Free Software Download Website

FileHippo

FileHippo is a software downloading website that offers computer software for Windows. The website has sections listing most recently updated programs and most popular downloads, organised by category, with program information and link. Registration is not required in this website. There is also a FileHippo App Manager, a free program that scans a computer for outdated software and offers links to more recent versions. The website is funded by user donations and third-party advertising.

FileHippo was established in 2004 by the UK-based technology company Well Known Media The site added a news section in 2014. FileHippo was estimated to be worth over US$13,000,000 in November 2015. As of 6 March 2016  FileHippo does not accept software submissions from publishers.

 

CNET

CNET (stylized as c|net) is an American media website that publishes reviews, news, articles, blogs, podcasts and videos on technology and consumer electronics globally. Founded in 1994 by Halsey Minor and Shelby Bonnie, it was the flagship brand of CNET Networks and became a brand of CBS Interactive through CNET Networks’ acquisition in 2008. CNET originally produced content for radio and television in addition to its website and now uses new media distribution methods through its Internet television network, CNET Video, and its podcast and blog networks.

In addition, CNET currently has region-specific and language-specific editions. These include the United Kingdom, Australia, China, Japan, French, German, Korean and Spanish. According to third-party web analytics providers, Alexa and SimilarWeb, CNET is the highest-read technology news source on the Web, with over 200 million readers per month, being among the 200 most visited websites globally, as of 2015.

 

Softpedia

Softpedia is a website from Romania that indexes information and provides primarily software information and downloads. Its main sections are Windows, Mac, Linux, Games, Drivers, Mobile, Webscripts, and News. It also covers technology and science topics from both external and in-house sources, and it provides software and game reviews.

Wherever possible, it includes one or more screenshots of each application, often showing the application’s menus to help illustrate its features. Unlike most other freeware websites, who are publishing mainly just information supplied by the author via e.g. Robosoft (a freeware publication tool), all product reviews at Softpedia are hand-written by professional reviewers working for the company itself

 

Filehorse

Featuring a clean and minimalistic looking theme, FileHorse is a popular free software download website for Windows platform. The site offers software for Mac as well, but the number of software which are compatible with Windows are greater in number.

The homepage lists all the categories the website has. You can skim through the categories and look for the software you need. The website also has a mailing list which you can join to receive updates on latest software releases, news, software discounts, deals and more on your email.

 

Fileyogi

Fileyogi is a software downloading website that offers computer software for Windows. The website has sections listing most recently updated programs and most popular downloads, organised by category, with program information and link. Registration is not required in this website.

The website has a clean and minimalistic look. It also has a plethora of categories which you cannot find in any of the other websites. The theme and the categorization make it very easy to browse and explore the website. The software which are listed on the website have a short brief were the major features and the functions are mentioned. There is also an Updater program which you can use to update the software installed on your system. The updater program is fairly small in size and works flawlessly on Windows platform.

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