Free PHP Accelerator: Speeds up execution of PHP scripts
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 07:05:05 GMT

A new program has been added to the Free PHP Encoders, Accelerators and Obfuscators page. This one is a PHP accelerator, and it works by caching scripts in their compiled state on a web server so that subsequent invocations of the script will use the cached copy.

New Free BASIC Interpreter for Windows and Linux: write computer programs/games in the BASIC programming language
Fri, 08 Feb 2019 06:18:55 GMT

A new BASIC interpreter for Windows and Linux has been added to the Free BASIC Compilers and Interpreters page. This one allows you to write 2D games using built-in facilities. That said, you can of course write other types of programs (that is, non-games) with it as well.

New Open Source Secure Shell (SSH) Software: access your website to update/maintain it from your Android phone
Fri, 25 Jan 2019 06:38:00 GMT

A Secure Shell (SSH) program for Android devices (including Android phones) has been added to the Free SSH (Secure Shell) and Telnet Clients page. If you have created a website and want to access the web server (ie, computer) containing its files from the command line (eg, to update it or do some maintenance), this program lets you do it directly from your phone, without having to fire up a computer.

New Free PDF Editor and Printer Driver: create and edit PDF files
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 06:58:48 GMT

A new PDF editor and printer driver combo has been added to the Free PDF Converters, Editors and Printer Drivers. The driver lets you create PDF files from any application that can print (eg, Word), and the editor lets you do things like insert and delete pages, etc.

New Free Setup Utility Maker (Installer): bundle your application with an installer
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 05:20:08 GMT

Are you looking for a way to bundle all the files for your application into a single setup executable that your users can easily run to install the program on their system? The newest addition to the Free Installers and Setup Utilities page is the tool used by Microsoft to create installers for many of its products. It can even create patch files so that you can release updates for existing users in the form of small patch files instead of getting them to download the entire application again.

New Open Source Clipboard Manager/Extender
Wed, 09 Jan 2019 07:04:06 GMT

A new program has been added to the Free Clipboard Managers page. Clipboard managers extend the functionality of your system's clipboard so that you can cut/copy/paste multiple items, retrieve something that you have copied/pasted earlier (and potentially have overwritten) for pasting again, save and load commonly copied/pasted items so that it's always available for you to use automatically, and so on. This newest addition works on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

New Open Source Lexical Analyzer Generator: create a language parser with built-in Unicode support
Thu, 27 Dec 2018 04:55:46 GMT

Are you writing a program that has to parse text input (eg, a language compiler or interpreter)? The newest software added to the Free Compiler Construction Tools: Lexer and Parser Generators creates the source code for a lexical analyzer for you, given a list of specifications using regular expressions. Unlike some of the older tools on that page, this one supports Unicode character sets (UTF-8, UTF-16, UTF-32) out-of-the-box and generates thread-safe code.

New Free Social Media Software: set up your own social media site or app
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 04:05:19 GMT

Are you dreaming of setting up your own social media site, or creating a social media app for a mobile phone? Another open source software has been added to the Free Social Network / Media Software page. Now you can create a website with interactive social features that allow people to share stuff with each other, without having to write your own software from scratch.

New Free Encryption / Cryptographic Library: add encryption to your computer programs
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 05:35:42 GMT

Another encryption library has been added to the Free Encryption / Cryptographic Libraries page. This library lets you add encryption and authentication services to the computer programs that you write, even if you are not experienced in cryptography. It works on many operating systems, including Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, FreeBSD, and others, and can be used from C, C++, C#, Delphi, Java, Python, Visual Basic, etc.

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.)