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Mavis Beacon Keyboarding Kidz

With more than 300 lessons and 10 games, this software is going to keep your kid entertained while they learn to type. Typing tutors Mavis and Dex guide students through hand and finger placement, as

Sibelius First 8

Sibelius First 8 is affordable music notation software with an elegant and easy-to-use interface. Sibelius’ full version costs $600, but a perpetual license of the First version is less than $12

Notion 6

Simply put, Notion 6 is the best music notation software we tested. You can purchase a perpetual license for $150, and it comes with the same features you find in programs that costs $600. Because it

Forte Home

Forte Home 9 has an intuitive and streamlined interface that makes it easy to start notating a song idea within the first five minutes of opening the software. The recently improved music ribbon sits

Espionage 3

Espionage 3 is excellent Mac file encryption software, which is an important safety precaution when you keep sensitive files like financial documents and credit card information on your computer. This


Concealer is the best encryption software for Mac because it's easy to use and keeps encrypted files small. To encrypt your files, you only have to drag and drop them into Concealer. Like similar prog

Best Monitoring Software

Monitoring software helps keep your family safe from dangerous and inappropriate content online. Read our reviews to learn how you can protect your children with the best monitoring programs.


This monitoring program has 23 categories, so you can easily block dangerous content without having to enter each individual site’s URL into the ContentBarrier blacklist. ContentBarrier lets you


The most unique feature of Witigo monitoring software is that it redirects your kids to an age-appropriate website when they attempt to access a blocked site. This site has wholesome activities such a

Net Nanny

Net Nanny lets you block web content by category using its 18 filters, including those that intercept sites that have pornography, drugs, gambling, and death and gore on them. You can create additiona

Norton Family

Norton Family is the only monitoring software we reviewed that is tested by the third-party lab AV-Test, a non-profit company that also evaluates how well antivirus programs protect your computers. Th


Surfie is one of the best monitoring software options because it has comprehensive tools that monitor your kids’ social media, chat and email accounts for cyberbullying, and it blocks these torm


We believe Qustodio is the best monitoring software because it protects your children online better than any other program we reviewed, and it’s easy to install and use. It’s compatible wi

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, which shouldn't be confused with System Mechanic, focuses simply on scanning your computer and fixing the errors to i


The personal firewall Avast includes with its Internet Security program is smart enough to provide extra protection when you connect to a public network versus your home network. This keeps snoops and


Intego offers firewall protection that is designed specifically for Mac computers, and its Mac Premium Bundle X9 includes a system cleaner, online file backup and antivirus. The program also comes wit

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