Windows SoftWare

avast! Free Antivirus
Expect great all-around protection against viruses and trojans.Download
AntiVir Free Version
Lightweight and solid. Good ratings. Worth looking into.Download
AVG Antivirus Free Edition
Not as good as Avast or Avira but with considerably less bloat. The most popular free antivirus.Download
Microsoft Security Essentials
Simple, effective and lightweight protection suite.Download
Comodo Internet Security
Free security suite, includes both a firewall and anti-virus protection.Download

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Spybot S&D
Detects and removes spyware. Compliments anti-virus apps. Has a very good reputation.Download
Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware
Easy-to-use, simple, and very effective anti-malware application.Download
IObit Malware Fighter
Advanced malware & spyware removal utility.Download
Threatfire
Spyware removal tool with real-time antispyware protection. Lightweight and memory sparing.Download
Superantispyware
Lightweight scanner to detect and remove spyware, adware, trojans, and other threats.Download

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PC Tools Firewall Plus 6
Powerful firewall capable of providing excellent protection.Download
Comodo Firewall (standalone)
Long been considered one of the best free firewall tools available.Download
ZoneAlarm Free Firewall
Provides the best overall firewall protection for advanced users.Download
Online Armor Free
All of the normal features of a firewall and more.Download
Ashampoo FireWall Free
Very easy to use and navigate. For intermediate users.Download

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Auslogics Disk Defrag
Simple, reliable and quite fast. A must-have free PC tool. Considered no.1 by many.Download
Defraggler
Another excellent defrag tool. Portable. From the same guys behind hugely popular CCleaner.Download
IObit Smart Defrag
Extremely easy to use. Works continuously in the background.Download

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Revo Uninstaller Free
Fast and very effective at uninstalling just about anything. Popular choice for the purpose.Download
IObit UninstallerNew kid on the block. Gaining popularity. Boasts a bunch of features not found on other uninstallers.Download Absolute Uninstaller
Less popular than the other two but probably the simplest to use one.Download

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Mozy
Incredibly smart, highly secure, set-it-and-forget-it backup solution. Backups data to web.Download
FBackup
Easily backup important files and documents, personal settings and plugins.Download
Todo Backup
Able to backup the entire operating system, program settings, browser data, emails and other data.Download
Clonezilla
Live CD to completely clone your hard drive.Download
SyncBack Freeware
Selective synchronisation, local and remote backup to an FTP server.Download
FreeFileSync
Open source folder comparison and sync tool. Optimised for speed and usability.Download
CopyTo Synchronizer
Wide set of options for backing up, updating, and synchronizing files.Download
DriveImage XML
Easily Backup or copy entire disks block-for-block directly to another drive without the need to reboot your computer to run the cloning process.Download

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Glary Utilities
Includes over 15 useful system maintenance tools. Been recommended by MakeUseOf several times!Download
CCleanerScores high points all around. The most popular choice at the moment. Not as many features as in others.Download IObit Toolbox
The amount of system maintenance tools included in this free app is truly staggering.Download
Soluto
Speed up Windows boot time by removing unnecessary apps from startup. Very effective.Download
IObit Advanced SystemCare Free
One-click approach to help protect, repair, clean, and optimize your PC.Download

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Google Chrome
The fastest, minimal design browser (from Google) now with extension support. Growing extremely fast.Download
Firefox
More than 6,000 add-ons for every possible feature. The most customisable browser to date.Download
Safari
A web browser from Apple. Designed to emphasize browsing. Also features extensions.Download
Opera
The “fastest and most advanced” browser available today.Download

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ThunderbirdIncreasingly popular email client from the same guys behind Firefox browser. One of the best email clients for Windows.Download Postbox Express
A simple, yet powerful, new email application for Windows. Check it out.Download
Google Notifier
Alerts you when you have new Gmail messages. Simple and handy.Download

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Skype
The most popular cross-platform VoIP application. Must-have for everyone online.Download
Pidgin
Easy-to-use, cross-platform, multi-protocol chat client. Supports all major chat programs.Download
Digsby
An alternative multi-protocol instant messaging app. Cross-platform. Extremely popular.Download
Trillian Astra
Popular multi-protocol instant messaging client.Download

