The Glitch - A Friend in Computing

The Glitch was conceived during 2004, and started out simply as a site to assist people with computer problems. Today the site has grown considerably and has become a one-stop shop for many aspects of modern computing and communication


OFFICE APPLICATIONS

The description 'Office Applications' is a general term that represents the sort of software we use in the workplace, like word processors, spreadsheets and databases; sometimes referred to as 'Office productivity software'. Commonly it represents a group of essential programs that many people utilise everyday.
 

For more information see my FAQs on Microsoft Office applications

 

See Below  OFFICE 2007  See Below

 

Microsoft Office 2007 Service Packs

 

Microsoft
Office 2007

Service Packs

   Microsoft's Office service packs provide a simple and convenient way of applying the latest updates to their Office suites. These service packs are particularly useful when installing or reinstalling office as they replace the need to install dozens of smaller updates.

 

Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack

 

 

 

Windows 2000 or Later
Office 2000 or Later

Microsoft
Office

Compatibility Pack

   This download will allow older versions of office (2000, XP and 2003) to open, edit, and save documents, workbooks, and presentations created using the new 2007 & 2010 versions of Microsoft Office.
 

See Below  OFFICE 2010  See Below

 

Microsoft Office 2007 Service Packs

 

Microsoft
Office 2010

Service Pack 1

   Microsoft's Office service packs provide a simple and convenient way of applying the latest updates to their Office suites. These service packs are particularly useful when installing or reinstalling office as they replace the need to install dozens of smaller updates.

 

Microsoft Office Home and Student 2010

 

 

Windows XP or Later

Microsoft
Office 2010
Home &
Student

   Success starts at home with programs that work together smoothly Easy-to-use tools help you express your ideas, solve problems, and simplify everyday projects from creating schoolwork that stands out to managing home finances with convenient ways to post and then access documents from virtually any PC.

Office 2010 Home & Student is not licensed for business use.

This software's license permits installation on up to 3 separate PCs, within the same household.

Includes:
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote

Click HERE for the official Microsoft 'Product Key Only' Download site.

For more information | FAQ | Training

64-Bit Compatible
 

 

 

Microsoft Office Home and Business 2010

 

 

 

Windows XP or Later

Microsoft
Office 2010
Home & Business

   Microsoft Office Home and Business 2010 is the essential software suite for managing small businesses and working from home. Enhanced tools and features help you run your business, connect with customers, and organize your household more efficiently. Office Home and Business 2010 features new photo, video, and text effects for creating standout documents and presentations. New communication tools in Outlook 2010 help you stay in touch and organized.

Includes:
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote

Click HERE for the official Microsoft 'Product Key Only' Download site.

For more information | FAQ | Training

64-Bit Compatible
 

 

 

Microsoft Office Professional 2010

 

 

Windows XP or Later

Microsoft
Office 2010
Professional

   For businesses and individuals who demand the best, Office Professional has what you need to communicate, create, and share documents from virtually anywhere. You get top-of-the-line tools and premium customer support for one year so that you can run your business and any project efficiently.

Includes:
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Access, Publisher

Click HERE for the official Microsoft 'Product Key Only' Download site.

For more information | FAQ | Training

64-Bit Compatible
 

 

See Below  OFFICE VIEWERS  See Below

 

Microsoft Word Viewer

 

 

Windows 2000 or Later

Microsoft

Word Viewer

   View, print and copy Word documents, even if you don't have Word installed.

This stand alone viewer allows you to open documents created using Word 2000 and above. Only compatible with Word 2007 or above, if Microsoft's 'Office Compatibility Pack' is installed (see above).

You cannot edit documents in the viewer.

 

Microsoft Excel Viewer

 

 

Windows XP or Later

Microsoft

Excel Viewer

   View, print and copy Excel spreadsheets, even if you don't have Excel installed.

This stand alone viewer allows you to open spreadsheets created using Excel 97 and above. You cannot edit spreadsheets in the viewer.

