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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for desktop software.

Our choices for the best desktop software are easy to install, free of bloatware, and simple to use. They're also compatible with your operating system so you don't have to worry about upgrading just to get the latest version. Browse the top-ranked list of desktop software below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Trend Micro - Antivirus+ Security Internet Security Software (1-Device) (1-Year Subscription) - Windows - Front_Zoom
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    "First time user of this antivirus and si far have no issues with my desktop. In use about 1 month....I only use trend micro for my laptop and desktop computer. I don't like the other brands of security/virus software. "

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    Protect computers and digital profiles with this Trend Micro Antivirus+ Security software. Advanced AI learning maintains cutting-edge protection from ransomware and other malicious code, while intuitive settings and status reports make it easy to block websites from stealing personal information. This Trend Micro Antivirus+ Security software fixes and optimizes systems to ensure secure online transactions.
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    "First time user of this antivirus and si far have no issues with my desktop. In use about 1 month....I only use trend micro for my laptop and desktop computer. I don't like the other brands of security/virus software. "

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    Protect computers and digital profiles with this Trend Micro Antivirus+ Security software. Advanced AI learning maintains cutting-edge protection from ransomware and other malicious code, while intuitive settings and status reports make it easy to block websites from stealing personal information. This Trend Micro Antivirus+ Security software fixes and optimizes systems to ensure secure online transactions.
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  2. Webroot - Internet Security with Antivirus Protection (3 Devices) (1-Year Subscription – Auto Renewal) - Android, Apple iOS, Chrome, Mac OS, Windows [Digital] - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Perfect virus protection for your laptop desktop and Android...Web Root a great anti virus protection for my desktop computer"

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    Real-time protection for PC, Mac®, Chromebook™ Android™ and IOS devices. Cloud based Webroot Internet Security Plus with Antivirus proactively shields households from the latest malware, phishing scams and other cyberattacks—all without slowing down your computer. We continuously analyze and classify billions of apps, files, websites and more so you bank, shop and browse online worry-free. Our leading rollback technology automatically returns infected devices to their original state. Installing in seconds and designed to work with any software, the full package features Chromebook™ security and system optimizer. Webroot empowers you with peace of mind without slowing you down.
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    "Perfect virus protection for your laptop desktop and Android...Web Root a great anti virus protection for my desktop computer"

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    Real-time protection for PC, Mac®, Chromebook™ Android™ and IOS devices. Cloud based Webroot Internet Security Plus with Antivirus proactively shields households from the latest malware, phishing scams and other cyberattacks—all without slowing down your computer. We continuously analyze and classify billions of apps, files, websites and more so you bank, shop and browse online worry-free. Our leading rollback technology automatically returns infected devices to their original state. Installing in seconds and designed to work with any software, the full package features Chromebook™ security and system optimizer. Webroot empowers you with peace of mind without slowing you down.
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  3. Webroot - Antivirus Protection and Internet Security (6 Devices) (1-Year Subscription) - Android, Apple iOS, Mac OS, Windows [Digital] - Front_Zoom
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    "Great Software...Great software for the price. Protects 6 devices........One of the better anti-virus softwares out there. Does not use a ton of system resources like others. "

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    Powerful, lightweight protection for PC and Mac computers. Cloud-based Webroot SecureAnywhere AntiVirus guards your personal information by blocking the latest malware, phishing, and cyberattacks. We continuously analyze and classify billions of apps, files, websites, and more every day to keep you safe as you bank, shop, and browse online. Using the power of the cloud, Webroot security installs in seconds and stops threats in real time, while our industry-leading rollback technology can automatically return infected local drives to their uninfected states. And with our no-software-conflict design, Webroot protection is the Smarter Cybersecurity solution that won’t slow you down.This item cannot be returned or refunded, please visit to learn more.
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    "Great Software...Great software for the price. Protects 6 devices........One of the better anti-virus softwares out there. Does not use a ton of system resources like others. "

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    Powerful, lightweight protection for PC and Mac computers. Cloud-based Webroot SecureAnywhere AntiVirus guards your personal information by blocking the latest malware, phishing, and cyberattacks. We continuously analyze and classify billions of apps, files, websites, and more every day to keep you safe as you bank, shop, and browse online. Using the power of the cloud, Webroot security installs in seconds and stops threats in real time, while our industry-leading rollback technology can automatically return infected local drives to their uninfected states. And with our no-software-conflict design, Webroot protection is the Smarter Cybersecurity solution that won’t slow you down.This item cannot be returned or refunded, please visit to learn more.
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  4. Quicken Classic Deluxe 1-Year Subscription - Mac OS, Windows, Android, Apple iOS - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "My go to desktop financial software for my personal use as it has all I need and works well except for reliable balances for my particular 401(K) accounts. ...I have used this software for over 25 years. What I will say is that I dont like the annual subscription fee. "

