Wide angle lenses
Wide angle lenses provide a very different view of the world than what your eye sees. They are inclusive, meaning the viewer feels like they are included in the image – like they could step into it.
The best free anti-spyware and anti-malware software
Defeat online irritants and net nasties with these fantastic freebies.
The best anti-spyware and anti-malware
Using an internet-connected PC without anti-spyware and anti-malware protection is rather like walking through the bad bit of town covered in bling, waving big wads of notes around and shouting "I am very bad at fighting!" Luckily you don't need to have big wads of notes to ensure that you don't get ripped off through your router or mugged via modem: as we'll discover in our feature, there are plenty of seriously good PC protection apps that you can get for absolutely nothing.
1. BitDefender Antivirus Free Edition
BitDefender provides a simple, hassle-free way to keep your PC safe from malware
Discreet protection from online security threats, BitDefender is the best anti-malware around
BitDefender Antivirus Free Edition is the strong, silent type. This anti-spyware and anti-malware tool doesn't even ask questions when you install it. What it does instead is use a range of tactics to identify bad things. It has B-Have, which looks for apps behaving badly; link scanning to identify cons; proactive malware and spyware scanning that can detect threats nobody has encountered before; and boot scanning every time you start your PC.
Ad-free, nag-free and hassle-free, it's a great product that runs quickly and silently while you get on with something more interesting.
Its comprehensive suite of tools to protect your PC makes BitDefender our top pick.
2. Panda Free Antivirus
Panda Free Antivirus uses cloud servers to lighten the load on your PC's resources
Cloud-based protection from malware and spyware that takes the pressure off your PC's processor
We're big fans of Panda's security products, and Panda Free Antivirus is smarter than ever before. It's cloud-based, with all the heavy lifting happening on Panda's servers - so the load on your PC is lessened considerably.
As ever there are paid anti-spyware and anti-malware products that offer more features - Wi-Fi scanning, password management, encryption, parental controls and so on - but Panda offers excellent real-time protection and is ridiculously simple to use.
If your PC is a little underpowered, Panda could be the anti-spyware and anti-malware tool for you.
3. AVG AntiVirus Free
AVG AntiVirus Free presents frequent pop-ups, but is a reliable security solution
Here are the Best Image Viewers For Windows 10
I recently needed to find an image viewer for my Window 10 laptop, these are the best I could find.
Faststone Image Viewer
Faststone is a free image viewer that you can use as a replacement for Photos app in Windows 10. Rather than creating albums, Faststone focuses on managing photos in a folder approach. Faststone is not as goo looking as Picasa, but it has far better slideshow options. Also, Faststone has much better support for different Image formats. There are a couple of colour schemes to choose from, but overall, Faststone is only good if have a habit of dealing with Software with dozens of sidebars and you like to dig around in option to customise the toolbar and other settings.
XnView is a popular image viewer. The developer claims that XnView has support for almost 500 different formats. In my testing, it did open most types of image formats that I had. As a cherry on top, XnView can also convert images to another format should you need to.
XnView’s features don’t stop there. It has built-in options for applying basic fixes and filters. Also, it can create slideshows for you.
In image management departments, XnView has great support for batch renaming, metadata management, and a duplicate file finder.
XnView makes it a great replacement for built-in Photos app in Windows 10 if you deal with tons of image formats every day or you want some extra control with your pictures. It is free for personal use and does not include any adware or spyware.
Named after it’s creator Irfan Skiljan, IrfanView is an excellent image viewer for Windows if you are a fan of speed and lightweight apps.
IrfanView has almost 2 MB footprint, a simple UI and great support for plugins. The App has great support for most image formats; it has some basic editing features and options to take screenshots of your display.
Just like some options we talked about above, IrfanView is free for private use or educational purposes.
Download IrfanView (Windows, Free for personal use)
In conclusion, the following are the four best image viewers for Windows 10:
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