10 music players for Android

10 music players for Android
Have you ever had the feeling that the stock music player on your Android smartphone is missing something? Have you ever wondered if there was anything good to substitute it with? Well, guess what – there are alternative music players in the Play Store and they come by the truckloads. Some are better than others, however. In fact, the 10 music player apps for Android we've selected below are among the best you can find.

Go check them out and tell us which one you like the most! As always, don't hesitate to let us know in case we've missed a great Android music player that should have been on the list.



1. Telemike

Posts: 43; Member since: Nov 30, 2012

Rocket Player FTW! Used Doubletwist and Winamp before, but I like Rocket Player the best

2. groupsacc

Posts: 232; Member since: Feb 28, 2012

No love for the Cubed ³ Player??

21. SleepingOz unregistered

unstable, lag, bugs..

27. Aeires unregistered

Agreed. Awesome idea, never implemented/updated properly.

3. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

all of these seem pretty trashy in comparison to Apollo, Spotify and Google Play Music all of which i actually use. xD

35. SleepingOz unregistered

Apollo? You kidding right?

36. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

not at all. i really like Apollo. have you ever even used it?

49. SleepingOz unregistered

Yes on CM9, it sucks.. Did not have the opportunity to try Apollo + though.

4. usashy97

Posts: 10; Member since: Aug 30, 2012

Hehe...Google Play Music is far better than all of them...!!!

5. predator93

Posts: 122; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

I find Jet Audio more suitable for me.

6. aokde

Posts: 186; Member since: Jul 09, 2012

no thank you, i'm happy with my Walkman player on my XPERIA

54. buccob

Posts: 2975; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

I don't know who thumb-down you, but the Walkman App today is the best stock music app I have tried... (had Motorola, and Samsung S3) Walkman for ICS on the Xperia Acro S is perfect... the extensions are a great addition. It has a tag editor, UI customization, NEVER Played playlist! yes, Queue list and management, and a good enough 5 band EQ. Lock screen controls, notification bar control, very nice interface. Cons are, gapless playback is missing... and I wish I could scroll the album art without changing the song, at least until tapping again...

55. flexile

Posts: 78; Member since: Jun 03, 2012

Download the previous release of the Walkman app (a blue Walkman Icon), it has pretty much the same features but it has a slightly bigger album art, and you can scroll through each song without changing the current one.

7. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Mort Player Music, and that's all she wrote.

8. iamatotalnoob

Posts: 1; Member since: Nov 30, 2012

no zplayer? tons of miles better than ubermusic imo

9. alfiehp21

Posts: 17; Member since: Aug 29, 2012

Hey guys, I'm looking for a music player that has a lockscreen widget or a notification one? I've tried a few, but can't see to find it. Any help?

11. bohdan4ik13 unregistered

A stock one? Maybe try another lockscreen like MiLocker?

14. yowanvista

Posts: 341; Member since: Sep 20, 2011

PowerAMP does, but you have to enable the lockscreen integration in settings

16. alfiehp21

Posts: 17; Member since: Aug 29, 2012

Thanks, will try both!

17. redsox420

Posts: 90; Member since: Aug 27, 2012

Poweramp IMHO is the best. The 10 band eq, the built in music presets, it has a lock screen.. I have used a few others, but this one rocks. I like the full audio controls in the EQ which I can set for a single song, an album or my entire library. But each person has their own preferences. I use Beats tour headphones and I like the sound poweramp puts out through them. I also have a Harmon/Kardon stereo system with 400 watts in my car that sounds very sweet when streaming music through from my note 2 to my car. Good luck. Make sure it has a EQ of at least 10 bands or pass

24. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

most music playing apps make use of the lockscreen playback control api's that are in ICS+.

10. bohdan4ik13 unregistered

I love MIUI stock player - looks like Rocket Player, but with better design

12. jeffgusa

Posts: 1; Member since: Nov 30, 2012

I really like N7 player, it has a great interface and equalizer built in as well.

51. ktime

Posts: 7; Member since: Dec 11, 2012

I second that. The great interface distinguish itself from other players

13. markamps

Posts: 4; Member since: May 04, 2012

Poweramp the best music player for me. Great for driving those full sized over ear headphone .

29. freebee269

Posts: 542; Member since: Aug 10, 2012

+1. when i had my atrix 2 poweramp was my best friend.

52. yt6nin

Posts: 100; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

I've been using it on my first Android smartphone, tried out the trial, and after it expired, I immediately went on to buy the license and use it even until now. Just love it so much! The picture is PowerAmp too, if I'm not mistaken.. PowerAmp ftw!!! =)

15. mercorp

Posts: 1045; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

TTpod is very good too!

18. AliNSiddiqui

Posts: 382; Member since: Sep 19, 2012

Stupid how they didn't even mention the Neutron Music Player...

41. WakaFlakaD

Posts: 576; Member since: Apr 30, 2011

I am a long time user of POWERAMP, but solely talking about SQ, Neutron have my vote

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