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Windows (10000 programs)

  1. Microsoft Edge

    103.0.1264.37
    • 3.6
    • (3876 votes)

    A revamped, faster Microsoft browser for surfing

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Faster than competitors, Tracking prevention, Intuitive interface and layout, Integrated Chrome Web Store
    CONS: Manual downloads for extensions
  2. Telegram

    4.0.2
    • 4.2
    • (9853 votes)

    Use Telegram for messaging and more

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Channels for content sharing, Can be synced across devices, Good UI
    CONS: Not easy to add new contacts, Reach not as wide
  3. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

    • 4.1
    • (36171 votes)

    Action game that over delivers

    License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Engaging NPCs, Tons of freedom, Popular soundtracks, Interesting storyline, Huge open-world environment
    CONS: Degrades women, Violent towards humans, Encourages illegal activities, Long loading times, Occasional lag
  4. Microsoft Word 2016

    2016
    • 3.9
    • (10820 votes)

    Important note: Microsoft Word 2016 is no longer available.

    License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Every new feature is useful, Read Mode is fantastic, Easy to use, PDF compatibility
    CONS: Requires some CPU power/memory, Still has some overhead
  5. Everything

    1.4.1.1015
    • 4.5
    • (1388 votes)

    A free search tool for Windows

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Free to download and use, Works very fast, Searches data efficiently, Option to customize features
    CONS: Occasional crashes
  6. Foxit Reader

    12.0.0
    • 4.3
    • (10339 votes)

    A PDF reader with many extra features

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Easy PDF creation and editing features, Built-in tools for security, Comes with Microsoft Office plugins, Lightweight and quick, Annotation tools available
    CONS: No optical character recognition in free version, User manual only online
  7. Windows 7

    SP1-6.1.7601
    • 3.7
    • (23866 votes)

    Another Strong Entry In A Venerable Operating System Legacy

    License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: High software compatibility, High speed, Secure and supported minimum interruptions
    CONS: May take some learning
  8. Instagram

    42.0.19
    • 4
    • (20081 votes)

    Free media social sharing application

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Take photos to share instantly, The interface is easy to use, Sleek design with no clutter, Links to Facebook account and pages, Ability to share content from other apps
    CONS: Limited features compared to mobile version, May lose rights to content, Stringent policy restricts what you can share
  9. Microsoft Word 2010

    1811-build-11029.20108
    • 3.3
    • (34180 votes)

    Important note: Microsoft Word 2010 is no longer available.

    License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Works with all popular formats, Support for saving to PDF, Spell checking and translating tools, Downloadable templates, Special set of image tools
    CONS: Heavy on resources, The toolbar takes up too much space, Still no support for video
  10. Adobe Reader DC

    2021.007.20099
    • 3.9
    • (65978 votes)

    A solid PDF reader and converter for Microsoft Windows

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Offers a simple interface, Allows quick conversions, Works with Adobe Document Cloud, Supports multiple file formats
    CONS: Slow conversions for large files, Some features can be overwhelming
  11. Google Earth Pro

    7.3.4.8248
    • 4.2
    • (12288 votes)

    Free geospatial desktop application

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Easy controls, Lots of how-to guides for new users, Good for users with advanced feature needs, Import GIS and GPS data, Supports common software like ArcGis, Features high-quality imagery, Street-level exploration
    CONS: High bandwidth required, Can't use the full app offline, Not constantly updated, Some areas are not available for street view, Can be slow to load images
  12. VLC for Windows 10

    3.2.1.0
    • 4.1
    • (4839 votes)

    Free music and video player for Windows 10

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Looks great, Appearance very customizable, Basic media playing works great
    CONS: Lacks customization of desktop version, Doesn't play DVDs or BluRays
  13. Winamp

    5.8.3660
    • 4.2
    • (17978 votes)

    An easy-to-use media player for Windows

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Customizable skins, Supports multiple media sources, Simple interface, Supports multiple file formats
    CONS: Outdated esthetics, Lack of updates
  14. WinRAR

    6.11
    • 3.9
    • (4302 votes)

    Free decompression and compression software

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Lightweight, User-friendly, Cross-platform, Works well with many file formats
    CONS: Unappealing UI, Ambiguous trial period
  15. BitTorrent

    7.10.5 Build 45374
    • 3.7
    • (9268 votes)

    A free file transfer software

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Easy to use and navigate, Set download preferences, Schedule downloads, Lightweight program
    CONS: Limited search function
  16. Format Factory

    5.12.1.0
    • 4
    • (24906 votes)

    A free file converter

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Converts files like AVI and MP4, Rips files to CD and DVD, Reduces file sizes, Version updates every few months, No need to install on your PC (portable version)
    CONS: Portable version gets hung up sometimes
  17. DriverPack Solution Online

    17.11.106
    • 3.8
    • (1807 votes)

    Free driver maintenance software

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Open-source, Extensive database of drivers, Compatibility across multiple devices
    CONS: Slow to download, Some unnecessary recommendations, No option to reschedule regular scans
  18. ShareMe for PC

    1.0
    • 4
    • (3 votes)

    Free streamlined sharing app

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: No internet connection required, No restrictions on the file size, Over 200x faster than Bluetooth, Transfer files between PC and Android devices
    CONS: Requires Android emulators to work
  19. Microsoft Excel 2016

    1.0
    • 3.8
    • (1656 votes)

    Important note: Microsoft Excel 2016 is no longer available.

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Familiar and easy to use, Suggestion features improve productivity, Collaboration
    CONS: Not too many new features
  20. Adobe Premiere Pro

    22.4
    • 3.5
    • (6130 votes)

    The most powerful video editing and production tool

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Supports multiple file formats, Integrates with other Adobe products, Offers high-end editing features, Receives Adobe CC updates
    CONS: Needs a steep learning curve

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