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February 20, 2009

Free Software-Openoffice

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Openoffice is a open source and free software pack that its functions and features is very similar to Microsoft Office Home. It has the software for typeing like Microsoft Word, has the software for doing powerpoints, has the software to do the calculation and graphing like Microsoft Excel, etc. Personally, I been using Openoffice to do all my class works for two years and I am very satisfied with it. Openoffice is great for all students to use no matter High School students or College Students since it is a free software; they do not have to pay for about $80 dollars to pay for the Microsoft Office pack and the only softwares they oftenly use are Microsoft Words and Excel (power point sometime). Moreover, since Openoffice is open source, it has many add-on extensions you can download to expand your using experience like Firefox does.

Official Description

OpenOffice.org is both an open-source product and a project. The product is a multiplatform office productivity suite. It includes desktop applications such as a word processor, a spreadsheet program, a presentation manager, and a drawing program, with a user interface and feature set similar to those of other office suites. OpenOffice.org also works transparently with a variety of file formats, including those of Microsoft Office. Localizations of OpenOffice.org are available in 27 languages, with more being constantly added by the community. OpenOffice.org runs on Solaris, Linux (including PPC Linux), and Windows. Written in C++ and with documented APIs licensed under the LGPL and SISSL open-source protocols, OpenOffice.org allows any knowledgeable developer to benefit from the source.

Version 3 includes support for Office 2007 files, improvement to the Commenting/Notes feature, multi-page views, spreadsheet collaboration, and other bug-fixes and updates.

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November 21, 2008

Free Software-Baku

Filed under: Free Softwares — k @ 7:43 pm
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As you can see in the picture, this software can automatically delete some junk files that your computer does not need, and correct registry errors in the computer. Moreover, this free software runs preety fast which is what I like the best. I strongly recommend people download this free software to help their computers run faster.

Official Description

Baku allows you to search for system registry errors and unneeded files that can be safely removed. Features include deletes empty folders, history folder contents, recent documents folder contents, temp folder contents, temporary Internet files, and cookies. Searches Windows log files, shortcuts to missing files and folders and user specified file types. Registry scan removes unused and obsolete keys, including ActiveX/COM, application paths, fonts, help files, icon files, sound files, uninstall programs, and Windows installer.

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July 26, 2008

Free Software-John’s Background Switcher

This software can change your desktop wallpaper automatically by loading the pictures or photos in your computer and gather them to form a wallpaper. Also, you can set the time to tell the software when to change to another wallpaper. This is a must have software that can make your desktop to look cool.

Official Description

John’s Background Switcher (or JBS for short) periodically changes the background image on your computer (like every hour or every day) to something interesting. You can specify which pictures to choose from:

* Individual pictures on your computer.
* Folders containing pictures on your computer such as ‘My Pictures’.
* Flickr photo sharing – selecting pictures by person, tags, sets or just plain random. You never know what you’re going to get next!
* Phanfare web albums – keep up to date with your friends and family.
* smugmug photo galleries – yours, your friends, anybody’s!
* Picasa Web Albums – choose from specific albums or any search text.
* Facebook – your friends photos on your desktop!
* Yahoo! image search – the internet is your oyster!

JBS sits in your system tray (down by the clock) and changes your background at the time interval of your choosing. You tell it where to get pictures from and how to show them – maybe you just want to see one photo at a time or maybe you’d like to see a ‘Snapshot Scrapbook‘ of photos thrown across your desktop. It’s up to you and you never know what’s coming next!

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Some example of what John’s Background Switcher can do.

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June 11, 2008

Free Software-VSO Image Resizer

Sometimes you wanna share some photos that you took with your friends or others, but the size of the pictures are freaky large that will take you hella long time to upload them all into the internet. However, VSO Image Resizer is a free software that can helps you to resize all your pictures into smaller sizes without losing any quality of your photos. Thus, when next time you upload your photos, the uploading time will decrease. Since this is a free software, when every time you open the soft it will pops out a box which tells you whether to continue the software or buy the software. All you have to do is to click the continue when every time you using it.

Official Description

The free VSO Image Resizer software organizes your photos by changing their resolution or moving them within your hard drive. VSO Image Resizer is the perfect tool for those who store their digital pictures and images on their PC and who want to resize, compress, convert, create copies, create thumbnails, and import or organize photos.

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May 30, 2008

Free Software-YouTube Downloader

Filed under: Free Softwares — k @ 3:32 pm
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For people who loves the videos on youtube, but afraid someday the videos you like will be deleted. Here is a free software that can helps you download the videos you like on youtube into your own computer. All you have to do is to copy the video’s URL links, and paste them into the software then your downloads will be started. Very simple and fast.

Official Description

It’s software that allows you to download videos from YouTube and many others and convert them to other video formats. The program is easy to use, just specify the URL for the video you want to download and click the Ok! It also allows you to convert downloaded videos for iPod, iPhone, PSP, Cell Phone, Windows Media, XVid and MP3. Allows you to access YouTube videos for which you need to be 18+ years of age. Now, plays videos downloaded, but be sure you check updates for at least once a month since youtube will change their codes frequently.

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