Download It Security - Best Software & Apps

  • Avast Free Antivirus

    18.1.2326

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    Free antivirus software that is light, mobile-friendly and effective

    7
    23743 votes
    • PROS: A lighter program that is more efficient, It doesn't slow your computer down as much as previous Avast versions, The starter software is completely free, Their database is routinely updated to maintain your device security
    • CONS: Learning how to use all the features can be tricky at first, Some of the paid features are useless to some people
  • Firefox 64-bit

    Nightly a1 14.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Firefox: Free Web Browser for 64-bit Operating Systems

    7
    382 votes
    • PROS: Private browsing protects against tracking, Optional add-ons to customise browser, Separate address/search bars improves browser security.,
    • CONS: Some issues with browser freezing,
  • Avira Free Antivirus

    15.0.26.48

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A free anti-virus, anti-malware and anti-ransomware program

    7
    3911 votes
    • PROS: The free VPN service alone is enough reason to sign up, Its user interface keeps things very simple, It is very lightweight and will not slow your computer down
    • CONS: The paid version offers the best tools, It is a the free version doesn’t block infected websites
  • LocK-A-FoLdeR

    2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Open-source software to hide and lock folders within a computer

    6
    22 votes
    • PROS: There is no charge to download and utilise this bundle., Very little memory is required for it to function properly.
    • CONS: Developers have discontinued any additional updates., This program will not work with newer versions of the Windows operating system.
  • Smadav Antivirus 2016

    11.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free And Paid Virus Checker From Indonesia

    8
    10 votes
    • PROS: It is a second-layer antivirus that has a very low system impact, Handy for programmers who wish to tinker with and add to their virus protection, Allows you to un-hide files on a USB Flashdisk,
    • CONS: The paid version doesn't add enough functions to be worth the money, A small program that adds only moderate protection,
  • SolarWinds TFTP Server

    8.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Simultaneously and reliably transfer multiple files at once

    7
    12 votes
    • PROS: Simple design, simple to use, Security features
    • CONS: Tools not properly configured
  • OpenSSH

    p1 6.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Prevent security attacks on your system

    6
    52 votes
    • PROS: Enables rock-solid encryption, Lots of preferences at hand
    • CONS: Could prove tricky for novices
  • ATF Cleaner

    3.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free Temp File Cleaner For The Security Conscious

    7
    50 votes
    • PROS: Use it alongside CCleaner to get everything, It will clean areas that some cleaners will not, You may deselect some temp files that you wish to keep,
    • CONS: It does miss a few of your temporary files, The program could use more features, It should allow you to customize the clean a little more,
  • Aircrack-ng

    rc3 1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Assess your Wi-Fi network security with these free tools

    7
    110 votes
    • PROS: The developers keep making very clever changes and updates, All the tools are command line that allows heavy scripting
    • CONS: You need the programming skills to generate your own DLLs , May be used for more nefarious purposes
  • Free Hide IP

    3.8.7.2

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Hide IP is a simple program that can boost your security

    6
    202 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to install and use., Mask your IP for privacy., Choose which country you appear to be from.,
    • CONS: Can slow down your connection a lot., Choices are limited on the free version.,
  • Your Freedom

    VPN Client 20151111-01

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    Mac

    Your-Freedom: an anonymization and anti-censorship solution

    7
    16 votes
    • PROS: Hides your IP address on Android, Windows and Mac OS, Free anonymized Internet connectivity for up to 5 hours a week, It is a subscription-fee service, so you pay for as much time as you need
    • CONS: Does not provide data compression or enhance connection speeds, It is not a Virtual Private Network service or a firewall solution
  • McAfee Total Protection

    2017

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A virus and malware checker and remover for multiple devices

    7
    278 votes
    • PROS: The virus and malware database is kept up to date by the developers, It has a file shredder for full and permanent erasures, There is a money-back guarantee if the software cannot remove your virus, The Firewall is a strong and modern one
    • CONS: Many of the tools can be found with other paid virus and malware checkers Virus Protection Pledge (VPP) only applies to auto-renewal customers
  • Free RAR Password Recovery

    3.53

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A tool for recovering passwords from RAR archives

    6
    57 votes
    • PROS: It saves its progress after each stop or crash, It can crack any RAR password,
    • CONS: The program interface is downright ugly, It doesn't give you progress reports
  • Thinix WiFi Hotspot

    2.0.1

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Thinix WiFi Hotspot Makes Creating a Hotspot Easy

    6
    608 votes
    • PROS: Easily set up a WiFi Hotspot., Add layers of security., Connect several devices through one.,
    • CONS: May encounter compatibility issues with hardware and Windows 10.,
  • App Icon Hider

    1.9

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Secretly hide apps on your phone so that others do not know you have them

    8
    1 vote
    • PROS: Other people cannot deactivate the app without the password, It hides apps without removing them or deleting shortcuts permanently, The app also able to hide files
    • CONS: It makes your phone operations lag, Finding your other apps now takes longer, It doesn’t work on all Android devices
  • Nmap

    6.25

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    free network mapping software

    7
    49 votes
    • PROS: Continually developed by community, Helps companies find gaps in security,
    • CONS: Can be exploited by hackers, Quick DNS lookups
  • Free Proxy

    2.9

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Browse the Internet Anonymously

    7
    766 votes
    • PROS: Browse anonymously on the internet, Make use of far side security devices for more secure browsing,
    • CONS: This isn't an internet service need an existing internet service to use,
  • KeyMaker

    2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Simple And Free Key And Password Generator

    5
    82 votes
    • PROS: No security issues and is not a lure for hackers, There is no link between stored passwords and the accounts you use the passwords for, It allows you to cleverly and secretly retrieve your passwords,
    • CONS: There has been little tinkering with aesthetics besides a little button shading, Doesn't have a current customer support option,
  • Beini

    1.2.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Wireless network security testing system

    8
    300 votes
    • PROS: Compact and comprehensive, Contains all the tools you need, Feedbottle is a powerful tool
    • CONS: Not all network cards are compatible, Difficult for beginners to get to grips with
  • OutlookPasswordDecryptor

    5.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Software Designed to Revocer Lost Outlook Passwords

    8
    18 votes
    • PROS: An easy means to find a lost password., It is able to operate with all versions of Outlook.,
    • CONS: Anyone else logged onto your system will be able to use the software., Does not work with any other email systems such as Yahoo! or Google.,
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115.0.26.4839117.4Windows
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42.97666.5Windows
52.0.16086.1Windows