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
    2104 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
  • Free Screen Recorder

    6.8.8.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    User-Friendly Screen Recorder for Personal Computers

    10
    1271 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
  • FrostWire

    6.3.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Search Download and Listen to Music in one for Free

    7
    1644 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
  • Free iPhone Data Recovery

    3.3.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Data Recovery Software for Your iPhone

    6
    2900 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.
  • Google+

    (Google Plus)

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Google's social network gets even better

    7
    112 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
  • Game Maker

    Lite 8.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Create your own computer games

    7
    4158 votes
    • PROS: No programming experience necessary, Lots of instructions and user forums
    • CONS: Still takes some getting used to, Games limited by size
  • Mac OS X El Capitan

    10.11.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Yosemite just got bigger

    6
    58 votes
    • PROS: Better performance, Free download, Encourages multitasking, Improved user experience
    • CONS: Not a revolution
  • All Video Converter

    4.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    User-friendly video conversion software for personal computers

    7
    217 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 ISO Converter

    1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free personal software to convert ISO files

    9
    13 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.
  • NOOK for Windows 10

    1.0.0.1421

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A better experience than Amazon can muster

    5
    29 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
  • Speedtest by Ookla for Chrome

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Software to test the speed of an Internet connection

    6
    6 votes
    • 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.
  • APUS Launcher

    2.1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Lightweight in size and customization

    8
    73 votes
    • PROS: Small install, Sort apps, Optimize search
    • CONS: You can't remove folder/app icons, Very limited customization options
  • Aero Enabler

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free software to customize the user experience of Windows operating systems

    5
    44 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.
  • Flipboard

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Windows Phone
    iPhone
    BlackBerry

    A Free program for Windows‚ by Flipboard

    10
    1 vote
    • FLV Player Free

      1.0.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free FLV Media Player for Personal Computers

      9
      8 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
    • Last.fm Scrobbler

      2.1.36.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac
      Android
      iPhone
      Web Apps

      The ultimate in free social music radio

      8
      237 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
    • Poster - Instagram mobile experience for MacOS

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      An Unofficial Instagram Mobile User Experience for MacOS

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: Ideal for people who love Instagram’s mobile user interface, Photos can be uploaded using this app
      • CONS: Unofficial Instagram client, Only for MacOS (for the time being)
    • Glip

      Varies with device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac
      Android
      Web Apps

      Effective and Centralized Team Messaging Software

      10
      1 vote
      • 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
    • AthTek Skype Recorder

      6.50

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      AthTek Skype Recorder

      7
      5 votes
      • Libon

        3.16

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        iPhone

        A messaging app with a focus on improving the voicemail experience

        8
        24 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
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