This popular free software site offers over 800,000 listings, with each program reviewed and rated. Around 40 percent of the programs here are freeware. Categories include audio & MP3 software, desktop enhancements, games, mobile & PDA software, multimedia, software development, utilities, Web authoring and more.
Are you looking for free books or magazines? Check out TheFreeSite.com's "Free Books & Magazines" section, where we offer a roundup of book freebies, eBooks, magazine offers, free subscriptions, audiobooks, public domain titles, online libraries, and more.
Looking for movies to watch, but don't want to pay for Netflix? This free, ad-supported movie streaming service offers a good selection of content, including popular movies and cult films and TV shows. Tubi TV works on most major streaming devices.
At this site, you can sign up to become an ordained member of the Spiritual Humanist clergy for free. As a legally ordained clergy member you can legally perform religious ceremonies and rituals like weddings, funerals, benedictions, etc. Note that this ordination is not legally recognized by some cities and states (see the site's forum and FAQ for details). Spiritual Humanism "fuses traditional religious behaviors onto the foundation of scientific humanist inquiry."
A nifty free program and toolkit, Rainmeter lets you customize your Windows desktop with various functional skins that offer loads of helpful info. Rainmeter lets you easily monitor your system resources (such as memory and battery power) or your online data streams, including email, weather forecasts, RSS feeds, and more. Thousands of skins are available and you can also create and modify your own skins. (For Windows 7 and later).
A free service that offers thousands of metric conversions, along with helpful features like algebraic steps for unit conversions. You can also save your conversions to a "Favorites" feature. The site also includes a currency converter and a GPA calculator, which lets you save and organize your GPA inputs.
At this site, you can do your U.S. federal taxes for free. If your income is below $66,000, you can use the "Free File" tax prep software here. If your income is above $66,000, you can prepare your taxes using the Free File fillable forms available here.
This is an offer for teachers. Follow the instructions to request your choice of two free DVDs for use in the classroom. The DVDs include segments from John Stossel's TV program. The DVDs are Region 0 (worldwide), with English and Spanish subtitles. (U.S. only).
Tired of paying $10 fees to trade stocks? A nifty phone app, Robinhood lets you buy and sell stocks and ETFs with zero commissions. To apply for an account, you must be a legal U.S. resident, be 18 or older, and have a valid Social Security number. (For iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Android).
Do you have financial problems? A free phone app, Trusted Helplines, helps you connect with non-profit entities and government agencies that can offer financial help. Assistance is available on topics ranging from student loan relief to bankruptcy advice. (For iPhone and Android).
A useful freeware text editor that offers nearly 200 text-processing functions, as well as many handy tools. TED Notepad is lightweight, portable and fits on any USB flash disk. It loads instantly, with no installation required. (For Windows).
This nifty site lets you send free SMS text messages to anyone with a text message/SMS enabled mobile phone. All major carriers are supported: Verizon, AllTel, AT&T, Cingular, T-Mobile, Sprint, SunCom, Nextel, and more. (International availability).
Would you like to improve your writing skills? This handy site checks your text for any problems, including spelling, style and grammar. It detects mistakes in your writing and offers helpful suggestions. It's free for personal use.
A helpful resource, this site offers a roundup of MOOCs (free online courses from universities around the world that are offered to anyone with an Internet connection). Hundreds of subjects are offered, including business, medicine, music, literature, the humanities, and more.
At this site, you'll find a nice collection of free photo editors that let you enhance or transform your images with many types of professional-looking effects. Photo effects here include sketch drawing, oil painting, watercolor, cartoon drawing, HDR, page curl, and more. Many nifty-looking logo generators and text effects are also available.
Worried that you're paying too much for an auto repair job? This free resource offers impartial, "fair price" estimates and a comprehensive auto shop directory, as well as tips and advice from certified mechanics. You can also store your auto maintenance records here.
This site offers a good roundup of free "Thank You" notes and cards. Here, you'll find printable designs that you can output on your printer. The designs are available for many occasions, including weddings, parties, birthdays and baby showers. The designs can be printed on paper, cards and can also be used for scrapbooking.
This site offers hundreds of free stencils in 34 categories that you can output on your printer. The site also features tutorials that show you how to create your own custom stencils. Be sure to read the site's "terms of usage" policies.