iTunes Alternatives for Linux

    iTunes is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux 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 iTunes and loads of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to iTunes are Strawberry (Free, Open Source), Audacious (Free, Open Source), Rhythmbox (Free, Open Source) and Quod Libet (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 11, 2021

    1. nuclear is a free music streaming program that pulls content from free sources all over the internet.
    2. Tomahawk gives you to access to all of your favorite music in one powerful media player.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer maintained.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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      Most users think Tomahawk is a great alternative to iTunes.


    3. Exaile is a cross-platform music manager and player for GTK+ written in Python and is easily extensible via plugins.
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    4. 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!

      Discontinued

      Last update was on January 12, 2014 for version 1.12.1 - https://blog.getnightingale.com/2014/01/12/announcing-nightingale-1-12-1/

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      Most users think Nightingale is a great alternative to iTunes.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Elisa is a music player developed by the KDE community that strives to be simple and nice to use. We also recognize that we need a flexible product to account for the different workflows and use-cases of our users.
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    5. Musique unclutters your music listening experience with a clean interface that keeps you focused on what really matters: music.
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    6. Podcast Client for the Modern Desktop Features Audio and Video Podcast Support Subscribe, browse, and listen to any podcast - audio or video.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      An open-source jukebox for large collections of mp3/ Vorbis / FLAC / mpc/ape files, written in perl. Its made with big (> 10,000 songs) libraries in mind.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Xfce
      MOC (music on console) is a console audio player for LINUX/UNIX designed to be powerful and easy to use.
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