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CnetCNET Download.comFree and commercial software and product reviews. All software has been tested to ensure it’s free of spyware, viruses, and other malware.
 Free Software DirectoryFree Software DirectoryThe Free Software Directory is a catalog of  software that runs under free operating systems. It is a project of the Free Software Foundation (FSF) and the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
 MajorGeeksMajor GeeksFreeware and shareware software utilities.
 SoftpediaSoftpediaA large source of free, commercial, and shareware software downloads and technology news.  The downloads are sorted by platform and contain user ratings and download statistics.   As of December 2008, it was one of the top 500 websites according to Alexa traffic rankings.
 SnapFilesSnapFilesFree, shareware, and commercial software downloads.  All freeware purported to have been tested.
 FileHippo FileHippoLarge selection of downloads.   They offer a full version history of most products.
 Gizmos Gizmo’sContains downloads and a list of free download sites.  Rated among the top 100 web sites in PC Magazine.
 FreeSoft4Down FreeSoft4DownNews, reviews, and downloads.  User’s reviews.
 Fileforum FileforumFree and commercial software, reviews, and news. Load4.comA purportedly unaffiliated site for downloading free and commercial software tested for malware, viruses, and Trojans.
 Free-to-try.comfree-to-try.com7, 14, and 30 day free trials of commercial software.  A great searchable site, containing thousands of software titles in 150 categories.  Software products by can be searched for by name, company, keywords, release date, title, popularity etc.
 FreeCommanderFreeCommanderFree and commercial utilities for managing files on PCs.
 CutePDFCutePDFFree and commercial utilities for creating and editing PDF files
 AlternativeToalternativeToFree downloads of over 16,000 programs for all platforms
PixabayPixabayOver 280,000 free photos, vectors and art illustrations
Auslogics LogoauslogicsCompact and fast defragmenter with over 11,000,000 users worldwide. It will improve your PC’s performance by defragmenting and re-arranging files on your disk.
MyDefrag LogoMyDMyDefrag is a disk defragmenter and optimizer (a maintenance utility to make your harddisk faster) for Windows 2000, 2003, XP, Vista, 2008, Win7, and for X64.