Best Free Android Apps

 
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4. Best Free Multimedia for Android
 

 

Best Free Media Player for Android

MX Player (6.8 MB), a powerful video player supports for multi gestures such as pinch and unpinch to zoom in and out videos to fit your screen, left scroll to adjust brightness and right scroll to adjust volume, multi-core decoding, CPU optimization and better subtitle readability. (Review)
 
MoboPlayer (5.7 MB), playback videos in various formats with features including thumbnail displays, subtitles, slide up/down on the left/right side to adjust volume and brightness, long press a file to add to playlist, view properties and more. (Review)
 
QQPlayer (6.7 MB), a video player supports for most popular formats including avi, flv, mp4, 3gp, mkv, mov and more, with added features such as on-screen volume adjuster and a zoom button.
 
mVideoPlayer (1.4 MB), offers three modes of video zoom, supports for subtitle, playlist and a video library browser with thumbnails, video info, search and other optional tweaks. A good replacement of Android's built-in video player.
 
RealPlayer (2.6 MB), enjoy your favorite multimedia content all in one app—either watch a video, listen to music or view a slideshow of photoes. Features include select music by artists, albums, genres or ratings, photo thumbnail previews and various settings. (Review)
 

Best Free Music Player and Organizer for Android

Rocket Music Player (6.5 MB) is a solid, fast and useful app with a good set of features including auto-playlists, 5-band equalizer, song rating, tags editing, embedded lyrics, setting a ringtone or even a sleep timer. (Review)
 
TTPod (5.0 MB), play your music files by titles, artist, albums, genres, folders, favorites or playlists, supporting rich features such as a skinnable player, visualization, 10-band equalizer, auto search and display album art and synchronized lyrics, shake to change songs, sleep timer and basic tag editor. (Review)
 
Winamp (6.8 MB), easy to use with a clean user interface. You can play music by albums, artists, songs, genres or playlists, sync files wirelessly with the desktop Winamp, access to Internet radio stations with SHOUTcast, download free music from Spinner or stream it from CDLP. The free version is Ad-supported and has no equalizer. (Review)
 
MyMusicOn Music Player (488 KB), a good directory music player with supports for album art and lyric displays, via either online searching for synced lyrics, LRC files or lyric ID3 tags saved in your music files.
 
3 (Cubed) (895 KB), enhance your experience in playing music with this creative player viewable in Cubed, Wall, Boring or Morph Flow mode, with other useful features inclusive of playlists, a graphical equalizer, widgets, fetching missing art covers and preference settings.
 

Best Free Media Streaming Software for Android

Qloud Media Free (5.7 MB), play your PC-based music, video and picture files on your mobile device everywhere you go, without the need to copy or upload the files as the Qloud Server on your PC streams your shared folders to your mobile via the Internet connection. Ad-supported.
 

Best Free Media Server and Renderer for Android

Flipps (11 MB), formerly iMediaShare, a popular app supports for DLNA or UPnP devices and turns your smartphone into a media server to stream your personal and online media to your TV via local WiFi network. It also acts as a media renderer to play back media content streamed from another compliant device.
 

Best Free Video Sharing for Android

YouTube (6.0 MB), search, share and view videos from the popular video sharing site YouTube with this official app in a clean user interface, or upload a video to YouTube right away from your mobile device.
 

Best Free Video Trimmer for Android

AndroVid Video Trimmer (7.0 MB), split a video file into two separate clips, trim away unwanted parts in a video, or grab a video frame in an intuitive and easy-to-use interface. You can also convert videos into MP3 audio files with this app. Some special effects are only for the Pro version.
 

Best Free Movie Resource for Android

IMDb Movies & TV (1.4 MB), watch trailers, browse photos, find latest releases, explore popular charts, rate movies and share movie info from a huge resource of more than 1.5 million titles, and 3.2 million celebrities, actors and actresses, directors and crew members.
 

Best Free Radio Broadcasting for Android

TuneIn Radio (9.0 MB), listen to local or worldwide ratio station streams on the web, find an extensive selection of local radios, music, talks, sports and podcasts from over 100,000 stations, and preset your favorite channels at ease. (Review)
 
A Online Radio (1.0 MB), a complete online radio player for your device to play any channel including mp3, m3u, pls, aac, aacp channels, shoutcast and icecast directories. You can search for channels and save them into your favorite list, plus other useful features including sleep timer.
 

Best Free Ringtone Changer for Android

ZEDGE (2.1 MB), search and preview ringtones by categories, download any you like and set it as your default or contact ringtones, replacing the Android System ringtone which has fewer options. Searching wallpapers for your home screens is included. See also Wallpaper Changer.
 

Best Free Ringtone Maker for Android

Ringdroid (365 KB) incorporates an audio player with a volume unit (VU) meter—easy to use, just slide the start and end markers to make a ringtone by cutting an audio file down to size or recording a new one directly on your device. Supported file formats include MP3, Wav, AAC and AMR.
 

