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Here you will find links to major free Windows applications and tools that should be installed on nearly any system:

>Common Software

OpenOffice - your free office software!

OpenOffice.org 3 is the leading open-source office software suite for ...

  • word processing
  • spreadsheets
  • presentations
  • graphics
  • databases and more.

It is available in many languages and works on all common computers. It stores all your data in an international open standard format and can also read and write files from other common office software packages. It can be downloaded and used completely free of charge for any purpose.

PSPad is a freeware programmer's editor for Microsoft Windows operating systems, useful for people who:

  • work with various programming environments
  • like highlighted syntax in their source code
  • need a small tool with simple controls and the capabilities of a mighty code editor
  • are looking for a tool that handles plain text
  • want to save time - PSPad offers rich text formating functions
  • need tool what offer user extension capabilities
  • want to save money and still have the functionality of professional products because PSPad is free for commercial and government purposes too


PDF read and write

PDF-Reader from FoxIt-Software. Foxit PDF Reader is a small, fast, and feature rich PDF viewer for Microsoft Windows, which allows you to open, view, and print any PDF file. Foxit PDF Reader is secure, offering 3-three levels of PDF viewing security to protect against malicious PDF files.


PDF-Creator Create PDF files from any application with PDFCreator. And the best: PDFCreator can be used by everybody for free.


Common Tools

TUG-Zip - die Winzip-Alternative Dieser Freeware-Packer beherrscht unter anderem die Formate:
ZIP, ARJ, RAR, CAB, TAR, GZIP, BZIP2, RPM und CPIO und klinkt sich in das Kontextmenü des Windows-Explorers ein.
Eine echte Alternative zu WinZIP...


Files & Safety

AntiVir Personal Edition
Hervorragendes Antivierenprogramm von H+BEDV (seit 2006: Avira GmbH)
Die AntiVir Personal Edition ist für den privaten (individuellen, nicht-kommerziellen) Einsatz kostenfrei! Näheres siehe Homepage.