Open Source Groove Music Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Groove Music is VLC Media Player, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Groove Music and loads of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Groove Music are Clementine (Free, Open Source), Strawberry (Free, Open Source), Audacious (Free, Open Source) and Rhythmbox (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 22, 2021

    1. Music is the new GNOME music playing application. It aims to combine an elegant and immersive browsing experience with simple and straightforward controls.
      show more
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Jajuk is software that organizes and plays music using Java. It is a full-featured application geared towards advanced users with large or scattered music collections.
      show more


    2. A simple, clean and cross-platform music player. Polished, elegant and minimalist. Offers playback speed control and supports keyboard media shortcuts.
      show more
    3. VUPlayer is a freeware multi-format audio player for Windows 7 SP1 or later. Gracenote functionality requires an internet connection. Audioscrobbler functionality requires an internet connection and a Last.fm account.
    4. Kantaris is an all new media player based on code from Videolan client (http://alternativeto.net/software/vlc-media-player/) and Bass audio library. Kantaris has a graphical user interface similar to that of Windows Media Player.

      Discontinued

      Last Update: 2013-04-25. See https://sourceforge.net/projects/kantaris/

      Warning

      Sourceforge has detected malware in Kantaris builds.

      show more


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Xfce
      Foobnix audio player for Linux, Windows and Android. Main features player Support for CUE (also wv, iso.wv) is the best under Linux (zavlab); Formats MP3, MP4, AAC, CD Audio, WMA, Vorbis, FLAC, WavPack, WAV, AIFF, Musepack, Speex, AU, SND ...

      Discontinued

      The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 3.1, released in June 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.

      show more
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      JuK is an audio jukebox application, supporting collections of MP3, Ogg Vorbis, and FLAC audio files. It allows you to edit the "tags" of your audio files, and manage your collection and playlists. It's main focus, in fact, is on music management.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Featuring a solid core set of functions, musikCube is very lightweight and fast, with an interface that will be immediately familiar to anyone who's used an iTunes or Amarok 1.x style player (that is, nearly everyone).

      Discontinued

      musikcube was actively developed by Casey Langen between 2003 and 2006. Now it's an abandoned open source project, but last version, 1.1, and the source code can still be downloaded from the official website.

      show more
    5. Cog is a free open source audio player for OS X. Features General Gapless playback Seeking Automatic updating Feedback form File drawer Preferences Last.
    6. 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
    Showing 30 of 58 alternatives