Download Music Interface - Best Software & Apps

  • iTunes

    12.7.4.76.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Still one of the best music players

    7
    14376 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

    12.7.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Still one of the best music players

    7
    2273 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!
  • FL Studio

    12.5.1.165

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A complete virtual studio to create your music

    7
    18326 votes
    • PROS: Supports multiple midi-ins, Loads of plugins, Intuitive interface, Smart search, Multiple editing possibilities, Mixer is filled with presets
    • CONS: Beginners may get lost in browser view
  • Spotify

    1.0.74.380

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac
    Windows Phone
    Web Apps

    Find, share and enjoy your favorite music online

    7
    3300 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
  • Shazam

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Windows Phone
    Mac
    iPhone

    Instantly find out which song is playing

    8
    495 votes
    • PROS: Huge database of music, Extremely simple to use, Keeps a history of searched-for songs, Well-integrated social aspect
    • CONS: Won't recognize every song
  • Nokia PC Suite

    7.1.180.94

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The default software for managing your Nokia phone

    7
    3104 votes
    • PROS: Instructional, well-presented user interface, Enables fast data-syncing, Lots of cool tools for enhancing your phone, Transfer photos and music
    • CONS: Doesn't work with all Nokia devices
  • Nokia Suite

    (Nokia Ovi Suite) 3.8.48.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Everything you need to sync your Nokia phone with a PC

    6
    1907 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, well-presented user interface, Enables fast data-syncing, Lots of cool tools for enhancing your phone, Transfer photos and music
    • CONS: Doesn't work with all Nokia devices
  • Free Music Downloader

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    Windows Phone

    Download and listen to your favourite tracks

    9
    100 votes
    • PROS: Comprehensive equalizer, Lock screen controls
    • CONS: Difficulty downloading songs, Contains ads
  • 4shared

    4.0.14.27378

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Windows Phone
    Web Apps

    A desktop app for online file storage and sharing

    7
    2213 votes
    • PROS: Very stable downloads, File tree oraganization, Resume interrupted uploads
    • CONS: Needlessly complicated, Old fashioned interface
  • JetAudio

    Basic 8.1.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Much more than just a music player

    8
    2171 votes
    • PROS: Nice customizable interface, Works with all popular formats, Includes interesting extra features
    • CONS: Doesn't have many skins or visual effects
  • Logic Pro X

    10.1.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Professional music creation studio for Macs

    6
    575 votes
    • PROS: Fully comprehensive production suite, Produces professional quality music, Lots of audio templates, Lots of instruments to choose from, Revamped interface looks great, iPad companion app
    • CONS: Complex for beginners, Plugins require purchase, Resource hungry
  • Google Play Music

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Free Software for Music Lovers

    9
    64 votes
    • PROS: Great audio quality, Integrated with YouTube and other tools
    • CONS: Takes a while to set up, Limited non-musical content
  • Spotify Music

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    The music you want, when you want it

    6
    168 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
  • Sleep Timer

    2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Programme for Music Lovers

    6
    138 votes
    • PROS: Fully portable application, Easy to use, Well designed interface
    • CONS: Rather limited in its scope
  • Vocal Remover Pro

    2

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Kit yourself out for karaoke with Vocal Remover Pro

    6
    235 votes
    • PROS: Very simple interface., Strip the vocals out of tracks without losing the music., Create tracks for practise or karaoke.
    • CONS: Some tracks just can't be cleaned completely
  • Music Manager

    by Google 1.0.65.1341

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Upload music to the cloud with Music Manager

    6
    174 votes
    • PROS: Easy-to-use interface, Option to upload automatically, Option to upload individual songs manually, iTunes compatible
    • CONS: Doesn't provide solutions to upload errors
  • VideoSpin

    2.0.0.669

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Mix videos, photos and music in a snap

    6
    2934 votes
    • PROS: Nice, easy-to-use interface design, Support for popular formats, Allows you to use videos, photos, sound effects and background music
    • CONS: Not as advanced as other video editors
  • TuneIn Radio

    1.0.1.587

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Streaming music, news, podcasts and more

    6
    314 votes
    • PROS: Tons of radio stations, Local broadcasts from major cities, Well organized interface, Intelligent search, Podcast support
    • CONS: Radio station icons are hard to read, No skipping, No recording features
  • Guitar Rig

    5.2.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Turn your computer into an all-in-one guitar amp

    6
    591 votes
    • PROS: Huge selection of effects, Support for lead and bass guitar plus a mic, Well designed interface
    • CONS: Guitar reproduction quality not perfect, Requires foot pedal for best results
  • Music Download Paradise

    1.9

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Download sound effects and songs on your Android

    7
    193 votes
    • PROS: Good selection of sound effects, Easy to navigate interface
    • CONS: The ads are unusually annoying, Some songs play very quietly
Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
#NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
11.0.74.38033007.5Windows, iPhone, Mac, Windows Phone
27.1.180.9431047Windows
312.5.1.165183267Windows, Mac
412.7.4.76.0143766.8Windows, Mac
52.0.0.66929346.3Windows