“Listed below are 46 different freeware categories with my selection of the best products in each category. The list is ordered by program function rather than merit so you’ll get the most out of it by browsing down this page at leisure. The pathologically impatient can consult the index below.”
Before spending money on any commercial software check this list to see if there is a free alternative. You may find out that the free software is as good or even better than the commercial software.