Last Updated on September 1, 2020
qoob might be your ideal music player if you’re a big fan of foobar. It offers a reasonable (and growing) range of features, it’s very frugal with memory, and the developer is passionate about the software. I submitted an issue on the project’s GitLab page, as the software crashed when changing the Popup color. The developer fixed the issue immediately.
Depending on the size of your music library, the initial scan can be time consuming, but once completed, the player is fast in operation.
Some basic functionality is missing. Above all, the music player lacks gapless playback. From my perspective, that’s an important feature. Gapless playback is supported on almost all music players these days. So it’s a real shame that it’s absent from qoob. I contacted the developer who said that this feature may be implemented if the project migrates to PySide2.
Developer: William Belanger
License: GNU General Public License v3