Download Windows Apps - Best Software & Apps

  • VidMate

    3.6507

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone

    Multimedia Download Platform

    8
    35959 votes
    • PROS: Unlimited downloads from more than 1000+ websites, Free HD video download, Over 200 TV channel streaming, Faster downloading process
    • CONS: Too many services provide the same service, Requires stable Internet connection, Limited media format support, Downloading music and audio can be illegal for some places
  • WhatsApp Messenger

    2.19.69

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac

    Send free text, audio and video messages from your Android phone

    8
    38721 votes
    • PROS: Group chat with personalization options, End-to-end encryption, File sharing with up to 100 MB size, Support for syncing and Android Wear
    • CONS: Requires to be downloaded on other devices to enable communication, Data charges can be still applied, Communications in WhatsApp are shared, Lacks extra contents other than communication
  • SHAREit

    4.7.18-ww

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac

    Share Files, Apps, and More!

    8
    23719 votes
    • PROS: Supports any file size, Cross platform sharing, Faster file transfer, No file size limit
    • CONS: No instructions provided, Users have to reopen the app for every new file transfer, Connection sometimes got disrupted, Often requires update
  • imo free video calls and chat

    9.8.000000011461

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone

    Another messaging app you don't need

    8
    7323 votes
    • PROS: Voice and video calls, Share photos, Group chat, Completely free!
    • CONS: Offers nothing new
  • YTD Video Downloader

    5.9.11

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Superb free downloader for YouTube and other video streaming sites

    7
    12062 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Quick at downloading, Supports batches, One of the best YouTube video downloaders, Basic version is free
    • CONS: To download and convert at same time requires Pro version
  • Instagram

    varies-by-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Popular photo-based social network

    9
    4476 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Share to various social networks, Impressive photo editor, Tag friends in images, Geotagging support, Capture and share video
    • CONS: Requires sign-up
  • Mobogenie

    3.2.17.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows

    Mobile Device Files Management

    8
    2283 votes
    • PROS: Manage mobile device easily, Backup or transfer files, Debugging Mode, Access more contents
    • CONS: Limited selection available, May not detect some mobile devices, Requires to be logged in on mobile device, File exploration can be still be done manually
  • Messenger for Desktop

    2.0.9

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    An unofficial free Facebook desktop client

    8
    4243 votes
    • PROS: Chat without opening Facebook, Facebook options are automatically imported, Same options as the official Facebook Messenger apps, Completely free, Safe to use
    • CONS: Unofficial app that isn't associated with or supported by Facebook, Interface is unimaginative
  • BlueStacks App Player

    4.60.20

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    An App to Bring your Android Apps to PC for Free

    7
    36065 votes
    • PROS: Seamless emulation, Numerous advantages of viewing on a computer screen, Easy to use, Free, Available also for Mac
    • CONS: Will only offer Android based apps
  • Facebook for Windows 10

    1.3.0.9

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The free official Facebook app for Windows 10

    8
    3747 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
  • Nox APP Player

    6.2.8.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Nox APP Player brings Android apps to your desktop for free

    8
    2505 votes
    • PROS: Simple interface makes this app easy to use, Intuitive keyboard mapping for app and game controls, Support for multiple control devices, Stable and reliable
    • CONS: Sluggish installation process
  • Telegram for Desktop

    1.3.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free speedy and secure alternative to WhatsApp

    8
    2028 votes
    • PROS: Useful notification customization options, Strong focus on security and speed, Seamless synchronization across devices, Completely free
    • CONS: Must have a Telegram account on a mobile app
  • AutoCAD

    2019

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    The industry standard CAD design package

    6
    4169 votes
    • PROS: Design in 2D and 3D, Packed with features, Create and edit DWG files across platforms, Lots of customisation features
    • CONS: Requires very powerful hardware, Very large download file
  • Microsoft Word 2013

    15.0.5085.1000

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    One of the best word processors gets even better

    6
    12357 votes
    • PROS: Ribbon interface is easier to navigate, Performance improvements all around, Great reading mode, Documents and settings synced with Skydrive, Easy photo import
    • CONS: No Windows XP support, No escape from the ribbon interface, Some tools are hard to find
  • Microsoft Excel 2013

    16.0.6769.2017

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    Smarter and easier workbooks

    6
    3750 votes
    • PROS: Quick analysis suggests best way to present data, Redesigned interface makes it easier to use, Insert photos from online sources, Automatic pivot table creation, Helpful error messages
    • CONS: Still intimidating to the novice
  • WhatsApp Web

    1.0

    License
    free
    Platform
    Web Apps

    WhatsApp wings its way to the web for free

    8
    5165 votes
    • PROS: Familiar WhatsApp look and feel makes it easy to use, End-to-end message encryption, Well-designed user interface displays all the information you need, Seamless link up between mobile and web versions, Completely free
    • CONS: Lacking a lot of features
  • Adobe Reader Touch for Windows 10

    1.0.7.1855

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A very basic PDF viewer

    7
    324 votes
    • PROS: Accesses other installed apps to browse for PDFs, Text search, Recently viewed list
    • CONS: No ability to edit, No annotations, No zooming
  • imo for Windows 10

    1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Stay in touch easily with imo for Windows 10

    8
    1000 votes
    • PROS: Simple manageable interface, Unlimited free voice and video calls
    • CONS: Limited customisation and contact management options, User base smaller than major rivals
  • Google Translate

    5.27.0.RC04.237379852

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Your pocket translator

    8
    510 votes
    • PROS: Translates from text, picture, voice, and SMS, 60 supported languages, Functions to translate offline, Good voice recognition, You can hear the pronunciation
    • CONS: The translations are not always perfect
  • Hangouts

    30.0.235815591

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone

    Google's complete messaging app

    8
    341 votes
    • PROS: Excellent sync across devices, Feature rich, Easy to use
    • CONS: No Google Drive integration, Collects data on how you use the app
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