BeatBox Alternatives

    BeatBox is described as 'A music player with focus on speed, simplicity and music discovery' and is an app in the Audio & Music category. There are more than 50 alternatives to BeatBox for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is VLC Media Player, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like BeatBox are foobar2000 (Free), AIMP (Free), Clementine (Free, Open Source) and MusicBee (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated Oct 21, 2021

    1. Play is an application for playing and managing audio files. Play currently supports playback of FLAC, Ogg Vorbis, Musepack, WavPack, Monkey's Audio, AAC, Apple Lossless, MP3 and various other audio file formats.
    2. RhythmCat is a music player which can be running under Linux. It can be used as a normal music player, and it can also show lyrics in a single window, or even on the desktop. It can help you mix your voice into the original music.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      CuePlay is an audio player for Linux and Mac OS X. It has been created to be able to play MP3 and FLAC files with cuesheets, because foobar2000 isn't present at the Linux platform. This enables one to create one long MP3/FLAC file and index it with a .cue file.
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      • iPhone
      • iPad
      • Apple Watch
      With TapTunes, you will experience your music collection like never before. Touch, tap, drag, shake, swipe, pinch ? you've never been this close to your tunes!
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    3. Yarock is Qt4 Modern Music Player designed to provide an easy and pretty music collection browser based on cover art. Yarock is written in C++ using Qt and Phonon multimedia framework, only for linux platform.
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    4. Audion is a light, simple and powerful audio CDs and MP3s player.

      Discontinued

      Audion has been retired. It is now free of charge, is no longer being actively developed/supported, and is provided as-is and without warranty.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Pana audio player is a fork of Amarok 1.4. Pana is intended for users stuck on Amarok 1 functionality and layout.

      Discontinued

      No longer developed. Last version, 1.4.17-6, released on May 2010, can be still downloaded from Launchpad.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Peyote is an audio player with a friendly MC-like interface designed specifically for working with cue-sheets. Peyote supports wv ( wavepack ), wav, flac, ape, ogg and mp3 formats.
    5. A simple media player for GNOME that supports libvlc, xine-lib and libgstreamer.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Knowthelist - the awesome party music player Easy to use for all party guests Quick search for tracks in collection Two players with separate playlists Mixer with fader, 3 channel EQ and gain FadeNow to smoothly jump to the next song Auto fader and auto...
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