foobar2000 Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to foobar2000 for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac 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 many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to foobar2000 are DeaDBeeF (Free, Open Source), Strawberry (Free, Open Source), Quod Libet (Free, Open Source) and Vox Music Player (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jul 14, 2021

    1. 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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      Clementine vs foobar2000 opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Clementine is a great alternative to foobar2000.
      It's free, it has a lot of features, but it is not as good as foobar2000. bug: memory leak.
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

      Remote player control from Android
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

      Lots of design, little contents
      Negative comment about 5 years ago

    2. 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 foobar2000 opinions
      Most users think DeaDBeeF is a great alternative to foobar2000.
      Like Foobar2000, you can customize the interface as well as you want, it supports easily flac files and metadata edition. DeadBeef is the alternative and open source furthermore.
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

      Interface is very similar. Only the the animation is missing, but that's not why I used foobar in the first place.
      Positive comment 10 months ago

      Looks 99% like foobar2000, as a previous foobar2000 user. UI is almost exactly the same, never crashes, uses very little memory.
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

      bVork The only Linux audio player that's as simple, compatible, and customizable as foobar2000.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago


    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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      Most users think Quod Libet is a great alternative to foobar2000.
    5. 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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    6. Tomahawk gives you to access to all of your favorite music in one powerful media player.


      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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    7. Swinsian is a sophisticated music player for macOS with wide format support, folder watching, advanced tag editing and designed to be responsive even with the largest libraries.
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      Swinsian vs foobar2000 opinions
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      It can manage very large media librairies
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

    8. Musique unclutters your music listening experience with a clean interface that keeps you focused on what really matters: music.
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    9. Nightingale is a free and powerfull music player for Linux, Windows and Mac based on the Songbird media player source code. A beautiful interface with a wide range of supported audio formats, all with multi-platform support!


      Last update was on January 12, 2014 for version 1.12.1 -

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