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Editors Picks and Favorite Apps


  • Freeware system optimization tool that removes unused and temporary files.
    • November 25, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 183,415 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.
    • November 25, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
    • 6,948 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
    • 1,152,407 downloads
  • Pidgin is a multi-protocol instant messaging client for Linux, BSD, MacOS X, and Windows.
    • November 24, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 7,459 downloads
  • One of the most complete and popular digital distribution platforms for games.
    • November 24, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 80,684 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.
    • November 22, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 6,767 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
    • 32,842 downloads
  • Skype is free and simple software that will enable you to make free calls anywhere in the world in minutes.
    • November 21, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 76,181 downloads
  • µTorrent is an efficient and feature rich BitTorrent client for Windows sporting a very small footprint.
    • November 21, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 32,354 downloads
  • Chrome combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.
    • November 18, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 56,409 downloads
  • Free Comodo Firewall with prevention-based protection.
    • November 18, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 12,490 downloads
  • Uninstall any program with the most advanced uninstaller software.
    • November 16, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 163,769 downloads
  • K-Lite Codec Pack is a collection of codecs, DirectShow filters and tools.
    • November 14, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 458,252 downloads
  • Improve your browsing experience with Mozilla's open-source and highly acclaimed Firefox.
    • November 14, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 203,491 downloads
  • Small tool for editing mpeg audio directly.
    • November 13, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 300,255 downloads
  • Dropbox allows you to sync your files online and across your computers automatically.
    • November 13, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 21,310 downloads
  • All around tool, benchmarking, system diagnostic and analyser.
    • November 10, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 442,247 downloads
  • Make screenshots. Draw on it. Shoot video and share your files. It's fast, easy and free.
    • November 10, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 1,265 downloads
  • avast! Free Antivirus is perfect for people who send e-mails and surf popular websites.
    • November 7, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android
    • 81,258 downloads
  • OpenVPN is an open source VPN daemon.
    • November 7, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 27,921 downloads
  • Evernote is a free note-taking application for Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, WP, and BB with cross platform support.
    • November 7, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
    • 10,913 downloads
  • Movie Player for Mac OS X based on QuickTime and FFMPEG.
    • November 7, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 9,406 downloads
  • The private and individual use of the AntiVir Personal Edition is completely free of charge.
    • November 4, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 575,940 downloads
  • Supercharge team collaboration with group chat and IM.
    • October 31, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android
    • 3,350 downloads
  • Create PDF documents on the fly — for Free.
    • October 31, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 13,398 downloads
  • Google Drive. Keep everything. Share anything.
    • October 30, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 3,255 downloads
  • OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) is the one place for everything in your life.
    • October 30, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
    • 11,339 downloads
  • Foobar2000 is an advanced and very complete freeware audio player for the Windows platform.
    • October 29, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 7,137 downloads
  • WinZip is bar none, the most popular and useful file compression utility out there.
    • October 28, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 11,833 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)
    • 84,291 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.
    • October 23, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 7,266 downloads
  • phpMyAdmin is a free software tool written in PHP, intended to handle the administration of MySQL over the World Wide Web.
    • October 21, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 2,531 downloads
  • With this free software you can burn CD-R, CD-RW DVD+R/RW DVD-R/RW discs.
    • October 19, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 20,771 downloads
  • FileZilla is a fast FTP and SFTP client for Windows with a lot of features.
    • October 16, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 9,344 downloads
  • WinSCP is an open source free SFTP client and FTP client for Windows.
    • October 15, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 7,340 downloads
  • Easy-to-use, simple, and effective anti-spyware application. Removes infections anti-virus software are not able to.
    • October 13, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows XP/Vista/7
    • 14,584,247 downloads
  • TeamViewer is the fast, simple and friendly solution for remote access over the Internet.
    • September 15, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 19,794 downloads
  • Provides real-time protection for your home PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.
    • September 10, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 109,259 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.
    • September 1, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 35,049 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)
    • 67,603 downloads
  • Picasa is free photo editing software from Google that makes your pictures look great.
    • August 13, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 10,811 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)
    • 17,038 downloads
  • Play QuickTime files (.mov, .qt and other extensions) without having to install QuickTime Player.
    • August 6, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows XP/Vista/7
    • 56,499 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
    • 27,633 downloads
  • Rename multiple files with the click of a button. Batch renaming made easy.
    • July 29, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 11,416 downloads
  • Image and photo manipulation software designed to be used on computers that run Windows.
    • July 23, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 11,206 downloads
  • Powerful Windows file manager replacement. Although this is a shareware it is fully functional.
    • July 23, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 6,735,093 downloads
  • Designed to protect personal computers running Windows from malicious programs.
    • July 7, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 15,292 downloads
  • Free BitTorrent client written from scratch in C that aims to be as efficient as possible.
    • July 2, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 8,635 downloads
  • Edit and convert graphics files with this top-notch image viewer.
    • June 23, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 2,007,793 downloads
  • Google Earth puts a planet's worth of imagery and other geographic information right on your desktop.
    • November 15, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 59,721 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
    • 815 downloads
  • Daemon Tools is a virtual cd/dvd-rom emulator.
    • July 22, 2013
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 278,977 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
    • 7,078 downloads
  • ImgBurn is a lightweight CD / DVD / HD DVD / Blu-ray burning application.
    • June 17, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 689,181 downloads
  • Unlock files that you can not delete.
    • May 20, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 217,991 downloads
  • The general goal of this 90's games is to create a series of Rube Goldberg devices.
    • March 15, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 9,381 downloads
  • Wolfenstein 3D is an action first person shooter published in 1992 by Apogee Software, Ltd.
    • March 11, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 1,506 downloads
  • Fan control for Apple MacBooks in OS X. Make your Mac run cooler.
    • October 11, 2012
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 2,472 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)
    • 5,866 downloads