Download Free Music Search - Best Software & Apps

  • Winamp

    Full 5.666

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    A hugely popular and versatile audio and media player

    8
    4400 votes
    • PROS: Fully customizable, Small installation, Runs quickly
    • CONS: No MOV support, Rip only on full version
  • aTube Catcher

    3.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    How to download videos with aTube Catcher

    4
    5014 votes
    • PROS: Very quick conversion, Supports a range of file formats, Lots of options for changing conversion settings
    • CONS: None so far
  • 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
  • Free Music Downloader

    1.82

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Alternative to Napster: Free Music Downloader

    5
    471 votes
    • PROS: Ability to download up to 10 tracks at once., Ability to download and embed album cover art., Simple easy to use interface.
    • CONS: Some searches produce irrelevant results.
  • FrostWire

    6.3.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Search Download and Listen to Music in one for Free

    7
    686 votes
    • PROS: Thanks to their history of developing hugely popular BitTorrent clients like LimeWire the developers have managed to create an app that mixes powerful downloading and a new focus on the user experience. FrostWire is the one-stop shop for all music and vi, Simple to use
    • CONS: Fast downloading, Nice additional features
  • Sound Search for Google Play

    1.1.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Music search for Android

    7
    72 votes
    • PROS: Decent music discovery, Recognizes music well, Easy to use
    • CONS: Acts as widget, Cannot recognize music outside of Google Play
  • TuneIn Radio for Windows 10

    1.0.1.587

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Streaming music, news, podcasts and more

    6
    133 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
  • i Music

    2.01

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Stream your favourite music

    3
    26 votes
    • PROS: Support for various audio formats, Free to download
    • CONS: Contains ads, Difficult to search for music files
  • RealPlayer

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Mac
    Palm OS

    A media player with a lot of limitations

    7
    34 votes
    • PROS: Plays music and video, Nice online video search
    • CONS: Limited video playback, Manual media refresh required, Archaic user interface
  • VEVO

    2.0.20

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    A Free Home & hobby software app for Android

    -
    No votes yet
    • Windows Media Player 11

      32bits

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      The latest version of the Microsoft music player for XP

      7
      4607 votes
      • PROS: The latest version for XP, Excellent performance, Easy to use, Good search options
      • CONS: Needs Windows validation to install, Can't read DVDs, Limited device syncing
    • Sharepod

      3.9.9

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Copy music to and from your iPod

      4
      105 votes
      • PROS: No installation required, Easy to use, Support for ratings and playlists, Includes search tool and built-in player
      • CONS: Some features don't work with iPhone 4
    • All Music Unlimited

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows Phone

      Search, listen and download (is you want)

      4
      5 votes
      • PROS: Very easy to use, You can download songs, Allows you to create playlists, Good quality reproduction, Works in the background
      • CONS: Limited catalog sometimes, Many low quality songs, No setup menu, Poor quality of thumbnails
    • J. River Media Jukebox

      12.07.17

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free, full featured music jukebox with loads of extra tools

      7
      55 votes
      • PROS: Intuitive interface, very easy to use, Great management tools for your music collection, Embedded player, search tool, ripping tool and burning tool, Support for portable music devices, Smart playlists
      • CONS: Could this be iTunes plagiarism?
    • Senuti Free

      0.52

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Open source version of Senuti

      4
      34 votes
      • PROS: Search and sort songs, Transfer playlists, Add songs to iTunes or any other folder
      • CONS: May be unstable, No support in this open source version
    • 360 Music Player

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      360 Music Player is Top Free Mp3 Music Player also powerful player with Quick search for all music files & custom background

      -
      No votes yet
      • SoundHound

        Free 6.4.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        iPhone

        Find out what song is playing

        8
        21 votes
        • PROS: Fast recognition speed, Very accurate, Lots of resources related to songs and artists, Bookmarking feature
        • CONS: No free track streaming
      • Mp3 Cover Downloader

        1.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Find missing album covers in your music collection

        6
        34 votes
        • PROS: Quick search with varied results, Support to import files from the hard drive, Built-in audio player
        • CONS: No support to search in subfolders
      • Pandora Mobile

        1.1.11

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        BlackBerry

        Streaming music with Pandora

        7
        7 votes
        • PROS: Great audio quality, Comprehensive search
        • CONS: Related artists not always similar, Focuses on popular songs
      • Music Player for Android

        2.3.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        Sort and search through all your music files

        7
        5 votes
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