Best Free Software For Your PC

The following is a list of the best free software downloads for your computer and/or laptop. I use many of the productivity applications to help me stay organized. Believe me, they will come in handy while you're working on your important projects.

Office Suites For Your Computer

OpenOffice – is a nice open-source program that's an alternative to Microsoft Office. And, it's designed to do just about anything that Microsoft Office can do.

AbiWord – A lightweight version of Microsoft Office. Simple, straightforward interface; easy to use.

Notepad++ – A free source code editor and Notepad replacement, which supports several programming languages, running under the MS Windows environment.

EditPad Lite – A general-purpose text editor, designed to be small and compact, yet offer all the functionality you expect from a basic text editor.

Jarte – A word processor based on the Microsoft WordPad. It can be run directly from a USB flash drive.

AntiVirus and Firewalls

avast! 4 Home Edition – This software is able to detect computer viruses, and check the integrity of programs that are installed on your PC.

AVG Anti-Virus – Will automatically update and protect your open files and software programs running on your PC.

Comodo Firewall – This firewall is designed to constantly monitor your PC from intrusions and Internet attacks. It's fully functional and updates that are free forever!

SpyCatcher Express – A free anti-spyware program that allows novice PC users to remove aggressive spyware, stops next-generation, mutating spyware, blocks reinstallation of aggressive spyware and removes spyware safely and automatically.

StartupMonitor – A small monitoring program that keeps a constant eye on your system’s startup entries. When ever a change is made, you will be notified and given a choice to either allow the change or not to change.

SuperStorm Freeware – This software allows you to hide your confidential files and folders in a wide variety of media files such as pictures, audio, video, executable programs among many other file types.

Windows Defender – A free program that helps protect your computer against pop-ups, slow performance, and security threats caused by spyware and other unwanted software.

HighjackThis – A malware remove tool that makes a detailed log of what’s going on in your Registry and gives you the opportunity to remove things that might be suspect.

Zone Alarm – This software allows yo to block uninitiated and unwanted traffic, while you're not using your PC's Internet connection.

File Management

Eraser – Is a great security tool for Windows users. It will completely remove and overwrite sensitive data on your hard drive.

Restoration – This helpful tool is designed to undelete files that were removed from the recycle bin or directly deleted from within Windows.