Download Blogging - Best Software & Apps

  • WordPress

    4.9.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    iPhone
    BlackBerry

    The best blogging platform on the planet

    7
    244 votes
    • PROS: Elegant and easy to use interface, Lots of blog customisation possible, Many plug-ins to choose from, Dashboard is well designed, Tons of themes to choose from
    • CONS: Can be picky with multimedia content, Requires your own server to upload to, Uploading and installing plugins can be tricky sometimes
  • Badoo

    4.56.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac
    Windows Phone

    Get social with Badoo

    8
    208 votes
    • PROS: Free to use, Easy messaging system, Lots of users to potentially interact with
    • CONS: Some users report fake accounts are common, Hard to delete an account
  • Tumblr

    3.7.2.03

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps
    Windows Phone

    Update Tumblr blogs from your Android device

    8
    84 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Upload photos, video and audio on the fly, Clear dashboard view, Twitter integration
    • CONS: Sometimes freezes or crashes
  • MySpace Mobile

    1.8.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Quick access to MySpace on your Android phone

    7
    28 votes
    • PROS: Compact and easy to use, Support for blogging, Add photos to your albums
    • CONS: No access to audio or video, Slow to update statuses
  • Blogger

    License
    free
    Platform
    Web Apps
    iPhone

    Google's user-friendly blogging platform

    8
    69 votes
    • PROS: Incredibly easy to set up, Customizable, Cool gadgets
    • CONS: A little basic
  • Yahoo! SiteBuilder

    2.8.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Simple, No-Frills Site Building Tool If You’re Just Getting Started

    5
    75 votes
    • PROS: Enlisting option with more than 60 local directories, Blogging platform
    • CONS: Not as equipped as its competition, Limited theme collection
  • Publr

    License
    free
    Platform
    Web Apps

    A blogging alternative to Tumblr

    8
    12 votes
    • PROS: Import your contacts from a variety of different sources, Neat map adding feature, Easily editable themes
    • CONS: Essentially the same as Tumblr with less users, Very few themes from which to choose, Difficult to search out other users
  • Animoto Video Slideshow Maker

    8.2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Smartphone Application to Transform a Series of Images into a Video

    10
    1 vote
    • PROS: This is one of the only applications designed to transform images into videos, Available for both smartphones and desktop computers
    • CONS: Access to all functions will require a purchase, The number of exported video file codecs is somewhat limited
  • Notion

    6

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Music composer and mixer in one program

    7
    64 votes
    • Windows Live Writer

      15.4.3508.1109

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free blogging tool for Windows Live users

      7
      44 votes
      • PROS: Faster than online blogging, Imports your theme, Customizable
      • CONS: Cannot delete posts from app
    • Drupal

      8.3.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      An open source content management platform

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: Flexible and stable, Open source
      • CONS: Lacks extended documentation
    • BlogDesk

      2.84

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Blog from your desktop

      7
      3 votes
      • PROS: Support for many blogging services, Can handle several blogs simultaneously, Includes a complete image editor, Many interesting extra tools
      • CONS: No support for Blogger
    • ecto

      2.4.2

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Excellent blogging client on your desktop

      10
      3 votes
      • Zoundry Raven

        0.9.360 Beta

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Fast and simple blog editor with support for Wordpress and Blogger

        7
        11 votes
        • PROS: Compatible with most major blogging platforms, Supports tabbed WYSIWYG interfaces
        • CONS: No way to change templates on blogs, No way to administer comments
      • StumbleUpon

        5.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        iPhone
        Windows

        Find sites you'll like with this great app

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: Genuinely good at finding content, Well designed interface, Lightweight and easy to use
        • CONS: No address bar
      • ScribeFire

        3.5.3.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A handy way of editing multiple blogs

        7
        10 votes
        • PROS: Support for multiple blogging platforms, Easy to use, Easy embedding of multimedia elements, Saves text automatically
        • CONS: Single blog owners may not find it that useful
      • Xjournal

        1.0.5

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        LiveJournal blogging your way

        6
        1 vote
        • HyperImage

          3.5.1

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Mac

          Mass download photos from the net

          5
          4 votes
          • PROS: Browses through images quickly, Filtershow you download images, Optimised for major blogging platforms, Search images fast
          • CONS: Can stall when downloading
        • Bloglovin'

          2.19

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android
          iPhone

          The official Bloglovin' app for Android

          5
          2 votes
          • PROS: Easy to use, Easy to find new blogs to follow, Nice, clear display
          • CONS: No in-post search, Too few organization controls, Doesn't look great
        • MODx

          Varies with device

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Free CMS and PHP Software for Business Professionals

          -
          No votes yet
          • PROS: The basic version is free to use, Dedicated support is available in the event of a system crash
          • CONS: A paid subscription is require to access advanced features, Might not be appropriate for larger organizations
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