5KPlayer Alternatives for Linux

    5KPlayer is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is VLC Media Player, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to 5KPlayer and loads of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to 5KPlayer are MPV (Free, Open Source), Clementine (Free, Open Source), Strawberry (Free, Open Source) and SMPlayer (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 6, 2021
    1. A GTK+2 interface to MPlayer. The power of MPlayer combined with a friendly interface for your desktop; You can play all your multimedia (audio, video, CD, DVDs, and VCDs, streams etc.

      Discontinued

      Latest version from Jan 10, 2014
      https://code.google.com/archive/p/gnome-mplayer/downloads

    2. 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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      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.
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    3. cmdradio is command-line interface internet radio player. Usage: play %keyword% , where %keyword% is genre, country, group etc. For more commands see help. No more need to remember groups, full featured intrenet radio with 30000+ stations in your cmd!
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Cuberok is a music player and a collection manager based on Qt4. It has lightweight interface, music collection support and many features, e.g. music autorating and Last.FM scrobbler.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 0.0.11, released in July 2009, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Originating from the Jahshaka project OpenLibraries based Cineplay is a multi platform video player that supports a wide array of codecs.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Kaffeine is a media player for the KDE desktop environment. In the playlist window you can easily create playlists by just dragging some files or folders from the upper left file browser and drop it onto the playlist.
    4. Decibel Audio Player is a GTK+ open-source (GPL) audio player for GNU/Linux. It is very straightforward to use thanks to a clean and user-friendly interface. It is especially targeted at Gnome and follows the Gnome HIG.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      Your music belongs to you Current music players are focused on managing your music collection, while using mandatory criteria about how they organize it.

      Discontinued

      Last released was in 2011.

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    5. LXMusic is a minimalist xmms2 music player developed with GTK+ in pure C language. It features a very simple, clean, lightweight, and intuitive user interface.
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