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Free MP3 Player Downloads

Mary Smott, Editor / Informer Technologies, Inc. / October 16, 2012

This set contains free applications that allow you to play MP3 audio files. They come with a lot of additional features, such as playlist management, support for playing other audio file formats (WAV, OGG, etc.) and so on.

Download solution synonyms: Play MP3 Files for Free, Free MP3 Audio File Player, Free Music Player, Free Media Player

These programs can help you with what you're intending to do:

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Windows Media Player
Windows Media Player
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(39424 votes)
Proprietary

Many people would agree that Windows Media Player has proven to be one of the most reliable and convenient tools to manage one's media library. There is a lot it can do: organize your files, play videos and music, burn CDs, stream your media to other devices... the list of features is very large and very impressive.

Pros:
  • Pre-installed in Windows.
  • Built-in audio and video codecs.
  • Extended and simplified media sharing across the network and the Internet.
  • Customizable Jump Lists.
Cons:
  • Some useful features are not included (e.g. party mode).
  • Cannot be used with operating systems older than Windows 7.
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iTunes
iTunes
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Freeware

An upgrade to iTunes 11 brings rather drastic changes as besides greatly altered interface, Apple has introduced such features as New MiniPlayer, Up Next and Playback syncing with iCloud. The alterations were applied to many aspects of the utility. iTunes now has a much more colorful interface.

Pros:
  • It seems to have become lighter and faster.
  • Improved search.
  • iCloud playback syncing.
  • The Up Next button in New MiniPlayer.
  • New colorful interface.
Cons:
  • It is still rather heavy and resources consuming.
  • The New MiniPlayer misses a progress indicator and the volume bar.
  • You cannot change the overwhelming size of the album icons in Album View.
  • Such features as Cover Flow, DJ, DeDuper and Multiple windows have been removed.
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Winamp
Winamp
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(5756 votes)
Freeware

Winamp player is designed to cover the large area of video and audio media file types available today. The player comes with various types of new skins and visualization styles and is easier to personalize in both menu style as well as preferences , playlists, bookmarks, history, etc.

Pros:
  • Most audio and video media files are supported.
Cons:
  • If loading a very large file, it will have a small loading period.
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AIMP
AIMP
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Freeware

Are you tired of your default music player? Were you looking for a new and complete application to play your favorite music files stored on your PC? Then AIMP is a new music player you should download and test it. AIMP is specially popular because it's a simple application that uses low resources, but it has a powerful equalizer where you will notice better quality improvements of your audio files

Pros:
  • Easy to use interface.
  • It has many advanced features.
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foobar2000
foobar2000
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(242 votes)
Freeware

foobar2000 is a plain application that acts as an audio player. In addition, you can use it as a CD ripper and quick audio file converter. It is built both for computer and portable devices. You can enable a gapless playback of song albums and achieve a consistent playback loudness with all files from your collection.

Pros:
  • Free tool
  • Can be set as your default audio player
  • Gapless playback and ReplayGain features
  • Provides advanced tagging abilities
Cons:
  • Inadequately organized menu
  • Some options are available from within the drop-down menu, other functions are to be found with right-clicking the main layout.
  • No advanced converting features.
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My Mp3 Player
My Mp3 Player
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(3 votes)
Freeware

My Mp3 Player 1.2 is a free mp3 files player. This program will also let you play STD MOD (MOD), ScreamTracker 3 (S3M), Impulse Tracker (IT), Fast Tracker 2 (XM), MIDI and WAV files. You will be able to create and save playlists that will include all the songs that you choose from any drive in your PC or across your network. Or you can choose to play single files as well.

Pros:
  • It´s free.
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Evil Player
Evil Player
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(5 votes)
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Evil Player is designed to be one of the most minimalistic audio players that you have ever used. Its main purpose is to allow you to listen to your favorite music, while also being able to focus on your other activities. Simple, efficient and reliable are the three words that best describe this application.

Pros:
  • Lets you easily control it with the help of customizable global hotkeys.
  • Provides window transparency options.
  • Requires amazingly few CPU and Hard-Disk resources.
Cons:
  • There's a lot of room for improvement when it comes to the graphical design of its interface.
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RealPlayer
RealPlayer
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Freeware

RealPlayer is one of the best media file players that are available on the Web. Its main focus has been lying in the recent years in introducing more and more Web based features and putting heavy emphasis on the integration with the RealPlayer own Web services.

Pros:
  • Nice Web-based features
  • Easy-to-use and sleek user interface
  • A very wide feature range
  • The Private mode does its job nice
  • Facebook videos are nice
Cons:
  • IE as the basic underlying browser
  • Lack of new features
  • The player is boring to use
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AV MP3 Player-Morpher
AV MP3 Player-Morpher
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Freeware

AV MP3 Player Morpher is versatile audio studio for digital music and audio editing. Morph music by changing voice, tempo as well as adding effects and beats. Play, capture & record music, convert, rip, and burn MP3s & CDs. Edit CD Cover & Label. Full functions included to make CDs, movies, audio & video clips.

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Radio & MP3 Player
Radio & MP3 Player
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Freeware

Radio & MP3 Player 1.0.5.76 is a program to play MP3 files and listen radio over Internet. You can use the program as a regular MP3 player to listen to the .MP3 files you have saved onto your hard disk. It can open single files or entire folders, build a playlist, and execute the files.

