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
    7771 votes
    • PROS:Essential for viewing web content, Support for HD video
    • CONS:Occasional stability 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 ,
  • Adblock

    for Google Chrome 3.3.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Windows
    iPhone

    Block ads in Google Chrome

    6
    60 votes
    • PROS:Blocks almost everything, Blocks pre-ads in YouTube
    • CONS:May block some sites from working properly if not configured
  • 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
  • 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
  • Windows 10 Login Background Changer

    1.0.2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A free Desktop customization program for Windows

    6
    1 vote
    • 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
    • The Effing Weather

      2.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      iPhone

      The potty-mouthed weather app

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS:Funny, Customizable background, Clear, well-designed interface, Lets you enable/disable profanity
      • CONS:Only displays weather for current location, Limited weather data
    • WhatsApp Wallpaper

      2.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Selection of free wallpapers for WhatsApp Messenger

      6
      19 votes
      • PROS:Attractive background images, Officially supported by WhatsApp
      • CONS:Configuration isn't the easiest
    • 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
      • Color Switch

        3.4.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        Windows
        iPhone

        Switch things up with Color Switch

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS:Smart, easy to understand mechanic, Surprisingly hard and addictive, Free to play, New modes added occasionally
        • CONS:Repetitive gameplay after a while, Not great on the audio front
      • Free Music

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows Phone
        Android

        A free Home & hobby program for Windows

        4
        4 votes
        • Blur Photo Background Maker

          Varies with device

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          A free program for windows

          -
          No votes yet
          • 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
            Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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            14.25717.2Windows
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            3build 0824 YCM 7 Essential23686.8Windows
            42.0.436886.7Windows
            5Beta 0.905406.6Windows