Monthly Disc April 2002

Freeware & Shareware

MD0402 - 3D Grapher - Ver: 1.14
3D Grapher is a great program for people who don't have hundreds of dollars to spend on a professional program. Just because this program is small, however, doesn't mean that it lacks quality. 3D Grapher comes equipped with all necessary tools for designing and manipulating professional graphs and models. licence: Shareware; Cost $24.95

MD0402 - AD Picture Viewer - Ver: 2.3

AD Picture Viewer the fastest, most easy-to-use and compact image viewer for Windows 95/98/NT. This viewer supports all popular graphic formats (BMP, JPEG, GIF/Animated GIF, PNG, PCX, TIFF, TGA, etc), and supports a picture list files and has a simple but powerful built-in file manager. This allows you to copy, rename/move, delete images, set an image as a Windows desktop wallpaper and multiple image files renaming to create series. licence: Shareware; Cost $29.00

MD0402 - Advanced Start Up Manager

When Windows starts up, it automatically launches a number of programs for you. Advanced StartUp Manager is program that allows you to control what programs run at system startup when you turn on or logon to your computer. It supports Registry, StartUp folders in the Start menu and Win.ini file. Advanced StartUp Manager helps you handle problems with programs that are automatically launched at startup by listing them and letting you disable, enable, delete them and so on. Licence: Shareware; Cost $19.95

MD0402 - Ashampoo WinOptimizer 2000 - Ver: 1.12
Ashampoo WinOptimizer 2000 allows you to clean up the junk files that accumulate in your system over the course of time. WinOptimizer gets rid of all redundant files, useless registry entries, dead shortcuts, and more. This will free up space on your hard drive and save you the trouble of having to periodically reinstall Windows. licence: Shareware; Cost $19.99

MD0402 - BackYard - Ver: 1.0
BackYard is a program that can completely hide and protect your files, folders, specific extensions, WWW links and drives by making them fully inaccessible (hidden from entire Windows system), write-protected or by any other protection type that you specify. With BackYard, you can create different protection profiles containing different files and directories and activate them with a single hotkey. licence: Shareware; Cost $49.00

MD0402 - Blubster - Ver: 1.2.3
Blubster a newer music-sharing network that is quickly attracting a user community. Blubster uses a peer-to-peer network similar to Gnutella, with a new private protocol that works without a central server. Once your client program connects with another client, you can search and download MP3 files from the entire network of users. licence

MD0402 - Cacheman - Ver: 5.11
Cacheman is a performance enhancement and memory recovery utility. By optimising the Disk Cache and other system settings, it can prevent frequent swapping of data to the hard drive, resulting in improved performance, system reaction time, and system stability. licence: Shareware; Cost $10.00

MD0402 - CoffeeCup Direct FTP - Ver: 5.1
CoffeeCup Direct FTP allows you to edit HTML and text right from your Web site's server. This FTP client has support for drag-and-drop functionality and multiple FTP server profiles. You can upload and download all file types and preview images directly on the server. It allows you to back up your entire Web site with the click of a button. It has a built-in list of HTML tags, multiple-colour highlighting for HTML tags, and a quick-start feature for creating new pages. Licence: Shareware; Cost $30.00

MD0402 - CoffeeCup WebCam - Ver: 3.5
CoffeeCup WebCam allows you to add live Web cam images to your site. Use the HTML wizard to create and upload your own page, or add a BuddyCam page to your existing Web site and chat online. With CoffeeCup WebCam, you can upload live images to several different servers at once, or upload images from several different cameras simultaneously. Visitors to your site don't have to wait for Java applets to download to their computers in order to see your live images because CoffeeCup WebCam runs the JavaScript itself. Licence: Shareware; Cost $30

MD0402 - Customizer XP - Ver: 1.7
This is an integrated suite of programs that can help you to tweak your Windows 2000/XP to its fullest potential performance or just keep it running like new. It offers a wide range possibilities to customize and optimise your Windows OS. Whether you want to tweak your registry, clean up your hard disk, or increase your multimedia and 3D games performance, this does it all. licence: Shareware; Cost $24.00

