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Free Software Testing Tool for Windows that every tester must have.
  1. A free multi-threaded link checking software    to analyze web sites to find broken links. Runs on Windows 95, 98, NT, 2000, XP and Vista.
  2. Online HTML Validation Service from W3C http://validator.w3.org/
  3. most popular viewer worldwide    freeware for optimization all website images.

  • Archive tool Open source Windows utility   - 7-Zip for manipulating archives. Formats 7z, ZIP, GZIP, BZIP2 and TAR
  • CCleaner is a freeware system optimization, privacy and cleaning tool http://www.ccleaner.com/
  • FTP program - Filezilla is open source software distributed free    http://filezilla-project.org/ (GNU/GPL) FTP client for Windows, Mac OS X and GNU/Linux.
  • Defect Tracking System    Bug tracking system used by the Mozilla projects. Inherently web-based, written in Perl, and uses MySQL as its database back-end. Open-Source.
  • Differencing and merging tool - WinMerge is an Open Source File comparison tool for Windows.   WinMerge can compare both folders and files, presenting differences in a visual text format that is easy to understand and handle. http://winmerge.org/
  • Notepad++ - This replaces and enhances notepad in very useful ways.( https://notepad-plus-plus.org/)
  • Autohotkey - If you do a lot of repetitive steps, this is the automation tool for you. (https://autohotkey.com/)
  • PhraseExpress - Store and recall commonly used keywords using shortcuts to save time typing the same stuff over and over again. (http://www.phraseexpress.com/)
  • OneNote - This is my note taking software of choice for now. Once you install it on all your devices, you can get it to sync notes to all your devices. (https://www.onenote.com/)
  • SumatraPDF - When you're tired of Adobe pdf asking you to update for the 200th time, you install this. (http://www.sumatrapdfreader.org/free-pdf-reader.html)
  • Find and Replace - When you need to find and replace keywords in a file, folder, or all subfolders recursively.( https://findandreplace.codeplex.com/)
  • RegexBuilder is a free simple tool which helps developers to create and test regular expressions.
  • Text Editor – Crimson | Free Portable USB Pen Drive Applications http://www.crimsoneditor.com/
  • SIW - System Information for Windows for U3 - performs computer configuration analysis and diagnostics.A small tool that fits on every USB and doesn't need to be installed.
  • GIMP - The free alternative to Adobe Photoshop (https://www.gimp.org/)
  • Examdiff - When you need to compare the difference between two files. (http://www.prestosoft.com/edp_examdiff.asp)
  • Windows Grep When you need to search for a keyword in file, folder, or all subfolders recursively. (http://www.wingrep.com/)
  • Bulk Rename - Rename files in a folder, or all subfolders recursively.( http://www.bulkrenameutility.co.uk/Main_Intro.php)
  • InCtrl5 is a piece of PC utility software for Windows computers, and is the fifth version from the InCtrl series. The utility software monitors the changes made a computer system when new software is installed, and enabling users to troubleshoot any problems that come up.[From Wikipedia]

  • Online testing tools
  • web accessibility evaluation tool   
    Google free testing tools
    ACC (Attribute Component Capability) analysis
    The Browser Integrated Testing Environment, or BITE ( not supported any more.)
    RPF: Google’s Record Playback Framework
    Test data generators
  • GenerateData.com: free, open GNU-licensed, random custom data generator for testing software. http://generatedata.com
  • Combinatorial testing tool; http://csrc.nist.gov/groups/SNS/acts/documents/comparison-report.html
  • Combinatorial Test Case Generation http://www.pairwise.org/default.html
  • Test Vector Generator (TVG) is a project-based MDI application. Basically, TVG, providing a software tester with GUI to generate combinatorial Test Vectors based on the input-output relationship, N-way coverage or randomly.
    Video recording of test activities (reproduce the bug)

  • Free Content Management solution    Plone lets non-technical people create and maintain information using only a web browser.

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  • Erigami Online Tools. Free online tool for evaluating website accessibility, privacy, performance, quality.

    Supported web standards and validations: US ADA Section 508, WCAG 1 for UK DDA and German BITV, web analytics validation, COPPA and PII, website visibility in search engines, any custom web standard including crawling AJAX web sites.

  • http://seleniumhq.org/ Selenium Remote Control (RC) runs your tests in multiple browsers and platforms.

    [DISCLAIMER: Please be advised that downloading and installing this software is at your own RISK. We are not responsible for any damage or viruses you might get from using this software.]

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    Suggested technologies and tools (summer 2013)






    Ubundu Linux

    Most popular Linux distro.

    OS X, Windows, BSD

    Text Editor


    Customizable with strong REPL integration

    vim, Textmate, nano, Visual Studio



    Distributed version control champion.

    hg, fossil



    The Next Modern Language

    Javascript, Ruby, Scala, Haskell, Go



    Popular/robust fully open-source relational db

    MySQL, MongoDB



    Chrome Dev Tools are the best

    Firebug, Safari Inspector

    Deploy Target

    Mobile HTML5

    Ubiquitous, forces simplicity, future-proof

    Desktop HTML5, iOS, Android

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