Open source Audio players


Amarok is the music player for Linux and Unix with an intuitive interface. Amarok makes playing the music you love easier than ever before - and looks good doing it. (GPL)

Linux - FreeBSD


Aqualung is an advanced music player originally targeted at the GNU/Linux operating system, today also running on FreeBSD, OpenBSD and Microsoft Windows. (GPL)

Linux - FreeBSD - MAC OS X


aTunes is a full-featured audio player and manager, developed in Java programming language, so it can be executed on different platforms. (GPL)



Audacious is a GUI-based free software media player for POSIX systems, such as Linux. (GPL)

Linux - FreeBSD


Banshee is a music management and playback application for Gnome. (MIT)

Linux - FreeBSD - Windows


Clementine is a modern music player and library organizer. It is inspired by Amarok 1.4, focusing on a fast and easy-to-use interface for searching and playing your music. (GPL)

Linux - FreeBSD - MAC OS X - Windows


DeaDBeeF is an audio player for GNU/Linux systems with X11 written in C and C++. Features: minimal depends; native GTK2 GUI; cuesheet support; mp3, ogg, flac, ape; chiptune formats with subtunes, song-length databases, etc; small memory footprint. (GPL)

Linux - FreeBSD

Decibel Audio Player

Decibel Audio Player is a GTK+ open-source audio player designed for GNU/Linux, which aims at being very straightforward to use by mean of a very clean and user friendly interface. (GPL)



Exaile is a music player aiming to be similar to KDE's Amarok, but for GTK+ and written in Python. (GPL)

Linux - FreeBSD


gmusicbrowser is an open-source jukebox for large collections of mp3, ogg, flac, mpc, ape files, written in perl. (GPL)


Nuvola Player

Nuvola Player runs web interface of cloud music service in its own window and provides tight integration with the Linux desktop. Currently supported services are Google Music, Grooveshark, Hype Machine and 8tracks. (GPL)



Qmmp is an audio-player, written with help of Qt library. The user interface is similar to winamp or xmms. Alternative user interfaces also are available. (GPL)



Rhythmbox is an integrated music management application, originally inspired by iTunes from Apple. (GPL)

Linux - FreeBSD


Sayonara is a small, clear and fast audio player for Linux written in C++, supported by the Qt framework. It uses Gstreamer as audio backend. (GPL)



Soundnode App is an Open-Source project to support Soundcloud for desktop Mac, Windows, and Linux. It's built with NW.js, Node.js, Angular.js, and uses the Soundcloud API. (GPL)

Linux - Windows - MAC OS X

Tauon Music Box

Tauon Music Box is a modern streamlined app that's packed with features! An emphasis on playlists and direct file importing puts you in control of your music collection. (GPL)



VideoLAN (VLC) media player is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats. (GPL)

Linux - FreeBSD - Windows - MAC OS X

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