IsoBuster is an excellent and low cost utility to do data recovery from CD, DVD, BD and HD DVD. All File-Systems are supported. Supports an enormous range of image files as well.
DVDFab lets you make perfect quality DVD movie backups the smart way! Backup your entire DVD - including menus, trailers, and special features - on one or multiple discs.
Nero 9 is the next generation of the world’s most trusted integrated digital media and home entertainment software suite. It features new cutting-edge functionality that makes enjoying digital media content simple.
Daemon Tools is a virtual cd/dvd-rom emulator and is able to emulate nearly all known copy protections on the market today. The application mounts ISO images to a virtual drive without having to burn them to a CD.
CloneDVD is a DVD movie copy software which makes archive and backup DVD movie as possible. You can copy all of your DVD movie collection and even those CSS-encrypted and region-protected discs.
Avidemux - is a free video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. It supports many file types, including AVI, DVD compatible MPEG files, MP4 and ASF, using a variety of codecs.
Gom Player is a multimedia player which can play most of the differently encoded video formats that include AVI, DAT, MPEG, DivX, XviD, and plus more) with its own built-in codec system.
HWiNFO32 is a professional hardware information and diagnostic tool supporting latest components, industry technologies and standards.
Notepad++ is a free source code editor (and Notepad replacement), which supports several programming languages, running under the MS Windows environment.
Thunderbird is an email client from Mozilla, the organisation better known for the Firefox web browser which has a great deal to offer.