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The programs, extensions, and viewers for each type of file that can be downloaded from this site are listed below
Adobe Acrobat To read PDF (portable document format) files, download a free Adobe Acrobat Reader
Audio and Music files For audio and music files, we use CDex, dBpowerAMP, ExactAudioCopy, MP3/Studio, and Windows Media Player (for information on creating CDs and MP3 files, see Jack Danniel's Web Site)
Compressed or Encoded files We occasionally use compressed files (.sit, .sea, or .zip), see Compression software. For creating and extracting ZIP files, we recommend Info-ZIP
Iomega ZIP 100 drive For the latest ZIP driver software, see the Iomega Home Page
Genealogy software See Malcolm's evaluation of genealogy software available in Canada and a GEDCOM (.ged) version of his family tree
Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, or Excel To read Microsoft Word (.doc or .rtf), PowerPoint (.ppt), or Excel (.xls) files; for other viewers, search the Microsoft Download Center (perform a Keyword Search with viewer).
Glycemic Lists Downloadable Palm-based SmartList database of Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load values, also includes Microsoft Access and comma-separated value versions.
Photographs and images We use an HP 618 digital camera (photo, review1, review2, review3, owner ratings) and an Intel Pocket PC WebCAM (photo, review). We use the free HP Photo Manager for viewing and tracking all our photographs.We typically use only .jpg or .gif format files. We use and recommend PhotoShop and PaintShop Pro for photo and image editing.
Screen capture software We use and recommend SnagIt (Windows) and ScrShot (Palm)
TCL plugin To view TCL (tool command language) code, download a free plugin from the Scriptics TCL Download Page
Video For viewing video files we use Windows Media Player, PowerDVD, WinDVD, and DVD Genie (also see Firmware Page for the latest firmware available for DVD-RW/DVD-ROM/CD-RW/CD-ROM drives)
Web hosts We use Dreamweaver for creating and managing our web sites and our current web host is aussiehosts
writedocMail.php Downloadable PHP-based Form Processor with required field checking and input validation. View the ReadMe and the sample form, error, and success pages.
writedocSearch.php Downloadable PHP-based Site Search Script. View the ReadMe and the sample Search Form.