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The Complete Guide to Freeware

Freeware application logosMany companies choose to make their applications available free to the public. These applications are known as Freeware. Examples of Freeware include web browsers like Google Chrome, media players like iTunes, document readers like Adobe Reader, system utilities like CClean and much more. Open source applications are a special type of Freeware that gives free access not only to the end product, but also to the source code that was used to create it. Entire operating systems such as Linux could be considered Freeware, as well as office suites like OpenOffice.org.

This guide reviews some of the best Freeware applications available today.

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The Best Freeware and Open Source Video Editing Software

Video Editing software can be expensive, but free is a price everyone loves. Here are some of the best selections available for the PC, the Mac, and for Linux/Unix based platforms...

Top Security Freeware For Windows 7

Looking for some good options for freeware security on Windows 7? There are actually several options that you have. Not only are most of these programs free or open source, but...

Converting from FLV for Free

If you need to convert flash video files into the more common AVI format, there are programs for consumers who don't want to pay to do so. Learn about some of the best freeware...

Finding the Best Mac Freeware

Has the purchase of your new Apple computer emptied your wallet? If so, you are probably itching to find some free alternatives to paid programs you'd like to have on your new...

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    Top Security Freeware For Windows 7

    Looking for some good options for freeware security on Windows 7? There are actually several options that you have. Not only are most of these programs free or open source, but they do just as good...

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    The Best Freeware and Open Source Video Editing Software

    Video Editing software can be expensive, but free is a price everyone loves. Here are some of the best selections available for the PC, the Mac, and for Linux/Unix based platforms....

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    Free Photo Editing Software to Crop and Cut Images

    A round-up of the top 8 Free Photo Editing software to crop and cut images. The list includes software across various platforms, full fledged editors, simple tools and even an online tool that does the...

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    XnView: a Freeware Image Editor

    There are many image editing programs available from serious professional applications such as Photoshop through to the Paint application which has always been part of Windows. Free applications include...

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    Make Windows Always On Top With "Afloat"

    Afloat, developed by ∞labs, is a small freeware plug-in for Mac OS X that allows your app windows to be set as always on top. In addition, it allows you to set the opacity of windows with mouse gestures...

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Each month we'll give you a look at the world of freeware software. This month, where can good freeware be found....

Freeware for Windows XP: Facts about Freeware and the Best Sites to Get Them

Freeware for Windows XP exist all over the Internet. Not all freeware is good for your computer. There are certain things that you should know about freeware for Windows XP before downloading...