20 Dec 2017
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Alternative music players that allow you to get the best sound

By Jacques-Pierre (JP) Dumas

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 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.

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