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Audacious 3.7.2 Advanced Audio Player released

Audacious 3.7.2 recently released, is one of the best lightweight music player – is an advanced, feature rich music player for GNOME using GTK 3 interface. Its got a clean interface, with support for real-time audio effects, visualization, equalizer, lyrics and other plugins, themes (including Winamp Classic style), powerful configuration options and multiple playlists organized in tabs. Enjoy the modern GTK-themed interface or change things up with Winamp Classic skins. Use the plugins included with Audacious to fetch lyrics for your music, to set an alarm in the morning, and more.

VLC 3.0 Master Build Released with Lots of Updates & Features

VLC 3.0 Master build had just been released to public. Please note that this is an experimental version of VLC that are daily generated from the VLC code that is currently in development. Several issues that existed in previous versions of VLC might be fixed here, but since this version of VLC is not yet finished, you should expect other problems and issues. VLC 3.0 changelog Important changes: The Windows XP/2003/2003R2 support for VLC is now on a best-efforts basis: it should work, but not without limitations.

Lollypop 0.9.77 GNOME Music Player released

Lollypop 0.9.77 just released, is an open-source, GNOME audio player developed in GTK+3, and was created as an alternative to Rhythmbox. Lollypop provides support for mp3/4, ogg and flac, Genre/Cover browsing, Genre/Artist/Cover browsing, Search, Queue, Party mode, Replay gain, Cover art downloader, Context artist view. The latest version available is Lollypop 0.9.77, which has been recently released, coming with small changes: Fix issue with cover drawing Fix issue with player Install Lollypop 0.

SMPlayer 16.1.0 Media Player has been released

SMPlayer 16.1.0 Free Media Player recently released, intends to be a complete front-end for MPlayer, from basic features like playing videos, DVDs, and VCDs to more advanced features like support for MPlayer filters and more. Notable feature of SMPlayer is, it remembers the settings of all files you play. When you watch a movie and leave, when you open that movie again it will resume at the same point you left it, and with the same settings: audio track, subtitles, volume.

SMPlayer 15.11.0 Free Media Player released

SMPlayer 15.11.0 Free Media Player recently released, intends to be a complete front-end for MPlayer, from basic features like playing videos, DVDs, and VCDs to more advanced features like support for MPlayer filters and more. Notable feature of SMPlayer is, it remembers the settings of all files you play. When you watch a movie and leave, when you open that movie again it will resume at the same point you left it, and with the same settings: audio track, subtitles, volume.

VLC for Android 1.7.0 released

VLC for Android 1.7.0 released early this month, is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player that plays most multimedia files as well as discs, devices, and network streaming protocols. VLC for Android can play any video and audio files, as well as network streams and DVD ISOs, like the desktop version of VLC. VLC for Android is a full audio player, with a complete database, an equalizer and filters, playing all weird audio formats.

Install SMPlayer 15.9.0 – Front-End for MPlayer on Ubuntu OS

SMPlayer 15.9.0 which was released last month, is a complete front-end app for MPlayer, and comes with basic features like playing videos, DVDs, and VCDs to more advanced features like support for MPlayer filters and more. Notable feature of SMPlayer is, it remembers the settings of all files you play. When you watch a movie and leave, when you open that movie again it will resume at the same point you left it, and with the same settings: audio track, subtitles, volume.

Tomahawk 0.8.4 Social Media Player – Install on Ubuntu 15.10

Tomahawk 0.8.4 recently released, is a free, open-source cross platform social media player for Windows, Mac and Linux. It’s a music player that fundamentally changes the way music is consumed and shared. It decouples the name of the song from the source it was shared from – and fulfills the request using all of your available sources. Changelog since 0.8.3 Fixed drag & drop issues on sidebar. Fixed starting Tomahawk with a filename as parameter.

