Freeware and/or open source websites are hardly uncommon. Having spent many hours (too many) searching out useful (and free) applications/software, there are a few websites I keep coming back to. Here’s a list and brief description of the top three, in my opinion.
These sites are good for many reasons. SourceForge has probably the largest repository of opensource projects out of the three. Its accurately described as a community, rather than a listing or review site, for instance.