After spending a considerable amount on the gadget- PC, laptop, tablet, phone, router, printer and phone- it will be pinching to experience the burden for additional software. There are couple of free, generic, open source and alternate software available.
- Free online storage in the cloud
Cloud storage is a great way to access and share your computer’s media library remotely. If you save documents, photos, and videos in the cloud, you’ll be able to reach them at work, on your laptop while traveling, or on your phone or tablet wherever you are located. You can also try Goggle Drive, Amazon cloud, drop box etc.
- Free office software
LibreOffice is free and has many of the same features as MS office.
3. Free photo editing software
GIMP is a compelling, top-quality, free alternative to Photoshop.
4. Free Audiobooks
Overdrive or Librivox connects you to your local library or academic institution.
5. Free internet speed test.
One of the most reliable free speed tests around is Speedtest.net.
6. Free incredible software and images courtesy of NASA.
NASA are giving away computer programs for free.
7. Free sound editor
Audacity is a free and easy-to-use open source audio editor. It can record live audio and computer playback, and even convert tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs.
8. Free firewalls
Tiny Wall is a small, non-intrusive, almost invisible, free firewall program.