PC Software Download Links

Links to useful software sites and downloads: 





7-Zip is a free and easy to use alternative to other file compression programs such as WinZIP and WinRAR.  It supports most file compression formats and is free for personal and commercial use.

Adobe Flash, Reader, Shockwave players etc.

The latest versions are available for download directly from Adobe.  Note that to edit or create Adobe Acrobat files the full Acrobat product is required - or a free alternative such as CutePDF for basic PDF requirements.


Free CD and DVD writing software for Windows XP and Windows 7.  Be sure to download the 32 or 64 bit version WITHOUT OpenCandy

CutePDF Writer

CutePDF Writer allows any document that can be printed, to be converted to a PDF file.  Version 2.8 is fully supported on Windows XP, 2003, Vista and Windows 7 in both 32 and 64 bit versions.

FileZilla FTP Software

Free FTP Client and Server software for Windows PCs

MalwareBytes Anti-malware

Easy to install and use software to find and remove most Spyware.  The free version works very well.  Simply install, then update regularly and scan your PC for issues.

Microsoft Security Essentials

Free basic anti-virus and anti-malware software from Microsoft.  Minimal impact on system speed.

TFT Monitor Setup Utility

Free utility from Radix Services to assist setting up TFT monitors.  Use the vertical bar pattern and the monitors Auto-adjustment for quick and easy set-up.


VNC Remote control software to allow remote support for Windows PCs including Windows 7.

VLC Media Player

VLC Media player is a free program that can play most audio and video formats.

Windows Classic Shell

Free add-on to provide a Windows 2000/XP Style Classic Start Menu as preferred by most users instead of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 style start menu.