Download Live Video - Best Software & Apps

  • VidMate

    3.6507

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone

    A free Android app to download films, TV shows and music from around the world.

    8
    30287 votes
    • PROS: Unlimited downloads, Free, You have shows from Zee TV, Star Plus, Sahara etc.
    • CONS: Similar services are abound, High Internet speeds are not always a given
  • SopCast

    4.2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Watch free TV channels and broadcast your own

    7
    1831 votes
    • PROS: Lots of channels to choose from, Organized by categories, Create and broadcast your programs
    • CONS: Streaming quality and consistency varies wildly, Gives no error log for those channels that won't stream, A lot of non-US content
  • ZEE5 - Movies, TV Shows, LIVE TV & Originals

    14.18.32

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Nearly Endless Streaming Content

    8
    141 votes
    • PROS: Over 100, 000 Hours of Video Content, 12 Available Languages, Offline Download for Shows and Movies, Smart Content Search
    • CONS: Lengthy Ad Inserts in Every Episode, Eats Up A Lot of Data, Requires Subscription, No Subtitle Available for Downloaded Content
  • Live Talk - free video chat

    2.0.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Free Video Calling Software for Smartphones

    8
    267 votes
    • PROS: This can be a viable option for those who do not wish to pay for more complicated software bundles., Not much memory will be required during the download process.
    • CONS: Some users have complained about the number of in-app purchases., The app itself is not appropriate for younger users.
  • Live TV for Windows 10

    1.3.6.115

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A long list of TV channels and radio stations from around the world

    7
    76 votes
    • PROS: Good quality reproduction, Endless catalog, Varied channels, Allows you to record (if you're registered)
    • CONS: Category filters aren't useful
  • Azar

    3.39.2-arm64

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Meet people from Around the World

    8
    170 votes
    • PROS: Meet people from around the world
    • CONS: Mature content, no screen for people you meet
  • Ten Sports Live HD

    1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free sports news and videos from TEN Sports Live HD

    8
    203 votes
    • PROS: Quick and high-quality video streaming, No ads
    • CONS: Video not available in all markets, Registration required to watch live videos
  • Live TV & Sport

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Viewing on your PC made easy

    8
    72 votes
    • PROS: There are no advertisements embedded within Randomizer App., New features include a random alphabet generator and performance enhancements.
    • CONS: High data usage, Content can be found elsewhere
  • Live Talk - free video chat

    1.0.27

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Live Conversation On Device

    8
    63 votes
    • PROS: Chat on live video, Converse with strangers, Establish new connections, Gain social confidence
    • CONS: Needs parental supervision, Limited to a certain region, Cannot control which person to talk with, No helpful tools or options
  • BIGOLIVE

    4.10.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Live streaming chat application for smartphone users

    9
    131 votes
    • PROS: An excellent alternative to traditional video chat software., It is possible to send gifts and to earn extra money through Bigo.
    • CONS: As some content is intended for adults, parental guidance is required., In-app purchases will be presented to the user.
  • Open Broadcaster Software

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Live video streaming software for novice and advanced!

    8
    100 votes
    • PROS: Great free software with all the bells and whistles of a paid program, Support for Twitch, YouTube, DailyMotion, Hitbox and other popular services, Huge library of plugins all available for free, along with the source code, on GitHub
    • CONS: Open source usually means slower releases for newer operating systems and hardware. Expect to have less up to date support
  • Windows Live Photo Gallery 2012

    16.4.3528.331

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Nicely simple photo organization

    7
    927 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Basic editing tools included
    • CONS: Long installation, Optimizing tools need improvement, Many extras require registration and/or additional downloads
  • HelloTV - Free Live Mobile TV

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Watching Television Shows On the Go

    9
    31 votes
    • PROS: Watch live TV shows for free, Follow the latest trends, Earn via referrals
    • CONS: Limited to India, Limited genres to watch, A freemium platform
  • Twitch

    3.2.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Windows

    Watch gameplay videos of your favorite video games live

    9
    9 votes
    • PROS: Comfortable interface, Active and well developed gamer community, Hours and hours of video gameplay
    • CONS: Can't watch replays, No titles for streams, Lots of crashes in our test
  • DU Recorder - Screen Recorder

    2.0.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A Screen Recorder App That Lets You Do More

    8
    15 votes
    • PROS: Completely free, and no in-app purchases, No rooting required
    • CONS: Video editing options are limited, GIF recording feature needs work
  • Action!

    2.8.2

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Professional High-Definition Screen and Game Recorder

    7
    3232 votes
    • PROS: A very easy software package to use, 60 frames per second allow for high-definition playback, Files can be shared across multiple devices if required
    • CONS: Higher frame rates will inevitably take up more memory, Users do not have the ability to customize these frame rates (predetermined rates are provided)
  • IP CamView for Windows 10

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free app for viewing public and private IP camera feeds

    5
    13 votes
    • PROS: Simple to use., Compatible with many devices.
    • CONS: No motion detection., No recording.
  • XSplit Broadcaster

    2.8.1607.1936

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    An amazing video and audio streaming tool

    7
    50 votes
    • PROS: Simple, easy-to-understand interface, Effective combination of video sources, Good value for money
    • CONS: Doesn't work well with all capture cards
  • Camfrog Video Chat

    6.21.679

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Join live streaming video chat rooms

    8
    934 votes
    • PROS: Lots of people online, Lots of different rooms available, Good for those using sign language
    • CONS: Very confusing and overwhelming at first, Interface looks a bit cheap
  • WWE

    3.17.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Crack open a can of whoop-app!

    8
    119 votes
    • PROS: Lots of video clips, Detailed information on past and present wrestlers, The latest wrestling news, Excellent design
    • CONS: On demand video only available in U.S.
Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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13.6507302878.4Android,Windows,iPhone
26.21.6799347.7Windows,Mac
34.2.018317Windows,Android,Mac
416.4.3528.3319276.7Windows
52.8.232326.5Windows
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