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Best Freeware

Listed here is the selected best freeware in individual category recommended by 8start author. It may help you to work efficient and enjoyable like what 8start Launcher did. (Please note that the character in black bold indicated the key features, character in red bold indicated the impressive features of the freeware)


Best Free Multimedia Related
My advise of some nice Swf, Real, QuickTime, Midi player/codec with no ad.

Best Free Download Related
Download file faster with those tools.

Best Free Office Related
You can found some free replacement of commercial software, e.g. winzip, excel, word.

Best Free Internet/Networking Related
Monitoring your internet connection.

Best Free Web Development Related
Free replacement of Dreamweaver, and my favorite FTP client use to upload 8start homepage.

Best Free Others
Others nice freeware e.g. CD/DVD tool, hardisk managment tool, browser.

Best Free FTP Client

Freeware: FileZilla
Freeware Type: Free for everybody
Editor's Rating: 4 out of 5

FTP client is a software uses the FTP protocol to connect to an FTP server to transfer files. It is mostly used for transfer file to the web server. FileZilla have been selected as the best freeware in this category because it has been designed for ease of use and with support for as many features as possible, while still being fast and reliable.

Please note that internet explorer also have the built in ftp feature, you can acceess your ftp server by type ftp://yourftpserver.com in internet explorer then click "File" > "Login as" to enter username and password. However, Filezilla have more feature as compare with internet explorer ftp function.

The main features of FileZilla are:

  • Ability to resume Uploads/Downloads (if the server supports it)
  • Custom Commands
  • Site Manager with folders
  • Keep Alive system
  • Timeout detection
  • Firewall support
  • SOCKS4/5 and HTTP1.1 Proxy support
  • SSL secured connections
  • SFTP support
  • Upload/Download Queue
  • Drag&Drop
  • Multi-language support
  • GSS authentication and encryption using Kerberos

HTML Editors - Dreamweaver. Frontpage Free Replacement
FTP Client


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