Download Social Music - Best Software & Apps

  • Shazam

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A music identifier for Windows 8

    7
    409 votes
    • PROS: Identify songs by sound, Includes album reviews and artist biographies, Share tags across social networks
    • CONS: Can't identify all songs
  • Spotify

    1.0.89.313

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac
    Windows Phone
    Web Apps

    Find, share and enjoy your favorite music online

    8
    3477 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
  • Photo Video Maker With Music

    1.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Free and fun photo and video maker for smartphones

    8
    135 votes
    • PROS: There is no charge to download and utilize this application, All slideshows can be shared via social media accounts
    • CONS: Some users have complained that the music will not play, Advertisements will appear from time to time
  • Shazam

    5.12.2-151214

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone
    Windows Phone
    Web Apps

    Instantly find out which song is playing

    8
    343 votes
    • PROS: Huge database of music, Links to the track on Spotify, Rdio and Google Play, Extremely simple to use, Keeps a history of searched-for songs, Well-integrated social aspect
    • CONS: Won't recognize every song
  • Tango

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Windows Phone

    Free video calling and messaging app for Android

    7
    432 votes
    • PROS: Simple to set up, Make free calls over 3G, 4G or WiFi, Easy to use, Good call quality, Play games, listen to music, send animations and more, Good friend discovery and social features
    • CONS: No group video conferencing, Limited privacy settings
  • Myspace

    3.6.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Facebook, Twitter and Myspace all in one place

    10
    2 votes
    • PROS: Integrates Twitter and Facebook, Attractive stream interface
    • CONS: Slow and unstable, No music, Discover stream isn't personalised
  • S4 League

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free multiplayer online action game

    8
    1786 votes
    • PROS: Frenetic, action-packed battles, Colorful attractive graphics, Good background music, Interesting social network elements
    • CONS: It takes ages to load, Sometimes games feel too stressful
  • Magisto Video Editor & Maker

    3.5.6281

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Web Apps
    iPhone

    Create Amazing Music Videos On Your Device

    7
    17 votes
    • PROS: Simple to use video editing, Good features such as facial recognition
    • CONS: Requires internet connection, Some expensive in-app options
  • Torch Music

    1.6.1132

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Torch Music is a free (no ads!) social music discovery app that lets you listen, share and discover music you love.

    8
    16 votes
    • Qplayer

      1.0.0.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Music from social networking sites under one umbrella

      7
      19 votes
      • PROS: Encompasses several social networking sites, Listen to music for free, Interact with other users
      • CONS: Too many pictures and linking make it heavy on RAM
    • 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
    • Last.fm Scrobbler

      2.1.36.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Android
      Mac
      iPhone
      Web Apps

      The ultimate in free social music radio

      8
      238 votes
      • PROS: Audioscrobbler, Works even if you don’t have a music library, Saves your last 10 stations, Listen to neighbour and friends’ stations, Search stations by tags or artists, Detailed artist info
      • CONS: Big window, Free version has limited features
    • Musictube

      1.2.2

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Search and play music from YouTube

      6
      92 votes
      • PROS: Intuitive and beautiful interface, Quick search and buffering, Ability to watch video, Social sharing, Easily switch between versions of songs
      • CONS: A little slow and buggy on launch, No music discovery features, Poor sound quality
    • DJ Mix Pads 2 - Remix Version

      12

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      iPhone

      YOU'VE NEVER SEEN SOMETHING LIKE THIS - INCREDIBLE UPDATE DJ Mix Pads 2 – Remix Version it’s music creator and social musical community in one application.

      8
      10 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
      • Rdio

        2.8.13

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        Windows
        iPhone
        Windows Phone
        BlackBerry

        Streaming music for Android

        8
        9 votes
        • PROS: Unlimited streaming, Lots of songs, Offline syncing
        • CONS: Subscriptions with mobile devices is more expensive
      • MuzApp - Play music & video online and offline

        2.2.8

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        iPhone

        Play your media on or offline with MuzApp

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: Easy to use and plenty of social features, Listen to music for free online and offline
        • CONS: Some users report issues with saving music for offline use, Not ideal if you just want to listen without social additions
      • Wire

        1.1.12

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        iPhone

        Plug in to a new kind of messenger app

        7
        3 votes
        • PROS: Looks gorgeous, Crystal clear audio quality, Supports SoundCloud music sharing
        • CONS: Awkward user interface, Needs more features, Only worth installing if all your friends do
      • BandLab - Social Music Maker and Recording Studio

        4.3.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        iPhone

        A Free program for iPhone‚ by BandLab Singapore Pte Ltd

        10
        1 vote
        • Radio Javan

          5.3.2

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android
          iPhone

          Listen to podcasts and stream music with this free app

          9
          1 vote
          • PROS: You can download any music you hear on the radio, Easy-to-use for avid radio
          • CONS: Sometimes the songs cut out and do not finish, The app may freeze when used on some mobile devices
        Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
        #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
        117867.9Windows
        21.0.89.31334777.6Windows, iPhone, Mac, Windows Phone
        35.12.2-1512143437.6Android, Mac, iPhone, Windows Phone
        4Varies with device4327.3Android, Windows, iPhone, Windows Phone
        54097.1Windows
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