As of December 2015, some frequently downloaded free Mac software are OS X EI Capitan, Microsoft Remote Desktop and Xcode. OS X EI Capitan is the latest Mac OSX. This app is in the Utilities category of the Mac App Store and is over 6 gigabytes in size.
The Microsoft Remote Desktop app lets users connect to a Windows computer remotely and allows Windows applications to access their local files on their Mac. This app is in the Business category of the Mac App Store. The Xcode app is a developer tool that lets users develop applications for the Mac OSX and iOS platforms. Users can find this app in the Developer Tool category in the Mac App Store.