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MetarWeather

Program: MetarWeather Version:1.75
Author: NirSoft
Website: [ http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/mweather.html ]
Download: [ 287 Kb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: The MetarWeather utility decodes METAR weather reports from around the world, and displays them in a simple weather report table. You can save the weather report into text, HTML or XML files. MetarWeather can decode METAR reports from a text file, or download the latest reports directly from the Internet.
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WeatherMate

Program: WeatherMate Version:4.9
Author: Ravi Bhavnani
Website: [ http://ravib.com/wm/ ]
Download: [ 385 Kb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: WeatherMate is a little Windows program that gives you instant access to the weather forecast for tens of thousands of locations worldwide. WeatherMate is a portable application and can even run off a USB stick. WeatherMate is ad-free, spyware-free and just plain free.
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QMapShack

Program: QMapShack Version:1.2
Author: Open Source
Website: [ https://bitbucket.org/maproom/qmapshack/wiki/Home ]
Download: [ 39.5 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: Use QMapShack to plan your next outdoor trip or to visualize and archive all the GPS recordings of your past exciting adventures. QMapShack is the next generation of the famous QLandkarte GT application. And of course it's even better and easier to use.
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eZWeather

Program: eZWeather Version:1.8
Author: CGSoftLabs
Website: [ http://www.cgsoftlabs.ro/ezw.html ]
Download: [ 824 Kb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: eZWeather is a little proggie which gets the weather from accuweather.com . The temperature is displayed as an icon in tray window. It has the ability to change trillian's & yahoo's away status messages to show the temperature + winamp playing song.
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WxCat

Program: WxCat Version:1.0
Author: Pukin' Cat Industries
Website: [ http://pukincat.com/wxcat.php ]
Download: [ 1.22 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: WxCat is a free desktop weather application that retrieves text and graphical weather forecasts and current conditions from the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) weather service.
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sWeather

Program: sWeather Version:1.5
Author: Skwire Empire
Website: [ http://skwire.dcmembers.com/fp/?page=sweather ]
Download: [ 2.2 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: Tray-based weather app featuring multiple location support. Tray icons for conditions and temperature (optional). Tray icons and images are customizable. Weather data is provided by Yahoo! Weather.
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Weather Beetle

Program: Weather Beetle Version:6.0
Author: Pukin' Cat Industries
Website: [ http://pukincat.com/weatherbeetle.php ]
Download: [ 1.5 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: Weather Beetle is a free desktop weather application that retrieves text and graphical weather forecasts and current conditions from the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) weather service.
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Elements

Program: Elements Version:1.0.5
Author: Open Source
Website: [ http://bigladdersoftware.com/projects/elements/ ]
Download: [ 19.5 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: Elements is a free, open-source, cross-platform software tool for creating and editing custom weather files for building energy modeling. The goal of the project is to develop a comprehensive, integrated application suitable for handling all of the common tasks associated with weather files.
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FSS Google Maps Downloader

Program: FSS Google Maps Downloader Version:2.0
Author: FreeSmartSoft
Website: [ http://freesmartsoft.com/Home/Details/?name=FSSGoogleMapsDownloader&lang=en ]
Download: [ 12.3 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: FSS Google Maps Downloader is a tool that can download the Google Maps images to your PC. It can save them to your hard disk, including the normal maps and satellite maps. After downloading, you can view the maps offline by any image viewer. If you want to make a map of your favorite place by yourself, it is very useful for you.
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Simply Weather

Program: Simply Weather Version:1.0
Author: Mike Ward
Website: [ http://mike-ward.net/simplyweather/ ]
Download: [ 1.0 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: Simply Weather is, well, simply the weather. No garish ads or pop-ups. Neat, simple and to the point.
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EasyGPS

Program: EasyGPS Version:5.43
Author: TopoGrafix
Website: [ http://www.easygps.com/ ]
Download: [ 5.6 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: EasyGPS is the fast and easy way to upload and download waypoints, routes, and tracks between your Windows computer and your Garmin, Magellan, or Lowrance GPS. EasyGPS lists all of your waypoints on the left side of the screen, and shows a plot of your GPS data on the right. Use EasyGPS to back up and organize your GPS data, print maps, or load new waypoints onto your GPS for your next hike or geocaching adventure.
Notes: There is a "ExpertGPS" there that is a paid version that has some added features, but this free version seems to be feature enough for most uses.

