Top 5: Free software

The best software on the Net that you don't have to pay for--legally.

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So these are my picks , based on your feedback, of the best free apps you can find on the Net. You might consider them essentials. And what's the risk? You do get them for free, after all.

And you could also get a free Magic 8 Ball Yoda. I admit it's a bit beat up, but that's why we call it a "lame prize," right? So post your answer to the trivia question in the comments below and cross your fingers that your name will be drawn.

Oh, and someone asked that we start posting the answers to the trivia questions. Duh. Why didn't we think of that. So the answer to last week's Worst Downloads question was Alien Communicator.

Best of luck this week!

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