Free for you!

We have compiled free software tips for you (with direct links) that will help you in many cases. A little tip: If you have installed a new computer, you will find the additional software here so that there are no unwanted "stoppages" in use.

If something is missing from the list, please give us a short message by email.

So let's go!

Communication

Slack

With all of your communication and tools in one central location, remote teams stay productive, no matter where you work from.

Zoom

A Market Leader for Meeting Solutions in the Gartner Magic Quadrant 2019.

Adobe

Adobe Reader

is the worldwide standard for the exchange of electronic documents and the only viewer software with which all Adobe PDF documents can be opened and used. Adobe Reader can be used to view, search, digitally sign, review, print, and vote Adobe PDF files.

Adobe Air

With Adobe Air you can use your favorite web applications anytime and anywhere.

Adobe Shockwave Player

The Shockwave Player shows target web content such as interactive multimedia product demos and training, e-merchandising applications and rich media multi-user games. The Shockwave Player is expandable to play custom applications.

Antivirus scanner

Avira - Free Antivirus

Free antivirus program for private users. Two security features are available:

  • the real-time scanner: continuously monitors the system
  • the file checker: for a targeted manual search in specific files, directories or a hard drive.

Malware

Protects you from dangerous threats that antivirus programs fail to detect.

Data compression

Winrar

Winzip

Microsoft

Windows 10

Download or update Windows 10. First time use is unfortunately no longer free, but it is the best Windows that ever existed. Updates are free!

Windows Media Player

For playing audio and video material, ripping CDs (yes, that works!), saving MP3 files and much more. It is efficient, but it takes time to get used to it.

Silverlight

Microsoft Silverlight for playing animations (like Flash used to be). Silverlight is offered as an (optional) update via the Microsoft update process.

Various

Imprint generator

Create an imprint for your website for free.

Java Downloads

Chatting or playing online? Java is the script language commonly used on the web that enables you to do all of this. Java is also used for intranet applications and other e-business solutions (basics of a company network).

Free Mind

We like to work with Mind Maps to develop the structures of websites.

Audacity

Audacity® is free, open source software for recording and editing sounds.

Teamviewer

Remote access and support security.

Fotosizer

With this tool, even less experienced users can rescale the images to the required level on the web.

DPMA registration

With this application you can register a trademark online with the German Patent and Trademark Office.

DPMA

Announcement of the data carrier types and formats readable by the DPMA for brand representations (Section 6a MarkenV).

Browser

Internet Explorer 11

Microsoft Edge

Firefox

Google Chrome

Safari

Opera

Nice to have

VLC Media Player

Quick Time Player

iTunes

Google Earth

Google Sketchup

Desktop Earth

Spotify