Download Streaming Radio - Best Software & Apps

  • iTunes

    12.8.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Still one of the best music players

    7
    14541 votes
    • PROS: Simplified interface, Apple Music streaming service, Improved playlist creation, Curated and automatic radio stations
    • CONS: Limited file formats supported, Amost overwhelming number of features!
  • iTunes 64 bit

    12.7.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Still one of the best music players

    7
    2338 votes
    • PROS: Simplified interface, Improved playlist creation, Curated and automatic radio stations, Apple Music streaming service
    • CONS: Limited file formats supported, Amost overwhelming number of features!
  • 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
    3329 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
  • Google Play Music

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Free Software for Music Lovers

    9
    74 votes
    • PROS: Great audio quality, Integrated with YouTube and other tools
    • CONS: Takes a while to set up, Limited non-musical content
  • Digital TV 2050

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Tune your PC into hundreds of TV channels from around the world

    6
    326 votes
    • PROS: Huge selection of countries to choose from, Streaming and quality good, Features integrated radio and webcams
    • CONS: Poor selection of national channels, Many streams do not work , Interface looks dated
  • TuneIn Radio

    1.0.1.587

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Streaming music, news, podcasts and more

    6
    316 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
  • iHeartRADIO

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Personalized internet radio

    6
    21 votes
    • PROS: Local radiostations from major cities, Personalized and smart streaming radio, Useful Windows 8 multitasking, Integrated lyrics
    • CONS: Mediocre quality music, Takes some time to learn your musical tastes
  • RarmaRadio

    2.65

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Tune in to thousands of streaming radio and TV stations

    8
    63 votes
    • PROS: Thousands of stations to choose from, Neat, convenient station structure, You can record up to 10 stations at the same time, Also includes TV channels
    • CONS: Interface is quite basic, Recording functionality only works with radio
  • GTA Radio

    1.9

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Listen to all the radio stations from Grand Theft Auto

    8
    130 votes
    • PROS: Includes stations from six GTAs, Lots of great music and chat radio, Generally smooth streaming
    • CONS: Poor audio quality, Station navigation could be better
  • Tv Wave

    0.4.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    With Tv Wave watching your favorite TV stations or listening to various radio shows on your PC should no longer be a problem

    6
    24 votes
    • Xstreamripper for Mac OS X

      1.14

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Save online radio broadcasts to Mac

      7
      30 votes
      • PROS: Very simple and easy to use, Records directly to Mp3 form
      • CONS: Silence reduction feature works erratically
    • RipCast Streaming Audio Ripper

      1.9

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Record SHOUTcast shows continuously

      6
      15 votes
      • Web Media Player

        0.64.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A Free Streaming media program for Windows

        7
        19 votes
        • RadioSure Portable

          2.2.1022

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Take thousands of free online radio stations anywhere

          8
          115 votes
          • PROS: Endless list of radio stations, High speed, great sound quality, You can record streaming audio to MP3, You can add new stations to the list
          • CONS: Search function could be improved, New versions haven't changed much
        • FStream

          1.4.5

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Mac

          Listen to and record online radio easily

          7
          66 votes
          • PROS: Decode and encode streams, Use Apple Remote, Uses little CPU, Easy to select and add streams
          • CONS: No equalizer, No stream browsing, Preset lists limited to ShoutCast and SourceMac
        • Recordify

          2016

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Save music from streaming services

          6
          6 votes
          • Jango Radio - Free Streaming Music

            5.1.0.3

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            iPhone

            A free music & radio app for iPhone, by DKCM Inc.

            -
            No votes yet
            • myTuner Radio Free

              1.7

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Mac

              A Free Audio & Video program for Mac

              6
              1 vote
              • Audials Radio

                varies with device

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Android

                Audials is a radio player and recorder with over 63,000 streaming stations!

                -
                No votes yet
                • StationRipper

                  2.98.3

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Listen to and record streaming radio

                  7
                  66 votes
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