Music Players

Musicalypse – audio player and server built with Web technologies

Last Updated on September 1, 2020

Memory Comparison

According to the excellent ps_mem memory utility, Musicalypse cannot be considered lightweight.

Musicalypse: memory

As you can see, Musicalypse is consuming about 586MB of RAM. But you also need to factor in the Java process, taking another 282MB. So that’s a whopping 868MB of RAM.

Compared to other Linux music players, that’s a hefty footprint. For comparison purposes, here’s a chart showing memory usage of other popular music players.


Naturally, memory usage is only one consideration when choosing a music player. But if your system is tight on memory, it can be a very important consideration.

Next page: Page 6 – Summary

Pages in this article:
Page 1 – Introduction / Installation
Page 2 – In Operation
Page 3 – Streaming Server
Page 4 – Other Features
Page 5 – Memory Comparison
Page 6 – Summary

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