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Editors Picks and Favorite Apps


  • WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS.
    • May 27, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Android OS
    • 739,691 downloads
  • All around tool, benchmarking, system diagnostic and analyser.
    • May 26, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 458,837 downloads
  • Freeware system optimization tool that removes unused and temporary files.
    • May 26, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 197,715 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.
    • May 26, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 1,510,057 downloads
  • Skype is free and simple software that will enable you to make free calls anywhere in the world in minutes.
    • May 25, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 85,641 downloads
  • Chrome combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.
    • May 25, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 65,549 downloads
  • OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) is the one place for everything in your life.
    • May 25, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
    • 13,859 downloads
  • FileZilla is a fast FTP and SFTP client for Windows with a lot of features.
    • May 22, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 13,564 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
    • 75,771 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.
    • May 21. 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
    • 9,228 downloads
  • TeamViewer is the fast, simple and friendly solution for remote access over the Internet.
    • May 21, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 22,874 downloads
  • Evernote is a free note-taking application for Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, WP, and BB with cross platform support.
    • May 19, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
    • 13,363 downloads
  • phpMyAdmin is a free software tool written in PHP, intended to handle the administration of MySQL over the World Wide Web.
    • May 18, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 3,701 downloads
  • Improve your browsing experience with Mozilla's open-source and highly acclaimed Firefox.
    • May 14, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 211,541 downloads
  • One of the most complete and popular digital distribution platforms for games.
    • May 14, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 100,314 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.
    • May 13, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 36,132 downloads
  • WinSCP is an open source free SFTP client and FTP client for Windows.
    • May 13, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 9,980 downloads
  • Provides real-time protection for your home PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.
    • May 13, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 119,369 downloads
  • State-of-the-art semantic personal publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability.
    • May 7, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Linux
    • 8,190 downloads
  • WinZip is bar none, the most popular and useful file compression utility out there.
    • May 7, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 13,283 downloads
  • Supercharge team collaboration with group chat and IM.
    • May 5, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux/Android
    • 5,270 downloads
  • Dropbox allows you to sync your files online and across your computers automatically.
    • May 5, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 26,470 downloads
  • The private and individual use of the AntiVir Personal Edition is completely free of charge.
    • May 5, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 584,700 downloads
  • Powerful, intuitive, and faster than a scalded monkey, Postbox will help you stay on task, find information quickly and act, not react.
    • May 4, 2015
    • Trial
    • Windows/Mac
    • 1,155 downloads
  • Google Drive. Keep everything. Share anything.
    • May 1, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 4,825 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.
    • April 24, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 9,646 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.
    • April 24, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 8,237 downloads
  • With this free software you can burn CD-R, CD-RW DVD+R/RW DVD-R/RW discs.
    • April 24, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 23,311 downloads
  • Easy-to-use, simple, and effective anti-spyware application. Removes infections anti-virus software are not able to.
    • April 22, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows XP/Vista/7
    • 14,602,807 downloads
  • avast! Free Antivirus is perfect for people who send e-mails and surf popular websites.
    • April 22, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android
    • 95,748 downloads
  • K-Lite Codec Pack is a collection of codecs, DirectShow filters and tools.
    • April 15, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 494,022 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
    • 33,093 downloads
  • Free Comodo Firewall with prevention-based protection.
    • April 6, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 14,340 downloads
  • Unchecky automatically unchecks unrelated offers, both saving you mouse clicks and making it less likely to miss a checkbox of an unwanted offer.
    • March 26, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 3,122 downloads
  • Foobar2000 is an advanced and very complete freeware audio player for the Windows platform.
    • March 26, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 8,247 downloads
  • Uninstall any program with the most advanced uninstaller software.
    • March 14, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 168,439 downloads
  • Pidgin is a multi-protocol instant messaging client for Linux, BSD, MacOS X, and Windows.
    • March 9, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 8,209 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)
    • 78,683 downloads
  • Picasa is free photo editing software from Google that makes your pictures look great.
    • February 18, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 12,501 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)
    • 37,219 downloads
  • Designed to protect personal computers running Windows from malicious programs.
    • February 3, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 16,822 downloads
  • Powerful Windows file manager replacement.
    • January 22, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 6,919,173 downloads
  • Image and photo manipulation software designed to be used on computers that run Windows.
    • December 8, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 12,476 downloads
  • Make screenshots. Draw on it. Shoot video and share your files. It's fast, easy and free.
    • December 5, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 2,345 downloads
  • OpenVPN is an open source VPN daemon.
    • December 2, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 50,651 downloads
  • Small tool for editing mpeg audio directly.
    • November 13, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 334,155 downloads
  • Movie Player for Mac OS X based on QuickTime and FFMPEG.
    • November 7, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 11,226 downloads
  • Create PDF documents on the fly for Free.
    • October 31, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 16,878 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)
    • 85,261 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)
    • 18,078 downloads
  • Play QuickTime files (.mov, .qt and other extensions) without having to install QuickTime Player.
    • August 6, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows XP/Vista/7
    • 58,639 downloads
  • Rename multiple files with the click of a button. Batch renaming made easy.
    • July 29, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 13,046 downloads
  • Free BitTorrent client written from scratch in C that aims to be as efficient as possible.
    • July 2, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 9,285 downloads
  • Edit and convert graphics files with this top-notch image viewer.
    • June 23, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 2,093,823 downloads
  • Daemon Tools is a virtual cd/dvd-rom emulator.
    • July 22, 2013
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 281,377 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
    • 10,468 downloads
  • ImgBurn is a lightweight CD / DVD / HD DVD / Blu-ray burning application.
    • June 17, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 730,761 downloads
  • The general goal of this 90's games is to create a series of Rube Goldberg devices.
    • March 15, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 11,291 downloads
  • Wolfenstein 3D is an action first person shooter published in 1992 by Apogee Software, Ltd.
    • March 11, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 2,006 downloads
  • Fan control for Apple MacBooks in OS X. Make your Mac run cooler.
    • October 11, 2012
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 3,162 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)
    • 6,246 downloads