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Necessary set of programs for the computer

Getting the personal computer very few people know precisely, what programs, utilities and drivers will be necessary for it in the future. However there is a small set of programs which are always very useful for having near at hand. In this article InfoAdvisor.net will consider the most necessary programs for work with your computer.
Getting the personal computer very few people know precisely, what programs, utilities and drivers will be necessary for it in the future. Everything, as they say, is learned with experience. However there is a small set of programs which are always very useful for having near at hand. After all even for viewing of the usual movie the computer needs a set of special codecs and the program player!
In this article InfoAdvisor.net will consider the most necessary programs for work with your computer.

Text editors

Microsoft Office
The set of office programs from the Microsoft company is the most popular in the majority of the countries of the world. It includes a set of useful programs and utilities, such as Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, etc. Let's consider each of them separately.

Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word
Very convenient text editor allowing to make a huge number of operations with text files includes possibility of work with schedules, drawings and tables of various complexity. Has a set of functions for work with macroes, search and replacement of the text. The function of work with formulas allowing to create graphic formulas of any complexity is very useful.

Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Excel
This program provides the convenient interface for creation of spreadsheets, performance of various mathematical calculations, as in separate cells, and the whole columns or lines. Very convenient program for creation of charts, maintaining account or small reporting.

Microsoft Access
Microsoft Access
The program for creation and management of databases of own format intended for more experienced users. The program is convenient, both for beginners, and for more advanced developers.

Microsoft Power Point
Microsoft Power Point
The program is specially created for development of multimedia presentations, is very simple for understanding to beginners, however has in a set no enough functions for professional development.

Microsoft FrontPage
Microsoft FrontPage
The convenient and simple editor of HTML pages, is easy in understanding, is calculated for novice users. The Microsoft company took a way on improvement of this program in recent time and set the object – to balance it to grandees in the industry of creation of the sites.
    InfoAdvisor.net verdict:
    Pluses: convenience of work, a big set of the useful programs entering an installation package
    Minuses: very high price, resource intensity
    Site: office.microsoft.com/
    Price: ~ $250-400
Open Office
Open Office
Free analog of the previous set of programs. Practically does not concede to the grandee in respect of the editor of the text in anything, but does not comprise the program for creation of Internet pages. Open Office comprises the following set of programs: Writer (text editor), Calc (spreadsheets), Base (database), Draw (editor of schedules and charts), Impress (creation of presentations), Math (editor of formulas).
    InfoAdvisor.net verdict:
    Pluses: free license, big set of useful programs, small resource intensity
    Minuses: inaccessibility of the Russian localizations in some versions of the program
    Site: www.openoffice.org/
    Price: free license

Video and audio

Cyberlink PowerDVD
Cyberlink PowerDVD
Very convenient and high-quality DVD player. Supports all DVD formats, and also AVI, VCD, Mpeg, etc. Uses the newest technologies of processing of video and audio, thanks to what quality of the picture and a sound the very high. The convenient interface of the program, is possibility of control of the panel for at.
The useful program, after all what rest behind the computer without convenient viewing of the favourite movie? One of the most successful programs in the sphere, it will not be difficult to users to understand management and settings of a virtual player at all.
    InfoAdvisor.net verdict:
    Pluses: excellent quality of video and sound, simple interface
    Minuses: high price
    Site: www.cyberlink.com/
    Price: from $40 to 60, it is also delivered as a gift upon purchase of the DVD drive of LG and Asus firms
Winamp
Winamp
Perhaps, the most convenient audioplayer which is not inferior by opportunities to massive programs, such as Windows Media Player. Very convenient interface will allow users to make with own hand lists of reproduction, to expose turn of playing of songs.
Also, the huge number of useful plug-ins and superstructures that will allow experienced users "to adjust" Winamp to itself is developed for this program.
Function of visualization will help to relax under favourite music and to plunge into the world of visual effects.
    InfoAdvisor.net verdict:
    Pluses: very convenient management of lists of reproduction, is a lot of additional superstructures
    Minuses: the latest versions at the included visualization strongly load the processor
    Site: www.winamp.com/
    Price: the free license for the Standart-version of the program
Light Alloy
Light Alloy
Very small and fast aaplet for viewing of video files on the computer. Supports almost all modern formats, loses even DVD, 3gp and rm-files after installation of the corresponding codecs.
Extremely simple and convenient interface of the program will distract nothing you from viewing of the favourite movie. Management of reproduction, loudness level is very convenient – everything can be carried out only keys of a mouse and skrolly!
    InfoAdvisor.net verdict:
    Pluses: very small size, does not load the processor, an udobnost of control and management, possibility of an independent choice of the codec, free of charge
    Minuses: critical minuses it is not revealed
    Site: softella.com/
    Price: free license
K-lite Codec Pack
K-lite Codec Pack
One of the biggest sets of free decoders of video and audio of streams. Allows to look through almost all existing video formats. Unfortunately, some small errors of separate codecs spoil impression a little, however for novice users will be suitable as it is impossible by the way. Has own "easy" and convenient player.
    InfoAdvisor.net verdict:
    Pluses: reproduction of 99% of video formats.
    Minuses: existence of small errors of some codecs.
    Site: k-litecodecpack.com/
    Price: free license

Work with files

Ahead Nero
Ahead Nero
The program for record of files on CD/DVD disks. Differs in the clear interface and high quality of record (minimum percent of unsuccessful attempts of a prozhig). The program is equipped with excellent documentation and the intuitive interface that will fairly facilitate life to novice users of the computer.
The latest version of the program included an option of restoration of the damaged disks Nero RescueAgent. The program to allow to write down modern BlueRay, HD-DVD and Lightscribe-disks.
By means of Nero it is possible to erase and write down a RW disk without problems. To make a virtual image of a disk with the subsequent assembling it in the virtual CD ROM created by the same program.
Anyway, it is worthy to take the place on your computer.
    InfoAdvisor.net verdict:
    Pluses: convenient intuitive interface, multifunctionality
    Minuses: high price, the latests version strongly load the processor
    Site: www.nero.com/
    Price: ~ $90, are also delivered as a gift upon purchase of the DVD drive of LG and Asus firms
Total Commander
Total Commander
Sometimes it is more convenient to work with two habitual windows, than with the built-in Explorer'om Windows – in that case we will be come to the rescue by Total Commander. By means of Total Commander it is possible to accelerate copying process, and also not to interrupt copying at emergence of mistakes. Anyway, the program does not take a lot of place, but will be able quite to be useful to you therefore also we include it in our list.
    InfoAdvisor.net verdict:
    Pluses: the convenient interface, possibility of continuation of copying at emergence of a mistake, much useful plug-ins
    Minuses: critical minuses it is not revealed
    Site: ghisler.com/
    Price: it is a lot of free versions
Here we also considered those programs without which life of any PC user does not do. A choice for you, after all you have the right to choose!
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