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Free software resources

I am often asked where to get safe free software from.

To help, here is a list of sites for accessing some of the more common free software:

 

Free Software

LibreOffice MS Office Alternative

http://www.libreoffice.org/ (includes database)

Calligra Office MS Office Alternative (includes project and database)

https://www.calligra.org/

Mozilla Firefox Internet Explorer Alternative https://www.mozilla.org/en-GB/firefox/new/

Mozilla Thunderbird (and lightning) MS Outlook Alternative

https://www.mozilla.org/en-GB/thunderbird/

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/addon/lightning/

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/using-lightning-google-calendar

Google Chrome Browser

http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en_uk/chrome/browser/index.html#eula

Malwarebytes Download

https://www.malwarebytes.org/mwb-download/

(Once installed ensure to uncheck the free trial check box)

GnuCash

http://www.gnucash.org/

Linux

Linux Mint

http://www.linuxmint.com/download.php

Linux Xubuntu

http://xubuntu.org/news/14-04-release/

Free website hosting

http://www.labnol.org/internet/host-website-on-google-app-engine/18801/

Free DNS and Content Distribution Network

https://www.cloudflare.com/

Free SSL certificate

https://www.startssl.com/?app=1

Free business email

http://freeola.com/free-email/ or free trial http://www.google.com/work/apps/business/

Web Apps

Google

For Google apps you need a gmail account

Google Chrome has a webstore loaded with free software:

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/category/apps

Microsoft

Microsoft free apps require a microsoft account – you can use any email address to set one up

https://office.com/start/default.aspx#