Best of Windows Apps

  • Gravit Designer

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Chrome OS Website

    A cross-platform vector graphics tool, runs as desktop application and in-browser too.


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  • Pencil Project

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    Pencil is a standalone app that lets you create diagrams or UI mockups. It doesn't have collaboration/multi-user features.

    The Pencil Projects unique mission is to build a free and opensource tool for making diagrams and GUI prototyping that everyone can use.

    Top features:
    Built-in stencils for diagraming and prototyping
    Multi-page document with background page
    Inter-page linkings!
    On-screen text editing with rich-text supports
    Exporting to HTML, PNG, document, Word document and PDF.
    Undo/redo supports
    Installing user-defined stencils and templates
    Standard drawing operations: aligning, z-ordering, scaling, rotating...
    Adding external objects
    Personal Collection
    Clipart Browser
    And much more...


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  • CherryTree

    Free Windows Linux Website

    A hierarchical note taking application, featuring rich text and syntax highlighting, storing data in a single xml or sqlite file.


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  • KeepNote

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    KeepNote: note-taking and organization. KeepNote is a note taking application that works on Windows, Linux, and
    MacOS X. With KeepNote, you can store your class notes, TODO
    lists, research notes, journal entries, paper outlines, etc in a
    simple notebook hierarchy with rich-text formatting, images, and more.
    Using full-text search, you can retrieve any note for later


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  • qBittorrent

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD ... Haiku Website

    The qBittorrent project aims to provide a Free Software alternative to Small µTorrent iconµTorrent. Additionally, qBittorrent runs and provides the same features on all major platforms (Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, OS/2, FreeBSD).

    qBittorrent is based on the Qt toolkit and libtorrent-rasterbar library.


    Polished µTorrent-like User Interface

    Well-integrated and extensible Search Engine
    Simultaneous search in most famous BitTorrent search sites
    Per-category-specific search requests (e.g. Books, Music, Movies)

    All Bittorrent extensions
    DHT, Peer Exchange, Full encryption, Magnet/BitComet URIs, ...

    Remote control through a Web user interface
    Nearly identical to the regular UI, all in Ajax

    Advanced control over trackers, peers and torrents
    Torrents queueing and prioritizing
    Torrent content selection and prioritizing

    Natively integrated: When Downloads Completes Options (no need for additional script or plug-in)
    Exit, Suspend, Hibernate, Shutdown

    UPnP / NAT-PMP port forwarding support

    Available in ~41 languages (Unicode support)

    Torrent creation tool

    Advanced RSS support with download filters (inc. regex)

    Bandwidth scheduler

    IP Filtering (eMule and PeerGuardian compatible)

    IPv6 compliant

    Sequential downloading (aka "Download in order")

    Available on most platforms: Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, OS/2, FreeBSD


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  • NetBalancer

    Commercial Windows Website

    NetBalancer is a Windows application for local network traffic control and monitoring.


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  • Multiplicity

    Commercial Windows Website

    Multiplicity enables a user to control multiple computers with one keyboard and mouse. Multiplicity is installed on networked PCs to create a virtual KVM switch with two modes of operation. In Seamless keyboard and mouse mode the mouse cursor can be freely moved across multiple PCs each with their own monitors. In Remote keyboard, video, mouse mode many PCs can be controlled from a single PC while sharing a monitor; the controlled PCs are not required to have an attached monitor, keyboard or mouse. Any combination of Seamless and Remote modes can be simultaneously active across multiple PCs.

