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iTunes Alternatives for Windows

There are many alternatives to iTunes for Windows and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is MusicBee. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Clementine or foobar2000. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to iTunes and loads of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to iTunes are AIMP, Strawberry, Winamp and MediaMonkey.

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

    MusicBee

    • Windows
    110 alternatives to MusicBee 

    MusicBee makes it easy to manage, find, and play music files on your computer. MusicBee also supports podcasts, web radio stations and SoundCloud integration.

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsMusicBee can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  Ad-freeMusicBee doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  PortableMusicBee can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Almost everyone thinks MusicBee is a great alternative to iTunes.
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    Guest

    lighter, smother, easy to use interface, friendly program with high quality.

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    nadinenb

    Minimalist user interface + fast synchronization of all PC music (including Windows Media and iTunes libraries options) upon first use.

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    episech

    Not really like iTunes at all. You can't sync and set device preferences for your iPhone with this program.

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    Guest

    A similar interface, supports using folders as playlists so in that sense it's even better than itunes, many beautiful themes, lightweight. Musicbee feels like home, coming from itunes.

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    Guest

    There are a lot of customisation options, if you're interested in that. There are many skins, and you could also make your own skin if you know how to. MusicBee also has auto tag options, which is useful if you don't wanna do all that work. You can also organise your music however you'd like. There's a music explorer tab where It even suggests similar artists you might've not even heard of.

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    Guest

    Best music organizer out there

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    Guest

    Well developed, massive customization and features available (but still extremely lightweight and quick!), similar to foobar out of the box. I maintain a massive collection of digital recordings, and after using every media player through the years, I find myself setting MusicBee up on each of my new computers.

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    Clementine

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • 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.
    Discontinued

    No stable release since 2016. Newer release candidate seems to be available on Github.

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    Icecast radio stations
    Smart playlists and kittens
    Clementine vs iTunes opinions
    Most users think Clementine is a great alternative to iTunes.
    Guest

    Amazing playback and sync capabilites. Especially great for streaming or handling big music libraries.

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    phenn

    Easy to use. Doesn't nag constantly.

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    glengaldine

    Really good. Started to use it in my Linux years (mostly on Arch), and using it still on macOS. Interface is a bit chaotic, but it's much better then iTunes so far.

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    foobar2000

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    • Windows
    • Android
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    • Android Tablet
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    167 alternatives to foobar2000 

    foobar2000 is an advanced multi-platform freeware audio player.

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    1.  Lightweightfoobar2000 consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/Extensionsfoobar2000 can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  Dark Modefoobar2000 supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    4.  Portablefoobar2000 can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    5.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of foobar2000.
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    foobar2000 vs iTunes opinions
    Most users think foobar2000 is a great alternative to iTunes.
    ccier7u87wl2pvvz7o

    Mac version is not currently under active development

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    mecube

    Nice Library managment, support for lot of formats

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  4. AIMP icon

    AIMP

    • Windows
    • Android
    • PortableApps.com
    280 alternatives to AIMP 

    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.

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    1.  LightweightAIMP consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of AIMP.
    3.  PortableAIMP can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    4.  Dark ModeAIMP supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    5.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsAIMP can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    6.  Collaborative PlaylistsMake any playlist collaborative to let your friends add, remove, and reorder videos and tracks.
    7.  Batch EditingAIMP allows you to select multiple items (tasks, files, images etc) and edit their properties all at once.
    8.  Support for VST PluginsAIMP support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
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    AIMP vs iTunes opinions
    Most users think AIMP is a great alternative to iTunes.
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    Strawberry

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    220 alternatives to Strawberry 

    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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    1.  LightweightStrawberry consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Lossless AudioStrawberry has lossless audio support, basically studio quality sound.
    3.  Works OfflineStrawberry can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    4.  Goal Setting Strawberry can set individual or group goals to meet over a particular period.
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    Guest

    Fork from Clementine which was excellent.

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    Winamp

    • Windows
    • Android
    209 alternatives to Winamp 

    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. Since version 2 it has been sold as freemium and supports extensibility with plug-ins and skins...

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    Winamp vs iTunes opinions
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    Guest

    similar functionality basically

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    MediaMonkey

    • Windows
    • Android
    • Windows S
    108 alternatives to MediaMonkey 

    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.

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    MediaMonkey vs iTunes opinions
    Almost everyone thinks MediaMonkey is a great alternative to iTunes.
    Guest

    Better in all aspects: collection management, tag management, ripping and converting, art finder, etc.

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    Guest

    Great way to store and sort your music library, create playlists.

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    ndlinn

    Probably the only app I’ve encountered that currently does all that iTunes does and more, but the layout is much more cumbersome and clunky and will take some serious getting used-to.

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    Audacious

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    • Xfce
    117 alternatives to Audacious 

    Audacious is an advanced audio player. It is free, lightweight, based on GTK+, runs on Linux and many other *nix platforms and is focused on audio quality and supporting a wide range of audio codecs. There is also support for several visual styles from Winamp.

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    1.  LightweightAudacious consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsAudacious can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  PortableAudacious can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  9. Pocket Casts icon

    Pocket Casts

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    106 alternatives to Pocket Casts 

    Discover the world's most powerful podcast player. Pocket Casts has all the podcasts you know & love; over 300k. Find Trending, Most Popular podcasts & more.

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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    2.  Import/Export OPML FeedsImport and export your feed subscriptions into OPML format with Pocket Casts.
    3.  AirPlay SupportPocket Casts can stream or share content to your Mac, Apple TV, or compatible smart TV.
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    Pocket Casts vs iTunes opinions
    Most users think Pocket Casts is a great alternative to iTunes.
    vasbinde

    Pocket Casts is a great program, but it is purely focused on podcasts, not on audio and video player and library management. For example, it cannot rip audio CDs or play movies.

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    ccier7u87wl2pvvz7o

    It's just a podcast player

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    DeaDBeeF

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    • Linux
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    • KDE
    • Cinnamon
    • GNOME
    • MATE
    • Xfce
    154 alternatives to DeaDBeeF 

    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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    1.  LightweightDeaDBeeF consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsDeaDBeeF can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  PortableDeaDBeeF can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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