Download Background - Best Software & Apps

  • Adobe Flash Player

    27.0.0.170

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    Android
    Pocket PC

    The Web's favorite video and animation player

    7
    7772 votes
    • PROS: Essential for viewing web content, Support for HD video
    • CONS: Occasional stability problems
  • DirectX

    End-User Runtime Web Installer 9.29.1974

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Play Your Games The Right Way.

    7
    4857 votes
    • PROS: Does its work in the background, Variety of versions,
    • CONS: Can be slower for some games, Overlapping versions can cause problems
  • Free Chess

    2.0.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Chess

    7
    3688 votes
    • PROS: 2D and 3D views, Online matches, Individual play or versus an opponent, Good background music
    • CONS: Does not include tutorials or help
  • Driver Booster Free

    4.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Driver Booster Free

    7
    571 votes
    • PROS: Simplifies updating your drivers (2 clicks), Updates are done quickly, Schedules periodic scans and launches with Windows, Creates automatic restore points, Automatic background driver installation op
    • CONS: Doesn’t give information about the drivers that are installed
  • CyberLink YouCam

    build 0824 YCM 7 Essential

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Spice up webcam chats, presentations, and more

    7
    2368 votes
    • PROS: Support for HD video and augmented reality, Works with most major messenger clients, Great background scenery effects, Expandable with downloadable effects, Includes surveillance and security tools
    • CONS: Effects sometimes look very superimposed, Installation takes a while, Photo apps only mainly useful on tablets
  • Opera Mini

    8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    BlackBerry

    Faster web browsing on your BlackBerry

    6
    363 votes
    • PROS: Fast performance, Speed Dial feature, Simple-to-use tabbed browsing interface, Lots of options, Address bar autocomplete, Background page loading
    • CONS: Doesn't support extensions
  • Wireless Network Watcher

    1.91

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Discover intruders on your Wi-Fi network

    7
    171 votes
    • PROS: Quick and simple scan of your local network, Icons for each device, Export data in various formats, Background scanning
    • CONS: No warning or blocking functions
  • Photo Background Remover

    1.4.1

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Photo Background Remover Instantly Removes Backgrounds in Photos

    7
    91 votes
    • PROS: Compatible with Windows 10,
    • CONS: Unlike a number of similar products it isn?t free ,
  • Starter Background Changer

    Beta 0.90

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Customize your wallpaper in Windows 7 Starter

    7
    540 votes
    • PROS: Perfectly embedded in the system, Customizes wallpaper, screensaver, sounds and colors, Easy to use
    • CONS: Poor translation
  • Windows 7 Logon Background Changer

    1.3.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Tool for Windows Users

    7
    129 votes
    • PROS: Free to download and use, Runs quickly and smoothly,
    • CONS: Only compatible with Windows 7, Scrolling can be tough
  • Windows 10 Login Background Changer

    1.0.2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A free Desktop customization program for Windows

    6
    1 vote
    • Sandboxie

      5.14

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Avoid viruses, phishing and more...

      7
      213 votes
      • PROS: Provides you with a safe testing environment, Works discreetly in the background, Excellent documentation
      • CONS: May not be compatible with all programs
    • AoA Audio Extractor

      1.2.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Extract background music from films in MP3, WAV or AC3 format

      7
      59 votes
      • Blur Photo Background Maker

        Varies with device

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A free program for windows

        -
        No votes yet
        • Color Switch

          1.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Android
          iPhone

          Free Game for Puzzle Lovers

          -
          No votes yet
          • PROS: Very engaging game play, Great background music
          • CONS: Plagued with annoying adverts, Can be repetitive after a while
        • Free Music

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows Phone
          Android

          A free Home & hobby program for Windows

          4
          4 votes
          • Photo Combiner

            6.05

            License
            try Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Desktop background and foreground tool

            0
            1 vote
            • Dark Theme

              Windows 7

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              The darkest and most mysterious desktop background

              7
              44 votes
              • Earth 3D Lite

                3.0.1

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Mac

                Stunning 3D Earth desktop background

                9
                3 votes
                • PROS: Stunning 3D graphics , Interactive mode, Looks great on your desktop
                • CONS: No real-time weather effects, Lacks features of full version
              • Wallpaper Downloader

                2.6

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Use Bing background images as desktop wallpapers

                7
                9 votes
                • PROS: Easy to use, Changes wallpaper automatically, Can be set to rotate wallpapers
                • CONS: Quite low resolution (958x512), Option to download all wallpapers limited to donors
              Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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              14.25717.2Windows
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              5End-User Runtime Web Installer 9.29.197448576.5Windows