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    Students

    Links to Free Software

     

    www.openoffice.org/

    Free Office software that does the same as Microsoft Office but doesn’t cost £39 (see above). Just make sure you save documents in Microsoft format when you send them to school.

    http://personalfirewall.comodo.com/

    Free PC Firewall software that will do everything you need for a home computer but won’t cost anything.

    scratch.mit.edu/

    Free animation and programming software.

    Free.avg.com/

    Free virus checking software that will do everything you need for a home computer but won’t cost anything.

    www.java.com/

     This is a free download of Java

    get.adobe.com/flashplayer/

    get.adobe.com/shockwave/

    These are free players that are frequently needed to play content on the internet. If something isn’t working, you may need to update one of these.

    www.getpaint.net/

    Free image editing software.

    www.acidplanet.com/downloads/xpress/

    Free sound editing and music creating an mixing software.

    www.7-zip.org/

    A free utility to create and open compressed files that are sent over the Internet.

    www.freeserifsoftware.com/

    All sorts of free software that is a few years old, from software for creating websites to Desktop publishing software, drawing to image editing.