Monthly Disk October 2005

Freeware, Shareware

MD1005 - Acronis Migrate Easy - Ver: 7.0
Acronis Migrate Easy will help you to comprehensively install a new hard disk on your PC in a fast and easy way by transferring partitions and data from the old disk to new one in minutes while keeping all operating systems and applications fully functional. Licence: Trial; Cost $39.99

MD1005 - ActiveScreenLock - Ver: 2.6
Active Screen Lock operates as follows: first it disables Windows system key combinations, such as Alt+F4, Ctrl+Alt+Del, Alt+Tab and WinKey and then shows security screen over your desktop that would not let anyone except you in without the proper password. Once the system keys are disabled, it is not possible to switch to another application, run a program or try to kill Active Screen Lock window using Task Manager. Licence: Trial; Cost $25

MD1005 - ActivIcons - Ver: 3.26
ActivIcons is one of the most popular icon managers. This program shows you the typical icons on your desktop, such as the Recycle Bin, the My Computer icons, Briefcase, Network Neighborhood, and your folders. It then allows you to select the icon you want to change. You can change icon groups or specific icons. You can also change the Windows mouse pointers, make the text labels transparent, alter the color of the text, or change the icon cache. Licence: Free

MD1005 - Actual Search & Replace - Ver: 2.6.32
The program is an advanced tool that can be used to perform the search and replace operations across multiple text files. It supports the search engine query syntax and the regular expressions syntax. The search results window is especially convenient. You can see the lines containing the highlighted occurrences found in the selected files. In addition to the simple replace operations Actual Search & Replace allows to insert the text before or after inclusions, delete the text and replace it with spaces. Licence: Trial; Cost $29.95

MD1005 - Ashampoo Burning Studio - Ver: 5 5.2
This burning application makes it easy to create and copy your own data DVDs and CDs, video CDs, audio CDs, and multi session DVDs or CDs. The features of Ashampoo Burning Studio 5 include drag-and-drop functionality for adding files directly from Windows Explorer, support for filenames of up to 256 characters for DVDs and 64 characters for CDs, verification of burned data, and burn-speed options. The program burns WAV, MP3, WMA, and Ogg Vorbis files directly to audio CDs without any plug-ins. Licence: Trial; Cost $29.99

MD1005 - AV Music Morpher Gold Basic - Ver: 2.0.102
AV Music Morpher Gold is a creative, all-in-one digital-music studio. Morpher is a real-time-processing music changer, which alters voice and tempo, add beats and effects, amplifies volume, and reduces noise. Wave Editor is a user-friendly audio editor to manipulate audio files in a wave chart, where you can copy, cut, paste, and mix a sample segment. Licence: Free

MD1005 - Back2Life - Ver: 2.32
Back2Life is a handy undelete and recovery software for Windows. It was designed to be both easy in use and efficient in data recovery. Looking similar to Windows Explorer, it provides access to lost files and folders that got beyond the reach of the Recycle Bin because of accidental erasure, virus attack, disk corruption of reformat. Licence: Trial; Cost $29

MD1005 - Basic Web Editor - Ver: 1.0
BWE is a text editor for web pages, style sheets and javascript files. The editor is uncluttered, fast and powerful. Don't be fooled by the name, this has everything you need to create complete and robust web sites. Licence: Trial; Cost $24.95

MD1005 - ClipDiary - Ver: 1.1
ClipDiary is a freeware utility for keeping the clipboard history. The utility will run on Windows startup and will record everything you place to the clipboard into the database. At any moment you can view the clipboard history, copy the necessary item back into the cache memory or even paste it into an application. All you have to do is press the "Ctrl+D" keys combination or click the program icon in the system tray. Licence: Free

MD1005 - Copernic Desktop Search - Ver: 1.6
Easily search your entire hard drive in less than a second to pinpoint the right file, email, music or pictures. Copernic Desktop Search (CDS) brings the power of a sophisticated, yet easy-to-use search engine right to your PC and allows you instantly to search files, emails, and email attachments stored anywhere on your PC hard drive. Licence: Free

