Editors Picks and Favorite Apps


  • 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)
    • 62,351 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 28, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 24,223 downloads
  • Free source code editor which supports several programming languages running under the MS Windows environment.
    • July 28, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 13,066 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.
    • July 28, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 5,787 downloads
  • µTorrent is an efficient and feature rich BitTorrent client for Windows sporting a very small footprint.
    • July 24, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 28,574 downloads
  • Freeware system optimization tool that removes unused and temporary files.
    • July 24, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 172,215 downloads
  • Trillian is a multinetwork chat client that currently supports mIRC, AIM, ICQ, MSN, and Yahoo Messenger.
    • July 24, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 11,884 downloads
  • Evernote is a free note-taking application for Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, WP, and BB with cross platform support.
    • July 23, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
    • 9,183 downloads
  • Image and photo manipulation software designed to be used on computers that run Windows.
    • July 23, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 10,566 downloads
  • Powerful Windows file manager replacement. Although this is a shareware it is fully functional.
    • July 23, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 6,624,603 downloads
  • The ideal text, HTML and HEX editor, and an advanced PHP, Perl, Java and JavaScript editor for programmers.
    • July 23, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 7,164 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.
    • July 23, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
    • 5,428 downloads
  • Dropbox allows you to sync your files online and across your computers automatically.
    • July 22, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 17,990 downloads
  • Small tool for editing mpeg audio directly.
    • July 22, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 279,385 downloads
  • FileZilla is a fast FTP and SFTP client for Windows with a lot of features.
    • July 22, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 7,674 downloads
  • Improve your browsing experience with Mozilla's open-source and highly acclaimed Firefox.
    • July 21, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 198,031 downloads
  • With this free software you can burn CD-R, CD-RW DVD+R/RW DVD-R/RW discs.
    • July 21, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 19,201 downloads
  • phpMyAdmin is a free software tool written in PHP, intended to handle the administration of MySQL over the World Wide Web.
    • July 18, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 1,981 downloads
  • One of the most complete and popular digital distribution platforms for games.
    • July 18, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 65,804 downloads
  • Foobar2000 is an advanced freeware audio player for the Windows platform.
    • July 16, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 6,627 downloads
  • Chrome combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.
    • July 16, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 47,839 downloads
  • Chrome combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.
    • July 16, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 15,298 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
    • 30,672 downloads
  • Provides real-time protection for your home PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.
    • July 9, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 103,059 downloads
  • The private and individual use of the AntiVir Personal Edition is completely free of charge.
    • July 9, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 566,920 downloads
  • Designed to protect personal computers running Windows from malicious programs.
    • July 7, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 14,152 downloads
  • Google Drive. Keep everything. Share anything.
    • July 7, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 2,335 downloads
  • OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) is the one place for everything in your life.
    • July 4, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
    • 9,269 downloads
  • TeamViewer is the fast, simple and friendly solution for remote access over the Internet.
    • July 3, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 18,744 downloads
  • Free BitTorrent client written from scratch in C that aims to be as efficient as possible.
    • July 2, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 8,265 downloads
  • BurnAware allows you to easily perform the most common disc burning operations.
    • July 2, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 8,565 downloads
  • Scan for spyware, adware, hijackers and other malicious software.
    • July 1, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 44,105 downloads
  • Foxit Reader is a free reader for PDF documents. You can view and print PDF documents with it.
    • July 1, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 10,472 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
    • 959,737 downloads
  • K-Lite Codec Pack is a collection of codecs, DirectShow filters and tools.
    • June 27, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 438,742 downloads
  • avast! Free Antivirus is perfect for people who send e-mails and surf popular websites.
    • June 27, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android
    • 73,028 downloads
  • Edit and convert graphics files with this top-notch image viewer.
    • June 23, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 1,964,373 downloads
  • Make screenshots. Draw on it. Shoot video and share your files. It's fast, easy and free.
