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

screenshot of the default layout

screenshot of the layout 'Queue, Library & Context'

screenshot of the layout 'with tabbedlists'

screenshot of the SongTree

screenshot of the layout 'Search & Queue'

screenshot of the layout 'itunes-like'

main features

  • made with big (> 10,000 songs) libraries in mind (developed with over 17000 songs on a duron800)
  • customizable window layouts
  • powerful browser which doesn't interfere with the playlist
  • artist/album lock : easily restrict playlist to current artist/album
  • easy access to songs related to the currently playing song
    • songs from the same album
    • album(s) from the same artist(s)
    • songs with same title (other versions, covers, ...)
  • support ogg vorbis, mp3 and flac files (and mpc with gstreamer or mplayer)
  • simple mass-tagging and mass-renaming
  • tray icon, with a very customizable tip window, which can be used to control the player
  • very customizable SongTree widget for a pretty list of songs (example)
  • fully featured tag editor (support all id3 versions, limited support for APE & lyrics3 tags)
  • support multiple genres for a song
  • support multiple artists for each song by separating them with ', ' or ' & '
  • customizable labels can be set for each song (ex : bootleg, live, -'s favorites, ...)
  • filter history in the browser window
  • filters with unlimited nesting of conditions
  • customizable weighted random mode (based on rating, last time played, label, ...)
  • The possibility to act as a icecast server, to listen to your music remotely (experimental)
  • plugin system, included plugins :
    • nowplaying (to update an external program when the playing song changes)
    • last.fm
    • find pictures
    • simple lyrics
    • WebContext : use the mozilla/webkit engine to display wikipedia artist page and search lyrics with google
It comes with pre build packages for Ubuntu / Debian, Mandriva, Fedora, Gentoo and Archlinux.

For debian/ubuntu users, a very basic repository is available by adding this line to your /etc/apt/sources.list :
deb http://squentin.free.fr/gmusicbrowser ./
To check the authenticity of the package, you need to import this key into your trusted software providers list.

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