Download Play Audio - Best Software & Apps

  • Winamp

    5.666 Full B 3516

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Windows Phone

    A hugely popular and versatile audio and media player

    8
    11214 votes
    • PROS: Fully customizable, Small installation, Runs quickly
    • CONS: No MOV support, Rip only on full version
  • VLC for Windows 10

    2015.915.1119.1464

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Play your audio and video for free with this version of VLC for Windows 10

    7
    1459 votes
    • PROS: A groundbreaking media player for W10, Supports many formats, Comfortable to use
    • CONS: Very few options
  • Shazam

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone
    Windows Phone

    Instantly find out which song is playing

    8
    573 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
  • Google Play Music

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Access music offline or streaming online

    7
    184 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
  • DJ Mixer Express

    5.8.3

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Mix and play songs on two turntables

    7
    3467 votes
    • PROS: Lots of functions and tools , Well laid out, easy to understand interface
    • CONS: Trial only 20mins
  • Sound Search for Google Play

    1.1.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Music search for Android

    7
    196 votes
    • PROS: Decent music discovery, Recognizes music well, Easy to use
    • CONS: Acts as widget, Cannot recognize music outside of Google Play
  • Music Box - Free Offline Music Player from Cloud

    1.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    iPhone

    Download and Play Music Offline For Free

    9
    5 votes
    • PROS: Unlimited free storage, Listen offline
    • CONS: Can?t stream from Youtube Soundcloud etc, Limited to songs you?ve previously downloaded
  • Media Player Codec Pack

    4.4.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Use This Free Codec Pack To Play More Media Files

    7
    509 votes
    • PROS: Very up to date supports resolutions up to 4K and supports almost every type of audio and video file, Easy to install the codecs when compared with how difficult it usually is
    • CONS: The codecs may not work for your version of the media player, They will not fix grey-square issues or crackling issues when playing video files
  • The Joy of Creation: Reborn

    TJoC:R Preview demo

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Thrills and frights aplenty with the Joy of Creation Reborn

    8
    1153 votes
    • PROS: Superb graphics and game play, Horrifically splendid audio design, Surprisingly addictive objectives
    • CONS: Not a game for kids, Leaves you guessing at some stages
  • mp3 music download player

    1.2.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Play Your Favorite Songs With Mp3 Music Download Player

    10
    1 vote
    • PROS: Simple Format, Great Sound
    • CONS: Limited Functions, Does Not Download Music
  • Free Midi Player

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone

    A Midi player that’s easy to use

    7
    10 votes
    • PROS: Simple and intuitive, Can render songs using a wide variety of instruments, Shows the keys on the piano as the songs are being rendered, Can adjust the volume, tempo, and key offset
    • CONS: Crashes when some songs are loaded, Difficult to adjust volume, tempo, and key offset, Small interface, No other play options
  • Music Keyboard

    1.1.06

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    Play Like You've Got A Roland Right There With You

    5
    3 votes
    • PROS: Designed for touch screens, Lots of sound options
    • CONS: Poor with mouse and keyboard, Synthesizer-like learning curve
  • UMPlayer

    0.98

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A light, powerful and eye-catching media player

    7
    715 votes
    • PROS: Includes more than 200 codecs, Built-in search for YouTube and Shoutcast, Very light on resources, Automatic subtitle download, Customizable interface
    • CONS: Online TV and radio station lists are empty, No help file
  • 5KPlayer

    5.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Play your videos without difficulty

    6
    30 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Equalizer and tuner, Download videos from Youtube, MP3 converter, AirPlay Compatible
    • CONS: Not very configurable, No subtitle options
  • Free M4V Player

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Play the M4V video format with all expected media player options

    -
    No votes yet
    • Player DVD

      1.1.3.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Player DVD is the best solution to play files in MKV, VOB, FLV, MP4, WAV, MOV, M4V and other popular audio/video formats.

      8
      12 votes
      • Amazon Music for PC

        3.0.0.564

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Stream your AutoRip albums, download them, and play local files

        6
        106 votes
        • PROS: Stream or download AutoRip purchases, Very easy to use, Import iTunes and Windows Media libraries
        • CONS: No advanced options, No equalizer or presets
      • Media Power Player

        1.3.0.39

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Media Power Player can play more than 300 formats of audio and video files without any problems!

        7
        15 votes
        • Free Media Player

          1.0.6

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          A media player that will be good enough in a pinch

          8
          7 votes
          • PROS: Easy Install, Simple Interface, Clean media, Can support a large number of file formats
          • CONS: Not enough options for customization, Cannot open pictures, Cannot fast forward, Has only one skin
        • uPlayer

          1.6

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Easily play any audio or video file.

          6
          13 votes
          Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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          15.666 Full B 3516112148.1Windows, Android, Windows Phone
          2TJoC:R Preview demo11537.8Windows
          32015.915.1119.146414597.4Windows
          40.987157.2Windows, Mac
          55.8.334676.6Windows
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