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This handy program lets you create, merge, split, watermark, and crop PDF files. You can also extract text in multiple languages from images using OCR (optical character recognition) and save it as a PDF document. You can use 3StepPDF Lite for personal tasks and projects. (For Windows).
An addictive free game, OpenTTD is based on Transport Tycoon Deluxe (the classic business simulation video game). OpenTTD does a good job of capturing the spirit of the original game and offers numerous enhancements, including vastly larger maps, drag-and-drop support for most of the tools, and multiplayer mode for up to 255 players. (For Windows and Linux).
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This utility could well help improve your writing skills. WordWeb is a free feature-packed thesaurus/dictionary that can be used from your word processor or as a stand-alone program. Note: be sure to read their licensing terms. (For Windows).
At this addictive site, you can play online solitaire games in your browser for free. Unlike most solitaire games, here you play against the clock for points. The faster you play, the higher your score.
Would you like to learn how to code your own Web pages like a professional? This handy resource offers a series of 21 free lessons in HTML (the language used to create Web pages). Written in easy-to-understand English by programming guru John Gilson, the lessons start with basics for beginners and progress to advanced coding topics.
Have you seen a font in use and want to know what it is? If you submit an image of any font here, you can find the closest matches in this site's database. Or you can submit the font to WhatTheFont's forum, where font enthusiasts can lend a hand in identifying it.
This free online service offers a quick and easy way to determine the number of words (or characters) in your text. You can either create a document here, or copy and paste text into the site's word counter box. Also, Word Counter automatically shows you the top 10 keywords and keyword density of the article you are writing.
Would you like to learn about photography? This family-friendly site offers free photo tutorials, lessons, how-to articles, and more. No registration is required. Here, you'll also find free stock photos.
This handy free online service lets you uncompress .zip and .rar files without having archiver programs like WinZip or WinRAR installed on your computer. To use this service, simply upload a file and then download the uncompressed file. Here, you can uncompress files up to 200 megs in size. Uploaded files are deleted after 24 hours "and can only be viewed by you."
This is a useful freeware text-to-speech and text-to-MP3 program. Panopreter Basic reads files in TXT, RTF, DOC, and HMTL formats with natural voices. It also converts text to MP3 and WAV audio files. (For Windows).
At this site, you'll find a fun collection of free and open source games. Categories include arcade titles, puzzles, racing, shooters, strategy, and more. Here, you'll also find a growing collection of useful freeware applications.
There are a lot of MP3 sites around, but this is the first one we've seen that is devoted to MP3 music files for children. There is a nice selection of free MP3 music here, available for preview and download (and the files are all legal).
This free Web hosting service offers lots of helpful features and good service and support. Here, you get one gig of disk space and 10 gigs of monthly data transfer. Host-Ed.net offers an easy-to-use control interface, FTP and PHP 5 support, 10 megs of MySQL database storage, and more.
Do you need a graphics editing program, but can't afford Adobe Photoshop? The next best thing may well be Paint.NET, an excellent free image and photo editing program. Paint.NET offers an intuitive user interface, with support for layers. It features a big variety of powerful tools. (For Windows).
A must for classical music lovers, this site offers a "virtual concert hall," featuring thousands of music performances, which you can browse by instrument, composer and performer. If you're a musician, you can also upload your music here.
Fed up with unwanted calls from telemarketers? This free service lets you easily remove your name from telemarketers' lists. The National Do Not Call Registry is managed by the Federal Trade Commission (the U.S. government's consumer protection agency). The site is available in English and Spanish. (U.S. only).
This site offers a good selection of free high-resolution stock photography images. The site includes a search engine so you can quickly find what you need. All images are in JPG format and new content is added here on a regular basis.