Download Add Ons - Best Software & Apps

  • Google Play

    (ex Android Market) 5.9.12

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows

    Get Android apps, games, and more from Google's official store

    7
    18025 votes
    • PROS: Search by keyword or category, Automatic app updates, Attractive design, Lots of content
    • CONS: App selection can feel overwhelming at times
  • PDF Download

    for Firefox per Firefox 3.0.0.2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Choose how to open PDF files in Firefox for free

    8
    2015 votes
    • PROS: Reduces risk of Firefox crashing due to PDFs, Shows you the size of PDF files before downloading, Completely free
    • CONS: Sometimes crashes when opening PDFs
  • Google Input Tools

    for Chrome 3.0.1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Type in the Language of Your Choice with This Virtual Keyboard Extension

    8
    1474 votes
    • PROS: Makes typing in other languages seamless, Available for multiple platforms, Free extension
    • CONS: May prevent normal text when active, Could be a bit buggy at times
  • WeChat

    2.6.0.1018

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Windows Phone
    Mac

    The popular chat app from China gets an English version

    9
    328 votes
    • PROS: Simple and easy to use, Excellent file transfer and screenshot tools
    • CONS: No video or audio support
  • Adblock Plus for Chrome

    1.13.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Customisable and powerful ad-blocking tool

    7
    1446 votes
    • PROS: Highly customisable ad blocker, Create own filters, or get ready-made, Block individual elements, Effective at only permiting "legitimate" ads
    • CONS: Can be over agressive at blocking
  • Adblock

    for Google Chrome 3.4.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Block ads in Google Chrome

    7
    1853 votes
    • PROS: Blocks almost everything, Blocks pre-ads in YouTube
    • CONS: May block some sites from working properly if not configured
  • Instagram for Chrome

    5.9.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Photo social network in Chrome

    6
    1802 votes
    • PROS: Full access to Instagram features, Double click a photo to "like" it, Ability to view nearby and popular photos
    • CONS: Can't upload any photos, Can't download photos, No easy way to log out, No way to enlarge photos
  • 8 Ball Pool - Miniclip

    2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    Free and addictive Multiplayer Pool Game

    8
    1334 votes
    • PROS: Addictive, Easy to play once you've learned the controls, Options to play friends or strangers
    • CONS: Addictive, Easy to spend money with in-app purchases
  • Yahoo! Messenger

    0.8.288

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    Pocket PC
    Java

    The new instant messenger from Yahoo!

    6
    3247 votes
    • PROS: Amazing video quality!, Highly customizable, Great privacy settings
    • CONS: Animated backgrounds are ad-ridden, Long installation process, Too much bloat
  • anonymoX

    2.4.7.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Surf anonymously with Firefox

    8
    590 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Pick between geographic locales, Generally very fast
    • CONS: Not very flexible
  • Epic Browser

    39.0.2171.99

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free Web Browser for Security Fans

    7
    436 votes
    • PROS: Offers Enhanced Security, Suitable for people of all ages, Blocks ads and scripts
    • CONS: Not as fast as standard web browsers
  • Facebook Messenger

    (Unofficial) (Chrome) 2.1.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Facebook Messenger in your broswer? Wait a minute...

    7
    4410 votes
    • PROS: It works!, Chat without other Facebook distractions
    • CONS: No improvements over website, No unique login
  • Google Search for Windows 10

    1.1.1.37

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Set Google as your default search engine in Windows 8

    7
    313 votes
    • PROS: Quick search, Beautiful interface, Syncs your Google search history, Opens links within the application, Voice search, Portal to Google web apps, Replaces Bing as default search app
    • CONS: Lags sometimes, Cannot multitask with Google apps
  • anonymoX for Chrome

    1.2.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Surf anonymously with Chrome

    9
    39 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Pick between geographic locales, Generally very fast
    • CONS: Not very flexible
  • Chromium

    2018

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A Stability Update for Your Open-Source Browser

    9
    189 votes
    • PROS: Simple browser and looks more secure, Updated, lag-free version
    • CONS: Quantity of apps could be a problem, Connectivity issues could arise
  • LightShot

    3.2.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Simple screen capturing tool with browser add-ons

    8
    461 votes
    • PROS: Simple to use, Lets you upload images automatically, Amazing online image editor
    • CONS: Only two capturing modes available
  • Facebook Notifications

    (for Chrome) (Chrome) 2.2.1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Facebook right in your Chrome browser!

    7
    465 votes
    • PROS: Practical, Attractive appearance, Events calendar is included
    • CONS: Requires posting permissions
  • Adblock Plus for Firefox

    2.7.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Make browsing more comfortable by getting rid of ads

    7
    823 votes
    • PROS: Excellent help, Easy to use
    • CONS: Can seem complicated at first glance
  • FireBug

    1.9.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Web debugging made easy in Firefox

    7
    167 votes
    • PROS: Debugs instantly , FireBug icon tells you when code is broken, Much easier than scanning through your JavaScript console
    • CONS: Only supports a limited amount of languages, Only works with Firefox
  • SnipIT

    1.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free IE Add-On That Allows You To Snip And Email Text

    5
    13 votes
    • PROS: Very simple and easy to use, Setup is quick and efficient, It does its job without bugs or crashes
    • CONS: It doesn't work for Windows 10 operating systems as of yet, The mobile version is more advanced, Less popular email services are not included as options
Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
#NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
1for Firefox per Firefox 3.0.0.2.120157.9Windows
2(ex Android Market) 5.9.12180257.1Android, Windows
3(Unofficial) (Chrome) 2.1.844107Windows
4for Google Chrome 3.4.018536.7Windows
50.8.28832476Windows, Android, Mac, Pocket PC