Ten Things for the Freeware Lovers
Freeware caution: always scan free downloads of anything for bugs and other threats before dumping the programs into your hard drive.
1. Budgie 1.6 freeware offers "a contacts manager, word processing capabilities, a database manager, a spreadsheet utility, an e-mail manager, an image tool, a scheduling utility, a ZIP manager, and a fax manager. You can use it as a stand-alone or as an add-on to your existing Office software."
2. Convert units of distance (like miles to kilometers), temperature (fahrenheit to celsius), volume (gallons to litres), as well as time, speed, mass, power, density, pressure, energy and many others (or customize your own conversions) with Josh Madison's Convert freeware.
3. Digital Calendar freeware (scroll down on page) has an embedded MP3 player so you can have music while you're planning out your month.
4. Polar Office freeware offers a free office suite with word processor, spreadsheet, charting and more.
5. Safeguard your Notepad contents with Secure Notepad freeware.
6. TimeSentry freeware is a small, multifunction time management app that simplifies retrieving the time and calendar info you need.
7. Create professional .pdf files from virtually any document with Tiny PDF.
8. UserClone freeware will copy the filing cabinet and favorite places from one AOL screen name to another (helpful when creating a new screen name.)
9. Wax freeware is "a high performance and flexible video compositing and special effects software. The idea for Wax is to be very general purpose and flexible in video compositing and effects, so that you can compose your dream video sequence with ease everytime."
10. Also from Debugmode.com, warp and morph images to your heart's content with WinMorph freeware.
(posted by Tom)