25 Free Software Programs Worth the Download

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    Jessica Davis

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EvernoteLet's you save files in the cloud, including voice, photos and notes, and then lets you sync from multiple clients, including smartphones.
Looking to get the most out of your computer, but don't want to spend the money on a bunch of new software without a test run first? We've put together a list of the best free software that you don't need money to buy. From Microsoft Office alternatives to free video conferencing to utilities that get your new computer off to a good start and keep it running smoothly to a classic game. Check out our picks.
This article was originally published on 2010-06-21
Jessica Davis covers the channel for eWeek and Channel Insider. Her technology journalism career began well before anyone heard of the World Wide Web and has included stints at Infoworld, Electronic News/EDN, and the Philadelphia Business Journal. Her work has also appeared on CNN and Forbes.com. She has covered hardware, software and networking, as well as the business side of technology. She has won several journalism awards, including a national ASBPE award for best staff-written column, and was named Marketing Computers hardest working tech journalist on their inaugural list of top tech journalists. Jessica can be reached at jessica.davis@ziffdavisenterprise.com