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
    101 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

    10.2.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Software for Enhanced Folder Protection and Privacy

    9
    106 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. ,
  • Flash Video Downloader

    2.4.1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Make grabbing Flash videos even easier

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

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    BlackBerry
    iPhone
    Windows Phone

    The social mapping app for drivers

    7
    6 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
  • SumRando VPN

    1.0.0.178

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    SumRando VPN

    6
    73 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
  • eBay

    2.8.0.57

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows Phone
    iPhone

    Fuel your shopping addiction

    5
    4 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
  • AVG Zen

    1.0.208

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A control tower for AVG software and applications

    8
    65 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
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Install closed circuit security cameras

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

    1.9.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    BlackBerry

    A new horoscope sent to your phone every day

    9
    6 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
  • MyRadar

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    Mobile- and PC-Friendly Streaming Weather Radar Application

    -
    No votes yet
    • 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.,
  • AccuWeather

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    BlackBerry
    iPhone

    Your personal weather station

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

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Track prices on millions of Amazon products with Keepa

    -
    No votes yet
    • 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
  • Bugzilla

    4.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Mozilla's answer to software bug tracking

    6
    33 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
  • GO Locker

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Personalize the lock screen of your Android

    7
    44 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
  • My Data Manager

    4.2.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Manage and track your data usage

    9
    7 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
  • Webcam Monitor

    5.05

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Turn your PC into a video surveillance system

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

    1.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Prevent intruders from recording you with OverSight

    9
    1 vote
    • PROS: Simple interface, Easy to understand alerts, Distinguishes between processes activating video hardware
    • CONS: Some malware can go undetected
  • 365Scores

    2.4.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    For sports info addicts

    6
    4 votes
    • PROS: Configure the main screen to your needs, Variety of sports and countries, Choose preferred leagues and teams, LIVE section for following live results, Configure alerts (silent or otherwise)
    • CONS: Doesn't include motorsports
  • UEFA Euro 2012

    Official 1.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    BlackBerry

    Follow the 2012 European Championships on your phone

    10
    7 votes
    • PROS: Well designed user interface, Lots of multimedia content, Customized alerts
    • CONS: No live commentary, Some player data inaccurate and incomplete
  • ESPN Cricinfo

    1.8.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    The latest cricket scores from ESPN

    7
    66 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
Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
#NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
110.2.0.11068.5Windows
26.4.12.221017.5Android, Mac
35.05736.8Windows
41.0.0.178736.3Windows, Android
52.4.1.0855.5Windows, Mac