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    Open Source Google Play Music Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Google Play Music is Funkwhale. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Google Play Music and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Google Play Music are (Free, Open Source), Ampache (Free, Open Source), Koel (Free, Open Source) and Openwhyd (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 15, 2021

    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. 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.
      This alternative is disputed. is still a legitimate alternative to Google Play Music, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    3. 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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    4. A personal music streaming server that works. If you want to use the mobile apps, you have to pay for it.
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      Koel vs Google Play Music opinions
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      florentserra Once it has a mobile app, it is golden!
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

    5. Collect and share all the music you love from any source but reunited in the same place. Features: - Collect the music you love from Youtube, SoundCloud, Vimeo, Deezer, etc., on your profile Whyd.
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    6. Airsonic is a Free and Open Source community driven media server which allows you to stream, transcode, manage, and share your personal audio from anywhere via an HTML web browser or any number of apps (available for both iOS & Android).
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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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    7. Radio4000 lets you discover user curated radios from around the world, manage your online music library, and share it anonymously with everyone. All free and open source.
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      Radio4000 vs Google Play Music opinions
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      fubifubfub It does not lock your library in the service, and is media agnostic
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

    8. A beautiful cross platform Desktop Player for Google Play Music. Your music how you want it.
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      Google Play Music Desktop Player vs Google Play Music opinions
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      Google Play Music Desktop Player is just a desktop client for gpm itself and therefore it doesn't do much without a gpm subscription wich is now discontinued
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

    9. MellowPlayer is a free, open source and cross-platform desktop application for music streaming.


      According to their GitLab repository, it says that it is no longer maintained.

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