Today almost everything is streaming : streaming videos, streaming music, streaming games, streaming and more streaming. This way of listening to music comes in handy since it opens up an almost infinite catalog of songs without the need to download or buy a single album. But this method also has its drawbacks, and that is that our data can be drastically reduced if we are not connected to a good WiFi network. So today we are going to review some of the best local offline music players for Android .
The 12 best apps to play local music on Android
As we said at the beginning, streaming music apps are really good, so if you want to know some of the best online players, don’t forget to visit our list of the best streaming music apps for Android . If what we want is to listen to the albums and songs that we have downloaded or copied in digital format (mp3, wav, etc.) , then, friends, do not miss our next selection of apps.
At first glance, AIMP may seem like a somewhat simple player, devoid of even functionalities. But that is exactly what this Russian application is looking for, play music in the most direct way possible, without distractions.
It plays practically any music file that we put into it, it is capable of mixing multi-channel tracks in stereo and / or mono, and it has a 10-band equalizer quite difficult to find in non-paid players. If the only thing we are looking for is to listen to our music and stop worrying about it, AIMP is a very good choice.
Google Play rating : 4.5 / 5 (273,517 reviews) | Downloads : More than 10 million
As its name suggests, Poweramp is a powerful offline music player that also allows you to import streaming music over HTTP. The application is compatible with Android Auto, the Google Assistant and Chromecast .
The interface has an exquisite design, and it has a very easy to use equalizer with which we can regulate the bass and even DVC controls for a greater dynamic range and deeper bass. It also allows you to play certain of the most elegant animations while listening to music, and in general it can be said that everything it does does it more than well. Of course, the application is free for only 15 days, which is the duration of the trial period (the premium version costs 5 euros).
Google Play rating : 4.4 / 5 (1,354,087 ratings) | Downloads : Over 50,000,000
Stellio is a player that supports a lot of rare and unusual formats : WavPack (.wv .wvc), Monkey (.ape), MusePack (.mpc .mpp .mp +), Lossless (.mp4 .m4a .m4b), AAC (.aac .mp4 .m4a .m4b), FLAC (.flac), Speex (.spx .wav .oga .ogg), Opus (.opus), Samples (.wav .aiff .mp3 .mp2 .mp1 .ogg) , MOD music (.xm .it .s3m .mod .mtm .umx). It also has a lot of extra functions, such as a 12-band equalizer (with 13 effects included) , supports high definition music , the color of the player changes with the album cover, song changes when shaking the mobile …
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Pulsar is a really light music player (it weighs only 2.8MB), ideal for older devices or with very little power. It has a very current design in Material Design and with several interesting features, such as a tag editor , synchronization with ChromeCast, scrobbling or a good internal search engine .
Google Play rating : 4.6 / 5 (25,288 reviews) | Downloads : Over 500,000
Musicolet is the ideal player for those looking for a lightweight and truly offline alternative to listening to music. In fact, the “offline” experience is complete, since the player does not even have Internet access permissions (which means that it does not have any ads either).
It also has a handful of features, some of them quite rare, such as the ability to have multiple play queues. On top of that, it includes an equalizer, song lyrics support, a tag editor, widgets, and more. Highly recommended
Google Play rating : 4.7 / 5 (112,722 reviews) | Downloads : More than 5 million
One of the most popular music players for Android . Easy to use and with a good design, it has more than 30 customization themes, 5-band equalizer, tag editor, synchronization with ChromeCast, playlist management, personalized lock screen, scheduled shutdown and support for podcasts among other niceties.
Google Play rating : 4.3 / 5 (276,691 reviews) | Downloads : More than 10 million
We are facing what is probably the best rated player in the visual section. It has a simple and easy-to-use interface based on Material Design, and the color of the application changes adjusting to the cover of the album we are listening to (in addition to being able to customize the default color of the app). It is also integrated with Last.fm and can scrobble, download the cover of the album we are listening to, artist information etc.
Google Play rating : 4.5 / 5 (25,325 reviews) | Downloads : Over 500,000
BlackPlayer is a great music player. It has a very attractive interface in the visual aspect and it also comes equipped with a good pack of functionalities: 5-band equalizer, song scrobbling, scheduled shutdown and visualization and editing of song lyrics, among others.
Google Play rating : 4.5 / 5 (112,747 reviews) | Downloads : More than 5 million
JetAudio is one of the most comprehensive local and non-streaming music players out there. Allows you to play practically any type of file (.wav, .mp3, .ogg, .flac, .m4a, .mpc, .tta, .wv, .ape, .mod, .spx, .opus, .wma) a 10-band equalizer with 32 standard settings , various sound effects, tag editor and various other functions. It includes ads, but they are not intrusive.
Google Play rating : 4.4 / 5 (112,164 reviews) | Downloads : More than 5 million
DoubleTwist is a very simple music player, which has been on Android for many years and is frankly popular. Unfortunately, although the design of the app is not bad at all, it seems that it has lagged a bit behind other more recent players, and does not offer anything that makes it stand out above the rest. A good player that does the job. Of course, no ads (thanks).
Google Play rating : 4.3 / 5 (170,891 evaluations) | Downloads : More than 10 million
A great lightweight and intuitive music player with a nice design based on Material Design. Among its features we find a 6-band equalizer with bass boost, playback without pauses, lyrics to songs (embedded or synchronized with MusiXmatch), Last.fm scrobbling and timer, among other functionalities. It’s not bad at all!
Google Play rating : 4.3 / 5 (73,318 reviews) | Downloads : More than 1 million
Pixel Player analyzes the songs we have listened to and suggests online music according to our tastes. It supports podcasts , it has online radio , it has a 5-band equalizer, seamless playback, tag editor and many other features. Highly recommended application where they exist.
Google Play rating : 4.3 / 5 (73,318 reviews) | Downloads : Over 500,000