OpenOffice - The word processor that rivals Microsoft Word. Writer's compatible formats and ability to export PDFs make it stand out from other word processors. You can even open and edit Word files in Writer!
LibreOffice - It's a free, open source alternative to Microsoft's suite, it plays nicely with Windows 8 and it's updated more frequently than Apache OpenOffice.
Firefox - Firefox is created by a global non-profit dedicated to putting individuals in control online.
Safari - Safari in OS X Mavericks brings you all-new ways to find and enjoy the best of the web.
Google Chrome - The fast, free browser that's built for the modern web.
Opera - Download the fast and free alternative web browser.
Torch - Light up the Web with Torch Browser
Anti-Virus, Anti-Spyware, and Registry Repair
TrendMicro Internet Security(trial) - Only Trend Micro™ Titanium™ Security can provide you with the peace of mind that comes with knowing you, your family, and your valuable files are safe and private.
Malwarebytes(trial) - Advanced Malware Detection and Removal of Viruses, Worms, Trojans, Rootkits, Dialers and Spyware
Hijack This - HijackThis is a free utility that generates an in depth report of registry and file settings from your computer. HijackThis makes no separation between safe and unsafe settings in its scan results giving you the ability to selectively remove items from your machine.
Spybot Search & Destroy - Spybot - Search & Destroy® is still free for private use but now we also have more advanced products for our home users that include anti virus protection.
CCleaner - CCleaner, or "computer cleaner," is exactly that: an efficient little program makes fast work of outdated registry entries, cookies, temporary files, and unneeded startup programs.
WinRar - WinRAR is a powerful archive manager. It can backup your data and reduce the size of email attachments, decompress RAR, ZIP and other files downloaded from Internet and create new archives in RAR and ZIP file format.
WinZip(trial) - Zip, protect and share anywhere with the world's #1 zip utility.
Audio / Video Playback
VLC - VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.
iTunes - iTunes is the easiest way to organize and enjoy the music, movies, TV shows, apps, and books you already have — and shop for the ones you want to get.
YouTube Downloader - YTD Video Downloader is more than a Youtube downloader. It allows you to download HD and HQ videos, from dozens of sites and convert them to other video formats.
GIMP - It's the most powerful free photo editor around, and while it takes a while to learn, it's an investment you won't regret making.
Lightbox 2.0 - If you just want to adjust your picture and make it look great without all of the extras of Sagelight, then Lightbox 2.0 free version is a good choice.
Audacity - Audacity is a sound studio, and while it isn't the prettiest app, it trims, de-noises, converts, speeds up, slows down and adds effects to audio files beautifully.
mIRC - mIRC is a popular Internet Relay Chat client used by millions of people, and thousands of organizations, to communicate, share, play and work with each other on IRC networks around the world.
Trillian - Trillian has great support for many different chat networks, including Facebook, Google, MSN, AIM, ICQ, XMPP, Yahoo!, and more.
Log Me In(trial) - Remotely access your PC/Mac over the web or from your mobile.
Go To MY PC(trial) - Web-based remote-access service that lets you access and control your computer from any web browser.
Team Viewer - Remote control any computer or Mac over the internet within seconds or use TeamViewer for online meetings.
Mailigen(trial) - Mailigen is created to offer you all the tools to create successful email marketing campaigns and achieve best results for your company.
Nero Media Home - Burn photos, music, videos and data onto CD,DVD and now Blu-ray Disc, Drag and drop files to copy iTunes playlists, Copy unprotected CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray Discs, Rip MP3 files for sharing and storing.
ImgBurn - A free tool that enables you to burn CD/DVD/HD-DVD/Blu-Ray images with ease. Very flexible application with several advanced features not available in other tools.
CDBurnerXP - CDBurnerXP is a free application to burn CDs and DVDs, including Blu-Ray and HD-DVDs. It also includes the feature to burn and create ISOs, as well as a multilanguage interface.
ManyCam - The best free live studio & webcam effects software!
SRecorder - SRecorder is a free software that records your PC desktop at a high video and audio quality.
Adobe Captivate(trial) - Easily create HD product demos, application simulations, and assessments. Create interactive eLearning content by recording your screen and all keyboard and mouse actions. Publish your project to YouTube and popular Tin Can-, SCORM- and AICC-compliant LMSs. Deliver HTML5-based content to mobile devices, including iPad*.
Adobe Reader - Adobe® Reader® software is the free global standard for reliably viewing, printing, and commenting on PDF documents.
Adobe Flash - Adobe® Flash® Player runtime lets you effortlessly reach over 1.3 billion people across browsers and OS versions
Corel Draw(trial) - Graphics and website design software