Web Resources and Web Tools

Information Technology Resources

Useful Tools

Dia - A diagram creation tool that supports UML modeling and runs primarily on Linux but also Windows and Irix. The interface is similar to the commercial Microsoft Visio. [Open Source, GPL]

Krita - KOffice painting and image editing program. Includes a description, FAQ, news, announcements, and screenshots.

LibreOffice - A multiplatform open-source office suite, that started as a fork of OpenOffice.org. Created by the Document Foundation, an independent self-governing democratic body that was itself created by leading members of the OpenOffice.org community.

OpenOffice.org - A multiplatform and multilingual office suite and an open-source project. Compatible with all other major office suites, free to download, use, and distribute.

DriveSitter - Hard disk drive diagnostic and background monitoring tool for Windows, based on S.M.A.R.T. data. Includes trial version download, pricing, documentation and support area

ScanCD - ScanCD checks your CD for unreadable files.

4Media MP4 Converter - Video and audio converter software, including iPod Video Converter, DVD to iPod Converter, Apple TV Video Converter, DVD Ripper, DVD Copy, and others

Easy DVD Player - Easy DVD player is a very easy to use DVD/VCD/MPEG/MPG player.

Colorforth Editor - A description of the colorforth source editor.

Comparison of Text Editors - A basic feature comparison for several text editors.

Advanced File Organizer - Windows cataloging tool for organizing disks. It helps to catalog all files, folders and volumes by hierarchical categories.

Kopy Kake - Cake decorating software for professional bakers and hobbyists.

Useful Web Resources

Free Downloads: Free downloads that are extremely useful to webmasters who want to enhance their website capabilities or protect their files and pcs. Use the following links to your best advantage.

The Ultimate WWW Search Engine Collection : Has a list of more than 300 search sites. Easy to use.

All About Search : It has a very large, searchable directory of both general and specialized search engines, meta search tools, directories, portals and vortals.

All Search Engines : comprehensive world wide lists of all search engines.

Balcazar : A bazaar of internet directories and search engines arranged by topic.

Beaucoup : More than 2,000 listings of engines, directories and indices with a met search tool.

Big Search Engine Index : Easy to find index of categorized search engines.

Big Search Engine Index, The : Has about 80 search engines and more than 500 links.

ComputerEase Search Tools List : Easy to search tools in various categories.

Definitive Search Engine Submission Page-Finding Site, The - Links to general and specialized search engines, with links to articles on how the search engines work and how to use them effectively.

Internet Research Tools : Has many categories of links to search engines, usenet searches, mailing lists, phone books, and email addresses.

Internet Search Engines: Has hundreds of well organized search engines and meta search tools on a wide range of topics.

JournalismNet : Search resources on news and journalism related links. Useful to those in journalism and related professions.

80 Plus Search Engines and Directories: Has links to more than 80 search engines and directories. If you have a site of your own you can submit its URL to many search engines from this single page.

SEO EXPERT INDIA: is a leading provider for the services of Search Engine Optimization, Ranking, and Positioning

Search Engine Guide: A comprehensive guide to search engines, portals, and directories. Search software is also available here.

Search Engines Guide : A guide to worldwide search engines, categorized by country and by topic.

Search Tools and Lists of Links ; This has a collection of search tools and several lists of links.

Searchpower.com : This has a directory of over a thousand search engines.

A StartBot : A large collection of national and international search engines, yellow pages, etc.,.

100 Top Search Engines : A list of "top" 100 search engines.

WWW Search Engines and Pages : More than 120 inks for search engines, and related resources.

Freeware

Aadsoft.com - Programs for webmasters, investors, and news-group users.

AB Labs - A program that greets the user after loading the operating system. [Win32]

AB-Tools - Musik-Menü and Search Backups. Site in English and German.

AddUp 1.2 by Orefa.com - A simple calculator designed to process non-trivial arithmetic expressions. [Win32]

Advanced Biorhythms - A biorhythms calculator with charts, printable monthly calendar and partners' compatibility reports. Free and paid versions available. [Windows]

Advanced Clock - Analog clock program. Its features include alarm function, screen saver, and full customization options.

BareGrep - An interactive, windowed version of the Unix Grep tool. The results are presented in a table for easy navigation and sorting.

Batprint - A batch printing tool for Microsoft Excel.

Benfold - Original Java and Windows games, screensavers, math, and science programs with screenshots.

Bexonsoft - A bulk file renamer.

Binary Modular DataFlow Machine - A Parallel Programming Environment. [Linux, SunOS]

BMP EMF Grapher - A 2-D mathematical package that exports to BMP, EMF, CSV and imports to CSV.

