CD-Tag | Players/Plugins | Encoders | Video | SFV | Other | Programming




  • foobar2000
    An advanced freeware audio player for the Windows platform. Some of the basic features include full unicode support, ReplayGain support and native support for several popular audio formats.
  • Winamp
    A graphical player for Windows. And the only one that supports MilkDrop.

Foobar Plugins


Winamp Plugins


Encoders / Decoders



  • VLC
    VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.
  • VOBMerge
    VOBMerge is a tool for merging (joining) several .vob files into one file. This is useful for seamless playback or editing of DVD video on your harddrive.
  • VirtualdubMOD
    VirtualDubMod is a unification of several popular modifications of the famous video editing software VirtualDub. Unification of three projects, VirtualDubMPeg2, VirtualDubOGM, VirtualDubAVS and more.
    An all-in-one video converter frontend for FFmpeg, MEncoder, MPlayer, x264, mppenc, ffmpeg2theora & the theora/vorbis RealProducer plug-in. Luckily their software is easier to use than their website. To get the file scroll to the bottom of the first page and click "Start Downloading Super". Then click on "download and use" amidst the red text. Scroll to the bottom of this page and click on "Download SUPER setup file".
  • DAEMON Tools
    Enables you to use your CD/DVD images as if they were already burned to CD/DVD.
  • bin2iso
    Converts RAW format (.bin) files to ISO/WAV format. Released July 25, 1999.
  • bin2iso shell integration
    .reg file which will allow you to right click on a .cue to convert an image.


  • ilSFV
    A tribute to hkSFV which mimics the functionality and UI. Totally free and only half the crashes.
  • hkSFV
    hkSFV is unfortunately no longer developed, but it's still pretty good. Despite its name it also does MD5.
  • WIN-SFV32 v1.1a (EXE)
    One of the original Windows SFV file creation/verification utility. This program is out of date; it's linked here for reference.

Other Utilities

  • 7-zip
    Freeware file archiver which can pack 7z, zip, gzip, bzip2 and tar and unpack just about anything you'd want to including RAR and ISO.
  • UltraEdit
    Commercial software I've used for close to 10 years now. Great for programming, HEX editing, macros, and general text editing. Honestly worth every penny. There's a similar freeware program called Notepad++, however I prefer UltraEdit.
  • PuTTY
    A freeware implementation of Telnet and SSH for Win32 and Unix platforms.
  • FileZilla
    Excellent freeware FTP/SFTP client.

Programming / Design

  • Visual Studio 2010 / SQL Server 2008 R2 Express
    The free editions of Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2.
  • TortoiseGit
    TortoiseGit provides a nice and easy user interface for Git version control systems.
  • TortoiseSVN
    TortoiseSVN provides a nice and easy user interface for Subversion version control systems.
  • TestDriven.Net
    TestDriven.Net makes it easy to run unit tests anywhere in your Visual Studio solutions. It supports all versions of Microsoft Visual Studio. Includes NUnit and NCover.
  • NAnt
    Free .NET build tool.
  • CruiseControl.NET
    CruiseControl.NET is an automated continuous integration server.
  • Sandcastle Help File Builder
    Free graphical frontend for Microsoft Sandcastle similar in look-and-feel to NDoc. Creates a variety of documentation formats including CHM and HTML.
  • GhostDoc
    GhostDoc is a free add-in for Visual Studio that automatically generates XML documentation comments for C#. Either by using existing documentation inherited from base classes or implemented interfaces, or by deducing comments from name and type of methods, properties or parameters.
  • ReSharper
    A must-have productivity tool for .NET developers. Fully integrates with Visual Studio to extend functionality. ReSharper provides solution-wide error highlighting on the fly, instant solutions for found errors, advanced code refactorings, superior unit testing tools, handy navigation and search features, code formatting and cleanup, automatic code generation and templates, and a lot more productivity features for C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, XML, and XAML.
  • InnoSetup
    Inno Setup is a free installer for Windows programs. First introduced in 1997, Inno Setup today rivals and even surpasses many commercial installers in feature set and stability.
  • Microangelo
    An icon editor that creates and edits icons for all Windows platforms.
  • Paint.NET
    A great replacement for MSPaint. It features an intuitive and innovative user interface with support for layers, unlimited undo, special effects, and a wide variety of useful and powerful tools.