osu! Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to osu! for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is StepMania, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to osu! and five of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to osu! are Frets on Fire (Free, Open Source), Clone Hero (Free), McOsu (Free, Open Source) and Friday Night Funkin' (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 19, 2021

    1. Rhythm game for Windows, Mac, and Linux. It features 3D graphics, keyboard and dance pad support, and an editor for creating your own steps.
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      StepMania vs osu! opinions
      Most users think StepMania is a great alternative to osu!.
      tastysushixd StepMania is also a good music game that can be adictive, and is for desktops, unlike most music games.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

      is is based on DDR if you know that rhythm game, so it is a very good alternative
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

    2. Frets on Fire is a game of musical skill and fast fingers. The aim of the game is to play guitar with the keyboard as accurately as possible.
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    3. Clone Hero is a free rhythm game, which can be played with any 5 or 6 button guitar controller, Game Controllers, or just your standard computer keyboard. Download the game, copy your song charts into the song folder and enjoy hours of fun!.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Linux
      A free open-source circle-clicking rhythm game practice client for osu! beatmaps with Virtual Reality support. McOsu is developed separately from and has no direct affiliation with osu! or ppy Pty Ltd.
      McOsu vs osu! opinions
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      vanahacar It's clone osu! on custom engine.
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

    4. Friday Night Funkin’ is a musical rhythm game where you compete in freestyle music battles.
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