Monthly Disc - July 2006

Freeware & Shareware

MD0706 - 1by1 - Ver: 1.55
Tired of creating and updating playlists only to listen to your MP3s? 1by1 plays whole directories of MP3 with absolutely no need to edit a playlist. The program is tiny and very easy to use. Licence: Free

MD0706 - AceMoney Lite - Ver: 3.8.3
AceMoney Lite is a freeware personal finance manager. It has all the features of its big brother except multiple accounts management. AceMoney Lite helps people organise and manage their personal finances quickly and easily. Licence: Free

MD0706 - AudioGrail - Ver: 6.5.1
This program is the Swiss army knife for everything that is related to audio files (MP3, MPC, OGG...). It can very easily rename and tag (tag: info such as artist name, album, track title) your files automatically. Licence: Free

MD0706 - AV MP3 Player Morpher - Ver: 3.0.12
AV MP3 Player Morpher 3.0 is the only MP3 Player that can play & change music in real-time. In addition to playing MP3 music perfectly like other MP3 players, this versatile MP3 Player allows you to apply powerful audio effects to songs or tracks, just with one click. Licence: Free

MD0706 - BitTorrent - Ver: 4.4.1
BitTorrent gives you cheap file distribution for large files. Slashdot.org called it "P2P with brains" because its users upload files at the same time they download, so more network bandwidth is available for more popular files. Like other P2P networks, it inserts no middleman between you and others; yet because of its novel approach to managing bandwidth, bottlenecks are greatly reduced. Licence: Free

MD0706 - Cain & Abel - Ver: 2.9
Cain & Abel is a password recovery tool for Microsoft Operating Systems. It allows easy recovery of various kind of passwords by sniffing the network, cracking encrypted passwords using Dictionary, Brute-Force and Cryptanalysis attacks, recording VoIP conversations, decoding scrambled passwords, revealing password boxes, uncovering cached passwords and analysing routing protocols. Licence: Free

MD0706 - ClickOff - Ver: 1.77
ClickOff is a program, which does a daily and very annoying task for you: click buttons on useless notification and error-messages. It is very easy to use: If a message like "Are you sure you want to exit" shows up, you start the window-detection of clickoff and point on the button you want to be clicked if the message shows up again - "Yes" in this case. If an ad-popup shows up it can be directly added to the list via hotkey or tray menu. Licence: Free

MD0706 - CopyFat - Ver: 2.0
Many people find the Windows copy and paste dialogue less that helpful, particularly given that we have been spoilt by the file transfer option provided by download managers. After installing the program, you can access its' functions by right-clicking on an item or items to move and selecting the CopyFat option. After choosing a directory to copy the files to, a more comprehensive dialogue appears, providing you with more complete information on how the process is progressing. Licence: Free

MD0706 - CPUMon - Ver: 1.50
CPUMon is a simple little gadget to monitor CPU performance from your desktop. It displays a real-time graph of CPU performance as well as current usage indicator. The display supports custom colors, alpha-blending, user defined update rates and more. Licence: Free

MD0706 - DeskTask - Ver: 1.0 RC6
DeskTask connects to Microsoft Outlook and displays your calendar and task items on the desktop. Licence: Free

M0706 - Desktop Renamer - Ver: 1.0
It's easy to customise the look of the Windows desktop, but it's not so easy to rename the Windows icons. And what boring names they are. Recycle Bin? "My" this, that, and the other? Give those dull-sounding icons new identities with Desktop Renamer. This small and simple freebie lets you rename the four Windows desktop icons. Licence: Free

MD0706 - Developer's Pad - Ver: 0.5.929
Developer's Pad is an advanced HTML editor with fully customisable syntax highlighting and unlimited (programming) language support. Among the many powerful features is the option to preview your work in the built in mini browser without having to save the file, support for projects as well as a code library where you can keep your collection of code snippets. Licence: Free

MD0706 - Dexpot - Ver: 1.4
Dexpot allows you to create multiple, virtual desktops to increase the work area of your screen by up to 20 times. Each virtual desktop is independent from the others and can have its individual wallpaper, resolution, and icons (or no icons at all). Licence: Free

MD0706 - Disk Idle Optimiser Pro - Ver: 4.0 Disk Idle Optimiser Pro (DIO) allows you to turn on and off automatic optimisation functions that are built into Widows XP with Service pack 2. These functions include the defragmentation (optimisation) of your most frequently used files. Licence: Free

