Groove Music Alternatives for Mac

    Groove Music is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac 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 Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Groove Music are foobar2000 (Free), Clementine (Free, Open Source), Strawberry (Free, Open Source) and Quod Libet (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 25, 2021

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      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. Features Simple, fast and powerful media player.
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      VLC Media Player vs Groove Music opinions
      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.
      Negative comment 11 months ago

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      Supports tons of formats. Epic.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      vasbinde Groove has Music Library awareness and management. VLC does not.
      Negative comment 9 days ago

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    1. foobar2000 is an advanced freeware audio player for the Windows platform. Main features Supported audio formats: MP3, MP4, AAC, CD Audio, WMA, Vorbis, Opus, FLAC, WavPack, WAV, AIFF, Musepack, Speex, AU, SND... and more with additional components.
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    2. Clementine is a cross-platform free and open source music player and library organizer. It is a port of Amarok 1.
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    3. Strawberry is a music player and music collection organizer. It is a fork of Clementine released in 2018 aimed at music collectors and audiophiles. The name is inspired by the band Strawbs. It's written in C++ using the Qt framework.
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    4. Quod Libet is a Gapless GTK+-based audio player written in Python. Its designed around the idea that you know how to organize your music better than we do. It lets you make playlists based on regular expressions (dont worry, regular searches work too).
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    5. DeaDBeeF is a lightweight graphical music player created for easy playback of music and management of playlists. It supports major audio codecs and tags, global hotkeys, gapless playback, streaming audio, command line control, and has an 18-band equalizer.
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    6. It just sounds better! The beauty is in its simplicity, yet behind the minimal exterior lies a powerful music player with a ton of features & support for all audio formats you should ever need.
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    7. Tomahawk gives you to access to all of your favorite music in one powerful media player.

      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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    8. Swinsian is a sophisticated music player for macOS with wide format support, folder watching, advanced tag editing and designed to be responsive even with the largest libraries.
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    9. Musique unclutters your music listening experience with a clean interface that keeps you focused on what really matters: music.
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