Linux Media Players

"the best one for me is amaroK. Based on Gstreamer, has support for various data bases, fast search, dynamic mode, radio."
"I agree, amaroK is great! I've been using gnome for years now, but amaroK might be a reason to make me switch back to KDE. Actually, it's not really amaroK itself, but more kparts, because it's no problem to run amaroK under gnome."

XMMS - a free software audio player very similar to Winamp
Initial release: November 1997
Forks include:
Beep Media Player — 2003-2005
BMPx - Latest release: 0.40.14 (2008-04-07)
Audacious - Latest release: 1.5.1 (2008-05-23)

Initial release: (2001-08-18)
Stable release: 0.11.6 (2008-07-09)


Banshee: a music management and playback application for GNOME. created by Aaron Bockover in early 2005.
Stable release: 1.4 (2008-10) link)

Music Player Deamon - a database-using music player server
Initial release: 2003
Stable release 0.14.0 (2008-12-20)

Quod Libet - a GTK+-based audio player application written using the Python programming language.
Stable release: 2.0 — 13 September 2008 link)

wxMusik: link) link)

The Grumpy Editor's guide to music managers - Posted November 28, 2005 link)

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