This page is geared to help you find programs which will help you in making your webpages and make your life a little easier on the internet.
Firefox — Internet Browser that is far superior to Internet Explorer. Hundreds of available add-ons for specialized work, including webmasters.
Fast Stone Image Viewer — also does some image manipulation.
Filezilla — FTP program
SmartFTP — FTP Program (Effective July 1, 2008, SmartFTP is no longer a free program)
Thunderbird — email program
Irfanview — Image Viewing program
Xenu Link Sleuth — is a freeware program you download onto your machine, and you can run it to check all the links on any web page (or a whole web site). Link verification is done on "normal" links, images, frames, plug-ins, backgrounds, local image maps, style sheets, scripts and java applets. It generates a report of all broken links, and you can set it to also generate a site map. You can set it to email the report, or to generate an html version of it.
HTML Entities — Need to use a special character like ¢ or Æ or even ♠ but don't know how to do it? Entities provide a method of entering characters that cannot be expressed in the document's character encoding or that cannot easily be entered on a keyboard.
Open Office — Alternative to a lot of Microsoft products, like Word, Excel & others. Rather large program, but the word processor will easily save a word document as a .pdf file.
Open Source Web Design, Open Web Design and Free Layouts — Thousands of Open Source templates.
Stock.Xchng — Thousands of free photos
Non-Dithering Colors — Hex codes for the 216 colors that will render the same on any screen.