A list of Top 10 Windows XP Free Utilities and Softwares you cant live without
1. Mozilla Firefox 2:
Yes, Firefox leads the list of Top Free XP Utilities and Softwares as it is the most secure, fast and reliable browser ever made. The browser was a miracle to the internet industry as it knocked out IE due to its features such as speed, security and reliability. A very useful tool for web-developers as it allows them to take full control over web-development using the developer tools. Moreover, the tabbed-browsing, pop-blocking and integrated search engine features make it the best browser ever
Download Mozilla Firefox 2 (5.69MB)
2. FreeRAM XP Pro:
I would call it Life-Saver for Windows XP. Seriously if you miss this awesome little handy tool you missed everything. Despite its small size the handy softy takes care of your XP all in a time. Includes automatic memory monitoring and optimization, advanced tray support, fast threaded freeing with a stop option, multiple system-metric monitors, a simple and attractive GUI, memory reporting and diagnostic logging; and real-time memory information. And yes everything it does for your for FREE
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Now dont tell me you are a computer freak and you dont listen to music at all because with Winamp on the streets music is irresistable. Indeed it is the best free music management and media player recommended specially for Windows users. Yes It is free, it is skinnable and it is multi-format. Has suppot for even playing streamed video content, both live and recorded. Not to mention its other features e.g. Powerful Media Library, CD-Ripping Support, CD-Burning Support and Music Mixing Features.
Download Winamp (6.34MB)
4. AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition:
AVG is a well-known Free Anti-Virus that keeps your PC free of viruses all the time. It is a highly customizable and easy-to-use utility. It has got a user-friendly interface and with the virus definition databases being updated daily it ensures a high level of detection capability. Other salient features include automatic update functionality, the AVG Resident Shield, which provides real-time protection as files are opened and programs are run, free Virus Database Updates for the lifetime of the product, and AVG Virus Vault for safe handling of infected files.
Download AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition (16.41MB)
I would rate it as the best free image viewer and image converter utility out in the market. A very light software that does all the graphics job for you e.g Image editing and image conversion from one format to another. A utility that is simple for beginners and powerful for professionals, IrfanView provides flawless features which include multi-language support, Thumbnail option, slideshow, fast directory browsing, batch conversion/editing, multipage editing, file search, change color depth, scanning, cut/crop, IPTC edit, capturing, lossless JPG operations, effects (sharpen, blur, Adobe Photoshop filters), EXE/SCR creating, many hotkeys, command line options and plugins.
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6. Adobe Reader 8:
Adobe Reader 8 allows more securely view, print, search, sign, verify, and collaborate on PDF documents, online as well as offline, from your home or office. Reader 8 has a completely redesigned interface, new tools, and new options for viewing information more efficiently. Access to an online, real-time meeting in seconds. Reader 8 is now integrated with Adobe Connect software, which enables users to instantly communicate and accelerate approvals with virtually anyone, anywhere, at any time.
Download Adobe Reader 8 (21MB)
Limewire is the world’s fastest P2P File Sharing Utility. You can share all sorts of files e.g. music, video, pictures, games, and text documents. It is really a great and reliable software. Other features incoporate integrated file search, mirror downloading, file preview, download library. The new junk-filter feature prevents junk content to be displayed. Limewire ensures no adware and no spyware.
Download LimeWire (350.7K Installer File)
Believe me This is your PC oxygen. If your PC survives all those Hacker, Worm, Viruses and Trojan attacks say thanx to ZoneAlarm. It is designed specially to protect your PC from potential Hackers. The program includes four interlocking security services: a firewall, an application control, an Internet lock, and Zones. The Internet lock blocks Internet traffic while your computer is unattended or while you’re not using the Internet, and it can be activated automatically with your computer’s screensaver or after a set period of inactivity.
Download ZoneAlarm (13.07MB)
9. Sbybot – Search and Destroy:
Spybot – Search & Destroy can detect and remove a multitude of adware files and modules from your computer. Spybot also can clean program and Web-usage tracks from your system, which is especially useful if you share your computer. Modules chosen for removal can be sent directly to the included file shredder, ensuring complete elimination from your system. For advanced users, it allows you to fix Registry inconsistencies related to adware and to malicious program installations.
10. Download Accelerator Plus:
The very best of the best of the best download managers ever . Boosts your download speeds to 300%. It is the most used download manager all over the world with over 120 Million users worldwide. It is packaged with rich features such as multi connections, auto-recovery from lost connections and errors, privacy tools, faster downloads from fastest sources, preview of files as you download, broadband optimization and top downloads. Get It
Download DAP (5.77MB)