Download Network Search - Best Software & Apps

  • Google Maps

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps
    Symbian

    An indispensable guide to the world

    6
    214 votes
    • PROS: Extremely easy to use, GPS navigation, 3D street view, Information about business and places of interest, Text and voice search
    • CONS: Can put a strain on memory and battery
  • Opera Mini

    35

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows Phone
    iPhone
    Pocket PC
    Java

    Fast and lightweight web browser for Android

    6
    479 votes
    • PROS: Fast performance, Lots of options, Address bar autocomplete, Good support for older OSs and lower-end devices
    • CONS: No support for add-ons, No HTML5 or Flash support
  • Google

    4.2.16.87075793.arm

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows Phone
    Web Apps
    iPhone

    Google Now on your Android device

    7
    5 votes
    • PROS: Lets you search lots of things on your phone, You can customize what it looks for, Includes Google Now
    • CONS: No search button within the app itself, Only displays a few results on screen at once, Google Now lacks results depending on user
  • MP3 Rocket

    7.3.1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    LimeWire-based file sharing network

    7
    1060 votes
    • PROS: Skinnable, Tabbed interface, Easily-accessible content
    • CONS: Limewire clone, Results not always accurate, App can be unstable
  • 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
  • qBittorrent

    3.0.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Easy, feature-rich BitTorrent client

    8
    98 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to set up and use, Built-in search engine, Torrent creator, Web interface
    • CONS: Search engine requires the installation of a special plug-in
  • Everything

    1.2.1.371

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful local search tool with remote access to indexed contents

    8
    141 votes
    • PROS: Incredibly fast when indexing and searching, Very light on resources
    • CONS: You can't filter contents to be indexed, There are no security measures to enter the HTTP server
  • Ava Find

    1.5.218

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Advanced PC-based scout bot for personal use

    8
    132 votes
    • PROS: The basic version of this software is free to download and install., Ava Find instantly displays the sizes of all highlighted folders.,
    • CONS: The last software update occurred as far back as 2009., Access to advanced features will require a one-time purchase.
  • eMule

    0.50a

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Search and share files with other eMule users

    6
    2651 votes
    • PROS: Intuitive search options, Very configurable , Download statistics, Lots of results
    • CONS: Doesn't support torrent files, Some fake or unsafe servers, The credit system makes the initial download much slower
  • Bing

    Extension 20090601

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Free and Effective Online Search Engine Add-On

    7
    217 votes
    • PROS: Similar to other search engines., Can be downloaded as an add-on to Firefox in seconds.,
    • CONS: Not as many search results (arguably) as larger platforms., May block certain gaming and entertainment websites from listing within the search results.,
  • aMule

    2.3.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Windows

    All-platform eMule P2P client

    6
    83 votes
    • PROS: Easy-to-use search facility, No spyware or adv, Lots of features for tracking download stats
    • CONS: Downloads are slow for new users
  • Windows Search

    4.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Easily find any document on your computer or network

    6
    28 votes
    • PROS: Searches across networks, Good tool for network managers, Outlook searches impressive
    • CONS: Desktop searches slower than Google Desktop, Network searches can be slow
  • eMule Plus

    1.2e

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Connect to the eDonkey2000 P2P network and share files with others

    5
    795 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Produces many search hits, No adware or spyware
    • CONS: Not updated very often, No significant benefits over the original
  • Super Torrent Search

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Get torrents from various sources

    7
    30 votes
    • Torrent Search

      0.11.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A Free (GPL) Downloading program for Windows

      6
      2 votes
      • Speed Download

        5.4

        License
        try Download
        Platform
        Mac

        One of the most powerful download managers for Mac

        7
        119 votes
        • PROS: Customizable interface and mini-controller, Advanced scheduling, Good search tool, Fast downloads,
        • CONS: Can use up a lot of RAM
      • Morpheus

        Basic 5.5.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Veteran P2P client

        7
        112 votes
        • PROS: Auto antivirus scan, Access to all P2P networks, Supports UDP transfers, Sync downloaded files to iTunes, Search and listen to podcasts, Parental control, Integrated browser
        • CONS: Crowded interface (ads), Podcast downloading is clunky
      • Downloadr

        Beta 1.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Download multiple photos from Flickr in two clicks

        7
        12 votes
        • PROS: Easy to use, Lets you search Flickr in several ways, Downloads large sized images, You can preview images, Includes all the information displayed on Flickr
        • CONS: The backup function is only available if you have a Flickr account
      • UC Browser

        7.8.0.95

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Pocket PC
        Symbian

        Slick, feature-rich mobile Web browser

        6
        1840 votes
        • PROS: Fast, Supports multiple windows, Built-in download manager, Handy search supporting multiple search engines, Home screen for quick access to favorite sites
        • CONS: Doesn't always handle images well, Lack of Help
      • GPS Coordinates

        1

        License
        free
        Platform
        Web Apps

        GPS Coordinates to find your current location in latitude and longitude format and address.

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        Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
        #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
        17.3.1.010606.7Windows, Mac
        26.3.66866.5Windows, Android, Mac
        30.50a26516.2Windows, Mac
        47.8.0.9518405.7Pocket PC, Symbian
        51.2e7955.2Windows