MPD is a powerful server-side application for playing music. In a home environment, you can connect an MPD server to a Hi-Fi system, and control the server using a notebook or smartphone. You can, of course, play audio files on remote clients. MPD can be started system-wide or on a per-user basis.
MPD runs in the background playing music from its playlist. Client programs communicate with MPD to manipulate playback, the playlist, and the database.
The client–server model provides advantages over all-inclusive music players. Clients can communicate with the server remotely over an intranet or over the Internet. The server can be a headless computer located anywhere on a network.
There’s graphical clients, console clients and web-based clients.
To provide an insight into the quality of software that is available, we have compiled a list of 4 best web-based MPD clients. Hopefully, there will be something of interest here for anyone who wants to use MPD.
Here’s our recommendations.
Let’s explore the 4 web-based MPD clients. For each title we have compiled its own portal page, a full description with an in-depth analysis of its features, screenshots, together with links to relevant resources.
|Web Based MPD Clients|
|RompЯ||Music player with the emphasis on discovery|
|myMPD||Standalone and lightweight web-based MPD client|
|ympd||Runs without a dedicated web server or interpreters like PHP, NodeJS or Ruby|
|ampd||Built with Angular and Spring Boot|
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