10 Must Have Free Windows Applications

If you are addicted to stay online whole day and using Windows then I would to suggest you to have following windows software to save your PC from virus, saving time or to be more organized. The best part is that all these applications are free to use.


Here are 10 must have free windows applications:


Ccleaner is one of my favorite application when it comes to clean up my computer system easily and quickly. It removes all temp and useless files and helps to run your windows run faster. It can also cleans the trace of your online activities.


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Fences is a software without which I can’t imagine my desktop. It helps me to organize my all file and folder in proper fence so that I can easily search any of the files easily. You just need to use your right mouse button and create a fence by dragging it on desktop.


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TrueCrypt is a reliable application to encrypt and hide data. It helps you to hide encrypted data so that no one can even know that it exist. It works with USB drives also so even if your USB drives gets lost then also no one able to use your confidential or important data from USB drive. You can read more about TrueCrypt on Shoutmeloud’s article about Truecrypt.


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Revo Uninstaller

Revo Uninstaller helps you to uninstall programs fast. It gives you option of Advance uninstall which helps you to uninstall the unwanted programs completely without leaving any temp files or registry key behind.


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7Zip is an good option to consider when you are looking for an application to compress files. The best part about 7zip is that it doesn’t require any registration or sign-up. It supports multi-languages that too more than 74 languages and it is very quick when it comes to compress multiple files.


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Irfan View

Irfan View is a free image viewer. It consists of many useful features which makes it a user-friendly application such as image editing, rotating, resizing, slideshow, batch coversion and many more. There are few plugins available which will help you to add more features to it.


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Tweak UI

Tweak UI helps you to change system settings which are not easily done by default Windows UI, thus making your computer system more faster and secure. There are many useful features of Tweak UI to customize taskbar, desktop, mouse, my computer etc.


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It becomes frustrating to unlock the files which gives you error like “Cannot delete file”, “File is in use by other user” and other similar errors while deleting, renaming or moving files. Unlocker helps you to unlock such files easily and quickly. Thus with Unlocker, you don’t need to again restart your system or close the files.


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Launchy helps you to launch applications easily and quickly with simple shortcut. It is quick and easy to install and it gives you option to customize with your own shortcuts. Whenever you want to open an application you just need to enter shortcut or Alt+space and you will get quick access to the application.


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Free Download Manager

If you stay online whole day and keep on downloading lot of files then Free Download manager is must for you. It is best Download manager available for free. It supports torrents and have awesome features like adjust traffic usage, schedule downloads, downloading websites with HTML spiders and many more.


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Apart from these applications, you must have a best Antivirus software to secure your computer system.

These are few Windows app which I am using and if you have used any of these then don’t forget to share your feedback with us.

Article by WhizTechy

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  • smartyprabal August 18, 2010, 6:07 pm

    nice post .. yes .. they are must have free applications to make most out of windows .. 🙂

  • WhizTechy August 19, 2010, 1:04 am

    Glad you like it Smartyprabal, M using these applications and totally happy with them 🙂

  • Dheeraj January 1, 2011, 9:43 am

    These are really nice apps. easy to use and very small in size also. I already have all of them. True crypt, unlocker & launchy are my favourite apps.

  • Yousuf Khan January 1, 2011, 1:40 pm

    Thanks WhizTechy, you made my life easier. Awesome apps. As said about Antivirus, I personally use Avira AntiVirus. One thing to ask, is WinRAR better or 7zip?

  • WhizTechy January 1, 2011, 3:51 pm

    Glad you find apps useful, Yousuf. 7-zip is good but still I always prefer WinRaR.

  • AlexH April 7, 2011, 11:06 pm

    11. PDF-XChange Viewer is a software with which I can read/edit pdf-files on my computer or open PDF files in the MS Internet Explorer (version 6 and later), FireFox, Opera, and Google Chrome.
    It is the excellent app for Windows, very fast, with most rich features and intelligible GUI.