With over 70,000 radio station and 2 million on-demand programs, TuneIn is your best bet if you are looking for a free streaming radio app. The app offers a list of various online radio stations categorized under Music, Sports, News and Talk genre. There is also option to select radio stations based on your location or language.You can add various radio stations to Favorites for quick access.
The interface is like most music players with playback controls at the bottom, art work of the selected radio station in the center (can be disabled to save bandwidth) and a timeline on the top. Swiping from left to right brings up recommended similar stations – handy for quickly switching between one station or the other.
You can search from anywhere in the app for radio stations, songs or artists of choice and also share what you are listening to on social networks.
The app lets you set a wake up alarm with your choice of station and the volume level at which you would like to wake up in the morning. Moreover, there is also an option of a Sleep timer where you can choose the music playback to automatically stop after a set time period. The playback controls of the app also come up on the lock screen.
The Tune-in Radio app for Android is supported by ads.