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Old May 12, 2007, 12:05 PM
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Taskbar Shuffle: allows shuffling of taskbar icons in XP
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Old May 13, 2007, 04:37 AM
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Let us not forget the Ultimate Boot CD!!!!

Ultimate Boot CD - Overview

Tons of diagnostics for checking out your rig. Should be in everybody's toolbox!!!!!!
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Old May 19, 2007, 11:59 AM
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I've been using Daemon tools as my "virtual CD" of choice for years now......

THE DAEMONS HOME

Not only does it work well, these folks are quick to react to new schemes designed to disable the program.

I got tired over the years of needing to either replace the "game disk" or worse my CDrom because of over use, and didn't want to go through the motions of finding "No CD" hacks to play my games.
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Old June 11, 2007, 07:36 PM
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Not really shareware/freeware but I couldn't figure out where to put this so it ended up here.... :)

This is an absolutely amazing demo of HDR!!!!!

rthdribl - Real-Time High Dynamic Range Image-Based Lighting 1.2 -

If you click on the screen while it's running it will stop the action and you can change your aspect view by holding the left button down and moving the mouse.....

Pretty cool!!!!! I really miss the early days of the `net when this kind of stuff was commonplace.
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Old July 28, 2007, 06:40 PM
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Paint.net beta 3.10 has just been released.

Paint.NET - Free Photo Editing Software for Windows

I've been using this program for over a year and found it to cover all of my needs for graphic / photo manipulation.

Not as feature rich as something like Photoshop, but that means it doesn't have quite as steep a learning curve.
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Paint.net beta 3.10 has just been released.

Paint.NET - Free Photo Editing Software for Windows

I've been using this program for over a year and found it to cover all of my needs for graphic / photo manipulation.

Not as feature rich as something like Photoshop, but that means it doesn't have quite as steep a learning curve.
I tried it for awhile but I found the Gimp2 much better, just my 2 cents, any big changes in the 3.10?
Guess I'll have to give it another try
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Old July 29, 2007, 10:19 AM
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I tried it for awhile but I found the Gimp2 much better, just my 2 cents, any big changes in the 3.10?
Guess I'll have to give it another try
The big thing for me was better ability to import Excel spreadsheets... :)

I still haven't had a second look at GIMP. It's been at least a year since I last looked at it, and at that time it was too much for me.

What features did you prefer with GIMP?

Paint.net is not full featured. GIMP is supposed to be "the" opensource Photoshop replacement.
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Old July 29, 2007, 10:29 AM
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What features did you prefer with GIMP?

Paint.net is not full featured. GIMP is supposed to be "the" opensource Photoshop replacement.
Thats what I liked about it, while I am far from a photochopper, PS was what I learned on and the GIMP is very simular, different button placement and crap but very close.
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Old August 13, 2007, 12:39 PM
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Not sure if I'd trust my tax data to a freeware app. Sounds like a perfect way to let somebody steal your identity. But if you're brave, here's one that apparently even does netfile...... (this was 2006, you'd have to keep checking for next year's version)

StudioTax Canadian Personal Income Tax Software


Be afraid... be very afraid...... :)
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Old August 28, 2007, 07:14 AM
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Shareware and freeware for all you vista users out there...

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