Foxit PDF Reader (Alternative of Adobe Reader)

Foxit PDF Reader is the popular pdf viewer for its compact size, easy to install and fastest loading time, supports many languages, maintains the files original state...Unlike the other pdf viewer like Adobe reader it take very little resources of your PC which made it very popular among the pros..

Foxit PDF Reader is a small, fast, and feature rich PDF viewer for Microsoft Windows, which allows you to open, view, and print any PDF file. Foxit PDF Reader is secure, offering 3-three levels of PDF viewing security to protect against malicious PDF files.

Adobe Reader (Acrobat Reader)

Adobe Reader former Acrobat Reader a "must to have" soft in your pc to read docs, newspapers in .pdf . It would get integreted in your browser to enable you read the pdf files online directly in your web browser. Adobe Reader software is the global standard for electronic document sharing. It is the only PDF file viewer that can open and interact with all PDF documents. Use Adobe Reader to view, search, digitally sign, verify, print, and collaborate on Adobe PDF files and its a Freeware!!!

7-Zip Archiver (Open source & widely used)

7-Zip (a real alternative of Winzip and Winrar) is open source software which works in Windows 7 / Vista / XP / 2008 / 2003 / 2000 / NT / ME / 98. Use this free soft to compress or decompress your files in all the extentions (eg. .zip, .rar, .tar, .cab etc...).

There is a port of the command line version to Linux/Unix. Compression ratio results are very dependent upon the data in the file. Usually, 7-Zip compresses to 7z format 30-70% better than to zip format. And 7-Zip compresses to zip format 2-10% better than most of other zip compatible programs.

Google Talk

The Google Talk downloadable application for Windows offers many features for communicating with your friends and family.

Instant messaging : Chat with all of your Google Talk and Gmail contacts in real time.

Free PC-to-PC voice chat : You can talk to anyone else for free who's online and has the Google Talk client.

Send and receive voicemails : If the person you're calling isn't available, you can leave a voicemail.

Unlimited file transfers : Send files to your contacts. There are no file size or bandwidth restrictions.

Gmail notifications on your desktop : When you're signed into Google Talk, you'll be notified of new messages in your Gmail inbox.


mIRC is a popular Internet Relay Chat client used by millions of people, and thousands of organizations, to communicate, share, play and work with each other on IRC networks around the world. Serving the Internet community for over a decade, mIRC has evolved into a powerful, reliable and fun piece of technology.

mIRC is a full featured Internet Relay Chat client for Windows that can be used to communicate, share, play or work with others on IRC networks around the world, either in multi-user group conferences or in one-to-one private discussions.

It has a clean, practical interface that is highly configurable and supports features such as buddy lists, file transfers, multi-server connections, IPv6, SSL encryption, proxy support, UTF-8 display, UPnP, customizable sounds, spoken messages, tray notifications, message logging, and more.


Now calling to friends has become very easy, use skype in your pc, PDA, cellphone etc. Skype is software for calling other people on their computers or phones. Download Skype and start calling for free all over the world.

The calls have excellent sound quality and are highly secure with end-to-end encryption. You don't even need to configure your firewall or router or any other networking gear.

Additionally it doesn't just work on Windows. Skype is also for Mac OS X, Linux and PDAs using Pocket PC, with a native look and feel for each platform. Talking, sending instant messages or even file transfers work between different platforms like a charm.

Yahoo! Messenger

Keep friends and famliy at your fingertips with the new Yahoo! Messenger: the most powerful and widely used instant messenger, chat and talk, play games, have fun with family and friends.

  • Easier ways to stay up to date - See more updates from your friends in the detailed Messenger list
  • Show off your status - Easily add links and emoticons to your status messages
  • Watch videos together - Share videos from popular sites and watch them with friends right in your IM window

File size: 16.46MB (17,256,280 bytes)
Requirements: Windows 2000 / XP / 2003 / Vista / Windows7 / XP64 / Vista64
/ Windows7 64
License: Freeware
Author: Yahoo! Inc

Real Alternative (Real Player's Alternative Player)

Without having to install the full version of RealPlayer Real Alternative allows your system to play Real Media files (.ra .ram).

