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 17 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Kaffeine are Clementine (Free, Open Source), Strawberry (Free, Open Source), Quod Libet (Free, Open Source) and MPlayer (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 4, 2021

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      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. Features Simple, fast and powerful media player.
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    1. Clementine is a cross-platform free and open source music player and library organizer. It is a port of Amarok 1.
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      Clementine is an audio player... Kaffeine is a multi-media player... VLC would be a much better comparison.
      Negative comment almost 6 years ago

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    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. 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).
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      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.


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

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      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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    5. 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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      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.

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

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      Parole is a media player for the Xfce desktop environment, written using the GStreamer framework. Parole features playback of local media files, including video with subtitles support, DVD/CD and live streams; it is also extensible via plugins. Download tar.bz2 —...
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    6. Clip is a convergent video player and collection manager utilizing MPV as the backend. By using MPV, you can also play remote videos by entering the URL besides local videos.
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