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Open Source Apple Music Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Apple Music is Clementine. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Apple Music and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Apple Music are Libre.fm, nuclear, Audius Music and Ampache.

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. Clementine icon

    Clementine

    • Mac
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    • Linux
    • BSD
    230 alternatives to Clementine 

    Clementine is a cross-platform free and open source music player and library organizer. It is a port of Amarok 1.4 to the Qt 4 framework and the GStreamer multimedia framework, focusing on a fast and easy-to-use interface for searching and...

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    1.  LightweightClementine consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Lossless AudioClementine has lossless audio support, basically studio quality sound.
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    No stable release since 2016. Newer release candidate seems to be available on Github.

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  2. Libre.fm icon

    Libre.fm

    • Online
    123 alternatives to Libre.fm 

    Libre.fm is a project to help you keep track of what music you like and share that, with your friends, discover new music, and meet new people who share your taste in music.

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  3. nuclear icon

    nuclear

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    49 alternatives to nuclear 

    nuclear is a free music streaming program that pulls content from free sources all over the internet.

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    1.  No Trackingnuclear will not track you or use your personal data.
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  4. Audius Music icon

    Audius Music

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    133 alternatives to Audius Music 

    Audius is a streaming platform built for all musicians, not just those signed to labels. Build a fanbase, share your works in progress, and then publish your completed tracks for all the world to hear. Create, grow, and monetize, all without the need to graduate off the platform...

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    1.  DecentralizedAudius Music is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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  5. Ampache icon

    Ampache

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    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    • Cloudron
    85 alternatives to Ampache 

    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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  6. BlackHole Music Player icon

    BlackHole Music Player

    • Android
    • F-Droid
    286 alternatives to BlackHole Music Player 

    A music player app made with Flutter.

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    1.  Ad-freeBlackHole Music Player doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  LightweightBlackHole Music Player consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in BlackHole Music Player without registration.
    4.  Privacy focusedBlackHole Music Player is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    5.  Dark ModeBlackHole Music Player supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  7.  ViMusic  icon

    ViMusic

    • Android
    • F-Droid
    14 alternatives to ViMusic  

    A Jetpack Compose Android application for streaming music from YouTube Music.

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    1.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in ViMusic without registration.
    2.  Lightweight ViMusic consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Radio Browser

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    • Online
    • Android
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    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    8 alternatives to Radio Browser 

    A community driven effort (like wikipedia) with the aim of collecting as many internet radio and TV stations as possible.

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    Maloja

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    194 alternatives to Maloja 

    Simple self-hosted music scrobble database to create personal listening statistics. No recommendations, no social network, no nonsense.

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    Cider

    • Mac
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    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • FLATHUB
    • Apple Music
    2 alternatives to Cider 

    An open source and community oriented Apple Music client for Windows, Linux, macOS, and more. Whenever it be Discord, LastFM, or even Equalizers we've got you covered.

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