There are lots of free Internet music radio stations operating now a days. It is often difficult to select one program from so many online radio services. We've an inbuilt radio service in Audials music download software which offers 70,000+ free music radio stations in 320 kbps audio quality. You may install our Internet radio software (Audials Radio Tracker) software to listen to radio music in the highest audio quality. Other than the radio music, you'll get unlimited access to around 10 million free mp3 tracks by installing this software.
We have written this page to help you compare our online music radio program with other commercial online radio services. I've listed below the most popular online music radio services. As you might know, Internet radio services generally have lesser audio quality as it requires more bandwidth to stream online radio music. Following radio services have above par audio quality compared to many other online radio services. You can use the below table to compare features of different online music radio services with Audials Radio program.
|Service||No. MP3 Tracks||Subscription Price||Price/Track||Movies/TV/Radio/Games||Audio quality||Regional availability|
|Audials||10 Million||Free||Free||Yes||320 kbps||Everywhere|
|Live365||1 Million||$9.95/Month||Only streaming||No||128 kbps||Everywhere|
|Shoutcast||50K Stations||Free||Only streaming||No||128 kbps||Everywhere|
|Last.fm||12 Million||$3/Month||Only streaming||No||192 kbps||US, UK, and Germany|
|AOL||0.5 Million||$3.99/Month||Only streaming||No||128 kbps||USA|
|Pandora||1.5 Million||$4.99/Month||Only streaming||No||192 kbps||USA/Australia/New Zealand|
|TuneIn||2 Million||$1.99/Month||Only streaming||No||Bit rate varies||Everywhere|
Live365 is another online radio music service with millions of users worldwide. They offer around 7,000 radio stations in almost all genres of music. You can listen to Live365 music from iTunes, many mobile devices and websites. They have over 30,000 music CDs and around 1 million tracks in their music library.
Shoutcast is one of the most popular free online radio services. They offer around 50,000 free Internet music radio stations from the US and around the world. simply type in the artist name, song title or the music genre into the search box and start listening to free music online. Also, with Shoutcast you can start your own free music radio station.
Last.fm is another free online radio service with over 12 million tracks. You'll get free music from so many popular musicians and top record labels who have registered with Last.fm. Almost all of the tracks and albums can be listened to from the website for free. They keep a record of what you listen to and suggest you more tracks/artists based on this. Other than streaming music, they allow you to download many of these tracks to your computer.
AOL is another free online radio music program with over 200 stations in almost all music genres. All of these stations have their own playlist of artists and songs. They allow you to customize the channels to your tastes. For example, you can add or delete artists and tracks from your playlists. AOL is completely free and no registration is required to listen to free music from them. Also, they've 2 types of monthly subscription plans for advertisement free music.
Pandora is another free online radio service designed to discover new music you will love. The most attractive feature of their service is the music recommendation service. Also, they've an attractive user interface and lots of customization options. Pandora free account holders can listen to free music online for 40 hours per month.
TuneIn radio offers around 2 million mp3 tracks from over 70,000 free Internet music radio stations. They have 2 monthly subscriptions plans available. The standard subscription costs you $1.99/Month and the pro version price is $4.99/Month.
All these music programs are absolutely free and you can listen to free music online from all these radio stations. Please visit any of the below comparison pages to analyze features of different free Internet music radio sites in detail.