    Primary Features:
    •Control multiple PCs with one keyboard and mouse
    •Use one monitor (KVM) or connect monitors to each PC (KM)
    •Drag and drop files and folders of any size between PCs
    •Copy and paste text and images between PCs
    •Lock / unlock all PCs at once from one keyboard
    •Listen to audio from multiple PCs through one PC

    Unique Capabilities:

    • Virtual KVM Switch that does not require any switch boxes or cables
    • Seamless capabilities enabling smooth control transition between connected computers
    • Uses network to extend KVM capabilities to computers anywhere on the network
    • No external cloud service required to connect and control remote PCs
    • No monthly or annual use fees

    Common Applications:

    • Emergency Command and Control Rooms to improve speed and efficiency of communications to first responders

    • Trading desks to improve the speed and accuracy of trades being performed by Traders all around the world

    • Dynamometer testing cells, to eliminate the need for multiple keyboards and mice in a multi-PC workstation

    • IT Support desks to provide remote desktop support (frequently displaces VNC due to Multiplicity's better performance and lower cost)

    • Home users who want to share one keyboard and mouse with multiple PCs (i.e. work laptop and home PC) and control remote PCs in other rooms from one PC


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  • Bit Che

    Freemium Windows Website

    Bit Che makes searching for torrents simple. It quickly searches lots of torrent websites for files and easily organizes the results. Bit Che allows you to instantly preview the torrent details by reading the torrent file directly. Easily view the page where the torrent was found or click to open the torrent in your favorite downloader. Bit Che also features built-in filtering to remove duplicate torrents found across the different sites that it searches. Bit Che is the fastest and most efficient torrent search tool available.

    Bit Che is pronouced many different ways, usually bit chay. It is named after the Argentinean word Che which roughly translates to Friend. Bit Che is your Bit Torrent friend :)

    Over 60 sites are supported by Bit Che.


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  • NaturalReader

    Free Personal Mac Windows Web Chrome Website

    Natural Reader is a professional text to speech program that converts any written text into spoken words. The paid versions of Natural Reader have many more features.

    Main Feature:
    Full Common Functions:
    Read Text Files
    o Text files
    o MS Word files
    o MS Internet Explorer webpages
    o Adobe PDF files
    o Emails
    Read settings/adjustments
    o Speed
    o Voice (male/female)
    o Quality
    o Volume

    Easy to use (One-Click technology)

    No hassle of copying and pasting text like other text-to-speech software, all you have to do is select any text and press one hot key.

    MiniBoard available while you prefer the main window invisible


    Our floating MiniBoard offers another option for you to listen to text without disturbing your reading on the screen. As well, you can easily switch between the floating MiniBoard and the main window.

    User friendly interface

    NaturalReader is designed to have friendly, intuitive and expressive interface so users without much computer knowledge can easily use it.

    Multiple ways to adjust voices and reading speed

    Youll notice that on the left side of the main window of our screen reader there is a speaker menu and a speed control slider visible. This allows you to make adjustments to the currently selected voice and speed. These adjustments are also available on the settings or simply with hot keys.

    Magnifying text available by zooming

    This function is specifically designed for senior citizens and those people with a visual impairment. Simply scroll to the View menu and select Zoom In. This will magnify the text.

    Text font can be changed

    Font settings allow you to change the text font, font style and font size at will.


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  • M8! - Mind Map

    Free Windows Windows RT Website

    Beautiful and Simple - Not complex - don't have to learn a new set of control or search around for tool bars on the top. It is incredibly simple and easy to use - just click a tab and a new box opens up. I tried tons of mind mapping tools, all of them are ultra complex, i.e. not rocket science but they require considerable investment to understand the interface, and significant effort each time you have to create a new mindmap - The objective of mind map is to save time and to let you record your thoughts with easy. There are many mobile apps that are easy to use but I found this and Blumind Software - extremely lean!


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    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    AMPPS is an easy to install software stack of Apache, Mysql, PHP, Perl, Python and Softaculous auto-installer that can be used on Desktops and office servers.


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  • Andromouse

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android Website

    AndroMouse 3.0 lets you to convert your Android phone into wireless mouse, keyboard, media remote, file browser and much more. Communication with your computer is made either using your wireless network or using Bluetooth. AndroMouse features most mouse functionalities including click, doubleclick, drag, scroll and rightclick. You can use your standard Android touch keypad as a wireless keyboard. In addition, AndroMouse also provides extra features.

