With increasing size of applications, media and games limited storage problem is a major concern for an Android user so there are many apps in the play store which allows user to stream music directly from the internet without saving it in physical storage. The key player behind these applications is cloud technology. In this technology all the songs/music is stored in a centralized server of the developer and while streaming user access those songs directly from their server. Many of these applications are Android clients of the developer’s desktop website while some of them are stand alone apps.
List of most popular Android music streaming apps on play store.
Probably the best music streaming application in play store presently and have over 50000000 downloads. This app is developed by the company of the same name established in Berlin, Germany. It allows the users to follow the trending feed and explore trending music. Users can also save their favorite playlists and songs and it also provides the feature of recording the audio and share it on Facebook and Google+, Search for different tracks, artists, albums, Genre based track search and play pause and forward from lock screen.
It is best app for bollywood music. It does provides access to English music but its collection is not so rich as of SoundCloud. It is India’s very first app in this category and has seen about 10000000 downloads from play store. It also offers a pro version of app in which users can access music offline i.e. the music can be stored in cache. Users can play any song on demand, Allows to create and save playlists. Saavn Radio allows user to choose endless music for any mood.
It is also a mainstream Bollywood and Hindi song application published by Times Internet Ltd. and has a repository of about 3 million hindia and english songs. It also allows user to create their own playlists and access other playlists created by experts and seve them in “My Zone”. It provides music in regional languages such as Tamil, Telugu, Bhojpuri etc. Non stop radio access is also provided by Gaana and 5 Radio Mirchi stations.
This app provides Bollywood music in different bit rate which user can choose depending upon the speed of internet connection. This app also has a repository of over 2 million songs and its music library has a large number of genres including Pop, rock, Bollywood, devotional and regional etc. It provides lyrics of each song listed on the app. It also allows to share songs and videos on social media and flawless radio service.