mpc Alternatives

    mpc is described as 'A minimalist command line interface to MPD' and is an app in the Audio & Music category. There are more than 10 alternatives to mpc for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, Xfce and BSD. The best alternative is VLC Media Player, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like mpc are Exaile (Free, Open Source), Qmmp (Free, Open Source), Cantata (Free, Open Source) and Mopidy (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 12, 2020

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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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      VLC is a standalone media player, mpc is "just" a remote control for mpd
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

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    1. Exaile is a cross-platform music manager and player for GTK+ written in Python and is easily extensible via plugins.
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    2. Qmmp is an audio-player, written with help of Qt library. The user interface is similar to Winamp or xmms. Extra features XMMS and Winamp 2.
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    3. Cantata is a graphical client for MPD.
    4. 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.


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      ncmpcpp – featureful ncurses based MPD client inspired by ncmpc Main features: - tag editor - playlist editor - easy to use search engine - media library - music visualizer - ability to fetch artist info from last.
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    5. 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!
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      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.
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      A graphical GTK+ MPD client focusing on low footprint.
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      A Free software music player and manager with a built-in media library and a smart client-server model, plus a sophisticated plug-in architecture. The player is not related to the well-known media player XMMS.
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