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  • AIMP icon

    AIMP

    Freeware Winamp-like media player, based on BASS audio library with support for large number of formats and playlists. It works with multiple playlists immediately (tabbed window), allows creation of bookmarks and also has a playback...

    Free Windows Android PortableApps.com

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    Amarok

    Amarok is a powerful music player for Linux, Unix and Windows with an intuitive interface. It makes playing the music you love and discovering new music easier than ever before - and it looks good doing it! Features - Scripts ...

    Open Source Windows Linux BSD

  • Banshee icon

    Banshee

    Play your music and videos. Stay entertained and up to date with podcasts and video podcasts. Discover new music with Last.fm radio. Sync your G1 phone, iPod, and other devices.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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    • Discontinued No new releases and features since 2014. Latest versions, 2.6.2 (stable) and 2.9.1 (development), released in February and March 2014, are still working and can be downloaded from the official website.
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    Miro

    Miro (formerly Democracy Player) is a free and open source internet TV application, media library, and video player. Through Miro, you can subscribe to any RSS feed, podcast, or video blog and explore hundreds of free channels...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

    • Discontinued No updates since 2013. Youtube intergration broken because of no updates since youtube API changed. See changelog: http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/pculture.org/Miro/
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    DeaDBeeF

    DeaDBeeF is a lightweight graphical music player created for easy playback of music and management of playlists. It supports major audio codecs and tags, global hotkeys, gapless playback, streaming audio, command line control, and has...

    Open Source Linux Android BSD Xfce

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    Quod Libet

    A extensible Music player with Podcast support, web radio, playlists and many more. As it is written in Python, writing new plug-ins is really easy.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Debian Xfce

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    XMPlay

    A tiny and portable audio player. With a size of about 280 KiB it plays OGG, MP3, audio CDs, WMA and several less used formats like XM, IT, MOD, UMX and others. Furthermore it supports a wide range of plugins, skins and...

    Free Windows PortableApps.com

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    Harmony Music Player

    Music player with sleek interface & cloud compatibility. Features: • Play tracks from SoundCloud, Google Play Music, Spotify, Deezer, Hype Machine or your local tracks • All your playlists within the same app • Sound menu...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    gmusicbrowser

    An open-source jukebox for large collections of mp3/ Vorbis / FLAC / mpc/ape files, written in perl. Its made with big (> 10,000 songs) libraries in mind. Features include: plugin system, customizable weighted random mode...

    Open Source Linux

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  • 1by1 icon

    1by1

    1by1 is a small, fast and handy audio player which is not only small: it provides a smart and versatile environment to handle your file collection and listen to your tracks - with no need for playlists or databases. Features ...

    Free Windows Linux Android

  • Exaile icon

    Exaile

    Exaile is a music manager and player for GTK+ written in Python. It incorporates automatic fetching of album art, handling of large libraries, lyrics fetching, artist/album information via Wikipedia, Last.fm submission support, and...

    Open Source Windows Linux BSD Xfce

  • Winyl icon

    Winyl

    Winyl is a free digital audio player and music library application for organizing and playing audio on Windows. Winyl offers great new ways to organize and enjoy all your music. Listen to music and radio, rate your favorite tracks...

    Free Windows

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  • Noise icon

    Noise

    The official elementary OS music player. Noise is a fast and beautiful GTK3 audio player with a focus on music and libraries. It handles external devices, CDs, and album art. Noise utilizes Granite for a consistent and slick UI. ...

    Open Source Linux

  • MOC icon

    MOC

    MOC (music on console) is a console audio player for LINUX/UNIX designed to be powerful and easy to use. You just need to select a file from some directory using the menu similar to Midnight Commander, and MOC will start playing...

    Open Source Linux Xfce

  • GOM Audio icon

    GOM Audio

    GOM Audio is a free audio player designed to make it simple to listen to CDs, MP3s, M4As, and other popular audio formats on your PC. GOM Audio implements many of the features and shortcuts used in GOM Media Player to further...

    Free Windows

  • Napster icon

    Napster

    Napster is the ultimate digital music service, offering MP3 downloads and unlimited on-demand streaming. Enjoy any track in Napster.s multi-million-song library and discover new music through personalized recommendation tools....

    Commercial Web / Cloud Android iPhone Windows RT Android Tablet Windows Phone ... iPad

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  • Eina icon

    Eina

    Your music belongs to you Current music players are focused on managing your music collection, while using mandatory criteria about how they organize it. Eina does not care about it at all. If your are an organized person...

    Open Source Mac Linux

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  • Musique icon

    Musique

    Musique unclutters your music listening experience with a clean interface that keeps you focused on what really matters: music. Musique supports most audio formats including FLAC, OGG Vorbis, Monkey's Audio (APE), Musepack...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Swinsian icon

    Swinsian

    Swinsian is a simple music player dedicated to managing music, without the complexity of ebooks, apps, online stores, T.V. shows and movies, with support for formats such as FLAC and Ogg Vorbis, and a simpler interface that fits in...

    Commercial Mac

  • Meridian icon

    Meridian

    Meridian is a music player which allows you to listen to music from popular Russian social network vk.com. It communicates with some additional services like echonest.com and last.fm to bring to you some advanced features:...

    Open Source Windows Web / Cloud Windows Phone

  • Style Jukebox icon

    Style Jukebox

    Style Jukebox Cloud Player is the easiest way to take your music anywhere and listen to it on all your devices, online and offline. Style Jukebox is free up to 1,000 songs and it's available for Windows, iOS, Android and...

    Commercial Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet Windows Phone ... iPad

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    musikCube

    Featuring a solid core set of functions, musikCube is very lightweight and fast, with an interface that will be immediately familiar to anyone who's used an iTunes or Amarok 1.x style player (that is, nearly everyone). Using a...

    Open Source Windows

    • Discontinued musikcube was actively developed by Casey Langen between 2003 and 2006. Now it's an abandoned open source project, but last version, 1.1, and the source code can still be downloaded from the official website.
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    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...

    Open Source Linux BSD

  • Potamus

    Lightweight audio player with a simple interface and an emphasis on high audio quality.

    Open Source Linux Xfce

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  • Soube icon

    Soube

    A simple and minimalist music player.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • ^3 (Cubed) icon

    ^3 (Cubed)

    ^3 a.k.a. Cubed is a music player for Android. At its core, ^3 is a visual experiment that explores different visualizations of one's music library.

    Open Source Android

    • Discontinued Discontinued, see http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2702533

Billy Comments

Very fast & reliable, tried it on someone's library of near ...

Comment by cpb
about Billy Jun 2011

Very fast & reliable, tried it on someone's library of nearly 60'000 MP3s and it built the play-list in a few seconds.

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