Ian HaracPCWorld

ENVy Computer Compare

Learn things about your computer(s) you didn't know could be learned.

NotePro

Highly capable text editor and word processor.

Defraggler

Watch das blinkenlights as your hard drive defrags.

Free PagePlus Starter Edition DTP Loaded With Pluses

Perform complex layouts tasks easily with the free version of Serif's PagePlus desktop publishing software.

Captain Optimizer Is Promising, But Not Ready for Promotion

Captain Optimizer's set of standard optimization tools is hampered by interface and performance issues.

Make Encrypted Containers With BestCrypt

Easily create, manipulate, and use encrypted virtual drives with security program BestCrypt.

Free, Open Source FreeOTFE Encrypts Disks Handily

Free disk encryption program free OTFA supports USB installs, hidden volumes, and PDAs.

10 Utilities to Secure Your Data

Keeping intruders out of your system is only half the challenge; making it impossible for them to find your valuable data is the other. That's where these downloads--most of them free--can help.

FreeOTFE

This "on-the-fly" (OTFE) transparent disk encryption program is free and open source.

BestCrypt

Easily create, manipulate, and use encrypted virtual drives with this security program.

PagePlus Starter Edition

Try the free edition of this full-featured desktop publishing program.

Erase Data Permanently With SecureClean

Scrub out file fragments, temp files, cookies, and more with security tool SecureClean.

Use TrueCrypt and Close Security Holes With Open Source Encryption

Secure your data with powerful, free encryption program TrueCrypt.

SecureClean

Scrub out file fragments, temp files, cookies, and more with this security tool.

TrueCrypt

This free, open-source encryption program lets you place files and folders in "safes" of any size.