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Poweramp Alternatives for Windows

Poweramp is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows 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 many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Poweramp are foobar2000, AIMP, Strawberry and MusicBee.

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

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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.

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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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    danielmichel

    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.

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    foobar2000 vs Poweramp opinions
    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.

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    danielmichel

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

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Clementine is a cross-platform free and open source music player and library organizer. It is a port of Amarok 1.

    Discontinued

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

    Clementine with lyrics pane
  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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