MD0402 - Dialgo Telephone Answering Machine - Ver: 1.0 Lite
Dialgo Telephone Answering Machine v1.0 Lite Features Desktop Based Voice Answering Machine with Caller ID Extraction, Digit Monitoring, Wave Playback and Wave Recording. Use Activity Report to understand all Telephony Activities for every session enabled. Licence: Freeware

MD0402 - DU Meter - Ver: 3.02 build 54
DU Meter helps you maximize your bandwidth potential by letting you see just how much of it is actually utilized at any given time. DU Meter can display bandwidth data in a real-time graph, a numerical display, or both. Other features include the ability to notify the user and/or disconnect all active dial-up connections when the data transfer rate drops below a certain minimum value, audible signals you can set to go off each time a specified amount of data is transferred, and a display of the number of total bytes transferred. licence: Shareware

MD0402 - Editeur - Ver: 4.6
Editeur is a text editor aimed at simplicity and comfort and versatility. Editeur can work with virtually any file type. Its even capable of handling DOS Mac/OS and UNIX text files. This multilingual software can be used in English, French, Italian, Portuguese, and Russian. Of course you can expect the text editing basics, but there are lots of other features too numerous to list here. Licence: Shareware; Cost $28

MD0402 - Fontlist - Ver: 1.3
If you design something and you are looking for the right font, it can take a lot of time. In word processing, DTP and (web)design programs, you can often only select one font at a time. Finding the right font often means searching through all your fonts. With FontList, you can create a HTML file that will show all the fonts installed on your computer. With your browser, you can pick the right font in no time. Using FontList, you can change the predefined sample text, exclude seldom used fonts from the list and change the path for the HTML file. In your browser, you can change the style of a font and zoom in on a font. licence: Freeware.

MD0402 - Ghost Installer Free Edition - Ver: 2.1.1
Ghost Installer is an application setup system for Windows. It can create single-file self-extracting setups for various applications. The development kit allows you to customize the appearance of your setup, offers multilingual support, and contains an automatic uninstall program to remove your application including shared files. licence: Free

MD0402 - HandyHTML - Ver: 1.5
HandyHTML is an excellent text based HTML/CSS/JS/PHP/ASP/PERL/JAVA editor with syntax highlighting, split-screen editing and other essential tools. HandyHTML editor has unique features which can greatly simplify your work and make it more pleasurable. They include: Syntax highliting (HTML/CSS/JS/Perl/PHP/ASP/JAVA) editor with word wrapping, split-screen editing, and full undo/redo with operation names. licence: Shareware; Cost : $33.00

MD0402 - HyperSnap-DX - Ver: 4.30.01
HyperSnap-DX has a lot of great features that are sometimes overlooked in a screen capture utility. It boasts features that set a new standard in screen capture for the Windows desktop environment. This version captures from DirectX and 3DFX GLIDE games, plus most video and DVD players. licence: Shareware; Cost $35.00

MD0402 - Image Broadway - Ver: 2.0.0
This lets you edit or create graphic images like a pro in just minutes. From simple tasks to advanced capabilities, this does it all. This offers state-of-the-art digital image processing technologies in a user-friendly interface. In addition to an unlimited number of image editing options, it also offers an image map and optimisation features. Licence: Shareware; Cost $39.95

MD0402 - Internet Download Manager - Ver: 3.02
Increase your download speed by up to 400 percent and resume broken downloads with this Internet tool. Resume capabilities can recover broken downloads from lost connections, network problems, computer shutdowns, or even an unexpected power shutoff. The program features dynamic file segmentation and multipart downloading technology. It reuses available connections without additional connect and login stages. Licence: Shareware; Cost $24.95

MD0402 - MailTalkX - Ver: 3.30
MailTalkX is an e-mail monitoring utility. Its features include audible and visual notification of incoming e-mail, automatic updating, log file maintenance, spam filtering and individual WAV file settings. MailTalkX will also allow for unlimited e-mail accounts, and you can customise MailTalkX so that it plays a specific WAV file when you receive mail from a certain person. licence: Shareware; Cost $19.95

