Download User Experience - Best Software & Apps

  • Facebook for Windows 10

    1.3.0.9

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The free official Facebook app for Windows 10

    7
    762 votes
    • PROS: Excellent user experience, Responsive controls, Ideal for Facebook use on tablets, Displays most important status updates
    • CONS: No new functions, Account and privacy options could be improved
  • Mac OS X El Capitan

    10.11.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Yosemite just got bigger

    3
    13 votes
    • PROS: Better performance, Free download, Encourages multitasking, Improved user experience
    • CONS: Not a revolution
  • Google+

    (Google Plus)

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Google's social network gets even better

    7
    36 votes
    • PROS: Great messenger integration, Ability to start and join hangouts from app, Auto upload photos, Transparent sharing and privacy settings, Visual redesign of news feed, Animated gifs!
    • CONS: New update requires Android 4.0, Not enough users on the service
  • FrostWire

    6.3.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Search Download and Listen to Music in one for Free

    7
    686 votes
    • PROS: Thanks to their history of developing hugely popular BitTorrent clients like LimeWire the developers have managed to create an app that mixes powerful downloading and a new focus on the user experience. FrostWire is the one-stop shop for all music and vi, Simple to use
    • CONS: Fast downloading, Nice additional features
  • Game Maker

    Lite 8.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Create your own computer games

    6
    3348 votes
    • PROS: No programming experience necessary, Lots of instructions and user forums
    • CONS: Still takes some getting used to, Games limited by size
  • Free iPhone Data Recovery

    2.0.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Data Recovery Software for Your iPhone

    9
    173 votes
    • PROS: This system offers a highly intuitive user interface and no previous experience is required., The software is able to recover nearly every type of file within an iPhone.,
    • CONS: You will only be able to recover data after the full version is purchased., A file size of 15.8 megabytes may be slightly robust for older operating systems.,
  • APUS Launcher

    2.1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Lightweight in size and customization

    8
    53 votes
    • PROS: Small install, Sort apps, Optimize search
    • CONS: You can't remove folder/app icons, Very limited customization options
  • Free ISO Converter

    1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free personal software to convert ISO files

    7
    3 votes
    • PROS: This software is very easy to use and no experience is necessary., The user can choose the type of output file he or she desires.,
    • CONS: There is little information in regards to customer support., Updates have not taken place since this software was first released.
  • All Video Converter

    4.0

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    User-friendly video conversion software for personal computers

    7
    253 votes
    • PROS: This software is able to support and convert multiple types of files., It is easy to use and require no previous experience.
    • CONS: The last update occurred as far back as 2011., Modern operating systems will not be supported by this bundle.
  • Free Screen Recorder

    5.1.1.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    User-Friendly Screen Recorder for Personal Computers

    9
    140 votes
    • PROS: The basic version is free of charge, Free Screen Recorder can be used by those with little technical experience
    • CONS: Access to advanced features will require a paid subscription, Files can only be saved in a limited number of formats
  • NOOK for Windows 10

    1.0.0.1421

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A better experience than Amazon can muster

    3
    32 votes
    • PROS: Tons of customizations options, Syncs notes and bookmarks, Works well with comic books, Excellent library of content with samples, Ability to buy content from within the app, User reviews and ratings
    • CONS: App crashed several times during testing
  • Flipboard

    3.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    Windows Phone
    BlackBerry
    iPhone

    Read the web like a magazine

    10
    12 votes
    • PROS: Personalized content, Easy to use, Connect social networks
    • CONS: Problems with the widget
  • Aero Enabler

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free software to customize the user experience of Windows operating systems

    6
    33 votes
    • PROS: Aero Enabler is a free alternative to many other customization bundles., Users can modify its functionality based off of open-source coding.,
    • CONS: Only meant to be used with older operating systems prior to Windows Vista., There is no complete guarantee that the download link is safe.
  • Libon

    3.16

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    A messaging app with a focus on improving the voicemail experience

    8
    42 votes
    • PROS: Well organized user interface, Good call quality over WiFi, Unique voicemail features
    • CONS: Call credit only lasts 30 days, Lacks features of other messaging apps
  • FLV Player Free

    1.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free FLV Media Player for Personal Computers

    9
    3 votes
    • PROS: This program is free to download and install onto a personal computer, A user-friendly design is great for those with little prior experience
    • CONS: This program can only open FLV files, There are no options to edit videos
  • Speedtest by Ookla for Chrome

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Software to test the speed of an Internet connection

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Connection speeds are normally measured in a matter of seconds (or less)., A user-friendly display is suited for those with no prior experience.
    • CONS: This software will not diagnose any system errors., It can only work in conjunction with Google Chrome.
  • Last.fm Scrobbler

    2.1.36.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Mac
    Web Apps

    The ultimate in free social music radio

    5
    57 votes
    • PROS: Audioscrobbler, Works even if you don’t have a music library, Saves your last 10 stations, Listen to neighbour and friends’ stations, Search stations by tags or artists, Detailed artist info
    • CONS: Big window, Free version has limited features
  • AthTek Skype Recorder

    6.50

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    AthTek Skype Recorder

    8
    18 votes
    • Glip

      Varies with device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Android
      Mac
      Web Apps

      Effective and Centralized Team Messaging Software

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: A streamlined and centralized platform is perfect for beginners, A user-friendly and intuitive design requires no prior experience
      • CONS: Access to all features will require a paid subscription, A maximum of 3000 calling minutes is shared amongst multiple users
    • Chameleon

      2.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Hide and make transparent open windows.

      3
      2 votes
      • PROS: Easy to set transparency with the slide control, Quickly hides windows
      • CONS: Minimal uses!, Some old programs might not go transparent
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