What are the best Android equalizers?

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WavePad Audio Editor

Harry Mitchell
Written on April 9, 2019
"WavePad has all of the capabilities I need, including batch processing and all other kinds of editing features for audio files.It strips audio from MP4 videos, resamples, normalizes, etc. I have tried several similar apps, and this is the best by far."
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    #1Equalizer FX

    Equalizer FX
    Equalizer FX is a free app for Android devices that allows improvement in your experience while listening to music. It has an equalizer with 12 presets with the option to make your custom preset, and a virtualizer and bass booster.



    Kevin Yi
    Written on March 29, 2019
    "I don't know why this is only second on this list. But for me, I honestly think that this is the best equalizer app that we can all get in our Android phones. I think that on this list of this music enhancing apps, this is the only one that has 12 default presets. "
    Cheng Gu
    Written on October 5, 2017
    "Equalizer FX is a simple but effective equalizer for Android apps that don't necessarily have this function. It also has helpful presets that accentuate desirable musical aspects of different genres of music. I'd recommend it for people who want to calibrate different aspects of their music in order to make it sound better on small devices that inherently kind of distort audio, a little, because of their difficulty producing a lot of bass."
    Helen Rios
    Written on October 2, 2017
    "I recently switched from iPhone to Android and my old equalizer doesn't run on Android. So I downloaded this because it's free and it's pretty easy to use and has all the features I want."
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    #2Equalizer - Music Bass Booster

    Equalizer - Music Bass Booster
    Equalizer - Music Bass Booster is a free Android app that improves a user's experience in music listening, specifically by bass boost. It features a five-band equalizer with 10 presets, a virtualizer, and a bass and a volume booster.



    Harini Chattopadhyay
    Written on March 29, 2019
    "Aside from being one of the best equalizers for Android, I think this app does excel in almost all aspect of music hearing experience that we can all get. It also has a built-in bass bosster and a volume booster. This all you cannot simply get in a free app. "
    Helen Richards
    Written on October 5, 2017
    "Although this app does not work on all platforms, such as Soundcloud, and has spam like advertisement that can be annoying. This does make the bass on any song extremely powerful and makes a difference in sound quality with both speakers and headphones. The visualization of the music is a cool, extra feature as well. Thumps up!"
    Kathleen Vasquez
    Written on October 8, 2017
    "I was hoping to see a list of equalizers. But this looks like a good one anyway!"
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    #3Music Volume EQ

    Music Volume EQ

    Music Volume EQ is a free app for Android devices that provides a volume slider with live music stereo led VU meter, and five band Equalizer. It offers a Bass Booster and 3D Virtualizer effects too.




    Michael Burns
    Written on March 29, 2019
    "What a great equalizer for Android phones! What I like is the VU meter, aside from the equalizer itself. It accurately tells whether the sound comes from left or right."
    David James
    Written on October 7, 2017
    "Music Volume EQ + Bass Booster allows me to setup my own custom mix for listening to music, watching movies or even playing games. When I need to boost certain aspects like the treble or bass it is just a quick slide of a button away. I was really surprised by how many options there were for customization."
    Vibhore Mistry
    Written on June 29, 2018
    "Works better than i expected after it made my terrible and cheap earphones with overpowering sounds!! "
    Douglas Jimenez
    Written on October 6, 2017
    "If you have an Android phone and want to be able to control how your music sounds, it would be worth checking out Music Volume EQ + Bass Booster. It allows you to tweak the audio setting to get the sound just right on your smartphone."


An equalizer is a device or a program that allows the balance between soundwave frequencies to be adjusted. It adjusts the loudness of specific frequencies of sound, “cutting” and “boosting” them to get the best possible acoustic experience. Equalizers are used to customize how audio will sound like in specific places with specific configurations. For example, for a room that doesn’t respond well to bass frequencies, the equalizer can be used to boost the loudness of the bass frequencies to “equalize” the sound. Equalizer settings are also fixed for different genres and songs. Early equalizers were huge machines inside recording studios, but nowadays it can fit into smartphones, as there are dozens of equalizer apps online.


