Don’t Spend a Dime

The Path to Low-Cost Computing

  • Authors
  • James Floyd Kelly

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Pages 9-24
  3. Pages 25-53
  4. Pages 55-78
  5. Pages 79-100
  6. Pages 101-123
  7. Pages 125-150
  8. Pages 151-169
  9. Pages 171-189
  10. Pages 191-206
  11. Pages 207-226
  12. Pages 227-242
  13. Pages 243-254
  14. Pages 255-264
  15. Pages 265-281
  16. Pages 283-300
  17. Pages 301-309
  18. Back Matter
    Pages 311-324

About this book


Stop paying for software. A world full of high–quality software is out there that you don't have to spend a dime for. If you've just spent your entire computing budget on a PC only to find that you need software to do anything interesting, this is the book that will show you how to get what you need without wreaking havoc on your finances. Install the right software to make a great work computer for no extra cost.

Packed with the practical, hands–on guidance and technical know–how that you've come to expect from Apress, Don't Spend A Dime: The Path to Low–Cost Computing takes you on a tour of the very best zero–cost software in each of the many categories that matter to the typical PC user. Learn to edit photos on the Internet without having to install any software at all. Find out where to get a free office suite for word processing and spreadsheet work. Whatever your need, James Kelly, best–selling technology author, guides you through the exciting and often confusing world of zero–cost computing. This book

  • Tells you what you need to install to have a fantastic work computer without spending a dime
  • Saves you money by showing you how to meet your computing needs
  • Saves you time by pointing you directly to the best free software
  • Saves you work by illustrating the most commonly performed tasks with each zero–cost software
  • Gives you choices and the ability to make your own decisions for your own needs and requirements

Before you go buy that $400.00 office suite—or worse, before you “borrow” it from work—stop! Let this book show you how to save hundreds of dollars in expensive software. Learn all about the free tools that the digerati use to make their lives better, and stop paying out the nose for software. Don't spend a dime!


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