Recommended Downloads

Below is a list of software we recommend installing to maintain the security of your system and to increase productivity. While we recommend installing the entire list, at the very least you should install the following:
AVG Antivirus, Spybot [esp. TeaTimer], & ZoneAlarm

 Security
Clam Antivirus
DESCRIPTION: Stop paying those ludicrous subscription fees
WEBSITE:

Clam

n/a

COST:  FREE

 
Avast Antivirus
DESCRIPTION: A Free alternative to Norton and McAfee
WEBSITE:

Avast

n/a

COST:  FREE

 
AVG Antivirus
DESCRIPTION: Another Free alternative to Norton and McAfee
WEBSITE:

AVG Free

n/a

COST:  FREE

 
Ad-Aware SE-Personal
DESCRIPTION: Killer Malware Killer [Spyware/Adware Remover]
WEBSITE:

Ad-Aware SE

n/a

COST:  FREE

 
DESCRIPTION: TeaTimer offers realtime protection. [Use in conjunction with Ad-Aware]
WEBSITE:

Spybot

n/a

COST:  FREE

Patch for v1.4 TeaTimer Display Bug: Here!
 
Zone Alarm
DESCRIPTION: Software Firewall protection at its finest.
WEBSITE:

ZoneAlarm

n/a

COST:  FREE

 Browsers
Opera
DESCRIPTION: Simply the fastest, most secure, most customizable browser on Earth.
WEBSITE:

Opera

Opera

COST:  FREE

Custom Buttons: Open Page in Mozilla  Open Page in Netscape  Open Page in IE  Open Page in Firefox
http://www.scss.com.au/family/andrew/opera/mysetup         http://operawiki.info/CustomButtons#webdev
 
DESCRIPTION: It's not Opera, but hey...it's still a lot better than IE.
WEBSITE:

Firefox

Firefox

COST:  FREE

 Email
DESCRIPTION: Safer, Faster, Easier. Change your Outlook today!
WEBSITE:

Thunderbird

Thunderbird

COST:  FREE

 Chat
DESCRIPTION: The Swiss Army Knife of Instant Messaging.
WEBSITE:

Trillian

n/a

COST:  FREE

 
Gaim
DESCRIPTION: A multi-protocol instant messaging client.
WEBSITE:

Gaim

Gaim

COST:  FREE

 Multimedia & Streaming
DESCRIPTION: Still kicking the Llama's ass. The best CD, .mp3, & stream player around.
WEBSITE:

Winamp

n/a

COST:  FREE

 
DESCRIPTION: Use for all your video playback needs.
WEBSITE:

BSPlayer

n/a

COST:  FREE

 
VideoLan
DESCRIPTION: An alternative to BSPlayer
WEBSITE:

VideoLan

VideoLan

COST:  FREE

 
DESCRIPTION: Unfortunately, sometimes you need this. Use for .ra, .rm, .ram
WEBSITE:

RealPlayer Basic

n/a

COST:  FREE

 
Quicktime
DESCRIPTION: Like Real, but not quite. Use for .mov
WEBSITE:

Quicktime

n/a

COST:  FREE

 Office Productivity
DESCRIPTION: Forget M$Office. Use this instead. Writes .pdf's!
WEBSITE: OpenOffice OpenOffice

COST:  FREE

 
 Utilities
Adobe Reader
DESCRIPTION: Gary calls them "pedafiles" . Use for .pdf
WEBSITE: Adobe Adobe

COST:  FREE

 
 
 

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You agree that your download and use of any software or product identified on this web site is subject to any license, terms and conditions of the owner of the software or product.

PCSOhio provides no warranty whatsoever for any of the software or products identified on this web site and you agree to indemnify PCSOhio against and hold PCSOhio harmless from any claims, expenses, damages or liabilities of any kind related in any way to the download or use of any software or product identified on this web site.

 
     

     


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