Best Android Music player Apps of 2020

Every Android smartphone comes with a default music player, but that is not enough; especially when you are looking for something more. If that’s the case, then you can always look up to third-party apps, i.e., other best Android Music Player for more significant features, customization, sound control and variety.

It doesn’t matter that whether you are a casual music listener or someone for whom music is life, you can always find your kind of music app. For making this task more easier we have corrugated the list of Top 10 best Android Music Player Apps so that you can choose wisely as per your needs and requirements. If you’re looking for Material design players, you can check our list of best Material design music players.

Best Android Music Players of 2020

1. Spotify

Spotify is one of the most popular apps for songs along with apple music. Spotify is a music digital service that gives you access to million of songs, Spotify provides you with all the latest songs in the best quality possible without any need of using the premium option. Everyone uses mobile data in today’s world and therefore, you won’t need Spotify premium unless you have a bad internet connection.

If you are short on memory, you could also download the Spotify lite app which would take approximately 9 MB of your phone storage. Spotify Lite gives you the same online access as the normal version, but the quality of the songs would differ.

Features:

  • Free streaming on mobile or tablet
  • Discover music and create a playlist
  • Download songs and listen offline with Spotify Premium
  • Find music and play songs, music albums and hits from all genres

2. Pi Music Player

Pi Music Player Best Android Music Player with Audiobook and Podcast

Pi Music Player is one of the best and most reliable music players you can find on the Google Play Store. It’s not because of its great user-friendly interface, but due to the amount and quality of features, it provides to its users. With a very easy and short learning curve, you can learn to use this app in just a couple of minutes. Just install the free app and play with it, you will like it for sure.

Besides this, Pi Music Player support almost every type of audio file ranging from standard .mp3 and .m4a files to the files like .flac and so on. Also, it offers you are the great equalizer, which you can use to tweak the settings like tone, pitch bass, and treble of your music. There is also an exclusive feature of Pi Power Share. It lets you share anything you want like multiple tracks, multiple albums, multiple genres and even multiple playlists to anyone in the world.

Features:

  • Built-in 5 Band Equalizer with Bass Boost, 3D Reverb Effects, Virtualizer & 10 amazing presets.
  • Audiobooks and Podcasts support.
  • Ringtone Cutter to precisely cut any mp3 music.
  • Sleep Timer.
  • Edit metadata about tracks, albums, artists, genres.
  • Sleek, intuitive and beautifully crafted User Interface and Media Control

3. PowerAmp Music Player

Latest Material design Poweramp best Music player for Android

Poweramp is one of the best and most reliable music players you can find on the Google Play Store. It’s not because of its great user-friendly interface, but due to the amount and quality of features, it provides to its users. With a very easy and short learning curve, you can learn to use this app in just a couple of minutes. Just install the free trial of the app and play with it, you will like it for sure.

Besides this, Poweramp support almost every type of audio file ranging from standard .mp3 and .m4a files to the files like .flac and so on. Also, it offers you are the great equalizer, which you can use to tweak the settings like tone, pitch bass, and treble of your music. There is also an exclusive feature of playing the music in a mono mode which is quite useful when you are sharing the earbud with some friends or anyone else.

Features:

  • Dynamic Queuing and play songs directly from folders and from own library.
  • Inbuilt lyrics support, including lyrics search via musiXmatch plugin.
  • Support for all mp3, mp4/m4a (incl. alac), ogg, wma*, flac, wav, ape, wv, tta, mpc etc.
  • 4 widget types with many selectable styles, advanced customization; Android 4.2 lock screen widgets
  • Headset support, automatic Resume on headset and/or BT connection.
  • 10 band optimized graphical equalizer for all supported formats, presets, custom presets.
  • Automatically downloads missing album art.

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Poweramp Music Player (Trial)
Poweramp Music Player (Trial)
Developer: Max MP
Price: Free

4. JetAudio HD

JetAudio best Android Music Player

JetAudio HD is also a great music player app for the Android user. All the great features are compacted in a small 12 MB size so that it takes minimum space on your Android smartphone without compromising the features. Although the graphics of the app are not so good as it still follows design based on KitKat design, if we overlook this for a second, then this app is a great app for music lovers.

There are lots of great features in the app like the highly customizable 20 band equalizer. Set the equalizer setting according to you or you the present one and enjoy the grooving music, it sounds a lot better if you are listening via headphone. It also comes with options to adjust your sound effects, bass, and treble based on your surroundings.

It also comes with 32 equalizers presets that will provide a wide array of listening experience, and you can even customize it more based on your requirements and the way you like.

There is also a feature called Find on Youtube in JetAudio HD, the purpose of this is to automatically search your song on youtube and play it for you. Also, an inbuilt timer can be used to decide the duration you want your song to play.

