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pianobar is described as '“pianobar” is a free/open-source, console-based replacement for Pandora ’s flash player. Create, delete, rename stations and add more music. Rate and temporary ban tracks as well as move them to another station. “Shared stations”, last' and is a Internet Radio service in the audio & music category. There are seven alternatives to pianobar for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Pandora, which is free. Other great apps like pianobar are Pithos, Hermes, Pandorita and PandaBar.

pianobar alternatives are mainly Music Streaming Services but may also be Internet Radio Services or Music Discovery Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of pianobar.
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“pianobar” is a free/open-source, console-based replacement for Pandora ’s flash player....

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    Pandora

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Apple TV
    • Kindle Fire

    Pandora Radio is a free (ad-supported) internet radio founded in 2000. Using the Music Genome Project, over 400 attributes of songs are analyzed in order to personalize radio stations from music you like.

    Desktop Pandora
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    Pithos

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Pithos is a Pandora client for the GNOME Desktop. The official Flash-based client is a CPU hog, and Pianobar is command-line only. Neither integrate with the desktop very well, missing things like media key support and song notifications.

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    Hermes

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    Pandora Client for OS X.

    Discontinued

    No longer maintained. Last release in March 2017.

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    Pandorita

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    Pandorita is a native Mac OS X client for the internet radio service Pandora. It is written entirely in Cocoa, and built to be lightweight, easy to use, and fully functional. Internally it uses the amazing pianobar library to communicate with Pandora's server.

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    PandaBar

    • Mac

    Play Pandora from your Mac menu bar. A native app for Mac that stays in your menu bar (and doesn't clutter your dock while it's running). Allows you to control song playback and give your songs thumbs up/down ratings.

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    PianoPub

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    Pianopub is a free Pandora internet radio player for OS X. It is a port of Pianobar, so please support the original developers. It is for use with your account from the Pandora.com internet radio service.

    Discontinued

    site is gone

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    PandoraBrowse

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    PandoraBrowse is a mini-browser for Pandora that allows you to minimize the music service to the task bar.

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