Network & Internet
The last in a line of browsers, Internet Explorer 11 is also the precursor of Microsoft Edge, the new Microsoft Web navigation tool for both Windows Phone and Windows 10. With the stress put on security and a faster browsing experience, IE 11 mixes backward compatibility with the support for the latest Web standards - such as HTML5, WebM, WebGL, etc. - and media codecs.
Firefox is a fast, reliable and secure internet browser that offers multiple functionalities such as Private browsing, Add-ons, Multi-tab, and Virtual Sticky Notes. This browser can restore your web sessions in case of unexpected shutdowns and can store your passwords so that you do not have to type them every time.
Google Chrome is a popular web browser with a multi-tabbed interface. It has a seamless connectivity with Google account, which lets you share your bookmarks, history, and other settings to all of your devices. You can easily login to your email account, start video chat, and share files with your contacts right from your browser.
The Adobe Flash Player plugin for Internet Explorer allows you to play Flash content on Internet Explorer. The Flash contents are used in most of the websites to display games, videos, and other animations. It can also help you play offline Flash contents with SWF extension using Internet Explorer.
Slowly but surely, Opera is setting a new bar for secure and fast Web browsing. Leaving aside for this version any significant improvements in its already top-notch interface usability and appearance, this free browser has focused all its attention on improving its privacy settings with a built-in VPN solution and a prediction system to reduce the page loading time to as close to zero as possible.
Toolbars are mostly known for their space and time saving purpose, whether they're integrated into a text editing application with necessary tools or within a browser giving you easy access to the websites you like. The second case goes for Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer, a handy built-in utility that might come in handy for users who work with Google search on a daily basis.
An efficient download manager needs to provide top download speeds, be compatible with all Internet connections, be capable of recovering and resuming broken downloads, integrate with your favorite browser, and be designed so that all users can make the most of its full functionality. Internet Download Manager offers you not only all those features but also a full set of useful extra tools.
This is the most popular torrent client in the world with good reason. It's fast, light on system resources and very flexible. Latest releases allow you to legally download music or videos from artists around the world. Also, transferring files to your other devices is made easy with this app.
Bonjour Print Services for Windows is a very useful tool that allows you to discover, manage and use in best conditions Bonjour enabled printers connected to you'r personal computer using Bonjour Printer Wizard. With this program you can set you'r printer to work with best setings and conditions.
Over 450 million Internet-enabled desktops have Adobe Shockwave Player installed. These users have access to some of the best content the Web has to offer - including dazzling 3D games and entertainment, interactive product demonstrations, and online learning applications. Shockwave Player displays Web content that has been created using Adobe Director.
The Adobe AIR runtime enables developers to package the same code into native apps for Windows and Mac OS desktops as well as iPhone, iPad, Kindle Fire, Nook Tablet, and other Android™ devices. Use the search functionality to find exciting games and discover the latest in the world of gaming.
Adobe Flash Player Plugin non-IE is a free program that can be used to run flash animations in browsers. Many of the YouTube videos require it since they are encoded in FLV format. This version of the plugin can be used with browsers such as Mozilla Firefox, Safari and Google Chrome.
The Unity Web Player enables you to view blazing 3D content created with Unity directly in your browser, and autoupdates as necessary. Unity allows you to build rich 3D games with animated characters, sizzling graphics, immersive physics. This app is compatible with Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari and Opera.
The Ask.com Toolbar is a great way to save you time when searching on the Web. The application will install itself onto your Web Browser and provide you with tools that will help make your searches more efficient. Ask Toolbar works with both Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. There are different versions for each browser, though.
Dropbox is a cloud-based online file storage solution for Windows users. You can save files on your computer, and then access them on your phone from the road. Everything you keep in Dropbox is synced automatically to all your devices. To protect file data in transit, Dropbox uses SSL/TLS for file transfer, creating a secure tunnel protected by 128-bit or higher AES encryption.
Free Download Manager (FDM for short) is a free, efficient, and comprehensive solution for managing all your downloads. Its support for YouTube, the most popular online media site, as well as for the BitTorrent protocol will let you download all types of documents, e-books, video and audio files, etc., and manage all of them in one single interface.
BitTorrent makes it easy to connect with cutting-edge indie artists. Check out the App Studio first and download movies, music and more. Fast downloads...that's the goal, right? BitTorrent is a light client that doesn't hog system resources, so it cruises right along. BitTorrent is instinctively smart. It auto-adjusts bandwidth usage based upon your network and the Internet.
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Firefox users were awaiting a very long time a plugin with such features. It's an important achievement to the open source community, because in the past it was a very important drawback when trying to persuade IE users to switch to Firefox. Now any user can use Firefox as your default browser without losing any feature.
Safari is a web browser made by Apple in an attempt to gain some popularity among Windows users. It was one of the fastest web browsers that you could find on Windows, but, unfortunately, Apple doesn't seem to care about the Windows version of Safari any more.
FileZilla Client is a fast and reliable cross-platform FTP, FTPS and SFTP client with lots of useful features and an intuitive graphical user interface. The program supports FTP, FTP over SSL/TLS (FTPS) and SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP). Also, it supports resume and transfer of large files bigger than 4GB.
Windows Live is a set of services partly comprising online in-browser applications and partly desktop apps. It aims to offer integrated e-mail, instant messaging, photo sharing, blog publishing and security services. To work with Windows Live you need to have an ID.
Chromium is an open-source web browser project, upon which Google Chrome was built. You can use this program as a regular web browser; all the Google Chrome add-ons are supported in Chromium. If you are a developer, you can modify the source code for your own application.
This application allows users to share folders and files with only a broadband internet connection and a Live ID account. The present limit is 20 folders with 20,000 files each and no more than 4 GB in total. Very useful to avoid the hassle of transporting files in a USB drive.
Youtube Downloader HD is an application that downloads videos from YouTube and saves them on your computer. The program has a pleasant and uncluttered interface with no useless functions. It allows you to select the quality of the downloaded video: 240p, medium quality, high quality, high definition or full high definition.