What are the best alternatives to SoundCloud ?

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    Spotify is a music streaming platform that features plenty of functions to help users discover new music. It comes with curated and shared playlists, suggested radio stations, and related artists - all based on your likes and listens.


    Web, Android, iOS

    Free- Varies by plan

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    YouTube is an online video sharing and streaming website that enables content creators to share their work across the platform's large user base and network. It's also available as an app for Android and iOS mobile devices. 



    Marilyn Curtis
    Written on April 5, 2017
    "This solution is good but not the best, as youtube is videos not just music. Alot of the videos are music but most of them aren't. I would have said Spotify. "
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    #3Google Play Music

    Google Play Music
    Google Play Music is a music and podcast streaming service that allows users to find, listen, store, and share music on the web. A paid subscription lets users access millions of songs and download music on their device for offline listening. 

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free- Free trial available

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    Mixcloud is a great resource full of radio shows and mixes by professional and amateur DJs from all over the world.


    Gloria Myers
    Written on July 27, 2017
    "The content of this website is pretty overwhelming. It's a lot to take in. I think it should be condensed further to be easier to navigate."
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    #5Apple Music

    Apple Music

    Apple Music is a subscription-based music streaming service offered by Apple. It is available for download on Android and iOS. It lets you stream songs, download tracks for offline play, and access exclusive content. A free trial is available. 


    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Martha Gray
    Written on January 4, 2017
    "Apple Music works very well and is a great alternative to Soundcloud. I like making playlists and getting recommendations. There are some cool radio stations too, ones I would not found without using Apple Music. "
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    Bandcamp offers a platform where musicians can release their music. Accordingly, it is chock full of great new music for you to discover in its aptly named Discover section. It is available on the web or as an app for Android and iOS devices.


    Other Platform, iOS, Android


    Ethan Fisher
    Written on September 29, 2017
    "Very clear sound quality and a great selection of new music on this site!"
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    Last.fm is a music website, formerly a radio streaming service, based in the United Kingdom. It tracks all the music its users listen to from their music services from Spotify, Deezer, Google Play and more. 



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    Deezer is an online streaming music platform offering offline listening through premium and family plans with a monthly subscription. It's free to listen online, with some restrictions. It is available for mobile devices on Android and iOS.


    Web, Android, iOS

    Free- Varies by plan

    Howard Ortiz
    Written on October 5, 2017
    "Deezer is a music streaming app for listening to more mainstream media, but maybe isn't as custom as Soundcloud where you could upload your own music. But this music streaming service has a pretty large library and it's pretty customizable."
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    #9Microsoft Groove

    Microsoft Groove
    Play ad-free music from one of the biggest catalogs on the planet. Create playlists and custom radio stations based on artists you love. It also allows you to add the music you have in clouds like one drive, the cloud service from Microsoft and listening to it via streaming.



    Thomas Reyes
    Written on September 29, 2017
    "A descendant of the Zune and Xbox music brands, Groove is a subscription based music service from Microsoft that allows users to stream millions of ad-free songs to their computer and other devices. Radio stations are also available. The best feature is the ability to download songs for offline listening! I use this feature daily at the gym. Highly recommended alternative to SoundCloud with a larger catalog and better user interface."
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    Jamendo is an online platform for free and legal music downloads under Creative Commons licenses. It is available in eight languages and offers a catalog of more than 500,000 tracks from 40,000 artists.


    Free- Varies by plan

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    MP3Boo is a website that indexes and provides you with all the downloadable links for your favorite songs. Just search for Artist or Song title and you will be able to play or download your tracks. 
    Online Tools


    Nicholas Harrison
    Written on March 13, 2018
    "The link is to the website MP3Boo.net it offers itself as an alternative to SoundCloud. The site apparently indexes and provides users with all the downloadable links for their favorite songs. By searching for a particular Artist or Song title and users will be able to play or download tracks."
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    Napster is a music-streaming website. It gives an ad-free access to millions of songs and is available on different platforms. Users can create and share original content like videos and playlists and play available radio stations.


    Free- Varies by plan

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    #13Engage Music

    Engage Music

    Engage Music is a website that lets you record your own songs, create your own music, and share it to the rest of the world. Moreover, this social audio platform lets you discover new music from independent musicians.



    Caesar Fernandes
    Written on January 4, 2019
    "great interface 10 GB of music hosting space spotlight feature for free multiple track uploads free HD audio quality free It is the ultimate soundcloud and mixcloud alternative"
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    Share your music for free, SoundHost is one of the best cloud services on the web. Connect with artists, explore new content.




    Marcela Muñiz
    Written on September 7, 2017
    "This is a really great place to share and find different kinds of music. Trying to get discovered? You should check out this site to increase your exposure and find more people interested in your kind of music."


Best What are the best alternatives to SoundCloud
1SpotifyApps 26 Free
2YouTubeWebsites 23 Free
3Google Play MusicApps 18 Free
4MixcloudWebsites 15 Free
5Apple MusicApps 14 Free
6BandcampApps 12 Free
7Last.fmWebsites 9 Free
8DeezerApps 7 Free
9Microsoft GrooveApps 5 Paid
10JamendoWebsites 4 Free

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