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Some programs that I can recommend everyone. All free.

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Internet
Audio
Graphics
Text
Video
Burner and images
Privacy
Programming
System
Other

Internet

Green Browser
My former favorite browser. Sadly based on IE, but has better security features. Speaking of features, it has all you'll (probably) ever need

Phase 5
The editor I used for the largest part of this homepage (german)

Psi
Psi is a client for the Jabber chat network

winWget
Wget is a great, light downloader for Linux. WinWget is the Windows-port of it with a nice GUI.

Office 2000 HTML Filter 2.0
With this, the HTML generated by MS Word is almost error free

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Audio

Audiograbber
A nice prog to rip CDs. It rips to Ogg Vorbis but you can also download an MP3-plugin.

mp3DirectCut
Lightweight and fast mp3-editing-tool.

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Graphics

VisiPics
A better program to find doubles of images than my "Doppelbildfinder". This one can compare Images of different sizes and formats

Foto-Mosaik
Software to build mosaics out of your images

Autostitch
Software to automatically stitch together your photos to generate a panorama photo

The Gimp
Briliant image editor

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Text

OpenOffice.org
Office-Suite

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Video

VLC
Allrounder for media playback

SUPER
Allrounder for media converting

SWF Opener
Playback Flash-Files in fullscreen

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Burner and images

CDBurnerXP Pro
Burner for boot- data- and music CD's.

Disc Dump Frontend
A graphical front end for ddump (Disc Dump). ddump lets you make image of CD's with copy protections like Securom or Laserlok.

DAEMON Tools
Emulates disk drives to use Images without having to burn them

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Privacy

Gpg4win
GnuPG packet for windows to crypt files and mails.

Tor (with Vidalia and Privoxy)
Be anonymous in the internet

Security & Privacy Complete 3.0
A tool to handle many security/privacy aspects of Windows.

Wireshark
Network sniffer. Check what your PC or its software sends to the internet

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Programming

Dev-C++
Nice C++ IDE. Uses g++ to compile

Eclipse
The ultimate IDE for Java. Can also handle C++ (never tried that)

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System

The File Splitter
Split a File (up to 4 million gigabytes long) to smaller parts. What makes this one unique is that it also generates an Exe to merge the parts back together - the receiver doesn't have to install the splitter too.

Ultimate Boot CD for Windows
A boot cd which everyone (using Windows) should have. You'll find everything from backup to anti virus software on it.

Security & Privacy Complete 3.0
A tool to handle many security/privacy aspects of Windows.

CCleaner
Removes unused files from your system - allowing Windows to run faster and freeing up valuable hard disk space. It also cleans traces of your online activities such as your Internet history.

Sysinternals
Now under Microsoft but still good

Microsoft PowerToys for Windows XP
Some programs to make the life easier like one that automatically resizes images with a right click

DF Hex-Editor
Well.. A hex editor ;)

Emerge Desktop
An alternative shell for Windows. Speeds up the boot process rapidly. Nothing for beginners - you'll have to change quite some config files for it to look good

EndItAll2
Shuts down every program which you do not need. Great to free ressources bevore a defragmenting.

Eraser
Secure delete files

Runalyzer
Checks what starts with your computer. If it hangs, use Autoruns from Sysinternals (see above)

WatchCat
Hide windows with a key combination - great for playing games at work ;)

WinDirStat
Display your hard drive usage in a nice graphic.

Sandboxie
Run programs in a secure sandbox

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Other

DOSBox
A Dos emulator. Play again your old DOS games

Electric Sheep
The most beautiful screensaver in the world

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