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Self-Hosted Google Play Music Alternatives

Google Play Music is not available as a self-hosted solution but there are plenty of alternatives for power users and business that want to host a solution on-premise. The best Self-Hosted alternative is Funkwhale, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Google Play Music and 13 are available as a self-hosted solution so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Self-Hosted alternatives to Google Play Music are Ampache, Navidrome, Koel and Maloja.

Google Play Music alternatives are mainly Music Streaming Services but may also be Music Discovery Services or Audio Players. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Google Play Music.
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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 icon

    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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  3. Navidrome icon

    Navidrome

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • Raspberry Pi
    • Cloudron

    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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  4. Koel icon

    Koel

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron

    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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    Maloja

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

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

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  6. 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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    netjukebox

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted

    netjukebox is a web-based media jukebox for MPD, VideoLAN and Winamp/httpQ. It features real-time MP3 streaming from different audio formats. Download single tracks or a whole album in one zip file.

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  8. LMS - Lightweight Music Server

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • Raspberry Pi

    Access your self-hosted music using a web interface.

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    Sockso

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    Sockso is a free, open-source, personal music server for everyone! Its designed to be as simple as possible so that anyone with a mouse and some mp3s can get their friends listening to their music across the internet in seconds!

    Discontinued

    The project seems to be no longer developed. Last commit 4 years ago, lot of issues on their github.

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  10. Jinzora Media Server icon

    Jinzora Media Server

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Self-Hosted

    Jinzora Media Server is a web based media streaming and management system, allowing you to stream your music and videos to any device with a web browser.

    Discontinued

    Last update in 2013...https://sourceforge.net/projects/jinzora/

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