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Kaffeine Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to Kaffeine for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. 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 50 alternatives to Kaffeine and 19 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Kaffeine are Strawberry, Clementine, Quod Libet and MPlayer.

Kaffeine alternatives are mainly Media Players but may also be Audio Players or Internet Radio Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Kaffeine.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

Kaffeine is a media player for the KDE desktop environment.

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  1. VLC Media Player icon

    VLC Media Player

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Blackberry 10
    • Apple Watch
    • Apple TV
    • F-Droid
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    • Haiku
    • PortableApps.com

    VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.

    Interface
  2. Strawberry is a music player and music collection organizer. It is a fork of Clementine released in 2018 aimed at music collectors and audiophiles. The name is inspired by the band Strawbs. It's written in C++ using the Qt framework.

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  3. Clementine is a cross-platform free and open source music player and library organizer. It is a port of Amarok 1.

    Discontinued

    No stable release since 2016. Newer release candidate seems to be available on Github.

    Clementine with lyrics pane
    Clementine vs Kaffeine opinions
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    Clementine is an audio player... Kaffeine is a multi-media player... VLC would be a much better comparison.

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  4. 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).

    The paned browser, providing a customizable hierarchy of filters for finding your music
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    MPlayer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • AmigaOS
    • Xfce
    • MorphOS

    MPlayer is a movie player which runs on many systems (see the documentation). It plays most MPEG/VOB, AVI, Ogg/OGM, VIVO, ASF/WMA/WMV, QT/MOV/MP4, RealMedia, Matroska, NUT, NuppelVideo, FLI, YUV4MPEG, FILM, RoQ, PVA files, supported by many native, XAnim, and Win32 DLL codecs.

    MPlayer on Ubuntu (Linux)


  6. Miro (formerly Democracy Player) is a free and open source internet TV application, media library, and video player.

    Discontinued

    No updates since 2013. Youtube intergration broken because of no updates since youtube API changed. See changelog: http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/pculture.org/Miro/

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  7. Videos (previously Totem) is the official movie player of the GNOME desktop environment based on xine-lib or GStreamer. It features a playlist, a full-screen mode, seek and volume controls, as well as keyboard navigation.

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  8. Parole icon

    Parole

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Xfce

    Parole is a media player for the Xfce desktop environment, written using the GStreamer framework.

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  9. UMPlayer icon

    UMPlayer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    UMPlayer is a movie player which runs on many systems. It plays most MPEG/VOB, AVI, Ogg/OGM, VIVO, ASF/WMA/WMV, QT/MOV/MP4, RealMedia, Matroska, NUT, NuppelVideo, FLI, YUV4MPEG, FILM, RoQ, PVA files, supported by many native, XAnim, and Win32 DLL codecs.

    Discontinued

    No more updates, latest downloads from 2011: https://sourceforge.net/projects/umplayer/files/

    UMPlayer Skinnable User Interface - feature rich yet easy to use
  10. Movie Monad

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    A free and simple to use video player made with Haskell.

    Discontinued

    Lastly committed on Dec 11, 2018

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