5 Best Free Desktop Internet Radio Players

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Internet radio is a popular option now to listen to free music of all the genre from around the globe. There are thousands of internet radio stations that stream internet radio for free. Here are some desktop internet radio players that you can download on your desktop, and listen to your favorite internet radio station. Of course, you need to be connected to internet while you do that, or you can record internet radio to listen to it even when you are offline.

Most of the internet radio software provide same type of functionality, but differ in ease of use, and selection of internet radio stations offered by them. Here are 5 internet radio players that we like.

RadioTochki

RadioTochki is free and simple internet radio player. You can listen to hundreds of radio stations around the globe in single click: news, talk radios, pop music, relax music, radio for children, audio books radio stations, hip-hop music, electronic music, rock music, retro music, classical music and many other genres. The internet radio player is free to install and allows you to enjoy streaming radio easily and quickly.

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This freeware internet radio player is known for its simplicity to use. The main screen of the software is very easy to handle and give you wide variety of genre albums and numbers that are available in your choice internet radio station. Is you are in mood to listen old age songs than click on to the appropriate genre icon and app will direct you to the stations that are playing your desired genre. If you wish to edit your radio station than also you can do with this app. Edit radio station window will open up and edit your station URL and relevant for convenience.

The settings window will help you to customize your free streaming radio app and you can set the app to start-up with the most recent station so that you need not tune every time when you launch it. Our best feature of this internet radio player is definitely its interface. All the internet radio stations are displayed in form of thumbnails, and you can just click on the one you want to play. And, it even lets you mark radio stations as favorite for quick access later.

Read more about RadioTochki, or download free here.

Spider Player

Spider player is another free desktop radio player that gives you amazing sound quality and lets you enjoy your internet radio stations totally. The internet radio player is equipped with all the tools and features that will stream the audio files, stream files from the Internet or LAN and listen to Internet radio.

Spider Player

The player is capable to read the streaming audio like live radio on internet thus you can enjoy wide variety of radio stations in and around your country with clarity and simplicity. Stream files from the Internet or LAN and listen to Internet radio with this free application. You can also use this free player to record internet radio.

Spider Player freeware can continuously record any internet streaming radio for up to five minutes to MP3 format and save them to your desktop. The application creates an exact audio copy of an Internet stream, with both format and bit rate preserved. The recorded audio is saved in MP3 format and Spider player makes sure that format and bit rates is preserved for best output.

Read  more about Spider Player, or download free here.

Winamp

Winamp might be a surprising entry in this list. It is known for playing media like MP3 and videos. But many people don’t know that Winamp is also one of the best free desktop radio player out there. It will allow you to listen, manage and watch music, videos and internet radio for free of cost on your desktop. The application is very popular among the media players, as it offers wide variety of features and functionalities that users can enjoy streaming radio stations with clarity. the users can use this freeware easily and customize it to their preferences. Winamp is apt application for people who like to customize their streaming radio offering the widest range of extensions, skins, and services to add to your experience.

The application has classy interface and you have got number of skins for your player online which you can download from the web site. Listen to streaming music in the internet radio stations in your region with this freeware. You can handle this freeware with its feature rich Winamp toolbar. control, manage and play thousands of SHOUTcast radio stations within few clicks using this app.

The freeware supports AOL Radio Powered by CBS Radio which is extensive radio service station providing online radio services for free. Listen to online radio for free for radio news broadcast or music or radio shows.

Read more about Winamp, or download free here.

Clementine

Clementine is free internet radio that runs on more than one platform and you can enjoy your songs and music collection anytime with its intuitive interface. The fast and easy interface of the free app, will let you listen to streaming radio stations and searching and playing your music. Download and launch the app in your desktop and start playing online radios.

Clementine

the simple interface of the app is very easy to use. On the extreme left panel of the app interface has Internet icon that will let you to access internet radio for free. On the left panel of the interface there are thumbnails of the web sites that the freeware supports for playing streaming radio URLs. You can choose among any or else choose your song or station as per your mood. the songs and stations are categorized in several genre which will help you to search for music of your choice easily and quickly.

On the right main window of the interface presents you the list of the songs in the genre that are being played in the internet radio stations. In the bottom, you can see the player toolbar with controls and sound wave visuals while the player is tuning your station and playing the song.

