Download Media Search - Best Software & Apps

  • FrostWire

    6.3.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Search Download and Listen to Music in one for Free

    7
    686 votes
    • PROS:Thanks to their history of developing hugely popular BitTorrent clients like LimeWire the developers have managed to create an app that mixes powerful downloading and a new focus on the user experience. FrostWire is the one-stop shop for all music and vi, Simple to use,
    • CONS:Fast downloading, Nice additional features,
  • UMPlayer

    0.98

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A light, powerful and eye-catching media player

    7
    374 votes
    • PROS:Includes more than 200 codecs, Built-in search for YouTube and Shoutcast, Very light on resources, Automatic subtitle download, Customizable interface
    • CONS:Online TV and radio station lists are empty, No help file
  • RealPlayer

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Mac
    Palm OS

    A media player with a lot of limitations

    7
    34 votes
    • PROS:Plays music and video, Nice online video search
    • CONS:Limited video playback, Manual media refresh required, Archaic user interface
  • Windows Media Player 11

    32bits

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The latest version of the Microsoft music player for XP

    7
    4607 votes
    • PROS:The latest version for XP, Excellent performance, Easy to use, Good search options
    • CONS:Needs Windows validation to install, Can't read DVDs, Limited device syncing
  • Vuclip Search: Video on Mobile

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A free Media & Video app for Android

    -
    No votes yet
    • Mailbird

      Lite 2.0.10.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Access Gmail and online services

      8
      53 votes
      • PROS:Easy to find and write emails, Integration with online services and social media, App to quickly search through attachments
      • CONS:Identities only saves drafts and sent mail to the main account, Delays and slowdown when receiving hundreds of emails
    • Episode downloader

      3.1.4_

      License
      try Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Search and download TV episodes

      6
      55 votes
      • PROS:Quick search, Ability to download multiple videos at once, Media converter, Ability to watch live TV
      • CONS:Low quality content, Unsophistocated search and sorting, No scheduling
    • Windows Media Player Plus

      2.8

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Add new features to Windows Media Player

      7
      107 votes
      • PROS:Seamlessly embedded with the player, Nice graphical improvements, Includes a Tag Editor Plus, Makes default search tool more powerful
      • CONS:Only compatible with versions 11 and 12
    • Multimedia 8 for Windows 10

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Access and manage your media in Windows 8

      7
      30 votes
      • PROS:Easy to search for media in libraries, 3D video playback, Ability to capture audio and video, Create, manage, and shuffle your playlists
      • CONS:No MKV support as of yet
    • J. River Media Jukebox

      12.07.17

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free, full featured music jukebox with loads of extra tools

      7
      55 votes
      • PROS:Intuitive interface, very easy to use, Great management tools for your music collection, Embedded player, search tool, ripping tool and burning tool, Support for portable music devices, Smart playlists
      • CONS:Could this be iTunes plagiarism?
    • Jaksta Streaming Media Recorder

      6.0.1.2

      License
      try Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Easily record any streamed media

      6
      9 votes
      • PROS:Supports many, many media formats, Monitors websites in the background, Includes format converter, Search the Web for videos and music
      • CONS:The monitoring tool is heavy on resources
    • WRITEit

      2.0.62

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Lenovo’s WRITEit app lets you quickly search the web, post on social media, write an e-mail, jot down a list, insert your signature and more.

      9
      3 votes
      • Music Download Free

        6.3.9

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Music Download Free is a media center with in-app search and built-in media player

        -
        No votes yet
        • Postbox

          3.0.7

          License
          try Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Mac

          A promising alternative to Outlook

          5
          6 votes
          • PROS:Set up of accounts is easy, Accepts RSS feeds, Some social media integration, Clear design, Great inbox search
          • CONS:Some features feel under construction
        • Football Manager 2011

          Strawberry Demo

          License
          try Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Mac

          Lead your team to soccer glory

          6
          52 votes
          • PROS:Huge database of real players and teams, Impressive 3D game graphics, Interact with players, staff and media, Well designed transfer market search, In-depth training and tactical options
          • CONS:Overwhelming for newcomers
        • Media Catalog

          4.1

          License
          try Download
          Platform
          Mac

          Index your media in a flash

          7
          6 votes
          • PROS:Powerful search tool, Statistics, Fast indexing
          • CONS:Cataloging can take some time
        • Speak & Translate Live Voice and Text Translator

          1.1

          License
          try Download
          Platform
          Mac

          A full version program for mac, by IAC Search & Media Europe Ltd.

          -
          No votes yet
          • Super Image Search

            varies-with-device

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Android

            A free Media & Video app for Android

            -
            No votes yet
            • LimeWire

              5.5.16

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Mac

              The world's fastest Gnutella P2P file-sharing application

              6
              1070 votes
              • PROS:Search new files, Direct connect with a friend, Integrated media player, Block adult content, Filter out content that copyright owners do not want to share, Lots of help files
              • CONS:Pop-up window asking you to buy PRO version, Torrent download function is a bit hidden
            • RapidPreview

              1.2.4

              License
              try Download
              Platform
              Mac

              Preview any sound file

              -
              No votes yet
              • PROS:Tree view, Save as QT media link, Search as you type
              • CONS:Have to drag track to wave viewer
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