31 December, 2022

AVG

AVG AntiVirus Free

Download powerful, award-winning free antivirus protection

Built to protect your PC, and your online life
 Malware protection
Malware protection
Stops viruses, spyware, and malware with six powerful layers of protection

Email Shield
Email Shield
Blocks dangerous email attachments and phishing links that could steal your data

Real-time updates
Real-time updates
Updates in real-time with the world’s largest virus database for 0-day protection

Phishing protection
Phishing protection
Blocks unsafe links and webpages that could lead to malware or scams

Simple. Strong. Secure

AVG AntiVirus is essential security software that empowers you to enjoy the internet fearlessly. 
Catch malware before it has the chance to harm your PC with 24/7 scans. 
An easy-to-use interface means you won’t waste time navigating confusing menus. 
And 30+ years of experience and over 160 accolades assure you we know how to keep you safe.

NEW!

Firewall
Stop threats from invading your home network.

Hack Alerts
Get an immediate notification if your email passwords have been hacked

https://www.avg.com/en-in/homepage#pc

29 December, 2022

Malwarebytes tools, solutions

Protection against all kinds of malware

Free virus scanner
Scan your device for viruses and remove them if they’re found.

Free spyware scanner
Remove spyware from your device. Scan now to check for spyware.
Malwarebytes tools & solutions:

Ransomware protection
Protect your device against getting locked up from ransomware.

Free Trojan scanner
Worried about a Trojan horse on your device? Scan for Trojans now.

Find your IP address
Find your IP address and protect your online privacy with our VPN.

Anti-rootkit scanner
Could your device have been taken over using a rootkit? Scan it now.

Free ad blocker
Block third-party ads and trackers and protect your browsing against web-based threats.

Adw Cleaner
Clean adware and junkware from your PC. Restore faster performance with Adw Cleaner.

Free antivirus
Scan and clean viruses and malware from your device.

Safe browser
Block malicious websites, fake tech support scams, browser hijackers and more.

Internet security
Get advanced antivirus, browser protection, and VPN together.

Spam call blocker
Block spam calls and filter spam texts on your iPhone.

27 December, 2022

Avira Free Security

All good things come in three's
Free Security takes a three-pronged approach to protecting and enhancing your digital world.

Security
All the protection you need, whenever you need it
Threat protection has evolved to better suit your digital lifestyle. That’s why we packed Free Security with a diverse spectrum of features.  It safeguards you, your data, and devices from all types of threats (including the vulnerabilities lurking in your own machine, like weak passwords or outdated software). 

So, you can bank, shop, game, browse… you’re free to do whatever you like, and do it safely.

Privacy
Anonymous in everything you do
Surveillance has become a part of everyday life so it’s time to take back control of your data. Every trace you leave online, what you buy, where you are, what you search for, which passwords you use—you’re being tracked by third parties. 
Avira keeps it private and for your eyes only by making you invisible online. 

Performance
Make your devices feel like new again
A…slow…device…that…keeps crashing and a battery that fails on you? That’s frustrating. It also makes you less efficient. That’s why Avira Free Security comes with built-in performance optimizers. They accelerate boot times, extend battery life, and rid your system of junk. 
The result? A clean, stable device with more space for all the things you love, like photos.

https://www.avira.com/en/free-security

25 December, 2022

AVAST

AVAST FREE ANTIVIRUS

World-class virus protection for any device
30+ years of experience helped us create an easy-to-use antivirus that features the industry’s largest threat-detection network, 
machine-learning virus protection, and home network security that won’t slow down your PC, Mac, Android, or iPhone.

6 layers of antivirus security:

Sometimes your operating system’s built-in protection isn’t enough. Adding Avast Free Antivirus lets you run automatic smart scans on software, files, and apps to find cracks where malware can slip in, plus send suspicious files for analysis in the cloud, get threat alerts, and more.

Smart Scan
Scans your device for hard-to-find vulnerabilities in hidden places.

CyberCapture
Automatically sends suspicious files for analysis in the Cloud, then pushes a cure to Avast users if needed.

Behavior Shield
Alerts you immediately if any of your apps start behaving suspiciously.

File Shield
Alerts you to any suspicious files — before you open them.

Rescue Disk
Scans your device while your system’s switched off, so you can safely remove malware.

