xmms2 Alternatives

    xmms2 is described as 'A Free software music player and manager with a built-in media library and a smart client-server model, plus a sophisticated plug-in architecture. The player is not related to the well-known media player XMMS' and is an app in the Audio & Music category. There are five alternatives to xmms2 for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Xfce, Mac and Android. The best alternative is Music Player Daemon, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like xmms2 are mpc (Free, Open Source), Xfmpc (Free, Open Source), Auremo MPD Client (Free, Open Source) and Music Player Mp3 Player (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 11, 2019

    1. 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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      • 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.
    2. Auremo is a graphical client for Music Player Daemon (MPD). It runs on modern versions of Windows. It supports a number of MPD features: playback commands, music collection browsing, HTTP streams such as web radio channels, playlist manipulation, output control and more.
    3. 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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