Download Media Search - Best Software & Apps

  • FrostWire

    6.3.6

    License
    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
    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
  • Windows Media Player 11

    32bits

    License
    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
  • Episode downloader

    3.1.4_

    License
    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
  • Mailbird

    Lite 2.0.10.0

    License
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    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
  • Windows Media Player Plus

    2.8

    License
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    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
  • WRITEit

    2.0.62

    License
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    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
  • Multimedia 8 for Windows 10

    License
    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
    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
    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
  • Postbox

    3.0.7

    License
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    Platform
    Mac
    Windows

    Gmail style mail client based on Thunderbird

    8
    10 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to setup, Image browsing in e-mail looks great, Imports webmail, Facebook messages etc, Very quick searching
    • CONS: Doesn't import Gmail labels, Doesn't support SpamSieve,
  • Media Catalog

    4.1

    License
    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
  • RapidPreview

    1.2.4

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Preview any sound file

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

    5.5.16

    License
    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