A Twitter user by the name Hisagi claims to have found the perfect equalizer settings for iTunes. Nicknamed “Perfect,” the values on the equalizer must be set, from left to right, as +3, +6, +9, +7, +6, +5, +7, +9, +11, and +8. They claim that this custom setting improves the sound quality of any song, regardless of the song genre and the speakers used. Reviews for Perfect rave about how it does make the sound quality better for every song, but professional audio engineers state that there really isn’t a catch-all equalizer setting. It still very much depends on the speakers and the song itself. Intrigued but don't have iTunes because you're not an iPhone user? Here's a tip: You still can see whether "Perfect" really can live up to the billing with the hundreds of Android equalizers in the Google Play store!  

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    #4Equalizer - Bass Boost

    Equalizer - Bass Boost

    Equalizer improves your experience while listening to music on Android devices. You will be able to optimize the sound according to the genre, improved bass boost, chance of saving custom presets, and so on.



    Free- with in-app purchases

    Rebecca Carter
    Written on October 7, 2017
    "Everyone has a little different ear, the equalizer allows you to customize the way you are listening to your music. The app is like having a brand new equalizer hooked up to your listening device, allowing you more control in what you hear. "
    Joan Cox
    Written on October 6, 2017
    "Ramp up your Bass with this app that with a touch of a finger now controls your 3D surround sound. Customize the way you listen to music. "
    Ralph Campbell
    Written on October 7, 2017
    "My music is so much better now. I can't believe what this product is able to do for my workout music! Great, great, great product!"
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    #5AnEq Equalizer

    AnEq Equalizer
    AnEq Equalizer is an Android application tool with a five-band equalizer. In this app, users can create and save their own equalizer presets to customize your experience in listening to music.



    Anna Lucas
    Written on October 21, 2017
    "For those music enthusiasts who want to customize their sound balance, AnEq Equalizer Free is a great tool. This app offers users a way to save your own settings and preferences based on user tastes."
    Deborah Brooks
    Written on November 16, 2017
    "Lots of way to customize how you listen to your music. As a plus its free which i really nice."
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    #610 Band Equalizer

    10 Band Equalizer

    10 Band Music Equalizer and Bass Booster is a music sound effects app for Android. It features built-in music player, customizable volume, bass, treble, and mono, as well as presets such as normal, classic, heavy metal, and hip-hop options.




    Harini Verma
    Written on March 29, 2019
    "This app's Android loudness equalization capability is very high. More than the presets based on the music, there also is an available bass booster and a volume booster. Since downloading this app, I spent more hours listening to rappers like Kendrick Lamar and Chance the Rapper."
    Keith Lucas
    Written on October 11, 2017
    "There are better ones out there, but you have to pay for them. This will do the job but it runs constantly in the background and in your notification tray taking up space while also draining your battery. Hopefully that gets fixed soon. Also ads of course because it's free."
    Wayne Morgan
    Written on October 4, 2017
    "10 Band Equalizer is a pretty popular app for Androids, so I decided to give it a try. It's not the most user-friendly app out there. For one, it's tiny so if you have fat fingers, you'll struggle to use some of the controls. Other than that it's fine."
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    Neutralizer is a free app that always bears in mind the final unique user, by testing his/her hearing abilities to offer the best custom presets for him/her, in order to accomplish the best sounding experience.


    Free- with in-app purchases

    Anthony Montgomery
    Written on October 8, 2017
    "Neutralizer is a cool tool. Basically just to see what you're hearing and to put that into perspective of what sound is. Using an equalizer is also aesthetically pleasing so there's no going wrong with one."
    Anna Bates
    Written on October 2, 2017
    "It's okay. Does what its supposed to pretty well."
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    Equalizer is a free app that allows you to easily adjust sound effect levels. It displays a home-screen widget and also offers lots of features regarding presets based on music genre or totally custom.


