When comparing GoneMAD Music Player (Trial) vs CloudPlayer, the Slant community recommends CloudPlayer for most people. In the question“What are the best Android music player apps?” CloudPlayer is ranked 9th while GoneMAD Music Player (Trial) is ranked 15th.
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Pro User-customizable music scanner
Rather than scanning for music automatically (and possibly including ringtones, alarms, etc. in your music library), the user can choose which file folders GoneMad Music Player checks for music and exclude folders with audio files that the user doesn't want in their library.
Pro Assortment of widget sizes
There are 2x1, 2x2, 4x1, 4x2, and 4x4 widgets.
Pro Vast assortment of options
From call handling to headset preferences there are so many options built into GoneMad that there is something for everybody.
Pro Tag editor
GoneMAD features a built in tag editor that has mass tag editing support.
Pro Support for a large assortment of file types
GoneMAD features support for aac(mp4/m4a/m4b), mp3, ogg, flac, opus, tta, ape, wv, mpc, alac, wav, wma, adts(4.0+), and 3gp(4.0+).
Pro Excellent folder browser
GMMP's folder browser can replace filenames with the artist name and the name of the song, shuffle within a folder, repeat within a folder. It also allows you to add the entire contents of a folder to a playlist with only a few taps.
Pro Supports lossless .flac playback.
Pro Supports a custom lock screen.
Pro AllPlay and Chromecast support
Premium version of the app allows you to cast to AllPlay and Chromecast devices.
Pro Protects you from accidentally using cellular data
The app has a setting that when turned on will prevent it from using cellular data so you can rest assured that you won't accidentally rack up a phone bill even if your Wi-Fi drops out.
Pro Elegant interface
The app has a clean material design UI that doesn't get in the way. It focuses on album art to make it vibrant and throws in small touches throughout that highlight the attention to detail. For example, the color of the name of the artist and title of the album matches the color of album art, etc.
Pro 10 band EQ
Premium version of the app has a 10 band EQ with 17 presets and PreAmp.
Pro Android Wear support
Pro Can sync playlists across devices
Pro Android Auto support
Con No fade
There is no fade to pause or play when starting and pausing tracks.
Con No gapless playback
Con No crossfade
Con Cloud storage streaming is a premium feature
The killer feature of CloudPlayer is not available in the free version of the app.
Con Initial indexing can take some time
First time you start the app and connect it to you cloud storage account it will index all local and online music, pull metadata, album art, etc. At a rate of about 2-3 seconds per song the process can easily take a good while.