Nexus Radio

Nexus Radio

Average User Rating:
3.8
out of 114 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.0
  • Total Downloads:
    810,206
  • Date Added:
    March 15, 2010
  • File Size:
    16.29MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    758
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/2003/Vista/7

Editors' Review

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Nexus Radio is a free music software application that lets users download music and discover streaming radio stations from around the world. It also doubles as a media player, and recording tool that can record in-line audio from your computer, or from the radio streams to which you're listening. In addition, the app plays fetch--create a filter and it will capture songs or artists according to your keyword choice. That spells "free music discovery" to us

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Like competing music jukebox software, Nexus Radio has its own plug-in architecture that allows third parties to create their own add-ons. One of the most popular applications of that has been visualizations, which users are able to add or remove from the player. The app also offers drag-and-drop functionality for creating your own playlists from music stored on your hard drive, and there are built-in tools for saving clips as MP3s and editing clips.

Nexus Radio has an attractive interface that offers plenty of functionality without being overly complex. The main screen has built-in volume control, menu options, and a dropdown for on-the-fly burning. Stations are listed alphabetically, but other than the name, there's really no additional information, so you'll have to hunt and peck to find the stations you like. It's best to add stations as favorites for easier access with further use. The app isn't the most polished we've seen, but it offers a simple way to save songs and create playlists of tracks heard on Internet radio.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    3.4

    out of 9 votes

    • 5 star 2
    • 4 star 4
    • 3 star 1
    • 2 star 0
    • 1 star 2
  • All Versions

    3.8

    out of 114 votes

    • 5 star 47
    • 4 star 32
    • 3 star 10
    • 2 star 10
    • 1 star 15
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1 stars

"Malwarebytes Pro blocked this program."

May 31, 2014  |  By whyswon

 |  Version: Nexus Radio 5.6

Pros

Impossible to say.

Cons

My pro version of Malwarebytes, which I consider to be the best antispyware program out there, blocked Nexus Radio from being installed, so it's probably full of spyware.

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3 stars

"good, if it loads"

December 05, 2013  |  By phred0

 |  Version: Nexus Radio 5.6

Pros

Used it before and was an outstanding product.

Cons

Reinstalled it after a year, and found you had to jump through hoops to get on sight. Home page more complicated, and was unable to use because o Windows 7. Reverted back toe XP sp3 and it loaded, but unable to find radio stations. Uninstalled it, to make room for a page that works.

Summary

Why upgrade to a fancier product design? Leave as is and work on bugs and fixes.

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2 stars

"trys to dominate, too "in your face"."

October 30, 2013  |  By annieout

 |  Version: Nexus Radio 5.6

Pros

if you like choices, you got 'em with this program.

Cons

it seemed that nexus insisted on presenting itself on screen everytime i moved to different window or program, like a little kid demanding attention. i have time and patience for many things, but nexus is not one of them.

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3 stars

"OK but not great"

September 21, 2013  |  By douglas247

 |  Version: Nexus Radio 5.6

Pros

easy to use

Cons

slow loading channels and many not available

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2 stars

"not reliable"

January 16, 2013  |  By jackbaker3

 |  Version: Nexus Radio 5.6

Pros

Good selection of music

Cons

Have to re-install every month
Can not get some of the stations that were my favourites as stations had changed web sites. Could Nexus not makethat change?

Summary

Going back to iTunes more often

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4 stars

"This is excellent"

July 10, 2012  |  By carol1951

 |  Version: Nexus Radio 5.6

Pros

station variety

Cons

I've none yet

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5 stars

"The Internets Best Free Radio and Music Download Site"

April 27, 2012  |  By autman123

 |  Version: Nexus Radio 5.6

Pros

They have everything you want, and the sound quality blows XM Sirus right out of the water

Cons

None.... It's Free!!

Summary

I recommend this site to everyone I know!

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1 stars

"Worked for a while, then stops!"

March 09, 2012  |  By RobnCaruso24

 |  Version: Nexus Radio 5.6

Pros

I love the selections and the quantity of them available.

Cons

After listening to a few stations while working the stations just disappear and I would have to try to locate another station. I would have loved to use it while working.

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3 stars

"'sall right"

February 10, 2012  |  By juddross

 |  Version: Nexus Radio 5.6

Pros

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Cons

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4 stars

"Good Radio Player but a little too busy"

January 29, 2012  |  By RogerCary

 |  Version: Nexus Radio 5.6

Pros

Has a very extensive list of radio stations & features.

Cons

Streams ads on its windows. Quite often the station index will produce duplicate entries. Has a little bit too much going on for a radio player. Whenever the program updates you must sign in again with your user name & password which is a slight hemorrhoid.

Summary

I use Nexus Radio for its vast list of stations then I "export" the ones I like into Screamer Radio which is a basic but excellent player & has a much smaller footprint.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 5.0
Version 5.0 adds a redesigned GUI, 1000 new stations, a new plug-in system, and better compatibility with Windows 7.
General
Publisher Nexus Radio
Publisher web site http://www.nexusradio.com
Release Date March 12, 2010
Date Added March 15, 2010
Version 5.0
Category
Category MP3 & Audio Software
Subcategory Streaming Audio Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2003, Windows Vista, Windows, Windows 7, Windows XP
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 16.29MB
File Name nexusradio.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 810,206
Downloads Last Week 758
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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