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Multimedia (1881 programs)

  1. VLC media player

    3.0.17.3
    • 4
    • (5233 votes)

    Free cross-platform multimedia player

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Free to use, Plays almost any video and audio file format, Useful hotkey functionality, Plays BluRay and DVDs and ignores region codes, Lightweight and fast, Features a host of advanced functions, Converts YouTube files into MP3
    CONS: Basic interface that is not visually appealing or user-friendly, Advanced functionality is difficult to discover, Overly complicated menu items and workflows, Reports of vulnerabilities, Limited online documentation, Users need patience to navigate advanced workflows
  2. Netflix

    15.6.0
    • 4
    • (1776 votes)

    Watch your favorite TV shows anytime, anywhere

    License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Huge selection of titles, Easy-to-use interface, Personalized content, Exclusive content options
    CONS: Needs stable connection, Region-specific restrictions
  3. Soundflower

    2.0.b2
    • 2.7
    • (2244 votes)

    Free audio routing solution

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Allows different applications to access soundcard at the same time, Supports 2 and 64 channel audio, Fairly simple to use once configured, Wide range of applications, Very low latency and CPU usage, Quick and elegant — works directly with Mac audio architecture
    CONS: Installation is not straightforward, Sound may have interference at first, Fist-time configuration may be tricky, Captures all sounds coming out of a Mac's speakers whether you want it to or not, You cannot hear audio when it is channeled through Soundflower, Users will need to find useful tutorials and articles themselves online
  4. ClipGrab

    3.9.7
    • 3.8
    • (526 votes)

    A convenient and quick way to download videos

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Constantly monitors the clipboard, Works with multiple websites, Supports a search function, Supports video to audio file conversions
    CONS: Slow download speed
  5. iTunes

    12.8.3
    • 3.6
    • (1009 votes)

    One of the best media players

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Simplified interface, Familiar design, Smart playlist creation, Mini-player version available
    CONS: Limited file formats supported, Cluttered with additional features
  6. Adobe Flash Player

    32.0.0.344
    • 3.3
    • (1606 votes)

    Important note: as of 2021, this software has been discontinued.

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Low bandwidth usage, Pre-installed in most browsers, Supports a number of formats
    CONS: Security issues, Privacy breaches, Interferes with Mac operations
  7. Disney +

    1.0
    • 3.9
    • (49 votes)

    Disney’s Exclusive Contents

    License
    Subscription Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: 25 original series, Family friendly contents, Programs like Disney, 20th Century Fox, Lucasfilm, Marvel Studios, National Geographic and Pixar, Monthly or annual subscription
    CONS: May not be available for other platforms, Dependent on Hulu and ESPN for other contents
  8. QuickTime

    7.6.6
    • 2.9
    • (354 votes)

    Apple’s Flagship Media Player

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Supports a wide variety of video formats, Streaming and plug-in support, Easy-to-use, Allows screen recording
    CONS: Limited functionality, Requires third-party codecs, Resource-hungry, Only works on Mac operating systems
  9. Adobe Photoshop Update

    7.0.1
    • 3.8
    • (550 votes)

    Patch for Photoshop version 7.0.1

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Fixes a variety of issues in Photoshop 7.0.1
    CONS: None
  10. Audacity

    3.2.1
    • 3.5
    • (1349 votes)

    A feature-packed audio editor

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Lightweight program, Free to use, Open source, Great community support
    CONS: Needs bug fixes, Limited mixing capabilities
  11. HandBrake

    1.5.1
    • 3.9
    • (430 votes)

    Free DVD to MPEG-4 ripper/converter

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Quick conversions, Alters video quality to suit required file size, Chops black bands around a video, Free to use
    CONS: May become unstable sometimes, No 64 Bit version yet
  12. VirtualDJ

    2021 b7151
    • 3.8
    • (1661 votes)

    DJ in real-time with just your PC

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Supports over 300 controllers, Easy-to-use interface, Smooth real-time remixing, Offers access to an extensive catalog of songs
    CONS: The lack of native hardware won’t bring out its full potential
  13. Spotify

    1.1.98.691
    • 4.1
    • (726 votes)

    Free feature-filled audio player

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Cross-platform, Curated playlists, Intuitive user interface, Real-time friend activity, Podcast and music libraries
    CONS: Too many ads
  14. Adobe Flash Player

    10.1.102.64
    • 3.6
    • (258 votes)

    Essential web browser plugin for PPC Macs

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: View Flash videos on a wide range of websites such as YouTube, Stunning 3D effects and sound, Works on PPC Macs
    CONS: May be vulnerable to attack, May be unstable at times, Usually requires a manual install, Outdated and may be insecure
  15. Free Blu-ray Ripper for Mac

    2.11.8.1920
    • 4.1
    • (137 votes)

    From Blu-ray to Other Video Formats

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Rip Blu-ray and DVD, Converts Blu-ray to MKV and MP4, Batch Conversion, Easy to use
    CONS: Limited functionality, Only MKV format retains the subtitles, No other video formats available, 5 minutes limitation
  16. AutoCAD

    2023
    • 3.1
    • (373 votes)

    Industry-leading CAD design software

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Industry standard CAD, Intuitive interface on Mac, Incorporates Magic Mouse and Trackpad, Many design customization features
    CONS: Steep learning curve, Lacks features for 3D design, Requires lots of hard drive space
  17. OBS Studio

    24.0.6
    • 4
    • (58 votes)

    Free screen recording and live streaming app

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Recording and live streaming app in one, Varied selection of source options, Optimized for game streaming, Allows users to mix and live stream content at the same time
    CONS: Workflow takes a little getting used to, Interface is not entirely intuitive, Little guidance available
  18. KMPlayer

    0.3.2
    • 3.4
    • (166 votes)

    A free popular multimedia player for Mac devices

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Comes with multiple customization options, Offers multi-language support, Supports UHD and 4K resolutions, Supports multiple file formats
    CONS: Ads can be disruptive, Third-party app installs
  19. Adobe XD

    varies-with-device
    • 3.9
    • (89 votes)

    Free App for Design Lovers

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Clean and intuitive interface, Ideal for interface designers
    CONS: No layer panel tools, No styles and symbols
  20. GarageBand

    10.4.3
    • 3.2
    • (251 votes)

    Record and mix your own music for free

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Free to download and use, Quality music production, Limitless loops and samples to experiment with, Impressive drumming program
    CONS: Not ideal for simple to complex audio editing, Not available for other OS

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