Sonata Alternatives

    Sonata is described as 'elegant GTK+ music client for the Music Player Daemon (MPD). It has been forked from the unmaintained Pygmy project in order to fix bugs, introduce new features, and proceed down a different path' and is a Audio Player in the Audio & Music category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Sonata for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, Android and BSD. The best alternative is VLC Media Player, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Sonata are foobar2000 (Free), Clementine (Free, Open Source), Winamp (Freemium) and Audacious (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Feb 18, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      Your music belongs to you Current music players are focused on managing your music collection, while using mandatory criteria about how they organize it.

      Discontinued

      Last released was in 2011.

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    1. nPlayer provides high quality video play performance and easy control-UI supporting almost all kinds of video formats and codecs without file converting efforts. And nPlayer also supports H.
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    2. Decibel Audio Player is a GTK+ open-source (GPL) audio player for GNU/Linux. It is very straightforward to use thanks to a clean and user-friendly interface. It is especially targeted at Gnome and follows the Gnome HIG.
    3. Lightweight folder based music player.
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    4. LXMusic is a minimalist xmms2 music player developed with GTK+ in pure C language. It features a very simple, clean, lightweight, and intuitive user interface.


    5. Rocket Player offers an intuitive layout so you can spend time listening, not looking, for your media. Swipe left, swipe right, it's as easy as turning a page. Play by album, artist, genre or composer all from its unique tab interface.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      jmc is an elegant and bloat-free media player and management app for macOS. It is modeled after early versions of iTunes, featuring a persistent album art view and a functional user interface.
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    6. Listen runs on gestures, not buttons. It’s perfect for anytime: on your way to work, while exercising, or on the go. Whether you are in your car, on your bike, or running a marathon, you’ll be lost in the music, not the interface.
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    7. ^3 a.k.a. Cubed is a music player for Android. At its core, ^3 is a visual experiment that explores different visualizations of one's music library.
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    8. RhythmCat is a music player which can be running under Linux. It can be used as a normal music player, and it can also show lyrics in a single window, or even on the desktop. It can help you mix your voice into the original music.
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