Audacious Alternatives for Mac

    Audacious is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is foobar2000, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Audacious and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Audacious are Clementine (Free, Open Source), Strawberry (Free, Open Source), Quod Libet (Free, Open Source) and DeaDBeeF (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 8, 2021

    1. foobar2000 is an advanced freeware audio player for the Windows platform. Main features Supported audio formats: MP3, MP4, AAC, CD Audio, WMA, Vorbis, Opus, FLAC, WavPack, WAV, AIFF, Musepack, Speex, AU, SND... and more with additional components.
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      Most users think foobar2000 is a great alternative to Audacious.
    2. Clementine is a cross-platform free and open source music player and library organizer. It is a port of Amarok 1.
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    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. 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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      alexanderlavrenko It doesn't support audio media keys on Ubuntu
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    6. The KMPlayer is a versatile media player which can cover various types of container format such as TS (also from Technisat Digicorder), VCD, DVD, AVI, MKV, Ogg Theora, OGM, 3GP, MPEG-1/2/4, WMV, RealMedia, and QuickTime among others.

      Bundleware

      Be careful during installation. Forum

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    7. It just sounds better! The beauty is in its simplicity, yet behind the minimal exterior lies a powerful music player with a ton of features & support for all audio formats you should ever need.
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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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