These programs are offered "as is" for use by ValleyNet subscribers. ValleyNet cannot provide technical support for the programs or vouch for their suitability for a particular use. All the programs have been extensively tested by ValleyNet staff and are offered free of charge.

Email Clients

Blitzmail 2.5.3 for Mac Classic OS

Blitzmail for Mac OS-10 (works with OS-X version 10.1.5 or later)

If you are using Kerberos with Mac OS 10.3 (Panther) you will also have to upgrade your Kerberos installation

If you are using Macintosh OS 10.3 or higher, you will have to download a new copy of StuffIt Expander in order to unstuff and install FTP Thingy or Kerberos

BlitzMail 2.6.4 for Windows

Thunderbird (Windows)-a free, full featured, Open Source email client from the Mozilla Foundation

Thunderbird (Macintosh OS X)

Eudora (Windows)- The original Windows email client

Eudora (Macintosh)

FTP Clients

FTP Thingy-an FTP client for Macintosh OS X operating system

WS_FTP-a great free Windows ftp client ideal for uploading files to a web site. A good tutorial on using WS_FTP can be found at

Fetch-the original ftp client for Macintosh Classic operating systems

HTML Editing

Front Page Express-a simple, easy to use HTML editor. Works well for creating personal websites. A good tutorial on using Front Page Express can be found at

Document made with Nvu

Nvu is a free, open source html editor available for Windows, Macintosh and Linux operating systems.

Digital Photo Editing

Free Picture Resize Starter resizes your photos, but does much more as well, including zooming, cropping, rotating, sharpening, softening, and changing the contrast and brightness. Free Picture Resize Starter includes batch mode. That way, you can resize multiple photos in a single pass.

Open Source

Open Office is a free, open source, full featured office suite available for Windows, Macintosh and Linux operating systems.  

GIMP is a freely distributed program for photo retouching, image composition and image authoring

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