AlternativeTo Logo

Free osu! Alternatives

The best free alternative to osu! is StepMania, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to osu! and 17 is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to osu! are Frets on Fire, McOsu, Clone Hero and Flash Flash Revolution.

osu! alternatives are mainly Music Games but may also be Adventure Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of osu!.
This page was last updated
osu! iconosu!
  30
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Android
  • iPhone

osu! is a rhythm game based on the gameplay of a variety of popular commercial rhythm games. While aiming to keep authentic...

Learn more about osu!

  1. StepMania icon

    StepMania

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    Rhythm game for Windows, Mac, and Linux. It features 3D graphics, keyboard and dance pad support, and an editor for creating your own steps.

    In game
    StepMania vs osu! opinions
    Most users think StepMania is a great alternative to osu!.
    tastysushixd

    StepMania is also a good music game that can be adictive, and is for desktops, unlike most music games.

    Positive comment ago
    Copy a direct link to this comment to your clipboard   
    If this Comment contains spam or other abuse, notify admins about it.

    2

    is is based on DDR if you know that rhythm game, so it is a very good alternative

    Positive comment ago
    Copy a direct link to this comment to your clipboard   
    If this Comment contains spam or other abuse, notify admins about it.

    -1
  2. Frets on Fire icon

    Frets on Fire

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Frets on Fire is a game of musical skill and fast fingers. The aim of the game is to play guitar with the keyboard as accurately as possible.

    Discontinued

    The last version (1.3.110) was released in November 2008.

    Screenshot


  3. McOsu icon

    McOsu

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    A free open-source circle-clicking rhythm game practice client for osu! beatmaps with Virtual Reality support. McOsu is developed separately from and has no direct affiliation with osu! or ppy Pty Ltd.

    Screenshot
    McOsu vs osu! opinions
    pros, cons and recent comments
    vanahacar

    It's clone osu! on custom engine.

    Positive comment ago
    Copy a direct link to this comment to your clipboard   
    If this Comment contains spam or other abuse, notify admins about it.

    0
  4. Clone Hero icon

    Clone Hero

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Clone Hero is a free rhythm game, which can be played with any 5 or 6 button guitar controller, Game Controllers, or just your standard computer keyboard. Download the game, copy your song charts into the song folder and enjoy hours of fun!.

    Screenshot
  5. Flash Flash Revolution (or FFR) is a music-based rhythm game that runs through Adobe Flash and an Internet browser, making it a full-fledged online music title that requires no downloads or fees to play.

    No screenshots yet


  6. Dynamix (by C4Cat) icon

    Dynamix (by C4Cat)

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Dynamix is a mobile music game that integrates arcade gaming experience into mobile device. C4Cat brings you the fruit of creativity of worldwide composers within this pocket size mobile game.

    Screenshot
  7. BeatX icon

    BeatX

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    BeatX is a clone of popular music game Stepmania and DDR. Hit the arrows in the rhythm of the music to achieve the best score!

    Screenshot
  8. Web!Mania icon

    Web!Mania

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    Web!Mania is a version of the "osu!mania" game mode of "osu!" developed to be played in web browsers, without the need to download anything.

    Screenshot
  9. ArrowVortex icon

    ArrowVortex

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    ArrowVortex can be used to create or edit stepfiles for various rhythm games, such as DDR, ITG, PIU, Stepmania and osu!.

    Screenshot
  10. Beats, Advanced Rhythm Game icon

    Beats, Advanced Rhythm Game

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    "Beats, Advanced Rhythm Game" is a music-based rhythm game for Google Android phones/devices. Press arrows to the beat of songs StepMania/Dance Dance Revolution (DDR) style or tap circles osu!/Ouendan/Elite Beat Agent (EBA) style!

    Discontinued

    The last published update is dated April 10, 2014 and no further updates have been released since then.

    Screenshot
Showing 10 of 17 alternatives