Download Parents - Best Software & Apps

  • YouTube Kids

    1.05.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    YouTube for kid-friendly viewing

    8
    18 votes
    • PROS: Kid-friendly content, Lots of educational channels, Parents can flag inappropriate videos
    • CONS: Landscape only orientation, Limited settings control
  • LightLogger Keylogger

    6.8.13.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Tool that Records All Your Web Activity

    7
    196 votes
    • PROS: Quite a handy tool for parents , Easy to install and use
    • CONS: Paid software , Your antivirus could prevent the program from installing
  • Porn Blocker

    1.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Smartphone Application to Block Unwanted Pornography

    8
    3 votes
    • PROS: Will enable parents to protect their children against inappropriate content., Works as an effective firewall against phishing and virus attacks.
    • CONS: Certain mobile providers prevent users from changing their ISP settings; rendering Porn Blocker ineffective., Some in-app products are rather expensive.
  • Cisco Network Magic

    Pro 5.5

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Easy to use Network Administrator for Cisco

    7
    513 votes
    • PROS: Makes managing Cisco networks easier, Suitable for parents monitoring kids online activity, Works on both PCs and Macs
    • CONS: Still requires network admin knowledge, Only works on Cisco networks
  • The Sims 3: Generations

    Preview

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    More experiencies for your growing sims!

    6
    72 votes
    • PROS: Adds more relationships and actions, Changes mainly noticeable in kids and teenagers, New profession: baby sitter, More interactions between parents and children
    • CONS: Doesn't include many new objects or furniture
  • Find My Friends

    4.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    iPhone

    Track the exact location of friends and family

    8
    4 votes
    • PROS: Very useful for parents tracking kids, Easy to setup, Temporary tracking feature, Useful if your phone gets stolen
    • CONS: Requires contacts to have app installed, Privacy issues
  • Messenger Kids

    2017

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Messenger Kids - A Free Messaging App For Conscientious Parents

    8
    10 votes
    • PROS: Safety options are extensive, Visual design is fantastic
    • CONS: Takes time to set up properly, Requires a lot of attention from parents
  • MacFamilyTree

    7.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Discover your family tree with this slick app

    6
    59 votes
    • PROS: Slick OS X interface, Easy to build family trees, Search for family online feature, Publish family trees online
    • CONS: Hasn't got the search or interaction possibilities of similar online services, May struggle with large files
  • ClassDojo

    4.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    A classroom management app

    9
    7 votes
    • PROS: Fun, engaging art style, Simple behaviour management, Direct communication with parents
    • CONS: Requires extensive buy-in, Limited features
  • Baobab Planet

    1.0.2880

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A fantasy planet full of games for kids

    8
    40 votes
    • PROS: All sorts of games and activities, Suitable for kids and parents, Customizable character
    • CONS: Characters don't speak - only text messages
  • Life360

    8.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    iPhone
    Android

    Geolocation tool aimed at families

    10
    1 vote
    • PROS: Great for families especially parents, Private circles, Check-in on arrival, Distress button, Reduces texts between members
    • CONS: Privacy issues, Easy to forget app is running if you don't want to be tracked
  • Dropcam

    2.2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Monitor your home remotely

    4
    2 votes
    • PROS: Easy set up, Good for parents
    • CONS: Dropcam HD required
  • homeopathy to help parents

    1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    designed for mass use, suitable for complete beginners, as well as a quick electronic guide for advanced users

    3
    3 votes
    • Weblock For Kids

      1.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Let your kids navigate the web safely

      8
      7 votes
      • PROS: Blocks ads automatically, Create different profiles with different settings, Easy to use for kids, Powerful controls for parents
      • CONS: Installer loaded with bloatware, No preloaded lists of safe sites
    • Playworld Superheroes

      1.2

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone

      A creative kids action game that parents can trust

      7
      4 votes
      • PROS: Lots of space for creativity, No in-app purchases or branding, Great graphics and sound
      • CONS: Sometimes the pace is a bit slow
    • Tarzan Run

      1.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Arcade game about boy, who was alone after death of his parents.

      7
      23 votes
      • OnlineFamily.Norton

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Monitor your kids internet activities with ease

        10
        2 votes
        • PROS: Monitors every aspect of your child's surfing habits, SImple to use web based interface, Provides peace of mind for parents
        • CONS: Lengthy installation process
      • AppNanny

        1.0.0

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        App-Nanny enables parents to control when, where and what kids can access via computers

        -
        No votes yet
        • Current—Debit Card for Kids

          1.0.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android

          A debit card system for parents and children

          -
          No votes yet
          • PROS: A simple way of monitoring your child’s spending habits, It allows you to automate payments to your child
          • CONS: It actively encourages your children to spend, Your kids cannot be paid into it by their job
        • Target Kids' Wish List

          2.0.3

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android

          Parents and grown-ups can keep on top of just what exactly little ones are interested in

          -
          No votes yet
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