Pros:
  • It´s a great program that resumes in it two of the more used audio tasks you would perform in your computer.
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Easy MP3 Player
Easy MP3 Player
Freeware

STT Media Easy MP3-Player only gets by the most necessary, nevertheless there are all important functions making it easy to manage and listening to music. This player shows it strengths in managing very large collections, fast access times and simple operations without losing functionality.

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MP3 Player Utilities
MP3 Player Utilities
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Freeware

MP3 Player Utilities 4.0 is a pack of utilities for MP3 and MP4 players, that even come bundled with lots of Chinese MP3 and MP4 devices. It includes AMV Video Convert Tool, AMV Player, Media Manager, MP3 Player Disk Tool and MP3 Player Upgrade Tool.

Pros:
  • Some utilities, like the AMV Convert tool, are fast and simple to use.
Cons:
  • All the utilities lack of documentation.
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Light Mp3 Player
Light Mp3 Player
Freeware

Light Mp3 Player is a nice program for listening to Mp3 and radio (stream network). The application will let you listen to your music easily. You can load your favorite songs and create playlists to play them whenever you want. The program's graphic interface is clean. You can add and play your files with a few clicks.

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Tom's MP3 Player
Tom's MP3 Player
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Freeware

Features - Industry-standard M3U playlist format. - CSV playlist import and export capability for ease of large playlist maintenance using any spreadsheet program. - Graphic equalizer and reverb - Calibrated spectrum analyzer - Envelope display - Realistic VU meters - Easy and fun to use

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Crawler Radio & MP3 Player
Crawler Radio & MP3 Player
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Crawler Radio & MP3 Player is a free and light weight program to listen to your favourite songs and radio stations. Just select the items or radio stations you want to listen and push the 'Play' button. The program is easy and fast for downloading and installation, and may be be easily accessed via the tray icon if you do not want to have one more icon on your desktop.

Pros:
  • Free.
  • Easy to use.
  • Light weight.
  • Does not freeze when listening to the radio.
Cons:
  • Only one skin.
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yPlay
yPlay
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yPlay is an easy to use Music player that includes basic controls of a music player like playback, next track, play, pause, repeat current track, etc. To play music you have to drag and drop the music files to the main window. You can randomize a list, copy music files to another folder; write a M3U playlist file, rename, delete from disk, etc. The program can be executed from the command line.

Pros:
  • Drag and drop music files and play them with ease.
  • It has an easy-to-use graphic user interface.
  • It can be executed from the command line.
  • Formats supported: MP3, Ogg*, WMA, WAV, FLAC* and Midi.
Cons:
  • Displaying times for files may slow down the performance of the program.
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mufin player
mufin player
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(6 votes)
Freeware

mufin (MUsic FINder) is a music player and manager that proposes an innovative way of experiencing your music collection. mufin aims to give you access to your music wherever you are; you can use it as a common application installed on your PC, from an Android-based device, or from a web browser.

Pros:
  • Vision mode is just amazing.
  • Sound analysis allows automatic playlist creation.
  • 1GB for free to store your music on the mufin drive. (Pro version users get 25GB)
  • Uploading songs to the mufin drive is extremely easy.
  • Complete set of features to manage all the tasks related to a music collection.
  • Includes a CD burner and audio converter.
  • Synchronization with iTunes.
  • Last.fm Scrobbler.
  • Stable and responsive.
  • Great interface.
Cons:
  • A bit heavy on system resources. (Takes up a little more than 200 MB of RAM)
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Eufony Free Audio Player

Eufony Free Audio Player is a powerful media player that supports a wide variety of media formats and enables you to play over 40 audio/video formats [Audio: APE FLAC OGG WMA MP3 WAV (PCM, Creative/ MS/ IMA ADPCM, ALAW, ULAW) Raw PCM AAC M4A eAAC+ AAC+ VOC RA AC3 TTA MPC AU AIF AMR AWB CDA (CD) MP1 MP2 G721 G726 VYF. Video: MOV 3GP LPCM VOB (DVD) MP4 RM RMVB DAT (VCD) FLV WMV ASF MPGAVI ].

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QuuxPlayer
QuuxPlayer
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Open source

QuuxPlayer is a neat and lightweight audio player, created to be sleek yet to provide access to all the basic functions and features that one could ever need from such an application. It allows you to listen to the stream of online radio stations in a convenient manner, as it already contains a list with a lot of radio broadcasts.

Pros:
  • Lightweight and neat.
  • Easy-to-use.
  • Open source.
  • Includes a comprehensive radio playing feature.
  • Supports very large music libraries.
Cons:
  • Lacks advanced interface customization options.
  • Lacks additional features such as CD ripping or video playing capabilities.
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CrystalWolf Audio Player
CrystalWolf Audio Player
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CrystalWolf Audio Player is a program capable of playing audio files of any format. The program will let you add files to a playlist selecting them by hand, or dragging and dropping files from any folder. You can sort the playlist as you want, delete files from it or add new files or even entire folders to it.

Pros:
  • It is free.
  • It supports most popular audio formats.
  • It includes a tag editor.
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