MD1005 - Disk Checker - Ver: 3.1
Disk Checker is a full-featured disk diagnostics and repairs tool with backup ability. Disk Checker includes two separate methods of disk checking: using file-access or direct access to disk surface. The direct access method is much faster and is perfect for large number of small files. Disk Checker can report defective sectors numbers as well as the file name they belong to. Licence: Trial; Cost $19.95

MD1005 - Download Accelerator Plus - Ver: 7.5
With more than 107 million registered users worldwide, Download Accelerator Plus (DAP) is the leading download manager. It leverages patented technology, ease of use, and rich features including multi connections for optimal downloads from most responsive servers, automatic recovery from lost connections and errors, AlwaysResume (when standard resume is not supported), scheduling, and automatic hang-ups. Licence: Free

MD1005 - Easy DVD Shrink - Ver: 3.0.13
Easy DVD Shrink is a DVD copying software to get backups of your favorite movies on DVD or hard drive with just a few clicks. Format supported: DVD to DVD, DVD to hard drive, hard drive to DVD, hard drive to hard drive, and burn existing DVD files to recordable DVD-R disc directly. The shrinking engine can fit any DVD video (up to 9.4GB) on to your DVD disc (4.7GB single layer or 8.5GB dual layer) with no loss of content or quality. Licence: Shareware; Cost $39.95

MD1005 - Flexiblesoft Dialer XP Lite - Ver: 4.81
Flexiblesoft Dialer XP Lite adds convenience to your everyday dial-up networking. This multi-functional dialer allows you to connect to the Internet with one click from the system tray. The program will monitor your connection, and automatically redial multiple numbers if you're bumped off-line. Its skinnable toolbar-style interface displays the current time and your actual connection speed. Flexiblesoft Dialer XP Lite also displays the amount of time you spent on-line. Licence: Trial; Cost $24.97

MD1005 - Flight Over Sea Screensaver - Ver: 1.6
This is a flight over the sea. If you look at the water you can see you are moving. The blue sky has some clouds in it, and your camera turns, tilting the horizon, from side to side. Licence: Free

MD1005 - Hard Drive Inspector - Ver: 1.3
Hard Drive Inspector is a new software application that monitors hard-drives for possible problems and alerts PC owners when things go or might go wrong. The program is based on the S.M.A.R.T technology, which is a part of almost every hard-drive manufactured in the world today. Licence: Trial; Cost $29.95

MD1005 - Icon Processor - Ver: 2.0
Icon Processor is a tiny utility for converting photos or images into nifty icons. Anyone who loves doing things with their own hands will find it a valuable addition to their design software kit. Such icons can be used to add a more personal touch to your Windows desktop or give a professional look to your own software product. With Icon Processor, you can convert images that come in different formats, including BMP, JPEG, GIF, WMF and desktop cursors. Licence: Trial; Cost $19.95

MD1005 - K-Lite Codec Pack Full - Ver: 2.52
K-Lite Codec Pack is a collection of codecs and related tools. Codec is short for Compressor-Decompressor. Codecs are needed for encoding and decoding (playing) audio and video. This Codec Pack is designed as a user-friendly solution for playing all your movie files. You should be able to play all the popular movie formats and even some rare formats. Licence: Free

MD1005 - Outlook Express Backup Tiger - Ver: 1.0
Outlook Express Backup Tiger helps you backup your Outlook Express files in four quick clicks. A Wizard-like interface allows you to customize backup options and the location to save the resulting backup file. The program can save your e-mail and news data, hotmail messages, accounts, rules, block senders, signatures and options. In addition, it can backup the global Windows address book and Internet Explorer Favorites. Licence: Trial; Cost $39.95

MD1005 - Outlook Express Tweaker - Ver: 1.01
Outlook Express makes it hard to find some of its own best features. Outlook Express Tweaker helps you customize Outlook Express with some of OE's hidden features and a few of its own. With this plug-in, you can unhide invisible accounts, hidden dialog boxes, and undocumented settings. You can also send unwanted items packing: Outlook Express Tweaker can hide Windows Messenger and enhance the Blocked Senders list interface. Licence: Free

