Download Installation Tools - Best Software & Apps

  • iTools For Windows

    4.2.7.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Get iTooled up for any mobile job

    7
    2574 votes
    • PROS:All the phone related features of iTunes, Easy to use and understand, Has new features not provided by Apple, Backup, restore and manage all aspects
    • CONS:A little slow to load at times, No access to iTunes store
  • Leapdroid

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Use Android apps on your PC with Leapdroid

    7
    137 votes
    • PROS:Simple installation and setup, Handy features for gamers, Runs smoothly and stably
    • CONS:A small number of apps are unsupported
  • HP LaserJet 1020 Drivers

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Take control of your HP LaserJet 1020 printer

    7
    152 votes
    • PROS:Simple installation, Control your printer from your PC
    • CONS:Nothing revolutionary
  • Driver Booster Free

    4.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Driver Booster Free

    7
    571 votes
    • PROS:Simplifies updating your drivers (2 clicks), Updates are done quickly, Schedules periodic scans and launches with Windows, Creates automatic restore points, Automatic background driver installation op
    • CONS:Doesn’t give information about the drivers that are installed
  • DimScreen

    1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Change screen brightness with a click or a keyboard shortcut

    6
    126 votes
    • PROS:Customizable keyboard shortcuts, Initial brightness parameter, Works with all screens, Does not require installation
    • CONS:Does not assign shortcuts to specific percentages, Only ten brightness levels to choose from
  • USB Show

    1.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Discover the hidden files on your memory stick

    7
    416 votes
    • PROS:Very easy to use, Progress bar, No installation needed
    • CONS:It does not have options
  • HP Deskjet 1050 Drivers

    28.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Take control of your HP Deskjet 1050 printer

    7
    82 votes
    • PROS:Easy installation, Control your printer from your PC
    • CONS:Little interaction
  • Epson L210 Drivers

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Take control of your Epson L210 printer

    7
    90 votes
    • PROS:Easy installation, Control your printer from your PC
    • CONS:Little interaction
  • Universal USB Installer

    1.9.5.9

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Master Linux with Universal USB Installer

    7
    142 votes
    • PROS:Easy three stage installation., Make a bootable Linux drive., Experiment with Linux builds.,
    • CONS:Potential compatibility problems.,
  • VirtualBox

    5.0.16

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Run a virtual machine with a different OS inside of your PC

    7
    378 votes
    • PROS:Easy installation, Offers many of the same features common to commercial packages, Excellent folder sharing and USB support
    • CONS:Doesn't support drag and drop, Lacks advanced features of commercial packages
  • Rufus

    (Reliable USB Formatting Utility) 1.1.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free software to create bootable USB drives

    9
    8 votes
    • PROS:Rufus is a free platform and no physical installation is needed., It will require very little memory to function properly.
    • CONS:There can be some limitations with older operating systems., Some technical knowledge will be required to use this bundle.
  • Task Manager DeLuxe

    1.2.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Task manager for power users

    7
    56 votes
    • PROS:Powerful features, Tons of information for troubleshooting, No installation required
    • CONS:Interface doesn't have Aero transparency
  • WinToFlash

    1.4.0000

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free Way To Back Up Your Windows Installation Boot Disc

    8
    429 votes
    • PROS:A great way to back up your installation disc, Very quick and very efficient, Easy to use because you just follow the instructions on the screen,
    • CONS:It doesn't allow you to replace your boot disc if you lost it, Only works for Windows 7 2003 XP and Vista, Has limited multi-language options,
  • 7zX

    1.7.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    7zip archives and more in a click

    5
    149 votes
    • PROS:Free to use, Works with several major compression formats, Doesn't require installation to unzip, Allows passwords
    • CONS:Doesn't have a GUI - requires dragging and dropping of files, No batch processing,
  • iFunBox

    3.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free file manager for iPhone and iPod Touch

    6
    657 votes
    • PROS:No installation required, Easy access to iPhone's contents, Support for drag-and-drop
    • CONS:Some functions require a jail-broken iPhone
  • BlueScreenView

    1.52

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Find out the hidden meaning in a blue screen of death

    5
    45 votes
    • PROS:No installation required, Displays error messages in text or as a blue screen, Can generate HTML reports
    • CONS:No documentation
  • RunAsDate

    1.10

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Task manager to run programs when you want them to

    6
    29 votes
    • PROS:Allows different programs to be run simultaneously at different times, Works via the GUI or command line, Doesn't require installation
    • CONS:Doesn't work with all applications
  • Microsoft Windows Installer

    (XP 32 bits) 4.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free Installer For Microsoft Windows

    6
    281 votes
    • PROS:Handy for people that do not have an installation wizard, Allows you to install things on corrupted computers, The interface is the same as the Microsoft installer,
    • CONS:Is redundant on most computers because it is simply not needed, Allows users to force their computer to accept unacceptable software, It could use a better technical manual to explain how it works,
  • HWMonitor

    1.21

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Full control over your PC's power stats

    7
    128 votes
    • PROS:Gives full details of power and temperature stats, Requires no installation,
    • CONS:Does not regulate temperature
  • Microsoft Windows Installer

    (Vista 32 bits) 4.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free Installer For Microsoft Windows

    6
    113 votes
    • PROS:Handy for people that do not have an installation wizard, Allows you to install things on corrupted computers, The interface is the same as the Microsoft installer,
    • CONS:Is redundant on most computers because it is simply not needed, Allows users to force their computer to accept unacceptable software, It could use a better technical manual to explain how it works,
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