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gmusicbrowser

gmusicbrowser

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

It is fast, even with tens of thousands of songs, has easy access to related songs (same artist/album/title), supports multiple genres per song, ratings, and customisable flags.

It has a powerful browser window with filter history, dynamic filters with unlimited nesting of conditions, mass-tagging, and more.

 gmusicbrowser 1.1.12

Price
Free to download

Size
1.9MB
License

GNU GPL v2

Developer
Quentin Sculo

Website
squenin.free.fr

System Requirements
GTK+ version 2.6.x
Perl, gtk2-perl bindings, gstreamer and its perl bindings or mpg321/ogg123/flac123/amixer or mplayer 

Support Sites:
Guide, FAQ, Forums, Wiki

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Features include:

  • Designed with large (> 10,000 songs) libraries in mind
  • 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, ...)
  • 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
    • MozEmbed : use the mozilla engine to display wikipedia artist page and search lyrics with google

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