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Download of the Week

Download of the Week

Our regular feature of the best software and freeware downloads on the web. Only great quality apps tested by our staff make the cut.

Download of the week: RoboForm

Conventional passwords are close to useless when it comes to online security, yet a recent statistical analysis of 28,000 stolen passwords shows that a disturbingly high percentage of people rely on the easiest keyboard combinations to remember, such as ‘1234’…

Download of the Week: Windows 7 Beta

With less than two weeks remaining until the general availability for Windows 7 Beta downloads ends (well, at least from the official site) we wanted to encourage those who may be waiting for a final release to go ahead and…

Download of the Week: Foxit Reader

When it comes to PDF readers, there are plenty to choose from, but few offer the versatility and speed of Foxit Reader. With a download size of less than 4MB, Foxit is extremely light and goes easy on system resources…

Download of the week: DivX 7

Amidst the frenzy the Consumer Electronics Show this week, DivX has released version 7 of its popular video and audio compression software, particularly introducing support for full HD H.264 videos. Continuing the trend of previous releases, DivX 7 comes in…

Download of the week: Evernote

Evernote is a free note-taking application that allows users to easily capture and organize information of various types, including text notes, printed and handwritten text within images (or even from a blurry cell phone snapshot), clippings from other applications and…

Download of the week: TeamViewer

There are a ton of remote control applications to choose from but few of them offer the simplicity of TeamViewer. This cross-platform (Mac and PC) tool lets you connect to other PCs within seconds for remote access, tech support and…

Download of the week: Songbird

Those looking for an alternative to iTunes or Windows Media Player might be interested to know that their open source competitor, Songbird, has finally reached its 1.0 version this week after two years in development. This free media player built…

Download of the week: µTorrent

µTorrent is quite an impressive BitTorrent client that acquired a strong reputation almost three years ago for its tiny footprint and minimal use of system resources. The latest stable version (1.8.1) is just 263 kB in size and yet it…

Download of the week: CCleaner

CCleaner is a freeware system optimization, privacy and cleaning tool. The extra C stands for “Crap,” and the program’s aim is to clean your system from just that – the temporary and unnecessary files that accumulate over time. You might…

Download of the week: Launchy

If you are the type of user who likes testing many applications then you surely must have one loaded start menu, and probably a cluttered desktop as well. But getting access to those apps isn’t always quick. Enter Launchy, a…

Download of the week: 7-Zip

Data compression is a popular way of reducing file sizes and making back-ups easier, and while paid applications such as WinZip and WinRAR have long dominated the scene, I suggest you give 7-Zip a try. The interface is kind of…

Download of the week: Dropbox

I often find myself moving between workspaces and machines, so lately, I’ve been searching for an easy way to keep my important files accessible at all times. Dropbox is a newcomer to the personal file storage, sharing and syncing space,…