-alert threats.
10) Prevent
tinyurl.com/d52ootv
Prevent anyone from deleting, renaming or messing around with your data.
11) Iconix eMail ID 4.40.1.4
tinyurl.com/3vywsk4
Iconix eMail ID is a client application that verifies the sender of an incoming email, and guarantees that the mail is actually coming from the company that it claims.
12) SoftPerfect Network Scanner
tinyurl.com/3n93fek
SoftPerfect Network Scanner is a free multi-threaded IP, NetBIOS and SNMP scanner with a modern interface and several advanced features. It is intended for both system administrators and general users who are interested in computer security.
13) Predator
tinyurl.com/6q9fuhp
PREDATOR locks your PC when you are away, even if your Windows session is still open. It uses a regular USB flash drive as an access control device.
14) A Guide to Facebook Security
tinyurl.com/7rror97
This online guide explains how you can protect your Facebook account, avoid the scammers, use advanced security settings, recover a hacked Facebook account, stop imposters and more.
15) HiddenDIR
tinyurl.com/7p8le3z
HIddenDIR is a small free tool that helps you protect your privacy by hiding in a few moves your private folders, invisible to anyone who has access to your PC, hidden folders visible only if you have access to the program that you can save in any directory or USB device.
16) DiscreetKey
tinyurl.com/7z8sugl
The DiscreetKey is a unique USB key that easily and conveniently encrypts your most important documents.
17) Password Safe
tinyurl.com/8xvxgpg
Whether the answer is one or hundreds, Password Safe allows you to safely and easily create a secured and encrypted user name/password list.
18) Port Monster
tinyurl.com/7uhywtc
Internet offense, connection and attack protection.
19) Safe XP
tinyurl.com/7w4sa3c
Disable messenger spam, spyware and more.
20) Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI)
tinyurl.com/423emx5
The Secunia PSI is a free security tool designed with the sole purpose of helping you secure your computer against vulnerabilities in programs.
INTERNET TOOLS
21) Mozilla Thunderbird 8.0 Beta 1
tinyurl.com/3buqwe3
Thunderbird makes emailing safer, faster and easier than ever before with the industry´s best implementations of features such as intelligent spam filters, a built-in spell checker, extension support, and much more.
22) SmartSniff 1.85
tinyurl.com/3dtoott
SmartSniff is a network monitoring utility that allows you to capture TCP/IP packets that pass through your network adapter, and view the captured data as sequence of conversations between clients and servers.
23) Icaros 1.2.3
tinyurl.com/7xyznjs
Icaros is a Windows Shell Extension, which is capable of providing Windows Explorer thumbnails, for essentially any video media type supported by LAV Source Splitter.
24) WakeMeOnLan 1.21
tinyurl.com/6pacjm2
This utility allows you to easily turn on one or more computers remotely by sending Wake-on-LAN (WOL) packet to the remote computers.
25) Miranda IM 0.9.34
tinyurl.com/7e68azy
Miranda IM is a multi protocol instant messenger client. Miranda IM is designed to be resource efficient and easy to use. It uses very little memory, requires no installation and can easily be carried around on a single floppy disc.
26) Windows Firewall Control 3.0.0.5
tinyurl.com/42uj43p
Windows Firewall Control is a small and easy to use application that runs in your system tray and provides quick access to the most frequent options used from Windows Firewall.
FILE SHARING
27) FrostWire
tinyurl.com/7a669ec
FrostWire is a peer-to-peer file sharing program for the Gnutella and BitTorrent protocols. FrostWire is written in Java, and is a fork of LimeWire, another popular Gnutella client.
28) BitTorrent
tinyurl.com/6t67jtx
BitTorrent is a peer-to-peer file sharing/distribution protocol designed for transferring files from multiple locations. Because of the nature of this protocol, large files can be handled more efficiently than the typical client/server method.
29) Emule 0.49C
tinyurl.com/34fvxc7
A large and reliable peer-to-peer client.
30) UTorrent 2.0.2.19648
tinyurl.com/242megc
An efficient and feature-rich BitTorrent client for Windows.
31) BitComet 2011-11-07 Beta
tinyurl.com/795th5o
BitComet is a p2p file-sharing freeware fully compatible with Bittorrent, which is one of the most popular p2p protocol designed for high-speed distribution of 100MB or GB sized files.
MULTIMEDIA
32) CDBurnerXP 4.3.9.2783
tinyurl.com/nh8zur
CDBurnerXP is a free application to burn CDs and DVDs, including Blu-Ray and HD-DVDs. It also includes the feature to burn and create ISOs, as well as a multilanguage interface. Everyone, even companies, can use it for free.
