Below are links to various software downloads, utilities and content resources:
You may also wish to refer to our Tips page for additional web site resources.
The following sites provide dynamic content that you can integrate into your site.
You should also consider employing various RSS newsfeeds that are complimentary to the subject of your web site. Yahoo News is a great source of such free content.
Plug-Ins & Players
- Adobe Acrobat Reader - The free Adobe Acrobat Reader allows you to view, navigate and print PDF files across all major computing platforms.
- RealPlayer Plus - RealPlayer is a real-time audio and video transmission/player system. A digital audio/video stream is transmitted from the server over the Internet to the destination and played immediately, rather than being stored to disk first and then played.
Web Authoring (Web Site Design Software)
- PuTTY - Highly Recommended - PuTTY is a free Win32 Telnet/SSH (Secure Shell) client that permits a high-level of encryption when logging into localhost. For our systems, you should select SSH Protocol Version 2.
- PenguiNet - PenguiNet is another free Win32 telnet/SSH (Secure Shell) client that permits a high-level of encrytion when logging into localhost. (Note: This web site is often blocked in China. In order to access it, you will need to configure your web browser to use a proxy server.)
- NiftyTelnet - NiftyTelnet is the MAC version for encypted terminal sessions using SSH (Secure Shell).
- Eudora - Highly Recommended - Probably the best Winsock e-mail application on the Net.
- Fetch - Fetch is a user-friendly Macintosh FTP client; it allows point-and-click, drag-and-drop file transfers to and from any machine with an FTP server, over a TCP/IP network.
- Search and Replace - Search and Replace offers a fast way to modify text strings. The program searches through multiple files for a string, which it can replace with another string. It can also search subdirectories and perform case-sensitive searches.
- WinZip (32 bit) - WinZip is a straightforward, fast and easy-to-use zipping and unzipping utility that includes built-in support for popular Internet file formats such as TAR, ZIP, UUencode, XXencode, BinHex, MIME, and Unix-compressed files. Older ARC, ARJ, and LZH files are supported via external programs.
- WS_FTP - WS_FTP is a standard FTP client for Windows sockets. The graphical interface was designed with the novice FTP user in mind, but there are advanced features for power users as well.
- WinSCP - Highly Recommended - WinSCP is a freeware SCP (Secure CoPy) client for Windows 95/98/NT/2000/XP using SSH (Secure Shell). We recommend that you use WinSCP instead of a standard FTP program as the connections are more secured.
Addtional Zip, FTP and other utility programs are available for download from both download.com and tucows.com.
Internet / Web Security Solutions
Please refer to our page devoted to Internet / Web Security.