iTunes Music Player Aternatives for Mac OS X

Looking for iTunes alternative music player for your Mac OS X? I’ll be sharing with you some of Mac OS X music players that I have found as an alternative for iTunes.

iTunes is the main media player program for Mac OS X. It can be used for downloading, saving, playing, and organizing digital music and video files. It can also be used to manage contents for your iPhone, iPod, iPod Touch, and iPad devices.

While iTunes becomes the all-in-one media player program for Mac OS X, I searched the internet for some music player alternatives and try it out, and stick on using iTunes for backup and restore of iOS devices.

Seeking a new music player for your Mac OS X? Below are some of the music players for Mac OS X that I’ve found.

iTunes Music Player Aternatives for Mac OS X

Clementine Player 


Clementine Player is a cross-platform music player based on Amarok 1.4. Its fast and has an user friendly interface for playing your music. It lets you play and search from your local music library, and listen to internet radio from Spotify, Grooveshare,, SomaFm, Jamendo, Magnatune,, Icecast, and Digitally Imported.



Sonora has an elegant user interface where you can see the top albums you have been listening to when you open it. The app also supports instant predicative searching results, and is fully functional standalone music player. Sonora has a 14 day free trial and has a price of $9.99 in the App Store.



Vox is a lightweight music app for Mac OS X. It supports many file types such as FLAC, MP3, AAC, OGG, WAV, Apple Lossless, and many more. Some of its effects includes Equalizer, Time Stretch, Reverb, Pitch Shift, and Echo.



Cog is a free open source audio player for Mac OS X. It supports formats like Ogg Vorbis, MP3, FLAC, Muspak, Monkeys Audio, AAC, Apple Lossless and more.



Cmus is a fast, small and powerful console music player for Unix-like operating systems such as Mac OS X. This music player is known to work on Linux, OS X, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, and Cygwin. Cmus comes with an excellent compilations handling.

So here are some iTunes music player alternatives for Mac OS X.

Personally I use Clementine Player more, because I tend to have a huge library of music files. Clementine’s search and play features are really helpful for me.

So what is your favorite Mac OS X music player, and do you have an alternative for iTunes? Hope this article had helped you if you are looking for some music player for Mac OS X to try.