Listed below are various software applications. Some are here to protect your computer, some to help you become more productive and save some time in the process, but most importantly, ALL ARE FREE. Many of these authors will mention that they accept donations, that part is up to you and is not required for their use.
Please note that this page is written and maintained by the webmaster and not sponsored or endorsed by the Trinity Vicariate. I have no monetary interest in any of these products and have used and recommended all of them for several years. AVG security software for example, has over 11,000,000 users and climbing.
If you have a problem, question or suggestion about the operation of any of these products you may email me by clicking here or use the Widget below to leave me a voicemail message. I will do my best to get back to you in a timely fashion but please understand that my time is donated and limited.
|AVG||Security||Stand alone virus protection. Best used with Microsoft Security Essentials.||Link|
|CCleaner||Utllities||Removes temporary and junk files, fixes registry, fully configurable.||Link|
|Context||Text Editor||Excellent text editor and so much more!||Link|
|FastStone Image Editor||Utilities||Easy to learn and use high quality Image editor / Viewer||Link|
|Glary Utilities||Utilities||Tune your system, remove useless startup programs and more.||Link|
|Google Mail||Easily the best, safest and most ad free email service.||Link|
|Google Voice||Phone/SMS||Call or SMS anybody in the US or Canada for FREE. Free phone number. Also works with Android and Iphone. Requires FREE Google email account.||Link|
|Malwarebytes||Security||Find and destroy hidden malicious software.||Link|
|Microsoft Security Essentials||Security||ADD this to whatever virus software you are using now.||Link|
|Mozilla Thunderbird||Manage multiple email accounts from one program||Link|
|Open Office||Office Software||A complete set of office tools. Word processor, Data Base, etc. Everything that Microsoft Office has except Publisher.||Link|
|PDFill||PDF Utilities||PDF Merge, Split, extract media, add or reorder pages and more.||Link|
|Skype||Social Media||Audio and/or Video chat FREE with any Skype user in the world.||Link|
|Smart Defrag||Utilities||Automatically Defragment hard disks. Defraging speeds up your hard drive.||Link|
Smart Phone Software
|AVG||Security||Stand alone virus protection.||Market|
|Ave Maria Radio (AMR)||Misc.||Live streaming audio of current programing.||Market|
|Skype||Social Media||Audio and/or Video chat FREE with any Skype user in the world.||Market|
|Google Voice||Phone/SMS||Call or SMS anybody in the US or Canada for FREE. Free phone number. Also works with Android and Iphone. Requires FREE Google email account.||Market|
There are many good sources of freeware. Two of the best are listed below. NOTE: "Free Software" and "Free Download" are very different things!
CNET: Free and paid software, product reviews, advice and more. Link
Gizmo's Freeware: A strange name but one of the most highly trusted sources on the internet. Link