foobar2000 Alternatives for Linux

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

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    1. 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
    2. Aqualung is an audio player that aims to be versatile: it is capable of producing completely gapless output, has several skins, supports Audio CDs, Internet radio streams, Podcasts, most file formats, and has an intuitive interface.
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    3. Listen is an audio player written in Python. Thanks to it, you can easily organize your music collections. It supports many features such as Podcasts management, browse Shoutcast directory. It provides a direct access to lyrics, lastfm and wikipedia informations.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 0.6.5, released on March 2010, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.

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    4. Mp3blaster is an mp3 player for computers running a UNIX-like operating system, e.g. Linux, Free/Net/OpenBSD, etc. Its interface is entirely text based, thereby eliminating the need for a graphical environment like X-Windows.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      The official elementary OS music player. Noise is a fast and beautiful GTK3 audio player with a focus on music and libraries. It handles external devices, CDs, and album art. Noise utilizes Granite for a consistent and slick UI.
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    5. cmdradio is command-line interface internet radio player. Usage: play %keyword% , where %keyword% is genre, country, group etc. For more commands see help. No more need to remember groups, full featured intrenet radio with 30000+ stations in your cmd!
    6. Rediscover your music Interact with your music and fall in love with your library all over again. Byte offers a beautiful presentation of your Music Library with loads of powerful features in a minimalistic yet highly customizable UI. Handy features:
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      A simple and minimalist music player.

      Discontinued

      Latest commit on Mar 30, 2017. See https://github.com/DracotMolver/Soube

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Chipmachine is a fullscreen demoscene/retro Jukebox/spotify-like music player. It uses instant incremental search to locate songs in it's song database -- meaning you don't need to download or add music files yourself.
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    7. Decibel Audio Player is a GTK+ open-source (GPL) audio player for GNU/Linux. It is very straightforward to use thanks to a clean and user-friendly interface. It is especially targeted at Gnome and follows the Gnome HIG.
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