Download Explorer - Best Software & Apps

  • Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7

    11.0.29

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Explorer 11 for Windows 7, free download.

    7
    910 votes
    • PROS: Faster, using lower CPU and RAM., Available in 95 languages.
    • CONS: No speed dialling support., Fonts blurred on some websites.
  • Internet Explorer

    5.2.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Microsoft's now discontinued browser for Mac

    4
    1797 votes
    • PROS: Nostalgic
    • CONS: Doesn't render web pages properly, Constantly crashes, Slow and unstable, Abandoned software
  • Internet Explorer

    Windows Vista 32-bit 9.0.8112.16421

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The latest edition of the web's most popular browser

    6
    285 votes
    • PROS: Faster multicore JavaScript engine, Support for HTML5 and CSS3, Very well integrated with the system, Sleek interface
    • CONS: Basic HTML5 support
  • Internet Explorer 7

    7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    You wanted it easier and more secure

    7
    3991 votes
    • PROS: Sleeker interface, Good RSS integration, Simple favourites menu, Tabbed browsing
    • CONS: Disappointing anti-phishing filter, Complicated installation process, No drop down view for RSS feed items, Tends to lag, Doesn’t fully embrace the latest web standards
  • Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7

    10.0.9200.16521

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Internet Explorer 10 finally comes to Windows 7

    6
    2729 votes
    • PROS: Performance improvements, Do not track enabled by default, Support for add-ons, Isolates browser from rest of the OS
    • CONS: Some antiquated interface elements remain
  • Internet Explorer 8

    (XP, Vista) 8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Microsoft gets back on track with a promising web browser

    7
    6010 votes
    • PROS: Standard compliant, Interesting new features: Accelerators, Web Clips, New InPrivate browsing, Protection against online scams and malware
    • CONS: Accelerators are tied to Microsoft's online services, Privacy issues in Suggested sites
  • Internet Explorer 9

    Windows 7 32-bit 9.0.8112.16421

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Microsoft's browser is becoming more up-to-date

    7
    3420 votes
    • PROS: Faster, multicore Javascript engine , Support for HTML5 and CSS3, Privacy and security options, Performance center for extensions
    • CONS: Only compatible with Windows 7 , Limited catalog of extensions , Too slow and resource-intensive
  • Internet Explorer 9 64-bit

    Windows 7 64-bit 9.0.8112.16421

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The latest edition of the web's most popular browser

    7
    624 votes
    • PROS: Faster multicore JavaScript engine, Support for HTML5 and CSS3, Very well integrated with the operating system, Sleek interface
    • CONS: Basic HTML5 support
  • Internet Explorer 6

    6-service-pack-1-sp1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Software for Microsoft Users

    6
    601 votes
    • PROS: Stable and reliable, Free to download and use
    • CONS: Only suitable for Windows users, Can be tricky to install
  • Windows File Explorer

    Beta 0.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free Alternative To The Functions And Settings You Have On Windows Now

    7
    95 votes
    • PROS: The preview function on the bottom left is far bigger than standard Windows preview, It is tiny change but it may allow you to streamline your sorting and filing process, The search function may be improved (which is amazing for Windows 10)
    • CONS: Getting it to work on some Windows 10 devices is tricky, Some of the functions are not part of Windows 7 and Windows 10, Such a minor change may be unimportant to some people
  • ES File Explorer

    (File Manager) 4.0.4.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Manage and access your files

    7
    152 votes
    • PROS: Lot of options, Deep customization, Organize your device internally
    • CONS: May be complicated for novice users
  • Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7

    64 bit 10.0.9200.16521

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Internet Explorer 10 finally comes to Windows 7

    7
    390 votes
    • PROS: Performance improvements, Do not track enabled by default, Support for add-ons, Isolates browser from rest of the OS
    • CONS: Some antiquated interface elements remain
  • Adblock Plus for Internet Explorer

    1.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Unlock the Web with a Free Adblocking Service

    5
    304 votes
    • PROS: Improved browsing all round, White-list service to support favourite sites, More security
    • CONS: Can be harmful to sites' revenue
  • Q-Dir

    7.09

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free multi-pane file explorer for Windows

    8
    143 votes
    • PROS: Multi-pane interface makes file management easier, Several layouts to choose from, Color code for files
    • CONS: No extra tools like you find in other Explorer alternatives
  • iPhone Explorer

    2.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Browse and change your iOS device file tree

    5
    287 votes
    • PROS: Browse the file tree of iOS
    • CONS: Unstable, Difficult to manage files, Potentially dangerous
  • Web Explorer

    1.03

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows

    A Free program for Android‚ by Kawe Apps

    10
    2 votes
    • ES File Explorer/Manager PRO

      pro

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Android

      A Full Version program for Android‚ by ES Global

      10
      3 votes
      • Elcomsoft eXplorer for WhatsApp

        2.30

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        9
        6 votes
        • Total Commander

          7.56a

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Windows Mobile
          Android
          Pocket PC

          Based on Windows Explorer but with more functionality

          9
          532 votes
          • PROS: Highly customizable, Includes nice extra tools
          • CONS: Not user friendly for beginners, Quite plain interface
        • XPlorer

          0.40.109

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Windows explorer substitute

          10
          1 vote
          Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
          #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
          1739916.8Windows
          2(XP, Vista) 860106.6Windows
          3Windows 7 32-bit 9.0.8112.1642134206.6Windows
          410.0.9200.1652127296.3Windows
          55.2.317973.8Mac
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