[Truly Free Music] Best Free Music Download Apps for iPhone XS/XR/X/8

By Rico Rodriguez to iPhone Manager, Photo Management | Last Updated on Dec 6, 2023

Music apps like Apple Music and Spotify bring infinite playlists to iPhone from your favorite artists based on a monthly subscription. It would be better if users can listen to music on iPhone anywhere offline without paying a dime. While most free music download apps for iPhone are removed from Apple's App Store, some survive. Here we pick the best free music apps for iPhone XS/XR/X/8 that will not only stream music instantly, but also download free music to iPhone for later playback without Wi-Fi anywhere anytime.

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Best Apps for iPhone to Download Free Music

There are various lists of music apps for iPhone online. However, we find that some free lists are commented as not free at all. We understand that an app which is free by default or requires a monthly fee is not really free. To allow users listen to music on iPhone without internet or Wi-Fi, we have the best free music download app for iPhone that won't cost you anything.
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SoundTube - this app tops the list of best free music apps for iPhone etc that will free download millions of tracks from SoundCloud. It allows you to search, play and download free songs to iPhone, iPod and iPad offline anywhere anytime. The app is well received among users, with most remarks go like amazing, awesome, free music download with no limits, HD audio quality etc.

* Unlimited tracks * Free music download * Good audio quality

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Freegal - Freegal is another best app to download free music on iPhone. With the app, users have access to over 9 million songs from over 28,000 labels. You can stream and download music from the top artists in mp3 format for playback without Wi-Fi. However, there is a weekly limit for music download and streaming. If you want to download music to iPhone, Android or computer, you will need a valid MMSCL library card.

* Large music library * Free mp3 download

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iDownloader - iDownloader is a powerful yet one of the best iOS 17 free app to download free music mp3, mp4 videos, ebooks, pdf and more from web with fast speed for offline on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Unlike other best free music app for iPhone you may find, this app does not offer a music streamer or host any music itself, but it integrates with a music downloader, music player, video player, photo viewer and more into one.

* Fast speed * Free download music and more * Numerous useful functions

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Total Downloader Free - Suggested by its name, it's among the best free music download app for iPhone to download music mp3 as well as any video to play on iPhone without internet offline. It has an integrated browser to help users find their favorite songs and save the music on iPhone offline with a simple download button. You can also create playlists and play music with the app in background.

* Integrated browser * Free music download * Fast download speed

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MusicSense - MusicSense is a best free music apps for iPhone which is quite different. It will bring personalized music suggestions based on more than 40,000 radio stations by analyzing your listening history and popular tracks around. Once you tab like, the tracks will be downloaded automatically to iPhone memory for you to listen offline. However, you will have a limit of two favorites, which can be removed with the paid version at $9.99.

* New music suggestion * Access Favorites offline

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Evermusic - Evermusic is a free cloud music downloader and player. Indeed, it's another best app to download free music on iPhone, but only from clouds: Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, Box, MEGA, Yandex.Disk, WebDAV. The app will download your favorite songs, playlists, albums over Wi-Fi or cellular network to iPhone and listen offline without internet. The offline music player accepts mp3, aac, m4a, wav, aiff, m4r.

* Cloud music downloader * Cloud streamer * Offline music player

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4Shared Music - 4shared is among the popular apps for iPhone to download free music. It has a a large music library of more than 6,000,000 tracks from favorite artists. You can free download music to iPhone or mobile from 4shared and save in the 15GB cloud storage for free. You can access the music stored in the cloud storage without internet and listen on iPhone offline. There is a paid version to get rid of the ads.

* Large music collection * 15GB cloud storage * Access to music offline * Music player

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VDownload Lite - VDownload Lite is a famous video movie downloader for iPhone. Also it can serve as a best free music download app for iPhone to get unlimited songs from various resources for offline listening. As a professional downloader app, it download multiple music in the background with super-fast speed. The HQ player built-in will play the downloaded music while you can still browse pages freely.

* Music player * Video & music download * Fast download speed

To Save Songs for Offline Listening on iPhone without Wi-Fi, You Need:

Free up more space on iPhone:
Generally, an average mp3 file is approximately 3.5mb, and an uncompressed song in higher quality like 256Kbps is closer to 50mb in size. Typically a GB can store 125-250 songs. For music lovers, they usually have a big music library with thousands of songs which is always growing. To store more songs downloaded with any of those best free music download app for iPhone and backup your playlist collections, as well as ensure your iPhone run smoothly without being stuffed, you need the iPhone music management app MacX MediaTrans:

Backup and transfer music, songs, playlists, ringtone, mp3, audiobooks from iPhone to computer to free up iPhone space;
Transfer massive music library with superfast speed by drag and drop (20 HQ songs are transferred in 3s!);
One-click add new songs from computer to iPhone and auto convert FLAC, WMA, AIFF, m4a, wav, ogg etc. to iPhone mp3/aac;
Create iPhone music playlists freely, edit songs info, delete music from iPhone, add music cover etc;
Support iTunes DRM locked music/audiobooks and convert protected M4P into MP3.

Alternative Way to Listen to Music on iPhone Offline

The best free music apps for iPhone are convenient to save music for offline listening. However, some of them are limited to old versions, constrained music resources and iOS compatibility. Plus, iTunes App Store is killing the free music download function of more and more apps (e.g. The Music+). Instead of relying on any best app to download free music on iPhone, here are some alternative ways.

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# Desktop Free Music Downloader for iPhone

MacX Free Music Downloader - A 100% safe & free music downloader which is able to free download mp3 songs, music, playlists, albums, music videos from favorite artists. Music on 300 more music sites, including YouTube, Facebook, Vevo, Vimeo, SoundCloud, Gooveshark, Pandora, Audiomack, Deezer, MusicPlayon, Bandcamp, Mixcloud, etc. can be saved offline in a flash. 120kpbs, 320 kbps HQ music can be downloaded for iPhone iPad without quality loss.

Compared with iPhone music download apps, this free music downloader is faster and more stable, and give unlimited access to any songs.

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# Free Music Torrent Sites

Music torrent sites is another alternative way to best free music download app for iPhone to get free music on mobile. You can find nearly any song torrent to download freely. The biggest benefit to download music via torrent sites is that most music torrents come in high quality with 128kbps + band rate.

To download music via torrent sites, you may need a VPN to access the site and a torrent client. More importantly, with the shutdown of KickassTorrents and Torrentz.eu, copyright infringement is be taken more and more seriously. So you're strongly suggested to read the laws in your country before doing this.

Transfer iPhone Music to Free up Space

MacX MediaTrans can transfer songs, playlists, ringtone, 4K, HD movies, videos, photos, books, other media from iPhone to computer by drag and drop. Free up tons of iPhone space in flalsh. It also auto converts incompatible wma, flac, wav, m4a, ogg etc into iPhone mp3, aac with high quality when users import music to iPhone.

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