Best Free Lyrics Player for Android

musiXmatch Lyrics Player (6.6 MB), find lyrics of your music while you play it from within the app, identify music through the microphone with the Music ID, or search lyrics from a rich database of over 6 million lyrics in 18 languages.
 

Best Free Computer Piano for Android

My Piano (6.5 MB), a superb piano app comes in with studio quality sounds, various intruments and sound effects, multi-touch, optional two actaves, an integrated recorder with save and load functionality, plus a plethora of other features good for beginners and advanced users. Ad-supported.
 
Magic Piano (17 MB), experience the fun of playing piano with the keyboard in a variety of styles or by tapping on the beams of light to create melodies, share your musical skills with friends, enjoy a large catalog of songs or listen to other players' performances, all in this popular app. Additional songs require in-app purchases.
 

Best Free MP3 Tag Editor for Android

Pimp My Music (2.4 MB), auto fetch missing lyrics and album art covers in various sizes and edit most common tag fields including artist, title, album, genre, lyrics, track, year, composer and comment. It comes with a built-in player and supports formats including mp3, ogg, flac, aac, mp4, m4a and wma.
 

Best Free Remote Control for Android

Gmote 2.0 (319 KB), turn your mobile device into a remote control unit to browse and play music and video files on your computer—install this app on your device and Gmote Server on your PC, once it's set up, just sit back in a sofa and enjoy.
 

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by HanKai (not verified) on 16. March 2012 - 13:38  (90698)

Homework
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=klwinkel.huiswerk&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImtsd2lua2VsLmh1aXN3ZXJrIl0.

Help school activity with nice transparent widget.

by Jojo Yee on 17. March 2012 - 1:01  (90719)

Thanks for your suggestion and the rest from others. I'll check them out and extend the list during the next update.

by HanKai (not verified) on 18. March 2012 - 4:57  (90780)

Hi,

Status bar replacer:
Super Status Bar
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.firezenk.ssb
StatusBar+ lite
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tombarrasso.android.wp7barfree

Caller Screen Replacer:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.androminigsm.fscifree

Notify:
Droid Notify Basic
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=apps.droidnotify
WP7 notification
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nlucas.wp7notificationslite

Signal Refresher:
Fresh Network
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.freshnetwork

Keyboard with more function:
Siine Keyboard
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.siine.ime

[Edit: shortened the links]

by Tzvika Merchav (not verified) on 18. March 2012 - 13:45  (90797)

A great application to find your lost android and secure your data remotely control your Android phone from the internet or by SMS.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.androidlost&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvbS5hbmRyb2lkbG9zdCJd

by AnonymousD69 (not verified) on 24. March 2012 - 23:20  (91090)

I was wondering if anyone of you have tried the Antivirus and Mobile Security app by TrustGo. I have tried both avast and Lookout but I wanted to find something else as an alternative to them. If you could check into that one for me and let me know what you think of it that would be appreciated. I've been trying it for a bit now and it seems to be a great app not really well known yet but scored a 4.7 out of 5 in the google play store.

by MidnightCowboy on 25. March 2012 - 5:27  (91104)

This is beta status software and therefore not recommended except for testing purposes. It is also important to check that the service will still remain free once the beta testing is complete.

by Av_Crazy on 25. March 2012 - 17:19  (91134)

Wow ttpod just vanished. it was a good free player.noentheless i have bought my favorite commercial music app so i dont have a problem

But i am recommending another music app
Goodle music
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.music&f...

this coupled with Equalizer - is on par commercial apps
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.smartandroidapps.equal...

another cool apps

1weather - beautiful weather app
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.handmark.expressweathe...

Angry birds space - needs introduction ??
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.rovio.angrybirdsspace....

Defender 2 is out with more upgrades and awesomeness
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.droidhen.defender2#?t=...

Go backup - another great app by go team
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.jiubang.go.backup&feat...

And u still havent changed market to google play in this line - Like the apps and want to give them a try? Search them by tapping the default Market app, or use one of the following ways to install the apps on your mobile device, quick and easy.

by Kai (not verified) on 25. March 2012 - 18:02  (91142)

Android user that want easy and quick control and have proximity should know this app. That is...

Force control free
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=fbros.forcecontrolfree

by Jojo Yee on 26. March 2012 - 2:24  (91152)

Appreciated your feedback Av_Crazy. The line is now updated.

Some apps, including Google Play Music, will be added to the list when they are widely available in more countries.

by Drongo on 26. March 2012 - 2:35  (91154)

How does one root the phone?

by Geoff King (not verified) on 27. March 2012 - 2:42  (91235)

Try Zoner Antivirus. It did well in recent tests, and is free from the Android market, otherwise known as Google Play. Lame name !.....

by memonio (not verified) on 28. March 2012 - 13:25  (91326)

WOW!

I love this website.

I couldn't live without it.

