Free Software 2013

Virus, spyware, and other malicious software protection:

Microsoft Security Essentials: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/security-essentials-download
AVG AntiVirus FREE 2014: http://free.avg.com/us-en/homepage
Avira Free Antivirus 2014: http://www.avira.com/en/avira-free-antivirus

Backup and sharing important files:


Dropbox Online Backup (2 gb): http://dropbox.com/
Microsoft SkyDrive (7 gb): http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/skydrive/download
Google Drive (5 gb): https://drive.google.com/

PDF viewing and creation:
Primo PDF: http://primopdf.com/ Cute PDF Writer: http://cutepdf.com/
Foxit Reader: http://www.foxitsoftware.com/Secure_PDF_Reader/
Adobe Reader 11: http://get.adobe.com/reader/

E-Mail:
Thunderbird E-mail Client: http://mozilla.com/en-US/thunderbird/
Google Gmail: http://gmail.com/
Microsoft Outlook.com: https://outlook.com

Office Suite:
LibreOffice (OpenOffice spinoff): http://libreoffice.org/
KingSoft Free Office Suite: http://kingsoftstore.com/
Google Documents: http://docs.google.com/

Genealogy Software:
Rootsmagic Essentials: http://rootsmagic.com/Essentials/

Legacy Family Tree: http://legacyfamilytree.com/

Image editors:
Paint.NET: http://www.getpaint.net
GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP): http://www.gimp.org/
Picasa 3.9: http://picasa.google.com/

Miscellaneous utilities:
*Firefox Web Browser: http://mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/
CCleaner: (Removes unused files from your system.) http://ccleaner.com/

File Hippo Update Checker: http://filehippo.com/updatechecker/
Google Earth: http://earth.google.com/
LastPass username and password organizer: http://lastpass.com/

Note: These programs work with Windows XP, Vista, 7 or 8. Many also have Apple or Android apps.