Today I will be talking about major computer software you need on your pc and how to get them and what they are used for.
Regardless of our professional feed of work, we need some major or basic tools on our laptop or desktop computer. This can be our office computer or home computer. Since there are a lot of work at home jobs that needs you to do basic things on your office or home laptop you need this software and I will review them
Why do you need an antivirus? You need an antivirus to protect your computer operating system from all kind of malware attack or computer virus, either from the internet or removable disk used in transferring files and documents.
Antivirus helps to give your personal / office computer real time protection. The effect of malware or virus on your personal computer may affect the function of your computer and user may need professional technician or computer engineer to fix the system and this may cause user to loose important files and documents. To avoid this, it is advisable to use activated antivirus.
Basically most computer operating system comes with default browsers, such as windows come with internet explorer or Microsoft Edge, Mac OS comes with safari. But most times some of this default browsers are not compatible or responsive to some website. Some of this browsers do not allow third party extension that gives more user experience while accessing the internet. There are hundreds of browers app developed by a lot of developers. Below are some popular computer browser you can download from the internet
- Google Chrome browser
- Mozilla browser
- Opera browser
- Phoenix browser
- MICROSOFT OFFICE WORD
This computer application comes in with a master collection containing all the sub Microsoft office packages. This package is used majorly in offices, resume and research documentation which consist of different functions. Some of the most used packages are listed with there functions
- OFFICE WORD is used for typing documents and saving them in different formats such as .doc and .pdf, this formats can be printed into papers (hard copy).
- POWER POINT is used for presentation of documents in slides, it can be used for company presentations, research presentation and more. Most people use this to summarize documents and journals in charts
- EXCEL is used in businesses and inputting numbers and making easy calculation on spreadsheet. It used in calculating companies account statement having rows and column and formula tab allowing you to solve some calculations.
- ACCESS is used to make database documentation, you can store numbers, dates and words in form of database. Can be used to create a simple database for storage of data
- MOVIE PLAYER
There are different types of movie formats, and this movies cannot be played by our computers inbuilt default player or media player. The internet has provided a lot developers who have been able to come up with a lot of movie players to play and support all kind of movies extension / format such aac, mp4,avi,mkv and more.
You can find good movie players like VLC, QUICK TIME PLAYER. I recommend any of this kind of movie players.
During free times or boredom, games are able to take stress. There a lot of computer games that can keep you alive and available to install so far you computer meets the game requirement to play. Games can be played with the keyboard or with external input devices such as game pads. You can search the internet for some recommended games to play.