Open Source Audacious Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Audacious is Strawberry. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Audacious and loads of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Audacious are Clementine (Free, Open Source), Rhythmbox (Free, Open Source), DeaDBeeF (Free, Open Source) and Quod Libet (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 1, 2021

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

      Discontinued

      The latest version is from 2016.
      Source: https://www.clementine-player.org/#news

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    3. 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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    4. 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 Audacious opinions
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      alexanderlavrenko It doesn't support audio media keys on Ubuntu
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    5. 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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    6. 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!
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      Amarok vs Audacious opinions
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      alexanderlavrenko It uses a lot of system resources
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    7. Qmmp is an audio-player, written with help of Qt library. The user interface is similar to Winamp or xmms. Extra features XMMS and Winamp 2.
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    8. Miro (formerly Democracy Player) is a free and open source internet TV application, media library, and video player.

      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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    9. Tomahawk gives you to access to all of your favorite music in one powerful media player.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer maintained. Last version, 0.8.4, released in April 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    10. Musique unclutters your music listening experience with a clean interface that keeps you focused on what really matters: music.
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