XMP Alternatives

    XMP is described as 'The Extended Module Player, or xmp, is a portable command-line module player. Xmp plays many mainstream and obscure module formats including Protracker (MOD), Scream Tracker 3 (S3M), Fast Tracker II (XM), and Impulse Tracker (IT)'. There are more than 10 alternatives to XMP for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Xfce and BSD. The best alternative is foobar2000, which is free. Other great apps like XMP are Audacious (Free, Open Source), DeaDBeeF (Free, Open Source), XMPlay (Free) and Qmmp (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Feb 17, 2021

    1. foobar2000 is an advanced freeware audio player for the Windows platform. Main features Supported audio formats: MP3, MP4, AAC, CD Audio, WMA, Vorbis, Opus, FLAC, WavPack, WAV, AIFF, Musepack, Speex, AU, SND... and more with additional components.
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    2. 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.
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    3. 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.
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    4. A tiny and portable audio player. With a size of about 280 KiB it plays OGG, MP3, audio CDs, WMA and several less used formats like XM, IT, MOD, UMX and others.
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    5. Qmmp is an audio-player, written with help of Qt library. The user interface is similar to Winamp or xmms. Extra features XMMS and Winamp 2.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Chipmachine is a fullscreen demoscene/retro Jukebox/spotify-like music player. It uses instant incremental search to locate songs in it's song database -- meaning you don't need to download or add music files yourself.
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    6. XMP-DELIX is a plugin for XMPlay for playing music in many various (often exotic) Amiga formats. Delix acts as a wrapper allowing XMPlay to use the EaglePlayer and DeliTracker players.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      A small music player that can play more than 640 file formats! even the retro & old game console's music files like c64 (sid), atari &... with lots of good features like archive formats support, Pattern viewer, Normalizer, Reverb, Pitch, Visualizers &...
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      About UADE: UADE plays old Amiga tunes through UAE emulation and cloned m68k-assembler Eagleplayer API.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • AmigaOS
      This politely multitasking program will play all popular sound program modules available on the Amiga line of computers. It supports over 150 (!) different module formats plus one special format for modules which contain their own player.
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