Must-have software for windows

VLC media player
Free
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Plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, etc.
Skype
Free
rating
Chat and make audio/video calls with your friends.
µTorrent (uTorrent)
Easy-to-use BitTorrent download client for Windows OS.
TeamViewer
Connect to and control remote computers and mobile devices.
7-Zip
Free
rating
Pack and unpack the most common archive file formats for free.
The KMPlayer
Free
rating

Enjoy your favorite movies with an all-round player.

Dropbox
Free
rating

Upload and manage data, and share files and folders with friends.

PhotoScape
Free
rating

Intended to perform various operations involving photos.

Notepad++
Free
rating

Edit text files and program codes with syntax highlighting.

Free Download Manager
Free
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A powerful modern download accelerator and organizer for Windows and Mac.

WhatsApp
Free
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Send and receive WhatsApp messages, photos, and files on your desktop.

Norton Security
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Protects your computer against existing and emerging viruses and malware.

ESET Smart Security
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A security solution for keeping your family, data, identity and devices safe.

LibreOffice
Free
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Write documents and create presentations, databases, and spreadsheets.

IrfanView
Free
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Universal photo viewer, converter, and photo-slideshow creator.

FastStone Image Viewer
Free
rating

Manage, view, edit and convert your images in batches.

foobar2000
Free
rating

Advanced freeware audio player for the Windows platform.

PDF Reader
Free
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You can open, view, zoom and print PDF files.

KeePass Password Safe
Free
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Manage your usernames and passwords in an encrypted database.

Wise Registry Cleaner Free
Free
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Wise Registry Cleaner is one of the safest Registry cleaning tools.

ISO to USB
Free
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Create ISO images and bootable devices easily with this free program.

Slack
Free
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Manages files and facilitates online communication for your projects.

Wondershare MirrorGo
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Mirror your Android/iOS phone on your computer and record your best gameplays.

Telegram Desktop
Free
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Chat with your friends and group members, and share unlimited files.

Ace Translator
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Handy translation tool for your daily multilingual needs.

Instagram
Free
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Use Instagram directly from your browser by using this Chrome add-on.

Duet Display
Free
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Use a portable device to get an additional display for your main system.

Ditto
Free
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Extension to the standard Windows clipboard.

Wondershare Photo Collage
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A nice program to create photo collages with different layouts.

FlashBack Express
Free
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Record your screen activity with just a few clicks.

Tor Browser
Free
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Browse the Internet anonymously and without any limitations.

SafeInCloud Password Manager
Free
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Manage usernames and passwords, and auto-fill web forms.

Secure your PC

Avast Free Antivirus
Free
rating

Gives real time protection from viruses, spyware, ransomware, and other malware.

McAfee Security Scan Plus
Free
rating

Free diagnostic tool for Windows.

Avira Free Antivirus
Free
rating

A free antivirus protecting your computer against all kinds of malware.

360 Total Security
Free
rating

Protects your PC from malware programs and performs Windows system optimization.

ESET NOD32 Antivirus
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Protects against viruses, spyware, rootkits, ransomware, and other malware.

IObit Malware Fighter
Free
rating

Powerful and comprehensive anti-malware and anti-ransomware program.

Popular web browsers

Google Chrome
Free
rating

Surf the Internet securely, with seamless connectivity with Google services.

Firefox
Free
rating

Surf the Internet securely on an open-source web browser.

Opera
Free
rating

Browse the internet securely, with a built-in ad-blocker.

UC Browser
Free
rating

Blocks potential sources of malware and viruses also the low data consumption.

Cloud storage services

Dropbox
Free
rating

Upload and manage data, and share files and folders with friends.

Google Drive
Free
rating

Back up files from your computer, camera, or SD cards to the cloud.

iCloud
Free
rating

Access your iCloud photos, files, and passwords from your Windows PC.

MEGA
Free
rating

An integrated tool for conducting automatic and manual sequence alignment.

Tools for sending emails

Microsoft Office Outlook
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Microsoft Outlook offers premium business and personal e-mail management tools.

Mozilla Thunderbird
Free
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Gives access to multiple email accounts on a single interface.

Google Gmail Notifier
Free
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With Gmail Notifier the user is notified about every new mail he/she receives.

The Bat!
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Secure desktop email client for Windows, built to protect your correspondence.

