Download For Parents - Best Software & Apps

  • YouTube Kids

    1.05.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    YouTube for kid-friendly viewing

    8
    19 votes
    • PROS: Kid-friendly content, Lots of educational channels, Parents can flag inappropriate videos
    • CONS: Landscape only orientation, Limited settings control
  • LightLogger Keylogger

    6.8.13.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Tool that Records All Your Web Activity

    7
    194 votes
    • PROS: Quite a handy tool for parents , Easy to install and use
    • CONS: Paid software , Your antivirus could prevent the program from installing
  • Cisco Network Magic

    Pro 5.5

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Easy to use Network Administrator for Cisco

    7
    514 votes
    • PROS: Makes managing Cisco networks easier, Suitable for parents monitoring kids online activity, Works on both PCs and Macs
    • CONS: Still requires network admin knowledge, Only works on Cisco networks
  • Find My Friends

    4.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    iPhone

    Track the exact location of friends and family

    9
    5 votes
    • PROS: Very useful for parents tracking kids, Easy to setup, Temporary tracking feature, Useful if your phone gets stolen
    • CONS: Requires contacts to have app installed, Privacy issues
  • The Sims 3: Generations

    Preview

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    More experiencies for your growing sims!

    6
    74 votes
    • PROS: Adds more relationships and actions, Changes mainly noticeable in kids and teenagers, New profession: baby sitter, More interactions between parents and children
    • CONS: Doesn't include many new objects or furniture
  • Life360

    8.1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Geolocation tool aimed at families

    5
    2 votes
    • PROS: Great for families especially parents, Private circles, Check-in on arrival, Distress button, Reduces texts between members
    • CONS: Privacy issues, Easy to forget app is running if you don't want to be tracked
  • Weblock For Kids

    1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Let your kids navigate the web safely

    8
    7 votes
    • PROS: Blocks ads automatically, Create different profiles with different settings, Easy to use for kids, Powerful controls for parents
    • CONS: Installer loaded with bloatware, No preloaded lists of safe sites
  • Messenger Kids

    2017

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Messenger Kids - A Free Messaging App For Conscientious Parents

    9
    13 votes
    • PROS: Safety options are extensive, Visual design is fantastic
    • CONS: Takes time to set up properly, Requires a lot of attention from parents
  • Baobab Planet

    1.0.2880

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A fantasy planet full of games for kids

    8
    40 votes
    • PROS: All sorts of games and activities, Suitable for kids and parents, Customizable character
    • CONS: Characters don't speak - only text messages
  • Playworld Superheroes

    1.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    iPhone
    Android

    A creative kids action game that parents can trust

    10
    2 votes
    • PROS: Lots of space for creativity, No in-app purchases or branding, Great graphics and sound
    • CONS: Sometimes the pace is a bit slow
  • Current—Debit Card for Kids

    1.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A debit card system for parents and children

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: A simple way of monitoring your child’s spending habits, It allows you to automate payments to your child
    • CONS: It actively encourages your children to spend, Your kids cannot be paid into it by their job
  • Merry Motors

    2 Megapolis Demo

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A sequel of edutainment games for kids and parents

    10
    4 votes
    • Dropcam

      3.5.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      iPhone
      Android

      Watch your kids via Wi-Fi

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: Easy set up, Good for parents
      • CONS: Dropcam HD required
    • Current - The smart debit card for kids & parents

      2.0.8

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      iPhone

      A debit card system for parents and children

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: A simple way of monitoring your child’s spending habits, It allows you to automate payments to your child
      • CONS: It actively encourages your children to spend, Your kids cannot be paid into it by their job
    • SmartCare

      varies-with-device

      License
      free
      Platform
      Web Apps

      Cool Software for Parents

      10
      1 vote
      • PROS: Increases business viability, Works smoothly and effectively
      • CONS: Customer service is a bit patchy, Sign in process can be unreliable
    • OnlineFamily.Norton

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Monitor your kids internet activities with ease

      10
      2 votes
      • PROS: Monitors every aspect of your child's surfing habits, SImple to use web based interface, Provides peace of mind for parents
      • CONS: Lengthy installation process
    • Net Profile Switch

      5.2

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Windows
      Web Apps
      Android
      iPhone

      Create profiles for multiple networks

      9
      3 votes
      • PROS: Takes the stress out of network switching, Easy to configure different profiles
      • CONS: No instructions on how to configure DNS and SMTP
    • Akuarella

      1.1

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Android

      New App for Parents

      -
      No votes yet
      • 5Star Urgent Response With GPS

        1.5.0.291-71d1b36

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        Use the 5Star app to seek advice or have help sent to you

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: The medical advice may be suitable for parents with new babies, They will contact 911 if you are unable to speak
        • CONS: You have to sign up for the 5Star service and pay money, It is useless if your phone battery dies
      • Daniel Tiger for Parents

        1.0.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        A free program for android

        -
        No votes yet
        Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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        11.05.5198.1Android, iPhone
        21.0.2880408Windows
        3Pro 5.55146.8Windows
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        5Preview745.9Windows
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