Found a site called “freshdevices“ offering free utilities for your computer plus a personal license. I just love 100% freebies and you might wanna know about this. Register your name and email address and that is all to it. Received 1st email to confirm your registration and 2nd email you will get free personal license for the software(s) you have downloaded.
Here’s a quick download links:
4 types of free utilities to choose from or download them all at once.
What the heck, its free. 😛
1. Fresh Download
Fresh Download is an easy-to-use and very fast download manager that turbo charges downloading files from the Internet, such as your favorite freeware and shareware, mp3 files, movie files, picture collections, etc. Unlike any other similar utilities, this software is 100% free, no charges, no banners (which steal your bandwidth), no spyware inside it.
- Turbo charges downloading files in FTP, HTTP and HTTPS protocols using your current internet connection (dial-up, cable, DSL / ADSL, satellite, T1, etc).
- Pause and resume broken downloads, recovers from a dropped Internet connection.
- Multiple connections download manager. To get the highest possible speed, this powerful tool uses 4 simultaneous connections (up to 8 connections) for the same file, while many other similar software only support single connection download. Based on user reports, this method may speed up your downloads by up to 400%.
- Easy integration into Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firebird and Firefox, Netscape Communicator, Opera, Avant Browser, Crazy Browser, Maxthon / MyIE2, Slim Browser, in any Windows operating system (95, 98, Me, NT, 2000, and XP). Simply grabs any URL from these popular browsers and Fresh Download will take over.
- Schedule your downloads for low traffic periods.
- Clipboard monitoring and drag & drop features. Easily grabs any URL from any applications.
- Antivirus support. Scan downloaded files from any viruses using your current antivirus software.
- Ability to download from password protected sites, in both HTTP and FTP protocols.
- Proxy Server support in both HTTP and FTP protocols.
- Plus now it has a built-in Zip file extractor.
2. Fresh Diagnose
Fresh Diagnose is an utility designed to analyze and benchmark your computer system. It can analyze and benchmark many kinds of hardware, such as CPU performance, hard disk performance, video system information, mainboards information, and more!
- System Information:Scanning your system and give a complete report about your computer’s hardware and software, for examples: mainboards information, video system information, PCI/AGP buses information, peripheral (keyboard, mouse, printer, etc.) information, network information.
- System Benchmarks: Testing your system performance, such as CPU, hard disk, CD/DVD ROM, and compare it with other systems.
Use this free software to learn more about your computer and its components, detect/diagnose any problems in your computer, and increase your computer’s performance!
3. Fresh UI
Fresh UI is a fresh solution for configuring and optimizing Windows. Loaded with hundreds of useful hidden settings in Windows XP/2000/NT/ 98/95/Me, this software covers the customizing and optimizing techniques that you’ll be glad to know, such as:
- Customizing Windows User Interface (UI)
- Optimizing system settings
- Optimizing hardware settings
- Customizing Windows application settings
- Controlling user environment with policies
Fresh UI is organized by section for easy navigation and completed with detail descriptions for easy reference.
Supported Operating System:
Windows 95, Windows 95 OSR2, Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition, Windows Me, Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, Windows XP.
4. Fresh View
Fresh View is a free software designed to help you organize and view multimedia files (images, audio, and video). It gives you the ability to watch movies, listen to music, and view graphics in a slide show. Image files in a folder can be displayed using a number of views, such as thumbnails view that lets you quickly see what your images are without having to open them.
You can convert graphics from one type to another, print, and even create a HTML album. This easy-to-use software supports 86 different formats. Below are the complete list of currently supported formats:
- Image formats:Windows Bitmap (*.bmp), Windows Metafile (*.wmf,*.emf), JPEG Image (*.jpg,*.jpe,*.jpeg,*.jfif), CompuServe GIF Image (*.gif), Portable Network Graphic Image (*.png), Tagged Image File Format Image (*.tif,*.tiff), Photoshop Image (*.psd,*.pdd), TrueVision Image (*.tga,*.win,*.vst,*.vda,*.icb), Run Length Encoded Bitmap (*.rle), Device Independent Bitmap (*.dib), GFI Fax Image (*.fax), Encapsulated Postscript Image (*.eps), ZSoft Paintbrush Image (*.pcx,*.pcc), Word 5.x Screen Capture Image (*.scr), Alias/Wavefront Image (*.rla,*.rpf), SGI Images (*.sgi,*.rgb, *.rgba, *.bw), Portable Pixel Map Image (*.ppm), Portable Gray Map Image (*.pgm), Portable Bitmap Image (*.pbm), Autodesk Image (*.cel,*.pic), Kodak Photo-CD Image (*.pcd), Dr. Halo Image (*.cut), Paintshop Pro Image (*.psp)
- Audio Formats:WAVE Audio (*.wav), MP3 Audio (*.mp3), MIDI Audio (*.mid, *.midi, *.rmi), Vorbis Ogg Audio (*.ogg), AIFF Audio (*.aif, *.aifc, *.aiff), AU Audio (*.au), ProTracker Mod Audio (*.mod, *.mdz, *.nst, *.m15), Module Lists Audio (*.mol), Zipped Mod Audio (*.mdz, *.s3z, *.xmz, *.itz), ScreamTracker Mod Audio (*.s3m, *.stm, *.s3z), FastTracker Mod Audio (*.xm, *.xmz), Impulse Tracker Mod Audio (*.it, *.itz), MultiTracker Mod Audio (*.mtm), Octamed Mod Audio (*.med), Other MOD Audio (*.wow, *.669, *.far, *.okt)
- Video Formats: AVI Video (*.avi), MPEG Video (*.m1v, *.mp2, *.mp2v, *.mpa, *.mpe, *.mpeg, *.mpg, *.mpv2)
- Icon Resources Formats: Windows Icon (*.ico), Windows Cursor (*.cur), Animated Cursor (*.ani), Icon Library (*.icl), Executable File (*.exe), Dynamic Linking Library (*.dll)