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Editors Picks and Favorite Apps


  • WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS.

    • July 3, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Android OS
    • 766,821 downloads
  • Skype is free and simple software that will enable you to make free calls anywhere in the world in minutes.

    • July 3, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 87,201 downloads
  • Evernote is a free note-taking application for Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, WP, and BB with cross platform support.

    • July 3, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
    • 14,193 downloads
  • Dropbox allows you to sync your files online and across your computers automatically.

    • July 3, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 27,860 downloads
  • Improve your browsing experience with Mozilla's open-source and highly acclaimed Firefox.

    • July 2, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 213,001 downloads
  • OpenVPN is an open source VPN daemon.

    • June 30, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 55,191 downloads
  • Easy-to-use, simple, and effective anti-spyware application. Removes infections anti-virus software are not able to.

    • June 30, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows XP/Vista/7
    • 14,605,667 downloads
  • Uninstall any program with the most advanced uninstaller software.

    • June 29, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 169,369 downloads
  • Freeware system optimization tool that removes unused and temporary files.

    • June 25, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 200,245 downloads
  • Movie Player for Mac OS X based on QuickTime and FFMPEG.

    • June 24, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 11,576 downloads
  • Supercharge team collaboration with group chat and IM.

    • June 24, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux/Android
    • 5,670 downloads
  • Chrome combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.

    • June 22, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 66,739 downloads
  • TeamViewer is the fast, simple and friendly solution for remote access over the Internet.

    • June 22, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 23,464 downloads
  • phpMyAdmin is a free software tool written in PHP, intended to handle the administration of MySQL over the World Wide Web.

    • June 18, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 3,991 downloads
  • WinSCP is an open source free SFTP client and FTP client for Windows.

    • June 17, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 10,780 downloads
  • With this free software you can burn CD-R, CD-RW DVD+R/RW DVD-R/RW discs.

    • June 9, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 23,911 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.

    • June 5, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 10,306 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.

    • June 5, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 1,615,507 downloads
  • One of the most complete and popular digital distribution platforms for games.

    • June 4, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 104,284 downloads
  • FileZilla is a fast FTP and SFTP client for Windows with a lot of features.

    • June 2, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 14,274 downloads
  • OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) is the one place for everything in your life.

    • June 1, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
    • 14,389 downloads
  • Google Drive. Keep everything. Share anything.

    • June 1, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 5,075 downloads
  • K-Lite Codec Pack is a collection of codecs, DirectShow filters and tools.

    • June 1, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 501,432 downloads
  • 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.

    • May 27, 2015
    • Trial
    • Windows/Mac
    • 1,315 downloads
  • All around tool, benchmarking, system diagnostic and analyser.

    • May 26, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 460,447 downloads
  • 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
    • 79,261 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.

    • May 21, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
    • 9,498 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.

    • May 13, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 36,682 downloads
  • Provides real-time protection for your home PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.

    • May 13, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 121,709 downloads
  • State-of-the-art semantic personal publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability.

    • May 7, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Linux
    • 8,590 downloads
  • WinZip is bar none, the most popular and useful file compression utility out there.

    • May 7, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 13,603 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.

    • April 24, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 8,427 downloads
  • A highly portable and popular multimedia player for multiple audio and video formats. VLC 2.2.0, codename WeatherWax, offers great new features.

    • April 15, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 34,133 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)
    • 3,262 downloads
  • Foobar2000 is an advanced and very complete freeware audio player for the Windows platform.

    • March 26, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 8,317 downloads
  • Pidgin is a multi-protocol instant messaging client for Linux, BSD, MacOS X, and Windows.

    • March 9, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 8,369 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)
    • 81,213 downloads
  • Picasa is free photo editing software from Google that makes your pictures look great.

    • February 18, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 12,701 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)
    • 37,509 downloads
  • Designed to protect personal computers running Windows from malicious programs.

    • February 3, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 17,052 downloads
  • Powerful Windows file manager replacement.

    • January 22, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 6,952,603 downloads
  • Image and photo manipulation software designed to be used on computers that run Windows.

    • December 8, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 12,586 downloads
  • Make screenshots. Draw on it. Shoot video and share your files. It's fast, easy and free.

    • December 5, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 2,525 downloads
  • Small tool for editing mpeg audio directly.

    • November 13, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 340,535 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)
    • 85,371 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)
    • 18,298 downloads
  • Play QuickTime files (.mov, .qt and other extensions) without having to install QuickTime Player.

    • August 6, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows XP/Vista/7
    • 58,859 downloads
  • Rename multiple files with the click of a button. Batch renaming made easy.

    • July 29, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 13,206 downloads
  • Free BitTorrent client written from scratch in C that aims to be as efficient as possible.

    • July 2, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 9,365 downloads
  • Edit and convert graphics files with this top-notch image viewer.

    • June 23, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 2,110,743 downloads
  • Daemon Tools is a virtual cd/dvd-rom emulator.

    • July 22, 2013
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 281,937 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
    • 11,208 downloads
  • The general goal of this 90's games is to create a series of Rube Goldberg devices.

    • March 15, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 11,741 downloads
  • Wolfenstein 3D is an action first person shooter published in 1992 by Apogee Software, Ltd.

    • March 11, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 2,096 downloads
  • Fan control for Apple MacBooks in OS X. Make your Mac run cooler.

    • October 11, 2012
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 3,302 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)
    • 6,316 downloads