License: FreewareSupported OS: WinXP, Windows2000
Cost: Free!Additional requirements: Windows 2000 and XP

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Tired of the plain white arrow that is your cursor? Want to add some jazz and pizzazz to your desktop? Stardock’s CursorXP is a program that lets you use and create incredibly cool looking Windows mouse cursors. It does this by taking advantage of the new visual effects features of Windows 2000 and Windows XP. Add shadows, trails, explosions and other animations to your cursors, or choose something a little more sedate – just easier to see. Give your eyes a rest and entertain your brain while working and playing.

CursorXP users can create and use cursors that look and feel far superior to anything you’ve ever seen before! Best of all, it’s really easy to create your own super-charged cursors! It integrates into the standard Mouse interface of Windows and is easy to turn on and off as you need. Version 1.31 works under non-admin accounts on Windows 2000 and XP, has high dpi support and better, faster shadows, and supports hyperthreaded machines. Version 1.31 adds support for DEP on AMD64 processors running 32-bit Windows XP SP2.

There are thousands more cursors for you to try at sites like www.wincustomize.com, enough to suit any taste. Can’t find one you like? Create your own! Give it a try today!

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License: SharewareSupported OS: Windows2000, WinXP
Cost: $17.95Additional requirements: Mem:32M,Hdd:200M

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CursorBeauty is a new program that lets you use and create incredibly cool looking Windows mouse cursors. It does this by taking advantage of the new visual effects features of Windows 2000 and Windows XP. If you have Windows 2000 or Windows XP, try it!

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License: SharewareSupported OS: Win95, Win98, WinME, WinXP, WinNT 3.x, WinNT 4.x, Windows2000, Windows2003
Cost: $19.95Additional requirements: 32 MB RAM, Pentium-233 MHz, 2 MB Hard Disk

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Sib Cursor Editor is your palette, your canvas and your paintbrush for creating cursors of your own. You can become a virtual artist and plunge into the world of art: all you need is to install Sib Cursor Editor. This is a sure way to diversify the look of your desktop and change the monotonous style of your work.
With Sib Cursor Editor you’ll be able to create and edit static and animated cursors in color depths up to 16 million colors; create and edit cursors for Windows XP in 32-bit color depth with 8-bit alpha channel. This program will turn work with your mouse into pure pleasure. You can choose any file of the following formats to set as your Windows cursor: CUR, ANI, ICO, ICPR, WMF, EMF, BMP, JPG, GIF, TGA, XBM, XPM and PNG files. Moreover, you can export cursor images to CUR, ICO, BMP, JPG, GIF, PNG, XBM, and XPM files.
Working in the program is as easy as this. First you specify the parameters of a cursor you’re going to paint (its size, color and conversion modes) and then you start the process of creation itself. Once you’ve started working, the whole variety of painting tools will be at your service, including modification of images with drop shadow, opacity, smooth, negative, grayscale, colorize, rotate, roll and mirror effects. What’s more, you’ll be able to export animated cursors to animated GIF images and image list bitmaps and extract cursors from Windows executables, libraries and animated cursor files. This Cursor Editor is all you need to turn your mouse arrow into a piece of art!

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License: SharewareSupported OS: WinXP, Windows2003, Windows Vista Starter, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium x64
Cost: $39.95Additional requirements: Windows XP/2003/Vista

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Picsplorer is the web image gallery’s searcher and browser. There is a vast number of sites contain graphic images for free review. As you know nothing is free. The surfer get a lot of ads with opportunity to look at “free” images. The irresponsible webmasters try to infect computers with viruses, worms, and Trojan horses. The users feel problems with spyware and adware constantly. Even a worm will turn.
Moreover the images are presented in unsuitable form for surfer often. Who says that user must put up with it? But quite enough to use the Picsplorer software in order to avoid troubles and review images in suitable form. Using Picsplorer software surfer get only purely images, the rest is ignored.
Do you like to visit sites contain images?
Do you want to surf SAFELY, without spyware or virus installs, useless ads or other sh*t?
The Picsplorer will help you to view the web photo’s gallery as easy as local disk. Forget about importunate ads, popup and the tons opened windows. Download Picsplorer for free and have the great enjoyment.
All you need to get started is to tell Picsplorer the address of a web site.
Some Picsplorer’s features:
Many supported file formats,
Fast parse algorithm,
Preload of preview/thumbnail,
Slideshow with varied delays,
To view pictures in full screen mode,
Picsplorer can use unlimited simultaneous connections when downloading images,
Compatibility with Internet Explorer

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License: FreewareSupported OS: Win95, Win98, WinME, WinNT 3.x, WinNT 4.x, Windows2000, WinXP, Windows2003, WinME
Cost: Free!Additional requirements:

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VIP Rumor RSS Reader is a totally FREE news aggregator or feed reader that utilize web feed technology to retrieve syndicated web content like blogs, podcasts, videologs, and typical media websites , or a customized set of search results.
VIP Rumor RSS Reader reduces time and effort needed to frequently check websites for updates, creating a unique information place or personal newspaper. VIP Rumor RSS Reader offers consolidated view of the content in a built-in browser. User interface is very simple to use.

It is a must-have FREE tool to handle all the websites you read on a regular basis.

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