cli-visualizer Alternatives

    cli-visualizer is described as 'Command line visualizer. Supports mpd, with experimental support for alsa and pulseaudio.

    This project was heavily inspired by C.A.V.A, ncmpcpp, and rainbow'. There are six alternatives to cli-visualizer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, Android Tablet, Windows Media Player and Steam. The best alternative is projectM, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like cli-visualizer are MilkDrop (Free, Open Source), Audio Glow Music Visualizer (Freemium), Visualisator 5000 (Freemium) and Overture Music Visualization (Paid).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Aug 21, 2020

    • projectM is an LGPL'ed reimplementation of Milkdrop under OpenGL. All projectM requires is a video card with 3D acceleration and your favorite music.
      • Freemium • Open Source
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
    • MilkDrop is an open source, hardware-accelerated music visualization plugin for Winamp, which was originally developed by Ryan Geiss.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
      • Windows Media Player
      • Kodi
      • Winamp


    • Audio Glow music visualizer brings your music to the screen in an explosion of bright colors. A special premium version feature lets you use the visualizer as live wallpaper.
      • Freemium
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
    • Visualisator 5000 is an awesome Music Visualisation App for your Android phone or tablet!.
      • Freemium
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
    • Breathtaking music visualizer for Windows with VR support and scores of surreal, hi-tech scenes.
      • Windows
      • Steam
    • NestDrop is a tool for VJ's to perform live with Milkdrop. Spout output supported.
      • Freemium
      • Windows