Lollypop 0.9.61 GNOME Music Player released

Lollypop 0.9.61 just released, is an open-source, GNOME audio player developed in GTK+3, and was created as an alternative to Rhythmbox. Lollypop provides support for mp3/4, ogg and flac, Genre/Cover browsing, Genre/Artist/Cover browsing, Search, Queue, Party mode, Replay gain, Cover art downloader, Context artist view. Ubuntu user need to install Gtk 3.12 and Adwaita icons 3.14 for better experience. Lollypop 0.9.61 is just bug fix to previous release Faster playlist loading (in sqlite db) Faster cover drawing Bug fixes Install Lollypop 0.

Kodi 15.2 Isengard released with improved Android screen zoom

Kodi 15.2 Isengard which was officially released, is an award-winning free media player and entertainment hub that can be installed on Linux, OSX, Windows, iOS, and Android. Kodi 15.2 addresses some bugs introduced in Kodi 15, the biggest of the fixes is for those running Kodi on Android phones seeing issue with zoomed in videos screens and refresh-rate switching errors. Kodi 15.2 Isengard changelog Fix non DVB subtitles Fix incompatible MySQL queries Improvements on PulseAudio for Linux Fix multi images in grouplists/layouts Updated PVR add-ons: Tvheadend HTSP and MythTV Fix refresh-rate switching on Android.

YaRock 1.1.3 Qt Based Audio Player released

YaRock 1.1.3 recently released, is a music player written in C++ using Qt and Phonon multimedia framework and designed to provide a clean, simple and beautiful music collection based on album coverart. Yarock is Qt4 Modern Music Player designed to provide an easy and pretty music collection browser based on cover art. YaRock 1.1.3 changelog: New : new radionomy radio service (replace shoutcast) New : add radio cover for all radio views New : add symbolic link support for file system view New : add MP4 audio files tag reading New : add ape files import into playqueue New : add browsing history support for stream link in radio views BugFix : fix network redirection management BugFix : fix volume slider for phonon engine BugFix : fix “lyrics.

SMPlayer 14.9.0.7042 Free Media Player released

SMPlayer 14.9.0.7042 recently released, intends to be a complete front-end for MPlayer, from basic features like playing videos, DVDs, and VCDs to more advanced features like support for MPlayer filters and more. Notable feature of SMPlayer is, it remembers the settings of all files you play. When you watch a movie and leave, when you open that movie again it will resume at the same point you left it, and with the same settings: audio track, subtitles, volume.

Audacious 3.7-alpha1 ready for testing

Audacious 3.7-alpha1 is now available and ready for testing. As we know, Audacious is one of the best lightweight music player – is an advanced, feature rich music player for GNOME using GTK 3 interface. Its got a clean interface, with support for real-time audio effects, visualization, equalizer, lyrics and other plugins, themes (including Winamp Classic style), powerful configuration options and multiple playlists organized in tabs. Enjoy the modern GTK-themed interface orchange things up with Winamp Classic skins.

Audacious 3.6.2 Advanced Audio Player released

Audacious 3.6.2 recently released, is one of the best lightweight music player – is an advanced, feature rich music player for GNOME using GTK 3 interface. Its got a clean interface, with support for real-time audio effects, visualization, equalizer, lyrics and other plugins, themes (including Winamp Classic style), powerful configuration options and multiple playlists organized in tabs. Enjoy the modern GTK-themed interface or change things up with Winamp Classic skins. Use the plugins included with Audacious to fetch lyrics for your music, to set an alarm in the morning, and more.

MPC-HC 1.7.9 Home Cinema released

MPC-HC 1.7.9 Media Player Classic Home Cinema recently released, is an extremely light-weight, open source media player for Windows. It supports all common video and audio file formats available for playback. MPC-HC 1.7.9 changelog Internal Subtitle Renderer: Convert colorspace of subtitles to match video. Append files to the playlist on drag&drop while holding “Control” key Enable Press and Hold gesture to make easier access to context menu on touch devices Add ability to disable every time after playback event for current session by selecting “Do nothing” event in context menu.

MPV 0.9.1 Media Player released

MPV 0.9.1 recently released, is a free, open source, and cross-platform movie player based on MPlayer and mplayer2. MPV is a fork of mplayer2 and MPlayer. It shares some features with the former projects while introducing many more new features. It supports a wide variety of video file formats, audio and video codecs, and subtitle types. MPV 0.9.1 changelog Changes mpv’s IRC channel moved from #mpv-player to #mpv on chat.

