If you're a frequent Tip of the Week reader, you'll know that I frequently direct you to CNet for free software downloads. That's because they do their best to test. We have compiled free software download sites you can trust. We look at five of the best free security suites for Windows, all of which offer. Ninite is one of the best free software download sites that provides some popular software like Chrome, VLC, Gimp, Foobar, and Spotify. Ninite is one of the best free software download sites that provides some popular software like Chrome, VLC, Gimp, Foobar, and Spotify. Download Accelerator Plus A stripped-down, but still excellent version of a premium download manager The free version of Download Accelerator Plus is a pared-back version of the premium edition, but it's much more than just a demo and contains all the essential features you need for quick, reliable downloads. It would literally be like starting over but the impact is to the whole world not just one company and their users. You can still access Snapfiles from webattack. In fact I've attempted to build my laptop's software from entirely free and non-sponsored or adware and I've done that with the exception of my Avira which gives me one pop-up at boot time and I purchased MS Office and Quicken which if there was a solid freeware alternative I would uninstall in a minute because Quicken extorts money by cutting off the very functionality I paid for every couple of years and as of this year I have added tax software without any ads by going through the website setup by the Federal Government. Good move, since WebAttack sounds more like a hackers website just kidding. There's also a built-in video downloader with support for YouTube and Vimeo, and a video converter that changes the file format automatically once it's finished downloading. I think that Filehippo has just gotten a bit lazy about double checking the content uploaded to the site - and no, I don't use the FH download tool and I was unchecking the crapware bundles before it became cool to do so [lol] You can still access Snapfiles from webattack. Is that the site you use? These "Download Now" buttons ads come from third party ad networks. Their sites are junk and you don't know what to believe there. I know about Chocolatey but it'd be nice if there was a more centralized system that everyone used. You can jaywalk across a busy street for years without an incident, but that does not mean it is safe thing to do.