Thank you guys :)

by DrBaker on 30. March 2012 - 10:46  (91421)

Hey, great resource! I'd like to recommend that you check out an App called Wifi File Transfer. The free version caps you at 4 MB file sizes (annoying), but it works great for PDF files, and stuff like that. In essence, you turn on the app, and while it's running, it will host it's own local website. You just navigate to, say, 192.168.0.14:1234 on any browser connected to the same network, and you get a great web interface to wirelessly transfer your files to/from. It works great even just to browse the phone and 'delete' things that are hogging disk space.

by Jojo Yee on 31. March 2012 - 1:30  (91458)

Try also AirDroid mentioned in the list.

by Shaz (not verified) on 2. April 2012 - 15:27  (91576)

Hey guys,

I found this amazing free android application called "Tech Deals" on play store. It tells you about the best electronics deals around the globe. I would say, its quite worth downloading.

by H (not verified) on 5. April 2012 - 13:27  (91679)

Ultimate Call Screen (UCS)
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.lowveld.ucs&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvbS5sb3d2ZWxkLnVjcyJd

The best free caller screen ID replcer, more beutiful more comfortable more easy.

PuppitApp
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=PuppItApp.Package&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsIlB1cHBJdEFwcC5QYWNrYWdlIl0.

The animated caller screen ID, you should test it, it has potential.
More FUN

by Giles (not verified) on 7. April 2012 - 17:44  (91749)

try ListCalc. it free with no admob adds. the default android calculator suck, ListCalc is way better.

by Giles (not verified) on 7. April 2012 - 17:46  (91750)

btw, the link is http://emft.qr.ai

by Av_Crazy on 10. April 2012 - 22:06  (91867)

New batch of apps :D

Friendcaster - best alternate facebook app
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=uk.co.senab.blueNotifyFree...

Nemus launcher - alternative launcher [ go laucnher is becoming bloated and launcherpro hasnt been updated in a year ]
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nemustech.launcher&fea...

Soundbest lite - Seriously awesome sound clarity
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sk.soundbestlight&feat...

Wallbase - awesome app for wallpapers for my favourite wallpaper site
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.citc.wallbase&feature=...

Amuse - visit many many sites
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.amuse&feature=search_r...

Cricbuzz - for cricket fanatics like me
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.cricbuzz.android&featu...

Myphoneexplorer - good backup and sync tool and much more
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fjsoft.myphoneexplorer...

by Jojo Yee on 11. April 2012 - 1:42  (91876)

Update:

From this list, you can now click an Android icon Android-icon.jpg, where available, to go to "Free Android App of the Week" and read a selected app in more detail, such as on this page.

by Jojo Yee on 11. April 2012 - 8:41  (91899)

Thanks AV-Crazy. SoundBest Music Player Lite seems to be limited to certain devices or countries currently as it's incompatible with mine :(

by Av_Crazy on 11. April 2012 - 10:03  (91904)

Even soundbest not available in all countried..omg !

by HK (not verified) on 15. April 2012 - 1:44  (92111)

RedLaser Barcode & QR Scanner
~~https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ebay.redlaser&hl=en

best free barcode scanner

Ultimate Call Screen (UCS)
~~https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.lowveld.ucs

Best free caller id's screen replacer, now more stable

Droid Notify Lite
~~https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=apps.droidnotify&hl=en

Best free miss call notification

QuickShortcutMaker
~~https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sika524.android.quickshortcut&hl=en

Best free launch application's activity

Home2Shortcut
~~https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.eikatou0.appspot.home2shortcut&hl=en

by danikula (not verified) on 25. April 2012 - 22:08  (92618)

Music.free - the best music downloader
http://slideme.org/application/music-free

by RegalBee (not verified) on 1. May 2012 - 0:11  (92839)

Best calculator app in the market! (my opinion).

ListCalc

https://play.google.com/store/search?q=listcalc

by HK (not verified) on 8. May 2012 - 12:46  (93215)

Maven Music Player
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.maven.audioplayer&hl=en

The Best Free Design and Feature for Music Player.
Try it, you will know this is great.

by Meddose (not verified) on 11. May 2012 - 7:31  (93342)

GREAT PILL REMINDER MEDDOSE

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=pl.com.dtech.meddose&feature=apps_topselling_free

by Pavel (not verified) on 11. May 2012 - 9:17  (93350)

Look around the most beautiful clock on Market.
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=cz.nicelydone.app.uniwidgetsfree

by Sparkie181 (not verified) on 16. May 2012 - 20:47  (93563)

I have been trying to find a free android itinerary manager similar to what TitanClass was for PalmPilotT3. The app should not force you to load your data into the cloud. Instead the app should manage your itinerary for flights and grab from the internet all the related data to show if your flight is running on time, currency rates, weather, etc. etc. All of the apps I have seen, force you to log into their site and load your data on their servers. I want the app to hold my data on my Galaxy Nexus and only synchronize with my PC. If I wanted the data to be loaded on a website somewhere, then it should only be an option and not forced on to the user.
Has anyone seen an app like this?

by Jer Ee (not verified) on 23. May 2012 - 1:43  (93871)

Here's an awesome app for finding the best free Android games to download from Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.movend.gamebox2

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