New Free Audio CD Ripper: convert your music or audio CD into MP3 or other file format
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 06:05:14 GMT

If you have a collection of music or audio CDs, and want to copy those songs (or other audio titles) into files on your computer, take a look at the newest addition to the Free Audio CD Rippers page. (For those unfamiliar with the term "CD ripper" is just the computer lingo for programs that convert tracks from audio CDs into MP3, WMA, WAV or some other file format.)

New Free Image Pop-Up JavaScript (like Lightbox): useful for photos, product pictures, etc
Fri, 30 Nov 2018 06:30:56 GMT

Another 2 scripts have been added to the Free Image Pop-Up JavaScripts page. One of these scripts let your visitors click an image (or a gallery of images) to see a larger version of the picture overlaying the page. Another lets your visitors zoom into specific sections of an image by simply hovering the mouse over different parts of the thumbnail. They are useful if you have a website with pictures which you think visitors may be interested to see in greater detail.

New Free (and Open Source) Prolog Compiler: write computer programs in the Prolog language
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 06:43:15 GMT

A new Prolog implementation has been added to the Free Prolog Compilers and Interpreters page. If you want to write computer programs in the Prolog language, take a look at this open source software, which is available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. Or try out any of the other 12 free compilers available on that page.

Free Image Sharing/Hosting Service
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 07:08:11 GMT

Another free image hosting service has been added to the Free Online Photo-Sharing Sites page. Such services allow you to place your pictures or photos online without needing to set up your own website.

Free Royalty-Free Music: use these music pieces however and wherever you please
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 05:40:12 GMT

A new source of free, royalty-free music has been added to the Free Royalty Free Music and Sounds page. In fact, that site actually hosts public domain pieces, which means that you can freely use them any way you please, whether on a website on the Internet, a powerpoint presentation, advertisement, or even as background music to a home video.

New Free SSH (Secure Shell) Program: get command line access to your website's computer
Wed, 31 Oct 2018 06:45:58 GMT

Another program has been added to the Free SSH (Secure Shell) Clients. Such software give you command line access to your website, so that it's as though you are sitting in front of the computer on which your site is hosted, allowing you to do a wide variety of tasks that you may be unable to do through your web editor or FTP client.

New Free Source Code Hosting Service: put your open source software online for free
Fri, 19 Oct 2018 04:31:01 GMT

Another service has been added to the Free Open Source Code Project Hosting Services page. This web host not only lets you set up your own open source project for free, if you have bought your own domain name, you can attach it to your website there.

New Free Video Editor: cut, trim, merge (etc) your media files
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:09:37 GMT

Another program has been added to the Free Video Editors page. This one is capable of making frame-accurate cuts, and is available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

New Free C Compiler: Write programs in the C programming language
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 06:17:47 GMT

Another C compiler has been added to the Free C/C++ Compilers page. C is a simple but powerful programming language used to write a wide variety of computer programs, from operating systems (eg Linux) to normal applications.

New Free Web Hosting Control Panel: administer your web server through an easy-to-use web interface
Fri, 05 Oct 2018 05:38:52 GMT

A new program has been added to the Free Web Hosting Control Panel Software. Such software are useful if you run your own web server and want to administer it from an easy-to-use web browser interface. And, of course, they are useful if you want to be a web host too. Note that if you only want to make a website, you should read How to Create a Website instead, since it is more relevant, and will point you to the software you will actually need.

New Open Source Algol 60 Compiler: write software in the Algol 60 programming language
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 05:10:39 GMT

A new open source Algol 60 compiler for Windows and Linux has been added to the Free Algol Compilers and Interpreters page.

New Free Live Chat Script: create an interactive community on your website
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 05:00:16 GMT

Another script has been added to the Free PHP Live Chat Scripts. This one features multiple topic chat rooms, moderator tools, spam protection, etc. Such scripts are useful for you to build an interactive community on your website, or even as a means of providing "live" support for your products and services.

