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Trend Micro

Trend Micro Antivirus+ Security did well as we compared the best antivirus software, in part because it earned a perfect score for malware detection and removal in our tests. It also did well in other


We don’t recommend F-Secure Anti-Virus because it wasn’t able to stop any internet threats from coming in through our web browsers. It doesn’t have any safe browsing features and isn


ESET NOD32 Antivirus blocked 99 percent of more than 300 malware samples we used to test antivirus software. It also scored above average in other independent lab tests, making it a good solution for


Avast does have a paid antivirus program, but we wanted to look at Avast FREE Antivirus because we receive a lot of questions about how well free antivirus programs perform. And Avast is one of the mo


AVG Antivirus scored well in our lab tests for malware protection, though it still struggled to stop several viruses, Trojans and rootkits before they started downloading to our computers. Usually it


Panda Security struggled a bit during our malware detection tests of the best antivirus software. It detected 97 percent of the 300-plus malware samples we used, but moving the malware to quarantine t

The Print Shop Deluxe

You can create stunning, personalized cards with The Print Shop Deluxe card-making software. Let your family and friends know how you feel by giving them a unique card cleverly designed by you in this

Ace Reader Elite

AceReader makes it easy to manage several accounts from one central hub. As such, it is a good fit for parents who want to help their children increase their reading speed as well as educators who wan

The Reader's Edge

The Reader’s Edge has much of the same functionality as other speed reading software, though it’s somewhat outdated and requires a little more input from the user than other programs. Also


eScan Internet Security Suite looks a bit dated, but it is still among the best firewall programs available. It performed well in tests run by third-party laboratories and also did a good job detectin

ProShow Gold

ProShow Gold offers a sizable library of professional-looking transitions, backgrounds and effects to help you showcase your images and videos in modern fashion. This slideshow software is perfect for

Microsoft PowerPoint

Anyone in the business or academic worlds have likely seen Microsoft PowerPoint at its best. This MS Office program is synonymous with presentations, and for good reason – it excels at making te

DVD Slideshow Builder

DVD Slideshow Builder is a simple program that offers a handful of editing tools to help you make entertaining and high-quality slideshows. However, it lacks some sharing and output options, and DVD S

The Print Shop Professional

The Print Shop Professional was the first desktop publishing software to use templates and clip art to easily design posters and cards at home. The Print Shop effectively pioneered at-home desktop pub

Microsoft Publisher

As it's one of the many programs that come with Microsoft Office, there is a good chance you already have Publisher on your computer. It's been included with higher-end copies of Office for almost 20

The Print Shop Deluxe

The first Print Shop program was released 30 years ago for the Apple II. It was the first desktop publishing program to give its users a library of templates, fonts, graphics and photos they could arr

Design & Print

Design & Print Business Edition is basic desktop publishing software that features a fraction of the templates and art assets offered by competing software. And most of those offerings are of ques

Net Nanny

Net Nanny is the premier internet filter software program available today, bringing together effective pornography filters with anti-cyberbullying capabilities that can help you keep your children saf

Typing Instructor for Kids

Typing Instructor for Kids Platinum continues to be our top pick. The software makes learning to type fun by having kids level up on their way through five unique lands on Typer Island. If they’

Typing Quick & Easy

Typing Quick & Easy is suitable for all ages and combines two essentials of typing software for kids: entertainment and education. The application helps youngsters develop strong touch-typing skil

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