Desktop Apps and Players

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KEY: Top Tools 2013 Free Tool

Adobe Flash player : The standard for delivering high-impact, rich Web content. Download

Adobe Reader : Best known PDF reader. Download 

Delish : Delicious client for Mac OS Download

Foxit Reader : No-bloat PDF reader. Download

hooey : A personal web application that records all web links that you browse and lets you use them in a fun and productive way. Download

Irfanview : Graphic viewer for Windows. Download

iTunes : Application for Mac and PC. It plays all your digital music and video. It syncs content to your iPod, iPhone, and Apple TV. And you can add to your collection anytime, 24/7. Download 

Juice : Juice is the premier podcast receiver, allowing users to capture and listen to podcasts anytime, anywhere. Open Source, Download

JW Player : Flash and HTML5 video player Open source, Download.  Pro version available

Miro : Video player and podcast client Open source, Download

myPodder : Podcatcher client. Download

Peercast : Is a simple, free way to listen to radio and watch video on the Internet. It uses P2P technology to let anyone become a broadcaster without the costs of traditional streaming. Download

PowerPoint Viewer : Lets you view full-featured presentations created in PowerPoint 97 and later versions. Download

Prism : Prism is an application that lets users split web applications out of their browser and run them directly on their desktop Download

QuickTime Player : Player for QuickTime media. Download

Real Player – Download web videos and watch them anytime anywhere. Download

RSS Radio : Download and listen to your favourite podcasts Download

SCORM Player : To test SCORM packages, let learners take a course, integrate with any web service. Hosted

Songbird : Desktop media player mashed-up with the Web Download

Spotify : Millions of songs on your computer, on your mobile and available offline. Download


Winamp : Media player.  Works with iPod and other devices Download

Word Viewer – Lets you view and print Microsoft Word documents on a computer that does not have Microsoft Word installed. Download

ziePOD : easy-to-use toolkit to reach and manage audio-based content published thru podcasts. Commercial version available, Download