 

Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer

 

 

Windows XP or Later

Microsoft

PowerPoint Viewer

   PowerPoint Viewer lets you view full-featured presentations created using PowerPoint 97 and above.

You can view and print presentations, but you cannot edit them in the PowerPoint Viewer.

See Below  OPENOFFICE  See Below

 

LibreOffice

 

 

Windows 2000 or Later

LibreOffice
3.3

   LibreOffice is a productivity suite that is compatible with other major office suites, and available on a variety of platforms. It is free software and therefore free to download, use and distribute.
 

For more information

64-Bit Compatible

 

 

 

OpenOffice.org

 

 

Windows 2000 or Later

OpenOffice
3.2

   OpenOffice.org is an open, feature-rich multi-platform office productivity suite. The user interface and the functionality is very similar to other products in the market like Microsoft Office or Lotus SmartSuite, but OpenOffice.org is absolutely free!

Now supports Microsoft's new Office 2007 document formats.
 

For more information | Tutorials

64-Bit Compatible

 

See Below  ACCOUNTING/MATHS  See Below

 

Microsoft Mathematics

 

 

 

 

 

 

Windows XP or Later

Microsoft
Mathematics

Mathematical Tools

   Microsoft Mathematics provides a set of mathematical tools that help students get school work done quickly and easily. With Microsoft Mathematics, students can learn to solve equations step-by-step while gaining a better understanding of fundamental concepts in pre-algebra, algebra, trigonometry, physics, chemistry, and calculus.

Microsoft Mathematics includes a full-featured graphing calculator thatís designed to work just like a handheld calculator. Additional math tools help you evaluate triangles, convert from one system of units to another, and solve systems of equations.

64-Bit Compatible

 

HomeBank

 

 

 

 

 

 

Windows XP or Later

HomeBank

Home Accounting

   HomeBank is free software. Use it to manage your personal accounts. It is designed to easy to use. Analyse your finances in detail using powerful filtering tools and graphs. HomeBank benefits from more than 14 years of user experience and feedback. Its development started in 1995 on Amiga computers.

If you are looking for an easy way to manage your accounts then HomeBank should be the software of choice. Take some time to try it out, you won't regret it.


For more information

64-Bit Compatible

 

Office Accounting Express

 

 

 

 

 

Windows XP or Later

Microsoft
Office

Accounting Express 2009

   Office Accounting Express is designed for the millions of new businesses that use pen and paper, spreadsheets or personal finance software to manage their business.

Full featured accounting application provides a single place to manage your company's business finances with the familiar look and feel of Microsoft Office system programs.


For more information | FAQ

64-Bit Compatible

 

Accounts and Budget Free

 

 

Windows 2000 or Later

Accounts
And Budget
Free

   Accounts & Budget free is a simple accounting software that gives you all necessary tools to manage your expenses, income and your budget.

The freeware version enables you to manage one account.


For more information

 

See Below  DTP/DIAGRAMS  See Below

 

Dia Structured Diagrams

 

 

 

 

Windows XP or Later

Dia

Structured Diagram Editor

   Dia is a program to draw structured diagrams. Dia comes complete with a number of already defined shapes (often called symbols, objects or stencils) that cover a number of different diagram types.

Dia can be thought of as a poor man's Visio.

For more information

64-Bit Compatible

 

 

 

Scribus Desktop Publishing

 

 

 

 

Windows 2000 or Later

Scribus
Desktop
Publishing

   Scribus is an open-source program that brings award-winning professional page layout to Linux/Unix, MacOS X, OS/2 and Windows desktops with a combination of "press-ready" output and new approaches to page layout.

Underneath the modern and user friendly interface, Scribus supports professional publishing features, such as CMYK color, separations, ICC color management and versatile PDF creation.

For more information

64-Bit Compatible

 

Poster Forge

 

 

 

 

Windows 2000 or Later

Poster
Forge

   Poster Forge is an easy-to-use poster generator. A motivational poster, a movie poster as well as a Old West "Wanted" poster can be created with its help in practically no time and totally for free!

