Open Source Poweramp Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Poweramp is VLC Media Player, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Poweramp and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Poweramp are Clementine (Free, Open Source), Strawberry (Free, Open Source), Audacious (Free, Open Source) and Rhythmbox (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 19, 2021

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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. Features Simple, fast and powerful media player.
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      VLC Media Player vs Poweramp opinions
      This alternative is disputed. VLC Media Player is still a legitimate alternative to Poweramp, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      danielmichel Mostly a video player and especiallly not as well-suited for listening to music as Poweramp is.
      Negative comment almost 3 years ago

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      More skewed towards video.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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    1. Clementine is a cross-platform free and open source music player and library organizer. It is a port of Amarok 1.

      Discontinued

      The latest version is from 2016.
      Source: https://www.clementine-player.org/#news

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    2. Strawberry is a music player and music collection organizer. It is a fork of Clementine released in 2018 aimed at music collectors and audiophiles. The name is inspired by the band Strawbs. It's written in C++ using the Qt framework.
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    3. Audacious is an advanced audio player. It is free, lightweight, based on GTK+, runs on Linux and many other *nix platforms and is focused on audio quality and supporting a wide range of audio codecs. There is also support for several visual styles from Winamp.
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    4. Rhythmbox is an audio player for Linux that plays and organizes digital music. Inspired by Apple's iTunes, it is free software that is designed to work well under the .
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    5. 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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    6. Quod Libet is a Gapless GTK+-based audio player written in Python. Its designed around the idea that you know how to organize your music better than we do. It lets you make playlists based on regular expressions (dont worry, regular searches work too).
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    7. Exaile is a cross-platform music manager and player for GTK+ written in Python and is easily extensible via plugins.
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    8. Qmmp is an audio-player, written with help of Qt library. The user interface is similar to Winamp or xmms. Extra features XMMS and Winamp 2.
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    9. A fork of Phonograph Music Player that "makes all Pro features free, as they used to be". It has a material design that's easy on the eyes, and it's easy to use, customizable (multiple themes), has folder browsing, a sleep timer and tag editor.
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      Vinyl Music Player vs Poweramp opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Lightweight and open source.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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