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1. Visio
2. Photoshop
3. Dreamweaver
4. AutoCAD
5. iTunes
6. Movie Maker
7. MS Project
8. Norton Ghost
9. Nero
10. Publisher
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4. StarUML
5. Quanta Plus
6. NeverNote
7. zNotes
8. RedNotebook
9. Clonezilla
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Commercial software
Acronis True Image
Acronis True Image is a backup system that saves everything on your computer. Should computer fall victim to a crash or virus attack you can save literally everything on your hard drive. Your... Read more

Acronis Partition Expert 11
Acronis Partition Expert is a partition manager which ships as part of Acronis Disk Director Suite. It let's you perform all of the tasks you need on you harddisks and their partitions. The typical... Read more

Adobe Acrobat Reader
Acrobat Reader is the freeware product from Adobe designed to view Acrobat files (PDF). PDFs' popularity on the internet has made it virtual impossible to live without the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Not... Read more

Adobe Captivate 4
Adobe Captivate is able to record all activity on the screen of your PC for later playback in flash (swf) format. Captivate allow you to create pure demonstrations showing users how e.g. to use a... Read more

Camtasia Studio 3.1.2
For any visual demonstration aimed at either sales or for tutorials Camtasia Studio is a perfect solution. It lets you create and edit your screen recordings - and when you are finished the video can... Read more

CCleaner
CCleaner from Piriform is a small application that cleans your Windows computer, protects your privacy and keeps your personal information more secure. Most computers that have slowed to a snail's... Read more

CommView 6.0
Whether you are a network administration or a developer working with network protocols or just want to know what's happening on your LAN (local area network) you need a packet sniffer. CommView... Read more

Ghost Solution Suite 2.5
Ghost is easy to use, high performance software used to deploy operating system images to servers and workstations as well as management of both Linux and Windows systems. It's so well known and... Read more

HP OpenView Network Node Manager 7.5
HP OpenView Network Node Manager is state-of-the-art network monitoring and more. Using SNMP and other technologies it retrieves the information it requires. HP OpenView has many features of which a... Read more

Hummingbird Exceed 2007
Hummingbird Exceed has been one of the X server market leaders for close to 20 years. And even today Exceed continue to be widely deployed and remain of the best performing X servers. It supports all... Read more

Macrovision InstallShield 12
One of the first - if not the first installation tool, and by far the most well-known. InstallShield is easy to use for the novice developer - but is also powerful and flexible while maintaining ease... Read more

Microsoft Virtual PC 2007
Microsoft's Virtual PC allows you to create virtual computers on your own Windows desktop. Each of these computers has all the hardware of a physical computer, enabling you to run each virtual PC as... Read more

Nero Burning Rom
Nero Burning Rom is one of the most well-known and used applications when is comes to burning CDs and DVDs - and today even Blu-ray discs. Nero Burning Rom has many features for backup, cd copying,... Read more

Nero Recode 2
Nero Recode is one of the fastes video/DVD converters on the market. With Recode you can easily backup non-copy protected media (e.g. DVD) into MPEG-4 (H.263/AVC) format - which takes up alot less... Read more

Parallels Workstation 2.2
If you have Windows but also like Linux, now you can have them both on your computer with Parallels Workstation without rebooting. Whatever your skill level, Parallels lets you easily run more than... Read more

Roxio RecordNow 8
Roxio RecordNow is more than just a CD/DVD burner application. Enhanced features make any work with sound and music - fun and simple. It support both sound capturing and CD ripping to any format you... Read more

Snagit 9.1
TechSmith Corporation's Snagit has already won awards for its ease of use in capturing images from a computer. Not only can you capture images from webpages, video games or movie clips, you can edit... Read more

StarNet X-Win32 version 8
StarNet's X-Win32 is among the top selling X-Windows servers for Microsoft Windows. X-Win32 allows you to run the display of X-Windows based applications from virtually any Unix host on your Windows... Read more

Symantec Norton Ghost 15.0
Norton Ghost is almost the ultimate solution when it comes to backing up your data. It backs up everything on your harddisks including operating system. Even if you have a complete harddisk failure -... Read more

Symantec Norton PartitionMagic 8.0
PartitionMagic has for a long time been the only real good product for managing partition creating and deleting - but even more importantly resizing without destroying data on the partitions. Other... Read more

Symantec Veritas NetBackup 6.0
NetBackup is one of the most widely deployed backup solutions. The server part runs on virtually any operation systems - and its clients are able to backup any system, and even application data that... Read more

