Editors Picks and Favorite Apps


  • OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) is the one place for everything in your life.
    • August 29, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
    • 9,869 downloads
  • Evernote is a free note-taking application for Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, WP, and BB with cross platform support.
    • August 28, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
    • 9,603 downloads
  • Chrome combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.
    • August 28, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 50,499 downloads
  • Easily creates PDFs from any Windows program.
    • August 28, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 14,260 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
    • 5,957 downloads
  • Freeware system optimization tool that removes unused and temporary files.
    • August 26, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 174,675 downloads
  • µTorrent is an efficient and feature rich BitTorrent client for Windows sporting a very small footprint.
    • August 26, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 29,284 downloads
  • The ideal text, HTML and HEX editor, and an advanced PHP, Perl, Java and JavaScript editor for programmers.
    • August 25, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 7,404 downloads
  • Uninstall any program with the most advanced uninstaller software.
    • August 20, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 159,829 downloads
  • WinSCP is an open source free SFTP client and FTP client for Windows.
    • August 21, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 6,750 downloads
  • The private and individual use of the AntiVir Personal Edition is completely free of charge.
    • August 21, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 570,020 downloads
  • Foxit Reader is a free reader for PDF documents. You can view and print PDF documents with it.
    • August 20, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 10,772 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)
    • 60,863 downloads
  • All around tool, benchmarking, system diagnostic and analyser.
    • August 18, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 437,347 downloads
  • Dropbox allows you to sync your files online and across your computers automatically.
    • August 20, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 18,930 downloads
  • One of the most complete and popular digital distribution platforms for games.
    • August 14, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 69,764 downloads
  • Q-Dir (the Quad Explorer) makes your files and folders easy to manage.
    • August 14, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 2,104 downloads
  • FileZilla is a fast FTP and SFTP client for Windows with a lot of features.
    • August 13, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 8,044 downloads
  • Picasa is free photo editing software from Google that makes your pictures look great.
    • August 13, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 10,251 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)
    • 16,628 downloads
  • Trillian is a multinetwork chat client that currently supports mIRC, AIM, ICQ, MSN, and Yahoo Messenger.
    • August 12, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 11,974 downloads
  • Free Comodo Firewall with prevention-based protection.
    • August 11, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 11,440 downloads
  • TeamViewer is the fast, simple and friendly solution for remote access over the Internet.
    • August 11, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 19,194 downloads
  • Google Drive. Keep everything. Share anything.
    • August 12, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 2,775 downloads
  • With this free software you can burn CD-R, CD-RW DVD+R/RW DVD-R/RW discs.
    • August 8, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 19,481 downloads
  • Find out which program has a particular file or directory open.
    • August 8, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 16,270 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.
    • August 8, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
    • 5,708 downloads
  • K-Lite Codec Pack is a collection of codecs, DirectShow filters and tools.
    • August 6, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 442,612 downloads
  • Play QuickTime files (.mov, .qt and other extensions) without having to install QuickTime Player.
    • August 6, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows XP/Vista/7
    • 55,499 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.
    • August 5, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 5,886 downloads
  • WinZip is bar none, the most popular and useful file compression utility out there.
    • August 1, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 10,923 downloads
  • Movie Player for Mac OS X based on QuickTime and FFMPEG.
    • August 1, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 7,586 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
    • 25,373 downloads
  • BurnAware allows you to easily perform the most common disc burning operations.
    • July 29, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 8,775 downloads
  • Rename multiple files with the click of a button. Batch renaming made easy.
    • July 29, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 10,456 downloads
  • Skype is free and simple software that will enable you to make free calls anywhere in the world in minutes.
    • July 28, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 66,631 downloads
  • Free source code editor which supports several programming languages running under the MS Windows environment.
    • July 28, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 13,176 downloads
  • Image and photo manipulation software designed to be used on computers that run Windows.
    • July 23, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 10,766 downloads
  • Powerful Windows file manager replacement. Although this is a shareware it is fully functional.
    • July 23, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 6,650,603 downloads
  • Small tool for editing mpeg audio directly.
    • July 22, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 284,355 downloads
  • Improve your browsing experience with Mozilla's open-source and highly acclaimed Firefox.
    • July 21, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 198,821 downloads
  • Foobar2000 is an advanced freeware audio player for the Windows platform.