33) x64 Components 3.2.4
tinyurl.com/7prgyvl
Do you want to watch your favourite video in MediaCenter? These components are tested on x64. This release is fully compatible with the 32bit codecs installed by the Vista Codec Package. It is fully uninstallable through the Windows interface.
34) 1by1
tinyurl.com/6setol6
1by1 is a small and versatile audio player for MP3 and dll/plugin supported audio formats like WAV, OGG, MP2 or CD Audio. Without the need for a playlist it plays multiple files from a directory or a whole disk.
35) Adobe Shockwave Player
tinyurl.com/y9jj9er
Shockwave Player is the web standard for powerful multimedia playback. The Shockwave Player allows you to view interactive web content like games, business presentations, entertainment, and advertisements from your web browser.
36) EvilLyrics
tinyurl.com/6ub3n8f
Automatically searches for lyrics as your song is played in your player. Searches over 15,000,000 lyrics, karaoke: create & share timestamps, stores lyrics for offline viewing, translates lyrics and more.
37) AnyTV
tinyurl.com/86rryo3
Watch local TV, world TV, Live TV, satellite TV from countries all across the world in different languages on your PC with any TV not just at home, but at the OFFICE , work or wireless.
38) doubleTwist
tinyurl.com/74skjku
All your stuff, on all your devices, with all your friends — in seconds. Browse through your media and play anything. doubleTwist supports all major audio and video formats.
39) Free MP3 Cutter and Editor
tinyurl.com/c62vgq3
This is an extremely simple and handy Windows software for editing mp3 files.
40) CamStudio
tinyurl.com/4sttuo
CamStudio is able to record all screen and audio activity on your computer and create industry-standard AVI video files and using its built-in SWF Producer can turn those AVIs into lean, mean, bandwidth-friendly Streaming Flash videos (SWFs).
41) EncodeHD
tinyurl.com/6mk9ubu
EncodeHD is an application to re-encode all types of video files for use on your home media player or on-the-go device. It aims to provide a simple interface with no fuss, and give you the best speed possible without compromising on quality.
42) Free Sound Recorder
tinyurl.com/7nj5nulv
Free Sound Recorder does exactly as it sounds -- it is an easy-to-use FREE software program that lets you record any sounds from your sound card and save the recording directly into MP3, WMA or WAV files.
43) FreeTripMP3
tinyurl.com/d7zf7hj
Is there a hidden track that makes your player go through a few minutes of silence? FreeTrim MP3 is a great help for this as it helps remove the unwanted parts of your audio files. It is a free MP3 trimmer that trims MP3/WMA/WAV/OGG sound piece from big audio format files directly.
44) HandBrake
tinyurl.com/llfcad
HandBrake is an open-source, GPL-licensed, multiplatform, multithreaded video transcoder, available for MacOS X, Linux and Windows.
45) Jaangle
tinyurl.com/6ot8mgn
Jaangle is a music player (audio and video) and organiser with a very user friendly interface. It can retrieve info from internet such as lyrics, album reviews, album covers, artist biographies, artist pictures and more.
46) Media Graveyard
tinyurl.com/8662etv
Music jukebox that has a built in skin designer that is really easy to use.
COMPRESSION AND EXTRACTION
47) ExtractNow
tinyurl.com/7zsyyct
ExtractNow lets you extract multiple archives with the ease of a singular button. Supports ZIP, RAR, ACE, & JAR file formats.
48) Hamster Free Zip Archiver
tinyurl.com/c9dgsjv
Zip Archiver is a Very powerful tool, can read and write any Zip archive formats like WinZip or 7zip. Full Windows shell integration and improved Very Fast Zip algorithm for high-speed Zipping.
49) Bandizip
tinyurl.com/6m4g4cx
Bandizip is an intuitive and fast archiving application that supports WinZip, 7-Zip, and WinRAR, as well as other archive formats.
50) ExtractItAll
tinyurl.com/7z9mjlx
ExtractItAll is a simple utility to unpack password encrypted archives using a password list.
51) 7-Zip
tinyurl.com/7o99u89
7-Zip is a file archiver with a high compression ratio. 7-Zip is open source software. Most of the source code is under the GNU LGPL license. The unRAR code is under a mixed license: GNU LGPL + unRAR restrictions.
52) Free RAR Extract Frog
tinyurl.com/7ttpnrk
Free RAR Extract Frog is a skinable extraction tool for RAR-archives that supports spanned archives as well as the decompression of password protected files.
53) TUGZip
tinyurl.com/2acvrr
A powerful freeware archiving utility.
IMAGE EDITORS
54) Image Components 3.2.2.3
tinyurl.com/43bd8ks
Image Components is a component suite software which includes ImgEdit, ImgThumbnail, ImgScan, ImgAnnotations, ImgBarDecoder and ImgBarCoder.
