mpz

mpz – open source music player

Memory Usage

Here’s a chart shows mpz’s memory usage compared to a range of other popular open source music players.

mpz - memory usage

Remember that musikcube (my favorite CLI-based music player) and cmus are command-line music players. It’s therefore unsurprising their memory footprints are the leanest among the group.

mpz’s memory usage is pretty conservative even among graphical music players that don’t use bloated frameworks like Electron. It’s nowhere near as frugal as Qmmp (which like mpz is written in C++ and uses the Qt toolkit).

Next page: Page 4 – Summary

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

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