This is a guest post by Tanya S. The author of the above article is an information technology graduate who has wide knowledge about the types of viruses and how to keep safe from many a password hacker.
With the number of users of computer and internet increasing by the day, there has been different freeware software that is available for download on the internet. There is software available for every thing you require to do with your personal computer. Here are a few best freeware software programs that are most widely used.
- Open Office
This is a software program sans which you cannot perform any of the basic activities in the computer. Using the OpenOffice software you can write and edit text, create presentation, maintain a database, draw figures and make calculations using a spreadsheet. This has been made available for different operating systems. The first version of this software was developed in 2000 following which there were two more versions. The primary development platforms that OpenOffice supports are Microsoft Windows, Linux and Solaris.
Firefox is a web browser using which you can browse through the internet without any hitch. There have been many versions of Firefox with each version having a unique specialty making it better than the previous one. This is known for its safety features and protects your computer from viruses and worms. The speed at which you can browse the internet is another additional feature of this software. This also effortlessly integrates with the anti virus software that you have installed.
Picasa is one of the most modern image viewers with a variety of editing. There are tracking and file importing features apart from the other various photo editing functions like reduction of the red eye, color enhancement and cropping. You can also create a collage using many files in one. There are also backup options for the edited images in the latest version of Picasa.
- AVG Free Anti virus
Having being named from â€œAnti Virus Guardâ€ this was first launched in 1992. All the common functions of anti virus programs available are the best of its kind thus making it one of the most reliable anti virus programs.
- Windows Media Player
This is one of the best video and audio player software. It has been the undisputed leader of audio and video software. The latest version of the player, Windows Media Player 12 supports almost very format of file like MP2, MP3, MP4, 3GP, WMV and WMA in addition to AVI, DivX, MOV and Xvid files.