Download Radio Streaming - Best Software & Apps

  • iTunes

    12.9.2.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Still one of the best music players

    7
    15968 votes
    • PROS: Simplified interface, Apple Music streaming service, Improved playlist creation, Curated and automatic radio stations
    • CONS: Limited file formats supported, Amost overwhelming number of features!
  • iTunes 64 bit

    12.9.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Still one of the best music players

    7
    2705 votes
    • PROS: Simplified interface, Improved playlist creation, Curated and automatic radio stations, Apple Music streaming service
    • CONS: Limited file formats supported, Amost overwhelming number of features!
  • 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
    161 votes
    • PROS: Great audio quality, Integrated with YouTube and other tools
    • CONS: Takes a while to set up, Limited non-musical content
  • Digital TV 2050

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Tune your PC into hundreds of TV channels from around the world

    7
    367 votes
    • PROS: Huge selection of countries to choose from, Streaming and quality good, Features integrated radio and webcams
    • CONS: Poor selection of national channels, Many streams do not work , Interface looks dated
  • GTA Radio

    1.9

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Listen to all the radio stations from Grand Theft Auto

    8
    175 votes
    • PROS: Includes stations from six GTAs, Lots of great music and chat radio, Generally smooth streaming
    • CONS: Poor audio quality, Station navigation could be better
  • TuneIn Radio

    1.0.1.587

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Streaming music, news, podcasts and more

    6
    335 votes
    • PROS: Tons of radio stations, Local broadcasts from major cities, Well organized interface, Intelligent search, Podcast support
    • CONS: Radio station icons are hard to read, No skipping, No recording features
  • iHeartRADIO

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Personalized internet radio

    6
    23 votes
    • PROS: Local radiostations from major cities, Personalized and smart streaming radio, Useful Windows 8 multitasking, Integrated lyrics
    • CONS: Mediocre quality music, Takes some time to learn your musical tastes
  • RarmaRadio

    2.65

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Tune in to thousands of streaming radio and TV stations

    8
    72 votes
    • PROS: Thousands of stations to choose from, Neat, convenient station structure, You can record up to 10 stations at the same time, Also includes TV channels
    • CONS: Interface is quite basic, Recording functionality only works with radio
  • Tv Wave

    0.4.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Watch TV directly on your PC

    6
    26 votes
    • PROS: Small interface, Fun design
    • CONS: Very difficult to use, No help files
  • Web Media Player

    0.64.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free Streaming media program for Windows

    7
    20 votes
    • RipCast Streaming Audio Ripper

      1.9

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Record SHOUTcast shows continuously

      6
      16 votes
      • 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
      • 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
      • myTuner Radio Free

        1.7

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        A Free Audio & Video program for Mac

        6
        1 vote
        • iScrobbler

          2.2

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Mac

          Client to connect to last.fm

          8
          1 vote
          • PROS: Very lightweight and easy to use, Supports Growl, Plays radio stations through iTunes
          • CONS: A little too intrusive in monitoring
        • RadioLover

          1.6.420

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Mac

          Record MP3 radio as songs

          7
          16 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
          • Jango Radio - Free Streaming Music

            5.4.5.5

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            iPhone

            A free music & radio app for iPhone, by DKCM Inc.

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            No votes yet
            • Radioshift

              1.6.5

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Mac

              Control Internet and AM/FM radio

              8
              18 votes
              • PROS: Browsing for radios, Subscribing and adding favorites, Auto-wake and power-on
              • CONS: Editing radio info
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