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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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Google Chrome is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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358 145
Gmail is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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224 62
Google Maps/Navigation is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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155 231
iTunes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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157 85
Microsoft Office is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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129 54
Calculator is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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151 86
Google Translate is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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143 137
Dropbox is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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164 191
Facebook is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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123 170
Adobe Photoshop is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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100 89
BitTorrent is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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128 81
Adobe Acrobat is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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84 172
Pandora is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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32 37
Google Docs is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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77 99
Spotify is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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35 18
YouTube for Mobile is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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33 37
Calendar is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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78 86
Twitter is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
Twitter

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79 48
VLC media player is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
aegeus added VLC media player

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28 53
Dictionary App is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
clash1977 added Dictionary App

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5 8
Skype is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
Alexis Hayes added Skype

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46 80
Notepadd++ is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
Notepadd++

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19 36
Alarm Clock App is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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15 100
Eclipse is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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13 35
Shazam is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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4 22
MindNode Pro is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
MindNode Pro

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5 33
ESPN News App is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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5 36
Barcode Scanner is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
Barcode Scanner

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12 7
ĀµTorrent is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
identitasnet added ĀµTorrent

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9 5
Steam is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
armok added Steam

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2 24
Runtastic is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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2 24
Endomondo Sports Tracker is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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9 9
Instagram is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
julian-matthias added Instagram

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15 21
The Weather Channel is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
clash1977 added The Weather Channel

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2 0
Wire Browser is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
Seokho Seo added Wire Browser

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6 9
iBooks is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
Alexis Hayes added iBooks

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4 8
Opera is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
julian-matthias added Opera

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0 16
AOL Instant Messenger is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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1 3
Tripit is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
gpviant added Tripit

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3 7
Soundcloud is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
julian-matthias added Soundcloud

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4 9
Kindle is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
Alexis Hayes added Kindle

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4 9
Pokémon Go is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
michael-koebnick added Pokémon Go

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Evernote is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
pinkhamedia added Evernote

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3 8
F.lux is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
julian-matthias added F.lux

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2 28
Movies App is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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2 7
Numbers is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
Alexis Hayes added Numbers

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2 7
SketchUp is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
eni.valentin added SketchUp

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3 9
Tinder is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
julian-matthias added Tinder

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3 9
iHeartRadio is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
julian-matthias added iHeartRadio

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2 9
Pocket is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
Alexis Hayes added Pocket