Download Online Streaming - Best Software & Apps

  • SopCast

    4.2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Watch free TV channels and broadcast your own

    7
    1830 votes
    • PROS: Lots of channels to choose from, Organized by categories, Create and broadcast your programs
    • CONS: Streaming quality and consistency varies wildly, Gives no error log for those channels that won't stream, A lot of non-US content
  • Spotify

    1.1.6.113

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac
    Web Apps

    Find, share and enjoy your favorite music online

    8
    3509 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

    5.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Free Software for Music Lovers

    9
    162 votes
    • PROS: Great audio quality, Integrated with YouTube and other tools
    • CONS: Takes a while to set up, Limited non-musical content
  • Adobe Media Player

    1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Navigate online videos using this multimedia player

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

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone
    Android

    Stream Anime with Crunchyroll

    10
    1 vote
    • PROS: Features a wide range of anime and Japanese drama., Has multiple means of navigation., The website has space for user discussion., The store has a good range of merchandise.
    • CONS: Has little animation from outside Japan., A number of series are unsuitable for children., Broadness of genre categories can make navigation hard., User-posted reviews tend to be insubstantial.
  • Camfrog Video Chat

    6.30.698.8219

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Join live streaming video chat rooms

    8
    937 votes
    • PROS: Lots of people online, Lots of different rooms available, Good for those using sign language
    • CONS: Very confusing and overwhelming at first, Interface looks a bit cheap
  • Pluto TV: 100+ Free Channels

    0.1.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Watch hundreds of shows for free

    7
    29 votes
    • PROS: Has cross-platform support, Good quality streaming, Easy set-up, Has a variety of categories
    • CONS: Cannot choose the available programs, Cluttered interface, TV devices are limited, Available programs and channels are limited
  • Vivo Camera Viewer: Camaras IP

    1.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    View more than 11,000 public live real time online video streaming CCTV surveillance and security web cameras around the world right from your Android smartphone and tablet.

    8
    8 votes
    • Miro

      5.0.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Watch internet videos like you watch TV

      6
      280 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
    • Gameshow

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Enter the world of online live streaming!

      7
      5 votes
      • PROS: Standard templates make it easy to start streaming, Free trial to try and a low price to buy make this a great entry level streaming software
      • CONS: Creating new templates is complex and requires skill. For new streamers, the standard templates will have to be enough
    • FirstRow Sport App

      7.8

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Watch all your sport online

      6
      106 votes
      • PROS: Easy to use, Good selection of channels, Multiple streams usually available
      • CONS: General TV streams poor, Annoying ads, Tiresome installation, Could look better
    • Movies Play HD Online

      3.0.2.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free Trial Application to Watch Movies and Television Programmes

      9
      5 votes
      • PROS: This application offers thousands of different films and television shows., A size of 9.68 megabytes is ideal for most operating systems.
      • CONS: Movies Play HD Online will contain advertisements until the full version is purchased., Earlier operating systems are unable to support this application.
    • RadioSure Portable

      2.2.1022

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Take thousands of free online radio stations anywhere

      8
      114 votes
      • PROS: Endless list of radio stations, High speed, great sound quality, You can record streaming audio to MP3, You can add new stations to the list
      • CONS: Search function could be improved, New versions haven't changed much
    • VideoBox

      1.9

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      An Online Player for Arabic Video

      8
      124 votes
      • Web Camera Online - Live CCTV IP Video Cams Viewer

        1.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        iPhone

        View thousands of public live real time online video streaming CCTV surveillance and security web cameras around the world right from your Android smartphone and tablet.

        10
        2 votes
        • ChrisTV Online Premium Edition

          11.12

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          ChrisTV Online Premium Edition

          9
          14 votes
          • Wondershare AllMyMusic for Mac

            2.2.0

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Mac

            Record audio from any online video or audio stream

            6
            30 votes
            • Xstreamripper for Mac OS X

              1.14

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Mac

              Save online radio broadcasts to Mac

              7
              30 votes
              • PROS: Very simple and easy to use, Records directly to Mp3 form
              • CONS: Silence reduction feature works erratically
            • Tv-Plug-In

              1.3.2.0

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Watch online TV for FREE on your computer.

              9
              4 votes
              • Camfrog Video Chat

                for Mac 2.9

                License
                buy Download
                Platform
                Mac

                Join live streaming video chat rooms

                8
                50 votes
                • PROS: Lots of people online, Lots of different rooms available, Good for those using sign language
                • CONS: Very confusing and overwhelming at first, Interface looks a bit cheap
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