Free Software: Best 2009 downloads

Tips Aug 18, 2009

There's no need to splash out on pricey commercial products when free alternatives are available online. Here are 40 great software downloads for your PC or Mac.


SECURITY & SYSTEM SOFTWARE

We pick the best anti-virus, anti-spyware, firewall, anti-spam, internet filter, clean-up tool, recovery tool, rootkit remover, Registry cleaner and file shredder available for free online.

FREE SECURITY & SYSTEM DOWNLOADS >>>


MUSIC & VIDEO SOFTWARE

Web User picks the best free music and video software downloads, including audio and video editors, media players, file-conversion tools and more.

FREE MUSIC & VIDEO DOWNLOADS >>>


IMAGING & EDITING SOFTWARE

Web User picks the best imaging and editing software downloads, including 3D-modelling programs, photo organisers, image editors and more.

FREE IMAGING & EDITING DOWNLOADS >>>


BROWSER & ADD-ON SOFTWARE

Web User picks the best browsers and add-ons for Firefox, Internet Explorer 8 and more.

FREE BROWSER & ADD-ON DOWNLOADS>>>


COMMUNICATION & CHAT SOFTWARE

Web User picks the best VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) tools, instant-messaging programs and more.

FREE COMMUNICATION & CHAT DOWNLOADS >>>


DESKTOP & PRODUCTIVITY SOFTWARE

We pick the best personal dashboard, Desktop search, compression software and website creator available for free online.

FREE DESKTOP & PRODUCTIVITY DOWNLOADS >>>