Amarok 2.x

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2013-01-19 17:55:36
An audio player with many exciting features
Linux Open Source Audio Players
Amarok 2.x
Overall rating2.0 1 rating
ExcerptAn audio player with many exciting features
Pros
Cons
Reviewed version2.5.0 (Ubuntu 12.04)
Player
ReplayGainYes option: Album/Track
Transitions- Only on Stop
GaplessNo
EqualizerYes
Navigator
Mode de navigationTreeView (up to 3 levels among album, artist, genre, artistalbum, 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, firstPlayed, score (optional), rating (optional)
Playlists
StaticYes
SmartYes
DynamicYes
QueueYes
Tags
EditorYes
id3 version??
Auto tag toolsYes MusicBrainz, Filename
Scrobbler
Last.fmYes plugin
Libre.fmNo maybe a plugin
Informations
LyricsYes
BiographyYes Wikipedia
PhotosYes
Online sources
RadioYes
PodcastsYes
JamendoYes
MagnatuneYes
Last.fmYes
Libre.fmNo
OthersLibrivox.org, Amazon
Other features
PluginsYes
VisualisationsNo
KaraokeNo
Exclusive
Global shortcuts"Win"+ shortcuts by default. Configurable. Did not manage to make multimedia keyboard to work.
Ubuntu (gnome) integrationYes OR Custom OSD
Other systems
Windows- with KDE for Windows (dev)
Mac OS- no official support
Technical details
LicenseGNU GPL
Programming languageC++ (Qt)
DatabaseSqlite (default) (~/.kde/share/apps/amarok/collection.db) or MySQL (on demand)
Static Playlists
Dynamic Playlists
Smart Playlists
Audio Enginegstreamer
id3 library==> TBD !!!
Distribution
Ubuntu software-centerYes
Ubuntu one-click installapt://amarok
External Information
Websitehttp://amarok.kde.org/en
Wikipediahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amarok_(audio)
Ubuntu-frhttp://doc.ubuntu-fr.org/amarok
  • 2011-05-04 14:39:18
    2013-01-19 17:55:36
  • Entertainment
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  • An audio player with many exciting features
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  • Creative Commons License CC-BY-SA 3.0 / GNU FDL

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