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Amarok Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to Amarok for Linux and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is Strawberry, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Amarok and loads of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Amarok are Clementine, Audacious, DeaDBeeF and Rhythmbox.

Amarok alternatives are mainly Audio Players but may also be Media Players or Podcast Players. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Amarok.
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  1. Strawberry icon

    Strawberry

    • Mac
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    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    219 alternatives to Strawberry 

    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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    1.  LightweightStrawberry consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Lossless AudioStrawberry has lossless audio support, basically studio quality sound.
    3.  Works OfflineStrawberry can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    4.  Goal Setting Strawberry can set individual or group goals to meet over a particular period.
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    Maintained fork of Clementine which was a fork of Amarok

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    Clementine

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    229 alternatives to Clementine 

    Clementine is a cross-platform free and open source music player and library organizer. It is a port of Amarok 1.4 to the Qt 4 framework and the GStreamer multimedia framework, focusing on a fast and easy-to-use interface for searching and...

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    1.  LightweightClementine consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Lossless AudioClementine has lossless audio support, basically studio quality sound.
    Discontinued

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

    Clementine with lyrics pane
    Icecast radio stations
    Smart playlists and kittens
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    Almost everyone thinks Clementine is a great alternative to Amarok.
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    based on Qt and KDE libraries based on Amarok 1 runs on Linux fast, uses very little memory features, services and extensions that work properly stable, few bugs sensible UI paradigm and interaction design

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    GUI is much better and clear on windows

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    It is a continuation of an older version of what became Amarok, but has a better GUI.

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    Audacious

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    • Xfce
    116 alternatives to Audacious 

    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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    1.  LightweightAudacious consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsAudacious can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  PortableAudacious can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    DeaDBeeF

    • Mac
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    • BSD
    • KDE
    • Cinnamon
    • GNOME
    • MATE
    • Xfce
    153 alternatives to 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 an 18-band equalizer.

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    1.  LightweightDeaDBeeF consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsDeaDBeeF can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  PortableDeaDBeeF can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Rhythmbox

    • Linux
    • BSD
    136 alternatives to Rhythmbox 

    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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    Quod Libet

    • Mac
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    • Debian
    • Xfce
    151 alternatives to 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).

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsQuod Libet can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  PortableQuod Libet can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    The paned browser, providing a customizable hierarchy of filters for finding your music
    The album browser, giving a visual anchor for a large library
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    gPodder

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    • PortableApps.com
    • Xfce
    102 alternatives to gPodder 

    gPodder downloads and manages free audio and video content ("podcasts") for you. Listen directly on your computer or on your mobile devices.

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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    2.  PortablegPodder can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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      gPodder is dedicated for podcast listening. Amarok is a music player

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      CPod

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      106 alternatives to CPod 

      A simple, beautiful podcast app.

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      This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
      Discontinued

      The Software's main page, which links to a repository, specifically states that it is no longer actively maintained.

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      Dopamine

      • Windows
      • Linux
      50 alternatives to Dopamine 

      Dopamine is an audio player which tries to make organizing and listening to music as simple and pretty as possible. It can play wav, mp3, ogg vorbis, flac, wma and m4a/aac.

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      Lollypop

      • Linux
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      • GTK+
      • GNOME
      25 alternatives to Lollypop 

      A GNOME music player.

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