Download Alerts - Best Software & Apps

  • Vault

    6.4.12.22

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Mac

    Hide pictures, videos, contacts and SMS on your phone

    8
    131 votes
    • PROS: Lets you hide photos, videos, SMS and more, Easy-to-use interface, Alerts and photo evidence of break-in attemps, Stealth mode and fake vault in premium version
    • CONS: No cloud backup for free users
  • Folder Password Lock Pro

    10.8.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Software for Enhanced Folder Protection and Privacy

    5
    475 votes
    • PROS: Quick and simple setup., Active folder monitoring and alerts., Compatibility with external hard drives.
    • CONS: One password for all folders could potentially present a security risk., A price of (approximately) 32 pounds is a bit high when compared to similar folder protection software packages.
  • Waze

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Windows Phone
    BlackBerry

    The social mapping app for drivers

    8
    142 votes
    • PROS: Driver-focused features, Real-time alerts for traffic, speed cameras, Makes reporting hazards fun, Integrates with other apps
    • CONS: No map downloads for offline use, Social features can be distracting
  • Flash Video Downloader

    2.4.1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Make grabbing Flash videos even easier

    6
    124 votes
    • PROS: Nice interface, Smooth downloads, Supports multiple downloads at one time
    • CONS: Cannot modify list of websites, Cannot pause downloads or grab URL
  • SumRando VPN

    1.0.0.178

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    SumRando VPN

    6
    83 votes
    • PROS: Simple banner display alerts you when you are unprotected, Free account requires no registration data
    • CONS: Limited features in client compared to others, Unpredictable download speeds, sometimes very slow
  • MyRadar

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    Mobile- and PC-Friendly Streaming Weather Radar Application

    9
    7 votes
    • PROS: An excellent application to keep track of live weather data and alerts., User-friendly options such as zooming scrolling and entering a specific area to observe.
    • CONS: MyRadar is only available to users who live in Canada or the United States., This software may not be compatible with older mobile phone operating systems.
  • Webcam Monitor

    5.05

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Turn your PC into a video surveillance system

    7
    101 votes
    • PROS: Automatically alerts you via email and SMS of movement, Allows multiple cameras at once
    • CONS: Zoom enhancement is limited
  • eBay

    2.8.0.57

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows Phone
    iPhone
    BlackBerry

    Fuel your shopping addiction

    7
    10 votes
    • PROS: Alerts for watched and bid on items, Full featured item pages, Easy to purchase items, Ability to create a page for selling your stuff in app
    • CONS: Recommendations could be improved
  • ABCAUS Excel Accounting Template

    9

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    An Excel spreadsheet template for ABCAUS double entry accounting

    9
    36 votes
    • PROS: It is user friendly, The help alerts allow you to see your errors
    • CONS: The use of bold and mismatched colours are ugly, Fonts and the layout is old fashioned
  • Keepa

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Track prices on millions of Amazon products with Keepa

    10
    1 vote
    • PROS: Customisable alerts, In-browser price drop alert set-up
    • CONS: Limited to price-tracking on Amazon, Not available for all browsers including Microsoft Edge
  • AVG Zen

    1.0.208

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A control tower for AVG software and applications

    8
    76 votes
    • PROS: Centralizes control of AVG products , Real-time alerts , Minimalist interface , Easy to configure
    • CONS: Doesn't do much , Simple monitoring , Not very useful
  • Cam Wizard

    8.01

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Install closed circuit security cameras

    7
    110 votes
    • PROS: Supports multiple cameras, Easy to setup for e-mail alerts
    • CONS: Doesn't allow you to choose video format
  • AccuWeather

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    BlackBerry
    Windows Phone

    Your personal weather station

    6
    96 votes
    • PROS: Severe weather alerts, Useful widgets, Accurate forecasts
    • CONS: Overwhelming amount of information, Dated, finicky interface
  • OverSight

    1.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Prevent intruders from recording you with OverSight

    8
    3 votes
    • PROS: Simple interface, Easy to understand alerts, Distinguishes between processes activating video hardware
    • CONS: Some malware can go undetected
  • DailyHoroscope

    1.9.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    BlackBerry

    A new horoscope sent to your phone every day

    10
    4 votes
    • PROS: Clearly presented user interface, Daily horoscopes, Includes Chinese and Druid horoscopes, Horoscope alerts
    • CONS: More background about how signs are calculated would be good
  • Bugzilla

    4.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Mozilla's answer to software bug tracking

    5
    28 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Powerful search functions, Email alerts for changes made, Permissions for different users
    • CONS: Some users claim Bugzilla breaks when querying, Only suitable for developers and software testers
  • MetaTrader 4

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A free Finance app for Android

    -
    No votes yet
    • GO Locker

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Personalize the lock screen of your Android

      8
      60 votes
      • PROS: Lots of personalization options , Plenty of available themes, Allows access to programs and alerts , Lightweight, demanding few additional resources from your device
      • CONS: Needs GO Launcher EX to run , Limited usefulness for newer Android OSs
    • ESPN Cricinfo

      1.8.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      The latest cricket scores from ESPN

      7
      51 votes
      • PROS: Delivers scores in Chrome or to your desktop, Wicket Alerts let you know when wickets fall
      • CONS: Disable Desktop Alerts does not work properly
    • My Data Manager

      4.2.7

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone

      Manage and track your data usage

      8
      9 votes
      • PROS: Easy to use, Many ways to visualize data, Ability to set alerts for mobile and wi-fi data, Persistent app in notification shade
      • CONS: No map mode like in iOS
    Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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    26.4.12.221317.54732824427481Android, Mac
    38.011106.519090909090912Windows
    42.4.1.01245.843548387096775Windows, Mac
    510.8.04754.754315789473685Windows