Your free downloads advent calendar

The holidays are an expensive time, so we’re bringing you a special treat: a full, free, fun Windows program to download every day until Christmas

Each day, we’ll open a door on our advent calendar to reveal a new free app, ready to download and enjoy. For our advent calendar we’ve picked only software that’s fun – whether it’s a drone sim, an app for making your own animations, or a cool way to find and enjoy new music from your favorite artists.

The most popular software available to download from TechRadar right now:

Windows Movie Maker: One of the best free video editors around. Simply drag and drop videos, audio and photos onto the timeline, and trim them to fit.

LibreOffice: An excellent alternative to Microsoft Office, with tools for making and editing text, presentations, spreadsheets, graphics, equations and charts.

AVG Antivirus Free: Top quality protection doesn’t have to cost a penny. AVG has received the gold award in independent virus detection tests.

GIMP: Not only does GIMP provide all the standard drawing and editing tools, it’s packed with powerful built-in plugins that rival professional photo editors.

VLC Media Player: VLC Media Player can handle pretty much any video or audio file without any additional codecs. The only media player you’ll ever need.