    • June 20, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 745 downloads
  • Supercharge team collaboration with group chat and IM.
    • June 18, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android
    • 2,020 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)
    • 33,889 downloads
  • Picasa is free photo editing software from Google that makes your pictures look great.
    • June 13, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 9,851 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 11, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 5,316 downloads
  • WinSCP is an open source free SFTP client and FTP client for Windows.
    • June 10, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 6,530 downloads
  • Format Factory is a multifunctional media converter.
    • June 9, 2014
    • Adware
    • Windows (all)
    • 23,763 downloads
  • All around tool, benchmarking, system diagnostic and analyser.
    • May 26, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 435,587 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
    • 14,568,547 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
    • 7,342 downloads
  • Safeguard your online life with the best proactive solution that will not slow you down.
    • May 20, 2014
    • Trial
    • Windows (all)
    • 14,544 downloads
  • WinZip is bar none, the most popular and useful file compression utility out there.
    • May 8, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 10,463 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
    • 55,511 downloads
  • OpenVPN is an open source VPN daemon.
    • May 3, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 16,261 downloads
  • Movie Player for Mac OS X based on QuickTime and FFMPEG.
    • April 29, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 6,696 downloads
  • Easily creates PDFs from any Windows program.
    • April 28, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 13,860 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)
    • 34,534 downloads
  • Free Comodo Firewall with prevention-based protection.
    • April 18, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 10,890 downloads
  • XviD aims to develope a high quality open-source MPEG-4 codec.
    • April 14, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 29,986 downloads
  • Create PDF documents on the fly — for Free.
    • March 10, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 11,578 downloads
  • Find out which program has a particular file or directory open.
    • March 10, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 15,910 downloads
  • Pidgin is a multi-protocol instant messaging client for Linux, BSD, MacOS X, and Windows.
    • February 3, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 6,969 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
    • 454 downloads
  • Google Earth puts a planet's worth of imagery and other geographic information right on your desktop.
    • November 15, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 54,381 downloads
  • Performance boost solution for Intel Graphics Media Accelerator series.
    • August 2, 2013
    • Donationware
    • Windows (all)
    • 844,745 downloads
  • Rename multiple files with the click of a button. Batch renaming made easy.
    • August 2, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 10,096 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
    • 625 downloads
  • SpeedFan is a freeware program that monitors voltages, fan speeds and temperatures in computers with hardware monitor chips.
    • August 2, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 58,953 downloads
  • Daemon Tools is a virtual cd/dvd-rom emulator.
    • July 22, 2013
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 277,277 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
    • 4,968 downloads
  • ImgBurn is a lightweight CD / DVD / HD DVD / Blu-ray burning application.
    • June 17, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 661,111 downloads
  • Unlock files that you can not delete.
    • May 20, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 204,761 downloads
  • The general goal of this 90's games is to create a series of Rube Goldberg devices.
    • March 15, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 8,221 downloads
  • Wolfenstein 3D is an action first person shooter published in 1992 by Apogee Software, Ltd.
    • March 11, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 1,196 downloads
  • Fraps is a universal Windows application that can be used with all games using DirectX or OpenGL technology.
    • February 27, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 16,488 downloads
  • Fan control for Apple MacBooks in OS X. Make your Mac run cooler.
    • October 11, 2012
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 1,922 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)
    • 5,556 downloads
  • 7-Zip is a file archiver with high compression ratio.
    • August 23, 2012
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 11,093 downloads
  • Allows you to play QuickTime files without having to install the official QuickTime Player.
    • December 16, 2010
    • Freeware
    • Windows XP/Vista/7
    • 12,388 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)
    • 83,641 downloads
  • Play QuickTime files (.mov, .qt and other extensions) without having to install QuickTime Player.
    • April 19, 2010
    • Freeware
    • Windows XP/Vista/7
    • 55,189 downloads
  • Awesome remake of this game classic.
    • August 10, 2005
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 23,399 downloads