A list of free, low-cost, and/or otherwise useful software for students.
- Affinity Designer ($50) – A superior Adobe Illustrator clone.
- Affinity Photo ($50) – A superior Adobe Photoshop clone.
- DaVinci Resolve (Free) – A video editor.
- Audacity (Free) – An audio editor.
- Lightworks (Free) – A video editor used in numerous Hollywood films.
- GIMP (Free) – Another Photoshop clone.
- Krita (Free) – A professional painting program made by artists for artists.
- Pinta (Free) – A simple paint program similar to Paint.net.
- Blender (Free) – A professional industry-grade 3D video editor.
- Remove.bg (Free) – Removes backgrounds from images.
- LibreOffice (Free) – An MS Office clone.
- Vivaldi (Free) – A highly customizable version of the Chrome browser.
- LastPass (Free) – A password manager requiring you to only know one extremely good password. “One Ring To Rule Them All”.
- Advanced SystemCare (Free) – Cleans and maintains your PC.
- Avast/Avira Antivirus (Free) – Prevent and remove malware and viruses instead of using the Norton/McAfee bloatware that came with your PC.