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Poweramp Alternatives for Android

There are many alternatives to Poweramp for Android if you are looking for a replacement. 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 Poweramp and loads of them are available for Android so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Android alternatives to Poweramp are foobar2000, AIMP, Winamp and YouTube Music.

Poweramp 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 Poweramp.
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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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    VLC Media Player vs Poweramp opinions
    This alternative is disputed. VLC Media Player is still a legitimate alternative to Poweramp, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    More skewed towards video.

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    Mostly a video player and especiallly not as well-suited for listening to music as Poweramp is.

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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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    Most users think foobar2000 is a great alternative to Poweramp.

    audio equalizer in both players are the best of all other players.

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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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    Functionally very similar programs. I personally prefer AIMP on PC and Poweramp on my phone.

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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. YouTube Music allows you to easily find what you’re looking for and discover new music. Get playlists and recommendations served to you based on your context, tastes, and what’s trending around you.

    ⚫︎ Personalized RecommendationsYouTube Music can recommend content you like, whether it's something you already know or not.
    ⚫︎ DRM FreeNo Digital rights management (DRM), i.e. no copy protection.
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  6. 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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  7. BlackHole Music Player icon

    BlackHole Music Player

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • F-Droid

    Awesome Music Player made with Flutter!.

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeBlackHole Music Player doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ LightweightBlackHole Music Player consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in BlackHole Music Player without registration.
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  8. The only android music player with multiple Queues. One of the best offline music player for android with super light and unique UI Design. Has all necessary features. It is 100% Free. No Ads. No internet permission. Completely offline.

    ⚫︎ LightweightMusicolet Music Player consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeMusicolet Music Player doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeMusicolet Music Player supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableMusicolet Music Player is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    Main screen and Features list of Musicolet, Best android music player app. [Completely (100%) free, no ads.]
  9. A fork of Phonograph Music Player that "makes all Pro features free, as they used to be". It has a material design that's easy on the eyes, and it's easy to use, customizable (multiple themes), has folder browsing, a sleep timer and tag editor.

    ⚫︎ LightweightVinyl Music Player consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableVinyl Music Player is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ PortableVinyl Music Player can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Lightweight and open source.

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  10. 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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