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    Herrie Alternatives

    Herrie is described as 'minimalistic music player that uses the command line. It is written to support a variety of operating systems, audio subsystems and file formats, including playlists' and is a Audio Player in the Audio & Music category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Herrie for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, BSD and Xfce. The best alternative is Quod Libet, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Herrie are Exaile (Free, Open Source), Music Player Daemon (Free, Open Source), Winyl (Free, Open Source) and C* Music Player (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 17, 2021
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    Herrie is a minimalistic music player that uses the command line. It is written to support a variety of operating systems,...
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    1. 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).
    2. Exaile is a cross-platform music manager and player for GTK+ written in Python and is easily extensible via plugins.


    3. Music Player Daemon (MPD) is a flexible, powerful, server-side application for playing music. Through plugins and libraries it can play a variety of sound files while being controlled by its network protocol.
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    4. Winyl is a free digital audio player and music library application for organizing and playing audio on Windows.

      Discontinued

      No updates since late 2018



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      Ncurses Music Player Client (Plus Plus) Music player for the command line requiring mpd, the Music Player Daemon.
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      MOC (music on console) is a console audio player for LINUX/UNIX designed to be powerful and easy to use.
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      ncmpc is a fully featured MPD client, which runs in a terminal (using ncurses). Its goal is to provide a keyboard oriented and consistent interface to MPD, without wasting resources.
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      A minimalist command line interface to MPD.
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      A graphical GTK+ MPD client focusing on low footprint.
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