We’re compiling the best free Android apps you can download today, so you can find exactly the best apps without spending an inordinate amount of time exploring the Google Play Store.
There are apps for everything you can imagine, and many of them on the Google Play Store are free to download and use. While there’s a large range to choose from, only some are quality apps. And most free apps in the Google Play Store don’t meet our eligibility criteria. The ones featured here are the cream of the crop!
Given that finding apps that meant our high standards can be difficult, we hope you appreciate this series.
This is a new series with apps being added on a regular basis.
is a fairly complete port of VLC media player supporting a huge range of formats. VLC
is an award winning media center. Kodi
is an offline music player sporting an extremely stylish interface. Musicolet
is an advanced music player with DNLA support. foobar2000
is an amazing podcast player with a sublime interface. Podcast Guru
identifies music, movies, advertising, and more, from a short sample. Shazam
lets you listen to hundreds of UK radio stations. Radioplayer
is a simple to use audiobook player. The app sports a good range of features including bookmarks and configurable playback speed. Voice Audiobook Player
is a shortwave radio listing guide and lets you listen live to remote receivers. Skywave Schedules
Internet & Networking
lets you stay safe while surfing the web. Tor Browser
is a hugely popular messaging application with more than 1 billion users. WhatsApp
lets you communicate directly via voice, video, or text. Discord
is an easy-to-use email app for both Gmail and non-Gmail addresses. Gmail
is a RSS Feed Reader which doesn't track your activities. Feeder
is an all in one terminal client including SSH, Local Shell, Mosh and Telnet support. JuiceSSH
lets you work with Windows apps and desktops directly from your Android device or Chromebook. Remote Desktop
is a well designed Mastodon client that works seamlessly. Mastodon is a social network. Tusky
is an archive management tool. ZArchiver
is a powerful file manager with an easy to configure network support function. Cx File Explorer
is a lot more than just a PDF viewer. PDF Viewer Lite
is a password manager to help you manage passwords in a secure way. KeePassDX
is a capable terminal emulator and an extremely useful Linux environment. Termux
is an Android version of the popular CPU identification tool. CPU-Z
is a popular note taking and to-do application. Joplin
is an outstanding outliner. It’s the perfect app for making notes and managing tasks. Orgzly
is a plain text editor which helps the writer focus on writing content. Pure Writer
is a slick, fast and highly customizable e-book reader. FBReader
lets you discover the world in depth. Google Earth
puts astronomy at your fingertips. SkyWiki
offers a simple way to access the latest weather forecast from your Android device. OpenWeather
Maps & Navigation
is an app to ensure you never get lost again when you're out and about. It offers lots of use cases. what3words
is a 3D off-road kart racing game. Beach Buggy Racing 2
is a story-driven, racing adventure with an immersive soundtrack. Data Wing
is a very strong chess playing software sporting an attractive interface with stylish pieces. DroidFish
is a fun pinball game sporting simple vector graphics. Vector Pinball
If you have any suggestions for other apps that meet the eligibility criteria below, drop us an email at android@NOSPAMlinuxlinks.com. Remember to remove the NOSPAM.
For an Android app to be awarded our love, it must satisfy the following criteria:
High quality with a good set of features, stable in operation and mature software;
No charge to use the app;
No intrusive ads in the program;
Open source and proprietary software can be included;
Apps where additional functionality is available for a payment can be included where appropriate.