Multimedia is a simultaneous using different forms of some information presentation and it's processing in a single container. E.g. you can find text, audio, graphic and video information, and also the way of interaction with it on one CD.

For different multimedia files we need different programs. For example, to watch flash-movie we need exactly flash-player, but not audio, or video.

There are a lot of multimedia combines now, that reads many formats, but as a rule each of them has it's lacks, so we have to use different programs, which are the most suitable.


Swiff Player 1.7.2

Flash player: Swiff Player 1.7.2

Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7 32-bit   English/Russian   4.9 MB (installer)
A software shell for Adobe Flash Player, which allows to play swf-files without a browser.
Vectorian Giotto 3.0.0

Flash creation: Vectorian Giotto 3.0.0

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Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7 32&64-bit   English   8.7 MB (installer)
Freeware application for flash movies creation of any degree of difficulty! It includes almost all the tools needed for everyday work with flash and can be used as by a novice and by professional.
Adobe Flash Player

Adobe Flash Player: Adobe Flash Player

Golden BestFREE.ru medal
Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8/10 32&64-bit, Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris   English   17.8 MB (installer)
The Flash player from the Adobe corporation. After the installation you won't find the player itself, but it'll help you with the watching SWF-files through the browser.
Free Video to Flash Converter

Video to flv converter: Free Video to Flash Converter

Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 32&64-bit   English/Russian   47.9 MB (installer)
A freeware video converter for flash-movies creation. It has a built-in flash-player for suitable playing your video on your site in Internet.
Advanced Effect Maker Free Edition 2.5 Beta 1

Flash animation creation: Advanced Effect Maker Free Edition 2.5 Beta 1

Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7 32-bit   English   6.7 MB (installer)
A freeware application for flash animation creation from the ready applets.
LiveSwif lite 2.1

Flash banner creation: LiveSwif lite 2.1

Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7 32-bit   English   2.1 MB (installer)
A freeware application for simple flash animation creation without any scripts using.
Free Audio To Flash Converter

Music flash player: Free Audio To Flash Converter

Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 32&64-bit   English/Russian   30.5 MB (installer)
A freeware application for audio preparation to be uploaded to the Internet. It allows to create your own flash player for the selected music.


Exact Audio Copy 1.3

Audiograbber: Exact Audio Copy 1.3

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Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/Server/Vista/7/8/10 32&64-bit   English/Russian   5.3 MB (installer)
A multifunctional audio grabber which can do a lot except of it's main duties.
AIMP 4.10 Build 1831

Audio player: AIMP 4.10 Build 1831

Golden BestFREE.ru medal
Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/7/8/10 32&64-bit   English/Russian   17.8 MB (installer)
A full-fledged free audio player which can almost everything concerning with the reproduction of the audio files.
WavePad SoundEditor 6.55

Audio editor: WavePad SoundEditor 6.55

Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 32&64-bit, Mac Intel OS X/IOS/Android   English   1.2 MB (installer)
Free application for audio files editing. It has powerful functionality sufficient for the serious tasks solving.
Nata Player 4.15

Music player: Nata Player 4.15

Windows XP/Vista/7/8 32&64-bit   English/Russian   12.7 MB (installer)
An universal player of the audio files with the original interface and the wide amount of abilities.

Text to speech software: Kortana

Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/Vista/7 32-bit   Russian   12.0 MB (portable)
A Small application which can voice or write into audio file every given text. It may be suitable if your eyes are tired, but you still have to read a lot.
Freemake Audio Converter 1.1.8

Audio converter: Freemake Audio Converter 1.1.8

Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 32&64-bit   English/Russian   15.8 MB (installer)
A Freeware, nice, simple and functional audio converter.
Audacity 2.1.2

Music Editor: Audacity 2.1.2

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Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 32&64-bit, Linux, Mac OS X, Unix   English/Russian   49.2 MB (installer)
Free, easy-to-use opensource audio editor.
MuseScore 2.0.3

Partiture: MuseScore 2.0.3

Windows XP/Vista/7 32&64-bit, Linux, Mac OS X   English/Russian   52.9 MB (installer / portable)
Free music notation editor that lets you to create scores of any complexity.
WorkAudioBook 4.3.1

Audio Books Listening: WorkAudioBook 4.3.1

Windows XP SP2/Vista/7/8/10 32&64-bit, Android   English/Russian   1.3 MB (installer)
Simple and easy to use application for playing audio books with the possibility of automatic detection and listening to the individual fragments - phrases or words.
mp3DirectCut 2.22

MP3 files editor: mp3DirectCut 2.22

Silver BestFREE.ru medal
Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8/10 32&64-bit   English/Russian   0.3 MB (installer)
A small audio editor for the MP3-files direct editing (without deciding). It excludes the quality losses and spares our time.
MP3 Quality Modifier 2.53

MP3-files compression: MP3 Quality Modifier 2.53

Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7 32-bit   English/Russian   1.0 MB (portable)
A freeware application for rapid mp3-files compression for listening on the devices with a small memory and low quality of the sounding (e.g. on the cell phones).
Anvil Studio 2016.07.01

MIDI creation: Anvil Studio 2016.07.01

Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 32&64-bit   English   6.9 MB (installer)
A MIDI-synthesizer for creating melodies in MIDI format.
MuLab 7.0.47

Music creation: MuLab 7.0.47

Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 32&64-bit, Mac OS X   English   35.2 MB (portable)
A freeware application for music creation directly on your computer.


