Here are the 5 Best apps to play music from SD card for Android & iOS.
5 Best apps to play music from SD card for Android & iOS
1. Poweramp Music Player
Poweramp is a powerful music player for Android. Poweramp v3 is a major update focused on the new Audio engine, UI, and navigation. • new Audio engine: • support for hi-res output (where supported by the device) • new DSP, including updated Equalizer/Tone/Stereo expand, and the new Reverb/Tempo effects • internal 64bit processing • new configurable per-output Options • new configurable Resampler, Dither options • opus, tak, mka, dsd dsf/dff formats support • gapless smoothing • 30/50/100 volume levels (Settings/Audio/Advanced Tweaks) • new UI: • visualizations (supporting .milk presets and spectrum) • new “wave” seekbar, can be also static via Skin options • Light and Dark skins included, both with Pro Buttons and Static Seekbar options • new notifications • new menus, panels, popups, dialogs, etc. • as previously, 3rd party skins are available (v2 skins are not compatible) • new navigation: • pull down or click album art to go to the current playing list • as previously, swipe album art for the next/previous track, drag more for category change (applies also to the bottom miniplayer) • use bottom miniplayer to return to the main ui or to change tracks • swipe left/right from lists for fast return • pinch-zoom in lists • long press on item for the selection menu Key Features: – plays mp3, mp4/m4a (incl. alac), ogg, wma, flac, wav, ape, wv, tta, mpc, aiff; V3 also plays opus, dsd (dff/dsf), mka, tak, flv (audio) – 10 band optimized graphical equalizer for all supported formats, presets, custom presets – separate powerful Bass and Treble adjustment – stereo eXpansion, mono mixing, balance, tempo control, reverb, system MusicFX (where supported by the device) – Android Auto – Google Assistant support – Chromecast support – m3u/pls http streams – unique Direct Volume Control (DVC) for extended dynamic range and really deep bass – crossfade – gapless – replay gain – plays songs from folders and from own library – dynamic queue – lyrics support, including lyrics search via plugin – embed and standalone .cue files support – support for m3u, m3u8, pls, wpl playlists, playlist importing and exporting – downloads missing album art – artist images downloading – custom visual themes, lot of skins available on Play – widgets with many selectable styles, advanced customizations – lock screen options – Milkdrop compatible visualization support (and 3rd party downloadable visualizations) – headset support, automatic Resume on headset and/or BT connection – scrobbling – tag editor – audio info with detailed audio processing information – ultra fast library scan – high level of customization via settings * Android, Android Auto, Google Assistant, Chromecast are trademarks of Google LLC. This version is 15 days full featured Trial. See Related Apps for Poweramp Full Version Unlocker or use Buy option in Poweramp settings to buy the Full Version. ==== Common Questions/Answers for Poweramp: Q. Does my Poweramp v2 purchase include Poweramp v3? A. Yes, it does. Q. How do I disable visualization? A. It’s disabled by default, can be enabled/disabled by first left button right under cover or in Settings / Visualizations. Q. Seekbar? Titles on cover? Other UI tweaks? A. Please use settings / Look and feel / Skin and set built-in skin options as needed. Q. My songs are missing from folders/library/playlists. A. Please ensure you have all your folders with music actually checked in Poweramp settings/ Library / Music Folders. Q. Amplified basses are distorted over Bluetooth. A. Please review Poweramp settings / Audio / Direct Volume Control (DVC) options.
2. Rocket Music Player
Enjoy your music with the best music player. Features include: • Display by song, album artist, album, artist, playlist, composer, genre • 10 Band graphic equalizer • 30+ themes • Embedded lyrics • Tag editing • Play many formats (wav, ogg, mp3, 3gp, mp4, m4a, alac, tta, ape, mpc, wav, flac, wv and wma ) • Batch selection – for selecting multiple songs at once to add to playlist, eq • Custom lockscreen • Sleep timer • Podcast bookmarks • Scrobbling support • Chromecast support • Android Auto support
VLC media player is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player that plays most multimedia files as well as discs, devices, and network streaming protocols. This is the port of VLC media player to the Android™ platform. VLC for Android can play any video and audio files, as well as network streams, network shares and drives, and DVD ISOs, like the desktop version of VLC. VLC for Android is a full audio player, with a complete database, an equalizer and filters, playing all weird audio formats. VLC is intended for everyone, is totally free, has no ads, no in-app-purchases, no spying and is developed by passionate volunteers. All the source code is available for free. Features –––––––– VLC for Android™ plays most local video and audio files, as well as network streams (including adaptive streaming), DVD ISOs, like the desktop version of VLC. It also support disk shares. All formats are supported, including MKV, MP4, AVI, MOV, Ogg, FLAC, TS, M2TS, Wv and AAC. All codecs are included with no separate downloads. It supports subtitles, Teletext and Closed Captions. VLC for Android has a media library for audio and video files, and allows to browse folders directly. VLC has support for multi-track audio and subtitles. It supports auto-rotation, aspect-ratio adjustments and gestures to control volume, brightness and seeking. It also includes a widget for audio control, supports audio headsets control, cover art and a complete audio media library. Permissions –––––––––––– VLC for Android needs access to those categories: • “Photos/Media/Files” to read your all media files 🙂 • “Storage” to read your all media files on SD cards 🙂 • “Other” to check network connections, change the volume, set the ringtone, run on Android TV and display the popup view, see below for details. Permission Details : • It needs “read the contents of your USB storage”, in to order to read your media files on it. • It needs “modify or delete the contents of your USB storage”, in order to allow deletion of files and store subtitles. • It needs “full network access”, to open network and internet streams. • It needs “prevent phone from sleeping” in order to prevent… your phone from sleeping when watching a video. • It needs “change your audio settings”, in order to change audio volume. • It needs “modify system settings”, in order to allow you to change your audio ringtone. • It needs “view network connections” in order to monitor whether device is connected or not. • It needs “draw over other apps” to start the custom picture-in-picture widget. • It needs “control vibration” to give feedback on the controls. • It needs “run at startup” to set recommendations on Android TV launcher screen, only used on Android TV devices. • It needs “microphone” to provide voice search on Android TV devices, only asked on Android TV devices.
4. SoundCloud – Music and Sound