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How to find software
Here's how to find software on the Net. Free software downloads are easy to find. Cheap software is also easy to find .. if you know how. This workshop tutorial shows you how to get it.
a huge resource of free and low-cost software, and many sites which maintain
software download sites and libraries. Some of the best are listed below.
a few points to bear in mind:
most sites thoroughly check all files before allowing them onto their
download server, it is still possible for some software to be infected
with a virus. We strongly urge you to invest in a good virus checker
before downloading and using software from the Internet.
you use and like a piece of "shareware", please do the honest thing
and register it. This will help to ensure that shareware authors continue
to produce and update their software - which is for the benefit of all
software available for downloading is archived in a compressed format.
PC users will need a piece of "decompression software" to "unzip" the
downloaded software. The most popular software for Windows users is
PK Zip. You can get a copy of this shareware programme at http://www.pkware.com/download.html
For Mac users, a good freeware product is StuffIt Expander from http://www.aladdinsys.com/
(versions also available for Windows and DOS)
following lists are not comprehensive. What's the point of having 200
sites to visit if you only need one good one to provide the software you
need? We have tried to focus on the quality sites, so that the efficiency
of your software searching will be improved.
Consumate Internet Apps List
Another longstanding site. Good search engine. Top Twenty chart. PC only
From C|Net. Comprehensive and easy to use.
Mainly Windows 95. Reported to be good for screensavers and desktop themes,
if you want to amuse yourself!
Self-styled "Internet's oldest software review site", and beginning
to show its age. Still useful, though. Full info and reviews on all the
programs. PC and Mac
Self-styled "the biggest, the ugliest and the most useful Macintosh
page on the web". No points for design, but a great jump station
for Mac users seeking software
Best Free Internet Software
Like the name says! All freeware, no shareware. PC only