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Last Updated: January 15th, 2013

Who wants some free apps? You do? Cool. Read on.

I'm sure you've all heard of PowerAmp before. But for those who haven't, it's probably the most powerful, versatile, and customizable music player in the Play Store. And that's saying something, because there is no shortage of music players on there. So, what's so cool about it? The fact that it can do basically everything you could possibly want from a media player. That's a lot of stuff – just take a looksee.

This contest is now over. Here are our winners, selected at random:

PowerAMP winners:

  1. Ahmad Abdullah   
  2. Vozár Tamás
  3. Adam   
  4. dmuhamma   
  5. mefink   
  6. Michael Lebowitz   
  7. xriderx66   
  8. alina   
  9. Matthew Cheung   
  10. Pat Heimann   
  11. John Kow   
  12. Mattias F
  13. BruceLee   
  14. budhraninilesh   
  15. SxperiaS   
  16. Lucus au   
  17. DoctorRabbitfoot   
  18. Asif Khan   
  19. Alex   
  20. Freez76  

InDrive winners:

  1. ads901119   
  2. Todd Moore   
  3. Cody Dean   
  4. reevester   
  5. Frost_Designs   
  6. Sukumar Patel   
  7. mug3n   
  8. Ryan McFadden   
  9. faceless128   
  10. DrewNusser   
  11. Chad Cesaro   
  12. JHS_NL   
  13. Ivailo Stoyanov   
  14. DraconisV   
  15. Razvan Coroama   
  16. Nikhil   
  17. Thomas Schuster   
  18. Isam Sami Moghamis   
  19. David   
  20. Jared Pannell  

Congratulations, guys - all of you will be contacted for your information in the near future!

Everyone else - keep participating and stay tuned to Android Police so that you don't miss our upcoming giveaway announcements. You can follow AP on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and RSS.

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Key Features:
- plays mp3, mp4/m4a (including alac), ogg, wma*, flac, wav, ape, wv, tta, mpc, aiff (* some wma pro files may require NEON support)
- 10 band optimized graphical equalizer for all supported formats, presets, custom presets
- separate powerful Bass and Treble adjustment
- stereo eXpansion, mono mixing, balance
- crossfade
- gapless
- replay gain
- plays songs from folders and from own library
- dynamic queue
- lyrics support, including lyrics search via musiXmatch plugin
- embed and standalone .cue files support
- support for m3u, m3u8, pls, wpl playlists
- OpenGL based cover art animation
- downloads missing album art
- 4 configurable widget types
- configurable lock screen with optional Direct Unlock
- headset support, automatic Resume on headset and/or BT connection (can be disabled in settings)
- scrobbling
- tag editor
- visual themes, including support for external/3rd party skins
- fast library scan
- high level of customization via settings

Told you it has a lot of features.

An app that you may not have heard of, however, is the newly released InDrive. This app comes from developer Code Sector, and is essentially a super-powered Car Home replacement. It too does a lot of stuff, and it even completely integrates with PowerAmp. That's rad.

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Trip computer features:
* Street address
* Speedometer (mph, km/h or knots)
* Heading
* Battery level
* Weather (Fahrenheit or Celsius)
* Odometer
* Time traveled (total / driving / stopped)
* Average speed (total / driving)
* Max speed
* Elevation
* Time of day

Startup options:
• Enable car mode (Force the phone into car mode like it had been placed in the car dock)
• Check GPS status (Open the location settings screen if GPS is disabled)
• Turn on Bluetooth
• Disable Wi-Fi
• Set media volume (Does not affect the ringtone volume)
• Set screen brightness (Will override the automatic brightness setting if necessary)

Other settings:
• Keep screen on (Prevent the screen from locking while the app is running)
• Disable auto rotation (Turn this option on when driving on bumpy roads)
• Turn on speakerphone
• Exit on undock

Look at all those features!

Normally, PowerAmp will set you back $4 and InDrive is $2. But we like for things to be free, so we have 20 licenses of each to give away. That'll save you a few bucks, anyway.

So, how do you get your name in the hat to win one of these? Easy: just answer one simple question in the comments below.

Tell us which app you want and your favorite feature of said app.

