OpenOffice looks, feels and works very much like Microsoft Office - but is free. Really the only thing missing is Outlook! However if you use Google Mail you don't need Outlook. Why not try Open Office - it could save you a fortune over the years.
This is a free non-commercial version which can be set to update automatically. However to get complete coverage you will need to upgrade to the paid for version. This means that if you run the free one you will have to run Malwarebytes and Stinger etc occasionally if you are to be safe.
An excellent free Virus checker to check a computer suspected to have a virus. On this link you will not only find the downland button but instructions on how to use Stinger.
Internet Filtering Software. Free software to protect you from adult sites and any other web-based material you may find inappropriate
Freemind is a brilliant free mind mapping tool.
This is an excellent free calendar which can be either be used online, linked to or pasted into your site. If you pay a small annual subscription you can remove the adverts and do lots of other useful things. Click below to create your own calendar.
All computers get slower in time and this can be in large part due to 'rubbish' building up in computer registery which is a file which runs all its operations. We have had excellent results with Eusing's programme. Just click to download and run!
If you have ever been frustrated by trying to send big files or photos by email Mailbigfile.com is your answer! Use it free or upgrade to paid for options. Bliss!
Do you get lots of unwanted SPAM emails? MailWasher is a powerful email checker with effective spam elimination. Discover the safe way to stop unwanted viruses and e-mails before they get to your computer. The service is free but you are invited to make a donation and you can upgrade to an even better version by subscription.
These are free resources and defences that all computers need to operate safely and effectively in our current environment.
Free program from Adobe for reading pdf files. You cannot far on the web without needing Adobe Acrobat. It is a large download - so you will need a broadband connection to download it.
A free package which provides a wonderfully simple and quick way to convert ordinary pictures into images suitable to either email or put on a website.
A brilliant little programme which converts any files you can send to your printer into a pdf files - embedding their images and retaining their format. These pdf files can be read by any Adobe Acrobat reader such as the one you can download above. You cannot edit the PDF files created.
Brilliant! It is a common WYSIWYG editor is intended to be an open source equivalent to proprietary software like Microsoft Expression Web and Adobe Dreamweaver. As a WYSIWYG editor, it is designed to be easy for novice users and does not require any knowledge of HTML or CSS to use.