Quod Libet

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2012-06-30 21:28:46
An audio player designed around the idea that you know how to organize your music better than we do.
Linux Open Source Audio Players
Quod Libet
Overall rating5.0 1 rating
ExcerptAn audio player designed around the idea that you know how to organize your music better than we do.
Pros
Cons
Reviewed version2.3.2 (Ubuntu 12.04)
Player
ReplayGainYes options: pre-ampli and default ampli
TransitionsNo
GaplessNo
EqualizerYes plugin
Navigator
Mode de navigationChained lists (Grouping/Genre/Artist/Album)
FileYes
Cover NavigatorYes
Local Library
Multiple foldersNo
Watch folders- Only startup scan (option) or manual scan
StatisticsplayCounter, added, lastPlayed, skippedCounter, rating
Playlists
StaticYes
SmartYes
DynamicNo
QueueYes
Tags
EditorYes Full-featured
id3 version??
Auto tag toolsYes From path only. MusicBrainz, CDDB, cover search plugins
Scrobbler
Last.fmYes plugin
Libre.fmYes plugin
Informations
Lyrics- Only on a separate window
BiographyNo
PhotosNo
Online sources
RadioYes
PodcastsYes
JamendoNo
MagnatuneNo
Last.fmNo
Libre.fmNo
Others
Other features
PluginsYes
VisualisationsNo
KaraokeNo
ExclusiveRegex-based search. Tag editing allows to edit all kind of tags, though not that user-friendly.
Global shortcutsGnome multimedia shortcuts
Ubuntu (gnome) integration- No OSD, but appears in Volume control (plugin)
Other systems
WindowsYes
Mac OSYes
Technical details
LicenseGNU GPL
Programming languagePython (GTK+)
DatabaseCustom, non-relational binary file (~/.quodlibet/songs)
Static Playlists
Dynamic Playlists
Smart Playlists
Audio Engine
id3 library
Distribution
Ubuntu software-centerYes
Ubuntu one-click installapt://quodlibet
External Information
Websitehttp://code.google.com/p/quodlibet/
Wikipediahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quod_Libet_(software)
Ubuntu-frhttp://doc.ubuntu-fr.org/quodlibet
  • 2011-09-06 16:41:53
    2012-06-30 21:28:46
  • Entertainment
    English
  • An audio player designed around the idea that you know how to organize your music better than we do.
  • Public
    Public
  • Creative Commons License CC-BY-SA 3.0 / GNU FDL

Comments

  • rated this Item: Overall rating 5
    Despite a few limitations (would prefer properly dynamic playlists and easier ID3 editing) this is the best I've tried by far.
    Posted 2012-06-12 20:56:38 by Quinn James

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