Download Web Based - Best Software & Apps

  • Gmail

    6.10.9.136347105

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows Phone

    Simple, convenient, and essential for Gmail users

    8
    171 votes
    • PROS: Sleek and practical design, Google Drive integration, Separation of social, promotion, and main inboxes
    • CONS: Troublesome trying to delete large amounts of email
  • ICQ

    10.0.12341

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Windows Phone
    Mac
    Windows Mobile
    Symbian

    Chat, play and share files with your friends

    7
    1153 votes
    • PROS: Easy, quick installation, Nice interface design, Loads of smileys, animations and other eye-candy, Text and video chats, Integration with social networks
    • CONS: Video chat is not embedded in the conversation window, Social networks must be configured on the program's website, No innovation over other IM apps
  • Google Chromium OS

    (32516) 4.0.253.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Web-based operating system developed by Google

    7
    710 votes
    • PROS: Completely different from other OS, No learning curve: it's all a web browser, Takes seconds to boot, Perfect OS for netbooks
    • CONS: Only available as source code at the moment, Very early stage of development
  • Opera Max

    1.6.16

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Save precious mobile data with Opera’s simple compression app

    9
    22 votes
    • PROS: Great data compression rates for video, Smart user interface, Daily and weekly views of app data usage
    • CONS: Won’t compress all types of mobile data
  • SlimBoat Web Browser for Windows Portable Version 32bit

    1.1.18

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful webkit-based web browser with form filler, ad & popup blocker

    8
    7 votes
    • Comodo Dragon

      55.0.2883.59

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Chrome-based browsing with added security

      8
      715 votes
      • PROS: Several safety-related features, Compelling design and usability, Uses l039, the same engine as Chrome, Comodo SecureDNS is extremely useful
      • CONS: Can consume a lot of RAM, Homepage is no different from Chrome
    • Pluto TV: 100+ Free Channels

      0.1.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Pluto TV is a free online television service broadcasting over 100 live channels full of TV shows, movies and Internet video

      8
      22 votes
      • Arduino IDE

        1.8.5.

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Free cloud-based Arduino web editor

        9
        16 votes
        • PROS: This is open-source software and no subscription fees will be necessary., Enhanced and intuitive tools provide users with access to advanced coding applications.
        • CONS: Arduino IDE is meant for those with coding experience., There is no telephone number dedicated to live customer support.
      • NOW TV

        1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Android

        NOW TV App

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: Access to your NOW TV account from anywhere, Simple to use and free to download
        • CONS: Playback can be a little slow on some devices, Requires a subscription after 14 days
      • Superbird Browser

        45

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        High speed web browser based on Chrome

        7
        369 votes
        • PROS: Protects privacy more than Chrome, Allows you to install add-ons from Chrome store
        • CONS: Too similar to Chrome
      • SeaMonkey

        2.29.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Web-browser, advanced email, IRC chat and more from Mozilla

        8
        144 votes
        • PROS: Based on the same foundations as Firefox, etc., Much improved mail features, Browsing is quicker and more similar to Firefox
        • CONS: No way to import passwords and user names from previous versions, Not many people will need the whole suite, Some feel it has strayed from it's Netscape roots
      • PowerPoint Online

        varies-with-device

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Create beautiful slideshow presentations online for free

        6
        5 votes
        • PROS: Creates beautiful slideshows, Can be accessed from anywhere
        • CONS: Requires internet connection, Can’t save directly to your hard drive
      • Yandex.Browser

        14.12

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Customizable Chromium based web browser

        7
        376 votes
        • PROS: Clean interface, Stable and fast, Easy to switch search engines
        • CONS: Yandex button links to russian language site, No standout features
      • Inoreader

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        Windows
        Web Apps

        Read curated blog content with Inoreader

        8
        1 vote
        • PROS: Simple, minimal interface, Useful active search feature, Unlimited feed subscriptions, Easy sharing with other apps
        • CONS: Not all features available in free version
      • Easy File Sharing Web Server

        4.8

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Share photos, movies, videos, and MP3s through a Web-based interface

        6
        14 votes
        • BlueGriffon

          1.7.2

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Mac

          Innovative WYSIWYG web designer

          7
          55 votes
          • PROS: Easy to use WYSIWYG interface, Compatible with HTML5 and CSS3, Based on same engine as Firefox, 64 bits
          • CONS: Unstable, Lacks a few options in menus
        • Speechnotes

          1

          License
          free
          Platform
          Web Apps

          Professional Speech Recognizing Text Editor. Distraction-free, Fast, Easy to Use & Free Web App for Dictation & Typing

          8
          30 votes
          • FeedDemon

            4.5

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            A simple way to read the web

            8
            36 votes
            • PROS: Custom news watches based on keywords, Synchronize with your audio device, Save stories in news bins, Clean up wizard, Tabbed browsing, Blog or share on Digg and delicious
            • CONS: Loaded interface might confuse first time users
          • ThinRDP Server

            Server v1.5

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Remotely access your desktop via a web browser

            9
            69 votes
            • PROS: Works with all web browsers, Based on HTML5, Optional user and password
            • CONS: Not many configuration options
          • Quintura Search

            1.5

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Create a personal search engine using a visual map of context-based tags

            8
            16 votes
            • PROS: Great for general web surfing as well as performing thorough research, Useful online help section, Handy options for controlling the scope of your search
            • CONS: A little difficult to get used to at first, Could use a few more popular search engines, Possibility for more search features
          Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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          155.0.2883.597158.1Windows
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          314.123767.4Windows, Mac
          410.0.1234111537.2Windows, Windows Phone, Mac, Windows Mobile
          5(32516) 4.0.253.07106.9Windows, Mac
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