These days it’s hard to escape from work and stress. And it’s even harder to travel or go to peaceful places to calm your mind. Fortunately, you could experience the calming sounds right on your smartphone with relaxing sound apps. There are dozens of apps on the Google Play Store that claim to offer sleep sounds. However, rather than stressing yourself out even further trying to pick the best, we’ve made it easier for you. The following best free sleep sounds apps will help you sleep better.
Below are the 8 best sleep sounds apps you must check out. Some of the apps require you to purchase a monthly subscription, therefore, choose an app accordingly.
Atmosphere: Relaxing Sounds
This is one of the best sleep sound apps for Android you can use at the moment. Atmosphere has a huge selection of calming sounds to choose from. These include sounds from the Beach, Forest, and Urban areas amongst others. Moreover, the app also has a few binaural and isochronic beats. Each of the different beats are supposed to help you either have better sleep, destress, stimulate mental clarity and more. The sound loops within the app are of the highest quality and match the sound quality of any other app on the list.
Most features and sounds within the app are free to use. Thus you would not be compelled to unlock other sounds and features within the app.
Here’s another app that’s jam-packed with high-quality soothing sounds that would help you unwind from your busy life. Sleep sounds lets you pick from over 200 different sounds. There are several categories of sounds to choose from. Moreover, the application is completely free to use. Therefore, if you’re unwilling to pay to unlock a few sounds in other apps, you might want to download Sleep sounds. The app even has “Study music” which aims to help you concentrate while studying.
Calm – Meditate, Sleep, Relax
Calm is one of the most popular relaxing sound apps at the moment. It has even managed to earn the Editors’ Choice badge on the Google Play Store. The app offers a variety of different relaxing sounds that help you to meditate, sleep, and relax. What’s even more interesting is that you could choose a guided meditation session. The sounds within the app are high-quality and really do help ease your mind. There are several programs for beginner and advance users to choose from which assist you in living a healthier and stress-free life.
The only caveat with Calm is that most of the features are hidden behind a subscription fee. Thus to really have any benefit from the app, you would have to subscribe to access its contents.
Relax Melodies: Sleep Sounds
Here’s another popular app with over 50 million downloads. Relax Melodies offers over 100 incredibly relaxing sounds to choose from. The sounds include — Nature Sounds, White Noise, Guided Meditations, Brainwaves and more. Of course, all the sounds are of high quality. Moreover, you could combine multiple sounds and play them at the same time. Certain sound combinations offer a way more relaxing experience than others.
Most sounds in Relax Melodies are free to use. However, certain sounds require you to make a purchase. Fortunately, the default-free to use sounds are enough to let you loosen up and relax.
While the app shares its name with another one of the relaxing sound apps on the list, we assure you that both apps are different. The high-quality sounds in the app would put you to sleep or calm you within a few minutes. Sleep Sounds’ user interface is also minimal and easy to navigate around. Like most apps on the list, there’s even a sleep timer which pauses the sounds after the scheduled time. Since the sounds are stored within the app itself, an active internet connection isn’t required to use it. The only possible downside with Sleep Sounds is the rather less number of sounds available.
Tide has arguably the best user interface amongst all the apps in the list. This makes the app pleasing to use and relaxes your mind even before you begin listening to the sounds. The peaceful and soothing sounds within the app are of high quality and work wonders. Along with the soothing sounds, you also have access to guided meditations. Tide even has a focus timer feature which helps you focus at a task at hand. And when you’re done with the task, you could use the sleep or nap option to fall asleep with nature sounds. For those who love reading inspiring quotes, the app has them too. Each day there’s a new inspiring quote to read and you can access previous quotes as well.
This app is another great app for those looking out to meditate in peace and relax. Deep Meditate offers 3 core benefits for you. Firstly, you can listen to the calming sounds to meditate. You can then listen to soothing music within the app itself to relieve you from stress. Lastly, if you’re someone who finds it hard to fall asleep, the relaxing sounds would help you sleep too.
In addition to the sounds, you have access to 10 different guided meditation suites. These include — Breathing Meditations, Muscle Relaxation, Traditional Meditation, and others. A recent update to the app even brought along Sleep Stories.
Sleepo: Relaxing sounds, Sleep
While most relaxing sound apps require a monthly subscription, this app offers most features for free. The app has 32 different sounds to choose from, These sounds are divided into 4 categories — Rain sounds, City sounds, Nature sounds, and Meditation sounds. It also lets you listen to White noise, Pink noise, and Brown noise for better concentration and meditation. Sleepo also has a fairly decent and minimal UI.
These are our top picks for the best sleep sounds apps on Android. What’s your favorite relaxing sound app? Let us know in the comments below.
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