Download New Music - 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
  • 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,
  • Angry Birds Rio

    Demo 2.2.0

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Symbian
    Mac

    The Angry Birds hit Rio!

    8
    1782 votes
    • PROS: Familiar gameplay, New elements, Great music
    • CONS: Nothing really new
  • SoundCloud

    3.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Android
    Web Apps
    iPhone

    Access and upload SoundCloud recordings from your Mac

    5
    47 votes
    • PROS: Allows you to listen to and upload SoundCloud files from your Mac, Slick and easy to use, Search and create your own playlists
    • CONS: May be unstable if fails to connect to the cloud
  • Pandora One Desktop App

    2.0

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Discover new music from your desktop

    5
    123 votes
    • PROS: Better music quality, No ads or commercials, Customized music discovery experience, Great music inventory
    • CONS: Only available with paid subscription, App is very small
  • Real Guitar Free

    1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Learn guitar and have fun

    8
    4 votes
    • PROS: Learn new songs, Revise chords,
    • CONS: Contains ads, Requires in-app purchases for extended content
  • dupeGuru

    3.1.0

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Eradicate duplicate files from your music collection

    7
    13 votes
    • PROS: Replaces duplicate files instantly, Very quick, Slick new interface
    • CONS: Wrongly marks out some files as duplicates, May miss some files
  • Pandora

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Stream music from your desktop

    6
    68 votes
    • PROS: No registration required, Discover new music based on your current tastes, Improve the song selection by voting on songs you like
    • CONS: Ads can be annoying
  • Napster

    3.8.1.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Windows Phone

    Discover and purchase millions of songs with the new Napster

    6
    67 votes
    • PROS: Huge selection of music, Economical if you choose monthly subscription, Smart interface which includes easy access to burning, radio etc.
    • CONS: Files are protected by DRM, Limitation on file copying,
  • vSide

    Beta 13 e

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Meet new people in a fun chat setting

    9
    12 votes
    • PROS: Chat in 3D, dance and discover new friends, Share music and YouTube videos, Custom an avatar and apartment, Hop from one party to another
    • CONS: Chat freezes on occasion, especially on start-up
  • Alizarin

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    iPhone

    Cool App for Music Lovers

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Access to endless hours of music, Includes new releases
    • CONS: Not available for free, Not all genres covered
  • Wire

    1.1.12

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Plug in to a new kind of messenger app

    9
    1 vote
    • PROS: Looks gorgeous, Crystal clear audio quality, Supports SoundCloud music sharing
    • CONS: Awkward user interface, Needs more features, Only worth installing if all your friends do
  • Libra

    0.9.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Organize your books, movies, music and more in an efficient way

    5
    58 votes
    • PROS: Support books, audio CDs, movies and videogames, Very detailed entry for each item on catalog, Adding new items is really easy, Includes a loan manager, Support for importing and exporting databases
    • CONS: Only searches Amazon
  • Xbox Music for Windows 10

    1.1.139.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A unified music experience for Windows

    6
    120 votes
    • PROS: Beautiful Metro interface, Easy to browse for new music, Touch screen friendly, Xbox Music is a great music subscription service
    • CONS: Limited format support, Ad supported streaming can become tiring
  • Music Recorder

    14.0.62200.0

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Automatically Record Your Favorite Music as Free MP3s and Discover new Artists

    8
    10 votes
    • TuneWiki

      4.6.6

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      Java

      Music, lyrics, album art and more

      7
      4 votes
      • PROS: Lyrics and album art finder, Easy to manage music, Large community where it's easy to find new music
      • CONS: Feels a bit rough at times, Controls can be slow, Shuffle function doesn't always work well
    • iTunes Folder Watch

      2.1.08

      License
      try Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Automatically add your music to iTunes

      9
      6 votes
      • PROS: Updates iTunes immediately with new music, Works quietly in the background,
      • CONS: Doesn't tell you when iTunes library is being updated
    • DJ Studio Hero - DJ pads

      1.0.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Java

      Live for rhythm and create your own music in a new musical hit game DJ Studio Hero - DJ Pads!

      -
      No votes yet
      • Don't Tap the White Tile

        3.4.5.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        Keep those fingers moving

        7
        10 votes
        • PROS: Lots of game for free, New game modes keep things fresh, Beautiful blend of action and music, Unobtrusive ads
        • CONS: There are ads, If the music isn’t your thing the joy of it may be lost
      • exfm

        1.0.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        iPhone

        Discover new music in an innovative way

        10
        1 vote
        • PROS: Innovative way to discover great music, Share music over Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr, Scrobble your music to Last.fm, Listen to your iPod library through exfm, Great user interface
        • CONS: No music search, Crashes on occasions
      Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
      #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
      1Demo 2.2.017827.6Windows, Android, iPhone, Symbian
      21.0.133736.5Windows, iPhone, Mac, Windows Phone
      36.3.66866.5Windows, Android, Mac
      41.1.139.01206.1Windows
      52.01235.4Windows, Mac