9 Best Network Apps

Mozilla Thunderbird

Mozilla Thunderbird

Appsreview Score:
98/100 Points
User Rating

Pros:

  • Tabbed interface.
  • Preview panel.
  • Handles multiple accounts.
  • Automatically determines server setting

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  • Tabbed interface.
  • Preview panel.
  • Handles multiple accounts.
  • Automatically determines server settings at email account setup.
  • Handles large attachments using online services.
  • Creates a personalized email account.
  • Email notification “cards.”

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Cons:

  • Calendar and Tasks is a separate installation of the Lightning extension.
  • Lacks full support for Microsoft Exchange Server.

Bottom Line:

For those who need a desktop e-mail client and don’t need to work with an Exchange server, Thunderbird is decent, and Linux users can’t do better. But webmail clients, Windows Live Mail, and Mac OS X Mail provide Thunderbird stiff competition.

SeaMonkey

SeaMonkey

Appsreview Score:
96/100 Points
User Rating

Pros:

  • SeaMonkey is an all-in-one internet suite with browsing, email and chat capabilities.

Cons:

  • Its startup speed it sluggish, and its interface is clunky and dated.

Bottom Line:

SeaMonkey is a good option if you want all-in-one browsing or if you like to code and want to create new add-ons and features, but there are easier-to-use and faster browsers available.

FlashGet

FlashGet

Appsreview Score:
85/100 Points
User Rating

Pros:

Download at high speed
Classification of downloads by category
Integration with eMule and BitTorrent
Graphic download built-in

Cons:

Requires a separate plug-in to work with Firefox

Bottom Line:

FlashGet is a utility that takes care of optimizing file downloads from the Internet, since it divides files into several parts and download them simultaneously (provided the server allows it) to get a higher speed.

Free Download Manager

Free Download Manager

Appsreview Score:
70/100 Points
User Rating

Pros:

Integration with other Web browsers
Support for different protocols
Compatible with BitTorrent
Get high speeds
Download Flash videos
Site explorer

Cons:

Unattracive

Bottom Line:

Free Download Manager is exactly what it says it is – an application that looks after your downloads, whether direct links, flash video or torrents.

Microsoft Silverlight

Microsoft Silverlight

Appsreview Score:
60/100 Points
User Rating

Pros:

Connection speed
Large amount of files
Filters for search type
Multiple searches at the same time
5 skins available

Cons:

Skins little interesting
Integrated player is little intuitive (especially the playlist)

Bottom Line:

Silverlight is the new bet of Microsoft to improve the interactive experience between websites and their visitors.

Ares

Ares

Appsreview Score:
70/100 Points
User Rating

Pros:

Connection speed
Large amount of files
Filters for search type
Multiple searches at the same time
5 skins available

Cons:

Skins little interesting
Integrated player is little intuitive (especially the playlist)

Bottom Line:

Ares is a great P2P client for file sharing. It supports the downloading of torrent files, includes a multimedia player, and best of all, is free.

Bittorrent

Bittorrent

Appsreview Score:
94/100 Points
User Rating

Pros:

  • Uses few resources
  • RSS feeds, Apps and remote control
  • Official client BitTorrent
  • Extensive configur

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  • Uses few resources
  • RSS feeds, Apps and remote control
  • Official client BitTorrent
  • Extensive configuration options
  • You can score the torrent individual

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Cons:

Bottom Line:

Powerful and lightweight. Among the best P2P software.

BitTorrent, like uTorrent, is among the popular software of file sharing. Consumes few resources, it is not heavy for the PC and hardly crashes.

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Powerful and lightweight. Among the best P2P software.

BitTorrent, like uTorrent, is among the popular software of file sharing. Consumes few resources, it is not heavy for the PC and hardly crashes.

In short, it is the ideal application for anyone looking for a torrent client is very configurable and quality to download for free via P2P.

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uTorrent

uTorrent

Appsreview Score:
99/100 Points
User Rating

Pros:

Excellent performance
Network wizard and web interface
Streaming content
Planner downloads
Fully configurable

Cons:

Few search engines integrated

Bottom Line:

Most popular torrent client for Windows. Easy to use. Fast.

Shareit

Shareit

Appsreview Score:
96/100 Points
User Rating

Pros:

  • Share all kinds of files
  • Good speed transfer
  • Supports multiple platforms

Cons:

  • Lack of instructions
  • It doesn’t always work
  • There is that reopen connections for new transfers

Bottom Line:

SHAREit – is an application that will allow you to do file transfers super-fast between devices of all kinds. The only thing required, however, is that the application is installed in all devices that will participate in the transfer.