Download Connection for Mac - Best Software & Apps

  • Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection

    Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection8.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Connect to a Windows based computer from your Mac

    7
    45 votes
    • PROS: Easy to setup and connect, Lots of configuration preferences, Slick new interface
    • CONS: Not as functional as Windows version, Connections can be unstable
  • GameRanger

    GameRanger4.6.5

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free Game Connection for Gaming Fans

    7
    33 votes
    • PROS: More than five hundred games to play, Can connect with friends online, A huge variety of different games to choose from
    • CONS: Takes up a lot of space
  • Microsoft Query

    Microsoft QueryX 1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Export Excel databases via a ODBC connection

    5
    2 votes
    • Freenet

      Freenet0.7.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Gives you access to the Darkweb

      2
      3 votes
      • PROS: Allows anonymous surfing within Freenet, No censorship or monitoring, Excellent for those in repressive regimes
      • CONS: Looks like a very dated version of the internet, A lot of illegal and offensive content, A little confusing to navigate at first, Doesn't allow you to surf the normal internet anonymously
    • Speed Test PRO

      Speed Test PRO2.0

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Accurately test your connection speed with Speed Test Pro

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: Accurate speed test results., Simple user interface., Fast speed testing., Printable/shareable result certificate.
      • CONS: Application can drain batteries quickly., Intensive on system resource when in operation., Lacks the ability to specify a testing server., Application crashes randomly at times, developers are looking into this.
    • MIDI Thru

      MIDI Thru1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      A free tool that simplifies your MIDI thru connection settings

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: Easy to use, Lightweight application, Easy access, Handy menu settings
      • CONS: Notes could get stuck, May have issues working across platforms, User interface could be better, Needs a 64-bit computer
    • WeFi

      WeFi2.8.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      WiFi connection point client with IM client

      3
      4 votes
      • PROS: Detects all WiFi spots, Includes messaging client
      • CONS: Requires a larger network of users to be useful
    • Kaspersky VPN Connection

      Kaspersky VPN Connection2.1.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac
      iPhone

      A Robust and Efficient VPN Tool Priced Competitively

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: Blisteringly fast performance, Multiple virtual connections, Free version available, 300MB secured traffic every day
      • CONS: Service not available in certain countries, Runs out of servers time and again, Connectivity issues, Customer service isn’t the best
    • IPNetMonitorX

      IPNetMonitorXc3 2.6

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      20 tools to diagnose internet connection problems

      8
      2 votes
      • PROS: Performs 20 different tests, Can diagnose problems instantly, Scans quickly
      • CONS: Requires technical knowledge to interpret results, Doesn't cover all possible connection issues
    • BandLuxe Connection Manager

      BandLuxe Connection Manager2.6.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Take High-Speed Internet with You Wherever You Go

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: High-speed Internet connection, Works both with local and roaming networks
      • CONS: Your OS may have trouble connecting, Not for Windows
    • Apple Broadband Tuner

      Apple Broadband Tuner1.0

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Tweak the speed of your broadband connection

      3
      13 votes
      Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
      #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
      1Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection8.0.0457Mac
      2GameRanger4.6.5336.5Windows,Mac
      3WeFi2.8.243.4Mac
      4Apple Broadband Tuner1.0133.3Mac
      5Freenet0.7.532.1Windows,Mac
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