Free Android audio player which remembers

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kayanco
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Free Android audio player which remembers

Post by kayanco » Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:41 pm

Hi,

Can someone please suggest a free Android audio player that:
- Remembers playback position of each file (so you can continue where you left off).
- Playback speed control (e.g. to use with audiobooks)

The default Google music player doesn't do this, and I tried a few apps (out of so MANY) which also don't do this.

iPhone has a nice feature where you can set your songs to NOT remember position (so each starts from the beginning when you come back to it), but you can set Audiobooks to remember the position. Is this combination possible on Android?

Thanks.

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Pancakes-Eggs-Bacon
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Re: Free Android audio player which remembers

Post by Pancakes-Eggs-Bacon » Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:23 pm

VLC for Android

Fantastic media player for video and audio files.

kayanco
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Re: Free Android audio player which remembers

Post by kayanco » Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:42 pm

Pancakes-Eggs-Bacon wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:23 pm
VLC for Android

Fantastic media player for video and audio files.
I already tried it. I dont think it saves playback position for next time. At least I didnt see such a setting.

mxs
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Re: Free Android audio player which remembers

Post by mxs » Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:52 pm

I use VLC for video, not audio. It often saves positions for files, but also forgets and starts back at the beginning. Consistently inconsistent.

bob60014
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Re: Free Android audio player which remembers

Post by bob60014 » Fri Jun 15, 2018 7:13 am

If you have a older version of VLC there is a plug in to fix that. I'm unsure if one is available for the Android version. There have been hundreds of requests for the developers to fix this in all versions.

aristotelian
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Re: Free Android audio player which remembers

Post by aristotelian » Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:00 am

I use Podcast Addict, it has both features.

startwithtruth
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Re: Free Android audio player which remembers

Post by startwithtruth » Fri Jun 15, 2018 6:59 pm

Lots of Android users love Smart Audiobook player; they don't make a version for iOS devices unfortunately.

Edited to add: looks like it starts out free, but then costs $2 for the full version?

kayanco
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Re: Free Android audio player which remembers

Post by kayanco » Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:29 pm

startwithtruth wrote:
Fri Jun 15, 2018 6:59 pm
Lots of Android users love Smart Audiobook player; they don't make a version for iOS devices unfortunately.

Edited to add: looks like it starts out free, but then costs $2 for the full version?
It looks like a good option, I was looking at it earlier.

The solution I'm leaning towards so far is to use two apps:
Default Google player for music (dont remember position).
Use Smart player for audiobooks.

angler-39
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Re: Free Android audio player which remembers

Post by angler-39 » Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:38 pm

I use Player FM free version. I am used to it and like it pretty well.

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