MD0706 - Drive Cleaner - Ver: 1.07.2
Drive Cleaner is a system cleaner and optimiser that cleans up unused temporary files and recent file lists from your computer. While doing this it improves overall performance and reliability for your PC while regaining your precious hard-disk space that has been lost overtime. Licence: Free

MD0706 - Earthquake 3D - Ver: 2.42
Zoom and spin your way around the globe while viewing earthquakes in 3D. Adjust and customise the display to see earthquakes in a variety of different ways. Filter earthquakes by size and time - then select from many options that include quake indicators and map references. Licence: Free

MD0706 - Filewasher Pro - Ver: 1.32
Our latest release is FileWasher Pro, a hard drive cleaning utility that greatly simplifies the task of cleaning history, junk files, recent documents lists and other sensitive files from your drive. Licence: Free

MD0706 - Flashnote - Ver: 1.52
How often do you need to quickly write something down? Whether it's recording a telephone number when the phone book is far away, saving a URL to reuse or just copying pieces of text for editing, there is any number of examples. Flashnote was created for such cases. When you need a rough copy to save or to process some pieces of a text, Flashnote is small, quick and convenient. Press the shortcut-key combination and a rough copy is on screen in a flash of a second. Press ESC and the program hides. Licence: Free

MD0706 - Foobar - Ver: 0.9.2 Beta 4
Foobar2000 is an advanced audio player for the Windows platform. Some of the basic features include ReplayGain support, low memory footprint and native support for several popular audio formats. Licence: Free

MD0706 - Gadwin PrintScreen - Ver: 3.1
Want to create a screenshot suitable for saving or printing? Then just hit a key on your keyboard. There are several hotkey combos to choose from (PrintScreen is the default). Once you've chosen your favourite combo, head to the Destination tab and have the screen print out instantly, copy the capture to the clipboard, save it to a specific folder, or even send it through e-mail. Licence: Free

MD0706 - Google SketchUp - Ver: 5.0.245
Google SketchUp is an easy-to-learn 3D modelling program whose few simple tools enable you to create 3D models of houses, sheds, decks, home additions, woodworking projects even space ships. Licence: Free

MD0706 - Handy File Tool - Ver: 1.02
Handy File Tool (HFT) is a very fast and simple file manager. It has some internal utilities such as Renamer, Replacer and Finder. HFT has utilities necessary for webmasters, programmers and anybody who is concerned with computers. Licence: Free

MD0706 - Hotkey Search Tool - Ver: 1.4
Suppose you are reading mail and come across a phrase you want to research on the Internet. Usually, you have to start a browser and type the phrase you need, which is not always convenient. With Hotkey Search Tool, you just select the phrase and press the hotkey, which will open a browser window with the search results for the selected text. Licence: Free

MD0706 - Ice Mirror - Ver: 2.0
This utility creates or maintains an exact duplicate of the original directory. ICE Mirror will compare the mirrored directory to the master directory and correct any disparities. ICE Mirror allows ultra fast mirroring because it performs incremental updates. In other words it only copies files that have changed. Licence: Free

MD0706 - ICQ 5 5.10 Build 2575
ICQ (or 'I Seek You') instant messaging service is used by millions worldwide to make the complicated work of finding friends, colleagues and people with similar interests, as straightforward as calling across a room and starting a friendly conversation. Licence: Free

MD0706 - Inkscape - Ver: 0.43.2
Inkscape is an Open Source vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, Freehand, CorelDraw, or Xara X using the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format. Supported SVG features include shapes, paths, text, markers, clones, alpha blending, transforms, gradients, patterns, and grouping. Licence: Free

MD0706 - iWebAlbum - Ver: 1.5
iWebAlbum is a free program which allows you to create great-looking web photo albums with just a couple of clicks. Licence: Free

MD0706 - LeechGet 2006 - Ver: Release 1650
LeechGet is a download manager that uses a very nice, modern, Microsoft Outlook-like user interface and seamlessly integrates into Internet Explorer, allowing you to easily start and manage your downloads. Licence: Free

MD0706 - Memtest+ - Ver: 1.65
Memtest86+ is a utility designed to test whether your memory is in working order. It repeatedly writes an enormous amount of different patterns to all memory locations and reads them back again and verifies whether the result of the read is the same as what was written to memory. Licence: Free

