Windows Apps

Useful apps for Windows

  • Windows Defender icon

    Windows Defender

    Free Windows Website

    Windows Defender is built into Windows to help guard your PC against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software in real time. Windows Defender features Real-Time Protection, a monitoring system that recommends actions against malware when it's detected, minimizes interruptions, and helps you stay productive.


  • Winja icon


    Free Windows Website

    Based on the success of our Small PhrozenSoft VirusTotal Uploader iconPhrozenSoft VirusTotal Uploader, Phrozen Software is proud to introduce Winja, which provides even greater malicious file scanning and monitoring capabilities. Winja—short for “Windows Ninja”—is much more than an advanced uploader and multi-engine antivirus scanner.

    We took the Small VirusTotal iconVirusTotal application programming interfaces (APIs) and recoded them from scratch to bring you a powerful, fast, and user-friendly scanning and monitoring utility. Winja checks for existing scans before uploading files to save you time and efforts. It also includes a rescan option, so you can scan your files against the latest antivirus databases. Winja is designed to deliver the quality and capability you have come to expect from a Phrozen Software product. Of course, we paid close attention to the interface design and usability to make it comfortable and convenient to use for inexperienced users, but we also included extra features to make it a powerful tool for advanced users as well. Winja is lightweight and stable, to perform effectively and efficiently even on older computers. With Winja, you can easily scan files on your local system, scan and download files from the web, and scan running system processes. Winja’s “Extra Tools” panel also allows you to scan and monitor scheduled tasks, startup activities, and services. We specifically designed and coded the Extra Tools panel be plugin-ready, which means it can be progressively updated via our new Live Update System with any number of future functionalities. By submitting suspicious files you find with Winja to VirusTotal service, you participate in helping antivirus companies around the world keep virus definitions up to date and stay on top of digital security trends.


  • Unchecky icon


    Free Windows Website

    Tired of unchecking unrelated offers while installing software?

    Have you ever felt, while installing software, that the installer tries to push additional unwanted programs at all cost? Ever missed a checkbox, and spent hours afterwards removing adware? Ever opened your browser after an installation, only to find out that you have a new homepage, a new search engine, or even a new browser?
    Unchecky aims to keep potentially unwanted programs out of your computer. 26 languages.


    Unchecky automatically unchecks unrelated offers, both saving you mouse clicks and making it less likely to miss a checkbox of an unwanted offer.


    Installers often try to sneak additional programs as a natural part of the installation. Unchecky warns you when you try to accept a potentially unwanted offer, which makes it less likely to be accepted accidentally.

    Updates automatically

    Install and forget. Unchecky automatically updates whenever a new version is available, so you don't have to worry about running the latest version.


  • Launchy icon


    Free Mac OS X Windows Linux Website

    Launchy is a free Windows and Linux utility designed to help you forget about your start menu, the icons on your desktop, and even your file manager. Launchy indexes the programs in your start menu and can launch your documents, project files, folders, and bookmarks with just a few keystrokes.


  • cmder icon


    Free Windows clink ConEmu Windows Command Prompt PowerShell Website

    Cmder is an open-source replacement for the Windows command-line. It relies on Small ConEmu iconConEmu , extending it with the power of Small clink iconclink and some great looking defaults including a Monokai color scheme and custom prompt layout.


  • SUMo icon


    Freemium Windows Website

    SUMo stands for Software Update Monitor. Thanks to SUMo you'll be able to keep your PC up-to-date by using the most recent version of your favorite software ! Unlike build-in auto update features, SUMo tells you if updates are available before you need to use your software.


    Automatic detection of installed software
    Detects required updates / patchs for your software
    Filter / authorize Beta versions (user setting)
    Ignore list : only tracks software YOU want to track
    More compatibility and less false positive than others Update Monitors (according to users feedback ;-)
    Internationalization support.


  • Ketarin icon


    Free Windows Website

    Ketarin is a small application which automatically updates and optionally installs setup packages by monitoring web pages for changes. As opposed to other tools, Ketarin is not meant to keep your system up-to-date (like a package manager), but rather to maintain a compilation of all important setup packages which can then be burned to disc or put on a USB stick.

    Supports regex expansion.

