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Editors Picks and Favorite Apps


  • Improve your browsing experience with Mozilla's open-source and highly acclaimed Firefox.
    • January 26, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 205,521 downloads
  • Freeware system optimization tool that removes unused and temporary files.
    • January 26, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 189,335 downloads
  • µTorrent is an efficient and feature rich BitTorrent client for Windows sporting a very small footprint.
    • January 24, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 34,854 downloads
  • Google Drive. Keep everything. Share anything.
    • January 23, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 3,695 downloads
  • Powerful Windows file manager replacement.
    • January 22, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 6,801,113 downloads
  • Chrome combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.
    • January 21, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 59,279 downloads
  • Unchecky automatically unchecks unrelated offers, both saving you mouse clicks and making it less likely to miss a checkbox of an unwanted offer.
    • January 21, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 2,502 downloads
  • All around tool, benchmarking, system diagnostic and analyser.
    • January 20, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 449,147 downloads
  • FileZilla is a fast FTP and SFTP client for Windows with a lot of features.
    • January 19, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 10,884 downloads
  • phpMyAdmin is a free software tool written in PHP, intended to handle the administration of MySQL over the World Wide Web.
    • January 19, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 2,861 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.
    • January 19, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 7,277 downloads
  • K-Lite Codec Pack is a collection of codecs, DirectShow filters and tools.
    • January 14, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 470,132 downloads
  • Foobar2000 is an advanced and very complete freeware audio player for the Windows platform.
    • January 14, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 7,597 downloads
  • Dropbox allows you to sync your files online and across your computers automatically.
    • January 9, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 22,900 downloads
  • Picasa is free photo editing software from Google that makes your pictures look great.
    • January 8, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 11,541 downloads
  • WinZip is bar none, the most popular and useful file compression utility out there.
    • January 6, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 12,373 downloads
  • Supercharge team collaboration with group chat and IM.
    • January 5, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux/Android
    • 4,030 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.
    • December 30, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
    • 7,788 downloads
  • Uninstall any program with the most advanced uninstaller software.
    • December 30, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 165,539 downloads
  • With this free software you can burn CD-R, CD-RW DVD+R/RW DVD-R/RW discs.
    • December 22, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 21,861 downloads
  • Evernote is a free note-taking application for Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, WP, and BB with cross platform support.
    • December 18, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
    • 11,543 downloads
  • TeamViewer is the fast, simple and friendly solution for remote access over the Internet.
    • December 17, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 20,344 downloads
  • Skype is free and simple software that will enable you to make free calls anywhere in the world in minutes.
    • December 13, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 80,331 downloads
  • Free Comodo Firewall with prevention-based protection.
    • December 12, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 13,100 downloads
  • Image and photo manipulation software designed to be used on computers that run Windows.
    • December 8, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 11,776 downloads
  • Make screenshots. Draw on it. Shoot video and share your files. It's fast, easy and free.
    • December 5, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 1,565 downloads
  • Easy-to-use, simple, and effective anti-spyware application. Removes infections anti-virus software are not able to.
    • December 5, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows XP/Vista/7
    • 14,590,967 downloads
  • The private and individual use of the AntiVir Personal Edition is completely free of charge.
    • December 4, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 579,060 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.
    • December 2, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 35,789 downloads
  • OpenVPN is an open source VPN daemon.
    • December 2, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 35,881 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.
    • November 1, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 7,946 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.
    • November 24, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 1,247,027 downloads
  • Pidgin is a multi-protocol instant messaging client for Linux, BSD, MacOS X, and Windows.
    • November 24, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 7,699 downloads
  • One of the most complete and popular digital distribution platforms for games.
    • November 24, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 88,124 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.
    • November 21, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 33,882 downloads
  • Small tool for editing mpeg audio directly.
    • November 13, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 312,625 downloads
  • avast! Free Antivirus is perfect for people who send e-mails and surf popular websites.
    • November 7, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android
    • 85,768 downloads
  • Movie Player for Mac OS X based on QuickTime and FFMPEG.
    • November 7, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 10,316 downloads
  • Create PDF documents on the fly — for Free.
    • October 31, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 14,208 downloads
  • OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) is the one place for everything in your life.
    • October 30, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
    • 12,089 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)
    • 84,641 downloads
  • WinSCP is an open source free SFTP client and FTP client for Windows.
    • October 15, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 7,820 downloads
  • Provides real-time protection for your home PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.
    • September 10, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 112,359 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)
    • 71,223 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)
    • 17,368 downloads
  • Play QuickTime files (.mov, .qt and other extensions) without having to install QuickTime Player.
    • August 6, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows XP/Vista/7
    • 57,349 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
    • 28,833 downloads
  • Rename multiple files with the click of a button. Batch renaming made easy.
    • July 29, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 12,036 downloads
  • Designed to protect personal computers running Windows from malicious programs.
    • July 7, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 15,702 downloads
  • Free BitTorrent client written from scratch in C that aims to be as efficient as possible.
    • July 2, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 8,845 downloads
  • Edit and convert graphics files with this top-notch image viewer.
    • June 23, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 2,034,123 downloads
  • Google Earth puts a planet's worth of imagery and other geographic information right on your desktop.
    • November 15, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 61,921 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
    • 885 downloads
  • Daemon Tools is a virtual cd/dvd-rom emulator.
    • July 22, 2013
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 279,697 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
    • 8,298 downloads
  • ImgBurn is a lightweight CD / DVD / HD DVD / Blu-ray burning application.
    • June 17, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 705,891 downloads
  • Unlock files that you can not delete.
    • May 20, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 223,431 downloads
  • The general goal of this 90's games is to create a series of Rube Goldberg devices.
    • March 15, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 10,071 downloads
  • Wolfenstein 3D is an action first person shooter published in 1992 by Apogee Software, Ltd.
    • March 11, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 1,636 downloads
  • Fan control for Apple MacBooks in OS X. Make your Mac run cooler.
    • October 11, 2012
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 2,612 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)
    • 5,956 downloads