Quarantine
Stores potentially harmful files and completely isolates them from the rest of your operating system.

https://www.avast.com/en-in/free-antivirus-download

23 December, 2022

Winamp 5.9 Final Build 9999

The one-stop platform for audio enthusiasts

Winamp is transforming the way you listen, browse, manage and sync your music. For people who like to customize, tinker and tweak, Winamp offers the broadest range of functions and services to add to your listening experience.

https://www.winamp.com/player/

Winamp is an audio player that can handle audio CDs, MP3 audio files, and streaming audio broadcasts. It combines extensive functionality with an intuitive interface. Winamp features a playlist editor and a 10-band graphic equalizer with user-definable presets that can automatically load specific files. It also includes Windows Media Technology 4.0 input/output support and the industry standard Fraunhofer MP3 decoder. This download no longer includes VIS/DSP plug-ins; you can download them separately.

Winamp 5.9 Final Build 9999:


Changelog:

21 December, 2022

Bitdefender

Bitdefender Antivirus Free for Windows
Antivirus protection for Windows. Absolutely free.

Choose the only free antivirus software that keeps your computer running clean, fast &  virus-free while shielding you from the latest e-threats.

Free antivirus protection  that stops even the fastest-evolving attacks Runs silently in the background and stays out of your way
Impossibly light on CPU (won’t suck up your system resources)
Live customer support included (unlike with other Free AVs!)

https://www.bitdefender.com/solutions/free.html

19 December, 2022

Microsoft Power Toys

Microsoft PowerToys is a set of utilities for power users to tune and streamline their Windows experience for greater productivity. Microsoft PowerToys is a set of freeware system utilities designed for power users developed by Microsoft for use on the Windows operating system. These programs add or change features to maximize productivity or add more customization. PowerToys are available for Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows 10 and Windows 11. The PowerToys for Windows 10 and Windows 11 are free and open-source software licensed under the MIT License and hosted on GitHub. Current utilities: Always on Top PowerToys Awake Color Picker FancyZones File Explorer Add-ons File Locksmith Hosts File Editor Image Resizer Keyboard Manager Mouse utilities PowerRename PowerToys Run Quick Accent Screen Ruler Shortcut Guide Text Extractor Video Conference Mute


17 December, 2022

Media Player Classic

Media Player Classic - Home Cinema (MPC-HC) is a free and open-source video and audio player for Windows. MPC-HC is based on the original Guliverkli project and contains many additional features and bug fixes.

Overview of features
A lot of people seem to be unaware of some of the awesome features that have been added to MPC-HC in the past years. Here is a list of useful options and features that everyone should know about:

Dark interface
Menu > View > Dark Theme
When using dark theme it is also possible to change the height of the seekbar and size of the toolbar buttons.
Options > Advanced
Video preview on the seekbar
Options > Tweaks > Show preview on seek bar
Adjust playback speed
Menu > Play > Playback rate
The buttons in the player that control playback rate take a 2x step by default. This can be customized to smaller values (like 10%):
Options > Playback > Speed step
Adjusting playback speed works best with the SaneAR audio renderer. This also has automatic pitch correction.
Options > Playback > Output > Audio Renderer
MPC-HC can remember playback position, so you can resume from that point later
Options > Player > History
You can quickly seek through a video with Ctrl + Mouse Scrollwheel.
You can jump to next/previous file in a folder by pressing PageUp/PageDown.
You can perform automatic actions at end of file. For example to go to next file or close player.
Options > Playback > After Playback (permanent setting)
Menu > Play > After Playback (for current file only)
A-B repeat
You can loop a segment of a video. Press [ and ] to set start and stop markers.
You can rotate/flip/mirror/stretch/zoom the video
Menu > View > Pan&Scan
This is also easily done with hotkeys (see below).
There are lots of keyboard hotkeys and mouse actions to control the player. They can be customized as well.
Options > Player > Keys
Tip: there is a search box above the table.
You can stream videos directly from Youtube and many other video websites
Put yt-dlp.exe in the MPC-HC installation folder.
Then you can open website URLs in the player: Menu > File > Open File/URL
You can even download those videos: Menu > File > Save a copy
Tip: to be able to download in best quality with yt-dlp/youtube-dl, it is recommended to also put ffmpeg.exe in the MPC-HC folder.
Several YDL configuration options are found here: Options > Advanced
This includes an option to specify the location of the .exe in case you don't want to put it in MPC-HC folder.
Note: instead of yt-dlp.exe you can also use youtube-dl.exe. I do however recommend using yt-dlp because that works better and has active development, while youtube-dl development is currently inactive.
Note 2: You also need to install Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 SP1 Redistributable Package (x86)
Play HDR video
This requires using madVR or MPC Video Renderer.
After installation these renderers can be selected here:
Options > Playback > Output
Ability to search for and download subtitles, either automatically or manually (press D):
Options > Subtitles > Misc
Besides all these (new) features, there have also been many bugfixes and internal improvements in the player in the past years that give better performance and stability. It also has updated internal codecs. Support was added for CUE sheets, WebVTT subtitles, etc.