MD0706 - Metty Freeware Meta Tag Maker - Ver: 1.31
Some search engines examine meta tags to index information about web pages such as subject matter, type of content and author. Metty Freeware Meta Tag Maker presents you with simple forms that allow you to input the information you want, then generate all of your meta tags. Licence: Free

MD0706 - Microsoft Windows 2000 Unofficial SP 5.1.2195
Microsoft Windows 2000 Unofficial SP5 combines 403 hotfixes into a single hotfix - fully automated. It's not just a matter of determining file versions, there's much more to it. Licence: Free

MD0706 - MouseImp Pro Live
MouseImp is a handy tool that helps you to use your conventional mouse more efficiently. The AutoShrink feature increases your available workspace by removing toolbars from the screen so that only caption bars remain. To access a toolbar, just point to its caption, and it will be restored immediately. Instead of using a scroll bar, you can activate MouseImp and scroll by moving the mouse up or down anywhere in the window. Licence: Free

MD0706 - NextSensor - Ver: 2.3.0.1
NextSensor is an extremely easy to use temperature and voltage monitoring tool with an advanced graphic interface. Provides probing of Vcore, VDIMM, VAGP, VBAT, 5VSB, 3VSB, +12, -12, +5V, -5V, +3.3V sensor lines. Shows the temperature of the Processor, the North Bridge and the Hard Disk on the Tray Bar using separate LED indicators. Licence: Free

MD0706 - NoAds - Ver: 2006.04.29
NoAds stops Internet popup ads from getting in the way of your web surfing. NoAds is fully configurable, allowing you to specify which ads you want to be destroyed automatically. Licence: Free

MD0706 - PC Locker Pro 1.2
Lock your computer with a one button click, using the system tray or a custom hotkey. You only need enter the password to unlock your system. Licence: Free

MD0706 - Pegasus Mail - Ver: 4.31
For years, power users have turned to Pegasus for their e-mail needs. This free e-mail client has all of the standard features you would expect to find, and it sports an easy-to-use interface that makes sending and retrieving messages from various accounts a snap. Licence: Free

MD0706 - PFrank - Ver: 1.58
PFrank (Peter1s Flexible RenAmiNg Kit) is a flexible file renaming tool that enables you to rename your files using simple or complex renaming schemes. You can add incrementing number counters, prefixes, postfixes and more. Licence: Free

MD0706 - RegistryProt - Ver: 2.0
This program is a realtime registry monitor and protector, that adds another dimension to Windows security and intrusion detection. By monitoring important locations and keys in the Windows system registry, RegistryProt will alert whenever a key is added or changed, and then give the option of accepting the key change, reverting back to the original key setting, or deleting the key. Licence: Free

MD0706 - Remind Me Please - Ver: 2.0
Remind-Me-Please is a freeware reminder program which will give you advance warning of upcoming events, appointments, TV programs, movies, birthdays and so on. Enter one-off or repeating events: daily, weekly, monthly, yearly and specials like 'Every two weeks from 1/1/2005' or 'Third Sunday of each month'. Licence: Free

MD0706 - Safarp - Ver: 0.5
Safarp is a small and fast alternative to the Add or Remove Programs Control Panel applet of Windows 2000/XP. It displays a list of the installed programs and allows one to uninstall / repair them. Licence: Free

MD0706 - SeaMonkey - Ver: 1.0
Defying convention, a group of volunteer developers has revived the former Mozilla suite to create SeaMonkey, a free program that combines the Mozilla browser with an enhanced version of the Netscape Messenger e-mail client, the ChatZilla IRC chat program, an HTML editor, and other tools for Web developers. Licence: Free

MD0706 - SearchInform Free - Ver: 2.0
Full-text document search application. SeachInform combines phrasal search with the consideration of morphology and synonyms thesaurus with searching documents similar by content. The application is designed for fast search of information on a PC at large data levels. Licence: Free

MD0706 - Secure Memo Simple
Secure Notepad can be used to store encrypted plain text files. As encryption, cipher used is Blowfish. All passwords are transformed through MD5 to long passwords. Effective key size is 128 bits. You can store your "invisible" notes or your passwords. Licence: Free

MD0706 - SightSpeed - Ver: 4.5
Videoconferencing can make you feel like you're in a badly dubbed movie. SightSpeed reduces latency so you don't see jerky images with amateurish lip synching. Your lips and the words they shape will match - no Milli Vanilli syndrome for you. Licence: Free

