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The coronavirus hasn’t been kind to the world economy. Businesses are shuttering, stocks are plummeting, and unemployment claims are rising quicker than anyone could have predicted.

We get it. None of this bodes well for your wallet.

Fortunately, the digital world is a treasure trove when it comes to free content. Looking for a way to protect your laptop without shattering your piggy bank? Avast has you covered. Want to pick up a free game on your Switch instead of opting for Animal Crossing? Nintendo offers plenty.

Below, we’ve outlined an abundance of ways you can save on everything from entertainment to art, not to mention the tools you rely on for work and your personal well-being. Gwent, anyone?

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The best free photo-editing software for 2024

Don't want to pay a monthly subscription for Photoshop? We don't blame you. Check out our list of the best free photo-editing software you can use right now.
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The best free Nintendo Switch games

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The best free parental control software for PC, Mac, iOS, and Android

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The best free music players for MacOS

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The best free video editing software for 2022

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The best free MMORPGs

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How to watch DVDs and Blu-rays for free in Windows 10

How to get Google Earth Pro for free

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The best free video converters

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The best free drawing software

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The best free music download sites that are totally legal

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The best free music players for Windows PCs

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YouTube partners with Tribeca, Cannes, Sundance for free film festival

YouTube is partnering with Tribeca, Cannes, Sundance and several others to offer a free film festival on its platform from May 29 to June 7, 2020. 
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The best free online classes to take based on your interests

We've compiled the best free online courses you can take right now, depending on your interests, so you can come out of quarantine having learned something new.
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The best free streaming, education and fitness trials to keep you entertained right now

There are plenty of things to keep you busy with all the free trials right now -- whether it’s streaming services, education, fitness apps, and more.
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The best free resources to keep students engaged while stuck at home

As teachers, parents, and students of all ages adjust to the world of distance learning at home, educational tech outlets are responding with free offerings.
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The best free online concerts to watch from your couch

Many artists are taking the social distancing opportunity to provide free, live shows so all of us stuck at home can pretend we are right there with them. 
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Beat the boredom with a free Disney+ subscription

Pigs must be flying because Disney+ is free. Customers who sign up now can immerse themselves in Disney's selection of entertainment for the low price of $0.

Minecraft adds free educational content in response to COVID-19

While many schools are currently shut down, Minecraft is looking to help parents enhance their children's learning in a fun way through free educational worlds.
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Amazon Video makes family content available to all customers, no Prime needed

In response to the growing number of families stuck at home in the wake of the pandemic, Amazon is making a selection of its Prime Video family content free.
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Smithsonian releases collection of 2.8 million images for free use

The Smithsonian has released 2.8 million high-resolution images from across its collections that anyone can view, download, and reuse free of charge.