C* Music Player (CMus) is a modular and very configurable ncurses-based audio player.
It has some interesting features such as a configurable colour scheme, mp3 and ogg streaming. It can be controlled with a UNIX socket, filters, album/artists sorting and a vi-like configuration interface.
It also features background playlist loading and a metadata cache make loading files very fast, as well as playqueue, playlist filters and a directory browser. Three playlist views are available: artist/album/track, shuffle list, and sorted list. There are also three play modes: all, artist, album.
- Input Plugins:
- MP3 (libmad).
- AAC (libfaad).
- MP4 (libfaad + libmp4v2).
- .mod, .s3m, … (libmodplug, mikmod).
- .mpc, mpp, .mp+ (libmpcdec).
- .wma (ffmpeg).
- .wv (wavpack).
- Output Plugins:
- WaveOut (Windows).
- Album/artist modes; playing within one album or artist.
- Play queue.
- MP3 and Ogg streaming (Shoutcast/Icecast).
- Powerful playlist filters.
- Resume support.
- Live filtering.
- Easy to use directory browser.
- Customizable colors.
- Dynamic keybindings. You can bind a key to any command, :seek +1m
- Vi / less style search mode.
- Vi style command mode with tab completion.
- Mutt-like short filters.
- Can run external commands for the currently selected files (tag-editor for example).
- UTF-8 support.
- Can be controlled via UNIX socket using cmus-remote
- HTTP proxy support for streams.
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