Download Multimedia Tools - Best Software & Apps

  • Photoscape

    3.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    An amazing free photo editor with lots of extra tools

    8
    13412 votes
    • PROS:Amazing free application, Lots of special effects and filters, Many extra tools to work with your photos
    • CONS:Nothing so far
  • Adobe Premiere Pro

    CC 2015

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Real-time editing for professional video production

    6
    1863 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
  • Adobe Illustrator CC

    2017

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Industry standard design suite

    6
    1714 votes
    • PROS:Fully documented, Includes templates, Excellent set of tools for vectorial design, Integrated into Creative Cloud
    • CONS:May feel a bit complex for beginners
  • Photo! Editor

    1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Symbian
    Android

    Edit and optimize photos the easy way

    7
    8778 votes
    • PROS:Fixes most imperfections in your images, Includes interesting tools to add light and morphing effects, Useful sidebar tutorial to explain features
    • CONS:Outdated interface, Lack of advanced image editing options
  • Audacity

    2.2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free virtual studio for Windows computers

    7
    687 votes
    • PROS:Works with all popular audio formats, Contains all relevant filters and tools
    • CONS:Crashes occasionally, Program interface no longer appropriate
  • CorelDRAW Graphics Suite

    X6

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    One of the most complete graphic design programs

    7
    1985 votes
    • PROS:Great selection of tools, Covers different areas: page layout, photo editing, vector drawing, Clean, intuitive interface design, Very well documented
    • CONS:May be hard for beginners, Not enough integration between apps
  • Total Video Converter

    3.71

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Video converter for just about anything!

    7
    3640 votes
    • PROS:Supports lots of formats/devices, Lots of additional video tools
    • CONS:Low quality, Crashes frequently, Unattractive
  • GIMP

    2.8.18

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Open source image editor gets even better

    7
    1244 votes
    • PROS:Multiplatform, Powerful image editing tools, Lots of interface tweaks to make it newbie friendly, Single-window mode, Powerful free image editing program
    • CONS:Can't view multiple items in single-window mode, Not many included automated features
  • Adobe Dreamweaver CC

    2017

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    The industry standard for web design

    6
    974 votes
    • PROS:Packed with powerful tools , Excellent multimedia integration, Support for many coding languages, Improved CSS inspection, Integration with WordPress, Joomla! etc, Writes good clean code
    • CONS:Lengthy installation process , Takes a while for beginners to get to grips with, Requires Creative Suite subscription
  • Adobe ShockWave Player

    12.2.4.194

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Browser plug-in for rich multimedia content

    7
    969 votes
    • PROS:Allows you to play action games on the web, Easy to install
    • CONS:Inefficient, Still necessary to install v.10 for some things
  • Adobe InDesign CC

    2017

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A new standard in professional layout and design

    6
    614 votes
    • PROS:Professional application with great results, Collaborative online tools, Very well documented
    • CONS:Steep learning curve
  • Adobe Photoshop CS4 update

    11.0.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    More safety and stability for your Photoshop CS4

    7
    689 votes
    • PROS:Safety problem solution, Improved certain tools
    • CONS:Does not affect performance negatively
  • BeautyPlus

    6.2.11

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Look beautiful in your selfies

    7
    151 votes
    • PROS:Easy to use, Tons of touch up tools, Imports existing photos
    • CONS:Ugly interface
  • Windows Live Photo Gallery 2012

    16.4.3528.331

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Nicely simple photo organization

    6
    470 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
  • AutoCAD 360

    2.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Advanced computer-aided design software for smartphone users

    7
    77 votes
    • PROS:AutoCAD 360 is one of the most advanced graphic design tools on the market today., Users can opt to participate in a free seven-day trial.,
    • CONS:This bundle is intended to be used by those with prior experience., In-app purchases can prove to be quite expensive.
  • Imagine Picture Viewer

    2.2.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Fast, lightweight photo viewer and editor

    6
    55 votes
    • PROS:Works just like Windows Default Photo Viewer, Light on resources, Includes basic editing tools, Lets you share photos online
    • CONS:Sometimes it's a bit slow, Limited Undo tool
  • XviD Codec

    1.3.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    The latest version of the Xvid codec

    6
    130 votes
    • PROS:Clear and easy to use, Contains extra tools
    • CONS:Too technical for average users
  • AIMP

    4.02.1713

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    An excellent audio player with handy extra tools

    8
    1057 votes
    • PROS:Nice interface design with support for skins, 18-band equalizer, Support for online radio, Full featured tag editor, Support for all popular audio formats
    • CONS:None so far
  • Autodesk 3ds Max

    2017

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Esteemed professional 3D design and animation app

    7
    1181 votes
    • PROS:Advanced pelt mapping feature, Plenty of high-powered modelling tools, Gives you pixel-perfect control over your models
    • CONS:Proves very overwhelming for newcomers to 3D modelling
  • DJ Mixer Express

    5.8.3

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Mix and play songs on two turntables

    7
    4277 votes
    • PROS:Lots of functions and tools , Well laid out, easy to understand interface
    • CONS:Trial only 20mins
Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
#NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
13.7134127.5Windows
23.7136407Windows, Mac
3X619856.8Windows
41.187786.7Windows, Symbian, Android
55.8.342776.6Windows