Download Watch Video - Best Software & Apps

  • VidMate

    3.5407

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone

    A free Android app to download films, TV shows and music from around the world.

    8
    13547 votes
    • PROS: Unlimited downloads, Free, You have shows from Zee TV, Star Plus, Sahara etc.
    • CONS: Similar services are abound, High Internet speeds are not always a given
  • VLC media player

    3.0.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    Simply the best free multi-format media player

    8
    43934 votes
    • PROS: Supports a wide range of formats, Good hotkey support, Easy to use, Very flexible and lightweight, Integration with web channel streaming services, Improved interface in version 3, More format support in version 3, Plays BluRay and HD, Completely free!
    • CONS: User interface is quite basic, User interface slicker in Mac version
  • Netflix

    9.002

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Windows Phone

    All the best offers in Top series, documentaries and shows

    8
    4631 votes
    • PROS: Touch friendly interface, Beautiful interface, Personalized recommendations
    • CONS: Some laggy performance at times
  • KMPlayer

    4.2.2.16

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    Excellent free multi-format media player

    8
    17523 votes
    • PROS: Highly customizable, Light on resources, Supports many audio and video formats
    • CONS: None so far
  • Tik Tok

    9.8.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Free social network video-sharing application for personal use

    8
    1127 votes
    • PROS: Parental filters can be added if required., The number of videos is constantly increasing., Users can add music to their content., Musical playlists are based off past browsing history.
    • CONS: Offensive and adult-oriented content may be accidentally accessed by children., Users must submit their phone number before an account can be deleted.
  • YouTube

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps
    Symbian

    The greatest free video player

    8
    2473 votes
    • PROS: Intelligent, comfortable user interface, Includes lots of YouTube features, Simple player controls, Record and upload videos directly, Excellent playlist integration
    • CONS: Video quality not as high as web counterpart
  • Ummy Video Downloader

    1.8.3.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Download HD videos or MP3 files in just 2 clicks!

    8
    2727 votes
    • PROS: Simple, easy-to-use interface, Minimal system demands, Convenient downloading of YouTube videos, Thumbnail image is a handy visual reminder
    • CONS: Relatively limited feature set, Annoying bundled software installation
  • Fast Video Downloader

    3.1.0.15

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Software to Download Videos Quickly and Reliably

    6
    1366 votes
    • PROS: The capability of downloading numerous videos at the same time., High-definition playback options., An ability to schedule downloads for the future., It's free
    • CONS: You will need to pay in order to access all features (this is a trial version)., This software package may not support all online video types.
  • ZEE5 - Movies, TV Shows, LIVE TV & Originals

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Nearly endless streaming content in multiple languages

    8
    100 votes
    • PROS: 100,000’s of hours of video content, 12 different languages
    • CONS: Contains ads, Requires subscription
  • Ace Player HD

    (ACE Stream Media) 3.1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A VLC clone with BitTorrent support

    7
    570 votes
    • PROS: Streams in HD, Full featured, Great performance
    • CONS: Unstable playback at times, Long buffering times
  • SopCast

    4.2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Watch free TV channels and broadcast your own

    7
    1795 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
  • A - Z Hindi Video Songs

    1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Hindi Media Player

    7
    22 votes
    • PROS: Play popular Bollywood, Ghazals, Indipop, and Punjabi music, Updates with new songs, Organized list of artists, Compilations by genre
    • CONS: Requires third-party apps for downloading, Only curates Youtube videos and no original contents, Minimal functionality, Limited to Indian artists
  • MP3 Rocket

    7.4.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    LimeWire-based file sharing network

    7
    3033 votes
    • PROS: Skinnable, Tabbed interface, Easily-accessible content
    • CONS: Limewire clone, Results not always accurate, App can be unstable
  • SWF Player

    2.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Watch Your Flash Videos Offline With This Free Player

    6
    427 votes
    • PROS: It plays flash videos as advertised, The file is very small and installs quickly, It is a portable tool
    • CONS: The interface is very close to being ugly, There are few settings or functions to play with, It only plays SWF files
  • YouTube VR

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    A virtual video player for the 21st century

    9
    45 votes
    • PROS: View 360-degree videos, Theatre mode, Access standard YouTube features, Watch while you search
    • CONS: Poor tracking, Max. resolution of 1080p, Reuses YouTube TV interface, Unpolished
  • Free Ip Tv

    7.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Watch Several Thousand Channels Online for Free

    8
    134 votes
    • PROS: Free channels, New channels added almost on a daily basis
    • CONS: Channel quality may not always be the best, Most of the channels are garbage
  • Movie Box

    1.0.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    MovieBox - Free access to your favorite movies and shows

    7
    3 votes
    • PROS: Multi-platform compatible, Easy to use interface, Doesn't hog resources, Movies can be downloaded to watch on the go
    • CONS: You may need to use a VPN to protect your privacy, Video can be choppy on slower internet connections, Uses large amounts of data for streaming, Emulator is required to run the software on your PC
  • Watch Dogs

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Hacker-style GTA in the streets of Chicago

    8
    2027 votes
    • PROS: Excellent gameplay mechanics , An open world open to creativity , A very well thought interface , The city of Chicago provides an excellent life , Multiplayer mode
    • CONS: Technically less impressive , Mission targets are nor clear , Plot and characters lack interest
  • Stremio

    1.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    Android
    iPhone

    Software to download and watch numerous third-party videos

    8
    14 votes
    • PROS: Stremio is one of the largest video aggregators on the market., all major operating systems are supported by this application.
    • CONS: Users will be faced with in-app advertisements., some of the newest films and television series may not be available for a significant amount of time.
  • Greenfish Subtitle Player

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Software for Film Lovers

    6
    52 votes
    • PROS: Free to download and use, Easy to get to grips with
    • CONS: Encoding support is not available, Only works with Windows
Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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13.5407135478.3Android, Windows, iPhone
24.2.2.16175238.1Windows, Android, Mac, iPhone
39.00246318Windows, Android, iPhone, Windows Phone
43.0.4439347.7Windows, Android, Mac, iPhone
57.4.130337.3Windows, Mac
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