    Another most popular feature is ‘speak-to-type’. Relax in your couch and search Google or Youtube with your voice. Compose an email with your voice instead of using your keyboard!!


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  • AdwCleaner

    Free Windows Website

    AdwCleaner is an easy-to-use OS security utility that allows you to get rid of adware on your computer in seconds, by quickly scanning the system.

    The program detects and brings to light any adware, PUP / LPI (Potentially Unwanted Software), toolbars and programs that gain control over your computer.

    The program interface and ease of use deserve attention. You do not need to install anything, just double-click on the application icon and the program is ready to use. Another click - and your computer may forget about unwanted programs.

    AdwCleaner will greatly improve the security of your computer. Download the program and write it to your flash drive. Using AdwCleaner you will save the computer from many problems.


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  • MP3 Toolkit

    Freemium Windows Website

    MP3 Toolkit is a free and powerful Windows app includes MP3 converter, CD ripper, tag editor, MP3 cutter, MP3 merger and MP3 recorder for users who want to handle MP3 files easier.

    Besides standard MP3 format, MP3 Toolkit supports most of popular audio & video formats like WMA, WMV, MP4, WAV, OGG, FLV, MOV, M4P, M4A and more, also supports high quality audio like FLAC and APE. With MP3 Toolkit, you are able to convert, cut, merge, rip and record MP3 free.

    You can use MP3 Toolkit to convert audio for mobile devices, make ringtones, fix tag information, rip Audio CD, record sound or merge audio pieces to a complete MP3 file.

    Features & Benefits

    • MP3 Converter
      You can convert audio file formats between standard MP3 audio and WMA, WAV, OGG, AAC and more. It can also extract the audio stream from popular video formats like MP4, FLV, AVI etc.
    • CD to MP3 Ripper
      The audio CD contains audio tracks (.cda) files which cannot be copied to use directly. CD to MP3 Ripper will help you to rip the audio from CD to MP3, WMA, APE or WAV for common players.
    • MP3 Tag Editor
      With this program you will be able to edit MP3 tag information in batch mode. It supports all ID3v1 and ID3v2 versions. Also, the editor will allow you to edit album photos and lyrics.
    • MP3 Merger
      Got some cool audio parts to combine? MP3 Merger can merge & combine your several FLAC, MP3, OGG and WAV audio files to a complete single audio file.
    • MP3 Cutter
      Using MP3 Cutter to make ringtones is a good choice. It can cut a specific time audio piece from a song. It also has the ability to cut a part of music from a video file, or a movie.
    • MP3 Recorder
      It allows you to record any sound from your micphone directly to standard MP3 format, and no length limitation. If your sound card supports analog, you can record the stream audio also.


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  • Wondershare EdrawMax

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Website

    Most Comprehensive diagramming tool to ever exist, though can't beat Visio but comes extremely close and even crosses it some aspects - like mind mapping. But love that he provides you with incredible amount of choices, i.e. templates and differentiates between each of the choices.


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  • Rufus

    Free Windows Website

    Easily format and create bootable USB flash drives, such as USB keys/pendrives, memory sticks, etc.


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  • Screencast Capture Lite

    Free Windows Accord.NET Framework Website

    Screencast Capture Lite is a tool to continuously capture the desktop screen, storing this information in video files. The application supports recording from the primary screen, from a chosen window or from a fixed region. It encodes videos using H624 in an almost lossless setting, achieving the right balance between quality and final video size.


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  • Torch Browser

    Free Mac Windows Website

    Torch Browser is based on the Small Chromium iconChromium technology platform, giving it fast browsing capabilities. With Torch, you can share sites you like, download torrents, accelerate downloads and grab videos - all directly from the browser. Everything you need is a just click away with Torch, so you don't have to use or download additional programs and tools.


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  • ShareMouse

    Free Personal Mac Windows Website

    Move the mouse to the monitor of the computer you wish to control and the pointer magically jumps to that computer. Any mouse and keyboard input is transmitted to the corresponding computer.

