MPV vs Winamp opinions
MPV is a movie player. Movie players are not dedicated, library-based music players.
Movie players are not good, library based music players.
Clementine is a cross-platform free and open source music player and library organizer. It is a port of Amarok 1.4 to the Qt 4 framework and the GStreamer multimedia framework, focusing on a fast and easy-to-use interface for searching and...
No stable release since 2016. Newer release candidate seems to be available on Github.
Clementine vs Winamp opinions
Clementine has Last.Fm integration, better visual aesthetics (in my opinion,) song fingerprinting for tag finding, and it's cross platform.
The last.fm tagging is awfull
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.
Strawberry vs Winamp opinions
it supports music collection. scrobbles to last.fm and other services. Load lyrics from various sources and have an active development team.
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 Winamp opinions
Its skins and interface is almost identical to Winamp. It's simple, minimalistic and it works like a charm, just like good ol'Winamp
It just works with no fuss.
It's Open Source and a real music player.
similar with Winamp, simple beautiful interface, easy to use, run on windows and linux, open source
Excellent code craftsmanship, beautiful design and efficient on memory and CPU/GPU usage, as well as being a near identical twin or clone of WinAmp, my all-time favorite multimedia player.
Exactly like Winamp, except it's also open-source and runs on Linux too.
It plays mod/chip tunes and MP3s
Rhythmbox is an audio player for Linux that plays and organizes digital music. Inspired by Apple's iTunes, it is free software that is designed to work well under the .
Rhythmbox vs Winamp opinions
Linux does not have many Winamp clones but this is very close
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.
DeaDBeeF vs Winamp opinions
Hot / shortcut keys. EQ. :)
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).
Quod Libet vs Winamp opinions
The best, most full featured media library compared to Winamp. The views are different, but maybe the only other media player that has the same library functionality.
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!
No stable release since 2018. Alpha release in February 2021.
Amarok vs Winamp opinions
Users can add plugins to add more functionality.
Dopamine is an audio player which tries to make organizing and listening to music as simple and pretty as possible. It can play wav, mp3, ogg vorbis, flac, wma and m4a/aac.
A music player for the Linux desktop. Designed to be simple and streamlined, putting the user in control of their music collection.