AVG Free virus protection software The paid for version provides similar protection but provides additional features such as a Firewall and Spam Protection (many users usually have these covered by other software anyway).
Malwarebytes | Free Anti-Malware & Internet Security Software. Great for running manual scans when a problem is suspected.
‘Techy’ software downloads, utilities and web links
FileZilla is an example of FTP software, used to transfer data from one computer to another through a network such as the Internet. It is commonly used in web design to update ‘live’ websites. FileZilla is reliable, easy to use and best of all, free.
Audacity® – the free, cross-platform sound editor is free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. It is available for Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems.
Exact Audio Copy is a so called ‘audio grabber’ for audio CDs using standard CD and DVD-ROM drives. Useful for coverting CD tracks to MP3s (ripping). We recommend installing the
LAME is a high quality MPEG Audio Layer III (MP3) encoder licensed under the LGPL. Used in conjunction with other software such as Audacity and EAC (above). Usually, install this encoder first.
Auction Sniper – tired of losing eBay auctions? Auction Sniper is an eBay sniper that automates the process of placing your eBay bid in the closing seconds of any eBay bidding auction, dramatically increasing your chance of winning. Just choose your maximum bid and let Auction Sniper do the rest for you.