    SVN source


  • KeePass icon


    Free Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD Website

    KeePass is a free open source password manager, which helps you to manage your passwords in a secure way. You can put all your passwords in one database, which is locked with one master key or a key file. So you only have to remember one single master password or select the key file to unlock the whole database. The databases are encrypted using the best and most secure encryption algorithms currently known (AES and Twofish).
    Also portable app: .


  • PWGen (Password Generator) icon

    PWGen (Password Generator)

    Free Mac OS X Windows Linux Website

    Pwgen is a small, GPL'ed password generator which creates passwords which can be easily memorized by a human.

    For Windows a GUI version of PWGen is available on

    It can create large amounts of cryptographically-secure passwords or passphrases (from word lists). It uses a random pool to gather entropy from user inputs and system parameters. Offers text encryption and random data file creation, too.


  • Mozilla Firefox icon

    Mozilla Firefox

    Free Mac OS X Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet BSD iPad Haiku Website

    Mozilla Firefox is a free and open source web browser descended from the Mozilla Application Suite. Firefox is highly extensible, with thousands of third-party add-ons available.


  • Thunderbird icon


    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD ... Haiku Website

    Thunderbird is a free, open source, cross-platform e-mail, news and instant messaging client. The project strategy is modeled after Small Mozilla Firefox iconMozilla Firefox.

    It supports POP (storing mail locally on your hard drive so that it can be accessed without an internet connection), and IMAP. It features excellent mail filter capabilities and management.

    Thunderbird has strong support for using multiple accounts and identities, including automated signature features.

    Chat functionality is built in, so you can enjoy real-time conversation with your contacts, right from your favorite messaging application, with multiple supported networks. Thunderbird makes it easy to search through both past conversations and received emails.

    Thunderbird can also function as an RSS/Atom feed reader, and has a large selection of add-ons that extend it with calendar support, PGP support, integration with online services and much more.

    Available also as portable app:


  • Tor Browser icon

    Tor Browser

    Free Mac OS X Windows Linux OpenBSD Website

    The Tor software protects you by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world: it prevents somebody watching your Internet connection from learning what sites you visit, it prevents the sites you visit from learning your physical location, and it lets you access sites which are blocked.

    The Tor Browser lets you use Small Tor iconTor on Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux without needing to install any software. It can run off a USB flash drive, comes with a pre-configured web browser to protect your anonymity, and is self-contained.


  • Skype icon


    Freemium Mac OS X Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Blackberry Chrome OS Windows RT Android Tablet BSD Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch Android Wear Website

    Skype is the most popular free voice-over IP and instant messaging service globally. It allows users to text, video and voice call over the internet. Users can also call landlines and mobiles at competitive rates using Skype credit, premium accounts and subscriptions.

    · Find all of your friends and family in an instant - search for friends, groups, conversations or new contacts on Skype. With over 300 million people using Skype, you’re bound to bump into someone you know.
    · Call your world for free - Free voice and video calls let you talk to your heart’s content with all your friends and family on Skype.
    · Make low cost calls to mobiles and landlines - Keep in touch with anyone even if they’re not on Skype, with low cost calls to mobiles and landlines.
    · Instantly get in touch - No matter where you are, your friends are always available with free instant messaging.
    · Share moments - Send photos, record and send video messages, share your location or share web content with the people who matter most.
    · Available for Apple Watch - see your notifications and chat on your Apple Watch so you’re always part of the conversation.
    · Skype is available everywhere - on smartphones, tablets, Macs, PCs, and even TVs. Whatever your friends or family use, Skype is there. Simple.

    The Skype that you use at home is great for smaller businesses of up to 20 employees. It is free to use, unless you want to buy credit to make calls to landlines and mobiles.

    Skype for Business lets you add up to 250 people to online meetings, gives you enterprise-grade security, allows you to manage employee accounts, and is integrated into your Office apps. It costs from $2 per month per user.


  • Wire icon


    Free Mac OS X Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Android Tablet iPad Website

    Wire is a secure and private messenger for phones, tablets and desktop. Crystal clear voice and video calls, private group chats, file sharing, audio and video messages - everything is end-to-end encrypted. Wire works on Android, iOS, Windows, MacOS, Linux and any modern web browser.

    Why Wire?

