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Enter the age dual-core computing with these Core 2 Duo-friendly applications

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Here is a selection of some of the many, many applications and utilities that are ready to take full advantage of Intel's dual-core processor architecture. All software applications will gain from the higher processing performance the Intel Core 2 Duo delivers, but programs specially written to be 'multi-threaded' are ready to make the most of the Core 2 Duo's two-processors-in-one design.

The number of multi-threaded applications is growing all the time. Check back regularly to see if your favourite software is ready to take full advantage of the multi-core computing future driven by Intel's Core 2 Duo and Core 2 Extreme processors. Software developers are welcome to submit there multi-threaded apps for inclusion too.

Games

  • Anno 1701
  • Black and White 2
  • City of Villains
  • Elveon
  • ER
  • Falcon Force
  • Galactic Civilizations II
  • Heavy Duty
  • Juiced
  • Law and Order: Criminal Intent
  • Paraworld
  • The Apprentice
  • The Movies
  • Quake 4

Imaging and Graphics

  • 3D Studio Max
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Adobe Premiere Elements
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements
  • Autodesk Maya

Multimedia

  • Apple iTunes
  • Avid Liquid V8
  • Cakewalk Dimension Pro
  • Cakewalk Kinetic
  • Cakewalk Music Creator 3
  • Cakewalk Project 5
  • Cakewalk Pyro 5
  • Cakewalk Sonar 5/Home Studio Version 4/Power Studio
  • Maxon Cinema 4D
  • Maxon Body Paint 3D
  • Steinberg Cubase SX3
  • Steinberg Nuendo 3
  • MainConcept H.264 Encoder 2
  • Microsoft Movie Maker
  • Microsoft Windows Media Encoder
  • Muvee autoProducer 5
  • Neatware Ladybug Player Vista
  • Neatware MyrmecoX Studio
  • newplugins Vehicle Studio 1.7
  • Nero 7
  • Rhozet Carbon
  • Rhozet Graphite MPEG Grid Encoder
  • Roxio Easy Media Creator 8

Productivity

  • Abbyy FineReader (OCR)
  • Abbyy FormReader (OCR)
  • Corel WordPerfect Office X3 Standard Edition
  • Dragon NaturallySpeaking 8
  • FormRouter .NET
  • Haansoft Hangul2005
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 9
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microstrategy 8
  • MySQL Database 5
  • ProspectSoft Contact Management
  • ProspectSoft CRM Pro
  • Scansoft OmniPage Pro 15

Security

  • Check Point Integrity
  • Check Point InterSpect
  • Check Point VPN-1 Power
  • Check Point VPN-1 UTM
  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0
  • Kaspersky Internet Security 6.0
  • Neusoft Neteye Firewall/VPN
  • Panda Platinum 2006 Internet Security
  • Panda Titanium 2006 Antivirus + Antispyware

Networking and Comms

  • AdventNet Zoho Virtual Office
  • CommuniGate Pro 5.1
  • Haansoft WorkDesk 2005
  • IBM Lotus Notes
  • iPass ExpressConnect 3.0
  • SightSpeed 4.6
  • Skype 2.0
  • Stardock Multiplicity

Utilities

  • BeInSync
  • Diskeeper 10
  • Euroosft PC Builder
  • Eurosoft PC-Check

Development

  • Absoft Express and Standard Fortran 10
  • Absoft Fortran and C/C++ Solutions
  • Absoft FX2 Debugger
  • Absoft High Performance Computing SDK
  • Absoft Pro Fortran Compiler Suite
  • Intel Cluster Tools
  • Intel Compilers
  • Intel Peformance Libraries
  • Intel Threading Tools 2.2
  • Intel vTune Performance Analyzer

Engineering and Scientific

  • Flow Science FLOW-3D 9.1
  • Parametric Technology Windchill

Middleware

  • Trinigy Vision Engine 6.0
  • Havok Physics API Software Development Kit

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