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Top 5 Websites to Download Older Versions of Windows Programs

Updated on February 13, 2020

Normally, people would look for the latest version of the software. In most cases, an updated version of software indeed is going to be better than its predecessor, given the fact that its developers must have thought about improvements that they could apply to it. Another valid reason why people change their older version software with the latest one is that the updated versions offer much more flexibility and effectiveness compared to the older version.

However, there are actually some people who prefer outdated software rather than its updated version. Commonly, these people find out that their computer is not compatible with the latest update, thus decide to keep the current version that they have. Another reason, which is not as common but is still a valid reason, is because they are expected to do some kind of research with the outdated software. Such reason is usually for developers who want to learn how this outdated software works.

Unfortunately for them, there is a high possibility that the software developers would get rid of their outdated version to give way to the updated one. This makes it even harder for you to find a collection of outdated software on the net, given the fact that there are only limited places you could rely on to retrieve these older versions of software you are looking for, not to mention that some of them may trick you to download some additional software you do not actually need.

If you are having such a problem, then read on. This article is going to give you some recommendations to the best places to download older versions of software you could rely on.

1. Last Freeware Version

There is a chance that you do not want to update your software because it gets a paid version once it gets updated. If that is the case, you do not need to worry anymore because you could always download that last version where it was still a freeware from this website. This website has a user-friendly interface and it will not be a big problem for you to find the version you want. You can trust me, using this website will worth the effort.

2. OldApps

Not as messy as Last Freeware Version, this website is a great place for you to find the outdated software that you are looking for. You could directly look at the categories of software the moment you visit its homepage. You could pick one of the categories in which your software might be enlisted, including File Sharing. Audio Utilities, Browsers, Messengers, and many more. You will also find the details of each software once you click the software.

3. PortableApps

On this website, you can find both the latest version of the software and the older versions. You can choose among the most popular portable apps that will not contain any shovelware and bundleware. All portable software can be carried on portable devices or on your cloud driver. Also, you can visit their support forum and post a query if you want to get some help.

4. Download Old Version

Even though this website has no search box, which makes it quite challenging for you to find the software you want, the huge database that this website has could easily cover it up. You could find more good software here at no cost at all. Yes, all software enlisted here is free to use.

5. FreeWindows10

This is the place where you can find any kind of old software you want. This website is indeed a new player in the field, but you should not underestimate its database of software as you could find nearly anything there. In addition, this website provides some guides on how to fix the issues with your computer. Here you can find a wide range of different software and you have an ability to download the older version for almost all presented programs and apps together with the newest versions.


This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2019 stevestarks

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