Download Management Tools - Best Software & Apps

  • Android PC Sync Manager

    1.3.1.153

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    All-in-One Smartphone Management Tool for Personal Computers

    8
    34 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.
  • Windows XP Service Pack 3

    (SP3)

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The latest major update for Windows XP

    7
    2353 votes
    • PROS: Includes new Management Console, Improves Wifi security
    • CONS: No major usability improvements
  • Balabolka

    2.11

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Excellent free text-to-speech app

    7
    132 votes
    • PROS: Excellent configuration options, Timer, File management tools, Supports a large range of file formats
    • CONS: Text-to-speech quality can vary
  • iTools for Mac

    2.4.3

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Alternative to iTunes for managing your iPhone

    6
    107 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
  • Adobe Acrobat

    3D 8.3

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    PDF Reader on a Subscription basis

    5
    44 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,
  • Internet Download Accelerator

    5.7

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Complete management for all your downloads

    7
    82 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
  • PrtScr

    1.5.0

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Capture images and share them in a more stylish way

    7
    106 votes
    • PROS: Several capturing methods available, Stylish capture management, You can send captured images by email straight from the program
    • CONS: Help is a bit too hidden, Doesn't include any editing tools
  • OpenProj

    1.4

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free Open Source Desktop Project Management Program

    6
    43 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

    11.5

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Excellent everyday partition management

    7
    96 votes
    • PROS: Easy-to-use interface, Useful help file included, Erase, copy, explore and partition discs
    • CONS: Careless use can damage your computer
  • Q-Dir

    5.41

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free multi-pane file explorer for Windows

    8
    74 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
  • Paywings Payroll

    4.2.1

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Complete solution for payroll and attendance management

    7
    44 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