Download Online Desktop - Best Software & Apps

  • Office Online

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The free online version of Microsoft Office

    6
    285 votes
    • PROS: Nice port of the desktop app, 25 GB of free space, You can upload files from your hard drive
    • CONS: Not as complete as the desktop tool
  • 4shared

    4.0.14.27378

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Web Apps
    Windows Phone

    A desktop app for online file storage and sharing

    7
    2277 votes
    • PROS: Very stable downloads, File tree oraganization, Resume interrupted uploads
    • CONS: Needlessly complicated, Old fashioned interface
  • KeepVid

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Download Videos on Desktop or Mobile

    7
    5 votes
    • PROS: Fast and easy video downloading, Available in desktop mobile or online versions
    • CONS: Desktop pro version is paid software, Online version lacks features
  • ZenMate Desktop VPN

    3.4.9

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A Free and Simple VPN Tool for Security and Privacy Online

    7
    33 votes
    • PROS: Simple and easy to use, Free tool , Android version available
    • CONS: Not compatible with versions prior to Windows 7, Better options available.
  • PGP Desktop

    10.1.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Simple, robust encryption for email and files

    6
    150 votes
    • PROS: Create an encrypted disk, Simple way to create and manage keys, Safely share files online
    • CONS: Lengthy installation process
  • Vector Magic

    Desktop 1.15

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Vector Drawings on your Desktop

    7
    175 votes
    • PROS: Great vector program allows you to work with very large graphics projects, Two different modes for novice and advanced vector artists, Online access with the Desktop version create your art anywhere
    • CONS: This is not free software requires a paid license to use, Free trial does not allow you to save art projects
  • Microsoft Producer for PowerPoint 2010

    License
    free
    Platform
    Web Apps

    Produce professional PowerPoint presentations

    6
    605 votes
    • PROS: Creates PowerPoint presentations for free, Easy to switch between online and desktop version, Easy to use, Lots of templates to choose from
    • CONS: Limited compared to desktop version, Requires a Windows Live ID
  • Prism

    Beta 3 1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    Put online apps on your desktop

    6
    18 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Makes online apps more accessible
    • CONS: Still in development
  • Tinder Online

    1.0

    License
    free
    Platform
    Web Apps

    Mobile match making at its finest now in your desktop

    1
    1 vote
    • PROS: Great concept, Very easy to use, Sign-up using Facebook, Instantly meet people near you
    • CONS: Some delays in chats
  • PGP Desktop

    10.1.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Simple, robust encryption for email and files

    5
    41 votes
    • PROS: Create an encrypted disk, Simple way to create and manage keys, Safely share files online
    • CONS: Lengthy installation process
  • AnySend

    1.0.0.49

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Share files of up to 100MB online without any registration!

    6
    7 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Accessible online and from your desktop, Quick and transparent, Access by URL or email, Share files and folders, Integrated in the context menu
    • CONS: Limit of 100MB, It's not clear how long the attachment is available for
  • Vid Finder

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Search for and watch online videos from your desktop

    8
    2 votes
    • PROS: Search for and watch videos, Pulls videos from YouTube, Vimeo, Hulu and more, Bookmark videos for later viewing
    • CONS: Videos don't always play
  • Bubbles

    1.2e

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone

    Turn web-based software into desktop apps

    6
    9 votes
    • PROS: Faster way to access online services, Lighter on resources than a web browser
    • CONS: Links open in browser, not in another Bubbles windos
  • AOL Removal Tool

    0.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    AOL Removal Tool helps users remove stubborn installations of America Online, AIM, and AOL Desktop.

    0
    1 vote
    • ScreenCatch

      1.0.0.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Capture and share your desktop online

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: Capture and share on the spot, No installation required, No need to sign up to any online service
      • CONS: No editing tools, only one image capturing mode
    • blueTunes Desktop

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Store your music online and listen to it from anywhere

      5
      3 votes
      • PROS: No installation required, Up to 1GB of free storage for your songs, Support for shuffle and search engine
      • CONS: A bit buggy, Songs must be uploaded via web browser
    • Online GPAT test series

      OnlineGPATSoft_win7.rar

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      online GPAT MOCK Test series now at OFFLINE at your DESKTOP

      5
      2 votes
      • Zbang

        0.4.260

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Desktop client for multiple online services

        7
        3 votes
        • PROS: Manage all your online accounts in one single window, Support for multiple services, including Flickr, Facebook, Twitter and Google Docs, Lets you upload files to several services
        • CONS: Interface is uncomfortable to use, Doesn't include all the functions of each supported service
      • ReadAir

        0.31

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Fetch Google Reader feeds from your desktop

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: Nice feed display, Totally synchronized with online Google Reader
        • CONS: The "add new feed" function doesn't work properly, No keyboard support
      • SplashMoney

        4.09

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Palm OS
        Pocket PC
        Windows Mobile
        BlackBerry

        Register Expenses, Transactions and Personal Finances

        8
        13 votes
        • PROS: Good Palm and desktop versions, Direct Connect online compatibility, Easy to use and customise, Mac compatible
        • CONS: No non-US banks supported for Direct Connect
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