- Bitnami: Offers prepackaged Installers for several complex Systems (p.e. Ruby-on-Rails-setup)
- Chip Downloads
- Heise-Software-Register: free Service of the Heise-Verlag (german IT-Magazine-publisher)
- Portable-Apps.com portable Software for USB-Sticks and the likes.
- Eclipse-Downloads (IDE, known for Java, also supports other languages via plugin)
- Notepad++ (texteditor)
- Irfanview (viewing and editing Pictures)
- Dia (Diagramms etc.)
- GIMP (drawing-software, free, with an amount of Features like Photoshop) The portable version actually saved my neck sometimes
- Image-J quite average in picture-editing but EXCELLENT in simulating the visual perception of a picture by Tritanope or Deuteranope People
- XnView + Shell-Extension Picture-editing-software. The shell-extension includes several functions and a preview into the Windows-context-menue
- Avid Media-Composer additional software and materials. Mind: The Composer itself is not free!
- Bink Video Player(works with *.bik-files)
- FLV-Player small, drag-and-drop-capable Flash-Video-Player
- VLC-Player (plays and converts most types of music and videos)
- HDD Health (S.M.A.R.T.-Software)
- Truecrypt encrypts selected Files or entire drives (can also do an entire System-Partition) Performance is very good.
- Opera (Browser)
- Opera-Mobile-Emulator PC-Software that simulates the look of websites on mobile devices (excellent for testing in mobile development)
- XAMPP-Portable: complete Server for any USB-Stick (highly recommended)