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

      • 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
      • Linux
      gtkpod is a platform independent Graphical User Interface for Apple's iPod using GTK2. It supports the first to fifth Generation including the iPod mini, iPod Photo, iPod Shuffle, iPod nano, and iPod Video.

      Discontinued

      The official website no longer works. Last version, 2.1.5, released in June 2015, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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    1. 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
    2. 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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    3. Floola is a freeware application to efficiently manage your iPod or your Motorola mobile phone (any model supporting iTunes except iPhone and iPod touch). It's a standalone application that can be run directly from your iPod.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2012r1, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Podcast client built with Electron and AngularJS. Poddr uses iTunes RSS feeds and Search API to gather information. If you’re looking for a desktop podcast client with a slick design, useful features and access to the most popular podcasts via iTunes, pal up with Poddr.
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    4. 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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    5. 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.
      • 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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    6. cmdradio is command-line interface internet radio player. Usage: play %keyword% , where %keyword% is genre, country, group etc. For more commands see help. No more need to remember groups, full featured intrenet radio with 30000+ stations in your cmd!
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