Software I Use

I’m about to reformat my computer so I made a list of everything I need to reinstall. You might find some of this usefull.


Firefox Web Browser and first thing on the system. One of the reasons I don’t run anti virus.
The Google Toolbar
Thunderbird E-mail. Another reason not to run anti virus.
Mozilla Backup Save your favorites, cookies and email
BitTorrent The original is still the best
Trillian Talk to AOL & MSN form one client
GrabIt Binary News reader
Win SCP Secure FTP client
Putty Secure Shell client


Winamp Best music player ever, library sucks
iTunes/Quicktime Good music library
Irfanview Opens any Image file
Picasa Organize your digital photos


Notepad 2 A basic editor with syntax highlighting & regular expression support
Blog Jet Edit blog posts
Open Office 2.0 Does what Microsoft Office does, for free, plus it makes PDF’s


ISO Recorder Burn ISO’s easily
Ahead Nero Burns everything else. Not Free
DAMN nfo Viewer see nfo files as intended by the author
Win RAR Unpack most any type of archive, particularly zip & rar
Quick Par verify/repair downloads with par files, check sfv files



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