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Last post Author Topic: Best reliable freeware download sites?  (Read 13499 times)

n8wachT

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Re: Best reliable freeware download sites?
« Reply #25 on: August 28, 2019, 04:30 PM »
Hard to come up with another interesting one, but hey... let's try it with Tinyapps.org -especially the 'File' category, so cute..  :Thmbsup:

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Re: Best reliable freeware download sites?
« Reply #26 on: August 29, 2019, 08:54 AM »
No matter which freeware site i go to, i always upload or check via VT browser extension before "igniting" the app.
https://www.virustot....com/gui/home/upload

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Re: Best reliable freeware download sites?
« Reply #27 on: September 04, 2019, 06:35 AM »
« Last Edit: September 04, 2019, 04:21 PM by panzer »

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Re: Best reliable freeware download sites?
« Reply #28 on: October 26, 2019, 08:00 AM »
My favourites go-to's are:

Snapfiles

Speaking of Snapfiles they seem to be having issues.  No DNS record etc..  Anyone know if they went dead door nail?

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Re: Best reliable freeware download sites?
« Reply #29 on: October 26, 2019, 09:08 AM »
Now they just say:

"Down for Maintenance"

Steven Avery

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Re: Best reliable freeware download sites?
« Reply #30 on: October 27, 2019, 09:17 AM »
WindowsRemix:
https://www.windowsremix.com/software
This looks like an alternative to Ninite (and  Chocolatey) for those who are installing on multiple machines.  Slant has a little review of the site, and likes the idea that it is doable simply from the browser.  Oh, this actually uses Chocolatey.
« Last Edit: October 27, 2019, 09:23 AM by Steven Avery »

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Re: Best reliable freeware download sites?
« Reply #31 on: October 27, 2019, 09:33 PM »
WindowsRemix:
https://www.windowsremix.com/software
This looks like an alternative to Ninite (and  Chocolatey) for those who are installing on multiple machines.  Slant has a little review of the site, and likes the idea that it is doable simply from the browser.  Oh, this actually uses Chocolatey.



I didn't notice this before... pretty cool!  I compared it to running Chocolatey manually, and it appears that it's just a click-once wrapper around the command line commands.

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Re: Best reliable freeware download sites?
« Reply #32 on: October 28, 2019, 06:48 AM »
Now they just say:

"Down for Maintenance"


 :Thmbsup:

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Re: Best reliable freeware download sites?
« Reply #33 on: October 29, 2019, 10:00 AM »
Snapfiles is back :)

They still are my #1 choice, generally, when not downloading from the programmer/company site.

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Re: Best reliable freeware download sites?
« Reply #34 on: October 29, 2019, 12:59 PM »
Snapfiles is back :)

They still are my #1 choice, generally, when not downloading from the programmer/company site.

I see now why I did not get the message you did about the hardware failure.  I was clicking a speed dial that went directly to the new rdownloads page, generating a 404 error.  It is easy to forget the fundamentals when using all these shortcuts and gimmicks.  I always liked Snapfiles too.


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Re: Best reliable freeware download sites?
« Reply #35 on: November 04, 2019, 08:05 AM »
another one that might be worth consideration, though probably not strictly a freeware site

Alternative To offers alternative solutions to a lot of mainstream apps
And don't forget Similar SItes, and others:

Alternatives to AlternativeTo
https://alternativet...tware/alternativeto/

I do use these quite a bit, Slant is good in how they rate and describe.