Download Multimedia - Best Software & Apps

  • VidMate

    3.6507

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone

    Multimedia Download Platform

    8
    35590 votes
    • PROS: Unlimited downloads from more than 1000+ websites, Free HD video download, Over 200 TV channel streaming, Faster downloading process
    • CONS: Too many services provide the same service, Requires stable Internet connection, Limited media format support, Downloading music and audio can be illegal for some places
  • VLC media player

    3.0.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    Simply the best free multi-format media player

    8
    44557 votes
    • PROS: Supports a wide range of formats, Good hotkey support, Easy to use, Very flexible and lightweight, Integration with web channel streaming services, Improved interface in version 3, More format support in version 3, Plays BluRay and HD, Completely free!
    • CONS: User interface is quite basic, User interface slicker in Mac version
  • iTunes

    12.9.2.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Still one of the best music players

    7
    15759 votes
    • PROS: Simplified interface, Apple Music streaming service, Improved playlist creation, Curated and automatic radio stations
    • CONS: Limited file formats supported, Amost overwhelming number of features!
  • YTD Video Downloader

    5.9.11

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Superb free downloader for YouTube and other video streaming sites

    7
    12060 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Quick at downloading, Supports batches, One of the best YouTube video downloaders, Basic version is free
    • CONS: To download and convert at same time requires Pro version
  • KMPlayer

    4.2.2.24

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    Excellent free multi-format media player

    8
    17692 votes
    • PROS: Highly customizable, Light on resources, Supports many audio and video formats
    • CONS: None so far
  • Adobe Flash Player

    32.0.0.171

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    The Web's favorite video and animation player

    7
    18546 votes
    • PROS: Essential for viewing web content, Support for HD video
    • CONS: Occasional stability problems
  • Netflix

    9.002

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    All the best offers in Top series, documentaries and shows

    8
    5225 votes
    • PROS: Touch friendly interface, Beautiful interface, Personalized recommendations
    • CONS: Some laggy performance at times
  • MX Player

    1.10.47

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    One of the best free media players for Android

    8
    7599 votes
    • PROS: Plays almost any format, Multi-core decoding, Excellent subtitle support, All features unlocked in free version, Free
    • CONS: Some trial and error required
  • YouTube

    14.10.53

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    The most powerful video app on the Internet

    8
    2988 votes
    • PROS: Fast streaming, Large video catalog, Multi-tasking friendly, Can continue videos from before
    • CONS: Feed-type subscription, No notifications from subscribed channels, Steep monetization requirement, Cannot go back to the previous video
  • Format Factory

    4.6.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The ultimate free conversion software for PC

    8
    20196 votes
    • PROS: A complete conversion tool, Supports numerous file formats, Selection of batch files, Several additional functions (like combining video and audio), Completely free
    • CONS: Outdated interface
  • Video Star app for Android Advice VideoStar Maker

    1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Guide For Maximizing Video Star

    9
    2251 votes
    • PROS: Learn how to use Video Star, Created for beginners, Make captured footage look better, Boost popularity or presence online
    • CONS: Only a guide for Video Star, Cannot function like Video Star, An unofficial Video Star application, Users may eventually find new ways to maximize Video Star
  • Winamp

    5.666-full-b-3516

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    A hugely popular and versatile audio and media player

    8
    11656 votes
    • PROS: Fully customizable, Small installation, Runs quickly
    • CONS: No MOV support, Rip only on full version
  • Adobe Photoshop Express for Windows 10

    1.0.0.15

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Light Photoshop version for Windows 10

    7
    1590 votes
    • PROS: Free, Basic editing in an instant, Auto correction
    • CONS: Some effects are extra, Too simple for advanced users
  • iTunes 64 bit

    12.9.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Still one of the best music players

    7
    2658 votes
    • PROS: Simplified interface, Improved playlist creation, Curated and automatic radio stations, Apple Music streaming service
    • CONS: Limited file formats supported, Amost overwhelming number of features!
  • VLC for Windows 10

    2015.915.1119.1464

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Play your audio and video for free with this version of VLC for Windows 10

    7
    1656 votes
    • PROS: A groundbreaking media player for W10, Supports many formats, Comfortable to use
    • CONS: Very few options
  • Adobe Photoshop CS6 update

    13.0.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free patch for those with Photoshop already installed

    7
    5846 votes
    • PROS: Free, Easy to install
    • CONS: Doesn't add much functionality
  • Windows Movie Maker

    12

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The easiest way to create photo presentations

    7
    36636 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Works with images and videos, Includes many video and transition effects, Exports to several formats
    • CONS: Too simple for advanced users
  • Picasa

    3.9.141.259

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone

    Manage, edit and share your photos with ease

    7
    13872 votes
    • PROS: Handles everything from importing to sharing your photos, Interesting range of effects, Add tags to organise your photos, Additional features like the ability to create movies, montages, and screensavers, Online sharing features
    • CONS: Facial recognition still limited
  • Ummy Video Downloader

    1.8.3.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Download HD videos or MP3 files in just 2 clicks!

    8
    2884 votes
    • PROS: Simple, easy-to-use interface, Minimal system demands, Convenient downloading of YouTube videos, Thumbnail image is a handy visual reminder
    • CONS: Relatively limited feature set, Annoying bundled software installation
  • Adobe Premiere Pro

    2019-13.0.2

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Real-time editing for professional video production

    7
    4008 votes
    • PROS: Highly professional video editing solution, Fully compatible with other Adobe tools, Supports exporting to Blu-Ray, Work natively with a huge number of video formats, Creative Cloud updates issued instantly, Sync projects across computers
    • CONS: Very complex for beginners, Only available on Creative Cloud subscription model
Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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24.6.0.0201967.8Windows
33.0.6445577.7Windows,Android,Mac,iPhone
432.0.0.171185467.2Windows,Android,Mac
512366366.9Windows
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