MD1005 - PageDefrag - Ver: 2.32
This is a defragmentation application that can examine and defrag files that are for exclusive access only. Standard defragmentation programs can neither show you how fragmented your paging files or Registry hives are, nor defragment them. This compact application can test how fragmented your paging files and Registry hives are, and defragment them. Licence: Free

MD1005 - Photo Pos Pro - Ver: 1.1.7 This image editor offers a variety of possibilities in image enhancing, editing, painting, and drawing. You can perform simple and complex tasks, including editing existing images or creating new works from scratch. Licence: Trial; Cost $39.90

MD1005 - Project Dogwaffle - Ver: 1.2
Project Dogwaffle version 1.2 is a new product based on the powerful architecture of Dogwaffle 2.0. We've created a light, yet powerful tool for artistic expression. We felt that the aging free version (1.11b) was in need of an update, since it was written for earlier operating systems and we wanted our new users to have the speed and power of our newer software architecture. Dogwaffle 1.2 is not just a stripped-down demo of our software - it's a fully functional version with some new features too. It is not save-disabled, there's no time-limit, no registration needed. Licence: Free

MD1005 - Quintessential Media Player Beta - Ver: 104
Quintessential Player brings a huge arsenal of quality features, and uses simplicity as its decoy. It is truly the most unique player available. Supports MP3, CD Audio, Ogg Vorbis, WAV, VQF, MP+, Windows Media, and streaming audio including SHOUTcast. Licence: Free

MD1005 - Screen Capture - Ver: 1.0
This small utility allows you to save your printed screens without any help of image processing software. Screen Capture deals with Windows clipboard and specially images clipboard. When pressing on Print Screen on the keyboard, Windows takes a snapshot of your screen-content. Screen Capture will automatically save this snapshot to a folder called Captured Screens, inside the program installation folder. Licence: Free

MD1005 - Simple File Shredder - Ver: 2.6
Simple File Shredder is a utility that securely deletes your files so they can't be restored using recovery software. SFS ensures your privacy by scrambling file names, over-writing files with random bytes, changing the file date/time to a random date/time value, and verify files have been completely shredded before deleting them. Simple File Shredder also supports shredding the Windows Recycle Bin, Recent Documents, and Temp files. Also supported is Firefox, Opera, and Netscape browser "junk files" (cache, cookies, etc.). Licence: Free

MD1005 - Toolbar Chest for Outlook Express
It's pointless to spend time getting your Outlook Express toolbar just the way you like it if you have to go through the same steps again the next time you open the program. Toolbar Chest for Outlook Express saves your settings, keeping OE customised just for you. Toolbar Chest for OE lets you change the toolbar content, size, and position as well as window positions, layout settings, and more. Licence: Free

MD1005 - Unlocker - Ver: 1.70
Helps delete locked files with error messages like: Cannot delete file: Access is denied. There has been a sharing violation. The source or destination file may be in use. The file is in use by another program or user. Make sure the disk is not full or write-protected and that the file is not currently in use. Licence: Free

MD1005 - Wave Flow - Ver: 5.3
Wave Flow can play, record, filter and modify a wave form with familiar Windows clipboard commands and more exotic audio functions. Wave Flow considers reverb, echo, fade in/out, and so forth as "basic," and it offers many more-sophisticated functions. You can tweak the sounds with audio filters (filter bank, equalize, dynamic expander) and wave form filters (hat top, median, average). Licence: Shareware; Cost $25

MD1005 - WebPicker - Ver: 2.1
If you're overwhelmed by information you've pulled from the Web, WebPicker may make your life easier. It merges a tabbed IE-based browser and a data organizer. The latter stores data in a folder tree similar to the one in Windows Explorer. Just select a fragment on the Web page and drag it to the tree panel, as if you were placing it in a folder. Licence: Trial; cost $34.95