Bret Johnson - DOS TSR (Terminate/Stay Resident) keyboard and screen utilities. Some can also be used in Windows. Source Code is available for most.

Burn to the Brim - Windows Utility which takes the group of files or directories and selects those which optimally fill a cdr.

CamStudio - Records screen activity from the Windows desktop into standard AVI movie files. It is an ideal tool for creating software demonstrations and active presentations. [Freeware/Opensource]

CDOrg - A program that helps sort CD into various different categories. Requires .NET runtime. [Win32]

Chris Oldwoods Stuff - Various network and database tools for Windows, DOS and Java. Source and binaries available.

Click-N-Type Virtual Keyboard - On-screen virtual keyboard for anyone with a disability who can't type on a physical computer keyboard, but can use a pointing device like a mouse.

Clickie - Utility that can add two new features to the right click context menu of Windows Explorer: Copy Path Name, and Open MS-DOS Prompt.

Copy Path to Clipboard - Adds a new command "Copy Path to Clipboard" to the context menu for files and folders.

Ctrl Freak Freeware - Some TI-83+ Programs and Chem Assistant.

Cupid Systems - Offers various software including programs for cybercafes and various simple games.

Darnell's WebSite - Several P2P applications and an Unofficial Yu-Gi-Oh PC game.

DataMonkey - Open Source Windows data translation and conversion application.

DateInTray - A program that displays the day of the month next to the clock in the Windows system tray.

Dienhart Freeware - Site contains PERL scripts, graphics and CAD drawings.

DigiMode - Offers various tools, games and music related downloads.

dir2html - A tool that creates a html file of directory contents with links.

Don's PhoneGuard - A program that checks the name/number of phone callers against a personal database of banned name/numbers and hangs up on banned callers. [Windows 2000/XP]

Downloads.ch - Swiss portal with large archive of freeware and shareware. In German and English.

Dutch's Software - Unit conversions, HTML body tag colors, an image viewer, and a sound player.

eflo.net commerce Software - Credit card number Mod10 and type validator, and an automated clearing house(ACH) routing number lookup.

Execute Query - A java based database utility. Requires Java VM. [Open Source; GPL]

FlvCapture - Download FLV/MP4 video from any video website.

Forb.Software - Offers QK Copy, WinMesa, and a CD-key manager.

Free Software Downloads - Provides links to software that is tried and tested.

Gadwin PrintScreen - Easy to use freeware utility that allows you to capture any portion of the screen, save it to a file, copy it to Windows clipboard, print it or e-mail it to a recipient of your choice.

Google Earth - Offers maps and satellite images for complex or pinpointed regional searches.

HandyFind - A tool that finds the words in a document as you type in Internet Explorer, Microsoft Word, Notepad, Outlook Emails, and other programs. [Windows NT, 2K, XP]

Health Software - A body mass index calculator. [Win98+]

HelpNDoc - A simple tool to create HTML help files, PDF and WEB based documentation.

Iterati Solutions - Offers various ebook related tools including a book sorter, an html merger, a list maker, a list comparer, PowerGet, and PowerGet.NET.

the jackol's den - Drive Cleanup Wizard gets rid of useless temporary files.

JExplorer - Dual-panel "Commander"-style file manager, web browser, FTP client, compression/decompression utility, and mail monitor based on Explorer. [Windows 95/98/ME/NT 4/2000/XP]

JFileChecker - A java application used to check delimited and fixed width data files to ensure they contain properly formatted data.

JHead - A Exif Jpeg camera setting parser and thumbnail remover for Windows, Linux, SunOS, and MacOSX.

K-Free Find Files N Replace - A tool that can find and replace recursively in multiple files and directories. Includes full report of changes and backup - restore of any file changed.

KnightSoft - KnightSoft Anti-virus and the Thor Operating System.

Krapplets.org - Free applications for Windows 95 and NT4.

Loan calculator - An amortization tool for loan payments on homes, cars and refinances.

Loan Calculator Plus - A collection of 7 financial calculators that deal with all aspects of a loan.

LoanCalc - A simple and powerful loan calculator. [Win32]

LuckyMe Software - Mom's Calendar b3.1.4 is a free simple printable calendar that helps people keep organized for Macintosh or Windows.

MacExplorer - Windows program allowing to analyze Macintosh files stored on a Windows NT Server. Download and a general information page on the software. [Windows 95/98/NT/2000]

Meazure 1.0 - Measure, magnify and capture arbitrary portions of the screen in a number of different ways. [Windows 95/98/ME/NT 4/2000/XP]

MeD's Movie Manager - Customizable movie manager with add, edit, delete database functions, imports movie information from IMDb. [Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000]

MediaMan - A personal media catalog manager that can categorize your collection of music CDs, movie DVDs, books and VHS tapes.

