Helpful Free Windows Software

Helpful Free Windows Software

Check out these links to find and download software to help you create your world.

Has a whole page of nicely presented sites for free software that you can download.  You'll really hit the jackpot if you go here!


is a free program that will unzip zipped files.  It allows you to extract
more than one archived file at a time, with one click of a button. Makes extracting files quicker and easier. ExtractNow supports ZIP, RAR, ACE, IMG, ISO, & BIN archives."


Publisher's Description:  With AllButtons, you can create professional buttons and menus for your website fast and easily. All the web buttons and web menus, you can now make yourself in no-time. Create drop-down menus, navigation bars, and sub menus in minutes.  Program shows a small identifying label if used free: can be purchased for $30.

PhotoBook Maker and ScreenBook Maker

Publisher's Description:  Photobook Maker: Free program for organizing your photos and creating online photobooks and scrapbooks. Create albums of photos and text in multiple formats. Simply drag and drop your pictures on to Photobook Maker, add titles and text as desired, and Photobook Maker does the rest. Pictures are automatically labeled with the logo "" plus the text of your choice (for example, a copyright notice).  Easily create libraries of photo albums and scrapbooks with animated slideshows and thumbnail pages - and print or publish to the web.

Publisher's Description:  Screenbook Maker:  Easily create highly effective visual tutorials and print or publish to the web.

Requires Win98/NT/2000/XP + Internet Explorer 6.0+ to run. Photobooks created with Screenbook Maker do NOT require IE6 - viewable in any modern browser.

Free   Small label on pictures can be removed by purchasing  for $30

ScreenHunter 4.0 

Publisher's Description: Wisdom-Soft ScreenHunter freeware version is a free screen-capture tool for you to easily take screenshots. ScreenHunter
can capture a full screen, an active window, the client window, or a rectangular area. It automatically saves captures in BMP. GIF, or JPEG format, so you don't have to stop each time you capture, and your Clipboard can be copied to other programs, such as Motion Studio and Word. ScreenHunter has a selectable hot key capture (F1 to F10) and delayed capture, and uses virtually no system resources on standby. ScreenHunter freeware version has no expiration date and can be distributed free of charge.

Free  Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP

VCW VicMan's Photo Editor 7.84 

Publisher's Description:  VCW VicMan's Photo Editor is a versatile image editor with an intuitive interface. This award-winning application is free of charge and comes with a wide range of essential features for both novice users and professional designers. With Photo Editor you can refine your digital photos, draw natural artwork and effortlessly produce superb graphics for the web.  Excellent tutorials are on the web site.

Screen Ruler 

Publisher's Description:  Screen Ruler is a free virtual ruler for your computer screen.  This Screen Ruler is a great tool that allows you to accurately measure anything on your screen. This is especially useful when measuring graphics, web page browser sizes or whatever. Screen Ruler can display Pixels, Inches, Picas or Centimeters.

Note Tab Lite:

Publisher's Description:
The ultimate free Notepad replacement and a handy HTML editor.
Handle a heap of files with a tabbed interface. Search files, strip HTML tags and format text quickly. Formerly called "Super NoteTab".
100% freeware -- no ads and no nags.

Free    Windows 95/98/ME/NT4/2000/XP     Download .pdf manual

Easy Thumbnails 2.6

Publisher's Description:
Create accurate thumbnails from popular picture formats with this handy freeware utility. Find and view images easily, preview your thumbnails, and use its tools to rotate images and adjust their contrast, brightness, sharpness and compression.

Free     Windows 95/98/2000/NT4/Me/XP     Download .pdf manual

Moffsoft FreeCalc

Publisher's Description:
Moffsoft FreeCalc is a great replacement for your existing Windows calculator. We took the standard Windows calculator functionality and added a printable/savable transaction tape, sizeable display, tray icon, digit groupings, color schemes, double and triple zero keys, visible memory value, "always on top" setting, and much more.

Free   All Windows platforms.  

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