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Listen to Music with 5 Best Music Players for Mac

Since a good music player is vital to listen to music, we compiled the five best music players for Mac that can be used as iTunes alternatives to play Soundcloud, Pandora, Spotify, Last.fm and Mixcloud music on Mac OS X (OS X 10.11.4 and before). Just read on and find yourself the most stable and reliable one!

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Reliable as it is, 5KPlayer - a high quality music player Mac freeware is the key to free play and download music from Soundcloud, Pandora, Spotify, Last.fm and Mixcould on your Mac, be it in MP3, AAC, AC3, WMA, M4A, FLAC, or OGG format. Just try this robust music player to hear the world's sounds!

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Top 5 Music Players for Mac El Capitan/Yosemite/Mavericks

In this part, all the 5 best music players for Mac we selected are reviewed based on their key features, price, as well as ease of use! It can be said with certainty that all of them can replace the default iTunes application with something better for the single act of music playback.

1. 5KPlayer      2. Fidelia    3. Vox    4. Spotify Premium    5. Ecoute

No.1 5KPlayer - The Multifunctional Cross-Platform Media Player

5KPlayer is a cross-platform media player software with a razor-sharp focus on high quality music playback. It seamlessly deals with existing iTunes content no matter it is MP3 songs, MP4 music videos, or audio CDs. Also, this Mac music player supports streaming Soundcloud Pandora music anytime.


* Support all music formats like MP3, AAC, WMA, FLAC, OGG
* Manage music from iTunes/Spotify in an orderly fashion
* Download unlimited music from 300+ sites and listen offline
* 100% safe and easy to use with no ads or spywares
* Multi-functional as music downloader, Airplay server, radio player

* Limited language options (English & Japanese)

Mac Music Player Fidelia

No.2 Fidelia

Fidelia is a classy music player for Mac with the ability to play all audio formats, including FLAC, OGG, etc.
* Support a full range of HD audio formats
* Play iTunes playlist without running iTunes
* Offer a cool user interface resembling hi-fi kit
* Stream music to airplay-enabled speakers
* Conflict with some digital products
* Consistently ask users to buy "FHX" license code

Price: $29.99
Trial Period: 15 days

Mac Music Player Vox

No.3 Vox

Vox is a very simple Mac music player supporting all music formats with an intuitive interface.
* Detect whole iTunes album automatically
* Support MusicBrainz to fill in metadata gaps
* Scrobble music playlist to last.fm account
* Offer optional audio effects like reverb, echo, distortion
* Frequent crash in Mac Mountain Lion
* Lack of advanced functions

Price: Free

 Mac Music Player Spotify

No.4 Spotify Premium

Spotify is a music player Mac freeware playing and providing massive music catalog.
* Provide high quality MP3 music with no ads
* Download music and listen offline on Mac
* Manage and sync iPod/iPhone/Android music
* Share playlist with Facebook/Twitter friends
* Individual songs can only be paid with credit card

Price: $9.99
Trial Period: 30 days

Mac Music Player Ecoute

No.5 Ecoute

Ecoute is a useful music player Mac software resembling iTunes with Last.fm integration.
* Automatically detect and sync with iTunes library
* Catalog music by playlist, album, artist
* Desktop notification shows when a new song is played
* Support integration with Last.fm account
* Long track names can't be displayed properly
* Doesn't support embedded covers

Price: Free (Version 3.0.8)

How to Play Music with Best Free Music Player for Mac-5KPlayer?

5KPlayer allows you to play MP3, AAC, WMA, WAV, AC3, FLAC, OGG audios smoothly. You can pause, fast forward and skip the playing tune at free will.

Step 1. Download and launch this free music player for Mac.

Step 2. Import the music file for playing.

Three ways are available:
1. Click music button on the main interface;
2. Directly drag and drop the music file to the interface;
3. Enter "Library" and hit "+" button;

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Download Music Soundtracks to Mac for Offline Playback

Step 1: Find the very music soundtrack you'd like to download from the Internet and copy its URL.

Step 2: Go back to 5KPlayer interface, click "Youtube", and hit "Paste & Analyze URL". Then this Mac music downloader will automatically detect the url.

Step 3: After analyzing, press "Download" to start to download the music songs to your Mac for free.

Note: You can also extract music/audio from videos or convert music videos to MP3/AAC format with 5KPlayer.

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Besides a music player for Mac, 5KPlayer also performs as an outstanding HD video player and video music downloader with 300+ supported sites. Moreover, it enables you to seamlessly stream music from iPhone/iPad/Mac to airplay speakers to share your favorite songs with families and friends.

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