Free Software

GIMP
gimp is the GNU Image manipulation Program it is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It works on many operating systems, in many languages. (taken from their website)

http://www.gimp.org

OPENDNS
a free DNS server that replaces your ISPs servers. OpenDns helps with internet security, and also offers web filtering (it is great for employers who want to limit access to time wasting sites, or parents who want to have some control over the types of websites their kids are exposed to) It is best installed on your router, but also works on many operating systems.

http://www.opendns.com

OpenOffice
The Free and Open Productivity Suite. A free alternative to MS Office, this product reads and writes the MS Office file formats allowing you to collaborate with users of MS office with out the expense. It works on many operating systems, in many languages.

http://www.openoffice.org

Foxit Reader
The Foxit Reader is a small, fast, and feature rich PDF viewer which allows you to open, view, and print any PDF.

http://www.foxitsoftware.com

CutePdf Writer
a free program to convert to professional quality PDF files from almost any printable document, Free for Personal, commercial, Gov or edu use. Works on many operating systems and languages.

http://www.cutepdf.com

Google Chrome
a web browser developed by Google that is very fast and easy to install and use. It is secure and safe as long as you are ok with Google knowing everything you are doing. We use it and love it.

http://www.google.com/chrome