Download Google - Best Software & Apps

  • Google Play

    (ex Android Market) 5.9.12

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows

    Get Android apps, games, and more from Google's official store

    7
    19029 votes
    • PROS: Search by keyword or category, Automatic app updates, Attractive design, Lots of content
    • CONS: App selection can feel overwhelming at times
  • Google Chrome

    69.0.3497.58

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    The quickest, smartest browser

    8
    44216 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 Input Tools for Windows

    3.0.1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Online Software to Write in Various Languages

    8
    3886 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 Input Tools

    for Chrome 3.0.1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

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

    8
    2669 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 Chrome (64-bit)

    1.3.33.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The quickest, smartest browser

    7
    16395 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
  • 1Mobile Market

    6.8.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Sort through the madness of the Google Play Store

    7
    687 votes
    • PROS: Apps separated by helpful categories, Curated apps, Minimal advertisements, Tells you what apps need to be updated
    • CONS: Some pages and apps don't display properly, Not all apps are still available in Google Play Store
  • Aptoide

    6.3.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    The best free alternative to Google Play

    8
    3446 votes
    • PROS: Many applications, Customized stores, The rollback function, Free
    • CONS: No parental control, Less quality guarantee than in Google Play
  • Google Play Services

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Powerful Google service that enhances your app experience

    8
    1736 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
  • Google Earth

    1.3.33.17

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    Explore Earth (and beyond) from your computer for free

    8
    21563 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 Translate

    4.4.0.RC01

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Your pocket translator

    7
    394 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

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps
    Symbian

    An indispensable guide to the world

    7
    684 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
  • Adblock

    for Google Chrome 3.4.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Block ads in Google Chrome

    7
    1965 votes
    • PROS: Blocks almost everything, Blocks pre-ads in YouTube
    • CONS: May block some sites from working properly if not configured
  • Google Keyboard

    4.1.22063.1974169

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Google's free official keyboard for Android

    9
    109 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

    Cloud storage and document support

    7
    931 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, 5 GB of free storage, Connects to Google account
    • CONS: Moderate learning curve, Paid storage a little more expensive than other services
  • Tez – A new payments app by Google

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Send and accept money fast in India

    9
    54 votes
    • PROS: Send and receive money fast, Safe and secure
    • CONS: Only for India, Limited audience
  • Google Camera

    4.4 and up

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Take photos and videos with Google's new camera app

    8
    118 votes
    • PROS: The Photo Sphere, Focus Effect and Panorama modes, Its simplicity
    • CONS: Lacking in features, No timer, No automatic face detection, No burst mode, No night mode, Can't take photos while recording video, The black band at the bottom of the application
  • Google Earth

    Pro 7.1.2.2041

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Discover the world with Google

    8
    2268 votes
    • PROS: Discover the world, Search any address
    • CONS: High bandwidth required, Can't use full app offline
  • Google Duo

    APK

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

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

    9
    132 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

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Access music offline or streaming online

    7
    187 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 Chrome

    1.3.33.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Popular free web browser

    7
    5144 votes
    • PROS: Free download, Superlative web browsing experience
    • CONS: Some privacy concerns, Occasional intensive RAM usage
Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
#NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
11.3.33.17215638.1Windows, Android, Mac, iPhone
269.0.3497.58442167.5Windows, Android, Mac, iPhone
31.3.33.751447.4Windows, Mac
41.3.33.5163957.2Windows
5(ex Android Market) 5.9.12190297.2Android, Windows
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