Microsoft is always being intense towards its efforts to meet the needs of its customers. So it regularly haunt people’s requirements and unveils high quality cost effective solutions to maximising their productivity and profitability. Besides Microsoft regularly sends off many update files for available ones to keep us up to date.
Even though i think Microsoft’s Internet Explorer is one of the worst product which has ever been created by company. Apart from it of course Microsoft given us some great products and several of them are available to use completely free.
On web there are a lot of free softwares floating around the web, so we always want to pick up the best one. But discovery of best is not so easy as we expect. Also we must make sure that the software comes from a trustworthy source.
So, have a look on Technology to Software’s coverage of ”Top 15 Free Microsoft Products” which are the cream of the crop products and worthy looking at.
For starters, Bing is better than Google for certain kinds of queries. Natural language searches seem to be better in Bing. The categories and suggestions offered by Bing on the left are unique and not matched by Google.
But the real reason I love Bing is because it provides competition to Google. The past decade has seen Google become a monopoly in the search business. With Bing’s increasing popularity, Google is forced to innovate.
Bing Maps already offers an exceptionally integrated platform, rich imagery portfolio, and flexible set of APIs. And now, with the Bing Maps AJAX Control 7.0, you can build mapping applications that render multiple points 3 times faster than our AJAX Control 6.3. So you can display more data—in less time—than ever before.
Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager 2010 is a comprehensive solution for managing identities, credentials, and identity-based access policies across heterogeneous environments. This document contains an introduction to Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager 2010 and step-by-step instructions for extending the Base Configuration test lab to include FIM 2010.
The WorldWide Telescope (WWT) is aenvironment that enables your computer to function as a virtual telescope—bringing together imagery from the best ground and space-based telescopes in the world for a seamless exploration of the universe.
Microsoft Security Essentials provides real-time protection for your home PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.Microsoft Security Essentials is a free* download from Microsoft that is simple to install, easy to use, and always kept up to date so you can be assured your PC is protected by the latest technology. It’s easy to tell if your PC is secure — when you’re green, you’re good. It’s that simple.
Microsoft® Visual Web Developer® 2010 Express provides you witheverything you need to start building standards-friendly Web applications. Easily add Search Engine Optimization (SEO) to your site with the Free SEO Toolkit, which is included in the Microsoft Web Platform Installer.
Well it would not be wrong if i put Pain.NET in my list of free Microsoft products because Microsoft was a genuine mentored, not a technically creator of Pain.NET. Now, some of the alumins are handling its maintenance work. Paint.NET is a comparatively a light weighted image editor from others like Photoshop and if you use it once then it could be a best option for your netbook.
Extensive work has gone into making Paint.NET the fastest image editor available. Whether you have a netbookwith a power-conscious Atom CPU, or a Dual Intel Xeon workstation with 8 blazingly fast processing cores, you can expect Paint.NET to start up quickly and be responsive to every mouse click.
Simple, intuitive, and innovative user interface. Every feature and user interface element was designed to be immediately intuitive and quickly learnable without assistance. In order to handle multiple images easily, Paint.NET uses a tabbed document interface. The tabs display a live thumbnail of the image instead of a text description. This makes navigation very simple and fast.
Photosynth takes your photos, mashes them together and recreates a 3D scene out of them that anyone can view and move around in.Different than static photos and video, Photosynth allows you to explore details of places, objects, and events unlike any other media. You can’t stop video, move around and zoom in to check out the smallest details, but with Photosynth you can. And you can’t look at a photo gallery and immediately see the spatial relation between the photos, but with Photosynth you can.
Process Explorer shows you information about which handles and DLLs processes have opened or loaded. Process Explorer also has a powerful search capability that will quickly show you which processes have particular handles opened or DLLs loaded. The unique capabilities of Process Explorer make it useful for tracking down DLL-version problems or handle leaks, and provide insight into the way Windows and applications work.
SyncToy 2.1 is a free application that synchronizes files and folders between locations. Typical uses include sharing files, such as photos, with other computers and creating backup copies of files and folders.
Writer makes it easy to share your photos and videos on almost any blog service—Windows Live, WordPress, Blogger, LiveJournal,TypePad, and many more.
Use Windows Live Photo Gallery tools to create stunning panoramas, movies, slide shows, and more. When you’re ready to share, publish your photos and videos to your favorite websites like Facebook and Flickr directly from Photo Gallery.
Windows Live Skydrive allows you to store, access, and share thousands of documents, photos, and Microsoft Office files on Windows Live SkyDrive. SkyDrive password-protects your files so you control who has access to them.
Whether you manage computers in a school computer lab or an Internet cafe, a library, or even in your home, Windows SteadyState helps make it easy for you to keep your computers running the way you want them to, no matter who uses them.
Stay in touch with the people you care about most from your PC, your phone, or the web. Note that clicking “Download” means you agree to the Microsoft service agreement and privacy statement.