Selection of programs essential for a PC, considered useful to meet the daily needs of an average computer user and available to be downloaded for free.
Essential programs for a pc
- Acrobat reader is used to view documents in pdf format which has become the global standard for the reliable distribution and display of information.
It is the only free software that allows you to collaborate more securely using PDF documents.
- Auslogics Disk Defrag defragments the hard disk.
In the long run, the fragmentation of the computer hard disk generates ever greater system slowdowns with possible PC freezes, slow starts and unwanted shutdowns.
This program allows you to optimize and defragment all hard drives to obtain the maximum performance of the machine as a whole.
- Auslogics Registry Defrag is a useful program to defragment your computer's registry file in order to ensure its best performance.
With the use of this utility the register becomes smaller and more compact and for this reason the startup of the PC and the execution of the programs is much faster.
- RegCleaner is a handy utility for your windows registry.
Keeps the registry clean allowing you to eliminate the obsolete entries still present in the registry related to deleted programs and files.
In fact, with the passage of time, the configuration register increases in size causing a considerable slowdown of the operating system.
- Ultradefrag represents an open source alternative to the defragmentation or defrag program included in the various versions of the Windows operating system which has, among the main features, a high scan speed thanks to a scan engine that is not very greedy of system resources and a graphical interface very essential that facilitates its use even for less experienced users.Recommended readings
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The icing on the cake is to create detailed reports in html format at the end of the defragmentation, which can help solve any problems on the disk.
- ZipGenius is a free software for compressing files in different formats to be installed on Windows®.
It is completely free software, does not show advertising messages during use, does not collect personal information about the user and does not require registration to be able to use it fully.
ZipGenius can create and manage compressed archives in different formats, including ZIP, RAR, CAB, ACE, 7-zip, ARC, SQX; it can also open and extract files from CD / DVD images in ISO, NRG and CMI format.
Many of these archive formats can be managed both during creation and decompression, while for other formats ZipGenius limits itself to reading the contents and extracting them.
- 7-Zip is a file archiving software with a very high compression ratio released under GNU LGPL.
The main features of 7-Zip are: very high compression ratio in the new 7z format with LZMA compression, Compression / decompression for 7z, ZIP, GZIP, BZIP2 and TAR, only decompression for RAR, CAB, ARJ, LZH, CHM, Z , CPIO, RPM, DEB, ISO and NSIS exe.
For ZIP and GZIP formats 7-Zip provides a compression ratio of 2-10% better than that of PKZip and WinZip.
Self-extraction capability for the 7z format, integration with the Windows shell, powerful file manager, powerful command-line version, plugin for FAR Manager, localizations in 63 languages.