It's pretty imperative that you put both of those things in your comment, otherwise, we may not know which app you want. Plus, we like it when people follow the rules. So, make sure to do that. Now and forever.

The giveaway is open to users across the globe and begins now. It will run until Friday, January 4th at 11:59 PM PT. After that, we'll randomly pick some winners!

Good luck!

Cameron Summerson
Cameron is a self-made geek, Android enthusiast, horror movie fanatic, musician, and cyclist. When he's not pounding keys here at AP, you can find him spending time with his wife and kids, plucking away on the 6-string, spinning on the streets, or watching The Texas Chainsaw Massacre on repeat.

  • Alexander Weber

    I would like Poweramp. I love that it can scan my SD Card for music without relying on the dodgy media scanner built into Android.

  • http://www.facebook.com/sriramvishwanath Sriram Vishwanath

    PowerAmp
    and obviously, the 10 band optimized graphical equalizer. one of the most customizable equalizers and no one gives out so much audio control!

  • http://www.facebook.com/angelo.fuhrmann Angelo Fuhrmann

    Poweramp - I know this might be weird but one of my favorite features is the status bar wich, unlike others players, works really well. It has the "next" and "previous" buttons and when you press "x" it actually stops the track and closes the status bar.
    Another cool feature I really like is the lock screen widget, with it I can skip tracks by swiping left or right and I can change albuns swiping up or down without unlocking the screen, this is really usefull.

  • Justine

    InDrive because texting and driving is bad.

  • Lee Ching Siung

    InDrive. would like something to enchance my driving experience!

  • Yiannis Xenophontos

    Poweramp
    The 10 band equalizer is just amazing

  • Dr. Amit Johari

    InDrive
    A must for a commuter like me who enjoys stats more than the trip Itself, that too in a Beautiful UI like that of InDrive.

  • http://www.facebook.com/k0sTi Peter Kostovčík

    PowerAmp

    - resumes playpack after headphone plug in

  • http://twitter.com/stsdema28 Stavros Demarchos

    PowerAmp
    10 band optimized graphical equalizer

  • http://www.facebook.com/jovfgorgee Gheo Slevoacă

    Poweramp - bass and treble features. Also, the UI looks great

  • Ali Ahmed

    PowerAmp
    amazing software for media!

  • bloodrain

    PowerAmp
    best interface

  • Vasilis K.

    PowerAmp for its multiformat support, and the equalizer settings.

  • Rutger Geerolf

    InDrive
    because it looks nicer then the (hard to find) stock carmode app en because the tripcomputer is such a nice feature.

  • Manuel Leão

    PowerAmp because of usability

  • free4eversa

    PowerAmp...

  • jedi105

    PowerAmp
    Its best feature is its pure beauty. This App just looks great.

  • http://www.facebook.com/racerXc Xavier Charles

    Poweramp the music control from the lockscreen

  • http://twitter.com/Revil001 victor

    PowerAmp

    Makes my Galaxy S2 Music Machine

  • Saulo

    I want my favorite App licenses where I can use the Speedometer of my InDrive to monitor the PowerAmp separate powerful Bass while driving.

  • BruceLee

    PowerAmp
    - downloads missing album art

  • Mike Kister

    PowerAmp

    'Cause my music in my life and I want control!

  • Android4life44

    Power Amp love the bass Booster!

  • ChumbleSpuzz

    InDrive. I need a good dashboard app, plus I already own PowerAmp

  • desa

    Poweramp.

    For the FLAC support and the impressive equalizer. I could finally listen to music in good quality without having to carry a separate MP3 player around with me.

  • Mihai Martin

    Poweramp. Love the handy Bass/Treble control switches.

  • http://twitter.com/krispijnscholte Krispijn Scholte

    InDrive, because I'm tired of reflashing that old google carmode apk every single time I flash a rom and this seems like finally someone made a worthy alternative.

  • Alberto

    PowerAmp
    The different shuffle options let me hear the music my mood asks for.

  • Sukumar Patel

    InDrive: Love that it shows me good trip computer. Easy control for poweramp is a bonus:)

  • Daniel Abreu

    InDrive
    Enable car mode (Force the phone into car mode like it had been placed in the car dock)

  • http://twitter.com/vigin Andrija Janicijevic

    PowerAmp
    would definitely buy it myself, because it's cool

  • http://www.facebook.com/kuba.pajac Kuba Pajac

    PowerAmp - I like lyrics support

  • J. Garcia

    PowerAMP
    The 10 band equalizer is just great, as well as the automatic lyric downloads.

