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    Rhythmbox Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to Rhythmbox for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is Clementine, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Rhythmbox and loads of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Rhythmbox are Strawberry (Free, Open Source), Audacious (Free, Open Source), DeaDBeeF (Free, Open Source) and Quod Libet (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 10, 2022
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    Rhythmbox is an audio player for Linux that plays and organizes digital music. Inspired by Apple's <a...
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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.
      Clementine vs Rhythmbox opinions
      Most users think Clementine is a great alternative to Rhythmbox.
      Easy to use, clear interface, good library management
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

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      Doesn't crash on import of a huge music library
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

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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. 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.
      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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    4. 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.
    5. 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).


    6. Amarok is a powerful music player for Linux, Unix and Windows with an intuitive interface. It makes playing the music you love and discovering new music easier than ever before - and it looks good doing it!
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      gPodder downloads and manages free audio and video content ("podcasts") for you. Listen directly on your computer or on your mobile devices.
      gPodder vs Rhythmbox opinions
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      RemovedUser not a music player by itself – downloads and displays podcast episodes
      Positive comment 8 months ago

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      A simple, beautiful podcast app.

      Discontinued

      The Software's main page, which links to a repository, specifically states that it is no longer actively maintained.

    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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