Useful Free/Cheap Software
This list is a collection of programs that are useful for writers. Unless otherwise noted, all are available for Windows, Mac, and Linux.
- Google Earth - Visit Hammelburg without ever leaving your chair.
- OpenOffice.org - Very good open-source word processor.
- EditPlus - Not free ($30) but worth buying: The best text/code/html editor out there. (Windows)
- Firefox - Secure, fast, standards-compliant Web browser.
- Opera - Another secure, fast, and even more standards-compliant Web browser.
- Thunderbird - Email client that's safe from Outlook virus problems.
- ZoneAlarm - Free firewall. (Windows)
- AVG Anti-Virus - Free anti-virus software. (Windows)