Download Web Tools - Best Software & Apps

  • uTorrent

    3.5.0.44090

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Compact BitTorrent client with expansive capabilities

    7
    26306 votes
    • PROS:Simple, easy to use interface, Handy connection test for faster set-up, Extensive torrent download information, Small footprint on drive space and system resources
    • CONS:No built-in player, Limited search options
  • UC Browser

    10.8.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Java
    Symbian

    Hit and miss browser for Android

    6
    389 votes
    • PROS:Tabbed browsing, Download manager, Free and fast
    • CONS:Ugly display
  • iPadian

    3.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Make your Windows desktop look like an iPad

    6
    764 votes
    • PROS:Includes lots of interesting web applications, Customizable interface, App Store-style sidebar, Includes Facebook notification widgets
    • CONS:Rather basic iPad imitation, Performance is somewhat slow
  • Adobe Dreamweaver CC

    2017

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    The industry standard for web design

    6
    974 votes
    • PROS:Packed with powerful tools , Excellent multimedia integration, Support for many coding languages, Improved CSS inspection, Integration with WordPress, Joomla! etc, Writes good clean code
    • CONS:Lengthy installation process , Takes a while for beginners to get to grips with, Requires Creative Suite subscription
  • Adobe ShockWave Player

    12.2.4.194

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Browser plug-in for rich multimedia content

    7
    969 votes
    • PROS:Allows you to play action games on the web, Easy to install
    • CONS:Inefficient, Still necessary to install v.10 for some things
  • BlackBerry Link

    1.2.0.52

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Connect BlackBerry 10 to your PC for content synchronization

    6
    107 votes
    • PROS:Attractive and modern design, Very comfortable web surfing, Supports iTunes and WMP, Very easy to use, Backup copies, Lets you manage several devices
    • CONS:Only works on BlackBerry 10
  • Epic Browser

    39.0.2171.99

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free Web Browser for Security Fans

    6
    461 votes
    • PROS:Offers Enhanced Security, Suitable for people of all ages, Blocks ads and scripts,
    • CONS:Not as fast as standard web browsers,
  • Unity Web Player

    5.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Plug-in for amazing 3d graphics on the web

    6
    1748 votes
    • PROS:Really impressive online graphics, Lets you play lots of cool free games
    • CONS:For fast use, needs a good internet connection
  • Free Online TV

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Watch live TV streams from across the world

    7
    263 votes
    • PROS:Tons of channels from across the web, YouTube integration
    • CONS:Many streams won't load, Difficult to search for type of channel
  • Microsoft Lync 2013

    15.0.4420.1017

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    One of the best web conferencing apps out there

    6
    116 votes
    • PROS:Easy to use interface, Tons of features, Excellent video and collaboration tools, Well thought out ecosystem
    • CONS:Chat feature could be more fleshed out, Only available with certain versions of Office
  • Google Chromium OS

    (32516) 4.0.253.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Web-based operating system developed by Google

    7
    536 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
  • Google Search for Windows 10

    1.1.1.37

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Set Google as your default search engine in Windows 8

    8
    191 votes
    • PROS:Quick search, Beautiful interface, Syncs your Google search history, Opens links within the application, Voice search, Portal to Google web apps, Replaces Bing as default search app
    • CONS:Lags sometimes, Cannot multitask with Google apps
  • Opera Neon

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A new way to browse with Opera Neon

    7
    2 votes
    • PROS:Strong Web standards compliance, Fresh browser interface with familiar browsing tools
    • CONS:Relatively unstable compared to existing browsers, A somewhat rigid interface that is counterintuitive
  • CometBird

    3.6.16

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Lightweight web browser with extra tools

    8
    191 votes
    • PROS:Light on resources, Online bookmarking service, Lets you download embedded videos and Flash files
    • CONS:Only imports data from Internet Explorer, Translation tool doesn't work
  • Java Runtime Environment

    (JRE) 64bit 8.0.910.14

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Run Java applications on 64-bit systems

    6
    222 votes
    • PROS:Quick, easy installation, Integration with web browsers, Automatic updates
    • CONS:Control panel is a bit dull
  • Adblock Plus for Internet Explorer

    1.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Unlock the Web with a Free Adblocking Service

    4
    53 votes
    • PROS:Improved browsing all round, White-list service to support favourite sites, More security,
    • CONS:Can be harmful to sites' revenue,
  • AOL

    9.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A full AOL web browsing experience

    6
    137 votes
    • PROS:All-in-one internet browsing, Great, bright graphics
    • CONS:Installation can be tricky, Program crashes and freezes often, Requires many personal details upon start-up
  •  CM Free VPN

    1.0.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A Fantastic Free VPN Service For Your Smartphone

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS:Increase the security of your web browsing sessions, Fast web browsing when you consider the average speed of free VPN services,
    • CONS:If you complete VIP tasks you only get VIP credit and not permanent VIP use, The service would be far more valuable if they had more servers and IP addresses,
  • FireBug

    1.9.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Web debugging made easy in Firefox

    6
    116 votes
    • PROS:Debugs instantly , FireBug icon tells you when code is broken, Much easier than scanning through your JavaScript console
    • CONS:Only supports a limited amount of languages, Only works with Firefox
  • Adblock Pro

    (Chrome) 3.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Farewell to annoying ads on the Internet

    6
    62 votes
    • PROS:Effective, You can create whitelists, Does not disturb your web browsing
    • CONS:Resource consumption could be better, It may modify paging in some web pages
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