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10 best sound apps for Android

There are a ton of apps out there that make sounds, We think we found the best. Here are the best sound apps for Android!
January 3, 2022
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Sound apps are a difficult topic to cover. Tons of apps make noises and sometimes they’re even good noises. There are a variety of sound apps that include white noise apps, soundboards, sound effects, and even some niche stuff like binaural audio, ASMR, and other types of sounds.

We wrote about some types of sound apps in a previous app list. You can check out animal noises, sleep sounds, and nature sound apps by clicking here. We also have music apps linked up just below if that’s the sound you want. Otherwise, here are the best sound apps for Android.

The best sound apps for Android

100’s of Buttons and Sounds 2

Price: Free (with ads)

100s of Buttons screenshot 2020

100’s of Buttons and Sounds 2 is a massive soundboard with a bunch of various noises. It boasts over 300 sound effects, looping abilities, and multi-touch and sound support. That means this thing gets really annoying really fast if you want it to. It’s not a beautiful app by any stretch. However, its sound effects collection is fairly massive for its genre. It’s a good app for those simple types of sounds.

Atmosphere sound apps

Price: Free / $2.49 / Optional donations (each)

Atmosphere Relaxing Sounds screenshot 2019 for the best nature apps list

Atmosphere is a small series of sound apps for sleep, relaxation, meditation, and other such activities. They offer up a variety of sounds. You can mix and match the ones you want. There are also volume sliders for adjustable intensity. That means you can create whatever kind of sounds that you want. They also include binaural beats and isochronic tones if you want those. The main app has the most sounds. The other two focus on sounds for babies and binaural stuff. They all cost the same as well.

Dank Soundboard

Price: Free (with ads)

Dank Soundboard - best sound apps for android

Dank Soundboard is a meme soundboard. It comes with a few dozen recent memes for comedic situations. The app also lets you use any sounds in the app as a ringtone, notification tone, or alarm sound as well. You can also upload your own sounds and share sounds with friends. It’s a free app with ad support. The UI isn’t much to look at. However, it’s a fun little soundboard and the custom sounds element is a nice touch. There are a variety of other similar soundboards that are also pretty good.

Dream_Studio sound apps

Price: Free

Dream_Studio is a developer on Google Play with a variety of sound apps. That includes animal sounds, white noise apps, sleep music sounds, and various nature sounds as well. All of them are reasonably good. Some of the more unique ones include lullabies and baby sleep sounds along with a wind noise app, music for meditation, and a few other gems. The apps aren’t pretty, but they work rather well. They are also all free with advertising.

Mikdroid sound apps

Price: Free / $1.99 each

Mikdroid Relax Rain screenshot 2020

Mikdroid is another developer with a bunch of random, decent sound apps. The best apps from this developer include Ambience (sic) and the relax series of apps (Relax Rain, Relax Forest, Relax Ocean, etc). Mikdroid also does a decent white noise generator. The Ambience app is by far the best one. It lets you choose a bunch of sounds to play at once with volume sliders for intensity and further customization. We recommend the Ambience app first, but most of the rest are pretty decent too. This one is also available free if you use Google Play Pass.

Sleep Orbit

Price: Free / Up to $4.99

Sleep Orbit - best sound apps for android

Sleep Orbit is an above-average app with a bunch of sleep sounds. It boasts a library of over 100 sounds across 17 categories. It’s great for ASMR and binaural stuff as well. You can enable and disable multiple sounds for a customizable experience. Some other features include offline support, a timer, no ads, themes, and you can import your own audio into the app. The app has some in-app purchases, but most of the app is free.


Price: Free / $9.99-$15 per month

SoundCloud screenshot 2022

SoundCloud is a surprisingly good app for a variety of sounds. There are profiles with a bunch of random sound effects and meme stuff. Additionally, there are more professional profiles with sound effects that you can add to your own work. It covers a lot of the same bases as YouTube, including tracks for ASMR, binaural stuff, sleep sounds, animal sounds, and more. It’s not quite as robust as YouTube, but it’s a good second choice for a lot of that uncommon stuff. The $9.99 per month is the premium subscription for normal people while $15 per month is the premium subscription for people producing content on the platform.

Sound Sleep

Price: Free / $0.99-$1.99 each

Sleep Sounds by Sound Sleep screenshot 2022

Sound Sleep (formerly Relaxio) is another developer on Google Play with a variety of decent sound apps. They’re excellent for relaxation, sleep, and other such activities. The most popular ones include Sleep Sounds, Nature Sounds, a white noise generator app, and a meditation music app. Most of the apps feature decent, easy designs along with timers, offline support, and more. You can also mix and match sounds for a customizable experience. They’re also relatively cheap at $0.99-$1.99 each for the premium version. Many of the developer’s apps are also free with Google Play Pass.


Price: Free / $12.99 per month

YouTube is one of the most popular video streaming apps ever. It’s also excellent for most types of sounds. People upload all kinds of sound clips, sounds, music, and more. That includes niche things like white noise, binaural audio, and other stuff. You can find basically anything you want. There are a ton of channels and options. It has ads, but you knew that. The $12.99 per month subscription removes ads, adds background play (essential for sound apps), and offline downloads.


Price: Free with optional in-app purchases

Zedge is one of our favorite Android apps. It has a huge collection of wallpapers, ringtones, alarm tones, and notification tones. The wallpapers are fine and there’s a premium section for those. However, today we’re were for the sounds. You can find sounds, music, sound effects, and all kinds of neat little audio clips for your phone. The app downloads them for use as ringtones, alarm tones, etc. It’s something a little bit different, but if you want sounds for use as your phone’s ringtone or something, this is where we would start first. The app has some truly obnoxious advertising, but everything else about it is very good.

If we missed any great sound apps, we encourage you to tell us about them in the comments! You can also click here to check out our latest Android app and game lists.
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