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Brewton-Parker College

Free and Open Source Software and Services

Important Message: Links from the BPC Technology Services pages to websites outside of the domain are offered as a service of convenience to you. No endorsement is implied. Any opinions offered on those pages are the opinions of their editors and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Brewton-Parker College. Some of the links from these pages provide access to commercial sites selling products. Inclusion of those links are voluntary; they are not paid advertisements. BPC DOES NOT provide support for this software/service and is not responsible for any damage they may cause on your PC.

A note to faculty and staff: Please get permission from Technology Services before installing any software. Not all "free" software listed on this page may be installed on BPC computers. Some software licenses are for personal use only and forbid use on business and/or educational computers. I will try to put a note on any software that may be for personal use but please read the End User License Agreement (EULA) to verify.

Please contact the webmaster through this form if you find: any errors, links that are no longer valid or software that should be included in the list below.

Office Suites

IBM Lotus Symphony (no limitations)
Note:Includes the ability to compose documents, create presentations, and build spreadsheets.

OpenOffice (no limitations)
Note: Full suite includes word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more.


Anti-virus Software (with real-time protection)
Make sure not to have more than one anti-virus software with real-time protection installed. Having more than one anti-virus software will use additional resources and can result in program conflicts and false virus alerts.

Avast Home Edition (non-commercial home use ONLY)
Note: requires email registration to for activation key

AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition (non-commercial home use ONLY)

Avira AntiVir Personal (non-commercial home use ONLY)
Note: daily virus signature updates include a nag window to purchase full version

Blink Personal Edition (non-commercial home use ONLY)
Note:free for 1 year
Requires registration before downloading

Comodo Internet Security (no limitations)

PC Tools AntiVirus (no limitations)

DriveSentry (non-commercial home use ONLY)

Spyware Terminator (no limitations)

Microsoft Security Essentials (no limitations)
Note: Your PC must run genuine Windows to install Microsoft Security Essentials.

Panda Cloud Antivirus (non-commercial home use ONLY)

Anti-virus Software (on-demand scan)
On-demand scanners can be used in conjunction with real-time antivirus scanners and should not cause any issues.

Microsoft Safety Scanner

ClamWin (no limitations)

BitDefender Free Edition

Anti-virus Software (Mac OS X)

PC Tools iAntiVirus
Note: real-time protection included


Online Virus/Malware Scan and Removal
Online virus scans do not provide protection however can be used to detect and remove possible virus infections.

BitDefender Online Scanner
Note: Internet Explorer only

F-Secure Online Scanner
Note: Internet Explorer only

Panda ActiveScan
Note: Registration required for virus removal

Symantec Virus Detection
Note: Internet Explorer only
does not provide automatic virus removal
"...provides an analysis of your results and offers suggestions for further action."

Trend Micro™ HouseCall
Note: Works on many different browsers and Operating Systems.

Windows Live OneCare
Note: Internet Explorer only

ESET Online Virus Scan
Note: Internet Explorer only

Anti-Spyware Software

Ad-Aware 2008 Free (non-commercial home use ONLY)
Note: No real-time protection

Spybot - Search & Destroy (no limitations)
Note: limited real-time protection

Spyware Terminator (no limitations)
Note: real-time protection included

SuperAntiSpyware (non-commercial home use ONLY)
Note: No real-time protection

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
Note: No real-time protection

Advanced System Protector
Note: No real-time protection

Miscellaneous Software

Trend Micro HijackThis




The mission of Brewton-Parker College, a Georgia Baptist college, is to develop the whole student through the application
of Biblically-centered truth to a liberal arts curriculum in a community of shared Christian values.
Brewton-Parker College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Brewton-Parker College.
Brewton-Parker College | Located on U.S. 280 at 201 David-Eliza Fountain Circle, P. O. Box 197, Mount Vernon, GA 30445
with a site in Newnan
912-583-2241, 1-800-342-1087
Get directions to the main campus.
Contact Technology Services if you have any comments, questions or issues.
May 16, 2013 2:20 PM