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Editors Picks and Favorite Apps


  • TeamViewer is the fast, simple and friendly solution for remote access over the Internet.
    • March 30, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 21,634 downloads
  • FileZilla is a fast FTP and SFTP client for Windows with a lot of features.
    • March 30, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 11,954 downloads
  • WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS.
    • March 27, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Android OS
    • 687,421 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.
    • March 27, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 8,526 downloads
  • Supercharge team collaboration with group chat and IM.
    • March 26, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux/Android
    • 4,770 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)
    • 2,862 downloads
  • Foobar2000 is an advanced and very complete freeware audio player for the Windows platform.
    • March 26, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 8,017 downloads
  • K-Lite Codec Pack is a collection of codecs, DirectShow filters and tools.
    • March 25, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 482,262 downloads
  • Freeware system optimization tool that removes unused and temporary files.
    • March 25, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 194,195 downloads
  • WinSCP is an open source free SFTP client and FTP client for Windows.
    • March 25, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 8,930 downloads
  • OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) is the one place for everything in your life.
    • March 25, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
    • 12,989 downloads
  • Improve your browsing experience with Mozilla's open-source and highly acclaimed Firefox.
    • March 23, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 208,701 downloads
  • avast! Free Antivirus is perfect for people who send e-mails and surf popular websites.
    • March 23, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android
    • 92,228 downloads
  • Easy-to-use, simple, and effective anti-spyware application. Removes infections anti-virus software are not able to.
    • March 19, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows XP/Vista/7
    • 14,597,627 downloads
  • Chrome combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.
    • March 19, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 62,929 downloads
  • All around tool, benchmarking, system diagnostic and analyser.
    • March 18, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 456,137 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.
    • March 16, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 35,322 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.
    • March 16, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 1,347,987 downloads
  • Uninstall any program with the most advanced uninstaller software.
    • March 14, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 167,299 downloads
  • phpMyAdmin is a free software tool written in PHP, intended to handle the administration of MySQL over the World Wide Web.
    • March 12, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 3,071 downloads
  • Evernote is a free note-taking application for Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, WP, and BB with cross platform support.
    • March 11, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
    • 12,473 downloads
  • Pidgin is a multi-protocol instant messaging client for Linux, BSD, MacOS X, and Windows.
    • March 9, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 7,859 downloads
  • The private and individual use of the AntiVir Personal Edition is completely free of charge.
    • March 6, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 582,320 downloads
  • Dropbox allows you to sync your files online and across your computers automatically.
    • March 5, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 24,720 downloads
  • Google Drive. Keep everything. Share anything.
    • March 4, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 4,225 downloads
  • A highly portable and popular multimedia player for multiple audio and video formats. VLC 2.2.0, codename WeatherWax, offers great new features.
    • March 2, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 30,723 downloads
  • Skype is free and simple software that will enable you to make free calls anywhere in the world in minutes.
    • March 2, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 83,301 downloads
  • One of the most complete and popular digital distribution platforms for games.
    • February 27, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 94,434 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)
    • 74,993 downloads
  • Picasa is free photo editing software from Google that makes your pictures look great.
    • February 18, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 12,121 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)
    • 36,509 downloads
  • Provides real-time protection for your home PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.
    • February 10, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 116,369 downloads
  • Free Comodo Firewall with prevention-based protection.
    • February 4, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 13,810 downloads
  • Designed to protect personal computers running Windows from malicious programs.
    • February 3, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 16,362 downloads
  • Google Earth Pro is a 3D interactive globe that can be used to aid planning, analysis and decision making.
    • February 2, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 70,411 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 29, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 7,747 downloads
  • Powerful Windows file manager replacement.
    • January 22, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 6,866,593 downloads
  • WinZip is bar none, the most popular and useful file compression utility out there.
    • January 6, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 12,823 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
    • 8,208 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)
    • 22,521 downloads
  • Image and photo manipulation software designed to be used on computers that run Windows.
    • December 8, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 12,206 downloads
  • Make screenshots. Draw on it. Shoot video and share your files. It's fast, easy and free.
    • December 5, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 1,875 downloads
  • OpenVPN is an open source VPN daemon.
    • December 2, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 43,971 downloads
  • Small tool for editing mpeg audio directly.
    • November 13, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 324,415 downloads
  • Movie Player for Mac OS X based on QuickTime and FFMPEG.
    • November 7, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 10,846 downloads
  • Create PDF documents on the fly for Free.
    • October 31, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 15,788 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)
    • 85,001 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)
    • 17,778 downloads
  • Play QuickTime files (.mov, .qt and other extensions) without having to install QuickTime Player.
    • August 6, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows XP/Vista/7
    • 58,039 downloads
  • Rename multiple files with the click of a button. Batch renaming made easy.
    • July 29, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 12,536 downloads
  • Free BitTorrent client written from scratch in C that aims to be as efficient as possible.
    • July 2, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 9,155 downloads
  • Edit and convert graphics files with this top-notch image viewer.
    • June 23, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 2,066,083 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
    • 955 downloads
  • Daemon Tools is a virtual cd/dvd-rom emulator.
    • July 22, 2013
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 280,507 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
    • 9,318 downloads
  • ImgBurn is a lightweight CD / DVD / HD DVD / Blu-ray burning application.
    • June 17, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 719,031 downloads
  • The general goal of this 90's games is to create a series of Rube Goldberg devices.
    • March 15, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 10,621 downloads
  • Wolfenstein 3D is an action first person shooter published in 1992 by Apogee Software, Ltd.
    • March 11, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 1,826 downloads
  • Fan control for Apple MacBooks in OS X. Make your Mac run cooler.
    • October 11, 2012
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 2,802 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)
    • 6,086 downloads