Ario Alternatives

    Ario is described as 'MPD (Music Player Daemon) client with an interface similar to the Rhythmbox one' and is an app in the Audio & Music category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Ario for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, Android and Xfce. The best alternative is VLC Media Player, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Ario are foobar2000 (Free), AIMP (Free), Clementine (Free, Open Source) and Winamp (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jul 13, 2017

    1. 5KPlayer is a new-style free media player for Mac OS as all-in-one HD video/music player, AirPlay streamer and free online video/music downloader. It plays 4K/5K, MKV, MP4, AVI, WMV, YouTube video, MP3 music & DVD on Mac flawlessly.
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    2. Stellio is an advanced music player with themes support, powerful audio and integration with VK and Dropbox.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Jajuk is software that organizes and plays music using Java. It is a full-featured application geared towards advanced users with large or scattered music collections.
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    3. 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 to fuddle with playlists or media databases.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      JuK is an audio jukebox application, supporting collections of MP3, Ogg Vorbis, and FLAC audio files. It allows you to edit the "tags" of your audio files, and manage your collection and playlists. It's main focus, in fact, is on music management.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Xfce
      A minimalist command line interface to MPD.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Xfce
      Foobnix audio player for Linux, Windows and Android. Main features player Support for CUE (also wv, iso.wv) is the best under Linux (zavlab); Formats MP3, MP4, AAC, CD Audio, WMA, Vorbis, FLAC, WavPack, WAV, AIFF, Musepack, Speex, AU, SND ...

      Discontinued

      The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 3.1, released in June 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      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).

      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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Xfce
      ncmpc is a fully featured MPD client, which runs in a terminal (using ncurses). Its goal is to provide a keyboard oriented and consistent interface to MPD, without wasting resources.
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    4. Goggles Music Manager is a music collection manager and player that automatically categorizes your music files based on genre, artist, album, and song. It supports gapless playback and features easy tag editing. Features
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