Google Hacks1

Google Hacks

Google Hacks is an open source program that can find all sorts of files, including MP3’s, Videos, and ebooks using Google. It will construct and execute searches in Google that make it much more likely to find what you are looking for in freely accessible directories all around the web. It also offers a number

OrbitDL

Orbit Downloader

Orbit Downloader is a download manager and accelerator that can download files from any remote server via HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, RTSP, MMS and Metalink protocols. It will detect and download flash files (including FLV video files) from any site, including YouTube. Used with its Grab++ module, it can download streaming media of any kind, including

Space Time

Space Time 3D

Space Time 3D is a web browser that displays multiple web pages simultaneously in a 3D space, allowing for the simultaneous browsing of multiple web pages and the navigation of web pages as objects in a 3D virtual space. What is 3D web surfing, you ask? For Space Time it is essentially the ability to

screamermenu

ScreamerMenu

ScreamerMenu is a small program that adds a number of useful functions to the Screamer Radio internet-radio streaming and recording software. Most notably it provides the ability to filter by station name or category, the ability to schedule recordings, and the option to list stations in simple list view. I’ve used Screamer Radio for a

odirmain

ODIR

ODIR is an add-on for Outlook that can detect duplicate items and move them to a special folder; these include contacts, appointements, tasks, notes, and emails (sent, received, and unsent). Does not work with Outlook Express. I used this program with Outlook 2007 to scan around 18,000 emails for duplicates. Of these, approximately 10,000 were

wakoopa

Wakoopa

Wakoopa is a community website that provides information on what programs and applications its members are using. It installs a little memory-resident program that relays information on what programs are being used, the time periods and frequency of use. Users can then use the site to learn about popular software and/or leave their opinions in

DapperFWG

Dapper

Dapper (data mapper) is an online service that can capture content from any website and broadcast it in many different forms including an RSS feed or even a widget. You can use it to create so-called ’Dapps’ that obtain any content, such as the results of a search or custom selections from a user form.

jlc

JLC’s Internet TV

JLC’s Internet TV is a freeware program which lists and displays over 1,300 TV channels that are available for streaming over the internet. I’ve seen a number of “free internet TV” programs that promise hundreds of channels, but I usually shy away from featuring them on Freewaregenius. There are a number of reasons for this:

TCPOptimizer

TCP Optimizer

TCP Optimizer is a free program that provides 1-click acceleration of your internet connection through optimizing your internet registry settings. The first question on many people’s minds whenever they hear of a program that purports to do something like this is invariably whether or not it is for real. The short answer to this question is

Mozbackup

Mozbackup

Mozbackup will backup and restore Mozilla, Thunderbird, and Firefox profiles, including email, bookmarks, history, saved passwords, address books, and other details. It will also back-up and restore installed extensions for both Firefox and Thunderbird. I don’t know about you, but as far as I am concerned the most annoying thing about re-installing Windows (or getting a

mediainfo

MediaInfo

MediaInfo is a free program that can provide you with all the information you would want to know about your media files. It can identify the format and codecs used for encoding both video and audio, as well as the bit rate, frame rate, resolution, aspect ratio, and a host of other pieces of relevant

filehippo

FileHippo Update Checker

FileHippo Update checker will scan you system for installed applications, compare the results with its own application database, and present a report of all the programs that have more recent versions available. The report also includes download links that enable you to get the new versions straight from the FileHippo servers. Every time I re-install