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Groove Music Alternatives for Android

Groove Music is not available for Android but there are plenty of alternatives with similar functionality. The best Android alternative is VLC Media Player, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Groove Music and many of them are available for Android so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Android alternatives to Groove Music are foobar2000, AIMP, Winamp and MediaMonkey.

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

    VLC Media Player

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Blackberry 10
    • Apple Watch
    • Apple TV
    • F-Droid
    • Kindle Fire
    • Haiku
    • PortableApps.com

    VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.

    ⚫︎ LightweightVLC Media Player consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeVLC Media Player doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableVLC Media Player is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Chromecast SupportCast your content to a Chromecast connected device with VLC Media Player.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsVLC Media Player can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ PortableVLC Media Player can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Support for 4KVLC Media Player supports watching, rendering or exporting 4K content (also know as UHD or Ultra HD).
    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in VLC Media Player without registration.
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    Some users think VLC Media Player is a great alternative to Groove Music, some don't.

    VLC is an excellent video player, but it lacks a good media library management functionality, imho.

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    Groove has Music Library awareness and management. VLC does not.

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    Supports tons of formats. Epic.

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  2. foobar2000 is an advanced multi-platform freeware audio player.

    ⚫︎ Customizablefoobar2000 is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Lightweightfoobar2000 consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/Extensionsfoobar2000 can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Dark Modefoobar2000 supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Portablefoobar2000 can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightAIMP consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsAIMP can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ PortableAIMP can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableAIMP is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeAIMP supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Support for VST PluginsAIMP support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
    ⚫︎ Collaborative PlaylistsMake any playlist collaborative to let your friends add, remove, and reorder videos and tracks.
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  4. Winamp is a media player for Windows developed by Justin Frankel and Dmitry Boldyrev by their company Nullsoft, which they later sold to AOL, who sold to Radionomy in January 2014.

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  5. MediaMonkey is a music player and a music library manager with support for 50,000+ files and many features for organizing, tagging, converting and burning your music. It also has advanced podcasting and syncing features.

    ⚫︎ ModdableMediaMonkey can be modified through the installation of external mods.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsMediaMonkey can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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  6. Tomahawk gives you to access to all of your favorite music in one powerful media player.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsTomahawk can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    Discontinued

    The project is no longer maintained. Last version, 0.8.4, released in April 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    Roon

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Synology Cloud Station

    Roon is a music playing system for audiophiles.

    ⚫︎ AirPlay SupportRoon can stream or share content to your Mac, Apple TV, or compatible smart TV.
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  8. Stellio is an advanced music player with themes support, powerful audio and integration with VK and Dropbox.

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    Volumio

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Self-Hosted
    • SparkyLinux
    • Raspberry Pi
    • UDOO

    Volumio is a free and Open Source Linux Distribution, designed and fine-tuned exclusively for music playback. It runs on a variety of devices, typically small and cheap computers like the Raspberry PI, but also on low power PCs, notebooks or thin clients.

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  10. In essence a lightweight music player that also have folder browsing, equalizer, song cross-fading and video playback capability.

    ⚫︎ LightweightAvee Player consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableAvee Player is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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