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Selected Freeware


For a work of good will it is often also important to have good instruments. We have compiled a collection of links to selected freeware programs (free for general or private use), which might be interesting and helpful.

Astrological / Cosmological Programs

Computer / Electronics

Astrological / Cosmological Programs



« Stellarium »

Stellarium is a beautiful free planetarium software for PC (English - Windows, Mac and Linux), with which you can demonstrate the starry sky and the constellations in their movements
Download Stellarium




World Wind

« World Wind »


World Wind 1.3 is a 3D interactive globe by NASA, which lets you zoom from satellite altitude into any place on Earth. Look across the Andes, into the Grand Canyon, over the Alps, or along the African Sahara. For Windows 2000 or XP, download 53 Mb (plus the free .net runtime environment by Microsoft, 23.5 MB).
Download World Wind
See also: Google Earth, a 3D interface to the planet



What Watch
« What Watch? » Astrology Program

What Watch is a powerful tool (in English/German) that covers many areas and techniques of astrology. Its purpose is to get quick access to relevant information and displaying it in a concise and no-nonsense way: Keep it simple while providing all that is necessary. What Watch assumes that you're already familiar with some basics of astrology, and has an extensive tutorial explaining how to use the astrological techniques implemented here.
Download What Watch
If you just want to get your personal chart, you can have it online from
Personal Chart



Open Planet Daily

« Open Planet » for PC


With the practical "Open Planet" freeware, the daily constellations of the planets, together with the moon constellation of Indian astrology and the moon phase, are shown when you start your computer. You can also use the program to keep diary notes. The program is available, as of now with navigation in German only.
Download Open Planet
See also: Spiritual Astrology



Lunar Calendar
« Lunar Calendar »

Those who like to work with more subtle cycles of the Moon can download here a Lunar Calender program as freeware, which has been developed and made available to us by "White Island" / Heinrich Lorenzen (program in German and English). The program is compressed as a zip-file (472 kb) and should be saved after download in a new folder (please read the enclosed readme-file).
Download Lunar Calendar





Avast » Antivirus Program

« Avast » Antivirus Program


Avast! 4 Home Edition is a full-featured antivirus package designed exclusively for home users and non-commercial use. The Czech company offers the Home Edition free of charge, with regular automatic actualisations in many languages, in order to avoid global virus spreading by efficient prevention and to make a virus protection available for people who are not able to or do not want to pay for antivirus software. Registration is necessary.
Download Avast 4 Home






« Audacity » Digital Audio Editor


Audacity is a free, easy-to-use audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems. You can use Audacity to: Record live audio, convert tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs, edit Ogg Vorbis, MP3, and WAV sound files, cut, copy, splice, and mix sounds together, change the speed or pitch of a recording and many more.
Download Audacity