Miam-Player Cross-Platform Open Source Music Player

Miam-Player recently released, is a cross-platform open source QT5 based music player. Its fast and reliable, it can read .mp3, .m4a (MP4), .flac, .ogg, .oga (OGG Vorbis), .asf, .ape (Monkey Audio), .opus and more!

miam player

In addition to above, you can also:

  • Customize everything: User Interface, Covers, Shortcuts, Buttons, Themes
  • Read and edit metadata using Taglib

Upcoming Future work

  • Add MPRIS implementation for Linux (Media Player Remote Interfacing Specification) to be able to control the player
  • 10-band equalizer
  • Add projectM support for amazing visualizations
  • A spotify / jamendo plugin to stream music
  • High DPI support (for OSX first)


A plugin system has been introduced to extend possibilites of the player. Five official plugins come with the installer for Windows:

  • Support thumbnails buttons to control the player, green progress bar when playing, overlay icon
  • A mini-mode which is a tribute to the good ol’ Winamp shade mode:
  • Get missing covers by looking at MusicBrainz’ repository
  • Shell explorer extension (up to 4 actions, like ‘Send to current playlist’)
  • Deezer plugin (technology preview): merge local and remote Artists / Albums:

Install Miam-Player on Ubuntu Linux OS

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:wbsecg1/qtav

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bachelier-matthieu/ppa

sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install miam-player

Remove Miam-Player from Ubuntu Linus OS

sudo apt-get remove miam-player

sudo apt-get autoremove
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