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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.
List is ranked by a combination of each item's votes & positioning in reranks
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  1. 1
    Up 256
    Down 106
    Paul Buchheit More
    100
  2. 2
    Up 216
    Down 122

    the people's #1 &most listed
    Google Chrome

    Google More
    100
  3. 3
    Up 222
    Down 107
    Mozilla Foundation More
    79
  4. 4
    Up 168
    Down 80
    Sun Microsystems, Oracle Corporation, James Gosling More
    73
  5. 5
    Up 130
    Down 117

    Skype

    67
  6. 6
    Up 118
    Down 158
    Apple Inc. More
    60
  7. 7
    Up 95
    Down 39
    Microsoft More
    55
  8. 8
    Up 123
    Down 60
    Microsoft More
    53
  9. 9
    Up 84
    Down 121
    John Knoll, Adobe Systems, Thomas Knoll More
    52
  10. 10
    Up 103
    Down 131
    52
  11. 11
    Up 103
    Down 92

    DropBox

    49
  12. 12
    Up 62
    Down 119

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Pandora

    47
  13. 13
    Up 94
    Down 53
    47
  14. 14
    Up 82
    Down 47
    Adobe Systems, Alok Rawat More
    46
  15. 15
    Up 137
    Down 41

    ranked low on reranks
    Google Maps/Navigation

    45
  16. 16
    Up 63
    Down 51
    45
  17. 17
    Up 38
    Down 97
    Sun Microsystems, Oracle Corporation, MySQL AB More
    45
  18. 18
    Up 39
    Down 111
    Donncha O Caoimh, Andrew Ozz, Andrew Nacin More
    44
  19. 19
    Up 0
    Down 0
    Google More
    43
  20. 20
    Up 55
    Down 98
    Apple Inc. More
    38
  21. 21
    Up 57
    Down 31

    ranked low on reranks
    Calculator

    Microsoft More
    36
  22. 22
    Up 35
    Down 63
    Spotify LTD More
    35
  23. 23
    Up 0
    Down 0
    Corel More
    34
  24. 24
    Up 52
    Down 49

    Twitter

    31
  25. 25
    Up 29
    Down 28
    Piriform More
    31
    added by: aegeus
  26. 26
    Up 51
    Down 68
    Microsoft More
    30
  27. 27
    Up 23
    Down 98

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Flickr

    29
  28. 28
    Up 41
    Down 58
    Canonical Ltd. More
    28
  29. 29
    Up 31
    Down 47

    Notepadd++

    27
  30. 30
    Up 6
    Down 64

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Eclipse

    Free software community, Eclipse Foundation More
    26
  31. 31
    Up 37
    Down 22
    VideoLAN More
    14
    added by: aegeus
  32. 32
    Up 2
    Down 1
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    Google More
    8
    added by: mega55752
  33. 33
    Up 0
    Down 0
    RealNetworks More
    7
    added by: JustinLefebvre
  34. 34
    Up 5
    Down 8
    Evernote Corporation More
    6
    added by: pinkhamedia
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