You can listen to music on Android and iPhone without having to download anything. Or rather, only apps that offer thousands of tracks, of different musical styles, in the palm of your hand.
Most applications have a free version, with the option of paid subscriptions without advertising or limitations. AppGeek has put together the best apps to listen to music on your phone whenever you want.
Tips and tricks to get the most out of Spotify
Spotify is the most well-known music streaming service in the world. In addition to the millions of music on offer, the platform hosts podcasts and various radio styles.
The user can assemble their own playlists or create a collaborative selection. Based on what you have heard, daily song suggestions are sent.
Available on multiple platforms, it offers free version (with advertising and limitations to skip songs). The paid plan option allows you to download tracks to listen offline.
Deezer was one of the first streaming platforms of its kind, having appeared even before Spotify. The service has more than 56 million songs available and 4 million audio programs, such as podcasts and interviews.
The tool allows you to follow playlists or create your own, in addition to suggesting selections according to what you have heard. One of the differentials is in the display of the lyrics of the songs in a native way, never to sing wrong again.
Deezer has a free version with access to the entire collection. However, only the paid plan offers the option to download tracks to listen offline, change songs unlimitedly and stay ad-free.
3. Jango Radio
Jango is a completely free music streaming service, without invasive advertising, which offers hundreds of ready-made playlists. The lists are separated by genres or themes, such as Christmas, old rock or 80's hits.
Users can also customize ready-made options or assemble their own collection. Then, you can share them with your friends on Twitter and Facebook.
If you think that, because it is free, you will find only songs by unknown artists, you are wrong. The platform features current hits from famous artists as well as well-known classics.
Tidal is the option for those who like to listen to music with the best quality possible. The platform offers a Tidal HiFi plan, which makes your favorite sounds available in high fidelity, without loss.
The creators guarantee a collection with more than 50 million tracks and 250 thousand videos. Among the available resources are the transmission of lives with exclusive shows and events, as well as playlists created by the artists themselves.
Speaking of the lists, you can also create yours and check suggestions based on your history. You can even download songs to listen offline and watch clips of singers like Beyonc and Jay Z before everyone else.
5. Amazon Music Unlimited
Amazon Music Unlimited is Amazon's music streaming that brings together more than 50 million songs, in addition to hundreds of playlists and stations.
Like the competitors, it offers recommendations based on what you hear, in addition to thematic lists to listen to according to the mood of the day.
The service also allows you to change tracks as much as you like and download songs to listen to later even without internet access. Amazon Prime subscribers have access to 2 million songs from the collection and all other features.
TuneIn offers a different proposal from the apps presented so far. The service has more than 100 thousand radio stations, with stations not only for music, but also for news and sports.
It is possible to check the radio program from around the world. And, of course, there are national broadcasters, such as 89FM A Rdio Rock, Jovem Pan FM, Antena 1 and much more.
TuneIn has a free version with ads. The paid plan removes advertising, offers live streaming of sports, such as Brazilian, Copa do Brasil, Libertadores and state, in addition to international competitions such as the NFL and NBA ..
Idagio is the streaming service developed to serve the classical music segment. More than 2 million tracks are available, which can be searched by composer, orchestra, soloist, among other options.
The platform also allows the creation of playlists and offers lists with nominations from renowned artists, musicians and critics.
It is also possible to listen to songs according to the user's mood and follow news through a personalized weekly mix of music.
Idagio features a free version. But the paid option is available for those who want to listen to the compositions with better audio quality, without advertising and with the possibility of downloading them to listen offline.
Do you want to stay on top of the main news in genres such as Hip-Hop, Rap, R&B, EDM, Afropop and Reggae? Then you need to know Audiomack.
In addition to showing what's hot, it offers all the features for free, including downloading music to listen offline. You pay only if you want to stop listening to ads between tracks.
You can create playlists or access a playlist, as well as listen to songs according to your mood.
SoundCloud calls itself the largest audio and music streaming platform in the world. The service provides more than 200 million tracks by about 20 million artists.
That is, if you are interested in news, independent artists and exclusive content, the app can be a good choice. You can create your own playlists or choose one of those already ready.
The app also offers musical suggestions according to what the user has heard. All songs can be heard for free. But, to remove ads and have unlimited access to offline tracks, I need to subscribe to one of the paid plans.
- SoundCloud (free, with paid subscription options): Android | iOS | Web
Journalist graduated from UFRJ, she has been writing about technology for seven years. Carioca currently lives in Portugal, a country he adopted. In his free time, he enjoys going to the beach, reading, watching movies and doing serial marathons. Instagram is your favorite social network, but WhatsApp saves you from missing those who stayed in Brazil.