2012 has ended. Fortunately, the predicted end of the world didn’t happen and we continue to discover and review best apps in 2013. We’ve compared and tested dozens of free tools for all devices: Windows, iPhone/iPad, Android, Mac and selected top-notch free software for you. This is the list of most recommended free downloads for 2013 in all categories: music, video, photo, productivity, and even antivirus software.
If you love good music, you can’t miss Free MP3jam downloading. This awesome free software finds best music tracks and downloads them in high quality MP3 format to your computer. Thanks to fast and easy music search, you can grab full music albums of your favorite singer or band in one click.
Read our review of Free MP3jam
Flex iPad Player
iPad is picky about video formats and plays only MP4 videos. So if you want to watch movies on iPad, you should either convert videos as we explained or install an iPad video player. After numerous tests, we recommend Flex Player for multi-format playback and subtitle support.
Find more about Flex Player
Pixlr-o-Matic is a unique photo app. It has a free web version and mobile apps for iOS and Android. Pixlr-o-Matic includes tons of photo filters and effects that you can easily apply to photos made with your cell phone camera.
See our review for details
Freemake YouTube MP3 Converter
YouTube to MP3 converters get smarter and faster every year. Freemake YouTube MP3 Converter isn’t an exception. Now it’s capable of converting full YouTube playlists to MP3, so you can escape from converting YouTube songs one by one!
Try Freemake YouTube MP3 Converter here
In 2012 Skype became a part of Windows family and replaced Live Messenger in new Windows 8 OS. The communication app got Modern UI design, but still remains free and intuitive.
Top Skype tips and tricks are uncovered in our post
This tiny gorgeous productivity app should be admired by all busy people. Wunderlist saves your tasks for a day or week and syncs lists with all your devices: PC, Mac, Android or iPad.
Here’s our review of Wunderlist
Microsoft Security Essentials
PC security and our personal data safety are important for all of us, especially if you shop online regularly. Microsoft offers genuine Security Essentials software for those who prefer not to spend a lot of money on pricey antivirus and want reliable protection.
Look at Microsoft Security Essentials overview
Best Free iPhone/iPad App
Tap the Frog
Tap the Flog is the best iPhone/iPad game of 2012. It’s entertaining and unstoppable. Pass several levels and you’ll notice you are carried away by the game. Tap the Frog is suitable for both kids and adults.
Read Tap the Frog review
Best Free Android App
Netflix has one of the biggest movie catalogs that you can access from your Android gadget. Select a category: comedy, thriller, adventure and enjoy it.
Check out our Netflix review
Best Free Windows Phone App
Evernote is a great app for taking notes and keeping info. With launch of updates Windows OS, the customized Evernote app is on the crest of the wave.
Find more great apps for Windows 8 phones