Read more about Clementine, or download free here.

Screamer Radio

Screamer- Radio is free web radio streaming application that easily installs in your computer and allows you to enjoy internet radio for free of cost. With this desktop internet radio player you need not carry on with old FM ways and limited choice, instead explore the wide variety of internet radio stations for unlimited music. Download and install the app in your desktop and enjoy free music over internet.

Screamer Radio

The internet radio player is easy to use and very intuitive to use. The app is light weight and will no consume unnecessary space in your disk. The freeware internet radio player does not contain any adware and you can enjoy your internet radio stations ad free and without annoying disturbance. The application is designed with precision as it offers its users a huge collection of internet radio stations all over the world, you can stream your own regional internet radio or any other internet radio in the other part of the world easily.

One of the great feature of this internet radio player is that you can also record what you are listening to. So, this works both as an internet radio player, and internet radio recorder. You can also start recording the song in the mid of the song and then the tool will record your entire song. The interface of this internet radio player is very easy to handle and understand. The simple looking yet powerful internet radio software, presents itself with simple playing window that contains all the info about the station and the music that is currently playing in the station. Record the songs from the very same window and have the power to use.

Download Screamer Radio free.

And lastly, you can also play internet radio in Windows Media player or any other media player that you have installed on your desktop. Here is a page that explains how.

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  • Simakuutio

    Uh, you have missed one which deserves some attention:

    http://www.radiosure.com/

    Very handy player and recorder for a radio streams. And works also natively as a portable app so you can run this one from USB-device etc.

    • 26sssssss

      Can’t you read? This is the 5 best FREE desktop internet radio players. “FREE” is the key word. It has to be free, not 48 hrs and then buy. It should not have pro version and a lame free version. It has to be FREE!

  • http://cheapstreamingplayers.com stephen

    Just downloaded spider player, class. Cheers, this is a great useful site, glad I stumbled on it.

  • Anthony Hosking

    Good to know there are many ways to listen to internet radio. I think when it comes to choice, people want to listen to a station that they like, the internet gives us choice. I believe internet radio is the ultimate choice for discerning listener and with tools like your showing, it is easy.

  • John Drury

    Great selection but no mention of TapinRadio which is a brilliant piece of software for finding radio channels and recording.

  • http://www.gobatak.com rita like radio batak streaming

    Great Tips. But anyone help me, what kind of software to play all mp3’s file to be online streaming. My friends said, they recommend to use SAM Broadcaster, is it the good one?

    Many thanks
    regards
    Rita

  • Ralf1977

    Try inLight Radio Player Free or Pro versions, It seems to work very nice :)

  • Ralf1977

    Sorry link to it is http://www.inlight-radio.com

  • Ralf1977

    Try inLight Radio Player Free or Pro versions, It seems to work very nice :)

    http://www.inlight-radio.com/

  • Ralf1977

    Try inLight Radio Player Free or Pro versions, It seems to work very nice :) It can record, show song track lyrics and nice album artwork too. :)

    http://www.inlight-radio.com/

  • Ralf1977

    Try inLight Radio Player Free or Pro versions, It seems to work very nice :) It can record, show song track lyrics and nice album artwork too. :)

    http://www.inlight-radio.com/

    PRO version screenshot

    http://www.inlight-radio.com/screenshots/img/radio/xp/ir-full-screenshot5.png

  • 26sssssss

    Radio in Spider player doesn’t work as a portable.Error says http address has moved.
    The key on their site works only for the name “Bob Marley”.

  • 26sssssss

    Tested all except Clementine. Screamer is the best among these. Works as a portable. Records unlimited.

  • ChikusatsuPomero

    For background long time listening and occasional high quality recording you beter try clickgaga

  • edwe

    screamer radio ! the best ! ***** the rest ! . metal music rulez ! ghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1289511042 Craig Spinharney

    Rarmaradio. ‘Nuff said.

  • GT

    Fuck Rarmaradio & Fuck Screamer they both suck ass! DEAD i say

    • WeaselClubber

      RarmaRadio kicks it!! You’re a douchenozzle!!

  • http://www.beatassist.eu/ Duarte Vinagre

    Use AiFaI Radio Client! Version 2.0 will pop-up next Xmas!