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Type of site
Download & news website
Available in English, Romanian
Owner SoftNews NET SRL Romania
Alexa rank Decrease 1,913 (October 2017)[1]
Commercial Yes
Registration Optional (not compulsory to download software)
Launched 2001 (2001)
Current status Active

Softpedia is a website from Romania that indexes information and provides primarily software information and downloads. Its main sections are Windows, Mac, Linux, Games, Drivers, Mobile, Webscripts, and News. It also covers technology and science topics from both external and in-house sources, and it provides software and game reviews.

Wherever possible, it includes one or more screenshots of each application, often showing the application's menus to help illustrate its features.

Softpedia does not repack software for distribution. It provides direct downloads of software in its original distribution form, links to developers' downloads, or both.

Softpedia is a "popular destination for software downloads"[2] and has a website area, dedicated to tech reviews and news about IT, software and tech accessories.[3] It is owned by SoftNews NET SRL., a Romanian company.


  1. ^ " Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2017-10-04. 
  2. ^ Jameel, M. S.; Akshat, A.; Singh, C. T. (August 26–28, 2008). "Enhancements in query evaluation and page summarization of The Thinking Algorithm". International Symposium on Information Technology, 2008. Vol. 3. pp. 1–8. doi:10.1109/ITSIM.2008.4632050. ISBN 978-1-4244-2327-9. Retrieved June 1, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Latest News & Reviews by Softpedia". Retrieved 15 January 2018. 

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