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    mpg123 Alternatives

    mpg123 is described as 'free software cross-platform command-line MPEG audio player whose library, libmpg123, is noted for its speed at decompressing MPEG audio files. As the name suggests, it supports MPEG-1 and -2, layers 1, 2, and 3. Its most common use is to play MP3 files' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to mpg123 for a variety of platforms, including Linux, BSD, Mac, Windows and Xfce. The best alternative is Quod Libet, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like mpg123 are Qmmp (Free, Open Source), Winyl (Free, Open Source), C* Music Player (Free, Open Source) and MOC (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 16, 2022

    1. 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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Xfce
      Potamus is a lightweight GTK-based audio player with a simple interface and an emphasis on high audio quality.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Pana audio player is a fork of Amarok 1.4. Pana is intended for users stuck on Amarok 1 functionality and layout.

      Discontinued

      No longer developed. Last version, 1.4.17-6, released on May 2010, can be still downloaded from Launchpad.

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