An overview of milestones of software development since 1997 Barcelona, September 18, 2012 this year Softonic celebrates its 15th anniversary as a fixture on the software market. On this occasion, Softonic looks back to the beginnings and presents an infographic with the most successful software titles since the company was founded in 1997. From Winamp, Windows 8 and Napster to Palm OS lists the many names that have influenced the software development for the last 15 years. The Softonic team gives also insight into corporate forecasts: the infographic that lists six trends that are likely to be crucial for the future use of mobile devices, software and apps. Softonic was founded in 1997 as a university graduation project by Tomas Diago, the current President of the company. Since that time a lot has happened: from the download option Softonic developed for around 1,000 Windows titles to a major software providers with more than 160,000 programs in ten different languages. ABOUT SOFTONIC Softonic.com is in Europe and Latin America leading and one of the world’s biggest download portals for free software. The company, founded in 1997, has more than 290 employees in offices in Barcelona, Madrid, San Francisco, Shanghai and Tokyo.
Softonic offers one of the most comprehensive collections of software with shareware, freeware and commercial demo versions. Each programme will be tested by the Softonic team, accurately described and valued accordingly. Currently, more than 160,000 programs for Windows, Mac and mobile devices are provided. The Softonic website is on German, English, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, Polish, Dutch and Japanese.