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    Product Description

    Quicken Deluxe personal finance software helps you take control of your finances.
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    "My go to desktop financial software for my personal use as it has all I need and works well except for reliable balances for my particular 401(K) accounts. ...I have used this software for over 25 years. What I will say is that I dont like the annual subscription fee. "

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    Quicken Deluxe personal finance software helps you take control of your finances.
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  5. LG - UltraGear 45” Curved QHD 200Hz 1-ms FreeSync Premium Gaming Monitor with HDR (Display Port, HDMI, USB Type-C) - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "The inclusion of USB Type-C with Power Delivery is a thoughtful addition, reducing cable clutter, and connecting it to my desktop with high-end components proved seamless. ...Such as outlook, chrome and security cameras. LG has great software to open windows in unique orientetions which is a nice option if you do not like the Windows 11 option to split windows. "

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    Product Description

    Bolster your battlestation! Featuring a huge 45” QHD (5120 x 1440) curved screen at a 32:9 aspect ratio, the vast display envelops gamers in play, streaming, work and creative products all on one monitor at the same time. With gaming-focused features such as up to a 200Hz refresh rate, a 1ms response time, AMD FreeSync Premium Pro and built-in KVM, this UltraGear monitor is fast and smooth with virtually tear- and stutter-free gameplay. The gaming monitor also provides deep, rich color and contrast courtesy of up to 95% DCI-P3 color coverage & VESA DisplayHDR 600. This UltraGear display offers a host of connectivity options such as USB Type-C with 90W power delivery, HDMI 2.1 (x2), DisplayPort, USB (x3) and 4-pole headphone jack. And with a 3-side, virtually borderless design and a screen that is height, tilt and swivel adjustable, this UltraGear monitor is the perfect centerpiece for a desktop battlestation.
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    "The inclusion of USB Type-C with Power Delivery is a thoughtful addition, reducing cable clutter, and connecting it to my desktop with high-end components proved seamless. ...Such as outlook, chrome and security cameras. LG has great software to open windows in unique orientetions which is a nice option if you do not like the Windows 11 option to split windows. "

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    Bolster your battlestation! Featuring a huge 45” QHD (5120 x 1440) curved screen at a 32:9 aspect ratio, the vast display envelops gamers in play, streaming, work and creative products all on one monitor at the same time. With gaming-focused features such as up to a 200Hz refresh rate, a 1ms response time, AMD FreeSync Premium Pro and built-in KVM, this UltraGear monitor is fast and smooth with virtually tear- and stutter-free gameplay. The gaming monitor also provides deep, rich color and contrast courtesy of up to 95% DCI-P3 color coverage & VESA DisplayHDR 600. This UltraGear display offers a host of connectivity options such as USB Type-C with 90W power delivery, HDMI 2.1 (x2), DisplayPort, USB (x3) and 4-pole headphone jack. And with a 3-side, virtually borderless design and a screen that is height, tilt and swivel adjustable, this UltraGear monitor is the perfect centerpiece for a desktop battlestation.
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  6. Acer - Nitro XZ320QK P3bmiiphx 31.5” LED UHD FreeSync Monitor (Display Port, HDMI) - Black - Angle_Zoom
    Top comment

    "That said, this is a fantastic monitor! I use it on my home desktop, and hope to get one for my work system soon! "

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    Product Description

    Fasten your seatbelt: The Nitro XZ320QK 31.5" curved zero-frame monitor with UHD resolution delivers incredible sharp picture quality. Crisp, true-to-life colors come alive with the amazing 3840 x 2160 resolution, allowing you to enjoy High-Definition entertainment in the comfort of your home. The wide view angle technology lets you share what's on your screen with friends and family as colors stay true no matter what angle you're viewing from. Incredible 100,000,000:1 contrast ratio and rapid response time ensure your games, work and movies are smooth and look as epic as possible. Through AMD FreeSync Premium technology, the game’s frame rate is determined by your graphics card, not the fixed refresh rate of the monitor, giving you a serious competitive edge. Smooth, tear-free gameplay!! And a whole lot more.
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    "That said, this is a fantastic monitor! I use it on my home desktop, and hope to get one for my work system soon! "

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    Product Description

    Fasten your seatbelt: The Nitro XZ320QK 31.5" curved zero-frame monitor with UHD resolution delivers incredible sharp picture quality. Crisp, true-to-life colors come alive with the amazing 3840 x 2160 resolution, allowing you to enjoy High-Definition entertainment in the comfort of your home. The wide view angle technology lets you share what's on your screen with friends and family as colors stay true no matter what angle you're viewing from. Incredible 100,000,000:1 contrast ratio and rapid response time ensure your games, work and movies are smooth and look as epic as possible. Through AMD FreeSync Premium technology, the game’s frame rate is determined by your graphics card, not the fixed refresh rate of the monitor, giving you a serious competitive edge. Smooth, tear-free gameplay!! And a whole lot more.
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  7. Adobe - Photoshop Elements 2024 & Premiere Elements 2024 - Windows [Digital] - Front_Zoom
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    "I use for many years Adobe Photoshop I decide to upgrade it, this one has the latest enhancements in Photoshop desktop, such as creating and sharing Adjustment Presets, and editing text from the Contextual Task Bar. ...New Software...Just learning how to use this software, liking it so far."

