Here are the Top Ten Apps for Android and how much they cost. Some of the best apps are free, for now… These days, many people use their mobile devices to listen to music. There are many applications for the Android operating system to choose from, so here is a list of the top 10 to narrow down the best. Download prices are based on the Android Market website. Most are free to download, but there are options to pay a subscription or a fee for extra features.
10 Cubed – $0
This app features an intensive interface, with a spinning cube to select albums and songs. For users who want traditional navigation, there’s a ‘Wall’ and ‘Boring’ setting which simply gives lists like most other standard music player programs.
9 MixZing Media Player – $0
Most file types can be tagged and identified for easy clean up. Playlists are automatically saved and deleted ones can be restored. Lyrics for millions of songs can be displayed and new music is recommended for discovery.
8 PowerAmp – $4.99
Plays many types of files including mp3, mp4, wma, wav, and also supports CUE files. Songs from folders and system media library can be played. Fast folders scan and tag editor. Fun features such as visual themes, widgets, headset support and lock screen.
7 Google music – $0
Select specific albums, artists and playlists to have available when not connected to the internet. Storage space and cables are eliminated as playlists are automatically kept in sync when connected.
6 Rhapsody – $0
Millions of songs are available without a subscription. Having a subscription offers more choices. There are no limits, no need to store files or pay for individual songs.
5 SoundHound – $0
This is a “voice search” program. Just hum, sing or whistle a tune, and the app can recognize it and displays it. Song reviews, lyrics and other features common to most music apps are also provided.
4 Winamp – $0
Over 45,000 internet radio stations can be searched by stations, genres or recently played. Displays current song, artist bios, album art and more. Track listings are easily managed, sorted or saved as a playlist.
3 TuneWiki – $0
This is mainly a media player for music stored on the device. Online radio can also be played. Playlists can be created, managed and edited, along with tag info for artists, songs and albums. The free version has advertisements, but these can be eliminated with a $4.99 subscription.
2 DoubleTwist – $0
Not only does this app play music, but its main feature is to easily import and sync files between mobile device and personal computer.
1 Pandora – $0
More like a radio station, that streams music to the application. Pandora creates a “station” from the name of an artist, song or classical composer, playing matching music and similar music.