Free Apple II Emulator: play old Apple II games on your modern computer
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 05:55:45 GMT

If you are feeling nostalgic, and want to revisit the halcyon days of your youth where you played Apple II (or Apple II+, Apple //e, or the like) games, take a look at the Free Apple II Emulators page, where another emulator has been added. With such software, you can play those games on your modern Windows, Mac, or Linux computer.

New Open Source Font Development Kit from Adobe: create your own fonts
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:10:56 GMT

An open source font development kit from Adobe has been added to the Free Font Editors and Font Creation Software page. Take a look at this page, which lists numerous free and open source tools, if you are thinking of designing your own font.

New Free Pascal Compiler: write computer programs in the Pascal programming language
Tue, 04 Sep 2018 06:42:23 GMT

Another program has been added to the Free Pascal and Delphi Compilers page. Note that this latest one compiles Standard Pascal (ISO 7185) with relatively few extensions; if you need the features provided in modern (heavily extended) Pascal compilers to write a production-ready program, you may want to try one of the other compilers listed on that page instead. (It depends on your needs/situation. They are all free anyway.)

New Smalltalk Implementation with Optional Static Types
Thu, 23 Aug 2018 05:48:29 GMT

Another open source implementation has been added to the Free Smalltalk Compilers and Interpreters page. Smalltalk is an object-oriented programming language. This latest addition adds optional static types to the language, allowing you to have some additional error checking done by the compiler.

[New] Free Open Source XML Parser/Generator Libraries
Tue, 07 Aug 2018 03:38:35 GMT

If you are writing a computer program that needs to store configuration details or even data, one way is to use XML files, since they are flexible. It saves you the trouble of having to invent a new format. In such a case, using one of these open source XML parser libraries will let you speed up development, since you can then read, manipulate and write XML documents without having to waste time writing your own functions/procedures for something that is not the main purpose of your program.

New Free Personal Firewall for Windows
Fri, 03 Aug 2018 06:38:10 GMT

Another firewall has been added to the Free Personal Firewalls page. This one works with Windows Firewall, and is able to notify you when new programs are caught trying to access the Internet as well as prevent other programs from modifying the firewall rules. It was previously a freemium product, but is now free with all its features enabled.

New Free C Compiler for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and DOS
Tue, 24 Jul 2018 05:05:02 GMT

A new C compiler has been added to the Free C/C++ Compilers page. This one supports most of ANSI C89 and some of C99. It works on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and DOS.

New Free Audio Editor for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux
Thu, 05 Jul 2018 05:18:28 GMT

A new audio editor for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux has been added to the Free Digital Audio / Sound Editors page. If you have a sound file that you want to trim, edit, add sound effects, etc, take a look at the editors listed on this page. They are all free.

New Free Decompiler: generate C source code for a program from its executable
Thu, 28 Jun 2018 05:15:17 GMT

Generate the C source code for a program from its (binary) executable file with the latest decompiler to be added to the Free Decompilers and Disassemblers page. This one supports a multitude of CPUs and executable file formats, is open source, and runs on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X.

New Free Compiler Construction Tools: create your own compiler or interpreter, or even programming language
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 05:15:04 GMT

Another 2 programs have been added to the Free Compiler Construction Tools: Lexer and Parser Generators page. If you are thinking of creating your own compiler, interpreter, or even programming language, these programs allow you to generate parsers (syntax analyzers) that simplify your task.

Free New Word Processing Software Specially Designed for Writers/Authors of Books (eg Novels)
Tue, 12 Jun 2018 05:20:17 GMT

Do you fancy writing your own novel, or some other type of book? A specialized program for this task has been added to the Free Word Processors and Office Suites page. This was previously commercial software, but is now free. It has many features that make things easy for authors. It can even produce publication-ready output in a variety of formats, including those for platforms like Amazon's Kindle.

New free BASIC interpreter: write computer programs in the BASIC programming language
Tue, 05 Jun 2018 03:35:28 GMT

Another interpreter for the BASIC programming language has been added to the Free BASIC Compilers and Interpreters page. If you are interested in writing computer programs in this language, there are now 24 free implementations for you to choose from.