Freeware/Open Source for Windows Weekly Summary

by Todd Ogasawara

Here's what I looked at last week: TrueCrypt 5.1 update, ActiveState Komodo Edit goes Open Source, Live View 0.6: Forensics Virtualization Tool, and UNdata...
TrueCrypt 5.1 is Out
Thu, 13 Mar 2008 22:39:38

I noticed the other day that although TrueCrypt 5.0 came out just a little while ago, there was an announcement for...

TrueCrypt 5.1

...on March 10. Surprisingly, this is not just a bug fix release. There three new features and a bunch of feature improvements. The link above take you to TrueCrypt's version history page so you can get all the details.

ActiveState Komodo Edit 4.3
Wed, 12 Mar 2008 21:47:03

The ActiveState Komodo Edit 4.3 programmer's editor is now an Open Source product. It is available for Linux, Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows. You can find a longer form commentary on the product that I wrote for O'Reilly Media's Mac Center.

ActiveState Komodo Edit Now an Open Source Product

Live View 0.6: Forensics Virtualization Tool
Tue, 11 Mar 2008 22:55:18

This is definitely a tool with narrow interest. But, I found it interesting, so here it is...

Live View 0.6

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UN Data: United Nations Data Site
Mon, 10 Mar 2008 22:35:45
Here's something a bit different...


This site provides UN data in categories such as agriculture, education, energy, health, and trade. Some items are viewable online in a spreadsheet like table format. This kind of table data can also be downloaded in a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet file.

So, go forth and data mine.