Recuva is a freeware data recovery program, developed by Piriform, and runs under Microsoft Windows Vista, XP, 2003, 2000 and 98. Windows 7 support is preliminary, with more developments coming soon. It is able to recover files that have been "permanently" deleted and marked by the operating system as free space. The program can also be used to recover files deleted from flash/USB drives, memory cards or MP3 players.Recuva was described by vnunet.com as an "effective tool for undeleting or salvaging files we sent for recycling and deleted, in the past". The program works on both FAT and NTFS file systems. It is able to recover lost directory structure and automatically renames files when trying to recover two files of the same name. Recuva's HOMEPAGE:www.piriform.com/recuva Recuva's TYPE:(Freeware) Recuva's DOWNLOAD:Recuva 1.34.460 Recuva's SIZE: 3.58 MB Recuva's GOOGLE HITS: 856 k +
Vuze (formerly Azureus) is a free BitTorrent client used to transfer files via the BitTorrent protocol. Vuze is written in Java, and uses the Azureus Engine. In addition to torrenting, Vuze (formerly Azureus) allows users to view, publish and share original DVD and HD quality video content. Vuze's (formerly Azureus) content is presented through channels and categories containing TV shows, music videos, movies, video games and others.Vuze (formerly Azureus) was first released as Azureus in June 2003 at SourceForge.net, mostly to experiment with the Standard Widget Toolkit from Eclipse. Vuze (formerly Azureus) is now a highly popular BitTorrent client.The Azureus engine is released under the GNU General Public License, and is free software. Vuze's HOMEPAGE:www.vuze.com Vuze's TYPE: (Open Source) Vuze's DOWNLOAD: Vuzeinstaller 188.8.131.52a Mirror Vuze's SIZE: 7.81 MB GOOGLE HITS :3.5 Millions +
Songbird is a free and open source software audio player and web browser founded by Rob Lord and developed by Pioneers of the Inevitable (with members who previously developed for both Winamp and the Yahoo! Music Engine), with a stated mission "to incubate Songbird, the first Web player, to catalyze and champion a diverse, open Media Web."Songbird employs Mozilla's XULRunner platform, and is thus capable of running on Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac OS X, Solaris and Linux. Songbird utilizes the GStreamer media framework. Apple iPhones, iPod Touch and Microsoft Zune devices are not yet supported. Songbird's HOMEPAGE:www.getsongbird.com Songbird's TYPE:(Open Source) Songbird's DOWNLOAD:Songbird 1.4.2 Mirror Songbird's SIZE: 13.09 MB Songbird's GOOGLE HITS: 3.6 Millions +
CCleaner (formerly Crap Cleaner) is a freeware utility program used to optimize a user's computer performance and clean its registry. It was developed by Piriform and is designed for Microsoft Windows. CCleaner is freeware, though Piriform accepts donations through its website to develop the company's programs further. CCleaner is available in 37 different languages, with more to be added. Piriform claims on the homepage that as of 26th October 2009 CCleaner had over 350 million downloads. CCleaner's HOMEPAGE:www.ccleaner.com CCleaner's TYPE:(Freeware) CCleaner's DOWNLOAD: CCsetup 2.27 Direct download from FH CCleaner's SIZE: 3.20 MB CCleaner's GOOGLE HITS: 3.950 Millions +
µTorrent is a freeware, closed source BitTorrent client by BitTorrent, Inc. . Both versions are written in C++. uTorrent program is designed to use minimal computer resources while offering functionality comparable to larger BitTorrent clients such as Vuze or BitComet.uTorrent program has received consistently good reviews for its feature set, performance, stability, and support for older hardware and versions of Windows. A report showed that µTorrent is the most used BitTorrent client and the second most popular P2P application BitTorrent, Inc. claims that there are at least 28 million unique users using µTorrent per month.
uTorrent's HOMEPAGE:utorrent uTorrent's TYPE:(Freeware) uTorrent's DOWNLOAD: uTorrent 2.0.0 RC2 uTorrent's SIZE: 312 KB uTorrent's GOOGLE HITS: 9.8 Millions +
7-Zip is an open source file archiver designed originally for Microsoft Windows. 7-Zip operates with the 7z archive format, and can read and write to several other archive formats. The program can be used from a command line interface, graphical user interface, or Windows shell integration. 7-Zip began in 2000 and is actively developed by Igor Pavlov. It is related to a cross-platform port, p7zip.7-Zip is distributed under the GNU Lesser General Public License. It was the winner of the SourceForge.net 2007 community choice awards for "Technical Design" and for "Best Project". 7-Zip's HOMEPAGE:www.7-zip.org 7-Zip's TYPE:(Open Source) 7-Zip's DOWNLOAD: 7z.exe(32 bit) 7z.msi(64 bit) 7-Zip's SIZE: 1 MB 7-Zip's GOOGLE HITS: 133 Millions +