Cool Websites and Tools [October 2nd, 2010]

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Check out some of the latest MakeUseOf discoveries. All listed websites are FREE (or come with a decent free account option). No trials or buy-to-use craplets. For more cool websites and web app reviews subscribe to MakeUseOf Directory.

My image Wraply – Do you want to surprise a friend or family member with a wonderful present? You could buy the gift yourself but if it carries a hefty price tag, it would be great to get other friends or family members to chip in. One superb way to let the others know about and contribute towards the gift is Wraply.

My image Font Converter – Have you downloaded that great font that you have been looking for but it’s in the wrong format? FontConvertor is a font conversion tool that can help you convert it into the desired format. The formats supported include True Type, PostScript, FNT, OTF, OTB, TTC, ABF, AFM, BDF, DFONT and more. Read more: FontConverter: Free Font Conversion Tool
My image Freesound Project – Digital sound effects can help computer users in various ways. For example if you are creating a presentation, a slide show, or editing a scene in a movie, you could add a digital sound to fully achieve the desired effect. If you are in need of such sound effects, pay a visit to the Freesound Project. Read more: The Freesound Project: Thousands Of Free Sound Effect Downloads
My image Firesay – Thanks to speech recognition you can execute many computer tasks through your voice. One avenue that was perhaps uncovered by voice commands was web browsing. There are many actions involved in browsing especially and handling all of them through voice could be a difficult task. But the Firesay Firefox add-on accomplishes exactly that.
My image MyScriptFont – There is no shortage of fonts that you can use to compose a document or email. But these fonts are the designs of a developer you do not know. To make your documents, letters, and emails more personal, you can fill them out using your own handwriting via MyScriptFont.

 

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