Hardware & Software
links are provided on this page to help resource your church with applications, utilities and resources.
AbiWord is a word processing software that looks and works a lot like Microsoft Word.
Audacity is a sound editor you can use across multiple plateforms to edit sounds.
AMPsoft is a powerful font manager, which allows getting a quick overview of both installed and non installed fonts. It can install and uninstall fonts, and organize them in categories.
Open Office is a multiplatform and multilingual office suite and an open-source project. Compatible with all other major office suites. The product is free to download, use and distribute.
FreeMind is free mind mapping software. It is a good tool to bring your thoughts together.
Paint.NET is free image editing and photo manipulation software designed to be used on computers that run Windows. It supports layers, unlimited undo, special effects, and a wide variety of useful and powerful tools.
Pixlr.com is a free online image editing and creation tool.
Adobe Acrobat Reader is a standard for documents you can share with others. You will notice that lots of our documents on our website are in this format. This is a link to the newest version 8.
AVG Anti-Virus is a free protection against viruses, worms and trojans, AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition is ideal for private, non-commercial use. (Use of AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition = within any organization or for commercial purposes is strictly prohibited.) Join the millions of satisfied customers worldwide who have downloaded the software and now enjoy the benefits of AVG products.
Spybot - Search & Destroy (Malware/Antivirus) detects and removes spyware, a relatively new kind of threat not yet covered by common anti-virus applications.
CCB (Consistant Computer Bargains) is a software and hardware vendor that gives non-profits discounts. Compare their prices to other providers and see how much you can save.
Gateway is a good resource for hardware. Ask them to quote you a price and see how much they can save you. Contact a Gateway Account Executive.
Dell will provide a discount for any purchase which uses the EPP program. You will need to enter a code to receive a discount. Try it out by comparing what you will pay without the discount. The code for Dell products you will have to enter is the following: Member ID: PS33851681