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mpg123 alternatives

  • Quod Libet

  • Quod Libet is a Gapless GTK+-based audio player written in Python. Its designed around the idea that you know how to organize your music better than we do. It lets you make playlists based on regular expressions (dont worry, regular searches work too). It lets you display and edit any tags you want in the file. And it lets you do this for all the file formats it supports - Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, MP3, Musepack, and MOD.

    tags: extensible gapless media-player mpris-support music-library
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Debian Xfce
  • Qmmp

  • Qmmp is an audio-player, written with help of Qt library. The user interface is similar to Winamp or xmms.

    tags: built-in-media-converter cddb cue-sheets mp3
    platform: Windows Linux BSD Xfce
  • MOC

  • MOC (music on console) is a console audio player for LINUX/UNIX designed to be powerful and easy to use.

    tags: command-line command-line-interface console music-player
    platform: Linux Xfce
  • C* Music Player

  • cmus is a small, fast and powerful console music player for Linux and *BSD.

    tags: audio-scrobbling command-line-interface flac mp3-streaming
    platform: Linux BSD
  • Mp3blaster

  • Mp3blaster is an mp3 player for computers running a UNIX-like operating system, e.g. Linux, Free/Net/OpenBSD, etc. Its interface is entirely text based, thereby eliminating the need for a graphical environment like X-Windows. This does not limit the way you can control the player whilst playing though; just like any graphical mp3 player, there are cd-style buttons like play, stop, pause, next track, etc.

    tags: music-player command-line command-line-interface flac mp3-player
    platform: Linux BSD
  • Potamus

  • Potamus is a lightweight GTK-based audio player with a simple interface and an emphasis on high audio quality.

    tags: music-player xfce
    platform: Linux Xfce
  • mpg321

  • mpg321 is a very popular command-line mp3 player. mpg321 is used for frontends, as an mp3 player and as an mp3 to wave file decoder (primarily for use with CD-recording software.).

    tags: command-line command-line-interface mp3-player
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD
  • Pana

  • Pana audio player is a fork of Amarok 1.4. Pana is intended for users stuck on Amarok 1 functionality and layout.

    tags: Discontinued music-player
    platform: Linux Discontinued
  • vitunes

  • vitunes is a curses-based music player and playlist manager for *nix whose goals are: 1. a minimalistic appearance, 2. strong vi-like bindings, and 3. quick playlist creation/management. vitunes does not strive to be a feature-rich media player, but rather a quick, vi-like media indexer and playlist manager, that just happens to be able to play the music it indexes.

    tags: music-player command-line-interface indexer vi-keybindings
    platform: Mac OS X Linux BSD