There are so many Music Streaming Apps available for Android and iOS. Spotify, Apple Music, and YouTube Music are among the best music streaming services worldwide. And yes, some of these services let you stream music for free. But for ad-free music, you have to subscribe to premium plans. Although, there are a variety of free music Apps that can be alternatives to Spotify or Apple Music. Yes, there are some free and open-source music streaming services available. That offers a huge music library. And, few apps also let you download MP3 songs in local storage.
Although, you won’t find these apps on Play Store. You have to sideload these free music Apps on your Android Smartphone. It’s quite easy to sideload Apps on Android. You just have to enable unknown sources permission. And, you can download and install any music App APK from the below list. Okay, so now let’s take a look at some of the best free open-source song apps.
Best Free Open Source Music Streaming Apps
BlackHole is a free and open-source ad-free music player app made with Flutter. It offers 320kbps music streaming quality. App also does support Spotify Charts. Moreover, it has a YouTube section, where you can search and play songs directly from YouTube. BlackHole app comes with lyrics support as well. Play any song and tap on the lyrics icon, and song lyrics will appear. You can search for Songs, albums, artists, and playlists.
Yes, you can also download songs for offline playback. Inbuilt Equalizer is also available. BlackHole App also keeps a Listening history record. And, the app comes with dark mode and theme support. The best part is no subscription is required for this App. And, you don’t need to signup/log in to use this App. You can download it directly from GitHub. Just download Universal APK from the Assets Section. And, install the App on your Android device to listen to ad-free music.
Musify is another free and open-source music streaming App made with Flutter. It also lets you download music offline in your smartphone’s local storage. In Musify App, you can search for any song, artist, or album. App also comes with lyrics support. You don’t need any kind of subscription to use Musify. So yes, you can enjoy ad-free music with this App.
App also does support Material UI & Accent Colors. And, you can switch between light/dark themes. The best part is you don’t need to create an account to use this App. But no worries, the option to back up and restore user data is available. Overall, it is one of the best Apps like BlackHole.
If you listen to music from YouTube, then YMusic is the perfect music streaming app for you. This App allows you to listen to music directly from YouTube without consuming data. Because by default the app only does play YT audio instead of video. Yes, you can also play a video of the song you’re playing in YMusic. And, to use this app you don’t need any kind of subscription, it’s completely ad-free. That makes it one of the best YouTube Vanced Alternatives.
YMusic also lets you import offline music libraries. And, the best part is with YMusic, you can download Audio and Video of any YouTube Song. The app comes with YT Music (Beta) option, which will give you a Spotify-like UI. A built-in equalizer option is also available. Overall, it is one of the best free and open-source YouTube music streaming apps.
Nuclear is free music streaming program that can pull content from various free sources on the Internet. However, it is only available for Windows. By default, YouTube is the default source of this App to pull music content. But, by going into the plugins section, you can choose from SoundCloud, Bandcamp, Audius, Invidious, iTunes Podcast, Jamendo, and many others.
Also, the Nuclear app does support lyrics through AZ Lyrics and Simple Lyrics. This music streaming app also comes with a visualizer and equalizer. You can also play downloaded music in this App. Overall, a good App, if you want to listen to music from the above-mentioned sources. Although, I will recommend using YouTube Music directly.
Okay, so these are the free open-source music Apps, which you can use. Yes, there are so many open-source free music players available. But since this article is about free music streaming apps, so I have listed that only. Personally, BlackHole is my favorite app to stream ad-free music. If you know about any other better app, then let me know in the comment section.