The latest version contains:
  • Media Player Classic - a freeware media player that supports both Real Alternative and QuickTime Alternative.
  • RealMedia Codecs
  • RealMedia plugin for Internet Explorer
  • RealMedia plugin for Opera/Mozilla/Netscape
  • RealMedia DirectShow splitter

QuickTime Alternative Player

QuickTime Alternative is a smaller version of QuickTime player that contains only the essential components needed for playing QuickTime audio, video content that is embedded in webpages.

Advantages of QuickTime Alternative are:
  • Quick and easy install
  • Ability to make an unattended installation
  • No background processes
  • No unwanted stuff and other nonsense
  • Smaller size than Apple QuickTime

QuickTime Player (Latest Version)

QuickTime: The best place to play.

Watch Internet video, HD movie trailers, and personal media clips. Whether it’s on the web or on your desktop, QuickTime Player brings your digital media brilliantly to life.

QuickTime Player from Apple allows the playback of quicktime movies (.mov) and many other formats.

Best player for the videos recorded in your cell phone.

The new QuickTime Player not only delivers startling quality, but it's easier to use than ever. It requires no set up for content that streams over the network. Instead, QuickTime Player automatically determines your system's connection speed and chooses the highest quality stream for the amount of bandwidth you have available. And if you ever lose a connection while watching streaming video, QuickTime Player automatically reconnects. Now, thats convenience.

  • Playback of 3GPP and 3GPP2 files
  • Playback of MPEG-4 video, H.274, AAC audio & Instant-On media
  • Easy-to-use controls
  • Enhanced interface
  • Bass and treble controls
  • Balance control
  • Streaming media support
  • Ability to save movie favorites
  • Ability to view VR & interactive content
  • H.264 video
  • Multichannel audio playback
  • Live resize
  • New playback capabilities
  • Zero config streaming

Java Runtime Environment (JRE)

JRE is needed to run applications written in java for web, these are usually called "applets". Online games like like pool, poker or even cards need jre to get loaded and let you play. Many interactive cross platform application in webpages uses this applets which need jre to run on your home computer. These applets allow you to have a much richer experience online than simply interacting with static HTML pages.

Java Plug-in technology, included as part of the Java 2 Runtime Environment, Standard Edition (JRE), establishes a connection between popular browsers and the Java platform. Java allows applications to be downloaded over a network and run within a guarded sandbox. Security restrictions are easily imposed on the sandbox.

JRE is available in for both windows 32bit (Windows 2000, xp, 2003 ) and windows 64bit (Windows XP64, Vista64, 7 64).

Adobe Flash Player

This is needed for the web browsers to play the animation , video, sound in a web page made of flash. These days most needed plugin for browsers as web developers and the companies are preferring to develop websites with FLASH.

Adobe® Flash® Player is a cross-platform browser-based application runtime that delivers uncompromised viewing of expressive applications, content, and videos across screens and browsers.

Flash Player 10.1 is optimized for high performance on mobile screens and designed to take advantage of native device capabilities, enabling richer and more immersive user experiences.

Internet Explorer 8.0

Internet Explorer is the world's most popular (NO. 1) Web browser. This is microsoft windows default web browser. Security, ease of use, and improvements in RSS, CSS, and Ajax support are Microsoft's priorities for Internet Explorer. Runs on both Windows XP and Windows Vista.

Mozilla Firefox (Latest Edition)

Firefox the 2nd most popular open source internet browser now a days sets you the pace with dozens of new features to deliver a faster, more secure and customizable Web browsing experience for you.

Technical Details:

File size: 9.13MB (9,574,384 bytes)
Requirements: Windows 2000 / XP / 2003 / Vista / Windows7 / XP64 / Vista64
/ Windows7 64
Languages: en-US
License: Open Source
Date added: August 11, 2010

Opera 10.63

A full-featured Internet browser, Opera includes pop-up blocking, tabbed browsing, integrated searches, and advanced functions like Opera's groundbreaking E-mail program, RSS Newsfeeds and IRC chat. And you can customize the look and content of your Opera browser with a few clicks of the mouse.