  • chilipalm

    Poweramp.
    Its audio processing is the best out of all the players on Android.

  • Cvitan Grguricin

    Power Amp
    I love the equalizer. Also the look is absolutely best out there.

  • ady

    InDrive because i like free things

  • Imran Ul Haque

    PowerAmp

    Equalizer is the most I like in this app. I used to have beatsaudio port previously and it gave better sound too but you need to mess with your ROM.

  • Luis Martins

    PowerAmp
    stereo eXpansion, mono mixing, balance

  • Chetan Naik

    PowerAmp
    for its great equalizer, crossfade, missing album art download feature and the ability to theme the app.

  • svich

    Indrive. Love the interface.

  • karid

    PowerAMP, because...
    this is only player that has such an amazing sound quality.

  • http://twitter.com/dunkah0lic Nikolay Chernov

    Poweramp because of flac support

  • http://twitter.com/zhekoff Andrey Zhekov

    PowerAmp. To support my homey developer)

  • Szymon Gużyński

    PowerAmp
    dynamic queue - cause I like having my music in a neat queue

  • http://twitter.com/_rikisan riki

    poweramp for the EQ <3

  • Michael Weigle

    InDrive, for the integration with PowerAMP and the phenomenal status display. I can usually get one or the other, but not both!

  • Melch

    Poweramp
    It has a lot of cool features but what I like most of Poweramp is that it has that Bass booster that no other music player app had.

  • Awinash

    InDrive
    For it's Elevation feature. Not many apps have elevation details. Comes in handy during many of my mountain trips.

  • flamesbladeflcl

    indrive, because I drive often

  • http://www.facebook.com/pol.roxas Johan Dior

    PowerAmp

    - downloads missing album art

  • Tyler M

    PowerAmp: Great sound quality and love crossfade

  • Dewid

    Poweramp, for the FLAC support.

  • James Nguyen

    PowerAmp

    Possibly the best Android music app for android, absolutely beautiful with ICS skin pack, and best of all, no lag when I play my music!

  • JBobea

    Poweramp, I like the lyrics support and the 10 band optimized graphical equalizer.

  • Dale

    PowerAwp is the best app to consider in this neatly compared contest.

  • Andrew Do

    Totally Power AMP, I DONT HAVE A CAR!

  • jayp33

    PowerAmp cause it rocks!

  • luca pirozzi

    PowerAmp

    The equalizer is amazing, PowerAmp has a good response to the microphone button of my sennheiser headphones. It allows me to resume songs, skip and listen to the next song or the previous just in case i made a mistake skipping a song :D

    The other players i tried had a bad playlist algoritm which made me listen three times to the same song in an hour !

  • http://www.facebook.com/willem.devries.56884 Broes Ween

    InDrive
    The integration with my favorite music player; PowerAmp

  • http://www.facebook.com/yakyza Igor Yakimchuk

    PowerAmp
    interface, powerful Bass and nice equalizer

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1325499801 Simon Hedinger

    PowerAMP because of its rich features

  • Gaurav Pandey

    For me it's "PowerAmp Music Player"

    1. Ease of use.
    2. Full featured lock-screen widget.

  • Tony

    PowerAmp! Slick UI and a great EQ!

  • Riza Hartony

    PowerAmp

    Its Amazing..and its all...............

  • Vignesh

    I really like the poweramp inspite of its small defects

  • Jiří Ryba

    PowerAmp
    gapless playback (rare feature)

  • Daniel

    PowerAmp
    - 10 band optimized graphical equalizer for all supported formats, presets, custom presets

  • kuba qba

    InDrive - Time traveled is my favorite feature

  • vremennyi

    I want PowerAMP. It has powerful lockscreen)

  • http://twitter.com/777Uplift Gary Damaris

    Power amp. preset amp features.
    Would be nice to press one button shuffle in album folder. (:

  • z89s

    PowerAmp because its the best music player for android.

