The Best Freeware Download Sites

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Downloads.com (Cnet)
Probably the most popular and trusted. For Freeware, Got to bottom of page after selecting a topic and use the Filter.

Zdnet
For Freeware, Got to bottom of page after selecting a topic and use the Filter.

Tucows
Harder to find just Freeware, but a good site with software reviews.

Compufiles.com
Very Large selection of Freeware Downloads. Easy to navigate, software is very well described.

Majorgeeks.com
Excellent site! If you want something computer related, chances are that they have it. Items are clearly listing freeware, shareware etc.+filter tool. A Mouse Runner favorite.

CoolArchive.com
This site is great! A must see! You'll definitely find many useful things to download for yourself or your site.

Snapfiles.com
Large and excellent selection with ratings, reviews, popularity and more on each download.

Nonags
Great selection of Freeware

SourceForge
Open Source Software-The selection of Freeware is overwhelming. If you can't find software here, it probably doesn't exist.

Winsite
Great reputation and good selection.

Software Vault.com
If you have the time, there are Freeware Downloads in over 100 categories. When I do have the time, I love to window shop here.

Giving Free.com
Simple to use and navigate, clean interface, worth visiting.

Freebyte.com
Very simple to navigate, good selection.

Free Downloads Center.com
Use the Show filter for freeware. I have sometimes had problems downloading form here. It's better to go to the Homepage of the product that your trying to download but FreeDownloadCenter.com has an excellent selection.

Freeware-Guide.com
Huge selection of freeware downloads and other free sources.

FreewareHome.com
Nicely laid out, simple to navigate, large selection, user reviews.

FreewareFiles.com
Excellent site, clean, simple, exstensive selection.

Free-Software-Downloads.org
12 Categories and over 50 sub-categories of all Freeware Downloads.

Superfiles.com
As the name implies, huge selection (watch out for ad-ware Downloads, clearly listed).

FreewareArena.com
Clean interface & unique selection.