Download Streaming - Best Software & Apps

  • Netflix

    3.7.0.23

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Windows Phone

    Native Neflix app for Windows' tile UI

    5
    346 votes
    • PROS: Touch friendly interface, Beautiful interface, Personalized recommendations
    • CONS: Some laggy performance at times
  • All Video Downloader

    4.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows

    Free Universal Video Downloder for Mobile Phones

    5
    1 vote
    • PROS: Easy and simple to set tasks, Prioritize and customize task view
    • CONS: Can’t sync across other mobile devices, Limited in its ability to notify of upcoming tasks
  • SopCast

    1.2.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    Mac

    Watch live sports and television on your Android phone

    6
    24 votes
    • PROS: Lots of channels, Good video quality for many channels, Allows you to open specific URLs
    • CONS: Badly organized channel listings, Very few US channels
  • Spotify

    1.0.13

    License
    free Download
    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
  • BIGOLIVE

    1.0.1

    License
    free Download
    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.
  • Jing

    2.5.47113

    License
    free Download
    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

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Superb downloader for YouTube and other video streaming sites

    6
    56 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
  • Google Play Music

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Access music offline or streaming online

    6
    57 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!

    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
  • Camfrog Video Chat

    6.11

    License
    free 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
  • YTD Video Downloader

    5.9.2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Superb downloader for YouTube and other video streaming sites

    7
    8066 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
  • Voicemeeter Banana

    2.0.2.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Software for Audio Streaming

    7
    24 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
  • PS4 Remote Play

    1.5.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    Mac

    Free PlayStation 4 Streaming App for Mobile Gaming

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Free, Game data saved across devices
    • CONS: Games can look poor, Requires fast internet connection
  • CherryPlayer

    2.4.1

    License
    free Download
    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
  • YTD Music Downloader Pro

    1.1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Save your favorite streaming videos or audio music from youtube onto your computer with this software

    4
    4 votes
    • dittoTV: LIVE TV shows channel

      varies-with-device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      Windows

      Clever smartphone application to watch television programs

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: There are currently well over 100 different channels to select, A user-friendly interface is perfect for those who have never used streaming apps
      • CONS: Many users claim that they receive no download confirmation after payment, It is not currently possible to access major international file networks
    • DuckDuckGo for Windows 10

      License
      free Download
      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,
    • SoundCloud

      14.12.18-43

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      Mac
      iPhone
      Web Apps

      Record your sounds on the go - then share them!

      9
      9 votes
      • PROS: Quick to record and share audio, Thriving community of users, Facebook integration
      • CONS: Activity and Stream feeds were temperamental in our tests
    • TuneIn Radio for Windows 10

      1.0.1.587

      License
      free 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
      try 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,
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