It is not always necessary to buy a paid software,there are many free software are available for windows that are best replacement for paid software.
All the windows softwares in the list below can be downloaded for free and have no usage restrictions.
Here is the list of the best free software of 2018 for Windows Vista, 7, 8.1 and 10.
Free Windows software 2018
Free Windows software for Audio and Music
- foobar2000: the best windows program to manage music and also have converter.
- VLC: all-rounder windows program capable of reproducing any type of audio file.
- Clementine : program to manage music from the curated interface, easy to use.
- AIMP: one of the best free windows programs to listen to music with frequency presets.
- Winamp : back after a long time, this program has everything you need to listen to music and online radio.
Free windows software for watching Video and Movies
- VLC Media Player: in addition to audio files, this program is able to open and read any type of video file on the PC.
- Potplayer: simple and immediate video program with great compatibility.
- MediaPlayerClassic Home Cinema: free program to read multimedia videos, available in both 32 bit and 64-bit versions.
- SMPlayer: free and open source program to watch videos in HD quality.
- MPlayer : a good lightweight and intuitive program to watch movies.
Free windows programs – Antivirus
- Avira : one of the best windows programs for protection against threats such as viruses, malware, ransomware and many others.
- Avast : this antivirus program is an excellent deterrent against different types of malware, adware, trojans and many other viruses that can infect your PC and cause you many problems.
- AVG : free windows program of protection against Virus, Spyware and other threats. In addition to real-time system control against viruses, it includes email, anti-spyware, anti-phishing and link-scanner control.
- Kaspersky Free : new free version of Kaspersky antivirus for Windows PCs and tablets with virus protection for files, web, instant messaging and email.
- Bitdefender Free : Efficient antivirus protection for those who are unfamiliar with the PC. BitDefender Free Antivirus offers excellent basic protection for your computer.
Free Windows programs – Browser and Internet browsing
- Google Chrome : is the free Internet browser of the Mountain View house. Released in 2008 and now it has become the most used browser in the world and as a strength there is certainly the speed in loading Web pages.
- Mozilla Firefox : web browser developed by Mozilla. Its main features are the ease of use, the wide possibility of customization, safety, speed and support guaranteed to users.
- Opera Browser : free browser with advanced features, such as sessions to save a series of tabs opened in a session in order to find them, start with the pages open the last time you quit Opera.
- Vivaldi: free browser with an innovative interface and boasts good compatibility with websites.
- Tor Browser: secure browser that allows you to browse anonymously. As browsing and data exchange over the network is done between computers via encrypted connections, it is impossible to identify. You can also read our article on how to use tor browser.
Free Windows software to burn CDs, DVDs and Blu-Ray
- CDBurner XP: free burning program supports many functions comparative to many competing paid programs. It includes the writing of DVD Video (with some limitation), CD Audio, ISO images, the support of burners of all kinds ( internal, external USB, Firewire, SCSI), and the good quality of the results.
- Ashampoo Burning Studio Free: It is a complete and free windows program for fast and efficient burning of CDs, DVDs and Blu-Ray
- ImgBurn : ImgBurn is a free Windows program for burning CD / DVD / HD DVD / Blu-Ray. ImgBurn supports many formats, including formats BIN, DI, DVD, GI, IMG, ISO, MDS, NRG and PDI.
- AnyBurn: simple and free windows program to burn CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray in a professional way, without getting lost in complicated functions.