Download Management Tools - Best Software & Apps

  • Fingerprint Pattern App Lock

    3.991

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Free Security Download for Selective App Management

    8
    241 votes
    • PROS: Free download , Simple interface , Requires certain phone models
    • CONS: Limited functions
  • Windows XP Service Pack 3

    4012583

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The latest major update for Windows XP

    7
    4411 votes
    • PROS: Includes new Management Console, Improves Wifi security
    • CONS: No major usability improvements
  • Q-Dir

    7.09

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free multi-pane file explorer for Windows

    9
    158 votes
    • PROS: Multi-pane interface makes file management easier, Several layouts to choose from, Color code for files
    • CONS: No extra tools like you find in other Explorer alternatives
  • Adobe Acrobat

    3D 8.3

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    PDF Reader on a Subscription basis

    6
    71 votes
    • PROS: The most widely used PDF reader in the world Adobe Acrobat has advanced features and superior support, Subscription model means you will always have the most up to date version without additional expense
    • CONS: Some people prefer to pay one time fees for software instead of the recurring cost of software as a service
  • Root Explorer

    4.4.4

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Android

    Useful Software for File Management

    8
    148 votes
    • PROS: Easy to add and remove accounts, Packed with useful features
    • CONS: Cannot create shortcuts in the home screen, No free trial available
  • iTools for Mac

    2.4.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Alternative to iTunes for managing your iPhone

    6
    165 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Application management, Shows disk contents, Accesses all folders, Safely copies content, Updates applications, Organizes iOS desktops
    • CONS: Poor iCloud compatibility, No help
  • Internet Download Accelerator

    5.7

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Complete management for all your downloads

    7
    147 votes
    • PROS: Makes a noticeable difference to download speeds, Includes scheduler and broken download resumer, Features a bandwidth throttle
    • CONS: Does not speed up downloads as significantly as developers claim
  • MiniTool Partition Wizard

    11

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A free partition management program for Windows

    7
    312 votes
    • PROS: Offers more information in one place than Microsoft does, Arranges your changes in the correct order automatically
    • CONS: Doesn't support the management of dynamic disks, New users may accidentally destroy their data
  • Beyond Compare

    4.2.9

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A powerful file management and comparison tool

    7
    116 votes
    • PROS: Easy to understand the comparisons, Compatible with most file types, Synchronize folders, 3-way merge
    • CONS: Interface takes time to get used to, Free version has a limited trial license, you need to purchase the product key later on
  • OpenProj

    1.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free Open Source Desktop Project Management Program

    6
    153 votes
    • PROS: Allows you to create very intuitive and self-explanatory projects, Plenty of tools make the program very flexible, It has different pages for timelines tasks delegating and so forth
    • CONS: You will have to invest hours into learning what each tool does, May have to run on with Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.7.0_02-b13)
  • EaseUS Partition Master Free

    13.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Excellent everyday partition management

    7
    715 votes
    • PROS: Easy-to-use interface, Useful help file included, Erase, copy, explore and partition discs
    • CONS: Careless use can damage your computer
  • iCare Data Recovery Software

    5.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Simple Free Data Recovery and Management Software

    7
    60 votes
    • PROS: Simple operation
    • CONS: Lack of features, More for non-technical users
  • Android PC Sync Manager

    3.0.6.355

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    All-in-One Free Smartphone Management Tool for Personal Computers

    8
    184 votes
    • PROS: Android PC Sync Manager is compatible with older operating systems., This software eliminates the need to install other third-party synchronization programs.
    • CONS: Users have complained that Android Sync for Windows does not offer any type of customer support., A file size of over 21 megabytes could prove to be hefty for some operating systems.
  • Registrar Registry Manager

    4.01

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Complete registry management solution

    10
    2 votes
    • iZip

      18.50

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      iPhone
      Mac

      Accessing Zip Files On Devices

      6
      20 votes
      • PROS: Archive files into ZIP format, Supports RAR, BZIP, 7Z, ZIPX, GZIP, TAR, TGZ and TBZ, Retrieves DOC, Excel, PPT, TXT, RTF, PDF,Pages, JPG, PNG, GIF, wav, etc., Create backup archives
      • CONS: Some features are hidden by paywall, Limited access to Dropbox, Box, GoogleDrive, and OneDrive, May not be able to support all file formats, Requires to have cloud drive account before using them
    • ApowerMirror - Mirror&Control

      1.5.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Free phone management suite with great extras

      8
      3 votes
      • PROS: Free download, Impressive range of features
      • CONS: Automatic deployment issues, Some devices cannot connect via USB
    • Paywings Payroll

      4.2.1

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Complete solution for payroll and attendance management

      7
      41 votes
      • PROS: Comprehensive payroll management , Supports biometric attendance logging, Lots of useful HR tools, Simple, colorful Windows 8-style user interface
      • CONS: Quite fiddly to set up initially
    • Hotel Management System

      6.7.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Simplified Hotel Management Software for Personal Computers

      7
      7 votes
      • PROS: This software provides all of the most basic pipeline management tools, Automatic calculations can save a great deal of time during the booking process
      • CONS: There is not yet any version that can be used with mobile phones, No dedicated client support is currently available
    • BitTorrent Sync

      2.0.28

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      iPhone
      Mac
      Android

      Quickly share and synchronize files on all your devices

      7
      17 votes
      • PROS: Quick and easy P2P file-sharing, High speed file transfer, Unlimited storage and sharing, Excellent usability and QR management, 256-Bit data encryption
      • CONS: Documentation could be improved, Menu options a bit scarce
    • Biblio

      8.26

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Complete utility for library management

      8
      144 votes
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