Prime95, also known as a free command-line utility, is a free software application written in assembler for use with Linux and Unix, originally developed by George Woltman for use on the Ultrix computer. It is mainly used by Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search (GIMS), a free distributed search project dedicated to the Mersenne number searches. This application can also be used with the Yahoo! Directory searching tool. Prime95 was one of the first tools developed for the purpose of performing a Mersenne number search.
Among other things, prime95 makes it possible to perform a Mersenne number search directly from a database without requiring any downloading of information from the Internet or other sources. In fact, the only thing required to perform a Mersenne primes by this application is to have a computer with an Internet connection, a web browser that supports the use of scripts such as Perl, Python, Ruby, and PHP, and a program (such as Prime95) that can run any of these scripts. The program that makes it possible to do this is called Mersenne primes, which is written in C. The script that allows access to the database is called Mersenne Prime Database script. Users need to download and install this script to enable them to perform a Mersenne prime search from any computer with an Internet connection.
A user is able to find out prime numbers using prime counting methods and using an array of different methods. While using a mathematical or virtual pencil, the user finds prime number pairs by finding the first prime factor of their input and then finding all the primes that are a multiple of this factor. In the process, the user is able to find prime numbers which have not been seen before, as well as verify the correctness of any given prime number. This application has proven to be a very useful tool in the fields of mathematics, science, engineering, and even medicine, as well as accounting and finance. The Internet, however, is one of the best places to search for this free software.