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Editors Picks and Favorite Apps


  • avast! Free Antivirus is perfect for people who send e-mails and surf popular websites.
    • October 21, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android
    • 77,568 downloads
  • phpMyAdmin is a free software tool written in PHP, intended to handle the administration of MySQL over the World Wide Web.
    • October 21, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 2,371 downloads
  • OpenVPN is an open source VPN daemon.
    • October 20, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 23,581 downloads
  • With this free software you can burn CD-R, CD-RW DVD+R/RW DVD-R/RW discs.
    • October 19, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 20,321 downloads
  • FileZilla is a fast FTP and SFTP client for Windows with a lot of features.
    • October 16, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 8,814 downloads
  • WinSCP is an open source free SFTP client and FTP client for Windows.
    • October 15, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 7,050 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.
    • October 15, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 6,776 downloads
  • Dropbox allows you to sync your files online and across your computers automatically.
    • October 17, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 20,390 downloads
  • Chrome combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.
    • October 14, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 54,419 downloads
  • Evernote is a free note-taking application for Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, WP, and BB with cross platform support.
    • October 14, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
    • 10,193 downloads
  • Easy-to-use, simple, and effective anti-spyware application. Removes infections anti-virus software are not able to.
    • October 13, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows XP/Vista/7
    • 14,580,067 downloads
  • Improve your browsing experience with Mozilla's open-source and highly acclaimed Firefox.
    • October 13, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 201,211 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.
    • October 12, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 32,062 downloads
  • µTorrent is an efficient and feature rich BitTorrent client for Windows sporting a very small footprint.
    • October 17, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 31,224 downloads
  • Foobar2000 is an advanced and very complete freeware audio player for the Windows platform.
    • October 9, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 7,017 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.
    • October 8, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 1,102,467 downloads
  • All around tool, benchmarking, system diagnostic and analyser.
    • October 7, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 439,447 downloads
  • K-Lite Codec Pack is a collection of codecs, DirectShow filters and tools.
    • October 6, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 452,302 downloads
  • Skype is free and simple software that will enable you to make free calls anywhere in the world in minutes.
    • October 6, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 70,441 downloads
  • Make screenshots. Draw on it. Shoot video and share your files. It's fast, easy and free.
    • October 2, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 1,125 downloads
  • The private and individual use of the AntiVir Personal Edition is completely free of charge.
    • October 1, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 573,910 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.
    • October 1, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
    • 6,558 downloads
  • Freeware system optimization tool that removes unused and temporary files.
    • September 26, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 179,105 downloads
  • Supercharge team collaboration with group chat and IM.
    • September 26, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android
    • 3,020 downloads
  • One of the most complete and popular digital distribution platforms for games.
    • September 25, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 76,684 downloads
  • Movie Player for Mac OS X based on QuickTime and FFMPEG.
    • September 18, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 8,636 downloads
  • TeamViewer is the fast, simple and friendly solution for remote access over the Internet.
    • September 15, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 19,564 downloads
  • Provides real-time protection for your home PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.
    • September 10, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 107,489 downloads
  • Uninstall any program with the most advanced uninstaller software.
    • September 1, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 162,139 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.
    • September 1, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 34,709 downloads
  • OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) is the one place for everything in your life.
    • August 29, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
    • 10,899 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.
    • August 27, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 6,287 downloads
  • SpeedFan is a freeware program that monitors voltages, fan speeds and temperatures in computers with hardware monitor chips.
    • August 19, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 65,023 downloads
  • Picasa is free photo editing software from Google that makes your pictures look great.
    • August 13, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 10,521 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)
    • 16,878 downloads
  • Free Comodo Firewall with prevention-based protection.
    • August 11, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 12,010 downloads
  • Google Drive. Keep everything. Share anything.
    • August 12, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 3,005 downloads
  • Play QuickTime files (.mov, .qt and other extensions) without having to install QuickTime Player.
    • August 6, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows XP/Vista/7
    • 56,119 downloads
  • WinZip is bar none, the most popular and useful file compression utility out there.
    • August 1, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 11,413 downloads
  • A highly portable and popular multimedia player for multiple audio and video formats. With the capabilities of "RinceWind", 2.1.5 fixes a few bugs, and important security issues
    • July 31, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 26,603 downloads
  • Rename multiple files with the click of a button. Batch renaming made easy.
    • July 29, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 10,996 downloads
  • Image and photo manipulation software designed to be used on computers that run Windows.
    • July 23, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 11,096 downloads
  • Powerful Windows file manager replacement. Although this is a shareware it is fully functional.
    • July 23, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 6,702,863 downloads
  • Small tool for editing mpeg audio directly.
    • July 22, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 293,595 downloads
  • Designed to protect personal computers running Windows from malicious programs.
    • July 7, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 14,972 downloads
  • Free BitTorrent client written from scratch in C that aims to be as efficient as possible.
    • July 2, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 8,515 downloads
  • Edit and convert graphics files with this top-notch image viewer.
    • June 23, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 1,995,483 downloads
  • Create PDF documents on the fly — for Free.
    • March 10, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 12,878 downloads
  • Pidgin is a multi-protocol instant messaging client for Linux, BSD, MacOS X, and Windows.
    • February 3, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 7,189 downloads
  • Google Earth puts a planet's worth of imagery and other geographic information right on your desktop.
    • November 15, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 57,931 downloads
  • Powerful, intuitive, and faster than a scalded monkey, Postbox will help you stay on task, find information quickly and act, not react.
    • August 2, 2013
    • Shareware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 745 downloads
  • Daemon Tools is a virtual cd/dvd-rom emulator.
    • July 22, 2013
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 278,407 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
    • 6,488 downloads
  • ImgBurn is a lightweight CD / DVD / HD DVD / Blu-ray burning application.
    • June 17, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 680,451 downloads
  • Unlock files that you can not delete.
    • May 20, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 213,941 downloads
  • The general goal of this 90's games is to create a series of Rube Goldberg devices.
    • March 15, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 9,141 downloads
  • Wolfenstein 3D is an action first person shooter published in 1992 by Apogee Software, Ltd.
    • March 11, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 1,406 downloads
  • Fan control for Apple MacBooks in OS X. Make your Mac run cooler.
    • October 11, 2012
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 2,312 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)
    • 5,776 downloads
  • Trend Micro HijackThis is a free utility that generates an in depth report of registry and file settings from your computer.
    • April 22, 2010
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 83,971 downloads