Download Google - Best Software & Apps

  • Google Chrome

    74.0.3729.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    The quickest, smartest browser

    8
    46704 votes
    • PROS: Thousand of extensions and themes, Exceptional performance, Incognito mode, Translation and integrated PDF reader, Data synchronization, Privacy management
    • CONS: Sometimes passwords are not imported, Some pages look bad, Only block 10% of malware
  • Google Play Chrome Extension

    3.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free access your library of media from your browser

    8
    8500 votes
    • PROS: Multi-platform access, Free to download, Completely free
    • CONS: Not available on other browsers, Poor integration on Chromebooks
  • Aptoide

    9.3.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    The best free alternative to Google Play

    8
    5435 votes
    • PROS: Many applications, Customized stores, The rollback function, Free
    • CONS: No parental control, Less quality guarantee than in Google Play
  • Google Chrome (64-bit)

    72.0.3626.119

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The quickest, smartest browser

    7
    17313 votes
    • PROS: Thousand of extensions and themes, Exceptional performance, Incognito mode, Translation and integrated PDF reader, Data synchronization, Privacy management
    • CONS: Sometimes passwords are not imported, Some pages look bad, Only block 10% of malware
  • Google Earth

    7.3.2.5495

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    Explore Earth (and beyond) from your computer for free

    8
    22233 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
  • Google Input Tools

    5.8.0.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Type in the Language of Your Choice with This Virtual Keyboard Extension

    8
    3344 votes
    • PROS: Makes typing in other languages seamless, Available for multiple platforms, Free extension
    • CONS: May prevent normal text when active, Could be a bit buggy at times
  • Google Input Tools for Windows

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Online Software to Write in Various Languages

    8
    4568 votes
    • PROS: Google Input Tools is free to use and no download is necessary., Users can choose from well over 50 international languages.
    • CONS: More advanced editing options such as checking for spelling errors are not available., There is no translation service; the user will have to already be familiar with the language.
  • Google Play Services

    15.0.90 (040408-231259764)

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Powerful Google service that enhances your app experience

    8
    2869 votes
    • PROS: Allows for improved app experiences, Saves you updating the Android OS often, Avoids problems of fragmentation of the OS, Without it Google services won't work!
    • CONS: Could drain your battery
  • 1Mobile Market

    6.8.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Alternative Application Store

    8
    1932 votes
    • PROS: Over 800,000 apps, Alternate platform for downloading applications, Convenient manual search engine, System management function
    • CONS: Unreliable and slow store servers, Annoying push notifications, Not all applications are safe, regionally available or compatible, Requires online account as well as Android 2.3
  • Google Earth

    7.3.2.5495

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Discover the world with Google

    8
    2548 votes
    • PROS: Discover the world, Search any address
    • CONS: High bandwidth required, Can't use full app offline
  • Google Camera

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Google’s Very Own Camera

    8
    298 votes
    • PROS: The Photo Sphere, Focus Effect and Panorama modes, Its simplicity
    • CONS: No timer, No automatic face detection, No burst mode, No night mode, The black band at the bottom of the application
  • Google Translate

    5.27.0.RC04.237379852

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Your pocket translator

    8
    505 votes
    • PROS: Translates from text, picture, voice, and SMS, 60 supported languages, Functions to translate offline, Good voice recognition, You can hear the pronunciation
    • CONS: The translations are not always perfect
  • Google Maps

    10.11.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps
    Symbian

    An indispensable guide to the world

    7
    804 votes
    • PROS: Extremely easy to use, GPS navigation, 3D street view, Information about business and places of interest, Text and voice search
    • CONS: Can put a strain on memory and battery
  • Google Keyboard

    8.0.4.236324529-release-arm64-v8a

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Google's free official keyboard for Android

    9
    180 votes
    • PROS: Type search and share in one app, Multilingual function supports over 120 languages, Completely free
    • CONS: Lacks customisation features, Some users dislike the one handed mode
  • Google Drive

    1.3.33.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Google Drive—A Convenient Storage for All Your Files

    7
    1008 votes
    • PROS: Backup and Sync Any Folder, Google Docs Integration, Collaboration Features, Clean Web Interface
    • CONS: Weak File-Sharing Security, No Private Encryption Option, Recent Versions for Your Files Only Lasted for 30 Days, Expensive Paid Storage
  • Adblock

    3.41.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Block ads in Google Chrome

    7
    2080 votes
    • PROS: Blocks almost everything, Blocks pre-ads in YouTube
    • CONS: May block some sites from working properly if not configured
  • Google Gmail Gadget

    1.0.0.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Check Gmail right on your desktop

    7
    480 votes
    • PROS: Filter messages by label, Mail searching, Compose messages from your desktop
    • CONS: Interface is a little small
  • Google Duo

    49.0.236391473.DR49_RC05

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Simple and reliable one-on-one video calling between mobile devices

    9
    209 votes
    • PROS: The innovative knock knock feature allows you to see who is calling before you answer, Extremely simple interface to use, Specialized to work specifically on your mobile phone or tablet so there's nothing you don't need and everything is directed to one purpose: making video calls
    • CONS: No voice only option, No compelling reason for IOS users to switch to Duo from Facetime for calling other iOS users, Both users need to have Duo installed to start the voice call
  • Google Play Music

    8.18.7847-1.L

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Access music offline or streaming online

    7
    310 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
  • Google Now Launcher

    1.4.large

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A smarter way to use your phone or tablet

    8
    47 votes
    • PROS: Neat integration with Google Now, Always-on voice search and commands, Fast access to wallpapers, widgets and setup
    • CONS: Not as customizable as other launchers
Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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13.185008.4Windows
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39.3.0.054358Android
474.0.3729.6467047.6Windows, Android, Mac, iPhone
572.0.3626.119173137.3Windows
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