Lollypop 0.9.15 GNOME Music Player released

Lollypop 0.9.15 recently released, is an open-source, GNOME audio player developed in GTK+3, and was created as an alternative to Rhythmbox. Lollypop provides support for mp3/4, ogg and flac, Genre/Cover browsing, Genre/Artist/Cover browsing, Search, Queue, Party mode, Replay gain, Cover art downloader, Context artist view. Ubuntu user need to install Gtk 3.12 and Adwaita icons 3.14 for better experience. Lollypop 0.9.15 changelog since 0.9.10 Fix an input issue Many fixes for Ubuntu Fix party mode for recents and populars Fix player for compilations Notify user when updating database Add help Fix visual aspect in Ubuntu Fix Ubuntu 14.

Tomahawk 0.8.4 Social Media Player released

Tomahawk 0.8.4 recently released, is a free, open-source cross platform social media player for Windows, Mac and Linux. It’s a music player that fundamentally changes the way music is consumed and shared. It decouples the name of the song from the source it was shared from – and fulfills the request using all of your available sources. Changelog since 0.8.3 Fixed drag & drop issues on sidebar. Fixed starting Tomahawk with a filename as parameter.

Bomi 0.9.7 Multimedia player released

Bomi 0.9.7 recently released, is a multimedia player formerly known as CMPlayer, which is aimed for easy usage but also provides various powerful features and convenience functions. Bomi comes with an intuitive, user friendly interface, with unlimited playback history, and restoration. It also has support for hardware accelerated GPU decoding, dvd playback and image slide show. Bomi 0.9.7 changelog New: cache file related options in cache tab of preferences New: implement display of cached state in demuxer in seek bar New: internal title bar for frameless mode New: visualization for audio New: –set-subtitle option for command line to set subtitle file New: show history/playlist by clicking left/right edge New: new option to unmute when volume adjusted New: compact mode for Tethys skin New: hide history/playlist by clicking empty space New: skin ‘metro’ – Windows metro style New: Enter Fullscreen/Exit Fullscreen menu Mod: use soft clipping by default Fix: enable frameless mode on Windows Fix: fit window size to rendering size when using window size menu Fix: wrong calculation of texture coordinate for video frame Fix: prevent too high amplification by normalizer on start of playback Fix: don’t reset normalizer history on seeking Fix: set page step of radius slider to 1 in advanced interpolation dialog Fix: wrong path for open file from command line when launched bomi not in PATH Fix: don’t hide history/playlist while scrollbar pressed Fix: reduce delay for initial display of Preferences dialog drastically Fix: checking GL_RGBA16 for FBO texture format didn’t work Fix: reduce width of playlist to fit to item name not location Fix: don’t disturb playback on loading skin Fix: hide controls when cursor is located in history/playlist Fix: adjust y-position of preview automatically Fix: raise z-order of TimeSlider to prevent preview being obstructed Fix: metadata wasn’t exposured to MPRIS Fix: don’t display preview when video is not available (Windows)New: progress indication in task bar (Windows)Fix: couldn’t close window while playing (Windows)Fix: window jumped when drag window after drag title bar (Windows)Fix: reszing window by top/left grib was disabled (Windows)Fix: ‘snap to edge’ didn’t work when moving by title bar Install Bomi 0.

DeaDBeeF 0.6.2 Ultimate Music Player released

DeaDBeeF 0.6.2 recently released, is an audio player for GNU/Linux, *BSD, OpenSolaris and other UNIX-like systems. DeaDBeeF is also available as an Android version, which is a very different product. With DeaDBeef, you can drag and drop, both in playlist, and from other apps, customize groups in playlists etc. DeaDBeeF 0.6.2 changelog added “Stop playback after current album finished” (Aleksejs Popovs) added ALAC, OPUS, OggFlac encoder presets (Ian Nartowicz) added configure option to build artwork plugin without network support added new widget for muting chiptune voices added support for SHIFT-JIS charset detection/recoding (off by default) fixed “stop after current” bug, which required player restart on every change fixed –gui command line option fixed GUI seeking accuracy bug fixed bug in extended frame flags conversion between ID3v2.