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Paint.NET
Strong candidate as a potential substitute for Photoshop for beginner/intermediate users.Download
FastStone Image Viewer
One of the best image viewer, converter & editor bundles.Download
IrfanView
The Swiss Army knife of image viewers/editors. Extremely popular.Download
Google Picasa
Powerful photo manager software from Google. Includes 1-click photo retouching features. Easy online photo sharing.Download
GIMP
Very capable graphic editor with Photoshop-like features. Often labeled as free Photoshop alternative.Download
PhotoScape
Another good free and easy-to-use photo editing application.Download

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foobar2000
Advanced audio player for Windows with highly customisable user interface.Download | Full Review
Songbird
A popular music player based on Mozilla’s code. Includes some really useful plugins.Download
Audacity
Very popular open source software for recording and editing audio tracks and sounds.Download
iTunes
Music player and video library organiser. Hosts the iTunes Store.Download
MediaMonkey
Full-featured music player and music collection organiser.Download
Winamp
Well-known, lightweight, small-footprint media player.Download
CopyTrans Manager
Alternative iPod manager app. Sync and transfer music & files to iPod, iPhone, iPad.Download
TagScanner
A multifunction program for organizing and managing your music collection.Download

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VLC Media PlayerExtremely popular cross-platform video player that can play almost any video file. Highly recommended by many.Download Handbrake
Open source, cross-platform, video converter that can convert video files between many video formats.Download
VirtualDub
Open-source and portable video editor.Download
Media Player Classic
Replica of WM Player. Includes only the most basic controls but can play pretty much any video.Download
Freemake
Free video converter & DVD burner that’s easy to use.Download
Format Factory
Multifunctional audi and video converter. Supports MP4, AVI, WMV, FLV, SWF, RMVB and lots more.Download
KMPlayer
Highly customisable, popular, multi-format video player.Download

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FileMenu Tools
Customise the right-click context menu of Windows Explorer. Adds lots of useful functions and utilities.Download
FreeCommander
Free file browser and Windows Explorer replacement. Two-pane browsing, secure file deletion and more.Download
TeraCopy
Copy and move files at maximum speed. Pause and resume file transfers.Download
EASEUS Partition Master
All-in-one, easy to use disk partition manager. Create, resize and merge partitions.Download
Unlocker
Can’t delete a folder or a file? Getting an error that it’s being used by another program? Unlocker can easily delete it.Download
TreeSize Free
Shows you where your precious hard drive space has gone to. Easily view how much space is being used by each folder.Download
DropIt
Tiny tool to automate categorizing files and folders. Drag a file on top of it and it will place it for you where you need it. Portable version available.Download
Free Opener
An easy way to quickly open over 80 types of file types using one tiny program.Download
SyncToy
Free application that synchronizes files and folders between locations.Download

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LibreOffice
Microsoft Office alternative. Open source professional productivity and office suite.Download
DropboxMust-have for everyone. Sync folder with docs and files to web or other PCs / Macs. Share documents.Download Notepad++
Popular open source text editor. Favoured by many, including programmers.Download
FoxIt Reader
Really light alternative to Adobe Reader. Open PDF files.Download
doPDF
Easily convert documents and pictures to PDF files from any Windows program with two clicks.Download
PDF Xchange viewer
Desktop and portable PDF viewer. Lightweight and fast.Download
Nitro PDF Reader
Read PDFs, create PDFs. Extract content, annotate and fill PDF forms.Download
OpenOffice
Another popular free alternative to Microsoft Office.Download
PDFTK BuilderFree graphical interface version of PDFTK. Merge, split, decrypt, encrypt, watermark PDF files.Download
VIM Text Editor
Highly configurable text editor.Download
PDFsam
Easily split and merge PDF files.Download

