Download Facebook - Best Software & Apps

  • Facebook

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Windows Phone
    Web Apps
    Symbian

    Official Facebook app for Android

    8
    8089 votes
    • PROS: Easy to get around, Upload photos from your phone, Real time notifications, Chat, Good integration with Android system
    • CONS: Not optimized for tablets, News feed isn't ordered chronologically
  • Messenger

    (Facebook Messenger) varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Windows Phone
    Mac

    Text, voice calls, and video calls now included

    8
    6602 votes
    • PROS: Supports chats, voice calls, video calls, Support third party apps, Easy to use
    • CONS: Compatible apps require new download
  • Facebook Lite

    6.0.0.7.138

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A social network for the masses

    8
    1142 votes
    • PROS: Almost as many features as the main Android app, Easy to navigate and carry out common actions, No lag when loading newsfeed data, App is small in size at less than 1MB
    • CONS: Lag when uploading photos, Some layout issues, No video or audio support
  • Messenger for Desktop

    1.4.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    An unofficial free Facebook desktop client

    8
    3676 votes
    • PROS: Chat without opening Facebook, Facebook options are automatically imported, Same options as the official Facebook Messenger apps, Completely free, Safe to use
    • CONS: Unofficial app that isn't associated with or supported by Facebook, Interface is unimaginative
  • Facebook for Windows 10

    1.3.0.9

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The free official Facebook app for Windows 10

    8
    3100 votes
    • PROS: Excellent user experience, Responsive controls, Ideal for Facebook use on tablets, Displays most important status updates
    • CONS: No new functions, Account and privacy options could be improved
  • Facebook Gameroom

    1.0.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Play your favourite Facebook games in a standalone app

    9
    620 votes
    • PROS: Personalized recommendations, Faster, smoother experience, Convenient shortcuts
    • CONS: Another app to manage
  • Photo Grid

    (Collage Maker) 5.31

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Web Apps

    Get in touch with your inner artist to effortlessly create cool photos

    7
    506 votes
    • PROS: Packed with features, Very easy to use and intuitive, Allows you to edit images and create videos
    • CONS: Intrusive adverts
  • SaveFrom.net Helper

    5.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Download Video from YouTube Facebook and Elsewhere for Free

    8
    470 votes
    • PROS: Save from websites easily, Good download speeds, Mostly seamless
    • CONS: Popular/Russian websites only, Varies between websites
  • Free Facebook Video Downloader

    1.7.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Rip videos from Facebook

    8
    199 votes
    • PROS: Converts both video and audio, No download required
    • CONS: Some quality is lost in conversion, Can’t choose download file type
  • Facebook Messenger

    (Unofficial) (Chrome) 2.1.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Facebook Messenger in your broswer? Wait a minute...

    7
    4536 votes
    • PROS: It works!, Chat without other Facebook distractions
    • CONS: No improvements over website, No unique login
  • Facebook Notifications

    (for Chrome) (Chrome) 2.2.1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Facebook right in your Chrome browser!

    7
    485 votes
    • PROS: Practical, Attractive appearance, Events calendar is included
    • CONS: Requires posting permissions
  • Tipard Video Downloader

    5.0.22

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    It can download video from YouTube, Facebook, Yahoo, Dailymotion and others, and convert video to MP4, MOV, AVI, MKV and mor

    8
    26 votes
    • Toolkit For Facebook

      varies-with-device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A Chrome extension free automated toolkit for Facebook

      9
      160 votes
      • PROS: It has a great many features, The batch controls are great time savers
      • CONS: Not very useful for regular Facebook users, The premium tools have very limited uses
    • Facebook

      for BlackBerry 10 10.7.31.9

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      BlackBerry

      Check and update Facebook on your BlackBerry 10 phone

      7
      217 votes
      • PROS: Compact and easy to use, Upload photos directly from your phone, Sync calendar, contacts, and messages, Share your location with Places
      • CONS: No video upload, Lacks some of the features of Facebook
    • Facebook 4 Mac

      4.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Use Facebook without the browser

      7
      39 votes
      • PROS: Separates Facebook from your browser, No installation required, Manage from your system tray app
      • CONS: No options, Nothing new or unique, Not essential
    • Facebook Notifications

      (Chrome) 1.27

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A Free Communication program for Windows

      8
      90 votes
      • Fotobook Lite for Facebook

        1.0.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        iPhone

        A Free Communication app for iPhone

        8
        78 votes
        • Facebook Pro

          4

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Facebook, without the browser

          7
          2178 votes
          • PROS: Instant access to Facebook without a browser, No installation required, Manage Facebook Pro from your system tray
          • CONS: No options, Nothing new or unique to Facebook Pro, Not essential
        • Facebook Video Call Plug-in Installer

          1.2.250.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Install Video Chat for Facebook

          7
          952 votes
          • PROS: Installation is easy
          • CONS: Still has some bugs
        • Facebook for Chrome

          7

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Mac

          Quickly view your Facebook feed

          7
          192 votes
          • PROS: Quick status updates, Handy birthday calendar, Access to most used Facebook features, Quick friend search
          • CONS: No Facebook Messenger integration, Can't reply to messages with add-on, Sharing to Facebook doesn't allow captions
        Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
        #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
        1(Facebook Messenger) varies-with-device66028.2Android, Windows, iPhone, Windows Phone
        2varies-with-device80898Android, iPhone, Windows Phone, Web Apps
        31.4.336767.8Windows, Mac
        41.3.0.931007.7Windows
        5(Unofficial) (Chrome) 2.1.845367.1Windows
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