    • Everything on Wire is private and always end-to-end encrypted.
    • Voice and video calls offer best-in-class quality.
    • Fast and secure messenger with pics, sketches and GIFs.
    • Audio and video messages with just a tap.
    • File sharing of any file format from mobile to tablet to desktop.
    • Youtube, Vimeo video clips and Spotify, SoundCloud tracks embedded in chats.
    • Wire offers group chat with up to 128 people.
    • Protected by EU privacy laws.
    • Wire is open source.
    • Synced across our phone, tablet and desktop.
    • You can build your own Wire client.


  • Sublime Text icon

    Sublime Text

    Freemium Mac OS X Windows Linux Website

    Sublime Text is a sophisticated text editor for code, html and prose - any kind of text file. You'll love the slick user interface and extraordinary features.

    Sublime Text may be downloaded and evaluated for free without an expiration time limit, however a license must be purchased for continued use.


  • Sumatra PDF icon

    Sumatra PDF

    Free Windows Website

    What is Sumatra PDF?

    Sumatra PDF is a slim, free, open-source PDF/DjVu/EPUB/XPS/CHM/CBR/CBZ/MOBI viewer for Windows.
    Why another PDF reader?

    Sumatra has a minimalistic design. Simplicity has a higher priority than a lot of features.

    Its small and starts up very fast.

    Its designed for portable use: its just one file with no external dependencies so you can easily run it from external USB drive.


  • Microsoft Office Suite icon

    Microsoft Office Suite

    Commercial Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet ... Windows Phone iPad Website

    Microsoft Office is an office suite of applications, servers and services.

    The office suite includes:

    Small Microsoft Office Word iconMicrosoft Office Word
    Small Microsoft Office Excel iconMicrosoft Office Excel
    Small Microsoft Office Powerpoint iconMicrosoft Office Powerpoint
    Small Microsoft Office Access iconMicrosoft Office Access
    Small Microsoft Office Outlook iconMicrosoft Office Outlook
    Small Microsoft OneNote iconMicrosoft OneNote

    With MS Office 2003, 2007 and 2010 you can save all office Documents up to 7 GB for free on your online Small Microsoft OneDrive iconMicrosoft OneDrive , so that you have full access to your documents on any computer, wherever you are.

    Other desktop applications included in Microsoft Office suite are:

    Small Microsoft Office Publisher iconMicrosoft Office Publisher : desktop publishing app mostly used for designing brochures, labels, calendars, greeting cards, business cards, newsletters, web site, and postcards;
    Small Microsoft Project iconMicrosoft Project : project management software to keep track of events and to create network charts and Gantt charts (not bundled in any Office suite);
    Small Microsoft Office Visio iconMicrosoft Office Visio : diagram and flowcharting program (not bundled);
    Small Microsoft Lync iconMicrosoft Lync : integrated communications client for conferences and meetings in real time, rebranded as " Small Skype iconSkype for Business" in 2015.


  • QuestSoft QTranslate icon

    QuestSoft QTranslate

    Free Windows Website

    QTranslate is a free translator for Windows. With this small utility, you simply select the text you want to translate and then press hot key (Ctrl+Q to show translation in the popup window or Double Ctrl click to show the translation in the main window). The program also has the ability to speak text (Ctrl+E) and perform a web search (Ctrl+W). Also, you can open the main window and type text manually.

    The current version supports the following translate services:
    Small Google Translate iconGoogle Translate ;
    Small Bing Translator iconBing Translator ;
    Small PROMT Translator iconPROMT Translator ;
    Small Babylon iconBabylon ;
    Small SDL FreeTranslation iconSDL FreeTranslation ;
    Yahoo! Small Babel Fish iconBabel Fish ;
    Small Yandex.Translate iconYandex.Translate ;
    Small Youdao Dictionary iconYoudao Dictionary .

    The program has two modes of translation by mouse selection (click on the program icon in the system tray to turn this mode on):
    Show icon (Select text in any program, the program icon will appear near the cursor. Click on the icon, the popup window with the translation of the selected text will appear);
    Show translation (Select text in any program and the popup window with the translation of the selected text will appear immediately).
    The main features:
    Translate text in any application that supports text selection (Google Chrome, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Acrobat Reader, Skype, IE and etc.);
    Back translation;
    Replace the selected text with its translation;
    Instant translation;
    Spell checking;
    Text to speech synthesis;
    Word suggestion/autocomplete (Ctrl+Space);
    History of translations (Ctrl+H);
    Virtual keyboard;
    Portable version.


