Some Important Software that must be Installed
Computer Software is a program that you can install on your system which run on hardware and tells computer what to do. For example, if you want to draw a flower on your computer screen, you need to write a program to instruct the computer how to draw. The set of instructions are commonly known as a program, without which computers cannot do any operations. Software programs are stored as binary data that is copied to a computer’s hard drive, when it is installed.
To perform task we must have urgent software without which our system is useless. Some of the urgent as well as recommended software (for average users) that must be installed in our system are mentioned below:
Microsoft Office, also known as MS Office, is a popular software suite featuring many desktop publishing program. Whenever a document is required, it is always required in the Microsoft Word format. It includes all office programs (i.e. MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, etc.). MS Office is well known for being easy to use. You can do anything you can imagine with this software, both for personal and business use.
Install any Anti-virus program you trust. If you have no internet connection, it’s better not to use antivirus because it requires update and without updating, antivirus is useless as it doesn’t detect any viruses at all.
Tips for using free antivirus for more than 1 yrs: There are about 15-20 antivirus manufacturers. All of them provide one month trail, just download their trail versions each month.
Drivers for your new pc are pre-installed by your laptop dealer. If you have formatted, you must install all the drivers compatible to your system. This may be Wi-Fi or Bluetooth driver, display driver or graphics driver, touchpad driver, web cam driver etc.
- Internet Download Manger (IDM):
If you are using internet, you must install IDM which is an automatically downloading software of any file type on the internet. It is an easy to use tool to increase download speeds by up to 500 percent with resume and schedule downloads.
- Adobe Reader:
Adobe Reader software is the global standard for electronic document sharing. It is the only PDF file viewer that can open and interact with all PDF documents. Use Adobe Reader to view, search, digitally sign, verify, print, and collaborate on Adobe PDF files.
You can install any internet browsers of your choice. The most popular browsers are Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Torch, Opera etc.
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- Format Factory:
Format Factory is a fully-featured, converter that enables you to convert audio, video, and even images, between the most popular formats with audio and video joiner.
- Reg Clean Pro:
If you want your PC to run faster and get rid of hanging time to time then always use “Reg Clean Pro” once a week which analyzes, fixes and optimizes the system Registry as it is one of the key elements in Windows.
VLC plays video or music files in just about any format, VLC media player is probably the best media player.
- Adobe Flash Player:
With the Adobe Flash Player installed, you will be able to access streaming content of the highest quality and smoothly play HD videos right inside your browser’s window.
If you are using browsers other than internet explorer then you should also install Adobe Flash Player plugin to work with other browsers.
- Adobe Photoshop:
Adobe Photoshop is graphics editing program. If you have sound knowledge on it then you can install.
Note: You can get some of these from “Download Box”.