Download New Music - Best Software & Apps

  • Spotify

    1.0.85.257

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac
    Windows Phone
    Web Apps

    Find, share and enjoy your favorite music online

    8
    3380 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
  • SnapTube Video

    1.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    iPhone

    Music Across Online Platforms

    8
    71 votes
    • PROS: Play music from Youtube and Vevo, Turn videos to audio tunes, Create personal playlist, Follow new songs
    • CONS: Only plays videos into audios, Cannot download songs, Cannot access other video streaming sites, More features hidden from Pro Version
  • Free Music Downloader

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    Windows Phone

    Download and listen to your favourite tracks

    9
    126 votes
    • PROS: Comprehensive equalizer, Lock screen controls
    • CONS: Difficulty downloading songs, Contains ads
  • FrostWire

    1.7.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    Mac

    FrostWire Basic is a full-featured BitTorrent Client & SoundCloud Downloader with built-in media player

    7
    26 votes
    • PROS: Built-in search engine, Keep track of files with a good UI
    • CONS: At the basic level just another torrent client
  • Shazam

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone
    Windows Phone

    Instantly find out which song is playing

    8
    622 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
  • Bass Treble Booster

    1.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Bass/Treble Frequency Editor with File Conversion Capability

    6
    701 votes
    • PROS: Easy-to-use format for those without experience in basic sound engineering., Ability to return any modifications back to the default settings., Easy to convert music from other audio sources into MP3 and lossless formats.
    • CONS: More equalizer presets would further improve the product.
  • Google Play Music

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Access music offline or streaming online

    7
    187 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
  • Virtual Piano

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Piano Programme for Music Lovers

    7
    901 votes
    • PROS: Full MIDI keyboard to use, Able to connect to other instruments, Detailed and stable graphics
    • CONS: Cannot record compositions
  • Mp3 Cutter and Ringtone Maker

    1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Ringtones from Sound Clips

    9
    15 votes
    • PROS: Select audio clipping from audio files., Assign audio clips for alarms and notifications., Easy to use interface.
    • CONS: Requires permission to access library., Limited features., Nothing unique from other apps.
  • Need for Speed Rivals

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

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

    7
    2219 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
  • 2go

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Java

    Socializing On Devices

    8
    3 votes
    • PROS: Free social network, Alternative social media option, Connect to every users
    • CONS: Friend list limit, Needs parental guidance for minors, Difficulty on connecting to account
  • Resident Evil 7

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Resident Evil 7 proves that the franchise is not dead yet

    8
    453 votes
    • PROS: Multiple endings are possible, The backgrounds and scenes are very well crafted, Shadows and restricted light make the game scarier, The noises off camera are chilling and brilliant, Plenty of puzzles to keep you interested, Doesn't feel like a Resident Evil game, Music plays when something scary is going to happen
    • CONS: They could have tried harder with the model rendering graphics, Jump, move on, jump, repeat, Some of the jump scares are a little cheap, Fans may not like that it doesn't feel like a Resident Evil game
  • Angry Birds Rio

    Demo 2.2.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    Windows Phone
    iPhone

    The Angry Birds hit Rio!

    8
    2408 votes
    • PROS: Familiar gameplay, New elements, Great music
    • CONS: Nothing really new
  • Insta Mp3 Download

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Getting Songs Instantly

    9
    27 votes
    • PROS: Find new songs, Get an mp3 or mp4 for free, Have a copy of the latest song, Play songs anywhere
    • CONS: Downloading songs without permission is illegal, Illegal downloading is stealing from artists, Too simplistic app, Cannot download songs in other formats
  • HIP HOP BEAT MAKER

    V_1.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Produce original hip hop beats with this free app

    10
    6 votes
    • PROS: Ease of use., Excellent graphics interface.
    • CONS: Too many ads., Beat delay issues.
  • Wynk Music

    1.3.2.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Listen to Hindi and international hits on your smartphone

    7
    43 votes
    • PROS: Streaming millions of songs, Curated playlists for song discovery
    • CONS: Contains ads, Requires paid subscription to access all content
  • Microsoft Phone Companion

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Microsoft Phone Companion Can Unify your Devices

    8
    13 votes
    • PROS: Transfer photos music and more between devices., Works across platforms., Extra features like tips and tricks.
    • CONS: Could have a nicer interface.
  • MiniMovie

    2.5.4.20-161214

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Free Slide Show and Video Editor for Moobile Phones

    9
    11 votes
    • PROS: MiniMovie is an excellent choice for those who do not wish to pay for a photo collage creator, A new travel theme can support up to 60 photos at a time
    • CONS: Some feel that the number of themes is limited, Pop-up advertisements will occur from time to time
  • YOU.DJ app

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Software for Music Makers

    9
    32 votes
    • PROS: Free to download and use, Packed with useful features
    • CONS: Can take time to learn certain features, Need an internet connection
  • SoundCloud

    14.12.18-43

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Record your sounds on the go - then share them!

    8
    21 votes
    • PROS: Quick to record and share audio, Thriving community of users, Facebook integration
    • CONS: Activity and Stream feeds were temperamental in our tests
Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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1Demo 2.2.024087.7Windows, Android, Mac, Windows Phone
21.0.85.25733807.5Windows, iPhone, Mac, Windows Phone
322197.4Windows
41.09017Windows
51.17016.1Windows
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