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Must-have (Free) Music Streaming Apps to AirPlay Local/Online Music

This article will introduce top (free) music streaming apps for music AirPlay. At first, AirPlay is a wireless streaming feature built in iPhone, iPad, iPod and iTunes. It is able to stream videos, audios and photos from iOS devices to Apple TV, AirPlay speakers, etc. and also stream video music from computer to Apple TV, AirPlay speakers, etc. But this doesn't imply that only Apple users can make use of AirPlay feature. Android users and others can also enjoy music AirPlay.

How to Free Stream Music with Music Streaming App?

You can use 5KPlayer to free stream music across dozens of devices. Although it's not a music streaming app, it is armed with AirPlay feature available to free stream local music and online music in AirPlay-compatible apps like Spotify across iPhone, iPad, iPod, PC, Mac, Apple TV, and other AirPlay-enabled devices.

Best (Free) Music Streaming Apps

Best (Free) Music Streaming Apps for Music AirPlay

There's no doubt that Apple's AirPlay feature brings great benefits to consumers. Thus, more and more apps integrated with AirPlay feature come into being. With the listed best music streaming apps, you can airplay music/videos across iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, Apple TV, PC, Mac, AirPlay speakers, etc. Check the music streaming apps for music AirPlay below, and you are sure to find one that suits you.

DoubleTwist – a Music Streaming App for Android
DoubleTwist is a music player and podcast manager with music sync functionality for Android. But with the optional AirSync purchase, it is also able to AirPlay music and video from Android to Apple TV. Please note that you need to pay $5 to unlock the AirPlay function. And you can only AirPlay local music to Apple TV only.

AirParrot – a Music Streaming App for Mac, Windows and Chrome OS
AirParrot is one of the most popular media streaming apps. It enables users to wirelessly stream media files including music songs to a slew of AirPlay receivers like Apple TV, AirPlay-enabled speakers. But if you need a free music streaming app, AirParrot charging $14.99 may be not attracted to you. (Related: Top Free AirParrot Alternative)

AllCast – a Music Streaming App for Android
AllCast is another media streaming app that allows users to stream music and videos with AirPlay on Android phone/tablet. It helps to stream music to Apple TV or other AirPlay receivers with ease. Besides streaming locally-stored music, AllCast is also able to stream music from Spotify, Rdio, Pandora and other popular music streaming apps to AirPlay speakers. But you're required to Root access on your phone to let these streaming apps gain access to media audio, which voids your manufacturer's warranty. (Plus, AllCast is able to connect to Chromecast and other media sharing devices using DLNA protocol, like Roku and Xbox.)

Apart from paid music streaming apps, you can also find other free music streaming apps, such as AllConnect, AllStream and AirAudio. However, many users complain that these apps cannot work well with their devices. And they are always freezing and crashing. And the last but not the least big issue is that many apps need root. If you are fed up with various issues happening to these paid or free music streaming apps, 5KPlayer integrated with free AirPlay feature is worth a try. You don't need to pay for it. And no root required. It can stream music for you immediately and smoothly.

What Can You Do with the Built-in AirPlay of 5KPlayer?
- Make your Mac and Windows computer working as AirPlay sender and AirPlay receiver.
- Free stream music, videos and movies from PC/Mac to Apple TV, AirPlay-enabled Speakers, and other AirPlay-enabled devices.
- Free stream music, videos and movies (locally-stored or from AirPlay-compatible apps like Spotify, Pandora, YouTube, Netflix, Hulu Plus, etc.) from iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch to Mac. (Related: AirPlay Spotify Music from iPhone iPad to Mac/PC)

You can keep reading to learn how 5KPlayer helps free stream music from iPhone iPad iPod to PC/Mac.

How to Stream Music from iPhone/iPad/iPod to PC/Mac with 5KPlayer?

If you want to make your music on iPhone/iPad/iPod playing on big screen or good sound system, why not stream music from iOS devices to PC, Mac, Apple TV or AirPlay-enabled speakers. It's really a perfect way to share music with your families or friends. And anyone can make it with 5KPlayer.

Step 1: Download, install and launch 5KPlayer on your Windows or Mac computer.

Step 2: Make sure all your devices connected on the same Wi-Fi network.

5Kplayer AirPlay Music Streaming

Step 3: Go to Control Center on the display of your iOS device and find "AirPlay". And then click "AirPlay". Here you can see a list of AirPlay receivers including the computer with 5KPlayer installed. Choose the target device you want to stream music to, and click "Done".

Step 4: Move to AirPlay-supported music app, play music on your iOS device, and then the music will be streamed to the specified AirPlay receiver instantly.

Tips: Not only can 5KPlayer work as an AirPlay receiver, it can also act as an AirPlay sender to stream music songs, videos, movies from PC/Mac to Apple TV, AirPlay-enabled speakers, etc, with zero memory space consumption.

Stream Music from iOS to PC Mac

Note: 5KPlayer is definitely a good free AirPlay receiver and sender just like the aforementioned music streaming apps. But 5KPlayer not only acts as AirPlay streaming software, but also accompanies with other powerful abilities, such as, free download online videos music from 300+ sites (YouTube, Vevo, Vimeo, etc.), play all videos music in any format (MP4, MKV, MOV, AVI, etc) and playing radio from BBC, Heart, etc.

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