Google Pack is a Google software product that comes with an installer that bundles selected and useful free PC software products. Google Pack supports Windows XP and Windows Vista operating systems. It contains the Google Updater program.
The Google Updater is the program that downloads and installs all the software in the Google Pack. You can use the Google Updater to monitor the status of your installation, run software that’s been installed, or uninstall software.
Please note that the product is discontinued by Google.
Google Pack Software
Google Pack software can be broadly classified into two groups:
- Google Software products
- Thrid Party Software products
Some of the free software products included in Google Pack are as follows:
- Google Earth
- Google Toolbar
- Google Desktop
- Google Talk
- Google Photos Screensaver
- Norton Security Scan
- Spyware Doctor
- Adobe Reader
Google Earth is a navigation software to find maps, driving directions, hotels, restaurants, and more. We can zoom from space to street level and tour the world virtually.
Google Toolbar is a browser plugin software for Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. The browser plugin brings the Google search experience to the browser. We can Google search from any web page and autofill forms, block annoying pop-ups, etc.
Google Desktop is a desktop companion software product. It can search your computer for
emails, files, web history, and more. Get all your personalized info in one place with Sidebar.
Picasa is a Photo organizer. You can find, edit, and share your photos. Easily remove red eye and fix photos.
Google Talk is a voice and IM application. It allows you to connect with your friends via
IM or free voice calls. Send and receive files and voice messages easily and quickly.
Norton Security Scan
Norton Security Scan is a PC security product that detects and eliminates internet worms, free detection updates, and scheduled scans.
Spyware Doctor is an antispyware utility program. It detects and removes spyware, adware, trojans, and keyloggers. It also includes Smart Updates and scheduling to protect your PC.
Adobe Reader is a PDF reader program. You can view, print, and search PDF files via a redesigned interface
Secure your documents and collaborate via online, real-time meetings.
RealPlayer is a media player software. You can play popular media formats, and organize music and videos.
Transfer music to iPod and other portable media players.
Skype is a voice, video, and chat software. You can make free voice and video calls to anyone else on Skype
Call landlines and mobile phones at pretty low rates.