Programs developed by Google
Google Chrome is a popular web browser with a multi-tabbed interface. It has a seamless connectivity with Google account, which lets you share your bookmarks, history, and other settings to all of your devices. You can easily login to your email account, start video chat, and share files with your contacts right from your browser.
Toolbars are mostly known for their space and time saving purpose, whether they're integrated into a text editing application with necessary tools or within a browser giving you easy access to the websites you like. The second case goes for Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer, a handy built-in utility that might come in handy for users who work with Google search on a daily basis.
With Picasa, you can easily view, edit and organize your pictures however you like. To sophisticate the photo, you can make use of Basic and Advanced Effects. The program deserves your attention if there's a need of a rich palette to exert substantial effects on your pictures that later can be shared to Google+.
Google Earth is a program that enables you to enjoy 3D views of the globe. You can explore cities, buildings and structures with the 3D buildings layer, see distant galaxies, view constellations, see 3D models of spacecraft and zoom into 360-degree photos from past space missions.
Google Drive is an application that allows you to upload and sync files from your computer to the online storage service from Google. The app is available for Windows, Mac, Android, and iOS, and currently offers 5 GB of free storage for all types of files.
Google Talk Video and Voice Plug-in supports most common browsers like Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, etc. It is required so that you can make video calls to your contacts in Google Mail. It can also be used on Google Hangouts. You can make video conferences with up to 10 people, using this add-on.
It's a simple tool that lets you select the folders that you want to backup automatically. Google+ Auto Backup uses your Google Drive storage and uploads at full size by default. You can change these settings any time in your Auto Backup Preferences.
You can use emoticons, set status messages, send files or create voice mails. In case you are not online on Google Talk, and a friend is trying to chat with you, the message he/she wrote to you will be displayed to you as soon you log in, thanks to the “history” feature.
Google Desktop makes searching your computer as easy as searching the web with Google. It's a desktop search application that provides full text search over your email, files, music, photos, chats, Gmail, web pages that you've viewed, and more. By making your computer searchable, Desktop puts your information easily within your reach and frees you from having to manually organize your files.
Whit this application you will have your words, your language, anywhere. Online, offline, on the go. Whether at home, at work, or somewhere in between—communicate in the language you need, when you need it. Google Input Tools remembers your corrections and maintains a custom dictionary for new or uncommon words and names.
Google Photos Backup lets you upload photos from your computer to your Google Drive. When you set up this program for the first time, you can choose to upload photos and videos from a phone, camera, or storage card. Then, every time you connect that phone, camera, or storage card to your computer, the photos and videos on it will back up automatically (if you set it to do so).
Google Earth Pro is a shareware earth-mapping program. This program allows regular technical and non-technical users alike to explore earth mapping and geographical capabilities using built-in user-friendly features for easy operation and exploration. The program is educational for users of all ages and for families with school-age children.
Android Studio provides tools for building apps on every type of Android device. World-class code editing, debugging, performance tooling, a flexible build system, and an instant build/deploy system allow you to focus on building unique and high quality apps. It includes an intelligent code editor, a fast and feature-rich emulator, and more.
SDK Tools is a downloadable component for the Android SDK that includes the complete set of development and debugging tools for the Android SDK. The program enables you to create and test Android applications, enabling you to emulate your Android projects.
Google Updater is a tool to download and upgrade software by Google: Google Desktop, Picasa, Google Tool Bar, Google Talk, Google Earth and Chrome Browser. You can also download other applications like: Mozilla Firefox, Norton Security Scan, Spyware Doctor, RealPlayer, Skype, Adobe Reader 9, etc.
Google Input Tools for Windows is an input method editor which allows users to enter text in any of the supported languages using a Latin (English / QWERTY) keyboard. Users can type a word the way it sounds using Latin characters and Google Input Tools for Windows will convert the word to its native script. Available input tools include transliteration, IME, and on-screen keyboards.
This extension makes it easier for users to access a remote computer through a Chrome browser or a Chromebook. The protocol used to connect to the remove computers is encrypted which means that everything is protected from MITM attacks or from anyone who intercepts the connection.
Nik Collection includes a set of tools to edit and touch up photos. Sharpener Pro can apply selectively improvements to particular areas of the photo. It can also optimize images for a particular printer type. The Color Efex Pro tool comes with a set of filters for a colour correction, you can mix various filters for a different look.
Google Chrome Canary is a free browser designed for developers and early adopters, and can sometimes break down completely. To aid development and testing, Canary and Chrome Stable can run at the same time. Google Chrome Canary has the newest of the new Chrome features.