Download Parental - Best Software & Apps

  • AppLock - Fingerprint Unlock

    1.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Use your Fingerprint to Secure your Phone

    8
    16 votes
    • PROS: Lock any part of your phone with your fingerprint including apps and settings , Great option for parental control on a child's smartphone
    • CONS: Only compatible with phones that have a hardware fingerprint scanner, Only available for Android mobile devices
  • McAfee Internet Security Suite

    2011

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Stripped-down but extremely efficient internet security

    6
    380 votes
    • PROS: Very clear interface, File shredder, Good parental controls, Network monitoring, URL tools, Installation scan
    • CONS: Long installation process, Interface takes time to get used to, Windows cannot be resized
  • Morpheus

    Basic 5.5.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Veteran P2P client

    7
    602 votes
    • PROS: Auto antivirus scan, Access to all P2P networks, Supports UDP transfers, Sync downloaded files to iTunes, Search and listen to podcasts, Parental control, Integrated browser
    • CONS: Crowded interface (ads), Podcast downloading is clunky
  • Adult Blocker

    1.0.38

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Restrict Access To Adult Content

    8
    29 votes
    • PROS: Block illegal and inappropriate websites, Comes with “black” and “white” list, Set password against accessing websites, Protect the morality of young users
    • CONS: May not work on some browsers, May not work on some browsers Not foolproof, may be bypassed by others, Censorship could be a breach on freedom of information, Requires strong but easy to remember password
  • Wefisy: Web Filtering System

    1.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Software for parental control. Block access to websites, applications and ports.

    8
    11 votes
    • Kaspersky Total Security Multi-Device

      19.0.0.1088

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      An all-round antivirus for discerning users

      8
      458 votes
      • PROS: Real-time protection, Impressive parental controls, Built-in password manager, Back-up and tune-up functions, Folder encryption options
      • CONS: Very resource-hungry, Browser optimization limited to Internet Explorer, Anti-virus notifications are a little cryptic
    • McAfee VirusScan Plus AOL Edition

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      The power of VirusScan for AOL members

      7
      113 votes
      • PROS: Easy-to-use interface, Free computer check-ups, Free AOL parental controls
      • CONS: Installation takes awhile, Sparse on configuration options
    • Sophos Home Premium

      1.2.11

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Premium protection for home computers

      8
      2 votes
      • PROS: Offers a strong level of virus protection, Real-time monitoring, Parental web filtering included
      • CONS: Online support only offered on weekdays, The free version only protects three devices
    • BBC iPlayer

      4.21.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      iPhone
      Android
      Windows Phone

      The BBC iPlayer app for iPhone

      9
      2 votes
      • PROS: Lots of ways to watch BBC TV, Beautifully simple app, Parental PIN lock, Watch immediately or download for later
      • CONS: Would have liked some more options, No favorite feature
    • AthTek Skype Recorder

      6.50

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      AthTek Skype Recorder

      8
      7 votes
      • Norman Security Suite

        10.0

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Protect your PC against a range of threats

        6
        30 votes
        • PROS: Parental Controls and Firewall are easy to set up, Attractive interface, Configure your own rules
        • CONS: Heavy RAM consumption, Lacks some power features
      • Avira Family Protection Suite

        14.0.1.759

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Efficient, powerful and free antivirus software with parental controls

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: Fast scans, High rate of malware detection, Very configurable parental controls, Low resource consumption, Cloud protection
        • CONS: Design outdated, Doesn't have its own firewall
      • Safe Browsing Parental Control

        1.1.4

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        Safe Browsing is the first app to offer a full, yet safe mobile browsing experience free of adult content in any browser

        10
        1 vote
        • Child Control

          2011 11.253

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          The parental control for PC time limits, Internet control, block folders

          8
          25 votes
          • Net Nanny Parental Controls

            5.6

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Parental control made right

            6
            34 votes
            • PROS: Integrates 'Safe Search' options, Time restrictions, Set passwords and filters
            • CONS: Takes time to install
          • Nintendo Switch Parental Cont…

            1.0.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Android
            iPhone

            A free program for android

            -
            No votes yet
            • BullGuard Internet Security 2014

              2014

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Focus on all-round security

              7
              213 votes
              • PROS: Covers all the basics, Very clear, Quick installation, Parental protection mode, Family friendly, Proactive help
              • CONS: Interface not great, Scans take a long time, Lacks nice advanced options/extras
            • Norman Parental Control

              7.10

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Control the web content your kids can access

              3
              4 votes
              • PROS: Easy to configure, Predefined user profiles
              • CONS: No advanced functions, Long installation, Log file only covers last 7 days
            • PC-Time Manager

              1.2.1

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Parental control software for Windows

              0
              3 votes
              • Advanced Parental Control

                1.6

                License
                buy Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Control, restrict and monitor use of your PC

                3
                5 votes
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