Poster Forge doesn't require any knowledge of graphics or design and enables users to create posters in clicks. This software has a step-by-step wizard for each type of posters. You can customize each detail in a template the way you like it.
 

For more information

 

See Below  WORD PROCESSING  See Below

 

Writemonkey

 

 

 

 

Windows XP or Later

New ApplicationWrite-
Monkey

   Writemonkey is a writing application with an extremely stripped down user interface, leaving you alone with your thoughts and your words. It is light, fast and free. With an array of innovative tools under the hood, it helps you write better. Editing is for another day ... . WriteMonkey has lots of nice bells for the serious writer. This includes an infobar you can customize to show document info, or just hit a key to get all the stats on your work. You can set a constant position for your work cursor, so you never hit the bottom of the page.


For more information

64-Bit Compatible

 

Jarte

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Windows XP or Later

New ApplicationJarte

   A free word processor based on the Microsoft WordPad word processing engine built into Windows. Although Jarte doesn't look anything like the office word processor you are used to, it can handle your word processing tasks with aplomb. The problem with word processors designed for the corporate world is they tend to sap the joy out of writing. Office word processors have so many features it becomes frustrating trying to find the features you actually need among the seemingly endless excess of unused functions. Jarte relieves this problem by including only the features likely to be needed by real people. Jarte is designed for students, writers, small business people, and home users.


For more information

64-Bit Compatible

 

Abiword

 

 

Windows 2000 or Later

AbiWord

   AbiWord is a an award winning, small, fast, feature rich, cross-platform word processor and it's Free. Similar to Microsoft Word in its design and working, it is suitable for typing papers, letters, reports, memos, and so forth.

AbiWord is able to read and write most documents in Microsoft Wordís .doc format, as well as many others; its authors claim it can do most of what Word can !

 

For more information

 

 

Evernote

 

 

 

 

 

Windows XP or Later

EverNote

   EverNote is a note-taking application for users of all desktops, laptops and tablets. New features include links to notes, new clipping and drag-and-drop capabilities, spellchecker, multiple databases in separate windows, password protection of entire database, and more.

With EverNote you can easily capture, store and quickly access typed and handwritten memos, webpage excerpts, emails, phone messages, addresses, passwords, brainstorms, sketches, documents and more!

After the 60 day trial period is up, all advanced features are disabled.


For more information

 

See Below  DATABASES  See Below

 

What You Own Home Inventory

 

 

 

Windows XP or Later

WYO
Home
Inventory

   What You Own Home Inventory is a free software that assists you in taking inventory of your possessions. Easy to use intuitive interface helps you organize your inventory by room and category. You can add multiple pictures of your items, rooms and household as you go along. When you are done, you can save your file and print a report.


For more information

 

 

Data Crow

 

 

 

Windows 2000 or Later

Data
Crow

   Data Crow is the ultimate media cataloger and media organiser. Always wanted to manage all your collections in one product? You want a product you can customize to your needs? Your search ends here! Using Data Crow allows you to create a huge database containing all your collected items. You can use the excellent online services to retrieve the information instead of typing all the information yourself.

 

For more information

 

 

FileAmigo LE

 

 

Windows 98SE or Later

FileAmigo
LE

   Design databases and reports without technical skills!

Use FileAmigo for customers, prospect lists, projects, membership, defect tracking, trouble tickets, maintenance schedules, event planning, and much more...

Interface directly to MS Word for mail merges and MS Excel for spreadsheets.

 

For more information

 

See Below  PROJECT MANAGEMENT  See Below

 

Gantt Project

 

 

 

 

 

Windows XP or Later
Java Runtime Environment

Gantt
Project

   GanttProject is a free and easy to use Gantt chart based project scheduling and management tool.

