Computer Resources

Welcome to the LaBrae free software & resources page. On this page, you will find links to free software, web pages that have educational applications, and resources to keep you safe on the Internet. Please consult the system requirements before installing any programs or downloading any software!

Google Resources

Various help resources for various Google tools and services. The resources include help guide documents, slideshow presentations, tutorials videos, and more.

Is your home network secure and your family protected online?

Most households now run networks of devices linked to the Internet, including computers, laptops, gaming devices, TV’s or set top boxes, and cell phones that access wireless networks. To protect your home network and your family while they’re online you need to have the right tools in place and confidence that family members can surf safely and securely. Make sure you know the basics of securing your home network and your family’s privacy.

OpenDNS FamilyShield

Easy and free family Internet filtering.


LibreOffice is a free alternative to Microsoft Office. It has a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation, database, and graphics software. It opens and will save files from just about any software. is a free alternative to more expensive photo editing software like Adobe Photoshop. You can use the tools to create your own drawings, or you can import and edit your own photos.

Best Free Antivirus

Does your home computer have an up to date antivirus program?  An expired antivirus program provides no protection against new viruses.  PC magazine regularly reviews antivirus programs, including free ones.
Best Free Antivirus

Protect your Online Privacy

Advertising companies have made the non-consensual tracking of people's Web browsing habits alarmingly widespread.  Often, users aren't aware that they're being tracked around the Internet by dozens of different companies. Protect yourself from companies that track your browsing on the Internet with Privacy Badger.

Printable Paper

Printable Paper allows you to download and print everything from graph paper, lined paper, financial paper, music paper, and more, all for free.


Free zooming presentation software. When you sign up for Prezi, you also get up to 100 GB of free online storage.


Audacity® is free, open source, cross-platform software for recording and editing audio.  Audacity is available for Windows®, Mac®, GNU/Linux® and other operating systems.