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Editors Picks and Favorite Apps


  • 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.
    • April 17, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 1,398,867 downloads
  • Easy-to-use, simple, and effective anti-spyware application. Removes infections anti-virus software are not able to.
    • April 17, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows XP/Vista/7
    • 14,599,377 downloads
  • WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS.
    • April 16, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Android OS
    • 710,331 downloads
  • K-Lite Codec Pack is a collection of codecs, DirectShow filters and tools.
    • April 15, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 486,712 downloads
  • OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) is the one place for everything in your life.
    • April 15, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
    • 13,269 downloads
  • WinSCP is an open source free SFTP client and FTP client for Windows.
    • April 14, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 9,310 downloads
  • Chrome combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.
    • April 14, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 64,169 downloads
  • Dropbox allows you to sync your files online and across your computers automatically.
    • April 14, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 25,310 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
    • 31,753 downloads
  • phpMyAdmin is a free software tool written in PHP, intended to handle the administration of MySQL over the World Wide Web.
    • April 9, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 3,271 downloads
  • Google Earth Pro is a 3D interactive globe that can be used to aid planning, analysis and decision making.
    • April 7, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 72,071 downloads
  • Improve your browsing experience with Mozilla's open-source and highly acclaimed Firefox.
    • April 6, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 210,031 downloads
  • Free Comodo Firewall with prevention-based protection.
    • April 6, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 13,970 downloads
  • Skype is free and simple software that will enable you to make free calls anywhere in the world in minutes.
    • April 1, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 84,011 downloads
  • TeamViewer is the fast, simple and friendly solution for remote access over the Internet.
    • March 30, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 21,944 downloads
  • FileZilla is a fast FTP and SFTP client for Windows with a lot of features.
    • March 30, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 12,384 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)
    • 8,866 downloads
  • Supercharge team collaboration with group chat and IM.
    • March 26, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux/Android
    • 4,850 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)
    • 2,922 downloads
  • Foobar2000 is an advanced and very complete freeware audio player for the Windows platform.
    • March 26, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 8,077 downloads
  • Freeware system optimization tool that removes unused and temporary files.
    • March 25, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 195,155 downloads
  • avast! Free Antivirus is perfect for people who send e-mails and surf popular websites.
    • March 23, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android
    • 93,228 downloads
  • All around tool, benchmarking, system diagnostic and analyser.
    • March 18, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 457,157 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
    • 35,512 downloads
  • Uninstall any program with the most advanced uninstaller software.
    • March 14, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 167,649 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
    • 12,633 downloads
  • Pidgin is a multi-protocol instant messaging client for Linux, BSD, MacOS X, and Windows.
    • March 9, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 7,949 downloads
  • The private and individual use of the AntiVir Personal Edition is completely free of charge.
    • March 6, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 583,250 downloads
  • Google Drive. Keep everything. Share anything.
    • March 4, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 4,285 downloads
  • One of the most complete and popular digital distribution platforms for games.
    • February 27, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 96,384 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)
    • 76,073 downloads
  • Picasa is free photo editing software from Google that makes your pictures look great.
    • February 18, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 12,221 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)
    • 36,719 downloads
  • Provides real-time protection for your home PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.
    • February 10, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 117,279 downloads
  • Designed to protect personal computers running Windows from malicious programs.
    • February 3, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 16,562 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
    • 7,827 downloads
  • Powerful Windows file manager replacement.
    • January 22, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 6,885,083 downloads
  • WinZip is bar none, the most popular and useful file compression utility out there.
    • January 6, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 12,963 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
    • 8,308 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)
    • 22,781 downloads
  • Image and photo manipulation software designed to be used on computers that run Windows.
    • December 8, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 12,296 downloads
  • Make screenshots. Draw on it. Shoot video and share your files. It's fast, easy and free.
    • December 5, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 1,975 downloads
  • OpenVPN is an open source VPN daemon.
    • December 2, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 46,481 downloads
  • Small tool for editing mpeg audio directly.
    • November 13, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 327,705 downloads
  • Movie Player for Mac OS X based on QuickTime and FFMPEG.
    • November 7, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 10,926 downloads
  • Create PDF documents on the fly for Free.
    • October 31, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 16,358 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)
    • 85,101 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)
    • 17,828 downloads
  • Play QuickTime files (.mov, .qt and other extensions) without having to install QuickTime Player.
    • August 6, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows XP/Vista/7
    • 58,189 downloads
  • Rename multiple files with the click of a button. Batch renaming made easy.
    • July 29, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 12,666 downloads
  • Free BitTorrent client written from scratch in C that aims to be as efficient as possible.
    • July 2, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 9,205 downloads
  • Edit and convert graphics files with this top-notch image viewer.
    • June 23, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 2,075,723 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
    • 975 downloads
  • Daemon Tools is a virtual cd/dvd-rom emulator.
    • July 22, 2013
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 280,797 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
    • 9,678 downloads
  • ImgBurn is a lightweight CD / DVD / HD DVD / Blu-ray burning application.
    • June 17, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 722,971 downloads
  • The general goal of this 90's games is to create a series of Rube Goldberg devices.
    • March 15, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 10,861 downloads
  • Wolfenstein 3D is an action first person shooter published in 1992 by Apogee Software, Ltd.
    • March 11, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 1,886 downloads
  • Fan control for Apple MacBooks in OS X. Make your Mac run cooler.
    • October 11, 2012
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 2,872 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)
    • 6,116 downloads