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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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341 170
Google Chrome is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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361 146
Gmail is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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228 63
Google Maps/Navigation is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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156 233
iTunes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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162 86
Microsoft Office is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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133 54
Calculator is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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154 86
Google Translate is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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143 139
Dropbox is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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166 194
Facebook is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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123 173
Adobe Photoshop is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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101 91
BitTorrent is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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129 82
Adobe Acrobat is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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86 172
Pandora is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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34 38
Google Docs is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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81 100
Spotify is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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38 18
YouTube for Mobile is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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36 37
Calendar is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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80 87
Twitter is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
Twitter

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80 49
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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30 54
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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6 9
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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21 38
Alarm Clock App is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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47 83
Notepadd++ is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
Notepadd++

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15 103
Eclipse is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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4 25
MindNode Pro is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
MindNode Pro

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6 35
ESPN News App is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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14 8
ĀµTorrent is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
identitasnet added ĀµTorrent

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11 6
Steam is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
armok added Steam

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5 39
Barcode Scanner is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
Barcode Scanner

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11 10
Instagram is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
julian-matthias added Instagram

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18 22
The Weather Channel is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
clash1977 added The Weather Channel

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3 2
Wire Browser is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
Seokho Seo added Wire Browser

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7 10
iBooks is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
Alexis Hayes added iBooks

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6 9
Kindle is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
Alexis Hayes added Kindle

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2 27
Runtastic is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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2 27
Endomondo Sports Tracker is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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0 0
Uber is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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5 10
Opera is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
julian-matthias added Opera

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4 10
iHeartRadio is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
julian-matthias added iHeartRadio

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1 5
Tripit is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
gpviant added Tripit

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3 9
Soundcloud is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
julian-matthias added Soundcloud

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4 11
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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11 25
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 10
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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5 14
Fandango is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
clash1977 added Fandango

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2 9
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 9
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 11
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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10 28
Tumblr is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without
ArtemisApollo1 added Tumblr

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2 30
Movies App is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without