Download Online Streaming - Best Software & Apps

  • Spotify

    1.0.74.380

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    iPhone
    Windows Phone
    Web Apps

    Find, share and enjoy your favorite music online

    7
    3224 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
  • SopCast

    4.2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Watch free TV channels and broadcast your own

    7
    1743 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
  • Google Play Music

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Free Software for Music Lovers

    9
    46 votes
    • PROS: Great audio quality, Integrated with YouTube and other tools
    • CONS: Takes a while to set up, Limited non-musical content
  • Camfrog Video Chat

    6.11

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Join live streaming video chat rooms

    8
    883 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

    Pluto TV is a free online television service broadcasting over 100 live channels full of TV shows, movies and Internet video

    9
    13 votes
    • 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.

      10
      2 votes
      • Adobe Media Player

        1.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Navigate online videos using this multimedia player

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

        5.0.4

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Watch internet videos like you watch TV

        6
        277 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
        Mac
        Windows

        Enter the world of online live streaming!

        9
        2 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
      • 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.

        10
        3 votes
        • VideoBox

          1.9

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          An Online Player for Arabic Video

          8
          121 votes
          • RadioSure Portable

            2.2.1022

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Take thousands of free online radio stations anywhere

            8
            109 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
          • ChrisTV Online Premium Edition

            11.12

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows

            ChrisTV Online Premium Edition

            9
            14 votes
            • FirstRow Sport App

              7.8

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Watch all your sport online

              6
              102 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
            • Web Camera Online - Live CCTV IP Video Cams Viewer

              1

              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.

              -
              No votes yet
              • Amazing WebTV

                3.7.5.2

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Receive over 2,500+ free online channels of daily and live broadcasts from around the world.

                4
                9 votes
                • FStream

                  1.4.5

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Mac

                  Listen to and record online radio easily

                  7
                  66 votes
                  • PROS: Decode and encode streams, Use Apple Remote, Uses little CPU, Easy to select and add streams
                  • CONS: No equalizer, No stream browsing, Preset lists limited to ShoutCast and SourceMac
                • Wondershare AllMyMusic for Mac

                  2.2.0

                  License
                  buy Download
                  Platform
                  Mac

                  Record audio from any online video or audio stream

                  6
                  28 votes
                  • Movies Play HD Online

                    3.0.2.0

                    License
                    free Download
                    Platform
                    Windows

                    Free Trial Application to Watch Movies and Television Programmes

                    -
                    No votes yet
                    • 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.
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