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Music Player Daemon Alternatives

Music Player Daemon is described as '(MPD) is a flexible, powerful, server-side application for playing music. Through plugins and libraries it can play a variety of sound files while being controlled by its network protocol' and is a Audio Player in the audio & music category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Music Player Daemon for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, Xfce and BSD. The best alternative is Exaile, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Music Player Daemon are Qmmp, Mopidy, Pragha and netjukebox.

Music Player Daemon alternatives are mainly Audio Players but may also be Music Streaming Services or Internet Radio Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Music Player Daemon.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Self-Hosted

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    Exaile

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Xfce

    Exaile is a cross-platform music manager and player for GTK+ written in Python and is easily extensible via plugins.

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    Qmmp

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Xfce

    Qmmp is an audio-player, written with help of Qt library. The user interface is similar to Winamp or xmms.

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  3. 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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  4. Pragha icon

    Pragha

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Xfce

    Pragha is a Lightweight Music Player for GNU/Linux, based on Gtk, sqlite, and completely written in C, constructed to be fast, light, and simultaneously tries to be complete without obstructing the daily work. ;)

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    netjukebox

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted

    netjukebox is a web-based media jukebox for MPD, VideoLAN and Winamp/httpQ. It features real-time MP3 streaming from different audio formats. Download single tracks or a whole album in one zip file.

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    xmms2

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Xfce

    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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  7. Xfmpc

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Xfce

    A graphical GTK+ MPD client focusing on low footprint.

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    Herrie

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    FreeBSD
  9. An elegant HTML5 web folder player for parties and/or private music collections, with a playlist system that all players should have had. It does not use a database (so it's alway up-to-date), but can easily handle folders with 25,000 songs or more.

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    vitunes

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD

    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.

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