Music Visualization

cli-visualizer – command line visualizer for MPD, ALSA and PulseAudio


If you’re looking for a command-line visualizer to add a bit of spice to your music, consider cli-visualizer. It’s not going to set the world on fire though.

cli-visualizer supports MPD, PulseAudio and ALSA. Sync the desktop audio visualizer with any music source you’re using, including audio players like Tauon Music Box, Strawberry, or Cantata, as well as web browsers like Firefox and Chrome.

I’d really like true 24-bit color support added. And support for enabling the visualization on the background would be entertaining.

Developer: Darby A Payne and contributors
License: MIT License

cli-visualizer is written in C++. Learn C++ with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

Pages in this article:
Page 1 – Introduction / Installation
Page 2 – In Operation
Page 3 – Other Features
Page 4 – Summary

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