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PDQ.com - Top Five Downloaded Packages

Jake HoltJake Holt
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The Total Package

Package Library screenshot

A significant reason that our customers enjoy PDQ.com products and continue to use them is our extensive Package Library, a collection of commonly used applications that are ready to download and silently deliver to end-users right from within PDQ Deploy.

With over 200 packages, the Package Library is your go-to source for all the applications that your end-users keep bugging you about. Also, we’re constantly adding new ones in order to stay consistent with the ever-changing needs of the software world.

Popularity Contest

PDQ users love the Package Library, this we know is true, but which specific packages get the most love? We’re going to go through the top five. 

Wait, though, wait!

Before reading, think you can gander a guess?


Alright, guessing time is over. Here are the top five most downloaded packages from the PDQ Deploy Package Library in 2019.

Number five:

Windows 10 Cumulative Updates

Windows 10

Microsoft likes to keep their flagship OS nice and fresh from time to time, and with our Windows Update packages, you can quickly and easily make sure that everyone in the office gets those updates before they even know that they needed them.

Huzzah!

On to number four:

Adobe Flash

Adobe Flash

Gotta love the Flash Player. People watch videos on their machines, quite a lot. And many online videos and some interactive websites still require the Flash engine to run. Go figure!

Number three:

Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla Firefox

Arguably the sexiest and sassiest of the browsers, Firefox remains very popular as a go-to platform with 38.2 million active users monthly, according to the Firefox Public Data Report. And PDQ Deploy users are among those numbers.

Snagging the second-place spot:

Adobe Reader DC

Adobe Reader DC

You get a .PDF and you get a .PDF and everyone gets a .PDF! The Portable Document Format is an ever-trusty way to edit and share documents, and Adobe Reader DC is the go-to tool to do so. So much so that it’s almost our top downloaded package! But of course, it couldn’t compete with the king:

Drumroll please.

No? Okay, fine.

Number one:

Google Chrome

Google Chrome

And it’s not even close. Google Chrome is far and away the most widely-used web browser in the world, with a whopping 55.4% of the total market share for web browsers, according to an article on Tech Advisor. And because everyone needs Chrome, that means it’s system administrators’ job to make sure all end users have it. And the PDQ Deploy Package Library has it nicely-wrapped and ready to go, just for you.

So there you have it. The top five. Any surprises? Any notable snubs that you thought should have made the list? Let us know.

Until then, check out our YouTube campaign about each of the browsers as if they were manifested in human form.

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