Download Google Search - 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
    18071 votes
    • PROS: Search by keyword or category, Automatic app updates, Attractive design, Lots of content
    • CONS: App selection can feel overwhelming at times
  • Google Maps

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps
    Symbian
    Windows Phone

    An indispensable guide to the world

    7
    649 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

    4.1.22063.1974169

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Google Keyboard

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

    Pro 7.1.2.2041

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Discover the world with Google

    8
    2193 votes
    • PROS: Discover the world, Search any address
    • CONS: High bandwidth required, Can't use full app offline
  • Adobe Photoshop Touch

    1.7.7

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Photoshop for Android tablets

    8
    261 votes
    • PROS: Great options, Integrated Google Image Search, Upload to Adobe Creative Cloud
    • CONS: Still has high learning curve
  • Google Search for Windows 10

    1.1.1.37

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Set Google as your default search engine in Windows 8

    7
    314 votes
    • PROS: Quick search, Beautiful interface, Syncs your Google search history, Opens links within the application, Voice search, Portal to Google web apps, Replaces Bing as default search app
    • CONS: Lags sometimes, Cannot multitask with Google apps
  • Google Voice Search

    2.1.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Search the web and your phone with your voice

    7
    256 votes
    • PROS: Good speech recognition, Very easy to use, Supports more than 30 languages, Voice Actions for accessing phone functions
    • CONS: Can sometimes get it wrong
  • Google Now Launcher

    1.1.0.1167994

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A smarter way to use your phone or tablet

    7
    18 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
  • Google

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows Phone
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Search Google quickly and easily on your Windows Phone

    7
    48 votes
    • PROS: Reliable, relevant results - it's Google!, Easy to use, Voice search function, Filters results by type
    • CONS: Lacks the range of tools of Bings, Doesn't integrate fully into Windows Phone
  • Google Play Books

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    Search just books through your Chrome browser

    9
    17 votes
    • PROS: User-friendly interface, Less busy than the Google Play Store
    • CONS: Only available through Chrome, Not an official Google app
  • Google Desktop

    5.9.1005.12335

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Info when you want it, right on your desktop

    7
    1254 votes
    • PROS: Search results in web page format, Large choice of gadgets, Can cross index from multiple machines, Share panel items with friends
    • CONS: First time indexing is long, Intrusive, No logical “OR” or substring search support
  • Google Voice Search Hotword

    Beta 0.1.0.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Add-On for Google Users

    7
    62 votes
    • PROS: Free to download and use, Provides instant access to thousands of websites
    • CONS: Voice recognition is hit and miss, Only world with Google Chrome
  • Softonic Smart Search

    0.81.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Get Softonic download results directly in your google search results

    8
    89 votes
    • Sound Search for Google Play

      1.1.8

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Music search for Android

      7
      189 votes
      • PROS: Decent music discovery, Recognizes music well, Easy to use
      • CONS: Acts as widget, Cannot recognize music outside of Google Play
    • Tunatic

      b 1.0.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Let your computer identify your songs

      5
      470 votes
      • PROS: Identify songs by sound, Links to web services (buy iTunes, buy ringtone, Google search lyrics
      • CONS: Doesn't always work
    • What's my computer doing?

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Find out more about unknown running processes

      6
      32 votes
      • PROS: Displays detailed information about active processes in real time, Lets you search for more data on Google and other online services
      • CONS: Interface is not resizable, Not as detailed as other tools
    • Videobox

      3.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Search YouTube and Google Video from your desktop

      7
      78 votes
      • PROS: Searches YouTube and Google Video simultaneously, Easy to access via desktop widget
      • CONS: Doesn't display video comments, Results similar for both YouTube and Google Video, Only searches two video websites
    • GooReader

      Free 2.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A better interface for reading Google Books

      7
      27 votes
      • PROS: Nice interface design, Nice page rolling effect, Access to hundreds of ebooks, Search by author, title, keyword or Book_ID
      • CONS: No support for bookmarks or favorites, The text is sometimes unreadable when zoomed in
    • Google My Business

      2.0.3.94701251

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      PWA

      Help your business peform better on Google

      10
      1 vote
      • PROS: Clean, simple-to-use interface, Custom insights
      • CONS: Lacks detailed editing/analytics features
    • GeekUninstaller

      1.2.1.25

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Speedy and thorough uninstaller

      7
      38 votes
      • PROS: Great performance, Thorough scans , Ability to visit program website or search on Google, Plethora of languages, Speedy search
      • CONS: Some rare hickups uninstalling
    Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
    #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
    1Pro 7.1.2.204121937.7Windows, Mac
    25.9.1005.1233512547.3Windows
    3(ex Android Market) 5.9.12180717.1Android, Windows
    4Varies with device6496.7Android, iPhone, Web Apps, Symbian
    5b 1.0.14705.5Windows, Mac