Saturday, March 21, 2009

[TechRepublic] Software Downloads: March 21, 2009

March 21, 2009

Take a first look at Internet Explorer 8

IE8Internet Explorer 8 adds accelerators to provide instant access to information such as maps, Web searches, translations, e-mail, blogging, and more; faster performance; a smart address bar; improved privacy protection; and Compatibility View for displaying Web sites designed for older browsers. [License: Free]


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New software downloads

Share your files over multiple P2P networks through your browser
LittleShoot provides optimal solutions to publishing, searching, and downloading using the best of peer-to-peer and centralized technologies. LittleShoot 0.90 beta is available. [License: Free]

Detect and eliminate viruses with Avira AntiVir 9
Version 9 of Avira AntiVir Personal Free Antivirus introduces a quick-removal button for eliminating viruses with a single click, enhanced anti-spyware and anti-adware engines, and support for low-resolution netbook screens. [License: Free]

Communication tool with a built-in whiteboard for improved collaboration
Coccinella 0.96.12 (Mac) is a free and open-source cross-platform communication tool with a built-in whiteboard for improved collaboration with other people. [License: Free]

Limit a user's time on a PC
Vista User Time Manager 4.9 build lets you specify when exactly and how long the computer can be used and define which users will be allowed to use the computer without any limits. [License: Free to try]

Make full and mirror backups
FBackup 4.0.126 protects your important files and folders from partial or total loss by automating backup tasks, password protecting, and compressing it to save storage space. [License: Free]

Guard your privacy when you leave a PC inactive
IE Privacy Manager allows you care of your privacy when you surf the Internet and suddenly leave your PC. [License: Free]

Customize the context menu of the Windows Explorer
FileMenu Tools lets you customize the context (right-click) menu of Windows Explorer. Version 5.5 is now available. [License: Free]

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