Download Mac - Best Software & Apps

  • WhatsApp Messenger

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Windows Phone
    Mac

    Send free text, audio and video messages from your Android phone

    8
    35909 votes
    • PROS: Lets you send photos, audio, video, location, and links, Group messaging, Works across different platforms, Support for Android Wear, Syncs with web version, Free calls, Save chats automatically to Google Drive
    • CONS: Only works if the other person has the app
  • uTorrent

    3.5.4.44632

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Compact BitTorrent free client with expansive capabilities

    7
    46533 votes
    • PROS: Simple, easy to use interface, Handy connection test for faster set-up, Extensive torrent download information, Small footprint on drive space and system resources, Free
    • CONS: No built-in player, Limited search options
  • Google Chrome

    70.0.3538.102

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    The quickest, smartest browser

    8
    46386 votes
    • PROS: Thousand of extensions and themes, Exceptional performance, Incognito mode, Translation and integrated PDF reader, Data synchronization, Privacy management
    • CONS: Sometimes passwords are not imported, Some pages look bad, Only block 10% of malware
  • Mozilla Firefox

    64.0-beta-8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Mozilla sets the benchmark for free web browsers

    7
    32494 votes
    • PROS: Several built-in features, Extensive catalog of add-ons, Highly customizable, Security options, The auto-complete feature
    • CONS: Slow to start
  • Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

    1.07

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Android
    Mac

    Play one of the classic sandbox Grand Theft Auto games

    8
    11670 votes
    • PROS: Excellent port, Updated graphics, Includes all the music and voice acting
    • CONS: Controls are frustrating, Large download
  • Safari

    5.1.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Apple's slick Mac and iOS browser for PC

    7
    6222 votes
    • PROS: Cover Flow allows you to view bookmarks iTunes style, Looks elegant and loads pages very fast, Top Pages allows you to see your most popular pages at a glance, Reader allows you to view lots of content on one page, Private browsing mode
    • CONS: Not many plugins available, No way to change the font in Reader, Installs other components during setup
  • Viber

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac
    Windows Phone

    Call and text free over 3G and Wifi

    8
    3211 votes
    • PROS: Very simple to use, Notifies you of contacts who are on Viber, Decent call quality, Send photos and videos, Stickers and emoticons to liven up chats, Group messaging with up-to 100 people, Hold & Talk feature
    • CONS: You may have to convince friends to switch to Viber
  • Internet Explorer

    5.2.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Microsoft's now discontinued browser for Mac

    4
    1829 votes
    • PROS: Nostalgic
    • CONS: Doesn't render web pages properly, Constantly crashes, Slow and unstable, Abandoned software
  • WinZip

    23

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    If "zipping" has made it to the dictionary, WinZip is to blame

    7
    3964 votes
    • PROS: Quick and easy compressions, Supports the use of passwords, Share via Facebook and email, It can create self-extracting files
    • CONS: Improved compatibility, Only compresses into ZIP format
  • Samsung Kies

    3.2.16084.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Sync your Samsung Android device with your PC

    5
    6573 votes
    • PROS: Manages your Samsung Android device from Mac, Synchronises your data, Backsup data, Updates Firmware
    • CONS: Doesn't backup DRM protected data
  • UnRarX

    2.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Unzip RAR files on Mac with this WinRAR style extractor

    6
    612 votes
    • PROS: Unzips RAR files easily just like WinRAR, Unzips files quickly, Works on older Macs
    • CONS: Doesn't create RAR archives
  • HMA! Pro VPN

    4.1.125

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Become Anonymous As You Surf the internet

    8
    50 votes
    • PROS: A very popular and ergo very trusted service, Works on a wide variety of operating systems
    • CONS: Some companies are hyperaware of HMA and block its servers by default
  • YTD for Mac

    1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Superb downloader for YouTube and other video streaming sites

    8
    120 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Quick at downloading, Supports batches, One of the best YouTube video downloaders
    • CONS: To download and convert at same time requires Pro version
  • Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

    3.6.1.2711-1.0.463-1.0.6913

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Detect and eliminate malware for free

    8
    3393 votes
    • PROS: Small installer and fast setup, Scans throughly and quickly, Removes any infected file or malware, Blocks dangerous websites, Nice, easy-to-use interface design, Free
    • CONS: Doesn't offer realtime protection in free version, Scan priority not customizable
  • Paintbrush

    2.2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Basic doodling app for Mac

    5
    1290 votes
    • PROS: Great for kids, Simple to use, Supports a range of graphic formats
    • CONS: Very basic in features and preferences, Hard to draw with a mouse
  • Mac OS X El Capitan

    10.11.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Yosemite just got bigger

    6
    76 votes
    • PROS: Better performance, Free download, Encourages multitasking, Improved user experience
    • CONS: Not a revolution
  • Final Cut Pro X

    10.2.3

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac

    The all new Final Cut Pro for Mac

    6
    1499 votes
    • PROS: Rewritten from the bottom up, Slicker, simpler Cocoa interface, Designed for 64-bit Macs, New Magnet Timeline, Full screen mode in Lion, Very fast
    • CONS: Interface may have been oversimplified for professional tastes
  • Caffeine

    1.1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Prevent your Mac going to sleep

    8
    110 votes
    • PROS: Very quick to activate
    • CONS: May use up a lot of your resources
  • Picasa

    for Mac 3.9.141

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Picasa for Mac: Google's answer to iPhoto

    7
    446 votes
    • PROS: Handles everything from importing to sharing your photos, Interesting range of effects, Add tags to organise your photos, Additional features like the ability to create movies, montages, and screensavers, Online sharing features
    • CONS: Facial recognition still limited
  • Mac OS X 10.5.6

    10.5.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Mac OS X 10.5.6 combo update

    7
    331 votes
    • PROS: Fixes problems and bugs with many apps
    • CONS: None
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1varies-with-device359098.3Android, Windows, iPhone, Windows Phone
21.07116708.2Android, Mac
370.0.3538.102463867.6Windows, Android, Mac, iPhone
464.0-beta-8324947.4Windows, Android, Mac
53.5.4.44632465337.3Windows, Android, Mac
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