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Re: Non-Essential Free software

Postby Tinlad » Wed Oct 17, 2007 1:40 pm

I thought that had been sorted?
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Re: Non-Essential Free software

Postby Ward » Wed Oct 17, 2007 10:33 pm

Ditto

A handy and now portable clipboard extension. I have it mapped to a spare mouse button: whenever I press it, the last few clipboard entries are displayed. Its tiny and uses virtually no CPU, but maintains its database across reboots. Definitely handy if you're regularly downloading passworded archives.
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Re: Non-Essential Free software

Postby tinchick » Wed Nov 07, 2007 6:01 pm

I may have missed it already listed, but I'm trying to put together a slideshow with audio soundtrack for my parents, so far NeroVision has been a pain in the bum as it can only handle 99 photos at a time, which makes fitting tracks to images more annoying and difficult. Then WindowsMovieMaker nearly turned out to be a widowmaker! So if any of you lovely guys out there know a rather good, free, and above all, user-friendly (n00b after all ;) ) program out here that could suit my need for windows XP, then I'd be eternally grateful :)

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Cool Applications Thread!

Postby Ward » Tue Nov 20, 2007 3:51 pm

I'll kick off with MiniMIZE. When active, your minimized applications are thumbnailed and placed around the edge of the desktop. No need for the taskbar.

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Re: Cool Applications Thread!

Postby John » Tue Nov 20, 2007 4:02 pm

forgive me if I am wrong, but if they are not on the taskbar, how do you see them when other applications are open?
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Re: Cool Applications Thread!

Postby Ward » Tue Nov 20, 2007 4:38 pm

Wot? You don't have a huge desktop with oodles of space?

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Re: Cool Applications Thread!

Postby Andrew » Tue Nov 20, 2007 4:47 pm

The whole point of minimizing is to hide the pr0n. This app fails. ;)
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Re: Non-Essential Free software

Postby gamerfreak » Thu Nov 22, 2007 1:24 pm

Surprised no one has recommended RivaTuner for overclocking the GPU for free.
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Re: Non-Essential Free software

Postby RobD » Tue Dec 04, 2007 9:29 pm

Untangle is a open source proxy, firewall, Open VPN and gateway! I installed it today for our "break room" PC's and was really impressed, excellent url filter (proxy) and used it as DHCP!! If you've got a spare PC with 2 Nic's, 20gb HD and 512 Ram have a play, may be useful for a home PC for blocking kids sites during certain hours??!? :D
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Re: Non-Essential Free software

Postby noise » Thu Dec 13, 2007 10:16 pm

just thought i'd give The Godfather a try. link doesn't work any more. After a quick search found http://audiooctopus.planetmungo.co.uk/tgf/
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Re: Non-Essential Free software

Postby Tinlad » Fri Dec 14, 2007 8:35 am

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Re: Non-Essential Free software

Postby noise » Fri Dec 14, 2007 9:19 pm

can't believe nobody's mention Joost.

Vista Boot Pro is useful.

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Re: Non-Essential Free software

Postby Savara » Tue Mar 18, 2008 7:54 pm

BartPE just made my life a whole lot easier today. <3 <3

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Re: Non-Essential Free software

Postby Mr.Clark » Wed Mar 19, 2008 11:20 am

noise wrote:can't believe nobody's mention Joost.
I haven't used it since the big flurry of noise when it was first released...

Doubly so since the BBC iPlayer came out...

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Re: Non-Essential Free software

Postby Dan » Wed Mar 19, 2008 11:25 am

noise wrote:can't believe nobody's mention Joost.
If you like watching the shit pikey channels you get on freeview, but at worse quality, then I imagine it's great ;)


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