Download Music Online - Best Software & Apps

  • 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
    3476 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
  • Google Play Music

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Access music offline or streaming online

    7
    282 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
  • 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
  • Shazam

    5.12.2-151214

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone
    Windows Phone
    Web Apps

    Instantly find out which song is playing

    8
    343 votes
    • PROS: Huge database of music, Links to the track on Spotify, Rdio and Google Play, Extremely simple to use, Keeps a history of searched-for songs, Well-integrated social aspect
    • CONS: Won't recognize every song
  • Need for Speed Rivals

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Racing game with awesome visuals, lots of action and...overloaded servers

    7
    2254 votes
    • PROS: Open world, Races for racers and cops, Seamless integration of offline and online mode, Very good graphics, music and sound effects, Good approach to second screens
    • CONS: Connection problems and delays in online game, Clunky keyboard controls
  • Trackmania Nations Forever

    2.11.26

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Awesome free online racing game

    8
    3011 votes
    • PROS: More than 60 tracks, Several gaming modes, offline and online, Customizable elements, Easy to configure, easy to control, Great graphics and music
    • CONS: None. Seriously.
  • 4shared

    4.0.14.27378

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Web Apps
    Windows Phone

    A desktop app for online file storage and sharing

    7
    2340 votes
    • PROS: Very stable downloads, File tree oraganization, Resume interrupted uploads
    • CONS: Needlessly complicated, Old fashioned interface
  • Musixmatch Lyrics & Music Player

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Quickly and easily harness the power of online lyrics with the MusiXmatch

    8
    124 votes
    • PROS: Huge database of lyrics, Sing-along lyrics are great, Easy to use
    • CONS: Remove vocals option is weak, Ads are intrusive
  • MusiXmatch Lyrics & Music

    Mature 17+

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Quickly and easily harness the power of online lyrics with the MusiXmatch

    8
    28 votes
    • PROS: Huge database of lyrics, Sing-along lyrics are great, Easy to use
    • CONS: Remove vocals option is weak, Ads are intrusive
  • SAM Broadcaster

    2016.4

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Create your very own online radio station

    7
    834 votes
    • Adobe Media Player

      1.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Navigate online videos using this multimedia player

      6
      101 votes
      • PROS: Create lists of favourites, Apply keywords and ratings to videos, Natural, Dashboard-style interface, Playlist manager
      • CONS: Video not always available
    • Tap Tap Revenge 3

      3.5.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      iPhone

      The Guitar Hero-style game for iPhone is back

      7
      28 votes
      • PROS: Extremely addictive, Wide music catalog, Great online mode
      • CONS: Includes few songs by default
    • RealPlayer

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      Mac
      Palm OS

      A media player with a lot of limitations

      6
      68 votes
      • PROS: Plays music and video, Nice online video search
      • CONS: Limited video playback, Manual media refresh required, Archaic user interface
    • Pandora Radio

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone

      Get music recommendations live-streamed to your Android device

      7
      91 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
    • Online Radio Tuner

      2.5.4

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Online radio with excellent recording functions

      7
      21 votes
      • PROS: Lots of options, especially for technical aspects, Great recording function
      • CONS: Stations not always available, Couldn't add URLS
    • S4 League

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free multiplayer online action game

      8
      1786 votes
      • PROS: Frenetic, action-packed battles, Colorful attractive graphics, Good background music, Interesting social network elements
      • CONS: It takes ages to load, Sometimes games feel too stressful
    • Online TV Player

      4.9.5.0

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Watch TV stations and listen to online radio

      7
      157 votes
      • Miro

        5.0.4

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Watch internet videos like you watch TV

        6
        279 votes
        • PROS: Thousands of free video channels available, An easier, faster way to watch videos online, Support for many video formats and video playlists, Resumes playback right where you stopped, You can keep on browsing while watching videos on a separate window
        • CONS: Some video services may not be available in your country, Video quality may vary
      • AM FM Radio Free

        1.06

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        A free music & radio app for Android, by Designatualcance Radio Fm Gratis - Radios Online

        -
        No votes yet
        • Soundtrap - Make Music Online

          varies-with-device

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          A free app for Windows, by Soundtrap

          6
          2 votes
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