FREE and Free Trial Apps and Software for Students
Great for students, non-profits and developers.
Audacity is a free audio editor. You can record sounds, play sounds, import and export WAV, AIFF, and MP3 files, and more. Use it to edit your sounds using Cut, Copy and Paste (with unlimited Undo), mix tracks together, or apply effects to your recordings.
AudioGrabber is a complete solution to create perfect copies of CD audio on your hard drive and to rip CDs directly to MP3 format.
Celestia is a real-time 3D space simulator that allows to to travel throughout the solar system, to any of over 100,000 stars, or even beyond the galaxy. All travel in Celestia is seamless; the zoom feature lets you explore space across a huge range of scales, from galaxy clusters down to spacecraft only a few meters across.
Convert is a free and easy to use unit conversion program that will convert the most popular units of distance, temperature, volume, time, speed, mass, power, density, pressure, energy and many others, including the ability to create custom conversions!
CutePDF Writer allows you to convert any printable document to PDF format. It installs as a virtual printer and is available from any application that offers a `Print` option. The program is easy to use, just select the CutePDF printer and click the print button.
Fast Stone Capture
FastStone Capture is a screen capture utility with integrated image viewer and capture editor. It enables you to capture Windows, objects, selections or the entire desktop, and apply additional editing tools like resizing, sharpening, shapes, text, watermarks and more.
Keynote is a flexible, multi-featured tabbed notebook, that offers a combination of simple and tree-type notes, rich text editor, ability to mix notes of different types in a single file and optional secure encryption using the Blowfish or Idea algorithms. It can be used as a simple scratchpad for quick notes and ideas, or as a personal contacts organizer, bookmark manager, project manager, password storage and much more.
NoteIT is a personal notes organizer that runs in the system tray and provides quick access to write down and save notes. The program offers an easy to use interface with note items organized in a tree view. You can send a note by email, password protect selected items and also backup your entire collection of notes.
OpenOffice is a free, Open Source alternative to MS Office with a Word compatible word processor, a complete Excel compatible spread sheet program and a Power Point like presentation software and drawing program and also allows to save to PDF file.
PhotoFiltre is a complete image editing and effects package, that will not only amaze you with features but also the fact that it is free (for personal use).
Picasa is a powerful, yet easy to use and attractive tools suite to manage and organize your digital images and photos. It offers one simple place to organize, enjoy, and share your pictures.
ShirusuPad is a small program with a stylish interface, that allows you to keep notes of any kind. The notes are organized in tabs, and a unique feature allows you to simply drag a note onto your desktop, to turn it into a desktop sticky note.
WinAlarm is a small and easy to use reminder program that can pop up an alert box at specified times, reminding you of things that need to be done. You can set up one-time reminders or recurring events that will remind you every day, week or year.
Wordweb is a powerful free English thesaurus and dictionary. It comes with a local database of definitions, therefore it is very fast. In addition it offers to look up the word over the Internet if it is not found in the local database.
This online calendar is free, quick and easy to use.
Great place to make banners for Blackboard sites, PowerPoint presentations, etc.
Terrific source for PowerPoint templates, free music clips and much more.
Compiled from different sources of free software downloads. Please at your own risk. Most are for Windows operating system.