Story image

Alternative music players that allow you to get the best sound

In the era of Spotify and iTunes, the humble music player seems to be all but forgotten. 

This is quite a shame, however, as there are dozens of great music players out there that allow you to get the most out of your songs, even when you are offline. 

Here are our picks for three alternative music players:

BlackPlayer Music Player

BlackPlayer is a free modern local music player. 

It's supposedly super easy to use and one of the fastest players on the market.

This player supports the standard local music file formats such as MP3, WAV, OGG.

This app has a built-in Equalizer, bass boost and 3D surround virtualizer, as well as an option to use an external Equalizer.

To top it all off it has a view and edit function for embedded lyrics.

n7player Music Player

The n7player Music Player is an intuitive audio player giving users an innovative way to browse music. 

It aims to provide advanced features in a user-friendly interface.

Quick access to currently playing songs allows for total control in a handy way. 

Because of the ease of use, this app is perfect for beginners but its countless features will satisfy even the most demanding and advanced users.

Users of this app don't search for music, with n7player they have access to their whole library in a friendly and intuitive way controlled by simple gestures. 

The app handles all of the most popular sound file formats including FLAC and OGG.

It has an advanced 10-band equalizer with many presets to choose from and the possibility of creating custom settings, this means that users can enjoy their music in high-quality. 

MediaMonkey

MediaMonkey helps users navigate, manage and sync large music collections.

Users can sync wirelessly with MediaMonkey for Windows, this means the app keeps track of playlists, tracks and videos including file info, ratings, lyrics, play history, across all of the compatible devices. 

Users can also bookmark large files like audiobooks and videos. 

As well as this, users can add player widgets for home screens and the lock screen.

On top of this users can also edit the properties of single and multiple files.

Gartner: Smartphone biometrics coming to the workplace
Gartner predicts increased adoption of mobile-centric biometric authentication and SaaS-delivered IAM.
Samsung & Trade Me offer AI-powered shopping
The smartphone camera & AI-powered tech, Trade Me says, is a ‘glimpse into the future of shopping’.
Neill Blomkamp's 'Conviction' is a prequel to BioWare's Anthem
You may remember Neill Blomkamp’s name from such films as District 9, Chappie, and Elysium. If you’ve seen any of those films, the short teaser trailer will seem somewhat familiar to you.
Security flaw in Xiaomi electric scooters could have deadly consequences
An attacker could target a rider, and then cause the scooter to suddenly brake or accelerate.
617 million stolen records up for sale on dark web
It may not be the first time the databases have been offered for sale.
IBM’s Project Debater unable to out-debate human
At this incredible display of technology, the result was remarkably close but the human managed to pip the machine in this instance.
LPL to broadcast weekly programming on Sky Sports
Let’s Play Live (LPL) has now announced it will broadcast weekly programming for the rest of 2019 on the Sky Sports channel from Sky TV. 
When hackers get the munchies, they just steal McDonalds
What happens when hackers get the munchies? Apparently in Canada, they decide to put their ‘hamburglar’ gloves on and go after unwitting people who happen to use the McDonalds app.