https://github.com/clsid2/mpc-hc

15 December, 2022

PotPlayer

PotPlayer is a multimedia software player developed for the Microsoft Windows operating system by South Korean Internet company Kakao (formerly Daum Communications). 
It competes with other popular Windows media players such as VLC media player, mpv (media player), GOM Player, KMPlayer, SMPlayer and Media Player Classic. 
PotPlayer's reception has been positive with reviewers complimenting its wide range of settings and customizations, as well as its lightweight nature and its support for a large variety of media formats.

https://potplayer.daum.net/

13 December, 2022

foobar2000

foobar2000 is an advanced freeware audio player for the Windows platform.

Main features:
Supported audio formats: MP3, MP4, AAC, CD Audio, WMA, Vorbis, Opus, FLAC, WavPack, WAV, AIFF, Musepack, Speex, AU, SND... and more with additional components.
Gapless playback.
Easily customizable user interface layout.
Advanced tagging capabilities.
Support for ripping Audio CDs as well as transcoding all supported audio formats using the Converter component.
Full ReplayGain support.
Customizable keyboard shortcuts.
Open component architecture allowing third-party developers to extend functionality of the player.



11 December, 2022

Brackets

Modern, Powerful & Open source
With focused visual tools and preprocessor support, Brackets is a modern text editor that makes it easy to design in the browser. It's crafted from the ground up for web designers and front-end developers.

Brackets is a lightweight, yet powerful, modern text editor. We blend visual tools into the editor so you get the right amount of help when you want it without getting in the way of your creative process. You'll enjoy writing code in Brackets.

09 December, 2022

DNS Benchmark

A unique, comprehensive, accurate & free Windows (and Linux/Wine) utility to determine the exact performance of local and remote DNS nameservers . . .

GRC's DNS Benchmark performs a detailed analysis and comparison of the operational performance and reliability of any set of up to 200 DNS nameservers (sometimes also called resolvers) at once. When the Benchmark is started in its default configuration, it identifies all DNS nameservers the user's system is currently configured to use and adds them to its built-in list of publicly available “alternative” nameservers. Each DNS nameserver in the benchmark list is carefully “characterized” to determine its suitability — to you — for your use as a DNS resolver. This characterization includes testing each nameserver for its “redirection” behavior: whether it returns an error for a bad domain request, or redirects a user's web browser to a commercial marketing-oriented page. While such behavior may be acceptable to some users, others may find this objectionable.