    Free- with in-app purchases

    Stephanie Jackson
    Written on June 29, 2018
    "Finally! After tyring many equalizers i found this app!! With this I can boost my bass without losing the quality of the song. NGL though i expected that i would be facing issues after downloading this but i didn't have any so far. *fingers crossed*"
    Raymond Harvey
    Written on October 8, 2017
    "Admittedly Im not into music technology. This app looks like a very basic version with elementary buttons. It doesn't add a whole lot of value. It's nice to have but not necessary. More space adding than value adding. "
    Brittany Ford
    Written on September 28, 2017
    "I like the Equalizer. I wasn't thinking I would use it much, but it really does a nice job adjusting the audio to exactly the specifications you want to get the most out of your phone."
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    #9Equalizer Music Player

    Equalizer Music Player
    Equalizer Music Player is a free app for Android. It is an intuitive music and video player with a sound improvement features such as Equalizer, Bass Booster, Virtualizer and Visualizer.



    Deborah Snyder
    Written on September 29, 2017
    "Equalizer Music Player, what can I say? I desperately wanted it to be fantastic and it fell horribly short. The full page ads are killer and come one after another, the shake function is entirely too sensitive, and my phone screen has to be on for the app to keep playing music. Not a keeper."
    Jeffrey Chapman
    Written on October 3, 2017
    "The default music players don't normally include an equalizer for you and usually only play mp3 files. This program not only has an equalizer with many pre-set settings, but it also allowed for many other commonly used file types like m4a."
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    #10Music Equalizer

    Music Equalizer
    Music Equalizer is a free app for Android devices, that offers some custom presets focused on having a better experience involving the sound quality output of your phone or tablet.


    Free- with in-app purchases

    Keith Patel
    Written on September 29, 2017
    "As an audiophile, I am always searching for ways to improve my music. I do know a way to improve sound quality on audio devices is by using an equalizer. To improve the sound quality on my phone, I have been searching for the best Android equalizers to optimize the sound quality on my phone. A app that I found recently that is the best I have found so far in this area is Music Equalizer."
    Benjamin Douglas
    Written on October 6, 2017
    "Oh boy, another app for equalizing my music on my phone or tablet. I downloaded this because it has a high rating on Google Play making me think it's decent. At first i had a decent experience uisng this but then recently this has been crashing or maybe my phone is just low on memory. "
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    #11Equalizer & Bass Booster

    Equalizer & Bass Booster
    Equalizer & Bass Booster is a free app for Android that allows you to improve your experience while listening to music or any kind of sound file. It features a five-band equalizer with 10 presets, and a virtualizer and bass booster effect.



    Ruth Baker
    Written on October 3, 2017
    "I know that there is an app for everything but is this app even necessary? I use wireless speakers to listen to my music and are pretty happy with my sound quality so I can't see why I would need to use this app. If it does effect the sound quality it is minimal in improvement and not worth me keeping taking up storage space. "
    Tyler Harper
    Written on June 29, 2018
    "The name of the app says exactly what it can do plus it gives me way too much control over my sounds making my bass pop out. I must admit though that sometimes it gets annoying when i get ads occasionally. But still i would give this a five star. "
    Kimberly Howell
    Written on October 5, 2017
    "One of the kind bass app. By far the best one I've used because of the way the equalizer works. It doesn't give you that muffled sound even when you have bass boost on. "
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    #12Simple equalizer

    Simple equalizer

    Equalizer is a free app for Android devices that enhances the sound of your phone or tablet. It's free from ads and it doesn't require permissions (except audio).




    Dorothy Rivera
    Written on June 29, 2018
    "Tried using it with and without my earphones but it doesn't work or maybe this isn't compatible with my phone eh? "
    Gerhard Kainz
    Written on March 4, 2018
    "Maybe you are also interested in a new, simple equalizer app. Why? It is free, has no ads and needs no permissions (besides audio)! But it uses the built-in presets and has a bass boost slider. So maybe that’s what many users want to have …"

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Best Android equalizers
1Equalizer FXApps 7 Free
2Equalizer - Music Bass BoosterApps 4 Free
3Music Volume EQApps 4 Free
4Equalizer - Bass BoostApps 4 Free
5AnEq EqualizerApps 2 Paid
610 Band EqualizerApps 2 Free
7NeutralizerApps 2 Free
8EqualizerApps 0 Free
9Equalizer Music PlayerApps 0 Free
10Music EqualizerApps 0 Free

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