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Standard Atmosphere Calculator

Program: Standard Atmosphere Calculator Version:1.0
Author: AircraftDesign.eu
Website: [ http://www.aircraftdesign.eu/index.php/en/downloads/software/viewdownload/5-freeware-demos/2-standard-atmosphere-calculator ]
Download: [ 245.23 Kb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: The 1976 International Standard Atmosphere model describes a hypothetical, average, vertical distribution (up to 86km / 282.000ft) of atmospheric properties such as temperature, pressure, density and viscosity.
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QGIS

Program: QGIS Version:2.4
Author: Open Source
Website: [ http://www.qgis.org/en/site/ ]
Download: [ 312 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: A Free and Open Source Geographic Information System. Create, edit, visualise, analyse and publish geospatial information on Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD (Android coming soon)
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Advanced Map

Program: Advanced Map Version:1.0
Author: FalsinSoft Software
Website: [ http://falsinsoft-software.blogspot.com/2014/10/advanced-map.html ]
Download: [ 18.2 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: Advanced Map is a tool working on top of on-line maps adding advanced features by using a software layer. Basically this tool is a browser showing maps (Internet connection is required) in the background and managing a layer on top synchronized with the map longitude and latitude coordinates. Over this layer it will be possible to manage custom markers with a lot of information. Infinite number of layers and markers can be added. Very useful for manage various points in travel planning or organize info about your preferred places in the world.
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Digital Forecaster

Program: Digital Forecaster Version:N/A
Author: N/A
Website: [ https://sourceforge.net/projects/digitalforecast/?source=directory ]
Download: [ 1.4 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: This product allows meteorologists and weather forecasters to view the latest weather maps, models and weather conditions. It also allows the user to convert a variety of units and solve several meteorological equations.
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Marble

Program: Marble Version:1.9
Author: N/A
Website: [ https://marble.kde.org/ ]
Download: [ 27.8 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: Marble is a virtual globe and world atlas — your swiss army knife for maps. Find your way and explore the world! Versatile, yet easy to use. Use Marble similar to a desktop globe; pan around and measure distances. At closer scale it becomes a world atlas, while OpenStreetMap takes you to street level. Search for places of interest, view Wikipedia articles, create routes by drag and drop and so much more.
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xearth

Program: xearth Version:1.2
Author: Greg Hewgill
Website: [ http://hewgill.com/xearth/index.html ]
Download: [ 210 Kb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: Xearth for Windows is a port of Kirk Johnson's original xearth local mirror program to Microsoft Windows. Xearth renders a shaded image of the earth on your desktop, as seen from your favorite vantage point in space. By default, the image is updated every five minutes according to the current position of the sun.
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WXTide32

Program: WXTide32 Version:4.7
Author: Michael Hopper
Website: [ http://www.wxtide32.com/ ]
Download: [ 1.52 MB ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8.0
Description: a free Windows tide and current prediction program.
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Google Earth

Program: Google Earth Version:7.1
Author: Google
Website: [ http://www.google.com/intl/en/earth/explore/products/ ]
Download: [ 897 KB ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8.0
Description: Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program that was originally called EarthViewer 3D created by Keyhole, Inc, a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) funded company acquired by Google in 2004 (see In-Q-Tel). It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite imagery, aerial photography and geographic information system (GIS) 3D globe.
Notes: Download is likely a pre-installer that will download all required files before installing.

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PreviSat

Program: PreviSat Version:3.2
Author: Fabrice Dupré
Website: [ http://previsat.sourceforge.net/ ]
Download: [ 7.2 MB ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8.0
Description: PreviSat is a satellite tracking software for observing purposes. Very easy to use, it shows positions of artificial satellites in real-time or manual mode. PreviSat is able to make predictions of their passes and also predictions of Iridium flares. PreviSat implements the SGP4 model (revised in 2006) which uses the TLE orbital elements in order to calculate the geocentric position of artificial satellites. PreviSat shows satellites in a world map view or in a sky map view and is able to calculate all passes of satellites for any location in the world. It also calculates flares produced by satellites of the Iridium constellation. PreviSat is free software licensed under the GNU General Public License. This gives you the freedom to use and modify PreviSat to suit your needs.
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