Download Android - Best Software & Apps

  • VidMate

    VidMate3.6507

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone

    Multimedia Download Platform

    8
    44446 votes
    • PROS: Unlimited downloads from more than 1000+ websites, Free HD video download, Over 200 TV channel streaming, Faster downloading process
    • CONS: Too many services provide the same service, Requires stable Internet connection, Limited media format support, Downloading music and audio can be illegal for some places
  • WhatsApp Messenger

    WhatsApp Messenger2.19.137

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac

    Send free text, audio and video messages from your Android phone

    8
    41118 votes
    • PROS: Group chat with personalization options, End-to-end encryption, File sharing with up to 100 MB size, Support for syncing and Android Wear
    • CONS: Requires to be downloaded on other devices to enable communication, Data charges can be still applied, Communications in WhatsApp are shared, Lacks extra contents other than communication
  • Google Play

    Google PlayVaries with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Get Android apps, games, and more from Google's official store

    8
    39992 votes
    • PROS: Search by keyword or category, Automatic app updates, Attractive design, Lots of content
    • CONS: App selection can feel overwhelming at times
  • Adobe Reader DC

    Adobe Reader DC2019.010.20069

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    Your Favorite PDF Reader Just Got Even Better

    7
    10800 votes
    • PROS: Fill & Sign Feature Allows You to Fill Out PDF-Formatted Forms, Lets You Add Annotations in Your PDF Files, Simple Interface, Document Cloud Integration
    • CONS: The Software Can Be Slow When Dealing with Big Files, Does Not Allow Users to Overwrite PDF Documents, Expensive Monthly Subscription, Bloated Software Installation
  • Opera Browser

    Opera Browser60.0.3255.160

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    The free next-generation web browser

    8
    14115 votes
    • PROS: Simple and intuitive layout., Built-in instant messenger services like WhatsApp, Messenger and Telegram., Faster than previous versions., BitTorrent download support.
    • CONS: Requires medium to high hardware performance.
  • uTorrent

    uTorrent3.5.5.45271

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Compact BitTorrent free client with expansive capabilities

    7
    47044 votes
    • PROS: Simple, easy to use interface, Handy connection test for faster set-up, Extensive torrent download information, Small footprint on drive space and system resources, Free
    • CONS: No built-in player, Limited search options
  • VLC media player

    VLC media player3.0.7.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    Android
    iPhone

    Simply the best free multi-format media player

    8
    44890 votes
    • PROS: Supports a wide range of formats, Good hotkey support, Easy to use, Very flexible and lightweight, Integration with web channel streaming services, Improved interface in version 3, More format support in version 3, Plays BluRay and HD, Completely free!
    • CONS: User interface is quite basic, User interface slicker in Mac version
  • Facebook

    Facebook211.0.0.43.112

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Official Facebook App for Android

    8
    11035 votes
    • PROS: Easy to navigate, Allows user to upload photos directly from their phone, Other tabs are accessible from the news feed, Real-time notifications
    • CONS: Separate messaging, News feed are not chronologically arrange, Constant updates sometimes leave the users baffled, Catch-all drawer
  • Tencent Gaming Buddy

    Tencent Gaming Buddy1.0.5077.123

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Dedicated PC Android Emulator for PUBG Mobile

    8
    2167 votes
    • PROS: Great performance, Friends can be easily invited
    • CONS: Hacking troubles persist, 30fps capped frame rate
  • UC Browser

    UC Browser7.0.185.1002

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    A free low-powered web browser for PCs and mobile devices

    8
    12617 votes
    • PROS: It is a suitable browser for slower internet connections, The download manager is very easy to use, It has an advert-blocking function, It has tools that do not require a lot of CPU (Central Processing Unit) power
    • CONS: The notifications may become annoying if you use adult-orientated websites, It doesn't support dynamic web content as well as Google Chrome
  • MX Player

    MX Player1.10.47

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    One of the best free media players for Android

    8
    7951 votes
    • PROS: Plays almost any format, Multi-core decoding, Excellent subtitle support, All features unlocked in free version, Free
    • CONS: Some trial and error required
  • Adobe Flash Player

    Adobe Flash Player32.0.0.207

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    The Web's favorite video and animation player

    7
    18695 votes
    • PROS: Essential for viewing web content, Support for HD video
    • CONS: Occasional stability problems
  • Skype

    Skype8.46.0.60

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    Skype, the telephone of the 21st century

    7
    29384 votes
    • PROS: Group videoconferencing, Talk-chat-type, Excellent audiovisual quality, Calls to mobile, Integration with Facebook
    • CONS: Requires a good connection, High consumption of resources, Some features are extra
  • BlueStacks App Player

    BlueStacks App Player4.70.0.2003

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    An App to Bring your Android Apps to PC for Free

    7
    36199 votes
    • PROS: Seamless emulation, Numerous advantages of viewing on a computer screen, Easy to use, Free, Available also for Mac
    • CONS: Will only offer Android based apps
  • TubeMate

    TubeMate3.2.1098

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Download Internet videos the easy way with TubeMate

    7
    3434 votes
    • PROS: Easy download process, Has an internal media player, Browser-like interface, Supports many resolutions and file formats
    • CONS: Requires separate app for certain videos, Does not detect correct media sometimes, Cannot convert files, Downloads can be slow
  • Automatic Call Recorder

    Automatic Call Recorder5.53

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A Superior Way to Record Phone Calls on Android

    8
    212 votes
    • PROS: Complete call recording solution, No limits on the number of recordings, Cloud integration, Free trial available
    • CONS: Call recording may not work on some handsets, Recording quality could be inferior at times, No proper instructions file, Recordings may produce echo
  • Google Earth

    Google Earth7.3.2.5776

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Mac

    Explore Earth (and beyond) from your computer for free

    8
    22410 votes
    • PROS: The easiest way to explore Earth, the sky, the Moon and even Mars, Impressive graphics engine, Different layers (pictures, routes, 3D buildings), Street View, Completely free
    • CONS: You need a good internet connection, Irregular content depending on the region
  • PES 2012

    PES 2012Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 1.0.5

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone

    Realistic, fun-to-play soccer sim for Android

    8
    16622 votes
    • PROS: Fluid gameplay, Three control systems, Lots of game modes, Online multiplayer and community features, Master League-style 'Super Challenge', Great graphics and animation
    • CONS: Lack of licensed teams and players, Occasional player animation glitches
  • Google Play Chrome Extension

    Google Play Chrome Extension3.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free access your library of media from your browser

    8
    8740 votes
    • PROS: Multi-platform access, Free to download, Completely free
    • CONS: Not available on other browsers, Poor integration on Chromebooks
  • Nox APP Player

    Nox APP Player6.2.8.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Nox APP Player brings Android apps to your desktop for free

    8
    2594 votes
    • PROS: Simple interface makes this app easy to use, Intuitive keyboard mapping for app and game controls, Support for multiple control devices, Stable and reliable
    • CONS: Sluggish installation process
Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
#NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
1VidMate3.6507444468.4Android,Windows,iPhone
2WhatsApp Messenger2.19.137411188.3Android,Windows,iPhone,Mac
3Google PlayVaries with device399927.8Android
4VLC media player3.0.7.1448907.7Windows,Mac,Android,iPhone
5uTorrent3.5.5.45271470447.3Windows,Android,Mac
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