Audacious 3.6.1 Advanced Audio Player released

Audacious 3.6.1 recently released, is one of the best lightweight music player – is an advanced, feature rich music player for GNOME using GTK 3 interface. Its got a clean interface, with support for real-time audio effects, visualization, equalizer, lyrics and other plugins, themes (including Winamp Classic style), powerful configuration options and multiple playlists organized in tabs. Enjoy the modern GTK-themed interface or change things up with Winamp Classic skins. Use the plugins included with Audacious to fetch lyrics for your music, to set an alarm in the morning, and more.

Rhythmbox 3.2.0 released with Soundcloud plugin support

Rhythmbox 3.2.0 recently released, is an easy to use music management program. It supports playlist creation, a wide range of audio formats (including mp3 and ogg), iPod integration, audio CD playback and burning, podcasts, internet radio, and music sharing. Rhythmbox 3.2.0 changelog Support for disc and track total tags (Hubert Figuiere) Soundcloud plugin Ability to clear, re-fetch and manually set cover art using the song info window Build fixes for Mac OS X (Andrew Brown) Many style and layout fixes (Trinh Anh Ngoc) Bugs fixed: same songs played after reading a playlist no easy way to unselect the browse by album,artist,genre option Unclear string “in” for translation rhythmbox skips one or two songs after playing certain songs configure warning: ‘INCLUDES’ is the old name for ‘AM_CPPFLAGS’ (or ‘*_CPPFLAGS’) Add track count and disc count to the database data: Add Vorbis aliases as supported mime-types Failure to build with tdb 1.

Kodi 15.0 Isengard Alpha 2 released

Kodi 15.0 Isengard alpha 2 which has just been released, was formerly known as XBMC. Kodi is an award-winning free media player and entertainment hub that can be installed on Linux, OSX, Windows, iOS, and Android. Kodi 15.0 Isengard alpha 2 comes with a few more additions and improvements since alpha 1 release. Audio and Subtitle Lists In the past, the user was forced to to slowly scroll through them, one item at a time, using something called a software spinner.

Cantata 1.5.2 Music Player released

Cantata 1.5.2 recently released, is a feature-rich and user friendly client for Music Player Daemon (MPD). MPD is a background application that can be used to play music. Cantata can be compiled with KDE support, or as a pure Qt4 application. The interface is very configurable – most views can be shown as either a list or tree structure. Cantata 1.5.2 changelog Fix Ubuntu Touch builds. When refreshing search menu, clear items first!

Popcorn Time 2.5 for Android released

Popcorn Time 2.5 for Android recently released, is a tool that allows you to play hundreds of movies and episodes from TV series directly on your Android device, without having to download anything. Popcorn Time app version is very similar to the Windows version in that it takes the .torrent file for the movie or episode that you want to watch and streams it on your device. It is recommended to use it with a WiFi connection due to streamed data size.

Bomi 0.9.3 Multimedia Player released

Bomi 0.9.3 recently released, is a multimedia player formerly known as CMPlayer, which is aimed for easy usage but also provides various powerful features and convenience functions. Bomi comes with an intuitive, user friendly interface, with unlimited playback history, and restoration. It also has support for hardware accelerated GPU decoding, dvd playback and image slide show. Bomi is based on mpv for Linux. Bomi 0.9.3 update New: display used encoding for subtitle file track in playinfo New: ‘–dump-api-tree’ and ‘–dump-action-list’ command line options New: JSON-RPC interface New: current deinterlacing method in playinfo New: options to set general font and fixed-width font New: ‘Window Remove Frame’ for frameless(borderless) window New: ‘Subtitle Subtitle Sync Bring Previous/Next Subtitle’ menu New: allow to map actions for left/right button click New: ask username and password on permission denied for smb:// New: ‘Subtitle Subtitle Scale’ menu to adjust font scale during playback New: ‘Subtitle Override ASS Style’ menu New: options to specify authentication info for samba New: configurable step for ‘move screen position’ New: ‘Video Zoom’ menu New: color adjustment for RGB channel New: video color editor dialog New: new skin ‘air’ New: ‘Est.

