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
      CuePlay is an audio player for Linux and Mac OS X. It has been created to be able to play MP3 and FLAC files with cuesheets, because foobar2000 isn't present at the Linux platform. This enables one to create one long MP3/FLAC file and index it with a .cue file.
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      • iPhone
      • iPad
      • Apple Watch
      With TapTunes, you will experience your music collection like never before. Touch, tap, drag, shake, swipe, pinch ? you've never been this close to your tunes!
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Pana audio player is a fork of Amarok 1.4. Pana is intended for users stuck on Amarok 1 functionality and layout.

      Discontinued

      No longer developed. Last version, 1.4.17-6, released on May 2010, can be still downloaded from Launchpad.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Peyote is an audio player with a friendly MC-like interface designed specifically for working with cue-sheets. Peyote supports wv ( wavepack ), wav, flac, ape, ogg and mp3 formats.
    1. A simple media player for GNOME that supports libvlc, xine-lib and libgstreamer.
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    2. Knowthelist - the awesome party music player Easy to use for all party guests Quick search for tracks in collection Two players with separate playlists Mixer with fader, 3 channel EQ and gain FadeNow to smoothly jump to the next song Auto fader and auto...
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    3. Turtle Player is a fully fledged, open-source, Music Player for Android. It's designed with the intention of being fun, unique and simple to use.
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    4. Music player for Android that supports multiple file formats like mp3, mp4/m4a (incl. alac), ogg, wma*, flac, wav, ape, wv, tta, mpc, aiff create ring tones best music player with Ring tone maker, Equalizer, Shuffle, shake, Multi select.
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    5. Switch allows you to play a variety of web and professional media formats, inspect and adjust the properties of the file and export a new file. Play it
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    6. Song Director is a program that plays and keeps track of all your music files. Easier to use and understand than iTunes or Windows Media Player. It unleashes the full power of a modern database system in an extremely simple, easy to use manner.
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