Download Music Library - Best Software & Apps

  • Spotify

    1.0.13

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac
    Windows Phone
    Web Apps

    Find, share and enjoy your favorite music online

    7
    373 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
  • MAGIX Music Maker

    2016

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    MAGIX Music Maker Lets You Simply Create Music

    6
    536 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
  • MP3 Downloader

    1

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Download Music From An Extensive Library

    6
    122 votes
    • PROS:Find old music from as far back as the 50s, There are YouTube videos showing how to use it, The thumbnails help you judge the type of music you are going to download,
    • CONS:The program hasn't been updated since the year 2012, Most of the songs can be found (illegally) for free elsewhere, A lack of updates means that some of the library links are broken,
  • Spotify Music

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    The music you want, when you want it

    6
    62 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
  • Pandora Radio

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Get music recommendations live-streamed to your Android device

    6
    12 votes
    • PROS:Music recommendations based on your musical tastes, Like or dislike certain music for better recommendations, Sync with your online profile, Various music categories available, Bookmark and review songs you've listened to, Sleep timer
    • CONS:Sometimes repeats songs, Advertisements on the free version
  • Songbird

    2.2.0.2453

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    Android

    Powerful audio player and manager with support for plug-ins

    7
    119 votes
    • PROS:Easy to use, especially for iTunes users, Organizes your music in a handy catalog, Downloads album art, Support for global hotkeys, Monitors music folder to keep your library updated
    • CONS:No support for podcasts
  • MediaMonkey

    Free 4.1.2.1706

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    Play, organize and convert your music

    8
    73 votes
    • PROS:Convert media, Add Winamp plug-ins and visualizations, Advanced Tag Management, Buy in online stores, Advanced library management, Works with portable music devices, Rip to CD or DVD, Auto-DJ and party mode
    • CONS:Browser window is limited, No podcasting
  • Clementine

    1.2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Lightweight, easy-to-use music player

    9
    22 votes
    • PROS:Build your own library, Support for online music networks, Includes tag editor and cover manager, Visualization effects, Nice interface and controls
    • CONS:Not many library management options
  • DEX 3 LE

    3.6.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Versatile DJ Mixing Software that works with your own music library, iTunes and the Pulselocker subscription service.

    7
    13 votes
    • Last.fm Scrobbler

      2.1.36.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      iPhone
      Web Apps
      Android
      Mac

      The ultimate in free social music radio

      5
      57 votes
      • PROS:Audioscrobbler, Works even if you don’t have a music library, Saves your last 10 stations, Listen to neighbour and friends’ stations, Search stations by tags or artists, Detailed artist info
      • CONS:Big window, Free version has limited features
    • MixRadio

      3.3.2309

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone

      A free radio app that learns what you love

      8
      2 votes
      • PROS:Learns your tastes, Easy to use, Offline mixes, Good library of popular music
      • CONS:Not great for fans of weird music
    • Music Library

      1.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Manage your tracks as you want! Organize, search, download and record music.

      7
      32 votes
      • Spotify

        for Windows Phone 8

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows Phone

        Almost any music you could want, always at your fingertips

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS:Large and growing library, Excellent quality sound, Offline mode, Great looking interface, Offers lots of ways to discover music
        • CONS:Battery killer over mobile networks!
      • CopyTrans TuneTastic

        Beta 0.717

        License
        try Download
        Platform
        Windows

        The wizard that helps clean up your music library

        10
        2 votes
        • PROS:Quick scanning, Locates duplicate songs, Easy to use interface
        • CONS:Not a ton of features yet in this beta version
      • My Music Player Pro

        1.3

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        My Music Player Pro is a free mp3 player app that can search songs from your library

        -
        No votes yet
        • You Control: iTunes

          1.7.2

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Mac

          Access your music library and control iTunes from the menu bar

          5
          11 votes
          • turntable.fm

            2.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Android
            iPhone

            DJ and chat on the go

            10
            4 votes
            • PROS:Manage your queue, chat, and DJ, Tons of music rooms to listen to, Large library of music to choose, Log in with Facebook or Twitter
            • CONS:Interface inconsistencies, Can't enter private rooms
          • MP3 Quiz

            1.0.6.9

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Prove your knowledge about music in your own library

            6
            4 votes
            • PROS:Ability to add multiple players, Set question number on a per-game basis, Different difficulty levels available
            • CONS:Some questions repeat if you have a small library
          • Music Library

            1.9.833

            License
            try Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Easily sort your MP3s and audio CDs

            6
            22 votes
            • Songbird Portable

              2.2.0

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Pocket version of this powerful open-source audio player

              10
              3 votes
              • PROS:No installation required, Easy to use, especially for iTunes users, Organizes your music in a handy catalog, Downloads album art, Support for global hotkeys, Monitors music folder to keep your library updated
              • CONS:No support for podcasts
            Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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            22.2.0.24531197Windows, Mac, Android
            31.0.133736.5Windows, iPhone, Mac, Windows Phone
            411226.2Windows
            520165365.8Windows