Free Software

Be aware that these links & web pages do change sometimes.
Use care when downloading and watch for unwanted add-ons.

(click on any menu category)

Misc New Items:

World Community Grid - allow the idle time on your computer to be used to solve monumental problems with the world's largest non-profit grid of computers

Web of Trust - shows you which websites you can trust based on millions of users’ experiences around the world, to help you stay safe when you search, surf, and shop online

CCleaner - searches through your programs and removes useless files. It's highly configurable, allowing you to select which problems to look for and which items to ignore

Security Software:

A word of caution. Install and use only ONE anti-virus program. However, you can have as many anti-malware and/or anti-spyware programs as you wish.

Anti-Virus; MS Security Essentials - click on the turquoise bar that says "Download M S E" near the middle of the page

Anti-Virus; AVG Free - click on the gold "Download" button near the bottom of the page

Anti-Virus; Avast - click on the green bar that says "Download Now" near the middle of the page

Anti-Malware; Malwarebytes - click on the green bar that says "Download Now" near the middle of the page

Anti-Spyware; Spybot Search and Destroy - on this one, click the BLUE bar that says "Download Spybot S&D" halfway down on the right

Anti-Spyware; Spyware Blaster - click on the olive green bar that says "Download Locations" or just below it "Download@MajorGeeks"

Don't get tricked into any of the other downloads on any of the above websites, most are ads or otherwise not free. Select carefully.

Office Suites:

Word Processor, Spreadsheet, Database, Desktop Publishing. etc.

LibreOffice  -

Internet Browsers:

Mozilla FireFox -

Google Chrome -

Safari for Windows - 

Opera for Windows -

Operating Systems:

Ubuntu -

Joli Cloud -

Linux Mint -

Photo Editing:

All Windows PC's should have MS Paint installed, although it has limited features.

Google Photos - (limited editing)

Artweaver Free -

IrfanView -

Paint.NET -

Photoscape - 

GimpShop - 

FreeSizer - (resizing only)

Web Based;
Be careful on these sites. There may be ADS (with poor reputations) that display buttons which look like part of the photo editing site. Don't be fooled.

PicMonkey -

iPiccy -

Pixlr - 

BeFunky -

LunaPic -

FotoFlexer -

Phixr -

PDF Readers:

Foxit Reader -

Adobe Reader -

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