Top 10 Free Windows 7 Applications
Posted on 28 Feb 2010
- 7-Zip file archiver - a polished, quickly, and efficient file archiver. Supports the following formats, 7z, ZIP, GZIP, BZIP2, TAR, RAR, CAB, ISO, ARJ, LZH, CHM, MSI, WIM, Z, CPIO, RPM, DEB and NSIS.
- Infra Recorder - User-friendly and lean recorder suite for CD / DVD / HD DVD / Blu-ray. Supports also creation of music CDs from MP3 files directly.
- VLC Player - The best and most user-friendly film and video player. Simply a must have.
- Launchy - A so called key-stroke launcher. Makes it smart and easy to start programs in Windows just like Quicksilver does it for Mac and Gnome Do for Gnome under Linux.
- Paint.NET - Good, polished, and fast photo processing and editing program. Smarter and more user friendly than Adobe Photoshop ;-)
- PDFCreator – Easy and quick program to create PDF files. PDFCreator easily creates PDFs from any Windows program. Use it like a printer in Word, StarCalc or any other Windows application.
- Notepad++ - Wonderful and quick editor for text and various programming languages.
uTorrent - BitTorrent client used to download movies, software and music albums from the peer to peer net. The stuff for download can often be found on thepiratebay.org or torrentz.com.
- Firefox - Quick and easy to use browser. A Must have on Windows 7.
- Picasa - Easy and simple program for managing and storing photos and photo albums.
- iTunes - super duper program managing music collections, it can handle tons of mp3 files ;-)
- VirtualBox - easy and fast virtual machine that can be used to test Linux distributions, and to install windows inside another windows ;) – Fancy, fancy and quite usable.
- OpenOffice – complete office suite containing; Word processing, Spreadsheets, Presentation editor, Drawing, Database programs and etc. A must have, and it works better than Microsoft Office.
- Inkscape - Drawing program for drawing vector drawings (logos and such things).
- Scribus - Polished, user-friendly DTP program, used to create brochures, catalogs, reports, articles, etc.