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Windows Live Writer

Write, design, and publish your innermost thoughts with this full-featured, free 'blog processor.'

Uncle Sam's Dumbest Tech Buys

The U.S. government has made some less-than-successful tech investments over the years, and that's to be expected from the law of averages. But these eight federal and state efforts are just stupid.

Write By Hand on Your PC With RitePen

Scribble memos, annotate documents, or just insert a real, handwritten signature into any document with ritePen.

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ritePen for Windows

Scribble memos, annotate documents, or just insert a real, handwritten signature into any document.

Darik's Boot and Nuke (DBAN)

This self-contained boot floppy program securely erases hard drives.

PhotoWipe

Digitally "erase" objects from digital photos, filling in the space with color from nearby pixels.

Ashampoo Photo Commander 8

Faster, easier, smoother, more powerful

Pixetell Basic

Record and share short instructional or presentation videos with your Webcam and desktop.

Exif Pilot

Edit, create, and view EXIF data with the "Exif Pilot" EXIF editor

FaceDub

Make funny pictures for your page,ecard, blog, myspace,cell phone and much more!

SkyORB 3D

Stargaze and explore the planets from the comfort (and warmth) of your desk.

SoundTaxi Professional Ferries Your Audio Files From Format to Format

Rapidly convert a wide range of audio file formats to either the MP3, M4A, WMA, or WAV formats with SoundTaxi Professional.

Freebie SkyOrb 3D Lets You Tiptoe Through the Stars

Stargaze and explore the planets from the comfort (and warmth) of your desk, thanks to SkyOrb.

DG QuickCut

Utility makes shortcuts for launching apps and performing other functions.

AppManager

File manager and backup tool helps you keep your apps in order.