Download Windows 8 - Best Software & Apps

  • Adobe Photoshop Express for Windows 10

    1.0.0.15

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Light Photoshop version for Windows 10

    7
    1597 votes
    • PROS: Free, Basic editing in an instant, Auto correction
    • CONS: Some effects are extra, Too simple for advanced users
  • Viber

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac
    Windows Phone

    Call and text free over 3G and Wifi

    8
    3345 votes
    • PROS: Very simple to use, Notifies you of contacts who are on Viber, Decent call quality, Send photos and videos, Stickers and emoticons to liven up chats, Group messaging with up-to 100 people, Hold & Talk feature
    • CONS: You may have to convince friends to switch to Viber
  • Windows 10 Launch Patch 64 bit

    KB3074683

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The first patch for Windows 10

    8
    481 votes
    • HP LaserJet M1005 Multifunction Printer drivers

      varies-with-device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Install the latest driver for HP 1005 printer

      8
      65 votes
      • Windows 8

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Good for tablets: touchscreen operation, new apps and easier on the battery

        7
        10824 votes
        • PROS: Sleek, modern design, Very stable, Snappy interface, Includes new native Metro Apps, Support for traditional desktop apps
        • CONS: Metro interface takes some getting used to, Works better on touch screen devices
      • HP LaserJet Pro P1102 Printer drivers

        v1601

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Install the latest driver for HP laserjet p1102

        8
        56 votes
        • Skype for Windows 10

          14.34.81.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Video chat, texting and instant messaging in one

          7
          1785 votes
          • PROS: Supports video chats, texting and instant messaging, High quality video chats, Automatically imports contacts from Microsoft accounts, Lots of emoticons, Free group video calls and screen sharing
          • CONS: Interface looks a bit sparse, Contacts may need editing after importing
        • Internet Explorer 8

          (XP, Vista) 8

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Microsoft gets back on track with a promising web browser

          7
          6100 votes
          • PROS: Standard compliant, Interesting new features: Accelerators, Web Clips, New InPrivate browsing, Protection against online scams and malware
          • CONS: Accelerators are tied to Microsoft's online services, Privacy issues in Suggested sites
        • HP LaserJet 1018 Printer drivers

          varies-with-device

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Install the latest driver for HP laserjet 1018

          8
          72 votes
          • HP LaserJet P1007 Printer drivers

            varies-with-device

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Install the latest driver for p1007

            7
            69 votes
            • Chess Titans

              1.0

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Finally: Chess Titans for Windows 8

              8
              2194 votes
              • PROS: The classic is back!, Ideal for beginners, Difficulty levels for everyone
              • CONS: Why isn't there an official version?
            • Shazam

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              A music identifier for Windows 8

              7
              424 votes
              • PROS: Identify songs by sound, Includes album reviews and artist biographies, Share tags across social networks
              • CONS: Can't identify all songs
            • Asphalt 8: Airborne for Windows 10

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Crazy arcade races in Asphalt take flight

              8
              3278 votes
              • PROS: Lots of vehicles, 9 new destinations, Beautiful graphics and fun to play, Multiplayer
              • CONS: No real gameplay changes since v7, Good cars take time/money
            • HP LaserJet Pro M1136 Multifunction Printer drivers

              varies-with-device

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Install the latest driver for m1136 mfp

              9
              22 votes
              • Windows 10 Launch Patch 32 bit

                KB3074683

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                The first patch for Windows 10

                8
                253 votes
                • HP LaserJet 1320 Printer drivers

                  varies-with-device

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Install the latest driver for HP1320

                  8
                  59 votes
                  • HP DeskJet Ink Advantage 2135 All-in-One Printer drivers

                    varies-with-device

                    License
                    free Download
                    Platform
                    Windows

                    Install the latest driver for 2135

                    8
                    59 votes
                    • Virtual Router Manager

                      1.0

                      License
                      free Download
                      Platform
                      Windows

                      A free, open source router for PCs running Windows 7 and 8

                      7
                      385 votes
                      • PROS: Very easy to use, Perfect for non-experts, View wifi connections
                      • CONS: Not compatible with XP or Vista, Absolutely no options
                    • Twitter for Windows 10

                      License
                      free Download
                      Platform
                      Windows

                      Native Twitter app for Windows 8

                      8
                      313 votes
                      • PROS: Tweet in a Modern UI app setting, Easy to navigate, Can view web pages and media within the app, Mention notifications
                      • CONS: Mentions must have exact username to link to profiles, Can encounter daily tweet limits, Doesn't natively support multiple accounts
                    • HP LaserJet P1005 Printer drivers

                      varies-with-device

                      License
                      free Download
                      Platform
                      Windows

                      Install the latest driver for HP laserjet p1005

                      8
                      71 votes
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