substreamer - Subsonic Client

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About this app

substreamer is a completely free app to use with subsonic compatible music servers (subsonic, airsonic, navidrome, ampache etc). Your music when you want it, where you want it, online or offline.

Easily see newly added, recently played and most played albums or just grab a list of random albums or songs for something different.

Like that song? Play similar songs with a tap!

Discover new songs and old favorites by genre and time period with SubStreamer radio. Pick your filters and get a random generated playlist, just like radio without the ads!

Got a song stuck in your head? Sure that you have it on an album somewhere but just can't remember where? Just search!

Connect your subsonic server with your account and Substreamer can also tap into to give you more information about artists, songs and albums in your collection and recommend similar artists, similar songs or give you a list of the top rated songs in your own collection for you to explore.

Build up a play queue of your favorite rock songs and just hit save as playlist to have it stored on the server for later.

Of course you can also just hit your favorite album and press play.

Oh and if Music isn't enough we also support podcasts that you have synced with your subsonic server both online and offline!

Chromecast Support.

Full offline support. Store albums, songs and playlists and podcasts on your device and listen offline.

Keep your starred songs automatically synced to your device!

Automatic caching of upcoming songs for smooth playback.

Easy playlist management for adding single or multiple tracks to a playlist or starting a new playlist.

Radio mode generates random playlists for your chosen genre or time period (or both!)

Quick lists of random / recently played / frequently played and newest albums right up front.

Search for artists, albums, songs integration for fetching artist info, recommendations and playlists based on ratings scrobbling

Airplay support (just open the volume controls in the player to access airplay directly or use the control center by swiping up from the bottom of the screen)

if you run into any bugs please let me know, i use this app every day myself and am always trying to make it better!


Subsonic API compatible server (API level 1.13.0) or equivalent.

Note that for SSL support you must have a valid certificate. Invalid certificates will cause connection errors.

Get Subsonic server at:

*Please note all the music, images and names in the screenshots are free, and courtesy of Jamendo ( and the respective artists and provided for the subsonic demo server at
Updated on
May 31, 2022

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412 reviews
Spencer Williams
August 16, 2022
Works fairly well, and has Chromecast support, which is nice. I can tell the dev is responsive to feedback too. So here's my one gripe: PLEASE use native Android media playback controls. The extra playback controls notification this app adds is annoying and buggy, and I can't dismiss it when I want to close the app. And since this app doesn't register itself for media playback controls the way every other Android app does, I also can't just turn off that notification.
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Sam Carlberg
April 20, 2022
Suspends after a little while when nothing is playing and becomes unresponsive to the controls in the notification box and on the lock screen. The app needs to be restarted, which is pretty annoying. The notification bubble also persists after the app is closed (but is still running in the background) - the app needs to be force closed through the Android app settings to remove it Music playback works fine
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Gaven Henry
May 20, 2022
Thanks for trying substreamer. I am aware of the issue with the notification staying, will try to fix this. The background suspend is really at the mercy of the device and OS and all act differently. Substreamer will ask for background permission and has an idle suspend time in the settings. If no audio is playing though the OS suspends quickly.
Billy Madsen
July 8, 2021
The new update is great. I love the radio options off of artists and songs. Very Sweet. My only gripe is that I like to keep tabs of my music on my phone and the folders its in. I like to use airsonic to download music to my phone and don't have to rely on an internet connection to have music always on my phone. Then listen to that music and the stats go back to airsonic. There is no option as to which folder the music gets downloaded to or to tell if a song is available locally on the phone. Also I can't find a way to download all starred songs. I really appreciate the hard work.
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Gaven Henry
July 12, 2021
Thanks for the review! Offline Music and Offline Podcasts are listed in the menu, these list all of the songs/albums/podcasts/playlists that are stored offline If you're offline when listening substreamer currently doesn't record the plays (on my TODO list) Local/SDCard storage option is coming as is easy offline sync for starred songs

What's new

New: quick search on home screen
New: playback rate control
New: autoname bookmarks setting
New: use musicbrainz to correct bad artist MBID's returned by lastfm
New: use artist images in artist list if available, option grab/update all
New: Show format for cached audio
Update: themes clean up and refresh
Update: sidebar styling for tablets
Fix: offline file size when transcoding
Fix: remove broken playcount reference in some sections
Fix: clean up and standardise detailed views
lots more...