  • Xycin

    I would love to get poweramp. I am deaf in one ear and I hear that power amp has a setting for mono headphone audio. It would be so nice to be able to hear the full song.

  • Kian Lim

    PowerAmp. It's the best music app out tgere

  • http://www.facebook.com/sharanbngr Sri Sharan Banagiri

    PowerAmp. I feel that its audio quality is better than any else

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=722339572 Daniel Arellano

    PowerAmp.... Because there isn´t other way to make my earphones rock!!....I can move every single button to make magic in my sonoy earphones.
    I do not have any other music app, with PowerAmp...who needs more?

  • Ajinkya Pokharkar

    Poweramp (hands down!)

    missing album art download
    headset auto-resume
    enque feature in folders
    most customizable of all players & interference
    best equalizer & bass boot
    gapless playback
    lyrics support
    beautiful skins
    & many more! :)

  • Stefanos Anastasiadis

    PowerAmp for its Lyrics support!

  • Manu Sreeraj

    PowerAmp
    As the name says Powerful bass and efficient equalizer.

  • http://www.facebook.com/OriginalGlueEater Thomas Vu

    Power amp
    By far the most equalizer friendly player for android.

  • Guest

    InDrive
    Poweramp integration

  • http://www.facebook.com/ItsWhatever24 Francesco Gregory Guerra

    InDrive mainly because I would love to use the Poweramp integration and be able to see the weather, time traveled and distance traveled at all times.

  • Petr Bažout

    PowerAmp
    Auto pause and stop handset

  • http://www.facebook.com/himanshu.xlri Himanshu Gupta

    PowerAmp - for the broad range of formats supported - (I can play FLAC) and the level of customization offered.

  • http://twitter.com/kekkojoker90 Parisi Francesco

    PowerAmp
    It's the most complete player on the merket. I really love many of the feature like the equalizer and Htc lockscreen support.

  • http://twitter.com/magnacondido Alessandro Stuper

    PowerAmp.

    It can play FLAC

  • altaf

    PowerAmp
    Because it can play mp3, mp4/m4a (including alac), ogg, wma*, flac, wav, ape, wv, tta, mpc, aiff (* some wma pro files may require NEON support)

    Hell thats a lof of format :)

  • eddie H

    PowerAmp
    Its simply the best in the play store. Its advanced power equalizer, nice UI, and it's easy to use!

  • http://www.facebook.com/XinoGami Xavier Vargax

    PowerAmp! Por ser el reproductor de audio más completo!

  • Jamie Miles

    Poweramp IS my favorite music player......

    Its best feature.... The Equalizer.

    When i wanna jam loud, my phone cant quite get there.
    Poweramp blows me away.

    Jamie

  • figgs

    PowerAmp
    Folder browser!

  • Max Chiu

    PowerAmp. That equalizer is awesome.

  • http://twitter.com/flyers2114 Steve DeGregorio

    Poweramp.....love the UI

  • http://twitter.com/Youssef_mahmod GevMePanadol

    I want the poweramp app , its supper & i like its features and its themes so much ! and the screen lock thing !

  • Alberto

    ... someone forgot to give away.

  • http://twitter.com/zac156 zachary

    PowerAmp
    separate powerful Bass and Treble adjustment
    Awesome UI
    Scrobbling
    Dynamic Queue

    =)

  • ferdi

    i want poweramp because it has the best equalizer in most of the music player

  • http://www.facebook.com/zoonhyoung.lee ZoonHyoung Lee

    I want PowerAmp~~u!!
    I really like it below.
    lovely(?) interface. perfect equalizer, folder shuffle play,supply variable playlists, and many language support especially...555555

  • Alwin

    Why you no announce the winner?!!!

  • Magy

    :)

  • Joel

    I want poweramp! It downloads missing album arts which is great

  • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Artem Russakovskii

    Winners have been posted!

  • Vozár Tamás

    Thank you AndroidPolice : D You are the best.

  • reevester

    Woot!!! First time I won something on AP and I got the InDrive app (which is EXACTLY what I wanted!!!).

    Thanks AP and InDrive!! <3 you guys!! :D

  • SxperiaS

    Thank you Android Police! :D

  • Sashi

    PowerAmp - I have been trying many different players. Nothing is comparable to PowerAmp's features and listening experience.

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