  • ABBYY Lingvo Dictionaries icon

    ABBYY Lingvo Dictionaries

    Commercial Windows Android iPhone iPad Website

    ABBYY Lingvo is dictionary software that offers you bilingual and multilingual translation with English, German and Russian as the core starting languages.

    According to your needs, you can choose a version that provides:

    two-way translations within one language pair (i.e. English-German, German-English)
    translation between three languages (i.e. English-German-French)
    comprehensive multilingual set to translate words from English or German or Russian to multiple languages and back


  • Bandizip icon


    Free Windows Website

    Bandizip is 100% free Archiver for home and office.

    It handles the most popular compression formats, including Zip, 7z, and Rar files for free!.

    Bandizip supports for compression and extraction:
    Zip(z01), ZipX(zx01), TAR, TGZ, 7Z(7z.001), LZH, ISO, EXE(e01).

    And extraction only:

    Users can create self-extracting files (.EXE) and multi-volume (split) archives files.

    The main advantage of this program is supporting Unicode file system.

    Non-English characters in file names will be displayed properly and it will be extracted without breaking international characters.

    In addition, 'High Speed Archiving and Fast Drag & Drop function' will allow you to increase the archiving speed dramatically.

    Optional archive encryption using ZipCrypto and AES 256.

    It is available in 40 languages.


  • Universal Extractor 2 icon

    Universal Extractor 2

    Free Windows Website

    Universal Extractor 2 or Universal Extractor (Bioruebe version) as it is also called to avoid confusion is an unofficial updated and extended version of the original Small Universal Extractor iconUniversal Extractor by Jared Breland. As the development of the original version has stopped and no update has been published for years, many forked (modified and maintained by the community) Universal Extractors have arised. This is the most advanced and the only one with a fully transparent development using a public GitHub-powered source code repository.

    As a short overview, here are some key features, which are new in this release:

    Batch mode
    Silent mode, not showing any prompts
    Scan only mode to determine file types without extracting
    Integrated updater
    100+ new supported file types
    Audio and video extraction for multimedia files
    Cascading context menu
    Support for password list for common archives
    Improved optional status box with progress indicator
    New detection methods + more detailed output and error messages
    Support for some extractors not shipping with UniExtract as plugins
    Resource usage/speed improvements, lots of fixes
    First start assistant instead of installer
    Full functionality available in no-install version
    Auto-using 64 bit versions of extractors if supported by OS
    See the changelog for a complete log of all improvements. Feel free to submit bug reports or feature requests using the issues tab here or the built-in feedback window in Universal Extractor; look at todo.txt for a list of features which may be included in future releases.

    Universal Extractor uses TrIDLib by Marco Pontello and many other great tools and libraries to support as many file formats as possible. A detailed list can be found here.


  • XnView MP icon

    XnView MP

    Free Personal Mac OS X Windows Linux Website

    XnViewMP is a free software to view, organise, convert graphics and photos files or to create slide show, contact sheet, HTML pages.

    Compared to the original XnView, notable features in XnView MP have been re-tweaked, enhanced and visually re-styled. XnView MP is intended to have a unified look and feel across all platforms it runs on. All core features and functionalities of the standard XnView 1.9x are all still present in XnView MP, whilst some features are scheduled to be re-introduced.


  • XnConvert icon


    Free Mac OS X Windows Linux Website

    XnConvert is an easy image converter for graphic files, photos and images available on Windows, MacOSX and Linux.
    It supports more than 400 file formats (jpeg, tiff, png, gif, camera raw, jpeg2000, WebP, OpenEXR, ...).
    You can resize, add a watermark, change contrast, brightness or gamma, apply filters and many other things.


  • Paint.NET icon


    Free Windows Windows S Website

    Paint.NET is a free image and photo editing software. It features an intuitive and innovative user interface with support for layers, unlimited undo, special effects, and a wide variety of useful and powerful tools. An active and growing online community provides friendly help, tutorials, and plugins.


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