55) vReveal 3.1.1
tinyurl.com/6c2bbve
Free software to organise, fix, edit, and share your videos. Unbelievable results in seconds, not hours. Award-winning technology in a beautiful and intuitive package.
56) Photobie 7.1
tinyurl.com/36tn2jm
Capture screenshots, create animations and more.
57) Screenshot Captor 2.102.01
tinyurl.com/6vuwtma
Screenshot Captor was designed for grabbing screenshots with minimal intervention. Supports tons of image capture methods, including full screen, multimon workspace, arbitrary regions, fixed sized areas, or gdi objects. Supports gif, png, jpg, tiff and others. Easily embeds user comments in any image type.
58) Photosage Slideshow Software 2.02
tinyurl.com/2dopxtb
A slideshow creator for your digital images.
59) RIOT Plugin 1.43 MB
tinyurl.com/6racxzn
The Radical Image Optimization Tool (RIOT for short) was developed to be a free image optimizer that will let you visually adjust compression parameters while keeping minimum file size. This adds a lot of new functions.
60) PicTexter
tinyurl.com/c8xmcrf
Converts images to text art.
DOWNLOAD MANAGEMENT
61) Free Download Manager
tinyurl.com/brqd7ue
Free Download Manager is a powerful, easy-to-use and absolutely free download accelerator and manager. Moreover, FDM is 100% safe, open-source software distributed under GPL license.
62) Fresh Download 8.50
tinyurl.com/leyk43
Download multiple files, pause and resume broken downloads and turbo charge your downloads.
63) Download Express
tinyurl.com/cl2befl
Download files at maximum speed with this web browser plug-in.
64) BitBlinder
tinyurl.com/76mymmg
Download files anonymously, browse web privately, protect your privacy and more.
65) JDownloader
tinyurl.com/86dwx4y
Simplifies downloading files from One-Click-Hosters like Rapidshare.com or Megaupload.com.
GAMES/GOODIES
66) Free Ringtone Maker 2.1.0.127
tinyurl.com/3omk9ds
Free Ringtone Maker is an extremely simple and handy Windows software for making your own free ringtones.
67) Prey
tinyurl.com/88tufy5
Prey lets you keep track of your phone or laptop at all times, and will help you find it if it ever gets lost or stolen. It’s lightweight, open source software, and free for anyone to use.
68) Power Copter 1.0
tinyurl.com/7wusprb
You must kill all invaders by using various weapons, like bombs, laser, missiles and machineguns.
69) Missing Duckling 1.1
tinyurl.com/6ogny2o
Not so long ago there was a mother duck. Her loved one got lost and found his way into a dangerous bubble field. She runs after him!
70) Celestia
tinyurl.com/86w4h9k
Celestia is a free space simulation that lets you explore our universe in three dimensions. Unlike most planetarium software, Celestia doesn’t confine you to the surface of the Earth.
71) Bejeweled 3 Demo
tinyurl.com/6rck46l
Discover all-new ways to play the world’s #1 puzzle game! Find your perfect match with 8 breathtaking game modes that meet all your moods — including Classic, Quest, Lightning and Zen.
72) YoWindow
tinyurl.com/7ed5vk6
Watch weather like never before on Windows and Mac. See the weather picture, not just numbers. This is a new way of weather watching. Enjoy!
73) Destructive Ball 2 1.01
tinyurl.com/735p46e
Enjoy the great gameplay with DBall 2, handling the blue tablet with the mouse to catch and direct the ball in different directions to destroy all the boxes of the level.
74) Desktop Graffitist
tinyurl.com/7mjxpf8
A small program that enables you to spray paint your desktop.
75) Bionicle Matoro 1.0
tinyurl.com/7v9nkeo
Bionicle Matoro is an interesting adventure game. Move under the ocean in this sidescroller as you cut seaweed and make your way further to the end.
76) Big Money Deluxe Demo
tinyurl.com/75m2e95
Greed is good! Collect coins and grab moneybags in this fast-paced game of skill!
77) Virtual Hypnotist
tinyurl.com/9uyxa
A free, open source, interactive hypnosis program
78) Barry the Bean 1.0
tinyurl.com/7kukd8u
This game is about a war between beans and fire ants. It’s a story of bloodshed, revenge, and .....atomic banana bombs.
79) Tales of Lagoona - Orphans of the Ocean Demo
tinyurl.com/78wyl6l
Welcome to the undersea world of Lagoona, where an orphanage has fallen on hard times. Isabelle the Mermaid is doing everything she can to save the home for children.
80) World Wind
tinyurl.com/7nmgc88
World Wind lets you zoom from satellite altitude into any place on Earth. Leveraging Landsat satellite imagery and Shuttle Radar Topography Mission data, World Wind lets you experience Earth terrain in visually rich 3D, just as if you were really there.
