Top Ten Free Programs

Top 10 Free Programs

Over the years I have used many programs. During that time, they have served me well so I thought I would share them with you.

In no particular order, here they are:

  1. Avast Free Antivirus – A free antivirus and antispyware security software program for Windows 7, Vista and Windows XP. Download it here.
  2. Advanced System Care – Formerly Advanced WindowsCare Personal, it has a “one-click” approach to help protect, repair, clean, and optimize your PC. This free PC repair software is a “must-have” tool for your computer. Download it here.
  3. SyncBack – A freeware program that helps you easily backup and synchronize your files to, the same drive, a different drive or medium (CDRW, Compact Flash, etc), an FTP server, a Network, or a Zip archive. Download it here.
  4. Malwarebytes – A free tool that can identify and remove malicious software from your computer. Download it here.
  5. Paint.NET – Image and photo editing software. Similar to Photoshop but free! Download it here.
  6. Classic Shell – Software that changes the Start Button on Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 to make it act like the traditional Windows 7 Start Button. Download it here.
  7. FileZilla – A fast and reliable cross-platform FTP, FTPS and SFTP client with lots of useful features and an intuitive graphical user interface. Download it here.
  8. OpenOfficeOrg – Leading open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases. Download it here.
  9. CutePDF – The free version of commercial PDF creation software. CutePDF Writer installs itself as a “printer subsystem”. This enables virtually any Windows application (must be able to print) to create professional quality PDF documents with just a push of a button. Download it here.
  10. Audacity – A free, easy-to-use audio editor and recorder. Download it here.