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Open Source SoundCloud Alternatives

The best open source alternative to SoundCloud is Funkwhale. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to SoundCloud and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to SoundCloud are Audius Music, nuclear, Openwhyd and BlackHole Music Player.

SoundCloud alternatives are mainly Music Streaming Services but may also be Music Discovery Services or Audio Players. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of SoundCloud.
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  1. Funkwhale is a community-driven project that lets you listen and share music and audio within a decentralized, open network. It can be self-hosted and is libre, open source software.

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    Almost everyone thinks Funkwhale is a great alternative to SoundCloud.

    I don't like Funkwhale as an alternative because it's not similar to soundcloud.

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  2. Audius is a streaming platform built for all musicians, not just those signed to labels. Build a fanbase, share your works in progress, and then publish your completed tracks for all the world to hear.

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    Audius is an amazing platform, but because Audius uses blockchain, artists can't delete their music, only hide them.

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  3. nuclear is a free music streaming program that pulls content from free sources all over the internet.

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    Openwhyd

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Online
    • iPhone

    Collect and share all the music you love from any source but reunited in the same place.

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    Has many songs (including Vocaloid and other "rarer" songs) and has unlimited, free music. Has playlists as well.

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  5. Awesome Music Player made with Flutter!.

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  6. Radio4000 lets you discover user curated radios from around the world, manage your online music library, and share it anonymously with everyone. All free and open source.

    Lots of radios with great music. And yes, you can have a gif as avatar.
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    Almost everyone thinks Radio4000 is a great alternative to SoundCloud.
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    It has a music library management, linked to Discogs for the metadata. People share music they like, so visiting their radio, you'll discover new music in the context of tunes you like

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    hxkxkxhk

    It gives a better opportunity to discover new artists, underground sounds shared by the people who loved them. Good mix

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    Navidrome

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Linux
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    Navidrome is an open source web-based music collection server and streamer. It gives you freedom to listen to your music collection from any browser or mobile device.

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    Headset

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Headset is a desktop music player built on YouTube and Reddit.

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    Maloja

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Simple self-hosted music scrobble database to create personal listening statistics. No recommendations, no social network, no nonsense.

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    Resonate

    • Online

    Resonate is a streaming music service cooperative owned by the people that use it – musicians, indie labels, fans + developers. Stream it until you own it.

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