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Old May 8, 2007, 02:00 PM
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This is a cool little utility that converts all kinds of units. Its one of those things that you get used to having around and miss it when its not there.

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Convert is the only unit conversion tool you`ll ever need. It includes fast and simple conversions for distance, temperature, volume, time, speed, mass, power, density, pressure, energy and many others. In addition, you can also add your custom conversions. The program comes as standalone file and does not need to be installed - just unzip and run.
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ConvertPublisherJoshua F. MadisonFile Size152 kbVersion4.10 (history) Last updatedDec 13, 2004LicenseFreewareWindows98/ME/2000/XPRequirementsNone
Convert does not contain any adware or spyware.
Convert download and review - unit conversion tool from SnapFiles

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Thanks for this.
Not only is it great to see some suggestions on freeware, but I've been threatening to make a new software thread, this should be the kick in the butt I need to actually make it..... :)
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Goldwave!
Audio recording/editing tool that can convert/compress/filter/clean-up any audio source as well as record easily, use compressors, parametric EQs, effects and even time shifting and scaling! Great all around tool for fast and easy audio editing, Highly HIGHLY recommended.
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Thanks for this useful tool

Been looking for one for quite a while! Thanks!
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Can't create a new subtopic so this thread gets a sticky...... :)
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I didn't see anywhere else for a software section, so I posted this here :)

This is a cool little utility that converts all kinds of units. Its one of those things that you get used to having around and miss it when its not there.

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Convert download and review - unit conversion tool from SnapFiles

Enjoy!!
I love that program. I keep it on my desktop.
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Just bought a new terrabyte HD and want to be able to do a painless swap with your old hard drive?

Download copying and migrating software for transfering all your data to a new HDD

Migrate Easy has a 15 day free trial that works like a charm!!!! (If it's going to take you more than 15 days, you need to clear up some free time before you blow a gasket.... :) ).

I've tried many of the freeware/shareware HD system tools and this is the first one I've come across that actually worked for transfering over to a new system boot disk.
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I've been using the Faststone image viewer for all of my screen capture and image resizing needs....

FastStone Image Viewer - Powerful and Intuitive Photo Viewer, Editor and Batch Converter
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