gmusicbrowser – music jukebox for large collections

gmusicbrowser is an open-source jukebox for large collections of mp3/ogg/flac/mpc files. It is written in Perl.

It is fast, even with tens of thousands of songs, has easy access to related songs (same artist/album/title), supports multiple genres per song, ratings, and customisable flags.

It has a powerful browser window with filter history, dynamic filters with unlimited nesting of conditions, mass-tagging, and more.

Features include:

  • Designed with large (> 10,000 songs) libraries in mind.
  • Customizable window layouts.
  • Powerful browser which doesn’t interfere with the playlist.
  • Artist/album lock : easily restrict playlist to current artist/album.
  • Easy access to songs related to the currently playing song:
    • songs from the same album.
    • album(s) from the same artist(s).
    • songs with same title (other versions, covers, …).
  • Support ogg vorbis, mp3 and flac files (and mpc with gstreamer or mplayer).
  • Simple mass-tagging and mass-renaming.
  • Tray icon, with a very customizable tip window, which can be used to control the player.
  • Very customizable SongTree widget for a pretty list of songs (example).
  • Fully featured tag editor (support all id3 versions, limited support for APE & lyrics3 tags).
  • Support multiple genres for a song.
  • Support multiple artists for each song by separating them with ‘, ‘ or ‘ & ‘.
  • Customizable labels can be set for each song (ex : bootleg, live, -‘s favorites).
  • Filter history in the browser window.
  • Filters with unlimited nesting of conditions.
  • Customizable weighted random mode (based on rating, last time played, label, …).
  • Act as a icecast server, to listen to your music remotely (experimental).
  • Plugin system, included plugins:
    • nowplaying (to update an external program when the playing song changes).
    • last.fm.
    • Find pictures.
    • Simple lyrics.
    • MozEmbed : use the mozilla engine to display wikipedia artist page and search lyrics with google.

Website: gmusicbrowser.org
Support: Guide
Developer: Quentin Sculo
License: GNU GPL v2

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