Week before we came across Yahoo Downloads site and when we searched through Google we came to knew that it existed much before since 2 years, with Search Engine land post on Yahoo Downloads site it is clear that Yahoo brought through its search results for more publicity to promote its Yahoo toolbar, search and other crap through downloads in its site.

Yahoo Downloads

Yahoo Downloads site offers various software downloads for different categories for Operating Systems like Windows, Mac, Linux and Mobile. You can find free, popular and new applications here. Yahoo’s  download site offers information on  the product you selected like its file size, version, released date, User ratings, Total downloads, price of the program  and brief description about the program.

downloading program from Yahoo Download

We tried to download Berlac advisor from their site, here is what happened.  Yahoo offers Yahoo Toolbar, Yahoo Homepage and Yahoo Search (all three called as Yahoo Suite) with  Express install option where you can avoid installing them to your Computer by choosing Custom install option.

Yahoo downloads Express and custom Installer options

Yahoo Downloads powered by openinstall

Yahoo uses OpenInstall to download and install programs to user’s Computer. Once a program is completely downloaded to the desktop, you can click Run button to install app in your Computer. Yahoo seems to following Cnet Download.com here, what do you say?

run the program