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vitunes is described as *'curses-based music player and playlist manager for nix whose goals are: 1. a minimalistic appearance, 2. strong vi-like bindings, and 3. quick playlist creation/management' and is a Audio Player in the audio & music category. There are more than 10 alternatives to vitunes for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Xfce, Mac and BSD. The best alternative is Quod Libet, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like vitunes are Exaile, Winyl, Music Player Daemon and C* Music Player.

vitunes 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 vitunes.
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vitunes is a curses-based music player and playlist manager for *nix whose goals are: 1. a minimalistic appearance, 2....

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  1. 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).

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsQuod Libet can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ PortableQuod Libet can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    The paned browser, providing a customizable hierarchy of filters for finding your music
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    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.

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  3. Winyl is a free digital audio player and music library application for organizing and playing audio on Windows.

    ⚫︎ PortableWinyl can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ LightweightWinyl consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Discontinued

    No updates since late 2018

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    Music Player Daemon

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    Music Player Daemon (MPD) is a flexible, powerful, server-side application for playing music. Through plugins and libraries it can play a variety of sound files while being controlled by its network protocol.

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  5. cmus is a small, fast and powerful console music player for Linux and *BSD.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceC* Music Player either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ LightweightC* Music Player consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    MOC

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Xfce

    MOC (music on console) is a console audio player for LINUX/UNIX designed to be powerful and easy to use.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceMOC either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    One panel, transparent background
  7. mpc

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Xfce

    A minimalist command line interface to MPD.

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  8. Xfmpc

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Xfce

    A graphical GTK+ MPD client focusing on low footprint.

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    Herrie

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Herrie is a minimalistic music player that uses the command line. It is written to support a variety of operating systems, audio subsystems and file formats, including playlists.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceHerrie either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    mpg123

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    mpg123 is a free software cross-platform command-line MPEG audio player whose library, libmpg123, is noted for its speed at decompressing MPEG audio files. As the name suggests, it supports MPEG-1 and -2, layers 1, 2, and 3. Its most common use is to play MP3 files.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfacempg123 either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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