What software is on my new Panther Computer?

Your new Panther Computer comes standard with the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader – View Acrobat PDF documents online or locally.

Avast Free Edition:  Requires registration with an email address and name once a year for personal use, or registering your business account for the free business edition.  We will need your email address and to know if this is for personal or business use.

CCleaner – OKA (Otherwise Known As) Crap Cleaner: “CCleaner is a freeware system optimization and privacy tool. It removes unused files from your system – allowing Windows to run faster and freeing up valuable hard disk space. It also cleans traces of your online activities such as your Internet history. But the best part is that it\’s fast (normally taking less that a second to run) and contains NO Spyware or Adware! 🙂 “

Disk Cleaner – is a free open source tool to quickly and easily clean your hard disk from temporary files like those in the system temporary folder, the Internet Explorer Cache and Cookies folder, and the Recycle Bin. Disk Cleaner is absolutely free from adware and spyware.

LibreOffice – is the free power-packed Open Source personal productivity suite for Windows, Macintosh and Linux, that gives you six feature-rich applications for all your document production and data processing needs: Writer, Calc, Impress, Draw, Math and Base.

PrimoPDF – Convert to PDF from any application by simply ‘printing’ to the PrimoPDF printer – it couldn’t be easier! Within minutes, you can create high-quality PDFs by converting from Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and virtually any other printable file type.  

VLC – is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and various streaming protocols.


The following programs are optional and will no longer be installed by default unless customers ask.  Historically we installed these and very few people actually ever use them.  They are, however, useful programs if you need their functionality and they are free.

Audacity – is free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. It is available for Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems.

Scribus – Opensource Quarklike or Pagemakerlike application to create publications, cards, brochures and more.

FileZilla – a fast and reliable FTP client and server with lots of useful features and an intuitive interface.

GIMP – is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It works on many operating systems, in many languages