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9 Best Websites To Download Free Softwares

9 Best Websites To Download Free Softwares

I’m a big fan of downloading software’s and application and try something new by the end. This way, I keep finding some new thing and new apps which you might not have heard of. Today, I’m going to share list of websites from where you can download softwares and find some new one also.

Download Free Softwares

I’m not sharing sites, which let you download premium software for free, but you can use these websites to download open source alternative of paid apps. Like we have Open Office.org for Microsoft office alternative, we have GIMP as an alternative for Photoshop.

If you want to download multimedia softwares, we have Video Lan player, Windows media player, Real player and so on, selecting the best out of them depend on user’s personal choice. Though a review of software help up to understand the software and give more insight about it.

I would not suggest you to download software’s from Warez sites, reason being, most of time they come bundled up with viruses and malware, which tends to infect your Computer. Or install some toolbar, which will keep irritating you with weird pop-up’s.

I prefer these websites, because not only I get details about software but expert also review these app, and give their suggestions and feedback. Along with it, related software’s section will let you find more relevant software’s.

Websites to download Software’s for Free

Download.com

Download.com Software reviews

Download.com is widely used website for software review and software download. Its domain name has a key advantage here. The download.com shows the review along with user opinion and other stats like number of time software is downloaded. Their software archive is very huge and easy to navigate. <Link>

Majorgeeks.com

majorgeeks

The websites consist of freeware and shareware software’s. If a software is a shareware it will also show the price for the licensing. A detail description of software along with rating and screenshot are also there. <Link>

Sourceforge.net

sourcefourge

The largest open source application and software directory on the Internet. The directory contains the wide list of open source softwares. You can browse open source software’s based on various categories, and it’s a good resource for you to find free alternative too popular commercial software’s. <Link>

Filehippo.com

Filehipppo download free software

Filehippo is one of my favorite software downloading website in this list. You can monitor which new files is added under favorite category on homepage of this site. Best part, this site also offers full offline installer (complete .exe file) of all popular software’s like Skype, chrome and so on. You can also consider installing Filehippo update checker which checks for software updates right from desktop. <Link>

Oldversion.com

Old Version

As name suggest and their tagline Because new is always not better. This is website from where you can download old version of most of the software. Their archive contains almost all the older version of popular software. Bookmark this website, because it can become very handy at times. <Link>

Softpedia

Softpedia

Another huge software directory for your Windows, Macintosh and Linux system. Contains wide range of freeware. The website can be very handy to track latest software updates and new freeware. <Link>

SnapFiles

SnapFiles

Another good website to track latest software trend and updates. Their homepage features new and popular Weekly top 20 and Users choice to easily track down popular and upcoming software in all categories.

Gizmo’s freeware

 Gizmo's freeware

Gizmo’s freeware along with the forum and lots of freeware reviews. Wide categories of freeware software are covered here. You can also subscribe to Gizmo’s feeds to keep track of latest trendy and upcoming software.

Zdnet downloads

 

ZdNet Downloads

Another popular website to track the latest software and find the review. The navigation of the Website is very friendly and you can browse software’s based on categories. The best part is you can download those software’s which are free to try for few days, this will give you enough time to test-drive paid software’s for free.

If you are  a software hunter like me, hunt for new software’s will never end. Is int it? Anyways, let us know which website are you using to download software’s from Internet?

Article by Harsh Agrawal

Harsh has written 93 articles.

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