Best iTunes Alternatives 2017

iTunes media library is perhaps one of the most popular innovations of Apple Inc. It is mainly used to download as well as organize audio and video files on personal computers.  The iTunes store is the favorite spot for the users to download and purchase music, movies, videos etc. However, in the market there are other such software available which can be a great iTunes alternative.

Whether you are searching iTunes alternatives for faster performance or easy management, the alternatives discussed here will make it easy for you to decide. Have a look on our best iTunes alternative list and get the one for you now.


ecouteDeveloped by PixiApps, Ecoute is a standalone music player app for iOS and Mac OS X. An official app is also available for iPhone users in the app store. Softonic reviews this app as an excellent and lightweight alternative to iTunes. It imports iTunes library, automatically detecting it and uses a widget to display notifications.

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Wondershare TunesGo

Wondershare-TunesgoThis heavyweight compact application is a great alternative to iTunes. It is a great means to manage all your media files on the apple devices. This handy app helps to quickly move, export and backup data so that it can be later retrieved if the device is damaged or lost. WondershareTunesGo has a great interface and helps you to efficiently manage your media files across all your Apple devices. Though it is a bit slow loading but eventually works great. TunesGo is also available for windows platform for free but one has to pay to have access to the full software for Mac.

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This sophisticated software runs on Mac OSX platform and supports wide file formats. Swinsian responsiveness is great even when the library size is big and advanced tag editing is a great feature that it contains.  This software is also socially integrated. It also automatically detects any Airplay ports if available. Navigation around the software is extremely simple and a great resemblance with iTunes can be found with its interface. However it is fully paid software.

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double-twist-music-playerDoubletwist is a multi-platform media manager and media player which keep media files in sync with other devices with the help of a Wi-Fi Enabled connection. This is probably the most reliable solution for Android and Mac phone users who want to sync their music gallery with iTunes. Doubletwist has a very familiar kind of interface and is also a modest music player. You can get advanced features in the paid version but free version software is also available.

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podtransPodtrans is also a cross platform media player and manager. This free software is a trimmed version of much such other software available a fair interface. The main advantage of Podtrans is its non-dependency on iTunes installation for file transfer from Apple devices. With inbuilt native music player and handy drag and drop option, this trendy software is another great alternative to iTunes.