Once in a while I remind myself that I should create a list of some of my favorite freeware or open-source tools. Perhaps this will be a running list, but here it is, in no particular order!

Editors/File-Directory Comparison or Merge

IDE

Encryption

Security Tools (too many to list)

Network Monitoring

Disk Tools

Windows Registry Cleaner

Windows File Archiver

FTP/SFTP/SCP/TFTP Client

IM Client

Mind “mapping”

PDF Creation

Graphing (unidirected graphs)

SSH/Terminal

Firefox Plugins (see http://addons.mozilla.org)

  • AdBlock Plus
  • IE Tab
  • Greasemonkey

Astronomy

Photography/Image Manipulation

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