Download Business Productivity - Best Software & Apps

  • Adobe Reader

    2019.010.20069

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    Adobe Reader 11: the essential PDF viewer

    7
    10607 votes
    • PROS: Increased security, Send files by e-mail, Sticky notes and highlight options, Full-screen reading, Accessibility options
    • CONS: Memory use
  • Microsoft Office 2010

    Home and Business 2010

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    Platform
    Windows

    The quintessential productivity suite

    7
    32046 votes
    • PROS: Enhanced design in the 'ribbon' interface, Support for videos in PowerPoint, Lots of improvements in Outlook, Translation and screen capturing tools, Faster and lighter on system resources, Lets you share documents online in SkyDrive
    • CONS: None so far
  • Skype

    8.42.0.60

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    Skype, the telephone of the 21st century

    7
    29239 votes
    • PROS: Group videoconferencing, Talk-chat-type, Excellent audiovisual quality, Calls to mobile, Integration with Facebook
    • CONS: Requires a good connection, High consumption of resources, Some features are extra
  • Microsoft Office 2013

    15.0.5093.1001

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    Platform
    Windows

    6
    13884 votes
    • PROS: Edit PDFs, Advanced multimedia features, Good touch navigation, Helpful new assistant
    • CONS: Almost forces the user to adopt cloud usage, Working on tablets is only possible up to a point
  • Telegram

    5.4.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac
    Web Apps

    Fast and secure messaging app

    8
    828 votes
    • PROS: Supports group chats, Share videos up to 1GB, Send batches of photos, "Snapchat" style Secret Chat, Higher level of privacy compared to WhatsApp
    • CONS: Voice messages supported but no voice calling, Small user base compared to WhatsApp
  • Microsoft Excel 2013

    16.0.6769.2017

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    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    Smarter and easier workbooks

    6
    3752 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
  • SPSS

    25.0

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    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful tool for managing and using your SPSS data

    6
    3135 votes
    • PROS: Hundreds of graphical options, Powerful analytical features, Microsoft Office integration, Multilingual options, Excellent sharing options
    • CONS: Takes a while to get to grips with, Firmly aimed at professional users, Incredibly complicated website
  • Microsoft Word

    1811-build-11029.20108

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    Platform
    Windows

    Microsoft's excellent word processor

    6
    29777 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
  • Avro Keyboard

    5.5.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The First ANSI- and Unicode-Compliant Bangla Keyboard

    8
    242 votes
    • PROS: Inbuilt Bangla spell-checker , Floating preview window
    • CONS: Word suggestion needs improvement, Sporadic hanging issues
  • Free PDF Reader

    1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    No surprises

    7
    2131 votes
    • PROS: It works as intended, It is free
    • CONS: Adobe Reader is better, Advertising is a pain, Looks dated
  • Microsoft Excel

    365

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Microsoft's killer spreadsheet application

    6
    5127 votes
    • PROS: Better usability and presentation, New graphics, Easy sharing and group work
    • CONS: Remains challenging for beginners
  • AS SSD Benchmark

    1.6.4237.30508

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A professional tool to diagnose computer problems

    9
    273 votes
    • PROS: A highly focussed and useful program, Allows comparisons of SSD functions in many areas of use, Produces easy to understand results
    • CONS: Not ideal for non-German speakers
  • Microsoft Powerpoint 2016

    2016

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Presentation software gets an update with Microsoft Powerpoint 2016

    8
    1181 votes
    • PROS: Improved help menu, New design features, Simple, easy-to-use basic tools
    • CONS: Some users find design suggestions intrusive
  • Microsoft Excel 2016

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    Platform
    Windows

    An excellent choice for all of your data processing needs

    8
    402 votes
    • PROS: Familiar and easy to use, Suggestion features improve productivity, Collaboration
    • CONS: Not too many new features
  • Free PDF reader

    1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A PDF program that also converts your content

    8
    341 votes
    • PROS: Great if you are stuck trying to convert your PDF, A simple interface makes it very easy to use
    • CONS: It is ugly looking when compared to modern app GUIs, The software is slowly going out of date
  • Free Word to PDF Converter

    4.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Organize your documents with Free Word to PDF Converter

    7
    1257 votes
    • PROS: Converts with minimal fuss, Bulk convert several files, Minimal, easy to use interface, Free to use
    • CONS: Superseded by later versions of Word
  • Foxit Reader

    9.5.0.20723

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Foxit Reader

    8
    3159 votes
    • PROS: Small file size, Much quicker than Adobe Reader, Allows you to annotate documents
    • CONS: Doesn't allow you to edit files, User manual is only available online
  • Google Translate

    5.27.0.RC04.237379852

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Your pocket translator

    8
    510 votes
    • PROS: Translates from text, picture, voice, and SMS, 60 supported languages, Functions to translate offline, Good voice recognition, You can hear the pronunciation
    • CONS: The translations are not always perfect
  • Viber

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac

    Call and text free over 3G and Wifi

    8
    3346 votes
    • PROS: Very simple to use, Notifies you of contacts who are on Viber, Decent call quality, Send photos and videos, Stickers and emoticons to liven up chats, Group messaging with up-to 100 people, Hold & Talk feature
    • CONS: You may have to convince friends to switch to Viber
  • PDF To Word Converter Free

    3.46

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Convert PDF file to office Word document for free

    7
    1833 votes
    • PROS: Free, Easy to use, Does what it says
    • CONS: Installation has too many 'offers', Pro version installs automatically
Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
#NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
18.42.0.60292397.2Windows,Android,Mac,iPhone
22019.010.20069106077.2Windows,Android,Mac,iPhone
3Home and Business 2010320466.5Windows
41811-build-11029.20108297776.5Windows
515.0.5093.1001138846.2Windows
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