Download Laptop - Best Software & Apps

  • Free WiFi Hotspot

    3.6.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free Tool to Make Your Laptop a WiFi Hotspot

    8
    434 votes
    • PROS: Free – zero trials or limitations, Available for both Windows and Mac
    • CONS: Connection stability could be an issue at times, Not a practical WiFi-extending solution
  • Synaptics Touchpad Driver

    (64 bits) 15.1.22

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Drivers for the touchpad of your laptop

    7
    548 votes
    • PROS: New options in the Mouse panel, Animated notification icon
    • CONS: Nothing worth mentioning
  • Synaptics Touchpad Driver

    16.3.15.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Re-Install The Drivers For Your Laptop Touch Pad For Free

    6
    465 votes
    • PROS: Installing this driver is easier than installing other drivers on a laptop, It may open up new functions that you didn't previously have
    • CONS: Most people will never need this driver, It will not work for some laptops
  • Adjust Laptop Brightness

    2

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Save battery and control screen brightness

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

    10.1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    iPhone

    Record and mix your own music for free

    6
    178 votes
    • PROS: Free to download and use, Create music right on your laptop
    • CONS: Limited features compared to Logic Pro, Not available for other OS
  • WiFi Password Dump

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    How helpful is WIFI Password Dump?

    7
    325 votes
    • PROS: Provides a great deal of functionality given that it is a freely available app, Helpful part of a security regime for things like corporate laptop inspections, Works with all types of PCs
    • CONS: No graphical user interface
  • Chromecast

    1.12.32

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Allow you to stream media to your TV or speakers using your phone, tablet or laptop.

    8
    34 votes
    • Bitdefender Total Security

      2018

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Security tailored to your experience level

      8
      500 votes
      • PROS: Lots of security options and tools, Special modes for laptop users and gamers, High autonomy of function, Suitable for beginners and experienced users, Backup feature, Rescue mode, Also available for Mac, Android and iOS
      • CONS: Can't schedule scans, Set-up process quite long
    • Bitdefender Internet Security 2018

      18.11.0.837.104917

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Complete protection for your PC

      7
      815 votes
      • PROS: Protects computer in different areas, Easy to use, Three different interface designs, Special Games and Laptop modes
      • CONS: Lengthy installation
    • Laptop Battery Optimizer

      5.9

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Laptop Battery Optimizer gives more juice!

      7
      39 votes
      • HP EliteBook 8460p Notebook PC Driver

        varies-with-device

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Stable Laptop for Professionals

        0
        1 vote
        • PROS: Elegant design, Long battery life
        • CONS: A bit bulky, Rather narrow viewing angles
      • Microsoft Streets & Trips 2013

        18.00.23.0300

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Plan out your roadtrip in advance

        7
        15 votes
        • PROS: Tailor your trips by a variety of different factors, Ability to personalize your maps, Connect your GPS receiver to your laptop to navigate
        • CONS: Very large program file, Clunky interface graphics
      • Burger Roller Ride

        1.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        Welcome Kids! If you want to play an exciting game on a mobile phone or laptop, then this game is just for you.

        6
        1 vote
        • HP EliteBook 8440p Notebook PC Driver

          varies-with-device

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Cool Laptop for Executives

          -
          No votes yet
          • PROS: Very slick and stylish design, Good quality loud speakers
          • CONS: Tends to overheat, A bit on the pricy side
        • BATExpert

          1.7.2.11

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          BATExpert gives you a crystal-clear vision of your laptop battery health status. It then recommends upgrade if appropriate.

          5
          10 votes
          • Prey

            1.3.6

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Find your stolen laptop

            7
            206 votes
            • PROS: Highly detailed reports, Control the computer via a web panel, Support for geolocation, Takes screen snapshots and webcam photos
            • CONS: Not very useful if your computer is formatted
          • HP 430 Notebook PC drivers

            varies-with-device

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Install the latest driver for HP 430 laptop web camera

            -
            No votes yet
            • Dell Inspiron N5050 Intel Graphics Driver

              8.15.10.2342

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Don't Miss the Dell Inspiron N5050 Intel Graphics Driver

              -
              No votes yet
              • PROS: Essential for running a Dell Inspiron N5050 laptop, Quick and easy installation process
              • CONS: You may need to check the online manual beforehand, Not compatible with devices other than the Dell Inspiron N5050.
            • DPS

              1.0

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Enhance your audio for better music, movies and more

              -
              No votes yet
              • PROS: Enhances audio from your laptop, For use with a several mediums
              • CONS: Monthly payment required, Can’t be used with conventional audio devices.
            • Laptop Alarm

              2.2

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Alarm to protect your laptop from theft

              7
              90 votes
              • PROS: Triggers an alarm if your laptop is stolen, Disables your laptop's main functions, Easy to activate and deactivate
              • CONS: Not 100% reliable in going off, Could be embarrassing if set off accidentally
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