Download Desktop Utilities - Best Software & Apps

  • iPadian

    3.0

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    Windows

    Make your Windows desktop look like an iPad

    6
    764 votes
    • PROS: Includes lots of interesting web applications, Customizable interface, App Store-style sidebar, Includes Facebook notification widgets
    • CONS: Rather basic iPad imitation, Performance is somewhat slow
  • Chrome Remote Desktop

    35.0.1916.37

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    Manage your remote machines or provide tech support

    6
    74 votes
    • PROS: Solid connection to remote computers, Ability to provide remote assistance, Secure connections with randomized pins, Support for multiple monitors
    • CONS: Set up takes a couple of installers, No advanced options for better control
  • Adjust Laptop Brightness

    2

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    Windows

    Save battery and control screen brightness

    5
    513 votes
    • PROS: Saves battery life, Optimizes laptop or desktop display
    • CONS: Only for Windows machines, One-time payment required
  • Bandicam Screen Recorder

    3.2.4.1118

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    Windows

    Record gaming on your desktop in HQ video

    6
    2238 votes
    • PROS: Two capture modes, Ability to resize the capture area , Supports lots of codecs and formats,
    • CONS: Videos may have lag problems
  • BlackBerry Desktop Software

    7.1.0.42

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    Windows

    Transfer data between your BlackBerry and PC

    7
    1238 votes
    • PROS: Very simple to use, Backup and Restore function, Synchronizes contacts
    • CONS: Bulky installation
  • Sheels Hindi to English Dictionary

    2

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    Windows

    Free Desktop Application to Translate Hindi into English

    7
    1065 votes
    • PROS: Quick and simple control system, A fast and fun skateboarding game
    • CONS: Controls can occasionally be buggy, Game is a little childlike
  • LG PC Suite

    4.3.80.20121017

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    Windows

    Desktop manager for your LG Android smartphone

    6
    509 votes
    • PROS: USB or Bluetooth sync, Phone interface mirroring, Great multimedia manager
    • CONS: Only works with LG Android phones, Have to have phone connected before launch
  • Free Desktop Clock

    3

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    Windows

    Free Downloadable Digital Desktop Clock Application

    7
    91 votes
    • PROS: Numerous customisable skins are available., The addition of a useful calendar.,
    • CONS: Third-party applications may be attached to this software package., The free version does not support all of the functions listed above. You will have to pay to enjoy these features. ,
  • LICEcap

    1.23

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    Windows

    Create animated GIFs from your desktop

    7
    49 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Pause and resume recording , Recording image size, Maximum FPS selection, Number of repetitions of the GIF
    • CONS: By default the GIF takes up a lot of space
  • Desktop Lighter

    1.4

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    Windows

    Free software to adjust the brightness of a computer screen

    6
    113 votes
    • PROS: Desktop Lighter can be installed at absolutely no charge., One-touch adjustments are ideal for those who may be on the go.,
    • CONS: Very similar to existing options found within the control panel., There is no application available for smartphone users.
  • RocketDock

    1.3.5

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    Windows

    Highly customizable Mac-style navigation bar for your desktop

    7
    489 votes
    • PROS: Easy to install and use, Uses very little system resources, Very simple setup
    • CONS: Trash icon cannot be used to delete files
  • Parallels Desktop 10

    10.1.1

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    Mac

    Run Windows on your Mac without rebooting

    6
    129 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to set up, Allows you to switch effortlessly between Windows and OS X, Interchanges files between your OS X and Windows environment, Latest version is faster than ever, Use Windows apps from your Dock, Now allows access from mobile devices, Uses speech recognition in OS X , Puts Windows apps into Dock, Integrated with iCloud
    • CONS: Can be a bit slow to use compared to an installation of Windows using Boot Camp, Requires a lot of free hard drive space to work, Leaves components behind after uninstall,
  • Windows 8 Desktop Clock

    para Windows 7 1.0

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    Windows

    A Windows 8 clock on your Windows 7 desktop

    6
    273 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use and install, Nice appearance, A taste of Windows 8!
    • CONS: No personalization options
  • Horloger

    Final 1.0

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    Platform
    Windows

    Free desktop clock for Windows 7

    7
    35 votes
    • PROS: 4 skins, Very elegant, Customizable
    • CONS: Mobile style isn't for everyone