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.
VLC Media Player vs mpc opinions
VLC is a standalone media player, mpc is "just" a remote control for mpd
Exaile is a cross-platform music manager and player for GTK+ written in Python and is easily extensible via plugins. It incorporates automatic fetching of album art, handling of large libraries, lyrics fetching, artist/album information via Wikipedia, streaming Internet radio...
A graphical (Qt5) client for MPD.Discontinued
As stated in README, The software's development has ceased and the repository has been archived on March 2, 2022. https://github.com/CDrummond/cantata
Tired of music players that take forever to start up because they're loading ads or trying to download stuff? Of music players that ignore Bluetooth controls, or stop responding after a few minutes? I was too, so I wrote this app!Discontinued
Not maintained since April 1st, 2017.
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.This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
Mopidy is a music server which can play music from Spotify , or from your local hard drive. You can use your favorite MPD client to search for music and manage the playlist.
Herrie is a 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. Herrie has a split-screen user interface, with a playlist at the top of the screen and a file...
vitunes is a curses-based music player and playlist manager for *nix whose goals are: 1. a minimalistic appearance, 2. strong vi-like bindings, and 3. quick playlist creation/management. vitunes does not strive to be a feature-rich media player, but rather a quick, vi-like media...