Monday, December 24, 2012


Open Source vector graphics editor Inkscape is an Open Source vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, CorelDraw, or Xara X, using the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format. It offers a wide array of basic vector graphics editing capabilities that enable you to create web graphics, technical diagrams, icons, creative art, logos, maps, and other illustrations. Among many other things, Inkscape supports layers, charts & graphs, shapes, paths, text, markers, clones, alpha blending, transforms, gradients, patterns, and object grouping. A variety of tutorial and sample galleries are available from the project website.
Publisher O/S Win (All)
Price Free Requirements None
Version 0.48.4-1 ...history File Size 33889 Kb

Ad-Aware (incl. Free Version)  

 Lavasoft Ltd

anti-spyware and virus scanner Ad-Aware is an adware, malware and spyware removal tool that scans your memory, registry, hard, removable and optical drives for known data-mining, aggressive advertising, and tracking components. It then lists the results and offers to remove or quarantine the components. The program detects a wide range of adware/spyware related issues and can be updated with the latest signatures via the built-in update utility. As of version 10, Ad-Aware sports a new interface and comes with real-time virus scanning (powered by Vipre) and download protection. Note: What is being offered as Ad-Aware Free Version version starts out as a 30-day trial with additional Pro features (Firewall, E-Mail protection) enabled. After 30 days, you can continue to use it as free version without the Pro features.
Publisher Lavasoft Ltd O/S XP/Vista/7
Price Free (paid upgrade available) Requirements None
Version 10.4 ...history File Size 17909 Kb

Wise Care 365 

ZhiQing Soft Ltd.

all-in-one system utility Wise Care 365 (Free Version) is an all-in-one system utility that checks your computer for common junk files, invalid registry entries and potential performance tweaks. After the initial scan, your computer is assigned a "Health Index' score and you can review the items that are suggested to be fixed and apply the fixes. If there are issues that you would rather leave untouched, you can customize the scan settings and exclude them. Instead of running the "fix it all" scan, you can also use the provided tools and manually scan your computer for selected issues. Other features include registry defrag, secure file deletion, a startup manager, system optimization tweaks, disk defrag, automatic registry backup and an option to schedule automatic scanning and cleaning. The free version does not include the additional "Privacy Eraser" features.
Publisher ZhiQing Soft Ltd. (7) O/S XP/Vista/7
Price Free (paid upgrade available) Requirements None
Version 2.15 ...history File Size 8619 Kb