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Domain Name Servers
Download Managers
DVD/CD Related
FTP Tools
Math Toolkits
News Readers
"Office" Applications
OCR Utility
PDF File Creators

Portal Sites
System Analysis, Test,
  and Monitoring Tools

Text, Grammar, and
  Spelling Editors

  Audio File / Tests
  Digital Camera Tools
  File Utilities as
    Compression and
    Screen Grabbers
    Backup and Recovery
    File Renaming, etc.

  Graphic File Tools
  ISO File Utility
  Working with Time
  Video File Tools

Weather Monitoring
Web Page Design and


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File Compression Utilities


Screen Grabbers

7-Zip - Compression/Archiving   FastStone
Compression/Archiving   Gadwin PrintScreen
Iceows - Compression/Archiving   HoverSnap
TugZip   PrintKey 2000

Helpful Hint: When archiving compressed files to CD/DVD, be sure and put a copy of the tool used to compress the files on each and every CD/DVD you make - just so you don't lose it and cannot recover or remember what you used to create the compressed files with in the first place!

 File Backup and File/Data Recovery

PC Inspector File Recovery
2BrightSparks File Backup Utility
Replicator KarenWare Free Backup Utility
Active Disc Image Demo is Free - Limited to Restoring Uncompressed Images Only
Dr. Delete Delete Files/Folders that seem indestructible - helpful for virus infections.

File Handling - Miscellaneous

Chainsaw - File Splitter Cut Big Ones into Little Ones
BootIt Multiple OS Boot Control - also a Partitioner
Ranish Partion Manager Similar to Partition Magic
Bulk Rename Utility Do Multiple File Renaming Quickly - and more
Rname-It Like Bulk Rename Utility also - another choice
FileMon Monitor all file activity in real time - from SysInternals