Winamp remains one of the lightest and most user friendly media players out there. It plays both MP2 and MP3 audio streams and combines extensive functionality with an intuitive, customizable interface. It has a fully-featured playlist editor and a 10-band graphic equalizer with user-definable presets that can automatically load specific files. It also features Windows Media Technology 4.0 input/output support, has tons of great plugins and includes the industry-standard Fraunhofer MP3 decoder.
Roxio Toast has always been one of the big names in CD/DVD burning on the Mac and the latest version of the app proves why it’s still among the best. The software lets you create superior quality audio and video CDs and DVDs and boasts a neat audio conversion wizard. Now with support for Blu-Ray, the latest version lets you perform backups, edit video and audio and manage your TiVo recorded TV shows.
If you want wireless but don’t fancy buying a wireless router, or if you’re trying to establish a connection away from home then get a load of WMWifiRouter. As the name suggests, the program transforms your Pocket PC into a mobile router for wireless Internet access. The free software utilises the UMTS or EDGE protocols to link up with others connected via wireless devices.