Download Windows Apps - Best Software & Apps

  • Adobe Reader Touch for Windows 10

    1.0.7.1855

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A very basic PDF viewer

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

    2017.1019.418.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    Google's platform for instant messaging and videoconferencing

    7
    1410 votes
    • PROS: Simple and minimalist interface, Video calls to multiple people, Apps available during video calls
    • CONS: No audio calls, Chrome must always be open
  • imo for Windows 10

    1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Stay in touch easily with imo for Windows 10

    8
    831 votes
    • PROS: Simple manageable interface, Unlimited free voice and video calls
    • CONS: Limited customisation and contact management options, User base smaller than major rivals
  • I Hack You

    3.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Guide for Hackers

    9
    51 votes
    • PROS: A guide for improving device usage, Learn hacking terms, Discover known hackers in the industry, Optimize mobile devices
    • CONS: Not an actual hacking app, Hacking could be punishable by law, Might take time to learn hacking, Too simplistic
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

    15.0.4420.1017

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    Create presentations with ease

    6
    10784 votes
    • PROS: Useful prompter for secondary monitors, Pulls in photos and video from online services, Useful welcome screen, Save, share, and collaborate in the cloud, Ribbon and tools aren't distracting
    • CONS: Could be more streamlined for novices, Photo editing feels tacked on
  • Vysor - Android control on PC

    1.0.0.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    Mac

    Put your Android operating system on Windows

    8
    50 votes
    • PROS: You may use a keyboard to interact with your phone, Point and click on your phone using this app
    • CONS: You have to give this app a lot of permissions, Users have to pay a subscription
  • Microsoft Access 2013

    15.0.4420.1017

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Turn your database into an Access web app

    6
    927 votes
    • PROS: Easily create Access apps from templates, Access apps function as a SharePoint, Share data with SkyDrive across the cloud, Can import Access 2010 and Excel files
    • CONS: Removed some Query designs and Upsizing Wizard, Less focus on traditional databases
  • Windows Essentials

    16.4.3503.0728

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Microsoft's essential apps to get you started

    7
    689 votes
    • PROS: Great package of apps to get started with, Windows Movie Maker still excellent, Live Mail is a solid app for those without Outlook, Many useful features in Photo Gallery, SkyDrive integration is unobtrusive
    • CONS: Live Messenger struggling to stay relevant, Live Writer is very basic
  • Android Transfer for Windows

    3.6.41

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The Easy Way to Manage an Android Phone

    7
    198 votes
    • PROS: Free trial, Great for those unfamiliar with Android, Simple and clean interface
    • CONS: Somewhat basic
  • Ringtone Maker

    0.5.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    Windows Phone
    Symbian
    iPhone

    Create free custom ringtones for your smartphone

    7
    321 votes
    • PROS: Clean user interface, Edit songs yourself
    • CONS: Contains ads, Android is slow to update music database
  • Google Hangouts

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    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Meet, Talk And Collaborate On Google's Hangouts Service.

    9
    26 votes
    • PROS: Video calls to multiple people, Very fast, Easy to use, Simple and minimalist interface
    • CONS: Rarely updated, Difficulty moving on-screen, Requires signing into Chrome, Sometimes duplicates itself
  • Wine

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Run Windows Apps On Almost Anything

    9
    17 votes
    • PROS: Free and always will be, Runs software like MS Office without issues
    • CONS: A few annoying bugs, Some bad fonts when using OSX
  • JavaExe

    3.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Launch your Java application as a Windows file (if you know how)

    9
    1774 votes
    • PROS: Really easy to use once you've read the instrutions
    • CONS: Not intuitive
  • Google Search for Windows 10

    1.1.1.37

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Set Google as your default search engine in Windows 8

    7
    349 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
  • File Transfer

    2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Easy way to send files from PC across networks

    6
    37 votes
    • PROS: Great if devices are connected to the same network, Easy to use, Suitable for large file transfers
    • CONS: Requires devices to be on same network
  • OLX for Windows 10

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    OLX opens up a world of free classified ads

    7
    414 votes
    • PROS: Classified ads free to post, Post very quickly with a streamlined system, Browse hundreds of ads in your area
    • CONS: Small community in comparison to others, No fancy bells and whistles, but does the job
  • Postman

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Make API Development Easier, Faster and Better

    9
    3 votes
    • PROS: A huge developer community, Free version available
    • CONS: Feature-packed version is not free, Crashes could be an issue
  • KakaoTalk

    2.1.9

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Android
    iPhone
    Windows Phone

    Chat with friends worldwide for free

    8
    2 votes
    • PROS: Simple interface, Quick response when using SMS, Voice call quality is good
    • CONS: Locked to a single device, Searching for contacts is hit-or-miss
  • Microsoft Lync 2013

    15.0.4420.1017

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    One of the best web conferencing apps out there

    6
    152 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
  • Equalizer

    1.77

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    Free and Easy-to-Use Offline Desktop Calculator

    7
    91 votes
    • PROS: A fast convenient and simple offline desktop calculator for beginners., Several modification options include a choice of skins and window sizes.
    • CONS: The latest version seems to have been released as far back as 2001., Modern operating systems may not be able to recognise this software.
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