Open Source Self-Hosted Spotify Alternatives

    Spotify is not available as a self-hosted solution but there are some alternatives for power users and business that want to host a solution on-premise. The best open source Self-Hosted alternative is Funkwhale. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Spotify and ten of them are open source and available as a self-hosted solution so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source Self-Hosted alternatives to Spotify are Ampache (Free, Open Source), Koel (Free, Open Source), Navidrome (Free, Open Source) and Maloja (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 26, 2021

    1. Funkwhale is one of the most popular options when it comes to Open Source and Self-Hosted alternatives to Spotify. You can have control over your personal music library without worrying about it ever disappearing from the platform for any external reason. Unlike Spotify, Funkwhale consists of several independent websites or "pods" (sometimes called "servers" or "instances") where you can upload your personal library to be streamed to mobile devices or shared with friends. Funkwhale is completely free, giving the user an experience free of tracking and ads.
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      Almost everyone thinks Funkwhale is a great alternative to Spotify.
      loziniak It's open and distributed.
      Positive comment 7 months ago

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      This is a player for your own music, not a streaming service
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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      It has de API interface and the web frontend and android a IOS apps that you can install.
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

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    2. Ampache is a web based audio streaming application and file manager allowing you to access your music from anywhere, using almost any internet enabled device.
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      Most users think Ampache is a great alternative to Spotify.


    3. A personal music streaming server that works. If you want to use the mobile apps, you have to pay for it.
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      Most users think Koel is a great alternative to Spotify.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Self-Hosted
      • Raspberry Pi
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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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    4. Simple self-hosted music scrobble database to create personal listening statistics. No recommendations, no social network, no nonsense. Features


    5. Madsonic is a web-based media streamer and jukebox fork of Subsonic Based on Java technology, Madsonic runs on most platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, OSX, and Unix variants.
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    6. An elegant HTML5 web folder player for parties and/or private music collections, with a playlist system that all players should have had. It does not use a database (so it's alway up-to-date), but can easily handle folders with 25,000 songs or more.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Jukesy is an application that helps you watch music videos from YouTube. With Jukesy, you can create playlists, discover new music, listen to your favorite ... Jukesy is opensource and can be forked at github.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      Polaris is a music streaming application, designed to let you enjoy your music collection from any computer or mobile device. Polaris works by streaming your music directly from your own computer, without uploading it to a third-party.
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    7. KooZic is an open-source media server for you! Benefits: - Search Thanks to ID3 Tags ID3 tags allow you to easily organize your music. Quickly find what you are looking for: song title, album, artist or genre! KooZic provide powerful search functionalities.
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