Download Monitoring - Best Software & Apps

  • Folder Password Lock Pro

    10.2.0.1

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Software for Enhanced Folder Protection and Privacy

    9
    106 votes
    • PROS: Quick and simple setup., Active folder monitoring and alerts., Compatibility with external hard drives.,
    • CONS: One password for all folders could potentially present a security risk., A price of (approximately) 32 pounds is a bit high when compared to similar folder protection software packages. ,
  • Free PC Cleaner

    4.1

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Free and Effective PC Registry Cleaner

    6
    512 votes
    • PROS: This free PC cleaner works within minutes., Scans can be initiated with a single click., Constant monitoring helps to actively protect the operating system.,
    • CONS: As this is a free download it may not be as effective as a paid application., There can be times when a system is slowed down by this software,
  • ArcSoft WebCam Companion

    4.0.20.365

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Make your webcam work for you

    7
    338 votes
    • PROS: Direct upload to YouTube, Effective monitoring functions, Some modes have lots of customization options
    • CONS: Image editing suite weak, Preselected effects and frames are uninspiring, One function - frames - seemed buggy
  • HomeGuard Activity Monitor

    2.6.1

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful computer monitoring program

    9
    342 votes
    • PROS: Email notifications, Great control over every monitoring service, Email, chat, and hardware monitoring, Effective keywoard and site blocking, Keylogger
    • CONS: Trial only; no free version
  • SpaceSniffer

    1.2.0.2

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Awesome real time disk space analyzer

    8
    89 votes
    • PROS: Very original, No installation required, Real time monitoring, Lets you result filters
    • CONS: Interface can get a bit too overwhelming, No possibility to generate reports in any format
  • Hard Disk Sentinel

    4.71

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Effective Hard Disk Drive Monitoring Software for Personal Use

    7
    19 votes
    • PROS: This package can work with multiple hard disk drives, Constant monitoring services guarantee early detection and prevention
    • CONS: Customers will need to purchase this product to access all of its features, This system is not meant to detect common issues such as viruses
  • MSI Afterburner

    2.2.5

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Free Facility to Push Your Graphical Performance to the Max

    6
    94 votes
    • PROS: Great monitoring features, Powerful capabilities on offer,
    • CONS: Some basic knowledge of hardware is useful, Full capabilities reached on high-end machines,
  • WatchDog

    Lite 3.6.0.1

    License
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    Platform
    Android

    Keep your Android device under control

    6
    5 votes
    • PROS: Real time monitoring, Full information on resource usage, Easy to deal with runaway apps, Good online help
    • CONS: Not necessary unless you have a problem
  • McAfee Internet Security Suite

    2011

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Stripped-down but extremely efficient internet security

    7
    118 votes
    • PROS: Very clear interface, File shredder, Good parental controls, Network monitoring, URL tools, Installation scan
    • CONS: Long installation process, Interface takes time to get used to, Windows cannot be resized
  • iSpy

    5.7.0.0

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Webcam monitoring and surveillance

    6
    35 votes
    • PROS: Highly configurable, Effective, Free!
    • CONS: Strange interface, Takes up a lot of memory, Requires an account for most purposes
  • Total Network Monitor

    2.2.0

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Comprehensive monitoring tool for system admins

    7
    28 votes
    • PROS: Nice interface layout, Devices can be added manually or via a wizard, Detailed log reports
    • CONS: Not suitable for the casual user
  • DriveDx

    1.0.7

    License
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    Platform
    Mac

    Advanced drive health diagnostic and monitoring utility

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    No votes yet
  • Video Surveillance Monitor

    3

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Webcam monitoring, home or away

    7
    7 votes
    • PROS: Simple, Remote monitoring enabled, Can add own alarm sounds
    • CONS: Badly translated, Only online help available