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    Rhythmbox Alternatives

    Rhythmbox is described as '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 ' and is a very popular Audio Player in the Audio & Music category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Rhythmbox for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and BSD. Most alternatives are Audio Players, Internet Radios and CD Rippers. The best alternative is foobar2000, which is free. Other great apps like Rhythmbox are AIMP (Free), Clementine (Free, Open Source), Strawberry (Free, Open Source) and MusicBee (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated Dec 23, 2021

    1. foobar2000 is an advanced freeware audio player for the Windows platform. Main features Supported audio formats: MP3, MP4, AAC, CD Audio, WMA, Vorbis, Opus, FLAC, WavPack, WAV, AIFF, Musepack, Speex, AU, SND... and more with additional components.
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      foobar2000 vs Rhythmbox opinions
      Some users think foobar2000 is a great alternative to Rhythmbox, some don't.
      Foobar is fiendishly difficult to customize in any semblance of a logical order and has a lot of strange behaviors. Rhythmbox is basically dead simple
      Negative comment about 3 years ago

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    2. AIMP is powerful free audio player for Windows OS that supports for local files, NAS, clouds, and podcasts. Additionally, it includes powerful tools to operate with audio files.
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    3. 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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      Clementine vs Rhythmbox opinions
      Most users think Clementine is a great alternative to Rhythmbox.
      Easy to use, clear interface, good library management
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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      Doesn't crash on import of a huge music library
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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    4. 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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    5. MusicBee makes it easy to manage, find, and play music files on your computer. MusicBee also supports podcasts, web radio stations and SoundCloud integration.
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    6. 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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      Audacious vs Rhythmbox opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Audacious is a great alternative to Rhythmbox.
      Ease to use and has a cleaner interface, but mediakeys won't work with some keyboards for some reason
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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    7. Winamp is a media player for Windows developed by Justin Frankel and Dmitry Boldyrev by their company Nullsoft, which they later sold to AOL, who sold to Radionomy in January 2014.
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      Winamp vs Rhythmbox opinions
      Some users think Winamp is a great alternative to Rhythmbox, some don't.
      Because rhythmbox does not work in Windows environment. It is designed to work in gnome environment.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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    8. MediaMonkey is a music player and a music library manager with support for 50,000+ files and many features for organizing, tagging, converting and burning your music. It also has advanced podcasting and syncing features.
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    9. 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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    10. 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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