Before plunking down cash on new software, check out all the free titles online. You can find thousands of “freeware” programs, and they’re not too shabby–some rate among the best applications in their categories, which include Internet browsers, virus scanners, personal-finance managers, organizers, and games. Most use the Windows operating system, though you’ll also find titles for Macintosh computers, Linux, and others.
Link: Consumer Reports
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