Download Video Quality - Best Software & Apps

  • VidMate

    VidMate3.6507

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone

    Multimedia Download Platform

    8
    44471 votes
    • PROS: Unlimited downloads from more than 1000+ websites, Free HD video download, Over 200 TV channel streaming, Faster downloading process
    • CONS: Too many services provide the same service, Requires stable Internet connection, Limited media format support, Downloading music and audio can be illegal for some places
  • KMPlayer

    KMPlayer4.2.2.27

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    Complete Ultra-high Quality Playback

    8
    17775 votes
    • PROS: Minimal desktop footprint, Media customization, Supports most file formats, Online video capture
    • CONS: Requires manual activating of customization options, Control box can be confusing, May require users to visit partner advertisers, May have conflicts with some anti-virus programs
  • YouTube

    YouTube14.10.53

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    The most powerful video app on the Internet

    8
    3163 votes
    • PROS: Fast streaming, Large video catalog, Multi-tasking friendly, Can continue videos from before
    • CONS: Feed-type subscription, No notifications from subscribed channels, Steep monetization requirement, Cannot go back to the previous video
  • Skype

    Skype8.46.0.60

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    Skype, the telephone of the 21st century

    7
    29385 votes
    • PROS: Group videoconferencing, Talk-chat-type, Excellent audiovisual quality, Calls to mobile, Integration with Facebook
    • CONS: Requires a good connection, High consumption of resources, Some features are extra
  • Viber

    Vibervaries-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac

    Call and text free over 3G and Wifi

    8
    3424 votes
    • PROS: Very simple to use, Notifies you of contacts who are on Viber, Decent call quality, Send photos and videos, Stickers and emoticons to liven up chats, Group messaging with up-to 100 people, Hold & Talk feature
    • CONS: You may have to convince friends to switch to Viber
  • Skype for Windows 10

    Skype for Windows 1014.34.81.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Video chat, texting and instant messaging in one

    7
    1807 votes
    • PROS: Supports video chats, texting and instant messaging, High quality video chats, Automatically imports contacts from Microsoft accounts, Lots of emoticons, Free group video calls and screen sharing
    • CONS: Interface looks a bit sparse, Contacts may need editing after importing
  • GOM Player

    GOM Player2.3.41.5303

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    Android

    GOM Player is versatile, customizable and free for everyone. GOM plays all of the most popular video formats with the option to add subtitles and even VR!

    8
    5328 votes
    • 4k Video Downloader

      4k Video Downloader4.7.3.2742

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Download from YouTube with high quality and ease

      7
      738 votes
      • PROS: Easy to use, Fast downloads, Download multiple videos at once, Downloads MP3 audio files
      • CONS: A bit plain looking
    • SopCast

      SopCast4.2.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Android
      Mac

      Watch free TV channels and broadcast your own

      7
      1834 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
    • YTD

      YTD6.7.29

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Download your favorite YouTube videos

      8
      35 votes
      • PROS: Drag and drop videos to begin download, Download high-quality videos, Convert videos to other video or audio file format, Allows multiple downloads
      • CONS: Cannot cut or trim videos, Does not come with tutorial or help manual
    • WinX DVD Player

      WinX DVD Player4.0.0

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Region-free player for DVD, audio and other files

      7
      439 votes
      • PROS: Great audio and video quality, Supports a large range of files, Takes screenshots and has bookmark function
      • CONS: Ugly interface, Limited configuration options, Irritating registration messages, No help file
    • Yahoo! Messenger

      Yahoo! Messenger2.0.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      Mac
      iPhone
      Windows

      Another messaging service? Yahoo?

      7
      206 votes
      • PROS: Nice looking and easily navigated, Plenty of features, Yahoo! and MSN comunity memebers will find all they need, Geotagging yourself in a messenger app could have its uses
      • CONS: No one I know really uses Yahoo! or MSN, You have to explicit login to use
    • Video Maker  Free Video Editor with Photos Music

      Video Maker Free Video Editor with Photos Music1.9.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Easy-to-Use, Free Video Editing Tool

      9
      20 votes
      • PROS: Simple Interface, High Quality Export, Sharing Feature, Easy to Use Editing Functions
      • CONS: Does Not Allow You to Import Music from Your Gallery, No Transition Options, Lacks Animated Effects, Sometimes Crashes
    • HEVC Video Extensions

      HEVC Video Extensionsvaries-with-device

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      For Viewing HEVC Formats

      6
      8 votes
      • PROS: Read HEVC files, Better than AVC format, Enjoy high-quality videos, Minimal system requirements
      • CONS: Only for Windows 10, Very limited functionality, Playback experience may be inconsistent, Requires compatible GPU
    • Live TV for Windows 10

      Live TV for Windows 101.3.6.115

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A long list of TV channels and radio stations from around the world

      7
      81 votes
      • PROS: Good quality reproduction, Endless catalog, Varied channels, Allows you to record (if you're registered)
      • CONS: Category filters aren't useful
    • Tango

      Tango6.5.233394

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      Windows
      iPhone

      Free video calling and messaging app for Android

      7
      497 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
    • HandBrake

      HandBrake1.2.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac
      iPhone

      Free DVD to MPEG-4 converter

      7
      386 votes
      • PROS: Quick conversion, Alters video quality to suit required file size, Chops black bands around a video
      • CONS: Sometimes crashes
    • MPEG Streamclip

      MPEG Streamclip b4 1.9.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac
      Windows

      High-quality converter for MPEG files and transport streams

      7
      253 votes
      • PROS: Handles wide range of video formats, DVB support, All in one media tool
      • CONS: Slightly unintuive interface
    • SmartPixel

      SmartPixel3.2.0.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      SmartPixel | https://smartpixel.en.softonic.com/windows

      5
      67 votes
      • PROS: Record your screen in HD quality, Add annotations and live commentary to videos, Upload videos to YouTube with ease, Export videos in various formats
      • CONS: Requires a lot of resources, Program can sometimes crash during recording sessions, Getting to know the program can take some time, Interface is complicated at first
    • CherryPlayer

      CherryPlayer2.4.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Unlimited streaming audio, playlists, and YouTube downloads

      8
      442 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
    Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
    #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
    1VidMate3.6507444718.4Android,Windows,iPhone
    2GOM Player2.3.41.530353288.1Windows,Mac,Android
    3KMPlayer4.2.2.27177758.1Windows,Android,Mac,iPhone
    4Vibervaries-with-device34247.8Android,Windows,iPhone,Mac
    5Skype8.46.0.60293857.2Windows,Android,Mac,iPhone
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