What are the best websites to download Windows software?

asked by Larter Furtado
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    #1SoftCamel

    SoftCamel

    SoftCamel is a website wherein users can download software, games, and apps for PC. The software and games featured on the site are Java, Opera, WinRAR, Microsoft Office 2007, GIMP, League of Legends, Dota 2, Diablo, and more.

    Websites

    Free

    Andrew Baker
    Written on March 22, 2019
    "I am a big fan of SoftCamel when looking for Windows software to download. The reason is that their downloads are always direct and safe - I would definitely recommend them!"
  2. 1

    #2Softonic

    Softonic
    Softonic is one of the oldest downloading portals where you can get freeware, shareware and trial version of the software and the site is updated frequently and it adds software at regular intervals.
    Websites

    Free

    Yu Ma
    Written on November 20, 2018
    "One of the oldest website for downloading software. They update their catalog regularly with the latest version and new software."
  3. 0

    #3Ninite

    Ninite
    Ninite is a package management software that lets you install and update all your programs at once. It offers to install popular applications for their Windows operating system and bundles them into a single installer pack.
    Websites

    Free- Varies by plan

    Megan Welch
    Written on November 20, 2018
    "The easiest and most seamless I've ever had with downloading software for my Windows laptop. It does everything for you with minimal effort."
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    #4Softpedia

    Softpedia

    Softpedia is a website that indexes information and allows users and visitors to download software information and download software they may need. There are sections for Windows, Mac, Linux, Games, Drivers, Mobile, Web scripts, and News.

    Websites

    Free

    Yan Fu
    Written on November 20, 2018
    "Nice selection of both free and paid software and their software reviews are helpful before making any downloads or purchase."
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    #5SnapFiles

    SnapFiles

    SnapFiles is a website for downloading free software for Windows. Aside from freeware, there is also shareware that is available. This website is formerly known as WebAttack. 

    Websites

    Free

    Joseph Henry
    Written on November 20, 2018
    "They have a top list for each and every category on the site which incredibly convenient. Wish more sites had this feature."
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    #6FileHippo

    FileHippo

    FileHippo is a website for downloading the free software for Windows and Mac operating systems. It contains software categories such as anti-malware, browsers, VPNs, networking, and file sharing. 

    Websites

    Free

    Victoria Pan
    Written on November 20, 2018
    "Their update check program takes the hassle out of checking for updates for all of your installed programs and it does it all for you at once."
  4. 0

    #7MajorGeeks

    MajorGeeks

    Majorgeeks is a site for downloading tech tools and applications. Those apps and software are completely tested by editors. It does not include any addition to their custom installers.

    Websites

    Free

    Mark Weber
    Written on November 20, 2018
    "Don't let the old-school look put you off this site. They offer clean custom installers with no hidden apps included."
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    #8Sourceforge

    Sourceforge

    Sourceforge is a software downloading website which is recommended by experts. SourceForge was sold to BizX in 2016, and since then has not only had a nice new look but been systematically removing questionable installers.

    Websites

    Free

    Yang Xia
    Written on November 20, 2018
    "After the DevShare fiasco back in 2012, Sourceforge is back under new management and is better than ever. "
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    #9Download Crew

    Download Crew

    Download Crew is a website for downloading free software for Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems. It offers freeware in different categories like internet tools, networking tools, and security tools. 

    Websites

    Free

    Mark Owens
    Written on November 20, 2018
    "Good selection for all major platforms. Their site could use a lot of work as it can be rather confusing to navigate."

Summary

Best What are the best websites to download Windows software
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1SoftCamelWebsites 7 Free
2SoftonicWebsites 1 Free
3NiniteWebsites 0 Free
4SoftpediaWebsites 0 Free
5SnapFilesWebsites 0 Free
6FileHippoWebsites 0 Free
7MajorGeeksWebsites 0 Free
8SourceforgeWebsites 0 Free
9Download CrewWebsites -1 Free
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