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Editors Picks and Favorite Apps


  • Google Drive. Keep everything. Share anything.

    • July 28, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
  • FileZilla is a fast FTP and SFTP client for Windows with a lot of features.

    • July 27, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
  • Skype is free and simple software that will enable you to make free calls anywhere in the world in minutes.

    • July 27, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows
  • A free Git and Mercurial client for Windows or Mac.

    • July 26, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
  • Plex is packed with features designed to make your media experience easy and enjoyable.

    • July 25, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows
  • WinSCP is an open source free SFTP client and FTP client for Windows.

    • July 22, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows
  • 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 22, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
  • Download the latest version of WhatsApp Messenger for free. Enjoy texts, voice notes and free phone calls.

    • July 21, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Android OS
  • Chrome combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.

    • July 20, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows
  • TeamViewer is the fast, simple and friendly solution for remote access over the Internet.

    • July 19, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux/Android
  • iTunes is a free application for Mac and PC. It plays all your digital music and video. It syncs content to your iPod, iPhone, and Apple TV.

    • July 18, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows
  • Foobar2000 is an advanced and very complete freeware audio player for the Windows platform.

    • July 18, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows
  • Supercharge team collaboration with group chat and IM.

    • July 15, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux/Android
  • 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.

    • July 14, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows
  • Millions of tracks, any time you like. Just search for it in Spotify, then play it. Just help yourself to whatever you want, whenever you want it.

    • July 13, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android
  • Lastpass is an online password manager and form filler that makes web browsing easier and more secure.

    • July 12, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
  • One of the most complete and popular digital distribution platforms for games.

    • July 11, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
  • Image and photo manipulation software designed to be used on computers that run Windows.

    • July 8, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows
  • Dropbox allows you to sync your files online and across your computers automatically.

    • July 7, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
  • F.lux fixes this: it makes the color of your computer's display adapt to the time of day, warm at night and like sunlight during the day.

    • July 6, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
  • Easy-to-use, simple, and effective anti-spyware application. Removes infections anti-virus software are not able to.

    • March 19, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows XP/Vista/7
  • SpeedFan is a freeware program that monitors voltages, fan speeds and temperatures in computers with hardware monitor chips.

    • June 29, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows
  • Improve your browsing experience with Mozilla's open-source and highly acclaimed Firefox.

    • June 28, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
  • 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 Frostburn Update.

    • June 24, 2016
    • Shareware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
  • phpMyAdmin is a free software tool written in PHP, intended to handle the administration of MySQL over the World Wide Web.

    • June 23, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
  • State-of-the-art semantic personal publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability.

    • June 21, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Linux
  • Freeware system optimization tool that removes unused and temporary files.

    • July 19, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows
  • Pidgin is a multi-protocol instant messaging client for Linux, BSD, MacOS X, and Windows.

    • June 21, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
  • With this free software you can burn CD-R, CD-RW DVD+R/RW DVD-R/RW discs.

    • June 20, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows
  • 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.

    • June 17, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
  • A highly portable and popular multimedia player for multiple audio and video formats.

    • June 6, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
  • Real-time messaging that works. Get full access to your messages and archives, upload files easily, and receive notifications whether you’re at your desk or on the go.

    • May 31, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
  • OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) is the one place for everything in your life.

    • May 30, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
  • OpenVPN is an open source VPN daemon.

    • May 10, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
  • WinZip is bar none, the most popular and useful file compression utility out there.

    • May 4, 2016
    • Shareware
    • Windows
  • Upload and view your photos from any device. Auto upload photos from your Mac or Windows computer, smartphone, camera, or storage cards.

    • April 29, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
  • Provides real-time protection for your home PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.

    • April 15, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows
  • Free BitTorrent client written from scratch in C that aims to be as efficient as possible. Now available for Windows.

    • March 28, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
  • Unchecky automatically unchecks unrelated offers, both saving you mouse clicks and making it less likely to miss a checkbox of an unwanted offer.

    • March 17, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows
  • Edit and convert graphics files with this top-notch image viewer.

    • March 11, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows
  • Make screenshots. Draw on it. Shoot video and share your files. It's fast, easy and free.

    • February 26, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
  • All around tool, benchmarking, system diagnostic and analyser.

    • February 24, 2016
    • Shareware
    • Windows
  • Small tool for editing mpeg audio directly.

    • February 19, 2016
    • Freeware
    • Windows
  • 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 4, 2016
    • Shareware
    • Windows
  • Movie Player for Mac OS X based on QuickTime and FFMPEG.

    • December 2, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
  • Uninstall any program with the most advanced uninstaller software.

    • November 13, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows
  • 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.

    • November 9, 2015
    • Trial
    • Windows/Mac
  • Tribes is a series of science fiction first-person shooter games made between 1998 and 2012. The game is set in the far future (2471 - 3940).

    • November 2, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows
  • Powerful Windows file manager replacement.

    • September 17, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows
  • Sublime Text is a sophisticated text editor for code, markup and prose. You'll love the slick user interface, extraordinary features and amazing performance.

    • August 11, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
  • Designed to protect personal computers running Windows from malicious programs.

    • July 28, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows
  • Picasa is free photo editing software from Google that makes your pictures look great.

    • July 22, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
  • 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
  • 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
  • Fraps is a universal Windows application that can be used with all games using DirectX or OpenGL technology.

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

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

    • July 29, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows
  • Daemon Tools is a virtual cd/dvd-rom emulator.

    • July 22, 2013
    • Shareware
    • Windows
  • The general goal of this 90's games is to create a series of Rube Goldberg devices.

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

    • March 11, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows
  • Fan control for Apple MacBooks in OS X. Make your Mac run cooler.

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

    • September 14, 2012
    • Freeware
    • Windows