Amarok 1.4

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2011-10-24 10:24:58
Linux Open Source Audio Players
Amarok 1.4
Overall rating5.0 1 rating
Excerpt
Pros
Cons
Reviewed version1.4.10 (Ubuntu 11.04)
Player
ReplayGainNo External script - not stable
TransitionsYes options: Transition [NO (blank length) OR YES (length, always OR auto change only OR manual change only). FadeOut [NO OR length]
GaplessNo
EqualizerYes
Navigator
Mode de navigationTreeView (up to 3 levels among album, artist, genre, year, albumyear, composer, label)
FileYes
Cover NavigatorNo but there is a cover manager that can replace, though not handy
Local Library
Multiple foldersYes
Watch foldersYes
StatisticsplayCounter, lastPlayed, score (optional), rating (optional), added
Playlists
StaticYes
SmartYes
DynamicYes
QueueYes separate window.
Tags
EditorYes
id3 version2.4
Auto tag tools- MusicBrainz but seems outdated
Scrobbler
Last.fm
Libre.fm
Informations
LyricsYes
BiographyYes wikipedia
Photos- Only one from biography
Online sources
RadioYes
PodcastsYes
JamendoNo
MagnatuneNo
Last.fmYes
Libre.fmNo
Others
Other features
Plugins- Plugin system not very stable
VisualisationsYes
KaraokeNo
Exclusive
Global shortcuts"Win"+ shortcuts by default. Configurable. Did not manage to make multimedia keyboard to work.
Ubuntu (gnome) integrationNo Custom OSD
Other systems
Windows- with KDE for Windows (dev)
Mac OSNo
Technical details
LicenseGNU GPL
Programming languageC++ (Qt)
DatabaseMySQL or Sqlite (~/.kde/share/apps/amarok/collection.db)
Static PlaylistsXSPF (XML) in ~/.kde/share/apps/amarok/playlists/
Dynamic Playlists
Smart Playlists
Audio Enginexine
id3 libraryTagLib
Distribution
Ubuntu software-centerYes Using a PPA: http://raphael.camus.free.fr/wiki/index.php?title=Amarok
Ubuntu one-click install
External Information
Websitehttp://amarok.kde.org/en
Wikipediahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amarok_(audio)
Ubuntu-frhttp://doc.ubuntu-fr.org/amarok_v1
  • 2011-05-04 14:39:18
    2011-10-24 10:24:58
  • Entertainment
    English
  • Public
    Public
  • Creative Commons License CC-BY-SA 3.0 / GNU FDL

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