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    Product Description

    From quick tweaks and trims to total transformations, Adobe Sensei AI* and automated options make editing easy, and you can learn tricks and techniques as you go with 88 step-by-step Guided Edits. Present your best pics and videos in beautiful templates for Photo Reels, video Highlight Reels, collages, slideshows, motion graphics, Quote Graphics, and animated social posts. Effortlessly organize everything. And do more on the go using web and mobile companion apps (English-only beta).
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    "I use for many years Adobe Photoshop I decide to upgrade it, this one has the latest enhancements in Photoshop desktop, such as creating and sharing Adjustment Presets, and editing text from the Contextual Task Bar. ...New Software...Just learning how to use this software, liking it so far."

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    Product Description

    From quick tweaks and trims to total transformations, Adobe Sensei AI* and automated options make editing easy, and you can learn tricks and techniques as you go with 88 step-by-step Guided Edits. Present your best pics and videos in beautiful templates for Photo Reels, video Highlight Reels, collages, slideshows, motion graphics, Quote Graphics, and animated social posts. Effortlessly organize everything. And do more on the go using web and mobile companion apps (English-only beta).
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  8. HP OMEN - 27" IPS LED FHD 240Hz FreeSync and G-SYNC Compatible Gaming Monitor with HDR (DisplayPort, HDMI, USB) - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "He also got an HP omen desktop. He loves them both....My favorite is that is connects with my Omen desktop and has a color change backdrop lighting (:"

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    Outclass the competition with ultra-smooth frames and crisp details, this NVIDIA G-SYNC compatible display has what it takes to keep up with you. With a refined design unlike any other. Speed run through fun.
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    "He also got an HP omen desktop. He loves them both....My favorite is that is connects with my Omen desktop and has a color change backdrop lighting (:"

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    Product Description

    Outclass the competition with ultra-smooth frames and crisp details, this NVIDIA G-SYNC compatible display has what it takes to keep up with you. With a refined design unlike any other. Speed run through fun.
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  9. HyperX - Cloud III Wireless Gaming Headset for PC, PS5, PS4, and Nintendo Switch - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "No issues with connecting to his desktop, with the sound, or microphone. He has stated that they are among the best he has had."

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    Product Description

    The legendary headset with a fresh look. HyperX Cloud III Wireless is the continuation of a line of headsets with uncompromised comfort and audio quality. The 53mm drivers are now angled for an improved listening experience and optimally tuned for gaming. Comfort remains key as the headset features additional signature HyperX memory foam in the headband and plush ear cushions for a great fit that comfortable throughout long gaming sessions. It also features a newly improved microphone that accurately reproduces sound for clear communications over in-game chat and calls. With 120 hours of battery life, you can focus on the game and not a low battery indicator. Play more and play comfortably.
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    "No issues with connecting to his desktop, with the sound, or microphone. He has stated that they are among the best he has had."

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    Product Description

    The legendary headset with a fresh look. HyperX Cloud III Wireless is the continuation of a line of headsets with uncompromised comfort and audio quality. The 53mm drivers are now angled for an improved listening experience and optimally tuned for gaming. Comfort remains key as the headset features additional signature HyperX memory foam in the headband and plush ear cushions for a great fit that comfortable throughout long gaming sessions. It also features a newly improved microphone that accurately reproduces sound for clear communications over in-game chat and calls. With 120 hours of battery life, you can focus on the game and not a low battery indicator. Play more and play comfortably.
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  10. Razer - Blackshark V2 Hyperspeed Wireless Gaming Headset - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Ive used steel series and logitech, but the razer software seems to be superior for spacial sound and overall less buggy....They feel so light in your head and had no issues connecting to my desktop. They are extremely durable and last for the longest time. "

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    Product Description

    Get the non-stop comfort you need for all-day competitive play with the Razer BlackShark V2 HyperSpeed—a wireless ultra-lightweight esports headset. Designed for maximum performance and minimal weight, experience a level of clarity and power that never gets in the way of your game.
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    Top comment

    "Ive used steel series and logitech, but the razer software seems to be superior for spacial sound and overall less buggy....They feel so light in your head and had no issues connecting to my desktop. They are extremely durable and last for the longest time. "

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    Product Description

    Get the non-stop comfort you need for all-day competitive play with the Razer BlackShark V2 HyperSpeed—a wireless ultra-lightweight esports headset. Designed for maximum performance and minimal weight, experience a level of clarity and power that never gets in the way of your game.
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