Every April Fools' Day, we here at TheFreeSite.com serve up a roundup of the latest April Fools' Day-related freebies, including practical joke freebies, gag programs, prank freeware, and more. Be sure to check with us regularly between now and April Fools' Day, as we'll continue to add new listings to this section.
This fun free smartphone app, which has been updated for 2016, offers a roundup of over 100 April Fools' Day pranks "to fool your friends and foes." The app offers home pranks, office practical jokes, and more, along with a selection of videos and prank instructions. (For Android).
Fool your friends with this nifty free app that creates the realistic illusion of a cracked screen effect on a mobile phone. The app offers a variety of broken screen patterns to choose from, including crack, bullet shot, fracture, shattered, and more. (For Android).
The teacher's resource site BusyTeacher.org offers a collection of 14 free worksheets about April Fools' Day, with new worksheets added regularly. Here, you'll find worksheets for all different ages and ability levels.
Claire Schaeffer's site offers a nice roundup of the Web's top April Fools' Day-themed graphics sites. Free images here include joke animations, fun matching sets, humorous Windows splash screens and more. All sites are rated and reviewed.
Drive your friends(?) insane with this cruel prank program. Fake Format is a free utility that when executed, gives the appearance that your hard drive is being formated. Your victim will be unable to stop or close this clever, realistic program. It even creates hard drive noise while it is formatting. (For Windows).
This free utility randomly switches your Windows desktop wallpaper at any interval that you select. It's a stealth program (meaning that it can't be detected). Good either as a prank or if you'd just like to have a new wallpaper automatically displayed, from time to time. (For Windows).
Launch this free prank program on your unsuspecting victim and watch their reaction when the Windows cursor changes to a rude gesture that involves the middle finger! By default, this program will switch the standard cursor to a finger every five seconds, but you can configure how often the cursor will change. (For Windows).
This free, sneaky gag program offers all kinds of possibilities for driving your buddies bananas. It's a hidden program launcher that'll execute a specified program or .WAV file at intervals that you choose. You can specify when the program or sound file will be launched, as well as how often it'll be launched. Fun! (For Windows).
I know from personal experience that this prank program can drive someone crazy! This free utility will toggle the Num Lock or Scroll Lock keys at intervals that you can specify. You can set up which keys to toggle and how often they'll be toggled. New version includes command line support for Num, Caps and Scroll Lock. (For Windows).
A perfect gag for April Fools' Day, this exceedingly cruel, freeware prank program simulates the deletion of all files and folders in your victim's Windows directory. The program's action looks very real, and even experienced users will be unable to detect or stop it. You can select the directory to be deleted. This new version features the added realism of hard drive noise! (For Windows).
Here's another free gag program to play on a computer user. This is a fake Windows Start Menu that won't respond to the user. It actually takes away the users' Start Menu and puts this one in its place. Very realistic. (For Windows).
This joke program simulates the Windows program crash dialog box. And it's difficult to tell that it's a fake! It's easy to use and there is no setup/install involved. Just copy the program to someone's machine and run it. Here's Bomb Crash Alert's home page, which features more freeware gags. (For Windows).
This free program will cause your victims' screen to go black or capture the desktop & display a bitmap image. The victim of your prank will then be unable to close the screen without a password. Black Screen can be used as a joke gag or for security purposes. Here's the home page. (For Windows).