DeaDBeeF (as in 0xDEADBEEF) is billed as the ultimate music player for Linux systems.
It is a very basic and simple player with a small footprint.
It has no GNOME or KDE dependencies.
- Small memory footprint.
- Native GTK2 graphical user interface with custom widgets.
- Wide support for different audio formats including MP3, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, ape, wv, wav, m4a, mpc, cd audio (and many more).
- Chiptune formats with subtunes (including sid and nsf).
- ID3v1, ID3v2.2, ID3v2.3, ID3v2.4, APEv2, xing/info tags support.
- Character set detection for non-unicode id3 tags – supports cp1251 and iso8859-1.
- Unicode tags are fully supported as well (both utf8 and ucs2).
- Cuesheet (.cue files) support, with charset detection (utf8/cp1251/iso8859-1).
- Tracker modules like mod, s3m, it, xm, etc.
- HVSC song length database support for sid.
- Minimize to tray, with scrollwheel volume control.
- Drag and drop, both inside of playlist, and from filemanagers and such.
- Control playback of DeaDBeeF from the command line.
- Global hotkeys.
- Multiple playlists.
- Album artwork display.
- 18-band graphical equalizer.
- Metadata editor.
- User-customizable groups in playlists.
- User-customizable columns with flexible title formatting.
- Radio and podcast support for ogg vorbis, mp3 and aac streams.
- Gapless playback.
- Plugin support; bundled with lots of plugins, such as global hotkeys and last.fm scrobbler.
- Duration calculation is as precise as possible for vbr mp3 files (with and without xing/info tags).
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