DNS Benchmark Feature List:
The Executable Environment:
Compatible with all versions of Windows from Windows 95 through Windows 7.
Compatible with Wine (Windows emulation) running on Linux and Macintosh.
Hand-coded in 100% pure assembly language for highest precision and smallest size: 159 KBytes.
Installation-free — nothing to install — just run the small executable file.
(Won't change anything or mess up your system.)
Lightweight (single packet), optional automatic and/or manual version checking.
Task Scheduler-compatible for non-UI non-interactive background operation.
Optional, automatic results logging for fully unattended operation.
Comprehensive error return codes to support full automation.
Primary Benchmark Features:
For each of up to 200 DNS nameservers, using the Internet's most popular top-50 domain names, independently measures, charts, statistically analyzes, reports (and optionally exports):
Cached lookups – the time to return a domain name that is already in the resolver's name cache.
Uncached lookups – the time to return a sub-domain name that is not already in the resolver's name cache.
Dotcom lookups – the time to consult the nameserver's chosen dotcom resolver(s) for a dotcom name.
Reliability – the number of queries not replied to (lost) during the benchmark.
Rebinding protection – whether the resolver blocks non-routable private IP addresses.
Optionally verifies whether nameservers provide DNS security (DNSSEC) record authentication.
When using a list of (provided) DNSSEC-signed domains, benchmarks DNSSEC authentication performance.
Graphs and compares all four benchmark parameters with an easy-to-read bar chart.
Builds a customized list of the fastest performing (for you) top 50 resolvers, located anywhere in the world, selected from a master list of more than 4,800 possible known resolvers.
On-the-fly hierarchical sorting of performance results by cached (default) or uncached performance.
(Sorting is “hierarchical” because cached (or uncached) performance is sorted first, followed by uncached (or cached), then by dotcom last.)
Auto-scaled bar chart that can be manually overridden for chart-to-chart comparison.
Pop-up value “inspector” (left click in nameserver list) displays precise values on bar chart.
Detailed tabular results report.
Fully detailed, locale-aware (internationalized), CSV results export.
Automatic logging to a CSV file for long-term background results monitoring and collection.
Simultaneously compares the performance and reliability of up to 200 DNS nameservers.
Determines network name (reverse DNS), ownership, and operational status for each nameserver.
Determines whether nameservers intercept and redirect bad domain names.
Comprehensive, heuristic “Conclusions” generation summarizes all results and suggests useful system changes, if any, in easily readable English.
All results are analyzed for statistical significance with a 95% confidence threshold.
Bottom of tabular data page contains built-in quick-reference “reminder” help.
Additional Power-User & Convenience Features:
The built-in top-50 domains list is user-replaceable to allow more/less statistical significance, and for support of DNSSEC record authentication.
.INI files containing sets and subsets of nameservers to benchmark can be added, removed, and saved.
Special “dnsbench.ini” file is auto-loaded, if present, to always override built-in nameserver list.
(This supports the use of customizable personal nameserver lists for special applications.)
At start-up, tests for the presence of, and deliberately “triggers”, any outbound-blocking personal firewalls to allow Internet access exceptions to be provided before testing begins.
Internet connectivity aware – verifies unimpeded Internet connectivity before testing and gracefully handles possible loss of Internet connectivity during testing.
Bar chart results can be copied to the system clipboard or saved in BMP or compressed PNG format for storage or sharing.
Built-in self-screen capture to BMP or compressed PNG file.
All benchmark pages and tabs can be copied to the system clipboard or saved to files as text, rich-text, or images as appropriate.

https://www.grc.com/dns/benchmark.htm

07 December, 2022

ImageGlass

A lightweight, versatile image viewer
Free - Open Source Image Viewer

Features
A simple-to-use program that comes packed with basic functions and a nice minimal modern user interface.
80+ formats supported
ImageGlass works great with GIF, SVG, HEIC and RAW formats, among others

Lightweight & Versatile
Fast switch between images

Personalization
Easy installation of new language packs & themes

05 December, 2022

Scribus

Welcome to Scribus, a page layout program for Linux, FreeBSD, PC-BSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Solaris, OpenIndiana, Debian GNU/Hurd, Mac OS X, OS/2 Warp 4, eComStation, Haiku and Windows. 
Since its humble beginning in the spring of 2001, Scribus has evolved into one of the premier Open Source desktop applications. 
Encouraged by professionals and beginners alike, the Scribus Team, with support from a large and growing number of enthusiastic contributors from all over the world, is dedicated to develop and improve “one of the most powerful and useful open-source projects out there” (TechRepublic).
Underneath a user-friendly interface, Scribus supports professional publishing features, such as CMYK colors, spot colors, ICC color management and versatile PDF creation. 
Scribus has many unexpected touches, such as powerful vector drawing tools, support for a huge number of file types via import/export filters, emulation of color blindness or the rendering of markup languages like LaTeX or Lilypond inside Scribus. 
The Scribus file format is XML-based and open. Unlike proprietary binary file formats, even damaged documents can be recovered with a simple text editor – sometimes a challenging …

https://www.scribus.net/

03 December, 2022

TreeSize Free

Get TreeSize Free! Even in the times of cheap terabytes a final truth remains: sooner or later every hard disk will near capacity. We have the solution.

Use TreeSize Free to keep an eye on your disk space.

Efficient Disk Space Reporting
Scan your volumes in seconds and see the size of all folders including all subfolders and break it down to file level.

Quickly Clean Up Your Disks
With the integrated Windows Explorer context menu and the usual keyboard shortcuts you can quickly get rid of unwanted stuff.

Stunning visualization
See the distribution of the used disk space at a glance with our customizable treemap chart.

https://www.jam-software.com/treesize_free?ca=1

01 December, 2022

Transmission

A Fast, Easy and Free Bittorrent Client
For macOS, Windows and Linux

Easy & Powerful
Transmission is designed for easy, powerful use. We've set the defaults to just work and it only takes a few clicks to configure advanced features like watch directories, bad peer blocklists, and the web interface. When Ubuntu chose Transmission as its default BitTorrent client, one of the most-cited reasons was its easy learning curve.

https://transmissionbt.com/