Any Video Converter 6.0.3

Video Converter: Any Video Converter 6.0.3

Windows NT/2000/XP/Vista/7/8/10 32&64-bit   English/Russian   42.5 MB (installer)
Simple, free and suitable video files converter.
VSDC Free Video Editor 5.5.0

Video mastering: VSDC Free Video Editor 5.5.0

Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 32&64-bit   English/Russian   34.8 MB (installer)
A free application for video montage. Despite the freeware status, the program has everything you need to create your own movie.
Daum PotPlayer 1.6.62949

Video player: Daum PotPlayer 1.6.62949

Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 32&64-bit   English/Russian   19.4 MB (installer)
An universal, practical and suitable video player for viewing all the manner of video files.
Avidemux 2.6.14

Video Editor: Avidemux 2.6.14

Windows XP/Vista/7/8, 32&64-bit, Linux, Mac OS X, PC-BSD   English   23.8 MB (installer)
It's a simpler alternative to the free video editor VirtualDub.
K-Lite Codec Pack Full 12.3.5

Codec Pack: K-Lite Codec Pack Full 12.3.5

Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 32&64-bit   English   34.7 MB (installer)
The full version of the codecs pack for audio and video files reproducing.
SMPlayer 16.9.0

Video player: SMPlayer 16.9.0

Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 32&64-bit, Linux   English/Russian   40.4 MB (installer / portable)
It's a simple and comfortable video-player. It is based on Windows Media codec pack. But it's easier in use and has a lot of convinient features for video with subtitles. In the opinion of users it's the best player for animators.
DVDStyler 3.0.2

DVD burning: DVDStyler 3.0.2

Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8/10 32&64-bit, Linux, Mac OS X   English/Russian   38.1 MB (installer)
Free application for creation and burning DVD-video.
CamStudio 2.7.2 Build r326

Screen video capturing: CamStudio 2.7.2 Build r326

Silver BestFREE.ru medal
Windows XP/Vista/7 32-bit   English/Russian   1.4 MB (online-installer)
A free application for screencasting. You can use it for video tutorials, screencasts and other video from your screen creation.
Combined Community Codec Pack 2015-10-18

Codecs: Combined Community Codec Pack 2015-10-18

Windows XP/Vista/7/8 32&64-bit   English   10.0 MB (installer)
A standard pack of the most necessary codecs for audio and video playing.
AutoGK 2.55

DVD ripper: AutoGK 2.55

Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/7 32-bit   English/Russian   13.6 MB (installer)
A simple and free (GPL license) program pack for converting DVD into DivX and XviD formats (AVI, MPEG4).
Hamster Free Video Converter

Video converter: Hamster Free Video Converter

Silver BestFREE.ru medal
Windows XP/Vista/7/8 32&64-bit   English/Russian   5.7 MB (installer)
Simple vidoe converter, for lazy users, who doesn't like difficult interfaces.

Media files converter: FormatFactory

Golden BestFREE.ru medal
Windows NT/2000/XP/Vista/7/8/10 32&64-bit   English/Russian   45.7 MB (installer)
An universal audio, video and flash files converter.
VLC 2.2.4

Media player: VLC 2.2.4

Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 32&64bit, Linux, Mac OS X, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Solaris, Android, QNX, Syllable, OS/2   English/Russian   29.2 MB (installer / portable)
An universal media player for video and music playback. It contains a built-in mediaconverter.
VideoPad 4.0.1

Video editing: VideoPad 4.0.1

Golden BestFREE.ru medal
Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 32&64-bit   Russian   4.7 MB (installer)
A free video editor for processing and final compiling video of almost any complexity. The program has an intuitive interface, Russified and supports a huge number of media formats and various effects.
RealPlayer Free

Stream video: RealPlayer Free

Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 32&64bit, Linux, Mac OS X, Mobile   English   623 MB (installer)
A powerful audio and video player supporting almost every popular formats. The main advantage of it is the stream video and audio (on-line real-time watching) playing.
VirtualDub 1.10.4

Video Editor: VirtualDub 1.10.4

Windows XP/2003/Vista/7 32-bit   English   2.0 MB (portable)
Quite compact for it’s power program for video capturing and editing.
UVScreenCamera 5.0 beta 3

Clips making: UVScreenCamera 5.0 beta 3

Windows 9x/Me/XP/2003/Vista/7/8 32&64-bit   English/Russian   6.42 MB (installer)
Simple and comfortable program for the on-screen actions capturing to the video clips.
Daria 168

Surveillance System: Daria 168

every Windows and Linux   English/Russian/Ukrainian   104 MB (portable)
An application for video surveillance system creation.

Video Games

Renpy 6.16

Visual Novels: Renpy 6.16

Silver BestFREE.ru medal
Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7 32&64-bit, Linux, Mac OS X   Russian   36.6 MB (portable)
One of the few applications designed to create visual novels.
AXMA Story Maker 4.5

Interactive Books: AXMA Story Maker 4.5

Golden BestFREE.ru medal
Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 32&64-bit   Russian   29.9 MB (portable)
An application for interactive books creating and editing.
Game Maker 8.1.140

Games development: Game Maker 8.1.140

Silver BestFREE.ru medal
Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7 32-bit   English/Russian   28.5 MB (installer)
A simple freeware constructor for simple 2D and pseudo-3D games creation. Having read an instruction You can create your first game in a few hours.
Stencyl 3.4.0 (Beta 5)

Flash Games Creation: Stencyl 3.4.0 (Beta 5)

Silver BestFREE.ru medal
Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 32&64-bit | Linux | MacOS 10.8 and higher   English   112 MB (installer)
An application for creating Flash games without knowledge of any programming languages.

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