CPS100 Links

Software to download


Firefox     A popular IE alternative
Safari     Nice, but a memory hog
Chrome      Google-fied Browser
Opera      The lesser-known alternative
Code Editors

Komodo Edit     A good code editor
Notepad++*     A Windows code editor
TextWrangler     A Mac-only code editor
Fraise     A Mac code editor
File Transfer Apps

Filezilla FTP     An FTP app for web publishing
Cyberduck FTP     Another FTP client
Image / Video / Audio

PhotoFiltre*     A Windows image editor
Paint.NET*     A Windows image editor
Gimp     A free Photoshop-like app
VLC     A powerful & free video player
Handbrake     Make video files from DVDs
AVC Converter*     Convert video files
Audacity     Free audio editor

Avast*     A free antivirus app
Phrase Express*     A text expander
Skype     Make free audio & video calls
Google Earth     Great map app
FoxIt PDF Reader*     Better than Adobe for PDFs
iTunes     Apple's media player
*windows only

Web Resources

Domain Registrars

NameCheap Domains     Popular low-cost registrar
GoDaddy Domains     Well-known registrar
Web Hosts

Dreamhost     High-rated web host
HostGator     High-rated web host
BlueHost     High-rated web host
SurpassHosting     A web host I use
Other Resources

W3 Schools     Great Web Editing Tutorials
HTML Table Generator     Make tables easily
Google Web Fonts     Use great fonts on web pages!

Image Resources

Free Images

CC Search     Search for CC-licensed images
Free Images     Free stock images
Stock.xchng     Popular stock image site
Kozzi Images     Free stock images
MorgueFile     Free stock images
Freerange Images     Free stock images
Styled Text Images     Create fancy text images!
Read the license terms for all photos!
Seamless Tiled Backgrounds

GRSites Tiles     Many seamless background tiles
Tile-able BGs     Nice seamless tile chooser
Seamless BGs     Good tiles, but just a few
These can be used to make full-page seamless repeating backgrounds.

Various Web Resources

LCJ Mail start page

Access your LCJ Mail account--and more!

Advanced Web Search     A thorough Google search
Advanced Image Search     Find any web image
10 Minute Mail     Get a temporary email for spam!
Online OCR     Convert images & PDFs to text
Find Sounds     A library of free sound files
Personal Font Maker     Your own handwriting font!
DaFont Free Fonts     Thousands of free fonts

Tech News Sites

Ars Technica     Great Science & tech news
Engadget     Gadgets!
MacRumors     The Latest News about Apple
The Verge     Tech news
CNet     Tech news & reviews