Self-Hosted Music Streaming Services

Services like Spotify, Grooveshark and Pandora have revolutionized the way we listen to music. To be able to listen to most of the world’s most popular music for free with ads (or for a small monthly fee without them) is truly awesome. Here is a list of music streaming services our users recommend the most.

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    Store your private pictures, documents, calendar and contacts on your ownCloud server at home, a rented VPS or use one of the public ownCloud providers.
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  1. Funkwhale is a community-driven project that lets you listen and share music and audio within a decentralized, open network. It can be self-hosted and is libre, open source software.
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  2. Ampache is a web based audio streaming application and file manager allowing you to access your music from anywhere, using almost any internet enabled device.
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    Private File Sharing, Sync and Mobile Access for Home and Business. Access, Sync and Share ALL docs, photos, music and videos from anywhere. No Storage Limits. No Security Worries. No Uploading. Limited values and users without PRO subscription.
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    Subsonic is a free, web-based media streamer, providing ubiquitous access to your music and video. Use it to share your music with friends, or to listen to your own music while at work.
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    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Cloudron
    A personal music streaming server that works.
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    Navidrome is an open source web-based music collection server and streamer. It gives you freedom to listen to your music collection from any browser or mobile device.
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  3. Madsonic is a web-based media streamer and jukebox fork of Subsonic Based on Java technology, Madsonic runs on most platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, OSX, and Unix variants.
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    moOde audio player Moode Audio Player is a derivative of the wonderful WebUI audio player client for MPD originally designed and coded by Andrea Coiutti and Simone De Gregori, and subsequently enhanced by early efforts from the RaspyFi/Volumio projects.
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  4. HomeNet Local Area Network Media Server - lightweight alternative to Plex - ( HTML5 + Chromecast support )

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, 3.2, released in 2014, can be still downloaded from the official website

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    mStream is a suite of open source software that lets you sync and stream your music between all your devices. Get started by using mStream Express to turn your computer into an mStream server. Think of mStream as your own private cloud.
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    MusiqPad is a social-music software platform for users to host their own ‘pads’ (rooms). Each individual pad will do the hosting and you will be able to connect your pad to a central lounge (lobby) to allow other people to join and jam with you.
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  5. An elegant HTML5 web folder player for parties and/or private music collections, with a playlist system that all players should have had. It does not use a database (so it's alway up-to-date), but can easily handle folders with 25,000 songs or more.
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    Roadie is a MP3 streaming server that has a full Subsonic compatible API that works with many Subsonic mobile applications. Roadie was built to be able to handle music collections with hundreds of thousands of tracks.
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    Access your self-hosted music using a web interface.
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