Download Business Apps - Best Software & Apps

  • WhatsApp Messenger

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Windows Phone
    Mac

    Send free text, audio and video messages from your Android phone

    8
    31084 votes
    • PROS: Lets you send photos, audio, video, location, and links, Group messaging, Works across different platforms, Support for Android Wear, Syncs with web version, Free calls, Save chats automatically to Google Drive
    • CONS: Only works if the other person has the app
  • 1Mobile Market

    6.8.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Download Apps From A Store With Breadth And Chinese-Language Support.

    8
    1672 votes
    • PROS: Good app variety, Easy to use, Solid recommendations, Good Chinese-language options
    • CONS: Unreliable and slow store servers, Lots of push notifications, Some risk of malware, Many region-specific apps
  • 9Apps

    3.3.1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Cool Resource for App Lovers

    8
    1217 votes
    • PROS: More than ten million apps to choose from, Apps arrange by category
    • CONS: Many apps contain advertising, Certain third party apps may contain viruses
  • Microsoft Excel 2013

    16.0.6769.2017

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    Smarter and easier workbooks

    6
    3670 votes
    • PROS: Quick analysis suggests best way to present data, Redesigned interface makes it easier to use, Insert photos from online sources, Automatic pivot table creation, Helpful error messages
    • CONS: Still intimidating to the novice
  • Microsoft Word 2013

    15.0.5085.1000

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    One of the best word processors gets even better

    6
    12098 votes
    • PROS: Ribbon interface is easier to navigate, Performance improvements all around, Great reading mode, Documents and settings synced with Skydrive, Easy photo import
    • CONS: No Windows XP support, No escape from the ribbon interface, Some tools are hard to find
  • Microsoft Word

    1811-build-11029.20108

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Microsoft's excellent word processor

    6
    29196 votes
    • PROS: Works with all popular formats, Support for saving to PDF, Spell checking and translating tools, Downloadable templates, Special set of image tools
    • CONS: Heavy on resources, The toolbar takes up too much space, Still no support for video
  • Microsoft Powerpoint 2016

    2016

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Presentation software gets an update with Microsoft Powerpoint 2016

    8
    1094 votes
    • PROS: Improved help menu, New design features, Simple, easy-to-use basic tools
    • CONS: Some users find design suggestions intrusive
  • Adobe Reader Touch for Windows 10

    1.0.7.1855

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A very basic PDF viewer

    7
    283 votes
    • PROS: Accesses other installed apps to browse for PDFs, Text search, Recently viewed list
    • CONS: No ability to edit, No annotations, No zooming
  • Google Keyboard

    4.1.22063.1974169

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Google's free official keyboard for Android

    9
    162 votes
    • PROS: Type search and share in one app, Multilingual function supports over 120 languages, Completely free
    • CONS: Lacks customisation features, Some users dislike the one handed mode
  • Office 365 Home

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Enjoy Microsoft Office in the cloud!

    6
    168 votes
    • PROS: Access your data and programs across up to five different devices including Smartphones, computers and tablets, Store your data in the cloud to ensure it is safe and access it anywhere you have internet access, Always have the most current Office software
    • CONS: If you ever stop your subscription, you lose access to applications, Requires an Internet connection to utilize
  • Antenna TV

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A Tool That Teaches How to Enjoy HD Channels for Free

    9
    134 votes
    • PROS: Easy and fast setup, Better signal compared to cable or satellite service, Easy-to-navigate interface, A lot of HD channels to view
    • CONS: No real or standardized tutorial included, App design is a bit archaic, Some links could be broken, May not work for everyone
  • Yahoo Mail

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Get Yahoo mail on Android

    7
    168 votes
    • PROS: Well designed user interface, Customizable with themes, 'Plug in' other Yahoo services
    • CONS: Spam filtering isn't great, Slows down at times
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

    15.0.4420.1017

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    Create presentations with ease

    6
    10784 votes
    • PROS: Useful prompter for secondary monitors, Pulls in photos and video from online services, Useful welcome screen, Save, share, and collaborate in the cloud, Ribbon and tools aren't distracting
    • CONS: Could be more streamlined for novices, Photo editing feels tacked on
  • Vysor - Android control on PC

    1.0.0.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    Mac

    Put your Android operating system on Windows

    8
    50 votes
    • PROS: You may use a keyboard to interact with your phone, Point and click on your phone using this app
    • CONS: You have to give this app a lot of permissions, Users have to pay a subscription
  • Microsoft Access 2013

    15.0.4420.1017

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Turn your database into an Access web app

    6
    927 votes
    • PROS: Easily create Access apps from templates, Access apps function as a SharePoint, Share data with SkyDrive across the cloud, Can import Access 2010 and Excel files
    • CONS: Removed some Query designs and Upsizing Wizard, Less focus on traditional databases
  • WPS Office

    (Kingsoft Office) 7.2.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Create, edit and store your Office documents in the cloud

    6
    130 votes
    • PROS: Compatible with Word, Excel and PowerPoint , Many tools , Integration with Dropbox, OneDrive, Box and Drive , Convenient , Editing options
    • CONS: Not easy to use on small screens
  • Hello - Caller ID & Blocking

    3.0.0.1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Facebook's dialer replacement doesn't make calls

    8
    83 votes
    • PROS: Search Facebook contacts, Call over Wi-Fi or data
    • CONS: Not a dialer, Messages open FB Messenger, Calls are routed through stock dialer
  • Wine

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Run Windows Apps On Almost Anything

    9
    17 votes
    • PROS: Free and always will be, Runs software like MS Office without issues
    • CONS: A few annoying bugs, Some bad fonts when using OSX
  • Free Language Translator

    3.9.11

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    Desktop instant translations powered by Google

    6
    987 votes
    • PROS: Support for more than 40 languages, Automatic source language detection, Several ways to insert text, Lets you create a custom dictionary
    • CONS: You need to be online
  • MoboMarket Lite

    4.1.1.4336

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Find The Best Android Apps, Wherever They Or You Are.

    7
    370 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Regional recommendations
    • CONS: Non-regional staff picks, Smaller selection
Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
#NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
1varies-with-device310848.3Android, Windows, iPhone, Windows Phone
21811-build-11029.20108291966.5Windows
316.0.6769.201736706.1Windows, Android, iPhone
415.0.5085.1000120985.9Windows, Android, iPhone
515.0.4420.1017107845.6Windows, Android, iPhone
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