I just received my weekly updates from Download.com. And I would like to share it to you. These programs are the top 10 most downloaded Windows applications on CNET Download.com for the week ending December 2, 2007. Some of this programs are very useful specially the Antivirus since it is free and efficient. You just have to constantly download the updates.
AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition
1,020,846 downloads – AVG Free Edition is the well-known antivirus protection tool. AVG Free is available free of charge to home users for the life of the product
Ad-Aware 2007 Free
790,765 downloads –
With the ability to scan your RAM, Registry, hard drives, and external storage devices for known data-mining, advertising, and tracking components, Ad-Aware 2007 easily can clean your system, allowing you to maintain a higher degree of privacy while you surf the Web.
670,988 downloads – LimeWire is the world’s fastest P2P file-sharing application for all types of computer files, including music, video, pictures, games, and text documents. Other features include dynamic querying, file previews during download, advanced techniques for locating rare files, and an easy, clean user interface.
328,785 downloads – ICQ 6 provides users with an innovative communication experience and enables quick and simple interaction among users across all communication platforms
298,962 downloads – BitComet is a fast and easy-to-use BitTorrent/HTTP/FTP download client. It is P2P file-sharing freeware and one of the most popular P2P protocols designed for high-speed distribution. BitComet supports simultaneous downloads, DHT networks (trackerless), a download queue, selected downloads in the Torrent package, fast-resume, disk caching, speed limits, auto port mapping, proxies, and IP filtering
Avast Home Edition
283,332 downloads – Avast Home Edition is a complete ICSA certified. Avast includes the following components: On demand scanner with skinnable simple interface, just select what do you want to scan in which way and press the Play button; On access scanner, special providers to protect the most of available e-mail clients; Instant messaging- ICQ, Miranda; Network traffic – intrusion detection, lightweight firewall; P2P protection for Kazaa, BitTorrent; Web shield – monitors and filter all HTTP traffic; NNTP scanner -scans all Usenet Newsgroup traffic and all operations with files on PC; Boot time scanner – scans disks in the same way and in the same time as Windows CHKDSK does
263,319 downloads – Whether you are keeping a home PC up-to-date or you’re an IT professional, VersionTracker Pro–a new CNET service–delivers all the information you need to make the right decision on updating your drivers and software.
254,703 downloads WinZip is the original and most popular of all Windows ZIP file utilities. Wizard/Classic interfaces accommodate both first-time and experienced users. With WinZip you can quickly and easily compress and decompress files, folders, and entire folder trees to save storage space and reduce e-mail-transmission time, as well as encrypt and decrypt your sensitive documents
216,587 downloads –
RealPlayer 11 beta gives you the ability to download videos from thousands of Web sites with just one click. Watch them whenever and wherever you want. Find the Internet Video youre looking for, and Real it in. Download Internet videos with one click, build your own video playlists, or burn your favorite videos to CD or DVD with RealPlayer Plus.
214,371 downloads – BearFlix is the fastest video download application on the Web offering access to millions of video titles, all free. BearFlix is powered by the same engine as BearShare, but optimized from the ground up for video download
I am using most of the above mentioned software. It is great to use free :).