Features:

  • Play music via Wifi from shared folders on the local home network
  • Ability to choose between 3 List modes or 10 Grid modes for layout style
  • The feature of Find the song on youtube and play directly from there.
  • Last.fm integrated – the Official app must be installed first.
  • X-Wide, Reverb, X-Bass sound effects to choose from
  • Automatic Gain Control to avoid volume fluctuations between tracks
  • Speed control from 50% to 200% (pitch adjusted)
  • Browser and play music by artists, albums, songs, playlists, genres and folders

5. Google Play Music

google-play-music

A good material design music player that Comes with every Android device, Google Play Music is a free music app that lets you upload your music collection online so that you can enjoy it from anywhere. As per the official Google Play Store site, it is used by over 1,000,000,000+ user, which clearly shows that this app deserves to be on the list of best Android Music Player. The best thing about this app is that it is entirely free from ads and all those irritating commercials which ruin your music experience.

Also, Google Play Music Manager periodically checks for any new songs that you added to your music folder so that they can be updated automatically to your google play music account. And with the ability to upload 50,000 songs gives you the lost of room to store your online collection online and also have a backup of it.

Features:

  • Radio curated by experts for anything you want to hear
  • Store up to 50,000 songs from your personal music collection
  • Discover and subscribe to podcasts
  • Smart recommendations based on your taste
  • Listen on Android, iOS, and the web

Google Play Music
Google Play Music
Developer: Google LLC
Price: Free

6. Musicolet Music Player

Musicolet Music Player Android App

Musicolet is a simple, light and powerful music player packed with all the features which you want in a perfect music player application and that too in a very lightweight package. Equipped with some advanced features like multiple Queues, simple GUI, advanced equalizer, Musicolet Music player can easily be called as one of the best music players in the game.

Musicolet is the only music player in the android market which supports multiple Queues. You can create maximum 20 Queues and also you can set timers to stop the music and close app automatically after a specific time.

The feature list of Musicolet goes on and on. In Musicole you will get all the essential components like the Main player, Play-Queues, Folders, Albums, Artists, Playlists placed in one row so that you can access them, and also it increases the user experience too.

Features:

  • Enhance your music experience with all new and advanced Musicolet Equalizer.
  • You can easily edit embedded lyrics from ID3 tag editor. Musicolet also supports .lrc files for synced lyrics.
  • Edit song information like Title, Album, Artist, Composer etc.
  • Set timer to stop the music and close app automatically after a specific time.
  • Control music right from your home screen with awesome looking widgets, Without opening the app.
  • Choose between light and dark themes, and lots of more customization features.
Musicolet Music Player [No ads]
Musicolet Music Player [No ads]
Developer: Krosbits
Price: Free

7. Pulsar Music Player

Pulsar Music Player for the best Music experience on Android

Comes with both version, i.e., free and paid, Pulsar Music Player is one of my favorite music player for Android. There are more features like no ads, notification bar controller and all in the paid version but the free one also does the job pretty well.

Used by over 1 million users, Pulsar contains almost every necessary feature to fulfill all of your musical needs including gapless playback, lyrics display, crossfade, play speed adjustment, tag editing, last.fm scrobbling, Chromecast, voice command, Android Auto, equalizer, music visualizer, audio balance, ReplayGain, sleep timer, etc.

Features like Music visualizer rendering, Chromecast (Google Cast) support, Google voice command support, Android Auto support, Disable car autoplay on Bluetooth, Sound balance adjustment, Last.fm scrobbling are some of the many features which are inbuilt in the Pulsar Music Player.

Features:

  • Sleep timer to stop the music and close app automatically after a specific time.
  • Smart playlists with most played recently played, and newly added tracks.
  • Automatic sync missing album/artist images by downloading them.
  • Replay gain volume normalization and built-in metadata tag editor (mp3 and more).
  • Chromecast and Google voice command support.
  • Manage and play music by album, artist, folder, and genre with new media manager.

8. Shuttle Music Player

Shuttle Music Player
Shuttle Music Player

Here you go, Shuttle Music player – One of a kind and an open source music player for your Android device. As it’s an open source music player, you’re free to play around with the codes. If you are a tech geek, then you can for sure tweak the settings or add a new feature as per your need.

But as of now, the player has a clean, almost materialistic look to it, which fits perfectly with the latest Android trend. And also it offers a choice of color themes so that you can choose and customize the overall layout. But overall, the dark theme fits better and also looks appealing to us at DevsJournal.

It comes with all the features like built-in 6-band equalizer with bass boost, Gapless playback, Lyrics (embedded lyrics only, for legal reasons), Automatic artwork downloading, Tons of theme options, including light & dark mode, Sleep timer etc which makes it worth it to be on this list of Top 10 Best Android Music Player.

