Roon ARC

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About this app

*** Roon ARC requires a valid Roon subscription ***

ARC puts the best possible on-the-go music experience in your pocket and lets you enjoy your Roon library and all of Roon's immersive features wherever you are in the world.

ARC is a custom-built streaming service powered by your Roon system at home. Explore your complete collection of artists, albums, playlists, and personal music files, plus TIDAL, Qobuz, and KKBOX streams. Discover added content from Roon's music experts and smart features, such as staff-curated playlists, Daily Mixes, New Releases for You, personalized recommendations, and Roon Radio. You can add albums to your collection, build playlists, set favorites, create tags, and more, just as you can in Roon.

Offline listening lets you download your personal music files to keep the music playing wherever your adventures take you – even if you're off the grid entirely. ARC offers remote access to Roon's captivating library of in-depth artist bios and album articles, revealing the stories that take us deep into the heart of our favorite music. And there's more…

Ready to hit the road? Your Roon library is too! Roon's browsing and discovery features fully integrate into your car's controls for safe and convenient playback. With ARC within easy reach of the wheel, every road you take is a journey in sound. ARC makes the driver's seat feel like your listening chair at home.

ARC is designed to look and feel just like Roon. You get the same intuitive, aesthetically rich Roon interface you know and love, fully optimized for your phone. No more switching between streaming apps; ARC compiles all your music in one place for easy access and maximum enjoyment.

And now, Roon's audio shaping suite and pristine sound quality have arrived in ARC - with bold styling never before seen in a mobile app! MUSE delivers the precision audio control of Roon when you're on the go or running a streamlined mobile setup with ARC. It places radically unique EQ handling, optimized balance control, precision volume leveling, FLAC, DSD & MQA support, crossfeed, headroom management, and sample rate conversion in the palm of your hand.

You can customize sonic qualities to your specific tastes with MUSE, then save or apply them with a few clicks. To top it all off, MUSE even remembers your presets and reapplies them when you reconnect to a known device. The MUSE Signal Path display provides complete audio signal transparency as the music flows through your device - from source media all the way to your speakers.

ARC offers artful design, sound quality, and a music listening experience unmatched by any other music app. Best of all, it's included free with your Roon subscription.
Updated on
13 May 2024

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region and age The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
App info and performance
This app may collect these data types
Personal info, App activity and 2 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

303 reviews
Dylan Forbes
13 May 2024
I have repro steps for the playback issue I have mentioned before, if anyone is reading these. Start playback on an album that is not downloaded to the device, on Wi-Fi. Then move out of Wi-Fi range so you're on cellular data. When the current track finishes, playback will stop. You have to close and repoen the app, then skip forwards and backwards between tracks to reset things. Please, please, fix this. It affects me every day.
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Jim Zachariah
30 January 2024
Works perfectly as long as your core is running and you are setup correctly. Great app and seamless in operation on the go. Did not have a single issue in the last 2 months of trial usage. Love the interface and the selection options to listen and tweak settings as needed. I think people who are having issues are the ones who did not do the port forwarding of this app on their router most likely. I'm streaming it from my NAS with the core in it and it works flawlessly.
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Ross C
18 December 2023
App has been working great for a long time now, until last week! Now I can only play a couple of songs from an album before I get a 'core unreachable' error. Been able to fix this in the past by clearing cache, clearing data, reinstalling app, checking & resetting port forwarding. What else could I be missing? My chief request, other than the fix to above, is to be able to transfer to and from Roon zones. It would be great to be able continue listening to a album or Playlist when I leave.
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What's new

This release includes a trove of great new features that make ARC better than ever! Now, you can play, shuffle, or download everything in your browser and use favorites, tags, and filters for even more ways to enjoy your music. Downloads are twice as fast, and you can change quality from Original to space-saving OPUS. Or let our amazing new Smart Downloads feature create a menu of listening choices for you from your most-played favorites, new discoveries, go-to playlists, and hidden gems.