Each year there are an uncountable number of releases that go unnoticed, and usually for good reason. With so many projects slipping through the cracks, there are bound to be a few gems that the average person would find beneficial that no one ever hears about. From Antivirus programs to multi-platform IMs and FTP clients, PCWorld has put together their list of the 15 best downloads of 2007. Most of the downloads that make the list are free, and those that do cost money are a fraction of the Enterprise-level behemoths that we are familiar with. While none of these apps re-create the wheel, many of them can help you improve your computer’s performance and make it quicker and easier for you to do what you need to do on the PC.