Features:

  • Sleep timer to stop the music and close app automatically after a specific time.
  • All new engaging, modern and materialistic user interface.
  • Automatic missing artwork downloading.
  • Manage songs with the advanced media manager.
  • Tons of theme options, including light & dark mode and extremely customizable widgets
Shuttle Music Player
Shuttle Music Player
Developer: SimpleCity
Price: Free+

9. Neutron Player

Neutron Music Player (Eval)

Another one in the list, Neutron Player is a very advanced music player with the close-to-metal 32/64-bit audio engine which delivers the best possible Hi-Fi grade quality of sound on your Android device. Apart from this, it also offers you a high-resolution audio playback without frequency resampling and bits truncation if internal/external DAC supports it (passes by Android’s format limitation!).

This was all the technical part, let’s talk about its user interface. Neutron player comes with a simple to use UI with advanced options and controls for music playback. It is not an easy or another ‘pop’ music player; it is developed for audiophiles and those who really in love with music!

Also to mention that Neutron is the only application in the market capable of sending audio to the network renderers (UPnP/DLNA, Chromecast) with all DSP effects applied including true gapless playback.

Features like 32/64-bit audio processing (HD audio), OS and platform independent decoding and audio processing, Hi-Res Audio support (Android 4.4+, >= 24-bit, up to 768 kHz), Bit-perfect playback are some of the many features worth to mention.

Features:

  • Comes with Hi-Res Audio support (Android 4.4+, >= 24-bit, up to 768 kHz).
  • Streaming audio (plays Internet radio streams, Icecast).
  • Direct output to USB DAC (via USB OTG adapter, up to 32-bit, 768 kHz).
  • Parametric Equalizer (4-30 band, fully configurable: type, frequency, Q, gain).
  • High quality real-time optional resampling (Quality and Audiophile modes).
  • Media library grouping by album, artist, composer, genre, year, rating, folder.

10. PlayerPro Music Player

PlayerPro is also one of the best android music players among all the music player out there.  The reason for that is the number of features which comes inbuilt with the app. PlayerPro features a beautiful, fast and intuitive interface, alongside powerful audio configuration options. Besides, there is a choice of several free plugins to complement it: Skins, DSP Pack, etc.

Some of the many cool features are like; you can quickly browse and play your music in many different ways: by albums, artists, composers, genres, songs, playlists, folders, and album artists. Also, you can listen to your music while driving thanks to the built-in Android Auto (integrated into your car system) or standalone (via the Android Auto app).

If this is not sufficient for you, then you can also stream your music to your TV or any Chromecast Audio compatible device. Talking about the user interface side, you can easily change the user interface of the Player by installing one of the many available Skins.

Features:

  • Feature to change the user interface of the Player by installing one of the many available Skins.
  • Streaming audio (plays Internet radio streams, Icecast).
  • Set timer to stop the music and close app automatically after a specific time.
  • View and edit the lyrics embedded in the ID3 tags of your music files.
  • Customize the layout, choosing between Grid or List views.
  • Music folder selection: restrict your music library to a specific folder.
  • Import and export music history and ratings from your favorite desktop music player.
PlayerPro Music Player (Free)
PlayerPro Music Player (Free)
Developer: BlastOn SA
Price: Free

11. Media Monkey

Media Monkey Best Android Music App

Used by over 500,000+ users, shows the credibility of the Media Monkey Music player. MediaMonkey helps you navigate, manage and sync large music collections. It comes with a clean and engaging black layout which is crafted well enough to grab anyone’s attention.

You can easily sync (wirelessly *) your Windows Playlist with MediaMonkey. This app Keeps playlists, tracks, and videos including file info, ratings, lyrics, play history, etc. so you don’t need any other tool or software to do the same. Other than this, you can efficiently manage and navigate in between your music files and folders. You can also play any content supported by your device (using system codecs), with replay gain (volume leveling) and an equalizer.

The best thing about this music player is the playlist management. You can manage your playlist in the entire hierarchy, and Media Monkey is also compatible with the third party Audioscrobbler. There is also a function of sleep timer so that you can schedule that for how long your music plays and then stop after it.

Features:

  • Sync wirelessly to play your favorite songs easily.
  • All New Media Manager to Manage Music, Classical music, Audiobooks etc.
  • Navigate by Artist, Album, Composer, Genre, Playlist, etc.
  • Play any content supported by your device.
  • Sleep timer to stop the music and close app automatically after a specific time.
  • Compatible with third-party scrobblers (Simple Last.fm, Scrobble Droid, Last.fm)
MediaMonkey
MediaMonkey
Developer: Ventis Media, Inc.
Price: Free+

So, guys, these are some of the best Android Music players which you can use for listening music. We tried our best to keep the list unbiased and if we missed any good music player by mistake, let us know in the comment section. Are you a developer of a Music Player? Want us to review it? let us know about your app in the comment section.

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