Download File Type - Best Software & Apps

  • The Unarchiver

    3.11.1

    License
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    Platform
    Mac

    A fast and free way to unpack your files

    6
    231 votes
    • PROS: Very fast, Handles almost any file type, Free to use
    • CONS: No 64-bit version
  • Universal Extractor

    1.6.1

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Extract files from any type of archive

    6
    39 votes
    • PROS: Small and light, Context menu integration, Supports drag and drop
    • CONS: Not very slick, Relatively limited functions
  • DMG Extractor

    1.3.8.0

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Extract files from DMG files

    6
    107 votes
    • PROS: Open DMG files without converting to ISO, Raw Zlib Bzip2 and Zero block type DMG files,
    • CONS: Very specific to DMG files will not open other files, A certain level of technical expertise is required,
  • Free iPhone Data Recovery

    2.0.5

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Data Recovery Software for Your iPhone

    9
    173 votes
    • PROS: This system offers a highly intuitive user interface and no previous experience is required., The software is able to recover nearly every type of file within an iPhone.,
    • CONS: You will only be able to recover data after the full version is purchased., A file size of 15.8 megabytes may be slightly robust for older operating systems.,
  • Blu-ray Player for Windows

    2.16.16

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Play Blu-ray disks on Windows

    7
    341 votes
    • PROS: Simple and easy to use, Can be used to play almost any file type, Free to use for 3 months, Integration with Facebook and Twitter
    • CONS: Player is very basic with few options, Requires an internet connection to aquire license, Can be unstable and buggy
  • Folder Lock

    2

    License
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    Platform
    Android

    Protect your privacy

    8
    47 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Protects any type of file, Includes secure browser
    • CONS: Doesn't work for SD files, Only hides, not encrypt files
  • FreeArc

    0.666

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Open-source file compression software for personal computers

    6
    97 votes
    • PROS: This is open-source software and no type of payment is required., It is one of the fastest file compressors on the market today.
    • CONS: As the last update was in 2010, this software is quite dated., It may have trouble dealing with newer types of files.
  • Media Player Codec Pack

    4.4.1

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Use This Free Codec Pack To Play More Media Files

    7
    50 votes
    • PROS: Very up to date supports resolutions up to 4K and supports almost every type of audio and video file, Easy to install the codecs when compared with how difficult it usually is,
    • CONS: The codecs may not work for your version of the media player, They will not fix grey-square issues or crackling issues when playing video files,
  • File Scavenger

    4.1

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    File Scavenger is the go-to app for recovering data

    7
    115 votes
    • PROS: Very powerful software, Any file type, almost any drive typ, Built by experts
    • CONS: Not the nicest looking interface
  • HP Deskjet 1050 Printer J410a Driver

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    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Professional driver for HP Deskjet 2015 printers

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    • PROS: A relatively small file size for a driver of this type., This product is officially licensed by HP.,
    • CONS: Its original release date was in 2014., Will not work with other HP printers.
  • File Viewer

    1.4

    License
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    Platform
    Mac
    Windows

    Free and Streamlined File Viewing Software for Personal Computers

    7
    12 votes
    • PROS: File viewer is free to download, This software package will recognise nearly every file type
    • CONS: The contents of files cannot be modified, There can be rare occasions when a specific format is not recognised
  • FileTypesMan

    1.61

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Easily view and edit file type associations

    9
    5 votes
    • PROS: A handy tool to repair broken file associations
    • CONS: A bit too technical for newbies
  • Mac Blu-ray Player

    2.16.16

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Play Blu-ray disks on your Mac

    8
    39 votes
    • PROS: Enables you to use exteral Blu-ray players with your Mac, Simple and easy to use, Can be used to play almost any file type, Free to use for 3 months, Integration with Facebook and Twitter
    • CONS: Player is very basic with few options, Requires an internet connection to aquire license, Can be unstable and buggy
  • ShakesPeer

    0.9.11

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Direct connect P2P client

    8
    17 votes
    • PROS: Simple interface, Saves your searches, friends and bookmarks, Search by type
    • CONS: Limited advanced search (size)
  • Zilla Data Nuker

    3.2.0.1

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Ensure the complete destruction of any type of file

    3
    13 votes
    • PROS: Drag-and-drop shredding, Applies powerful shredding algorithms
    • CONS: Not as much fun as real-life shredding
  • File Viewer Lite

    1.4

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free and Streamlined File Viewing Software for Personal Computers

    7
    8 votes
    • PROS: File viewer is free to download, This software package will recognise nearly every file type
    • CONS: The contents of files cannot be modified, There can be rare occasions when a specific format is not recognised