Best Free Anti-virus, Anti-spyware, Audio Player, Video Player and File compression Software for Windows Vista

By Partho, Gaea News Network
Monday, December 22, 2008

Are you still struggling to get the best software for Windows Vista?  Well, here’s a pick. To make your task easier, go though the top 5 free software we have selected for Windows Vista which includes the following:

  • Best Anti-virus software - Avira Antivir
  • Best Anti-spyware Software- Spybot
  • Best Audio Player - Media Monkey
  • Best Video Player - GOM Player
  • Best File Compression Software- 7-Zip

Best Anti-virus software - Avira Antivir

Avira is an excellent tool when your system’s security is at stake. To counter different viruses, Avira runs as a background process and scans the entire system for viruses and ensures that your system runs smoothly. Further, it is capable of detecting and deleting the root-kits. Having Avira in your system allows options for different types of virus scans. Free Avira carries out automatic Internet updates by default. You can check out our article on the best anti-virus software for Windows where we found Avira Antivir the best.


Best Anti-spyware Software- Spybot

Spybot is a reliable anti-spyware for efficient protection of your system. It is equipped with two resident modules ensuring two-way protection of the system. The SD helper module blocks access to the potentially threatning sites that are known to install spyware and the TeaTimer prevents the browser hijacks and malacious processes. In addition, free spybot can also fix inconsistencies in Registry due to adware or other malacious program.


Best Audio Player - Media Monkey

Media monkey is a truly pleasing audio player. It includes some advanced features, more than what you could expect from any typical player. Media monkey offers a multi-format tag editor, with which you are allowed to save in different tag formats that includes even rarer tags like, APEv2, Vorbis comment,  ID3v1 and ID3v2.3 and RIFF tags. The well managed library makes it easy to locate the songs displaying the path names and location. What I liked the most in this software is the auto dj option. Its very cool and effective.


Best Video Player - GOM Player

GOM player is a multimedia player equipped with its own embedded codec system. So the user doesn’t require to download additional codec for different file formats. The player supports most of the popular codecs including AVI, MPEG, DAT, DivX and several others. With GOM player you can watch the video files while you are downloading them. Further, it also allows capturing of onscreen images even when the video is running.  We recommend you to go through this article to be able to understand this new video player more.


Best File Compression Software- 7-Zip

This free file compression software offers an easy and simple way to compress files. Unlike most of the other Windows compression tools, 7-Zip allows you to have full control over the level of compression. With higher rate of compression, you can squeeze the file to a much smaller size than other well known compression softwares. The software can be handy for extracting several file versions such as zip, rar, ARJ, CAB, GZ and many others.


March 28, 2010: 7:35 am

It’s perfect that people are able to get the loans and it opens up completely new chances.

February 23, 2010: 7:15 am

I need the free antivirus software

February 23, 2009: 10:26 pm

Best File Compression Software- 7-Zip I like it…
powerfull Software zip.

January 4, 2009: 2:49 pm

Great!! really useful softwares tools for my vista. thanks so much :-)

December 26, 2008: 6:38 am

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