Sockso – personal music host server

Last Updated on July 13, 2021

Sockso is a personal music server for everyone. It is a cross platform music server which requires no installation.

The web-based Graphical User Interface is totally skinnable and the built-in player supports MP3, WMA, OGG, and FLAC files. Users can also generate .M3U and .PLS files on-the-fly for playback on their favorite audio app.

It is designed to be as simple as possible so that anyone with a mouse and some music files can get their friends listening to their music across the Internet in minutes.

Features include:

  • Supports MP3, OGG Vorbis, Flac, AAC and WMA.
  • Easy web-interface.
  • Online flash music players, playlists, search, etc.
  • Download single tracks, or entire albums/artists or playlists.
  • Statistics like most played, recently popular, etc.
  • Customizable/skinnable web interface.
  • User and site playlists.
  • Gui-less console mode for running on servers.
  • User account control, with playlists.
  • Uploads from users.
  • Album art for artists and albums.
  • Re-encoding of output streams to save bandwidth if needed.
  • Cover Flow style artwork view.
  • related artist and scrobble log integration.
  • Multi-format access logs.
  • SSL support.
  • Folder browsing view.
  • Simple setup.
  • Translations: Dutch, Norwegian, Spanish, French, Italian, and German.

Support: Manual
Developer: Rod Naph
License: GNU GPL v2

Sockso is written in Java and JavaScript. Learn Java with our recommended free books and free tutorials. Learn JavaScript with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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