vitunes Alternatives

    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 an app 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 (Free, Open Source), Music Player Daemon (Free, Open Source), Winyl (Free, Open Source) and C Music Player (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 17, 2021

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

      Discontinued

      No updates since late 2018



      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Xfce
      MOC (music on console) is a console audio player for LINUX/UNIX designed to be powerful and easy to use.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Xfce
      A minimalist command line interface to MPD.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Xfce
      A graphical GTK+ MPD client focusing on low footprint.
    5. 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.
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    6. Mp3blaster is an mp3 player for computers running a UNIX-like operating system, e.g. Linux, Free/Net/OpenBSD, etc. Its interface is entirely text based, thereby eliminating the need for a graphical environment like X-Windows.
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