Download Creation - Best Software & Apps

  • 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!
  • Microsoft Excel 2013

    15.0.4805.1003

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    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    Smarter and easier workbooks

    6
    1830 votes
    • PROS: Quick analysis suggests best way to present data, Redesigned interface makes it easier to use, Insert photos from online sources, Automatic pivot table creation, Helpful error messages
    • CONS: Still intimidating to the novice
  • 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!
  • Camtasia Studio

    9.1.0.2356

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    Platform
    Windows

    Superb Video Creation For Home or Office

    6
    2537 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
  • Pinnacle Studio

    18.5

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    Platform
    Windows

    Easy home video creation

    7
    987 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
  • Logic Pro X

    10.1.1

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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
  • Nitro Pro

    10.5.8.44

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    Platform
    Windows

    Highly accessible PDF creation and editing

    6
    378 votes
    • PROS: Fast to install and use, Excellent selection of tools and features, Very good help, Supports OCR
    • CONS: Not very configurable
  • The Joy of Creation: Reborn

    TJoC:R Preview Demo

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Thrills and frights aplenty with the Joy of Creation Reborn

    7
    303 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
  • PDFelement 6

    6.0.2

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Improve productivity with PDFs of all types

    8
    60 votes
    • PROS: Lots of templates to use, Easy conversion and document creation, Add watermarks easily
    • CONS: OCR only available in the pro version, Standard edition does not include redaction
  • Windows Media Creation Tool

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The official tool for installing Windows 10

    5
    2 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
  • Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

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    Platform
    Windows

    Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 combines fighter and RPG elements

    8
    51 votes
    • PROS: Colorful, cartoony graphics, Rich character creation, Popular Dragon Ball characters
    • CONS: Combat could be deeper
  • Growtopia

    2.01

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    An online construction game reminiscent of Minecraft and Rust

    8
    80 votes
    • PROS: Many possibilities for creation, Excellent online mode, Simple and original construction system
    • CONS: Confusing and messy, Requires time to learn how to play
  • InstallShield Professional

    11

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    An Installer-Creation Tool that Keeps Up With Technology

    5
    204 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
  • SWiSH Max

    4

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    A simpler Flash creation tool best used for Flash elements

    6
    112 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
  • Anime Studio

    Debut 8.2

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Bring out your inner animator!

    6
    621 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
  • Civilization IV

    Demo

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    Platform
    Windows

    New Free Civilization Game for World Creation Lovers

    6
    580 votes
    • PROS: Stunning 3D graphics, Lots of nations to choose from, Realistic game play,
    • CONS: Novice gamers may find it challenging,
  • Resume Builder

    4.3

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    Web Apps

    Quickly Create Your Ideal Resume With Ease

    5
    42 votes
    • PROS: A professional resume builder, Fantastic sample resumes, Cover letter creation included,
    • CONS: Looks a little outdated,
  • 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

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

    3.0

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    Platform
    Windows
    Web Apps

    LogoMaker - Logo creation made simple

    7
    232 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
  • AV Video Karaoke Maker

    1.0.50

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Create your own Karaoke masterpieces

    6
    283 votes
    • PROS: Makes Karaoke video creation easy, Enables subtitling of videos too
    • CONS: Doesn't offer advanced subtitling options
Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
#NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
118.59876.8Windows
212.7.1.148236.6Windows
3(32-Bit) 12.2.260776.6Windows, Mac
415.0.4805.100318306.2Windows, Android, iPhone
59.1.0.235625376.2Windows