WINZIP v6.0 for Windows -
(317K) Probably the most useful shareware application you'll ever find. Allows
you to ZIP and UNZIP your files through a simple Windows interface. HIGHLY
recommended! Windows 95
version here (331K).
SmartBoard v1.0 - (344KB)
a great clipboard enhancer. Stores the last 10 or 20 items that you cut or copy
(can be text, BMP, etc) for immediate posting into other applications. Saves you
from going back and forth, cutting, pasting, cutting, pasting... Also, stores
frequently used items for hot-key access -- like common business letters, e-mail
responses, etc. Very handy and highly recommended. Their
homepage is here for the latest
- (15KB) A great Win95 utility that places a small icon in your system tray.
Click on it to show all items on your desktop, available with a click. No need
to minimize all apps to find your desktop.
- (89KB) An even match with DeskList above, access your entire Win95 desktop
with a quick click on this system tray icon. And it's free!
PowerStrip v2.1 - (220KB)
One of the handiest utilities I use everyday. It's a small strip (you can put in
anywhere on your desktop) than shows the time and free resources. Right-click it
to bring up the option menu -- dial your phone from your stored phone-list, play
audio CDs, keep a ToDo list, use the calculator or calendar, check free disk
space on your drives, etc.. Very small, fast, and useful.
WinBAR - (150K)
For Win3.X users with Taskbar-envy, this is a nice program. A Win95-style
taskbar sits at the bottom of your screen and allows you instant access to all
your programs for easy launching. Highly configurable.
Almanac - (456KB) A
very nice, full-featured PIM which keeps your calendar, To Do list, daily
appointments, notes, and phone numbers for you. You can arrange the screen
components any way you like - show yearly or monthly calendar, show condensed
daily view with all scheduled and ToDo items, show full Daily Scheduler, show
- Set your system clock via a modem call to the atomic clock. Accurate to about
1 millionth of a second.
Screens v1.0 - (200 KB) a handy program that allows you to have virtual
desktops -- jump between organized desktops with just the apps you need, just
the layouts you need, just the speed launching buttons you need. Instead of a
cluttered desktop, put all your graphics apps and shortcuts on one desktop, all
your financial links on another, etc. Their homepage is
here, for the
v1.0 (130K) - Great utility for keeping track of how much 'stuff' you have
on your hard drive. Gives total file size for all files within ry, even nested.
Optimization Page Various links to very useful information on motherboards,
BIOS, benchmarks and more.
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ThumbsPlus! v3.0 -
(THMPLS32.EXE: 2.2MB) a great graphics program that displays thumbnails of all
your files (BMP/GIF/JPG/etc.) and does cropping, scaling, conversions, and more.
Highly recommended. Check out the
16-bit v2.0. Their
homepage is here for the latest
Paint Shop Pro v3.11 - (1.9MB) A great paint/editing program for Windows.
Includes many high-end features like palette control and special effect filters.
Great! 32-bit version here
and other programs available from their homepage.
Launch Pad - (230KB) The ultimate AVI/MOV video player utility. Real-time
FFWD/REW slider control, full-screen playback option, freeze frame and frame
advance, save frames as BMP files, and much more. Get it!
- (475K) The ultimate WAV audio editor and special effects utility. You can drop
by their home
page for latest news and updates.
GIF Construction Set
32-bit - (780K) The best GIF graphics program. Create transparent GIF files
for your web pages, and the newest animated GIF files. 16-bit version available