Free YouTube to MP3 Converter Studio is a quick music downloader with just enough features to make the grade. It will let you easily fill your hard drive with tunes you find on YouTube, but it would be nice if it let you grab the video with the audio. If you don't need that from your YouTube downloader, this app will fit most needs.
This program lets you grab videos right from YouTube and download them to your computer. Since it only grabs the audio from the videos, it works remarkably quickly; no download took more than a minute … Read more
Free WMA to MP3 is a fine converter, if all you need is to change over your WMA files. Sadly, most people will want a converter with more format support, and those aren't terribly difficult to find. This app does make up for that obvious lack of support with quality performance, though.
This app takes WMAs -- and only WMAs -- and turns them into MP3s or WAV files. You can't input any other file type, meaning you have to keep the original handy if you ever want the file to go back to its original format. There … Read more
Free RAR Extractor is fine at unpacking compressed files, but it doesn't do anything to help you compress new batches of files. So, if you spend all of your time opening zipped files, you may prefer this widget over a more complex compression option. Otherwise, stick to the big names in zipping like 7zip and PeaZip.
This program unzips compressed files you receive, so you can access all of the individual files inside. Though it name-drops RAR, it supports just about every compression style you can think of, including the popular alternatives to RAR like ZIP. It never took … Read more
Free Business Desktop Icons has plenty of options, but none of the icons it presents are real home runs. There are too many retreads and repeats that limit your choices. While you'll probably be able to get some use out of these, you'll be downloading a lot of stuff you'll never use to do it.
This is a collection of animated icons that you could use to decorate a business card, Web site, letterhead, or other official business document. Though there are dozens upon dozens of options, there are only nine designs that are made in multiple … Read more
Text Tones for iOS 7 Free provides dozens of new ringtones that you can add to your phone and then set as your default for any alerts. This app gives you the tools to get new ringtones onto your phone via syncing with iTunes so you can have ringtones that set you apart from all the other iPhone users out there.
Opening Text Tones for iOS 7 Free takes you to a list of recommended ringtones. You can also switch to the list of all ringtones by touching the tab at the top of the screen. No matter which list … Read more
System Mechanic Free does an excellent job of optimizing your computer's performance and protecting you from viruses. Though it's not easy to set up by any means, the number of features tucked away inside of this program is too good to pass up. It doesn't hurt that the program sports a nifty, easy-to-use layout, either.
This program handles just about any task you'd need to perform to boost your computer's performance. In addition to the typical virus and malware protection, it offers performance scans, memory and Registry clean-ups, and other boosts that will keep your … Read more
Skateboarding 3D Free Games isn't a bad skating game by any means; it's just not better than the free skateboarding games you could play. It's too limited by a lack of moves and somewhat blocky graphics. The lack of missions and objectives severely limits the game's replay value, as well.
This game drops you into one of several environments, so you can skate around freely. If you don't buy the full version of the game, you can only use one player in one environment for 30 seconds before the game shuts you down. You can … Read more
iHandy Translator Free has more than 50 options to choose from to let you translate text from one language to another. This is a great tool to have if you're traveling, or if you often need to translate short bits of text. The app works quickly, and the interface is clear and intuitive, so using it is a very pleasant experience.
The first thing you see when you open iHandy Translator is an ad asking if you want to upgrade to the pro version. Once you skip past that, though, you can begin entering text to translate immediately. Either … Read more
Microsoft OneDrive is a revamped version of the company's cloud storage service (formerly called SkyDrive) that lets you store files in the cloud outside of your computer or smartphone, so that they're accessible from any device connected to the Internet. With the news, the company also added some tweaks to its accompanying app for iOS.
OneDrive is just one of many cloud services available, such as Google Drive and Dropbox, but has the unique advantage of working flawlessly with Microsoft Office documents as long as you also own the Office app with a subscription to Office 365. Without … Read more