Companies are trying to help you work through the lockdown. They are offering a range of free software trials so that you can stay productive and try something new. Here are the very best free software trials happening right now.
An increasingly popular and rapidly growing video conferencing programme. Zoom combines video conferencing, online meetings, chat and mobile collaboration. It offers free video conferencing for up to 1000 participants for 40 minutes. There are paid subscriptions so that you can increase the number of participants, how long meetings last and access more advanced features. In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Zoom has expanded its services and removed minute caps for schools and people in regions that have been particularly affected by the coronavirus.
Yoast Academy: All-around SEO
Yoast Academy is offering free SEO training for a limited time only. The lessons include instructional videos, reading materials and quizzes. You can learn all about SEO including keyword research, SEO copywriting, site structure, technical SEO and more. This is a great opportunity if you have an online business.
Adobe Creative Cloud
I’ve got some good news. Adobe is offering a free two month trial of Adobe Creative Cloud. Creative Cloud is a collection of 20+ creative apps for both desktop and mobile. It offers apps and services for photography, design, video, web, UX and more. Adobe’s Creative Cloud allows you to access thousands of fonts, showcase and discover artwork, access Cloud Libraries, and customise your portfolio website. There are two ways to get it. If you work in education, you can find the information on the website. Getting a free trial if you don’t work in education a little bit more complicated, but this guide has you covered. This is a truly amazing opportunity and well worth a look.
A teamwork hub that is perfect for remote working. Teams allows you to chat, meet, call, share files and collaborate with your team all in one place. It allows you to host meetings with up to ten thousand participants. Microsoft Teams is tied up with Office 360, but educational institutions can use it for free.
Final Cut Pro X
Final Cut Pro X is an advanced video editor. It allows you to edit more complex projects and work with larger frame sizes and higher frame rates. Normally Apple’s Final Pro X has a 30-day trial but this has been extended to 90 days. You can even extend an existing 30-day trial to 90 days. If you’re a pro at filming or video editing and want to try something new, then the Final Cut Pro X trial is for you.
Logic Pro X
Logic Pro X is a complete professional recording studio that is ideal for musicians. It has a range of amazing features including Smart Tempo, effect plugins, Brush Drum Kits, Drummers and more. You can now get a 90 day free trial of Apple’s Logic Pro X. This is the first time Logic Pro X has had a free trial so it’s an amazing opportunity. Check out the free trial of Logic Pro X today.
Fender Play App
Fender Play is a complete learning app that helps you learn guitar, bass and ukulele. The lessons are easy to follow, the instructors are expert musicians, and your progress is tracked overtime to keep you motivated. Fender Play is a great app if you’re a beginner who is just getting into music and the free trial is well worth a look.
Avid Pro Tools
A digital audio workstation suitable for Windows and Mac. Avid Pro Tools is a great way to record, produce, edit, and mix and master your work. They have a range of options including Pro Tools First, Pro Tools, and Pro Tools Ultimate, there is something for everyone. It doesn’t matter whether you’re an amateur musician or expert producer, Avid Pro Tools can help you meet your goals. In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Avid Pro Tools are letting you try Pro Tools and Pro Tools Ultimate for free for 90 days.
CISCO offers a huge range of software for businesses with a range of applications from networking, security, data and collaboration. They have enhanced their free Webex accounts and are offering free 90-day businesses licences to businesses affected by the coronavirus. In the past, users with free Webex accounts could create 40-minute meetings, with a maximum of 50 participants. You can now run meetings that last indefinitely with a maximum of 100 participants. Try Webex now for free.
Try Something New Today
The lockdown is the perfect time to try something new. You can upskill, start a business or develop your existing business. These free software trials can make a real difference, so get cracking and try something new today.
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