it any good?)
Actually, yes. And no. Much of it is born
out of simple needs that clever programmers spent the time to
fill. (And some of it is horrid, buggy, and hard-to-use; but
that's the minority). I like free software, and here are some
links to sites that provide it. Enjoy! (Oh, and run a virus-scan on any and everything you download, whether free or
|A collection of 46 freeware
utilities from a variety of categories.
|Provides a CD image for you to burn
holding numerous open source programs
|Another site (like theopencd) providing
CD images for download and use
|This one has some shareware and commercial
software mixed in, with a large list of categories
|This site claims to have "the best
of the best in Freeware"
||"Welcome to TinyApps.Org, a guide to very small software
for your PC. Virtually all of the programs listed here are
free of charge and for use under Windows (Palm and OS X
pages also exist)."
||From the site: "This site is dedicated
to the collection and cataloguing of freeware that can
be extracted to any directory and run independently without
prior installation. These can be carried around on a memory
stick / USB flash drive, or copied / migrated from PC to
PC via simple copying of files. Hence the term portable
|From the site:
"FREEWARE 4U This site only contains Freeware for Windows
XP, 2k, 9x and DOS There is no Shareware, Commercial
Demo's, Warez, Crackz, Filez, Appz, Romz, Emulatorz or
anything else that ends in "z" :-)"
|A list of some good programs to have
|This site offers a variety
of freeware utilities such as password recovery, system
utilities, and desktop utlities
|These two sites have different projects
that people are distributing for free.
|Another nery good site that offers
a big selection of freeware
|Has a list of several categories with
a wealth of programs