MD0706 - Siren - Ver: 1.90
Siren renames files using an expression. A lot of information associated to a file can be used, name, extension, dates, selection number. Licence: Free

MD0706 - Smart Data Recovery - Ver: 2.0
Smart Data Recovery is a data recovery tool for Windows operating system that supports the FAT and NTFS file systems. The software easily recovers data from hard disks, digital cameras, and any type of storage media -flash drives, USB drives, memory stick, PC card, multimedia card, secure digital card and diskette. Licence: Free

MD0706 - Solway's Internet TV and Radio - Ver: 1.1
Listen to over a thousand free radio and TV stations online over the Internet. Listen to, or watch stations directly, without having to visit web sites. No additional hardware is required. This software supports both Windows Media and Real Video, so you can play most stream formats in this one program. Licence: Free

MD0706 - StartUp Tool - Ver: 1.3s
StartUp Tool is an easy to use start-up items editor, which allows you to identify, add, edit, remove or disable start-up items using an intuitive graphical user interface. Licence: Free

MD0706 - Stellarium - Ver: 0.8.0
Stellarium renders 3D photo-realistic skies in real time with OpenGL. It displays stars, constellations, planets, nebulas and others things like ground, landscape, atmosphere, etc. Licence: Free

MD0706 - Sylpheed - Ver: 2.2.5
Sylpheed adopts 3-paned display similar to the popular e-mail clients for Windows such as Outlook Express and Becky. Stability and the protection of data is taken into account to the fullest extent. Storing several thousand messages doesn't affect the stability. Even if the application is forcibly terminated, there is almost no possibility of the lost of mail. Licence: Free

MD0706 - TaskSwitchXP - Ver: 2.0.10
TaskSwitchXP is an advanced task management utility that picks up where the standard Windows Alt+Tab switcher leaves off. It provides the same functionality, and adds visual styles to the dialogue and also enhances it by displaying thumbnail preview of the application that will be switched to. Licence: Free

MD0706 - TrueCrypt - Ver: 4.2
TrueCrypt is an open-source program that encrypts files and folders by creating "safes" that can be as large as Windows and your hard drive will allow. The program offers a selection of encryption algorithms, including AES, Blowfish, and Triple DES. You can even encrypt a partition or drive as a single unit. Licence: Free

MD0706 - Unstoppable Copier - Ver: 2.12
Recovers files from disks with physical damage. Allows you to copy files from disks with problems such as bad sectors, scratches or that just give errors when reading data. The program will attempt to recover every readable piece of a file and put the pieces together. Licence: Free

MD0706 - Volumouse - Ver: 1.3
This clever freebie uses the mouse wheel, alone or in combination with keys, to lower or raise the volume, mute and unmute volume, and make a window transparent. Licence: Free

MD0706 - Webwasher Classic - Ver: 3.4
Webwasher Classic filters unwanted ads, crushes cookies, and prevents companies from profiling your surfing habits. You can eliminate pop-up windows, banner ads, and the new, larger "skyscrapers" and "rectangles" that increase the time it takes to view Web pages. You're even protected from Web bugs, invisible graphics hidden in documents that trigger the sending of messages to third parties. Licence: Free

MD0706 - WinAudit Ver: 2.10
WinAudit performs a rapid and exhaustive audit of installed software, license information, security configuration, hardware inventory, network settings and much more. Licence: Free

MD0706 - WinMerge - Ver: 2.4.6
WinMerge is an Open Source visual text file differencing and merging tool for Win32 platforms. It is highly useful for determining what has changed between project versions, and then merging changes between versions. Licence: Free

MD0706 - XPFiremon - Ver: 1.02
The built-in windows XP firewall is not great, even if you are employing the beefed-up version in Service Pack 2, but it is certainly better than nothing. If you are using it rather than a third party firewall, then it is recommended you install this program, since the neat little system tray tool will monitor your firewall settings and keep you informed of what's going on. Licence: Free

MD0706 - ZS4 - Ver: 0.953
ZS4 is video editing and compositing software which aims to provide media experts with a facility to combine a variety of media types (currently photos, videos and audio files) into one (or more) output file(s). Licence: Free

MD0706 - ZSoft Uninstaller - Ver: 2.2.6
Here is another tool that replaces the Windows Add or Remove Programs function with a more powerful version. It provides more information about programs so that you can make an informed decision about whether to get rid of them or not. Licence: Free