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Poweramp Alternatives for Linux

Poweramp is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is VLC Media Player, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Poweramp and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Poweramp are Strawberry, Clementine, Audacious and Rhythmbox.

Poweramp alternatives are mainly Audio Players but may also be Media Players or Internet Radio Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Poweramp.
This page was last updated Jun 23, 2022
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  1. 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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    • F-Droid
    • Kindle Fire
    • Haiku

    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.

    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.

    More skewed towards video.

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    Mostly a video player and especiallly not as well-suited for listening to music as Poweramp is.

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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.



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

  4. 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.

  5. 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 .



  6. 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.

  7. 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).

  8. Exaile

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Xfce

    Exaile is a cross-platform music manager and player for GTK+ written in Python and is easily extensible via plugins.

  9. Qmmp

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Xfce

    Qmmp is an audio-player, written with help of Qt library. The user interface is similar to Winamp or xmms.

  10. Tomahawk gives you to access to all of your favorite music in one powerful media player.

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer maintained. Last version, 0.8.4, released in April 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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