With Microsoft’s Windows operating system still continuing to remain popular and thereby managing to attract newer users to its database, it is obvious that newer upgraders and adapters look out for the essential aspects, with an important essential aspect being apps.
With essential apps, for first-time adapters, being the criteria we have compiled a list of 5 most essential apps without which your OS and PC experience remains incomplete. Check out the list below:
These are vital apps for your PCs, to serve your multimedia needs. With video players, you can indulge in watching movies/videos and listening to audio/music/speeches at any given point in time. Apart from movie watching, you can also view personal videos, and listen to audio recorded form your devices such as smartphones and tablets. One popular example of video players is VLC Player that is known to play most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.
These are essential to open/create/view documents in the Portable Doucments Format (PDF) format. An example for PDF format is your pay slip which sent to you via email . A popular example of a PDF Reader is the Adobe Reader that is most widely used while working on PDF files.
These are used whenever you receive multiple files compressed in a .zip format. You would be required to Unzip files in such circumstances. You can also use ZIP applications to compress files, if these have to be sent via email. Data backup and encryption can also be achieved using ZIP applications. WinZip is a popular app that is available for download from here.
With communication having expanded beyond voice-calling, it is essential that you possess video-calling applications within your computer to connect better with lived ones and colleagues. Video Calling apps work best with a stable Wi-Fi/broadband/3G and 4G network. Skype is a well-known video calling app which is available for download from here.
These are applications that offer cloud storage, most offer at least 15 GB of free storage, to backup and store all your personal data. Popular cloud storage apps include Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive and Google Drive.