The chances that a computer user will have to rebuild a system at some point is fairly high. There are multiple reasons why this might be necessary – an unrecoverable malware infection; system file corruption; system upgrade; and more.
Earlier this month, I wrote about a system rebuild on one of my personal machines following the expiry of Windows 7 RC. A long boring reinstall of all the free applications I’m use to running on that machine, was made easier, and less time consuming, by running a very neat software solution, Ninite.
Ninite, allowed me to install selected applications, from a generous listing of freeware applications, in one single pass.
ZeuAPP is a relatively similar type of application installation tool (for the purists out there, yes, there are differences), which can make it much easier to download a host of freeware applications.
Following the installation of this portable application, you will be presented with the following screen from which you can choose a wide range of applications running from Archivers, through Graphic applications, to Utilities, and more.
As the graphics illustrates, you have a choice of visiting the selected application’s Web Site or, downloading the application straightaway.
Following your successful download, the application’s installer package is automatically launched, given you a “no fuss”, “no muss”, installation.
Archivers: 7-Zip, Peazip, TUGzip, IZarc, Universal Extractor.
Audio: Audacity, JetAudio, musikCube, Aimp
Video: Miro, VLC media player, Mplayer, GOM, Winamp
Chat-IM: Skype ,Windows Live Messenger, Google Talk, Pidgin, ICQ, aMSN, Miranda IM, Yahoo! Messenger 10
Internet: Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari, Maxthon, Avant Browser, Flock, Thunderbird3,
Download Manager: FlashGet download manager, YeahReader, RSSOwl, WinSCP, FileZilla
CD Burners: CDBurnerXP, ImgBurn
P2P-File Sharing: uTorrent, Gnucleus, Cabos, Vuze, BitComet, eMule, DC ++, Frostwire
Games: YoFrankie!, Cube 2, SuperTuxKart, Freeciv, World of Padman
Graphic: Blender, Gimp, Paint.NET, IrfanView, PhotoFiltre, Picasa, XnView, Easy Thumbnails
Office: KomoZer, Freemind, Notepad++, Xe macs, OpenOffice, AbiWord, Adobe Reader, Bluefish
Security: ClamWin, Nmap, Eraser, TruCrypt, Wireshark, Avast! Home Edition, AVG Free, BitDefender Free Edition, Ad-Aware
Utility: CCleaner, FreeComander, ReNamer, Chaos MD5, Rainlendar, Launchy
System requirements: Windows
Download at: ZeuSoft
For that inevitable day, when you have to do a system rebuild, having this application installed on your USB drive will make the job much easier.
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