VLC Media Player

VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework. Owned by the non-profit organization VideoLAN.

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Popular open source Alternatives to VLC Media Player for Android. Explore 8 Android apps like VLC Media Player, all suggested and ranked by the AlternativeTo user community.
List updated: 8/19/2017 7:19:00 PM

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  • DeaDBeeF icon


    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. For the full list of features, please check the official website.

    Free Open Source Mac Linux Android BSD Xfce

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    Vanilla Music

    Vanilla Music, fork of Vanilla Music Player that has been abandoned, is an opensource music player for Android, designed to be simple, clean and minimal. Music is played from a continuous sequence, your chosen songs coming first, then random songs from your library as needed. No more silence after that album you selected finishes.

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    Shuttle Music Player

    Shuttle Music Player is an intuitive, lightweight and powerful music player for Android. 🔹 Features: • Modern, Material design • Built in 6-band equalizer with bass boost • Gapless playback • Lyrics (embedded lyrics only, for legal reasons) • Automatic artwork downloading • Tons of theme options, including light & dark mode • Sleep timer • Extremely customizable widgets • Last.

    Freemium $ $ $ Open Source Android

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  • ^3 (Cubed) icon

    ^3 (Cubed)

    ^3 a.k.a. Cubed is a music player for Android. At its core, ^3 is a visual experiment that explores different visualizations of one's music library.

    Free Open Source Android

    • Discontinued Discontinued, see http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2702533
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    DJD Player

    DJD Player is a music player and organizer app for Android, adapted for the needs of DJs playing music at parties and dancing events. It is based on the standard Music Player from The Android Open Source Project (which comes pre-installed on many Android phones).

    Free Open Source Android Android Tablet

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  • Turtle Player icon

    Turtle Player

    Turtle Player is a fully fledged, open-source, Music Player for Android. It's designed with the intention of being fun, unique and simple to use. Features Track Selection View Album Art Shuffle & Repeat Track Progress Bar & Choice of Track Position SD Card Track Finder Music Folder Location Chooser MP3 Meta Data Reader

    Free Open Source Android

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  • FPlay icon


    FPlay for Android is a simple and straightforward Android music player, with equalizer and bass boost. The player also has these other features: - Ability to send track information via A2DP Bluetooth (tested on Android 4.0+) - Ability to play streams from the Internet - Volume fade in when returning from calls and from pause - Real-time spectrum analyzer - Fully controllable via keyboard - Controllable via Bluetooth audio devices (tested on Android 4.

    Free Open Source Android Android Tablet

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