Download Creation - Best Software & Apps

  • iTunes

    12.7.4.76.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Still one of the best music players

    7
    14380 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

    12.7.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Still one of the best music players

    7
    2276 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!
  • Camtasia Studio

    9.1.1.2546

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Superb Video Creation For Home or Office

    7
    12348 votes
    • PROS: Nicely designed interface, Powerful and rich with features, Large choice of output formats, Easy to get to grips with
    • CONS: An expensive one-off payment, Some minor knowledge of editing may be useful
  • Nitro Pro

    10.5.8.44

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Highly accessible PDF creation and editing

    7
    774 votes
    • PROS: Fast to install and use, Excellent selection of tools and features, Very good help, Supports OCR
    • CONS: Not very configurable
  • Windows Media Creation Tool

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The official tool for installing Windows 10

    8
    31 votes
    • PROS: A single solution for any type of upgrade, It guides you through all the steps
    • CONS: Offers few configuration options, Very little information, especially when there is an error
  • Pinnacle Studio

    18.5

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Easy home video creation

    6
    3667 votes
    • PROS: Sample project included, Very easy to use, Good audio/transition effects, Creates HD videos
    • CONS: Long installation, Very resource-heavy, Interface isn't very attractive
  • The Joy of Creation: Reborn

    TJoC:R Preview demo

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Thrills and frights aplenty with the Joy of Creation Reborn

    8
    1140 votes
    • PROS: Superb graphics and game play, Horrifically splendid audio design, Surprisingly addictive objectives
    • CONS: Not a game for kids, Leaves you guessing at some stages
  • Logic Pro X

    10.1.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Professional music creation studio for Macs

    6
    575 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
  • Microsoft Project

    Professional 2010

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Manage projects effectively

    6
    1738 votes
    • PROS: Excellent interface, improved usability, Automated graph creation, Good integration with Office
    • CONS: Still complex
  • Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 combines fighter and RPG elements

    9
    744 votes
    • PROS: Colorful, cartoony graphics, Rich character creation, Popular Dragon Ball characters
    • CONS: Combat could be deeper
  • InstallShield Professional

    11

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    An Installer-Creation Tool that Keeps Up With Technology

    7
    349 votes
    • PROS: Comprehensive Windows 7, 8 & 10 support, Installation text localised in 35 languages
    • CONS: Upgrading versions could pose issues to existing users, Creating installers with multiple files could be difficult , Customer support and forum assistance have scope for improvement
  • Anime Studio

    Debut 8.2

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Bring out your inner animator!

    6
    1233 votes
    • PROS: Excellent tutorials and help, 2 modes - beginner and advanced, Lots of pre-made content, Bone-rigging system, Upload directly to YouTube
    • CONS: Ugly interface, Takes effort and time to get started
  • Free Video to GIF Converter

    2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free GIF creation tool

    7
    138 votes
    • PROS: Free download , Simple operation
    • CONS: Little extra functions, Some issues with newer systems
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

    0.9.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Allows share network connection with other devices through creation Wi-Fi access point.

    8
    21 votes
    • LogoMaker

      3.0

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Web Apps

      LogoMaker - Logo creation made simple

      7
      407 votes
      • PROS: Plenty of included assets to help you get started, Contains all the tools needed to design your own logo
      • CONS: Essentially a subset of larger graphic programs like Adobe Photoshop, Less feature rich than many existing competitor apps
    • SWiSH Max

      4

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A simpler Flash creation tool best used for Flash elements

      7
      247 votes
      • PROS: Easier to use than Adobe Flash, It incorporates a number of automated transitions and effects
      • CONS: It primarily outputs .swf format, which is under Adobe systems control, The software cannot open or save .fla files
    • Skyrim Creation Kit

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Powerful tool for making Skyrim mods

      7
      397 votes
      • PROS: Powerful, Excellent tutorials available, Integrated with Steam
      • CONS: Daunting for beginners
    • Civilization IV

      Demo

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      New Free Civilization Game for World Creation Lovers

      6
      594 votes
      • PROS: Stunning 3D graphics, Lots of nations to choose from, Realistic game play
      • CONS: Novice gamers may find it challenging
    • The Joy of Creation: Story Mode

      1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      The Joy of Creation: Story Mode is the free FNAF 6 that you were hoping for

      9
      113 votes
      • PROS: Long, varied and entertaining, Very scary, A good story, Excellent graphics, Free!
      • CONS: You'll need a good PC to run this game
    • Camtasia for Mac

      2.5.1

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Superb Video Creation For Home or Office

      6
      315 votes
      • PROS: Take new video footage or import existing footage, Editing tools allow for multi-track editing, adding audio files, animated backgrounds, icons and more, Exports to multiple formats
      • CONS: Some minor knowledge of editing may be useful, A paid license is required for use beyond the trial
    Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
    #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
    112.7.4.76.0143806.8Windows, Mac
    212.7.322766.7Windows
    39.1.1.2546123486.5Windows
    418.536676.4Windows
    5Professional 201017386.1Windows