Whether you’re working, taking a break in the park or preparing an awesome meal, listening to some tunes while you’re getting things done makes the task a lot easier and fun. There are plenty of ways to get ahold of music for listening on your Android device, but if you’re really looking for one that is free to add to your own playlist or maybe you want some background music for your next Instagram video, we have just the thing for you.
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Take a look at our list of top 5 apps to search, listen to and download free music on Android. You don’t have to register an account for any of these apps to use them. And the songs come from multiple sources so you probably can find tunes that are right up your alley. If you don’t have the time to transfer your music from your PC to your Android device, these apps may be your best bet for downloading them on-the-go.
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Free Music Download is an app with a clean and straightforward design. Once launched you have two options, search and files. The search option allows you to search for any songs related to a keyword whereas the files option features all the songs that you’ve downloaded using the app.
You can also use the downloaded songs and set them as ringtones, alarms or notification alerts from within the app. Free Music Download uses SoundCloud as its source.
Music search is an easy-to-use app capable of searching and downloading free music on your Android device. To download the song you like, all you need to do is tap the song on the search results then tap the Download button at the bottom. You can even listen to it without having to download the file first.
The downloaded song can then be accessed easily under the app’s library tab. There, you can preview the progress of downloads as well as look at the list of your downloaded songs. Besides that, you can set any of the songs as a ringtone from within the app as well.
This app works in a similar way to the previous two. Simply search and tap on the song to preview or download it to your Android device immediately. Once downloaded, you can access the songs from the Library section in the app itself.
Music Download Paradise also includes a share option. Just tap your downloaded songs in the app and tap share. Instead of opening your music player, you can also play your songs using the app’s built-in music player.
You can use Music Maniac to look for individual songs by tapping on the MP3 Title/Artist Search option. The download section will list all of your downloaded songs. Tap on any of them to play the song automatically on your Android’s default music player.
In case you’re wondering where the app stores your downloaded songs, look at the top right for the navicon button and tap on the View Download Location. If you want to clear your download list, you can do so from within the navicon menu as well.
Just hit the search button from within the app to look for a song. Tapping the songs from the search results will start the download immediately. To delete a song, all you need to do is simply tap, hold the song and choose delete under the listen tab.
You can also listen to your song using the app’s music player. This app relies on the Jamendo open source API for their content, which means all the songs available through this app is free music released by the creators themselves.