    Similar to a network KVM, ShareMouse transmits mouse movements and clicks through the local LAN. All traffic can be password-protected and AES encrypted.

    To switch between computers, there is no additional hardware or press of a button required.

    Similar to a keyboard switch, you can seamlessly operate multiple computers on your desk from any mouse and keyboard.


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  • Vector Magic

    Commercial Mac Windows Web Website

    Vector Magic automatically converts bitmap images like JPEGs, GIFs and PNGs to the crisp, clean, scalable vector art of EPS, SVG, and PDF.


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  • Foxit PhantomPDF

    Commercial Windows Website

    Full-featured solution to view, create, edit, comment, collaborate online, secure, organize, export, OCR, and sign PDF documents and forms. Now available with ConnectedPDF technology.


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  • Epic Browser

    Free Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad Website

    Epic is a more secure and private chromium-based web browser from India.

    Built-in Antivirus Scanner: Scan downloads automatically. Scan your system manually. Free.

    Malicious Website Warnings: We'll warn you if you're about to visit a website known to host viruses or malware.

    Anti-Phishing Protection: A big, bolded domain so you know if you're at or


    One-Click Private Data Deletion.

    One-Click Private Browsing.

    Flash Cookie Deletion built-in. The first browser ever to kill them.

    No Browsing Reports. We don't store your browsing or search data. Ever.

    11 potential privacy leaks that Epic blocks

    Address bar and URL tracking removed

    1. No address bar suggest.
    2. No url check.
    3. Auto-translate removed.
    4. No url tracker.

    Installation tracking removed
    5. Installation-id removed.
    6. RLZ-tracking number removed.
    7. Default updater removed.
    8. Installation time stamp removed.

    Error tracking removed
    10. No alternate error pages.
    11. No navigation error suggestions.
    12. No error reporting.

    Comprehensive, default private browsing mode
    • No history.
    • No third party cookies.
    • No auto-suggest.
    • No DNS cache.
    • No web cache.
    • No sync.
    • No autofill.
    • No alternate error pages.
    • No DNS pre-fetching.
    • No spell-check.
    • No automated “Most Visited Websites”.
    • Extensions blocked except for Epic Webstore

    On close, epic clears all your browsing data
    • Databases
    • Extension states
    • History
    • Local storage
    • Current session
    • Favicons
    • Application cache
    • Shortcuts
    • Topsites
    • Visited links
    • Preferences
    • Media cache
    • Indexed DB
    • Jumplist icons data
    • Data related to current tabs
    • Web, Flash & Silverlight cookies
    • Pepper data
    • Origin bound certificates
    • History provider cache
    • Login data


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  • Fences

    Commercial Windows Website

    Desktop organizer that lets you arrange your icons in highly configurable containers.


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  • Inkscape

    Free Mac Windows Linux Windows S BSD ... Snapcraft FLATHUB X11 MacPorts XQuartz Website

    Inkscape is a professional vector graphics editor for Linux, Windows and macOS. It's free and open source.


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  • groupy

    Commercial Windows Website

    Groupy is a powerful organizational tool for Windows that will keep information tabbed and organized. You can drag and drop multiple applications and documents together to group them into a tabbed interface for easy access and reference.


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  • Adobe Acrobat Reader

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad Website

    View, sign, collaborate on and annotate PDF files with our free Acrobat Reader software.


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  • Writefull

    Freemium Mac Windows Overleaf Microsoft Office Word Website

    Writefull uses AI language models to help you improve your academic writing. It is made by researchers, for researchers.


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  • SpaceSniffer

    Free Windows Website

    SpaceSniffer is a tool application that gives you an idea of how folders and files are structured on your disks. By using a Treemap visualization layout, you have immediate perception of where big folders and files are situated on your devices. If you need to understand why no more free space is left on media, keep following bigger elements. Maybe you want to focus only on particular file types... ok. Just type the file type on the filter field (example: .jpg) and press enter. The view will react and show you only JPEG files.
    Want to exclude files? Then type a starting pipe before the filter (example: |
    .jpg) and press enter. The view will show everything but JPEG files.

