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Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

List Criteria: The computer & smartphone apps you use the most

The most essential software/apps, ranked by the wisdom of the crowd. Anyone can add their favorite software and apps to this list, making it an accurate, real-time ranking of the best software, as picked by the people who use these applications every day. Add your two cents, share your software expertise, and see how your app addictions stack up against everyone else's.
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  1. 1
    Up 253
    Down 102
    Paul Buchheit More
    100
  2. 2
    Up 207
    Down 121

    the people's #1 &most listed
    Google Chrome

    Google More
    99
  3. 3
    Up 216
    Down 105
    Mozilla Foundation More
    78
  4. 4
    Up 165
    Down 76
    Sun Microsystems, Oracle Corporation, James Gosling More
    72
  5. 5
    Up 129
    Down 114

    Skype

    67
  6. 6
    Up 115
    Down 156
    Apple Inc. More
    60
  7. 7
    Up 92
    Down 37
    Microsoft More
    54
  8. 8
    Up 120
    Down 59
    Microsoft More
    52
  9. 9
    Up 84
    Down 118
    John Knoll, Adobe Systems, Thomas Knoll More
    52
  10. 10
    Up 103
    Down 128
    52
  11. 11
    Up 102
    Down 90

    DropBox

    49
  12. 12
    Up 61
    Down 116
    47
  13. 13
    Up 91
    Down 52
    46
  14. 14
    Up 63
    Down 47
    46
  15. 15
    Up 38
    Down 93

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    MySQL

    Sun Microsystems, Oracle Corporation, MySQL AB More
    45
  16. 16
    Up 80
    Down 44
    Adobe Systems, Alok Rawat More
    45
  17. 17
    Up 136
    Down 39

    ranked low on reranks
    Google Maps/Navigation

    44
  18. 18
    Up 38
    Down 108
    Donncha O Caoimh, Andrew Ozz, Andrew Nacin More
    44
  19. 19
    Up 58
    Down 95
    43
  20. 20
    Up 55
    Down 95
    Apple Inc. More
    38
  21. 21
    Up 35
    Down 60
    Spotify LTD More
    36
  22. 22
    Up 55
    Down 30
    Microsoft More
    35
  23. 23
    Up 52
    Down 45

    Twitter

    31
  24. 24
    Up 23
    Down 95

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Flickr

    30
  25. 25
    Up 26
    Down 27
    Piriform More
    30
    added by: aegeus
  26. 26
    Up 50
    Down 66
    Microsoft More
    29
  27. 27
    Up 41
    Down 55
    Canonical Ltd. More
    28
  28. 28
    Up 30
    Down 45

    Notepadd++

    27
  29. 29
    Up 6
    Down 61

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Eclipse

    Free software community, Eclipse Foundation More
    27
  30. 30
    Up 18
    Down 94

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Corel Draw

    25
  31. 31
    Up 37
    Down 20
    VideoLAN More
    13
    added by: aegeus
  32. 32
    Up 4
    Down 6

    new! Evernote

    Evernote Corporation More
    5
    added by: pinkhamedia
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