Download Social Applications - Best Software & Apps

  • Snapchat

    9.20.4.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Private photo and video sharing on your phone

    7
    638 votes
    • PROS: Fun idea, Easy to use
    • CONS: No parental options, Scans phone, Facebook, and Twitter for contacts
  • Spotify

    1.0.85.257

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac
    Windows Phone
    Web Apps

    Find, share and enjoy your favorite music online

    7
    3330 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
  • Shazam

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    Windows Phone
    iPhone

    Instantly find out which song is playing

    8
    538 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
  • Messenger Lite

    1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Send messages without the bloat using Messenger Lite

    9
    56 votes
    • PROS: Small size, Access to Messenger service, Simple user interface
    • CONS: Fewer features than full version
  • Windows Live Messenger

    Build 14.0.8117.416 2009

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Symbian
    iPhone

    See. Hear. Share. Instantly.

    8
    23283 votes
    • PROS: Nice customizable interface, Great photo sharing service, New options for contacts management, Tons of emoticons, winks and other eye-candy for chats
    • CONS: No custom status messages, Uncomfortable menu buttons, Installation file is getting bloated, Advertisement on the main interface
  • Waze

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Windows Phone
    BlackBerry

    The social mapping app for drivers

    8
    150 votes
    • PROS: Driver-focused features, Real-time alerts for traffic, speed cameras, Makes reporting hazards fun, Integrates with other apps
    • CONS: No map downloads for offline use, Social features can be distracting
  • Mailbird

    Lite 2.0.10.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Access Gmail and online services

    8
    135 votes
    • PROS: Easy to find and write emails, Integration with online services and social media, App to quickly search through attachments
    • CONS: Identities only saves drafts and sent mail to the main account, Delays and slowdown when receiving hundreds of emails
  • Google Allo

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    It's finally here: mobile messaging from Google

    8
    14 votes
    • PROS: Extremely fast and easy to use, Supports both emojis and stickers, Preserves past conversations automatically, Optional end-to-end encryption
    • CONS: Heavily designed for phones rather than other devices, Privacy may be an issue
  • Skype Voice Changer

    1.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free and Fun Voice-Changing Software for Skype Users

    4
    736 votes
    • PROS: A simplified and intuitive user interface., Numerous modification and distortion applications are possible.
    • CONS: Many advanced functions are only available with the professional version., As this is open-source software there can be times when bugs need to be removed by third-party developers.
  •  FRIM - chat with new friends

    device-dependant

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Smartphone Chat Application for Adults and Teenagers

    7
    7 votes
    • PROS: A lightweight alternative to more memory-taxing social applications., It is possible to add a personal touch to any profile within seconds.
    • CONS: Users have to purchase additional coins to unlock more advanced functions., The database associated with this application is not nearly as large as some other social networking sites.
  • Flickr Uploadr

    3.2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    The easiest way to publish to Flickr

    6
    68 votes
    • PROS: Batch upload, Create photosets, Tag photos, Set privacy and safety levels, Fast uploads
    • CONS: Opens up Flickr to confirm access
  • Digsby

    Beta Build 90

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Merge IM, email and social network accounts under one interface

    8
    139 votes
    • PROS: Control IM, email and social network accounts from one single interface, Support for the most popular online services, Clear, organized interface, Very complete settings menu
    • CONS: A bit slow when logging in, Facebook doesn't work properly with Digsby
  • Flickr

    3.2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Windows Phone
    Web Apps

    Official Flickr app for Android devices

    7
    12 votes
    • PROS: Quickly view recent Flickr activity, View your photos with ease, Includes a range of filters to apply, Well designed user interface
    • CONS: Camera app is quite unstable, No batch upload facility, No image editing tools
  • Sleipnir

    Sleipnir 3 for Windows

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Full-featured web browser with support for the Gecko engine

    7
    53 votes
    • PROS: Good security tools, Built-in password manager
    • CONS: Bloated interface
  • Social World Messenger

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Social World Messenger: social made easy

    8
    23 votes
    • PROS: This app means you can uninstall up to 4 applications from your device, You have ease of access to the most popular social networks with one click, Split screen view allows user to view more than one message and network at once, No intrusive data sharing with third parties
    • CONS: It has a tendency to auto-close itself when not in use, which is annoying for regular social network users, It is not compatible with older PCs using Windows 7 and Vista
  • Free Virtual Serial Ports Emulator

    0.923.3.694

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Serial ports emulator that helps software developers test their applications

    6
    24 votes
    • Tomahawk Player

      0.4.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Play your music anytime and anywhere

      7
      33 votes
      • PROS: Lightweight app, Cross-platform, Last.fm and Twitter integration
      • CONS: Very few advanced options, Setup is a little difficult
    • Nintendo Switch Online

      1.0.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone

      Get the most of your Nintendo Switch Multiplayer games with Nintendo Switch Online

      7
      13 votes
      • PROS: Voice chat, Added functions like invites, Does its job well
      • CONS: Using your phone can make you lazy, Will become a paid service in 2018
    • SoundTracking

      Android 3.0.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone

      Share your personal soundtrack

      7
      11 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
    • Seesmic Desktop

      2 1.0.0.1296

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Desktop client for Twitter, Facebook and more

      7
      48 votes
      • PROS: Real time updates, Multiple account support, Nice plugins
      • CONS: Resource hungry, Not very attractive
    Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
    #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
    1varies-with-device5387.7Windows, Android, Mac, Windows Phone
    2Build 14.0.8117.416 2009232837.6Windows, Symbian, iPhone
    31.0.85.25733307.5Windows, iPhone, Mac, Windows Phone
    49.20.4.06387Android, iPhone
    51.47364.4Windows
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