If you are like me, then you like things for free. There is a whole slew of free programs available for download that are just as good as, if not better than the ones you can buy in stores. Here is my list of the the best software to download.
AVG has been making award winning anti-virus software for many years now. AVG is completely free (unless you choose to upgrade) . AVG virus killer is the best anti-virus software and does everything that other virus killers do, and for the most part, it does things better. Do not get caught out, get AVG on your computer today and be protected. You can get it from their website here http://free.avg.com/us-en/homepage AVG is without doubt some of the best free computer software around.
Open Office Software
Open Office, is an open source program that I think is far superior to Microsoft Office and it is completely free.
Just like MS Office, you will get a word processor, a database editor, a spreadsheet, and Impress which is a Power Point replacer. The great thing is that all documents you write in Open Office are completely compatible, even backward compatible with all versions of MS Office, Save a document in Open Office and then send it to someone who used MS Office and it will work, simple as that! Open Office is one of the best free programs to download. http://www.openoffice.org/
Boxee Media Center
Boxee is a Media Center that you can use to control your entire library of media content on your computer. Boxee makes the list of best software downloads because it makes playing your media incredibly easy.
The Boxee user interface is beautiful and menus are easily navigated. You can link your account to Netflix, Pandora, VUDU, Facebook, Twitter and many others, and you can have easy access to all of your music, movie and photos that are on your computer. If you want to organize, access and share the media content on your PC, then Boxee is the best software program to do this. http://www.boxee.tv/
CCleaner the easiest way to make sure your computer runs at its absolute best. CCleaner is a PC optimization suite, which will clean and remove any and all unwanted files from your computer This software download will optimize your computer and will defragment not only your hard drive, but your system registry too. CCleaner will perform all of these tasks, and will ensure that your computer always performs at its absolute best. http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner/features
Picnik Photo Editor
Picnik is a free software download, and it is a very powerful photo editing suite. What makes Picnik unique is that if you store your photos online, it will pull your photos from your online accounts. It is compatible with Facebook, Myspace, Flickr, Photobucket, and Picasa to name a few. If your photos are on your computer it will grab your photos straight from your hard drive too so that you can edit them. Picnik will allow you to touch up, crop, resize, adjust contrast and brightness, fix red eye and add lots of fun effects to your photos. http://www.picnik.com/