Free Software To Help Students

We have compiled a list of free alternatives to commonly used software that students can use on their home computer to do their work.

Tollbar MAT is unaffiliated with any software listed below and cannot be held responsible for any issues that may arise from the installation or use of the software below. Please remember that each piece of software has its own terms and conditions.

Name Use URL
Open Office Open-source Office Suite http://www.openoffice.org/
Libre Office Open-source Office Suite https://www.libreoffice.org/download/download/
WPS Office Free Office Suite https://pc.wps.com/
Google Docs Free Office Suite https://www.google.co.uk/docs/about/
Polaris Office Office Suite, free for personal use https://www.polarisoffice.com/en/office
Microsoft Office Online Microsoft Office, free version, requires sign up to a free Microsoft account https://products.office.com/en-gb/free-office-online-for-the-web
Adobe Acrobat Reader Opens pdf files https://get.adobe.com/uk/reader/
VLC Media Player Free, open source video file player https://www.videolan.org/vlc/index.en-GB.html

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