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Trend Micro

Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac is a basic antivirus program that includes several extra internet security tools that protect you and your family online. The virus scanning portion of the program receiv

Best Driver Update Software

Find an easy solution to updating old driver software.


Sophos Home gives you effective protection from malware for free, and lets you extend that protection to 10 different computers or laptops. It’s compatible with both Mac and Windows operating sy


Avast Security for Mac is one of a few free Mac internet security programs, and it’s one of only two that are good enough to make it onto our top 10 list. It is 99 percent effective at detecting

PC Mechanic

Unlike most of the apps we reviewed, which are large suites of tools, PC Mechanic focuses simply on scanning your computer and fixing the errors to improve and maintain performance. In our tests, it p


The personal firewall Avast includes with its Internet Security program is smart enough to provide extra security when you connect to a public network verses your home network. This helps keep snoops


Intego offers firewall protection that is especially designed for Mac users, and its Mac Premium Bundle X9 includes a system cleaner, online file backup and antivirus. Parental controls are also inclu


Avira is a top-notch antivirus solution that consistently ranks near perfect in detecting and blocking malware threats in third-party laboratory tests. It also has a powerful internet security suite t

Best Internet Security Suites

Protect your computer from viruses and malware while also blocking other threats such as cyberbullying and offensive content. Learn more in our comparison of the best internet security suites.


Ulysses is simple creative writing software for Mac OS X users. It can help you proofread and edit your documents easily, although it lacks many developmental features that other writing applications

The Novel Factory

The Novel Factory is creative writing software that guides you through each step as you develop and write your story. The interface leads you in a linear path from story inception to completion. This


Scrivener is powerful and capable creative writing software. Though novice writers may be put off by the learning curve, from our testing we can say that the software is worth learning as its arsenal


Storyist is one of the best creative writing software applications available. Along with having a feature-rich word processor, it has extensive developmental tools that can help you research, cre

Best Landscaping Software

Landscape Software allows you to build your dreams with a click of a button.

Best Home Design Software

Whether you want to remodel your home or build a new house from scratch, home design software helps you create a plan and visualize the changes you make to the structural components, interior design and landscape.

Mac Data Recovery Software

If you accidentally delete your data, you can use data recovery software to recover some or all of your files. Read our reviews to find the best Mac data recovery software for your needs.

Best Antivirus Software

Antivirus software protects your computer against both common and new internet threats, including ransomware. Learn about the best products in the industry here.

Best Typing Software

Typing software makes it easy for teens and adults to learn how to touch-type. may not have as many lessons as the for-pay typing software in our review, but you don’t need to download anything on your computer to use it. There are 45 courses that range in diffi

Type Fu

Type Fu delivers its typing lessons through a simple and effective user interface – you won’t have trouble navigating through its five categories, which include letters, numbers, words, pr

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