    • July 16, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 6,697 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.
    • July 16, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 31,082 downloads
  • Provides real-time protection for your home PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.
    • July 9, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 104,649 downloads
  • Designed to protect personal computers running Windows from malicious programs.
    • July 7, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 14,502 downloads
  • Free BitTorrent client written from scratch in C that aims to be as efficient as possible.
    • July 2, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 8,365 downloads
  • Scan for spyware, adware, hijackers and other malicious software.
    • July 1, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 44,675 downloads
  • Minecraft is a fun arcade game where you explore lost worlds, kill monsters and uncover secrets. Download here for Windows, Mac and Linux.
    • June 27, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 1,022,177 downloads
  • avast! Free Antivirus is perfect for people who send e-mails and surf popular websites.
    • June 27, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android
    • 75,048 downloads
  • Edit and convert graphics files with this top-notch image viewer.
    • June 23, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 1,975,763 downloads
  • Make screenshots. Draw on it. Shoot video and share your files. It's fast, easy and free.
    • June 20, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 925 downloads
  • Supercharge team collaboration with group chat and IM.
    • June 18, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android
    • 2,280 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.
    • June 11, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 34,209 downloads
  • Format Factory is a multifunctional media converter.
    • June 9, 2014
    • Adware
    • Windows (all)
    • 24,333 downloads
  • Easy-to-use, simple, and effective anti-spyware application. Removes infections anti-virus software are not able to.
    • May 23, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows XP/Vista/7
    • 14,572,107 downloads
  • Connect to Windows-based PCs to access Windows-based files, applications, devices, and networks from your Mac.
    • May 22, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 7,722 downloads
  • Safeguard your online life with the best proactive solution that will not slow you down.
    • May 20, 2014
    • Trial
    • Windows (all)
    • 14,664 downloads
  • Switch and match your way through more than 100 levels in this delicious and addictive puzzle adventure. Ain't it the sweetest game ever?
    • May 7, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Android/iOS
    • 56,281 downloads
  • OpenVPN is an open source VPN daemon.
    • May 3, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 19,181 downloads
  • Download Opera today to get the fastest and most powerful Web browser available and make the most of your time online.
    • April 23, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 35,084 downloads
  • XviD aims to develope a high quality open-source MPEG-4 codec.
    • April 14, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 30,206 downloads
  • Create PDF documents on the fly — for Free.
    • March 10, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 12,188 downloads
  • Pidgin is a multi-protocol instant messaging client for Linux, BSD, MacOS X, and Windows.
    • February 3, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 7,039 downloads
  • Trillian is an instant messaging app that works on phones, tablets, and desktops while keeping your chats neatly synchronized between all of them! We think conversation should be easily shared between all of your devices, not trapped as text messages on your phone.
    • November 29, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Android OS
    • 524 downloads
  • Google Earth puts a planet's worth of imagery and other geographic information right on your desktop.
    • November 15, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 55,571 downloads
  • Performance boost solution for Intel Graphics Media Accelerator series.
    • August 2, 2013
    • Donationware
    • Windows (all)
    • 845,495 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
    • 685 downloads
  • Daemon Tools is a virtual cd/dvd-rom emulator.
    • July 22, 2013
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 277,527 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
    • 5,508 downloads
  • ImgBurn is a lightweight CD / DVD / HD DVD / Blu-ray burning application.
    • June 17, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 668,001 downloads
  • Unlock files that you can not delete.
    • May 20, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 208,161 downloads
  • The general goal of this 90's games is to create a series of Rube Goldberg devices.
    • March 15, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 8,701 downloads
  • Wolfenstein 3D is an action first person shooter published in 1992 by Apogee Software, Ltd.
    • March 11, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 1,276 downloads
  • Fan control for Apple MacBooks in OS X. Make your Mac run cooler.
    • October 11, 2012
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 2,002 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)
    • 5,716 downloads
  • 7-Zip is a file archiver with high compression ratio.
    • August 23, 2012
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 11,263 downloads
  • Allows you to play QuickTime files without having to install the official QuickTime Player.
    • December 16, 2010
    • Freeware
    • Windows XP/Vista/7
    • 12,448 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)
    • 83,801 downloads
  • Awesome remake of this game classic.
    • August 10, 2005
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 23,629 downloads