SyncToy
SyncToy, a free download from Microsoft, is an easy to use application that allows you to manage files between folders and computers. You can copy, rename, delete or move files of any type whether... Read more

UltraEdit v14.00
UltraEdit is and has been for a long time - the answer to all of your text editing demands. Features include: syntax highlighting for many programming languages, built-in SFTP/FTP client,... Read more

VMware Server ESX
VMware was one of the first virtualization software available for PC. With the ability to run almost any x86 based operating system as a guest operating system on top of another - it provides new... Read more

WinRAR 3.93
WinRAR is one of the best multipart archivers on the market, it also provides high encryption based on 128-bit AES encryption to make sure that only the right people unpacks your files. With WinRAR... Read more

WinZip 14.5
WinZip is what most computer users think of when they want to compress files to send or to save on their own computers. As well as saving space, WinZip is easy to use and is so common that nearly... Read more

Xmanager 2
Xmanager is a excellent PC X server which runs on Microsoft Windows. Xmanager features Xbrowser that makes connecting to your X workstations as easy as navigating files and other networked Windows... Read more

Open source software
7-Zip 4.57
7-Zip is a file archiver with high compression ratio. It supports the following formats for packing/unpacking: 7z, ZIP, GZIP, BZIP2 and TAR - and the following for unpacking only: RAR, CAB, ARJ, LZH,... Read more

Amanda
Amanda is a network backup solution in which the Amanda server runs on a single machine on your LAN - multiple clients can then connect to backup their local data. The clients can run almost any... Read more

Bacula
Bacula is an open source networked backup system for Linux/Unix, Mac and Windows clients. Contrary to some other backup solutions Bacula uses a specific client application written for each operating... Read more

BleachBit
BleachBit is an application that frees disk space and guards your privacy. It cleans the cache, clears internet history, deletes cookies and logs, shreds temporary files and gets rid of junk that... Read more

Burn 2.2
Burn is a CD and DVD burning application. With Burn you can create audio, data and video disks in many different formats - burning iso images is also supported. Standard audio CDs as well as mp3 CD... Read more

CamStudio 2.0
CamStudio is an open source screencast application cabable of capturing both audio and video directly of your PC screen - and store it for later playback. This is great for demonstrating how... Read more

CDRDAO 1.2.2
CDRDAO (CD recording Disk At Once) is an open source CD burner which performs basic CD burning as well as more advanced features for audio CD creation. These features include full control of pre-gaps... Read more

Clonezilla
Clonezilla is an open source solution to computer backup, restoration and "ghosting". It is based on partition imaging and allows you to backup and recover your system should it be taken out by a... Read more

Cooperative Linux 0.7
coLinux is an extremely interesting new approach to virtualization allowing you to run Linux parallel to your Windows platform. coLinux approaches the experimenting Linux novice - who does not... Read more

Cream 0.39
Cream is an open source text editor which used Vim as a base. However, Cream added an intuitive user interface with pull-down menus, toolbar, keyboard shortcuts and a tabbed based multi document... Read more

Create Synchronicity
Created in 2009, Create Synchronicity is a backup tool for Windows that helps protect your files and keep your data current. It can copy documents, music, pictures and videos to a backup drive or a... Read more

FOG
FOG is an imaging solution for Vista and Windows XP that makes use of some open-source tools and a PHP based web interface. It is unique in that it requires no boot disks or CDs, using TFTP and PXE... Read more

Ghost for Unix (G4U) 2.3
G4U is an operating systems independent application that can be used for disk cloning. It boots either of disks or LiveCD - and then allows you to copy all of the content from a harddisk to a remote... Read more

GParted 0.7
GParted is an open source partition manager also known as the Gnome Partition Editor application. It is actualy a LiveCD/LiveUSB that allows you to boot directly into GParted when you need it -... Read more

Greenshot
Greenshot is a screenshot tool, supports several image formats as well as saving part or all of a screen into a file within one second's time. This program takes only a small amount of memory, a... Read more

HandBrake 0.7.1
Handbrake is a DVD to MPEG-4 converter. It is able to process both unencrypted files from the VIDEO_TS folder as well as whole DVDs and turn them into MPEG-4 or H.264 formats. NTSC and PAL formats... Read more

InfraRecorder 0.50
InfraRecorder is an easy to use CD and DVD burner application. It supports virtually all different formats including rewritable disc, multi-session disc and dual-layer DVDs. Also audio CDs can be... Read more

