Below is a partial selection of downloadable software that is used at ME. Please use the link for downloading the software directly from the software distributer.

Feel free to email me at admin@millerengr.com with suggestions that may fit the list.

Last Updated 20100331-11:14

 

Type 

Name

Distributer Link

Description

 

PDF Maker         

PDFredirect

EXP Systems

Creates a virtual printer that any program can use to print to and create a PDF. After printing it opens the program and you specify the name and location of the file. Free.

 

PDF Viewer

PDF-XChange viewer

Tracker Software

Similar to Acrobat reader only it is faster, supports 64-bit windows, multithreading,  and allows stamps, drawing, and text to be added to the PDF. Free.

 

Antivirus

AVG Antivirus

AVG

Good antivirus program, and its free.

 

Office

OpenOffice

OpenOffice

Similar to and compatible with Microsoft office. Not as good as Microsoft Office, but nearly so, and its free.

 

FTP client

CoreFtpLite

Core FTP

Free FTP client to access FTP sites.

 

Photo Editor

Paint.NET

Paint.NET

Much better than Microsoft Paint, but not quite as good as Photoshop, although it is free and it is multithreaded.

 

Email Client

Thunderbird

Mozilla

Outlook Replacement. Not as good but free.

 

Remote Computer Control

LogMeIn

LogMeIn

Allows logging in to a computer remotely, through any browser (even Iphone), and controlling like you were actually there. Remote Keyboard, mouse, and monitor. It even mimics 3D features of the video card. Free.

 

CAD viewer

TrueView

Autodesk TV

AutoCAD viewer for dwg dxf files. Has measurement tools and layer controls. Free!

 

CAD program

AutoCAD

Autodesk ACAD MEP

The building industry standard for CAD. 30-day trial

 

BIM 3d CAD Program

Revit 

Autodesk Revit MEP

The building industry standard for Building Information Modeling and 3d CAD. Have a strong computer! 30-day trial

 

3d Drawing

Google Sketch Up

Google Sketch Up

Great for visualization. It is importable into Revit and it's free.

 

Energy Analysis

Energy Pro

Energy Soft

Gives expected building energy use and provides California Title-24 Compliance reports. Only approved program for commercial T-24. Non calculation trial.     

 

 

 

 

 

 

Video Screen Capture

Debut Video Capture 

NCH Software

Allows recording what happens on your computer screen. Great way to make training videos. Free

 

File Backup

Mozy

Mozy

Online automated backup. Even if your server disappears you can use any internet enabled computer to download all or part of the information. Up to 2GB free.

 

Mail Server

Mail Enable 

Mail Enable

Email program for the server that hosts you own email service. Free.