MD0402 - Microangelo On Display - Ver: 2.5
Improve your computer's icon display by boosting the possible colours to 65,000 or 16 million. You can even make the background transparent. On Display allows you to choose the text that Windows displays when the mouse hovers over special objects or customized folders. licence: Shareware; Cost $19.95

MD0402 - mIRC (32-bit) - Ver: 6.01
mIRC is a configurable IRC client that has an intuitive user interface, an events handler, and full send-and-receive capabilities for DCC (direct client connection) files. It also has colour text, aliases, remote commands, a Backgrounds option, and sound. mIRC can automatically open Web sites as they are mentioned in a conversation, ignore DCC Sends that match specified filenames or types, and lock the program to disable various features. licence: Shareware; Cost $20.00

MD0402 - My Notes Center - Ver: 1.1
This powerful and easy-to-use notes manager has advanced security capabilities. It can be used for all kinds of information keeping. This stores and represents your information in a comfortable and clear tree-structured form. Each node represents a note that you can edit with Wordpad-like text-formatting functions. Licence: Shareware; Cost $24.95

MD0402 - Personal Trainer One - Ver: 2.0
Lose weight and get in shape! Familiar words these days, but Personal Trainer One is no gimmick. PTO is a powerful resource based on information provided by trusted sources such as the U.S. FDA. After you supply some basic information, PTO provides a snapshot of your current level of fitness, and helps you choose a sensible weight loss goal. licence: Shareware; Cost $13.00

MD0402 - SynthMARK 2002 Edition - Ver: 1.0.0.0
This version of SynthMARK features eight benchmarks to perform in different orientations. It includes hardware and software benchmarks and a host of useful tools, including an ATM (advanced task manager) that allows you to optimise your system processes and tasks. licence: Freeware

System Cleaner - Ver: 4.6.4.54
System Cleaner 2001 is the ultimate tool for restoring hard drive space, cleaning up the history of activities on your computer and keeping your system running like new. Windows applications litter your hard drive with junk that serves no purpose. licence: Shareware Cost $24.95

MD0402 - Throttle - Ver: 2.2.6.2002
Throttle modify's your modem to increase internet speed up to 200% or higher. No modifications to your hardware are made and all adjustments and settings are done in an easy to use interface that a child could use. Most other modem enhancers promise that they work while you notice no difference at all in internet speed. Throttle on the other hand has been tried and tested and proven to work. Whether you use a 14.4/28.8/33.6/56k modem, cable modem, or dsl modem, Throttle will boost your internet connection speed. licence: Shareware

MD0402 - Tweakmaster - Ver: 1.6 Tweakmaster is an Internet optimising utility that promotes faster Internet download speeds by carefully and intelligently tweaking various "hidden" Windows settings. Whether you have dial-up access or a broadband connection, you can get improved connection speed. licence: Shareware

MD0402 - UnPlug n' Pray
As urged by prominent security experts, this UnPnP utility easily disables the dangerous, and almost always unnecessary, Universal Plug and Play service. If you don't need it, turn it off. (For ALL versions of Windows.) Licence: Freeware

MD0402 - VAMP Media Center - Ver: 3.08
Vamp is a huge peer-to-peer incorporated multimedia playground. From playing, mixing and editing to creating simple screen savers, this has it all, and coming in at just under 6MB adds to the flavour. Main features are:- Clip editor Media mixer Photo sharing Screen saver builder Calendar creator Text bubble creator, Wallpaper creator licence: Freeware

MD0402 - Yats32 - Ver: 8.1 Build 50

This utility lets you automatically set your system clock to any of a number of time services available through the Internet or your corporate Intranet. It supports multiple servers and time service protocols. It will even poll a list of different servers until it gets a valid time stamp. And included is an Internet Time Server Directory dialogue allowing direct selection from an extensive list of national and international servers. licence: Shareware. Cost: $14.95