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Audiophiles are a special kind of particular. They look forrnonly the best in breed to deliver the sounds to their heart and soul in waysrnothers will never recognize or appreciate. If that’s you, the idea of listeningrnto your favorite pieces of music on a mobile device is laughable. However, yournshouldn’t be so quick to shrug off the platform categorically. There are appsrnavailable that can at least soothe your music needs while on the go.
I took a look at apps for audiophiles on the Google PlayrnStore and found five I think are worthy of your ears.
Note: This gallery is also available as an article.
JetAudio Music Player+EQ
If you’re looking for one of the finest audio players for thernAndroid ecosystem, you can’t go wrong with JetAudio Music Player+EQ. There is a free andrna pro version of this app and you may as well skip ahead and purchase the pro version (it’ll set you back $3.99 USD).rnThe pro version not only gets rid of the ads, but it gains the addition of a 20rnband EQ (instead of the 10 band on the free version), a tag editor, FF/RWrninterval adjust, expanded notifications, and much more.
JetAudio Music Player+EQ
JetAudio is definitely the Android audio player forrnaudiophiles. It supports .wav, .mp3, .ogg, .flac, .m4a, .mpc, .tta, .wv, .ape,rn.mod, .spx, .wma, and more. You’ll also find in-app purchases for more soundrneffects, UI unlocker, and Pebble smartwatch integration.
Neutron Music Player
If you want a player with tons of options, Neutron Music Player should do the trick. The player costs $5.99 on the GooglernPlay Store, but there’s an eval version you can check out before makingrnthe big purchase. What do you get for your $5.99? Plenty. A 32/64 bit renderingrnengine, which will deliver to your ears the highest quality sound you can getrnon a mobile app. And because this app is developed specifically forrnaudiophiles, numerous options are available. You’ll have to go through thernsettings window and scroll through the configurations to see for yourself justrnhow much flexibility Neutron offers.
One of the most user-friendly interfaces of all thernaudiophile-friendly players belongs to PlayerPro. The standard version runs $4.95rnUSD, but there’s an trial version you can try for free. Besidesrnthe outstanding interface, PlayerPro offers a simple EQ (expandable with the PlayerPro DSP pack), mixable audio effects,rntagging, music stats, smart playlists, lockscreen widgets, and much, much more.
With AIMP you can downmix multichannel audio to stereo orrnmono and even register a file playing back as a ringtone. AIMP also supports playbackrnfrom SD card, allows you to import files with a handy filtering mode, and evenrndelete files from storage from within the app itself.
Poweramp offers a great UI that allows you tornchange tracks with a left or right swipe and change playlists with an up orrndown swipe. Beyond the UI, you’ll get support for all the common audio filernformats.