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ncmpc is described as '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' and is a Audio Player in the audio & music category. There are more than 10 alternatives to ncmpc for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, BSD and Xfce. The best alternative is VLC Media Player, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like ncmpc are DeaDBeeF, Cantata, C* Music Player and ncmpcpp.

ncmpc alternatives are mainly Audio Players but may also be Media Players or Audio Converters. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of ncmpc.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • Xfce

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  1. VLC Media Player icon

    VLC Media Player

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Blackberry 10
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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.

    Interface
  2. DeaDBeeF is a lightweight graphical music player created for easy playback of music and management of playlists. It supports major audio codecs and tags, global hotkeys, gapless playback, streaming audio, command line control, and has an 18-band equalizer.

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  3. Cantata icon

    Cantata

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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    As stated in README, The software's development has ceased and the repository has been archived on March 2, 2022.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

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  4. cmus is a small, fast and powerful console music player for Linux and *BSD.

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  5. ncmpcpp icon

    ncmpcpp

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Ncurses Music Player Client (Plus Plus) Music player for the command line requiring mpd, the Music Player Daemon.

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  6. Pretty Good Music Player icon

    Pretty Good Music Player

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • F-Droid

    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.

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  7. MOC icon

    MOC

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Xfce

    MOC (music on console) is a console audio player for LINUX/UNIX designed to be powerful and easy to use.

    One panel, transparent background
  8. mpc

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Xfce

    A minimalist command line interface to MPD.

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  9. Movie Monad

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    A free and simple to use video player made with Haskell.

    Discontinued

    Lastly committed on Dec 11, 2018

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  10. Rosa Media Player icon

    Rosa Media Player

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Media player based on Mplayer/FFmpeg technologies. It has a simple interface and many powerful functions:

    Discontinued

    Last update was in 2014.

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