Here’s a chart that shows FLB Music’s memory usage compared to a range of other popular open source music players.
As you can see, FLB Music consumes a lot more memory than the other music players under the spotlight. Of course, some of these music programs are command-line and therefore you’d expect them to be far more frugal. But there’s a good number of graphical music players included.
Why is FLB Music such a memory hog? That’s because it uses Electron, a framework well-known for creating bloated apps.