Inno Setup 5.1.6
Inno Setup is a feature-rich open source installer for Windows applications. With it's integrated Pascal scripting engine you have full control of both installation as well as uninstallation. Inno... Read more

InstallJammer 1.1.1
InstallJammer is an open source install builder. With InstallJammer you can create cross-platform installation packages that are completely self-contained. InstallJammer aim to be easy to use - and... Read more

jEdit 4.2
jEdit is powerful open source editor that has taken the best features from all other editors and combined them into one. And as an open source java application is runs on virtually any platform.... Read more

K3b 1.0.1
K3b is an open source application for creating/burning CDs and DVDs. Features include CD and DVD ripping with DivX/XviD encoding, DVD copy, ISO burning, Video CD (VCD) creation, Audio CD creation for... Read more

Komodo Edit 5
Komodo Edit is an open source editor by ActiveState that is different from your run-of-the-mill editor in that it has many features that are usually absent in editors, but you might find in IDEs... Read more

Launch4j 2.1.5
Launch4j is an open source installer that wrappes your jar files into native executables for e.g. Windows, but also MacOS, Linux and Solaris are supported. For JRE you can either embed one - or have... Read more

Nagios
Nagios is an open source monitoring systems that keeps an eye on your network, hosts and even services using plug-ins and SNMP. It's web-based user interface allow you to quickly discover problems... Read more

NeDi w-rc1
NeDi is an open source network management framework which uses scheduled discovery to examine your network. All data is store in a SQL database and through the web-based user interface your can... Read more

Notepad++ 5.2
Notepad++ is an excellent open source replacement for Microsoft Notepad, but has many more features that lets it compete with commercial text editors for both development and web design. Some... Read more

Nullsoft Scriptable Install System 2.37
NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional open source tool for the development of Windows installers. It is designed to be as small and flexible as possible and is therefore highly... Read more

OpenNMS 1.6
OpenNMS is an open source enterprise-grade network management platform. OpenNMS will monitor both service and the hosts they run on and inform you of any errors and provide statistical information... Read more

OpenVZ
OpenVZ is a great alternative to standard virtualization offerings on the market, that unlike most other products only offers operating system level virtualization - and only on Linux. However, this... Read more

Pandora 2.0
Pandora FMS (Flexible Monitoring System) is a complete network and node (servers, workstations, etc.) monitoring solution. Pandora comes in three parts - agents, server and console. The agents are... Read more

Partition Image 0.6.7
Partition Image is an open source disk cloner. It will create a complete image of the partitions you wish to backup that can be spilt into multiple files for storing on removable media - or copied... Read more

PeaZip
PeaZip is a file manager and archiver for both Windows and Linux. It features an archive browser with history and search features to make navigating an archive faster and easier. PeaZip... Read more

SciTE 1.73
SciTE is a developers editor. Originally made as an example for the Scintilla project - an open source source code editing component, SciTE today is a fully featured text editor for developers using... Read more

Sumatra PDF 0.9
Sumatra PDF is a fairly young project aiming to create a small, simple and fast PDF viewer. It main features are showing PDFs and starting up really fast - and it does both just perfectly. Apart form... Read more

VirtualBox 3.0
Originally a commercial product VirtualBox is now also available in an open source edition. The open source version is, however, always a version behind the commercial version and thus lacks some... Read more

Wireshark
Wireshark (formerly known as Ethereal) is a top open source product that allows you to capture (or sniff) packets on a LAN (local area network) in order to analyze the network traffic. Once you turn... Read more

Xen
Xen is state-of-the-art virtualization on the PC - and it is even open source. With a high performance mainly due to it's architecture with the hypervisor and it's support for hardware virtualization... Read more

Xming 7.3
Xming is a small and fast X-Windows Server for Microsoft Windows. But even though it is small - it is still simple to use and has the full set of features your would see in commercial products. Used... Read more

Xpdf 3.02
Xpdf is an open source PDF or Acrobat file viewer. Designed and works under virtually any unix operating system. Only its command-line tool are available in Windows. Xpdf support the latest PDF... Read more

xvidcap 1.1.4
xvidcap is a screencast application for Linux. It allows you to capture either parts of the full screen of your Linux desktop. This makes it an ideal tool for making either demonstrations of software... Read more

Zenoss
Zenoss is one of the top open source network and systems monitoring solutions - and some will even say that it valid competitor to many of the major commercial enterprise monitoring systems. With... Read more

ZScreen
Many people enjoy captures images to share with their friends and family or use in their blogs or on their websites. ZScreen is a capture program for Windows that allows region, window or full... Read more

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