Whilst the first streaming audio service to really establish itself, it isn't alone in the market any more, with several other service springing up, some of them offering more choice of tracks and other features that perhaps surpass Pandora app itself, here we will look at the 5 best apps like Pandora.

Part 1. The Best Audio Recorder for Pandora - iMusic


Part 2. How to Record Music from Pandora with iMusic

iMusic lets you record music from Pandora and save them into iTunes Library. After then, you can use iMusic to transfer these songs to iPhone, iPod, iPad and Android phone for enjoyment, or create a car playlist, or burn to CDs. It all depends on your needs.

car stereo with pandora

Step 1. Install iMusic

To begin to download music, simply download and install iMusic on your computer. Lauch it and click the "GET MUSIC tab". From there, clickc the third tab "RECORD".

car stereo with pandora

Step 2. Record Pandora Music

Click the red record button on iSkysoft iMusc and play the Pandora music. This Audio Recorder will record the music, omit ads and gaps, and tag each file appropriately as it goes. Once you want to finish recording, simply press the stop button and exit Pandora.

Step 3. Manage Recorded Pandora Music

After recording Pandora music, you can click the "LIBRARY", then the microphone icon on the left side of the window. From there, you can see all recorded Pandora music are there. Connect your device with your computer via a USB cable, an then select any of the songs, you can transfer these songs to your device. Or you can click the "TOOLBOX" to create car playlist or burn to CDs with these songs.

Part 3. The 5 Best Programs like Pandora


This has arguably the best interface in the game since its recent redesign, offering a clear and easy to use app that makes the whole process of listening to music as easy as possible. It has an ad supported free option, along with two tiers of paid levels that offer the removal of ads and the ability to play any song you want directly by searching for it. Paid versions also have unlimited track skips (free users are restricted to 6 per hour), and a few other minor usability tweaks as well.

Slacker has a broad range of tracks, huge compared to Pandora's 1 Million, but dwarfed by others here, and sound quality is consistently excellent.

Part 4. Comparison of Music App like Pandora


Price Region Customization Platform Bitrate



Free/$9.99 Europe, North and South America, Australia and New Zealand Yes Android, iOS, OS X, Windows

192 Kbps



Free/$3.99/$9.99 USA, Canada Yes Android, iOS, Windows 128 Kbps



Free/$3.00 USA/UK/Germany Yes Android, iOS, Linux, OS X, Windows 128 Kbps



Free Everywhere No Android, iOS Undisclosed

iTunes Radio


Free United States and Australia


iOS, OS X, Windows, Apple TV

256 Kbps

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