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YouTube Music Alternatives

YouTube Music is described as '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' and is a popular Music Streaming service in the audio & music category. There are more than 100 alternatives to YouTube Music for a variety of platforms, including Android, Online / Web-based, Windows, Mac and iPhone. The best alternative is Spotify, which is free. Other great apps like YouTube Music are AIMP, Strawberry, Last.fm and Deezer.

YouTube Music 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 YouTube Music.
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  1. Spotify icon

    Spotify

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    248 alternatives to Spotify 

    Spotify is a freemium music streaming service providing digital rights management-restricted content from record labels including Sony, EMI, Warner Music Group and Universal.

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    1.  Personalized RecommendationsSpotify can recommend content you like, whether it's something you already know or not.
    2.  Dark ModeSpotify supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  Works OfflineSpotify can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    4.  Lossless AudioSpotify has lossless audio support, basically studio quality sound.
    5.  IFTTT IntegrationYou can connect different services to automatically trigger actions within Spotify using IFTTT.
    6.  Kids ModeSpotify allows you to create and manage your kids' profiles in order to protect them.
    7.  Chromecast SupportCast your content to a Chromecast connected device with Spotify.
    8.  AirPlay SupportSpotify can stream or share content to your Mac, Apple TV, or compatible smart TV.
    9.  Collaborative PlaylistsMake any playlist collaborative to let your friends add, remove, and reorder videos and tracks.
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    Spotify vs YouTube Music opinions
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    itsjustdm

    It's much easier to use. The interface is more user-friendly.

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    dotonion

    It has more features than Youtube Music.

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    AIMP

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    280 alternatives to AIMP 

    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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    1.  LightweightAIMP consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of AIMP.
    3.  PortableAIMP can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    4.  Dark ModeAIMP supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    5.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsAIMP can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    6.  Collaborative PlaylistsMake any playlist collaborative to let your friends add, remove, and reorder videos and tracks.
    7.  Batch EditingAIMP allows you to select multiple items (tasks, files, images etc) and edit their properties all at once.
    8.  Support for VST PluginsAIMP support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
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    Strawberry

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    220 alternatives to Strawberry 

    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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    1.  LightweightStrawberry consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Lossless AudioStrawberry has lossless audio support, basically studio quality sound.
    3.  Works OfflineStrawberry can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    4.  Goal Setting Strawberry can set individual or group goals to meet over a particular period.
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    it's a media player and mp3 organiser. youtube music is a streaming service

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    Last.fm

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    199 alternatives to Last.fm 

    Last.fm is a music community website that offers personalized internet radio, using a recommendation system called "Audioscrobbler" to build a detailed profile of users based on their music tastes and interests.

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    Guest

    It has popular artists. It doesn't seem to be full of adds and tracking like YouTube (aka Google)

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    Deezer

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    177 alternatives to Deezer 

    Deezer is a global music-streaming platform made for multiple of devices. With many contracts with big record labels, deezer allows users to listen to over 90 million songs.

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    1.  Personalized RecommendationsDeezer can recommend content you like, whether it's something you already know or not.
    2.  Dark ModeDeezer supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  Works OfflineDeezer can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    4.  LightweightDeezer consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    5.  Chromecast SupportCast your content to a Chromecast connected device with Deezer.
    6.  Collaborative PlaylistsMake any playlist collaborative to let your friends add, remove, and reorder videos and tracks.
    7.  IFTTT IntegrationYou can connect different services to automatically trigger actions within Deezer using IFTTT.
    8.  AirPlay SupportDeezer can stream or share content to your Mac, Apple TV, or compatible smart TV.
    9.  Lossless AudioDeezer has lossless audio support, basically studio quality sound.
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    Pandora

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    187 alternatives to Pandora 

    Pandora Radio is a free (ad-supported) internet radio founded in 2000. Using the Music Genome Project, over 400 attributes of songs are analyzed in order to personalize radio stations from music you like.

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    1.  Personalized RecommendationsPandora can recommend content you like, whether it's something you already know or not.
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  7. Apple Music icon

    Apple Music

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    114 alternatives to Apple Music 

    To bring you more music than ever with access to millions of songs. To give you personal recommendations from people who know and love music. To deepen the connection between artists and fans. To reimagine radio with a 24/7, global station.

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    1.  Lossless AudioApple Music has lossless audio support, basically studio quality sound.
    2.  PortableApple Music can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Personalized RecommendationsApple Music can recommend content you like, whether it's something you already know or not.
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    Libre.fm

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    123 alternatives to Libre.fm 

    Libre.fm is a project to help you keep track of what music you like and share that, with your friends, discover new music, and meet new people who share your taste in music.

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    Jamendo

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    145 alternatives to Jamendo 

    Jamendo is a community of free, legal and unlimited music published under Creative Commons licenses. Share your music, download your favorite artists!

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    1.  Ad-freeJamendo doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Jamendo without registration.
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    nuclear

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    49 alternatives to nuclear 

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

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    1.  No Trackingnuclear will not track you or use your personal data.
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