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AIMP Alternatives for Linux

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

AIMP alternatives are mainly Audio Players but may also be Media Players or Music Streaming Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of AIMP.
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  1. Kodi, formerly XBMC, is a free and open source media player and entertainment center for Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, XBox, and iOS.

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  2. Clementine is a cross-platform free and open source music player and library organizer. It is a port of Amarok 1.

    Discontinued

    No stable release since 2016. Newer release candidate seems to be available on Github.

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    Clementine vs AIMP opinions
    Some users think Clementine is a great alternative to AIMP, some don't.

    The way it manages playlists is terrible.

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    dated, not the same features etc

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    Very simple and light with great playlist functionalities

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    Clementine looks ugly and dated. It doesn't have a variety of themes for the GUI (skins), for the icons, plugins, color changing, there's no complex equalizer, no sound effects and audio convertion like AIMP. It lacks a lot of things and shouldn't be compared to AIMP.

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  3. MPV is an audio and movie player based on MPlayer and mplayer2. It supports a wide variety of video file formats, audio and video codecs, and subtitle types.

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  4. Strawberry is a music player and music collection organizer. It is a fork of Clementine released in 2018 aimed at music collectors and audiophiles. The name is inspired by the band Strawbs. It's written in C++ using the Qt framework.

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    Strawberry vs AIMP opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Strawberry is a great alternative to AIMP.

    The actual fork of Clementine that is still maintened!

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  5. SMPlayer intends to be a complete front-end for MPlayer, from basic features like playing videos, DVDs, and VCDs to more advanced features like support for MPlayer filters and more. SMPlayer remembers the settings of all files you play.

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  6. Audacious is an advanced audio player. It is free, lightweight, based on GTK+, runs on Linux and many other *nix platforms and is focused on audio quality and supporting a wide range of audio codecs. There is also support for several visual styles from Winamp.

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    Audacious vs AIMP opinions
    Some users think Audacious is a great alternative to AIMP, some don't.

    Works well and simple. Plays numerous formats.

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    OpenSource software. Expandable player with support for different visual styles.

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    It doesn't have the same features from AIMP and it looks more like an alternative for Winamp than an alternative for AIMP.

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  7. Funkwhale is a community-driven project that lets you listen and share music and audio within a decentralized, open network. It can be self-hosted and is libre, open source software.

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  8. 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 an 18-band equalizer.

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    DeaDBeeF vs AIMP opinions
    Almost everyone thinks DeaDBeeF is a great alternative to AIMP.
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    DeaDBeeF is a great alternative to AIMP because it supports the classical Winamp/AIMP narrow vertical interface. It is also extremely lightweight and consumes very little CPU. Add to that the fact that you can fully control the interface layout: do you need a visualization? where do you want your track progress bar? do you want an extra button for any of the player's functions? do you want do rename any and all visible elements of the interface? DeaDBeeF is the answer!

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    One of the very few (or the only) player for Linux that supports the same narrow vertical layout, with a window-wide progress bar.

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  9. Rhythmbox is an audio player for Linux that plays and organizes digital music. Inspired by Apple's iTunes, it is free software that is designed to work well under the .

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    Rhythmbox vs AIMP opinions
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    Rhythmbox is more similar to iTunes than it is to AIMP.

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    can't create own playlist with some files

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  10. 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).

    The paned browser, providing a customizable hierarchy of filters for finding your music
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