    If you want to keep track of examined files you can tag them. Four colors are available. You can also filter on tags (example: :red will show only red tagges files, :all will show all tagged files and so on). You can also exclude tagged files (example: |:red will exclude all red tagged files)

    Want to know if you have old files? Type the condition in the filter field (example: >2years) and the view will react accordingly.

    You can also filter on file size, file date and combine all filters
    (example: *.jpg;>1mb;<3months;|:yellow)


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  • Balsamiq Wireframes

    Commercial Mac Windows Web Website

    Balsamiq Wireframes is a rapid low-fidelity UI wireframing tool that reproduces the experience of sketching on a notepad or whiteboard, but using a computer.


    • Built for Collaboration - teams can meet and design online
    • UI Components & Icons - Hundreds of built-in and community-generated UI controls and icons.
    • Drag & Drop Simplicity - Assemble elements with the confidence of knowing they can be implemented.
    • Export to PNG or PDF - Share or present wireframes on the web, via images, or via interactive PDFs.
    • Optimized for Speed - Wireframe at the speed of thought with Quick Add and many keyboards shortcuts.
    • Re-usable Symbols - Create templates, masters, and re-usable and customizable component libraries.
    • Interactive Prototypes - Linking lets you generate simple prototypes for demos or usability testing.


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  • Free Firewall

    Free Windows Website

    Free Firewall is a full-featured professional firewall that protects against the threats of the Internet. Control every program on your computer by permit or deny access to the Internet. Free firewall notifies you when applications want to access the Internet in the background without your knowledge. In monitoring mode, no software can access the Internet or network without your prior authorization. You have full control over the flow of data out of your system and into.


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  • Open Live Writer

    Free Windows Website

    Open Live Writer is an open source application enabling users to author, edit, and publish blog posts. It is based on a fork of the well-loved but not actively developed Small Windows Live Writer iconWindows Live Writer code. Open Live Writer is provided under a MIT license.


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  • VMware Workstation Player

    Free Personal Windows Linux Website

    VMware Workstation Player builds on the industry leading foundation of Workstation Pro, and delivers a streamlined user interface for creating and running operating systems and applications in a virtual machine.


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  • Ditto

    Free Windows Website

    Ditto is an extension to the standard windows clipboard. It saves each item placed on the clipboard allowing you access to any of those items at a later time.


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  • VMware Workstation Pro

    Commercial Windows Linux Website

    VMware Workstation Pro is a commercial hypervisor that allows users to create and run virtual machines on one computer.


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  • Krita

    Free Mac Windows Linux Windows S Android Tablet ... Steam Website

    Krita is a professional Free and open source (FOSS) painting program. It is made by artists that want to see affordable art tools for everyone withith concept art, texture and matte painters, illustrations and comics.


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  • Captura

    Free Windows Website

    Captura is a Windows software that allows you to record your screen or a region of you screen in high resolution with or without audio, keystrokes and mouse cursor.


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  • Sandboxie Plus

    Free Windows Website

    Sandboxie Plus creates a sandbox-like isolated operating environment in which applications can be run or installed without permanently modifying the local or mapped drive.


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  • Axure RP

    Commercial Mac Windows Sketch Website

    The most powerful way to plan, prototype, and hand off to developers, all without code.


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  • CPU-Z

    Free Windows Android Website

    Computer information gathering utility for details on CPU, RAM, real-time stats, and more.


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  • Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone Chrome OS ... Android Tablet iPad Kindle Fire Website

    Malwarebytes Premium is smarter, faster, and lighter than ever before. Go beyond antivirus and stop worrying about online threats.


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  • Foxit Reader

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Windows S Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad ReactOS Website

    Free PDF software that enables you to create, annotate, share, and collaborate on PDF documents.


