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Free Apple Music Alternatives

The best free alternative to Apple Music is Spotify. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Apple Music and loads of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Apple Music are foobar2000, AIMP, Last.fm and SoundCloud.

Apple Music alternatives are mainly Music Streaming Services but may also be Internet Radio Services or Audio Players. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Apple Music.
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  1. Spotify icon

    Spotify

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    Spotify is a freemium music streaming service providing digital rights management-restricted content from record labels including Sony, EMI, Warner Music Group and Universal.

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    Most users think Spotify is a great alternative to Apple Music.
  2. foobar2000 is an advanced multi-platform freeware audio player.

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  3. AIMP is powerful free audio player for Windows OS that supports for local files, NAS, clouds, and podcasts. Additionally, it includes powerful tools to operate with audio files.

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  4. Last.fm is a music community website that offers personalized internet radio, using a recommendation system called "Audioscrobbler" to build a detailed profile of users based on their music tastes and interests.

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  5. SoundCloud lets you share music fast & easily. The platform takes the daily hassle out of receiving, sending & distributing music for artists, record labels & other music professionals.

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    Most users think SoundCloud is a great alternative to Apple Music.


  6. Clementine is a cross-platform free and open source music player and library organizer. It is a port of Amarok 1.

    Discontinued

    No stable release since 2016. Newer release candidate seems to be available on Github.

    Clementine with lyrics pane
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    Deezer

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    Deezer is an Internet-based music streaming service. It allows users to listen to music content from record labels including EMI, Sony, Universal Music Group, and Warner Music Group on various devices online or offline.

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    Pandora

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    Pandora Radio is a free (ad-supported) internet radio founded in 2000. Using the Music Genome Project, over 400 attributes of songs are analyzed in order to personalize radio stations from music you like.

    Desktop Pandora
  9. YouTube Music allows you to easily find what you’re looking for and discover new music. Get playlists and recommendations served to you based on your context, tastes, and what’s trending around you.

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  10. Jamendo is a community of free, legal and unlimited music published under Creative Commons licenses. Share your music, download your favorite artists!

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