Download Streaming - Best Software & Apps

  • YTD Video Downloader

    5.6

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Superb downloader for YouTube and other video streaming sites

    7
    8064 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Quick at downloading, Supports batches, One of the best YouTube video downloaders
    • CONS: To download and convert at same time requires Pro version
  • Spotify

    1.0.13

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac
    Windows Phone
    Web Apps

    Find, share and enjoy your favorite music online

    7
    373 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
  • Jing

    2.5.47113

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Capture and share images and video

    6
    265 votes
    • PROS: Discreet yet accessible, Save to video or image, History feature
    • CONS: Crosshairs view , Can lag, Limited editing
  • YTD for Mac

    1

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    Platform
    Mac

    Superb downloader for YouTube and other video streaming sites

    6
    55 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Quick at downloading, Supports batches, One of the best YouTube video downloaders
    • CONS: To download and convert at same time requires Pro version
  • Open Broadcaster Software

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Live video streaming software for novice and advanced!

    6
    18 votes
    • PROS: Great free software with all the bells and whistles of a paid program, Support for Twitch, YouTube, DailyMotion, Hitbox and other popular services, Huge library of plugins all available for free, along with the source code, on GitHub
    • CONS: Open source usually means slower releases for newer operating systems and hardware. Expect to have less up to date support
  • CherryPlayer

    2.4.1

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Unlimited streaming audio, playlists, and YouTube downloads

    7
    359 votes
    • PROS: Huge library, Good audio quality, YouTube and Last.fm integration, Opens Amazon.com MP3 store to purchase tracks, Trending tracks
    • CONS: Messy interface, Some videos require you to register to watch, No video/audio converter
  • Camfrog Video Chat

    6.11

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Join live streaming video chat rooms

    8
    565 votes
    • PROS: Lots of people online, Lots of different rooms available, Good for those using sign language
    • CONS: Very confusing and overwhelming at first, Interface looks a bit cheap
  • BIGOLIVE

    1.0.1

    License
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    Platform
    Android

    Live streaming chat application for smartphone users

    6
    6 votes
    • PROS: An excellent alternative to traditional video chat software., It is possible to send gifts and to earn extra money through Bigo.
    • CONS: As some content is intended for adults, parental guidance is required., In-app purchases will be presented to the user.
  • ScreenFlow

    5

    License
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    Platform
    Mac

    Excellent professional screencasting studio

    6
    1134 votes
    • PROS: Lots of effects, Simultaneous recording, Powerful but simple editor, Huge number of improvements in latest version
    • CONS: No way to subtitle or add text to screencasts
  • DuckDuckGo for Windows 10

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    A Free Searching And Privacy App For Internet Users

    7
    13 votes
    • PROS: The stories it suggests are not the ones you see on other websites, Their suggestions for new topics are inventive, You do not end up seeing the same things over and over again,
    • CONS: If you cannot find it on Google you will not find it with this app either, Some of the suggestions seem very random, No tracking means no specific/personal suggestions,
  • TuneIn Radio for Windows 10

    1.0.1.587

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Streaming music, news, podcasts and more

    6
    133 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
  • MorphVOX Mac

    1.2.4

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Digitally Change your Voice

    4
    101 votes
    • PROS: Change your voice with a variety of filters, Add background sounds and special effects for great audio clips, Available for Mac OS and Windows PC,
    • CONS: Not a free program you must purchase a license in order to use this software,
  • Ditto TV

    2.0

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    Watch more than 100 Indian TV shows live on your mobile device

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    • PROS: Plenty of TV shows to watch for a monthly fee, Adaptive streaming means it can run in areas with poor Wi-Fi
    • CONS: People outside of Middle and South Asia will not be interested in the app, The free trial only lasts for two days