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Real Alternative

Avoid installing the RealPlayer to play RealMedia files. Use this free CODEC instead.

Ashampoo ClipFinder HD

You Watch It! You Love It! You Save It!

Camtasia Studio

This screen capture program can create slick videos with sound, demonstrating screen activities.

Jing 2.6

Capture screens and make screencasts with this freebie from the makers of SnagIt.

Make Bobbleheaded Animations Easily With Freebie Xtranormal State

The free Xtranormal State makes easy to personalize animations for sharing on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.

SkyGrabber

Pull down data, files, or free over-the-air satellite TV shows using your PC.

xtranormal State

This free download makes easy to personalize animations for sharing on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.

Sky Downloader Helps You Pull Music and Video From the Web

Search for, download, and play media files with Sky Downloader.

DivX Plus

This updated version of the DivX player has a new look and quite a few new features.

SkyDownloader

Search for, download, and play media files.

Videora iPod Converter

Quickly and easily convert video files for viewing on your iPod or iPhone.

QuickTime Player

Nice video playback for Apple's QuickTime (and other) formats.

Kaleider

Create hypnotic kaleidoscope patterns and 3D environments, and make videos set to music.

Media Player Classic Homecinema Still a Smart Freeware Pick

Free video player Media Player Classic Homecinema is the most stable and lightweight we've seen yet.

Ashampoo Snap Captures Video, Sound, and Screens

Screen capture Ashampoo Snap utility nabs video with sound as well as still images.