Movie Organizer - Get organized with the OXD data movie organizer. It's easy-to-use, and fun.

The Open Technology Portal - A web resource for open source software news, products, discussion, tools and licenses. Most freely available code from open source projects is cataloged.

OpenUniverse - 3D solar system simulator for Linux, OpenGL, or Windows that uses NASA data.

Passreminder - An open-source secure password manager. [Requires Java VM]

PDF Explorer - A program to catalog pdf files and extract images from them. Includes support for multiple disks and scanning for pdf's in compressed archives.

PDF-Analyzer - Allows one to find out various information about pdf-files. [Win32]

PhraseExpress - Manages frequently used text phrases in a taskbar icon and pastes them into any application with a single mouse click.

Plop - Plop Linux and Plop bootmanager.

Point-N-Click - On-screen virtual mouse for anyone with a disability who can't click a mouse, but can otherwise move a pointing device like a mouse or trackball.

PolyGlot - Allows one to learn or to teach multiple foreign languages.Users work with personal parameters, own dictionaries and games. Available in English and French.

PrimeColor Software - Computational chemistry tools to study molecular structure, crystal structure, electronic structure and band structure.

PrintDeskTop - Free screen print utility for Windows.

PublicWare - A small Danish spare time company that makes free software including music management software called Music Archive and a file renamer.

PUC Unit Conversion - Java programme that converts units of acceleration, angle, area, energy/work, force, coefficient of heat transfer, length, mass, mass density, mass concentration, power, pressure/stress, time, velocity, viscosity, volume and temperature.

Radio3000 - Various utilities for radio stations and broadcasters including a broadcast calendar generator and ad scheduling software.

Reminder Program - A simple medication reminder.

ReplSoft.com - Provides free plug-ins for Word and Excel to help perform multi-replacement operations. Also provides other utilities.

RocketDock - Application launcher for Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7.

Sergey Zorin's Software - Diff_ext, a file difference extension for Windows Explorer.

Shadowcraft homepage - Home to iNFERNO and other freeware software.

Site Journal - A program is intended to help site-supervising architects, engineers, and construction companies document site inspections. [Win32]

Sitemap Creator - Exports directory structure to an html file that can be used to create sitemap of a website or to print the contents of a folder.

SlavaSoft Inc. - HashCalc - Calculator to compute message digests, checksums and HMACs for files, as well as for text and hex strings.

snsware.net - Author's site. A collection of useful Visual Basic freeware programs, including a small HTML editor.

Songwave - Includes ISA Server site blocker and blocklists.

SpeedFan - A program that can control fan speeds according to system temperatures.

Spell Checker for Edit Boxes - A near-universal spell checker for Windows edit boxes; free for private use.

SpiraClock - Small Java program that continuously displays upcoming events from schedules and time-tables inside a desktop clock.

STG FolderPrint - Print and visualize Windows folders with disk space indicators, file filters, and display customization.

Tedium Compensator - Sets a random background, startup wave file and shutdown wave file on Windows bootup.

Timed Command - A program that performs a user specified command after a chosen number of days, hours, minutes and seconds.

Tingan's Homepage - 3D Solar System, various games, and screensavers.

Tinnes Software - Various useful programs like Desktop Calendar, Timed Shutdown and 10. Slide Show.

TrID - A binary file identifier tool that can identify file types and provide information about the file type. Site available in English and Italian.

TurboNote - Sticky note program that includes network and email sending, alarm, search, and quick launch feature to easily open files, email and URLs.

Ulfwood - Freeware Utilities - Text utilities for file searching, content modifying and word translating. For personal use.

Video Caster - Software to easily capture a video file, upload it to a Windows Streaming Server and distribute video clips through an e-mail link to friends or stream the videos directly from the web site.

Video Spark - An HTML to Javascript converter.

Ware-Lords - Original programs and games for Windows including an MP3 player, a picture puzzle, and a Tetris clone.

WinMac - Macintosh style menubar that can be used in Windows 95/98/NT4/2000.

XCalc - A Reverse Polish Notation calculator. [Win32]

Yoshi-Gamata - Offers MagicBin a "throw the file into the bin" game and Mathburst, the simple and powerful calculator. [Win32]

Yue Hong's Freeware - Offers iTweak for windows, a tweaking tool, and Winwall, a wallpaper changer. [Win32]

Zipdy - Program for Linux to calculate the distance between two zip codes. [Open Source, GPL]

Zipoid - A ZIP Code verification, look-up and distance calculator tool.

ZoeSoft - A scientific calculator has a UNIX-like interface and many advanced mathematical functions. [Win32]

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