Kodi 15.0 alpha 1 released

Kodi 15.0 alpha 1 which has just been released recently, was formerly known as XBMC. Kodi is an award-winning free media player and entertainment hub that can be installed on Linux, OSX, Windows, iOS, and Android. Kodi 14 Helix RC has recently been released, and this release comes with a lots of changes. Kodi 15.0 alpha 1 is the first public alpha release and it comes with following important changes: <ul style="text-align: justify;"> <li> Added adaptive seeking through audio and video playback, also know as “skip steps” </li> <li> Android HEVC H.

Foobnix 3.0.02 Music Player released

Foobnix 3.0.02 Music Player recently released is a light and functional music player for Linux and Windows. It support all popular formats, flac, lossless, CUE, 5000+ radios from box, online music for free. Last.fm and Vkontakte and more. Foobnix Main features CUE, wv and iso.wv support, probably the best among Linux music players Supports MP3, MP4, AAC, CD Audio, WMA, OGG, FLAC, WavPack, WAV, Musepack and many more formats 10-band equalizer with presets support Last.

Bomi 0.9.2 Multimedia Player released

Bomi 0.9.2 recently released, is a multimedia player formerly known as CMPlayer, which is aimed for easy usage but also provides various powerful features and convenience functions. Bomi comes with an intuitive, user friendly interface, with unlimited playback history, and restoration. It also has support for hardware accelerated GPU decoding, dvd playback and image slide show. Bomi is based on mpv for Linux. Bomi 0.9.2 update New: new skin ‘native’ which supports native look & feel New: display time on mouse position changed over time slider (#221) Fix: chapter marker was not visible in GaN Fix: some menu checked state was not restored on start up Fix: set current window style when preferences opended Fix: restore maximized state from fullscreen Fix: bring back compatibility for C++14 compiler with non C++14 libstdc++ Fix: memory leak in reply for async request Fix: crash on deselecting subtitle Fix: couldn’t select tracks in paused state Fix: restore maximized/fullscreen state on start up Fix: show Close button instead of Cancel in preferences dialog Install Bomi 0.

Espera 2.12.4 Media Player for Windows released

Espera 2.12.4 recently released, is an open-source media player that plays audio files, YouTube videos, SoundCloud songs and has a special “party mode”. It comes built-in with some amazing features, one of which is a remote control. Espera has an open remote control API for e.g mobile devices. The official Android app is available on Google Play Party-Mode With the party-mode Espera can be locked, so your guests can’t change the volume or stop the music anymore, while you can control the playback from your Android device.

VLC for Windows Phone is now available for download

The much awaited VLC Player app for Windows Phone is now available in Store for download. Please note that this version is the fist beta of the port of VLC media player to the Windows Phone platform. This is the first version of the port to Windows Phone. VLC media player is a portable, free and open-source, cross-platform media player and streaming media server written by the VideoLAN project. VLC media player supports most audio and video compression formats, files and streaming protocols.

Install XBMC 13 Gotham Rises Media Center in Ubuntu

XBMC is an award-winning free and open source (GPL) software media player and entertainment hub that can be installed on Linux, OSX, Windows, iOS, and Android. Gotham is the codename for XBMC Media Center version 13 which was released on May 4th 2014. XBMC Media Center was formally known as XBox Media Center but was later changed sometime in 2009. This tutorial will show you how to upgrade or install this free and open-source media center in Ubuntu 14.

Install VLC on CentOS/RHEL 6.5

Are you a fan of VLC player and would love to have the latest VLC player running on your CentOS 6.5 Operating System. If that’s you, then the step by step guide below will help you to install VLC on your machine. Please note that for earlier versions of CentOS, you might run into some dll dependencies. if you do, then post the errors encountered. Step 1: Add Repository for Linuxtech – First switch user to “root” account with command “su –“ – Next run the following commands # cd /etc/yum.