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Editors Picks and Favorite Apps


  • OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) is the one place for everything in your life.

    • July 31, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
    • 14,589 downloads
  • State-of-the-art semantic personal publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability.

    • July 31, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Linux
    • 8,870 downloads
  • Dropbox allows you to sync your files online and across your computers automatically.

    • July 31, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 28,950 downloads
  • Skype is free and simple software that will enable you to make free calls anywhere in the world in minutes.

    • July 30, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 88,291 downloads
  • Minecraft is a fun arcade game where you explore lost worlds, kill monsters and uncover secrets. Download here for Windows, Mac and Linux. This is the The Bountiful Update.

    • July 30, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 1,676,897 downloads
  • TeamViewer is the fast, simple and friendly solution for remote access over the Internet.

    • July 29, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 23,774 downloads
  • Designed to protect personal computers running Windows from malicious programs.

    • July 28, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 17,242 downloads
  • Chrome combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.

    • July 31, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 69,689 downloads
  • WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS.

    • July 28, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Android OS
    • 792,921 downloads
  • OpenVPN is an open source VPN daemon.

    • July 27, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 58,171 downloads
  • With this free software you can burn CD-R, CD-RW DVD+R/RW DVD-R/RW discs.

    • July 23, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 24,321 downloads
  • Freeware system optimization tool that removes unused and temporary files.

    • July 23, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 202,025 downloads
  • K-Lite Codec Pack is a collection of codecs, DirectShow filters and tools.

    • July 22, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 507,392 downloads
  • Picasa is free photo editing software from Google that makes your pictures look great.

    • July 22, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 12,971 downloads
  • One of the most complete and popular digital distribution platforms for games.

    • July 22, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 106,684 downloads
  • Online password manager and form filler. Store all your passwords and usernames in the cloud. Access them across multiple devices and platforms. LastPass now is available for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iPhone and iPad.

    • July 20, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
    • 9,768 downloads
  • Unchecky automatically unchecks unrelated offers, both saving you mouse clicks and making it less likely to miss a checkbox of an unwanted offer.

    • July 13, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 3,452 downloads
  • VirtualBox is a general-purpose full virtualizer for x86 hardware. Targeted at server, desktop and embedded use, it is now the only professional-quality virtualization solution that is also Open Source Software.

    • July 9, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 37,002 downloads
  • FileZilla is a fast FTP and SFTP client for Windows with a lot of features.

    • July 9, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 14,614 downloads
  • All around tool, benchmarking, system diagnostic and analyser.

    • July 6, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 461,547 downloads
  • With an easy to use interface, connect to FTP (File Transfer Protocol), SFTP (SSH Secure File Transfer), WebDAV (Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning), Amazon S3, Google Cloud Storage and Rackspace Cloud Files.

    • July 6, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 8,617 downloads
  • Evernote is a free note-taking application for Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, WP, and BB with cross platform support.

    • July 3, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
    • 14,533 downloads
  • Improve your browsing experience with Mozilla's open-source and highly acclaimed Firefox.

    • July 2, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 213,381 downloads
  • Easy-to-use, simple, and effective anti-spyware application. Removes infections anti-virus software are not able to.

    • June 30, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows XP/Vista/7
    • 14,607,317 downloads
  • Uninstall any program with the most advanced uninstaller software.

    • June 29, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 169,779 downloads
  • Movie Player for Mac OS X based on QuickTime and FFMPEG.

    • June 24, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 11,866 downloads
  • Supercharge team collaboration with group chat and IM.

    • June 24, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux/Android
    • 5,880 downloads
  • phpMyAdmin is a free software tool written in PHP, intended to handle the administration of MySQL over the World Wide Web.

    • June 18, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 4,021 downloads
  • WinSCP is an open source free SFTP client and FTP client for Windows.

    • June 17, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 11,360 downloads
  • Whether you're gaming on a smartphone, tablet, notebook, laptop, desktop, or a high performance gaming PC, 3DMark includes a benchmark designed specifically for your device.

    • June 5, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 10,666 downloads
  • Google Drive. Keep everything. Share anything.

    • June 1, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 5,135 downloads
  • Take control of your day with Postbox’s clean and super-customizable interface. Make your email work for you, just the way you need it to.

    • May 27, 2015
    • Trial
    • Windows/Mac
    • 1,375 downloads
  • Google Earth Pro is a 3D interactive globe that can be used to aid planning, analysis and decision making.

    • May 22, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 81,201 downloads
  • Provides real-time protection for your home PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.

    • May 13, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 122,829 downloads
  • WinZip is bar none, the most popular and useful file compression utility out there.

    • May 7, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 13,873 downloads
  • A highly portable and popular multimedia player for multiple audio and video formats. VLC 2.2.0, codename WeatherWax, offers great new features.

    • April 15, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 34,673 downloads
  • Foobar2000 is an advanced and very complete freeware audio player for the Windows platform.

    • March 26, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 8,367 downloads
  • Pidgin is a multi-protocol instant messaging client for Linux, BSD, MacOS X, and Windows.

    • March 9, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 8,419 downloads
  • SpeedFan is a freeware program that monitors voltages, fan speeds and temperatures in computers with hardware monitor chips.

    • February 23, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 82,603 downloads
  • WinRAR is a powerful archive manager. It can backup your data and reduce the size of email attachments, decompress RAR, ZIP and other files.

    • February 17, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 37,779 downloads
  • Powerful Windows file manager replacement.

    • January 22, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 6,976,343 downloads
  • Image and photo manipulation software designed to be used on computers that run Windows.

    • December 8, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 12,706 downloads
  • Make screenshots. Draw on it. Shoot video and share your files. It's fast, easy and free.

    • December 5, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 2,585 downloads
  • Small tool for editing mpeg audio directly.

    • November 13, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 345,255 downloads
  • Trend Micro HijackThis is a free utility that generates an in depth report of registry and file settings from your computer.

    • October 27, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 85,551 downloads
  • Fraps is a universal Windows application that can be used with all games using DirectX or OpenGL technology.

    • August 13, 2014
    • Demo
    • Windows (all)
    • 18,398 downloads
  • Play QuickTime files (.mov, .qt and other extensions) without having to install QuickTime Player.

    • August 6, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows XP/Vista/7
    • 59,139 downloads
  • Rename multiple files with the click of a button. Batch renaming made easy.

    • July 29, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 13,336 downloads
  • Free BitTorrent client written from scratch in C that aims to be as efficient as possible.

    • July 2, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 9,475 downloads
  • Edit and convert graphics files with this top-notch image viewer.

    • June 23, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 2,122,783 downloads
  • Daemon Tools is a virtual cd/dvd-rom emulator.

    • July 22, 2013
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 282,317 downloads
  • Sublime Text is a sophisticated text editor for code, markup and prose. You'll love the slick user interface, extraordinary features and amazing performance.

    • July 8, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 11,598 downloads
  • The general goal of this 90's games is to create a series of Rube Goldberg devices.

    • March 15, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 11,941 downloads
  • Wolfenstein 3D is an action first person shooter published in 1992 by Apogee Software, Ltd.

    • March 11, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 2,186 downloads
  • Fan control for Apple MacBooks in OS X. Make your Mac run cooler.

    • October 11, 2012
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 3,402 downloads
  • Black Mesa is a Half-Life 2 total conversion, remaking Valve Software's award-winning PC game, Half-Life.

    • September 14, 2012
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 6,356 downloads