Nuvola Player – music player

Nuvola Player is a free and open source project that offers cloud music integration for your desktop (system tray, Ubuntu sound menu, dock menu and notifications).

It tries to feel and look like a native application as possible.

To use all of the streaming services, you need Flash and HTML5 audio support. Some web-based streaming services can utilize HTML5 Audio technology for music playback instead of the Flash plugin. Nuvola Player requires GStreamer with MP3 decoder plugin to provide HTML5 Audio support.

Features include:

  • Amazon Cloud Player – integrated with the MP3 store and allows users to store their music on Amazon Cloud Drive, and play that music from any supported web browsers.
  • Bandcamp – an online music store, as well as a platform for artist promotion, that caters mainly to independent artists.
  • Deezer – a French web-based music streaming service. It allows users to listen to music on various devices online or offline. It currently has 18 million licensed tracks, over 30,000 radio channels and 22 million users (1.5 million subscribers).
  • 8tracks – a website that fuses elements of internet radio and social networking revolving around the concept of streaming user-curated playlists consisting of at least 8 tracks.
  • Google Play Music – a digital content service from Google which includes an online store for music, movies, books, and Android apps and games, as well as a cloud media player that supports uploading a user’s own music and buying music at Google Play Store.
  • Grooveshark – an international online music search engine, music streaming service and music recommendation web software application, allowing users to search for, stream, and upload music that can be played immediately or added to a playlist.
  • Grooveshark Mobile – the HTML5-based mobile version of Grooveshark which does not require Flash.
  • Hype Machine – an amalgamation of Pandora Radio and Pitchfork Media. It aggregates the most recently posted songs from a selection of music blogs (about 1,500) and lists them on the website’s main page.
  • Jango – a free online music streaming service that allows users to create and share custom radio stations.
  • Logitech Media Server – the open source media server for Logitech Squeezebox devices. It supports plug-ins and multiple only services like Deezer or Spotify.
  • Pandora – an automated music recommendation service and “custodian” of the Music Genome Project available only in the United States.
  • Rdio – an ad-free music subscription service.
  • Spotify – a commercial music streaming service providing digital rights management-restricted content from record labels.
  • This is My Jam – a place to put your favorite song of the moment & hear great music, handpicked every day by friends.

Website: Website down
Support: Documentation, GitHub
Developer: Jirí Janoušek and service maintainers
License: 2-Clause BSD license

Nuvola Player

Nuvola Player is written in Vala. Learn Vala with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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