Top Downloads This Week

Every week we share the number of downloads for all platforms to help you get started. Here are the top downloads this week.

Sunshine, the gorgeous weather app for iOS, now available for Android

Android / iOS: Difficult to stand out as a weather app, but heck if Sunshine doesn’t. Previously exclusive to iOS, this app offers a beautiful view of your city with weather effects, rivaling a local TV channel. This is now available on Android.

Download 240+ Free Microsoft Tech Ebooks

It’s that wonderful time of the year again. The Microsoft MSDN blog brings you yet another huge collection of useful, completely free eBooks.

CTRL-F helps you search for documents in the real world using your phone camera

Android: Wouldn’t it be great if real-world book page searches were as simple as pressing Ctrl-F on your keyboard to instantly find a search term? Now you can do this with your smartphone’s camera and CTRL-F .

Stormy sea desktop

This desktop is simple enough, and Flickr userjsmorley explained that they wanted something a little personalized, but nothingmore . The end result is an impressive desktop that anyone can easily copy. Here’s how.

Tinycards from Duolingo Teach You Hundreds of Topics Using Flash Cards

iOS: Duolingo is one of the most popular ways to learn a new language , and today the company is releasing Tinycards, a tool for learning much more than just a new language using flashcards.

Dials turns your calendar into a watch face

Android / iOS: Calendars have always had a very simple design, but if you’re not a fan, there are alternatives. Someone who is totally rethinking things is Dials.

Polymail is a beautiful email app for iPhone and Mac with advanced email tracking and scheduling features

iPhone / Mac: You’ve got too many iOS email apps, but if you’re still looking for the perfect app for your workflow, Polymail is the app to look out for.

ABBYY FineScanner Finally Introduces Document Scanner For Android

Android: When we last asked what your favorite document scanning tool was, Lifehacker readers picked ABBY FineScanner by a small margin. Now it is finally available on Android.

Scrivener uses its powerful tool for writing manuscripts on iOS

iOS: Scrivener is one of the best tools for organizing your long email , but the lack of a mobile app has always been a problem. This is finally fixed today with the release of Scrivener for iPhone and iPad.

This week we also updated our lists of essential apps for each OS . You are probably already familiar with a lot of the included software, but check out each guide for a complete rundown of every application you’ll need to get it going:

Lifehacker Pack for Windows: Our list of essential Windows apps

There are more awesome programs in Windows than we can count, but some of them are essential for just about any PC setup. In this year’s Annual Lifehacker Pack for Windows, we’re highlighting the downloads you need to improve productivity, communication, media management, and more.

Lifehacker Pack for Mac: Our List of Essential Mac Apps

There is no shortage of useful, interesting applications for the Mac, but some of them are simply indispensable. In this year’s Annual Lifehacker Pack for Mac, we highlight the best downloads for productivity, communication, media management, and more.

Lifehacker Pack for iPhone: our list of essential iPhone apps

The iPhone has the largest selection of mobile apps, but that also means it’s very difficult to find what’s worth it. That’s why we’re highlighting apps to help you stay productive, stay connected, informed, and entertained.

Lifehacker Pack for Android: our list of essential Android apps

The Android store has over two million apps, which is why it is home to one of the largest app stores in the world. They’re coming to even your favorite Chromebooks soon. In this year’s Lifehacker Pack, we select the required downloads for each category of apps you might ever need.

Lifehacker Pack for Linux: our list of essential Linux apps

With so many flavors of Linux and amazing applications in their repositories, finding the right application for the job can be tricky. In our annual Lifehacker Pack for Linux, we highlight essential downloads for productivity, communication, media management, and more.


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