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  • Virtuoz

    Free Windows Website

    Virtuoz was designed to be a minimal and robust program that allows to have more than one desktop on Windows. It was inspired by Sysinternals Desktops, but uses a different approach, which doesn’t impose the limitations which Desktops is bound to.


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  • Pidgin

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD ... Xfce Website

    Pidgin is an easy to use, multi-protocol chat client client used by millions. Connect to AIM, MSN, Yahoo, XMPP, and more chat networks all at once. It has built-in support for NSS, offering client-to-server message encryption for protocols that support it. The program is extendable through plugins, including "Off-the-Record Messaging" and Pidgin encryption, providing end-to-end message encryption.


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  • Vectr

    Free Windows Linux Web Chrome OS Website

    Vectr is a free graphics editor. Vectr is collaborative like Google Docs, and runs both in your web browser and on your desktop as a native app. With an intuitive interface, Vectr is easy to learn and use.


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  • PenguinProxy

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    PenguinProxy is a secure, peer-to-peer VPN.

    How VPNs work:
    When you mail a letter, you write down the delivery address, as well as your address, and pass it off to the post office to deliver. They will pass your letter on to the post office next door, and so forth, until it arrives to your recipient. In the same way, when you request a page on the internet, you give the IP address of the webpage, your own IP address, and the contents of your request to your Internet Service Provider (ISP), who passes it along until it reaches its destination. In our mailing analogy, a VPN is analogous to a PO box. Instead of sending your letter directly, you wrap it in another letter which you send to your VPN. When the VPN receives the letter, they sends it onwards, listing themselves as the return address. When the response arrives, they forward it back to you. Therefore, your ISP does not know who is receiving your messages, and the person receiving your message does not know who sent them. Three common reasons to use VPNs are to evade internet censorship, avoid invasive ad tracking, and accessing region blocked content.

    Advantages of P2P and Penguin Proxy:
    Unfortunately, if someone looks carefully, it is easy to tell if you are using a VPN, and both your ISP and the site you want to connect to could refuse to serve you. Penguin Proxy solves this with a peer-to-peer approach. Instead of requesting pages ourselves, and revealing that you are using a VPN, we have our users deliver requests for each other. Other P2P VPNs with this approach have security issues ( ), because they expose your computer files to the internet, the equivalent of letting strangers into your house. Instead, we hold requests on our own servers for the Penguin Proxy client to request, keeping the benefits of P2P while limiting the ability for other users to affect your computer.


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  • SumatraPDF

    Free Windows Website

    Sumatra PDF is a free PDF, eBook (ePub, Mobi), XPS, DjVu, CHM, Comic Book (CBZ and CBR) viewer for Windows.

    Sumatra PDF is powerful, small, portable and starts up very fast.

    Simplicity of the user interface has a high priority.


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  • ClickCharts

    Free Personal Mac Windows Android Kindle Fire Website

    Easy and quick to use and extremely specific, Easiest tool to create a flow chart I ever used. Though there are far more superior options like Edraw Max or Visio, this is Balsamiq of Flow charts.


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  • Spybot - Search & Destroy

    Freemium Windows Windows Mobile S60 Website

    Spybot - Search & Destroy detects and removes spyware, a relatively new kind of threat not yet covered by common anti-virus applications.

    Free for private use. Companies and institutions need to buy licenses for the commercial versions of our software. There are two editions of Spybot S&D for non-private use: Spybot S&D Small Business Edition and Spybot S&D Corporate Edition.

    Spyware silently tracks your surfing behaviour to create a marketing profile for you that is transmitted without your knowledge to the compilers and sold to advertising companies. If you see new toolbars in your Internet Explorer that you havent intentionally installed, if your browser crashes inexplicably, or if your home page has been "hijacked" (or changed without your knowledge), your computer is most probably infected with spyware.


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  • 9Desks

    Free Windows Website

    9Desks - Virtual Desktops, desktop manager, multi desktops, enhanced virtual desktops


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