5 Freeware Softwares Worth Giving a Try

Freeware Software can be defined as a program distributed free of charge by the author. This software can then be downloaded off the internet or from other computer bulletin boards, freely available cd or dvd’s.

Below is a list of 5 Freeware Softwares which are worth a try.

1.) Launchy: Launchy is a free windows and linux utility designed to help you forget about your start menu, the icons on your desktop, and even your file manager. 



Launchy indexes the programs in your start menu and can launch your documents, project files, folders, and bookmarks with just a few keystrokes. Download Launchy from here. Launchy is available for both Windows as well as Linux.

2.) Defraggler: Defraggler is a freeware program, created by Piriform, that defragments files individually or on a whole hard drive. It works with Microsoft Windows.

Defraggler-Defragment files with ease

Defraggler-Defragment files with ease

It differs from other defrag tools on the market, by enabling you to quickly and simply defrag the files you want to, without having to process the whole drive. Simply run it, select the file and defragment in seconds. No more struggling with the Windows defragmentation tool. Download Defraggler by clicking here.

3.) Tiny USB Office: Tiny USB Office replaces the former FloppyOffice package, it is an improved version of the small, portable productivity software suite which offers a collection of unique standalone free software applications.

Tiny USB Office

Tiny USB Office

If you find yourself working on different machines and like the idea of having portable software that you can access hassle-free from any computer, then this is the package for you. Download Tiny USB Office from here.

4.) LinkScannerLite: LinkScanner Lite integrates with major search engines to check search results for a variety of online threats before you click.

LinkScannerLite in action

LinkScannerLite in action

LinkScanner Lite inspects each search result as it is returned to your browser. One of four color-coded icons will appear next to each result. LinkScanner Lite provides the most accurate analysis of the safety of Web search listings. Download LinkScannerLite from here.

5.) True Crypt: True Crypts is a Free open-source disk encryption software for Windows Vista/XP, Mac OS X, and Linux. 

True Crypt -- For on the fly encryption

True Crypt -- For on the fly encryption

It can create a virtual encrypted disk within a file, or a device-hosted encrypted volume on either an individual partition or an entire storage device. It can encrypt the Windows boot partition or entire boot drive, and has the ability to create and run a hidden encrypted operating system whose existence is deniable. Download TrueCrypt from here.


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