10 Best Music Player Apps For Android

10 Best Music Player Apps For Android

Mihir Gadhvi 31/07/2019 7

Imagine a life without music?

Won't it be mundane and boring as hell? I thought so too. Music does make your life better. put your earplugs on and enjoy, or blast your speakers and make your party happening. Music is the ultimate source of fun. Over the years music has changed and so has its means of consumption. We have transitioned from record tapes to cassettes, from radio to iPods. And now it's our smartphone that's the source of our music consumption. It's easy, fast and is available to you anytime and anywhere.

Every smartphone comes with a default music player for your audio. So the question that might come to your mind is why do you need a separate app for that? Because the default app might not have any other features that you need. The built-in player comes with simple features like volume up and down, start and stop or set as, etc but there is so much more that can be done to enhance your music experience like never before.

Whether you are an ardent music lover or just a casual listener this list of the best Android music player will be the best you ever had.

  1. VLC for Android
  2. MX Player
  3. Musixmatch
  4. AIMP
  5. Music Player - MP3 Player, Audio Player
  6. Poweramp Music Player
  7. Pulsar Music Player: Audio Player, MP3 Player
  8. BlackPlayer Music Player
  9. Musicolet Music Player
  10. Phonograph Music Player

1. VLC for Android

The VLC media player is a free and open multimedia player that plays any video and audio files.VLC Player is a full audio player with a complete database, an equalizer, and filters which let you play all weird audio formats. It is intended for everyone. It has no ads, no in-app purchases, no spying and is developed just for users satisfaction. It also includes a widget for audio control, supports audio headsets control, cover art and a complete audio media library. All in all, this is one of the best apps that you can have with features that suit multitasking very well.

Main Features

  1. All formats supported.
  2. Media library for audio and video files.
  3. Supports multi-track audio and subtitles.
  4. Widget for audio control.

2. MX Player

MX Player is mostly known as a video player but not many people know that it is also a very powerful music player. With advanced hardware acceleration and subtitle supports this is the app for you. With powerful multicore decoding, it has been tested and proved that dual-core devices performance is better than single-core ones. There is also a special Kids lock feature that you can use to keep your kids entertained without having to worry that the child might close the app or use any other app.

Main Features

  1. Multi-core decoding.
  2. Subtitles gestures.
  3. Kids lock.
  4. Easily zoom in and out.

3. Musixmatch

Musixmatch is just not another music player app. It is the worlds largest collection of lyrics as well. It is used by millions of people to get instantly synchronized lyrics for Youtube, Spotify, Pandora and more. There is also a fun Feature of translation which translates all the lyrics in the language of your choice. You can use the smart seek to find your favorite lyrics by easily skipping through a song using the progress bar. You can even play Youtube videos and use the Floating-Lyrics fully integrated with the video. It’s the most entertaining and fun music player that you will ever find.

Main Features

  1. Enjoy song lyrics with music.
  2.  Floating Lyrics widget.
  3. Easily learn new languages by displaying the translation of the lyrics.
  4.  Identify and get the lyrics to any song.
  5.  Search for your favorite song.


AIMP for Android is a light version of AIMP audio player. It's very easy to make a playlist on it and also the sound quality of the player is crisp and clear. The equalizer works great even though the controls are a little touchy. The interface is simple and intuitive yet it is filled with rich features. The best thing is its size, it does not take much space on your phone. Its lightweight, fast and simply the best!

Main Features

  1. User-defined playback queue.
  2. Multiple playlists.
  3. Playback speed control.
  4. Balance control.
  5.  29-band graphic equalizer.

5. Music Player

Music Player is one of the best music players for Android. With a gorgeous equalizer, all formats supported and a stylish UI. It provides you the best musical experience you ever had. You can browse all songs on your Android device, listen to music without Wifi. You will genuinely love this perfect offline music player for free. This MP3 player with bass boost, reverb effects, etc and a built-in equalizer will enhance your music experience. It is an audio player for all Audio Formats. Enjoy your music with the stylish and simple user interface. You can also set the theme for your player.

Main Features

  1. Support all music and audio formats.
  2. Play songs in shuffle, order or loop.
  3.  Sleep Timer.
  4.  Stylish layout and themes.
  5.  Set any song as your ringtone.

