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. A folder audio player. Scans file system for audio files very fast and instantly starts playing - no need to wait for file tag read or database added. Add any file to Favorites and play your favorite music any time.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      jmc is an elegant and bloat-free media player and management app for macOS. It is modeled after early versions of iTunes, featuring a persistent album art view and a functional user interface.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Gnac is an easy to use audio conversion program for the GNOME desktop. It is designed to be powerful but simple! It provides easy audio files conversion between all GStreamer supported audio formats.

      Discontinued

      Last update was in 2012. See news section http://gnac.sourceforge.net/

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Xfce
      Potamus is a lightweight GTK-based audio player with a simple interface and an emphasis on high audio quality.
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    2. Jaangle (formerly Teen Spirit) is a free music player and organizer software. It categorizes your mp3, ogg, wma, avi etc collection and displays it in easy to browse, user interface. It has a quality audio - video player and also an integrated tag editor.

      Discontinued

      Latest version 0.98i.977 Release date: 24 Apr 2012. See https://www.jaangle.com/whatsnew/



    3. Blazing Fast Audio Player for Win32 Environments.

      Discontinued

      Last build and update on the homepage was 2008.

    4. ^3 a.k.a. Cubed is a music player for Android. At its core, ^3 is a visual experiment that explores different visualizations of one's music library.
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    5. 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.
    6. A Simple and Lightweight Music Player.
    7. 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.
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