Groove Music Alternatives for Linux

    Groove Music is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative 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 many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux 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 simple, clean and cross-platform music player. Polished, elegant and minimalist. Offers playback speed control and supports keyboard media shortcuts.
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    2. 1by1 is a small, fast and handy audio player which is not only small: it provides a smart and versatile environment to handle your file collection and listen to your tracks - with no need to fuddle with playlists or media databases.
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    3. Voltra is a minimalist music player with cloud sync, offline playback, and lossless support.
      • 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      The program seems to be no longer updated.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.

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      • 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.


    4. 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
    5. 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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    6. 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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      • 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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    7. 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.
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