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 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
  • 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
  • Vuclip Search: Video on Mobile

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A free video app for Android, by Vuclip Mobile Video

    -
    No votes yet
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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?
    • 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
      • 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
      • 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
        • 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
        • 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
        • 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
        • 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
          • 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
          • Pump

            0.8.1

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Media Manager with Torrent client and YouTube search

            2
            2 votes
            • Media Map

              (SP) 1.1

              License
              try Download
              Platform
              Windows Mobile

              An alternative way of viewing saved multimedia

              -
              No votes yet
              • PROS: Uses categories and keywords for quicker searching, Creates playlists based on search results, Connect to a media server via WiFi
              • CONS: Perhaps an exention of the software to support all files would be a good idea
            • 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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