Apex Data Loader
Apex Data Loader 24 could be downloaded from the developer's website when we last checked. We cannot confirm if there is a free download of this software available. The following versions: 24, 23.0 and 18.0 are the most frequently downloaded ones by the program users.
ApexDataLoader.exe is the most common filename for this program's installer. Apex Data Loader is categorized as Development Tools. We recommend checking the downloaded files with any free antivirus. The latest version of Apex Data Loader is supported on PCs running Windows 7, 32-bit. The actual developer of the free program is Salesforce.com, Inc.
From the developer:
The Data Loader is an easy to use graphical tool that helps you to get your data into Salesforce objects.
The Data Loader can also be used to extract data from database objects into any of the destinations mentioned above. You can even use the Data Loader to perform bulk deletions by exporting the ID fields for the data you wish to delete and using that source to specify deletions through the Data Loader.
You may want to check out more software, such as Forms Data Loader, Data Loader Professional Edition or Jitterbit Cloud Data Loader, which might be similar to Apex Data Loader.