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Fences
Provides rectangular containers for your desktop to visually organize your icons. Very handy!Download
Rainlendar
Very easy to use and lightweight calendar for your Windows desktop.Download
Evernote
Save your ideas on the go and instantly take notes. Access notes from anywhere. Highly recommended!Download
VirtuaWin
Gives you multiple virtual desktops to organize your workflow. Highly customisable.Download
Launchy
A powerful keystroke based program launcher that lets you open program and files really quickly.Download
Send to ToysEnhances the right-click ‘Send To’ system menu. Personalise and configure the Send To menu content.Download
Dexpot
Create virtual desktops to separate different running apps and Windows. Comparable to Spaces on Mac OS X.Download
Q-Dir
Free multi-pane file manager to save you time. Portable version available.Download
ClipX
Tiny, free clipboard history manager. Access up to 1024 items in your clipboard’s history.Download
Bruce’s Unusual Typing Wizard
Gain typing speed and accuracy with its unique touch-typing teaching program.Download
SendToSendTo
Easily add new entries to the right-click “Send To” menu.Download
DittoSaves each item placed on the clipboard allowing you access to any of those items at a later time.Download

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7-zip
Takes care of most of your archive extracting/compression needs. Supports ZIP, RAR and many others formats.Download
Universal Extractor
With over 50 supported file formats, Universal Extractor is superb.Download
IZArc
One archive utility to rule them all. Supports almost all formats.Download

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ImgBurnCD/DVD/HD-DVD/Blu-ray burning tool. Also, lets you easily create image files from CDs and DVDs.Download CDBurnerXP
The most popular free alternative to Nero Burning ROM. Burn CDs, DVDs, Blu-Ray and HD-DVDs.Download
bitRipper
Back-up your DVDs as AVI files or MPEG to your hard drive. Excellent backup tool for DVDs.Download
CDex
Open-source digital audio CD extractor. Saves CD tracks as MP3′s.Download
DuBaron CD2ISO
A great tool to extract ISO images from CDs or DVDs. Very simple and easy to use.Download
Virtual CloneDrive
Mount a virtual drive to open and playback ISO image files (CD/DVD images).Download
DVDShrink
The easiest and one of the better free DVD ripping and backup tools.Download
Exact Audio Copy
The most accurate and error-free audio CD extractor.
Can extract MP3s from a CD.Download
DVD Flick
Easy-to-use DVD creation software. Allows adding subtitles and making DVD menus as well.Download
WinCDEmu
Mount ISO, CUE, NRG, MDS/MDF, CCD, IMG images by simply clicking on them in Windows Explorer.Download

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uTorrent
Speedy, efficient, and free. The most popular BitTorrent client.Download
Deluge
An awesome but unappreciated cross-platform BitTorrent client.Download
YouTube Downloader HD
Downloads YouTube videos with just a few clicks of the mouse button.Download
PeerBlock
Control/block your PC’s communication with ad or spyware servers. Secures P2P activities.Download
Free Download Manager
Open source download accelerator and manager. Increase download speeds and resume broken downloads.Download
Jdownloader
The most popular download manager. Quickly and efficiently download files from sites such as Rapidshare, Megaupload and many others.Download

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LastPass
Secure plugin to store and synchronise login passwords across browsers. Comes auto-login and form filler.Download
TrueCryptFree open-source, cross-platform disk and data encryption tool. Encrypt and hide sensitive files.Download TeamViewer
Request remote technical assistance. Connect to remote computer. Zero setup required.Download
PortableApps Suite
A collection of useful portable apps that can be stored on USB stick. Carry the apps with you wherever you go on a thumbdrive.Download
Sticky Password
Free password and identity manager. Browser add-on for automatic login and form-filling.Download
KeePass
Free, open source, lightweight and easy-to-use password manager.Download
LiberKey
Suite of over 300 free useful software apps that you can carry with you wherever you go.Download
Hiren’s BootCD
All-in-one bootable CD providing an alternate boot environment to troubleshoot Windows problems.Download
Eraser
Advanced security tool to completely remove sensitive data from your hard drive.Download
iPrint
Print multiple pages on each sheet of paper, delete unwanted pages. Lowers printing costs.Download
AntirunProtects your PC by blocking viruses and malware from infected USB thumbsticks and flash drives.Download Everything search engine
Locates files and folders by name instantly.Download
Game Booster 3
Speeds up your PC for faster gaming.Download
DriverPack Solution 11
Makes the job of finding and automatically installing drivers really easy.Download

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Disclaimer: All applications listed were thoroughly reviewed. Data Recovery is not responsible for any damage and/or data loss
that might result from use of any of the above mentioned applications.