Advent calendar Day 16: the fastest way to create and extract compressed file archives in over 60 formats.
Google has killed YouTube Video Editor, but there are other fantastic free tools that'll get your clips ready to publish.
Left your cards to the last minute? Design and print your own at home with this fantastic free software.
Advent calendar Day 15: feature-packed software for transforming photos into a stunning video presentation with transitions and audio.
Microsoft's video editor has been scrapped, but don't worry – these free Movie Maker replacements are even better.
Updated Clean up junk and optimize your PC's settings for noticeably faster performance without a hardware upgrade.
Free substitutes for Microsoft's word processor, complete with cloud backup and full DOC and DOCX format compatibility.
The best free software for converting audio from YouTube videos and saving it for offline listening.
Updated Lost or accidentally deleted important data? These five free file recovery tools could help you get it back – even if it's a whole drive or partition.
Advent Calendar Day 14: create and print custom covers, cases and labels for all your DVDs, Blu-rays and CDs.
Edit text, add images, split documents and create forms with our pick of the best free PDF editing software.
Powerful photo editors that can replace Adobe Photoshop in your creative toolkit, and are completely free.
Updated No internet? No problem. Download videos from YouTube and other video sites to watch offline at your leisure.
Online photo editors packed with brushes, filters and other advanced tools to make your pictures look amazing.
Updated Quickly convert PDFs to DOC or DOCX format for easy editing in your favorite word processor.
Why pay for a Microsoft Office subscription when there are so many amazing alternatives available completely free?
Advent Calendar Day 12: a complete audio suite that rips, organizes, edits, converts and burns music however you want.