Recommended Software

Great software tools don’t have cost an arm and a leg. Here’s a list of low-cost or free software tools that get the job done without breaking the bank.

At MadGear Computing LLC, we’re committed to finding and using the right tool for the job. 

If you’re interested in using these solutions for your business, send an email to our Support Team or give us a call at 646-820-8030!

 

Antivirus/Anti Malware

PC

AVG: http://free.avg.com

Avast!: http://www.avast.com

Malware Bytes: http://www.malwarebytes.org

Microsoft Security Essentials: http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/

BitDefender Boot CD: http://download.bitdefender.com/rescue_cd/

Mac

iAntiVirus: http://www.iantivirus.com/

Sophos AntiVirus for Mac (Home Edition): http://www.sophos.com/products/free-tools/free-mac-anti-virus/

 

Internet Browsers

PC and Mac

Mozilla Firefox: http://www.mozilla.com/firefox

Google Chrome: http://www.google.com/chrome

 

Email

PC and Mac

Mozilla Thunderbird: http://www.mozillamessaging.com/thunderbird

 

File Compression

PC

7-Zip: http://www.7-zip.org

Win RAR: http://www.rarlab.com/

Mac

Stuffit Expander: http://www.stuffit.com/mac-expander.html

 

Hardware Diagnostics/System Utilities

PC

Ultimate Boot CD: http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/

Belarc Advisor: http://www.belarc.com/free_download.html

Mac

Smart Utility: http://www.volitans-software.com/smart_utility.php

TinkerTool: http://www.bresink.com/osx/TinkerTool.html

 

Virtualization

PC

VirtualBox: http://www.virtualbox.org/

Virtual PC: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/virtual-pc/

Mac

VirtualBox: http://www.virtualbox.org/

VMWare Fusion: http://www.vmware.com/products/fusion/overview.html

Parallels Desktop: http://www.parallels.com/

Linux

VirtualBox: http://www.virtualbox.org/

 

 

Photo Editing

PC, Mac and Linux

GIMP: http://www.gimp.org/