With GanttProject you can break down your project into a tree of tasks and assign human resources that have to work on each task. You can also establish dependencies between tasks, like "this task can't start until this one is finished". GanttProject renders your project using two charts: Gantt chart for tasks and resource load chart for resources. You may print your charts, generate PDF and HTML reports, exchange data with Microsoft Project and spreadsheet applications
 

For more information

 

Gantt Designer

 

 

Windows XP or Later

Gantt
Designer

   Gantt Designer is a charting software tool, with functions to check for data integrity, manipulate tasks easily and annotate tasks. The result is that you get an immediate visual verification whether your schedules and activities make sense and whether they can meet your deadlines.
 

For more information

 

See Below  CALENDAR/ORGANIZER  See Below

 

Chandler Organizer

 

 

Windows 2000 or Later

Chandler
Organizer

   Chandler is an open source Note-to-Self Organizer.

It features calendaring, task and note management and consists of a desktop application, web application and a free sharing and back-up service called Chandler Hub.
 

For more information

 

 

UK Kalender

 


 

 

Windows XP or Below

UK
Kalender

   UK Kalender is a straightforward calendar and ToDo application with a solid set of features and an easy to use interface. It provides weekly, monthly and yearly views, and allows you to create simple or recurring reminders with optional alarm and custom color choice. Events can also be associated with a document, or launch a command. UK Kalender can optionally export selected calendar views to CSV or nicely formatted HTML (based on customizable templates). Additional features includes customizable snooze settings, custom event categories, hidden events, integrated backup and more.
 

For more information

 

 

Essential PIM

 


 

 

 

 

Windows ME or Later

Essential
PIM

   Essential PIM - the powerfully simple Personal Information Manager.

Every feature you need to organize your life: scheduling, contact info, To Do lists and versatile notes. All your data in one place, interconnected so you don't have to mess around, and just the data you need without a lot of clutter. Essential PIM is powerfully simple. Get information whenever you need it. Print whatever you want and only what you want! Save your data to HTML, RTF, CSV or TXT. Real information management that doesn't slow you down!

For more information

 

 

Stickies

 






All Windows Version supported

Stickies

   Stickies is a computerised version of the Post-It note.

The design goal behind Stickies is that the program is small and simple. Stickies will not mess with your system files, or write to the registry. Stickies stores all information in a single text-based ini file.

Stickies will never support animated dancing figures, or play "Greensleeves". They are instead yellow rectangular windows onto which you can put some text notes. Once created, they will stay on screen until you take them away. Just like a real sticky piece of paper.

For more information

 

 

Hott Notes

 



Windows 2000 or Above

Hott Notes

   Hott Notes is the free sticky notes reminder program for your desktop. Totally free. No ads. No spy-ware. Not only can you post sticky note reminders, you can make checklists, set alarms, draw on your notes, and even archive them.

Hott Notes have a simple, yet pleasant interface. Choose any color, font, or translucency level for your notes.You can also, create and use themes.

 

For more information

 

See Below  THESAURUS/DICTIONARY  See Below

 

Wordweb

 

 

Windows 98 or Later

WordWeb

   This thesaurus/dictionary can be used to look up words from almost any program. In addition to displaying sense definitions and synonyms, WordWeb can find sets of related words. The database has more than 150,000 root words and 118,000 synonym sets, many proper nouns, pronunciations, and usage tags.

 

For more information

 

 

Tinyspell

 

 

Windows 2000 or Later

TinySpell

   Occasionally you need to check the spelling of words in an application that does not include a spelling checker and you don't want to launch your word processor just for that. This is when tinySpell becomes handy. It is a small utility that allows you to easily and quickly check the spelling of words in any Windows application.

 

For more information

 

Listed prices are correct at date of publication but are subject to availability or change without notice

Top

WARNING
Software purchased can not normally be returned or refunded for any reason.

All images and trademarks remain the property of their respective owners

E&OE


CATEGORIES



Be Safe Online

Use a firewall

Keep anti-virus software updated

Get latest Windows updates

Use anti-spyware software




Protection Against
Phishing

Never give out personal info

Type URLs don't follow links

Check site is using encryption



 


Designed to be viewed at 1024x768 minimum