Download Streaming - Best Software & Apps

  • YTD Video Downloader

    5.9.11

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Superb free downloader for YouTube and other video streaming sites

    7
    12055 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Quick at downloading, Supports batches, One of the best YouTube video downloaders, Basic version is free
    • CONS: To download and convert at same time requires Pro version
  • Netflix

    9.002

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    All the best offers in Top series, documentaries and shows

    8
    5210 votes
    • PROS: Touch friendly interface, Beautiful interface, Personalized recommendations
    • CONS: Some laggy performance at times
  • Modbro

    2.1.26

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Free App for streaming Videos

    9
    66 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use., Versatile, with lots of added features.
    • CONS: It is only compatible with Versions of Android that are higher than 4., Categories list can sometimes stop working.
  • All Video Downloader

    6.0.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    Download videos from more than 190 video streaming sites

    6
    5499 votes
    • PROS: Compatible with many sites, Lots of supported file formats
    • CONS: Limited to two simultaneous downloads, Impossible to download certain videos
  • SopCast

    4.2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Watch free TV channels and broadcast your own

    7
    1825 votes
    • PROS: Lots of channels to choose from, Organized by categories, Create and broadcast your programs
    • CONS: Streaming quality and consistency varies wildly, Gives no error log for those channels that won't stream, A lot of non-US content
  • ZEE5 - Movies, TV Shows, LIVE TV & Originals

    14.18.32

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Nearly Endless Streaming Content

    8
    146 votes
    • PROS: Over 100, 000 Hours of Video Content, 12 Available Languages, Offline Download for Shows and Movies, Smart Content Search
    • CONS: Lengthy Ad Inserts in Every Episode, Eats Up A Lot of Data, Requires Subscription, No Subtitle Available for Downloaded Content
  • Spotify

    1.1.4.197

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac
    Web Apps

    Find, share and enjoy your favorite music online

    8
    3498 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
  • YTD for Mac

    4.2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Superb downloader for YouTube and other video streaming sites

    8
    121 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
  • YTD Music Downloader Pro

    1.1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A free program for Windows, by Bytewise Computer Solutions.

    8
    94 votes
    • PS4 Remote Play

      2.8.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      Windows
      iPhone
      Mac

      Free PlayStation 4 Streaming App for Mobile Gaming

      9
      72 votes
      • PROS: Free, Game data saved across devices
      • CONS: Games can look poor, Requires fast internet connection
    • Google Play Music

      8.18.7847-1.L

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      Windows
      iPhone
      Web Apps

      Access music offline or streaming online

      7
      318 votes
      • PROS: Easy to use, Simple setup, Offline and online usability
      • CONS: Requires data connection for best use, Will import artist even if already on device
    • Open Broadcaster Software

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Live video streaming software for novice and advanced!

      8
      101 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
    • BIGOLIVE

      4.10.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Live streaming chat application for smartphone users

      9
      131 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.
    • CherryPlayer

      2.4.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Unlimited streaming audio, playlists, and YouTube downloads

      8
      430 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
    • Free Movies Box

      2.2.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Access hundreds of free movies for streaming

      6
      174 votes
      • PROS: Large catalog of movies, Classification of movies by genre, Search engine
      • CONS: Difficulty of launching some movies, Variable video quality, Overall quality of movies available, No subtitles, Bug with playback bar
    • Voicemeeter Banana

      2.0.4.7

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free Software for Audio Streaming

      8
      64 votes
      • PROS: Free to download and use, Huge number of useful features
      • CONS: Can be tricky to get to grips with, Several hours of required to learn
    • Football Live Streaming

      1.6

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Live soccer matches and other sports for free on your Android

      7
      58 votes
      • PROS: Live football and other sports, Daily schedule, Simple and intuitive, Good quality streaming
      • CONS: Design could be reviewed, Lots of ads, No options
    • TuneIn Radio

      1.0.1.587

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Streaming music, news, podcasts and more

      6
      332 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
    • JustWatch Movies & TV Shows

      0.24.58

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Effective Software to Watch Streaming Movies and Videos

      9
      27 votes
      • PROS: A simple and clean layout, Streaming channels are being updated on a regular basis
      • CONS: Some users claim that the recent update crashes upon launch, This app is not available in the United States
    • TuneIn Radio

      21.7

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      The app of 100,000 radios

      7
      174 votes
      • PROS: Lots of stations , Good design, Multiple sorting options , Allows you to save your favorites
      • CONS: Classification isn't always accurate
    Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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    21.1.4.19734987.6Windows,iPhone,Mac,Web Apps
    35.9.11120557.2Windows
    44.2.018257Windows,Android,Mac
    56.0.0.054996.3Windows,Android
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