Productivity

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Allway Sync New! – “Allway Sync uses innovative synchronization algorithms to synchronize your data between desktop PCs, laptops, USB drives, remote FTP/SFTP and WebDAV servers, various online data storages and more.”

Desktops – If you are a multi-tasker, you will appreciate this utility. Desktops allows you to run different programs on up to four virtual desktops.

DisplayFusion – “DisplayFusion will make your multi-monitor life much easier. With powerful features like Multi-Monitor Taskbars, TitleBar Buttons and fully customizable Functions, DisplayFusion will make managing your multiple monitors easy.”

Ditto – In the words of the developer: “Ditto is an extension to the standard windows clipboard.  It saves each item placed on the clipboard allowing you access to any of those items at a later time.  Ditto allows you to save any type of information that can be put on the clipboard, text, images, html, etc.”

GIMP – “The GIMP is a multiplatform photo manipulation tool. GIMP is an acronym for GNU Image Manipulation Program. The GIMP is suitable for a variety of image manipulation tasks, including photo retouching, image composition, and image construction.”

Greenshot – A screenshot utility that lets you select any area of your screen to print or to save as an image.

Image Resizer Powertoy Clone – A very simple image resizing tool.  Resize one image at a time or groups of images.

Microsoft Power Toys for Windows XP – Simplify certain tasks or add new functionality. Check out the dozen or so free tools from Microsoft.

MozBackup – If you use Mozilla Firefox or Mozillia Thunderbird and want to transfer your data, add-ons and settings to another computer, this tool will have the job done in a matter of minutes.

Nitro PDF – Much more than just a PDF reader; Nitro allows comments, saved forms, content extraction, etc.

Paint.net – If you want to do some graphic work or touch-up and or enhance some photos, no need for the expensive graphics programs, Paint.net will do the trick.
PDF Split and Merge – Merge and/or split PDF files quickly and simply.  Requires Java Runtime.

PDF Tools – Provides the ability to merge and/or split PDF files as well as many advanced features such as the ability to convert a PDF into an image file.

Picasa – An excellent photo managing tool from Google.

doPDF – Need to create your own PDF’s instead of just viewing them? Use doPDF like a printer and easily create them from any Windows program.

Stickies – Post-It notes for your desktop.

Ta-da Lists – Keep track of your to-do lists and, if you wish, share them with your family and friends.

Thunderbird – An excellent alternative email client.

Virtual Clone Drive – Use this software to mount an image file (a single file that cotains an entire CD/DVD; example image files include ISO, BIN, CCD, etc.).  Mounting an image file will make the image act like a physical CD/DVD drive on your computer.

Microsoft Office Alternatives:

LibreOffice – “LibreOffice is a powerful office suite; Its clean interface and its powerful tools let you unleash your creativity and grow your productivity.”

OpenOffice – OpenOffice is an excellent alternative to Microsoft Office.  View/create documents, spreadsheets, and/or presentations.

WPS Office 10 Free – “WPS Office 10 Free is the most versatile free office suite, which includes free word processor, spreadsheet program and presentation maker.”