These are some of the best computer software programs, as ranked by the readers of the tech blog Lifehacker. And not only are these programs highly rated, but every program mentioned in this list is free. That’s right, FREE. And since most of us are thinking twice about spending these days, that is good news indeed!
Free Software Alternatives:
- Word Processing: OpenOffice or Zoho
- PDF Reader: Foxit Reader
- PDF Creator: CutePDF
- Text Editor: Notepad++
- Image Editing: GIMP, Inkscape, or Paint.NET
- Digital Photo Organizer: Picasa
- Antivirus Application: AVG Anti-Virus or Avast
- Spyware Protection: Spybot Search and Destroy or Ad-Aware
- Windows Maintenance Tool: CCleaner
- CD and DVD Burning Tool: InfraRecorder or ImgBurn
- Desktop Media Player: VLC or Foobar 2000
Do you have a favorite free software program? Let us know in the comments!
Posted by: Rachel