Download Music - Best Software & Apps

  • iTunes

    12.9.2.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Still one of the best music players

    7
    15520 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!
  • iTunes 64 bit

    12.9.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Still one of the best music players

    7
    2581 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!
  • Scratch 2 Offline Editor

    450

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Combine graphics, photos, music and sound into interactive creations

    7
    6189 votes
    • PROS: Lots of different options, Easy to learn, Share on Scratch's website
    • CONS: Takes times to learn all the features
  • Virtual DJ Music Mixer

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Free Software for Music Makers

    8
    487 votes
    • PROS: No need to subscribe, Packed with cool sound effects
    • CONS: Lots of pop up ads, Only for casual use
  • Free Music Downloader

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    Windows Phone

    Download and listen to your favourite tracks

    9
    331 votes
    • PROS: Comprehensive equalizer, Lock screen controls
    • CONS: Difficulty downloading songs, Contains ads
  • MP3 Music Download

    3.5.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Download free music to your phone

    7
    1631 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Category section, Simultaneously download different songs, Built-in music player
    • CONS: Primitive user interface, Preview function doesn't always work
  • Shazam

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A music identifier for Windows 8

    7
    411 votes
    • PROS: Identify songs by sound, Includes album reviews and artist biographies, Share tags across social networks
    • CONS: Can't identify all songs
  • Music Player MP3 Songs Offline

    1.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    MP3 Player With Equalizer Option

    8
    70 votes
    • PROS: Five-band equalizer controller with a bass amplifier, Supports most standard audio files, Playlist creation through genre, Custom color palette and night mode
    • CONS: Most mobile devices already have an audio player, Lacks online song searching and downloading, Cannot edit MP3 songs, Unable to play MP4 files
  • Spotify

    1.0.89.313

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac
    Windows Phone
    Web Apps

    Find, share and enjoy your favorite music online

    8
    3480 votes
    • PROS: New iPod sync and MP3 download features, Organize your music in customizable playlists, Share collaborative playlists with friends, Streaming radio with filters, Social features: friend list, Facebook connect, Import your MP3 files into the program
    • CONS: You'll have to put up with ads in the Free version, Individual songs can only be paid with credit card, Some songs are not available for download
  • Spotify Music

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    The music you want, when you want it

    7
    223 votes
    • PROS: Large music library, Great sound quality, Excellent music discovery options, Slick interface, Offline mode (for premium subscribers)
    • CONS: Battery killer, Not great with weaker data connections
  • MAGIX Music Maker

    2016

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    MAGIX Music Maker Lets You Simply Create Music

    7
    1861 votes
    • PROS: 6 customisable virtual instruments., Use drum tracks and more from their library., Apply audio effects.
    • CONS: May have to upgrade to get the most out of it
  • YTD Music Downloader Pro

    1.1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A free program for Windows, by Bytewise Computer Solutions.

    8
    91 votes
    • Photo Video Maker With Music

      1.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone

      Free and fun photo and video maker for smartphones

      8
      135 votes
      • PROS: There is no charge to download and utilize this application, All slideshows can be shared via social media accounts
      • CONS: Some users have complained that the music will not play, Advertisements will appear from time to time
    • Google Play Music

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      Windows
      iPhone
      Web Apps

      Access music offline or streaming online

      7
      286 votes
      • PROS: Easy to use, Simple setup, Offline and online usability
      • CONS: Requires data connection for best use, Will import artist even if already on device
    • Virtual Piano

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free Piano Programme for Music Lovers

      7
      940 votes
      • PROS: Full MIDI keyboard to use, Able to connect to other instruments, Detailed and stable graphics
      • CONS: Cannot record compositions
    • Music Player

      2.1.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      Windows
      iPhone

      Enjoy a life filled with music

      8
      179 votes
      • PROS: Create ringtones, Sort music according to category and information, Customizable interface, Create custom playlists
      • CONS: Does not automatically pauses during phone calls, Cannot access media player buttons when phone screen is locked, Mass music downloads are not allowed
    • MixPad Free Music Mixer

      5.34

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free multitrack music mixer and recording studio

      7
      123 votes
      • PROS: Easy drag and drop interface, Multi-track editing, Export to multiple audio formats, Add audio effects
      • CONS: Fewer features than professional DAW software, Non-commericial use only, Many features require paid upgrade
    • djay FREE - DJ Mix Remix Music

      2.2.6

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      A DJ App In Pocket

      8
      114 votes
      • PROS: Can remix any music, Supports most music formats, Connect audio devices, Practice DJ mixing
      • CONS: Few beats available, Short delays, Requires Spotify account to access it, Needs upgrade for full features
    • MP3 Music Downloader Free

      7.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      iPhone

      Download free music on your iPhone

      7
      435 votes
      • PROS: Downloads music for free on your phone, Crawls web pages for MP3s
      • CONS: Doesn't work with all pages
    • iPlay : Music Video Cloud

      2.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      iPhone

      Managing Media Files Easily

      9
      432 votes
      • PROS: Manage audios and videos, Edit videos on devices, Comes with many tools
      • CONS: Supports few video formats, Limited features, Not very intuitive
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