20 New, Noteworthy and Updated Free Softwares for May 2012

This article lists some of the new and useful software’s ranging from Microsoft Research Cliplets – to make Cliplets , SpotFlux – useful tool to control your internet; Capture2Text, Free OCR, BitDefender Safebox; Overwolf and many more….

So here the list of 20 best free Software which are new and updated in this month of May 2012. Let us know which one you are using before and how are they making your Day enjoyable.

1. Microsoft Research Cliplets – Microsoft Research Cliplets is an interactive, simple and an expressive way to create “Cliplets”.  Cliplets is a type of imagery that sits between static and dynamic, including imagery such as video textures and “cinemagraphs”. You can download this program in any of the versions 32-bit or 64-bit.

2. Flatland:Fallen Angel – This is an atmospheric smart maze game in which you have to protect yourself from being killed by guards. You can kill the guards using your points, but its best to avoid them. If you like this game, you can make donation to get the Appreciation Edition.

3. Spotflux – This is a free, secure and private tool which lets you control the internet. This tool prevents people snooping on your browsing by routing through a virtual private network (VPN). It continuously scans and protects your connection for various inbound threats such as malware and viruses.

4. ReStarter – Restarter is an application tool that monitor and automatically restarts crashed or hung programs and applications. This ensure that your critical programs are always up and running. If your application crashes or if someone accidentally shuts it down, the Restarter will automatically restart the program. It also provides the option to log, raise alarms and execute scripts on critical events.


5. Corel Video Studio Pro X5 – This is  a powerful all-in-one video editor that gives creative editing, advanced effects, screen recording, interactive web video and total disc authoring.  This is a ultra fast powerful HD video editing software with DVD and Blu-ray authoring.


6. Capture2Text – This app lets you transform your screen capture to text. Using speech recognition the user can speak into their microphone and Capture2Text will transform the speech to text.


It supports more than 30 languages including English, Spanish, Korean, Danish, Dutch, French, German,  etc.

7. SimpleOCR – This is a popular freeware software available which allows you to edit your printed text.  It converts black and white scans or TIFF images to editable text files or Microsoft Word documents.


8. Free OCR – This is a popular freeware document scanning software which converts scanned PDF and images  into editable Word, Text output formats.


9. BitDefender Safebox – Safebox lets you safeguard, sync, share and access your important docs, photos, e-books and files from anywhere and anytime. You get 2GB  free space and for more space you have to pay.


10. Vistart 7 – This is an ultimate start menu tool for Windows 7, Vista and XP. Earlier it was designed to add vista’s start menu to XP, but now it emulates the windows 7 start menu. You can even install it in Windows 8. Its features include customized start menu skins, start menu buttons and many more.


11. FixBee –  FixBee is a free disk optimiser which cleans and optimizes your computer in few minutes. Its features are defragmenting or organizing data, deleting junk files and folders, automated maintenance, etc.


12. StreamWriter – This is a free internet radio recorder application for windows that records music broadcasted by internet-radiostations. Recording multiple streams at a time, stream browsing, scheduled recordings, track splitting are some of the features of streamwriter.


13. OverWolf – This program allow you to access your facebook, twitter, email, skype, browse the Web and many more, while you are playing.

14. Facebook Messenger for Windows – This messenger app lets you chat  with your family, friends directly from your desktop. It displays the usual facebook notifications, selection of your friends, showing whether they are online, or connected via a mobile device.


15.  Advanced SystemCare 5 – This is a computer tool for Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 2000. It is used to improve computer performance and speed. This comprehensive PC care utility protects, repairs and optimizes your system. It cleans, repairs registry and makes PC running like a brand new one with enhanced “Turbo Boost”, an advanced PC optimizing  technology.


16. FireFox 12 – FireFox, a well known web browser has released its version 12 on April 24, 2012. This version has laid the ground work for future releases. Its features includes removal of the UAC prompt in Windows, line numbers in the “Page Source” and centered find in page results. Many other enhancements, bug fixes, and other minor changes has been made. Firefox 12 is the final release to support Windows 2000 and Windows XP RTM & SP1.


17. CCEnhancer 3.2 – CCEnhancer is a small tool which adds lets more options into the popular program CCleaner. It uses the winapp2.ini system built into CCleaner to easily add new rules and definitions for programs. This version brings more languages and fewer bugs. It is available in English and multilingual editions.


18. iTunes 10.6 – iTunes 10.6 provides number of improvements, including fixes for iTunes  crash while playing, changing artwork size in Grid view, syncing photos to devices, fix for problem occurs while syncing iPod nano or iPod shuffle, resolved ordering problem occurs while browsing TV episodes in your iTunes library on Apple TV.


19. Audacity 2 – This is a free digital audio editor and recording application, available for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. This replaces all previous versions. This version provides numbers of improvements such as improvement in Equalization, Noise Removal and Normalize effects, support for VAMP plug-ins, new Sync-Lock Tracks feature and timer record feature, new Mixer Board, automatic Crash Recovery, etc.