Drivers for PC

Intel Processor Graphics Driver
Free
rating

Provides improved graphics performance adn 3D video capabilities.

AMD Catalyst
Free
rating

Manage the settings of AMD graphic cards and monitors connected to your PC.

Driver Booster
Free
rating

Automatically identify outdated drivers and keep it up to date with 1-click.

AGEIA PhysX
Free
rating

Software for improving the performance of Nvidia graphic cards.

Office suites for all your needs

Microsoft Office 2016
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Comprehensive suite to create documents, spreadsheets, presentations, etc.

OpenOffice
Free
rating

It is designed for word processing, presentations, graphics and databases.

Microsoft Office PowerPoint
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PowerPoint presentations viewer.

Microsoft Office Word Viewer
Free
rating

Word Viewer lets you view, print and copy Word documents on a computer.

Text editors and PDF viewers

Foxit Reader
Free
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View, annotate, form-fill, and sign PDF documents.

Adobe Reader
Free
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Adds annotations to documents using a complete set of commenting features.

PDFCreator
Free
rating

Convert any printable document to PDF and other formats.

doPDF
Free
rating

Create PDF documents using the medium quality preset.

Photo editors and image viewers

Paint.NET
Free
rating

Free and powerful photo editing program.

ACDSee
Free
rating

Organize, view, edit, print, catalog and find all of your graphic files.

FastStone Image Viewer
Free
rating

Manage, view, edit and convert your images in batches.

Photo! Editor
Free
rating

Denoise, remove red eyes, apply filters to JPG, BMP, PNG, GIF, TIFF, etc.

Compress your files

WinRAR
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Compress and e-mail files and folders using RAR and ZIP archive formats.

7-Zip
Free
rating

Pack and unpack the most common archive file formats for free.

WinZip
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Compress, decompress, share, organize, and manage files in ZIP and ZIPX formats.

PeaZip
Free
rating

Free file archiver utility, open 7Z ISO TAR RAR ZIP ZIPX archives (200+ formats).

Download torrents, videos and any files

µTorrent
rating

Easy-to-use BitTorrent download client for Windows OS.

Internet Download Manager
rating

Download videos, resume broken and accelerate downloads by up to 10 times.

Free Download Manager
Free
rating

A powerful modern download accelerator and organizer for Windows and Mac.

BitTorrent
Free
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It is a light client which allows you to make fast and reliable downloads.

Communicate with your friends

Skype
Free
rating

Chat and make audio/video calls with your friends.

WhatsApp
Free
rating

Send and receive WhatsApp messages, photos, and files on your desktop.

Viber
Free
rating

Send free messages and make free calls to other Viber users.

Facebook Messenger
Free
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This is a messaging service to stay in touch with friends and see recent news.

Best media players

VLC media player
Free
rating

Plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, etc.

The KMPlayer
Free
rating

Enjoy your favorite movies with an all-round player.

Winamp
Free
rating

Manage and play audio and video files in your computer, and listen to podcasts.

GOM Player
Free
rating

Feature-rich media player with support for the most popular codecs and formats.

Top software

Google Chrome
Free
rating

Surf the Internet securely, with seamless connectivity with Google services.

WinRAR
rating

Compress and e-mail files and folders using RAR and ZIP archive formats.

Firefox
Free
rating

Surf the Internet securely on an open-source web browser.

VLC media player
Free
rating

Plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, etc.

Intel Processor Graphics Driver
Free
rating

Provides improved graphics performance adn 3D video capabilities.

Skype
Free
rating

Chat and make audio/video calls with your friends.

Microsoft OneDrive
Free
rating

Securely store and access your important files in the Cloud.

µTorrent
rating

Easy-to-use BitTorrent download client for Windows OS.

CCleaner
Free
rating

Keep your PC free of junk data, leftovers and all other unnecessary files.

TeamViewer
Free
rating

Connect to and control remote computers and mobile devices.

Internet Download Manager
rating

Download videos, resume broken and accelerate downloads by up to 10 times.

7-Zip
Free
rating

Pack and unpack the most common archive file formats for free.

iTunes
Free
rating

Organize and enjoy the music, movies, and TV shows on your computer.

Adobe Acrobat Reader DC
Free
rating

Open, print, share, annotate, form-fill, and add signatures to PDF documents.

Opera
Free
rating

Browse the internet securely, with a built-in ad-blocker.