Download Share Location - Best Software & Apps

  • WhatsApp Messenger

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Windows Phone
    Mac

    Send free text, audio and video messages from your Android phone

    8
    35757 votes
    • PROS: Lets you send photos, audio, video, location, and links, Group messaging, Works across different platforms, Support for Android Wear, Syncs with web version, Free calls, Save chats automatically to Google Drive
    • CONS: Only works if the other person has the app
  • Facebook

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows Phone
    iPhone
    Web Apps
    Pocket PC

    Official Facebook app for Android

    8
    9983 votes
    • PROS: Easy to get around, Upload photos from your phone, Real time notifications, Chat, Good integration with Android system
    • CONS: Not optimized for tablets, News feed isn't ordered chronologically
  • Telegram

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac
    Web Apps

    Fast and secure messaging app

    8
    710 votes
    • PROS: Supports group chats, Share videos up to 1GB, Send batches of photos, "Snapchat" style Secret Chat, Higher level of privacy compared to WhatsApp
    • CONS: Voice messages supported but no voice calling, Small user base compared to WhatsApp
  • WeChat

    2.6.0.1018

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Mac
    BlackBerry

    The popular chat app from China gets an English version

    9
    505 votes
    • PROS: Simple and easy to use, Excellent file transfer and screenshot tools
    • CONS: No video or audio support
  • Viber

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac
    Windows Phone

    Call and text free over 3G and Wifi

    8
    3206 votes
    • PROS: Very simple to use, Notifies you of contacts who are on Viber, Decent call quality, Send photos and videos, Stickers and emoticons to liven up chats, Group messaging with up-to 100 people, Hold & Talk feature
    • CONS: You may have to convince friends to switch to Viber
  • Hike Messenger

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows Phone
    iPhone

    Send free SMS messages with this WhatsApp-style app

    7
    279 votes
    • PROS: Fast and easy to use, Lets you share multimedia, location, etc., Group chat, Plenty of emoticons, Supports Hidden chats
    • CONS: Not innovative, Some bugs
  • eMule

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Windows

    eMule is a P2P download manager

    9
    40 votes
    • PROS: It uses its own method of file sharing, You may use torrents with it, The GUI is easy to understand
    • CONS: Each update will fix and create a bug, eMule torrents are not popular enough yet to be worthwhile, The social media functions are fairly redundant outside of academia
  • Photo Resizer HD

    1.1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Easily resize batches of images on Android

    10
    1 vote
    • PROS: Slick, clean interface, Very easy to use, Supports batch editing
    • CONS: Toolset is very basic
  • Voxer

    Walkie-Talkie PTT 1.3.2.0002

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A walkie-talkie and so much more

    7
    107 votes
    • PROS: Text or voice chat over Wi-Fi, 3G, 4G and more, Supports group chats, Connect via Facebook to find friends, Supports offline messaging, Push to Talk technology
    • CONS: Sound quality is a little tinny
  • Glympse

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Windows Phone
    BlackBerry

    Super slick geolocation app for tracking contacts

    5
    21 votes
    • PROS: Very simple to use, Lets you share your location in many ways, Show your location in real time on your Facebook wall , Slick integration with contacts and calendar, Lets you easily plot your location, Cross platform so supports most devices
    • CONS: 4-hour sharing time limit
  • OruxMaps

    7.3.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    The perfect companion for your sport routes

    8
    55 votes
    • Poke Radar for Pokemon GO

      1.6

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Record and share the location of the different Pokemon!

      9
      14 votes
      • PROS: Easy to use interface means you spend less time marking Pokemon and more time catching them, Filters allow you to narrow your search for only the Pokemon that you're looking for, increasing your odds of completing your collectionc
      • CONS: The simplicity of the application means that there aren't a lot of features at this time
    • Threema

      2.31

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone

      Swiss-made messenger with end-to-end encryption

      7
      4 votes
      • PROS: End-to-end encryption , Share photos, videos, chat and location , Display contacts securely , Practical QR scanner , Lots of smileys
      • CONS: User interface is sometimes cluttered , No overview of all shared media , Some menus are doubled up
    • SoundTracking

      Android 3.0.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone

      Share your personal soundtrack

      7
      12 votes
      • PROS: Share music with friends, Easy to use, Connects to multiple social networks
      • CONS: Extensive Facebook permissions, Only manual posting, Some international artists not recognized
    • Street Panorama

      1.3.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Discover the world with this slick Street View app

      6
      4 votes
      • PROS: Makes it easy to navigate streets, Displays full screen in landscape mode, Handy split-screen mode in portrait mode, Lets you bookmark favorite places, Random location feature
      • CONS: Lags at times, No auto-suggest in search
    • Messenger for Pokemon GO

      2.1.9

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Chat, tag your location and find Pokemon through this app!

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      No votes yet
      • PROS: Very simple user interface has everything you need and nothing that you don't, Message other members of the same team to coordinate efforts in capturing Pokemon, Map feature allows you to tag your location at the time you post the message, allowing other players to find the same Pokemon that you've caught, possibly letting them find the rare Pokemon they need to complete their collections.
      • CONS: Simple interface could have more features for demanding players
    • Foursquare for Windows 10

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      The social network for discovering your city

      9
      5 votes
      • PROS: Good design, Recommend shops and restaurants, Adapt your location information, Very broad user community, Follow your friends, User comments and photographs
      • CONS: Tricky to find some sections, Too focused on images
    • Talkray

      Free Calls and Text 3.44

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Call and send texts from the same app

      7
      29 votes
      • PROS: Calls and messages in the same app, Easy to use, Many options, Group calls
      • CONS: Not many users, for now, Interface can be improved, No video calls, for now
    • Locate

      3.0.7.3250

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Find a file on your computer quickly

      7
      10 votes
      • OsmAnd

        2.1 and up

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        Maps from around the world without a data connection

        8
        109 votes
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