We appreciate your feedback, and apologize for any inconvenience caused by the current free filter functionality.

We strive to continually improve Download.com, and user feedback is naturally a big part of that, so we have shared your comments about the current filtering experience with the appropriate site managers.

Although we cannot guarantee any specific outcome, they will certainly take this into consideration as they plan future changes to the site and service.

Regards,
Jen
Download.com Support