6. Poweramp Music Player

Poweramp is a powerful music player for your Android. It has 10 bands optimized graphical equalizer for all supported formats, presets and custom presets. It also has separate powerful Bass and Treble adjustment. The app supports lyrics support, including lyrics search via the Musixmatch plugin. There are 4 widget types with many selectable styles, custom visual themes and lots of skins available on Play. This version of the player is 15 days full featured Trial.

Main Features

  1. 10 band optimized graphical equalizer.
  2.  Plays songs from folders and from own library.
  3. Custom visual themes.
  4. High level of customization via settings.

7. Pulsar Music Player

Pulsar Music Player has been one of the best music players on Android. It is an offline music player with no advertisements. Pulsar contains almost every necessary feature to fulfil your musical needs including gapless playback, lyrics display, crossfade, play speed adjustment, tag editing, music equalizer and so much more. Pulsar is the ultimate music player on Android with millions of downloads. The gorgeous UI and animation with a material design are really pretty to look at and perfect to use too.

Main Features

  1.  Gorgeous user interface and animation.
  2. Manage and play music by album, artist, folder, and genre.
  3.  Fast search across albums, artists, and songs.
  4.  Music visualizer rendering.
  5.  Various colorful themes.

8. Blackplayer Music Player

Blackplayer is a free music player that plays local content. It is highly customizable, smooth and snappy with modern minimalist material design. The elegant animations throughout the music player interface make it more good to look at.  You can tweak the design to your liking with the powerful settings available. Swipe in the middle of the screen to navigate between the pages. Tap on the top titles for additional options. It supports standard local music files like MP3, WAV, OGG and many more. It has over 5 Band equalizer, bass boost, 3D surround virtualizer and amplifier. It is sure to make you fall in love with it.

Main Features

  1.  Very customizable.
  2.  3 widgets.
  3. Sleep timer (activate in Interface Settings).
  4. Very customizable.
  5. Supports music player scrobbling.

9. Musicolet Music Player

Musicolet is a powerful, simple and light music player with all the music player features that you need. And to top that it also has additional features you will love. There are multiple queues that you can create/manage. Musicolet is the only app in the Android market which supports multiple queues. You can create up to 20 queues. It supports offline lyrics embedded in audio files as an ID3 tag. There are two types of sleep timer in the app. You can even control your music right from the home screen with awesome looking widgets without opening the app. This app is made and dedicated to music lovers around the world.

Main Features

  1. Sleep timers
  2. Lock screen.
  3. Stunning widgets.
  4. Simple GUI with Minimalistic design & Easy navigation.
  5. Multiple Queues.

10. Phonograph Music Player

The phonograph is the best looking music player out there. The user interface matches every single detail of the material design guidelines to ensure Phonograph an eye candy for you. It is fairly easy, no complicated or overblown menus and that gives it the familiar and clean look. The UI colors change dynamically to match the main contents base color. There is an inbuilt theme engine with many different colors to choose from. It has all the standard features that you need in a good music player.

Main Features

  1. Easy to Use.
  2. Customizability.
  3. The UI colors change dynamically to match the main contents base color.
  4.  Create and edit playlists.
  5.  Lock screen playback controls

Hope these apps help you in taking your music listening experience two notches higher. You can customize your music experience and make it more enjoyable for you. If we missed out any app or you have app recommendations or topic that you want us to cover comment them down in the comment section below. Also, don't forget to share this article with your friends.

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  • Adrian Torres

    Thank you very much brother

  • mihir gadhvi

    In reply to: Adrian Torres

    you are welcome.

  • Ben Burbidge

    Poweramp is the best. I've purchased the full version.

  • mihir gadhvi

    In reply to: Ben Burbidge

    YES that is one of the best

  • Jason Nott

    Musicolet - Low size , simple UI and more features with Best equalizer

  • Pete Jensen

    Best ringtone music is from Nokia 1100

  • Pete Ellroy

    Tried all!

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Mihir Gadhvi

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Mihir Gadhvi is the co-founder of illustrake and HAYD. Illustrake is a D2C Enabler and offers Performance Marketing, Retention Marketing, and Content Creation Services. HAYD is a brand New, homegrown fashion line that aims to make clothing easy for us without taxing our planet. Although the concept is quite known now, HAYD wants to accomplish sustainability by reducing its impact on the environment with safe and fair manufacturing.

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