81) Plants vs. Zombies
tinyurl.com/7jxkf3x
Get ready to soil your plants! Again! PopCap’s fun-dead game of the year is updated and expanded with 20 new achievements and the interactive Zombatar.
82) DVD Slim Free 1.8.0.8
tinyurl.com/75qf57v
Easily create standard and slim covers for CD, DVD, VHS, Blu-Ray, Playstation, PS1, PS2, PS3, PSP, xBox, Nintendo Wii, etc.
OFFICE STUFF
83) CoolReader 3.0.51-18 Beta
tinyurl.com/5syluke
CoolReader is a fast and small cross-platform XML / CSS based rendering library for writing E-Book readers for desktops and even for handheld devices.
84) Dolphin Text Editor Menu 2.8
tinyurl.com/3mjk869
Add extra formatting/sorting to any text editor (e.g. Notepad, Word, Visual Studio, etc). Many text editors are lacking when it comes to basic text manipulation. (e.g. Notepad is frequently used to edit files, but it has very few text editing functions.)
85) TED Notepad 6.0.1
tinyurl.com/7jdv5wl
TED Notepad is a chrome-less text editor. There are no toolbars, no sidebars, no fancy-looking gadgets. However, there are a large variety of features, settings and text-processing tools that could bring your typing, text-working or coding to the next level.
86) AbiWord
tinyurl.com/7wudgr3
AbiWord is a free word processing program similar to Microsoft Word. It is suitable for typing papers, letters, reports, memos, etc.
87) Alleycode
tinyurl.com/89akg4t
Alleycode is a fast, sleek and highly productive award winning HTML editor with unique features. If you are new to HTML, Alleycode’s great tutorial will walk you through your first coding steps.
88) Text Magician
tinyurl.com/6vsvtt6
Edit text files the easy way. Join or split files while adding, deleting or replacing text, change to upper or lower case, capitalise all words or the start of all lines, add text to the start or end of lines and more.
89) AceMoney Lite
tinyurl.com/3wvoyah
AceMoney helps you organise and manage your personal finances quickly and easily. AceMoney is available in English, Spanish, Russian, Italian, Dutch, French, Portuguese, Polish, Hungarian and Swedish, with more languages to come.
90) Kingsoft Office Suite Free 2012
tinyurl.com/72ofy3c
Kingsoft Office Suite Free 2012 is a free office suite that offers a number of features for creating, viewing and editing personal and business documents. Our Office Suite 2012 includes Writer, Presentation and spreadsheets.
91) Mini Calculator
tinyurl.com/dxaff56
Mini Calculator is a simple and useful calculator that has two views - basic and extended, a simple loan calculator, and a full colour control for almost all its items.
92) Adobe Edge Preview 1
tinyurl.com/7brwsup
Adobe Edge is a new web motion and interaction design tool that allows designers to bring animated content to websites, using web standards like HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS3.
93) tinySpell
tinyurl.com/7e9qv54
tinySpell is a useful utility that lets you easily and quickly verify the spelling of words in any Windows application. tinySpell monitors your typing on the fly which would be awesome for Jim and his chubby fingers.
94) AkelPad
tinyurl.com/77v4573
AkelPad is an open source editor for plain text. It is designed to be a small and fast.
95) Simple Sticky Notes
tinyurl.com/7mnvax3
Simple Sticky Notes is a light and easy to use piece of software designed to enable you to take notes so you never forget about anything again.
96) ReNamer
tinyurl.com/7ntyukz
ReNamer is a very powerful and flexible file renaming tool, which offers all the standard renaming procedures, including prefixes, suffixes, replacements, case changes, as well as removing contents of brackets, adding number sequences, changing file extensions, etc.
97) AMP Font Viewer
tinyurl.com/85549bm
This program is an easy to use but powerful font manager, which allows a quick overview of both installed and non installed fonts. It can install and uninstall fonts, and organise them in categories.
98) Adobe Muse
tinyurl.com/bl6okht
Create websites as easily as you create layouts for print. You can design and publish original HTML pages to the latest web standards without writing code. Now in beta, Muse makes it a snap to produce unique, professional websites.
99) Office Key Remover
tinyurl.com/7flmo9u
Office Key Remover is a small tool which removes Microsoft Office’s license information on your machine! This way you’re able to change the license key of Microsoft Office.
100) ASAP Utilities
tinyurl.com/cv2a4kh
ASAP Utilities is a powerful Excel add-in that fills the gaps in Excel, and automates frequently used tasks. Since 1999 it has grown to become probably one of the world’s most popular add-ins for MS Excel.

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