Top Downloads From

Bytes of Information’s Download Gallery

For 2012

By

Scott Sekinger

12/28/2012

 

Below is the top programs that I feel are the best programs that are currently in Bytes Of Information's  Download Gallery.

 

Advanced SystemCare Free "Slow down, freeze, crash, and security threats are over. Advanced SystemCare Free is a comprehensive PC care utility that takes a one-click approach to help protect, repair, and optimize your computer. It provides an all-in-one and super convenient solution for PC maintenance and protection. All work will be done with 1 click and 1 minute. Compared with its nearest competitor, Advanced SystemCare Free provides the more essential and practical formula for Windows: Removing Spyware and Adware, Preventing Security Threats, Privacy Protection, Fixing Registry Errors, Temporary Files Cleanup, Startup Cleanup, Repairing Windows, Speeding up System and 1-click Mechanism."

AVG Antivirus

A great free antivirus program that protects you from viruses.

Windows Defender Offline "Sometimes, malicious and other potentially unwanted software, including rootkits, try to install themselves on your PC. This can happen when you connect to the Internet or install some programs from a CD, DVD, or other media. Once on your PC, this software might run immediately, or it might run at unexpected times. Windows Defender Offline can help remove such hard to find malicious and potentially unwanted programs using definitions that recognize threats. Definitions are files that provide an encyclopedia of potential software threats. Because new threats appear daily, it's important to always have the most up-to-date definitions installed in Windows Defender Offline. Armed with definition files, Windows Defender Offline can detect malicious and potentially unwanted software, and then notify you of the risks."
Power2Go 8 Essential "With the FREE Power2Go 8 Essential you can burn all your photos, videos, music and data to CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray discs. Download Power2Go 8 Essential now and you can also copy discs, create music CDs and enjoy easy drag and drop burning."
LibreOffice "LibreOffice is a productivity suite that is compatible with other major office suites, and available on a variety of platforms. It is free software and therefore free to download, use and distribute. "
Dropbox An easy way to backup and share files between more then one PC.
Chrome Google's web browser.

Firefox

A great free alternative to IE that provides a popup blocker, and tab browsing.

VLC Media Player A great free media player that plays various audio and video formats (MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, mp3, ogg, ...) as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.
EverNote “Evernote allows you to easily capture information in any environment using whatever device or platform you find most convenient, and makes this information accessible and searchable at any time, from anywhere. Use Evernote to jot notes, create to-do lists, clip entire Web pages, manage passwords, and record audio. Everything added to Evernote is automatically synchronized across platforms and devices and made searchable. Evernote will even recognize printed or handwritten text in photos and image”
Foxit

Are you looking for a small and fast program that allows you to view and print PDFS.  If so check out Foxit.  This is a great alternative program to do just that?  Foxit offer the following advantages:

  1. It launch very quickly
  2. It is a lot smaller then Acrobat Reader.  Foxit Reader takes up only 2.1 Megabytes of hard disk space  compared to Acrobat Reader which takes up 20 Megabytes of hard disk space.
  3. It has a great Annotation tool which allows to comment a PDF document when you are reading it.  Foxit Reader allows you to draw graphics, highlight text, type text and make notes on a PDF document and then print out or save the annotated document.
  4. It allows you to easily convert a PDF into a text file.
  5. It does not call home without your permission, which gives you more privacy.
GIMPshop Another free image editing program based on the GIMP with an interface which makes it resemble Photoshop.
PDF Creator An open source program that adds the capability to turn any document, picture, webpage, etc into a PDF that can be read by Adobe Acrobat Reader by sending it to a PDF printer.
7- Zip An open source file compression / decompression program.
Tight VNC A great free program that allows you to remote control another PC.
Allway Sync "Allway Sync is free file and folder synchronization software for Windows. "
Super Mario Forever "Super Mario Forever is really a classic Mario remake. Once again you strap on your wrench and hardhat and guide the chubby plumber through many skillfully made levels. The diversity of the levels is very impressive. You will have to get through levels ranging from underwater caverns to levels filled with hot lava."
The Silver Lining "Join King Graham as he continues on his quest to save his children from the mysterious spell that befell them. Journey across new islands and exciting adventure as you search for the ingredients of the druid's spell."

 

Checkout out the links below for more usefull programs

1.     http://www.bytesofinformation.com/dgallery.htm

2.     http://www.bytesofinformation.com/WordPress/?cat=3