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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Soundcloud is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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

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Pokémon Go is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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

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F.lux is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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

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

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SketchUp is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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Tinder is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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iHeartRadio is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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