Download Audio Interface - Best Software & Apps

  • WhatsApp Messenger

    2.16.351

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    Windows Phone
    iPhone
    Mac

    Send free text messages from your Android phone

    6
    819 votes
    • PROS: Lets you send photos, audio, video, location, and links, Group messaging, Works across different platforms, Support for Android Wear, Syncs with web version, Free calls, Save chats automatically to Google Drive
    • CONS: Only works if the other person has the app
  • VLC media player

    2.2.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    Simply the best multi-format media player

    7
    30017 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 2, More format support in version 2, Plays BluRay and HD
    • CONS: User interface is quite basic, User interface slicker in Mac version
  • iTunes

    (32-Bit) 12.2.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Still one of the best music players

    7
    6077 votes
    • PROS: Simplified interface, Apple Music streaming service, Improved playlist creation, Curated and automatic radio stations
    • CONS: Limited file formats supported, Amost overwhelming number of features!
  • iTunes 64 bit

    12.7.1.14

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Still one of the best music players

    7
    823 votes
    • PROS: Simplified interface, Improved playlist creation, Curated and automatic radio stations, Apple Music streaming service
    • CONS: Limited file formats supported, Amost overwhelming number of features!
  • FL Studio

    12.5

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A complete virtual studio to create your music

    7
    9694 votes
    • PROS: Supports multiple midi-ins, Loads of plugins, Intuitive interface, Smart search, Multiple editing possibilities, Mixer is filled with presets
    • CONS: Beginners may get lost in browser view
  • Spotify

    1.0.13

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac
    Windows Phone
    Web Apps

    Find, share and enjoy your favorite music online

    7
    373 votes
    • PROS: New iPod sync and MP3 download features, Organize your music in customizable playlists, Share collaborative playlists with friends, Streaming radio with filters, Social features: friend list, Facebook connect, Import your MP3 files into the program
    • CONS: You'll have to put up with ads in the Free version, Individual songs can only be paid with credit card, Some songs are not available for download
  • Shazam

    5.12.2-151214

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    Windows Phone
    Mac
    iPhone

    Instantly find out which song is playing

    6
    34 votes
    • PROS: Huge database of music, Links to the track on Spotify, Rdio and Google Play, Extremely simple to use, Keeps a history of searched-for songs, Well-integrated social aspect
    • CONS: Won't recognize every song
  • Adobe Audition

    CC 2014.2

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Professional audio editor and post production suite

    7
    1258 votes
    • PROS: Supports multi-track editing, Clean tabbed interface, Allows editing of frequencies, Supports editing native 5.1 surround sound, Very fast opening time, Integrated with Creative Cloud
    • CONS: MIDI support complex, No ‘simple’ mode for easy editing, Long installation process, No CD burning tools, Requires Creative Cloud subscription
  • Logic Pro X

    10.1.1

    License
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    Platform
    Mac

    Professional music creation studio for Macs

    6
    479 votes
    • PROS: Fully comprehensive production suite, Produces professional quality music, Lots of audio templates, Lots of instruments to choose from, Revamped interface looks great, iPad companion app
    • CONS: Complex for beginners, Plugins require purchase, Resource hungry
  • AIMP

    4.02.1713

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    An excellent audio player with handy extra tools

    8
    1057 votes
    • PROS: Nice interface design with support for skins, 18-band equalizer, Support for online radio, Full featured tag editor, Support for all popular audio formats
    • CONS: None so far
  • Free Alarm Clock

    4.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Set up multiple customizable alarms on Windows

    7
    773 votes
    • PROS: Attractive minimalist interface, Built-in alarm sounds, Lets you use custom audio files
    • CONS: May be too simple for some users
  • Free Music Downloader

    1.82

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Alternative to Napster: Free Music Downloader

    5
    471 votes
    • PROS: Ability to download up to 10 tracks at once., Ability to download and embed album cover art., Simple easy to use interface.
    • CONS: Some searches produce irrelevant results.
  • Google Play Music

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Access music offline or streaming online

    6
    57 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Simple setup, Offline and online usability
    • CONS: Requires data connection for best use, Will import artist even if already on device
  • DJ Mixer Express

    5.8.3

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Mix and play songs on two turntables

    7
    4277 votes
    • PROS: Lots of functions and tools , Well laid out, easy to understand interface
    • CONS: Trial only 20mins
  • Tumblr

    3.7.2.03

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps
    Windows Phone

    Update Tumblr blogs from your Android device

    8
    7 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Upload photos, video and audio on the fly, Clear dashboard view, Twitter integration
    • CONS: Sometimes freezes or crashes
  • CyberLink PowerDVD

    16

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    CyberLink PowerDVD

    7
    751 votes
    • PROS: Powerful yet easy to use, Support for many audio and video formats, Nicely designed interface, Share videos on YouTube, TrueTheater filters and 3D effects
    • CONS: Long and boring installation process, 3D requires special hardware
  • Ableton

    Live (32 bit) 9.5.32

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Sequencer for live or studio sessions

    6
    343 votes
    • PROS: Encompasses all processes, Tutorials and guides, Intuitive interface
    • CONS: Requires technical knowledge
  • Serato DJ

    1.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Professional software for professional DJs

    7
    214 votes
    • PROS: Professional mixing, Well-designed interface, Quality effects, Up to 4 decks, 8 cue points, Useful help menu
    • CONS: Not beginner-friendly, Only compatible with DDJ-SX, Not very useful without a controller
  • Movavi Video Editor

    12.4.0.0

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Video editing anyone can do

    7
    183 votes
    • PROS: Intuitive interface, Lots of ready made effects and transitions, Easy to add music or commentary
    • CONS: No advanced options
  • JetAudio

    Basic 8.1.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Much more than just a music player

    8
    1255 votes
    • PROS: Nice customizable interface, Works with all popular formats, Includes interesting extra features
    • CONS: Doesn't have many skins or visual effects
Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
#NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
1CC 2014.212587.2Windows, Mac
22.2.6300177.2Windows, Android, Mac, iPhone
312.596946.7Windows, Mac
45.8.342776.6Windows
5(32-Bit) 12.2.260776.6Windows, Mac